TNUSRB Recruitment 2023 for Sub Inspectors | 621 Posts | Last Date: 01 June 2023

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TNUSRB Recruitment 2023 notification announced for the posts of Sub Inspectors in various disciplines. There are 621 vacancies available for the posts. Candidates with the qualification of Any degree are eligible to apply for the job. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.

TNUSRB Recruitment

TN Police TNUSRB Recruitment 2023 for Sub Inspectors:

Job Role Sub Inspectors
Qualification Any degree
Total Vacancies 621 Posts
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs. 36,900 – 1,16,600/-
Job Location Across Tamil Nadu
Last Date 01 June 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:



Sub Inspectors:

  • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree from any University recognized by UGC / Government on the date of Notification.

The Bachelor’s Degree should have been obtained in the following patterns:

  • After completion of SSLC and Higher Secondary course in the order of 10+2+3/4/5 pattern or
  • After completion of SSLC and Diploma in the order of 10+3+2 / 10+3+3 pattern or
  • After completion of SSLC and ITI in the order of 10+2+3 pattern.
  • A Bachelor’s degree can be obtained from Open University / Distance Education / College.
  • However, candidates who have obtained Bachelor’s degree through Open Universities without going through above mentioned patterns will not be eligible.

Age Limit ( As on 01 July 2023 ): The applicants should have attained the age of 20 years and should not be aged above 30 years.



Age Relaxation:

  • Ex-servicemen: Age relaxation is given upto 47 years
  • Widow: Age relaxation is given up to 37 years.
  • Candidates applying for 20% departmental quota: 47 years
  • Backward Class, Backward Class (Muslim), Most Backward Class / Denotified Community: 32 years
  • Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyar), Scheduled Tribe: 35 years
  • Transgender: 35 years

Salary: Rs. 36,900 – 1,16,600/-

No.of.Vacancies: 615 + 6 ( Backlog )

  • Sub-Inspectors of Police (Taluk): 364 + 2 (BL)  Posts
  • Sub-Inspectors of Police (AR): 141 + 4 (BL) Posts
  • Sub-Inspectors of Police (TSP): 110 Posts

Selection Process:

Marks allocation for open and departmental candidates:

Description Open Departmental Quota
Tamil Language Eligibility Test 100 Marks
Main Written Examination 70 Marks 85 Marks
Physical Efficiency Test 15 Marks Exempted
Viva-Voce 10 Marks 10 Marks
Special Marks 05 Marks 05 Marks
Total 100 Marks 100 Marks

Stages of Recruitment For Open Candidates:

Written Examination:

Part I – Tamil Language Eligibility Test:

  • The Tamil Language Eligibility Test is qualifying in nature.
  • It will be objective type.
  • It will consist of 100 questions for 100 marks and the duration of the examination will be 100 minutes (1 Hour 40 minutes.)
  • The candidate has to obtain a minimum of 40 marks (40%) in Tamil Language Eligibility Test, for him/her to be eligible for evaluation of their main examination OMR answer sheet.
  • The marks obtained in Tamil Language Eligibility Test will not be considered for the preparation of the provisional selection list at any stage.
  • In respect of 20% of Departmental candidates, the Tamil Language Eligibility Test will be commonly conducted along with those who are applying for the open quota.
  • The candidates who have applied under BOTH Open and Departmental categories will have to write the commonly conducted Tamil Language Eligibility Test only once.

Part-II Main Written Examination:

  • The Main written examination consists of Part-A – General Knowledge and Part-B – Logical Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Psychology Test, Communication Skills, and Information Handling Ability. Written examination total marks are 70.
  • Part-A – 40 Marks consisting of 80 Questions (objective type).
  • Part-B – 30 marks consisting of 60 Questions (objective type).
  • Each question carries ½ mark.
  • Duration 2 ½ hours.
  • The candidates should get a minimum of 25 marks (35%) to qualify for the written examination.
  • However, out of those who qualify in the written examination, only five times the number of notified vacancies will be called for the next stage of selection i.e., Certificate Verification, PMT, ET & PET in each category based on the merit and communal rotation.
  • Hall Ticket for written examination: The Hall Tickets of the eligible candidates will be uploaded on the TNUSRB official website.

Stages of Recruitment For 20% of Departmental Candidates:

Written Examination:

Part I. Tamil Language Eligibility Test: The norms for conducting Tamil Language Eligibility Test for Departmental candidates will be the same as those conducted for Open candidates.

Main Written Examination For 20% of Police Departmental Quota:

  • The main written examination consists of Part-A – General Knowledge and Part-B – Psychology Test: Communication skills, Numerical skills, Mental Ability, Logical Analysis, and Information handling ability.
  • Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Indian Evidence Act, Police Standing Orders, and Police Administration.
  • Written examination total marks are 85.
  • Part A – 15 Marks consists of 30 Questions (objective type).
  • Part B – 70 Marks consists of 140 Questions (objective type).
  • Each question carries ½ mark.
  • Duration of the examination – 3.00 hrs.
  • The candidates should get a minimum of 30 marks (35%) to qualify in the written examination.
  • However, out of those who qualify in the written examination, the number of candidates called for the next stage of selection will be 5 times the number of notified vacancies based on merit and communal rotation.
  • Hall Ticket for Written Examination: The Hall Tickets of the candidates will be uploaded on the TNUSRB official website.

PMT/PET: Departmental Quota candidates are exempted from the above tests.

Endurance Test:  1500 meters run in 7 minutes for men candidates and 400 meters run in 2 minutes and 30 seconds for women candidates. This test is qualifying in nature.

Viva Voce:

  • Viva-Voce will be conducted for 10 marks.
  • Marks will be awarded based on the performance of the candidates.
  • The open candidates who qualify in Certificate Verification, Physical Measurement Test, Endurance Test and Physical Efficiency Test will be eligible for Viva-Voce.
  • The number of candidates called for Viva-Voce will be 2 times the number of notified vacancies.
  • Similarly, 20% of Police departmental candidates who qualify for the Certificate Verification and Endurance Test will be eligible for Viva-Voce.
  • The number of candidates called for Viva-Voce will be 2 times the number of notified vacancies.
  • The Viva-Voce will be conducted at TNUSRB, Chennai.
  • Candidates who are called for Viva-Voce should produce all the Original Certificates and two sets of photocopies of the original certificates at the time of Viva-Voce.
  • The provisional Selection List is drawn based on the total marks obtained in the main Written Examination, Physical Efficiency Test, Viva-Voce, and Special marks subject to communal reservation and notified vacancies.

Examination Fees:

  • The Examination fee is Rs.500/-.
  • If a Departmental candidate applies for both open quota and departmental quota, he/she should pay a sum of Rs.1000/- as an examination fee.
  • It shall be paid either through cash challan or online payment.
  • While filling up of online application, a candidate should not apply for open quota and departmental quota separately.

How to apply for TNUSRB Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job online on their official website latest by 01 June 2023.

For more details & Apply: Click here

Important Dates:

  • Date of Notification: 05 May 2023
  • Commencement of Online Applications: 01 June 2023
  • Last date for submission of Online Applications: 30 June 2023
  • Date of Written Examination for Open candidates/20% Departmental candidates: In the month of August 2023. The exact date will be announced later.

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