Scheme of Combine Subordinate Service Exam for Tamil Nadu PSC 2012
Scheme of TNPSC CSSE Written Examination ( Objective Type ) and Oral Test 2012 :
|Subject||Duration||Maximum Marks||Minimum Qualifying Marks for selection|
|Written cum Oral Test||Written Test Only|
|Single Paper in General Knowledge ( Degree Std ) ( 100 items ) + General Tamil / General English ( S.S.L.C Std. ) ( 100 items )||3 Hours||150 + 150 = 300||102||90|
(i) Two types of TNPSC CSSE I Exam question papers will be set ( i.e. ) 1) General Knowledge ( 100 items ) with General Tamil ( 100 items ) and 2) General Knowledge ( 100 items ) with General English ( 100 items ). The candidates are given the option to choose either General Tamil or General English for answering the second 100 items apart from answering the first 100 items on General Knowledge.
(ii) The questions on “ General Knowledge ” will be set both in English and in Tamil and the questions on General Tamil / General English will be set in the respective languages.
The TNPSC CSSE I Exam Syllabi for the said subjects are published in TNPSC Bulletin as follows :
|Sl. No||Subject||Page No.||Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Bulletin No. & Date|
|1.||General Knowledge||490||16, dated 01.08.2004|
|2.||General Tamil||721||11, dated 16.05.2001|
|3.||General English||722||11, dated 16.05.2001|
The TNPSC CSSE I Exam syllabi have also been made available in the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission’s Website at www.tnpsc.gov.in.
Centres for TNPSC CSSE I Examination 2012 :
The TNPSC CSSE I Written Examination will be held at the following centres.
(i) Candidates should choose and write the TNPSC CSSE I Examination at any one of the Centres.
(ii) Candidates will be required to appear for the TNPSC CSSE I Written Examination / Oral Test / Certificate verification ( if they are called ) at their own expenses.
(iii) Request for change of centre will not be compiled with.
(iv) The Commission reserves the right to increase / decrease the number of Examination Centres and to re – allot the candidates.
Exercising of Option :
Candidates, who are admitted to the Oral Test, will be required to exercise their option regarding post preference, in respect of interview and non interview posts at the time of TNPSC Oral Test. Candidates who are to be considered, only for non interview post and are summoned for Certificate verification will be required to submit post option at the time of Certificate verification which will be held immediately after the conclusion of TNPSC Oral Test 2012.
Selection Process for TNPSC CSSE I Examination 2012 :
The TNPSC CSSE selection of candidates for appointment to the posts mentioned against Sl. Nos. 1 to 20 of the Table – I will be made in two successive stages viz.
(i) TNPSC Written Examination.
(ii) TNPSC Oral Test.
The Final selection will be made on the basis of the total marks obtained by the candidates at the TNPSC Written Examination and Oral Test taken together and the post option exercised by the candidates and following the rule of reservation of appointments separately for each post and unit.
Candidate’s appearance in the TNPSC CSSE I Written Examination and for Oral Test is compulsory so as to consider them for TNPSC Interview Posts.
The TNPSC selection for appointment to the posts mentioned against Sl.No. 21 to 45 of Table – II will be made on the basis of total marks obtained by the candidates in the Tamil Nadu PSC CSSE I Written Examination and the post option exercised by the candidates following the rule of reservation of appointments separately for each post and unit.
Two separate Rank lists will be prepared for TNPSC Interview posts mentioned against Sl.No.1 to 20 under Table – I and Non Interview posts Sl.No 21 to 45 under Table – II.
The candidates who are to be considered only for non – interview post, will be summoned for certificate verification after the conduct of TNPSC oral test.
TNPSC Selection in respect of Non – Interview posts will be taken up after finalising the selection for Tamil Nadu PSC interview posts mentioned against Sl.No. 1 to 20.
No Objection Certificate :
For details please refer to paragraph 15 (g) of the Commission’s ‘ Instructions to Candidates ‘.
Concession in the matter of age, and / or fee allowed to SCs, SC ( Arunthathiyar ), STs, MBCs / DCs, BCs ( other than BCMs ), BCMs, DWs, Ex – Servicemen, Differently Abled persons, other categories of persons etc. are given in para 12 to 14 of the Commission’s “ Instructions to candidates ”.
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