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TNUSRB SI

Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board Sub Inspector

Overview

The test for sub-inspector of police positions is held by the Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) (Taluk, Armed Reserve, and Tamil Nadu Special Police). The TNUSRB is accepting applications from both fresh applicants and departmental candidates. The recruiting for these two categories is held concurrently; however, the final merit lists for these two categories are announced separately.

Highlights 

Particulars  Information 
Exam  TNUSRB SI (Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board Sub Inspector)
Conducted by Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board
Level of exam State Level
Frequency of exam Once a year
Mode of exam Offline
Stages of the exam Written, Physical Measurement, Endurance test, Physical efficiency, Document’s validation, interview
Application fees INR 500

Important Dates for TNUSRB 2022

TNUSRB Notification Release TBA, 2022
Online Application process begins TBA, 2022
Deadline to Submit TNUSRB Application Form TBA, 2022
Deadline to submit TNUSRB Application Fee  TBA, 2022
Written Exam Date for TNUSRB SI TBA, 2022
Answer Key Release TNUSRB SI TBA, 2022
TNUSRB SI Result Declaration TBA, 2022
TNUSRB SI PMT/PET/ET Date TBA, 2022

Eligibility 
The following are the fundamental qualifying requirements that applicants must meet in order to be eligible for the TNUSRB SI examination:
Age Criteria: Candidates applying for the TNUSRB SI examination must meet the following minimum age requirements in order to be eligible for the test:
Candidates must be between the ages of 20 and 28 to sit for the examination. 
Candidates from the Backward Classes and Most Backward Classes groups who apply for the test must be between the ages of 18 and 30.
SC/ ST have an age limit of up to 33 years.
Ex-servicemen/ex-personnel of central paramilitary forces must be between the ages of 18 and 45.
The maximum age limit for the departmental quota test is 45 years old.

Educational Qualification: Candidates taking the TNUSRB SI test must meet the following educational requirements:
Must have a graduation degree in 10+2+3/4/5 pattern from an acknowledged government university.
In the case of diploma courses, candidates must have a degree in the 10+3+2 pattern.
Only those with Tamil as a subject in X/XII/Degree are eligible to take the test.

Syllabus 
The level of question paper will be of degree level with the basic knowledge of 12th standard, according to the TNUSRB SI syllabus. The written test is worth 70 points for open quota candidates and 85 points for departmental quota candidates.

Part A – General Knowledge (for Open/Departmental both)
General Science, Geography, Current Events, Indian History, Indian Polity, Commerce & Economics
Part B – Psychology (for Open/Departmental both)
Mental Ability, Communication Skills, Logical Analysis, Ability of Information Handling, Numerical Analysis
Part B – Psychology (for Departmental Candidates Only)
IPC, CrPC, Evidence Act, PSO (Police Standing Order), Police Administration

Exam Pattern 
The exam pattern for open quota applicants differs from that of departmental quota candidates.
For Open quota Candidates: This section is broken into two sections: Part A and Part B.
Part A - has 80 questions, each of which is worth 1/2 points. Part A has a total of 40 points.
Part B - has 60 questions, each of which is worth 1/2 points. Part B has a total of 30 points.
The duration for the paper is 2 hours 30 minutes. The minimum qualifying score is 25.
For Departmental Quota (20%): This section is broken into two sections: Part A and Part B.
Part A has 30 questions, each of which is worth 1/2 points. Part A has a total of 15 points.
Part B has 140 questions, each of which is worth 1/2 points. Part B has a total of 70 points.
The duration for the paper is 3 hours. The minimum qualifying score is 30.

Physical Measurement Test: This test is solely relevant to open quota applicants; departmental quota candidates are excluded from it. At this step, the applicants' height and chest circumference are measured. This is only a qualifying test. 

Height Requirement:

   Male     Female/Transgender
OC, BC, BC(M) MBC/DNC 170 159
SC, SC (A), ST 167 157

Chest Measurement (for male candidates only): 

Normal  81 cms
Expanded Condition   81 to 86 cms

Endurance Test (ET): All applicants who pass the PET will be invited to the Endurance Test. This test is also a qualifying one. Here are the specifics:

Men 1500 metres run in 7 minutes
Women/ Transgender 400 metres run in 2 minutes 30 seconds
Ex-servicemen / Ex-personnel of Central
Para-Military Forces/ serving persons
who are going to retire within one year
1500 metres run in 8 minutes

Document Validation: TNUSRB will summon open quota applicants who have passed the Physical Measurement Test, Endurance Test, Physical Efficiency Test, and Departmental candidates who have passed the Endurance Test for certificate verification.

