CR 2023 :       Due to administrative reasons, CV-PMT-ET scheduled for 07.02.2024 has been postponed to 09.02.2024 at the respective centres.

Recruitment Process : Joint Recruitment(SIs & SOs)

JOINT RECRUITMENT FOR THE POSTS OF SUB-INSPECTOR OF POLICE (TALUK, ARMED RESERVE AND TAMIL NADU SPECIAL POLICE)AND STATION OFFICER, FIRE & RESCUE SERVICES DEPARTMENT

1. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree from any University recognised by UGC / Government on the date of Notifications.

2. AGE:

The applicants should have attained the age of 20 years and should not be aged above 30 years as on 1st July of the Notification year. The upper age limit relaxation given to certain categories is as follows:-

Category Upper age limit
Backward Class, Backward Class (Muslim), Most Backward Class/Denotified Community. 32 yrs
Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyar), Scheduled Tribe. 35 yrs
Transgender 35 yrs
Destitute Widow 37 yrs
Ex-servicemen/ Ex-personnel of CAPF (Discharged from service within 3 years from the date of notification) / Serving persons of Armed Forces/CAPFwho are going to retire within one year from the last date of receipt of application 47 yrs
Police and Fire & Rescue ServicesDepartmental candidates appearing for departmental quota examination 47 yrs

3. COMMUNAL RESERVATION:

a) The following communal reservation will be followed as per existing rules and Government Orders :-

Open Competition [OC] 31%
Backward Class [BC] 26.5%
Backward Class (Muslim) [BC(M)]) 3.5%
Most Backward Class / Denotified Communities [MBC / DNC] 20%
Scheduled Caste [SC] 15%
Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyar) [SC(A)] 3%
Scheduled Tribe [ST] 1%

b) Community Certificate issued by Tamil Nadu Government only will be considered for communal reservation.

4. SPECIAL QUOTAS:

A. 20% Reservation is provided for Police and Fire & Rescue ServicesDepartmental quota candidates for the vacancies in the respective departments.

(i) 20% POLICE DEPARTMENTAL QUOTA

Gr.II PCs,Gr.I PCs and Head Constables and their equivalent ranks in the Taluk, AR and TSP can apply under 20% Police Departmental Quota. They should have completed 5 years of service as on the date of notification. Written Examination for Police Departmentalquota will be held separately.

(ii)20% FIRE DEPARTMENTAL QUOTA

Firemen, Leading Firemen, Firemen Driver and Driver Mechanic in the Fire and Rescue Services Departmentcan apply under 20% Fire Departmental Quota. They should have completed 5 years of service as on the date of notification. Written Examination for fire departmental quota will be held separately.

B.10% Reservation is provided for Sports quota candidates(For Police Department only).

Candidates applying under 10% Sports Quota should fulfil all the norms prescribed for open candidates. In addition, the candidate is required to produce Form-I or Form-II or Form-III for any of the approved 16 games/sports for an event held within 5 years preceding the date of notification. The details of certificates required for claiming sports quota are as follows:-

Type of the form Level of participation Issuing authority
FORM-I Represented India at International Competition Secretary of the National Federation of the game concerned.
FORM-II Represented Tamil Nadu State at National Level Competition Secretary of the National Federation or Secretary of the State Association of the game concerned.
FORM-III Represented any University in Tamil Nadu at Inter- University Competition. Director or other officer in-charge of sports in the University.
List of approved Games and Sports

1. Basket Ball, 2.Football, 3.Hockey, 4.Volley Ball, 5.Hand Ball, 6.Kabbadi, 7.Wrestling, 8.Boxing, 9.Gymnastics, 10.Judo, 11.Weight Lifting, 12. Aquatics (Swimming), 13.Athletics, 14.Equitation (Horse riding) 15. Rifle Shooting and 16. Silambam.

C.10% Reservation is provided for Wards cum Dependent quota (For Police Department only).

i. Wards cum dependent of serving /retired/ deceased or medically invalidated Police personnel and ministerial staff of Police Department can avail this quota.

ii. Wards cum dependent certificate should be obtained from the competent authority not below the rank of Superintendent of Police where the parent is serving or was last serving.

iii. Wards cum dependent certificate should be obtained after the date of notification only.

iv. If the Wards cum dependent certificate is not obtained in the prescribed format, then the candidate will be treated as an Open candidate.

v. Only one ward of the Police Personnel/MinisterialStaff shall apply under the "Wards cum Dependent" quota.

vi. Candidates already serving under Central / State Government services are not eligible for this wards cum dependent quota.

vii. In case required numbers of candidates are not available in the Wards Quota,the vacancies would be transferred to open quota of the same community.

