State Government Jobs- Tamilnadu- TNPSC Tourist Officer Recruitment 2023 – TNPSC invites Online applications for recruitment of 03 Tourist Officer Posts. Apply before 23 February 2023.
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:
TNPSC Invites Applications for the Following Posts
|SI No||Name of the Post and Post Code No.||Name of the Service and Service Code No.||Number of vacancies|
|1.||Tourist Officer (Post Code No.3015)||Tamil Nadu General Service.||3 (including 1 c/f) *|
Educational Qualification: (As on 25.01.2023)
Applicants should possess the following educational qualification awarded by any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission on the date of this notification:-
| 1)(i) Post Graduate degree in Travel and Tourism; (or)
(ii) Any post Graduate degree with one subject on Tourism; (or)
(iii) Any post Graduate degree with M.Phil. in Tourism; (or)
(iv) Any post Graduate degree with Diploma in Tourism
2) Certificate course in Computer on Office Automation awarded by the Directorate of Technical Education or its equivalent; and
3) Proficiency in English and Tamil Languages (i.e., must have passed both the Tamil and English as one of the subject at Degree level). Provided that other things being equal, preference shall be given to the holders of MBA degree.
|Note: The educational qualifications prescribed for the post in this recruitment should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the following order of studies viz. [10th + (HSC / Diploma or its equivalent) + UG Degree + PG Degree]|
Age Limit: (As on 01.07.2023)
|SI No||Category of Applicants||Minimum Age||Maximum Age|
|1.||SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all categories and Ex-Servicemen.||18 years||No age limit|
|2.||“Others” [i.e., applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs]||18 years||32 years*|
- i) * As per G.O (Ms) No.91, Human Resources Management (S) Department, dated 13.09.2021, the Maximum Age Limit prescribed for appointment by direct recruitment has been enhanced by 2 years.
(ii) “Others” [i.e., Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs] who have put in five and more years of service in the State/Central Government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit. (For further details refer para 3(F) of “Instructions to Applicants” and Section 3(r) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016)
(iii) “No maximum age limit” shall mean that the applicants should not have completed 60 years of age either on the date of notification or at the time of selection /appointment to the post. (For further details, refer to para 5 of the “Instructions to Applicants” and Section 20(8)of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants(Conditions of Service)Act,2016
(i) For Persons with Benchmark Disability:
(a) No maximum age limit for Differently Abled Persons applicants belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs]
(b) “Others” not belonging to any of the categories mentioned in (a) above are eligible for age concession upto 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed for this post. (Section 64 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016 and as per Para 5D of “Instructions to Applicants”)
(ii) For Ex-Servicemen:
(a) No maximum age limit for Ex-Servicemen applicants belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs]
(b) The maximum age limit is 50 years for “Others” (i.e.) applicants not belonging to any of the categories mentioned in (a) above. [Section 63 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016 and as per G.O (Ms) No.91, Human Resources Management (S) Department, dated 13.09.2021].
(c) The above mentioned age concession will not apply to the Ex-servicemen applicants who have already been recruited to any class or service or category. [Section 3(j) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016]
|1. Tourist Officer – Rs.56100- 205700 Level 22|
TNPSC may follow the following process to select the candidates.
|2.||An Oral Test in the shape of an Interview|
Application Fee/Exam Fee:
For One-Time Registration (G.O.(Ms). No. 32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017) Applicants who have already registered in One-Time Registration system and are within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.
The Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment if they are not eligible for the concession noted below.
Examination Fee Concessions:
|i||Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)||Full Exemption|
|ii||Scheduled Tribes||Full Exemption|
|iii||Most Backward Classes (V), Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities, Most Backward Classes||Three Free Chances|
|iv||Backward Classes (Other than Muslim) / Backward Classes (Muslim)||Three Free Chances|
|v||Ex-Servicemen||Two Free Chances|
|vi||Persons with Benchmark Disability||Full Exemption|
|vii||Destitute Widow||Full Exemption|
i. The total number of free chances availed will be calculated on the basis of claims made in previous applications.
ii. The number of free chances availed by the applicant will be verified by the Commission at any stage of the selection process
iii. In case an applicant who makes a false claim for exemption from payment of application fee by suppressing information regarding his previous application(s), his / her candidature shall be rejected after due process.
iv. Applicants are directed to carefully choose the option ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ in the online application regarding availing the fee concession.
v. Applicants are advised, in their own interest, to keep an account of the number of times fee concession availed, irrespective of the information displayed in the<Application History> of the applicant’s dashboard.
vi. An application (irrespective of the post applied for) claiming fee concession will operate to exclude one chance from the number of free chances allowed.
vii. Applicants who have availed the maximum number of free chances permitted / applicants who do not wish to avail the fee concession / applicants who are not eligible for fee concession, shall choose the option ‘No’ against the query regarding fee concession in the online application. Such applicants shall thereafter pay the requisite fee through the prescribed mode of payment.
viii. Failure to pay the prescribed fee in time, along with the online application, will result in the rejection of application after due process. [For further details regarding examination fee concessions refer to Para 6 of “Instructions to Applicants”]
How to apply:
Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the TNPSC website in the careers webpage under current openings section i.e. https://www.tnpsc.gov.in/ from 25.01.2023 to 23.02.2023. No other mode of application will be accepted.
|Starting Date for Submission of Application||25.01.2023|
|Last date for Submission of Application||23.02.2023|
|Application Correction Window Period||From 28.02.2023 – 12.01 A.M. To 02.03.2023 – 11.59 P.M|
Date and Time of Written Examination (Descriptive Type)
|Paper – I Tamil Eligibility Test||10.06.2023 FN 9.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.|
|Paper – II General Studies||10.06.2023 AN 2.30 P.M. to 5.30 P.M.|
|Paper – III Tourism Principles and Practices||11.06.2023 FN 9.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.|
|Paper – IV Tourism Administration and Operations||11.06.2023 AN 2.30 P.M. to 5.30 P.M.|