Interview/ Viva-Voice Test:This step of the recruitment process has been assigned 10 points.
Candidates from the open quota who have passed the Physical Measurement Test, Endurance Test, Physical Efficiency Test, and certificate verification will be invited to the TNUSRB SI Interview/Viva-vose. The number of candidates called for this stage will be double that of the vacancies.
Departmental applicants who pass the Endurance Test will be invited to the Viva-voce.

Special Marks for NSS/ NCC/SPORTS/GAMES: According to the TNUSRB information booklet, applicants with NCC/NSS/SPORTS/GAMES certifications will be awarded an extra 5 marks during the viva-voce.

Provisional List: After all of the preceding phases have been completed, a preliminary selection list will be revealed. The Provisional Select List will be generated by aggregating the marks earned in the Physical Efficiency Test, Written Examination, Viva-Voce, and Special marks for the position of Sub-Inspector of Police, subject to communal reserve and total vacancies. All applicants on the provisional list must pass a medical examination as well as character and antecedents verification via the Police Department.
 

Exam Paper 
Students must solve previous years' question papers in order to understand the paper format and the level of difficulty of the test. This allows them to better grasp the material and prepare. Make an appropriate plan and approach for the TNUSRB test. Students must first review the whole curriculum of the paper, which is published on the website. After reviewing the syllabus, split the subjects based on their weightage and the amount of time remaining. To clear any paper, a suitable plan is essential. Give each subject equal time and effort, and plan accordingly. Students must take timed mock examinations to get a sense of what they will face in the examination hall. This is important in order to properly prepare for the paper.

Exam Center 
After distributing the admission card to open and departmental applicants, the board will designate the examination centre to them. However, the boards have the authority to expand the number of test centres and to transfer applicants' examination centres.

Cut Off 
The cut off for the exam is determined by a variety of criteria, the most important of which are the number of students that apply for the exam and the total number of openings. The following is the expected cut off for the TNUSRB SI examination in 2022:

  Open    Departmental 
General 63 79.5
BC 61.5 78
SC 60.5 76
ST 55 70
SCA 53.5 72.5
MBS and DNC 61 78

Selection Process 
The TNUSRB SI selection procedure is divided into multiple sections. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their performance in all phases, which are stated below:
Written Examination: As per the TNUSRB SI curriculum, open quota applicants will be given 70 objective type questions (MCQs), whereas departmental quota candidates will be asked 85 objective type questions (MCQs).
Physical Measurement Test (PMT) / Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Endurance Test (ET): PMT and ET are qualifying tests. PET will have a maximum of 15 points. Departmental applicants are exempt from taking the PMT and PET. The Endurance Test will be a qualifying test. PMT is also waived for ex-servicemen, EX-CPMF, and serving personnel who will retire within a year.
Interview/ Viva-voce: For open and departmental quota applicants, there is an In-person/face-to-face interview with a maximum score of 10.
Candidates in both categories who have special NCC/NSS/Sports certifications will receive an extra 5 points.

FAQs
Q1. I graduated from an Open University; may I apply for TNUSRB SI?
Ans.
If you hold a bachelor's degree from an Open University with a 10+2+3 pattern, you are eligible to apply.
Q2. Are departmental candidates eligible for open quota at the TNUSRB?
Ans.
Yes, a departmental candidate can apply as an open quota candidate in TNUSRB SI. The candidate must then meet the criteria set for open quota candidates.
Q3. What is the maximum age for TNUSRB SI?
Ans.
The candidate must be at least 20 years old and no more than 28 years old as of the date of calculating specified in the official announcement.
Q4. What are the provisions regarding special marks?
Ans.
there is a unique mark provision. The NCC/ NSS and sports credentials are worth 5 points. In addition, 5 points are granted for medals earned in the National Police Duty Meet.
Q5. What is the minimum educational requirement for taking the TNUSRB SI exam?
Ans.
Candidates must have a bachelor's degree from a recognised university in order to sit for the test.

