TN TRB 2021: Online Application, Exam Date, Syllabus, Notification, Eligibility, Recruitment

Exam Date

Jun 26, 2021

Result Date

Aug 20, 2021

Apr 27, 2021


Are you aspiring to become a lecturer in Government Polytechnic Colleges and Special Institutions in Tamil Nadu? Then TN TRB is the exam you should take up. With around 1000 vacancies, this is one of the best opportunities for the candidates willing to work in the Government sector in the school education department.

Latest Updates:

  • February 11, 2021: Teachers Recruitment Board has released the notification for the Direct Recruitment for the post of Post Graduate Assistants/Physical Education Directors Grade- I for 2020-2021 session. The Form Filling process will commence from March 1, 2021. Eligible candidates will be able to fill the form through online mode only. Check the complete details about the TN TRB Vacancies.


What is the Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board?

Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board has announced the recruitment for the posts of lecturers in Government Polytechnic Colleges & Special Institutions (engineering/non-engineering), Tamil Nadu Education Service. A total number of 2098 vacancies have been announced by the Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board for the post of PG Assistant & Computer Instructor.

The selection process of the TN TRB Exam is based on the performance of the candidates in the online examination (Computer-based test). Once the candidates are selected, they have to send their documents and certificates for the verification process. Further completion of the verification process, the exam officials will send the call letters/offer letters to the selected candidates.

TN TRB Exam Highlights

TN TRB 2021 Exam Highlights
Exam Name Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board
Acronym TN TRB
Conducting Body Teachers Recruitment Board, Tamil Nadu
Frequency Once in a year
Job Type Tamil Nadu Government Jobs
Exam Level State
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Offline
Total Vacancies 2098
Post Offered PG Assistants & Computer Instructor
Official Website

TN TRB 2021 Exam Date

All the important dates related to TN TRB 2021 are updated below. Candidates are advised to keep checking this section regularly to stay in touch with the TN TRB schedule.

TN TRB 2021 Exam Dates
Events Dates
Official TN TRB Notification Release February 11, 2021
TN TRB Online Application Start Date Mar 1, 2021
Last date of Submitting TN TRB application form Mar 25, 2021
TN TRB Admit Card Release Date To be announced
TN TRB Exam Date Jun 26, 2021 to Jun 27, 2021
Exam Key Release Date To be announced
TN TRB Result Declaration To be announced

TN TRB 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who are willing to appear for the exam should satisfy all the eligibility criteria. Candidates should go through the below-given eligibility criteria thoroughly before applying the application form.

Age Limit

At applying for the examination the candidate's age must be between 22 and 57 years as of July 1, 2019.

Educational Qualification

Lecturer in Engineering subjects

A bachelor degree in the appropriate branch of Engineering/Technology with not less 60%. if the candidate has a Masters degree in the appropriate branch of Engineering/Technology, the candidate should have passed with first class or equivalent in the appropriate branch either at Bachelor's or Master's degree level.

Lecturer in Non-Engineering subjects

A first-class master's degree in the appropriate branch of study.

TN TRB 2021 Application Process

The application form for the Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board exam can be filled online only on the official website - Candidates must ensure that they complete the application form before the deadline.

How to apply for the TN TRB?

Candidates can follow the step by step process to complete the TN TRB 2021 application form.

  • Candidates need to first visit the official website of Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board -
  • Check the latest advertisement for the exam and read the instructions on "How to Apply" section before filling up the form.
  • After reading the instructions, proceed to fill the application form by clicking "Apply Now".
  • Candidates have to enter all their personal details such as Candidate's full name, Father's Name, Mother's name, date of birth, religion, caste, mobile number, email ID, permanent correspondence address etc and education details also.
  • Choose the exam centre where you wish to write the TN TRB exam and you must also choose the Post of the job.
  • Upload your latest passport size colour photograph and scanned copy of the signature.
  • Set a password of your choice. Save the information you have entered after reviewing the entire details you have provided
  • Submit the TN TRB 2021 Application form.
  • Pay the Application Fee through Debit card/ Credit card/ Net banking
  • Note down the system generated reference number and password for future reference.

