TNUSRB SI Recruitment 2018, Notification, Apply Online, Hall Ticket

TNUSRB SI (Technical) Recruitment 2018 Apply online, Notification :

TNUSRB Sub-Inspector (Technical) Recruitment 2018 is going to be held soon at several examination centres across the state of Tamil Nadu. Few days back, the Member Secretary of Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board has also released a notification & information brochure for the same. With the release of advertisement, the board has started accepting online applications from eligible Men, Women and Transgender candidates. Interested candidates are recommended to submit online application as soon as possible through the website The last date for submission of online application is 10th of August 2018. But before filling up an online application, candidates are required to know few important things such as date of release of official notification & information brochure, no. of vacancies, vacancies reservation criteria, scale of pay, age limit & relaxation, educational qualification, examination fee & mode of payment, selection procedure, scheme of examination, syllabus & centre, hall ticket, result etc.

TNUSRB SI Recruitment

TNUSRB Sub-Inspector (Technical) Recruitment 2018 Official notification & no. of vacancies

On 11th of July 2018, Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board has released an official advertisement against advt. no. 1 / 2018 to announce an upcoming recruitment event for the vacancies of Sub-Inspector of Police (Technical). To download / view it now, please click here. With official notification, the board has also released an information brochure for the same vacancies. To view / download information brochure now, please click here.

As per official notification & information brochure, total no. of vacancies is 309. However, communal reservation will be followed as per Government orders & existing rules. For more details, please have a look at below table:

CategoriesCommunal reservation
Open competition31%
Backward Class26.5%
Backward Class (Muslim)3.5%
Most Backward Class / Denotified Communities20%
Scheduled Caste {Including 3% for Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyar)}18%
Scheduled Tribe1%

Note: Communal reservation will be considered for applicants belonging to Tamil Nadu only. For more details, please go through official notification or information brochure.

TNUSRB SI 2018 Overview

Name of the examinationTamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board Sub-Inspector (Technical) Recruitment 2018
Also known asTNUSRB Recruitment 2018
Conducted byTamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board {TNUSRB}
Date of Notification11th of July 2018
Advertisement no. 1 / 2018
Post nameSub-Inspector of Police (Technical)
No. of vacancies309
Commencement of online application11th of July 2018
Last date for submission of online application10th of August 2018
Selection procedureWritten Examination or Online Computer Based Test, Physical Measurement Test, original certificate verification & Viva-Voce
Downloading of hall ticketWill be announced soon
Mode of examinationEither Written Examination or Online Computer Based Test
Date of examinationWill be announced soon
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TNUSRB SI Recruitment 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Age limit & relaxation

As on 1st of July 2018, candidate should be aged 20 years or above but not have completed the age of 28 years. But relaxation in upper age limit will be given to candidates belonging to certain communities like:

Community / categoryUpper age limit (in years)
Destitute Widow35
Scheduled Tribe, Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyar) & Scheduled Caste33
Most Backward Class / Denotified Community, Backward Class (Muslim) & Backward class30
Ex-personnel / ex-servicemen of Central Para-military forces45
Those Police department applicants who have completed 5 years of service45

Educational Qualification

As on 11th of July 2018, applicants at least have obtained a 2nd class diploma in Electronics & Communication Engineering from the State Board of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu


Candidates who have obtained a B.E. / B.Tech degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering approved by All India Council for Technical Education are also eligible to apply for the post of Sub-Inspector of Police (Technical).


In addition to above educational qualifications, applicants should have studied Tamil as a subject in either class XII or X. Candidates who will be selected for the post of Sub-Inspector of Police (Technical) but not have this qualification are required to appear & pass the Tamil-Part II Test conducted by TNPSC within 2 years after joining.

TNUSRB SI Recruitment 2018 Examination Fee

All the applicants will have to pay an amount of Rs. 500/- towards examination fee.

Mode of payment

  1. Online payment

Applicants can pay their examination fees online using any option such as Debit card or UPI or Credit card or Net banking. Applicants can check their payment status in their dashboard within 24 hours. Those candidates who want to submit examination fee online are requested to submit the application and make payment as soon as possible before the last date which is 10th of August 2018 to avoid last minute congestion & failures.

  1. Challan payment

Applicants can also make payment by submitting cash at any of the SBI bank branches. For payment of examination fee in cash, applicants will have to select ‘Cash’ mode while going through payment module at the time of attempting online application. On doing this, an applicant will get an auto-generated SBI’s Challan with 6 days’ validity. Within six days, a candidate will have to submit this auto-generated SBI’s Challan along with cash at any nearest SBI bank branch.

