TNPSC Exams 2018 for Senior Chemist | M.Sc/Diploma | Last date: 5 September 2018


TNPSC Exams 2018 – Tamilnadu Government announced notification for Senior Chemist vacancies for Diploma/M.Sc graduates. The detailed eligibility and application process are given below.

TNPSC ExamsTNPSC Exams 2018 Details:

Job RoleSenior Chemist
Total vacancies2
Experience3 years
SalaryRs.56,100 – 1,77,500/-
Job locationTamilnadu
Last date5 September 2018
Exam date3 November 2018

TNPSC Exams Detailed Eligibility:

  • A Post Graduate degree in Chemistry or Industrial Chemistry or an Associateship Diploma of the Institute of Chemists (India); And
  • Practical experience in the Analysis of Industrial Products for a period of not less than three years;

Knowledge in Tamil: Applicants should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.

Age limit (As on 01.07.2018):

  • SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all Castes: No Maximum Age limit
  • For ‘Others’: Below 30 Years (Should not have completed)


  • For Differently Abled Persons: up to 10 years over.
  • Others as per Govt Policy

TNPSC Senior Chemist Selection process:

  • Selection will be made in two successive stages i.e., (i) Written Examination and (ii) Oral Test in the form of an interview.
  • Final selection will be made on the basis of total marks obtained by the applicants at the Written Examination and Oral Test taken together.

Written Examination: 

  • Paper-I (Objective Type): (PG Degree Standard) (200 questions) Chemistry
  • Paper-II: General Studies (PG Degree Standard) – 100 questions (General Studies – 75 questions Aptitude & Mental Ability Test – 25 questions) (SSLC Standard)

Scheme of Examination:

Paper – I (Chemistry)3003 Hrs
Paper – II (General Studies & Aptitude)2002 Hrs
Interview and Records70

Maximum Qualifying marks:

  • SCs, SC(A)s and STs/MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs: 171 Marks
  • Others: 228 Marks


  • Registration Fee: Rs.150/-
  • Examination Fee: Rs.200/-

Examination Centre: Chennai.

How to apply TNPSC Exams for Senior Chemist?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position in online latest by 5 September 2018.

For More details & Apply: Click here

Important dates:

  • Date of notification: 06.08.2018
  • Last date for submission of application: 05.09.2018
  • Last date for payment of fee through Bank (State Bank of India or Indian Bank): 07.09.2018

Date of Written Examination:

  • Paper –I (Chemistry) – 03.11.2018 FN 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M
  • Paper-II (General Studies) – 03.11.2018 AN 02.30 P.M. to 04.30 P.M