TNPSC Recruitment 2023: Combined Engineering Services Exam (CESE), 369 Vacancies

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has officially announced the TNPSC Recruitment 2023 for the Combined Engineering Service Exam. This recruitment drive offers a total of 369 vacancies. Eligible candidates are invited to apply online within the specified dates, commencing from 13/10/2023 to 11/11/2023. This article provides an overview of the recruitment process, including essential dates and details.

Name of the Post: Combined Engineering Service Exam

Post Date: 13/10/2023

No of Vacancies: 369

Place: Tamil Nadu

Important Dates for TNPSC Recruitment 2023: Combined Engineering Service Exam

Applicants are required to submit their applications exclusively online. The relevant online application dates are outlined below. Candidates must ensure that their applications are submitted by the specified closing date. Additionally, the examination date and time are provided for your reference.

Event Date
Online Application – Start Date 13/10/2023
Online Application – Last Date 11/11/2023
Application Window Correction Period 16/11/2023 to 18/11/2023
Exam Date (Paper-I) 06/01/2024
Exam Date (Paper-II) 07/01/2024
Exam Time (Paper-I) 09:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
Exam Time (Paper-II) 02:00 P.M. to 05:00 P.M.

Vacancy Details of TNPSC Recruitment 2023: Combined Engineering Service Exam

The TNPSC Combined Engineering Service Exam for 2023 is expected to fill approximately 369 posts. Refer to the following table for detailed vacancy information. Successful candidates will be stationed in Tamil Nadu.

Post and Post Code No. Service and Service Code No. Number of Vacancies
Principal, Industrial Training Institute/ Assistant Director of Training (Post Code 1729) Tamil Nadu Employment and Training Service (Service Code 027) 01
Assistant Engineer (Civil) (Water Resources Department, PWD) (Post Code 1656) Tamil Nadu Engineering Service (Service Code 011) 04
Assistant Engineer (Civil) (PWD) (Post Code 3656) 05
Assistant Engineer (Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department) (Post Code 1660) Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service (Service Code 011) 01
Assistant Engineer (Highways Department) (Post Code – 1661) Tamil Nadu Highways Engineering Service (Service Code 011) 53
Assistant Engineer (Agricultural Engineering) (Post Code – 1667) Tamil Nadu Agricultural Engineering Service (Service Code 011) 01
Assistant Director of Industrial Safety and Health (Post Code 1664) Tamil Nadu Factory Service (Service Code 011) 20
Assistant Engineer (Industries) (Post Code 1900) Tamil Nadu Industries Subordinate Service (Service Code 044) 09
Assistant Engineer (Electrical) (PWD) (Post Code No.1657) Tamil Nadu Engineering Service (Service Code 011) 36
Senior Officer (Technical) Tamil Nadu Industrial & Investment Corporation (Post Code 3265) Tamil Nadu Industrial & Investment Corporation (Service Code 127) 08
Assistant Engineer (Electrical) TANGEDCO (Post Code 3266) Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Service Code 123) 36
Assistant Engineer (Civil) TANGEDCO (Post Code 3267) 05
Assistant Engineer (Mechanical) TANGEDCO (Post Code 3268) 09
Assistant Engineer (Civil) (Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board) (Post Code. 3230) Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board Service (Service Code 111) 01
Assistant Engineer Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (Post Code 3269) Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (Service Code 121) 49
Assistant Engineer (Civil) Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board (Post Code 3270) Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board [TWAD] (Service Code 126) 78
Assistant Engineer (Mechanical) Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board (Post Code 3275) 20
Manager – Engineering (TNCMPFL ) (Post Code 3271) Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers Federation Limited (TNCMPFL) (Service Code 125) 07
Manager – Civil (TNCMPFL) (Post Code 3272) 01
Total 214 Posts

TNPSC CESE Salary

Selected candidates will receive a monthly salary in accordance with government regulations. Refer to the table below for salary details.

Level/Posts Pay Scale
Level 20 37700 – 138500
Level 22 56100 – 205700
Level 16 36400 – 134200
Assistant Engineer (Civil, Mech, Electrical) 39800 – 126500

Age Limit (as on 01/07/2023)

Applicants must meet the specified age limit criteria for the respective posts. The upper age limits are as follows:

Name of the Post Maximum Age Maximum Age Limit
For Posts from S.No.1 to 19 except S.No.8, 10, 11, 12 32 years No maximum Age Limit
For the post in S.No.8 32 years No maximum Age Limit
For posts in S.No.10, 11, 12 35 Years

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have completed B.E/B.Tech in the relevant discipline. Additionally, applicants should have sufficient knowledge in Tamil.

Selection Process

The selection process comprises the following stages:

  • Written Exam
  • Interview

Application Fee

Registration and examination fees should be paid online in accordance with government rules. The fee details, including the registration fee and examination fee, are as follows:

  • Examination Fee: 200/-
  • Registration Fee: 150/-

How to Apply for TNPSC Recruitment 2023: Combined Engineering Service Exam

Candidates can submit their applications online by visiting the TNPSC website at www.tnpsc.gov.in. Follow these steps to complete the application process:

  1. Click on “Recruitment” and then “Apply Online.”
  2. Online registration is open from 13/10/2023 to 11/11/2023.
  3. New users must register using an active email ID and mobile number.
  4. Upon registration, a unique Registration Number and Password will be generated.
  5. Log in using the provided credentials and fill out the application form with care.
  6. Verify the information before submission.
  7. Upload a scanned copy of your photograph and signature as per the prescribed format.
  8. Click “SUBMIT.”
  9. Pay the application fee online.
  10. Print the application form for future reference.

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