TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Recruitment 2020 Online Apply Link, Eligibility

TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Recruitment 2020: The Teachers Recruitment Board under the Government of Tamil Nadu has released notification inviting eligible candidates for Direct Recruitment for the Post of Lecturers in Government Polytechnic Colleges and Special Institutions (Engineering/Non-Engineering). The TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer recruitment notification was released on 27.11.2019. The starting date for receiving online application is from 22.01.2020 and the last date is 12.02.2020. Candidates are advised not to wait for the last day to fill the online application.

Update: There process of Registration is over. A lot of candidates have faced problem in the Registration process, the authority might extend the dates for the registration and modification in the application form.

TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer recruitment is for 1060 vacancies. The Authority has not revealed the examination dates and the date for downloading the hall ticket. However, candidates do not worry about the exam dates and other updates regarding the examination. We will update as we get to know any latest updates about the examination.

The post of lecturer in Government Polytechnic Colleges is considered a reputed job in the Government Sector. Many aspirants aim to become a lecturer. Though it is a teaching job trust me the perks/salary provided are the best in the field of teaching jobs.

In this article, we will get to know about the brief description of the official notification regarding the Tamil Nadu Teacher Recruitment Board Polytechnic Lecturer Recruitment 2020.

TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Recruitment

TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Recruitment 2020

For the recruitment of Polytechnic Lecturer 2020, a total of 1060 vacancies are to be filled by direct recruitment. In which the current vacancies are 1058 and the shortfall vacancies are 2.Huge number of applicants will appear for the examination. The vacancies may increase or decrease as per the orders of the conducting authority.

The candidate appearing for the examination should the structure of the vacancies created by the authority. The board offers vacancy over vast disciples of the Engineering Course. The detail of the vacancy structure are given below-:

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   3 3
Printing Technology   6 6
English   88 88
Mathematics   88 88
Physics   83 83
Chemistry   84 84
Modern Office Practice   17 17

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 The subject wise and communal turn wise detail of the vacancies are as follows-:


The Abbreviations used in the snapshot of the vacancy details are-:

GT General Turn
BC Backward Class
MBC/DNC Most Backward Class/ Denotified Communities
ST Scheduled Tribe
W Women
SC Scheduled Caste
SCA Scheduled Caste Arunthathiyar
T Tamil Medium

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TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Recruitment Eligibility criteria

The recruitment for the post of lecturer in polytechnic in the state of Tamil Nadu requires the following qualification mentioned below-:

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.

Educational Qualifications:

The education qualification for the post of lecturer-

TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer education qualification

The candidate should 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.

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

TN TRB Recruitment Important details

Authority Tamil Nadu Teacher Recruitment Board (TN TRB)
Official Website
Post Lecturers in Government Polytechnic Colleges and Special Institutions (Engineering/Non-Engineering).
Vacancies 1060
Date of  Publish of Advertisement 27.11.2019
Starting Date for Online Application 22.01.2020
Last Date for Online Application 12.02.2020
Examination Date May 2020 (Expected)
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How to Apply for TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Recruitment 2020

The application links for the post of Lecturer are open. Candidates can visit the official website and can fill the application form, although we have provided direct links for the registration in the box above. The application process is entirely online. The candidate who wants to know the systematic process to fill the form can follow the details given below-:

  1. Candidate has to visit the official portal of the Teacher Recruitment Board
  2. Candidate should have a valid mail id and mobile no. to get the details of login credentials.
  3. After visiting the homepage, click on the link as shown below-:
TN TRB Recruitment online apply
  • You will be redirected to the registration page, fill your new registration.
  • If already registered, log in with your credentials.
  • Complete your registration by filling basic details. The registration page looks as below-:
Lecturer Recruitment registration
  • Upload your photograph and signature as mentioned in the application form.
  • Proceed to pay the fee. The fee can be submitted by online means of payment i.e. Debit card/ Credit card/Net banking.
  • Save the transaction details and take the print out of the application form.

We will update you as the admit card are available in the official portal. Please bookmark our page and follow to never miss an update regarding the TN TRB Lecturer Recruitment 2020.

