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Last updated on June 22nd, 2022 at 10:08 pm

TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Exam: 626 vacancies are available for the 2022 recruitment. The Tamilnadu Public Service Commission (Combined Engineering Subordinate Services) released the CESE notification on the 4th of April. From the same day, the registration started and ended on the 3rd of May. The examination is scheduled for 2nd July 2022.

Name Of OrganisationTamilnadu Public Service Commission
Official Website tnpsc.gov.in
Post NameVarious
Vacancy626
Selection ProcessWritten ExaminationInterview
Mode Of ApplicationOnline
Exam ModeOffline
Job LocationTamilnadu
Notification Release Date4th April 2022
Application Start Date4th April 2022
Last Date of Online Registration 3rd May 2022
Admit Card Released DateTo be announced
Exam date2nd July 2022

Download TNPSC CESE Notification 2022

TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Vacancy 2022

A total number of 626 vacancies are available in TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2022. The distribution is as follows.

PostServiceVacancies
Automobile Engineer in the Motor Vehicle Maintenance Department (Post Code – 1788)Tamil Nadu General Service(Service Code No.035)4
Junior Electrical Inspector (Post CodeNo.1666)Tamil Nadu Electrical Inspectorate Service(Service Code No.011)8
Assistant Engineer (Agricultural Engineering) (Post Code- 1667)Tamil Nadu Agricultural Engineering Service (Service Code No.011)66
Assistant Engineer (Highways Department)(Post Code – 1661)Tamil Nadu HighwaysEngineering Service (Service Code No.011)33
Assistant Director ofIndustrial Safety and Health (Post Code 1664)Tamil Nadu Factory Service(Service Code No.011)18
Assistant Engineer (Civil) (WaterResources Department, PWD) (Post Code 1656)Tamil Nadu Engineering Service (Service Code No.011)1c/f BC(G) (DAP) (HH)
Assistant Engineer (Civil) (PWD) (Post Code3656)Tamil Nadu Engineering Service (Service Code No.011)307+1c/f BC(G) (DAP) (HH)
General Foreman (Post Code. 2026)Tamil Nadu Motor Vehicles Maintenance Subordinate Service (Service Code No. 051)7
#Technical Assistant(Post Code – 2027)Tamil Nadu Motor Vehicles Maintenance Subordinate Service (Service Code No. 051)11
Assistant Engineer (Rural Development and Panchayat RajDepartment) (Post Code 1660)Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service (Service Code No.011)93
Assistant Engineer (Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board) (Post Code.3230)Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board Service(Service Code No. 111)64
Assistant Engineer (Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority) (Post Code. 3232)Madras Metropolitan Development Authority EngineeringService (Service Code No.113)13
Total626

How to Apply for TNPSC CESE 2022?

Interested candidates can apply for the TNPSC CESE exam through nnline mode only. Note that the registration is closed now. 2nd May was the last date. To apply for the TNPSC Combined Engineering Services examination follow these steps:

Step 1: Visit the TNPSC Official Website.

Step 2: Click on the notification in the recruitment column. Search for Combined Engineering Subordinate Service Examination 2022 notification and click on it.

Step 3: Fill the Combined Engineering Subordinate Service Examination (CESE) application form with all the mandatory details.

Step 4: Candidates are required to upload their Photograph, Signature & all required documents, certificates, etc. Pay the application fees.

Step 5: Click on the submit button.

After submitting the application successfully. There will be no modification allowed in the following particular i.e Name of Candidate, Educational Qualification, Date of Birth, Post Applied, Address, Email I.D, Centre of Examination, etc. By following these above steps, candidates will submit their Combined Engineering Subordinate Service Examination (CESE) 2022 form successfully. 

Application Fee 2022

One-Time Registration (OTR) using Aadhar Card Number is mandatory before applying for any post. The candidate should register just one occasion within the One-Time Registration by paying Rs. 150/- as a registration fee. Registration is valid for Five years from the date of registration. 

Registration Fee

Rs. 150/- 

The examination fee is different from the registration fee. Which is paid while submitting the online application fee.

Examination Fee

Rs. 100/-

So, the entire fee is Rs 250/- for the first time applying for a candidate.

However, candidates who already have paid there with a One-Time Registration fee for their registration are exempted from paying the registration fee and they have to pay only Rs. 100/- for an application fee.

The following categories are exempted from fee payment.

