TNPSC Assistant Geologist Recruitment 2023 Vacancies 40 – Apply Soon…

TNPSC Assistant Geologist Recruitment 2023 | TNPSC Assistant Geologist Notification 2023 | TNPSC Assistant Geologist 2023 Online Application @ – TNPSC invites Online applications for recruitment of 40 Assistant Geologist (Combined Geology Subordinate Service Examination) Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website @ from 25.05.2023 to 23.06.2023.

TNPSC Assistant Geologist Recruitment 2023 

Organization :Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Notification No:Advertisement No.660 Notification No.11/2023 Dated:25.05.2023
Job Category:Tamilnadu Govt Jobs 
Employment Type:Regular Basis
Total No of Vacancies: 40 Assistant Geologist (Combined Geology Subordinate Service Examination) Posts
Place of Posting: Tamilnadu 
Starting Date: 25.05.2023 
Last Date: 23.06.2023 
Apply Mode:Online
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Latest TNPSC Assistant Geologist 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 Geologist in Ground water wing of Water Resources Department (Code No.1750)Tamil Nadu Engineering Subordinate Service (Code No.029)11
2.Assistant Geologist in Geology and Mining Department (Post Code:1863)Tamil Nadu Geology & Mining Subordinate Service (Code No:038)29

TNPSC Assistant Geologist Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification: (As on 25.05.2023)

Applicants should possess the following or its Equivalent qualification as on the date of this Notification.

1. Assistant Geologist in Ground water wing of Water Resources Department – Master of Science degree in Geology or Master of Science degree in applied Geology or Master of Science (Technology) in Hydrogeology of any University recognized by the University Grants Commission.
2. Assistant Geologist inGeology and Mining Department – Must possess M.Sc., degree in Geology of any University. * Other things being equal preference will be given to Candidates who possess practical experience in field work.
*Explanation: Assistant Geologist in Geology and Mining Department:- 1. Practical Experience in conducting Geological mapping, Mineral Reserve Estimation and preparation of Technical report for grant of Mining/Quarry lease. 2. When all other qualifications and criteria being equal, preference may be given to those who have at least one year experience as Assistant Geologist/ Geologist / equivalent post in a. Offices of Director of Geology and Mining of other states. b. Government of India Exploration agency Viz., Geological survey of India, Mineral Exploration Corporation of India, KIOCL, ONGC. (As per Annexure V in the notification)
Note: The Post Graduate Degree qualification prescribed for these posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies, viz., SSLC+ HSC or its equivalent +UG Degree+ PG Degree from the recognised Institutions as required under Section 25 of Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016.(Results of the Examination should have been declared on or before the date of this Notification)

Age Limit: (As on 01.07.2023)

SI NoCategory of ApplicantsMinimum AgeMaximum Age
1.SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all Categories18 YearsNo maximum Age limit
2.‘OTHERS’ [i.e. candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs]18 Years32 years.* (Should not have competed)


1.*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 year.[i.e., 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.

 2.“Others” [i.e., Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/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:

1. For Persons with Benchmark Disability(Others):-

For the posts of Assistant Geologist in Geology and Mining Department: Persons with Benchmark Disability are eligible for age concession up to 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed above. (Section 64 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016.)

2. For Ex-servicemen (Others):-

1. 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).

2. 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. (Section 3(j) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016).

Salary Details:

1. Assistant Geologist – Rs.37,700 – 1,19,500 (Level 20)

TNPSC Assistant Geologist Selection Process 2023:

TNPSC may follow the following process to select the candidates.

1.Written Exam (Computer Based Test (CBT))
2.Oral Test in the form of an interview
TNPSC Assistant Geologist Syllabus & Exam Pattern:
TNPSC Assistant Geologist Question Paper:

Application Fee/Exam Fee for TNPSC Assistant Geologist: 

a.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 within the validity period of 5 years are exemptedRs.150/-
b.Examination Fee:  Note: The Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment, unless exemption of fee is claimed.Rs.150/-

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.


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

2. 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. An applicant should make an online application separately for each and every examination for which he intends to appear. [Refer 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


e: (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 will be verified by the Commission at any stage of the selection process.

(iii) In case an applicant who makes a false claim for exemption from payment of application fee by suppressing information regarding his previous application(s) his candidature shall be rejected after due process and he shall be debarred for a period of one year from appearing for examinations and selections conducted by the Commission.

(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 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) Applicants who have availed the maximum number of free chances permitted / applicants who do not wish to avail of the fee concession / applicants who are not eligible for fee concession, shall choose the option ‘No’ against the query regarding fee concession. Such applicants shall thereafter pay the requisite fee through the prescribed mode of payment.

(viii) Failure to pay the prescribed fee in time 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 Geologist Post:  

Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the TNPSC website in the careers webpage under current openings section i.e. from 25.05.2023 to 23.06.2023. No other mode of application will be accepted.

Important Dates for TNPSC Assistant Geologist Post: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application25.05.2023
Last date for Submission of Application23.06.2023
Application Correction Window PeriodFrom 28.06.2023 12.01 AM to 30.06.2023 11.59 PM

Date and time of Written Examination

PAPER – I: Geology (Subject Paper) (P.G. Degree Standard)18.08.2023 FN 09.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M
PAPER – II: PART A: Tamil Eligibility Test (SSLC Standard) and PART B : General Studies (Degree Standard)18.08.2023 AN 02.30 P.M. to 05.30 P.M

TNPSC Assistant Geologist Official Notification & Application Link:

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