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TNPSC Combined Engineering Service Exam 2018: Assistant Engineer Recruitment PWD Dept

TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Exam – Assistant Engineer recruitment for PWD department in Tamilnadu, online application opened for registration from February 28th, 2018 for 324 vacancies across various posts.

Notification for CES exam 2018 was released last day of Feb, Interested & eligible candidates may apply online for the Engineering job in tamilnadu govt on or before due date.

You may be aware that recently tnpsc released a single notification for both group 4 & vao exam. If you’ve completed engineering degree programme in the required field then you can apply online.

TNPSC CESE Exam Details 2018 – 2019

Here are some of most important dates & details you need to know about the combined engineering service exam 2018.

  • Online Registration Opens : February 28, 2018
  • Last Date to Apply Online : March 26, 2018
  • Last date to pay fee offline: March 28, 2018
  • TN CES Exam Date Paper 1 & 2 : May 20, 2018 ( FN & AN )
  • Notification Download : Click Here
  • Online Registration : Click Here

Name of Post with Vacancy Details :

No Name of Post Vacancies
1 Assistant Engineer ( Civil ), Water Resources Department PWD 70
2 Assistant Engineer ( Civil ), Buildings, PWD 23
3 Assistant Engineer ( Electrical ) PWD 42
4 Assistant Engineer ( Civil ) in Highways Department 160
5 Assistant Engineer in Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department 29

Eligibility Criteria :

Since it’s engineering grade job in the tn govt, you may need to go through the eligibility section carefully,

Age Limit :

No max age limit for SC / ST / BC / MBC / BCM  & max 30 years for all others.

Education Qualification:

It is very important that the you completely met the education qualifications,

For Assistant Director of Industrial Safety & Health Job – You should have completed Mechanical or Production or Industrial or Electrical or Chemical Engineering or Textile Technology.

For Junior Electrical Inspector Job – You should have electrical engineering degree, do remember that equal preference shall be given to those who’ve undergone apprenticeship training under govt of india scheme or state govt for one year.

For Assistant Engineer in Agricultural Engineering Job – You should have completed any of this,

  • i) BE Agriculture or BTech agri or BSc Agri engineering degree
  • ii) BE Mechanical, BE Civil , BE Production Engineering, BE Industrial Engineering

Only if TNPSC doesn’t receive enough applicants from the i) degree then the candidates / applications from ii) will be considered.

For Assistant Engineer in Fisheries Dept job – You should have Civil Engineering degree from university approved by UGC or a pass in A & B ( AMIE ) in civil engg .

Scheme of Exam :

Candidates are given below the exam scheme for combined engineering service exam ( CESE ) recruitments,

Subject Duration Maximum


Minimum Qualifying Marks

for selection

SCs, SC(A)s,

STs, MBCs/ DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs




i. Paper-I one of the following subjects in which the candidate has acquired his/her Degree qualification (Degree Standard 200 questions each)

(i)       Agricultural Engineering (code

No. 280)

(ii)       Automobile Engineering (Code

No. 258)

(iii)     Chemical Engineering (code

No. 260)

(iv)     Civil Engineering(code No.261) (v)     Electrical Engineering (code

No. 259)

(vi)     Mechanical / Production / Manufacturing Engineering (Code No.256)

(vii)     Textile Technology

(Code No. 114)


ii. Paper -II General Studies

Subject Code No-003)

(Degree Standard-100 questions) General Studies(Degree Standard)-75

Questions and Aptitude and Mental

Ability(SSLC Standard)-25 Questions

iii. Interview and Records





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Total 570

As you can see from the above table given by tnpsc, candidate need to score a minimum marks of 171 if you fall under SC / ST / MBC / BC / BCM community , others the minimum eligibility mark for TNPSC CESE exam is 228.

Exam Centre :

TNPSC will conduct Combined Engineering Services Exam in following cities,

  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Chidambaram
  • Kancheepuram
  • Karaikudi
  • Madurai
  • Nagercoil
  • Pudukottai
  • Ramanathapuram
  • Salem
  • Thanjavur
  • Thiruchirappalli
  • Tirunelveli
  • Udhagamandalam
  • Vellore

Selection Procedure:

Many of you’ve already asked us that what is the selection procedure for CESE exam conducted by TNPSC ?

Here’s the answer for your question,

i) Written Exam

ii) Oral Test as Interview

Candidate will be informed about the issue of tnpsc cese hall ticket 2018 once the application form scrutiny is over.

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