TNPSC Jailor Recruitment 2022 – Apply Online for 8 Posts

TNPSC Recruitment 2022: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is inviting online applications for the Jailor (Men), and Jailor (Special prison for Women). Selected candidates will get recruited under Tamil Nadu Jail Service on direct recruitment basis. All the candidates must read the recruitment brochure before applying for the posts.

About Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission is headed by the Chairman and comprises fourteen other members, all appointed by the Governor of Tamil Nadu, in accordance with the above provisions of the Constitution of India. The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission discharges the duties and functions specified in Article 320 of the Constitution of India.

The commission is required to advise the Government on all matters relating to framing of recruitment rules, principles to be followed in making appointments and promotions and transfers from one service to another service, in respect of disciplinary matters affecting government servants, and to conduct examinations for selection of candidates under direct recruitment to the State, Subordinate and Ministerial Services

TNPSC Jailor Recruitment 2022

Name of the Post: Jailor (Male), Jailor (Special Prison for Women)

Total Posts: 8 Posts

Name & No: of Posts:

  • Jailor (Male) – 6 Posts
  • Jailor (Special Prison for Women) – 2 Posts

Age Limit

Candidates’ age is in between 18- 37 years. Age is relaxable for reserved category candidates. Age is reckoned as on 01-07-2022.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must complete Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University/ Institute.
  • Provided that other things are equal, preference shall be given to the candidates possessing a Master’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration and the next preference shall be given to the candidates possessing a Master’s degree in Social Work.

Physical Standards

Height: 165 cm (Male)

Height: 156 cm (Female)

Pay Scale

Selected candidates will get paid on an average of Rs.36,900 – 1,35,100/- (Level-18) by the recruiting organization.

Selection Procedure

Selection will be made in two successive stages i.e.,

(i) Examination (Written / Computer Based Test Method) and (ii) Oral Test in the shape of an interview.

The final selection will be made on the basis of the total marks obtained by the applicants at the Written/ CBT Method examination and the oral test taken together subject to the rule of reservation of appointments. Applicants’ appearance in the Written/ CBT Method examination and oral test is compulsory. The examination is a computer-based test

(i) Paper I Subject Paper (Degree standard) – 200 Questions consisting of the following units

1. Constitution and Human Rights
2. Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu
3. Socio-Economic issues in India / Tamil Nadu
4. Current issues at National Level
5. Current issues at State Level

(ii) Paper-II 

Part-A:(200 Questions)

Tamil Eligibility cum scoring Test (SSLC Std) (100 questions/ 150 marks) (or) General English cum scoring Test
(SSLC standard) (for Tamil Eligibility Test exempted Persons) (100 questions/ 150 marks)

Part-B: (100 questions)

(General Studies)  (100 questions/ 150 marks)General Studies (Degree Std) -75 questions and Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Std.) -25 questions

Selected candidates in the written test are eligible to appear for the Personality test.

Application Fee

Candidates must pay a one-time registration fee of Rs. 150/- and an examination fee of Rs. 200/- through online mode.

How to Apply?

  • Desirous candidates must read the recruitment notification released by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
  • The notification was released by the Tamil Nadu Jail Service, Government of Tamil Nadu
  • Visit the official website,, and check the announcement tab to get a recruitment notification of TNPSC Jailor
  • Click on the recruitment notification for TNPSC Jailor Posts
  • Check all the eligibility before applying to the posts.
  • After checking your eligibility, click on the Online application form
  • Fill out all the particulars in the online application form carefully at the appropriate places.
  • Upload a recent copy of the passport-size photograph, signature, and relevant certificates of testimonials at designated positions.
  • Submit the online application form after checking all the details.
  • Take a printout copy of the online application form for future reference.

Documents need to be submitted at the time of Submission of the Application Form:

1. Scanned Photo duly signed by the Candidate
2. Scanned Signatures of the Candidate.
3. Scanned copies of degrees and mark sheets of Educational Qualifications.
4. Scanned copy of SC/BC-A/BC-B/EWS/ESMiDESM/DFF certificate
5. Scanned copy of PwBD Certificate. (For PwBD).
6. Residence Certificate
7. Scanned copy of NOC from Department

Important Dates

Candidates should make a note about Important Dates while applying online to the post of Food Safety Officer.

Name of the Activity Date
Starting Date for Submission of Online Application Form 14-09-2022
Last Date for Submission of Online Application Form 13-10-2022
Application Correction Window Period 18-10-2022 to 20-10-2022
Paper-I, Paper-II Examination Dates 22-12-2022

Communication Address

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission TNPSC Road, V.O.C.Nagar, Park Town,
Chennai-600003, Tamil Nadu, INDIA
Contact number : 1800 419 0958

Important Links

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