TNUSRB SI Overview – 2023

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The Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) conducts the examination for TNUSRB Sub Inspector (SI) of Police for Taluk and Armed Reserve (AR) posts. This drive will be carried out by the commission for the TNUSRB SI recruitment 2023. The exams ensure that only deserving candidates get the opportunity to land a government job under the commission. If you are looking to apply for the posts, then make sure to check the eligibility criteria and other important information discussed further below.

  • Candidates have to go through various stages of the examination to get the desired post in TNUSRB recruitment 2023.
  • In the first stage, candidates have to appear for a written examination which is divided into Part 1 & Part 2. Candidates must secure the minimum qualifying marks in both parts of the examination to get their names selected on the announced merit list on the commission’s official website for the second stage.
  • Successively, candidates must clear all the further stages i.e. Certificate Verification, Physical Measurement Test (PMT) & Endurance Test (ET), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Viva Voce of TNUSRB SI 2023 recruitment to be selected for the candidate’s provisional merit list.
  • We have provided you with the complete details of TNUSRB SI 2023 recruitment as per the previous year's notification. Once the notification is out, check the space for related details. 

TNUSRB SI Recruitment 2023 – Important Information

The official notification for TNUSRB SI 2023 recruitment will be released on the board’s official website. Till then we have provided some of the important details from the previous year's notification which will give you an estimation of this year's examination and this will further help in scheduling your preparation.

Exam Conducting Authority

Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB)

Official Website

Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board

Name of the Post

Sub Inspector (SI) of Police

Year

2022

2023

Total Vacancies

Sub-Inspectors of Police (Taluk) – 399

Sub-Inspectors of Police (AR) – 45

Total – 444

To be announced

Selection Process

Written Examination (Part-1 & Part-2), Certificate Verification, Physical Measurement Test (PMT) & Efficiency Test (ET), Physical Efficiency Test, Viva Voce, Special Marks, Provisional Selection, Medical Examination & Character Verification, Final Selection

Notification Release Date

8th March 2022

To be announced

Application Start Date

8th March 2022

To be announced

Last Date To Apply

17th April 2022

To be announced

Exam Center Location

Tamil Nadu (Across the State)

Exam Mode

Offline

State

Tamil Nadu (TN Government Jobs)

Qualification

Graduation in any discipline (Graduates Government Jobs)

To have an overview of the last year's official notification, candidates can download TNUSRB SI 2022 recruitment notification from the link provided below.

Download the Official TNUSRB SI Recruitment Notification 2022 Here!

TNUSRB SI Updates

24th November 2022: TNUSRB SI Marks of Viva Voce Released

The TNUSRB has released the marks of candidates who had appeared for the viva voce. Candidates can check their marks by referring to the PDF attached below.

Download TNUSRB SI Marks – Open Candidates

Download TNUSRB SI Marks – Departmental Candidates

23rd November 2022: TNUSRB SI Provisional Select List Out

The TNUSRB has released the provisional select list for SI recruitment. The list contains details of candidates who have been shortlisted for certificate verification and medical examination. The direct link to check the selection list is given below.

Direct Link to Download TNUSRB SI Provisional Select List

7th October 2022: TNUSRB SI PET Marks & Status Out!

Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) has released the marks and status of candidates. The candidates who cleared the PET Round will appear in Viva Voce. Check out the list of candidates below:

Category

Direct Link

Open Category

Click Here

Departmental Category

Click here

TNUSRB SI Vacancies 2023

TNUSRB SI 2023 vacancies will be released by the board in the official notification, which is expected to come on the official website. The number of vacancies for open and departmental quota with respect to the category will be released in the official notification. Last year the recruitment drive was conducted to fill up a total of 444 vacancies, of which 399 vacancies were for the post of Sub Inspectors of Police (Taluk) and 45 for Sub Inspectors of Police (AR) posts. Out of the total vacancies for Taluk and AR, 30% was allotted for Women/ Transgender candidates. Women/ Transgender candidates were also entitled to compete in the remaining 70% of vacancies along with men candidates in the Taluk and AR vacancies. The TNUSRB SI 2023 recruitment vacancies will be updated in the table below once the official notification is released. Till then candidates can have a look of last year’s TNUSRB SI vacancies which are described in the below table.

