TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2023: Vacancy, Dates, Notification,

TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2023: Vacancy, Dates, Notification,

ByNeha Dhyani  |  Updated on: Dec 16, 2022
TNPSC CESE Notification 2023 is going to be released in January 2023. Candidates must read to know about the latest information and updates for the exam. Check the important dates and other events here.
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TNPSC CESE 2023 recruitment notification is expected in the month of January 2023. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) will make it available on its official website for the Combined Engineering Subordinate Services Examination. This time there is a good number of TNPSC CESE vacancies which is 828. Candidates who are interested and eligible can apply for the TNPSC CESE recruitment starting in January 2023. TNPSC CESE exam date may fall in the month of July 2023, according to the exam calendar.

Candidates must take the written exam in order to participate in the TNPSC CESE recruitment process. The written exam will include two subject-specific papers, General Studies, Aptitude & Mental Ability, and Tamil Language Test. To be appointed to the service, each candidate must pass the exam. You can read on for the most recent information on the TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Exam 2023, such as eligibility, selection process, syllabus, cut off, and so on.

TNPSC CESE 2023 Notification

TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2023 notification will be released in January 2023 to fill a total of 828 vacancies in various departments for positions such as Assistant Engineer, Junior Electrical Inspector, Automobile Engineer, and so on. Candidates will be selected through a written exam followed by an oral exam. The TNPSC CESE exam 2023 is set to take place in July.

From January 2023, eligible and interested candidates will be able to submit applications for the TNPSC CESE exam 2023. Learn about the TNPSC CESE eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, and other details in the following paragraphs. This page contains comprehensive information about TNPSC CESE. When the TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Examination notification PDF is published on the official website, it will be updated here.

TNPSC CESE 2023 Recruitment Latest Updates

TNPSC CESE recruitment 2023 notification will be published for 828 vacancies. Candidates must begin preparing as soon as possible in order to pass this exam. The TNPSC CESE exam is set to take place in July 2023.

The apply online link will be activated tentatively in January 2023. Candidates who meet the eligibility requirements must apply online before the deadline by clicking on the link that will be updated below.

Latest Updates: 

  • 16 December 2022: TNPSC CESE notification likely to be released in January 2023.

TNPSC CESE 2023 Highlights

In order to hire engineers and architects, the TNPSC holds entrance exams every year. Check the highlights of the TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Entrance in the table given below.

TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2023
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 828
Selection Process 

Written Exam, Oral Test


TNPSC CESE Vacancy 2023

TNPSC vacancy is released every year to recruit engineers and architects. The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission holds an entrance exam which is called TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Entrance. The TNPSC CESE 2023 Exam is divided into two papers. Candidates must pass a written exam as well as an interview in order to be recruited for TNPSC Vacancy 2023. In the annual calendar, there are 828 vacant positions for the Combined Engineering Subordinate Services Examination.

TNPSC CESE Exam Date 2023

TNPSC CESE exam date, as well as other important dates, have been announced in the annual calendar. Candidates should be aware of the TNPSC CESE 2023 exam dates in order to not miss any updates. The table below lists the important dates for the TNPSC CESE.



TNPSC CESE 2023 notification release Date 

January 2023

TNPSC CESE 2023 application process begins

January 2023

Last date to re-upload documents

To be announced

TNPSC CESE exam date 2023

July 2023

Result declaration

To be announced

TNPSC CESE oral test date

To be announced

TNPSC CESE counselling date

August 2023

TNPSC CESE 2023 Selection Process

For the opportunity to be appointed to the Combined Engineering Services, candidates must pass each stage. The final selection of the candidate for the exam is based on the combined marks obtained by candidates at the written and oral tests. The following two stages make up the TNPSC CESE selection process. 

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


TNPSC CESE Eligibility Criteria 2023

Any candidate who wishes to be considered for the TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Exam must make sure that their age and educational background are appropriate for the position. TNPSC CESE eligibility criteria are listed below for your understanding.

TNPSC CESE Educational Qualification

The educational qualification to apply for TNPSC CESE 2023 exam can be seen below:

  • The applicant must be a B. E. or B. Tech. graduate in the concerned discipline to be considered for the position.
  • Along with the following academic credentials, candidates should be proficient in Tamil.


The table below includes the maximum age for TNPSC CESE. People who fall under the reserved category and are residents of Tamil Nadu are eligible for age relaxation.

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 Application Form 2023

Candidates have to fill TNPSC CESE application form to contest the examination. Before applying for any position, "One Time Registration" with Aadhaar is required. Candidates should only register once in the One Time Registration by paying a registration fee of Rs.150/-. To apply for TNPSC CESE 2023 recruitment. Candidates should have a scanned image of their photo, their signature, and any applicable certificates.

