TNUSRB SI Selection Process 2022 – All Stages Explained!



TNUSRB SI Selection Process: In the state of Tamil Nadu, the TNUSRB (Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board) holds a state-level entrance test to fill openings for Sub-Inspector in Taluk, Armed Reserved, and Tamil Nadu Special Police. Every year, the TNUSRB invites applications from both new applicants and departmental candidates. TNUSRB Exam 2022 is open to candidates with a graduate degree from a recognised university. Candidates can check TNUSRB’s official website for the most up-to-date information on positions and the recruiting procedure. 

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TNUSRB SI Highlights 2022

The following are some of the highlights of the TNUSRB SI Recruitment 2022:

Exam NameTamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board Sub Inspector (TNUSRB SI)
Conducting BodyTNUSRB
Exam LevelState Level
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Application ModeOnline
LanguageEnglish, Tamil
Exam ModeOffline
Exam FeesINR 500

TNUSRB SI Selection Process 2022 – Check Important Criteria

To be considered for the Tamil Nadu Sub Inspector Post 2022, the applicant must pass three phases. Written Test, PMT/PET/EU Tests, and Interview Round are the three steps. Below is a thorough summary of these steps.

Stage-I: TNUSRB SI Written Test

Part A and Part B will make up the TNUSRB SI Written Test 2022. Furthermore, Part A will feature 8 questions, while Part B will have 36. It is the first step toward your selection for the TNUSRB Sub Inspector Post, and you must pass it with flying colours in order to advance to the next stage.


Candidates must pass numerous physical body examinations throughout this stage. To advance to the next step, the interview round, applicants must pass the PMT/ PET/ ET exams.

TNUSRB SI Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

Height Measurement (In Centimetres)

OC, BC, BC(M) MBC/DNC170159
SC, SC (A), ST167157

TNUSRB SI Chest Measurement

Male Candidates Only: Chest Measurement (in centimeters)

In Expanded Condition81 to 86
Ex-servicemen/Ex.CPMF/serving personnel who will retire in the next yearNA

Only open quota candidates are allowed to take this test. Physical fitness tests are waived for those applicants who are taking the TNUSRB SI Exam 2022 as part of a departmental quota. Applicants for departmental quotas, on the other hand, must pass endurance tests.

TNUSRB SI Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Candidates must pass the Physical Efficiency Test after passing the Physical Measurement Test. The PET specifications are shown below.

CandidatesPET EventsOne Star (2 Marks)               Two Stars (5 Marks)
Men1.Rope Climbing

2.Long Jump (or) High Jump

3.100 m run (or) 400 m run
5.0 metres

1.20 m (Long Jump) 3.80 m (Long Jump) (High Jump)
80.00 seconds (100 m run) 15.00 seconds (100 m run) (400 m run)
6.0 metres

4.50 metres (Long Jump) 1.40 metres (High Jump)

Time: 13.50 seconds (100 m run) Seventy seconds (400 m run)
Women/Transgender candidates1.Long jump

2.Shot Put (or) Cricket ball throw

3.100 m run (or) 200 m run
3.0 metres

17 metres (Shot Put) 4.25 metres (Cricket ball throw)
17.50 sec (100 m run) 38.00 sec (200 m run)
3.75 metres

24 metres (Shot Put) 5.50 metres (Cricket ball throw)

15.50 sec (100 m run) 33.00 sec (200 m run)
Ex-servicemen and ex-personnel of the Central Paramilitary Forces, as well as serving police officers who will retire within a year1.Shot Put

2.Long Jump (or) High Jump

3.100 m run (or) 400 m run
5.0 metres

Long Jump: 3.25 m; Short Jump: 0.90 m (High Jump).
17.00 seconds (100 m run) 80.00 seconds (400 m run)
6.0 metres

4.50 metres (Long Jump) 1.40 metres (High Jump).

13.50 seconds (100 m run) 70.00 seconds (400 m run)

TNUSRB SI Endurance Test (ET)

Candidates must pass the Endurance Test after qualifying for the PET test (ET). The Endurance Test (ET) is described in full below.

Men1500 metres run in 7 minutes
Women/ TransgenderIn 2 minutes and 30 seconds, you can run 400 metres.
Ex-servicemen / Central Paramilitary Forces members / serving personnel who will retire within a year.1500 metres run in 8 minutes

Stage-III: TNUSRB SI Interview Round

Candidates who will qualify for the previous tests and rounds will be eligible to give the TNUSRB SI interview round. The candidate’s communication abilities will be put to the test during the interview stage. Furthermore, the interview session will be worth ten points for both open and departmental applicants.

TNUSRB SI 2022 Vacancy Details

The vacancies of 2022 have been disclosed by the authorities. The recruitment drive is being conducted to fill up a total of 444 vacancies, of which 399 vacancies are for the post of Sub-Inspectors of Police (Taluk) and 45 for Sub-Inspectors of Police (AR) posts. Out of the total vacancies for Taluk and AR, 30% will be allotted for Women / Transgender candidates. Women / Transgender candidates shall also be entitled to compete in the remaining 70% of vacancies along with men candidates in the Taluk and AR vacancies. The TNUSRB SI Recruitment Vacancy 2022 are described in the table below:

Name of PostName of the ServiceMen/ GeneralWomen/ TransgenderTotal
Sub Inspector of Police (TK)Tamil Nadu Police Subordinate Service279120399
Sub Inspector of Police (AR)Tamil Nadu Police Subordinate Service321345

TNUSRB SI Selection Process 2022 – FAQs

What does TNUSRB SI stand for?

Tamil Nadu Uniformed Service Recruitment Board Sub Inspector is the full form of TNUSRB SI. In the state of Tamil Nadu, the TNUSRB is the official recruitment board for police constable and police sub-inspector jobs.

What is the age limit for the TNUSRB SI?

For general category candidates, the age restriction for TNUSRB SI 2022 is 20 to 28 years. Applicants in the OBC/MBC category must be 30 years old, while those in the SC/ST category must be 33 years old.

How do I apply for the TNUSRB SI exam online?

Fill out the TNUSRB SI 2022 application form online at, add your photograph/signature, and pay the registration cost.

When will the TNUSRB SI Notification 2022 be released?

According to TNUSRB’s most recent statement, the TN police SI notification 2022 will be released in August 2022. From August to September, applicants can apply online, and the exam will be held in December 2022.

How can I get a copy of the TNUSRB SI hall ticket?

By entering your application number or login ID and date of birth, you can download the TNUSRB SI hall ticket 2022 for the written examination. At, the TNUSRB will release hall tickets 10 days before the exam date.