TN TRB Application Fee

The application fee for the TN TRB 2021 Application form differs for each category. Candidates can pay the TN TRB 2021 application fee through credit/debit card or net banking. For offline payment, they can send demand drafts or postal orders.

Category Application Fee
General/OBC INR 600

TN TRB 2021 Vacancy

The official notification by the Teachers Recruitment has provided details about the latest vacancies for the post of lecturers in Government Polytechnic Colleges. The total vacancies for the post of Polytechnic Lecturer of TN TRB 2021 are 1060. The detailed branch wise vacancies are given in the table below

The Mechanical, Electronics & Communication and Computer Science subject lecturer posts have more vacancies than other posts. The vacancies for 15 subject lecturer posts are given below.

Subject-wise Total Vacancies
Subjects Total Vacancies
Civil Engineering 112
Mechanical Engineering 219
Electronics and Communication 119
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 91
Instrumentation and Control Engineering 3
Computer Engineering 135
Product Engineering 6
Information Technology 6
Textile Technology 3
Printing Technology 6
English 88
Mathematics 88
Physics 83
Chemistry 84
Modern Office Practice 17
Total 1060

TN TRB Post Graduate Assistant Vacancies

A total of 2098 vacancies have been released for the post of Post Graduate Assistant & Computer Instructor. Candidates can check the Subject-wise Details of Backlog Vacancies & Current Vacancies in the table below:

Subject-wise Details of Backlog Vacancies

The Subject-wise details of Backlog Vacancies are tabulated below:

Subject-wise Backlog Vacancies
Subjects Total Vacancies
Bio Chemistry 1
Botany 16
Chemistry 25
Commerce 17
Economics 70
English 21
Geography 4
History 9
Indian Culture 1
Mathematics 22
Physcial Education 2
Physics 19
Political Science 8
Tamil 11
Zoology 9
Total 235

Subject-wise Details of Backlog Vacancies

The Subject-wise details of Backlog Vacancies are tabulated below:

Subject-wise Current Vacancies
Subjects Total Vacancies
Tamil 268
English 190
Mathematics 110
Physics 94
Chemistry 177
Zoology 106
Botany 89
Economics 287
Commerce 310
History 112
Geography 12
Political Science 14
Home Science 3
Indian Culture 3
Bio Chemistry 1
Physical Director Grade I 39
Computer Instructor Grade I 39
Total 1854

You can also check the detailed TN TRB 2021 notification about the announced vacancies by Clicking here.

TN TRB 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates aspiring for the TN TRB 2021 exam must have a clear idea about the pattern of the paper in terms of the number of questions, types of question, exam duration, marking scheme etc. The detailed exam pattern is given below.

Mode of examination: The TN TRB exam is computer-based (online).

Marking Scheme: In the main subject, there will 100 and 40 questions carrying 1 and 2 marks respectively. For the General Knowledge subject, 10 questions are asked where each question carries 1 mark.

Exam Duration: The total time duration of the TN TRB 2021 exam is 3 hours. There will be no sectional timing in the exam.

The written exam comprises 150 questions divided into 2 sections - Main subject and General Knowledge. The table below will give you a detailed idea of the exam pattern of the Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board 2021 exam

Subject Number of questions Maximum marks Duration
Main Subject 1 marks questions-100
2 marks questions-40
100 and 80 marks 3 hours
General Knowledge 1 mark question-10 10
Total 150 190

TN TRB 2021 Admit Card

The Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board will release the TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer Hall ticket a few days before the date of the exam. Candidates can download the admit card only from the official website. Those candidates who completed the application process will be able to download the admit card.

Aspirants must bring the hardcopy of TN TRB admit card along with valid ID proof such as Aadhar Card, Passport, Voter ID, Driving License etc to the exam centre.

How to download the TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer 2021 Admit Card?

Candidates must follow these steps to download the TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer 2021 Admit Card.

  • Candidates need to visit the official website of Teachers Recruitment Board.
  • On the homepage of the website, search for the "TN TRB Polytechnic Lecturer 2021 Admit Card" link.
  • Enter the hall ticket/registration ID or password/date of birth.
  • Click on Submit button.
  • The screen will display the admit card.
  • Download the admit card and take the printout of the same.