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Eligibility

The following are the fundamental qualifying requirements that applicants must meet in order to be eligible for the TNUSRB SI examination:
Age Criteria: Candidates applying for the TNUSRB SI examination must meet the following minimum age requirements in order to be eligible for the test:
Candidates must be between the ages of 20 and 28 to sit for the examination. 
Candidates from the Backward Classes and Most Backward Classes groups who apply for the test must be between the ages of 18 and 30.
SC/ ST have an age limit of up to 33 years.
Ex-servicemen/ex-personnel of central paramilitary forces must be between the ages of 18 and 45.
The maximum age limit for the departmental quota test is 45 years old.

Educational Qualification: Candidates taking the TNUSRB SI test must meet the following educational requirements:
Must have a graduation degree in 10+2+3/4/5 pattern from an acknowledged government university.
In the case of diploma courses, candidates must have a degree in the 10+3+2 pattern.
Only those with Tamil as a subject in X/XII/Degree are eligible to take the test.

 

Syllabus

The level of question paper will be of degree level with the basic knowledge of 12th standard, according to the TNUSRB SI syllabus. The written test is worth 70 points for open quota candidates and 85 points for departmental quota candidates.

Part A – General Knowledge (for Open/Departmental both)
General Science, Geography, Current Events, Indian History, Indian Polity, Commerce & Economics
Part B – Psychology (for Open/Departmental both)
Mental Ability, Communication Skills, Logical Analysis, Ability of Information Handling, Numerical Analysis
Part B – Psychology (for Departmental Candidates Only)
IPC, CrPC, Evidence Act, PSO (Police Standing Order), Police Administration

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for open quota applicants differs from that of departmental quota candidates.
For Open quota Candidates: This section is broken into two sections: Part A and Part B.

Part A - has 80 questions, each of which is worth 1/2 points. Part A has a total of 40 points.
Part B - has 60 questions, each of which is worth 1/2 points. Part B has a total of 30 points.
The duration for the paper is 2 hours 30 minutes. The minimum qualifying score is 25.
For Departmental Quota (20%): This section is broken into two sections: Part A and Part B.

Part A has 30 questions, each of which is worth 1/2 points. Part A has a total of 15 points.
Part B has 140 questions, each of which is worth 1/2 points. Part B has a total of 70 points.
The duration for the paper is 3 hours. The minimum qualifying score is 30.

Physical Measurement Test: This test is solely relevant to open quota applicants; departmental quota candidates are excluded from it. At this step, the applicants' height and chest circumference are measured. This is only a qualifying test. 

Height Requirement:

   Male     Female/Transgender
OC, BC, BC(M) MBC/DNC 170 159
SC, SC (A), ST 167 157

Chest Measurement (for male candidates only): 

Normal  81 cms
Expanded Condition   81 to 86 cms

Endurance Test (ET): All applicants who pass the PET will be invited to the Endurance Test. This test is also a qualifying one. Here are the specifics:

Men 1500 metres run in 7 minutes
Women/ Transgender 400 metres run in 2 minutes 30 seconds
Ex-servicemen / Ex-personnel of Central
Para-Military Forces/ serving persons
who are going to retire within one year
1500 metres run in 8 minutes

Document Validation: TNUSRB will summon open quota applicants who have passed the Physical Measurement Test, Endurance Test, Physical Efficiency Test, and Departmental candidates who have passed the Endurance Test for certificate verification.

Interview/ Viva-Voice Test:This step of the recruitment process has been assigned 10 points.
Candidates from the open quota who have passed the Physical Measurement Test, Endurance Test, Physical Efficiency Test, and certificate verification will be invited to the TNUSRB SI Interview/Viva-vose. The number of candidates called for this stage will be double that of the vacancies.
Departmental applicants who pass the Endurance Test will be invited to the Viva-voce.

Special Marks for NSS/ NCC/SPORTS/GAMES: According to the TNUSRB information booklet, applicants with NCC/NSS/SPORTS/GAMES certifications will be awarded an extra 5 marks during the viva-voce.

