Common Recruitment

COMMON RECRUITMENT FOR THE POSTS OF GR.II POLICE CONSTABLE, GR.II JAIL WARDER AND FIREMEN

1. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:

(i).

Candidate should have passed 10th Standard/SSLC.

(ii).

Those who have not passed 10th standard and have more than that qualification are ineligible to apply.

2. AGE LIMITS FOR ALL THE POSTS:

The applicant should have completed the age of 18 years and should not be aged above 26 years as on 1st July of the Notification year. The upper age limit relaxation given to certain categories are as follows:-

Category Upper age limit

Backward Class, Backward Class (Muslim), Most Backward Class/ Denotified Community.

28 yrs

Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyar), Scheduled Tribe.

31 yrs

Transgender

31 yrs

Destitute Widow

37 yrs

Ex-servicemen/Ex-personnel of Central Para-Military Forces (Discharged from service within 3 years preceding from the date of notification / Serving persons who are going to retire within one year from the last date of receipt of application).

47 yrs

3. COMMUNAL RESERVATION:

i) The following communal reservation will be followed as per existing rules and Government Orders :-

Open Competition

31%

Backward Class

26.5%

Backward Class (Muslim)

3.5%

Most Backward Class / Denotified Communities

20%

Scheduled Caste

15%

Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyar)

3%

Scheduled Tribe

1%

ii) Community Certificate issued by Tamil Nadu Government only will be considered for communal reservation.

4) SPECIAL QUOTA :

I) ELIGIBILITY FOR APPLYING UNDER 10% SPORTS QUOTA:

Candidates applying under 10% Sports Quota should fulfill all the norms prescribed for open candidates. In addition, the candidate is required to produce Form-I/Form-II/Form-III for the approved 16 games/sports for an event held within 5 years preceding the date of notification. The details of certificates required for claiming sports quota are as follows:-

Name of the form Level of participation Issuing authority

FORM-I

Represented India at International Competition

Secretary of the National Federation of the game concerned.

FORM-II.

Represented Tamil Nadu State at National Level Competition

Secretary of the National Federation or Secretary of the State Association of the game concerned.

FORM-III.

Represented Tamil Nadu University at Inter-University Competition.

Director or other officer in-charge of sports in the University.

List of approved Games and Sports:

1. Basket Ball, 2.Football, 3.Hockey, 4.Volley Ball, 5.Hand Ball, 6.Kabbadi, 7.Wrestling, 8.Boxing, 9.Gymnastics, 10.Judo, 11.Weight Lifting, 12. Aquatics (Swimming), 13. Athletics, 14. Equitation (Horse riding), 15. Rifle Shooting and 16. Silambam.

II) 5% RESERVATION

(i) 5% of the vacancies will be reserved for Ex-servicemen/Ex-personnel of Central Para-Military Forces (Discharged from service within 3 years preceding from the date of notification / Serving persons who are going to be retire within one year from the last date of receipt of application).

(ii) If the Ex-servicemen / Ex-personnel of CPMF fail to upload their discharge certificate, with the date of discharge their application will not be considered under Ex-Serviceman category.

(iii) The serving Armed Forces / CPMF personnel who are going to retire within one year from the last date of receipt of online application should upload a certificate with self undertaking, obtained from the Commanding Officer of his unit in the prescribed format. Failing which they will not be considered for this reservation.

(iv) The Ex-Servicemen / Ex-Personnel of Central Para-military Forces who have not completed 3 years after discharge from service only are eligible for applying for this recruitment.

III) DESTITUTE WIDOW:

(i) 3% of the vacancies in the District/ City Armed reserve (women), and prison warder (women) will be allocated for destitute widows.

(ii) Destitute Widow candidates should obtain “Destitute Widow Certificate” from the Revenue Divisional Officer / Sub-Collector / Assistant Collector and upload the same along with the online application. Failing which they will not be considered under Destitute Widow category.

5. 20% PSTM PREFERENCE:

20% of all vacancies shall be set apart on preferential basis for the candidates who studied in Tamil Medium from 1st standard to 10th standard based on their community.

6. TRANSGENDER :

(a) The Transgender candidates may decide their self-identified anyone gender such as Male or Female or as third gender. A Transgender candidate, who applies under third gender, should upload an Identity Card obtained from the Tamil Nadu Transgender Welfare Board.

