Selection Process for Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group IV Recruitment 2012 :
Selection will be made on the basis of marks in the TNPSC Group IV Written Examination, number of vacancies and post / Unit option exercised by the candidates following rule of reservation of appointments.
Candidates for both the posts i.e. Typist and Steno – Typist, Grade III Shall be selected in the following Order :
a. Candidates with technical qualification referred to in item (i) above will be considered first for selection.
b. In case candidates with technical qualification referred to in item (i) above are not available, candidates with technical qualification referred to in item (ii) above will be considered for selection.
c. In case candidates with technical qualification referred to in item (i) and (ii) above are not available, candidates with technical qualification referred to in item (iii) above will be considered for selection.
(C) Computer Qualification ( for Typist and Steno – Typist, Grade III ) :
Candidate should have passed the “ Certificate Course in Computer on Office Automation ” awarded by the Technical Education Department.
“ Candidates who do not possess the said qualification ( viz. Computer Qualification ) conducted by the Technical Education Department may also apply. If selected, they should acquire such qualification within the period of their probation”.
(D) Preference in Selection :
In respect of post of Field Surveyor other things being equal preference shall be given to the candidates with ITI qualification in survey.
General Information for TN Public Service Commission Group IV Recruitment 2012 :
A. The Rule of reservation of appointments applies to each post / unit separately. The unitwise Tamil Nadu PSC Group IV 2012 vacancies and Distribution of TNPSC Group 4 vacancies will be announced later as per the rule in force.
B. In G.O.Ms.No.145, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (S) Department, dated 30.09.2010, the Government have issued orders to fill up 20% of all Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group IV vacancies in Direct Recruitment on preferential basis with persons studied the prescribed qualification in Tamil Medium. The 20% reservation of TN PSC Group 4 vacancies on preferential allotment to Persons Studied in Tamil Medium ( PSTM ) will apply for this TNPSC Group IV recruitment 2012.
C. The number of Tamil Nadu PSC Group IV vacancies advertised is only approximate and is liable for modification with reference to vacancy position at any time before finalisation of selection.
D. If no qualified and suitable women candidates are available for selection against the TNPSC Group 4 vacancies reserved for them, those vacancies will be filled by male candidates belonging to the respective communal categories.
E. Regarding the TNPSC Group IV vacancies available in the Department of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments, only persons professing Hindu Religion are eligible.
F. Certificate of Physical Fitness :
Candidates selected for appointment to the posts will be required to produce a Certificate of Physical Fitness in the form prescribed below :
|Name of the Post||Standard of Vision Prescribed||Form of Certificate of Physical Fitness|
|Posts mentioned in Para 1 of this Notification||Standard – III or better||As prescribed in Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service / Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Service / Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service.|
Candidates with defective vision should produce eye fitness certificate from a qualified eye specialist.
G. 3% reservation for Differently Abled persons will apply for this Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group IV recruitment 2012. If no suitable Differently Abled persons belonging to a particular Differently Abled Category is available for selection against the Tamil Nadu PSC Group IV vacancies reserved for them, it will be filled as per rule in force.
H. The Differently Abled person will be requested to produce a certificate of physical fitness if he comes up for selection, from the Medical Officer to the effect that his / her handicap will not render him / her incapable of efficiently discharging the duties attached to the post to which he / she has been selected, before appointment.
I. Reservation to “ Destitute Widows ” and “ Ex – Servicemen ” will apply for this TNPSC recruitment 2012.
J. Even after filling up of the posts reserved for SC Arunthathiyars on preferential basis, if more number of qualified Arunthathiyars are available, they shall be entitled to compete with the Scheduled Castes other than Arunthathiyars in the inter – se merit among them and if any posts reserved for Arunthathiyars remain unfilled for want of adequate number of qualified candidates, it shall be filled up by Scheduled Castes other than Arunthathiyars.
K. Any claim relating to the selection ( not related to candidature or / and claims made in the Tamil Nadu PSC Group IV Exam application ) should be received within 90 days from the date of announcement of results. Any claim received thereafter will receive no attention.
