TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2022: Exam Pattern, Notification (Out), Exam Date (2 July)

TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2022: Exam Pattern, Notification (Out), Exam Date (2 July)

ByNeha Dhyani  |  Updated on: May 25, 2022
TNPSC CESE Notification 2022 is released along with the apply online link. The candidates must read here to know about the latest information and updates for the exam here. Check the important dates and events here.
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TNPSC CESE Exam Date 2022 is released! The TNPSC CESE 2022 new exam date is scheduled for 2 July 2022 in two shifts.

TNPSC CESE 2022 Recruitment Notification has been released for the Combined Engineering Subordinate Services Examination by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) on its official website. TNPSC has released a good number of vacancies which is 626 for various posts in the TNPSC department. Candidates can apply for the TNPSC CESE recruitment from 4th April 2022 to 3rd May 2022. TNPSC has further revealed the exam date for the written exam which is on 26th June 2022. The direct link to apply for TNPSC CESE recruitment is given below here.

With the release of the notification for TNPSC CESE recruitment, the candidates will have to appear for the written exam. The written exam shall have two papers focussing on subject-specific papers, General Studies, Aptitude & Mental Ability and Tamil Language Test. Every candidate has to qualify the exam to be appointed to the service. You can read below to know the latest updates on the TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Exam exam such as eligibility, selection process, syllabus, cut off, etc.

Important Dates
Apply Online  -Apr 4, 2022- May 3, 2022Exam Date  -Jul 2, 2022

TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2022 Notification

TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2022 Notification: The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has released the TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Examination notification 2022 on 4 March 2022 to fill up a total of 626 vacancies for the post of Assistant Engineer, Junior Electrical Inspector, Automobile Engineer in various departments of TNPSC. The candidates shall be selected through a written exam followed by an oral test. The written exam is scheduled for 26th June 2022.

The eligible and interested candidates will be able to apply for the TNPSC CESE exam 2022 from 4th April to 3rd May 2022.  We have informed you about the detailed information for the TNPSC CESE 2022 exam below. Know about the eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus and more information in the subsequent paragraphs. The TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Examination notification is given below for you to download. The TNPSC CESE exam date 2022 has also been updated and will not be held on 2 July 2022. Check the notification PDF below. 

TNPSC CESE Exam Date Notification PDF

TNPSC CESE Notification 2022 PDF

TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2022 Latest Updates

TNPSC CESE recruitment 2022 notification is released for 626 vacancies. The TNPSC CESE exam date is scheduled for 26 June 2022, candidates must start preparing in most optimal manner to be able to crack this exam.

The apply online link is active up to 3rd May 2022. Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria must click on the link that is given below to apply online before the last date to avoid last-minute rush. The apply online link for TNSPC Combined Engineering Subordinate Services is given below.

Apply Online for TNPSC CESE 2022 Recruitment

Latest Updates: 

  • 25th May 2022: TNPSC CESE exam date 2022 updated. The new date is 2 July 2022.
  • 30th April: TNPSC CESE exam date 2022 announced. The date is set for 26 June 2022.
  • 4th April 2022: TNPSC CESE 2022 Notification released.

TNPSC Combined Engineering Services 2022 Notification Highlights

TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2022
Particulars Details 
Name of the Exam Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Combined Engineering Services (TNPSC CESE)
Exam Conducting AuthorityTamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Exam LevelState Level
Total Vacancies 676
Selection Process 

Written Exam, Oral Test

Official Websitewww.tnpsc.gov.in

TNPSC CESE Exam Date 2022

TNPSC has notified the exam date and other important dates in the TNPSC CESE notification 2022. You can check out the important dates for the TNPSC CESE in the given table below.

Event

Dates

TNPSC CESE 2022 Notification Release Date 

4th April 2022

TNPSC CESE 2022 Application Process begins

4th April 2022

TNPSC CESE Application Process ends

3rd May 2022

Last date to re-upload
documents

14th June 2022

TNPSC CESE Exam Date 2022

( Paper 1 & 2)

 2nd July 2022
TNPSC CESE Result Date of Written ExamAugust 2022 
TNPSC CESE Oral Test DateSeptember 2022 
TNPSC CESE Counselling DateSeptember 2022

TNPSC CESE Vacancy 2022

TNPSC has notified a total of 676 vacancies for various posts through the TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2022. Candidates can apply for the posts of Assistant Engineer, Automobile Engineer, Junior Electrical Inspector, 

Assistant Director of Industrial Safety and Health in various departments of TNPSC. You can check out the post wise and department wise vacancy in the table given below.

