TNPSC Recruitment 2018 – Apply Online for 30 Assistant Jailor Posts

  • Oct 09, 2018
Location: Tamil Nadu, IN
Organization Name: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Employment Type: Full-time

Name of the Post: TNPSC Assistant Jailor Post

Post Date09-10-2018

Total Vacancy30

Information: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has publsihed the employment notification for the recruitment of Assistant Jailor vacancies under Tamil Nadu Jail Subordinate Service. Qualification required is Degree from any recognized University. The minimum age required is 18 years & maximum age will be 30 years. The interested candidates can apply online from 08-10-2018 & closing date will be 07-11-2018.

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) 

Assistant Jailor Vacancies 2018

Application Fee


  • Registration Fee: Rs. 150/-
  • Examination Fee: Rs. 150/-
  • Examination Fee (SC/ ST/ PwD/ Widows/ ESM/ OBM): Nil
Important Dates


  • Starting Date for Apply Online: 08-10-2018
  • Last date to apply Online: 07-11-2018
  • Last date for payment of Examination Fee through Bank: 09-11-2018
  • Date of Written Examination: 06-01-2019
Age Limit (as on 01-07-2018)


  • Minimum Age : 18 Years
  • For SC/ ST/ MBC/ DC/ BC/ (OBCM), BCM & DW: 48 years
  • Maximum Age for Others: 30 Years
  • Age relaxation is applicable as per rules.


  • Degree from any recognized University.
Vacancy Details
Post Name Total
Assistant Jailor (Men) 16
Assistant Jailor (Women) 14

General Information

A. The rule of reservation of appointments is applicable for this recruitment. Not exceeding 10% vacancies of direct recruitment quota shall be filled up from the categories of Warders, Grade-I and Grade-II of the Tamil Nadu Jail Subordinate Service, who are graduates and have put in five years of service in their respective categories. Women are not eligible for the post of Assistant Jailor (Men) and men are not eligible for the post of Assistant Jailor (Women).

B. In G.O.(Ms.) No.145, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (S) Department, dated 30.09.2010, and G.O.(Ms.)No.40 Personnel and Administrative Reforms(S) Department dated 30.04.2014 the Government have issued orders to fill up 20% of all vacancies in direct recruitment on preferential basis to persons who studied the prescribed qualification in Tamil Medium. The 20% reservation of vacancies on preferential allotment to Persons Studied in Tamil Medium (PSTM) will apply for this recruitment. (Applicants claiming this reservation should have studied the prescribed qualification for the post in Tamil Medium and should have the certificate for the same. Having written the examinations in Tamil language alone will not qualify for claiming this reservation). If the applicants with PSTM Certificate are not available for selection for appointment against reserved turn, such turn shall be filled up by eligible Non-PSTM applicants but belonging to the respective communal category. The PSTM certificate shall be produced / uploaded by the applicant in prescribed format / proforma available in the Commission’s website at ‘’ which shall be obtained from the Head of the Institution.

C. The number of vacancies advertised is only approximate and is liable for modification including reduction with reference to vacancy position at any time before finalisation of selection.

D. The selection for appointment to the above said post is purely provisional subject to final orders on pending Writ Petitions, if any, filed at Madras High Court and Madurai Bench of Madras High Court.

E. As per Section 26 and 27(c) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions & Service) Act 2016, reservation to “Destitute Widows” will not apply to this recruitment.

F. As per G.O.(Ms).No.51, welfare of Differently Abled Persons (DAP - 3.2) Department, dated 26.12.2017, 4% reservation to all categories of Differently Abled Persons is applicable to the ‘C’ and ‘D’ posts. They should upload a copy of documents referred to in para. 14(b) of ‘Instructions to Applicants’ when called for.

G. The Differently Abled persons should submit / upload a copy of Differently Abled Certificate from the Competent Authority specifying the nature of physical handicap and the degree of disability when called for by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.