Scheme of Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group IV Written Examination :
|Subject||Duration||Maximum Marks||Minimum Qualifying Marks Selection|
|Single Paper in ( General Knowledge ( S.S.L.C Standard ) ( 100 items ) + General Tamil / General English ( S.S.L.C. Standard )
( 100 items )
|3 Hours||( 150 + 150 )
i. Two types of question papers will be set. One type of question paper will contain questions on General Knowledge ( 100 items ) and General English ( 100 items ). The other will contain questions on General Knowledge ( 100 items ) and General Tamil ( 100
items ). 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 Tamil and the questions on General Tamil / General English will be set in the respective languages.
iii. The Syllabi for the said subjects have been published in the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group IV 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 syllabi are also available in the Commission’s Website www.tnpsc.gov.in.
Centre for TNPSC Examination 2012 :
|District||Exam Centre||Code No||District||Exam Centre||Code No||District||Exam Centre||Code No|
|Ariyalur||Ariyalur||3001||Chennai – North||George Town||0121||Cuddalore||Cuddalore||0301|
|Chennai – Central||Annanagar||0101||Tondairpet||0124||Kurinjipadi||0304|
|Ashok Nagar||0103||Chennai – South||Adyar||0141||Panruti||0306|
The Commission reserves the right to increase / decrease the number of Examination Centres and to re – allot the candidates.
Exercising Option :
At the time of verification of Original Certificates after publication of list of selected candidates the candidates will be required to exercise their option as to which of the unit he / she wishes to be allotted. However the candidates are required to exercise post option in the Tamil Nadu PSC Group IV Job application as per their eligibility irrespective of the Service / Unit for which they apply.
Online Application Form for Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group IV Recruitment 2012 :
a) Candidates should apply only through online in the Commission’s Website www.tnpsc.gov.in or in www.tnpscexams.net.
b) Before applying, the candidates should have scanned image of their photograph and signature in Data Storage Devices like CD / DVD / Pen drive as per their convenience.
c) A valid email ID or Mobile Number is mandatory for registration and email ID should be kept active till the declaration of results. You are cautioned to keep your email ID and password confidentially. TNPSC will send Tamil Nadu PSC Group IV Exam Hall Tickets ( Memorandum of Admission ) for Written Examination, Interview Call Letters, other Memos etc. to the registered / given email ID only.
d) Please note that all the particulars mentioned in the TNPSC Group IV Jobs 2012 online application including Name of the Candidate, Post Applied, Communal Category, Date of birth, Address, Email ID, Centre of Examination etc. will be considered as final and no modifications will be allowed after the last date specified for applying online. Since certain fields are firm and fixed and cannot be edited, candidates are requested to fill in the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group 4 online application form with the utmost care and caution as no correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained.
e) The candidates who wish to receive SMS should register their mobile number in the TNPSC Group IV Vacancy application form 2012.
(A) Applying Online for TNPSC Group IV Recruitment 2012 :
1) Candidates are first required to log on to the TNPSC’s website www.tnpsc.gov.in or in www.tnpscexams.net.
2) Click “ Apply Online ” to open up the Tamil Nadu PSC Group IV Exam Online Application Form 2012.
3) Select the name of the post or service for which you wish to apply.
4) If you already have Unique ID, please enter the Unique ID and password to view the already available information and update them, if necessary.
5) If you do not have valid ID, please enter all the required particulars without skipping any field.
6) Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature. An TNPSC Group IV Jobs 2012 online application is incomplete without the photograph and signature upload.
(B) Mode of Fee Payment :
Please select the mode of payment ( Online Payment / Offline Payment ).
B (i) Online Payment ( Net Banking, Credit card / Debit card )
1) In case candidates who wish to pay fees through the online payment gateway, i.e Net Banking, Credit Card and Debit card Payment, an additional page of the Tamil Nadu PSC Group IV Recruitment application form will be displayed wherein candidates may follow the instructions and fill in the requisite details to make payment.
