State Government Jobs- Tamilnadu- TNCMFP Fellows Recruitment 2022– TNCMFP invites Online applications for recruitment of 30 Fellows Posts. Apply before 10 June 2022.

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Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

TNCMFP Invites Applications for the Following Posts

SI No Name of Posts No. of Posts
1. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Fellowship Programme (TNCMFP) 2022-24 30
Total 30
A total of thirty Fellows will be selected, with two Fellows assigned to each “Thematic Area” and six Fellows assigned to the Special Programme Implementation Department Monitoring Cell. The twelve thematic areas for TNCMFP2022-24 are as follows:

(i) Augmentation of Water Resources

(ii) Agricultural Production, Productivity, and Creation of Marketing Linkages

(iii) Housing for All

(iv) Improving Educational Standards

(v) Improving Health Indicators

(vi) Social Inclusion

(vii) Infrastructure & Industrial Development

(viii) Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Development

(ix) Institutional Credit

(x) Heritage and Culture

(xi) Ecological Balance

(xii) Data Governance

Educational Qualification:

1. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Fellowship Programme (TNCMFP) 2022-24 – (i) A candidate must hold a first-class in Bachelor’s degree in respect of Professional Courses (Engineering, Medicine, Law, Agriculture, Veterinary Science) or first-class in Master’s degree in Arts/Science from any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.

– Candidates with a Ph.D. degree will be preferred.

– Work experience will be an added advantage.

– Strong emphasis will be given toresearch experience.

– Working knowledge of Tamil is mandatory.

Age Limit: The applicant’s age shall be between 22-30 years as on 25.05.2022. For candidates belonging to SC/ST category, the maximum age limit shall be 35 years, and for candidates belonging to BC/MBC category, it shall be 33 years.

Duration and Stipend: The fellowship will be for a period of two years with a monthly stipend of Rs. 65,000 and an additional allowance of Rs.10,000 to meet their incidental expenses in performing their assigned work, such as travel, mobile phone, data usage, etc. No additional financial assistance will be provided.

Selection Process:

TNCMFP may follow the following process to select the candidates.

1. Preliminary Assessment (Computer-based Test)
2. Comprehensive Examination (Written Examination)
3. Personal Interview
(i) The Preliminary Assessment will be a computer-based test (CBT) of objective type (multiple-choice questions) carrying a maximum of 150 points. There will be three sections in the CBT: (1) General Awareness (to test a candidate’s General Knowledge including current affairs) (2)Quantitative Aptitude (to assess basic math skills, such as algebra, numbers, geometry, statistics, and data interpretation at the level of tenth grade) (3) Verbal Comprehension and Logical Reasoning (to assess a candidate’s comprehension and communication skills, analytical ability, decision-making and problem-solving skills, and general mental ability) The sole purpose of this exam is to serve as a screening test and will not be counted for the final selection of Fellows. There will be negative marksfor incorrect answers(-0.33 points for every incorrect answer). The test centers will be in major cities in Tamil Nadu and at Cochin, Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Vishakapatnam. The availability of test centers is subject to change.
(ii) Comprehensive Examination is a written examination. The questions are of conventional essay type. Questions will focus on General Topics including Governance, Social Justice, Technology, Economic and Social Development, Sustainable Development, Poverty, Demographics, Environment, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Agriculture, Disaster Management, Schemes and Policies of the Government of Tamil Nadu, and Tamil Heritage and Culture. The test centre will be at Chennai. Candidates will be shortlisted for the Personal Interview based on their performance in the Comprehensive Examination.
(iii) Personal Interview will be conducted to test the candidate’s intellectual and emotional quotient, knowledge of current affairs, and ability of systemic thinking. Testing of working knowledge of Tamil will be a part of this phase of the selection process. The personal interview will be conducted in Chennai only.

How to apply:  

The online applications can be accessed through the web portal or The last date for receiving the online applications is 10thJune,2022. There is no application fee for the fellowship selection process. Only online mode of submission of applications will be accepted.

Important Dates: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application 25th May, 2022 (Wednesday)
Last date for Submission of Application 10th June, 2022 (Friday)
Downloading e-admit card for examination 25th June, 2022 (Saturday)
Preliminary Assessment 09th July, 2022 (Saturday)
Comprehensive Examination and Personal Interview Second fortnight of July 2022

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