TANGEDCO Field Assistant Recritment 2020 | Apply Online for 2900 Posts

TANGEDCO Field Assistant Recritment 2020 | Apply Online for 2900 Posts

Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited(TANGEDCO) Recruitment 2020: Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited Recruitment has invited the notification for 2900 posts of Field Assistant (Trainee). The procedure for Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited Online application has started from 24th March and will be available up to 23rd April 2020, so those candidates who are interested in the vacancy and fulfill the eligibility criteria may apply for the post by applying online @www.tangedco.gov.in

Below in this article, you can find all the details about the recruitment, so first read it before moving to apply online.

Name of the Post: TANGEDCO Field Assistant Trainee Online Form 2020

Post Date: 22-03-2020

Total Vacancy: 2900

Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited(TANGEDCO) Recruitment 2020

Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited(TANGEDCO)

Advt No.  05/2020

Field Assistant Trainee Vacancies 2020


Important Dates

  • Date of Notification: 19-03-2020
  • Starting Date to Apply Online: 24-03-2020
  • Last date to apply online & Payment of Fee: 23-04-2020
  • Last date for payment of Fee through Canara Bank/ Indian Bank/ Indian Overseas Bank (Challan Payment): 28-04-2020
  • Date and Time of Written Examination: will be notified Soon
  • Date and Time of Physical Test: will be notified Soon
Application Fee
  • For OC, BCO, BCM and MBC/ DC: Rs. 1000/- + Service Charges
  • SC, SCA & ST, Destitute widow and Differently abled persons: Rs. 500/- + Service Charges
  • Payment Mode: Offline/ Online

Age Limit (as on 01-03-2020)

  • Minimum Age Limit: 18 Years
  • Maximum Age Limit for SC, SC(A), ST, Destitute widows, Ex-Servicemen & Differently abled persons of all castes: 35 Years
  • Maximum Age Limit for MBC/ DC/ BCO/ BCM: 32 Years
  • Maximum Age Limit for Others: 30 Years
Vacancy Details
Sl No Name of the Post Total Post 
1 Field Assistant (Trainee) 2900



Now let us see what Qualification required for getting a job for TANGEDCO as a Field Assistant.

Candidates should possess the following qualification

Sl. No Name of the Post Qualification
1 Field Assistant(Trainee) ITI (National Trade certificate/National Apprenticeship certificate) in Electrician (OR) Wireman (OR) Electrical Trade under Centre of Excellence Scheme

 Knowledge in Tamil:-
Candidates should possess adequate knowledge of the official language of the State, namely Tamil, on the date of this notification of Field Assistant Trainee of TANGEDCO
Explanation :
For this purpose, a person shall be deemed to possess adequate knowledge of Tamil, if:-
(i) in the case of a post for which Educational Qualification is the Minimum General Educational Qualification and above, he/she should have passed the Secondary School Leaving Certificate Public Examination or its equivalent examination with Tamil as one of the languages, or studied the High School course in Tamil Medium and passed the Secondary School Leaving Certificate Public Examination or its equivalent Examination in Tamil Medium;
(ii) in the case of post for which the educational qualification prescribed is below S.S.L.C., he has studied in Tamil Medium or passed Tamil as one of the languages in those standards or in any higher standards up to the level mentioned in Explanation (i) above. 



(i) Applying for the post of Field Assistant of TANGEDCO online and attending the Physical Test and Written Examination is not a guarantee for appointment or selection to the post.
(ii) All candidates including the candidates sponsored by the Employment Exchange, those who have completed ITI apprenticeship training in TANGEDCO/ TANTRANSCO/ TNEB and open market upon their eligibility as per the qualification, age and other criteria fixed by TANGEDCO have to apply through ONLINE to appear in the Physical Test.
(iv) After Certificate verification and physical test, the candidates who passed the Physical test of Field Assistant alone will be permitted to appear in the Competitive Written Examination and the candidates who do not pass the Certificate verification and Physical test will not be permitted to appear in the Competitive Written Examination and further selection process. The competitive written examination shall be of objective type questions.
(v) After verification of the original certificates, physical test, and written examination, the eligible candidates will be selected as per the eligibility, the merit of the marks in Competitive Written Examination and rule of reservation (respective turn in the Communal roster).
  a. Provided that, when a candidate earmarked in the communal roster against the vacancy reserved for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Most Backward Classes/ Denotified Communities, Backward Classes, Backward Class Muslims or General Turn or in the case of priority or preferential Quota, found to be ineligible or not joined, such turn shall be filled from the respective category and in accordance to the merit of marks.

b. Provided also that, the candidates must have full eligibility and such candidates appointed shall be placed below all the candidates earmarked in the communal roster.
c. Provided also that, even thereafter if the vacancy remains unfilled due to nonavailability of candidates, the process stated under (v)a and (v)b above may be repeated until the vacancy is filled or until there is no availability of required eligible candidates or as decided by the Competent Authority at that point of time.
(vi) Provided other things being equal among candidates, preference for selection will be given to apprenticeship holders who have undergone apprenticeship training in TANGEDCO/TANTRANSCO/TNEB (prior to the date of notification). 


sl.No Name of the Post Duration of the EXAMINATION Syllabi
1 Field Assistant(Trainee) 2 Hours The Question paper will have three parts. Part I, Part II and Part III. The questions will be of Objective type and will be set at the ITI level.


1 Part - I General Tamil and General English 20 items/ marks 2 hours 100
2 Part – II Aptitude & Mental Ability Test
3 Part – III Subject oriented 60 items/ marks


After getting selected as a Field Assistant for TANGEDCO will be placed Level 2 of workmen pay matrix (i.e., Rs. 18,800 – 59,90)


Now let us see how you can apply as a Field Assistant in TANGEDCO

1. Candidates are first required to log on to the TANGEDCO’s Website www.tangedco.gov.in. On the website,the candidate can go to the Online application portal by clicking the link.
2. Follow the procedure given in the Guidelines to the candidates for applying in Online.
3. Applying online have the following major procedures
a) One Time User Registration.
b) Candidate Profile updation which includes various sections like Personal Information, Educational Qualifications, Apprentice Training & Experiences and Declaration section along with necessary relevant upload of a scanned copy of documents.
c) Apply for the post.
d) Payment of Examination fees.
e) Download of Application form.
Note: The candidates must keep a copy of the application submitted by them and produce the same as and when requested by the TANGEDCO during selection process.
4. After the candidate completes the One Time Registration, an USER ID with Password will be generated. The User ID & Password has to be kept confidential and do not disclose it to anyone.
5. This USER ID can be used for log on into the application portal for applying for various posts if the candidates are eligible for that post after updating the relevant profile information.

About the Company:

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited is an electrical power generation and distribution public sector undertaking that is owned by the Government of Tamil Nadu. It was formed on 1 November 2010 under section 131 of the Electricity Act of 2003 and is the successor to the erstwhile Tamil Nadu Electricity Board. The electricity board's generation and distribution wings are its nuclei. TANGEDCO is a subsidiary of TNEB Limited. TNEB has a consumer base of about 20 million consumers. 100% rural electrification has been achieved. The per capita consumption of Tamil Nadu is 1000 units. To achieve the goal of electrification of all households, the Government has launched the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) scheme, where, if grid connectivity is not feasible or not cost-effective, then "Decentralized Distributed Generation" is permitted. Even when Tamil Nadu had an option to share the electricity with neighboring States it never happened.

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