The Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) was constituted by the Government of Tamil Nadu in November 1991 vide G.O. Ms. No. 1806, Home (Ser.F) Department, dated 29.11.1991 for the recruitment of personnel for the Uniformed Services like Police, Prison and Fire and Rescue Services.

1.The Tamilnadu Uniformed Service Recruitment Board was constituted to select suitable personnel in various categories for the following departments:-

i)

Police Department

:

a) Sub-Inspectors of Police (Men & Women)

b) Grade II Police Constables (Men & Women)

c) Sub Inspectors (Technical) (Men & Women)

ii)

Fire & Rescue Services

:

Firemen

iii)

Prison Department

:

Jail Warders (Men & Women)

2. The Government constituted the TNUSRB with the following composition:-

i)

Chairman

:

A Police Officer in the rank of DGP either serving or retired

ii)

Member

:

A serving or retired Police Officer in the rank of ADGP

iii)

Member Secretary

:

A Police Officer in the rank of IG of Police


The Board is manned  by a Superintendent of Police, a Deputy Superintendent of Police and a team of  ministerial staff.

The Heads of the Departments of Police, Fire and Rescue Services and Prison will intimate the estimated number of vacancies to the Government in the respective categories by September every year for which recruitment has to be conducted for next year by the Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board on the orders of the Government.

The TNUSRB will release notification calling for applications from the eligible candidates and the notification may be prepared in consultation with the Heads of Departments concerned. In the notification the methodology of selection, the pre-requisite condition of age and educational qualification will be mentioned.

The TNUSRB has prescribed different format of application for each category of recruitment after taking into account the pre-requisite qualifications and service conditions. Application fee by way of Demand Draft shall be payable by the candidates at the rates fixed by the Government. Currently the following fees are fixed as application fees:-


i) For S.I. of Police including Women S.I and S.I (Technical) : Rs. 250/-
ii) For Gr. II Police Constables / Firemen / Jail Warders : Rs. 150/-

Candidates are permitted to send only one application. Application for more than one centre is summarily rejected. The candidates should possess the educational qualification and age as prescribed in the notification for recruitment. The candidates who satisfy the age and educational qualifications alone are called for tests, for which individual call letters are sent to the candidates by the Chairman of Sub-Committee of respective centre. The candidates, whose applications have been rejected due to their not satisfying the age and educational qualifications, will forfeit the application fee remitted by them. They will not be informed of their rejection individually.