TNUSRB Exam 2022: Latest News, Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

September 8, 2022

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TNUSRB stands for Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board, which runs under the state government. Especially, TNUSRB Grade-II 2020 exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates to fill the vacancies in various uniformed service departments. The candidates can apply for their respective positions online on the official TNUSRB website.

TNUSRB Grade-II 2020 Recruiting Departments

The TNUSRB conducts exams for the eligible applicants to select them for the following categories in the departments:

  1. Police Department
  2. Fire Service Department
  3. Prison Department

Available Posts:

The various categories of posts included in the respective departments are:

Police Department:

(I) Sub-Inspectors of Police (Men & Women)

(ii)Grade-II Police Constables (Men & Women)

(iii)Sub Inspectors (Technical) (Men & Women)

Fire Service: (I) Firemen

Prison Department: (I) Jail Warders (Men & Women)

The head of the departments of Police, Prison, and the Fire Service gives the anticipated vacancies. The number of positions available in the departments releases every year, in September. Based on the vacancy, and the order from the government, the Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board conducts the exam every year.

Panel Members of TNUSRB:

The TNUSRB is composed of a Chairperson, Member, and a Member Secretary. The “Chairperson” is a patrolman in the grade of a DGP who can be a retired police officer or serving in the department. The “Member” of the TNUSRB is a police officer in the grade of an ADGP who can be currently in the department or a retired officer. The “Member Secretary” of the TNUSRB is a police officer in the grade of IG in the Police department.

TypeGovernment Agency
PurposeRecruitment of Uniformed Services
LocationChennai, Tamil Nadu
ChairmanDr. C Sylendra Babu IPS
MemberSunil Kumar IPS
Member SecretaryN.K. Senthamaraikannan IPS

TNUSRB Grade- II 2020: Exam Notification & News

The TNUSRB announces the exam notification after consulting the vacancy list with the respective heads of the departments. Therefore the official notification from the TNUSRB will contain the selection criteria of the exam, which includes the age, educational qualification, etc., for the mentioned vacancies.

TNUSRB Grade-II 2020: Backlog vacancies

Apart from the current vacancies, the TNUSRB also fills the backlog vacancy in the department. The backlog vacancies in TNUSRB Grade-II 2020 are also conducted for the Police Constables, Jail Warders, and Firemen.

Key details of each TNUSRB notification

  • Important dates
  • Educational qualification
  • Age qualification
  • Syllabus
  • Total number of vacancies
  • Application formats
  • Quota preferences
  • Reservation categories
  • Examination fee
  • Provisional selection

What is the Reason for Rejection?

Before applying for the mentioned posts, the candidate should verify the qualification details. The application should meet the eligibility criteria in all parts to get approval from the recruitment team. If the application did not qualify the mentioned criteria, chances are high for rejection during the verification process.

Where to check for TNUSRB exam notification?

The notification is available on the official website.

Notification Date17.09.2020

TNUSRB Grade-II 2020: Exam Date

The TNUSRB announces the exam date along with the notification. The TNUSRB conducts written exams for the posts of Grade-II Police Constables, Jail Warders, and Firemen.

Exam Procedures

  • The selected application candidates will receive the admit card on the official website before the exam date.
  • The candidates can download the admit card from the website with the registered User-Id and Password.
  • The selected candidates should appear for the written examination at their desired exam centers.
  • The candidates can choose the medium of instruction for the exam while applying.
    Particulars Dates Notification Date 17.09.2020 Application Submission (start date) 26.09.2020 The Last date for the submission of the application 26.10.2020 Written Exam Date 13.12.2020

TNUSRB Grade-II 2020: Application Fee

The application fee for the TNUSRB Grade-II 2020 exams varies for different categories of recruitment.

Currently, the Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board has fixed the rate for the application fee as follows.

Grade-II Police Constables, Firemen, and Jail Warders (2020)Rs.150/-

But, in the official notification, the mentioned application fee for the Grade-II Police Constables, Jail Warders, and Firemen is Rs.130.

TNUSRB Grade-II 2020 – Application FeeRs.130/-

How many posts can a candidate apply for?