H. Even after filling up of the vacancies reserved for SC Arunthathiyars on preferential basis, if more number of qualified Arunthathiyars are available, they shall be entitled to compete with the Scheduled Castes other than Arunthathiyars in the inter-se merit among them and if any posts reserved for Arunthathiyars remain unfilled for want of adequate number of qualified applicants, it shall be filled up by Scheduled Castes other than Arunthathiyars.

I. Subsequent claims made after the submission of online application will not be entertained. Evidence for claims made in the online application should be uploaded / submitted in time when documents are called for. Failure to submit the documents within the stipulated time limit will entail rejection of application.

J. Correct and True information regarding arrest, convictions / debarment / disqualification by any recruiting agency, criminal or any disciplinary proceedings initiated / pending or finalised, participation in agitation or any political organisation, candidature in election for parliament / state legislature / local bodies etc, if any, should also be furnished to the Commission at the time of application. The details thereof, i.e. originals of the judgement, order/ or G.O. dropping further action in departmental proceedings or any document that may prove the suitability of such applicants for government appointment in such cases must be produced at the stage / time of certificate verification without fail. All such events that occur after the submission of application and till the date of his/her selection and appointment shall be reported to the Commission forthwith then and there. Failure to report on the part of applicant will be considered as suppression of material information and will attract suitable penal action.

K. Incomplete applications and applications containing wrong claims or incorrect particulars relating to category of reservation / other basic qualifications / eligibility / age / communal categories / educational qualification / PSTM / physical qualification and other basic eligibility criteria will be summarily rejected.

L. One Time Registration is not an application for any post / recruitment. Though the details / particulars were furnished in the One Time Registration by the applicants, the details / particulars furnished in the online application for this recruitment alone will be taken into consideration. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission will not be responsible for any consequences arising out of furnishing of incorrect and incomplete details in the application or omission to provide the required details in the application for this recruitment.

M. Refer Annexure - III of this notification regarding determination of community and reservation in employment for third genders.

N. The applicants shall abide by the conditions with reference to Training Course, Probation, Stipend, Security, Contract/Agreement, Study Tour Expenses Equipment allowance etc., as stipulated by the appointing authority.

How to Apply

1. Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission’s websites / /

2. One Time Registration (OTR) and applicant Dashboard are mandatory before applying for any post. Applicant should register only once in the One Time Registration by paying Rs.150/- as registration fee. Successfully registered One Time Registration is valid for 5 years from the date of Registration. All the applications should be submitted using the One Time Registration ID and password registered by the applicant.

3. For applying in One Time Registration, the applicants should have a scanned image of their photograph, certificates wherever insisted and signature in CD/DVD/Pen Drive to upload the photo, certificates and signature.

4. Applicants who have already registered in One Time Registration on or before 29.09.2015 shall use their existing user ID and Password to create applicants Dashboard in the new One Time Registration system. No applicant is permitted to create more than one registration ID in One Time Registration.

5. Enter the Unique ID and password to view the already available information and update them.

6. One Time Registration is not an application for any post. It is just collection of information from the applicants and giving a separate dashboard to each applicant to facilitate them to maintain their own profile. Applicant who wishes to apply for this recruitment shall click “Apply” against the recruitment notified in the Commission’s website using the same USER ID and PASSWORD given for ONE TIME REGISTRATION.

7. Select the name of the post or service for which the applicant wishes to apply.

8. Applicants are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature.

9. An online application uploaded without the photograph, specified documents and signature will be rejected.

10. All the particulars mentioned in the online application including name of the applicant, post applied, educational qualifications, communal category, date of birth, address, e-mail ID, centre of examination etc. will be considered as final and no modifications will be allowed after the last date specified for applying online. Since certain fields are firm and fixed and cannot be edited, applicants are requested to fill the online application form with utmost care and caution as no correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained.

11. Print Option a) After submitting the application, applicants can print / save their application in PDF format. b) On entering User ID and password, applicants can download their application and print, if required. c) Need not send the printout of the online application or any other supporting documents to the Commission. The application and certificates will be verified only when the applicants come up for next stage of selection.

12. One Time Registration will not be considered as an application for any post.

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