Provisional List: After all of the preceding phases have been completed, a preliminary selection list will be revealed. The Provisional Select List will be generated by aggregating the marks earned in the Physical Efficiency Test, Written Examination, Viva-Voce, and Special marks for the position of Sub-Inspector of Police, subject to communal reserve and total vacancies. All applicants on the provisional list must pass a medical examination as well as character and antecedents verification via the Police Department.

Exam Paper

Students must solve previous years' question papers in order to understand the paper format and the level of difficulty of the test. This allows them to better grasp the material and prepare. Make an appropriate plan and approach for the TNUSRB test. Students must first review the whole curriculum of the paper, which is published on the website. After reviewing the syllabus, split the subjects based on their weightage and the amount of time remaining. To clear any paper, a suitable plan is essential. Give each subject equal time and effort, and plan accordingly. Students must take timed mock examinations to get a sense of what they will face in the examination hall. This is important in order to properly prepare for the paper.
 

Exam Prepare

Syllabus 
The level of question paper will be of degree level with the basic knowledge of 12th standard, according to the TNUSRB SI syllabus. The written test is worth 70 points for open quota candidates and 85 points for departmental quota candidates.

Part A – General Knowledge (for Open/Departmental both)
General Science, Geography, Current Events, Indian History, Indian Polity, Commerce & Economics
Part B – Psychology (for Open/Departmental both)
Mental Ability, Communication Skills, Logical Analysis, Ability of Information Handling, Numerical Analysis
Part B – Psychology (for Departmental Candidates Only)
IPC, CrPC, Evidence Act, PSO (Police Standing Order), Police Administration

Exam Pattern 
The exam pattern for open quota applicants differs from that of departmental quota candidates.
For Open quota Candidates: This section is broken into two sections: Part A and Part B.

Part A - has 80 questions, each of which is worth 1/2 points. Part A has a total of 40 points.
Part B - has 60 questions, each of which is worth 1/2 points. Part B has a total of 30 points.
The duration for the paper is 2 hours 30 minutes. The minimum qualifying score is 25.
For Departmental Quota (20%): This section is broken into two sections: Part A and Part B.

Part A has 30 questions, each of which is worth 1/2 points. Part A has a total of 15 points.
Part B has 140 questions, each of which is worth 1/2 points. Part B has a total of 70 points.
The duration for the paper is 3 hours. The minimum qualifying score is 30.

Physical Measurement Test: This test is solely relevant to open quota applicants; departmental quota candidates are excluded from it. At this step, the applicants' height and chest circumference are measured. This is only a qualifying test. 

Height Requirement:

   Male     Female/Transgender
OC, BC, BC(M) MBC/DNC 170 159
SC, SC (A), ST 167 157

Chest Measurement (for male candidates only): 

Normal  81 cms
Expanded Condition   81 to 86 cms

Endurance Test (ET): All applicants who pass the PET will be invited to the Endurance Test. This test is also a qualifying one. Here are the specifics:

Men 1500 metres run in 7 minutes
Women/ Transgender 400 metres run in 2 minutes 30 seconds
Ex-servicemen / Ex-personnel of Central
Para-Military Forces/ serving persons
who are going to retire within one year
1500 metres run in 8 minutes

Document Validation: TNUSRB will summon open quota applicants who have passed the Physical Measurement Test, Endurance Test, Physical Efficiency Test, and Departmental candidates who have passed the Endurance Test for certificate verification.

Interview/ Viva-Voice Test:This step of the recruitment process has been assigned 10 points.
Candidates from the open quota who have passed the Physical Measurement Test, Endurance Test, Physical Efficiency Test, and certificate verification will be invited to the TNUSRB SI Interview/Viva-vose. The number of candidates called for this stage will be double that of the vacancies.
Departmental applicants who pass the Endurance Test will be invited to the Viva-voce.

Special Marks for NSS/ NCC/SPORTS/GAMES: According to the TNUSRB information booklet, applicants with NCC/NSS/SPORTS/GAMES certifications will be awarded an extra 5 marks during the viva-voce.

Provisional List: After all of the preceding phases have been completed, a preliminary selection list will be revealed. The Provisional Select List will be generated by aggregating the marks earned in the Physical Efficiency Test, Written Examination, Viva-Voce, and Special marks for the position of Sub-Inspector of Police, subject to communal reserve and total vacancies. All applicants on the provisional list must pass a medical examination as well as character and antecedents verification via the Police Department.

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