TAMIL NADU PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION- Assistant Engineer (Civil)-2015
Applications are invited only through online mode upto 12.08.2015 for Direct Recruitment to
the following post.
Name of the Post
Name of the Service
No. of Vacancies
Scale of Pay
Assistant Engineer (Civil)
in Highways Department
(Post Code No.1661)
Tamil Nadu Highways Engineering Service
(Service Code No.011)
126 + 84* +
MBC/DC (G) (Deaf)-1,
Rs. 15600 -
2. IMPORTANT DATES
Last date for submission of applications : 12.08.2015
Last date for payment of Fee through Bank or Post Office: 14.08.2015
3.Date and Time of Written Examination in OMR Format
Paper – I (Civil Engineering)
10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M
Paper – II (General Studies)
02.30 P.M. to 04.30 P.M
A. AGE (as on 01.07.2015)
Category of Candidates
Age (should have
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all Castes.
No Age limit
‘Others’ [i.e. candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs].
(should not have completed)
B. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION (as on 21.07.2015)
Candidates should possess the following qualification
Name of the post
Assistant Engineer (Civil)
in Highways Department
A degree in Civil Engineering
A pass in Sections A and B of the Institution Examinations under Civil Engineering Branch.
The qualification prescribed for this post should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies i.e. 10th + HSC/Diploma + U.G. degree as the case may be.
Persons claiming equivalence of qualification should upload evidence for such claim in the form of G.O. issued prior to the date of Notification and produce when called for at the time of Oral Test / Certificate Verification failing which their applications are liable for rejection. (For further details refer para.10 of the ‘Instructions to the candidates’). The qualification considered as equivalent is mentioned in Annexure-II of the Notification. Refer also to the Disclaimer annexed to the Notification.
Knowledge of Tamil:-
Candidates should possess adequate knowledge of Tamil on the date of this Notification. (for details refer para 11 of the ‘Instructions to the candidates’)
C.CERTIFICATE OF PHYSICAL FITNESS
Candidates selected for appointment to the post will be required to produce a certificate of physical fitness in the form prescribed below:
Name of the Post
Standard of Vision
Form of Certificate of Physical Fitness
Assistant Engineer (Civil)in Highways
Standard-II or better
Form prescribed for
5. SCHEME OF MAIN WRITTEN EXAMINATION (OBJECTIVE TYPE) AND ORAL TEST
Marks for selection
STs, MBCs/ DCs, BCs and BCMs /
WRITTEN EXAMINATION in OMR Format:
i. Paper-I-Civil Engineering
(Degree Standard - 200 questions)
ii. Paper -II - General Studies
(Degree Standard - 100 questions)
(General Studies -75 and Aptitude
and Mental Ability -25 questions )
iii. Interview and Records
6. CENTRES FOR EXAMINATION
Examination will be held at the following Centres:
Name of the
Name of the
7. PROCEDURE OF SELECTION
Selection will be made in two successive stages i.e.,
(i) Written Examination in OMR Format and
(ii) Oral Test.
(For further details refer paragraph 23 (b) of the ‘Instructions to candidates’).
8. EXAMINATION FEE
Rs.175/- (Rupees one hundred and Seventy five only) be paid. (i.e. Cost of Application Rs. 50/- + Examination fee Rs.125/-) Candidates claiming exemption from examination fee should pay Rs.50/- towards Application cost. (No exemption for cost of application)
Candidates have also to pay the service charges applicable to the Bank or Post Office or Fee Processing Agency.
Candidates can avail of the facility of one time Registration on payment of Rs.50/- towards Registration fee. The registration shall be valid for a period of Five years from the date of one time registration.
Offline mode of payment in the form of DD/ Postal Order etc., will not be accepted and the fee will not ordinarily be refunded. The applications forwarded with such modes of payment will be summarily rejected.
Those who have registered in theone time registrationsystem and paid the registration fee of Rs.50/- and received the registration IDneed not paythe application fee i.e., Rs. 50/- and it is enough to pay the examination fee alone.
