TNPSC Group 3 Eligibility 2022 - Age, Qualification, Physical Standard

TNPSC Group 3 Eligibility 2022 - Age, Qualification, Physical Standard

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Sep 19, 2022
TNPSC Group 3 Eligibility 2022 is important to appy for Group 3 exam. Know TNPSC Group 3 age limit, age relaxation, qualification, physical standard, number of attempts, etc. here. Get complete details here!
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TNPSC Group 3 eligibility details is released by the exam organizing body, which is Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission. TNPSC Group 3 eligibility is released along with TNPSC Group 3 notification by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission on its official website. TNPSC Group 3 eligibility includes fulfillment of age limit, educational qualification, nationality, requirement, physical standards, number of attempts, and more. 

The candidates who are preparing or interested in being part of various civil services posts in Tamil Nadu state must check TNPSC Group 3 eligibility criteria before applying for TNPSC Group 3 exam. It is essential to check the eligibility details before filling out TNPSC Group 3 application form to avoid last-stage disqualification. 

TNPSC Group 3 Eligibility 2022

AS the TNPSC Group 3 notification is released for TNPSC Group 3 and 3A services. Therefore, it is essential for every aspirant to know their eligibility before filling out the online form. Below, we will cover the updated TNPSC Group 3 requirements so that candidates can get an in-depth idea about TNPSC Group 3 age limit, qualifications, and other requirements.

  •  TNPSC Group 3 Age Limit - 21 - 45 years
  • Maximum Age for TNPSC Group 3- Must have a Bachelor’s and specialization relevant to the post you are applying for
  •  TNPSC Group 3 Qualification Criteria - Educational qualifications for candidate changes per post. 
  • Nationality- Indian (Candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu domicile will get special concessions)

Below, we have covered the details of TNPSC Group exam for you to understand it.

TNPSC Group 3 Age Limit

TNPSC Group 3 Age Limit varies as per posts. As per the official age Limit for Group 3 and 3A services from TNPSC Group 3 eligibility, the candidate's minimum age must be 21 years. The maximum age for TNPSC Group 3 must be 45 years as of 01 July 2022.

Below we have mentioned the post-wise TNPSC Group 3 Age Limit

Post

Age limit 

Age Relaxation

Station Fire Officer (Group 3)

20 to 30 years (All the categories)

No relaxation for any category 

Junior Inspector of Cooperative Societies (Group 3A)

18 to 30 years (For the general Category)

18 to 35 years (For SC or SC/ST/ Destitute Widows of all castes, Most Backward Classes/Denotified Communities, BC, and BC (Muslims).

18 to 40 years for war service candidates.

18 to 45 years for SC/SC (Arunthathiyars), ST war service candidates who have undergone a course of training for nine months in one of the Cooperative Training Institutes.

Assistant Supervisor of Industrial Cooperative Societies (Group 3A)

18 to 30 years (For the general category)

No maximum age limit (For other categories)

Store Keeper in the Employment and Training Department (Training Wing) (Group 3A)

18 to 30 years (For the general category)

No maximum age limit (For other categories)

Store-Keeper, Grade-II in Industries and Commerce Department (Group 3)

18 to 30 years (For the general category)

No maximum age limit (For other categories)

TNPSC Group 3 Qualification

To be eligible for TNPSC Group 3 exam, candidates must meet various academic requirements. TNPSC Group 3 educational qualifications vary for the posts of Station Fire Officer, Assistant Supervisor, etc that we have mentioned in the following table. 

Post

Education Qualification

Station Fire Officer (Group 3)

Bachelor's degree from Annamalai University OR BBA from Madurai Kamaraj University OR B.Litt of Madurai University

Minimum general educational qualification/ Pre University Course Examination / Higher Secondary Examination required for SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/DC, BC, BCM

Junior Inspector of Cooperative Societies (Group 3A)

Candidates must have a Higher Secondary Course or Pre-University Examination or Diploma in Rural Services awarded by the National Council for Rural Higher Education with Co-operation as one of the subjects.

Candidates should also have a minimum general educational qualification in S.S.L.C. or a certificate of eligibility for College course of studies in the Madras, Madurai, and Annamalai Universities issued by the BSE 

Assistant Supervisor of Industrial Cooperative Societies, Store Keeper in the Employment and Training Department (Training Wing), Store-Keeper, Grade-II in Industries and Commerce Department (Group 3A)

For this post, candidates should have Pre-University Course Exam/ Higher Secondary Exam

TNPSC Group 3 Physical Standards

TNPSC has released TNPSC Group 3 physical standards for Junior Inspector of Co-operative Societies in Co-operative Department and Store-Keeper, Grade-II in Industries and Commerce Department posts.TNPSC Group 3 physical eligibility 2022 is mentioned below in detail.

Name of the Post 

Standard of Vision

Certificate of Physical Fitness

Junior Inspector of Co-operative Societies in the Co-operative Department

Standard 3

The form prescribed for Executive posts

Store-Keeper, Grade-II in Industries and Commerce Department 

Standard 3 or Better

As prescribed in Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service / Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Service / Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service 

TNPSC Group 3 Number of Attempts

There is no criterion related to the number of attempts given in the official notification for TNPSC Group 3 exam. Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criterion can apply for the exam without worrying about the number of attempts.

TNPSC Group 3 Eligibility FAQs

  • TNPSC Group 3 eligibility says that candidates must have a bachelor's degree from a recognized university and fall between the age of 18 - 30 years. He/ she must also have knowledge of the Tamil language.

  • To apply for the post of TNPSC Group 3, there are age criteria specified by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission. The maximum age for the general category is 45years, whereas there is no maximum age limit for reserved categories.

  • Candidates should satisfy TNPSC Group 3 educational qualifications before filling out the application process. As per the notification, the basic education requirement for a candidate is a graduation degree in the concerned discipline from a recognized institute or equivalent. In TNPSC Group 3, each post has a different educational qualification.

  • According to the TNPSC Group 3 eligibility criteria 2022, the aspirants should be citizens of India to be eligible for the post. The candidate who belongs to Tamil Nadu will get a special preference.

  • The physical standard for the Junior Inspector of Co-operative Societies post in TNPSC Group 3 includes Standard 3 and a Physical Fitness Certificate from Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service / Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Service / Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service.

  • As per TNPSC Group 3 eligibility criteria 2022, the number of attempts for the candidates willing to participate in this recruitment is unrestricted. They can participate till they cross their maximum age limit stated in the notification.

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