TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Recruitment 2020 : Eligibility, Online Apply Link

TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Recruitment 2020 : Eligibility, Online Apply Link

Tamil Nadu Teacher Recruitment Board (TRB) has already released the notification for the direct recruitment of Lecturers in Govt. Polytechnic Colleges and special institutions (Engineering/Non-Engineering). Total vacancy for this posts is 1060.

TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer

Notification Date 27 Nov 2019
Start Date to Apply Online 22 Jan 2020
Last Date for filling the online application 12 Feb 2020
Date of Online Computer Based Exam First week of May 2020

Tamil Nadu Polytechnic Lecturer Vacancies 2020

Large number of applicants will appear for this exam. Vacancy might be increased or decreased as per the order of conducting authority. TRB offers following vacancies over various course.

Subject Shortfall Vacancies in ST Category Current Vacancies Total
Civil Engineering 112 112
Mechanical Engineering 219 219
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 91 91
Electronics and Communication Engineering 01 118 119
Instrumentation and Control Engineering 3 3
Computer Engineering 01 134 135
Information Technology 6 6
Production Engineering 6 6
Textile Technology 6 6
Printing Technology 6 6
English 88 88
Mathematics 88 88
Physics 83 83
Chemistry 84 84
Modern Office Practice 17 17
Total 02 1058 1060

Tamil Nadu TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Eligibility Criteria

Candidates have needed below eligibility criteria for the Polytechnic Lecturer posts.

Education Qualification

Lecturer in Engineering subjects

A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate branch of Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture with not less than 60% marks or equivalent.

Provided that if the candidate has a Master’s Degree in the appropriate branch of Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture, the candidate should possess a first class or equivalent in the appropriate branch either at Bachelor’s or Master’s degree level.

(As per Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extraordinary No. 218 dated July 8, 2017), As in the notification table 4 a) Vacancies are not available for Lecturer in Architecture and B.Arch., degree holders are not eligible to apply for this recruitment.

Lecturer in Non-Engineering subjects

A first class Master’s degree in the appropriate branch of study.

Aspirant must have passed the Tamil Language as Part I or part II up to SSLC or PUC /Higher Secondary Course levels. If not, he/she should pass the Tamil Language Test conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission within two years from the date of his/her appointment.

Note : The Candidates possessing equivalent qualifications can also apply for which the Government Order has been issued.

Age Limit

Candidates should not have completed 57 years as on 01/07/2019 as per G.O. (Ms) No.156 Higher Education (B1) Department dated 15/09/2014.

Tamil Nadu TRB Official Website 


Tamil Nadu Polytechnic Lecturer Application Fee

Category Payment
OC/ BC/ BCM & MBC/ DNC 600
SC/ SC(A)/ ST 300
Differently Abled (Irrespective of Community) 300

How to Apply for Tamil Nadu TRB Polytechnic Lecturer 2020

Aspirants who wants to apply for this posts can follow the below process to fill the application form.

Online Apply Link

  1. Visit to the official website of Teacher Recruitment Board under Tamil Nadu Govt.
  2. Click on link “Direct Recruitment of Lecturers (Engineering / Non-Engineering) in Government Polytechnic Colleges for the year 2017-18 – Online Application”.
  3. Aspirants must have a valid email id and mobile no. to get the login credential details.
  4. Press mouse on link Click – Online Application
  5. Click on ‘New User’ and now select the checkbox ‘regarding policies agreement’ and press on ‘Continue’ button.
  6. Candidates will be redirected to the registration page and fill your registration details.
  7. Upload your photograph and signature as dictated in the application form.
  8. You also need to upload the following documents.

-> 10th /SSLC Mark Sheet)

-> 12th / Higher Secondary or its equivalent Mark Sheet

-> UG Degree in the appropriate branch of study

-> PG Degree in the appropriate branch of study

-> Community Certificate
-> Proof of claiming Tamil Medium reservation (PSTM) if any

-> Disability Certificate ( if applicable)

-> No Objection Certificate, if the candidate is Government Servant

-> Last studied Conduct Certificate

-> Latest Conduct Certificate from the Responsible person

  1. Then the candidate should click the “CHOOSE FILE” button and upload the documents/ certificates.(allowed size not more than 1MB; allowed format PDF.
  2. Proceed to preview your application carefully and submit the application.
  3. Pay the application fee online through the card/net banking.

TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Selection Procedure

Selection Pattern for Polytechnic Lecturer will include the following exam structure.

Tamil Nadu Polytechnic Lecturer Exam Pattern

Total time allotted for the exam is 3 hours. Negative marking is applicable in the exam.

Subject No. of Questions Max. Marks
Main Subject 1 Mark questions : 100 100
2 Mark questions : 40 80
General Knowledge 1 Mark questions : 10 10
Total : 150 190

Candidates shortlisted for the computer-based examination will move to the next round of recruitment i.e. Awarding Weightage marks during Certificate Verification

Candidate selection for Computer-based exam will be in the ratio of 1:2. After certificate verification for the eligible shortlisted candidates, Weightage marks will be awarded detailed below.

Description Engineering Non-Engineering
For teaching experience of 2 years and above, on Full-Time basis in Govt/ Aided/ self-financing polytechnics or Engineering colleges


For teaching experience of 4 years and above, on Part-Time basis in Govt/ Aided/ self-financing polytechnics or Engineering colleges

2 Marks 2 Marks
Additional Qualification :

a) M.E. / M.Tech. in the appropriate Branch of study

b) M.Phil. in the appropriate Branch of study

3 Marks

3 Marks

For Ph.D. in the appropriate Branch of study 5 Marks 5 Marks

Aspirants securing higher merit in the above rounds will be selected for the Lecturer Post under TN TRB 2020.

TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Syllabus

Online Computer Based Exam has two sections the main subject and General Knowledge.

Main Subject Syllabus

  • Civil
  • Instrumentation and control engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Computer engineering
  • Chemistry
  • EEE
  • Information Technology
  • English
  • Modern Office Practice
  • ECE
  • Mathematics

General Knowledge Syllabus

  • History
  • Geography
  • Polity
  • General Awareness (6 month from the month of exam)
  • General Science

TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Notification PDF

Candidates can download the detailed notification for Polytechnic Lecturer.

Detailed Notification PDF

How to Apply PDF

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