(A) AGE (as on date mentioned in the Notification)
Age As on : (date given in the TNPSC VAO 2017 Notification)
Minimum - 21 years for all Candidates
Destitute Widow of all Categories
Sl. No Category of Candidates Minimum Age (Should have completed) Maximum Age (should not
1 SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and
DWs of all Castes 21 Years 40 Years
2 “Others” [i.e. Candidates not belonging to SCs,
SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs] 21 Years 30 Years
(i) Paragraph 4 of the Commission’s “Instructions to the Candidates” will not apply for this recruitment.
(ii) Age concessions announced in paragraph 13 & 14 of the Commission’s “Instructions to the Candidates” will apply for the maximum age limit only.
(iii) “Others” [ i.e. Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs] who have put in 5 years and more of service in the State / Central Government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit.
(iv)The Technical and Non-Technical Staff of TANSI who have faced retrenchment and have not been absorbed in the Government Corporations/ Undertakings may also apply, if they are otherwise qualified except age and the relevant age rule will be relaxed by the Government in their favour if they come up for selection.
(B) EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:-
Candidates should possess the following Qualification on the Date of this Notification viz. (as on official notification date). 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.
1. The applicants who have not passed S.S.L.C. Examination or its equivalent are not eligible even if they possess a higher qualification.
2. Candidates claiming equivalence of qualification should upload evidence when called for (For details refer para 9 of the ‘Instructions to the Candidates’).
(C) KNOWLEDGE OF TAMIL :-
Candidates should possess adequate knowledge of Tamil on the date of this notification. (For details refer para 10 of the ‘Instructions to the candidates’)