TNPSC - Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission - Civil Judges - 320 Posts

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TNPSC - Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission announced notification for the post of Civil Judges and total Vacancies are 320. The last date to Apply is 07-05-2018. Preliminary Examination of TNPSC will be held for Tamilnadu and there are centres for the examination - Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Vellore, Tirunelveli, Villupuram. Candidate should be fluent in Tamil(Reading, writing, speaking and understanding). (टीएनपीएससी - तमिलनाडु लोक सेवा आयोग ने सिविल न्यायाधीशों के पद के लिए अधिसूचना की घोषणा की और कुल रिक्तियों 320 हैं। आवेदन करने की अंतिम तिथि 07-05-2018 है। टीएनपीएससी की परीक्षा तमिलनाडु के लिए आयोजित की जाएगी और चेन्नई, मदुरै, कोयंबटूर, सेलम, तंजावुर, तिरुचिराप्पल्ली, वेल्लोर, तिरुनेलवेली, विल्लुपुरम परीक्षा केंद्र हैं। उम्मीदवार तमिल में धाराप्रवाह होना चाहिए (पढ़ना, लिखना, बोलना और समझना)). Main Written Examination will be held at Chennai only. (मुख्य लिखित परीक्षा चेन्नई में ही आयोजित की जाएगी।)

tnpsc_logoAbout TNPSC - The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission is a department of the government of Tamil Nadu that is responsible for governing the recruitment of personnel into the state's public service. (तमिलनाडु लोक सेवा आयोग तमिलनाडु सरकार का एक विभाग है जो राज्य की सार्वजनिक सेवा में कर्मियों की भर्ती के लिए जिम्मेदार है।)


Civil Judges


Rs.27,700/- to Rs.44,770/- + Allowances per month



Age Limit

25-35 years (Age Relaxation as per GOI)

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Total - 320 Posts

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Educational Qualification

Name of the Post Education Qualification
For Practising Advocates/ Pleaders and Assistant Public Prosecutors (i) Must possess a Degree in Law of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or an Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission, or any other equivalent qualification and enrolled in the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu or in the Bar Council of any other State in India and (ii)(a) Must be practising as an Advocate or Pleader in any Court on the date of Notification for recruitment to the post and must have so practised for a period of not less than 3 years on such date. (or) (b) Must be an Assistant Public Prosecutor having not less than 3 years of experience as an Advocate and/or Assistant Public Prosecutor. 
For Fresh Law Graduates (i) Must be a fresh Law Graduate possessing a degree in Law from a recognized University as mentioned in Clause-I (i) above, (ii) Must be eligible to be enrolled as an advocate.(iii) Must have secured an overall percentage of marks in acquiring the Bachelor’s Degree of Law as below:- (a) 45% Marks in case of Reserved Categories (i.e SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs(OBCMs) and BCMs). (b) 50% Marks in case of Open Category (i.e Others). (iv) Must have obtained the Bachelor’s Degree of Law within a period of three years prior to the date of notification.

Selection Process

The selection will be done in three successive stages viz., (i) Preliminary Examination for selection of applicants for admission to the Main Examination, (ii) Main Examination and (iii) Viva–Voce Test.

PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION (OBJECTIVE TYPE)(OMR METHOD) - Maximum Marks is 100 and time duration will be of 2 hrs. 0.5 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.


Subject (Descriptive type) Duration Maximum Marks
Translation Paper 3 hrs 100
Law Paper-I 3 hrs 100
Law Paper-II 3 hrs 100
Law Paper-III 3 hrs 100

Viva-Voce - It shall be of 60 marks.

How to apply

Application Fees - Rs 150/- for For One Time Online Registration, Rs 500/- for examination fees. For SC/ST/Backward Classes/Ex-serviceman/disabled-person - exempted from fees.

Modes Of Payment: a) Online Mode: Application Fees can be paid through Online mode - Debit card, Credit Card, Netbanking, Wallets or UPI

b) Offline Mode: Visit any SBI/ Indian Bank Branch for Challan Payment mode.

How to Apply - 1) Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission’s Websites -  or  or

2) Applicant should register only once. After Successfully registration, Candidate will be able to log in and fill their details.

3) Applicants need to upload the scanned image of their photograph and signature.

5) Candidate should know the Tamil language.

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