TNPSC Group 4 Notification, Posts, Salary, Exam Date, Age Limit

TNPSC Group 4 Notification: Posts, Salary, Exam Date, Age Limit

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TNPSC Group 4 Overview

TNPSC (Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission) released the most expected recruitment for the year 2022, which is the TNPSC Group 4 Notification.

In this article, you’ll find important TNPSC Group 4 Exams dates, Vacancies, Salary, Post list, Application Fee, Age Limit, Educational Qualification, Exam Centre, Technical Qualifications, and selection procedure.

Let’s get started.

TNPSC Group 4 2022 Notification

The TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2022 has released on 30th March 2022 on the official website of TNPSC

TNPSC recruits eligible candidates for Group 4 posts in departments like Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service, Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Service, Tamil Nadu Survey, and Land Records Subordinate Service, Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service, and Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service.

ஒருங்கிணைந்த குடிமைப் பணிகள் தேர்வு – 4 (தொகுதி – IV), தமிழ்நாடு அமைச்சுப்பணி. தமிழ்நாடு நீதி அமைச்சுப் பணி. தமிழ்நாடு நில அளவை மற்றும் நில பதிவேடுகள் சார் நிலைப்பணி மற்றும் தமிழ்நாடு தலைமைச் செயலகப் பணிகளில் அடங்கிய கீழ்க்காணும் பதவிகளுக்கான காலிப்பணியிடங்களில் நேரடி நியமனம் செய்வதற்கான எழுத்துத் தேர்விற்கு இணைய வழி முலம் மட்டுமே விண்ணப்பங்கள் வரவேற்கப்படுகின்றன.

TNSPC Group 4 Exam Date 2022

TNSPC Group 4 Exam Date 2022 has been released along with the 2022 TNPSC Group 4 notification. 

Group 4 exam date has scheduled for 24th July 2022. You can now check the important dates related to for TNPSC Group 4 exams on the table given below:

TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2022 30th March 2022
Last date for submission of TNPSC Group 4 Exam Online application 28th April 2022 (11:59 pm)
Last date to pay application fee 28th April 2022
TNPSC Group 4 Exam Date 24th July 2022
Starting Date Date to download the TNPSC Group 4 Exam Hall Ticket July 5, 2022 (tentative)
Last Date to download the TNPSC Group 4 Exam Hall Ticket July 24, 2022 (tentative)
Last Date to download the TNPSC Group 4 Hall Ticket July 24, 2022 (tentative)
TNPSC Group 4 Exam Result September 2022 (tentative)
Certificate/Document Verification October 2022 (tentative)

Applicants should submit only one application for the posts included in TNPSC Recruitment 2022.

As per TNPSC Group 4 notification 2022, the last date to apply online is the 28th of April 2022. So please apply online as early as possible for the TNPSC Group 4 exams.TNP

TNPSC Group 4 Vacancy

TNPSC Group 4 vacancies have been released along with the TNPSC Group 4 notification 2022. There is a total of 7301 vacancies. Please refer to the table below for TNPSC Group 4 Vacancy post-wise.

TNPSC Group 4 2022 Vacancy (குரூப் 4)
Post CodeTNPSC Group 4 PostsVacancy
2025Village Administrative Officer (VAO) Officer274
2600Junior Assistant (Non–Security)3590 + 3 C/F
2400Junior Assistant (Security)88
2500Bill Collector Grade-I 50
2200Typist2069 + 39 C/F
2300Steno-Typist (Grade–III)885+139C/F
3210Store Keeper in Tamizhagam Guest House, Udhagamandalam01
3213Junior Assistant in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board64
3229Junior Assistant in Tamil Nadu Housing Board39*+4 C/F
3214Bill Collector in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board49
3215Steno-Typist (Grade–III) in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board07
Total7301

TNPSC Group 4 Salary Details

TNPSC Group 4 exams will be for multiple posts from Village Administrative Officer, Field Surveyor, etc. Check out all group 4 job lists with the name of the posts, vacancies, and pay scale.

