Tnpsc CESE Recruitment 2021 Tnpsc Assistant Engineer Syllabus Exam Pattern Pdf – Civil, Electrical, Fisheries Posts

Tnpsc CESE Recruitment 2021 Tnpsc Assistant Engineer Syllabus Exam Pattern Pdf – Civil, Electrical, Fisheries Posts

Tnpsc CESE Recruitment 2021: The examination and the recruitment conducted for selecting aspirants in different fields of engineering is combined Engineering services examination (CESE). This is the most waited exam notification which an engineering graduate will wait for, as it depends truly on the graduate subjects and engineering.  This year the TNPSC is all set to release the notification for assistant engineer by CESE in February. So all the aspirants who are interested and willing are asked to go through this blog for the entire recruitment details. We have provided you the complete package of eligibility, salary, age limit, selection process, exam pattern, how to apply, examination fees and result.

Name Of The Post: Assistant Engineer & Junior Architect

Job Location: Tamilnadu

Application Mode: Online

Vacancies: To Be Updated Soon

TNPSC CESE recruitment 2021 – post name & department:

The candidates will be selected in different departments as per the available vacancies in the board. The following are the fields were the vacancies apply:

Assistant engineer (agriculture Engineering)  1667 Tamilnadu agriculture services (code no: 011)
Assistant engineer (civil engineering)   1656 Tamilnadu Engineering services (code no: 011)
Assistant engineer (electrical)  1657 Tamilnadu Engineering services (code no: 011)
Assistant director of industrial safety and health  1664 Tamilnadu factory services (code no: 011)
Assistant Engineer (civil)  1661  Tamilnadu highways engineering services (code no: 011)
Assistant Engineer (fisheries)   3017 Tamilnadu fisheries service (code no: 011)
Assistant Engineer (civil)   3624 Tamilnadu post services (code no: 011)
Junior architect   1860  Tamilnadu architecture services (code no: 021)
Assistant electrical inspector  1728  Tamilnadu inspectorate service (code no: 011)

TNPSC AE cese eligibility 2021:

The board of Tamilnadu public service commission  (TNPSC) has set the eligibility of Engineering graduate as qualification. The students are to acquire Engineering in the prescribed specialization as per the department requirement. Students have to go through the complete notification and check their eligibility before applying for this exam . Students are to produce experience certificates in the case of needed.

TNPSC cese recruitment 2021 age limit:

The students who are interested to apply for this recruitment are to meet the criteria of age limit set by the Board. The following are the age limit corresponding to the respective categories:-

  1. Assistant Electrical inspector post – maximum 39 years
  2. Other posts —– no age limit
  • Others (other than SC,SC (A), ST, MBC,DC,BC,BCM, DESTITUE WIDOWS) candidates:
  1. Assistant Electrical inspector post – maximum 30 years
  2. Other post —– no age limit

For further more details about age limit, age relaxation and all ,kindly go through the official notification in the website.

TNPSC assistant engineer cese 2021 salary :

The salary for the mentioned posts in the official notification are as follows:

  • For assistant electrical inspector:

The salary of level 22 is Rs.56,100 /- to Rs. 1,77,500/-  p.m.

The pre revised as Rs.15,600 to Rs.39,100 + grade pay of Rs.5,400 p.m.

  • For all other posts:

The salary  of level 20 is Rs.37,700 to Rs. 1,19,500/- p.m.

The pre revised as Rs.9300 to Rs. 34,800 + grade pay Rs. 5,100 p.m.

TNPSC CESE recruitment selection procedure 2021:

The students of engineering and graduates will be selected by two step process. This two stage process includes candidates being selected and called for interview. The following are the stages:-

  • Written examination
  • Oral test/ Interview

Written test:

The written examination will be held as two sections:- PAPER I & PAPER II.  This will be conducted as two sessions in a day. Students will be invited to attend this examination in their selected examination center. Based upon the marks they acquire they will be shortlisted and called for interview.


Students shortlisted will be invited for the oral test in the form of an interview. Students who are selected should attend this interview in a formal attire with all the required documents.

TNPSC assistant engineer CESE 2021 exam pattern:

As already mentioned there are two papers in this examination. The following is the exam pattern of CESE 2021:


PAPER I is an objective type examination comprising 200 questions. This will be held for 3 hours and contributes  300 marks.  This paper will be dealt with subjects studied in graduate level . The syllabus will vary according to the post the candidate has applied.

The following are the subjects along with their code:

  1. Agriculture Engineering (code no: 280)
  2. Automobile engineering (code no: 258)
  3. Chemical engineering (code no: 260)
  4. Civil engineering (code no: 261)
  5. Textile technology (code no: 306)
  6. Electrical engineering (code no: 259)
  7. Electrical and communication engineering (code no: 304)
  8. Mechanical/ production / manufacturing engineering (code no:256 )
  9. Architecture engineering (code no: 324)


PAPER II (code no: 003) is also an objective examination conducted for 2 hours. This section will cover portions of general topics and aptitude. It has 100 questions for 200 marks. The following is the marks split up for paper II:

  • General studies = 75 questions
  • Mental Aptitude = 25 questions
  • Total = 100 questions





TNPSC assistant engineer CESE cut off marks 2021:-

Category Total marks Cut off marks
                     Other’s 570 228

Tnpsc Cese Examination Fees 2021:




Candidates belonging to SC ,SC (A), ST categories and disable, destitute widows of all categories are fully exempted from examination fees.

TNPSC AE cese application form 2021:

  1. Click on the notification of TNPSC AE CESE examination 2021 and read it thoroughly.
  2. Click apply online and start entering your details.
  3. Submit and upload the required documents.
  4. Preview your application and check before submitting it.
  5. After submit, make your online payment if applicable through online.
  6. Take a print out of your application form for your future reference.


Notification release date: To be updated soon

Application start date: To be announced soon

Application end date:  To be announced soon

For further more information and details visit the official website . For study materials and mock test visit our website . Stay connected with us to know lot more about new recruitment and notifications.

Wishing you all the best!

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