TN TRB 2021 Syllabus

Candidates who are willing to apply for the exam must understand the basics of each topic, this will give the candidates a clear idea about the syllabus of the exam. Below are given the detailed syllabus of the exam, the candidates can go through.

Mechanical Engineering Syllabus

If the candidates are applying for the post of lecturer in Mechanical Engineering trade, below are the given detailed syllabus which the candidates can study for the preparation of the exam.

Unit Number Unit Name Chapters Covered
Unit 1 Engineering Mathematics

Linear Algebra- Matrix Algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigenvalues & Eigen Vectors
Calculus- Functions of a single variable, Limit, continuity and differentiability, Mean value theorems, Evaluation of definite and improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total derivative, Maxima and minima, Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line, Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green's theorems.

Unit 2 Applied Mechanics & Strength of materials Engineering Mechanics- Free body diagrams and equilibrium; trusses and frames; virtual work; kinematics and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies in plane motion, including impulse and momentum (linear and angular) and energy formulations impact.
Strength of Materials- Stress and strain, stress-strain relationship and elastic constants, Mohr's circle for plane stress and plane strain, thin cylinders; shear force and bending moment diagrams; bending and shear stresses; deflection of beams; torsion of circular shafts; Euler's theory of columns; strain energy methods; thermal stresses.
Unit 3 Theory of Machines & Design

Theory of Machines- Displacement, velocity, and acceleration analysis of plane mechanisms; dynamic analysis of slider-crank mechanism; gear trains; flywheels.

Vibrations- Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom systems; effect of damping; vibration isolation; resonance, critical speeds of shafts.

Design of machine elements- Failure theories; principles of design of bolted, riveted and welded joints, shafts, spur gears, rolling and sliding contact bearings, brakes, and clutches.

Unit 4 Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulic Machinery Fluid Mechanics- Fluid properties; fluid statics, manometry, buoyancy; kinematics and dynamics of flow; Bernoulli's equation; the viscous flow of incompressible fluids; boundary layer; elementary turbulent flow; flow through pipes, head losses. Hydraulic machines, Pelton-wheel, Francis and Kaplan turbines, velocity diagrams
Unit 5 Heat Transfer Heat Transfer- Modes of heat transfer; one-dimensional heat conduction, resistance concept, electrical analogy, unsteady heat conduction, fins; dimensionless parameters in free and forced convective heat transfer, various correlations for heat transfer in flow over flat plates and through pipes; thermal boundary layer; effect of turbulence; radiative heat transfer, black and grey surfaces, shape factors, network analysis; heat exchanger performance, LMTD, and NTU methods.
Unit 6 Thermodynamics

Thermodynamics- Zeroth, First and Second laws of thermodynamics; thermodynamic system and processes; Carnot cycle. irreversibility and availability; behaviour of ideal and real gases, properties of pure substances, calculation of work and heat in ideal processes; analysis of thermodynamic cycles related to energy conversion.

Power Engineering- Steam Tables, Rankine, Brayton cycles with regeneration, and reheat. I.C. Engines: air-standard Otto, Diesel cycles. Refrigeration and air- conditioning: Vapour refrigeration cycle, heat pumps, gas refrigeration, Reverse Brayton cycle; moist air: psychrometric chart, basic psychrometric processes.

Unit 7 Manufacturing Engineering

Engineering Materials- Structure and properties of engineering materials, heat treatment, stress-strain diagrams for engineering materials.

Metal Casting- Design of patterns, moulds and cores; solidification and cooling; riser and gating design, design considerations.

Forming- Plastic deformation and yield criteria; fundamentals of hot and cold working processes; load estimation for bulk (forging, rolling, extrusion, drawing) and sheet (shearing, deep drawing, bending) metal forming processes; principles of powder metallurgy.

Joining- Physics of welding, brazing, and soldering; adhesive bonding; design considerations in welding.

Unit 8 Machine & Machine Tool Operations

Machining and Machine Tool Operations-Mechanics of machining, single and multi-point cutting tools, tool geometry and materials, tool life and wear; economics of machining; principles of non-traditional machining processes; principles of work holding, principles of design of jigs and fixtures

Metrology and Inspection- Limits, fits and tolerances; linear and angular measurements; comparators; gauge design; interferometry; form and finish measurement; alignment and testing methods; tolerance analysis in manufacturing and assembly.

