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Last updated on May 17th, 2022 at 11:40 am

Recruitment for Group 4 posts will take place through the Tamil Nadu State Public Service Commission. The application process started on 30th March 2022. 7301 vacancies have been announced for various posts under Group 4. Read this article to know everything about recruitment.

  • The online application process will end on 28th April 2022.
  • The posts that are included in Group 4 are Bill Collector, Village Administrative Officer, FIeld Surveyor, etc.
  • Examination for the TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment will be conducted on 24th July 2022.
  • The minimum educational qualification required for the posts is a 12th pass.

Download TNPSC Group 4 Notification

Vacancies for TNPSC Group 4 Exam

There are 7301 vacancies released for TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment. These are divided into different job posts. Candidates can get all the details here.

Name of the Post and Post Code No.Name of the Service Number of vacancies
Bill Collector,Grade-ITamil Nadu Ministerial Service50
Village Administrative OfficerTamil Nadu Ministerial Service 274*
Junior Assistant (Non – Security) Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service / Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Service 3590*+3 C/F
Junior Assistant (Security)88*
TypistTamil Nadu Ministerial Service / Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Service/ Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service / Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service2069*+39 C/F
Steno-Typist (Grade–III) Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service / Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Service885*+139C/F
Store Keeper in Tamizhagam Guest House, UdhagamandalamTamil Nadu Ministerial Service 1
Junior Assistant in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board (Post Code: 3213)Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board Non-Technical Subordinate Service(Service Code. 109)64*
Junior Assistant in Tamil Nadu Housing Board(Post Code: 3229)Tamil Nadu Housing Board Subordinate Service(Service Code. 110)39*+4 C/F
Bill Collector in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board(Post Code: 3214 )Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board Non-Technical Subordinate Service(Service Code. 109)49*
Steno-Typist (Grade–III) in Tamil Nadu Urban HabitatDevelopment Board(Post Code: 3215 )Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board Non-Technical Subordinate Service(Service Code. 109)7
Village Administrative OfficerTamil Nadu Ministerial Service 274*

How to Apply for TNPSC Group 4 Exam?

Candidates can follow these few easy steps to apply for TNPSC Group 4 Exam. Candidates are advised to not wait for the last date and apply in advance.

Step 1: Visit the official website of TNPSC.

Step 2: Select Group 4 and click on your desired post’s exam.

Step 3: Input all the details asked.  

Step 4: Upload the documents in the size mentioned. Make sure that the documents are in the correct format.

Step 5: Make the payments for the mentioned amount. Save the receipt in case of use in the future.

Step 6: After successful submission of the application, you will receive your application number as well as an enrollment number. Save them for future reference.

TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment Application Fee

For successfully submitting the application, candidates will be required to pay the TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment Application Fee. Check the amount from the table given below.

CategoryApplication Fee
Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)Exemption
Scheduled TribesExemption
Most Backward Classes/Denotified CommunitiesThree Free Chances
BC O (Other than Muslim/Backward Classes (Muslim)Three Free Chances
Ex-ServicemenTwo Free Chances
Persons with Benchmark DisabilityExemption
Destitute WidowExemption
OthersINR 100

TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment Selection Process

Selection Process is the different steps through which deserving candidates are recruited. According to the TNPSC Group 4 notification, the selection process for all the posts remains the same. There shall be two stages of the selection process.

  1. Written Test
  2. Document Verification and Counselling

Eligibility Criteria of TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment

Eligibility Criteria for TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment has been defined in terms of age limit, educational qualification, and nationality. Let us talk about them one by one.

Age Limit

Age limit varies according to the post and category of candidates. Check the details here.

For the post of Village Development Officer

Category Minimum AgeMaximum Age
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs,BC(OBCM)s, BCMs, and Destitute Widows of all Castes.21 Years42 Years
Others21 Years32Years

For all other posts

Category Minimum AgeMaximum Age
SCs, SC(A)s, STs and Destitute Widows of all castes18 Years37 Years
MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs18 Years34 Years
“Others” [i.e., Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs,MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs]18 Years32 Years

Educational Qualification

Educational Qualificationvaries according to the post.. Check the details here.

Post Minimum Qualification 
Village Administrative OfficerMust have a minimum general education qualification, i.e. Must have completed the S.S.L.C. Public Examination or its equivalent to be eligible for this position Entrance to Post-Secondary Courses of Stud (or) to University Courses of Study.
Junior Assistant Bill CollectorMust have a minimum general educational qualification, i.e., must have passed the S.S.L.C.  Public Examination or its equivalent and be eligible for admission to Higher Secondary Courses of Study or College Courses of Study.
TypistMust have a minimum general educational qualification, i.e., must have passed the S.S.L.C. Public Examination or its equivalent and be eligible for admission to Higher Secondary Courses of Study or College Courses of Study.Applicant must have passed government technical exams of typewriting like-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.
Steno-TypistMust have a minimum general educational qualification, i.e., must have passed the S.S.L.C. Public Examination or its equivalent and be eligible for admission to Higher Secondary Courses of Study or College Courses of Study.Must have passed both the Typewriting and Shorthand portions of the Government Technical Examination:I0 by Higher / Senior Level in Tamil and English (or)ii) in Tamil by Higher/Senior Grade and English by Lower/Junior Grade (or)iii) with a Higher/Senior Grade in English and a Lower/Junior Grade in Tamil.
Store KeeperMinimum general education qualification i.e. Must have completed the S.S.L.C. Public Examination or its equivalent to be eligible for this position Entrance to Post-Secondary Courses of Stud (or) to University Courses of Study. and also must have at least 2 years of experience.
Junior Assistant in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat DevelopmentThe candidate must have passed in H.S.C r its equivalent to be eligible for this position to University Courses of Study.

Other than the above-mentioned educational qualifications, candidates should satisfy the following conditions.

  • Candidates should have adequate knowledge of the Tamil language.
  • Candidates who make it through the written test must produce certificates for vision and physical fitness.

Nationality

According to the TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2022, the candidate must be an Indian citizen.

TNPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern

  • The TNPSC Group 4 Exam will be conducted for 200 questions.
  • The paper will be divided into two sections. 
  • Section A will cover questions on the subject of Tamil Language while section B will cover questions on the subjects of General Studies and Aptitude & Mental Ability.
  • Section B will be evaluated only if the candidate scores minimum qualification marks of 40% in Section A.
  • Duration of the exam will be 3 hours.
PartSubjectQuestionsMaximum MarksMinimum Qualifying MarksDuration
ATamil Language100150
BGeneral Studies75150
CAptitude and Mental Ability25
Total200300903 hours

TNPSC Group 4 Exam FAQs

When will the TNPSC Group 4 Exam be conducted?

The TNPSC Group 4 Exam will be conducted on 24th July 2022.

How many vacancies have been released for TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment?

There are 7301 vacancies released for TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment.

For which posts is the TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment being conducted?

The TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment is being conducted for the posts of Bill Collector, Village Administrative Officer, FIeld Surveyor, etc.

What are the minimum qualifying marks required for the TNPSC Group 4 Exam?

The minimum qualifying marks required for the TNPSC Group 4 Exam are 90.

What is the last date to apply for TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment?

The last date to apply for TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment is 28th April 2022.