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Cut off marks for Typist and Steno typist, Grade III exams in TNPSC

The cut off marks based on which the candidates are selected and further are called for the initial to final days of the counseling with the option of selection of posts in the desired districts for the post of typist and steno typist, grade III are as given below.

The cut off marks have been decided on the basis of the candidate’s degree (graduation, higher secondary or diploma), gender, birth date and caste criterions.

Also the candidiate’s technical qualification with HIGHER or LOWER in type writing is an added expectation for these posts.


The general caste candidates need to have the highest cut off with 208.50 marks while the BC/MBC, SC/ST are given preferences over the cut off marks.

Also the native language students, i.e. Tamil medium students in all castes are given preferences in the cut off marks similarly.

GENERAL –highest cut off marks – 208.50
BACKWARD – highest cut off marks – 196.50
MOST BACKWARD– highest cut off marks –184.50
SCHEDULED CASTES– highest cut off marks –183
SCHEDULED TRIBES– highest cut off marks –141

In case of two or more candidates scoring equal marks, the candidates possessing the highest educational qualification is placed above in the merit list. When the marks obtained in the Written Examination and the educational qualifications are also the same, then the candidate senior in age is placed above in the merit list.

When the age too is equal, then the candidate who has submitted his/her application earlier to the Commission is placed above in the merit list.

1 comment:

  1. I attended my counselling on 29-01-2013 for Group IV. what about my results pl. inform me



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