Name of the post

Name of the service

No. of vacancies

Automobile Engineer in the Motor Vehicle Maintenance Department (Post Code – 1788)

Tamil Nadu General Service

(Service Code No.035)

4

Junior Electrical Inspector (Post Code

No.1666)

Tamil Nadu Electrical Inspectorate Service

(Service Code No.011)

8

Assistant Engineer (Agricultural Engineering) (Post Code

- 1667)

Tamil Nadu Agricultural Engineering Service (Service Code No.011)

66

Assistant Engineer (Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board) (Post Code.

3230)

Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board Service

(Service Code No. 111)

64

Assistant Engineer (Highways Department)

(Post Code – 1661)

Tamil Nadu Highways

Engineering Service (Service Code No.011)

33

Assistant Director of

Industrial Safety and Health (Post Code 1664)

Tamil Nadu Factory Service

(Service Code No.011)

18

Assistant Engineer (Civil) (Water

Resources Department, PWD) (Post Code 1656)

Tamil Nadu Engineering Service (Service Code No.011)

1c/f BC(G) (DAP) (HH)

Assistant Engineer (Civil) (PWD) (Post Code

3656)

307+1c/f BC(G) (DAP) (HH)

General Foreman (Post Code. 2026)

Tamil Nadu Motor Vehicles Maintenance Subordinate Service (Service Code No. 051)

7

#Technical Assistant

(Post Code – 2027)

11

Assistant Engineer (Rural Development and Panchayat Raj

Department) (Post Code 1660)

Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service (Service Code No.011)

93

Assistant Engineer (Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority) (Post Code. 3232)

Madras Metropolitan Development Authority Engineering

Service (Service Code No.113)

13

Total Vacancies

 

676

TNPSC CESE Apply Online 2022 - Application Process & Fee

The TNPC CESE apply online link is active. Candidates having the required eligibility criteria can apply before 3rd May 2022.

  • Open the official website of TNPSC
  • Select the TNPSC CESE Link
  • Enter your details correctly to complete the TNPSC Application form
  • Make the TNPSC Application Fee payment
  • Make the final submit and take the printout of the TNPSC Application form.

TNPSC CESE Application Fee

The candidates applying for the first time for the TNPSC CESE 2022 exam will have to pay the registration fee and examination fee. Below is the table depicting the TNPSC CESE exam fee for all the category of candidates. 

TNPSC CESE Application Fee 

Fee

Amount

One Time Registration Fee

Rs. 150

Exam Fee

Rs. 200

Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled
Caste (Arunthathiyars)/Scheduled Tribes/Persons with Benchmark Disability/Destitute Widow

No Exam Fee 

Most Backward Classes / Denotified
Communities/ Backward Classes (Other than Muslim)
/ Backward Classes (Muslim)

3 Free Chances 

Ex-Servicemen

2 Free Chances

TNPSC CESE Eligibility Criteria 2022

Any candidate who is willing to qualify for the TNPSC Commission Combined Engineering Services Exam must ensure that the educational qualification and age as per the post. Given below is the TNPSC CESE eligibility criteria for your understanding.

Qualification for TNPSC CESE Exam 

  • The candidate must hold a B. E/B. Tech degree for the post they are applying for.
  • The candidates should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil as well as the following educational qualification. 

Age Limit

The maximum age for TNPSC CESE is mentioned below in the table. Age relaxation is applicable to those who belong to the reserved category and are domiciles of Tamil Nadu.

Name of the Post

Maximum Age Limit

Assistant Engineer (Agricultural Engineering), Junior Electrical Inspector, Assistant Engineer (Highways Department), Assistant Director of Industrial Safety and Health, Assistant Engineer

(Civil) (WRD),

Assistant Engineer (Civil) (PWD), Assistant Engineer (Rural Development and

Panchayat Raj Department).

