TNPSC Recruitment 2018: Apply Online for 53 Draughtsman Grade III Posts

TNPSC Recruitment 2018: Apply Online for 53 Draughtsman Grade III Posts

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has released the official notification for the recruitment of 53 Draughtsman Grade III Posts. Interested and eligible candidates can apply through online mode from the official website, Candidates can apply from 30-10-2018 to 28-11-2018. The number of vacancies is only approximate and is liable for modification including reduction with reference to vacancy position at any time before finalisation of selection.

Click here to read / download the official notification of TNPSC Recruitment 2018 for Draughtsman Grade III Posts

Click here to apply online for TNPSC Recruitment 2018 for Draughtsman Grade III Posts

TNPSC Draughtsman Grade III Recruitment 2018 Details:

Organization Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Starting Date 30.10.2018
Job type TN Govt Jobs
Job Location Tamilnadu
Vacancies 53
Apply mode Online
Official Website
Last Date 28.11.2018


Important Dates:

Date of Notification – 30.10.2018

Last date for submission of online application – 28.11.2018

Last date for payment of Examination Fee through Bank (State Bank of India or Indian Bank) – 30.11.2018

Date of Written Examination:

Paper – I (Subject Paper) (Diploma Standard) – 03.02.2019 FN (10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M)

Paper – II (General Studies) (Diploma Standard) – 03.02.2019 AN (02.30 P.M. to 04.30 P.M)

Application Fees:

Registration Fee

For One-Time Registration (Revised with effect from 01.03.2017 vide G.O.(Ms).No.32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017)


Those who have registered in the One -Time Registration system and paid the registration fee of Rs.150/- and received the registration ID need not pay the Registration fee i.e., Rs.150/- and it is enough to pay the Examination fee alone.

Examination Fee


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.



Eligibility Criteria for TNPSC Recruitment for Draughtsman Grade III Posts:

Educational Qualification:

Qualification Experience
(i) Must possess a Post Diploma in Town and Country Planning awarded by the Government of Tamil Nadu(OR) Nil
(ii) Must possess a Diploma in Civil Engineering awarded by the State Board of Technical Education and Training(OR) Experience in Civil Engineering Field for a period of not less than 3 years
(iii) Must possess a Diploma in Architectural Assistant ship awarded by the State Board of Technical Education and Training(OR)
(iv) Any other Qualification Equivalent to the qualifications mentioned in (ii) and (iii) above


Age Limit:

Name of Post Age Limit
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all castes 35 years (should not have completed)
‘Others’ [i.e., Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs] 30 years (should not have completed)


Note: Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs who have put in five years and more of service in the State / Central Government are not eligible to apply even if they are within the age limit.

Age Concession:

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs ‘Others’ i.e. Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs
Differently Abled Persons Ex-Servicemen Differently Abled Persons Ex-Servicemen
45 years 53 years 40 years 48 years



(i) The above mentioned age concession will not apply to those Ex-Servicemen applicants who had already been recruited to any class or service or category.

(ii) Instructions given with regard to maximum age limit under para 5 of the “Instructions to Applicants’’ will not apply to this recruitment.

How to apply for Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Recruitment for Draughtsman Grade III Posts?

(i) Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission’s Website or or

(ii) ‘One-Time Registration’ (OTR) and ‘Applicant’s Dashboard’ are mandatory before applying for any post. Applicant should register only once in the One-Time Registration by paying Rs.150/- as Registration fee. Successfully registered One-Time Registration is valid for 5 years from the date of registration. All the applications should be submitted using the One-Time Registration ID and password registered by the applicant.

(iii) To apply under One-Time Registration, applicants should have scanned image of their photograph, certificate specified, if any and signature in CD/DVD/Pen Drive to upload the same, as per the specifications given in the guidelines for scanning and uploading of photograph and signature.

(iv) Applicants who have already registered in One-Time Registration on or before 29.09.2015 shall use their existing user ID and Password to create applicant Dashboard in the new One-Time Registration system. No applicant is permitted to create more than one registration ID in One-Time Registration.

(v) Applicants should enter the Unique ID and password to view the already available information and update them.

(vi) One-Time Registration is not an application for any post. It is just a collection of information from the applicants and giving a separate dashboard to each applicant to facilitate them to maintain their own profile. Applicant who wishes to apply for any post shall click “Apply” against the post notified in the Commission’s Website and use the same USER ID and PASSWORD given for ONE-TIME REGISTRATION.

(vii) Applicants should select the name of the post(s) and service to which they wish to apply.

(viii) An online application uploaded without the photograph, specified documents and signature will be rejected.

(ix) All the particulars mentioned in the online application including Name of the Candidate, Post applied, Educational qualifications, Communal category, Date of Birth, Address, email ID, Centre of Examination etc. will be considered as final and no modifications will be allowed after the last date specified for applying online. Since certain fields are firm and fixed and cannot be edited, applicants are requested to fill in the online application form with utmost care and caution as no correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained.


a) After submitting the online application, applicants can print / save their Application in PDF format.

b) On entering user ID and password, applicants can download their application and print the same if required.

c) Applicants need not send the printout of the online application or any other supporting documents to the Commission. The application and certificates will be verified only when the applicants come up for Certificate Verification.

(xi) One-Time Registration will not be considered as an application for any post.

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