Computer Integrated Manufacturing- Basic concepts of CAD/CAM and their integration tools.

Unit 9 Production Planning & Control

Production Planning and Control: Forecasting models, aggregate production planning, scheduling, materials requirement planning.

Inventory Control: Deterministic and probabilistic models; safety stock inventory control systems

Unit 8 Operations Research Operations Research- Linear programming, simplex, and duplex method, transportation, assignment, network flow models, simple queuing models, PERT, and CPM.

Computer Science Syllabus

For the candidates applying for Computer Science must go through the detailed syllabus. Below are the given syllabus for computer science that the candidates can go through.

Unit Unit Name Chapters
Unit 1 Engineering Mathematics Mathematical Logic- Propositional Logic; First-Order Logic. Probability: Conditional Probability; Mean, Median, Mode, and Standard Deviation; Random Variables; Distributions; uniform, normal, exponential, Poisson, Binomial. Set Theory & Algebra: Sets; Relations; Functions; Groups; Partial Orders; Lattice; Boolean Algebra. Combinatorics: Permutations; Combinations; Counting; Summation; generating functions; recurrence relations; asymptotics. Linear Algebra: Algebra of matrices, determinants, systems of linear equations, Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors. Numerical Methods: LU decomposition for systems of linear equations; numerical solutions of non-linear algebraic equations by Secant, Bisection and Newton-Raphson Methods; Numerical integration by trapezoidal and Simpson's rules. Calculus: Limit, Continuity & differentiability, Mean value Theorems, Theorems of integral calculus, evaluation of definite & improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total derivatives, maxima, and minima.
Unit 2 Digital Logic & Computer Architecture Digital Logic- Logic functions, Minimization, Design and synthesis of combinational and sequential circuits, Hardware Description Language for combinational and sequential circuits, Fixed and floating-point number representation and computer arithmetic. Computer Organization and Architecture: Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU and data-path, Single-Cycle Datapath and Control- Multi-cycle Datapath and Control-Micro-programming and Hard-wired Control Units- Behavioral HDL Description of Systems- Exceptions Handling. Pipelining: Pipelined MIPS Data path- Pipeline Hazards: Structural, Control, Data-Hazard Detection, and Resolution- Pipelining control-Exceptions Handling Memory System and I/O interfacing: Overview of SRAM and DRAM Design- Memory Hierarchy;-Cache memory design - Virtual memory-Performance issues -I/O device characteristics - Buses and bus arbitration - Processor/OS interface -DMA.
Unit 3 Data Structure % Algorithms Data Structures- Abstract data types, Arrays, Stacks, Queues, Linked Lists, Trees, Graph theory: Graph Traversal — Topological Sorting — Dijkstra's Algorithm — Minimal Spanning Tree — Applications — DFS — Biconnectivity — Euler Circuits — Graph Coloring Problem. Search Structures and Priority Queues: AVL Trees — Red-Black Trees — Splay Trees — Binary Heap — Leftist Heap. Sorting: Insertion sort — Merge sort — Quick sort — Heap sort — Sorting with disks — k-way merging. Algorithms: Analysis, Asymptotic notation, Notions of space and time complexity, Worst and average case analysis; Design: Greedy approach, Dynamic programming, Divide-and-conquer, Backtracking and Branch and Bound; Asymptotic analysis (best, worst, average cases) of time and space, upper and lower bounds, Concepts of complexity classes — P, NP, NP-hard, NP-complete.
Unit 4 System Programming System Programming- Elements of Assembly Language Programming, Pass structure of assemblers, design of single and two pass assemblers, Macros and Macro processors, Design of a macro pre-processor, Linkers: Concepts, Design of a linker, Loaders, software Tools: software tools for program development, editors, debug monitors, programming environments. Operating System: Processes, Threads, Inter-process communication, Concurrency, Synchronization, Deadlock, CPU scheduling, Memory management and virtual memory, File systems, Free-space management — Disk scheduling — Disk management — Swap-space management, I/O systems, Protection, and security. Design principles of Linux and Windows 7.
