TNPSC 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification of Architectural Assistant,Planning Assistant Posts

TNPSC 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification of Architectural Assistant,Planning Assistant Posts
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification. TNPSC inviting applications for the positions of Architectural Assistant,Planning Assistant. Interested and Eligible candidates can apply for the positions.

Last Date for Submission of Application is on 23rd October, 2021.

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-
Architectural Assistant,Planning Assistant - 04 Posts

Qualification Details:
Applications are invited from eligible candidates only through online mode upto 23.10.2021 for direct recruitment to the post of Architectural Assistant / Planning Assistant included in the Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Subordinate Service.

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1. Name of the post: Architectural Assistant / Planning Assistant (Post Code No. 2108)

2. Name of the service: Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Subordinate Service (Service Code No. 066)

3. No. of vacancies: 04

4. Scale of pay: Rs.37,700 – 1,19,500 (Level 20) (Revised scale)

5. Educational Qualification: 

(i) Must Possess a Degree of Master of Town Planning or its equivalent (or)

(ii) Associate Membership of the Institute of Town Planners of India or Institute of Architects of India (or)

(iii) A Degree in Civil Engineering (or)

(iv) A Degree in Architecture (or)

(v) An A.M.I.E (Civil) (i.e.,) Associate Member of the Institute of Engineers (India)

30 years (In G.O (Ms).No.91, Human Resources Management (S) Department, dated 13.09.2021, Maximum Age Limit has been increased from 30 to 32 years)

Application Fee:
For One Time Registration (G.O.(Ms).No.32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017): Rs.150/-, Examination Fee: Rs.150/-

General Information:
(A) The rule of reservation of appointments is applicable to this recruitment.

(B)Person Studied in Tamil Medium

(i) As per Section 2(d) of the Tamil Nadu Appointment on preferential basis in the services under the State of Persons Studied in Tamil Medium Act, 2010, as amended by Act 35 of 2020, Person studied in Tamil medium means a person who has studied through Tamil medium of instruction upto the educational qualification prescribed for direct recruitment in the rules or regulations or orders applicable to any appointment in the services under the State.

(ii) Candidates claiming to be Persons studied in Tamil Medium (PSTM) must upload / produce evidence for the same in the form of SSLC, HSC, Transfer Certificate, Provisional Certificate , Convocation Certificate, Degree Certificate, PG Degree Certificate, Mark Sheets, Certificate from the Board or University or from the Institution, as the case may be, with a recording that he/she had studied the entire duration of the respective course(s) through Tamil Medium of instruction.

(iii) Candidates must upload / produce documents as evidence of having studied in the Tamil medium, all educational qualification upto the educational qualification prescribed.

(iv) If no such document as evidence for ‘PSTM’ is available, a certificate from the Registrar / Principal / Head Master / Controller of Examinations / Director of the Educational Institution, as the case may be, in the prescribed format must be uploaded / produced, for each and every educational qualification up to the educational qualification prescribed.

(v) Failure to upload / produce such documents as evidence for ‘Persons Studied in Tamil Medium’ for all educational qualification up to the educational qualification prescribed, shall result in the rejection of candidature after due process.

(vi) Documents uploaded / produced as proof of having studied in Tamil medium, for the partial duration of any course / private appearance at any examination, shall not be accepted and shall result in the rejection of candidature.

(C)The selection for appointment to the said posts is purely provisional subject to the final orders in the writ petitions, if any, pending on the files of the Hon’ble High Court of Madras and its Madurai Bench.

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

(E) Persons With Benchmark Disability : As per G.O. (Ms.) No. 20, Welfare of Differently Abled Persons (DAP.3.2) Department, dated 20.06.2018, the said post has been identified as suitable for differently abled persons with the following disabilities – LV, HH, LD (OA,OL), AC, LC, DF [LV- Low vision, HH- Hard of hearing, LD- Loco-motor disability (OAOne Arm, OL-One Leg), AC-Acid attack victims LC- Leprosy cured, DFDwarfism].

(F) Persons with Benchmark Disability should submit / upload a copy of Disability Certificate in the format prescribed in the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017 [Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India] and issued by the competent authority defined in GO Ms. No. 28, Welfare of Differently Abled Persons (DAP 3.1), dated 27.07.2018. [For further details refer Para. 14 (M) of “Instructions to Applicants’]

(G) If no qualified and suitable women applicants are available for selection against the vacancies reserved for them, those vacancies will be filled by male applicants belonging to the respective communal categories. (Section 26(5) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016).

(H) Wherever vacancies are reserved for Arunthathiyars on preferential basis, even after filling 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-semerit among them and if any posts reserved for Arunthathiyars remain unfilled for want of adequate number of qualified applicants, it shall be filled by Scheduled Castes other than Arunthathiyars. (Section 27 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016).

(I) Evidence for all the claims made in the online application should be uploaded / submitted in time when documents are called for. Any subsequent claim made after submission of online application will not be entertained. Failure to upload / submit the documents within the stipulated time limit will entail rejection of application after due process.

(J) Suppression of following material information in the online application regarding

(i) free chances availed

(ii) Employment in the Service of the Indian Union or a State in India or in the employment of Local Bodies or University or Quasi Government Organization or Public Sector units constituted under the authority of the Government of India or of a State in India in regular service or temporary service

(iii) Wilful suppression of criminal cases / disciplinary action pending / punishments if any, against the applicant

(iv) violation of undertaking given by the applicant in the online application etc,. may invite suitable penal action including debarment for a specific period as decided by the Commission for various recruitments/ selections conducted by the Commission, besides rejection of application.

(K)Correct and true information regarding arrest, convictions, criminal or any disciplinary proceedings initiated / pending or finalised, debarment / disqualification by any recruiting agency, 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.