  • The candidates can send only one application for the respective posts.
  • The chances of rejection are higher for the multiple applications from the individual candidate.
  • The call letter for the written examination is offered by checking the eligibility criteria.
  • The Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board verifies the qualification of every individual application.

TNUSRB Grade-II 2020: Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria vary for each category in the TNUSRB Grade-II 2020 exam. Before applying for the exam, the individuals should check their eligibility for the mentioned posts.

Educational Qualifications:

The candidate educational qualifications are as follows:

  1. You should have completed your matriculation (10th) or SSLC from a recognized Educational Board.
  2. The aspirants should have studied “Tamil” as one of their Languages in their Matriculation or SSLC Board.
  3. However, if the applicants do not meet the Tamil Language requirements, they should pass a Tamil Part-II Examination conducted by the TNPSC within two years of joining.
  4. Any equivalent course to the 10th grade should submit the “proof of certificate” along with the application for future verification purposes.

Who should not apply?

The candidate should not apply for the mentioned posts if they did not pass their 10th grade.

Any special preference?

Yes, the candidates who studied “Tamil” as the medium of instruction would be given preferences in the final provisional selection round.

Age Limit:

There are certain age limits for the candidates appearing for the Grade-II Police Constables, Jail Warders, and Firemen.

Grade-II Police Constables, Jail Warders, and Firemen.18-24
  1. The candidate should be of the age limit of 18 years to 24 years.
  2. You should have attained 18 years of age by 01/07/2020 and should not have crossed 24 years of age.
  3. Your date of birth should lie between 01/07/1996 – 01/07/2002.

Are there any age relaxations?

Yes, Despite the General Category applicants, the other categories have certain age relaxations in the TNUSRB Grade-II 2020.

Therefore, the age relaxation for the candidates is as follows:

  1. General – 18-24 years
  2. BC/MBC/DNT – 18-26 years
  3. SC/SCA/ST – 18-29 years
  4. Ex-Servicemen/Ex-Army men – 18-35 years
  5. Transgender – 18-29 years

Nationality Eligibility:

The candidate applying for the posts of Grade-II Police Constables, Jail Warders, and Firemen should be a citizen of India.

Can other nationals or people from other states apply?

Yes, here are the details in regards to other state applicants.

  1. Other nationality people cannot apply for the TNUSRB Grade-II 2020 exams.
  2. However, the candidates from the other states can apply for the exam only if they clear the age and educational qualification mentioned in the official notification.

TNUSRB Grade-II 2020: Vacancies

The Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board announced the total number of vacancies for Grade-II Police Constables, Jail Warders, and Firemen along with the official notification.

Total no of Vacancies10,906

A total of 10,906 vacancies scatters for the different departments.

In addition to the current vacancy, the recruitment board has also added 72 backlog vacancies.

Backlog Vacancies(women)– Prison Department/Armed Police Department62(Armed)/10(Prison)

Additional Notification

  • The TNUSRB released a separate notification on the extra vacancy in the Fire Service department on 01.10.2020.
  • In the official notification, the vacancies mentioned for the Fire Service Department were 458 in the General/Male Category.
  • However, the recruitment board announced additional 835 vacancies for the same in the new notification.

Total Vacancy as per 01.10.2020 notification is

Total Vacancies(including additional vacancy)11,741

TNUSRB Grade-II 2020: Salary

As per the official announcement by the Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board, the selected candidate for the TNUSRB Grade-II 2020 exam will receive a pay scale of about 18,200/- to 52,900/- monthly. The selected candidate will also get the grade pay along with the basic salary. The minimum monthly payment of the candidate would start from Rs. 18,200. Also, the pay range varies based on seniority, positions, exams scores, etc. The candidates selected for any government job have their perks and benefits.