TNPSC Group 4 2022 Salary
Post CodeTNPSC Group 4 PostsTNPSC Group 4 Salary
2025Village Administrative Officer (VAO) OfficerRs.19,500 – 71,900/- (Level 8)
2600Junior Assistant (Non–Security)
2400Junior Assistant (Security)
2500Bill Collector Grade-I 
2200Typist
2300Steno-Typist (Grade–III)Rs.20,600 – 75,900/- (Level 10)
3210Store Keeper in Tamizhagam Guest House, UdhagamandalamRs.18,500 – 68,000/- (Level 6)
3213Junior Assistant in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development BoardRs.19,500 – 71,900/- (Level 8)
3229Junior Assistant in Tamil Nadu Housing Board
3214Bill Collector in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development BoardRs.16,600 – 60,800/- (Level 3)
3215Steno-Typist (Grade–III) in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development BoardRs.20,600 – 75,900/- (Level 10)

Application fee for Group 4 Exams

a) Registration Fee: Rs.150/-

For One Time Registration (Revised with effect from 01.03.2017 vide G.O.(Ms).No. 32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms Department, dated 01.03.2017)

Note: (i) TNPSC Group 4 Applicants who have already registered in One -Time Registration system within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.

(ii) Those who have registered in the One -Time Registration system and paid the Registration fee of Rs.150/-, it is enough to pay the Examination fee alone.

b) Examination Fee: Rs.100/-

The Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment if they are not eligible for the fee concession noted below.

Examination fee concession available as per rules and regulations. Please check Official TNPSC Group 4 Notification  for more details.

The Age Limit for TNPSC Group 4 Exam

Below are the category-wise age limits as per TNPSC Group 4 Notification.

TNPSC Group 4 தேர்வுக்கு குறைந்தது 18 வயது நிரம்பிய விண்ணப்பதாரர்கள் வரவேற்கப்படுகின்றன.

For VAO Posts:

Category of CandidatesMinimum Age (should have completed)Maximum Age
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all Castes21 Years40 Years
Others21 years30 Years

Please find TNPSC Group 4 posts age limit for Junior Assistant (Non-Security), Junior Assistant (Security), Bill Collector-Grade I, Field Surveyor, Draftsman, Typist, and Steno-Typist (Grade -III).

Category of CandidatesMinimum Age (should have completed)Maximum Age
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all Castes18 Years35 Years
Most Backward Classes / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes and Backward Classes (Muslims)18 Years32 Years
“Others” [ i.e., Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs ]18 years30 years
For the persons who are trained in Survey in ITI in Tamil Nadu, in respect of posts of Field Surveyor and Draftsman only18 years35 years

Note:

(i). No maximum age limit for TNPSC Group 4 candidates belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all castes who possess a General Educational Qualification which is higher than the Minimum General Educational Qualification (i.e. who have passed P.U.C / H.S.C / Diploma /Degree).

(ii) “Others” [ i.e., TNPSC Group 4 Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs] who have put in 5 years of service in the State / Central Government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit.

வயது வரம்பு விலக்கு:

For MBC / Denotified Communities, BC and BC (Muslims) – 32 Years

For SC / SC (A), ST and Destitute Widows of all castes – 35 Years

For “Others” (TNPSC Group 4 Candidates not belonging to SC, SC(A), ST, MBCs/DC, BC, and BCM ) – 30 Years

Educational Qualification for TNPSC Group 4 exams

TNPSC Group 4 applicants should possess the following or its equivalent qualification: பத்தாம் வகுப்பு முடித்தவர்கள் இத்தேர்வுக்கும் விண்ணப்பிக்கலாம்

 

Must possess Minimum General Educational Qualification viz., Must have passed S.S.L.C Public Examination or its equivalent with eligibility for admission to Higher Secondary Courses of Studies (or) to College Courses of studies. TNPSC Group 4 Applicants should possess the following or its equivalent qualification awarded by any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or the State Board, as the case may be.

(According to G.O.Ms.No.139, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (Per.M) Department, dated 07.10.2009, the applicants who possess the professional degree are eligible to this recruitment except for the posts of Industrial Co-Operative Officer in the Industries and Commerce Department, Assistant Section Officer in Law Department in Secretariat, Assistant Section Officer in Finance Department in Secretariat, Assistant Section Officer Cum-Programmer in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission and Revenue Assistant in the Revenue Department in various Revenue Units- Annexure V)

The TNPSC Group 4 candidates who have not passed SSLC Examination or its equivalent are not eligible even if they possess a higher qualification.