Unit 5 Database System ER-model, Relational model- relational algebra, tuple calculus, SQL — Data definition-Queries in SQL- Updates- Views — Integrity and Security — Relational Database design — Functional dependencies and Normalization for Relational Databases. Data Storage and Query Processing: Record storage and Primary file organization- Operations on Files-Heap File- Sorted Files-Hashing Techniques — Index Structure for files —B-Tree - B+Tree — Query Processing. Transaction Processing: Concurrency control- Schedule and Recoverability- Serializability and Schedules — Two Phases locking- Deadlock- Recovery Techniques — Immediate Update- Deferred Update - Shadow Paging. Design of Object-oriented Data Bases.
Unit 6 Theory of Computation & Compiler Design Regular Languages and Regular Expressions - Nondeterministic Finite Automata - Kleene's Theorem. Minimal Finite Automata-Pumping Lemma for Regular Languages- Context-Free Grammars and Languages. Push Down Automata. Turing Machine, Recursively enumerable Languages, Non-recursive Language, Unsolvable problems. Compiler Design: Lexical analysis, Parsing, Syntax directed translation, Runtime environments, Intermediate and target code generation, Basics of code optimization.
Unit 7 Computer Networks ISO/OSI stack, LAN technologies: Ethernet, Token ring; Flow and error control techniques, Routing algorithms, Congestion control, TCP/UDP and sockets, IPv4, Application layer protocols: ICMP, DNS, SMTP, pop, FTP, https; Basic concepts of hubs, switches, gateways, and routers. High-Performance Networks: ISDN and BISDN, ATM and Frame Relay, MPLS, Integrated and Differentiated Services, Optical Networks, and Switching. Wireless Adhoc Networks: Operation models, Routing methods: Tabledriven and Source-initiated On-Demand routing protocols, Hybrid protocols – Uni Cast routing protocol (AODV, DSR, DSDV) – Multi-Cast routing protocol (ODMRP) – Multi clustering–Power Issues. Network security – basic concepts of a public key and private key cryptography, digital signature, firewalls.
Unit 8 Computer Graphics & Multimedia Line - Curve and Ellipse Drawing Algorithms –Two-Dimensional Geometric Transformations – Two-Dimensional Clipping and Viewing. - Three-Dimensional Object Representations – Three-Dimensional Geometric and Modeling Transformations – Three- Dimensional Viewing – Color Models – Animation. Multimedia Systems: Multimedia Elements, Applications, and Architecture – Evolving Technologies for Multimedia – Defining Objects for Multimedia Systems – Multimedia Data Interface Standards - Multimedia Databases. Compression and Decompression: Types of Compression – Binary Image Compression Schemes – Color, GrayScale, and Still – Video Image Compression - Audio Compression – Fractal Compression. Virtual Reality Design - Multimedia Database
Unit 9 Software Engineering S/W Engineering Paradigm - life cycle models (waterfall, incremental, spiral, WINWIN spiral, evolutionary, prototyping, object-oriented) - Project Management Concepts - Software Project Planning Risk analysis and management-project scheduling and tracking software quality assurance-Software configuration management, Requirement analysis - software prototyping - prototyping in the software process - rapid prototyping techniques, Design process, and concepts - Real-time systems - Real-time software design- Software testing -Types of software testing - strategic approach and issues - Software Metrics.
Unit 10 Web Technologies Basic Web Concepts - World Wide Web- Web Servers -Web Browsers - URLMIME- HTTP-SGML- Internet Protocols and Standards. HTML Forms- CGI Concepts -Server- Browser Communication - E-Mail Generation- Applets - JavaScript Programming-Dynamic HTML- ActiveX Controls-Multimedia-Client Side Script.- Server Side Scripting - Servlets- Java Server Pages - Session Management -Cookies -Database Access Through Web -SQL - Architecture for Database- System. E-Commerce -Business Models for E-Commerce-Enabling Technologies of the World Wide Web- E-Marketing-E-Security-E-Payment Systems-E-Customer Relationship Management.

Electronics & Communication Engineering

For the candidates applying for Electronics & Communication Engineering, below are the given detailed syllabus that the candidates can go through.