2) After submitting your payment information in the TNPSC Group 4 Vacancy online application form, please wait for the intimation from the server, Do Not press Back or Refresh button in order to avoid double charge.
3)If the online transaction has been successfully completed a Registration Number and Password will be generated. Candidates should note their Application Number and Password for future reference in respect of the post applied for.
B (ii) Offline Payment ( Post Office or Indian Bank )
1) For offline mode of payment candidates have to select either Post Office or Indian Bank.
2) Click “ Submit ” to submit the TNPSC Group IV Exam Application form 2012.
3) Candidates will be provided with Application Number and password. Please note down the TN PSC Group IV Job Application Number and password.
4) On Submission, system will generate the payment chalan which the candidate need to take print out and go to the nearest branch of Indian bank or the Designated Post Offices as the case may be, to make the payment.
5) Collect the candidate’s copy of the fee payment chalan from the Branch. Please check that the chalan is properly signed and the details of Transaction Number, Branch Name and DP Code Number, Deposit Date have been noted in the chalan by the Branch authorities.
6) TNPSC Group IV Recruitment Online Application Registration will be taken as successful one, only if the payment is made either in the post office or in the Indian Bank within two working days from the date of registration / submission of Tamil Nadu PSC Group IV Job application.
(C) Print Option :
1) After submitting the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group IV Vacancy application, candidates can print / save their application in PDF format.
2) On entering Application Number and password, Candidates can download their TNPSC Group IV Recruitment application and print, if required.
3) Candidates need not send the printout of the TNPSC Group 4 online application or any other supporting documents to the Commission. The certificates will be verified only when the candidates come up for next stage of selection.
a) Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply online much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date for depositing the fee / intimation charges to avoid the possibility of disconnection / inability / failure to log on the TNPSC’s website on account of heavy load on internet / website jam.
b) TNPSC does not assume any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their TN Public Service Commission Group IV Exam applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the TNPSC.
c) Under no circumstances, a candidate should share / mention email ID or Mobile Number to any other person. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal email ID, they should create a new email ID before applying online and must maintain that email account.
d) There is a provision to modify the submitted TNPSC Group IV Jobs 2012 Online Application. Candidates are requested to make use of this facility to correct their details in the Tamil Nadu PSC Group IV Exam Online Application if any till last date of submission. This modification facility will be available upto the last date for applying online for the particular post. After this date, no modification will be permitted. Candidates should take utmost care and caution while filling in the TN PSC Group IV Recruitment Online Application. Please note that no modification in fee payment details will be permitted for candidates who pay fees / intimation charges through the online mode. Since certain fields are firm, fixed and cannot be edited, candidates are requested to fill in the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission online application form with the utmost care as no correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained.
e) Candidates should carefully fill in the details in the TNPSC Group IV Job Online Application at the appropriate places and click on the “ Submit ” button at the end of the TN Public Service Commission Group IV Vacancy Online Application format. Before pressing the “ Submit ” button, candidates are advised to verify each and every particular filled in the TNPSC Group IV Exam application. The name of the candidate or his / her father / husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the Tamil Nadu PSC Group IV Jobs 2012 application as it appears in the certificates / mark sheets. Any change / alteration found may disqualify the candidature.
f) Request for change / correction in any particulars in the TNPSC Group IV Recruitment Application Form shall not be entertained under any circumstances After The Last Date For Editing / Updating application details specified. TNPSC will not be responsible for any consequences arising out of furnishing of incorrect and incomplete details in the TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment application or omission to provide the required details in the Tamil Nadu PSC Group IV Exam application form 2012.
g) Commission is not responsible for the online payment failure.
h) Any clarification may be obtained from the Help Desk. ( No.1860 345 0112 )
Other Important Instructions :
a. Candidates should ensure their TNPSC Recruitment eligibility for examination : The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all TNPSC Group IV Recruitment eligibility conditions for admission to examination. Their admission to all stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying of the eligibility conditions. Mere issue of memo of admission to the candidate will not imply that his / her candidature has been fully cleared by the Commission.
