TNUSRB Recruitment 2023: Selection Procedure, Notification, Application Process

The Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) is the recruitment body for Uniformed Armed Services like Sub-Inspector, Police Constable, Jail Warden, Rescue Services.

The recruitment body came into force by the Government of Tamil Nadu in 1991. Every year the recruitment is done on the basis of availability of vacancies for different posts. The candidates are recruited after undergoing a long step-by-step recruitment process.

The candidates in each stage have to pass with desirable score to appear in next stage of examination. The organisation follows transparency in recruiting, however, there are open quotas and departmental reservations for certain eligible candidates.

TNUSRB Recruitment 2023

In the official notification released on 5 May 2023, the TNUSRB invited all the interested applicants for the direct recruitment for the posts of Sub-Inspectors of Police (Taluk, Armed Reserve & Tamil Nadu Special Police Men). The availability of vacancies as specified by the organisation is 615 along with 6 Backlog vacancies.

Candidates wishing to apply must fill the application form by 30 June 2023. Any application form received after the stipulated date shall not be entertained.  The candidates need to apply online by visiting the official website of TNUSRB. Any mode of application other than online mode will be rejected. For written examination admit card will be issued to the eligible applicants, it could be downloaded from the respective website.

The candidates selected for the TNUSRB Recruitment 2023 will be working on the reputable posts of Taluk, Armed Reserve and Tamil Nadu Special Police Men under the Uniformed Service.

Name of the OrganisationTamil Nadu Uniformed Service Recruitment Board (TNUSRB)
Exam LevelState Level
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application FeesOther Applicants- Rs.500/- Open Quota/ Departmental Quota: Rs. 1000/-
Application Start Date1 June 2023
Application End Date30 June 2023
Exam ModeOffline
Exam DurationTo be specified
Official WebsiteClick here

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Vacancy Details

There are 615 available vacancies and 6 Backlog vacancies for the post of Taluk, AR, TSP. There are 364 vacancies and 2 Backlog vacancies for Tamil Nadu Police Subordinate Service (Taluk+AR). The vacancies are further reserved as 255 vacancies and 2 backlog vacancies are for men and 109 vacancies are for women. While the Tamil Nadu Special Police Subordinate Service (TSP) is  110 in number all of them are for men.

There are open quotas and departmental quotas for which the vacancies are reserved. For departmental quotas there are 123 vacancies reserved and for Open- Wards and Sports Quota 49-49 vacancies are reserved. For applicants eligible to apply for both quotas they have to tick “Both” on application form in the work experience column.

At every stage of examination 20% would be reserved on preferential basis for candidates who have studied in Tamil Nadu Medium colleges/schools.

Educational Qualification

The applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree from any university recognised by UGC or Government in 10+2+3+4/5 pattern or 10+3+2/3 pattern. While candidates who have received their Bachelor’s Degree from any Open University are not eligible.

Age Limit

The recruiting body has set the age limit for the applicants. Candidates wishing to apply must attain the age of 20 years and should not exceed the age of 30 years on 01 July 2023. The candidates will be given age relaxation if they belong to certain reserved categories. The upper age limit for certain categories are:

  1. For Backward Class, Backward Class Muslim, Most Backward Class, Denotified Community- 32 years age
  2. SC/ST/ Transgender- 35 years age
  3. Destitute Widow- 37 years age
  4. Ex- Servicemen, Ex-personnel of Central Armed Force, Military Personnel- 47 years age
  5. Candidates with 20% departmental quota- 47 years age

The communal reservation and reservation for women will be as per the Community Certificate issued by the Government of Tamil Nadu as follows:

  1. Open Competition- 31%
  2. Backward Class- 26.5%
  3. Backward Class Muslim- 3.5%
  4. Most Backward Class/ Denotified Communities- 20%
  5. Scheduled Caste- 15%
  6. Scheduled Caste Arunthathiyar- 3%
  7. Scheduled Tribe- 1%

Recruitment Process

The recruitment will be in four stages- Written Test, Certificate Verification and Physical Test, Viva and Special Marks. The Written Test will be of two parts: I and II. Part I will be of 100 marks for both Open Quota and Departmental Quota. While part II will be of 70 marks objective type for open quota and 85 marks objective type for departmental quota. Physical Endurance and Measurement Test is qualifying in nature for both the quotas. Viva examination is of 5 marks and Special Marks are 5 marks.

How to Apply

Candidates can apply for TNUSRB  Recruitment 2023 by visiting the official website of TNUSRB  that is On the homepage of the official website click on Apply Online under the important links section. Having clicked on it the candidates will be redirected to a new page where they have to click on Apply Now button. The candidates have to register on the website and then sign in to fill the application form. Having provided the mandatory details the candidates should submit the application form by paying the requisite application fee.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the last date to apply for TNUSRB Recruitment 2023?

The last date to apply for TNUSRB Recruitment 2023 is 30 June 2023.

What is the application mode for TNUSRB Recruitment 2023?

The application has to downloaded and submitted in online mode only.

What is the application fee for TNUSRB Recruitment 2023?

The Departmental Quota has to pay Rs.1000/- while other candidates have to pay Rs.500/-

What are the available vacancies for TNUSRB Recruitment 2023?

The available vacancies for TNPESU Recruitment 2023 are 615 vacancies and 6 Backlog vacancies.

What are the posts available for TNUSRB Recruitment 2023?

The TNUSRB Recruitment 2023 will be held for the post of Taluk, AR, and TSP.

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