TNPSC Recruitment 2018 Assistant Engineer & Principal Posts 41 posts

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tnpsc_logoTNPSC Recruitment 2018 or Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has announced a notification for the post of Assistant Engineer & Principal Posts in Tamil Nadu on Direct Recruitment. The total number of 41 posts are declared by Public Commission (TNPSC Recruitment) And the advertisement is given under NOTIFICATION NO.35/2018. And the last date to apply for the post for TNPSC Recruitment is 24 December 2018.

TNPSC ஆட்சேர்ப்பு 2018 அல்லது தமிழ்நாடு பொது சேவை ஆணையம் தமிழ்நாட்டில் நேரடி பொறியியலில் உதவி பொறியாளர் மற்றும் முதன்மை இடுகைகள் பதவிக்கு ஒரு அறிவிப்பை அறிவித்துள்ளது. மொத்தம் 41 பதிவுகள் பொது ஆணைக்குழு (டி.என்.பி.எஸ்.சி.சி ஆட்சேர்ப்பு) மூலம் அறிவிக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது மற்றும் விளம்பரம் அறிவிப்பு NO.35 / 2018 இன் கீழ் வழங்கப்படுகிறது. TNPSC பணியிடங்களுக்கு விண்ணப்பிக்க கடைசி தேதி 24 டிசம்பர் 2018 ஆகும்.

Distribution of TNPSC Recruitment 2018 are:-
Name of the posts Name of the Service and Code No. Total no of posts Salary Age Limit
Principal, Industrial Training Institute / Assistant Director of Training (Post Code No.1729) (2010-2011, 2011-2012 & 2016-2017)

Tamil Nadu Employment and Training Service (Service Code No.027)

09 posts Rs.56100 -177500 (Level 22) as per the Tamil Nadu Revised Pay Rules, 2017 24 years to 30 years
Assistant Engineer (Industries) (Post Code No. 1900) (2013-2014 & 2018-2019) Tamil Nadu Industries Subordinate Service (Service Code.044) 32 posts Rs.37700 - 119500 (Level 20) as per Tamil Nadu Revised Pay Rules 2017 18 years to 35 years
TNPSC Recruitment Important Dates-
Starting Date to Apply Online 26 Nov 2018
Closing Date to Apply Online 24 Dec 2018
Last date for payment of fee through Bank (State Bank of India or Indian Bank) 27 Dec 2018
Dates of Written Examination of Paper-I (Basics of Engineering) 02 Mar 2019 from 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M
Dates of Written Examination of Paper – II (General Studies) 02 Mar 2019 from 02.30 P.M. to 04.30 P.M

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Assistant Engineer & Principal


Rs.37700 - Rs 177500/-



Age Limit

18-35 years (Age Relaxation as per GOI)

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Total - 41 Posts

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Hiring Organization

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission TNPSC

Educational Qualification


(i) A degree in any branch of Engineering or Technology of any recognised University or Institution under the purview of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

(ii) Practical experience in a workshop or factory for a period of not less than three years.


(i) Must possess a Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Technology degree of any discipline except Civil Engineering and Architectural Engineering of any University recognized by the University Grants Commission or Institution recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education.

(ii) Practical experience in General purpose Engineering Workshop or in an Engineering Industry or in a recognized concern for a period of not less than six months (OR) Practical experience in a supervisory or operative capacity connected with production of goods or material or operation and maintenance of machinery and equipments in a recognized concern for a period of not less than six months.

Selection Process

Selection will be made in two successive stages i.e.,

(i) Written Examination and

(ii) Oral Test in the shape of an interview.

Final selection will be made on the basis of the total marks obtained by the applicants at the Written Examination and Oral Test taken together subject to the rule of reservation of appointments. Applicant’s appearance in the Written Examination and Oral Test is compulsory.

The details of the test are given as-

Subject Duration Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks for Selection for SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/DC and BC Minimum Qualifying Marks for Selection for ‘Others’


Degree Standard (200 Questions) BASICS OF ENGINEERING (code No. 230)


GENERAL STUDIES (Code No-003) (100 Questions) General Studies (Degree standard) – 75 Questions Aptitude and Mental Ability (SSLC Standard) – 25 Questions.

Interview and Records

3 Hours


2 Hours






171 228
Total 5 Hours 570 171 228

After, the Written test selected candidates will be called for Interview.

Two types of question papers will be set.

The questions in Paper-I “Basics of Engineering” will be set in English only and questions in Paper-II ”General Studies” will be set both in English and in Tamil.

Centres of Examination - 

The written examination will be held at the following Centres:-

Pudukkottai 1500 Ramanathapuram 1600 Salem 1700
Chennai 0100 Coimbatore 0200 Thanjavur 1900
Kancheepuram 0700 Karaikudi 1804 Chidambaram 0302
Tiruchirappalli 2500 Tirunelveli 2600 Nagercoil 0800
Madurai 1000 Pudukkottai 1500 Udhagamandalam 1300
Vellore 2700        

How to apply

Application fee:- Rs.150/- for One Time Registration in the TSPSC website. Applicants who have already registered in the One Time Registration system within the validity period of five years are exempted.

Examination Fee:- For Preliminary Examination- Rs.150/- For candidates who are applying only for the post of Assistant Engineer (Industries). Rs 200/- For candidates who are applying for both the posts of Principal, Industrial Training Institute / Assistant Director of Training and Assistant Engineer (Industries).

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

How to Apply - 

1. Go to the official website of TNPSC i.e. Website and Click on "Apply Online" given against the post, For applying any post in TNPSC candidate must possess OTR i.e. One Time Registration and applicant dashboard. And the Candidates are required to have a valid personal email ID and Contact No. It should be kept active till completion of this recruitment project.

2) Candidates should Visit the Link and open the appropriate Online Application Format, available through the link mentioned in the advertisement.

3) Candidates will be required to apply Online and pay the application fee using Debit Card / Credit Card / Internet Banking etc.

4) Candidates need to fill in the required details.

5) There is to register their application by entering their basic information in the online application form. The system will generate a provisional registration number and password. The Registration number and password is also sent to the Candidates by SMS on their Mobiles.

6) The Candidate can open their Application form by using the Registration Number and Password. And also enter their Details like Personal or educational in the prescribed format.

7) The name of the candidate and his/ her father/ husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the certificates/ mark sheets. Any change/ alteration found may disqualify the candidature. 

8)  Next step is to Upload your Scanned Documents list:-

a) Candidates recent Photograph in the passport size of (4.5cm × 3.5cm) and Size of the file should be between 20kb – 50kb.

b) Candidates Signature, Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted and Size of the file should be between 10kb – 20kb. 

9) To Submit all please Click on Save and Next. Next Step is to Pay your Application form. The fee can be paid through the Online mode

10) Then, Candidates are advised to take a printout of the e-receipt and online application form. An email/ SMS intimation with the Registration Number and Password generated on successful registration of the application will be sent to the candidate’s email ID/ Mobile Number.

Hall Tickets for eligible applicants will be made available in the Commission’s website or  or  for downloading by applicants.

Click here to check the official notification- Official Notification


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