TRB PG Assistants 3,336 Posts Vacancy for the Year 2017-2018 Recruitment - To Be Notified This Year - Click Here Details

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Latest TRB PG Assistant Recruitment Updates 7.9.2017

TRB PG Assistants 3,336 Posts Vacancy for the Year 2017-2018 Recruitment - To Be Notified This Year - 7-9-2017 - Click Here Details


Applications are invited only through online mode from eligible candidates up to 11.59 P.M on 30.05.2017 for the Direct Recruitment for the post of Post Graduate Assistants / Physical Education Directors Grade-I in School Education and other departments for the year 2016-2017.

Name of the Post:
  1. Post Graduate Assistants
  2. Physical Education Directors Grade – I
Total Vacancies: 1663 (Backlog vacancy : 27, Current vacancy :1636)

Service: Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary Educational Service

Scale of Pay: Rs. 9300-34800 Grade Pay : Rs.4800

Post Code: 17 PG

Important Dates to Remember:

A. Date of Notification : 09.05.2017 
B. Commencement of submission of application through online mode : 10.05.2017 
C. Last date for submission of application through online mode : 30.05.2017 
D. Date of Written Examination : 02.07.2017 

TRB Subject Wise Detailed Vacancies
  • Tamil - 218  
  • English - 231
  • Mathematics - 180
  • Physics - 176
  • Chemistry - 168
  • Botany - 87
  • Zoology - 102
  • History - 146
  • Geography - 18
  • Economics - 139
  • Commerce - 125
  • Political Science - 24
  • Bio Chemistry - 01
  • Micro Biology - 01
  • Home Science - 07
  • Telugu - 01
  • Physical  Director Grade-I - 39
Total Vacancies: 

1663 (Including Backlog Vacancies)


a) Age Limit : 

Candidates should not be over 57 years as on 1-7-2017 as the age of superannuation is 58 years.

Educational Qualifications: 

Post Graduate degree in the relevant subject with B.Ed. Degree

Examination fee: 

a. The candidates have to pay a fees of Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- for SC/ST and differently abled candidates) towards examination fee payable only through online net banking /credit card / debit card. 

b. The candidates have also to pay the service charges as applicable for online payment.     

c. Off line mode of payment in the form of Demand Draft / Postal Order etc. will not be accepted and the applications forwarded with such modes of payments will be summarily rejected. 

d. The application process is entirely online. No application in paper will be accepted by TRB. 

How to Apply? TRB PG Exams

1. Candidates should apply only through online mode in the TRB website using the link 

2. Evidence for claims made by the candidate while applying online should be submitted by the candidate at the time of Certificate Verification, if called for.

Scheme of Examination: 

i )The written examination will consist of a single paper of 3 hours duration with 150 MCQs. Each question carries one mark. The marks allotted to the Main Subject, Educational Methodology and General Knowledge are as follows:
  • Main Subject 110 
  • Educational Methodology 30 
  • General Knowledge 10 
  • Total 150
The syllabus for the subjects as published in Gazette No.611, dated 10.09.2001 and Gazette No.356, dated 30.05.2002 will be covered in the Examination. The syllabus can be downloaded from the TRB official website

Selection Procedure: 

The Selection will be made in two successive stages viz., 1) Written examination 2) Awarding weightage marks during Certificate Verification.  

Written Examination: 

The Written Competitive Examination will be held on 02.07.2017 from 10.00 A.M to 1.00 P.M. The venue for the Examination will be intimated in the Hall Ticket. The Hall Tickets for the eligible candidates will be uploaded by the TRB in its official website. The candidates are advised to refer the TRB website for details ( No written communication will be sent to the candidate. 

 Online Application for TRB PG Assistant and Physical Director Exam - 

Online Application Link: Click Here

Direct Recruitment of Post Graduate Assistants for the year 2015-2016 and 2016-17

TRB PG Assistant Syllabus (Subject Wise):

Teacher Recruitment Board (TRB) Published today (18.04.2017) The Annual TRB Recruitment Planner for the year 2017. The Total Vacancies will be 6390 Teacher Posts.

Posts and Vacancies
  1. Post Graduate Assistants - 2119
  2. Lecturers in Government Polytechnics - 1137
  3. Special Teachers - 1188
  4. Agriculture Instructors - 25
  5. Assistant Professor for Government Arts and Science Colleges - 1883
  6. Assistant Elementary Educational Officer - 38
Total Vacancies: 6390

To Be Notified Vacancies 

Complete TRB Annual Planner 2017

TRB PG Assistant Qualification & Eligibility:

Candidates should possess M.A./M.Sc./M.Com. in the relevant subject with B.Ed., in 10+2+3+2+1 or 10+3+3+2+1 pattern and all the certificates regarding educational qualifications should have been issued prior to the last date for submission of filled-in Application announced in the recruitment notification published.

TRB PG Assistant Age Limit: 

Candidates should not be over 57 years.

TRB PG Assistant Application:

a. The Application Form (OMR format) along with Prospectus can be purchased in person from the Office of the Chief Educational Officers of all 32 Districts in Tamilnadu on payment of Rs.50/- (Rupees fifty only) in cash towards the cost of the Application Form and Prospectus.

b. Submission of Filled-in Application Forms: Candidates are advised to submit the filled-in forms at the Office of the Chief Educational Officer concerned, and obtain acknowledgement for the same.

TRB PG Assistant Examination Fee:

The candidates are requested to pay the examination fees Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- for SC/ST and Differently Abled) in any Branch of STATE BANK OF INDIA / INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK / INDIAN BANK using only the prescribed challan attached with the prospectus.

TRB PG Assistant Scheme of Examination: 

The written examination will consist of a Single paper of 3 hours duration with 150 MCQ’s each question carries one marks. 

The marks allotted to the Main Subject, Educational Methodology and General Knowledge are as follows: 
  1. Main Subject - 110 
  2. Educational Methodology - 30 
  3. General Knowledge - 10 
  4. Total Marks- 150
TRB PG Assistant Syllabus (Subject Wise):
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