Name of Post

Name of the Service

Men/ General

Women/ Transgender

Total (2022)

Total (2023)

Sub Inspector of Police (TK)

Tamil Nadu Police Subordinate Service

279

120

399

To be announced.

Sub Inspector of Police (AR)

32

13

45

To be announced.

Total

311

133

444

To be announced.

Apply Online for TNUSRB SI 2023

The process for the TNUSRB SI recruitment application is very simple and similar to other exam applications. Every year the commission announces the official notification about the recruitment of various posts. Simultaneously, the commission also provides the application form link for Sub Inspector (SI) posts on its official website.

Candidates must check their eligibility for the exams through the official notification and then fill out the application form. Also, they must fill out the application form with the required details and necessary files. Thus, they must make sure to keep all essential documents alongside them while filling out the application form. Once done, the candidates can recheck all the details filled, and then process. Candidates must fill out the application form with the necessary details and then proceed to the payment. After the payment, candidates can download the receipt generated and take a printout for future reference.

How to Apply for TNUSRB SI 2023?

Interested candidates can apply on the official website of the board once the official notification for TNUSRB SI 2023 is released or go to the application form page directly by clicking on the link provided below. As stated earlier, candidates must keep all the required documents alongside them while filling out the application form. To complete the form smoothly, go through the following steps:-

(Direct link to TNUSRB SI 2023 apply online – Link will be activated once the notification is out.)

Step1: Visit the official website of TNUSRB.

Step 2: Under the relevant recruitment, click on the ‘Application form’ link.

Step 3: Click on the ‘Create New User’ link if you are a new user and complete the registration process.

Step 4: After the registration process, use the credentials to log in and complete the Application Process. Provide all the required details to fulfil the form. 

Step 5: Proceed to submit the details after cross-checking them

Step 6: Next, proceed to the payment section. On the payment page, select the medium through which you want to make a payment.

Step 7: Complete fee payment for the application form by paying online or offline. 

Step 8: Download the application form and make a copy of the same for future reference.

Application Fee of TNUSRB SI 2023 

As with all the other exams, candidates have to pay some required fees for the successful application of the exams. The TNUSRB SI 2023 fees will be as per the official notification, which will be released by the board on its official website. If there is any change in the application fee then the candidates will be notified on the site until then, the fee is expected to be the same as the last year: 

  • Candidates have to pay ₹500 to apply for the TNUSRB SI exams.
  • Departmental candidates who appear for both Open Quota and Departmental Quota examinations must pay ₹1000/- as an examination fee.

TNUSRB SI Selection Process 2023

The TNUSRB SI selection procedure comprises of the following stages:-

Written Examinations

Stage 1 of the selection process is the written examination. This is again divided into two parts.

Part 1: Tamil Language Eligibility Test

The Tamil Language Eligibility Test is qualifying in nature. The objective test will consist of 100 questions for 100 marks, and the duration of the examination will be 100 minutes (1 Hr 40 mins.)

  • The norms for conducting the Tamil Language Eligibility Test for Departmental candidates will be the same as conducted for Open candidates.
  • The candidate has to obtain a minimum of 40 marks (40%) in the Tamil Language Eligibility test for him/her to be eligible for evaluation of their main examination OMR answer sheet.
  • The marks obtained in Tamil Language Eligibility Test will not be considered for preparing the provisional selection list at any stage. 

Part 2: Main Written Examination

The Main written examination consists of Part A – General Knowledge and Part B – Logical Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Psychology Test, Communication Skills and Information Handling Ability. The written examination will be a total of 70 marks, and the duration of the examination will be 150 minutes (2 Hr 30 mins.)

  • This will be different for open quota and departmental quota candidates.
  • Part A – 40 Marks consisting of 80 Questions (objective type).
  • Part B – 30 marks consisting of 60 Questions (objective type).
  • The candidates should get a minimum of 25 marks (35%) to qualify for the written examination.

The detailed examination pattern for both Part 1 and Part 2 is shared further in this article.

