TNPSC Combined Engineering Service Exam 2023 | 369 Posts | Last Date : 11 November 2023

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TNPSC Combined Engineering Service Exam 2023 notification announced for the posts of Assistant Director of Training/Assistant Engineer/Others in various disciplines. There are a total of about 130 vacancies available. Candidates with the qualification of B.E/B.Tech/Diploma/M.E/M.Tech are eligible to apply for the jobs. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the exams. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.

TNPSC Combined Engineering Service ExaminationTNPSC Combined Engineering Service Exam 2023 for Assistant Director of Training/Assistant Engineer/Others:

Job Role Assistant Director of Training/Assistant Engineer/Others
Qualification  B.E/B.Tech/Diploma/M.E/M.Tech
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Total Vacancies 369 Posts
Salary Rs.36,400 – 2,05,700/-
Job Location Across Tamil Nadu
Last Date 11 November 2023

Detailed Eligibility – TNPSC Combined Engineering Service Exam 2023:

Educational Qualification :

  • Principal, ITI/ AD of Training:
    • A degree in any branch of Engineering or Technology of any recognized University or institution under the purview of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
    • Practical experience in a workshop or factory for a period of not less than three years
  • Assistant Engineer (Civil) (Water Resources Department)(PWD):
    • Must possess a B.E degree in Civil Engineering or Civil and Structural Engineering
    • Must have passed Sections A and B of the Institution Examinations under the Civil Engineering branch
  • Assistant Engineer (Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department) :
    • Must possess a B.E degree in Civil Engineering
    • Must have passed Sections A and B of the Institution of Engineers (India) under the Civil Engineering Branch, and he should furnish evidence of having undergone practical training in surveying for a period of not less than one year
    • Provided that other things being equal preference shall be given for appointment to a person who has undergone one year of apprenticeship training under the Government of India Scheme or the State Government Apprenticeship Scheme.
  • Assistant Engineer (Highways Department):
    • Must possess a degree in Civil Engineering
    • A pass in Sections A and B of the A.M.I.E (India) Examinations under Civil Engineering branch
    • Provided that other things being equal preference shall be given for appointment to a person who has undergone one year of apprenticeship training under the Government of India Scheme or the State Government Apprenticeship Scheme.
  • Assistant Engineer (Agricultural Engineering)
    • B.E. (Agriculture) or B. Tech (Agricultural Engineering) or B.Sc., (Agricultural Engineering)
    • 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 Director of Industrial Safety and Health:
    • A Degree in Mechanical or Electrical or Chemical or Textile Technology or Industrial Engineering or Production Engineering
  • Assistant Engineer (Industries):
    • Must possess a Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of  Technology degree in any discipline except Civil Engineering and Architectural Engineering of any University recognized by the University Grants Commission or Institution recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education.
  • Assistant Engineer(Electrical) (PWD):
    • Must possess a degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronics and Communication Engineering
    • A pass in Sections A and B of the Institution Examination with Electrical Engineering as a subject with three years practical experience as Junior Engineer in the Public Works Department or Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, either before or after passing Sections A and B of the Institution Examination.
    • Provided that other things being equal preference shall be given for appointment to a person who has undergone one year of apprenticeship training under the Government of India Scheme or the State Government Apprenticeship Scheme.
  • Senior Officer(Technical) Tamil Nadu Industrial Investment Corporation:
    • Degree in B.E., / B.Tech., /AMIE
  • Assistant Engineer (Electrical) TANGEDCO:
    • Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering /Electronics and Communication Engineering /Instrumentation Engineering or A pass in AMIE(Sections A & B) under Electrical Engineering or equivalent recognized by the UGC
  • Assistant Engineer(Civil) TANGEDCO:
    • Degree in Civil Engineering or A pass in AMIE (Sections A & B) under Civil Engineering or equivalent recognized by the UGC
  • Assistant Engineer (Mechanical) TANGEDCO :
    • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or A pass in AMIE (Sections A & B) under Mechanical Engineering or equivalent recognized by the UGC
  • Assistant Engineer (Civil) (Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board):
    • Must possess a degree in Engineering (Civil)
    • Must have passed Sections A and B of the A.M.I.E
      (India) Examination with the following:- A Pass in H.Sc. Examination & Must have passed ‘Geology’ under Section B as an optional or additional subject
  • Assistant Engineer (Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board):
    • Basic qualification should be a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Chemical Engineering or Environmental Engineering and
    • Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering /Chemical Engineering / M.Tech. Environmental Science and Technology awarded by Anna University/M.Tech. Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals awarded by Anna University/ M.E. Environmental Management awarded by Anna University.
  • Assistant Engineer (Civil) Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board [TWAD] :
    • Must possess a Degree in Engineering (Civil) from any university or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission for the purpose of its Grant.
    • Preference shall be given in the case of persons who possess a Post Graduate Degree or Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Engineering
  • Assistant Engineer (Mechanical) Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board [TWAD]:
    • Must possess a Degree in Engineering (Mechanical) from any university or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission for the purpose of its Grant.
    • Preference shall be given in the case of persons who possess a Post Graduate Degree or Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Engineering.
  • Manager – Engineering TNCMPFL:
    • Must possess a Degree in Electrical & Electronics /Electronics & Instrumentation /Electrical and instrumentation / Electronics and Communication /Automobile / Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University
  • Manager – Civil TNCMPFL:
    • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Assistant Engineer(Civil) Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar Housing & Development Corporation Limited:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