TNPSC Group 4 Exam Centre

According to the TNPSC Group 4 Notification, you can choose any two districts to write the TNPSC Group 4 examination, and you will be allotted a venue in one of the districts. Please note that any request to change the examination center after the form submission will not be permitted. So please be careful in choosing the exam location.

DistrictTNPSC Group 4 Exam CentreCentre Code
AriyalurAriyalur3001
Andimadam3002
Sendurai3003
Udaiyarpalayam3004
ChengalpattuChengalpattu3301
Cheyyur3302
Maduranthakam3303
Pallavaram3304
Tambaram3305
Thirukalukundram3306
Tiruporur3307
Vandalur3308
ChennaiChennai0101
Alandur0102
Ambattur0103
Aminjikarai0104
Ayanavaram0105
Egmore0106
Guindy0107
Madhavaram0108
Madhuravoyal0109
Mambalam0110
Mylapore0111
Perambur0112
Purasavakkam0113
Sholinganallur0114
Thiruvottriyur0115
Tondiarpet0116
Velacherry0117
CoimbatoreCoimbatore0201
Aanaimalai0202
Annur0203
Coimbatore(North)0204
Coimbatore(South)0205
Kinathukadavu0206
Madukarai0207
Mettupalayam0208
Perur0209
Pollachi0210
Sulur0211
Valparai0212
CuddaloreCuddalore0301
Bhuvanagiri0302
Chidambaram0303
Kattumannarkoil0304
Kurinjipadi0305
Panruti0306
Srimushnam0307
CuddaloreThittakudi0308
Veppur0309
Virudhachalam0310
DharmapuriDharmapuri0401
Harur0402
Karimangalam0403
Nallampalli0404
Palacode0405
Pappireddipatti0406
Pennagaram0407
DindigulDindigul0501
Atthur0502
Dindigul (East)0503
Dindigul (West)0504
Guziliyamparai0505
Kodaikanal0506
Natham0507
Nilakottai0508
Oddanchatram0509
Palani0510
Vedasandur0511
ErodeErode0601
Anthiyur0602
Bhavani0603
Gobichettipalayam0604
Kodumudi0605
Modakurichi0606
Nambiyur0607
Perundurai0608
Sathiyamangalam0609
Thalavadi0610
KallakurichiKallakurichi3401
Chinnaselam3402
Kalvarayan Hills3403
Sankarapuram3404
Tirukoilur3405
Ulundurpet3406
KancheepuramKancheepuram0701
Kundrathur0702
Sriperumbudur0703
Uthiramerur0704
Walajabad0705
KanniyakumariNagarcoil0801
Agasteeswaram0802
Kalkulam0803
Killiyur0804
Thiruvatar0805
Thovalai0806
Vilavankodu0807
KarurKarur0901
Aravakurichi0902
Kadavur0903
Krishnarayapuram0904
Kulithalai0905
Manmangalam0906
Pugalur0907
KrishnagiriKrishnagiri3101
Anjetty3102
Bargur3103
Hosur3104
Pochampalli3105
Sulagiri3106
Thenkanikottai3107
Uthangarai3108
MaduraiMadurai1001
Kallikudi1002
Madurai (East)1003
Madurai (North)1004
Madurai (South)1005
Madurai (West)1006
Melur1007
Peraiyur1008
Thirumangalam1009
Thiruparankundram1010
Usilampatti1011
Vadipatti1012
MayiladuthuraiMayiladuthurai3801
Kuthalam3802
Sirkali3803
Tharangambadi3804
NagapattinamNagapattinam1101
Kilvelur1102
Thirukkuvalai1103
Vedaranyam1104
NamakkalNamakkal1201
Kholli Hills1202
Kumarapalayam1203
Mohanoor1204
Paramathi Velur1205
Rasipuram1206
Senthamangalam1207
Tiruchengode1208
PerambalurPerambalur1401
Alathur1402
Kunnam1403
Veppanthattai1404
PudukottaiPudukottai1501
Alangudi1502
PudukottaiAranthangi1503
Avudiyarkoil1504
Gandarvakottai1505
Iluppur1506
Karambakudi1507
Kulathur1508
Manamelkudi1509
Ponnamaravathi1510
Thirumayam1511
Viralimalai1512
RamanathapuramRamanathapuram1601
Kadaladi1602
