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TNPSC Recruitment 2016 – Apply Online for Research Assistant Posts: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has issued notification for the recruitment of Research Assistant vacancies in Evaluation and Applied Research Department on direct recruitment basis. Eligible candidates can apply online on or before 14-01-2016. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, how to apply are given below…

TNPSC Vacancy Details:
Total No of Posts: 14
Name of the Post: Research Assistant
Name of the Service: Tamil Nadu General Subordinate Service. Name of the Category:
1. GT: 04 Posts
2. BC: 04 Posts
3. MBC/ DC: 03 Posts
4. SC: 02 Posts
5. SC (A): 01 Post

Age Limit: Candidates age should be minimum of 18 years & no maximum limit for SC, SC (A), ST, MBC/ DC, BC, BCM and Destitute Widows of all Castes, between 18-30 years for Others as on 01-07-2015. Age relaxation is applicable as per rules.

Educational Qualification: Candidates should possess first class Post Graduation degree in Economics/ Econometrics/ Statistics/ Business Administration/ Mathematics/ Social Work/ Sociology/ Anthropology/ Agricultural Economics or Public Administration.

Selection Process: Candidates will be selected based on Written Examination & Oral Test in the form of an interview.

Examination Fee: Candidates should have to pay of Rs. 100/- through Offline/ Online mode. Those who have registered in the one time registration system and paid the registration fee of Rs. 50/- and received the registration ID need not pay the application fee i.e. Rs. 50/- and it is enough to pay the examination fee alone. Candidates have also to pay the service charges applicable to the Bank or Post Office/ Fee Processing Agency. Candidates claiming exemption from examination fee should pay Rs. 50/- of Application Cost.

Online Payment: Pay the fee through the online payment gateway i.e., Net Banking, Credit Card or Debit Card payment, an additional page of the application form will be displayed wherein candidates may follow the instructions and fill in the requisite details to make payment.

Offline Payment: Fee must be paid either through Post Office or Indian Bank Branch within two working days from the date of registration/ submission of application.

How to Apply: Eligible candidates can apply online through the website on or before 14-01-2016.

Instructions to Apply Online:
1. Candidates should have valid email ID or mobile number & scanned copies of their photograph & signature.
2. Log on through the website or
3. Click on the “Apply Online” & Select the appropriate post.
4. Read the instructions carefully before applying online.
5. Click on “Apply Online”.
6. Fill all the details carefully & Submit the form.
7. Now take printout of online application for future use.

Important Dates:

Date of Notification 16-12-2015
Last Date to Apply Online 14-01-2016
Last Date for Payment of Fee 19-01-2016
Date of Written Examination 06-03-2016
Time of Paper-I (Subject) Examination 10:00 A.M to 01:00 P.M
Time of Paper-II (General Studies) Examination 02:30 P.M to 4:30 P.M

For more details like scale of pay, physical fitness and other information click on the link given below…

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78 Responses to “TNPSC Recruitment 2016 – Apply Online for Research Assistant Posts”

  • Princy says:

    I need previous years old question papers for research assistants posts.

  • Sivaranjani says:

    Sir, I have completed MCA, Am i eligible to apply for this post?

  • Anu Radha says:

    Sir, I have completed Am i eligible for this post?

    • Devi says:

      @Anu Radha
      As per the notifications there are no posts suitable to your profile in TNPSC, because candidates should have Post-Graduate degree in Economics or Econometrics or Statistics or Business Administration or Mathematics or Social Work or Sociology or Anthropology or Agricultural Economics or Public Administration for Research Assistant post.

  • selvam.m says:

    Sir, I’m B.E completed, can I apply?

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