Candidates who have made one time registration must apply for the notified post. One time registration is only to avail exemption for application fee for a period of 5 years from the date of registration.
(For further details regarding the Examination fee concessions refer paragraph 12 of the Instructions to the candidates’).
9. HOW TO APPLY
Candidates should apply only through online in the Commission’s Website www.tnpsc.gov.in (or) www.tnpscexams.net.
Before applying, the candidates should have scanned image of their photograph and signature in CD/DVD/Pen drive as per their convenience.
A valid e-mail ID and Mobile Number are mandatory for registration and email ID should be kept active till the declaration of results. You are cautioned to keep your e-mail ID and pass word confidentially. TNPSC will send Hall Tickets (Memorandum of Admission) for Main Written Examination, Interview Call Letters, Other Memos etc. to the registered / given e-mail ID only.
All the particulars mentioned in the online application including Name of the Candidate, Post Applied, Communal Category, Educational qualification, Date of birth, Address, e-mail ID, Centre of Examination etc. will be considered as final andno modifications will be allowed after the last date specified for applying online.Since certain fields, viz., Name, Date of Birth, Community are firm and fixed and cannot be edited, candidates are requested to fill in the online application form with the utmost care as no correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained.
(For details refer para. 2 of the ‘Instructions to the Candidates’)
The candidates who wish to receive SMS should register their mobile number in the application.
9(A) APPLYING ONLINE
Candidates are first required to log on to the TNPSC’s websitewww.tnpsc.gov.in (or) www.tnpscexams.net.
Click “Apply Online” to open up the On-Line Application Form.
Select the name of the post or service for which you wish to apply.
If you already have Unique ID, enter the Unique ID and password to view the already available information and update them, if necessary.
If you do not have valid ID, enter all the required particulars without skipping any field.
Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature.An online application uploaded without the photograph and signature will be rejected.
Candidates must upload the Provisional or Degree certificate in support of their educational qualification and ‘Community certificate’ in case of those who claims quota under communal reservations. Candidates who claim reservation under Special categories like PSTM and Differently Abled Persons must also upload the certificates obtained from competent Government authorities failing which their applications will be rejected.
Candidates who claim equivalence of qualification for the notified educational qualification must upload the copy of G.O. in support of their claim.
Note:Candidate who have One Time Registration ID (Unique ID) and password, have to apply separately for all Notifications.One Time Registration will not beconsidered as an application for any post.
9(B) Mode of Fee Payment
Select the mode of payment (Online Payment/Offline Payment)
In case candidates who wish to pay fees through the online payment gateway, i.e. Net Banking, Credit Card and Debit card Payment,an additional page of the application form will be displayedwherein candidates may follow the instructions and fill in the requisite details to make payment.
After submitting your payment information in the online application form, please wait for the intimation from the server,DO NOT press back or Refresh button in order to avoid double charge.
If the online transaction has been successfully completed an Application Number and Password will be generated. Candidates should note their Application Number and Password for future reference in respect of the post applied for.
9(D) OFFLINE PAYMENTS (Post Office or Indian Bank)
For offline mode of payment candidates have to select either Post Office or Indian Bank Branch.
Click “SUBMIT” to submit the Application form.
Candidates will be provided with Application Number and password. Please note down the Application Number and password.
On Submission, system will generate the payment Chalan which the candidates need to take print out and go to the nearest branch of Indian bank or the Designated Post Offices as the case may be, to make the payment.
Collect the candidate’s copy of the fee payment Chalan from the Branch. Please check that the Chalan is properly signed and the details of Transaction Number, Branch Name, DP Code Number and Deposit Date have been noted in the Chalan by the Branch authorities.
Online Application Registration will be taken as successful one, only if the payment is made either in the post office or in the Indian Bankwithin two working days from the date of registration/submission of application.
Note:Payment of fee other than online payment / offline payment viz. in the form of D.D (Demand Draft) / Postal order etc. will not be accepted and the fee will not ordinarily be refunded.