Unit Unit Name Chapters
Unit 1 Engineering Mathematics

Linear Algebra- Matrix Algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

Calculus: Mean value theorems, Theorems of integral calculus, Evaluation of definite and improper integrals, Partial Derivatives, Maxima and Minima, Multiple integrals, Fourier series. Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line, Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss, and Green's theorems.

Differential equations- First order equation (linear and nonlinear), Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Method of variation of parameters, Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations, Initial and boundary value problems, Partial Differential Equation and variable separable method.

Complex variables- Analytic functions, Cauchy's integral theorem, and integral formula, Taylor's and Laurent' series, Residue theorem, solution integrals.

Probability and Statistics- Sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, median, mode and standard deviation, Random variables, Discrete and continuous distributions, Poisson, Normal and Binomial distribution, Correlation, and regression analysis.

Numerical Methods- Solutions of non-linear algebraic equations, single and multi-step methods for differential equations.

Unit 2 Network Graphs Theory- matrices associated with graphs; incidence, fundamental cut set, and fundamental circuit matrices. Network Analysis: Nodal and mesh analysis. Network theorems: Superposition, Thevenin's, Norton's, Maximum power transfer theorems, Wye-Delta transformation. Steady-state sinusoidal analysis using phasors. Linear constant coefficient differential equations; time domain analysis of simple RLC circuits, Solution of network equations using Laplace transform: frequency domain analysis of RLC circuits. 2-port network parameters: driving point and transfer functions; State equations for networks.
Unit 3 Electromagnetics

Elements of vector calculus; Electrostatic Fields-

Coulomb's Law, divergence and curl, Gauss' and Stokes' theorems; Magnetic Fields: Biot-Savat's Law, Ampere's circuital Law, Faraday's Law, Maxwell's equations, Poynting vector; Waveguides: TE and TM modes in rectangular and circular waveguides; boundary conditions; Transmission lines: characteristic impedance; impedance transformation; Smith chart; impedance matching; S parameters, pulse excitation. Fundamentals and Parameters of VHF and UHF antennas and Wave Propagation; RF and Microwave circuits and systems.
Unit 4 Electronic Device & Circuits Elements of vector calculus; Electrostatic Fields: Coulomb's Law, divergence and curl, Gauss' and Stokes' theorems; Magnetic Fields: Biot-Savat's Law, Ampere's circuital Law, Faraday's Law, Maxwell's equations, Poynting vector; Waveguides: TE and TM modes in rectangular and circular waveguides; boundary conditions; Transmission lines: characteristic impedance; impedance transformation; Smith chart; impedance matching; S parameters, pulse excitation. Fundamentals and Parameters of VHF and UHF antennas and Wave Propagation; RF and Microwave circuits and systems.
Unit 5 Digital Circuits Boolean algebra, minimization of Boolean functions; logic gates. Combinatorial circuits: arithmetic circuits, code converters, multiplexers, decoders, PROMs, and PLAs. Sequential circuits: latches and flip-flops, counters and shift-registers; ADCs, DACs. Semiconductor memories; Microprocessors (8085 and 8086) and Microcontrollers (8051 and PIC): architecture, programming, and applications.
Unit 6 CMOS VLSI Designs MOSFET's as switches, Basic logic gates in CMOS, CMOS layers, CMOS inverter, Dynamic CMOS, Floor planning and Routing, Low power design, Reliability and testing of VLSI circuits, CMOS clocking and testing; Structural Gate Level Modeling; Switch Level Modeling; Behavioral and RTL Modeling -Multiplier, encoders, decoders, flip flops, registers; arithmetic circuits in CMOS VLSI.
Unit 7 Signal & Processing Definitions and properties of Laplace transform, continuous-time and discrete-time Fourier series, continuous-time and discrete-time Fourier Transform, DFT and FFT, z- transform. Sampling theorem. Linear Time-Invariant (LTI) Systems: Signal transmission through LTI systems. Infinite impulse response filters; finite impulse response filters; Quantization effects and DSP architecture.
Unit 8 Control & System Basic control system components; Open-loop and closed-loop systems and stability analysis of these systems. Signal flow graphs and their use in determining transfer functions of systems; transient and steady-state analysis of LTI control systems and frequency response. Tools and techniques for LTI control system analysis: root loci, Routh-Hurwitz criterion, Bode, and Nyquist plots. Control system compensators: elements of lead and lag compensation, elements of Proportional-Integral-Derivative control.
Unit 9 Digital & Analog Communication System Random signals and noise theory-Amplitude, Angle and Pulse modulation and demodulation systems, superheterodyne receivers; signal-to-noise ratio; Pulse code modulation; differential pulse code modulation; digital modulation schemes: amplitude, phase, and frequency-shift keying schemes (ASK, PSK, FSK), Error Control Coding. Satellite Communication; Fundamentals of information theory and channel capacity theorem.
Unit 10 Computer Communication Data Communication- OSI reference model; Modems; Error detection and Correction; Data link control and Protocols; Local Area Networks and Metropolitan Networks; Wide Area Networks; Cloud Computing: architecture, services. Mobile Communication: architecture, structure; OFDM principle; Basics of TDMA, FDMA; CDMA, GSM, GPRS, and WiMax.