The basic pay scale increases every year by a certain percentage, and the allowances of the candidate will also be revised every year. Being a government employee, here are the allowance they get along with their monthly pay scale:

  1. Paid Leave
  2. Paternal and Maternal Leave
  3. Bonus and Advances
  4. Incentives
  5. Accommodation
  6. Insurances
  7. Pension

TNUSRB Grade-II 2020: Syllabus

The TNUSRB announces the exam syllabus along with the official notification. The basic syllabus for the exam comprises of

  1. General Knowledge
  2. Psychology

The General knowledge part further scatters into the following subjects such as:

  1. Tamil
  2. English
  3. Mathematics
  4. General science
  5. Indian History
  6. Geography
  7. Indian National Movement
  8. Current Affairs – National & International
  9. Economy, Banking, and Finance
  10. Budget
  11. Five Year Plans
  12. Sports
  13. General Politics
  14. India and its neighboring countries
  15. Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  16. Important Financial & Economic News
  17. Indian Constitution

The Psychology part questions are general and framed to test the aptitude knowledge of the candidates.

The topics they cover in Part-II Psychology are:

  1. Psychology Test
  2. Logical problems
  3. Number series
  4. Coding and Decoding
  5. Analogies
  6. Symbol series
  7. Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning
  8. Statement and Argument
  9. Statement and Conclusions
  10. Artificial languages
  11. Cause and effect
  12. Theme Detection
  13. Logical deduction

TNUSRB Grade-II 2020: Exam Pattern

The general pattern for the TNUSRB Grade-II 2020 exam is:

  • Written Examination
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Physical Measurement Test
  • Endurance test
  • Special Marks

Written Exam Pattern:

  1. The written examination is the first part of the recruitment process. The exam questions are in the Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) format.
  2. The candidates who pass the written exam will be called for the PMT, ET, PET, and Certificate Verification processes (CV).
  3. The written exam pattern is as follows
Sr.NoPartSubjectTotal No of QuestionsTotal Marks
1Part – IGeneral Studies50 Questions 50 Marks
2Part – IIPsychology30 Questions30 Marks

TNUSRB Grade-II 2020:Admit Card

The admit cards for the TNUSRB Grade-II 2020 exam releases as mentioned in the notification (30.11.2020.) The admit cards usually will be released 10-15 days before the date of the examination. The applicants have to download the admit card before their exam. Download the admit cards with the User-ID and Password from the official website. The downloaded admit card will contain the details such as

  1. Enrollment Number
  2. Exam Date
  3. Exam Centre
  4. Center Code
  5. Exam Timing
  6. Reporting Time
  7. Digital Signature

The printed admit card is the vital document to enter the examination hall. The candidate will not be allowed in the exam hall without their respective admit cards. Download the admit cards from the given TNUSRB official website.

Important information about admit card

The admit card is an important document. Hence, the aspirant must carry them to the examination center. Otherwise, they would not get allowed to sit for the examination.

  1. The aspirant must get the admit card online. For that, they have to visit the official website of TNUSRB. They must download and save the admit card for future references and must take a printout.
  2. Also, the admit card gets released within ten days before the examination.
  3. Furthermore, the aspirant must go through the guidelines before they download the admit card.
  4. The aspirants must have their application number and password or their date of birth with them while downloading.
  5. The applicant has to bring the admit card with them to the examination center. They would not get allowed to sit in the exam without it.
  6. Lastly, the applicant must carry their Government ID proofs (Voter Card or Aadhaar Card) to the examination center.

TNUSRB Grade-II 2020: Result

The Tamil Nadu Uniformed Service Recruitment Board releases the results on the official website. The result will contain the selected enrollment number of the candidate. To view the individual score, the candidate should log in with the User-ID and Password.

  • The result of every individual is available in their profile.
  • The recruitment board invites the selected candidates further for the physical tests and certificate verification.
  • The government officially announces the result date through the media as a press release.
  • The selected candidates will further go for the certificate verification based on the marks and selection quotas.
  • The last part of the recruitment is certificate verification. The recruitment team verifies all the necessary documents and certificates before offering the appointment letter.

How to Apply?

Before filling up the application form, the aspirants must go through the guidelines for eligibility criteria. Eligibility criteria are necessary for TNUSRB Examination. The candidate must fulfill all the eligibility requirements. Otherwise, they would not get qualified even if they fill up the application form. So, it is advisable if the aspirant reads and understands the eligibility criteria fully before filling up the application form.

