TNPSC Recruitment 2019

Organized by: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

Job Category: Tamilnadu job

No.of.vacancies: 18

Official Website:

Essential qualification:-

Archaeological Officer:

Must possess M.A.Degree in Ancient History and Archaeology or in Archaeology


Must possess M.A.Degree in History or Indian History or in Tamil awarded by any of the University recognized by the University Grants Commission and A „Post Graduate Diploma in Epigraphy and Archaeology‟ awarded by the Institute of Epigraphy, Department of Archaeology, Government of Tamil Nadu or Post Graduate Diploma in Archaeology awarded by the Archaeological Survey of India.

Must have passed Tamil as one of the subjects in the Degree level.

Age limit:-

  • Min 18 to Max 30

Age limit relaxation:-

  • No maximum age limit for SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs and DWs of all communities who have passed Pre Technical course /Pre University Course /Higher Secondary Course/ Diploma and Degree.


Archaeological Officer- Rs.36,200-1,14,800/-(Level-15)

Application fee

Registration Fee; For One-Time Registration (Revised with effect from 01.03.2017 vide G.O.(Ms).No.32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms Department, dated 01.03.2017)
Note :
(i) Applicants who have already registered in the One-Time Registration system by paying Rs.50/- before 01.03.2017 and those who have registered for One-Time Registration on or after 01.03.2017 by paying Rs.150/- are exempted from paying the registration fee for this recruitment.
(ii) Applicants who have made One-Time Registration must pay the prescribed examination fee for this recruitment unless fee exemption is claimed. (One-Time Registration is only to avail exemption for the Registration fee for a period of 5 years from the date of registration and it will not be considered as prescribed examination fee for this recruitment).
Examination Fee Note: The Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment if they are not eligible for the fee concession noted below Rs.100/-

Fee Concession:

Category Concession Condition
(i) Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)/ Scheduled Tribes Full Exemption
(ii) Differently Abled Persons, Destitute Widow of all communities Full Exemption (i) For Differently Abled persons, disability should be not less than 40%.
(ii) For DWs, the DW certificate should have been obtained from the RDO / Sub Collector/ Assistant Collector
(iii) Most Backward Class / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes (Other than Muslim) Backward Class (Muslim) Those who have not availed three free chances so far in the previous recruitments may avail exemption from payment of examination fee Should not have availed three free chances in the previous recruitments
(iv) Ex-Servicemen Those who have not availed two free chances so far in the previous recruitments may avail exemption from payment of examination fee. (i) Should not have availed two free chances in the previous recruitments.
(ii) Fee concession will not apply to those who have already been recruited to any class or service or category


  • Applicants can avail exemption from paying examination fees as per eligibility criteria.
  • Applicants will be required to appear for the Written Examination/ Certificate Verification at their own expenses.
  • The selection for appointment to the above-said post is purely provisional subject to final Orders on pending Writ Petitions, if any, filed at Madras High Court and Madurai Bench of Madras High Court.

Last date of Application submission:- 27.12.2019

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