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Selection Pattern & Scheme of Examination

The selection pattern for the post includes the following stages-:

  1. Computer-based examination

The information about the date, time and venue of the examination will be mentioned on the Hall ticket. The Hall Ticket will be uploaded on the official website. The mode of examination will be online and it will consist of a single paper with 150 MCQs with a time duration of 3 hours.

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
Duration3 Hours

 The candidates shortlisted for the computer-based examination will move to the next round of recruitment i.e.

  • Awarding Weightage marks during Certificate Verification

The selection of the candidate from the computer-based examination will be in the ratio of 1:2. Weightage marks as detailed below will be awarded after Certificate Verification for the eligible short-listed candidates.


The candidate securing higher merit in the above rounds will be selected for the post of Lecturer under TN TRB 2020. The final list of selected candidates will be published on the official portal. Candidates can download the result at the time of declaration.

TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer syllabus for the Examination

The computer-based examination carries the Main subject and General Knowledge.

The syllabus for the Main Subject for all the streams are given below-:

Instrumentation and control engineering  
Mechanical engineering  
Computer engineering  
Information Technology  
Modern Office Practice  

The syllabus for the General Knowledge includes basic questions from the topic given below-:

  • History
  • Geography
  • Polity
  • General Awareness. (6 months from the month of examination)
  •  General Science

TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Recruitment 2020 FAQ’s

What are the original certificates shown at the time of Document Verification?

The documents to be shown at the document verification are-:
10th / SSLC.  
U.G. Degree in the appropriate branch of study.  
P.G. Degree in the appropriate branch of study.  
M.Phil. Degree.  
12th / Higher Secondary or its equivalent.  
Ph.D. Certificate  

What is the language for the MCQs examination?

The question paper for all subjects will be in the English version only.

What is the mode for the examination?

The examination will purely be in online mode.

What is the salary for the post of Lecturer under TRB?

The selected candidates will receive Rs.56100 – 177500 (Level 22)

71 thoughts on “TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Recruitment 2020 Online Apply Link, Eligibility”

  1. Sir,
    I filled the form, but payment link not opened. Much worrying about registration.
    Please give conformation for payment date extended

    • as per the problems faced by the candidate while filling the online application form, it can be expected by the authority to extend the dates.

  2. Sir/Madam TRB,
    For my case will you please Send the link of Payment gateway to my email id,so that i can proceed further.For my case Application Submitted and Payment gateway kindly do the needful.Thank you
    With Regards
    User ID : TRBLGP749667

  3. There is an issue for payment with many candidates. There is a possibility that the authority might extend the dates of the online application process.

  4. I have never seen an online application getting closed by 5 pm. If it is said 12.02.2020, it is implicit that till 12 midnight, the server is up. When I was at the last step of uploading after reducing it to 1 MB, I was told by 5 pm time is up. Very sad on the earth. Can the team extend the dates for further a week time, please?

  5. yesterday i applied and i did the payment too .the amount has been debited but i gt the message as your application not submitted and in payment option it is given as under process..wat to do nw?

    • I have tried to apply for Direct Recruitment of Lectures in Government Polytechnic Colleges for the year 2017-18 online Application.

      But while completing my Educational Qualification (Option 2), received the error/alert message like “Please select Mother Tongue”. But this field is not available on that option.

      Without completing this, system not allowed to me completing other options.

      Do you know, anyone apply this post? Please guide us!

      FYI – 12.02.2020 is the last date for apply this post through online.

  6. I am Trying to apply for last 15 days. The server does not connect none of the 50 times i applied. Seems they purposely keep the server down in order to avoid competition

  7. I studied 10th, diploma and BE .Shall I apply this post, they are asking 12th marksheet but I didn’t study 12 th.
    Shall I upload diploma certificate

  8. After filling all information, it does not allow me to apply (Proceed to payment tab is grayed out and so could not click it. Do I miss any? Please let me know. I also ticked I accept the above declaration also. For UG, not all universities are listed except Anna university.

  9. Whether to upload all semesters wise marksheets in one PDF or consolidated mark sheet is enough.please reply if anyone knows

  10. For UG degree only mentioned anna university name in the on line web portal ,not mentioned other university,please reply for further processing on line application .

  11. i am study in pondicherry university for UG course shall be apply the post, in education details chose the university its shows only anna university- how can i do it


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