TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2024: 6244 Vacancies – Exam Dates & Eligiblity

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TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2024: Tamil Nadu Public Services Commission conduct TNPSC Group 4 Exam to recruit Junior Assistants, Typists, Bill Collectors, Village Administrative Officers (VAO) Officers, and Steno-Typist every year. The minimum qualification to appear for this exam is 10th standard. The TNPSC Group 4 Exam is conducted offline, followed by document verification. The posting or the department of the candidates is purely based on the merit list. TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment will be conducted tentatively on 09 June 2024.  Candidates are to be posted in the following Services.

  1. Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service
  2. Tamil Nadu Survey and Land Records Subordinate Service
  3. Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service
  4. Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Service
  5. Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service

The Union Public Service Commission has announced the Civil Services Examination Notification 2024. The details about eligibility, vacancies and application link are here – > UPSC Exam 2024.

TNPSC Group 4 2024:

Details of new posts included in the existing Combined Civil Services Examinations Group IV published in the TNPSC Annual Planner 2024. TNPSC Group 4 Notification was announced on 30 January 2024, and the exam will be conducted on 09 June 2024. The additional posts to be recruited by the TNPSC Combined Civil Service Examination Group 4 are Junior Assistant, Junior Executive, Typist, Personal Assistant, Private Secretary, Steno Typist, Receptionist cum Telephone Operator, Milk Recorder, and Laboratory Assistant posts. Candidates will be posted in the Departments/Board/PSU/Corporation/Authority below.

  1. Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women Ltd
  2. Tamil Nadu Wakf Board
  3. Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board
  4. Tamil Nadu Co-operative Mik Producers Federation Ltd. (AAVIN)
  5. Tamil Nadu Small Industries Corporation Ltd,
  6. Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation Ltd
  7. Forensic Science Department

TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2024:

TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment 2024: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission released the detailed TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2024 on 30 January 2024 on www.tnpsc.gov.in. The Education qualification, Selection procedure, Age limit, and TNPSC Group 4 Exam application process are updated on this page. The candidates can visit this page for any TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2024 update.

We have also updated the Government Jobs 2024 on our website, freshersvoice, and separately updated the State-wise Government Jobs. You can check out the latest Government Jobs here -> TN Govt Jobs 2024.

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Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission:

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is the authority that conducts the recruitment examination every year. There will be a lot of group examinations, Group I, Group II, Group III, Group IV etc, under the TNPSC board. Each group examination will have a different educational qualification, examination and Selection Procedures. The medium of examination will be in Tamil and English. There will be a reservation for opting for sports quota, ex-servicemen quota, physically challenged, and preference for the candidates studied in the Tamil medium. Even if the candidates have not studied Tamil medium or have not studied Tamil as a subject in their qualification, they can write TNPSC in English. TNPSC will offer job opportunities to candidates with at least 10th to UG, PG and other qualifications. Candidates who are final-year graduates can also apply for TNPSC Recruitment.



TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2024:

Name of the Commission Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Name of the Examination Group 4– Combined Civil Services Examination–IV (Group-IV Services & VAO)
Job Category Govt Jobs
Job Role Village Administrative Officers (VAO), Junior Assistants, Typists, Steno Typist, Personal Assistants, Personal Clerk, Private Secretaries, Junior Executives, Receptionists cum Telephone Operators, Milk Recorder Grade III, Laboratory Assistants, Bill Collectors, Senior Factory Assistants, Forest Guard, Forest Watcher, Junior Inspector.
Qualification Minimum 10th
Total Vacancies 6244 Posts
Salary Rs.16,600- Rs.75,900/- (Based on post)
Job location TamilNadu
Application Mode Online
Notification Announced 30 January 2024
Last Date 28 February 2024
Exam Date 09 June 2024
Official Website www.tnpsc.gov.in.

TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2024- Detailed Eligibility:

Education Qualification:

VAO (Village Administrative Officer):

  • Must possess Minimum General Educational Qualification viz. Must have passed the S.S.L.C Public Examination or its equivalent with eligibility for admission to Higher Secondary Courses of Studies (or) to College Courses of Studies.

Junior Assistant(Non–Security & Security), Bill Collector Grade-I, Bill Collector:

  • Must possess Minimum General Educational Qualification viz., Must have passed S.S.L.C. Public Examination or its equivalent with eligibility for admission to Higher Secondary Courses of Studies or to College Courses of studies.

Typist: 

  • Must possess Minimum General Educational Qualification viz., Must have passed S.S.L.C Public Examination or its equivalent with eligibility for admission to Higher Secondary Courses of Studies or to College Courses of studies.
  • Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting:-
    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 English and Lower/ Junior Tamil grades.
  • A pass in Certificate Course in Computer on Office Automation conducted by the Technical Education Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

Steno-Typist(Grade-III):



  • Must possess Minimum General Educational Qualification viz., Must have passed S.S.L.C Public Examination or its equivalent with eligibility for admission to Higher Secondary Courses of Studies or to College Courses of studies.
  • Must have passed the Government Technical Examination both in Typewriting and in
    Shorthand:-
    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 English and Lower/ Junior Tamil grades.
  • Note: Candidates with an Intermediate Grade will be considered to possess a Junior Grade, as the Intermediate Grade is not equivalent to a Senior Grade.

