TNPSC Archaeological Officer Recruitment 2019 : 18 Vacancies
Dear TNPSC Aspirants,
TNPSC (Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission) has released the official notification for the post of Archaeological Officer in Archaeology Department in Tamil Nadu General Subordinate Service.
The total number of vacancies of available for the post of Archaeological Officer in Archaeology Department is 18.
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Important Details – TNPSC Archaeological Officer Recruitment 2019
|Name of the Post||Name of the Service and Code No.||No. of vacancies||Scale of Pay|
|Archaeological Officer in Archaeology Department (Post Code :1843 )||Tamil Nadu General Subordinate Service (Code No.036)||18
Important Dates & Time – TNPSC Archaeological Officer Recruitment 2019
|Date of Notification||28th November, 2019|
|Last Date of Submission of Application||27th December, 2019|
|Last Date for Payment of Examination Fee through Bank (State Bank of India or HDFC Bank)||30th December, 2019|
|Date of Written Examination|
|Paper – I (Subject Paper) (P.G Degree Standard)||29th February , 2020||10:00 A.M to 01:00 P.M|
|Paper – II (General Studies) (Degree Standard)||29th February, 2020||02:30 P.M to 04:30 P.M|
Age Limit – TNPSC Archaeological Officer Recruitment 2019
The Age Limit will be considered as on 1st February, 2019.
|Category of Applicants||Minimum Age
(Should have completed)
(Should not have completed)
|SCs, SC(A)s, STs,
MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs
and DWs of all
|18 years||No Maximum age limit|
|“Others” [i.e. Applicants
not belonging to SCs,
SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs,
BCs and BCMs]
Age Concession – TNPSC Archaeological Officer Recruitment 2019
No maximum age limit for SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs and DWs of all communities who have passed Pre Technical course /Pre University Course /Higher Secondary Course/ Diploma and Degree.
For Differently Abled Persons (Others)
Differently Abled Persons are eligible for age concession upto 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed above.
For Ex-Servicemen: (Others)
Ex-servicemen are eligible for age concession upto 48 years of age.
The above mentioned age concession will not apply to those Applicants who have already been recruited to any class or service or category.
Educational Qualification – TNPSC Archaeological Officer Recruitment 2019
The Educational Qualification will be considered as on 28th November, 2019.
Applicants should possess the following or its equivalent qualification as on 28.11.2019 i.e. on the date of Notification: –
- Must possess M.A.Degree in Ancient History and Archaeology or in Archaeology
- Must possess M.A.Degree in History or Indian History or in Tamil awarded by any of the University recognized by the University Grants Commission and
- A “Post Graduate Diploma in Epigraphy and Archaeology‟ awarded by the institute of Epigraphy, Department of Archaeology, Government of Tamil Nadu or Post Graduate Diploma in Archaeology awarded by the Archaeological Survey of India.
- Must have passed Tamil as one of the subjects in Degree level.
(i) The qualification prescribed for this post should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies viz. 10th + HSC or its equivalent + U.G. Degree Standard+ P.G. Degree Standard as stipulated in Section 25 of Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act 2016. The results of exam should have been declared on or before the date of Notification.
(ii) Applicants claiming equivalence of qualification to the prescribed qualification should upload and submit evidence for equivalence of qualification in the form of G.O. issued prior to the date of this notification when called for, failing which, their application will be summarily rejected.
(iii) The G. Os issued regarding equivalence of prescribed qualification after the date of this notification will not be accepted. A list of equivalence of qualification in the related subject is available in Annexure-I to this notification. (Refer also to the disclaimer annexed to this Notification).
KNOWLEDGE IN TAMIL – TNPSC Archaeological Officer Recruitment 2019
Applicants must have passed Tamil as one of the subjects in Degree level on the date of this Notification.
(Note (i) under para 11 of the Commission‟s “Instructions to Applicants‟ is not applicable to this recruitment to this post).
SCHEME OF WRITTEN EXAMINATION OBJECTIVE TYPE (OMR Method) :-
|Subject||Duration of Examination||Maximum Marks||Minimum Qualifying Marks for Selection|
|SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs.||Others|
|I.PAPER-I (200 questions)
Any one of the following subjects
(PG Degree Standard)
i) Ancient History and
ii) Indian History(CodeNo.361 )
iii) History (Code No.362)
iv) Tamil Language and Literature
|II. PAPER-II (100 Questions)
(Degree standard) – 75 Questions.
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test
(SSLC Standard) – 25 Questions.
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SELECTION PROCEDURE – TNPSC Archaeological Officer Recruitment 2019
Based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination, the tentative list of eligible candidates for certificate verification will be announced in the Commission‟s website.
After verification of the original certificates, the eligible candidates will be summoned for final selection through counselling method.
TENTATIVE TIMELINE FOR THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS – TNPSC Archaeological Officer Recruitment 2019
|1.||Publication of Written Examination results||March 2020|
|2.||Certificate Verification||April 2020|
|3.||Final Selection List||April 2020|
TNPSC Archaeological Officer Recruitment 2019 – Notification
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