TNPSC CDPO Recruitment 2021

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Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission will release a notification for the Child Development Project Officer which is for women candidates only in the Department of Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme. In the previous year’s cycle, a total number of 89 vacancies have been released for recruitment. We are expecting the same number of vacancies this year too. 

  • TNPSC is one of the prestigious recruitment agencies which is proving a huge number of opportunities for many aspirants.
  • The selection will be based on the written examination and interview.
  • Below are the complete details regarding the TNPSC CDPO Recruitment 2021 from the below article.

TNPSC CDPO Recruitment Overview 2021

Recruiting Body

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission



Number of Vacancies 


Application Start Date

To be Notified

Last Date to Apply

To be Notified

Admit Card release date

To be Notified

Exam Date 

To be Notified

Interview Date

To be Notified


To be Notified


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Download TNPSC CDPO Recruitment Notification 2019 PDF

TNPSC CDPO Vacancy 2021

The vacancy details for 2021 have been not released year. In the previous year’s cycle, a total number of 89 vacancies were released for TNPSC CDPO Recruitment 2021. 

How to Apply for TNPSC CDPO Recruitment 2021?

The application dates will be released soon by the authorities with a detailed notification. Below are the steps to apply for the recruitment.

Step 1: Click on the direct link mentioned above.

Step 2: Fill all the necessary details like name, father’s name, address, educational qualification, etc.

Step 3: Attach the required documents like SSC Certificate, Category Certificate etc.

Step 4: Upload your recent passport size photograph. You can use the PrepForSure Cropping Tool which helps you to upload Your Image & Signature in specific dimensions.

Step 5: Pay the required fees and click on the submit button.

Step 6: Download and take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Application Fee

Below are the fee details to attend the examination


Application Fee

Application Fee

INR 150

Examination Fee

INR 200

TNPSC CDPO Selection Process

Below are the stages of the selection process

  • Written Examination
  • Interview

TNPSC CDPO Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who wish to apply for the recruitment process must know the eligibility criteria details. Below are the complete details.

Age Limit

Below is the category-wise age limit for the recruitment.


Age Limit

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all categories.

No Age Limit

Others‟ [i.e. applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs].

30 Years (Should not have completed) 

Educational Qualification

The candidates must have a degree in Nutrition (or) Home Science (or)A degree with a PG Diploma in Rural Services awarded by the Gandhigram University.

TNPSC CDPO Exam Pattern

Below is the detailed exam pattern for the written examination.






Paper I

Nutrition and Dietetics


Home Science



3 hours

Paper II

General Studies



2 hours




5 hours

  • A total number of 300 questions are asked.
  • The examination is conducted for 500 marks.
  • The duration of the examination is 5 hours.


Knowing the exam dates helps the candidates for efficient preparation. Below are the important dates and events for the recruitment.



Application Start Date

To be Notified

Last Date to Apply

To be Notified

Admit Card release date

To be Notified

Exam Date 

To be Notified

Interview Date

To be Notified


To be Notified

TNPSC CDPO Admit Card 

All candidates taking the TNPSC CDPO examination must obtain a copy of the TNPSC CDPO admission card. On the day of the examination, each candidate must carry a hard copy of their admit card. Candidates who do not comply will be denied the opportunity to take the examination. We recommend that candidates obtain and print the TNPSC CDPO admission card as soon as the selection board makes it available. The following are the steps to download the TNPSC CDPO admit card.

Step 1: Visit the official website of TNPSC.

Step 2: Click on ‘Recruitment’ tab 

Step 3: Search for ‘TNPSC CDPO Recruitment’ row and then search for the ‘Hall Ticket/Admit Card’ column

Step 4: Click on the valid link and enter your registration number and password

Step 5: Your admit card will appear on the screen. Download and take a print out of the same for the examination


All candidates who pass the TNPSC CDPO selection procedure will be hired for the role. Working as a CDPO provides a wide range of pay scales as well as additional advantages. A detailed breakdown of the TNPSC CDPO salary, as well as extra benefits, is provided in tabular format below.

Post Name


Monthly Salary (Rs)

Child Development Project Officer



TNPSC CDPO Answer Key 

Candidates who attempt the written examination i.e the first round of the selection process can cross-check their answers by downloading the TNPSC CDPO answer key. The Organization publishes this answer key so that candidates can estimate their score and assess their prospects of progressing to the next round of the selection process. The download procedure for the TNPSC CDPO answer key is outlined here.

Step 1: Visit TNPSC’s official website

Step 2: Click on the Recrutiment tab 

Step 3: Search for ‘TNPSC CDPO’ row and then search for the answer key advertisement

Step 4: Download the answer key.

Step 5: Start checking your answers using the answer key.

Which are the Best Books for TNPSC CDPO Exam?

All applicants preparing for the TNPSC CDPO examination must focus and be determined if they want to pass the selection procedure. Candidates must study the entire curriculum in order to pass the selection procedure. Reading TNPSC CDPO books is one of the greatest strategies to cover the whole course. We've compiled a list of some of the best books. Use these when studying for the exam and you'll easily get through the selection process!

Name of the Book



General Awareness 2022

  • General Studies

Manohar Pandey

Food and Nutritional Science

  • Nutrition

P. Verma

Objective Food Science

  • Diet

Harshad Kiran Kalwit

Objective Home Science

  • Home Science

If you are preparing for the exam then you can download TNPSC CDPO previous year paper here!

How to Prepare for TNPSC CDPO Exam?

  • Before you begin studying for the exam, make sure you thoroughly review the selection process, exam structure, and syllabus!
  • Make a study regimen and stick to it every day!
  • Make certain that you devote equal time to each subject and issue.
  • Revisit what you've learned on a daily basis to ensure that you remember the material for a long time.
  • To measure your level of preparation, take test series, practise tests, and previous year papers.
  • Give special attention to topics in which you believe you are weak.
  • Maintain a balanced diet and get enough sleep to stay mentally and physically well.
  • Before the exam, avoid studying any difficult topics or subjects.
  • Practice time management so you can complete the final exam on time!
  • Maintain your cool when taking the final exam!

How to Check TNPSC CDPO Result?

Every aspirant is looking forward to the TNPSC CDPO Result. The outcome determines whether or not a certain candidate is chosen for the desired position. The organisation publishes the official TNPSC CDPO result after the selection procedure is completed. All candidates can view their results by following the steps outlined below!

Step 1: Go to the official website of TNPSC

Step 2: Click on the recruitment tab and search for TNPSC CDPO advertisement

Step 3: Click on the link which says ‘Result’

Step 4: Login to the system with your valid credentials

Step 5: Your result will be displayed on the screen as soon as you login

Step 6: Download the result and take a printout of it.

We hope you found this article informative and helpful and please do not hesitate to contact us with any doubts. You can also download our PrepForSure App which is free and start preparing for any competitive examination. This app provides you with Test Series, Mock tests, PDFs, Previous year’s question papers, and much more.