TNPSC CESE Notification 2023 Released: Check Important Dates, Vacancy, & Eligibility Criteria

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: October 17th, 2023

TNPSC CESE Recruitment Notification 2023 has been released on 3rd February 2023 by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) on its official website. As per the TNPSC CESE recruitment notification, a total of 1083 vacancies have been announced for various engineering disciplines for the post of Junior Draughting Officer. The TNPSC CESE online application process has also been started and the last date to apply online for the TNPSC CESE is 4th Mar 2023.

Read on to know about the complete TNPSC CESE recruitment notification, eligibility criteria, application fee, important dates, details of vacancies, and much more. 

TNPSC CESE Recruitment Notification Pdf Download Link

A direct link to download the TNPSC CESE recruitment notification is provided below. Candidates can download the recruitment notification pdf and read it thoroughly before applying for the TNPSC CESE recruitment.

Direct Link to Download TNPSC CESE Recruitment Notification Pdf(Latest)

TNPSC CESE Recruitment Notification PDF Download Direct Link (Previous Year)

TNPSC CESE 2023 Important Dates 

The TNPSC CESE application has been started against the released recruitment notification. Aspirants willing to apply for the TNPSC CESE exam should apply before the last date of submission i.e. 4th Mar 2023. Here are some TNPSC CESE important dates that are mentioned an aspirant should note and plan accordingly.

S.No. Event Important Date
1. TNPSC CESE 2023 Notification Release Date 3rd Feb 2023
2. TNPSC CESE Apply Online Date 3rd Feb 2023
3. Last date for submission of the TNPSC CESE Application Form 4th Mar 2023
4. TNPSC CESE Application Form Correction Window 9th Mar to 11th Mar 2023
5. TNPSC CESE Paper 1 & Paper 2 Exam Date 27th May 2023
6. TNPSC CESE Exam Result To be announced 

Aspirants willing to appear for the TNPSC CESE should check the TNPSC CESE exam syllabus 2023 here.

TNPSC CESE Vacancy 2023

TNPSC has announced a total of 1083 vacancies for the TNPSC CESE 2023 exam. The post-wise vacancies are provided in the below table as per the TNPSC CESE recruitment notification. Aspirants can check out the post-wise vacancy distribution. 

Name of the post Name of the service No. of vacancies
Overseer / Junior Draughting Officer in Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department (Post Code No.3244) Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Engineering Subordinate Service (Code No.115) 794
Junior Draughting Officer in Highways Department (Post Code No.3115) Tamil Nadu Highways Engineering Subordinate Service (Code No.012) 236
Junior Draughting Officer in Public Works Department (Post Code No. 3120) Tamil Nadu Engineering Subordinate Service (Code No.012) 18
Draughtsman, Grade – III in Town and Country Planning Department (Post Code No.2114) Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Subordinate Service (Code No.066) 10

According to Tamil Nadu Government Act. No.14 of 2022 posts included in various boards

Name of the post Name of the service No. of vacancies
Foreman, Grade-II in Tamil Nadu Small Industries Corporation Limited (Post Code No.3254) Tamil Nadu Small Industries Corporation Technical Subordinate Service (Code No.120) 25

How to Apply for the TNPSC CESE 2023 Recruitment?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online for TNPSC CESE 2023 by following the listed step-by-step procedure. It will help aspirants smoothly complete the TNPSC CESE application process.

  • Visit TNPSC official website.
  • Click on the TNPSC CESE apply online link.
  • Register yourself on the website. At the time of registration, candidates have to pay Rs. 150/- for the one-time registration.
  • Sign in using your login credentials.
  • Enter your details correctly to complete the TNPSC Application form.
  • Pay the examination fee as applicable.
  • Review and submit your application and take the printout of the TNPSC Application form for future reference.

Eligibility Criteria for TNPSC CESE Exam 

Aspirants should check out the TNPSC CESE eligibility criteria first by thoroughly going through the complete TNPSC combined engineering service examination notification 2023. However, here we have provided the eligibility criteria.

Educational Qualification for TNPSC CESE

The candidate should have a degree in Electrical, Mechanical, & Civil engineering discipline from a recognized university or institution.


Aspirants should have the following age limit to be eligible to apply for the TNPSC CESE exam 2023

  • Maximum Age Limit: 32* years for Unreserved and for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Most Backward Class/OBCMs/ destitute widows of all categories has no maximum age limit.
  • Minimum Age Limit: 21 years

The maximum age limit will be calculated from 01.07.2023.

Application Fee for TNPSC CESE Exam: Registration Fee & Application Fee

₹ 150/- is for the Registration Fee and ₹ 100/- for Examination Fee. The exam fee is exempted for SC / ST and three free chances for MBC / Denotified Communities.

TNPSC CESE Selection Process

Aspirants willing to apply for the TNPSC CESE exam 2023 should also learn about the selection process of the TNPSC combined engineering service. Aspirants will be selected based on marks secured in the following stages : 

  • Written Examination
  • Interview

A final merit list will be prepared based on marks secured in the Written Examination followed by the interview.

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