32 years

Assistant Engineer in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat

Development Board

32 years

Automobile Engineer, General Foreman and Technical Assistant in

the Motor Vehicle Maintenance Department

37 years

Assistant Engineer (Civil) in Chennai Metropolitan Development

Authority

32 years

TNPSC CESE Salary 2022

The salary for the TNPSC CESE varies for the post for which the candidate is applying for. We have provided to you the TNPSC Combined Engineering Subordinate Services Examination salary in the table for all the posts. 

Name of the Post

Salary Scale

Automobile Engineer

Rs.56100 - 205700, in Level 22

Assistant Engineer

Rs. 37,700 - Rs. 1,38,500, Level 20

Junior Electrical Inspector

Assistant Engineer (Civil)

Assistant Engineer (Civil)

Automobile Engineer

Assistant Director of Industrial Safety and Health

Assistant Engineer (Civil)

Assistant Engineer

Technical Assistant

General Foreman

Assistant Engineer

Assistant Engineer

TNPSC CESE Selection Process 2022

The selection process for TNPSC CESE is done on the following basis of two stages. The candidates are required to qualify each stage to be able to be appointed in the Combined Engineering Services.

  • Stage 1: Written exam consisting of two papers, paper 1 & paper 2
  • Stage 2: Oral Test

The total marks obtained by the applicants at the written examination and oral test decide the final selection of the candidate in the exam. 

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TNPSC CESE Exam Pattern

The TNPSC CESE exam shall have two papers, Paper 1 & Paper 2. The TNPSC CESE Paper 1 shall be for 450 marks with 300 questions. All the questions will be objective in nature. Paper 1 shall be the subject paper as per educational qualification while Paper 2 shall be the General Studies and Mental Ability Test. Check the TNPSC CESE Exam Pattern below. 

  • It is mandatory to obtain the cut off marks in Tamil Language paper.
  • Marks obtained by you in Paper 1 and Part B of Paper 2 will be used to determine the merit list.

Paper

 

Subject

Questions

Marks

Duration

Paper I

-

Subject-specific question (Degree Standard

200

300

3 hours

Paper II

Part A

Tamil Eligibility Test (SSLC Standard)

100

150

3 hours

Part B

General Studies 

75

150

Aptitude & Mental Ability Test 

25

TNPSC CESE Syllabus 2022

The TNPSC CESE syllabus for Paper 1 shall be based on the candidate's educational qualification at the Degree level. On the other hand, the syllabus for Paper 2 shall be based on SSLC level.

Subject

Topics 

Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard)

  • Compound Interest and Simple Interest
  • HCF and LCM
  • Mensuration
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simplification
  • Conversion of information to data
  • Alphanumeric Reasoning
  • Number Series
  • Percentage

TNPSC CESE Cut Off

The TNPSC CESE Cut Off will be declared after the completion of the result. TNPSC has set the minimum qualifying marks that each candidate must obtain to be able to be considered in the merit list. You must go through the TNPSC CESE qualifying marks as given below in the table.

 

Subject

 

Minimum Qualifying Marks for selection

 

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, BC(OBCM)s,

MBCs/DCs and BCMs

 

Others

Paper - 1 (Subject Paper)

-

153

204

Tamil Eligibility Test 

 60
marks (40% of
150)

Paper- 2 (General Studies)

-

 

TNPSC CESE Admit Card 2022

Candidates will be able to download the TNPSC CESE Admit Card 2022 by the TNPSC authorities a week before the exam date. Candidates can check their TNPSC CESE Hall Ticket on the official website or the direct link that shall be shared with you here. You will have to enter their login details and download their TNPSC Combined Engineering Subordinate Services Examination Hall ticket: 

How to download the TNPSC  CESE Hall ticket 2022?

  • Open the official website of TNPSC
  • Select the login tab
  • Enter your TNPSC CESE 2022 Login credentials
  • Click on Generate Admit Card
  • Your TNPSC CESE 2022 Admit card will appear on the screen which can be downloaded and printed for further reference.

TNPSC CESE Result 2022

Candidates can check their TNPSC CESE Result 2022 on the official website of the written exam. The TNPSC CESE Result will be displayed to infrom which candidates have qualified in the written test.

How to check the TNPSC Result 2022?

  • Open the official website of TNPSC
  • Select the TNPSC Result tab
  • Enter your TNPSC CESE 2022 Login credentials
  • Your TNPSC CESE 2022 Result will appear on the screen which can be downloaded and printed for further reference.

