PG TRB Exam 2017 Notification for 1663 PG Assistant Jobs Apply Online at

PG TRB Exam 2017: Finally, Teacher Recruitment Board (TRB) has let out the much awaited TRB Exam notification through its official portal and in the employment columns of daily newspaper. Graduates who were eagerly waiting for recruitment notification can make use of this opportunity. Comparing to last year, this time there are lots of openings below Post Graduate Assistants/ Physical Education Directors posts. This would be great news for aspirants who are willing to get into government teaching professions. A competitive examination would be held on the month of September 2017 for shortlisting candidates for this position. Candidates who have no idea about the eligibility conditions and other details about PG TRB Exam 2017 can go through the contents given in the below section.

PG TRB Exam 2017 Notification – Highlights
Board Name Teacher Recruitment Board (TRB), Tamil Nadu
Position Post Graduate Assistants/ Physical Education Directors Grade-I ( PG Assistant)
Vacancy No’s 1663*
Last Date 02-06-2017
Degree MA/ M.Sc/ M.Com/ M.P.Ed with B.Ed
Job Nature Permanent Basis
Place Tamil Nadu

PG TRB Exam 2017

Teacher Recruitment Board (TRB) is a stated owned agency which conducts examination for hiring the best teaching staffs for various educational institutions. This year the board has come up with a new exam notification for filling the vacant places of PG Assistant or Physical Educational Director post.

Candidates who have done there Bachelor’s Degree of Education in the below mentioned disciplines are required for this position. In order to choose the right person for this post, TRB will conduct an open competitive exam where the participants have to mark their answers on an OMR sheet.

People who perform well in the PG TRB Exam 2017 have to take part in the face to face interaction section. Additionally, aspirants would be given weightage marks for number of experience in their respective field. Based on the availability of vacancies, the appointment order will be given for aspirants who are ranking at the top in merit list.

About Designation: This notification was released especially for managing the shortage of well experienced teaching staffs in various higher secondary schools in Tamil Nadu. There about 2119 vacancies below PG Assistant/ PED Grade-I posts.

The teachers are mainly required for the following subjects i.e. Tamil, English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, History, Geography, Economics, Commerce, Political Science, Home Science and Microbiology. Other details regarding these posts are given in the below list.

  • Pay Scale – Rs.9300 to 34800/- pm
  • Grade Pay – Rs.4600/-
  • No of Vacancies – 1663*

Eligibility Criteria for PG TRB Exam 2017

Aspirants who are new to this kind of competitive exams will not be aware about the eligibility conditions which are required to apply for this exam. Keeping this in mind, we are discussing about the qualification, experience and age restrictions in this section.

Educational Qualification: Aspirants who have done Masters Degree after completing the Bachelor’s degree in Education in their concerned field are eligible to apply for these posts.

Moreover, applicants must have studied the same subject in Bachelor’s degree and Master’s Degree. Aspirants should have passed Tamil Language upto SSLC Level. If not, they must pass in Tamil Language test conducted by TNPSC within 2 years from the date of appointment.

  • For PG Assistant PostM.Ed with MA/ M.Sc
  • Disciplines
  • Tamil
  • English
  • Maths
  • Commerce
  • Political Science, etc
  • For Physical Education Director – B.Ed with P.Ed

Age Limitations: As per the notification of TRB, the upper age limit of the applicants should not exceed 57 years as on 1st July 2017. The board has fixed the retirement age as 58 years according to existing government norms.

  • Upper age Limit – 57 years

Work Experience: Aspirants who are holding post qualification experience of Teaching (in PG Degree major subject) in any recognized School or university shall be given higher priority in this recruitment.

  • Required Experience – 1 to 5 years

PG TRB 2017 Selection Process

To grab the position of PG Assistant and Physical Education Director Posts, aspirants have to pass through two different selection processes i.e. Written Exam and Personal Interview. The competitive written examination comprises of objective type multiple choice questions.

Candidates who are securing the minimum qualifying marks set by the TRB would be considered for the next round. The final decision for selection will be made on the basis of performance of candidates in the personal interview. The total marks secured by the aspirants in both the exams will be calculated and a final merit list would be prepared for selection.

  • Written Exam
  • Personal Interview

PG TRB Exam Pattern 2017

The OMR based TRB Exam comprises of only single paper. This examination will be conducted at 29 districts in Tamil Nadu. The questions Paper will be available in English language only. All the answers have to be marked on the provided Answer sheet.

There will be total of 150 questions which will be held for 3 hours duration. The question paper will contain questions from their Main Subject, Educational Methodology and general Knowledge and each question carries one mark.

