TNPSC Group IV Recruitment 2017 → 9351 Vacancies

TNPSC Group IV Recruitment 2017 (CCSE – 4) – Apply Now

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) invites Online Application for the recruitment of Group IV posts in Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service, Tamil Nadu Land Survey and Land Records Subordinate Service, and Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Service.

TNPSC Group IV recruitment 2017


The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is one of the departments under the Government of Tamil Nadu which recruits candidates into the Tamil Nadu Government’s various public services. The TNPSC was previously known as “Madras Service Commission”, which was the first Provincial Public Service Commission in India.

The Madras Service Commission was formed under the “Act of the Madras Legislature” in 1929. The name Madras Service Commission was renamed as Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission in 1970.

TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment Details

The TNPSC has merged the VAO recruitment and Group IV recruitment and conducting a single exam for both VAO and Group IV recruitment together from this year.

Name of the Recruitment Exam

Combined Civil Services Examination – 4 ( Group IV)

Name of the Posts

  • Village Administrative Officer (VAO)
  • Junior Assistant
  • Bill Collector Grade – I
  • Field Surveyor
  • Draftsman
  • Typist
  • Steno Typist Grade – III

VIEW PDF TNPSC Group IV Official Notification 2017 (English)

No. of Posts → 9351

Name of the Post Vacancy
Village Administrative Officer (VAO) 494
Junior Assistant (Non-Security) 4096
Junior Assistant (Security) 205
Bill Collector (Grade –I ) 48
Field Surveyor 74
Draftsman 156
Typist 3463
Steno-typist Grade –III 815
Total 9351

VIEW PDFTNPSC Group – IV Official Notification 2017 (Tamil)

Pay Scale:

  • Rs. 5200 – 20200 + Grade pay Rs. 2800 for Steno-Typist
  • Rs. 5200 – 20200 + Grade pay Rs. 2400 for Other posts

Educational Qualification: Must have passed SSLC or equivalent.


  • SSLC and must have passed the Government Technical Examination in typewriting.
  • The candidates should have passed the “Certificate Course in Computer on Office Automation” awarded by Technical Education Department.


  • SSLC and must have passed the Government Technical Examination in typewriting and Shorthand.
  • The candidates should have passed the “Certificate Course in Computer on Office Automation” awarded by Technical Education Department.

TNPSC Group IV & VAO Examination Scheme (3 hours, 200 questions, 300 marks)

General Studies – 75 questions

Aptitude Test – 25 questions


General Tamil or General English – 100 questions

Note: Minimum qualifying marks (for all categories) – 90

Selection Process

Written examination

Age Limit


21 to 30 (40 for SC/ST/MBS/BC/BCM)

Other Posts

18 to 30 (32 for MC,BCM/ 35 for SC,ST & Destitute widows of all castes)

How to Apply?

  • Applicants can apply only through online mode from the given online application link.
  • One Time Registration (OTR) is mandatory before applying for any post.
  • For One Time Registration, the applicants should have scanned image of their photograph and signature to upload.
  • Applicants who have already made One Time Registration on or before 29.09.2015 can use their existing User ID and Password to apply for Group IV Recruitment directly. (Note: If candidates forgot the User ID or password, it can be reset using options “FORGOT PASSWORD Or FORGOT LOGIN ID/OTR ID” 

APPLY NOW ⇒ TNPSC Group IV Recruitment Online Application Link

Important Dates

Date of Notification: 14th November 2017

Last Date for Online Application: 13th December 2017 (extended upto 20th December)***

Date of TNPSC Group IV Written Examination: 11th February 2018

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