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TNPSC Librarian Post Notification 2017, Register Online for 33 Post Vacancies

TNPSC librarian post notification for 2017’s recruitment released and the online registration is open for all eligible candidates in Tamilnadu.

So many of you asked us about when will librarian recruitment be conducted in Tamilnadu? And you’ve finally got the answer.

As you know, few days ago, TNPSC Group 4, VAO exam, Group VII post recruitment’s notifications were released followed by the latest librarian post notification too.

Here’s everything you need to know about the TNPSC Librarian post exam details 2018.


TNPSC Librarian Job Notification Details :

  • Name of Post : Librarian
  • Service Code : 101, 024, 025
  • Number of Vacancy : 42
  • Salary Pay Scale : Rs.15600 – 39,100 , Rs.9300- 34800
  • Grade Pay : Rs.6000, Rs.5400, Rs.4700
  • Official Notification : Click Here
  • Online Application : Click Here

Important Dates :

  • Date of start of Online Registration : 21.11.2017
  • Last date to submit Online Application :20.12.2017
  • Last date to Pay Exam fee through Bank : 22.12.2017
  • Date of Librarian Post Exam : 24.02.2018 FN / AN

Last year the librarian post exam was conducted in the month of July, while the online registration for the same was opened on April 25th.

Candidates were given the time frame till May 25th to apply online.

Anyway, this year for 2017, the librarian post exam application form opened on November 21st, 2017.

It will be open for registration till the last date of December 20th, 2017. Make sure you do so before the due date without delay.

Exam Timing : 

Paper 1 : Feb 24th, 2018: 10.00 AM to 01.00 PM

Paper 2 : Feb 24th, 2018: 02.30 PM to 4.30 PM

Registration & Examination Fee :

Candidate who’ve interest to apply for librarian post exam may check the Application fee ,

Exam Fee : Rs.125. Rs.200

Last year the examination fee was Rs.125, now a hike of Rs.75 has been introduced by TNPSC for the post.

If you’re eligible for fee concession, you can get it otherwise should pay full application cost of Rs.200 when you submit the filled-in application form online.

You may choose either Online payment mode or offline payment of Indian bank.

Qualification Required :

Age : 18 years ( Minimum ), Max – no limit for SC / ST / BC / BCM / MBC , for all others the age limit of 35 years for College librarian & district library officer post and 30 years for assistant librarian & information officer post is applicable.

Education Qualification :

Those who’ve completed Any of the following education degree,


For College Librarian Job in Govt Arts & Science Colleges : You should have Masters Degree in Library Science or Information Science or documentation science or equivalent professional degree with not less than 50% marks or grade. And you should have passed in the NET ( National eligibility test ) or other state level tests like SET in library science conducted by UGC or its approved institution.

For District Library Officer Job : You should have completed Master’s degree in Arts & Science, Master’s Degree in Library Science & Experience for a period of minimum 3 years in supervisory cadre.

For Assistant Librarian & Information Officer Job in Anna Centenary Library : You should have completed a Master’s Degree from a university approved by UGC and a master’s degree in Library Science and information science from a university approved by UGC.

Scheme of Exam :

Written Exam in OMR Format ,

1.Paper 1 : 

Library and Information Science  : 200 questions in PG degree standard

Duration : 3 hours, ( degree standard )

Maximum marks : 300

2.Paper 2 :

General Studies – 100 questions
General Studies ( degree standard )  – 75 questions
Aptitude and Mental Ability ( SSLC Standard ) – 25 questions

Duration : 2 hours

Maximum Marks : 200

3.Interview & Records : 70 marks

Total : 570 Marks

What is Eligible Minimum Marks : 171 for Sc / ST / MBC / BCM / BC , 228 marks for others

You need to know that the Paper 1 question paper will be set only in English Language , Paper 2 will be available in both english & tamil language which ever you chose during registration process.

So keep this in mind when you prepare for the librarian job exam.

Exam Centre :

Candidate who apply for Librarian Post exam have to appear for the exam in three centres in Tamilnadu,

  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Madurai

Selection Procedure :

As per TNPSC notification 2016, selection for Librarian job in tn govt will be based on,

i) Written Exam &

ii) Oral Test

How to Apply / Register for Librarian Post exam online ?

Complete details for the Online Registration general information is given in the official notification issued by TNPSC official website.

Contact Numbers :

Incase if you need any help or guidance from officials ? you may contact below given numbers,

044-25332833 / 25332855 or the Commission’s Office Toll-Free No. 1800 425 1002 on all working days between 10.00 a.m. and 05.45 p.m.

Upload of Documents During Registration :

When you apply for librarian post exam online, you need to upload your following documents,

  • Certificates
  • Photograph

TNPSC Librarian Post Exam Syllabus :

Are you searching for Syllabus for the tnpsc librarian job exam ?

It is given in the notification itself, if you want we’ll be uploading the syllabus materials to study/prepare for the exam.

You may check complete details on how to apply for tnpsc exam of librarian post on the official doc we’ve added .

Candidates who’ve required eligibility criteria may apply for librarian post online on tnpsc portal .

Incase if you have any other questions regarding tnpsc exams ?do let us know via comments.



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