TNPSC Recruitment for RA Posts | Apply before 14th Jan 2016

TNPSC RecruitmentTamil Nadu Public Service Commission invites applications for the post of Research Associate. Those who are interested and also fulfil the eligibility criteria may apply before 14th Jan 2016.

Know more about Recruiter

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is a department of the government of Tamil Nadu which is responsible for governing the recruitment of personnel into the state’s public service. It is the successor of the Madras Service Commission.



Job Details

1. Post Name – Research Associate

2. Total Vacancies – 14

3. Departments




Business Administration


Social Work



Agricultural Economics

Public Administration

4. Pay Scale – INR 9,300-34,800

5. Eligibility Conditions

Educational Qualification – The candidates must have completed Post-Graduation in any of the above fields with good academic record.

Age Limit – 18 years to 30 years.

Desirable – The candidates should have adequate knowledge of Tamil.

6. Selection Process – Written test and Interview

Exam Pattern

Subject Duration of Examination Max Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks for Selection
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs Others
PAPER I (200 Questions)  

P.G. Degree Standard


Subjects comprising Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Mathematics, Business Administration, Social Work, Sociology, Anthropology, Agricultural Economics and Public Administration. (Code : 213)


3 Hours 300 171 228
PAPER II (100 Questions)  

General Studies (Degree Standard)

2 Hours 200
Interview and Record 70
Total 570

7. How to Apply?

The candidates who are eligible on all the requisite conditions may apply online.

One time Registration Fee – INR 50

Examination Fee – INR 100

Mode of Payment – Online.

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