TNPSC – Assistant Jailor Recruitment Notification 2018

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TNPSC – Assistant Jailor Recruitment Notification 2018

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Posting Name

  • Assistant Jailor in Prison Department

Important Date to Note

Starting date for Apply Online 08.10.2018
Last date for Apply Online 07.11.2018
Last date for Payment (SBI or Indian Bank or Indian Bank) 09.11.2018

Date of Examination

Paper – I 06.01.2019 (10 AM to 1 PM)
Paper – II (General Studies) 06.01.2019 (2 PM to 5.30 PM)
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Age Limit (as on 01.07.2018)

SI. No Category of Applicants Minimum Age (should have completed) Maximum Age (should not have completed)
1. Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Castes (Arunthathiyar), Scheduled Tribes, Most backward Classess / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes, Backward Classes (Muslim) and Destitute Widows of all categories 18 years No maximum age limit
2. “Other”s (i.e. Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all categories) 18 years 30 years

Selection Process

  • Written Exam
  • Oral Test

Scale Of Pay

  • Rs.35,400/– to Rs.1,12,400/- per Month from the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Officials.

Vacancy Details

Assistant Jailor – Men

GT 4
BC 3
BC – Ex-Serv 1
SC 3
Total 16

Assistant Jailor – Women

GT-W 3
BC-W 3
SC-W 2
Total 14

Application Fees

Registration Fee

  • Rs. 150/-

Examination Fee

  • Rs.150/-

Apply Mode

  • Examination fee of Rs.150/- (Rupees One Hundred and Fifty only) is payable by online through Net banking / Credit card / Debit card or it can be paid by offline at SBI / at Indian Bank within 2 days from the date of submission of online application, by choosing the option in the online application.
  • Applicants have to register their basic particulars through One -Time Registration which is mandatory on payment of Rs.150/- (Rupees One Hundred and Fifty only) towards registration fee and then should apply online for this recruitment. The One – Time Registration will be valid for five years from the date of registration. Thereafter, the registration should be renewed by paying the prescribed fee. Applicants who had already registered in One Time Registration system by paying Rs.50/- before 01.03.2017 and having validity and those who have registered for One-Time Registration system are exempted from paying the registration fee for this recruitment.
  • Applicants have also to pay the service charges applicable to the State Bank of India / Indian Bank.

Exam Pattern

Paper I

Sr.No Subjects Questions Marks Duration
1 Constitution and Human Rights 200 300 3 Hours
2 Administration of Union
3 Socio-Economic issues in India / Tamil Nadu
4 Current issues at National Level
5 Current issues at National Level

Paper II

S.No Subjects Questions Marks Duration
1 General Studies 75 300 3 hours
2 Aptitude & Mental Ability Test 25
3 General Tamil / General English 100
Interview and Record 80
Total 200 380

Educational Qualification

  • A degree of any recognized University.
  • Candidate should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.

Physical Qualification

Category Height (Not less than) Chest Measurement not less than (round the chest) (Minimum Difference 5 cms for all categories)
For all Communities (Except SC, SC(A) and ST) For SC, SC(A) and ST On full expiration On full inspiration
For all communities (except SC, SC(A) and ST) For SC, SC(A) and ST For all communities (except SC, SC(A) and ST) For SC, SC(A) and ST
Men 168 cms 160 cms 81 cms 79 cms 86 cms 84 cms
Women 159 cms 157 cms (Not applicable)


Exam Syllabus

Paper I

Constitution and Human Rights

  • Human rights and crimes against women.
  • Human rights and child exploitation.
  • Salient features of the Constitution.
  • Human rights Juvenile reformatory institutions.
  • Historical Background.
  • The concept of Human Rights.
  • Human rights of prisoners in Jail.
  • Directive Principles of State Policy.
  • Union and its Territory.
  • Human rights and right of Bail.
  • Making of the Constitution.
  • Human rights and gender or castes equality.
  • Fundamental Duties.
  • Basic Structure of the Constitution.

Economic issues in India/ Tamil Nadu

  • Child Labour.
  • Poverty
  • Sanitation‐ Rural and Urban.
  • Population Explosion.
  • Unemployment issues in India & Tamil Nadu.
  • Corruption in public life.
  • Central and State Commission.
  • Terrorism and Communal violence.
  • Social injustice to womenfolk.
  • Employment Guarantee Scheme.

Administration of Union

  • The role of recruitment agencies.
  • Use of IT in administration.
  • State government organization.
  • District administration.
  • Public Services.
  • Social welfare.
  • Social welfare.
  • The relationship between State and Union

Paper II

General Studies

  • Geography
  • History and culture of India.
  • Botany
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Indian Economy.
  • Indian National Movement.
  • Zoology
  • Current Events.
  • Indian Polity.


  • Verbal Classification.
  • Essential Part.
  • Analogies
  • Number Series.
  • Letter and Symbol Series.
  • Making Judgments.
  • Verbal Reasoning.
  • Logical Games.
  • Analyzing Arguments.
  • Logical Problems.
  • Artificial Language.
  • Matching Definitions.

General English

  • Spellings
  • Detecting Mis-spelt words.
  • Grammar
  • Spot the error.
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms/ Homonyms.
  • Vocabulary
  • Fill in the blanks.
  • Sentence structure.
  • Improvement
  • Verbs
  • Adjectives
  • Passage
  • Verbal Comprehension passage etc.
  • One word substitutions.
  • Idioms and phrases.

General Ability

  • Differential Geometry.
  • Statics
  • Real Analysis.
  • Differential Equations.
  • Menstruation.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Dynamics
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations.
  • Number Systems.
  • Statistics
  • Primary Mathematics.
  • Operations Research & Linear Programming.
  • Algebra
  • Analytical Geometry.
  • Ratio and Proportion.
  • Average
  • Calculus
  • Numbers
  • Computation of Whole Numbers.
  • Ratio and Time.

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