It can be difficult for students to fill up the application form for those appearing for the first time. So, for them, the steps are given below in an easy way.

The steps for applying for the TNUSRB Exam are :

  1. First of all, the applicant should go to the official site of TNUSRB.
  2. If you are a first-time applier, you should create a user ID and Password using an active e-mail Id and verify the account using the one-time password.
  3. The already registered user can apply using their User-ID and Password.
  4. Secondly, the applicant should select the “Apply Online for COMMON RECRUITMENT 2020 – (GR.II POLICE CONSTABLES, GR.II JAIL WARDERS, FIREMEN)” link.
  5. The application form will appear on the computer screen.
  6. Next, the applicant should fill up the application form.
  7. The applicant should thoroughly match their details with the documents.
  8. After that, when the applicant is sure that their details are all correct, they should press the submit
  9. Next, the applicant has to pay the application fees online or in offline mode.
  10. Finally, the applicant should save and print out the application form for their future use.

The necessary details to fill in the application are:

  1. 10th Certificate details
  2. Community certificate
  3. 12th certificate details
  4. Proof of Identity (Aadhaar)
  5. Contact Details

Other Details of the Application Form:

  • In the application form, you have to attach the necessary documents, and the scanned copy of your photo and signature has to be uploaded digitally.
  • The Document list includes the 10th mark sheet, 12th Mark sheet, UG certificate, PG certificate, Community Certificate.
  • The recently captured color photocopy and the signature have to be scanned and uploaded at the end of the document.
  • The mentioned size of the photocopy and signature is 11-30 Kilobytes and 5-10 Kilobytes, respectively.
  • The size of the other documents ranges from 30 Kilobytes – 600 Kilobytes.
  • The TNUSRB communicates the details of the exams through the mail and contact number. Therefore it is mandatory to have an active e-mail Id and a phone number.
  • After completing the application process, the final step is the payment fee. Both the online and offline mode of payment is acceptable.

Different Modes of Payment for TNUSRB Grade-II 2020:

The TNUSRB application fee varies on the basis of the candidate’s category. The application is accepted in both online and offline payment for the candidates.

First, the different online mode of payments available for the students are:

    • Visa card
    • RuPay Credit/Debit Card
    • Master Card
    • Maestro Card

Secondly, the offline mode of payment is accepted only in SBI bank. The candidate have to pay the SBI-Challan in any of the SBI branch.

However, the candidates can pay their online application fee while applying for the TNUSRB exam in the official website.

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Q.1 When is the last date to apply?

Ans. The date for the application to be submitted is 10th October 2020, before 5.00 P.M IST. You should apply on or before the deadline.

Q.2 Can we make payment in the DD format?

Ans. TNUSRB does not accept DD payments. The only acceptable offline payment for the TNISURB exam is SBI E- Challan.

Q.3 When is the TNUSRB Exam date?

Ans. The examination date of the TNUSRB is on 13th December 2020.

Q.4 How many vacancies are there in TNUSRB-2020 recruitment?

Ans. The total number of vacancies for the year 2020 is 11,741.

Q.5 What is the application fee for the TNUSRB exam?

Ans. The application fee is Rs.130 for all the category applicants.

Q.6 What is the age limit for the TNUSRB exam?

Ans. On 1st July 2020, the candidate’s age should lie between 18 and 24.

Q.7 Can a final-year graduate student apply for the TNUSRB exam?

Ans. Yes, final-year graduate students can apply for the exam.

Q.8 What is the salary for the TNUSRB posts?

Ans. The salary for the TNUSRB posts ranges between Rs.18, 200/- to Rs.52, 900/-

Q.9 Can women candidates apply for the police exams?

Ans. Yes, the vacancies are open for both the men and the women categories. But the Fire Service department is recruiting only for Male Candidates.

Q.10 How can a student download TNUSRB Admit card?

Ans. The aspirants have to visit the official site of TNUSRB websiteto get the admit card. The admit card is available for ten days before the examination. So the student should stay in touch with the official site so that they do not miss the latest updates.

Q.11 Is negative marking given in TNUSRB Exam?

Ans. No, there is no negative marking given in TNUSRB Exam for any wrong answers.