Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has had a glorious past of 75 years. During 1923, the Lee Commission had recommended setting up of a Central Public Service Commission in India.
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission have to discharge the duties and functions specified in various Articles of the Constitution of India.
TNPSC is mandated with the task of recruiting persons for various services of the State Government of Tamil Nadu, including State, Subordinate and Ministerial Services. TNPSC has always strived to upgrade and improvise systems and procedures of selection in order that the best among applicants are selected to public service, while rigorously adhering to the policy of recruitment and reservation of the State Government. TNPSC has continued the practice of issuing advertisements of notifications to various recruitment in major newspapers. Examinations schedules are generally drawn up keeping in view convenience of applicants, who are likely to appear for other major competitive exams. Results of various stages of recruitment are also publicised widely for benefit of applicants.
Over 170 tests meant for Government servants as required under various service rules, including those of TNEB, TWAD & Chennai Metrowater, are conducted by TNPSC every six months. This is also a fairly large piece of work as about 60,000 personnel take the exams every May and 25,000 every December. Besides, these exams, TNPSC also conducts Half-Yearly tests for probationers of All India Services
Notifications and Results of these tests are provided in this web-site – tnpsc.gov.in