Certificate Verification (CV)

After securing the minimum qualifying marks in Part 1 and qualifying the Part 2 of the examination by securing the required marks to be able to get into the cut-off, the candidates will be called for document verification in the second stage of the TNUSRB SI recruitment process of 2023. All the necessary originals and photocopies of the documents will be checked by the appointed authority by the board on the given date and time at the dedicated venue. After this, candidates will go through the next stages, which are described below in this article. The list of the essential documents which will be required for certificate Verification is given below.

The candidates will have to produce the following certificates before they are confirmed for the post:

  • If the candidate has changed their name after passing 10th, then the first page of a government gazette with the name mentioned in it must be uploaded. If not uploaded, the application will be rejected. 
  • Date of Birth proof (SSLC marks sheet)
  • Bachelor’s Degree certificate 
  • Educational Qualification for adequate knowledge in Tamil
  • Community Certificate by Tamil Nadu Government
  • Destitute Widow Certificate from the officials
  • Ex-Serviceman Discharge Certificate
  • Self undertaking certificate of serving Armed Personal obtained from the Commanding Officer.
  • NCC Certificate
  • NSS Certificate 
  • Sports/Games Certificate 
  • Sports Quota Certificate 
  • Certificate for receiving medals in National Police Duty Meet, i.e. Gold/ Silver / Bronze.
  • Scout Certificate obtained from his excellency, the President of India
  • NOC for the departmental quota candidates
  • NOC from the competent authority for all other Government servants
  • Certificate for having Studied the Bachelor’s Degree in Tamil Medium 
  • Identity Card that is issued by Tamil Nadu Transgender Welfare Board.

Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Endurance Test (ET)

These are the two tests after certificate verification in Stage 2. Candidates who qualify to show their required certificates to the commission are only eligible to give the Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Endurance Test (ET). Both the tests are described separately in the table given below further in this article.

Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

Further, in the second stage, candidates will be going through the Physical Measurement Test. PMT is only qualifying in nature for open quota candidates. Departmental quota candidates are exempted from giving PMT. Moreover, PMT norms for open quota candidates are given below in the following table. If there is any change in the 2023 cycle, then the measurements will be mentioned in the new notification that shall be released by the authorities: 

Height Measurements ( cms)

Community

Men

Women/Transgender

OC, BC, BC(M) MBC/DNC

170

159

SC, SC (A), ST

167

157

Chest Measurements ( Men Only)

Normal

81 cms

Expansion in the full inspiration

5 cms

Ex.CPMF/Ex-servicemen/Serving persons 

retiring within one year.

PMT Exempted

Endurance Test (ET)

Again, the Endurance Test is qualifying in nature for both open and departmental quota candidates. Only the candidates who qualify in the ET will be allowed to participate in the Physical Efficiency Test (PET). The norms for open and departmental candidates for the Endurance Test are as follows:-

Men

1500 meters run within 7 minutes

Women/ Transgender

400 meters run within 2 minutes & 30 seconds

Ex-personnel of Central Paramilitary forces/Ex-servicemen/Serving persons 

retiring within one year. 

1500 meters run within 8 minutes

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is the next step in the second stage of the TNUSRB SI 2023 recruitment. This test comprises a maximum of 15 marks for open quota candidates. Moreover, the departmental candidates are exempted from PET. The details of the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) for the open category are below. If there is any change in the 2023 cycle, that shall be notified to the candidates in advance.

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

Women and Transgender candidates:-

Sl.

No.

Events

One Star (2 Marks)

Two Stars (5 Marks)

1.

Long jump

3.0 metres

3.75 metres

2.

Shotput (or)

Cricket ball throw

Shotput (4 Kg)

4.25 metres

5.50 metres

Cricket ball throw

17 metres

24 metres

3.

100 mts run (or)

200 mts run

100 mts run

17.50 seconds

15.50 seconds

200 mts run

38.00 seconds

33.00 seconds

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

Sl.

No.

Events

One Star (2 Marks)

Two Stars (5 Marks)

1.

Shotput (7.26Kg)

5.0 metres

6.0 metres

2.

Long Jump (or)

High Jump

Long Jump

3.25 metres

4.50 metres

High Jump

0.90 metres

1.40 metres

3.

