Eligibility for TNPSC Exam 2011
Each and every year Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission conducts examinations for recruiting persons for various services of the State Government of Tamil Nadu, including State, Subordinate and Ministerial Services. TNPSC conducts over 170 examinations for the recruitment in these services. Notifications for these examinations are released from time to time. The applicants have to follow all sorts of rules and regulations for these examinations. The candidates have to fill an application form and submit it within the given date in order to enroll their names for these exams.
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.
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Exam 2011 Age Limit
(A) TNPSC Group 1 Age Limit as on 01.07.2010.
(i) Minimum Age Limit for TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2011 : Should have completed 21 years (for all candidates) (i.e. should have been born on or before 01.07.1989)
(ii) Maximum Age Limit for TNPSC 2011 Exam : Should not have completed.
(a) 35 years for SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs, and Destitute Widows of all castes.
(b) 30 years for candidates not belonging to any of the above said categories.
(iii) For the post of Assistant Commissioner in TN Commercial Taxes Service : (Post Code: 1003)
(c) For candidates possessing B.L. Degree of any University or Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission – must be below 36 years in the case of SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all castes and 31 years in the case of candidates not belonging to any of the above said categories.
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).
(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 2011 Selection Process.
(iii) Emergency Commissioned Officers may also apply for the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I) even if they do not satisfy the age-limit prescribed. The case of each such applicant will be considered on merit and the question of relaxing the rule relating to age-limit will be considered by the Government, if he is selected.
(B) Educational Qualification for TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2011 :
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.
(i) The TNPSC Group I Services Examination 2011 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.
(iii) The Candidates who have written the final year degree examination may also apply to the TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Examination for direct recruitment to the posts included in Group-I Services, subject to the condition that they should produce proof of having passed the degree examination when admitted to the Main Written Examination failing which they will not be admitted to the TNPSC Group 1 Main Written Examination 2011.
(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 :
||Name of Post
||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.
||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.
||Assistant Director in Rural Development Department
||(i) Post Graduate Degree in Rural Service of the Gandhigram Rural Institute, Madurai District.(ii) P.G. Degree or Diploma in Extension.(iii) P.G. Degree or Diploma in Sociology.
[Candidates to be admitted to the Main Written Examination will be required to produce evidence relating to preferential qualifications, if any, possessed by them.]
C. Physical Qualification for TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2011 :
||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.
||Divisional Officer in the Fire and Rescue Services.
||i) For Men: Must be not less than 165 cms in Height, 50 kgs in Weight and not less than 89 cms round the chest on full inspiration and 84 cms (normal) with not less than 5 cms expansion on full inspiration.ii) For Women: Must be not less than 155 cms in Height. The Chest measurement and 50kg in weight will not apply to them
(i) An applicant selected for appointment to the posts of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I) and Divisional Officer in Fire and Rescue Services 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.