TNPSC Tourist Officer Recruitment 2023; Online Application Form – Latest Govt Jobs 2022

TNPSC Tourist Officer Recruitment 2023 | TNPSC Tourist Officer Notification 2023 | TNPSC Tourist Officer 2023 Online Application @ – TNPSC invites Online applications for recruitment of 03 Tourist Officer Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website @ from 25.01.2023 to 23.02.2023.

Organization Name: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Notification No: Advertisement No.649 Notification No.03/2023 Dated: 25.01.2023
Job Category: Tamilnadu Govt Jobs 
Employment Type: Regular Basis
Total No of Vacancies:  03 Tourist Officer Posts
Place of Posting:  Tamilnadu 
Starting Date:  25.01.2023 
Last Date:  23.02.2023 
Apply Mode: Online
Official Website 

Latest TNPSC Tourist Officer Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

TNPSC Invites Applications for the Following Posts

SI No Name of the Post and Post Code No. Name of the Service and Service Code No. Number of vacancies
1. Tourist Officer (Post Code No.3015) Tamil Nadu General Service. 3 (including 1 c/f) *
    Total 03

TNPSC Tourist Officer Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification: (As on 25.01.2023)

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

 1)(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 2) Certificate course in Computer on Office Automation awarded by the Directorate of Technical Education or its equivalent; and 3) Proficiency in English and Tamil Languages (i.e., must have passed both the Tamil and English as one of the subject at Degree level). Provided that other things being equal, preference shall be given to the holders of MBA degree.
Note: The educational qualifications prescribed for the post in this recruitment should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the following order of studies viz. [10th + (HSC / Diploma or its equivalent) + UG Degree + PG Degree]

Age Limit: (As on 01.07.2023)

SI No Category of Applicants Minimum Age Maximum Age
1. SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all categories and Ex-Servicemen. 18 years No age limit
2. “Others” [i.e., applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs] 18 years 32 years*


i) * As per G.O (Ms) No.91, Human Resources Management (S) Department, dated 13.09.2021, the Maximum Age Limit prescribed for appointment by direct recruitment has been enhanced by 2 years.

(ii) “Others” [i.e., Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs] who have put in five and more years of service in the State/Central Government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit. (For further details refer para 3(F) of “Instructions to Applicants” and Section 3(r) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016)

(iii) “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. (For further details, refer to para 5 of the “Instructions to Applicants” and Section 20(8)of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants(Conditions of Service)Act,2016

Age Concession:

(i) For Persons with Benchmark Disability:

(a) No maximum age limit for Differently Abled Persons applicants belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs]

(b) “Others” not belonging to any of the categories mentioned in (a) above are eligible for age concession upto 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed for this post. (Section 64 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016 and as per Para 5D of “Instructions to Applicants”)

(ii) For Ex-Servicemen:

(a) No maximum age limit for Ex-Servicemen applicants belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs]

(b) The maximum age limit is 50 years for “Others” (i.e.) applicants not belonging to any of the categories mentioned in (a) above. [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].

(c) 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. [Section 3(j) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016]

Salary Details:

1. Tourist Officer – Rs.56100- 205700 Level 22

TNPSC Tourist Officer Selection Process 2023:

TNPSC may follow the following process to select the candidates.

1. Written Examination
2. An Oral Test in the shape of an Interview

Application Fee/Exam Fee for TNPSC Tourist Officer: 

a. Registration Fee: Note:  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 Registration system and are within the validity period of 5 years are exempted. Rs.150/-
b. Examination Fee:  Note: 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. Rs.200/-

Examination Fee Concessions:

  Category Concession
i Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars) Full Exemption
ii Scheduled Tribes Full Exemption
iii Most Backward Classes (V), Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities, Most Backward Classes Three Free Chances
iv Backward Classes (Other than Muslim) / Backward Classes (Muslim) Three Free Chances
v Ex-Servicemen Two Free Chances
vi Persons with Benchmark Disability Full Exemption
vii 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 will 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 / her candidature shall be rejected after due process.

iv. Applicants are directed to carefully choose the option ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ in the online application regarding availing the fee concession.

v. Applicants are advised, in their own interest, to keep an account of the number of times fee concession availed, irrespective of the information displayed in the<Application History> of the applicant’s 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 the fee concession / applicants who are not eligible for fee concession, shall choose the option ‘No’ against the query regarding fee concession in the online application. Such applicants shall thereafter pay the requisite fee through the prescribed mode of payment.

viii. Failure to pay the prescribed fee in time, along with the online application, will result in the rejection of application after due process. [For further details regarding examination fee concessions refer to Para 6 of “Instructions to Applicants”]

How to apply for TNPSC Tourist Officer 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 25.01.2023 to 23.02.2023. No other mode of application will be accepted.

Important Dates for TNPSC Tourist Officer Post: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application 25.01.2023
Last date for Submission of Application 23.02.2023
Application Correction Window Period From 28.02.2023 – 12.01 A.M. To 02.03.2023 – 11.59 P.M

Date and Time of Written Examination (Descriptive Type)

Paper – I Tamil Eligibility Test 10.06.2023 FN 9.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.
Paper – II General Studies 10.06.2023 AN 2.30 P.M. to 5.30 P.M.
Paper – III Tourism Principles and Practices 11.06.2023 FN 9.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.
Paper – IV Tourism Administration and Operations 11.06.2023 AN 2.30 P.M. to 5.30 P.M.

TNPSC Tourist Officer Official Notification & Application Link:


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