TNPSC CESE Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age Limit, Qualification, Education

TNPSC CESE Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age Limit, Qualification, Education

ByNeha Dhyani  |  Updated on: Feb 18, 2022
TNPSC CESE Eligibility Criteria 2022 has been explained here for the engineering services exam. Check the qualification, age limit, age relaxation, medical fitness, and other important requirements in this post.
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TNPSC CESE Eligibility Criteria 2022 is notified by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) in the CESE notification pdf. The candidates who are interested to apply for the TNPSC CESE exam should go through this post to know about the eligibility criteria.

This post informs you about the TNPSC CESE age limit, qualification for each post, medical standard. Also check the requirement for knowledge of the Tamil language. check more details regarding the eligibility here 

TNPSC CESE Eligibility Criteria 2022

TNPSC CESE Eligibility Criteria 2022 is the foremost thing that one must know if you are willing to apply for the TNPSC CESE 2022 Exam. Know the TNPSC engineering services eligibility criteria for the post of Junior Draughting Officer, Junior Technical Assistant, and Junior Engineer posts in various Tamil Nadu government departments. The TNPSC CESE eligibility include fulfilling the following criteria:

  • Educational Qualifications
  • Age Limit
  • Physical Fitness
  • Knowledge of Tamil Language

The TNPSC CESE 2022 exam will be conducted to recruit suitable candidates for 167 vacancies. Thus, it is important that you are familiar with the eligibility criteria.  Now let us discuss each of the eligibility criteria for Tamil Nadu TNPSC CESE exam in detail.

TNPSC CESE Qualification

The TNPSC CES Educational Qualification 2022 as per the TNPSC posts for Engineering services is is as follows:

  • The TNPSC CESE educational qualification must be obtained by passing the required qualification in the following order of studies viz. 10+ Diploma Course (10+3) or 10+ HSC + Diploma Course (10+2+2) or 10+ HSC + Bachelors Degree Course (10+2+4).
  • Further, the result of the examination should have been declared on or before the release of the notification.

Post

Department

Educational Qualification

Junior Draughting Officer 

Highways Department

Diploma in Civil Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized University or Institution that is awarded by the State Board of Technical Education and Training of the concerned State Government

Junior Draughting Officer 

Public Works Department

Diploma in Civil Engineering*

OR

Diploma in Architectural Assistantship*

Note*: Diploma must be awarded by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Tamil Nadu or its equivalent qualification recognized by the Director-General of Employment and Training, Government of India or by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Junior Technical Assistant 

Handlooms and Textiles Department

Must hold at least General Educational Qualification.

AND

A Diploma in Handloom Technology from the Indian Institute of Handloom Technology (IIHT), Salem or Varanasi or from any other recognized Institute of Handloom Technology.

OR

Diploma in Textile Manufacture obtained from Technological Diploma Examination Board, Madras or the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Tamil Nadu. 

Junior Engineer

Fisheries Department 

Diploma in Civil Engineering

Note: Preference shall be given to those who have undergone an apprenticeship of at least 1 year under the Government of India Schemes or State Government apprenticeship training scheme. 

TNPSC CESE Age Limit

The age limit for the TNPSC Engineering Services is as follows. The maximum age limit for TNPSC CESE is given in the table. 

Post

Department

Other Candidates 

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all castes

Junior Draughting Officer 

Highways Department







30 years 

  • SCs/SC(A)s/STs: 33years 
  • MBCs/DCs / BCs/BCMs: 32years

Junior Draughting Officer 

Public Works Department

35 years (Should not have completed)

Junior Technical Assistant 

Handlooms and Textiles Department

No age limit

Junior Engineer

Fisheries Department 

TNPSC CESE Age Relaxation

The following category of candidates are eligible for age relaxation to apply for the TNPSC CESE 2022 exam. The candidates who apply form other states will be treated as General candidates. 

Category

Age Relaxation

Persons with Benchmark Disability

Up to 10 years 

Ex-servicemen

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs(OBCMs) and BCMs: 53 years

Others: 48 years

Knowledge of Tamil Language for TNPSC CESE Exam

Candidates should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil on the date of the TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2022. The candidates will be required to upload evidence in the form of SSLC/HSC/Transfer Certificate, Provisional
Certificate / Convocation Certificate / Degree Certificate/P.G Degree Certificate / Mark Sheets / Certificate from the Board or University or from the Institution from where the candidates have studied the Tamil language.

You may check: TNPSC CESE Syllabus 2022

TNPSC CESE Physical Fitness Certificate

Candidates who will be appointed as TNPSC Combined Engineering Services must produce a certificate of physical fitness in the form prescribed below before their appointment:

Standard of Vision Prescribed

Form of Certificate of Physical Fitness

Remarks

Standard III or Better Colour 

The form is prescribed for other than Executive and Ministerial posts.

i) Blindness will be a disqualification.


ii) Defective vision applicants should produce an eye fitness certificate from an eye specialist.

Candidates with Colour Blindness 

Disqualified from the selection process

 

 

Points to Note for TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Age Limit

Here are some important points that you must take note of with respect to the age limit for the TNPSC Engineering Services 2022 exam. 

  • No maximum age limit means 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
  • ‘Others Candidates i.e. those who do not belong to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs(OBCMs) and BCMs) who have put in 5 years and more of service in the State / Central Government cannot apply for TNPSC CESE even if they are within the age limit.

Go through the detailed syllabus of the TNPSC CESE exam for effective exam preparation. 

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

TNPSC CESE Exam Eligibility FAQs

  • The TNPSC CESE eligibility includes the fulfilment of the educational qualification, age, medical standard. The candidates who do not fulfill the eligibility criteria are not eligible to apply for the exam. 

  • The maximum age limit will be 30 years (should not have been completed) for the General candidates to apply for the TNPSC CESE Recruitment 2022. 

  • You must possess at least a Diploma or equivalent from a recognized university or institution as the educational qualification for the TNPSC CESE exam.

  • Yes, it is compulsory to have knowledge of Tamil language to be able to apply for the TNPSC CESE recruitment 2022. 

  • No, candidates who have the problem of colour blindness are not eligible to apply for any post in the TNPSC CESE exam 2022. 

  • No, final year applicants cannot apply for the TNPSC CESE recruitment 2022. 

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