Kamuthi1603
Kezhakarai1604
Mudukulathur1605
Paramakudi1606
Rajasingamangalam1607
Rameswaram1608
Tiruvadanai1609
RanipetRanipet3501
Arakkonam3502
Arcot3503
Kalavai3504
Nemili3505
Sholingur3506
Walajah3507
SalemSalem1701
Attur1702
Edapadi1703
Gangavalli1704
Kadaiyampatti1705
Mettur1706
Omalur1707
Pethanayakanpalayam1708
Salem South1709
Salem West1710
Sankari1711
Vazhapadi1712
Yercaud1713
SivagangaiSivagangai1801
Devakottai1802
Ilayankudi1803
Kalaiyarkovil1804
Karaikudi1805
Manamadurai1806
Singampunari1807
Thirupuvanam1808
Tirupathur1809
TenkasiTenkasi3601
Alangulam3602
Kadayanallur3603
Sankarankovil3604
Shenkottai3605
Sivagiri3606
Thiruvengadam3607
Veerakeralampudur3608
ThanjavurThanjavur1901
Boothalur1902
Kumbakonam1903
Orathanadu1904
Papanasam1905
Pattukottai1906
Peravurani1907
Thiruvaiyaru1908
Thiruvidaimaruthur1909
The Nilgiris (Udagamandalam)Udagamandalam1301
Coonoor1302
Gudalur1303
Kothagiri1304
Kundah1305
Pandalur1306
TheniTheni2001
Aandipatti2002
Bodinayakanur2003
Periyakulam2004
Uthamapalayam2005
ThiruvallurThiruvallur2101
Avadi2102
Gummidipoondi2103
Pallipattu2104
Ponneri2105
Poonamallee2106
R.K. Pet2107
Tiruthani2108
Uthukottai2109
ThiruvannamalaiThiruvannamalai2201
Arni2202
Chengam2203
Chetpet2204
Cheyyar2205
Jamunamarathur2206
Kalasapakkam2207
Kilpennathur2208
Polur2209
Thandramet2210
Vandavasi2211
Vembakkam2212
ThiruvarurThiruvarur2301
Kodavasal2302
Koothanallur2303
Mannargudi2304
Nannilam2305
Needamangalam2306
Thiruthuraipoondi2307
Valangaiman2308
ThoothukudiThoothukudi2401
Eral2402
Ettayapuram2403
Kayathar2404
Kovilpatti2405
Ottapidaram2406
Sattankulam2407
Srivaikundam2408
Tiruchendur2409
Vilathikulam2410
TiruchirappalliTiruchirappalli2501
Lalgudi2502
Manachanallur2503
Manapparai2504
Marungapuri2505
Musiri2506
Srirangam2507
Thottiam2508
Thuraiyur2509
Tiruchirapalli (West)2510
Tiruchirappalli (East)2511
Tiruverumbur2512
TirunelveliTirunelveli2601
Ambasamudram2602
Cheranmahadevi2603
Manur2604
Nanguneri2605
Palayamkottai2606
Radhapuram2607
Thisayanvilai2608
TirupathurTirupathur3701
Ambur3702
Natrampalli3703
Vaniyambadi3704
TiruppurTiruppur3201
Avinashi3202
Dharapuram3203
Kangeyam3204
Madathukkulam3205
Oothukuli3206
TiruppurPalladam3207
Tiruppur (North)3208
Tiruppur (South)3209
Udumalaipettai3210
VelloreVellore2701
Aanikattu2702
Gudiyatham2703
K V Kuppam2704
Katpadi2705
Pernambut2706
VillupuramVillupuram2801
Gingee2802
Kandachipuram2803
Marakanam2804
Melmalaiyanur2805
Thiruvennainallur2806
Tindivanam2807
Vanur2808
Vikravandi2809
VirudhunagarVirudhunagar2901
Aruppukottai2902
Kariyapatti2903
Rajapalayam2904
Sathur2905
Sivakasi2906
Srivilliputhur2907
Tiruchuli2908
Vembakottai2909
Watrap2910

Required Technical Qualifications for Group 4 Exams

For Typist:

Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting:-

(i) by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and English (or)

(ii) by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and Lower/ Junior Grade in English (or)

(iii) by Higher / Senior Grade in English and Lower/ Junior Grade in Tamil.