TNPSC CESE Exam Centre 2022

TNPSC has provided the exam centres where it will conduct the written exam for Combined Engineering Subordinate Services. You can check out the list of exam centres in the table that is given below.

TNPSC CESE Exam Centre
ChennaiCoimbatoreCuddalore
DharmapuriDindigulErode
KancheepuramKanyakumariKarur
MaduraiNagapattinamNamakkal
UdhagamandalamPerambalurPudukkottai
RamanathapuramSalemSivaganga
ThanjavurTheniThiruvallur
ThiruvannamalaiThiruvarurThoothukudi
TiruchirappalliTirunelveliVellore
VillupuramVirudhunagarAriyalur
KrishnagiriTiruppur 

TNPSC CESE Contact Details

Any candidates can connect with the TNPSC authorities in the working hour to resolve any query. Given below are the contact details for the TNPSC. 

  • Address: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

TNPSC Road, V.O.C.Nagar, Park Town,

Chennai-600003, Tamil Nadu, INDIA

Related Links for TNPSC CESE 2022 Exam: 
TNPSC CESE Exam PatternTNPSC CESE Cut Off 
TNPSC CESE Eligibility Criteria TNPSC CESE 2022 Recruitment 
TNPSC CESE Question Paper  

TNPSC CESE Exam FAQs

  • Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) conducts the Combined Engineering Subordinate Services Examination for the recruitment of Assistant Engineer, Junior Engineer and similar posts in various departments of TNPSC. It is often referred to as TNPSC CESE. The selection of the candidates for TNPSC CESE is done through a written exam followed by an oral test. Candidates who qualify in both stages are appointed to the post.

  • The TNPSC CESE exam eligibility is notified by the exam conducting body which is the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) along with the notification pdf. The candidates should have the required engineering degree who which they are willing to apply for. Apart from the qualification, they must also not have crossed the upper age limit which is 32 years for Assistant Engineer post and 37 years for Automobile Engineer, General Foreman and Technical Assistant posts.

  • TNPSC CESE exam date 2022 has been released. The exam date had been postponed earlier and is now finally set for 2nd July 2022.

  • The TNPSC CESE 2022 online form can be filled through online mode only. No other mode of application is accepted for to apply for TNPSC Combined Engineering Subordinate Services. Here are the steps to apply online for TNPSC CESE recruitment:

    • Visit the TNPSC website and click on the apply online link that appears on the left side of the homepage.
    • Select the post as TNPSC CESE exam. 
    • Fill up all the required details.
    • Pay the application fee as per your category
    • Take a print out of the TNPSC CESE application form for future use.
  • How to Prepare for TNPSC CESE 2022 Exam? 

    To prepare for TNPSC CESE 2022 exam the candidates need to have a good knowledge of TNPSC CESE syllabus so that you can plan a strategy.

    • Go through the TNPSC CESE syllabus and exam pattern so that you know the important topics and sub-topics that you should study.
    • Prepare a good study plan that helps you to complete the syllabus on time.
    • Practice TNPSC CESE previous year question papers to understand the syllabus marks weightage and paper pattern.
    • Make sure that you have good conceptual clarity to practice questions.
    • Revise the current affairs through the daily notes that you prepare.
  • The total number of vacancies for TNPSC CESE recruitment 2022 is 626. Candidates will be appointed to the posts of Assistant Engineer, Technical Assistant, Automobile Engineer and other similar posts in TNPSC. All the vacancies for TNPSC CESE exam will be filled in various departments of TNPSC through a competitive exam.

  • TNPSC CESE Syllabus 2022 consists of a written exam having two papers. The first paper shall have subject-specific questions while the second paper shall have General Studies, Aptitude & Mental Ability and Tamil Eligibility Test. The important topics included in the TNPSC CESE syllabus include subject-specific syllabus, i.e. Civil, Electrical, Agricultural Engineering. On the other hand, the syllabus for General Studies, Aptitude & Mental Ability and Tamil Eligibility Test consists of topics such as History, Polity, Geography, Arithmetics, Current Affairs, etc. 

  • TNPSC shall release the TNPSC CESE admit card a week before the exam date. As per the official notification of TNPSC CESE exam, the exam is supposed to be held on 26 June 2022. Hence, you would be expected to release the hall ticket from the TNPSC website by login in with your details.

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