(b) If a transgender candidate chooses the gender as Male, he should participate in the Physical Measurement Test, Endurance Test, Physical Efficiency Test and Certificate Verification along with Male candidates. If a transgender candidate chooses the gender as Female, she should participate in the Physical Measurement Test, Endurance Test, Physical Efficiency Test and Certificate Verification along with female candidates.

(c) If transgender candidates apply under Third gender, they will be treated like Female candidates.

(d) If the transgender candidates produce their community certificate, they can get the benefit of communal reservation like other candidates.

(e) If the transgender candidates do not produce their community certificate, they will be treated as Most Backward Class category.

7. MARKS ALLOCATION :

Sl.No.

Description

Marks

1

Written Examination

80 Marks

2

Physical Efficiency Test

15 Marks

3

Special Marks

5 Marks

TOTAL

100 Marks

8. WRITTEN EXAMINATION:

Part I. Tamil Language Eligibility Test:

i. The Tamil Language Eligibility Test is qualifying in nature.

ii. It will be objective type in nature.

iii. It will consist of 80 questions for 80 marks and the duration of examination will be 80 minutes (1 Hr. 20 mins.)

iv. The candidate has to obtain minimum of 40% marks in Tamil Language Eligibility test, for him/her to be eligible for the next level of evaluation of the main examination OMR answer sheet.

v. The marks obtained in Tamil Language Eligibility Test will not be considered for preparation of provisional selection list at any stage.

Part II. Main Written Examination:

i) Part-A : General Knowledge – 50 Marks (objective type questions).

Part-B : Psychology – 30 marks (objective type questions).

ii) Duration 1 hrs 20 min

iii) The candidates should get a minimum of 28 marks to qualify in the written examination.

9 .PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT TEST:

The Physical Measurement Test comprises of height and chest measurement for men. Height measurement only for women and transgender candidates. The minimum eligibility requirement is as follows:

I) Men:
Height Measurement

OC, BC, BC(M), MBC/DNC

Minimum 170cms

SC, SC (A), ST

Minimum 167cms

Chest Measurement (for Men only)

Normal

Minimum 81cms

Expansion

Minimum 5 cms expansion and minimum 86 cms required while on expansion.

(ii) Women and transgender :

Height Measurement

OC, BC, BC(M), MBC/DNC

Minimum 159cms

SC, SC (A), ST

Minimum 157cms

(iii) Ex-servicemen/Ex-personnel of Central Para-Military Forces (Discharged from service within 3 years from the date of notification / Serving persons who are going to retire within one year from the last date of receipt of application.)

Exempted from Physical Measurement Test.

10 . ENDURANCE TEST:

Men

1500 metres run in 7 minutes

Women/ Transgender

400 metres run in 2 minutes 30 seconds

Ex-servicemen / Ex-personnel of Central Para-Military Forces/ serving persons who are going to be retire within one year.

1500 metres run in 8 minutes

11. PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST:

(I) Men candidates :
Sl.No

Events

One Star (2 Marks) Two Stars (5 Marks)

1

Rope Climbing

5.0 metres

6.0 metres

2

Long Jump (or) High Jump

Long Jump

3.80 metres

4.50 metres

High Jump

1.20 metres

1.40 metres

3

100 mts run (or) 400 mts run

100 mts run

15.00 seconds

13.50 seconds

400 mts run

80.00 seconds

70.00 seconds

i. Men candidates will compulsorily have to attend rope climbing. Three chances will be given to the candidates in rope climbing. Minimum one star recipient shall be permitted for next stage of selection.

ii. Three chances will be given for the event of long jump / high jump. The highest score of these three chances will be considered for qualification.

iii. Only one chance will be given to the candidates for the event of 100 metres/ 400 metres run.

(II) Women and Transgender candidates:
Sl. No Events One Star (2Marks) Two Stars (5 Marks)

1

Long jump

3.0 metres

3.75 metres

2

Shotput / Cricket ball throw

Shotput (4 kg)

4.25 metres

5.50 metres

Cricket ball throw

17 metres

24 metres

3

100 mts run / 200 mts run

100 mts run

17.50 seconds

15.50 seconds

200 mts run

38.00 seconds

33.00 seconds

i) Three chances will be given for the events of long jump, Shot put / Cricket ball throw.
ii) Only one chance will be given to the candidates in 100 metres /200 metres run.