For Steno-Typist, Grade III:

Must have passed the Government Technical Examination both in Typewriting and in Shorthand:-

(i) by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and English (or)

(ii) by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and Lower/ Junior Grade in English (or)

(iii) by Higher / Senior Grade in English and Lower/ Junior Grade in Tamil.

TNPSC Group 4 Candidates who possess intermediate grade shall choose Junior Grade column, as the intermediate grade is not treated as equivalent to Senior Grade.

Computer Qualification (for Typist and Steno-Typist, Grade III):

TNPSC Group 4 Candidates should have passed the “Certificate Course in Computer on Office Automation” awarded by the Technical Education Department.

Note: TNPSC Group 4 Candidates who do not possess the said qualification (viz., Computer Qualification) conducted by the Technical Education Department may also apply. If selected, they should acquire such qualification within the period of their probation.

Knowledge in Tamil - TNPSC Group 4 / VAO Recruitment

TNPSC Group 4 Applicants should possess adequate knowledge of Tamil on the date of this Notification.

Certification of Physical Fitness details are available on the Official TNPSC Group 4 Notification.

Cash Security - TNPSC Group 4 / VAO Recruitment

PostsOthersBackward Class, Backward Class (Muslim), MBC/DCScheduled Caste/ Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyar) and Scheduled Tribe
VAO20001000No Money

For Junior Assistant (Security) and Bill Collector Grade-I

Candidates to be selected for appointment as Junior Assistant (Security) (or) Bill Collector Grade-I in Town Panchayat/ Agriculture/ Treasuries and Accounts should pay the security amount as may be prescribed by the appointing authority concerned at the time of appointment.

Answer Key of TNPSC Group 4 2022

The TNPSC Group 4 Answer Key is released days after the commencement of the exam. As a TNPSC Group 4 candidate, you can calculate your marks with the help of the answer key to get to know about your stand in the exam. If your cut-off is close to the previous year’s cut-off, you can start preparing for the next round of the interview which is the document preparation process.

Selection Procedure - TNPSC Group 4 / VAO Recruitment

The TNPSC Group 4 selection procedure begins with the written test and ends with document verification. All the posts in TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment 2022 follow the same selection process.

 

Depending on the cut-off marks obtained in the TNPSC Group 4 exam, the tentative list of the candidates are informed by the conducting authority for the document verification.


Selection for the TNPSC Group 4 Interview Posts will be made in three successive stages (i) Preliminary Examination (ii) Main Written Examination (iii) Oral Test. Based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the TNPSC Group 4 Written Examination, the tentative list of eligible candidates will be announced in the Commission’s website for uploading all the certificates in support of their claim for onscreen certificate verification. After verification, the eligible TNPSC Group 4 candidates will be summoned for counseling to allow the post and Unit / Department in the order of rank and category to which they are eligible as per the vacancy position.

Please refer to the RACE Institute website for more information about the TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus.

TNPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern (300 Marks)

Subject Difficulty Level No of Qns Duration Maximum Marks
General Studies S.S.L.C Std 75 3 hours 300
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test S.S.L.C Std 25
General Tamil/General English S.S.L.C Std 100
Total 200 300 300

Objective type Single Paper Examination is conducted.

Note: The minimum qualifying mark for all the categories is 90.

As per the Govt. advice, Interview or oral test will not be conducted for the written exam cleared VAO candidates. So, the final selection will be made based on marks obtained in the Written Examination. The rule of reservation of appointments is applicable for this recruitment and the District/ Unit wise Distribution of vacancies.

Download TNPSC Group 4 Previous year Question Papers from here.

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