Tourist Officer in Tamilnadu General Service Recruitment

Tamilnadu PSC has invited applications for the post Tourist Officer in Tamil Nadu General Service. Posting of selected Tourist Officers will be in Tamilnadu. Candidates who have PG in Travel and Tourism or having M.Phil in Tourism can apply. To apply for Tourist Officer in Tamilnadu, candidates must be fluent in both English and Tamil languages. They must have the skill to communicate well with both domestic and international tourists. Tamilnadu Public Service Commission notifies the age limit to apply for Tourist Officer vacancies is 18 to 30 years for general category. There is no upper age limit for SC and ST candidates. To be selected as Tourist Officer in Tamilnadu General Service, candidates must go through three stages of examinations; Preliminary examination, main written test and an interview. The latest TNPSC notification for Tourist Officer is given below.

Date of Notification Post Code Last Date to Apply Last Date to Pay Exam Fee Date of Preliminary Exam Number of Vacancies
9- May-20173015 08-June-2017 12-June-2017 19-August-20175

Repeated Questions in Tourist Officer Exam

We have collected a list of most repeated questions and answers asked in previous examinations for Tourist Officer and similar posts by Tamilnadu PSC. The below chart has study materials for Tourist Officer examination conducted by TNPSC.

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4 Questions & Solutions Related to LCM & HCF
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Required Educational Qualification for Tourist Officer

According to Tamilnadu PSC notification, the minimum educational qualifications required for candidates to apply for Tourist Officer in Tamil Nadu General Service is given below.

    • Post Graduate degree in Travel and Tourism;

    • OR

    • Any post graduate degree with one subject on Tourism;

    • OR

    • Any post graduate degree with Phil in Tourism;

    • OR

    • Any post graduate degree with diploma in Tourism


  1. Certificate course in Computer on Office Automation awarded by the Directorate of Technical Education or its equivalent;

  2. Proficiency in English and Tamil Languages;

Provided that other things being equal, preference shall be given to the holders of MBA degree.


How to Apply for Tourist Officer

TNPSC has provided three links to make online applications for the post Tourist Officer. The links are:
  1. http://www.tnpsc.gov.in/
  2. http://www.tnpscexams.net/
  3. http://www.tnpscexams.in/

Fee and Syllabus of Tourist Officer Exam
The detailed syllabus with previous years question papers and examination fee for both Tourist Officer prelim and main exams along with other important details are provided below.
Registration Fee Rs.150
Date of Preliminary Exam19.08.2017
Preliminary Examination Fee Rs. 100
Main Written Examination Fee Rs. 200
Number of Tourist Officer Vacancies Reported 5 so far
Date of Mains Exam
Date of Tourist Officer Interview
Date of Publishing Rank List
Last Date to Download Admission Ticket
Monthly Salary of Tourist Officer Rs.15600 – 39100 + Grade Pay Rs. 5400

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