Note: The applicants who have not passed the SSLC Examination or its equivalent are not eligible for TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment 2024, even if they possess a higher qualification.

Steno-Typist/Personal Clerk /Personal Assistant:

  • A degree from a recognized University or Institution
  • Must have passed the Government Technical Examination both in Typewriting and in Shorthand;
  • by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and English (or)
  • by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and Lower/Junior Grade in English (or)
  • by Higher / Senior Grade in English and Lower/ Junior Grade in Tamil.
  • Must have passed the Certificate Course in Computer on Office Automation conducted by the Technical Education Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

Private Secretary Grade-III:

  • A degree from a recognized University or Institution
  • Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting Higher / Senior grade in English and Lower / Junior Grade in Tamil
  • Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Shorthand Higher / Senior grade in English and Lower / Junior Grade in Tamil.
  • Must have passed the Certificate Course in Computer on Office Automation conducted by the Technical Education Department, Government of Tamil Nadu.

Junior Executive:

  • A degree from a recognized University or Institution
  • Must have passed in Co-operative Training.
  • Must have passed the Certificate Course in Computer on Office Automation conducted by the Technical Education Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

Receptionist cum Telephone Operator:

  • Must possess Minimum General Educational Qualification
  • Certificate Course in Telephone Operation from a recognized institution
  • Must have passed the Computer on Office Automation Certificate Course conducted by the Technical Education Department, Government of Tamil Nadu.

Milk Recorder, Grade III:

  • A degree from a recognized University or Institution
  • Must have passed in Co-operative Training.

Laboratory Assistant: Must have passed the higher secondary courses with physics, chemistry, biology/botany, and zoology as subjects.

Senior Factory Assistant:  Must have passed a Higher Secondary Course or Must have passed Secondary School Leaving Certificate or its equivalent, with ITI in any trade

Forest Watcher: 

  • Must possess Minimum General Educational Qualification
  • Other things being equal, preference shall be given to persons discharged from the Army Service (Land Force).

Forest Guard with Driving Licence:

  • A pass in Higher Secondary Course with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Zoology, or Botany as one of the subjects.
  • Must possess a valid driving licence issued by the competent Transport Authority.
  • Must possess a certificate from a reputed firm or company to the effect that the candidate possesses experience in driving Light Motor Vehicles / Heavy Motor Vehicles for a period of not less than three years after getting the driving licence.
  • Must possess basic knowledge about the general mechanism of automobiles.
  • Must possess first aid certificate issued by a recognized organization in Tamil Nadu
  • Other things being equal, preference shall be given to persons who have been discharged from the Army Service (Land Force)

Junior Inspector of Cooperative Societies:

For SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs category

  • Must Possess Minimum General Educational Qualification or
  • The certificate of eligibility for College course of studies in the Madras, Madurai, and Annamalai Universities issued by the Board of Secondary Education or by any other competent authority.

For Categories other than SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs:

  • A pass in the Intermediate Examination or a pass in the Pre-University Examination of any University or Institutions recognized by the University Grants Commission for its financial grant.
  • If other things being equal, preference shall be given to the candidates possessing such qualifications and in such order as specified below;
  • A degree in Commerce; or
  • Higher Diploma in Co-operative Management awarded by the Natesan Institute of Cooperative Management, Chennai, or Institute of Co-operative Management, Madurai.

Age Limit(As on 01 July 2024):

The post and category-wise age limit is given below

Post Minimum Age Maximum Age Limit
Village Administrative Officer (VAO)
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all Castes. 21 years 42 years
Others 21 years 32 years
Junior Assistant, Typist, and Steno-Typist (Grade -III), Receptionist cum Telephone Operator.
SCs, SC(A)s, STs and Destitute Widows of all Castes 18 years 37 years
MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs 18 years 34 years
Others 18 years 32 years
Forest Guard, Forest Watcher, Forest Watcher
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all Castes. 18 years 37 years
Others 18 years 32 years

TNPSC Group 4 2024 Vacancies: 6244 Posts

Name of the Services & Vacancies:

