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TNPSC Group 4 Eligibility 2022: Age Limit and Qualification

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TNPSC Group 4 Eligibility Criteria 2022: The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has provided the TNPSC Group 4 Eligibility Criteria 2022 in its official notification. TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment 2022 notification was released on March 30, 2022, at tnpsc.gov.in. TNPSC eligibility comprises many factors such as nationality, age limit, educational qualification, etc.

Candidates must meet all TNPSC Group 4 eligibility and age requirements to sit for the exam. However, the authorities will reject the candidates who do not meet the eligibility criteria. TNPSC Group 4 2022 exam will be held on July 24, 2022. Read on for complete details about TNPSC Group 4 Educational Qualification, Age Limit and more.

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What is the TNPSC Group 4 Eligibility Criteria?

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) takes into consideration a number of qualifying conditions while selecting a candidate. Therefore, applicants must meet all of the eligibility requirements before applying for the TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment 2022. Below is an overview of eligibility for Group 4 exam:

Exam NameTNPSC Group 4 exam
Exam Conducting BodyTamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Level of examState
Official websitetnpsc.gov.in
Application modeOnline
TNPSC Group 4 Eligibility CriteriaAge limit – 18 years to 32 years
Nationality – Indian
Educational Qualification – As per posts

TNPSC Group 4 Nationality

Anyone interested in taking the TNPSC Group 4 exam must be a permanent resident of India.

TNPSC Group 4 Age Requirement

Those between the age group of 18 years to 30 years are eligible to be hired for TNPSC Group 4 positions. The upper TNPSC Group 4 age limit for 2022 is relaxed for candidates from the reserved category. The TNPSC Group 4 age limit details and age relaxation is given to various categories are shown in the tables below:

TNPSC Group 4 Age Limit

CategoryTNPSC Group 4 Age Limit 
Village Administrative Officer21 years to 32 years
Others18 years to 37 years

TNPSC Group 4 Post-wise Age Relaxation

Post

Category

Upper Age Limit 

Village Administrative Officer

SC/ ST/ OBC/ MVC

42

Other Group 4 Posts

SC/ ST/ Destitute Widows

42

MVC

32

TNPSC Group 4 Category wise Age Relaxation

Category of CandidateTNPSC Group 4 Minimum Age LimitTNPSC Group 4 Maximum Age Limit
Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and those who are destitute widows18 years37 years
Most Backward Classes and Backward Classes such as Muslims18 years34 years
Others18 years32 years

Note-

  • Candidates trained by ITI in Tamil Nadu can apply for Field Surveyor and Draftsman positions until the age of 35 years.
  • For all positions, the age relaxation for people with disabilities is ten years.
  • The upper age limit for ex-servicemen is 53 years for SC/ST and 48 years for OBC.

TNPSC Group 4 Educational Qualification

The educational requirements for each of the TNPSC Group 4 exam vacancies are different. Check the table below for the educational TNPSC Group 4 qualification eligibility for multiple posts:

TNPSC Group 4 Educational and Technical Qualification (as of March 30, 2022)

Name of the PostTNPSC Group 4 Qualification
Village Administrative OfficerMust meet the minimum requirements for general education, which include passing the S.S.L.C. Public Examination or its equivalent and being eligible for entrance to college courses of study or higher secondary courses of study.
Junior Assistant (Non-Security), Junior Assistant (Security), Junior Assistant in Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Bill Collector- Grade 1, Bill Collector in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development BoardMust 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.
TypistI. Must meet the minimum criteria for general education, which include clearing the S.S.L.C. Public Examination or its equivalent and being eligible for entrance to college or higher education courses of study.
II. Applicant must have passed government technical exams of typewriting like: –
i) by Higher/Senior Grade in Tamil and English (or)
ii) by Higher/Senior Grade in Tamil and Lower/Junior Grade in English (or)
iii) by Higher/Senior Grade in English and Lower/Junior Grade in Tamil.
Steno-Typist (Grade- III) & Steno-Typist (Grade–III) in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development BoardI. 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.
II. Must have passed both the typewriting and shorthand sections of the Government Technical Examination: –
i) by Higher/Senior Grade in Tamil and English (or) 
ii) by Higher/Senior Grade in Tamil and Lower/Junior Grade in English (or) 
iii) by Higher/Senior Grade in English and Lower/Junior Grade in Tamil.
Store Keeper in Tamizhagam Guest House, UdhagamandalamI. Entrance to Post-Secondary Courses of Study (or) University Courses of Study, or completion of the S.S.L.C. Public Examination, or its equivalent, is required in order to be eligible for this position.
II. Experience in the maintenance of store accounts for a period of not less than two years.
Junior Assistant in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat DevelopmentMust have passed H.S.C Public Examination or its equivalent with eligibility for admission to College Courses of studies.
  • Even if candidates have a higher degree, those who have not passed the SSLC Examination or its equivalent are ineligible to appear in the exam.
  • An applicant must have completed the Government Technical Examination for Typewriting in order to be hired for the position of typist and steno-typist.

