TNPCB Recruitment 2020 Online Apply- Exam Dates Out!

The exam dates has been finally released by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB).

Application forms for this post were open till date 17th May 2020. Applications were invited for the profile of Assistant Engineers, Environmental Scientist, Assistant (Junior Engineer) and Typists. There are 242 vacant seats to be filled through this exam. The selection process consists of two phases. Aspirants must note that, after qualifying this recruitment process, they will be posted to Tamil Nadu.

For further details, read the complete article.

10th September 2020: TNPCB Exam Dates Released

The exam dates for the exam are recently announced, the exams are scheduled on 10th and 11th October 2020.

Event Dates
Date of Notification05.03.2020
Late date to submit application form17.05.2020
Last date for fee payment17.05.2020
Exam date10.10.2020 & 11.10.2020

TNPCB Vacancy 2020

There are almost 242 vacancies divided in 4 posts i.e., Assistant Engineers, Environmental Scientist, Assistant (Junior Engineer) and Typists.

Vacancies as per post that too category-wise is tabulated below:

Post NameTotal VacancySCSC (A)STMBCBCBCMGT
Assistant Engineer7810311621225
Environmental Scientist7012211416421
Assistant (Junior Engineer)3871-89211
Typist569111115217

Eligibility Criteria

AGE LIMIT

CategoryMinimum AgeMaximum Age
SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/DNC, BC, BCM18 years35 years
Others (Candidates not belonging to SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/DNC, BC, BCM)18 years30 years

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

Post NameQualification
Assistant Engineer·          Bachelor Degree in Civil/ Chemical/ Environmental Engineering
·          Master’s Degree in Chemical/ Environmental Engineering/ M.Tech. Environmental Science and Technology awarded by Anna University/ M.Tech. Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals awarded by Anna University/ M.E. Environmental Management awarded by Anna University.
Environmental ScientistMaster’s Degree in any one of the following
·          Chemistry
·          Biology
·          Zoology
·          Environmental Chemistry
·          Environmental Science
·          Environmental Toxicology
·          Microbiology
·          Marine Biology
·          Bio- Chemistry
·          Analytical Chemistry
·          Applied Chemistry
·          Botany
Assistant (Junior Engineer)·          Qualification of Bachelor’s Degree
·          Diploma/ Certificate in Computer Course for a time period of minimum 6 months.
Typist·          Qualification of Bachelor’s Degree
·          Cleared govt. technical examination in Typewriting Higher Grade in English and Tamil
·          Diploma/ Certificate in Computer Course for a time period of minimum 6 months.
  1. LANGUAGE

Knowledge of Tamil Nadu Language is necessary.

Selection Process

It has two stages:

  • Online Examination
  • Interview/ Skill Test

Exam Pattern of Online Test

Post NameTime DurationNumber of Questions
Assistant Engineer3180
Environmental Scientist3180
Assistant (Junior Engineer) / Typist2120

Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fee
OBC, BC, BCM, MBC/DNCRs.500/-
SC, SC (A), ST, Differently Abled Person, Destitute WidowsRs.250/-

Salary Structure

Post NameRevised Level of Pay
Assistant Engineer37,700/- to 1,19,500/- (Level 20)
Environmental Scientist37,700/- to 1,19,500/- (Level 20)
Assistant (Junior Engineer)19,500/- to 62,000/- (Level 8)
Typist19,500/- to 62,000/- (Level 8)

Admit Card for Various TNPCB Selection Stages

Follow the given steps to download admit card:

  • Go to the official website of TNPCB.
  • Enter your details and Log in.
  • Download the admit card.
  • Take a print-out.

Exam Centres for Online Exam

Name of the Centre 
ChengalpetNagapattinam
RanipetNamakkal
ThirupathurNilgris
KallakurichiPerambalur
TenkasiPudukkottai
AriyalurRamnad
ChennaiSalem
CoimbatoreSivagangai
CuddaloreTanjore
DharmapuriTheni
DindigulTirunelveli
ErodeTirupur
KanchipuramTiruvallur
KanyakumariTiruvannamalai
KarurTiruvarur
KrishnagiriTrichy
MaduraiTuticorin
VillupuramVellore
Virudhunagar