(III) Ex-servicemen / Ex-personnel of Central Para-Military Forces and Serving Personnel who are going to retire within one year :

Sl.No Events One Star (2 Marks) Two Stars (5 Marks)

1

Shotput (7.26 kg)

5.0 metres

6.0 metres

2

Long Jump/ High Jump

Long Jump

3.25 metres

4.50 metres

High Jump

0.90 metres

1.40 metres

3

100 mts run/ 400 mts run

100 metres

17.00 seconds

13.50 seconds

400 metres

85.00 seconds

70.00 seconds

i) Three chances will be given for the events of Shot Put and Long jump or High jump.
ii) Only one chance will be given to the candidates in 100 metres /400 metres run.

12. ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE VERIFICATION:

The Candidates who are called for certificate verification will have to produce their original certificates which they had uploaded during submission of the online application. Candidate who fails to produce the original certificates will lose his/her claims with regard to communal reservation, age relaxation and special quota. New Certificates / claim other than uploaded certificates will not be entertained.

13. SPECIAL MARKS FOR NCC/NSS/SPORTS/GAMES FOR OPEN CANDIDATES:

a) National Cadet Corps (NCC)(Maximum 2 Marks)

One Year Member/ “A” certificate

½ Mark

Possession of “B” Certificate

1 Mark

Possession of “C” Certificate/Under Officer Best Cadet in All India level

2 Marks

b) NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (NSS) Maximum 1 Mark

Participation in a National Programme like Republic Day parade in New Delhi/National Integration and Motivation Camps/Inter State Youth Exchange Programme by the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports of State Government

½ Mark

Best Volunteer at State Level/National level or Best NSS Cadet at Republic Day Parade in New Delhi

1 Mark

As per G.O.No.8 dated:21.01.2002 and participation in regular activities or State Special camps

½ Mark

C. Sports / Games (Maximum 2 Marks)

Approved 16 games : 1. Basket Ball, 2.Football, 3.Hockey, 4.Volley Ball, 5.Hand Ball, 6.Kabbadi, 7.Wrestling, 8.Boxing, 9.Gymnastics, 10.Judo, 11.Weight Lifting, 12. Aquatics (Swimming), 13.Athletics, 14.Equitation (Horse riding), 15. Rifle Shooting and 16. Silambam are eligible for awarding of marks.

Represented School in District level ½ Mark
Represented College in zonal level (Inter Collegiate) ½ Mark
Represented University (Form-III) (Inter University) 1 Mark
Represented District in Inter District tournament 1 Mark
Represented State (Form-II) (Tamil Nadu) 1½ Mark
Represented Nation in international Competition (Form-I) (India) 2 Marks

10% is allotted for sports quota Special marks only for applicants who participated in sports before 5 years and uploaded Sports Form-I, or II or III or other sports certificates.

In each category, the highest certificate (yielding maximum marks) will be considered. If a candidate having two certificates which are carrying equal marks, one certificate will be considered for awarding marks.

Candidate (NCC/NSS/Sports/Games) having two certificate which are carrying equal marks, one certificate will be considered for awarding marks. A candidate can claim maximum of 5 marks under special marks.

14 (a) FINAL PROVISIONAL SELECT LIST:

a. Provisional Select List is drawn based on the total marks obtained in the Written Examination, Physical Efficiency Test, and NCC, NSS, Sprots/Games Special marks for the post of Gr.II Police Constable, Gr.II Jail Warder and Fireman subject to communal reservation and total vacancies.

b. If there is a tie in marks, the candidate seniority according to their date of birth and age shall be given priority in selection.

c. If the marks secured are equal and date of birth is same, preference shall be given to the candidate who is an outstanding scout, having received an award from the President of India.

d. 20% of all vacancies shall be set apart on preferential basis for the persons who studied in Tamil Medium from Ist standard to 10th standard.

(b). MEDICAL EXAMINATION AND VERIFICATION OF CHARACTER AND ANTECEDENTS:

Provisionally selected candidates will have to undergo medical examination and verification of character and antecedents through Police Department.

15. EXAMINATION FEE:

The Examination fee is Rs.130/-. Examination fee shall be paid either through SBI Bank e-challan or online payment. Any other modes of payments are not accepted.