TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2024:Apply Online,Qualification and Age limit

tnpsc group 4 apply online|tnpsc group 4 qualification and age limit:Notification for appointment to the posts of Group 4 Services is to be issued by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission on January 30, 2024, and now application form is going to be available till the February 28, 2024.TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2024: The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is a designated body for conducting the TNPSC Group 4 exam 2024. The exam is conducted to recruit candidates for various Group 4 posts. The vacancy against each post is released by the commission under different departments that come under the Government of Tamil Nadu.

The TNPSC Group 4 exam dates 2024 are yet to be announced by the commission. The commission has released the tentative date calendar. TNPSC Group 4 2024 exam registration has been started at on January 30, 2024. Candidates who fufil the eligibility criteria can register till February 28, 2024. TNPSC Group 4 exam 2024 date is June 9, 2024. A total of 6244 vacancies have been released for TNPSC Group 4 posts.

What is the TNPSC Group 4 Exam?

The TNPSC Group 4 exam is conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) for various Grade D posts. These posts include Village Administrative Officer (VAO), Junior Assistant, Typist, Steno-Typist, and others. The post of Village Administrative Officer is the most sought-after post among candidates. The main reason for this is that the selection process does not include the interview round and can be cracked easily provided if efforts are made in the right direction. 

The following services are included in the TNPSC Group 4 examination:

  • Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service
  • Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service
  • Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service 
  • Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Service
  • Tamil Nadu Survey and Land Records Subordinate Service

TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2024

If you are one of the thousands of candidates who want to be appointed to Group 4 post in various organisations and departments of Tamil Nadu, then you must know that the notification is released officially at After that, the window to submit the online form will remain open for 4 weeks till the February 28, 2024.

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) released a notification for the Combined Civil Services Exam (CCSE-IV) on its official website. This recruitment drive is being organised to fill the Group IV vacancies in various departments in state administration. TNPSC Group IV Recruitment online application can be filled out using the web portal of the commission at

Exam NameTNPSC Group 4 2024
Conducting Body Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Post Name Group IV
Vacancies 6244
Exam ModeOffline
Exam Duration3 Hours 
Negative MarkingNo
Total Marks300
Notification January 30 2024
Application Form January 30 to February 28, 2024
Apply Online Click Here 
Notification PDF Click Here 

TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2024: Important Dates

TNPSC releases the exam dates on the official website. However, for the year 2024, the exam dates have not been released yet. Meanwhile, interested candidates can check the tentative TNPSC Group 4 exam dates in the table below:

TNPSC Group 4 Registration StartsJanuary 25, 2024
TNPSC Group 4 Registration EndsFebruary 28, 2024
Release of Admit CardMay-June 2024
TNPSC Group 4 Exam DateJune 9, 2024

TNPSC Group 4 Application Fee

1. There is a one-time Registration Fee of Rs. 150/- (valid for 5 years). Candidates who are already registered are not required to register again.

2. There is an Examination Fee of Rs.100/-, which is for the TNPSC Group 4 exam only.

Note- The fee is payable by online mode through Net Banking / Credit card / Debit card on or before the last date of submission of the online application

3. Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)/ Scheduled Tribes/ Persons with Benchmark Disability/ Destitute Widow are exempted from TNPSC Group 4 Examination Fee. 

4. Most Backward Classes/ Denotified Communities/ Backward Classes (Other than Muslim)/ Backward Classes (Muslim) have 3 free chances while Ex-Servicemen have 2 free chances. 

TNPSC Group 4 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The applicants must fulfil the below discussed TNPSC Group 4 2024 Eligibility Criteria as per the respective posts. Check the education qualification & age limit 

TNPSC Group 4 Education Qualification

Post NameAcademic Qualification
Village Administrative Officer (VAO)SSLC passed with the minimum marks that can grant admission to higher secondary courses
Junior Assistant (Security)
Junior Assistant (Non-Security)
Bill Collector
TypistSSLC passed with the minimum marks that can grant admission to higher secondary courses and Government Technical Examination in typewriting
Steno-Typist (Grade – III)SSLC exam with the minimum marks that can grant admission to higher secondary courses and Government Technical Examination in both typewriting & shorthand
Field SurveyorCandidates must be trained in surveys in industrial training institutes
Typing and StenographyCandidates must have certification in computer on office automation awarded for the Typist post and Steno-typist
Steno-Typist (Grade–III) in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development BoardMust have passed H.S.C Public Examination or its equivalent with eligibility for admission to College Courses of studies.

