TNPSC Recruitment 2023 Hostel Superintendent 18 Posts-Now Apply Online

TNPSC invites Online applications for recruitment of 18 Hostel Superintendent cum Physical Training Officer Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website @ from 18.10.2023 to 16.11.2023.

TNPSC Recruitment 2023 

Organization Name:Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Notification No:Advertisement No. 673 Notification No. 24/2023 Dated: 18.10.2023
Job Category:Tamilnadu Govt Jobs 
Employment Type:Regular Basis
Total No of Vacancies: 18 Hostel Superintendent cum Physical Training Officer Posts
Place of Posting: Tamilnadu 
Starting Date: 18.10.2023 
Last Date: 16.11.2023 
Apply Mode:Online
Official Website 

Latest TNPSC 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.Hostel Superintendent cum Physical Training Officer (Post Code: 1731)Tamil Nadu Employment and Training Subordinate Service (Service Code: 028)18

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification: (As on 18.10.2023)

Applicants should possess the following or its equivalent qualification awarded by any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission:

(i) Must possess Diploma in Physical Education issued by any University or Institutions.
Must possess the Teachers Certificate in Physical Education (Higher Grade) and Teaching Experience for a period of not less than one year.
(ii) Must have been declared eligible for admission to the College course of Study under the old 11 year schooling or Must have been declared eligible for admission to the Higher Secondary Course under the present 10 year schooling. (G.O.(Ms.)No.260, Employment Service Department, dated 17.12.1985)
i) The Diploma qualification prescribed for this post should have been obtained by passing S.S.L.C/H.S.C or its equivalent 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 Notification).
ii. Experience should have been obtained after passing the prescribed Educational Qualification.
iii. The candidates those who are having higher qualification in the relevant field without having the prescribed qualification vi. Diploma in Physical Education are eligible to apply for direct recruitment to this post.
iv. Candidates claiming Equivalence of qualification to the prescribed qualification should submit evidence for Equivalence of qualification in the form 5 of Government Order issued on or before the date of this Notification, failing which their application will be summarily rejected. The Government Orders issued declaring Equivalence of prescribed qualification after the date of this Notification will not be accepted.

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]Should not have completed 37 years. @


@ In 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.

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.


[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:

(i) For Persons with Benchmark Disability: 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 Exservicemen 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. Hostel Superintendent – Physical Training Officer – Rs.35,400-1,30,400 (Level-11)

Selection Process:

TNPSC may follow the following process to select the candidates.

1.Written Exam (Objective Type) (OMR Method)
2.Certificate Verification

Application Fee: 

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 exempted
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.

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. An applicant should make an online application separately for each and every examination for which he intends to appear.[Refer para 2Cof ‘Instructions to Applicants’].

Examination Fee Concessions:

iScheduled Castes / Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars) / Scheduled Tribes / Destitute Widow / Persons with Benchmark DisabilityFull Exemption
iiMost Backward Classes / Denotified Communities / Backward Classes (other than Muslim) / Backward Classes (Muslim)Three Free Chances
iiiEx-ServicemenTwo Free Chances


(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) 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. The choice made, cannot be modified or edited after successful submission of online application.

(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) 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.

How to apply:  

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 18.10.2023 to 16.11.2023. No other mode of application will be accepted.

Important Dates: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application18.10.2023
Last date for Submission of Application16.11.2023
Application Correction Window PeriodFrom 21.11.2023 – 12.01 a.m. To 23.11.2023 – 11.59 p.m.

Date Of Examination (Computer Based Test)

PAPER–I: (Subject Paper) (Diploma standard)21.01.2024 09.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
PART A:Tamil Eligibility Test (SSLC Standard) and
PART B : General Studies (SSLC Standard)
21.01.2024 02.30 p.m. to 05.30 p.m.

Official Notification & Application Link:

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TNPSC Online Application FormClick Here

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