Civil Engineering Syllabus

For the candidates applying for Civil Engineering, below are the detailed syllabus that the candidates can go through for the preparation.

Unit Unit Name Chapters
Unit 1 Engineering Mathematics

Linear Algebra - matrix algebra, linear equations, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. Calculus- Functions of a single variable, limit, continuity, and differentiability - mean value theorems, evaluation of definite and improper integrals - partial derivatives, total derivative - maxima and minima - gradient, divergence, and curl - vector identities - directional derivatives - line, surface and volume integrals - stokes, gauss and green's theorems.

Differential equations - first-order equations (linear, nonlinear) - higher-order linear differential equations with constant coefficients - Cauchy's and Euler's equations - initial and boundary value problems - Laplace transformations and equations - solutions to one-dimensional heat and wave equations.

Complex variables - analytic functions - Cauchy's integral theorem - Taylor and Laurent series - Fourier series — general, odd, and even functions.

Probability and Statistics - probability and sampling theorems- conditional probability - mean - median, mode, and standard deviation - random variables - Poisson, Normal and Binomial distributions.

Numerical Methods - numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations - integration by trapezoidal and Simpson's rule, single and multistep methods for differential equations.

Unit 2 Mechanics Simple stress and strain relationships in one, two and three dimensions - principal stresses, stress transformation - mohr's circle - properties of surfaces - friction - the principle of conservation of energy - impulse and momentum - relative motions - bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beams - simple bending theory - flexural and shear stresses - unsymmetrical bending - shear centre - pressure vessels (thin and thick-walled) - uniform torsion - springs - buckling of columns - combined and direct bending stresses - theories of failure - shear stress, strain energy, and distortion energy theories - residual stresses.
Unit 3 Structural Analysis Analysis of statically determinate and indeterminate trusses - arches - cables and frames - deflections of statically determinate structures (beams, frames, and trusses) - analysis of statically indeterminate structures (slope deflection, moment distribution methods) - matrix methods of structural analysis - influence lines for determinate and indeterminate structures.
Unit 4 Concrete Structure Concrete technology - properties of concrete - mix design - working stress and limit state design concepts - design of all structural components (slab, beam, column, foundation, and staircase) - retaining walls - water tanks - basic elements of prestressed concrete - methods - analysis of beams at transfer and service loads - seismic load analysis - theory of vibration - seismology - response of structures - design methodology - all related IS codes.
Unit 5 Steel Structures Connections - analysis and design of tension, compression members, beams, and beam-columns - trusses - column bases - plate girders - plastic analysis - wind load analysis-all related IS codes.
Unit 6 Soil Mechanics Soil classification - engineering properties - three phase system - relationship and interrelationship - permeability - seepage - effective stress principle - consolidation - compaction - shear strength - CBR - Safe bearing capacity determination.
Unit 7 Foundation Engineering Subsurface investigation - sampling - standard penetration test - plate load test - earth pressure - effect of the water table - layered soil - stability of slopes - foundation types and design requirements - stress distribution and settlement analysis - shallow and deep foundations.
Unit 8 Fluid Mechanics & Machines & Hydrology

Properties of fluid - the principle of conservation of mass - momentum - energy and corresponding equations - potential flow - Bernoulli's equation it and application - laminar and turbulent flow - flow in pipes - network - the concept of boundary layer - uniform and nonuniform flow - specific energy concept - hydraulic jump - forces on immersed bodies - flow measurements in open. channels and pipes dimensional analysis and hydraulic modelling - impact -kinematics of flow - velocity triangles - pumps and turbines.

