TNPSC Recruitment 2022 16 VOC & CO Posts

TNPSC VOC & CO Recruitment 2022 | TNPSC VOC & CO Notification 2022 | TNPSC VOC & CO 2022 Online Application @ – TNPSC invites Online applications for recruitment of 16 Vocational Counsellor, Community Officer Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website @ from 28.07.2022 to 26.08.2022. 

TNPSC Recruitment 2022 16 VOC & CO Posts

TNPSC Recruitment 2022  [Quick Summary]

Organization Name:

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

Notification No:

Advertisement No. 621

Notification No. 17/2022

Dated: 28.07.2022

Job Category:

Tamilnadu Govt Jobs 

Employment Type:

Regular Basis

Total No of Vacancies: 

16 Vocational Counsellor, Community Officer Posts

Place of Posting: 


Starting Date: 


Last Date: 


Apply Mode:


Official Website 

Latest TNPSC VOC & CO Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

TNPSC Invites Applications for the Following Posts


Name of the Post and Post Code No.

Name of the Service and Service Code No.

Number of vacancies


Vocational Counsellor in Medical Education Department (Post Code No.2004)

Tamil Nadu Medical Subordinate Service (Service Code No.049)



Community Officer (Post Code No.3233)

Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board Community Development Service (Service Code No.114)





TNPSC VOC & CO Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification: (As on 28.07.2022)

Applicants should possess the following or its equivalent qualification:

1. Vocational Counsellor - Must hold a Post-Graduation in Social Work with Medical and Psychiatric Social Work as special subject

2. Community Officer - Must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work of a recognized University with experience in the field of Social Welfare in any department of Government or in a registered Non-Government Organisation for a period of not less than two years.

Note: The educational qualification prescribed for the posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the following order of studies: 10th + HSC or its equivalent + Bachelor’s Degree + P.G. Degree as required under Section 25 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016. Results of the examination should have been declared on or before the date of notification.

Age Limit: (As on 01.07.2022)


Category of Applicants

Maximum Age (Should not have completed)


SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all categories.

No Maximum Age limit


‘Others’ [i.e. Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs]

32 years. @ (Should not have completed)

Note: @ In G.O (Ms).No.91, Human Resources Management (S) Department, dated 13.09.2021, Maximum Age Limit prescribed for appointment by direct recruitment is enhanced by 2 years.

Explanation: No maximum age limit shall mean that the applicants should not have completed 60 years of age either on the date of notification or at the time of selection /appointment to the post.

Age Concession:

(i) For Persons with Benchmark Disability: Persons with Benchmark Disability are eligible for age concession upto 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed. (Section 64 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016)

(ii) For Ex-servicemen (others):

a) The maximum age limit for Ex-servicemen is 50 years. (Section 63 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016 and as per G.O (Ms). No.91, Human Resources Management (S) department, dated 13.09.2021)

b) The above mentioned age concession will not apply to the Ex-servicemen applicants who have already been recruited to any class or service or category.


Salary Details:

1. Vocational Counsellor - Rs.36,200- 1,33,100/- (Level-15) (Revised Scale)

2. Community Officer - Rs.35,600- 1,30,800/- (Level-12) (Revised Scale)


TNPSC VOC & CO Selection Process 2022:

TNPSC may follow the following process to select the candidates.


Computer Based Test (CBT)


Certificate Verification


Application Fee/Exam Fee for TNPSC VOC & CO: 


Registration Fee:

For One Time Registration [G.O.(Ms).No. 32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017]


 Applicants who have already registered in One Time online Registration system and within the validity period of 5 years are exempted



Examination Fee:


The Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment if they are not eligible for the concession noted below.


Note: Fee Pay by online through Net Banking / Credit card / Debit card on or before the date of submission of online application by choosing the option in the online application.


(i) Linking Aadhaar number with One Time Registration (OTR) is mandatory for applicants. [For further details refer Para 2B of “Instructions to Applicants”]

(ii) One Time Registration is valid for five years from the date of registration. After completion of five years, the applicant must renew the One Time Registration by paying the fee prescribed. The One Time Registration is different from the application for the examination. An applicant should make an online application separately for each and every examination for which he intends to appear. [Refer Para 2C of “Instructions to Applicants”]

(iii) Applicants who have already registered for One Time Registration by paying Rs.VOC & CO/- towards One Time Registration and having validity of Registration are exempted from paying the registration fee for this recruitment.

Examination Fee Concessions:





Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)

Full Exemption


Scheduled Tribes

Full Exemption


Most Backward Classes (V), Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities, Most Backward Classes

Three Free Chances


Backward Classes (Other than Muslim) / Backward Classes (Muslim)

Three Free Chances



Two Free Chances


Persons with Benchmark Disability

Full Exemption


Destitute Widow

Full Exemption


(i) The total number of free chances availed, will be calculated on the basis of claims made in previous applications.

(ii) The number of free chances availed by the applicant may be verified by the Commission at any stage of the selection process.

(iii) In case an applicant who makes a false claim for exemption from payment of application fee by suppressing information regarding his previous application(s) his candidature shall be rejected after due process and he shall be debarred for a period of one year from appearing for examinations and selections conducted by the Commission.

(iv) Applicants are directed to carefully choose the options ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ regarding availing the fee concession. The choice made, cannot be modified or edited after successful submission of online application.

(v) Applicants are advised in their own interest, to keep an account of the number of times fee concession has been availed, irrespective of the information displayed in the <Application History> of the applicant dashboard.

(vi) An application (irrespective of the post applied for) claiming fee concession will operate to exclude one chance from the number of free chances allowed.

(vii) Applicants who have availed the maximum number of free chances permitted / applicants who do not wish to avail of the fee concession / applicants who are not eligible for fee concession, shall choose the option ‘No’ against the query regarding fee concession. Such applicants shall thereafter pay the requisite fee through the prescribed mode of payment.


How to apply for TNPSC VOC & CO Post:  

Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the TNPSC website in the careers webpage under current openings section i.e. from 28.07.2022 to 26.08.2022. No other mode of application will be accepted.


Important Dates for TNPSC VOC & CO Post: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application


Last date for Submission of Application


Application Correction Window Period

From 31.08.2022 - 12.01 AM to 02.09.2022 - 11.59 PM

Date of examination (Computer Based Test)

Paper-I (Subject Paper)

(For the post of Community Officer)

Social Work (P.G. Degree Standard)

12.11.2022 9.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.

Paper – II (For both posts)

PART A - Tamil Eligibility Test (SSLC Standard)

PART B - General Studies (Degree Standard)

12.11.2022 02.30 P.M. to 05.30 P.M.

Paper-I (Subject Paper)

(For the post of Vocational Counsellor) Social Work with Medical and Psychiatric Social Work (PG Degree Standard)

13.11.2022 02.30 P.M. to 05.30 P.M


TNPSC VOC & CO Official Notification & Application Link:

TNPSC Official Website Career Page

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TNPSC Official Notification PDF

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TNPSC One Time Registration Link

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TNPSC Online Application Form

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