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tnpsc_logoTNPSC Recruitment 2018 or Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has announced a notification for the post of Cost Assistant in Industries and Commerce Department in Tamil Nadu on Direct Recruitment. The total number of 01 posts are declared by Public Commission (TNPSC Recruitment) And the advertisement is given under NOTIFICATION NO.36/2018. And the last date to apply for the post for TNPSC Recruitment is 02 January 2019.

TNPSC ஆட்சேர்ப்பு 2018 அல்லது தமிழ்நாடு பொது சேவை ஆணைக்குழு நேரடி அறிவிப்பு மீது தமிழ்நாட்டில் தொழில் மற்றும் வர்த்தக துறை செலவு உதவி உதவி அறிவிப்பு அறிவித்துள்ளது. மொத்தம் 01 பதிவுகள் பொது ஆணைக்குழு (டி.என்.பி.எஸ்.சி.சி ஆட்சேர்ப்பு) மூலம் அறிவிக்கப்பட்டு, விளம்பரம் அறிவிப்பு NO.36 / 2018 இன் கீழ் வழங்கப்படுகிறது. TNPSC பணியிடங்களுக்கான பதவிக்கு விண்ணப்பிக்க கடைசி தேதி 02 ஜனவரி 2019.

Distribution of TNPSC Recruitment 2018 are:-
Name of the posts Name of the Service and Code No. Total no of posts Salary Age Limit
Cost Assistant in Industries and Commerce Department (2016-2017) (Post Code: 2017)

Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service (050)

1 MBC/DC(G) Rs.36400-Rs 1,15,700/- (Level 16) 24 years to 30 years
TNPSC Recruitment Important Dates-
Starting Date to Apply Online 04 Dec 2018
Closing Date to Apply Online 02 Jan 2019
Last date for payment of fee through Bank (State Bank of India or Indian Bank) 04 Jan 2019
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


Cost Assistant


Rs 36400 - Rs 1,15,700/-



Age Limit

18-35 years (Age Relaxation as per GOI)

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Total - 01 Posts

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Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission TNPSC

Educational Qualification

Qualification - (i) A degree of any university or institution recognized by the University Grants Commission and (ii) A pass in the intermediate examination of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, Calcutta or of the Cost and Works Accountants Institute, London.

Experience - Practical experience in costing in a Government Department or in a Statutory board constituted by the State Government or in a Government undertaking or Corporation or in an Establishment or Industrial concern (registered under the Factories Act), manufacturing industrial products involving costing and cost accounting, for a period of not less than one year.

Applicants should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.

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’


(Intermediate Standard) (200 Questions) Cost and Works Accounts (Code No.332)


(100 Questions) (Code No. 003) General Studies (Degree Standard) – 75 Questions and Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (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 - Examination will be held at Chennai Centre only (Centre Code: 0100)

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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