Name of the postName of the Service / OrganizationNumber of vacancies
Village Administrative OfficerTamil Nadu Ministerial Service 108
Junior Assistant (Non-Security) Tamil Nadu Ministerial /Judicial Ministerial Service 2442
Junior Assistant (Security) Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service44
Junior AssistantTamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women Ltd10
Junior AssistantTamil Nadu Waqf Board 27
Junior Assistant Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board 79
Junior Assistant Tamil Nadu Small Industries Corporation Ltd15
Junior Assistant Tamil Nadu Text Book and Educational Services Corporation7
Junior AssistantTamil Nadu Medicinal Plant Farms and Herbal Medicine Corporation 10
Typist Tamil Nadu Ministerial / Judicial Ministerial / Secretariat / Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service1653
Typist Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women Ltd., 03
Typist Tamil Nadu Small Industries Corporation Ltd.,03
Typist Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation Ltd.,39
Typist Tamil Nadu Text Book and Educational Services Corporation07
Steno-Typist (Grade - III)Tamil Nadu Ministerial / Judicial Ministerial Service 441
Steno-Typist Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women Ltd., 02
Steno-Typist Tamil Nadu Text Book and Educational Services Corporation02
Personal Assistant to Chairman (StenoTypist II) Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women Ltd., 01
Personal Clerk to Managing Director/General Manager (Steno Typist III)Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women Ltd.02
Private Secretary (Grade-III) Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation Ltd., 04
Junior Executive (Office) Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation Ltd., 34
Junior Executive (Typing) Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation Ltd.07
Receptionist cum Telephone Operator Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women Ltd.01
Milk Recorder, Grade III Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation Ltd.15
Laboratory Assistant Tamil Nadu Forensic Science Subordinate Service 25
Bill CollectorTamil Nadu Ministerial Service / Town Panchayat Department66
Senior Factory Assistant Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation Ltd.,49
Forest Guard Tamil Nadu Forest Subordinate Service 171
Forest Guard with Driving Licence Tamil Nadu Forest Subordinate Service192
Forest WatcherTamil Nadu Forest Subordinate Service 526
Forest Watcher (Tribal Youth) Tamil Nadu Forest Subordinate Service 288
Junior Inspector of Cooperative SocietiesTamil Nadu Cooperative Subordinate Service01

Department-wise Vacancies:

The following posts are the additional Posts in the existing Combined Civil Services Examinations Group IV.

Departments/Board/PSU/Corporation/Authority Post Name
Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women Ltd Junior Assistant/Typist/Personal Clerk/Steno Typist/Receptionist cum Telephone Operator
Tamil Nadu Wakf Board Junior Assistant
Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board Junior Assistant
Tamil Nadu Co-operative Mik Producers Federation Ltd. (AAVIN) Milk Recorder/Private Secretary/Junior Executive
Tamil Nadu Small Industries Corporation Ltd Junior Assistant/Typist
Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation Ltd Typist
Forensic Science Department Laboratory Assistant

TNPSC Group 4 Salary:

The salary structure of the TNPSC Group 4 posts is below, as per the TNPSC Group 4 Notification.

  • For VAO, Junior Assistant(Non-Security & Security), Bill Collector, Grade-I, Typist, LaboratoryAssistant: Rs.19,500-71,900/Month
  • Junior Assistant, Typist: Rs. 19,500 – 62,000/-
  • Private Secretary, Personal Assistant, Steno-Typist (Grade–III): Rs.20,600 – 65,500/-
  • Receptionist cum Telephone, Junior Executive, Personal Clerk: Rs. 19,500 – 62,000/-
  • Senior Factory Assistant: Rs. 15,900 – 50,400/-
  • Milk Recorder Grade III, Forest Guard: Rs. 18,200 – 57,900/-
  • Forest Watcher: Rs. 16,600-52,400/-
  • Junior Inspector: Rs.20,600 – 75,900/-

TNPSC Group 4 Exam – Selection process:

  • The selection process is based on the written test.
  • The question paper contains 200 questions for 300 marks for 3 Hours.
  • The questions on General Studies will be set both in English and Tamil, and the questions
    on General Tamil/ General English will be set in the respective languages.

TNPSC Group 4 Exam-Scheme of Written Examination (objective type) (OMR METHOD)

Exam Type Parts Subjects No. of Questions Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks Duration
Objective Type Part A Tamil Eligibility-cum-Scoring Test* (SSLC Standard) 100 150 90 3 Hours
Part B General Studies (SSLC Standard) 75 150
Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard) 25
Total 200 300

Total Marks: 300 Marks

Minimum Qualification Marks in each section: 90 marks

Two types of question papers will be set.

  • Type-1: General Studies (75 items) + Aptitude Test (25 items) and General English (100 items).
  • Type-2: General Studies (75 items) +Aptitude Test (25 items) and General Tamil (100 items).

Note: Candidates can choose either General Tamil or General English for answering the second 100 items, apart from answering the first (75+25)100 items on the General Studies and Aptitude Test.

TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2024 Syllabus:

General Studies: 75 Questions

  • General Science
  • Current Events
  • Geography
  • History and Culture of India
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian National Moment
  • History, Culture, Heritage and Socio-Political Movements of Tamil Nadu
  • Development Administration in Tamil Nadu

Aptitude & Mental Ability Tests: 25 Questions

TNPSC Group 4 Application Fee:

  • One – Time Registration fee: Rs.150/-
  • Examination fee: Rs.100/-

How to apply for TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2024?

The TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment 2024 notification was announced on 30 January 2024. All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position online on or before 28 February 2024 (11.59 PM). The TNPSC Group 4 Exam will be conducted on 09 June 2024.

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For TNPSC Group 4 Detailed Exam Pattern & Syllabus: Click here

TNPSC Group 4 VAO Exam-Important Dates:

  • TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2024 Announcement: 30.01.2024
  • Last date of Online Application: 28.01.2024, 11.59 PM
  • Application Correction Window period: From 04.03.2024 12.01 A.M to 06.03.2024 11.59 P.M
  • Date and time of examination: 09.06.2024 – 09.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.

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