Recruitment by TNPSC for 11 Assistant Director Positions

Recruitment for TNPSC Assistant Directors in 2022 | Notification for TNPSC Assistant Directors in 2022 | Online Application for TNPSC Assistant Directors in 2022 – TNPSC is accepting online applications for 11 Assistant Director positions (restricted to female candidates). From 18.07.2022 to 16.08.2022, this online facility will be accessible on the official website at

TNPSC Recruitment 2022  [Quick Summary]
Organization Name:Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Job Category:Tamilnadu Govt Jobs 
Employment Type:Regular Basis
Total No of Vacancies: 11 Assistant Director (Women candidate only) Posts
Place of Posting: Tamilnadu 
Starting Date: 18.07.2022 
Last Date: 16.08.2022 
Apply Mode:Online
Official Website 

Latest TNPSC Assistant Director Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

TNPSC Invites Applications for the Following Posts

SI NoName of the Post and Post Code No.Name of the Service and Service Code No.Number of vacancies
1.Assistant Director (Code No. 3005) (Women candidate only)Tamil Nadu General Service (Code No.035)11

TNPSC Assistant Director Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification: (As on 18.07.2022)

Applicants should possess the following or its equivalent qualification awarded by any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission as the case may be.

A Post Graduate Degree in Home Science or Psychology or Sociology or Child Development or Food and Nutrition or Social Work or Rehabilitation Science
(i) The educational qualifications prescribed for these posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the following order of studies viz. 10th + HSC or its equivalent + U.G. Degree + P.G. Degree as required under Section 25 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016. The results of examination should have been declared on or before the date of Notification. [Section 20 (4) (iv) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act 2016]

(ii) Applicants claiming equivalence of qualification to the prescribed qualification should upload and submit evidence for equivalence of qualification in the form of Government Order issued on or before the date of this notification and submit along with online application, failing which, their application will be summarily rejected after due process. The Government Orders regarding equivalence of qualification issued after the date of this notification will not be accepted.

Important Note: The qualifying requirements for the claims of educational qualification/technical qualifications, including the publication of results, and claims towards special reservation to differently abled persons, destitute widows, and ex-servicemen, should be as of the date of this Notification (i.e. as on 18.07.2022)

Age Limit: (As on 01.07.2022)

Maximum Age Limit
“Others” [i.e., Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCMs) and BCMs]Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Castes (Arunthathiyars), Scheduled Tribes, Most Backward Classes / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes (OBCMs), Backward Classes (Muslims) and Destitute Widows of all categories
32* yearsNo Maximum age limit


(i) As per G.O (Ms) No.91, Human Resources Management (S) Department, dated 13.09.2021, the Maximum Age Limit prescribed for appointment by direct recruitment is enhanced by 2 years. [*Maximum Age Limit has been increased from 30 to 32 years.]. Explanation: No maximum age limit shall mean that the applicants should not have completed 60 years of age either on the date of notification or at the time of selection /appointment to the post.

(ii) “Others” [i.e., Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs] who have put in five years and more of service in the State/Central Government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit. (For further details refer to para 3(F) of “Instructions to Applicants”, Section 3(r) of Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016).

Age Concession (for all posts)

(i) For Persons with Benchmark Disability (Others): Persons with Benchmark Disability are eligible for age concession upto 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed. (Section 64 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016)

(ii) For Ex-servicemen (Others):

a) The maximum age limit for Ex-servicemen is 50 years. (Section 63 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016 and as per G.O (Ms) No.91, Human Resources Management (S) Department, dated 13.09.2021).

b) The above mentioned age concession will not apply to the Ex-servicemen applicants who have already been recruited to any class or service or category.

Salary Details:

1. Assistant Director – Rs.56100-205700 (Level 22)

TNPSC Assistant Director Selection Process 2022:

TNPSC may follow the following process to select the candidates.

1.Computer Based Test (CBT)
2.Oral Test in the shape of an interview

Application Fee/Exam Fee for TNPSC Assistant Director: 

a.Registration Fee:Registration Fee For One Time Registration (G.O.(Ms).No.32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017).Note Applicants who have already registered in One Time online Registration system and are within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.Rs.150/-
b.Examination Fee: Note:Examination Fee Note The Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment if they are not eligible for the concession noted below.Rs.200/-
Note: Fee Pay by online through Net Banking / Credit card / Debit card on or before the date of submission of online application by choosing the option in the online application.


(i) Linking Aadhaar number with One Time Registration (OTR) is mandatory for applicants.[ For further details refer para 2B of ‘Instructions to Applicants’.]

(ii) One Time Registration is valid for five years from the date of registration. After completion of five years, the applicant must renew the One Time Registration by paying the fee prescribed. The One Time Registration is different from the application for the examination. An applicant should make an online application separately for each and every examination for which he intends to appear. [Para 2C of ‘Instructions to Applicants’.

Examination Fee Concessions:

iScheduled Castes/ Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)Full Exemption
iiScheduled TribesFull Exemption
iiiMost Backward Classes (V), Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities, Most Backward ClassesThree Free Chances
ivBackward Classes (Other than Muslim) / Backward Classes (Muslim)Three Free Chances
vEx-ServicemenTwo Free Chances
viPersons with Benchmark DisabilityFull Exemption
viiDestitute WidowFull Exemption


(i) The total number of free chances availed, will be calculated on the basis of claims made in previous applications.

(ii) The number of free chances availed by the applicant may be verified by the Commission at any stage of the selection process.

(iii) If an applicant falsely requests a waiver of the application fee by hiding facts about his prior applications, his application will be denied after due process, and he will be prohibited for a year from taking part in the Commission’s examinations and selection processes.

(iv) Applicants are directed to carefully choose the options ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ regarding availing the fee concession.

(v) Applicants are advised in their own interest, to keep an account of the number of times fee concession has been availed, irrespective of the information displayed in the <Application History> of the applicant dashboard.

(vi) An application (irrespective of the post applied for) claiming fee concession will operate to exclude one chance from the number of free chances allowed.

(vii) Candidates must select the answer “No” to the question about fee concession if they have used up all of their allotted free chances, do not want to take advantage of the fee reduction, or are not eligible for it. These applicants must then pay the required fee using the designated payment method.

(viii) Failure to pay the prescribed fee along with the online application, will result in the rejection of application after due process. (for further details regarding examination fee concessions refer to Para 6 of ‘Instructions to Applicants’)

How to apply for TNPSC Assistant Director Post:  

From 18.07.2022 to 16.08.2022, candidates who meet all of the above clearly stated requirements must submit their applications online only through the link on the TNPSC website under the careers homepage under the current openings area, which is located at There won’t be any other forms of application accepted.

Important Dates for TNPSC Assistant Director Post: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application18.07.2022
Last date for Submission of Application16.08.2022
Application Correction Window Period21.08.2022 – 12.01 AM To 23.08.2022 – 11.59 PM
Dates of written examination (Computer Based Test)
Paper-I : Subject paper for the Post of Assistant Director (Post Graduate Degree standard)05.11.2022 09.30AM. to 12.30 PM.
Paper-II :Part-A Tamil Eligibility Test (SSLC Standard)Part-B General Studies (Degree Standard)05.11.2022 02.30PM. to 05.30 PM.

TNPSC Assistant Director Official Notification & Application Link:

TNPSC Official Website Career PageClick Here
TNPSC Official Notification PDFClick Here
TNPSC One Time Registration LinkClick Here
TNPSC Online Application FormClick Here

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