Note:

The TNPSC Group 4 Qualification Requirements for the claims of educational qualification/technical qualifications, including the publication of results, and claims towards special reservation to differently-abled persons, destitute widows, and ex-servicemen, should be as of the date of the official notification (i.e. as on March 30, 2022).

TNPSC Eligibility for Group 4 Exam

Go through other TNPSC eligibility criteria for Group 4 exam 2022:

  1. Computer Qualification (for Typist and Steno-Typist (Grade – III):

Candidates must have accomplished the Technical Education Department’s “Certificate Course in Computer on Office Automation.”

Note:

Applicants who do not have the requisite qualification (namely, a Certificate Course in Computer on Office Automation) from the Technical Education Department can also apply. If chosen, they must bring the qualification during their probation period.

  1. Knowledge in Tamil

While applying for Group 4 positions, applicants should have adequate knowledge of Tamil.

  1. Physical Fitness

Applicants who pass the written examination are invited to the document verification round. Selected candidates must provide vision and physical fitness certificates as specified in the Group 4 Recruitment Notification pdf.

TNPSC Group 4 Eligibility Criteria 2022: Important Points

These are some key points about the eligibility for Group 4 exam that every aspirant should remember before filling out the TNPSC Group 4 Application Form:

  • Make sure candidates have all of the necessary documents for the TNPSC Eligibility Criteria 2022.
  • Ration Cards and a Learner’s License are not accepted as forms of identification.
  • TNPSC employees and government employees claiming age relaxation must present a certificate in the format prescribed by the TNPSC.
  • The signature on all the documents must be the same.
  • The TNPSC’s decisions on eligibility criteria, acceptance or rejection of applications, penalties for false information, mode of selection, the conduct of examination(s), allotment of examination centres, selection, and posting of the selected candidate will be final. The authority will not entertain any queries.

TNPSC Group 4 Application Form 2022

The TNPSC Group 4 Application Form was made available online by the authorities on March 3, 20220. The application form was available on the TNPSC website and can only be filled out online. 

To be eligible for the TNPSC Group 4 recruitment process 2022, aspirants must successfully complete the application form. To do so, general category applicants must pay a fee of Rs 250, while reserved category applicants are exempted.

You can also check –

TNPSC Group 4 Exam DatesTNPSC Group 4 Syllabus
TNPSC Group 4 Answer KeyTNPSC Group 4 Apply Online
TNPSC Group 4 Admit CardTNPSC Group 4 Result
TNPSC Group 4 CutoffTNPSC Group 4 Books

FAQs on TNPSC Group 4 Eligibility

Here, we have mentioned some of the  frequently asked questions related to the eligibility for Group 4 exam:

Q.1: What are the TNPSC Group 4 Qualification requirements?

Ans: To be eligible for the TNPSC Group 4 Eligibility Criteria 2022, applicants must have completed the S.S.L.C State Examination. In addition, for the position of Junior Assistant in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development, an applicant must have passed H.S.C. or its equivalent to be eligible for this position to University Courses of Study.

Q.2: What is the TNPSC Group 4 Age Limit for administrative officers?

Ans: For applicants who do not belong to SC, ST, MBCs/DCs, BCs, or BCMs, the TNPSC Group 4 Age Limit for administrative officers is 21 to 32 years.

Q.3: What nationality should a candidate have in order to meet the TNPSC Group 4 Eligibility Criteria 2022?

Ans: To meet the TNPSC Group 4 Eligibility 2022, the candidate must be of Indian nationality.

Q.4: Is Hindi part of the TNPSC Group 4 exam syllabus?

Ans: No, only Tamil is asked in the TNPSC Group IV Exam.

Q.5: What is the TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022?

Ans: Tamil, Aptitude Test, and General Science are the three core subjects in the TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022.

We hope that this information on TNPSC Eligibility has helped you. Stay tuned to Embibe.com for the latest news and updates on the TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2022.

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