b. How to apply : Candidates are required to apply Online by using the website www.tnpsc.gov.in or www.tnpscexams.net. Detailed instructions for filling up Tamil Nadu PSC Group IV Exam online application are given in Para 13 of this TNPSC Group IV Notification 2012.
c. The TNPSC Group IV Exam Hall Tickets for eligible candidates will be made available in the Commission’s Website www.tnpsc.gov.in or www.tnpscexams.net for downloading by candidates. No Hall Tickets will be sent by post.
d. Grievance Redressal Cell for guidance of candidates : In case of any guidance / information / clarification of their Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Job applications, candidature, etc. candidates can contact Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission’s Office in person or over Telephone No.044-28297591-92, 044-28297584-86 or the Commission’s Office Toll-Free No. 1800 425 1002 on all working days between 10.00 a.m. and 05.45 p.m.
e. Mobile Phones and other Articles Banned :
(i) Candidates are not allowed to bring Pager, Cellular Phone, Calculator, Memory Notes and books etc. or any other Electronic device or Recording Device either as separate piece or part of something used by the candidate such as Watch or Ring.
(ii) If they are found to be in possession of any such thing or instrument they will not be allowed to write the examination further, besides invalidation of answer paper and / or debarment. If it is considered necessary they will be subjected
for a physical search including frisking on the spot.
(iii) Do not bring into the TNPSC Group IV Examination Hall any article such as books, notes, loose sheets mathematical and drawing instruments, Log Tables, stencils of maps, slide rules, Text Books, rough sheets etc. except the permitted writing material i.e. pen, no colour pen or pencil must be used.
(iv) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including Mobile Phones / Pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangements for safekeeping cannot be assured.
f. Candidates are not required to submit along with their Tamil Nadu PSC Vacancy application any certificates in support of their claims regarding Age, Educational Qualifications, Experience, Community Certificates and certificates regarding their Physical Disability, etc., They should be submitted when called for by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.
The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Commission viz. ( Written )
Examination and Oral Test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the ( written ) Examination and Oral Test, it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission.
g. If any of their claims is found to be incorrect, they may render themselves liable to disciplinary action by the Commission.
h. Unfair means strictly prohibited : No candidate shall copy from the papers of any other candidate nor permit his papers to be copied nor give nor attempt to give nor obtain nor attempt to obtain irregular assistance of any description.
i. Conduct in Examination Hall : No candidate should misbehave in any manner or create a disorderly scene in the Examination Hall or harass the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of the examination. Any such misconduct will be severely viewed & penalised.
TNPSC Group IV Exam Application Fee 2012 :
For all Posts :
TNPSC Group 4 Examination Fee : 75/-.
Cost of TNPSC Recruitment Application : 50/-.
Candidates claiming exemption from examination fee should pay only 50/- towards Tamil Nadu PSC Exam Application fee. Candidates have also to pay the service charges applicable to the Bank or Post Office or Fee Processing Agency.
Those who have registered in the One – Time Registration system, and paid the registration fee of 50/- and received the registration ID need not pay the TNPSC Group IV Recruitment application fee for a period of 5 years from the date of registration even if he applies for any other posts subsequently notified by the Commission. But those candidates shall pay examination fee, if applicable, on any other occasion.
( For further details regarding the Examination fee concessions refer para 12 of the ‘Instructions to candidates’ ).
No Objection Certificate : For details refer para 15 (g) of the Commission’s ‘Instructions to candidates’.
Concessions : Concessions in the matter of age and / or qualification and / or fees allowed to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs / DCs, BCs, BCMs, Destitute Widows, Ex – Servicemen, Differently Abled persons, other categories of persons etc., are given in paras 12 to 14 of the Commission’s ‘Instructions to candidates’.
Security : Candidates to be selected for appointment as Junior Assistant ( Security ) or Bill Collector should pay the security amount as may be prescribed by the appointing authority concerned at the time of appointment.
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