Sunday, June 11, 2017

Government of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Housing Board
No.493, Anna Salai, Nandanam
Chennai - 600 035
Phone Numbers:
044 24352291 / 044 24352335


Tamil Nadu Housing Board Recruitment - 2017


Tamil Nadu Housing Board are invited for the post of Assistant Engineer, Surveyor, Junior Draughting Officer, Technical Assistant, Junior Assistant and Typist. Interested candidates should apply online before the last date of 30.06.2017


Notification No.1/2017    Dated: 08.06.2017

Last Date: 30.06.2017

Vacancy Details

Name of the Post and Scale of Pay: 
1.Assistant Engineer - 25 Posts, Scale of Pay.Rs.9300-34800 +5100 CP
2.Surveyor - 19 Posts, Rs.9300-34800 +4200 CP
3.Junior Draughting Officer - 19 Posts, Scale of Pay. Rs.5200-20200 +2800 CP
4.Technical Assistant - 76 Posts, Scale of Pay. Rs.5200-20200 +2800 CP
5.Junior Assistant - 126 Posts, Scale of Pay. Rs.5200-20200 +2400 CP
6.Typist - 12 Posts, Scale of Pay.Rs.5200-20200 +2400 CP

Total Number of Vacancies: 277 Posts

Educational Qualification: 
1. Assistant Engineer - Educational Qualification:- Must have passed a degree in Civil Engineering of any University recognized by the Government of Tamil Nadu or (OR)
Must have passed section “A” and “B” of AMIE (Ind.) Examination with the following.
a) A pass in the HSC or equivalent.
b) A pass in the PUC examination.
c) Should have passed “Geology” under section B as an optional or additional subject.
d) Should have put in a service of three years in the State Housing Board or the PWD or Highways and Rural works department or any other Institution department acceptable to
the appointing authority.

2. Surveyor - Educational Qualification:
(i) Must pass the minimum general educational qualification SSLC or X Standard
(ii) Must have passed Deputy Surveyor, Grade I test of the Revenue Department. Or must have passed the special examination for group certificate in surveying in the following subjects in the Tamil Nadu Government Technical Examination:
1) Surveying and Leveling – Higher
2) Earth Work and Road marking– Lower
3) Mensuration – Lower; and
4) Geometrical Drawing or Building
5) Drawing and Estimating – Lower (OR)
A pass in the Civil Engineering Group Examination Conducted by the Board of examination, Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai in the following subjects:
1) Applied Mechanics (Civil Branch)
2) Building materials and Construction
3) Survey Theory
4) Building Drawing and Mensuration
5) Earthwork and Estimating
6) Elective Subject (a) Sanitary Engineering (or ) (b) Roads, Bridges and Railways . and
7) Practical – Survey practical (or) Must have passed National Trade Certificate / National Apprenticeship Certificate in the Trade of Surveyor issued by Industrial Training Institute,
Ambattur (or) A Pass in the Certificate Course in Civil Engineering  (OR) Those who passed Diploma in Civil Engineering can also apply for this Surveyor Post.

3.Junior Draughting Officer - Educational Qualification:
(i) Must have passed the minimum general educational qualification (SSLC) or X Standard
(ii) (a) Must have passed the special examination for group certificate in the Directorate of Technical Education in the Building Drawing consisting of the following subject:
(1) Building Drawing and Estimating Higher I Class.
(2) Building Materials and Construction Lower-II Class.
(3) Applied Mechanics Higher II Class,
(4) Geometrical Drawing Lower – II Class
(5) Mensuration Lower-II Class  (or)
(b) Must have passed the Draughtsman ship (Civil) Course under the syllabus (Introduced) from July 1952) conducted by the Government of India. Ministry of Labour.  (or)
(c) Must have passed the National Trade certificate / National Apprenticeship certificate awarded by Industrial Training Institute.  (or) (d) Those who passed Diploma in Civil Engineering can also apply for this Junior Draughting Officer Post.

4.Technical Assistant - Educational Qualification:
1) Must have passed the minimum general educational qualification (SSLC) or X Standard
2) Must have passed in Diploma in Civil Engineering approved by Directorate of Technical Education.  (OR) Must have passed by the Lower Grade in the Government Technical
Examination. Technical Examination in
(1) Surveying and Leveling
(2) Building Drawing Estimating
(3) Mensuration; and
(4) Building Materials and Construction (OR)) A pass in the Civil Engineering Group Examination conducted by the Board of Examinations, Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai 25 in the following subjects:
1) Applied Mechanics (Civil Branch)
2) Building Materials and construction;
3) Survey Theory;
4) Building, Drawing and Mensuration;
5) Earth Work and Estimating;
6) Elective Subjects; a) Sanitary Engineering (or) b) Roads, Bridges and Railways and
7) Practical: Survey Practical.

5. Junior Assistant - Educational Qualification: - SSLC / 10th

6. Typist - Educational Qualification:- SSLC / 10th & Typewriting English & Tamil Lower & higher grade in Tamil or English

Age Limit: 
  • For General: 18-30 years
  • For SC / SCA / ST / MBC/DC / BC and BCM - 35 years
Application Fee: 
  • For OC / MBC/DC / BC and BCM - Rs.500/-
  • For SC / SCA / ST  - Rs.250/-
Mode of Selection: Based on Written Test.

Written examination will be conducted by Ramanujan Computing Cenre, Anna University, Chennai.

How to Apply: Interested and Eligible candidates should Apply Online Only through official Website. Online Application form will be open form 10.06.2017 to 30.06.2017.

For more details like Qualification, Eligibility and other relevant details/information, please visit official Website: https://www.tnhb.tn.gov.in/pages/view/recruitment

For Download Official Online Notification PDF : Click Here

For Apply Online Application Form : Click Here to Apply

TNHB Recruitment Exam 2017: Download Syllabus
  1. Assistant Engineer: Click here for detailed syllabus
  2. Surveyor: Click here for detailed syllabus
  3. Junior Draughting Officer: Click here for detailed syllabus 
  4. Technical Assistant: Click here for detailed syllabus
  5. Junior Assistant: Click here for detailed syllabus
  6. Typist: Click here for detailed syllabus


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