TNPSC Group 4 Age Limit 

PostMinimum AgeMaximum Age Limit
Junior Assistant, Bill Collector, Typist, and Steno-Typist (Grade -III).
SCs, SC(A)s, STs and Destitute Widows of all Castes18 years37 years
MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs18 years34 years
Others18 years32 years
Village Administrative Officer (VAO)
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all Castes.21 years42 years
Others21 years32 years

NPSC Group 4 Computer Qualification 

The applicants applying for TNPSC Group 4 Typist & Steno-typist posts should have passed the “Certificate Course in Computer on Office Automation” awarded by the Technical Education Department to be eligible to apply for TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment 2024.

TNPSC Group 4 2024 Exam Pattern 

The TNPSC Group 4 paper is of 3 hours having 300 questions. TNPSC Group 4 is an objective type paper. The minimum qualifying mark is 90 for all the categories. The questions in Part-A will be set in Tamil only and the questions on General Studies & Aptitude & Mental Ability Test will be available in both English and Tamil. 

Candidates can check the revised exam pattern and syllabus of the TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2024 below.

Exam TypePartsSubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarksMinimum Qualifying MarksDuration
Objective TypePart ATamil Eligibility-cum-Scoring Test* (SSLC Standard)100150903 Hours
Part BGeneral Studies (SSLC Standard) 75150
Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard)25

Note- Part B will be evaluated only if the candidate secures minimum qualifying marks of 40% (i.e., 60 Marks) in Part-A.

TNPSC Group 4 2024 Syllabus 

The candidates must begin their preparation with the subject-wise TNPSC Group 4 syllabus 2024. There are 2 sections in TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus from which the questions will be asked: General Studies, Aptitude and Mental Ability Test.

General StudiesHistoryCurrent EventsIndian PolityGeographyEconomicsIndian National MovementDevelopment Administration in Tamil NaduHistory, Culture, Heritage, and Socio-Political Movements of TN
Aptitude and Mental Ability TestSimplificationRatio and ProportionSimple InterestCompound InterestAreaVolumeTime and WorkLogical ReasoningPuzzlesDiceVisual ReasoningAlpha Numeric ReasoningNumber Series

TNPSC Group 4 Salary

Check the salary structure of the TNPSC Group 4 posts from the below table as mentioned in the TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2024.

TNPSC Group 4 2024 Salary
Post CodeGroup IV PostsSalary
2025Village Administrative Officer (VAO) OfficerRs.19,500 – 71,900/- (Level 8)
2600Junior Assistant (Non–Security)
2400Junior Assistant (Security)
2500Bill Collector Grade-I 
2300Steno-Typist (Grade–III)Rs.20,600 – 75,900/- (Level 10)
3210Store Keeper in Tamizhagam Guest House, UdhagamandalamRs.18,500 – 68,000/- (Level 6)
3213Junior Assistant in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development BoardRs.19,500 – 71,900/- (Level 8)
3229Junior Assistant in Tamil Nadu Housing Board
3214Bill Collector in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development BoardRs.16,600 – 60,800/- (Level 3)
3215Steno-Typist (Grade–III) in Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development BoardRs.20,600 – 75,900/- (Level 10)

TNPSC Group 4 2024 Apply Online,Application Form

Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria will be able to fill out the application form on the official website. The dates to fill out the application form are yet to be announced by the commission. Meanwhile, aspirants can check the steps below to fill out the application form:

  • Visit the official website of the commission
  • Click on the tab named New User and register on it using your personal details like name, email address, and mobile number.
  • Once registered, log in with the set credentials
  • Upon logging in, candidates can access the application form
  • Fill out educational details and upload the documents asked in the application form
  • Upload scanned photograph and signature
  • Pay the application fee
  • Submit the application form

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