Tamil Nadu Chief Minister fellowship programme Notification 2022
|TNCMFP Notification 2022
The Government of Tamil Nadu Special Programme implementation Department invites applications from eligible candidates for the prestigious Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Fellowship Programme (TNCMFP) 2022-24. Which aims to harness the talents of the young professional to improve the processes of governance and service delivery.
|Name of the programme
|age limit(As 25.05.2022)
(i) A candidate must hold a first-class in Bachelor’s degree in respect of Professional Courses (Engineering, Medicine, Law, Agriculture,Veterinary Science) or first-class in Master’s degree in Arts/Science from any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification. Candidates with a Ph.D. degree will be preferred.
- Work experience will be an added advantage.
- Strong emphasis will be given toresearch experience.
- Working knowledge of Tamil is mandatory.
(ii) Age Limit:
The applicant’s age shall be between 22-30 years as on 25.05.2022. For candidates belonging to SC/ST category, the maximum age limit shall be 35 years, and for candidates belonging to BC/MBC category, it shall be 33 years.
The selection process includes three stages as follows:
Stage 1: Preliminary Assessment (Computer-based Test)
Stage 2: Comprehensive Examination (Written Examination)
Stage 3: Personal Interview
(i) The Preliminary Assessment will be a computer-based test (CBT) of objective type (multiple-choice questions) carrying a maximum of 150 points. There will be three sections in the CBT:
(1) General Awareness (to test a candidate’s General Knowledge including current affairs) (2)Quantitative Aptitude (to assess basic math skills, such as algebra, numbers, geometry, statistics, and data interpretation at the level of tenth grade)
(3) Verbal Comprehension and Logical Reasoning (to assess a candidate’s comprehension and communication skills, analytical ability, decision-making and problem-solving skills, and general mental ability) The sole purpose of this exam is to serve as a screening test and will not be counted for the final selection of Fellows. There will be negative marksfor incorrect answers(-0.33 points for every incorrect answer).
The test centers will be in major cities in Tamil Nadu and at Cochin, Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Vishakapatnam. The availability of test centers is subject to change.
(ii) Comprehensive Examination is a written examination.
The questions are of conventional essay type. Questions will focus on General Topics includingGovernance, Social Justice, Technology, Economic and Social Development, Sustainable Development, Poverty, Demographics, Environment, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Agriculture, Disaster Management, Schemes and Policies of the Government of Tamil Nadu, and Tamil Heritage and Culture. The test centre will be at Chennai. Candidates will be shortlisted for the Personal Interview based on their performance in the Comprehensive Examination.
(iii) Personal Interview
Personal interview will be conducted to test the candidate’s intellectual and emotional quotient, knowledge of current affairs, and ability of systemic thinking.Testing of working knowledge of Tamil will be a part of this phase of the selection process. The personal interview will be conducted in Chennai only.
The final merit list will be based on the combined score from the candidate’s Comprehensive Examination and Personal Interview.
Job location: The selected candidates will be assigned work in chennai and have to undertake periodical field visits to districts.
Academic Partner Bharathidasan Institute of management (BIM) ,Tiruchirappalli , will award post Graduate certificate in Public Policy & Management to Fellow upon Successful completion of the programme and will provide Ph.D option for eligible candidate.
How To Apply:
The online applications can be accessed through the web portal www.tn.gov.in/tncmfp or www.bim.edu/tncmfp
Application Fee: Nil
There is no application fee for the fellowship selection process.Only online mode of submission of applications will be accepted.
Important Dates & link
Dates are subject to change. Please visit www.tn.gov.in/tncmfp or www.bim.edu/tncmfp for updated dates. Acceptance of online applications will close at 6.00 P.M. on 10th June, 2022.
|TNCMFP Online Application Start
|TNCMFP Online Application last Date
|Downloading e-admitcard for examination
|Comprehensive Examination and Personal Interview
|Second fortnight of July 2022
|Apply Online Application Link
|Download TNCMFP Notification 2022 PDF
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