Note: Applicants should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil



Age Limit( 1 July 2023):

  • Assistant Engineer, Manager, / Assistant Director of Training – 32 years
  • Assistant Engineer ( Industries & Electrical ) – 37 years
  • Assistant Engineer (Electrical, Civil & Mechanical ) TANGEDCO – 35 years

Age Relaxation :

  • For Persons with Benchmark Disability (Others) – Upto 10 years
  • For Ex-servicemen – 50 years
  • SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs categories – No age limit

Salary :

  • Assistant Director of Training & Senior Officer – Rs.56100 – 205700 (Level 22)
  • Assistant Engineer – Rs.37700- 138500 (Level 20)
  • Assistant Engineer (Civil) Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar Housing & Development Corporation Limited – Rs. 36400- 134200 (Level 16)

No.of.Vacancies: 369 Posts

  • Principal, ITI/ AD of Training: 1 Post
  • Assistant Engineer (Civil) (Water Resources Department)(PWD): 4 Posts
  • Assistant Engineer (Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department): 1 Post
  • Assistant Engineer (Highways Department): 1 Post
  • Assistant Engineer (Agricultural Engineering): 1 Post
  • Assistant Director of Industrial Safety and Health: 20 Posts
  • Assistant Engineer (Industries): 9 Posts
  • Assistant Engineer(Electrical) (PWD): 36 Posts
  • Senior Officer(Technical) Tamil Nadu Industrial Investment Corporation: 8 Posts
  • Assistant Engineer (Electrical) TANGEDCO: 36 Posts
  • Assistant Engineer(Civil) TANGEDCO: 5 Posts
  • Assistant Engineer (Mechanical) TANGEDCO: 9 Posts
  • Assistant Engineer (Civil) (Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board): 1 Posts
  • Assistant Engineer (Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board): 49 Posts
  • Assistant Engineer (Civil) Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board [TWAD]: 78 Posts
  • Assistant Engineer (Mechanical) Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board [TWAD]: 20 Posts
  • Manager – Engineering TNCMPFL: 7 Posts
  • Manager – Civil TNCMPFL: 1 Post
  • Assistant Engineer(Civil) Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar Housing & Development Corporation Limited: 25 Posts

Selection Process:

Interview Posts:

  • Selection will be made in two stages i.e., (i) Written Examination and (ii) Oral Test in the shape of an interview
  • The final selection will be made on the basis of the total marks obtained by the applicants at the written examination and oral tests taken together subject to the rule of reservation of appointments

Non-Interview Posts:



  • Selection will be made based on the marks obtained in the written Examination subject to the rule of reservation of appointments.
  • A rank list will be prepared for interview posts after the conduct of the oral test (Marks secured in written examination and oral test taken together).
  • The candidates who have been selected for interview posts will not be considered for non-interview posts.
  • After finalization of selection in respect of interview posts, a fresh rank list (Marks secured in written examination) will be prepared for the selection of candidates in respect of non-interview posts, excluding the candidates who have been selected for interview posts.
  • Selection in respect of non-interview posts will be taken up after finalizing the selection for interview posts.


Application Fees :

  • For One Time Registration: Rs 150/-
  • Examination Fees: Rs 200/-
  • For SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen, PwBD, Destitute Widow: Exemption from exam fees.

Application Fees mode: Net Banking / Credit card / Debit card

Exam centers: In every district of Tamilnadu

How to apply for TNPSC Combined Engineering Service Exam 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the exam online mode in their official website from 13 October 2023. After the last date for submission of the online application, the candidates are allowed to edit their online application during the Online Application Correction Window period from 16 November 2023 to 18 November 2023The last date for submission of online application is 11 November 2023

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Important Dates :

  • Online application starts on: 13 October 2023
  • Application Correction Window: 16 November 2023 12.01 A.M. to 18 November 2023 11.59 P.M.
  • Online application ends on: 11 November 2023
  • Date of written examination: 6 & 7 January 2024

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