TNPSC Notification-Tourist Officer Job in Tamil Nadu

TNPSC Notification

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission


TNPSC Notification-Tourist Officer NOTIFICATION NO: 11 /2017            DATED:09.05.2017

TNPSC Notification-Tourist Officer,Applications are invited only through online mode upto 08.06.2017 for Direct Recruitment to the post of Tourist Officer included in Tamil Nadu General Service.

It is mandatory for the applicants to register their basic particulars through One – Time online Registration system on payment of Rs. 150/- (Rupees One hundred and fifty only) towards registration fee and then should apply online for this recruitment. The one-Time Registration will be valid for 5 years from the date of registration. Thereafter, the registration should be renewed by paying the prescribed fee.

Name of the Post and

Code No.

Name of the Service and Code No.  

No. of vacancies

Pay Band and Grade Pay

Tourist Officer (Post Code No. 3015 )(2014-15)


Tamil Nadu General Service (Service Code No.035)




BC(G)-1 MBC/DC(G)-1 SC(A)(W) (PSTM)-1


Rs.15600 – 39100 +

Grade Pay Rs. 5400

Abbreviation:- GT-General Turn, BC – Backward Class, MBC/ DC – Most Backward Class / Denotified Community, SC- Scheduled Caste, A – Arunthathiar, G – General, W – Women, PSTM- Persons Studied in Tamil Medium.

  1. FEES:


a) 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)


Applicants who have already registered in One Time Registration system paying Rs.50/- before 01.03.2017 and those  who  have registered in One-Time Registration system on or after 01.03.2017 by paying Rs.150/- are exempted from paying the registration fee for this recruitment.



b) Preliminary Examination Fee For Preliminary Examination  Note:

The Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment if they are not eligible for the concession noted below



c) Main Written Examination Fee

For Main Written Examination                                                 –  Note:

The Main Written Examination fee should be paid later only by those Applicants who are admitted to the Main Written Examination based on the result of Preliminary Examination and on receipt of intimation from Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission, if they are not eligible for fee concession.




3. IMPORTANT DATES for TNPSC Notification-Tourist Officer:- 

Date of Notification 09.05.2017
Last date for submission of applications 08.06.2017
Last date for payment of Examination Fee through Bank (State Bank of India / Indian Bank)  



Date of Written Examination
Preliminary Examination 19.08.2017 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M.
Date of Main Written Examination Will    be   announced  later   at    the    time  of declaring results of Preliminary Examination.


4. QUALIFICATIONS for TNPSC Notification-Tourist Officer:-

  1. AGE (as on 01.07.2017):



Category of Applicants Minimum Age (should have completed) Maximum Age (Should not have completed)
1. SCs,  SC(A)s,  STs,  MBCs/DCs,

BCs      (OBCMs),        BCMs              and Destitute Widows of all Castes.


18 Years


No Age Limit

2. ‚Othersƒ [i.e. Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs,    BCs    (OBCMs)    ,

BCMs and Destitute Widows of all Castes].



18 Years



30 Years

Age Concession as per the Tamil Nadu government norms.

2.  EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION (as on 09.05.2017):

Applicants should possess the following educational qualification awarded by any University or Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission on the date of this notification:

  1. Post Graduate degree in Travel and Tourism; (or)
    Any post graduate degree with one subject on Tourism; (or)
    Any post graduate degree with Phil in Tourism; (or)
    Any post graduate degree with diploma in Tourism
  2. Certificate course in Computer on Office Automation awarded by the Directorate of Technical Education or its equivalent; and
  3. Proficiency in English and Tamil Languages;

Provided that other things being equal, preference shall be given to the holders of MBA degree.


For proficiency in English and Tamil Languages applicants should have passed English Language and Tamil Language in Degree Course.


Applicants selected for appointment to the post will be required to produce a certificate of physical fitness in the form prescribed below:

Standard of Vision Form of Certificate of Physical Fitness
Standard-III or better Form prescribed for Executive post.

Applicants with defective vision should produce eye fitness certificate from a qualified eye specialist.


5. PROCEDURE OF SELECTION for TNPSC Notification-Tourist Officer:- 

The selection will be made in three successive stages viz., (i) Preliminary Examination for selection of Applicants for admission to the Main Written Examination and (ii) Main Written Examination and (iii) an Oral Test in the shape of an Interview.

The Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the applicants who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Written Examination will not be counted for determining  their final order of merit. The number of applicants to be admitted to the Main Written Examination will be twenty times the number of applicants to be recruited having regard to the rule of reservation of appointments. However, in each reservation group, all the Applicants who secure the same marks as that of cut off marks of their reservation groups shall also be admitted to the Main Written Examination, though the number of Applicants to be admitted to the Main Written Examination may exceed 1:20 ratio.

3. HOW TO APPLY for TNPSC Notification-Tourist Officer:

Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commissionƒs Websites or or

The Online Application for TNPSC Notification-Tourist Officer can be submitted upto 08.06.2017 till 11.59 p.m., after  which the link will be disabled

 (For  detailed  information  applicants  may  refer  €Instructions  to  Applicants  at  the Commissions website ) or Click the Official Notification


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