CategoryConcession
Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Castes (Arunthathiyars)Full Exemption
Scheduled TribesFull Exemption
Most Backward Classes/ Denotified CommunitiesThree free chances
Backward Classes (Other than Muslim) / Backward Classes (Muslim)Three free chances
Ex-ServicemenTwo free chances
Person With Benchmark Disability ( Not less than 40% disability)Full Exemption
Destitute Widow Full Exemption

TNPSC CESE Selection Process

The selection process of TNPSC Combined Engineering Subordinate Service Examination 2022 consists of 2 stages as mentioned below.

Written Examination

  • It consists of two papers in a single day: Paper-1 (Subjective Engineering) & Paper-2 (General Studies).
  • Both the papers are objective.
  • A candidate who cleared both the Paper, he/she is eligible for the next face-to-face interview round.

Interview

  • This is the second round in the selection process for TNPSC CESE 2022 Recruitment. 
  • This round does not carry any marks.
  • In this round, all documents & other details are verified by the authority.
  • Candidates on successfully submitting the documents will be called for final selection through an interview.

Documents Needed for Candidate Verification

Candidates must carry these certificates which are mentioned below for the candidature verification round. The candidate is rejected by the commission if any discrepancies are found in their certificate.

  • Identity Proof like Pan Card, Adhar Card, Voter I.D Card, Driving Licence, etc.
  • Birth Certificate
  • Proof of educational qualification 
  • Certificate of qualification in Tamil Language
  • Two-Character and conduct certificate
  • Registration Certificate
  • Community Certificate as per the norms
  • No objection Certificate
  • Medical Certificate in case of disability

TNPSC CESE Eligibility Criteria

Given below the required eligibility criteria for TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2022. Board has not released the official notification for the year 2022. 

Age Limit (as of 01/07/2021)

There is no upper age limit for candidates belonging to the categories SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCMs) and BCMs. For others, the upper age limit is as follows.

PostUpper Age limit
Assistant Engineer (Agricultural Engineering), Junior Electrical Inspector, Assistant Engineer (Highways Department), Assistant Director of Industrial Safety and Health, Assistant Engineer(Civil) (WRD),Assistant Engineer (Civil) (PWD), Assistant Engineer (Rural Development andPanchayat Raj Department).Assistant Engineer in Tamil Nadu Urban HabitatDevelopment Board32 years
Assistant Engineer in Tamil Nadu Urban HabitatDevelopment Board32 years
Automobile Engineer, General Foreman and Technical Assistant inthe Motor Vehicle Maintenance Department37 years
Assistant Engineer (Civil) in Chennai Metropolitan DevelopmentAuthority32 years

TNPSC CESE Education Qualification

Other than the knowledge of Tamil language, the following educational qualifications are necessary.

Name of the postEducational Qualification and Experience
Automobile Engineer in the Motor Vehicles Maintenance Department(a) Must possess a degree in Automobile (or) Mechanical Engineering (or) be a holder of the Post Diploma in Automobile Engineering awarded by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Tamil Nadu; (or) be a Licentiate in Automobile Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.(AND)(b) Must possess experience in the administration of an office and the management of workshops connected with the maintenance and upkeep of Motor Vehicles for a period of not less than five years.
Junior Electrical InspectorMust possess a Degree in Electrical Engineering.Provided that other things being equal, preference and should have undergone apprenticeship training under the Government of India Scheme or the State Government Apprenticeship Scheme for a period of one year.
Assistant Engineer (Agricultural Engineering)i) B.E. (Agriculture) or B. Tech (Agricultural Engineering) or B.Sc., (Agricultural Engineering)(or)ii) B.E. (Mechanical) (or) B.E. (Civil) (or) B.Tech (Automobile Engineering) or B.E. (Production Engineering) or B.E.(Industrial Engineering) (or) B.E (Civil and Structural Engineering) or B.E (Mechanical and Production Engineering).
Assistant Engineer (Highways Department)Must possess degree in Civil Engineering(or)A pass in Sections A and B of the A.M.I.E (India) Examinations under Civil Engineering branch (renamed as Institution of Examinations) 
Assistant Director of Industrial Safety andHealthA Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Production Engineering or Industrial Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Chemical Engineeringor Textile Technology.
Assistant Engineer (Civil) (WaterResources Department, PWD)(1) Must possess a B.E degree in Civil Engineering or Civil and Structural Engineering.(or)(2) Must have passed in Sections A and B of the Institution Examinations under Civil Engineering branch
General Foreman and Technical Assistant in Motor Vehicles Maintenance DepartmentMust possess a degree in Mechanical Engineering(or)Automobile Engineering(or)Automobile Technology(or)A Post Diploma in Automobile Engineering of the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Tamil Nadu or of any recognized Institution or Board with experience for a period of not less than two years
Assistant Engineer (Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department)Must possess a B.E degree in Civil Engineering(or)Must have passed Sections A and B of the Institution of Engineers (India) under Civil Engineering Branch, and shoud have undergone practical training in surveying for a period of not less than one year.
Assistant Engineer (Civil) (Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board)Must possess a degree in Engineering (Civil)ORMust have passed Sections A and B of the A.M.I.E (India) Examination with the following:-i) A Pass in H.Sc. Examinationii) Must have passed ‘Geology’ under Section B as an optional or additional subject.
Assistant Engineer (Civil) (Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority)Must possess B.E degree (Civil or Highways) and must have experience for period of not less than five years of service in Category-3.

