Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)

 

Official Website:

http://www.tnpsc.gov.in/

 

Last Date to Apply:

24-12-2008 (upto 5.45. p.m.)

Notification Date:

24-11-2008

Date of Exam:

15-02-2009

Assistant Surgeon (General): 10.00 A.M. To 1.00 P.M.

Assistant Surgeon (Specialty): 2.00 P.M. To 5.00 P.M.

Applications are invited for direct recruitment to the vacancies for the following posts included in the Tamil Nadu Medical Service (Service Code No.048):

1. Assistant Surgeon (General)

No of Posts: 756

2. Assistant Surgeon (Specialty)

No of Posts: 333

Scale of Pay:

Rs. 8000-275-13500

Maximum Age (as on 01.07.2008):

35 years.

Educational Qualification: (as on 24-11-2008)

Assistant Surgeon (General)

(i) Must possess the Degree of M.B.B.S. of any University or Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission for the purpose of its grant or the D.M. & S of the Government of Tamil Nadu.

AND

(ii) Must be a Registered Medical Practitioner within the meaning of the Madras Medical Registration Act, 1914.

Assistant Surgeon (Specialty)

Must possess the Post Graduate Degree /Post Graduate Diploma in the concerned Specialties, in addition to the qualifications referred to against (I) & (ii) above.

Provided that in the case of appointment in the Radiological departments of Government Medical Institution in the State, the degree of M.B.B.S. of any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission for the purpose of its grant shall be the primary qualification and other things being equal, preference shall be given to candidates who hold in addition to the Degree, the Diploma of D.M.R. (Madras);

Provided that other things being equal,

(i) Preference will also be given to those who have put in a minimum service of one year as Medical Officer in a Primary Health Centre in this State.

(ii) Preference will also be given to those who have put in a minimum service of three years as Medical Officer in Government Leprosy Centres and Leprosy Departments in Government Medical Institution in this State.

(iii) Preference will also be given to those who have served as Medical Officer in the grade of Emergency Commissioned Officers, Short Service Commissioned Officers, etc. in the Armed Forces.

Note: If candidates with M.D. (Pathology) are not available, candidates possessing DCP (i.e. Diploma in Clinical Pathology) will be considered for the Post of Assistant Surgeon (Specialty of Pathology).

(Details regarding equivalence of qualification are given in paragraph 9 of the Commission's ‘Instructions, etc. to candidates')

CENTRES FOR EXAMINATION AND CENTRE CENTRE CODE

1. Chennai 001

2. Coimbatore 002

3. Madurai 010

4. Salem 017

5. Thanjavur 019

6. Tiruchirappalli 025

7. Tirunelveli 026

8. Vellore 027

9. Villupuram 028

Selection Procedure:

Selection will be made in two successive stages i.e., (i) Written Examination and (ii) Oral Test in the shape of an interview. Final selection will be made on the basis of the total marks obtained by the candidates at the Written Examination and Oral Test taken together subject to the rule of reservation of appointments.

Application Fee:

Rs. 125/- (Rupees One hundred and twenty five only).

Examination fee should be paid only through any one of the Post Offices listed in Annexure - III to the Information Brochure and the Postal Receipt obtained for the payment of fee should be pasted in the space provided in the application. (For further details refer para 2 under part -III of Information Brochure and for Examination fee concessions, refer para 12 of the ‘Instructions, etc. to candidates').

As per the orders issued in G.O. Ms.No.157, P&AR (M) Department, dated 26.08.2008, Physically Handicapped Persons are exempted from payment of Examination fee irrespective of their family income.

All candidates should pay Rs. 5/- (Rupees five only) as service charge to the Post Office, while obtaining the Postal Receipt. Candidates (other than those who apply Online) should inform the OMR Application Number to the Counter Clerk of the Post Office for obtaining the Postal Receipt.

Application Forms:

(1) OMR application form along with an INFORMATION BROCHURE containing General Instructions for filling up the application form, Commission's ‘Instructions, etc. to candidates' and an envelope for sending application can be obtained from any one of the HEAD POST OFFICES or selected Sub-Post Offices (236 Nos.) in Tamil Nadu / Puduchery on payment of Rs.30/- (Rupees Thirty only). (The list showing the names of Post Offices is available in the Commission's Website at www.tnpsc.gov.in.).

(2) OMR application forms can also be obtained in person from the sales counter of the office of the

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission,

Omanthoorar Government Estate,

Anna Salai,

Chennai-600 002

on all the working days till the closing date upto 5.00 p.m. (excluding lunch interval between 1.30 and 2.00 p.m.) only on cash payment of Rs.30/- (Rupees Thirty only). Application forms will not be supplied to the candidates by Post.

Candidates can also avail of the facility of applying Online on the Commission's Website at

www.tnpsc.gov.in

and candidates applying Online should possess and keep ready Postal Receipt for Rs.155/- (i.e. Application fee Rs.30/- and Examination fee Rs.125/-) obtained from any one of the Post Offices listed in Annexure-III to the Information Brochure before registering Online.

Candidates claiming exemption from payment of Examination fee should possess and keep ready Postal Receipt for Rs.30/- towards the application fee. The Postal receipt obtained for the payment of Application Fee/ Examination Fee should be pasted in the space provided in the application.

Filled in applications must be sent to the

Controller of Examinations,

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission,

Omanthoorar Government Estate,

Anna Salai,

Chennai - 600 002

by Registered Post / Speed Post well in advance so as to reach the Commission's Office before 5.45 p.m. on 24-12-2008.

Download Application Form along with More Details of Exam:

http://www.tnpsc.gov.in/Notifications/not_eng_as2k8%28g&s%29.pdf

Syllabus for Speciality Subjects is available at:
http://www.tnpsc.gov.in/syllabus.html

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