100 mts run (or)

400 mts run

100 mts run

17.00 seconds

13.50 seconds

400 mts run

85.00 seconds

70.00 seconds

Viva-voce

This is the third stage in the selection process of TNUSRB SI recruitment process of 2023. Candidates who qualify in stage 2 are only eligible for this stage. This stage is necessary for both open and departmental quota candidates. The detail of this examination stage is given below:-

  • 10 marks for both open and departmental quota candidates.

Special Marks

This is the fourth stage in the selection process of the TNUSRB SI 2023 recruitment process. Special marks for carrying NCC, NSS or any other sports/ games certificate are given to the candidates which will be added to their total marks in stage 1, stage 2 and stage 3 of the recruitment process before publishing the provisional cut-off list of the selected candidates. The special marks for different certificate holders are given below:-

  • National Cadet Corps (NCC) – Maximum 2 Marks
  • National Service Scheme (NSS) – Maximum 1 Mark
  • Sports/ Games – Maximum 2 Marks

Medical Examination and Verification of Character & Antecedents

The provisionally selected candidates will be subjected to Medical Examination and Verification of Character and Antecedents. Here the medical fitness and the character of the candidates are examined by the appointed doctors through the commission. After examining all these details, the board will publish the final merit list to recruit the TNUSRB SI for 2023.

TNUSRB SI Eligibility Criteria 2023

Candidates must meet specific TNUSRB SI eligibility criteria 2023 before filling up the application form and applying for the examination. Criteria like minimum education qualification, age, nationality, physical measurement, etc., must be checked before appearing in the TNUSRB SI 2023 examination.

TNUSRB SI Educational Qualification 2023

  • The applicant should have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from any UGC/government-recognized college/ university on the date of the release of the notification.
  • The Bachelor’s degree should be in the 10+2+3/4/5 pattern or 10+3+2/3 pattern in the case of Diploma courses.
  • Candidates who have obtained Bachelor’s degree through Open Universities without going through the above pattern will not be eligible.

TNUSRB SI Age Limit 2023

A specific age limit is provided by the commission, which ensures that the number of candidates appearing for these exams is limited. The candidates appearing for the TNUSRB SI recruitment exam 2023 must have attained the age of 20 and not be more than 30 years old. However, age relaxations are provided to candidates of different categories The age category will remain the same; if there is a change, then it shall be given in the notification yet to release.

Category

Upper Age Limit

BC

32 Years

SC/ST

35 Years

Destitute Widow

37 Years

Ex-servicemen / Ex-personnel of Central 

Paramilitary Forces/ serving persons 

who may retire within one year.

47 Years

Departmental candidates appearing for departmental quota examination

47 Years

TNUSRB SI Eligibility for Sports/ Departmental Quota 2023

In TNUSRB SI recruitment 2023, reservations are allotted to special quotas, i.e. sports quota and departmental quota candidates. All the details related to these special quotas are given in the table below.

Departmental Quota

20% Reservation is provided for Departmental quota candidates

Sports Quota

10% Reservation is provided for Sports quota candidates.

TNUSRB SI Syllabus 2023

The first stage of TNUSRB SI 2023 i.e the written examination, is divided into two parts, Part 1 and Part 2 written examinations. An overview of the TNUSRB SI syllabus for these parts is as follows:-

  • Part 1: General Knowledge
  • Part 2: Numerical Analysis, Communication Skills, Information Handling Ability, Logical Analysis and Psychology Test.

Parts

Subjects

Part 1

General Knowledge

Part 2

Logical Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Psychology Test, Communication Skills and Information handling ability.

TNUSRB SI Exam Pattern 2023

The TNUSRB SI exam pattern can be noticed through the old question papers and a few other ways. Candidates must always be aware of the exam pattern before appearing for any exams. The written examination paper differs slightly for the open quota candidates and the departmental quota candidates.

Open Quota Candidates

Part 1: The first part of the paper is based on the General Knowledge of the candidates. A total of 80 questions are present in part 1, which carries 40 marks. Thus each question carries a half mark.

