Applications open for 161 officer, assistant, salary up to Rs 1,34,200

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has opened the online registration window for the recruitment of individuals as Deputy Section Officer and Assistants in the Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service under Group 5. The registration process for these vacancies began on Tuesday, August 23. Interested and eligible applicants can complete the online applications on the official website, The deadline for submitting the application form is September 21.

TNPSC is recruiting candidates to fill a total of 161 vacant positions. Applicants will have the opportunity to make changes to their application from September 26-29. Candidates will be pre-selected on the basis of a written exam which will take place on 18 December.

TNPSC Recruitment 2022: Vacancy Details

TNPSC is recruiting candidates to fill a total of 161 vacant positions. Of the total vacancies, 74 posts are reserved for a Deputy Section Administrator in the Secretariat (other than the Legal and Finance Department), 29 for the post of Deputy Section Administrator in the Secretariat (Finance Department), 49 posts for one Secretariat Assistant (other than the Legal and Finance Department) and 9 for the position of Secretariat Assistant (Finance).

TNPSC Recruitment 2022: Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification: Candidates willing to apply must have obtained a bachelor’s degree with experience in the relevant field.

Age limit: The upper age limit for applicants must be under 40 by July 1.

TNPSC Recruitment 2022: How to Apply

Step 1. Open TNPSC portal –, on any browser.

Step 2. Then click on the link that reads: “Group-VA Posts Of Assistant Section Officer / Assistant In Secretariat-Recruitment By Transfer (Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service) (Notification).”

Step 3. Click on the “Apply Online” tab.

Step 4. Enter the requested details in the application form and submit it.

Step 5. Make a hard copy of the form for future reference.

TNPSC Recruitment 2022: Application Fees

Candidates should note that they have to pay a registration fee of Rs 150 and a separate examination fee of Rs 100.

TNPSC Recruitment 2022: Selection Process

The Tamil Nadu Civil Service Commission will hold a written exam on December 18. It will take place in two teams comprising two events. While Paper I is General Tamil, Paper II is General English. The first journal will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the second from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

TNPSC Recruitment 2022: Salary

Those selected as assistant selection officers will be paid between Rs 36,400 and Rs 134,200 while those of the assistant secretariat will receive between Rs 20,000 and Rs 73,700. For detailed information on this recruitment campaign, candidates are recommended to consult the official website notification shared by the commission.

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