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The Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board (TN TRB) has officially released a Notification for recruitment of 4000 Assistant Professors in state Government Colleges on March 14, 2024. The vacancies are open for the Arts, Science, and Education faculties.

Scroll down to learn more about the TN TRB Assistant Professor Recruitment qualification, application process, selection procedure, fee, important examination dates, etc.

TN TRB Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024 Notification

Eligible candidates who want to apply for the post of Assistant Professor in Government Colleges of Tamil Nadu can apply between 28 March 2024 and 29 April 2024. To avoid the last-minute rush, it’s advised to apply online in time.

Application forms are available on the official website of the TN TRB:

TN TRB Assistant Professor Recruitment


• State/Union Territory: Tamil Nadu
• Recruitment Board/Agency: Tamil Nadu Teacher Recruitment Board (TN TRB)
• Post/Vacancy Name: Assistant Professor
• Number of Posts: 4000
• Application Procedure: Online
• Last Date to Apply: April 29, 2024
• Exam Date: August 04, 2024 (Tentative)
• Notification Link: Check Here
• Apply Link: Check Here
• Official Website:

The online application process starts on March 28, 2024, and the last date to submit online application is April 29, 2024.

The tentative date for the written examination is August 04, 2024.

No. of Vacancies

The total number of vacancies for the post of Assistant Professors in Tamil Nadu Collegiate Educational Service is 4000. These posts are for Government Arts and Science colleges and Government Colleges of Education in the state.

Out of 4000 vacancies, 27 posts are for backlog vacancies, 4 posts are for shortfall vacancies, vacancies to teach Differently Abled Persons and Computer Application subjects for Presidency College, Chennai-5 is 3, and current vacancies are 3921.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the post of Assistant Professors in Tamil Nadu Government Arts, Science & Education Colleges are given below:

Educational Qualification

i) A Master’s degree in a concerned/relevant subject from a UGC-recognized institution with a minimum of 55% marks (or an equivalent grade).

ii) A relaxation of 5% shall be allowed for the candidates from reserved categories/classes.

iii) Ph.D. Degree holder candidates who have done master’s degree before 19 September 1991 will also be given a 5% relaxation

iv) The candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) or similar tests like SLET / SET / SLST / CSIR / JRF as per UGC Norms.

Age Limit:

The candidates should not have completed 57 years as of 01-07-2024.

Selection Process

As announced by the Tamil Nadu Teacher Recruitment Board (TN TRB), the selection process for the post of Assistant Professor includes:

1) Written Examination
2) Interview
3) Verification of all Certificates / Documents

The documents of the candidates who clear both the written examination and interview will be verified. Then the final selection list will be published.

Application Fee

The online application registration fee for TN TRB Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024 is ₹600 (Rupees Six Hundred) for the general category candidates and ₹300 for reserved quota candidates.

Note: If a candidate has already applied and paid the fees in response to Notification No.12/2019 dated 28.08.2019 and 04.10.2019 for the TN TRB Assistant Professor position, and they need to apply again, but they do not need to pay any fees again.

How to Apply?

For TN TRB Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024, eligible candidates have to apply online. Below is the step-by-step process:

• Visit the official website of the TN TRB. Here is the official link:

• Once there, click on the ‘Apply Online’ button on the left. This will take you to a new page where you will get a detailed notification about “Assistant Professor in Tamil Nadu Collegiate Educational Service”. Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button here.

• Put your email and mobile number to register.
• Fill in the required information in the application form.
• Upload required documents (photo etc.) as specified in the guidelines (link given below).
• Pay the application registration fee using the given payment method
• Review filled details and submit your application form.

Important Dates

• Job Notification Date: March 14, 2024
• Online Application Starting Date: March 28, 2024
• Last date of application: April 29, 2024
• Written Exam Date (tentative): August 04, 2024

Important Links

• TN TRB Official Website: Click Here
• Notification: Read Here
• Application Link: Apply Here
• Instructions: Provided here

Note: Before applying for Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024 for Government Colleges in Tamil Nadu, it is highly recommended to visit the official website of “The Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board (TN TRB)” and read the notification instructions carefully.