TNPSC – Assistant Jailor Recruitment Notification 2018 – 30 Vacancies

Dear TNPSC Aspirants,

TNPSC (Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission) has released the recruitment notification for the post of Assistant Jailor (Both Men & Women) 2018. The total number of vacancies available for the post of Assistant Jailor (Men & Women) is 30.

Recently, TNFUSRC has also released the notification for the post of Forester, Forest Guard & Forest Guard with Driving License for a total of 1178 vacancies. After this notification, this Assistant Jailor notification is released. The written examination for this Exam will happen in the starting month of 2019.

Name of the Post: Assistant Jailor in Prison Department

Post Code: 2280

Name of the Service: Tamil Nadu Jail Subordinate Service

Vacancies – Assistant Jailor 2018

  • Assistant Jailor (Men) – 16
  • Assistant Jailor (Women) – 14

Salary – Assistant Jailor 2018 

The salary & pay scale for the Assistant Jailor 2018 recruitment is Level 11.

The Salary mentioned in Recruitment notification of the Assistant Jailor 2018 is Rs.35,400 – Rs.1,12,400.

Individual Vacancies – Assistant Jailor 2018 

Assistant Jailor – Men 

GT 4
BC 3
BC – Ex-Serv 1
SC 3
Total 16

Assistant Jailor – Women

GT-W 3
BC-W 3
SC-W 2
Total  14

IMPORTANT DATES – Assistant Jailor 2018 

Date of Notification 08.10.2018
Last date for submission of online application 07.11.2018
Last date for payment of Examination Fee through Bank (State Bank of India or Indian Bank) 09.11.2018
Date and Time of Written Examination
Paper – I 06.01.2019 10.00 A.M. to 1.00 P.M.
Paper – II (General Studies) 2.30 P.M. to 5.30 P.M.

Exam FEE – Assistant Jailor 2018 



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).

Note: Applicants who have already registered in one-time Registration system within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.

b) Examination Fee

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 fee concession.


Please note that there is a full fee exemption to certain categories. Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Castes (Arunthathiyar) and Scheduled Tribes & Differently Abled Persons, Destitute Widows of all Communities are exempted from paying the fees for the exams.

Age Limit – Assistant Jailor 2018 

The age limit will be considered as on 1st July 2018.

Sl. No. Category of Applicants Minimum Age (should have completed) Maximum Age (should not have completed)
1. Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Castes (Arunthathiyar), Scheduled Tribes, Most Backward Classes / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes, Backward Classes (Muslim) and Destitute Widows of all categories 18 Years No maximum age limit
2. “Others” [ i.e Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all categories] 18 Years 30 years

Educational Qualification – Assistant Jailor 2018 

A degree of any of the Universities recognized by the University Grants Commission. This is applicable for both the posts of Assistant Jailor (Men) and Assistant Jailor (Women).

(i) The educational qualification prescribed for this post should have been obtained by passing the required Qualification in the order of studies SSLC + HSC or its equivalent + U.G. degree (Results of the examination should have been declared on or before the date of Notification).

(ii) According to G.O.(Ms).No.139, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 07.10.2009 the applicants who possess the Professional degree or any degree are eligible to this recruitment. (For details refer Annexure-II of the Notification).

Exam pattern – Assistant Jailor 2018 

Subject Duration Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks for Selection
SCs,SCs(A),STs,MBC/DCs.BCs and BCs(M)  Others
Paper-I (Degree Standard) (Objective Type) (200 items) 3 Hours  300 204 272
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
Paper-II (Degree Standard) (Objective Type) 3 Hours  300
1. General Studies – 75 items
2. Aptitude and Mental Ability Test – 25 items
3. General Tamil / General English – 100 items (SSLC Standard)
Total – 200 Items
Interview & Record 0 80
Total 680


(i) The applicants who have not appeared for any of the papers in the Main Written Examination or Oral Test will not be considered for further selection process even if they secure the minimum qualifying marks for selection.

(ii) In respect of Paper-I, the questions will be set both in Tamil and in English. In respect of Paper-II, the questions on General Studies and Aptitude & Mental Ability Test will be set both in English and in Tamil and the questions on General Tamil and General English will be set in the respective language.

Selection Procedure – Assistant Jailor 2018 

Selection will be made in two successive stages.

(i) Written Examination

(ii) Oral

  • Test in the shape of an interview.
  • Final selection will be made on the basis of the total marks obtained by the applicants at the Written Examination and Oral Test taken together subject to the rule of reservation of appointments.
  • Applicants appearance in the Written Examination and Oral Test is compulsory.
  • An applicant who has not appeared for the Written Examination or the Oral Test will not be considered for selection, even if he/she secures qualifying marks for selection.

Candidates should apply only through Online Mode TNPSC Official website which is already there in ( or

Aspirants can apply for the post of TNPSC – Assistant Jailor Recruitment 2018 from the link that is provided below. 

Aspirants can check the official notification of the TNFUSRC Forester Recruitment 2018 from the link that is provided below. 

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