TNPSC Translation Officer Notification 2018

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TNPSC Translation Officer Notification 2018

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Opening Date : 30-05-2018

Last Date :  29-06-2018

Vacancies : 16

Apply Online :  Click here

Official Notification : Click Here

(Check Syllabus and pattern here)

Name of Postings

  • Translation Officer
  • Translator


  • Tranlation Officer – 4
  • Translator              -12

Age Limit

Category Of Applicants

Maximum Age

Scs, SC(A)S, Sts, Mbcs/Dcs, Bcs, Bcms And Dws Of All Castes No Age Limit
“Others” 30 Years (Should Not Have Completed)


Name Of The Post

Educational Qualification

Translation Officer (i) (a) B.L. Degree (3 years or 5 years) or its equivalent;                                                                             OR                                              (b) Second Class Master’s Degree in Tamil;


(ii) Proficiency in Tamil.Provided that other things being equal,preference shall be given to persons having experience in translation of Deeds, Agreements,Bills, Acts, Rules, Orders or Notifications from English to Tamil.

Translator (i) (a) B.L. Degree (3 years or 5 years) or its equivalent 


    (b) Bachelor’s Degree with Tamil in Part-I; and B.G.L. Degree                                                                       OR                                         (c) Second Class Master’s Degree in Tamil;                                      AND                                        (ii) Proficiency in Tamil. Provided that other things being equal, preference shall be given to persons having previous experience in translation of Deeds, Agreements,Bills, Acts, Rules or Orders from English to Tamil.

 Scale of Pay

  • Translation Officer – Level-22 Rs.56100-177500
  • Translator               – Level-16 Rs.36400-115700

Application Fees

  • Registration Fee:Rs.150/-
  • Examination Fee:Rs.150/-

Apply Mode

  •  Online

Selection Process

  1. Written exam
  2. Personal Interview
  3. Document Verification

Date to Note

Starting Date to Apply Online for TNPSC Translator Jobs 30-15-2018
Closing Date to submit the TNPSC Translation officer Online Application 29-06-2018(11:59 PM)
Last Date for payment of Exam Fee through Bank(State Bank of India or Indian Bank) 03-07-2018
Exam date for Paper-I(Descriptive type) 18-08-2018(F N 10 AM – 1 PM)
Exam Date for Paper – II(General Studies) 18-08-2018(AN 2. 30 P M-4. 30 PM)

 Exam Pattern


Name of the Subject 

Total Questions

Duration of the Test 

Total Marks

Language/ Medium

I Central Acts, Ordinances, Rules and Notifications made thereunder 3 Hrs 300 English
State Acts, Bills, Ordinances, Rules, and Notifications made thereunder.
Legal Terms / Legal Maxims
II General Studies 75 2 hrs 200 English & Tamil
Aptitude and Mental 25
Interview & Records 70  
Grand Total 570 Marks  

Exam Syllabus

English to Tamil Translation Topics 

  • State Acts, Bills, Ordinances, Rules and Notifications made thereunder
  • Legal terms/Legal maxims
  • Central Acts, Ordinances and Rules and Notifications made thereunder

General Studies

  • General Science

    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Botany
    • Zoology
  • Current Event

    • History
    • Political Science
    • Geography
    • Economics
    • Science
  • Geography

    • Earth and Universe
    • Solar system
    • Atmosphere hydrosphere
    • Agricultural pattern
    • Livestock & fisheries
    • Transport including Surface transport & Communication
    • Social geography
    • Population
    • Weather and climate
    • Water resources
    • Soil, minerals & natural
    • Resources
    • Natural vegetation
    • Forest & wildlife
    • Density and distribution
    • Natural calamities
    • Impact and consequences
    • Mitigation measures
    • Pollution Control
  • History & Culture of India

    • Aryan and Sangam age
    • Maurya dynasty
    • Advent of European invasion
    • Expansion and consolidation of British rule
    • Effect of British rule on socio
    • Economic factors
    • Buddhism and Jainism
    • Guptas, Delhi Sultans
    • Mughals and Marathas
    • Age of Vijayanagaram and the bahmanis
    • South Indian history
    • Culture and Heritage of Tamil
    • Social reforms and religious movements
    • India since independence
    • Characteristics of Indian culture
    • Unity in diversity
  • Indian National Movement

    • National renaissance
    • Early uprising against British rule‐1857
    • Communalism led to partition
    • Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle
    • Indian National Congress
    • The growth of militant movements
    • Different modes of agitations

Aptitude and Mental Ability 

  • Conversion of information to data
  • Simplification
  • Percentage
  • Parametric representation of data
  • Collection, compilation, and presentation of data
  • Highest Common Factor (HCF)
  • Simple interest
  • Volume
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Puzzles
  • Basic terms, Communications in information
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Alphanumeric Reasoning
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • Number Series
  • Time and Work
  • Behavioral ability
  • Tables, graphs, diagrams
  • Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Analytical interpretation of data
  • Technology
  • Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Compound interest
  • Area
  • Dice
  • Logical Number/Alphabetical/Diagrammatic Sequences


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