TNUSRB SI Recruitment 2018 Application Form & Process

Application forms are available online on the website The process through which an interested candidate can fill and submit an online application for the post of Sub-Inspector of Police (Technical) is explained below:

  • Open the official website of Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board {TNUSRB} 
  • On homepage, you will see three sections- ‘TNUSRB Recruitments’, ‘Application’ & ‘Ongoing Recruitments’
  • Find and click on tab ‘Online Application Form’; it is available under section ‘Ongoing Recruitments’
  • A new page will be opened having a login form; it is for old users;
  • If you are an old user then enter your ‘User ID’ & ‘Password’
  • Click on ‘Login’ tab
  • Fill the application form by following rest instructions
  • But if you are a new user then click link ‘Create New User’; it is available under login form
  • A new page will be opened having heading ‘New User Sign Up Form’
  • Enter your ‘Email ID’ then click on ‘Send OTP’ tab
  • Check your mail box for OTP
  • Enter OTP
  • Click ‘Verify OTP’ tab
  • Now, enter your ‘Name’, ‘password’ & ‘text as shown in image’
  • Click on ‘Submit’ tab
  • You will see a ‘registration confirmation’ message and a user ID
  • Now, click on ‘Please click here to login’ link; it will be available on the same page
  • You will be redirected to ‘Login Page’
  • Now, enter your newly created ‘User ID’ & ‘Password’
  • Click on ‘Login’ tab
  • You will see a new page having ‘Instructions to the candidates “How to Apply” through online’
  • Read all the instructions carefully; you can also download instructions by clicking link ‘Click here to download Instructions’; link will be given on top of the same page
  • After reading all the instructions, check ‘Declaration box’ then click ‘Continue’ tab
  • Enter / select your personal details such as mobile no., date of birth, gender, marital status, nationality, father’s & mother’s name, permanent & communication address, religion etc
  • Click the ‘Save & Continue’ button 
  • Enter your ‘Academic Details’
  • Click ‘Save & Continue’ button
  • Enter work experience details
  • Then click the ‘Save & Continue’ button 
  • Select appropriate options to answer ‘Additional details’ module
  • Click ‘Save & Continue’ button
  • Now, upload digital copies of your photo then signature in any of the allowed formats
  • Click ‘Continue’ button
  • Enter / select appropriate options for the questions asked in ‘Special Marks/ Age Relaxation / Additional Qualification’ module
  • Upload scanned copies of supportive documents
  • Preview and confirm details filled in your application
  • Now, go to payment section
  • Select any payment option and pay the examination fees
  • Download and print your final submitted application form
  • Keep safe printed copy of your online application form for future reference

TNUSRB SI Recruitment 2018 Scheme Of Examination

  • Written or online computer based test
  • Physical Measurement Test
  • Certificate Verification at Centre
  • Viva-Voce
  • Medical examination

Pattern of written or online computer based test & Syllabus

Firstly, there will be a written or online computer based test for 80 marks. Minimum qualifying marks shall be 28 marks. The duration will be 3 hours. Question papers will have 160 multiple choice questions and each MCQ will be of ½ mark. MCQs will be from topics of General Knowledge and Technical subjects. General knowledge section will contain 60 objective type questions of 30 marks and section having MCQs from Technical subjects will contain 100 objective type questions of 50 marks. Section-wise syllabus is shown in below table:

Section nameTopics / Syllabus
General KnowledgeThis section will contain objective type questions from several topics such as diseases- cause, cure & prevention, acids, bases & salts & allied subjects, properties of matter, scientists & their contributions, popular inventions & discoveries, human physiology, scientific instruments, environment & ecology, mammals & birds, diet & balanced diet, motion, Newton’s laws of motion, history of India, weather, monsoon & climate in India, location of major industries, forests & wildlife, economics and commerce, Indian polity, current events etc.
Technical subjectsElectronic Devices & Circuits, Electrical Circuits & Machines, Micro Electronics, Microprocessor & Its Application, Network, Antenna & Propagation, Communication Engineering & System, Programming & Application of Computers & Programming In “C”

Physical Measurement Test

Candidates qualified in stage 1 test / examination will be called for next stage of examination which will be a physical measurement test. Minimum standards needed to qualify physical measurement test are given below:

Minimum height measurement for women & transgender candidates
CategoryMinimum height (in cms)
SC, SC(A) and ST152
OC, BC, BC(M) & MBC / DNC154
Minimum height & chest measurements for men candidates
CategoryMinimum height (in cms)
SC, SC(A) and ST160
OC, BC, BC(M) & MBC/DNC163
NormalMinimum 80 cms
ExpansionMinimum 5 cms

Certificate Verification at Centre

After qualifying PMT, open candidates will be eligible to appear for verification of original certificates. 20% departmental quota candidates also will be called for original certificate verification. A candidate who is called for certificate verification will have to present original documents / certificates which s/he had used at the time of submitting online application.


Candidates who will be qualified in all the previous stages of examination shall be called for Viva-Voce to be conducted at TNUSRB headquarters. Viva-voce will be of 10 marks.

Medical Examination

Before final employment on the post of Sub-Inspector of Police (Technical), selected candidates will have to undergo medical examination.

TNUSRB SI Recruitment 2018 Hall Ticket

Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board will release and issue admit cards for written or CBT through the website To download admit card, a candidate has to follow few steps as follows:

  • Open TNUSRB’s official website
  • Find and click on ‘Download Admit Card’ button
  • Enter your ‘User ID’ & ‘Password’
  • You will see your admit card
  • Download / save or print it

Answer key

After conducting stage 1 examination that will be either a written or CBT, the Board will publish the answer key on its website.

TNUSRB SI Recruitment 2018 Result

The Board will announce and publish results of written or CBT, PMT, document verification & Viva-Voce on its website. However, exact dates of result announcements are not been announced.

To get latest updates, please bookmark this page. We will regularly update this post as per upcoming schedules. In the end, we wish you Best of Luck for aspirants of Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board Sub-Inspector (Technical) Recruitment 2018.


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