5.20% PSTM PREFERENCE:

20% of all vacancies shall be set apart on preferential basis for the open candidates who studied from 1st Standard to the Bachelor’s degree (qualifying degree) in Tamil Medium

6. CONCESSIONS FOR SPECIAL CATEGORIES:

A. EX-SERVICEMEN / SERVING PERSONS WHO ARE GOING TO RETIRE WITHIN ONE YEAR FROM THE LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION / EX-PERSONNEL OF CENTRAL ARMED POLICE FORCE [CAPF] / SERVING PERSONS OF CAPF WHO ARE GOING TO RETIRE WITHIN ONE YEAR FROM THE LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION :-

i. Age relaxation is given upto 47 years.

ii. The Ex-Servicemen who have not completed 3 years after discharge from service and the serving Armed Forces personnel who are going to retire within one year from the last date of receipt of online application andEx-personnel of Central Armed Police Force [CAPF] who have not completed 3 years after discharge from service and the serving persons of CAPF who are going to retire within one year from the last date of receipt of applicationare eligible for applying for this recruitment

B. DESTITUTE WIDOW:

i. Age relaxation is given upto 37 years.

ii. The Destitute Widow candidates should obtain "Destitute Widow Certificate" from the Revenue Divisional Officer / Sub-Collector / Assistant Collector and upload the same along with the online application. Failing which they will not be considered under Destitute Widow category.

7.TRANSGENDER(For Police Department Only)

i. Age relaxation is given upto 35 years.

ii. The Transgender candidates may decide any of the genders such as man or woman or third gender for the Physical Measurement Test, Endurance Test, Physical Efficiency Test.

iii. If transgender candidates applies under Third gender, they will be treated like women candidates. The 30% reservation will apply to them.

iv. If the transgender candidates produce their community certificate, they can get the beneficiary of communal reservation like other candidates.

v. If the transgender candidate does not produce their community certificate, they will be treated as Most Backward Class category.

8.MARKS ALLOCATION FOR OPEN AND DEPARTMENTAL CANDIDATES :

Sl.No. Description Open Departmental Quota
1. Written Examination 70 Marks 85 Marks
2. Physical Efficiency Test 15 Marks Exempted
3. Viva-Voce 10 Marks 10 Marks
4. Special Marks 5 Marks 5 Marks
Total 100 Marks 100 Marks

9.STAGES OF RECRUITMENT FOR OPEN CANDIDATES:

A. WRITTEN EXAMINATION:

Part I. Tamil Language Eligibility Test:

i. The Tamil Language Eligibility Test is qualifying in nature.

ii. It will be objective type in nature.

iii. It will consist of 100 questions for 100 marks and the duration of examination will be 100 minutes (1 Hr 40 mins.)

iv. The candidate has to obtain minimum of 40% marks in Tamil Language Eligibility Test, for him/her to be eligible for the next level of evaluation of the main examination OMR answer sheet.

v. The marks obtained in Tamil Language Eligibility Test will not be considered for preparation of provisional selection list at any stage.

vi. In respect of 20% Departmental candidates, the Tamil Language eligibility Test will be commonly conducted along with those who are applying in open quota.

vii. The candidates who have applied under BOTH Open and Departmental category will have to write the commonly conducted Tamil Language Eligibility Test only once.

Part II.Main Written examination:

The Main Written examination will consists of Part.A - General Knowledge and Part.B - Psychology Test :Logical Analysis, Numerical skills, Mental Ability, Communication Skills and Information Handling Ability. Written examination: Total marks - 70.

i. Part A – 40 Marks (objective type). 80 Questions.

ii. Part B – 30 marks (objective type). 60 Questions.

iii. Each question carries ½ marks.

iv. Duration 2 ½ Hrs.

v. The candidates should get a minimum of 25 marks to qualify in the written examination

vi. All questions will be Bilingual(Tamil & English).

B.CERTIFICATE VERIFICATION:

i. The certificate verification will be carried out before the Physical Measurement Test, Endurance Test and Physical Efficiency Test for open candidates.

ii. The candidates who are called for Certificate Verification will have to produce allthe relevantoriginal certificates. Candidate who fails to produce the Original Certificates will lose his/her claims with regard to communal reservation, age relaxation andspecial quota.

C. PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT TEST:
Height Measurement
Community Men Women & Transgender
OC, BC, BC(M), MBC/DNC 170 cms 159 cms
SC, SC (A), ST 167 cms 157 cms
Chest Measurement (for Men only)
Normal 81 Cms
Expansion in full inspiration 5 cms
(81 cms to 86 cms)
Ex-servicemen / Serving persons who are going to retire within one year/ Ex-personnel of CAPF / Serving persons of CAPF who are going to retire within one year. Exempted from Physical Measurement Test
D. ENDURANCE TEST:
Men 1500 metres run in 7 minutes
Women/ Transgender 400 metres run in 2 minutes 30 seconds
Ex-servicemen / Serving persons who are going to retire within one year/ Ex-personnel of CAPF / Serving persons of CAPF who are going to retire within one year. 1500 metres run in 8 minutes

i) Endurance Test is qualifying nature.

ii) Only the candidates who qualify in the Endurance Test will be allowed to participate in the Physical Efficiency Test.

E. PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST: Total marks for PET is 15.

Candidates are required to attend all the events in PET.

(I) Men candidates :-
Sl.No. Events Zero Star
(0 Mark)
One Star
(2 Marks)
Two Stars
(5 Marks)
1 Rope Climbing Less than 5.0 metres 5.0 metres 6.0 metres
2 Long Jump (or) High Jump Long Jump Less than 3.80 metres 3.80 metres 4.50 metres
High Jump Less than 1.20 metres 1.20 metres 1.40 metres
3 100 mts run (or) 400 mts run 100 mts run More than 15.00 seconds 15.00 seconds 13.50 seconds
400 mts run More than 80.00 seconds 80.00 seconds 70.00 seconds

i. Two chance will be given to the candidates in rope climbing and long jump / high jump.

ii.Only one chance will be given for 100 metres/ 400 metres run.

(II) Women and Transgender candidates :
Sl.No. Events Zero Star
(0 Mark)
One Star
(2 Marks)
Two Stars
(5 Marks)
1 Long jump Less than 3.0 metres 3.0 metres 3.75 metres
2 Shotput (or) Cricket ball throw Shotput Less than 4.25 metres 4.25 metres 5.50 metres
Cricket ball throw Less than 17 metres 17 metres 24 metres
3 100 mts run (or) 200 mts run 100 mts run More than 17.50 seconds 17.50 seconds 15.50 seconds
200 mts run More than 38.00 seconds 38.00 seconds 33.00 seconds

i. Two chances will be given for long jump, Shot-Put / Cricket ball throw.

ii. Only one chance will be given in 100 metres /200 metres run.

(III) Ex-servicemen and Serving personnel who are going to retire within one year/ Ex-personnel of CAPF / Serving persons of CAPF who are going to retire within one year.
Sl.No. Events Zero Star
(0 Mark)
One Star
(2 Marks)
Two Stars
(5 Marks)
1 Shotput Less than 5.0 metres 5.0 metres 6.0 metres
2 Long Jump (or) High Jump Long Jump Less than 3.25 metres 3.25 metres 4.50 metres
High Jump Less than 0.90 metres 0.90 metres 1.40 metres
3 100 mts run (or) 400 mts run 100 mts run More than 17.00 seconds 17.00 seconds 13.50 seconds
400 mts run More than 85.00 seconds 85.00 seconds 70.00 seconds

i. Two chances will be given for the events of Shot-Put throw and Long jump or High jump.

ii. Only one chance will be given to the candidates in 100 metres /400 metres run

10. STAGES OF RECRUITMENT FOR DEPARTMENTAL CANDIDATES:

A. WRITTEN EXAMINATION:

Part I. TAMIL LANGUAGE ELIGIBILITY TEST:

Tamil Language Eligibility Test for Departmental candidates will be the same as conducted for Open candidates.

Part II(A) MAIN WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR 20% POLICE DEPARTMENTAL QUOTA:

Main Written examination will consists of Part A - General Knowledge and PartB - Psychology Test: Logical Analysis, Numerical skills, Mental Ability, Communication Skills and Information Handling Ability. Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Indian Evidence Act, Police Standing Orders and Police Administration.

Written examination: Total marks - 85.

i. Part.A – 15 Marks (objective type). 30 Questions.

ii. Part.B - 70 Marks (objective type). 140 Questions.

iii. Each question carries ½ marks.

iv. Duration 3.00 hrs.

v. The candidates should get a minimum of 30 marks to qualifyin the written examination.

Part II(B) MAIN WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR 20% FIRE & RESCUE SERVICES DEPARTMENTAL QUOTA:

Main Written examination will consists of Part A - General Knowledge and Part B - Psychology Test: Logical Analysis, Numerical skills, Mental Ability, Communication Skills and Information Handling Ability. Rules and Regulations relating to Fire & Rescue Services, Station Routine, Tamil Nadu Fire Service Manual and Administration of Fire & Rescue Services.

Written examination: Total marks - 85.

i. Part A - 15 Marks (objective type). 30 Questions.

ii. Part B - 70 Marks (objective type). 140 Questions.

iii. Each question carries ½ marks.

iv. Duration of the examination is 3hrs.

v. The candidate should get a minimum of 30 marks to qualify in the written examination.

B.CERTIFICATE VERIFICATION:

The candidates who are called for Certificate Verification will have to produce their original certificates which they had uploaded during submission of the online application. Candidate who fails to produce the Original Certificates will lose his/her claims with regard to communal reservation and age relaxation.

