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TN Circle - Examination for selection of eligible GDS to the Cadre of PA/SA against the unfilled departmental vacancies for the year 2010 and 2011

15 August 2012

No. REP/4-4/2011 & 2012 dated at Chennai 600002 the 13.08.2012

Sub: Examination for selection of eligible GDS to the Cadre of
PA/SA against the unfilled departmental vacancies for
the year 2010 and 2011 – reg
In accordance with the Directorate’s letter no. 60-9/2009-SPB-I dated 08.05.12, it has been decided to hold the Examination among the GDS officials for selection to the cadre of PA/SA, for the unfilled departmental quota vacancies of 2010 and 2011 in Tamilnadu Circle. The Examination will be held on the same date and time decided for the Direct recruitment from open market as per the same syllabus etc. The eligibility and other conditions are furnished below:

The vacancy position for the Examination for both the years 2010 and 2011 Division-wise is furnished separately in the Annexure. This may be communicated to all the GDS officials including those on leave.

(i) The GDS should obtain at least 50% of marks in 10+2 standard or 12th Class with the English as a compulsory subject (excluding Vocational Stream).

(ii) The GDS should have put in a minimum service of 5 years as on 01.01.2010 for 2010 vacancies and 01.01.2011 for 2011 vacancies.

(iii) The GDS should be within 30 years of age (35 years for those belonging to SC and STs and 33 years for backward classes).


Paper I

Candidates shall be subjected to an objective type of Aptitude Test covering the following subjects/topics.
Contd…. 2

Total Marks – 100

(1) Part ‘A’ -25 questions on General Knowledge, which may include
Question on current events, sports, history, geography, basic economics,
generally polity, Indian Constitution, Science environment etc. – 25 marks

(2) Part ‘B’ - 25 questions of Mathematics of matriculation standard which
may Cover number system, simplification, decimals, fractions, simple and compound interest, percentage, average, profit and loss, discount,
Mensuration, time and work, time and distance etc. – 25 marks

(3) Part ‘C’ - 25 questions on English, which may cover grammar (prepositions, adverbs, conjunction, direct/indirect, singular/plural, tense, anonyms/
synonyms etc.) - 25 marks
(4) Part ‘D’ -25 marks on Reasoning and Analytical Ability25 marks

The total duration of the Aptitude Test will be two hours.
The candidates are required to obtain marks as under for being considered for further selection process.

I. Minimum Marks: Parts A/B/C/D – Minimum 10 marks by OC candidates, 8
marks by SC/ST candidates and 9 marks by OBC candidates in each part.

II. Minimum aggregate marks – For OC candidates 40%, for SC/ST candidates
33% and for OBC candidates 37%.

Paper – II
Computer/Typing Test
Test shall be of the duration of 30 minutes (15 minutes each for Typing and Data Entry_ consisting of (i) One passage of 450 words in English or 375 words in Hindi to be typed with a minimum speed of 30/25 words per minute and (ii) Data Entry of some figures and letters each carrying equal marks.

Qualifying Marks: Computer/Typing Test will be of qualifying nature with minimum of 40% marks to be secured by OC candidates, 33% marks by SC/ST candidates and 37 marks by OBC candidates.



(i) All the candidates who have the required minimum educational qualification in 10+2 or 12th Class and within the age criteria and eligibility conditions will be called for the Aptitude Test.

(ii) No weightage of marks secured by the candidates in 10+2 or 12th Class will be given while preparing the merit list.

(iii) Candidates numbering five times the number of vacancies in each category i.e. OC, OBC, SC & ST shall be declared qualified for computer test based on the marks secured by them in the Aptitude Test.

(iv) The merit list will be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates in the Aptitude Test subject to the condition that they have qualified in the Computer Test.

(v) The Aptitude and the Computer Test will be conducted by M/s CMC Ltd., New Delhi , a private Agency selected by the Department, at the following Centres:-

1. Chennai 2. Coimbatore 3. Tiruchirapalli 4. Madurai

The candidates have to choose any one of the centres.


(i) A common merit list will be prepared. The candidates in the merit list will be allocated to the Division to which they belong for the vacancies available for the particular division only as per the merit list and availability of vacancies.

(ii) The candidates admitted to take the examination for 2011 vacancies will be considered for 2011 vacancies only while the candidates applying for 2010 vacancies will be eligible to be considered for both the year vacancies subject to their merit position.

All the Regional PMsG are requested to kindly call for the applications from; the GDS officials in plain paper and after ascertaining the eligibility, supply the OMR kits to the eligible candidates. In divisions, where there is no vacancy, the GDS of the Divisions should not be supplied with the applications.



The following is the time schedule for the above examination.




Notification by Divisions/Units

Last date for receipt of application at Divisional
level in plain paper
Last date for receipt of filled OMR applications from the GDS at Divisional office
Forwarding of applications to the Regional
office with recommendations by the Divisional Head
Forwarding to Circle office by the Regions

Last date for receipt of applications by the Recruiting Agency from the Nodal Officer


The time schedule may be strictly followed. The instructions issued regarding scrutiny of applications and dispatch by the Divisions/Regions should also be scrupulously followed.

Please acknowledge the receipt of this letter.

Encl: Annexure


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