(L) Incomplete applications and applications containing wrong claims or incorrect particulars relating to category of reservation / eligibility / age /gender / communal category / educational qualification / medium of instruction / physical qualification / other basic qualifications and other basic eligibility criteria will be summarily rejected after due process.

(M) One Time Registration is not an application for any post / recruitment. Though the details/particulars have already been furnished by the applicants under One Time Registration system, the claims made in the online application for this recruitment alone will be taken into consideration. The 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.

Other Important Instructions:
a) Applicants should ensure their eligibility for the examination. Before applying for / appearing for the examination, the applicants should ensure their eligibility for such examination and that they fulfil all the conditions in regard to age, educational qualifications, number of chances for fee concession, etc., as prescribed by the Commission’s notification.

1. Their admission to all stages of the examination will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the eligibility conditions. Mere admission to the written examination / certificate verification / oral test / counselling or inclusion of name in the selection list will not confer on the candidates any right to appointment. The candidature is therefore, provisional at all stages and the Commission reserves the right to reject candidature at any stage, even after selection has been made, if a wrong claim or violation of rules or instructions is confirmed.

b) The memorandum of admission (hall ticket) for eligible applicants will be made available in the Commission’s website / for downloading by applicants. The memorandum of admission will not be sent by post. The applicants must comply with each and every instruction given in the memorandum of admission. [Refer in Note (g) under Para 2(V) of “Instructions to applicants”]

c) Applicants requiring clarification, can contact the office of the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission in person or over the Toll-Free on all working days between 10.00 am and 5.45 pm. Queries relating to One Time Registration/ online application may be sent to [email protected] Other queries may be sent to [email protected] [Refer in Note (h),(i),(j) under Para 2(V) of “Instructions to applicants”]

d) Communication To Applicants: Individual communication regarding the date and time of certificate verification, oral test and counselling (as applicable) will not be sent to the applicants by post. The details will be made available on the Commission’s website. Applicants will be informed of the above fact only through SMS and e-mail and they should watch the Commission’s website in this regard. Commission is not responsible for non-delivery of SMS/e-mail due to any reasons.

e) During the process of recruitment from Notification till completion of selection process, no information under Right to Information Act, CM cell petitions, GRC would be furnished.

f) Mobile Phones And Other Articles Banned :

i) Except the permitted writing material (Black ball point pen), applicants are not allowed to bring cellular phones, electronic or any other type of calculators, watches and rings with inbuilt memory notes, recording devices either as a separate piece or part of something used by the applicant such as watch or ring etc or any other electronic devices and non - electronic devices such as P&G design data book, mathematical and drawing instruments, log tables, stencils of maps, slide rules books, notes, loose sheets, rough sheets, hand bags etc., into the examination hall / room.

ii) If they are found to be in possession of any such things or instruments, they will not be allowed to write the examination further, besides invalidation of answer paper and / or debarment. If it is considered necessary, they will be subjected to thorough physical search including frisking on the spot.

iii) Applicants are advised, in their own interest, not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones to the venue of the examination, as arrangements for safekeeping of the same cannot be assured. (For further details refer Para 17-E to “Instructions to Applicants”).

g) Unless specific instruction is given, applicants are not required to submit along with their application any certificates (in support of their claims regarding age, educational qualifications, physical qualification, community, physical disability etc.,) which should be submitted when called for by the Commission. Applicants applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination.

1. Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Commission will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If, on verification at any time before or after the written examination / certificate verification / oral test , it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the recruitment will be rejected summarily by the Commission.

h) If any of their claims is found to be incorrect, it will lead to rejection of their candidature and suitable penal action including debarment.

i) Unfair Means Strictly Prohibited: No applicant shall copy from the papers of any other applicant or permit his / her papers to be copied or give or attempt to give or obtain or attempt to obtain irregular assistance of any description.

j) Conduct In The Examination Hall: No applicant should misbehave in any manner or create a disorderly scene in the examination hall or harass the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of the examination. Any such misconduct will be viewed seriously and penalised.

Selection Process :
1. Selection will be made in two successive stages i.e.,

(i) Written Examination and

(ii) Oral Test in the shape of an interview.

2. The final selection will be made on the basis of the total marks obtained by the applicants at the written examination and oral test taken together subject to the rule of reservation of appointments. Applicants’ appearance in the written examination and oral test is compulsory. The applicant who has not appeared for any of the subjects in the written examination or Oral Test will not be considered for selection, even if he/she secures the minimum qualifying marks for selection. (For further details refer to para 18(B) of the ‘Instructions to Applicants’).

How to Apply :
Online application can be submitted upto 23.10.2021 till 11.59 p.m., after which the link will be disabled.

1) Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission’s websites or

2) “One Time Registration” using Aadhaar is 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 five 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) To apply under One Time Registration system, applicants should have a scanned image of their photograph, certificates specified, if any, and signature in CD/DVD/Pen Drive to upload the same, as per the specifications given in the guidelines for scanning and uploading of photograph and signature.

4) No applicant is permitted to create more than one registration ID under One Time Registration system.

5) Applicants should enter the Unique ID and password to view the already available information and update them. They shall not share the ID with any other person or agency.

6) One Time Registration is not an application for any post. It is just a collection of information from the applicants and provides a separate dashboard to each applicant to facilitate maintenance of their own profile. Applicants who wish 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) Applicants should select the name of the post for which the applicant wishes to apply.

8) Online applications uploaded without the photograph, details of specified documents and signature will be rejected.

9) All the particulars mentioned in the online application will be considered as final and no modifications will be allowed after the submission of the application. Once an application is submitted, no further request for change of details will be entertained. Hence, the applicants are instructed to fill the online application with utmost care and caution as no correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained.

Official Notification


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