Hydrologic cycle - rainfall - evaporation - infiltration - stage-discharge relationships - unit hydrographs - flood estimation - reservoir capacity - reservoir and channel routing well hydraulics.

Duty - delta - estimation of evapotranspiration - crop water requirements - design of lined and unlined canals - waterways - head works - gravity dams and spillways - design of permeable foundation - types of irrigation system - irrigation methods - waterlogging and drainage.

Unit 9 Water Supply & Wastewater Disposal

Quality standards - basic unit processes and operations - water treatment - drinking water standards - water requirements - surface water treatment - distribution - sewage and its treatment - quantity and characteristics of wastewater - primary, secondary and tertiary treatment - effluent discharge standards - domestic wastewater treatment - quantity and characteristics - treatment Unit operations and unit processes - sludge disposal - types of pollutants - their sources and impacts - standards and limits.

Unit 10 Highway Engineering IRC standards - geometric design of highways - materials - construction and maintenance - testing and specifications of materials - design of flexible and rigid pavements - traffic characteristics - theory of traffic flow - intersection design - traffic signs and signal design - highway capacity - the importance of surveying - principles and classification - mapping - coordinate system - map projections - measurements of distance and directions - levelling - theodolite traversing - errors and adjustments - curves.

TN TRB 2021 Results

Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board will release the TN TRB 2021 results on the official website. Candidates can download the results from the official website of TN TRB.

How to download the TN TRB 2021 Results?

Steps to download the TN TRB 2021 results are given below.

  • Visit the official website of TN TRB.
  • Search for the link TN TRB 2021 Results.
  • Enter the admit card number
  • Preview the scorecard and download the result.
  • Take a printout of the same.

TN TRB Salary

The selected candidates for Polytechnic lecturer jobs will have a salary slab of INR 15,600 to 39,100 along with grade pay of INR 5,400.

How to prepare for TN TRB?

  • Know the exam pattern & syllabus: TN TRB exam is conducted in 2 parts, both the papers contain 150 questions. The candidates preparing for the exam must go through the syllabus carefully and all the topics should be given equal importance.
  • Complete the syllabus: TN TRB syllabus for both the papers are different. The candidates should not neglect any topics of the syllabus as the questions may be asked from any part of the topics. Candidates are advised to learn the basics first and then move to the other complicated topics.
  • Prepare Notes: The syllabus of TN TRB is too huge and there are many topics. While preparing for the exam candidates should make a note in their language, and also these notes are easy to remember. Making notes will help the candidates in memorizing the topics.
  • Choose the best books: Candidates should wisely choose the books, as there are many books available in the market. Select the books suggested by the teachers and who have qualified the exam. Selecting the right book will help the candidates in the preparation for the exam.
  • Revise the topics and attempt the mock tests before the exam: The candidates should not ignore the revision before the exam, because the candidates often tend to forget the topics. Attempt the mock tests to check the level of your preparations. Candidates should also practise the previous year’s question papers.

Contact Details

In case of any queries related to the Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board (TN TRB) exam, candidates can contact at the given details below.

Address: Teachers Recruitment Board

College Rd, Near Sankara Nethralaya, Subba Road Avenue,

Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600006

Phone Number: 044 2827 2455

Frequently Asked Questions

1. TN TRB application form can be filled offline?

Ans: No, the TN TRB application form cannot be filled online. The application form should be filled online only.

2. What is the lower age limit for TN TRB?

Ans: The lower age limit for TN TRB is 18, this is applicable for all the categories.

3. TN TRB Application form fee is refundable?

Ans: No, the application fee once paid will not be refunded.

4. For how many years is the TN TRB exam passes the certificate valid?

Ans: TET exam pass certificate is valid for 7 years.

5. Is there any priority given to the passed certificates who come under a special category?

Ans: In paper 1, 50% is given to the ex-service personnel & 10% priority given to destitute widows. In paper 2, no priority is given.

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