C.Departmental Quota candidates are exempted from Physical Measurement Test and Physical Efficiency Test.
D.ENDURANCE TEST:

1500 metres run in 7 minutes for men candidates and 400 metres run in 2 minutes and 30 seconds for women candidates. Endurance Test is qualifying in nature.

11.VIVA-VOCE:

i. Viva-Voce will be conducted for 10 marks. Marks will be awarded based on the performance of the candidates.

ii. The candidates who qualify in Certificate Verification, Physical Measurement Test, Endurance Test and Physical Efficiency Test will be called for Viva-Voce. The number of candidates called for Viva-Voce will be 2 times the number of vacancies.

12.SPECIAL MARKS FOR NCC/NSS/SPORTS/GAMES FOR OPEN CANDIDATES:

Special marks shall be given to the candidates after Viva-Voce as detailed below, subject to a maximum of 5 marks.

a. National Cadet Corps (NCC)(Maximum 2 Marks)
One Year Member/ "A" certificate ½ Mark
Possession of "B" Certificate 1 Mark
Possession of "C" Certificate/Under Officer Best Cadet in All India level 2 Marks
b. National Service Scheme(NSS) Maximum 1 Mark
1) Participation in a National Programme like Republic Day parade in New Delhi/National Integration and Motivation Camps/Inter State Youth Exchange Programme by the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports of State Government.
2) Participation in regular activities or State Special camps as per G.O.No.8 dated:21.01.2002.
½ Mark
Best Volunteer at State Level/National level or Best NSS Cadet at Republic Day Parade in New Delhi 1 Mark
c. Sports / Games (Maximum 2 Marks)

Approved 16 games : 1. Basket Ball, 2.Football, 3.Hockey, 4.Volley Ball, 5.Hand Ball, 6.Kabbadi, 7.Wrestling, 8.Boxing, 9.Gymnastics, 10.Judo, 11.Weight Lifting, 12. Aquatics (Swimming), 13.Athletics, 14.Equitation (Horse riding), 15.Rifle Shooting and 16. Silambam are eligible for awarding of marks.

Represented School in District level ½ Mark
Represented College in zonal level (Inter Collegiate) ½ Mark
Represented University (Form-III) (Inter University) 1 Mark
Represented District in Inter District tournament 1 Mark
Represented State (Form-II) (Tamil Nadu) 1 ½ Mark
Represented Nation in international Competition (Form-I) (India) 2 Marks

In each category, the highest certificate (yielding maximum marks) will be considered. If a candidate having two certificates which are carrying equal marks, one certificate will be considered for awarding marks. A candidate can claim maximum of 5 marks under special marks.

13.(A) SPECIAL MARKS FOR POLICE DEPARTMENTAL CANDIDATES:

Winning of medal in the National Police Duty Meet( Maximum 5 marks)
Gold Medal 5 marks
Silver Medal 3 marks
Bronze Medal 2 marks
(B) SPECIAL MARKS FOR FIRE & RESCUE SERVICES DEPARTMENTAL CANDIDATES:
Medals received during the entire service(Maximum5marks)
President’s Fire Service Medal for gallantry (or) Fire Services Medal for gallantry (or) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Fire Service Medal for gallantry (Anna Medal) on the occasion of Anna’s Birthday. 5 marks
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Fire Service Medal for Excellence (or) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Anna Medal for gallantry on the occasion of Republic Day 3 marks
Fire Service Medal for Meritorious Service (or) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Fire Service Medal (Anna Medal) on the occasion of Anna’s Birthday 2 marks
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Fire Service Medal on Pongal Day 1 mark

Police and Fire & Rescue Services Departmental Quota candidates shall not be eligible for special marks for NCC/NSS/Sports/ Games. A candidate can claim maximum of 5 marks under special marks. If a candidate is having two medals which are carrying equal marks, only one medal will be considered for awarding marks.

14. PROVISIONAL SELECTION LIST:

a. Provisional Selection List is drawn based on the total marks obtained in the Written Examination, Physical Efficiency Test, Viva-Voce and Special marks subject to communal reservation, candidate’s category and total vacancies.

b. For the post of Station Officer, provided that other things being equal, preference shall be given to persons who have successfully undergone any of the training course at National Fire Service College, Nagpur.

c. If the marks secured are equal and date of birth is same, preference shall be given to the candidate who is an outstanding scout, having received an award from the President of India.

d. If there is a tie in marks, the candidate senior in age shall be given priority in selection.

15. MEDICAL EXAMINATION AND VERIFICATION OF CHARACTER AND ANTECEDENTS :

Provisionally selected candidates will have to undergo medical examination and verification of character & antecedents through respective Department.

16. EXAMINATION FEE:

The Examination fee is Rs.500/-. If the Departmental candidates apply for both open quota and departmental quota, he/she shall pay a sum of Rs.1000/- as examination fee, which shall be paid either through cash challan or online payment.