  • 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 submission and take the printout of the TNPSC Application form.

TNPSC CESE Application Fee

Candidates who are registering for the TNPSC CESE 2023 exam for the first time must pay both the registration fee and the exam fee. The table below shows the TNPSC CESE exam cost for each category of applicants.



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 


2 Free Chances

TNPSC CESE Exam Centre 2023

TNPSC will announce the exam centres where the written exam for Combined Engineering Subordinate Services will be held. In the table below, you can find a list of exam centres where the most recent exam was held.

TNPSC CESE Exam Centre

TNPSC CESE Exam Pattern 2023

There will be two papers in the TNPSC CESE exam namely Paper 1 and Paper 2. The TNPSC CESE Paper 1 will have 300 questions and 450 marks. Every question will be objective in nature. Paper 2 will be the general studies and mental ability test, and Paper 1 will be the subject paper in accordance with educational qualifications. See the TNPSC CESE Exam Pattern below.


Total Questions

Maximum marks


Paper 1



3 hours

Paper 2 (Objective Type) (Part-A)



3 hours

Paper 2 (Part-B) (General Studies)



TNPSC CESE Syllabus 2023

TNPSC CESE syllabus for Paper 1 will be based on the candidate's degree-level educational background. The syllabus for Paper 2 will, on the other hand, be based on the SSLC level.



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 Admit Card 2023

TNPSC authorities will make the TNPSC CESE admit card 2023 available for download one week prior to the exam. Candidates can access their TNPSC CESE Hall Ticket through the official website or the direct link provided here. To download their TNPSC Combined Engineering Subordinate Services Examination Hall ticket, candidates must log in.

How to download the TNPSC  CESE Hall ticket 2023?

  • Open the official website of TNPSC
  • Select the login tab
  • Enter your login credentials
  • Click on Generate Admit Card
  • Your TNPSC CESE 2023 Admit card will appear on the screen which can be downloaded and printed for further reference.

TNPSC CESE Result 2023

TNPSC CESE Result 2023 will be released soon after the completion of the exam. It will be released on the official website of TNPSC. The result will be released in online mode only.

How to check the TNPSC Result 2023?

  • Open the official website of TNPSC.
  • Select the TNPSC Result tab.
  • Enter the login credentials
  • TNPSC CESE 2023 result will appear on the screen which can be downloaded and printed for further reference.


After the declaration of the results, the TNPSC CESE cutoff will be released. Each candidate must meet the minimum marks set by TNPSC in order to be included in the merit list. You must check the TNPSC CESE qualifying marks, which are listed in the table below.




Minimum Qualifying Marks for selection


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

MBCs/DCs and BCMs



Paper - 1 (Subject Paper)




Tamil Eligibility Test 

marks (40% of

Paper- 2 (General Studies)




The salary for the TNPSC CESE varies depending on the position for which the candidate is applying. We have provided the TNPSC Combined Engineering Subordinate Services Examination salary table for all positions.

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 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

  • Email-Id:
  • Helpline Number: 1800 425 1002
Related Links for TNPSC CESE 2022 Exam: 
TNPSC CESE Eligibility Criteria TNPSC CESE 2022 Recruitment 
TNPSC CESE Question Paper  


  • The Combined Engineering Subordinate Services Examination is administered by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) in order to fill positions such as Assistant Engineer, Junior Engineer, and others of a similar nature in its various departments. It is frequently known as TNPSC CESE. 

  • Candidates must have a degree in engineering to be considered for the position. Aside from the qualifications, they must also be under the age of 32 for the Assistant Engineer position and 37 for the Automobile Engineer, General Foreman, and Technical Assistant positions.

  • TNPSC CESE exam date 2023 has not been announced yet. But as per the annual calendar, it is expected to be held in the month of July 2023.

  • TNPSC CESE 2023 online form can be filled out online only. The following are the steps to apply online for TNPSC CESE recruitment: visit the TNPSC website, select the post, fill all the required details, pay the application fee, and take a printout of the TNPSC CESE application form for future use.

  • To prepare for TNPSC CESE 2023 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 2023 is 828. Candidates will be appointed to the posts of Assistant Engineer, Technical Assistant, Automobile Engineer, and other similar posts in TNPSC. All the vacancies for the TNPSC CESE exam will be filled in various departments of TNPSC through a competitive exam.

  • TNPSC CESE Syllabus 2023 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 the TNPSC CESE exam, the exam is supposed to be held in the month of July 2023. Hence, you would be expected to release the hall ticket from the TNPSC website by login in with your details.

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