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16,300 candidates appear for TNPSC examination

Started by sajiv, Apr 12, 2010, 11:52 AM

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16,300 candidates appear for TNPSC examination

TIRUCHI: As many as 16,300 candidates appeared for the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (Group II) Combined Subordinate Services Examinations held in various centres in the central districts on Sunday.

The examination was organised at 77 centres in Tiruchi, Thuraiyur, Musiri and Manapparai towns in Tiruchi district.

K. Lakshmanan, Member of the TNPSC, who inspected various examination centres in Tiruchi city, said that about 4.50 lakh candidates were appearing for the examination being conducted for the 1,300 vacant posts in 22 categories including municipal commissioners, executive officers in town panchayats, assistant section officers, Revenue assistants in the State.

He said that the examinations were conducted smoothly.

District Revenue Officer V. Dakshinamurthy, Revenue Divisional Officer Mahalakshmi and TNPSC officials visited various examination centres in the district.


Thanjavur District Revenue Officer M. Karunakaran, who is also the chief examination officer, inspected the examination centres in the town.

He saw 260 candidates writing examinations at St. Peter's Higher Secondary School, 300 candidates taking part in the examination at Rajah's Higher Secondary School. Later, he told presspersons that a total of 15,461 candidates wrote the examinations at Thanjavur, Pattukottai and Kumbakonam.


Nearly 5,200 candidates appeared for the examination in 16 centres in Pudukottai district on Sunday. District Revenue Officer J. Raghavan and 20 invigilators from the TNPSC inspected the examination centres at several places in Pudukottai and Aranthangi revenue divisions.

The DRO said that out of the total 6,186 candidates only 5,220 appeared for the examination.


In Perambalur district, the examination was conducted only in Perambalur town and 3,038 candidates appeared for the examination.

District Revenue Officer S. Palanisamy and officials from the TNPSC visited the examination centre.


In Ariyalur district, as many as 3,268 candidates appeared for the examination in 13 centres. District Revenue Officer R. Pichai and invigilators from the TNPSC inspected various centres.