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TNPSC Tourist Officer Recruitment 2017


NOTIFICATION NO: 11 /2017 DATED:09.05.2017

Applications are invited only through online mode upto 08.06.2017 for Direct Recruitment to the post of Tourist Officer included in Tamil Nadu General Service. It is mandatory for the applicants to register their basic particulars through One - Time online Registration system on payment of Rs. 150/- (Rupees One hundred and fifty only) towards registration fee and then should apply online for this recruitment. The one-Time Registration will be valid for 5 years from the date of registration. Thereafter, the registration should be renewed by paying the prescribed fee. 

Name of the Post: Tourist Officer

No. of vacancies: 05 

Eligibility: Post Graduate degree in Travel and Tourism

Pay Band and Grade Pay: Rs.15600 - 39100 + Grade Pay Rs. 5400

Vacancy Distribution: GT(G)-1 GT(W)-1 BC(G)-1 MBC/DC(G)-1 SC(A)(W) (PSTM)-1

Important Dates:

Date of Notification: 09.05.2017

Last date for submission of applications: 08.06.2017

Last date for payment of Examination Fee through Bank (State Bank of India / Indian Bank): 12.06.2017

Date of Written Examination 

Preliminary Examination: 19.08.2017 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M. 

Date of Main Written Examination Will be announced later at the time of declaring results of Preliminary Examination.


Age Limit: as on 01.07.2017):

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs (OBCMs), BCMs and Destitute Widows of all Castes.
  • Minimum Age (should have completed);  18 Years 
  • Maximum Age (Should not have completed): No Age Limit
‘Others’ [i.e. Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs (OBCMs) , BCMs and Destitute Widows of all Castes].

  • Minimum Age (should have completed);  18 Years 
  • Maximum Age (Should not have completed): 30 Years
Educational Qualifications: (as on 09.05.2017): 

Applicants should possess the following educational qualification awarded by any University or Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission on the date of this notification: 

a) (i) Post Graduate degree in Travel and Tourism; (or) 
(ii) Any post graduate degree with one subject on Tourism; (or) 
(iii) Any post graduate degree with M.Phil in Tourism; (or) 
(iv) Any post graduate degree with diploma in Tourism 

b) Certificate course in Computer on Office Automation awarded by the Directorate of Technical Education or its equivalent; and 

c) Proficiency in English and Tamil Languages; Provided that other things being equal, preference shall be given to the holders of MBA degree.

Scheme of Preliminary Examination,  Main Written Examination of Tourism Officer

 Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
  • Note: The questions on General Studies will be set both in English and Tamil

Main Written Examination (PG Degree Standard) (Descriptive Standard) and Oral Test:

TNPSC Tourist Officer Official Notification PDF


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