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Eligibility for TNPSC Exam 2017


Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) conducts the Examination for the post of Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies and Assistant Director of Rural Development Department which are included in Group I Services.

What is the age limit for TNPSC Group 1 - Exam ?

The age limit for TNPSC Group 1 – Exam differs according to various designations like Assistant Commissioner and their reservation categories. Age relaxation of 5 years in the maximum age limit is applicable according to government ban order.

 

Name of the Post Minimum Age (should have completed) Maximum Age (should not have completed)
SC's, SC(A)'s, ST's, MBC's/DC's, BC's, BCM's and DW's of all castes "Others" i.e candidates not belonging to SC's, SC(A)'s, ST's, MBC's/DC's, BC's and BCM's
1. For all the posts except the post of Assistant Commissioner (C.T) 21Years 35 Years 30 Years
2. Assistant Commissioner (C.T.)
(i) For candidates possessing any degree 21Years 35 Years 30 Years
(ii) For candidates possessing B.L. degree of any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission. 21Years 36 Years 31 Years

Age relaxation of 5 years in the maximum age limit will be applicable to persons affected by the ban order as per the orders issued by the Government.

(Hence, candidates pertaining to (a) and (b) above should have been born on or after 02.07.1970 and 02.07.1975 respectively).

Note :

(i) ´Others´ [i.e candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s STs, MBCs / DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs] who have put in five years of service in the State / Central Government are not eligible to apply even if they are within the age limit.

(ii) The Technical and Non-technical staff, who are working in TANSI, facing retrenchment and have not been absorbed in the Government Corporations / Undertakings (evidence to be produced) may also apply, if they satisfy all the prescribed qualifications, except age. The relevant age rule will be relaxed by the Government in their favour, if they come up for TNPSC Group I Services Exam 2017 Selection Process.

Educational Qualification for TNPSC Group 1 Exam

Candidate should possess a Degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or any other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

Note :

(i) The TNPSC Group I Services Examination 2017 Qualification prescribed above should have been obtained by passing the required degree course in the order of studies 10th, HSC, Bachelor´s degree.

(ii) Persons claiming equivalence of qualification should enclose evidence for such claim failing which their application will be summarily rejected.

(iv) The Candidates who have passed the final professional M.B.B.S or any other Medical Examination but have not completed the internship may also apply to the Preliminary Examination for direct recruitment to the posts included in TNPSC Group I Services provided they should submit along with their applications a copy of Certificate from the concerned authority of the University / Institution that they had passed the requisite final professional Medical examination.

In such cases, the candidates will be required to produce at the time of their Interview, original degree or a Certificate from the concerned competent authority of the University / Institution that they had completed all requirements (including completion of internship) for the award of the Degree.

(v) Candidates specified in Note (iii) and (iv) above, should furnish a Self Certificate also in a separate sheet, as specified below, together with the other enclosures, failing which their TNPSC Group 1 applications will be rejected.

Provided that, other things being equal, preference will be given to the candidates who possess the qualification mentioned against each of the following posts :

SI. No. Name of Post Qualification
1. Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-1) A Degree or Diploma in Criminology and Forensic Science and also to those who possess National Award for Physical efficiency.
2. Assistant Commissioner (C.T)

First preference - A Degree both in Commerce and Law together with a Diploma in Taxation Laws.

Second Preference - A Degree both in Commerce and Law.

Third Preference - A Degree either in Commerce or Law together with a Diploma in Taxation Laws.

Fourth Preference - A Degree either in Commerce or Law.

[Candidates to be admitted to the Main Written Examination will be required to produce evidence relating to preferential qualifications, if any, possessed by them.]

Physical Qualification for TNPSC Group 1 Exam

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category - 1)

i) For Men: Must be not less than 165 cms in Height and not less than 86 cms round the chest on full inspiration and must have a chest expansion of not less than 5 cms on full inspiration.

ii) For Women: Must be not less than 155 cms in Height. The Chest measurement will not apply to them.

1. Height Centimeters
Men : Not less than 165 cms
Women: Not less than 155 cms
2. Weight
(For the post of District Officer (Fire and Rescue Service) only)
kilograms
Men: 50 kgs in weight
Women: 50 kgs in weight
3. Chest Measurement
a)On full inspiration
b)On full expiration
c) Difference (Expansion).

89 Centimeters
84 Centimeters
5 Centimeters
Note :

(i) An applicant selected for appointment to the posts of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I) must satisfy the Medical Board in Tamil Nadu as to his / her physique, fitness and capacity for active outdoor work and must be certified by the Superintendent of Government Opthalmic Hospital, Chennai that his / her vision comes upto the requirements prescribed in the rules without the use of contact glasses.

(ii) An applicant selected for appointment to the post of Deputy Collector must satisfy the Medical Board in Tamil Nadu as to his / her physique, fitness and capacity for active outdoor work.

Exam pattern for TNPSC Group-I