TNPSC CESE Exam Pattern 2022

Tamilnadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Combined Engineering Subordinate Service Examination 2022 it is anticipated to conduct in three stages i.e. Paper1, Paper2 & Interview. A representation regarding the examination is given below.

PaperSubjectQuestionsMarksDuration
Paper IOne of the following subjects in which the candidate has acquired his/her Degree qualification (Subject Paper) (200 questions) (Degree Standard) i)Agricultural Engineering (Code No. 280) (ii) Automobile Engineering (Code No. 258) (iii) Civil Engineering (Code No.261) iv) Mechanical / Production / Manufacturing Engineering (Code No.256) (v) Electrical Engineering (Code No. 259) (vi) Chemical Engineering (Code No.260) (vii) Textile Technology (Code No.306) 2003003 hours
Total2003003 hours
Paper IITamil Eligibility Test100150
Paper IIGeneral Studies Aptitude & Mental Ability Test 7525150
Total2003003 hours

TNPSC CESE Important Dates

Go through the table below to know about the important dates for the TNPSC CESE Examination 2022.

Exams EventsDates (Tentative)
Notification4th April 2022
Online Application Start Date4th April 2022
Last Date to Apply Online3rd May 2022
Admit Card To be announced 
Online Examination Dates2nd July 2022
Answer KeyTo be announced 
ResultTo be announced 

TNPSC Combined Engineering Subordinate Services 2022 Salary

Candidate who was selected in Combined Engineering Subordinate Services Examination 2022 has enjoyed a handsome salary. All the details regarding salary are mentioned below the table.

Name of the postSalary
Automobile Engineer in the Motor Vehicle Maintenance DepartmentRs.56100 – 205700(Level 22) (Revised Scale)
Junior Electrical Inspector Assistant Engineer (Agricultural Engineering)Assistant Engineer (Highways Department)Assistant Director ofIndustrial Safety and HealthAssistant Engineer (Civil) (WaterResources Department, PWD)Assistant Engineer (Civil) (PWD)General Foreman#Technical AssistantAssistant Engineer (Rural Development and Panchayat RajDepartmenttRs.37700-138500(Level 20) (Revised Scale)
Assistant Engineer (Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board) Assistant Engineer (Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority) Rs.37700-138500(Level 20) (Revised Scale)

TNPSC Combined Engineering Subordinate Services 2022 Recruitment Answer Key

After completing the written examination, the round commission will release the Answer key for CESE 2022. The answer key will be available on the official website of the Tamilnadu Public Service Commission. Candidates can download and calculate their marks.

To download the TNPSC Combined Engineering Subordinate Services Examination 2022 answer key follow these ways mentioned below.

Step 1: Go to the official website of TNPSC. 

Step 2: Click on the Question Paper link in the Recruitment section. You can find the answer key of various examination

Step 3: You can find TNPSC CESE answer key 2022

Step:5 Check all the answers and download it in PDF format

If you find any error in your answer which is given by you. Candidates can raise the objection against the answer key.

TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Recruitment 2022 FAQs

When will the TNPSC Combined Engineering Subordinate Services Recruitment Notification 2022 be out?

The official Notification was out on 4th April 2022.

In which mode will be the examination take place for the candidates?

The Examination will take place in an offline mode.

In what language does the TNPSC examination takes place?

The examination takes place in English & Tamil languages

Will there be negative marking for the TNPSC CESE examination?

No, there is no negative marking for the examination.

What is the age limit for the TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2022?

Candidates up to the age of 30 years can apply. Age relaxation and other details are mentioned in the above article.