Part 2: The second part includes a more extensive syllabus with a total of 60 questions carrying half marks each. Thus Part 2 consists of 30 marks. All the questions in both parts are of objective type.

The total duration of the paper is 2:30 hours. Candidates must secure at least 25 marks to qualify for further rounds of the selection process.

  • Both parts have objective types of questions.
  • Each correct answer will be awarded ½ mark.
  • Total exam for 70 marks.
  • The candidates should get 25 marks (35%) to qualify for the written examination.

Departmental Quota Candidates

Part 1: The first part of the paper is based on the General Knowledge of the candidates. A total of 30 questions are present in part A, which carries a total of 15 marks. Thus each question carries a half mark.

Part 2: The second part includes a more extensive syllabus with a total of 140 questions carrying half marks each. Part B consists of 70 marks. All the questions in both parts are of objective type.

The total duration of the paper is 3 hours. Candidates must secure at least 30 marks to qualify for further rounds of the selection process.

  • Both parts have objective types of questions.
  • Each correct answer will be awarded ½ mark.
  • Total exam for 85 marks.
  • The candidates should get 30 marks (35%) to qualify for the written examination.

Parts

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

Open Quota Candidates

Part 1

80

40

2:30 hours

Part 2

60

30

Total

140

70

Departmental Quota Candidates

Part 1

30

15

3 hours

Part 2

140

70

Total

170

85

TNUSRB SI Exam Date 2023

The TNUSRB SI Recruitment exam date for this year has not been released officially yet. Candidates can get the exam dates information and more through the official notification that will be released by the commission on its official website.

Event

Exam Date

TNUSRB SI Exam Date 2023

To be announced

TNUSRB SI Cut Off 2023

A cut-off mark is a specific number of points the candidates must surpass for the further stages of the selection process. The TNUSRB SI 2023 cut-off marks change each year depending upon the following factors:

  • Number of vacancies
  • Number of applicants
  • The difficulty level of the exam

TNUSRB officially announced the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination, which shall be 25 marks for open quota and 30 marks for departmental quota candidates out of 70 marks. The expected TNUSRB SI 2023 cut-off for this year's recruitment will be released within the weeks after conducting all the stages of the examination on the board’s official website. Till then, we have provided the last year's cut-off for TNUSRB SI recruitment in the below table, which candidates can refer to for a better understanding of the estimation of this year’s cut-off.

Category

Open (out of 70)

Departmental (out of 85)

2022

2023

2022

2023

General

63.0

Will be updated.

79.5

Will be updated.

BC

61.5

Will be updated.

78.0

Will be updated.

SC

60.5

Will be updated.

76.0

Will be updated.

ST

55.0

Will be updated.

70.0

Will be updated.

SCA

53.5

Will be updated.

72.5

Will be updated.

MBC & DNC

61.0

Will be updated.

78.0

Will be updated.

TNUSRB SI Answer Key 2023

The TNUSRB SI 2023 answer key will be released on the board’s official website. Candidates can follow these steps to download the TNUSRB SI 2023 answer key.

Step 1: Visit the official website of TNUSRB (tnusrbonline.org).

Step 2: Check the section for ‘Recruitment For The Post Of Sub-inspector Of Police (TK, AR, TSP) – 2023.

Step 3: Click on 'Final Answer Key,' you will find two different sections for Open and Departmental candidates; click on the option you require.

Step 4: After downloading TNUSRB SI final answer key, find your set number and check your answers.

If you are preparing for the exam, you can download TNUSRB SI Exam Previous Year Papers here!

TNUSRB SI Result 2023

The TNUSRB SI Recruitment Result will be released within the weeks after each examination stage on the board’s official website, and the same will be updated here in this article as well. Candidates can follow these steps to check their TNUSRB SI result for 2023.

Step 1: Visit the official website of TNUSRB (tnusrbonline.org).

Step 2: Find the section of TNUSRB SI 2023 recruitment.

Step 3: Click on the link for TNUSRB SI “List of Candidates eligible for the next phase of selection Open/departmental candidates."

Step 4: A new page will open for login. Log in using your user-id and password.

Step 5: Check your result and the score obtained, and download the result.

Step 6: Keep a printout of the result for future reference.

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