TNPSC Group 4 Exam Notification available for 5451 Posts

Finally, after a damn long waiting, the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has finally presented the Group IV Exam 2016 Notification. The recruitment has 5451 various posts including Junior Assistant, Typist, Steno, Field Surveyor, Draftsman etc. The online application for TNPSC Group 4 Exam is available now and will be live till September 8, 2016. Almost 20% posts are reserved for the Persons Studied in Tamil Medium (PSTM).

The payment can be made up to 11th September 2016. As per the schedule included in this notice, TNPSC will conduct the Group IV Services Exam on November 6, 2016. The three hours exam will be held in straight the single shift from 10 A.M to 1:00 P.M.

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Total Number of Vacancies included in Group 4 Services for the year 2016:

JobTotal PostsPay Scale
Junior Assistant (Non-security)2345₹ 5200-20,200 + G.P ₹ 2400/-
Junior Assistant (Security)121-do-
Bill Collector08-do-
Field Surveyor532-do-
Steno-Typist, Grade-III404₹ 5200-20,200 + G.P ₹ 2800/-

What is the age limit for TNPSC Group 4 Posts?

The minimum age bar is 18 years for all of these vacancies included in Gr IV services. The upper age bar varies as per the candidate’s category as furnished below:

  • SC / SC (A), ST, and Destitute Widows of all castes: 35 Years.
  • MBC / Denotified Communities, BC, and BC (Muslims): 32 Years.
  • Others: 30 Years.

Is there any age relaxation for Group 4 Examination?

Yes, apart from the category wise age criteria mentioned above, the candidates belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all castes who have an educational qualification higher than General Educational Qualification (SSLC / 10th) can avail the reservation offer. There is no upper age limit for such applicants.

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What is the required educational qualification for TNPSC Group IV Services?

The minimum educational eligibility to appear in this examination is SSLC/10th Class. The interested applicant must have completed his/her 10th class or SSLC before 9th August 2016. Candidates who are currently studying in 10th Class are not eligible for these posts.

SSLC Qualification is required for the following posts only:

  • Junior Assistant (Non-security & Security).
  • Bill Collector.
  • Field Surveyor (Preference will be in the favor of the candidates having ITI qualification in the survey).
  • Draftsman.

Required Technical Qualification (Typist and Steno Jobs): The candidates who want to get enrolled in Typist or Stenographer posts, must have the following technical qualifications:

For Typist: Must have cleared the Government Typing test in any one of the followings:

  • Senior / Higher Grade in Tamil and English.
  • Senior / Higher Grade in Tamil and Lower/ Junior Grade in the English language.
  • Senior / Higher Grade in English and Lower/ Junior Grade in the Tamil language.

For Steno: Must have qualified the Government Technical test in both Typewriting and Shorthand by any one of the followings:

  • Senior / Higher Grade in Tamil and English.
  • Senior / Higher Grade in Tamil and Lower/ Junior Grade in the English language.
  • Senior / Higher Grade in English and Lower/ Junior Grade in the Tamil language.

How to Apply online TNPSC Group 4 Application Form 2016?

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has enabled the online registration system for Group 4 candidates. You can complete your registration for this examination using the official website The last date to apply online TN Group 4 Exam Application is 8th September 2016. Candidates are advised to register as soon as possible instead of waiting for the last minute.

What are the documents required for Tamil Nadu Group 4 Exam Registration?

You must have the digitally scanned photograph of the candidate and his/her signature. The images of the signature and the candidate must be uploaded separately. We strongly recommend having a working Email Address and the phone number before proceeding to the online application website. The updates about exam date, admit card, result announcement etc will be messaged and emailed to the aspirants using the Mobile, Email details provided by them at the time of registration.

What is examination fee for Group 4 Recruitment in Tamil Nadu?

The candidate who is interested in any of these jobs needs to Pay One Time Registration (OTR) Fee of ₹ 50 and ₹ 75 (Exam Fee) using the portal. The One Time Fee is required to be paid once in 5 years. So, if you’ve already applied for any TNPSC exam in past 2 years than you don’t need to pay ₹ 50 but paying the ₹ 75 (Exam Fee) is essential for all of the candidates.

Application Fee Concession for Various Categories:-

SC, SC (A)Fully Exempted
STFully Exempted
MBC / Denotified Communities3 Free ChancesFor Degree Holders
BC, BC (Muslim)3 Free Chances-do-
Ex-Serviceman2  Free ChancesMinimum Required Qualification
Differently Abled PersonsFully Exempted
Destitute WidowsFully Exempted

How can I make the payment of the fee for this exam?

The fee can be paid using the medium you prefer i.e offline or online. You can pay using the following means:

  1. Using Debit Card (ATM), Credit Card, Internet banking.
  2. Using bank challan or through the post office demand draft option.
TNPSC Group 4 Question Papers
TNPSC Group 4 Admit Card
TNPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern

Selection Pattern: There won’t be any interview for selection to Group 4 Services. The merit list will be made on the basis of marks attained by the aspirants in Group 4 Exam. To check the genuine documents, candidates have to attend the certificates verification.

TNPSC Group IV Application FormApply Online Here
TNPSC Group 4 Exam NotificationDownload PDF Here
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  1. shanmugarajan

    is that adhaar card is compulsary for applying tnpsc group 4 exam

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