  • Main Subject – 110 marks
  • Educational Methodology – 30 marks
  • General Knowledge – 10 marks
  • Total Marks – 150 marks
  • Exam Duration – 3 hours
  • Time Period – 10 AM to 01.00 PM

TN TRB PG Assistant Syllabus

Important Dates:

  • Date of Notification – 09th May 2017
  • Staring Date for Online Application – 10th May 2017
  • Last Date for Online Application – 02nd June 2017
  • Date of Written Examination – 02nd July 2017
Reference link
Official Notification
Apply Online Click here

Conclusion: Keeping the difficulties of candidates in mind, we have provided lot of information about the upcoming TN TRB Exam 2017 in the above sections. You can refer the detailed official notification for gathering more details.

Updated: 2017-09-05 — 10:38 am


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  1. I completed MCA.b.ed am I eligible to apply for this exam . Please reply.

  2. I have completed (IT),, b.ed . am I eligible for this trb exam . please reply

  3. I completely Mac geography. Tell me about vacancy

  4. I did my MCA b.Ed qualified or not

    1. I am eligible for the trb.I completed my MCA b.ed

  5. I am complete .,b.ed(computer science).I am elieligible to apply for this exam trb..???please reply me sir…I am waiting for your instructions…please reply

    1. sir!
      I have finished,B.Ed with computer science. can I apply for trb exam?

  6. I had completed M.Sc.,B.Ed., in computer science plz tell me Am i eligible for TRB Exam? Plz sir. . .

  7. I have completed my mca with I eligible to write pg trb

  8. i hv completed, bioinformatics with b.ed biological science am i eligible??fpr TRB

  9. I have completed my MCOM with I eligible to write pg trb

  10. Just am doing 2year MSC then last semester so may i attend this exam

  11. I am bharathi from vedaranyam. Now working in Singapore my qualified ms.c be.d . How to apply Trb exam . online apply can or can’t plz help me

  12. Please how to apply online

  13. Sir I currently did my final yr MA tamil …last sem exams are conducted on nxt month now i eligible to apply fr trb exam….

    1. Reka i am studying ma final year and finished b.ed so may I attend pg trb exam yes or no please reply

  14. I completed MCA B.Ed…. Am I eligible to write trb exam… Please reply sir.

  15. I have completed M.SC.Bed computer science. Am I eligible to write the trb exam..?

  16. I have complete b.b.a b.ed am eligible to write the pg trb exam

    1. Sir, In the 2012-2013 prospectus PG Equivalent subjects they have mentioned M.Com with B.B.A. but in online application BBA option is not there. So, do not know whether we can apply or not? or else chose and show the G.O. (Ms) NO.72 Dated 30 .04.2013

      1. M.Com With B.B.A -. (Ms) NO.72 Dated 30 .04.2013 Higher Education (K2) Department.

  17. I have completed M.A B.ed and i have no experience then i eligible to write this exam

  18. Sir I have completed (c.s) m.c.a. with b.ed. am i eligible to write trb exam.what syllabus for c.s

  19. I have completed B.A.,M.A.,B.Ed.,But I didn’t yet receive my M.A. certificate. Am I eligible to apply

  20. i have completed my M. Sc., B. Ed., .but i regesterd my M. Sc., qualifications in the employment office on the date of 12/05/17. so am i eligibile for write his exam? pls rply me.

  21. am studying complited ,b.ed two years course during second year can i apply pg trb examination?

  22. I have completed my b.ed now PG dismal year shall I attend the exam

  23. I have completed my b.ed now PG final year shall I attend the exam

  24. I have completed msc m.phil b.ed (cs)if we have trb for this year 2017 or not pls reply

  25. I’m just punifished my msc 2nd year april 2017,B.ed completed in 2 years before.So i’m eligible or not for trb exam apply. Please tell me waiting for your Instruction.

  26. I have completed,m.phil and 71/2 experience in teaching line in home science I didn’t completed b.ed is I’m eligible for this post

  27. V. Rajamohan

    i am compled in Bsc zoology. and Msc microbiology Bed i am eligible or not eligible for trb exam. plse reply. sir

    1. iam eligible or not eligibility

  28. I have completed April 2017..I’m waiting for my result…already finished and b.ed…can I apply for pg trb.plz reply

  29. I have completed my April 2017.I’m waiting for my results.already I have finished and b.ed.can I apply for pg trb..plz tell me

  30. I have completed MSC June 2017….waiting for result. Already I have finished degree but not bed…can I eligible for the apply of the pgtrb….

  31. Sir/madam I had completed my BBA with M.Com ,B.Ed shall I eligible for apply TN Pg trb. With equivalent degree as per notification. Kindly send me reply

  32. Sir I had completed , did I have a chance to write the exam ????? And so I kindly ask you the prospectus and syllabus of trb

  33. Dear sir, i am complite D.T.Ed, and B.Lit(Tamil) may i applied the post or not.kindly reply.

  34. sir, i have done cross degree BBM to M.COM. Do i eligible to apply?

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