मेडिकल सर्विसेज रिक्रूटमेंट बोर्ड
Technician Grade- I Recruitment
Applications are invited only through online mode up to 21.08.2023 for direct recruitment on temporary basis to the post of Technician Grade- I, Drug Testing Laboratory, Chennai (Non Transferable Post) in Tamil Nadu Medical Subordinate Service.
Name of the post
Scale of pay
Technician Grade – I (Non Transferable Post)
Rs.35,400 – 1,12,400 (Pay Matrix Level-11)
No. of vacancies
No. of Vacancies*
Technician Grade I Vacancies Last Date – 21 August 2023 (Chennai, Tamil Nadu), Medical Services Recruitment Board (MRB) recruits Technician Grade I posts. Candidates with D.Pharm can Apply.
The number of vacancies advertised is only an indicative number and is liable for
change (decrease or increase) with reference to vacancy position at any time before finalisation of selection
b) Rule of Reservation
The rule of reservation is applicable as per the rules in force. Detailed instructions with regard to
reservation can be seen in Annexure-2 and 3 of this notification.
c) Reservation for Backward Class Muslims (BCMs)
Separate reservation of 3.5% within the 30% reservation available for Backward Classes is applicable
only to Backward Class Muslims (BCMs). All the concessions / relaxations / benefits applicable to BC
candidates are applicable to BC Muslim candidates as well.
d) B.C. (Backward Class) and B.C. Muslims
The expression B.C (i.e. Backward Class) wherever it occurs including online application form, should be
read as “B.C. (other than BCM) and B.C. (Muslims)”, [BCMs denotes Backward Class Muslims].
e) Reservation for Ex-service men
In direct recruitment to the Group ‘C’ post, five percentage (5%) posts are reserved for Ex-servicemen as per
the 200 point roster of Government of Tamil Nadu. Every candidate claiming to be an Ex-servicemen, if
already discharged, should produce the Discharge Certificate from the Defence services, pension, payment
order etc. and if the candidate is serving personnel (yet to be discharged) the candidate has to produce an
undertaking as in Annexure 8 A (in Annexure – 8) and form of certificate for serving personnel in Annexure 8
B (in Annexure – 8).
f) Reservation for differently abled
4% of the posts are reserved for Differently Abled candidates (Orthopaedically physically disabled
(disability in lower limb only) (Locomotor disability of lower limb 40% to 70%) as per G.O.(Ms) No. 3, Health
and Family Welfare (C2) Department dated 06.01.2016 and G.O.(Ms) No. 21, Welfare of Differently Abled
Persons (DAP-3.2) Department dated 30.05.2017. Such candidates have to produce a certificate of physical
fitness from the Medical Board (as in Annexure 7A / 7B of this notification). That Certificate should be
obtained from the Medical Board of a Medical college.
h) Person Studied in Tamil Medium (PSTM)
Section 2 (d) of the Tamil Nadu Appointment on Preferential Basis in the Services under the State of
Persons Studied in Tamil Medium (Amendment) Act, 2020, states that Person studied in Tamil medium means
a person who has studied through Tamil medium of instruction up to the educational qualification prescribed
for direct recruitment in the rules or regulations or orders applicable to any appointment in the services
under the State.
Sl. No. Category Minimum Age (should have completed) (in years) Maximum Age (in years)
SC / ST / SCA / BC / BCM / MBC&DNC OC
a. For all categories No Minimum Age Limit 37*
b. Differently Abled Person No Minimum Age Limit 47*
c. Ex-Servicemen No Minimum Age Limit 50*
* – As per orders issued in G.O. (Ms). No.91, Human Resources Management Department, Dated:
Explanation: No Maximum age limit shall mean that the applicants should not have completed 60 years of age
on the date of Notification (or) at the time of selection / appointment to the post.
1. Sub-Section 8 of Section 20 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act- 2016
shall be applicable to this recruitment.
2. Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC&DNCs, BCs, BCMs who have put in 5 years or more of
service in the State/Central Government are not eligible to apply even if they are within the age limit.
3. No maximum age limit shall mean that the applicants should not have completed 60 years of age either on
the date of Notification or at the time of selection / appointment to the post.
Age Concession for Ex-servicemen
1. “Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules or in the special rules for the various State and
Subordinate Services, an ex – serviceman who has not completed 50 years of age, if he does not belong to
Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe or Backward class or Most Backward Class or Denotified Community and 55
years, if he belongs to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe or Backward Class or Most Backward Classor
Denotified Community on the 1st day of July of the year in which the selection for appointment is made, but
is otherwise qualified shall be eligible for such appointment.”
2. “Persons serving in the Armed Forces shall be eligible to apply for posts under the Government if they are
due to Complete the specified term of their engagement in the Armed forces within one year from the last date
prescribed by the appropriate authority for receipt of the application in respect of a particular
recruitment. All such candidates while making their applications shall submit a self undertaking and a form
of certificate from their Commanding Officer in the format given in Annexure – 8 of this notification.”
[Section 63 of Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act – 2016]
3. The above mentioned age concession will not apply to the Ex-servicemen applicants who have already been
recruited to any class or service or category. (Section – 3(j) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants
(Condition of Service) Act – 2016.
Age Concession for Differently Abled candidates
Eligible Differently Abled candidates can avail age concession up to ten years over and above the age limits
prescribed for the appointment to post by direct recruitment. [Section 64 of Tamil Nadu Government Servants
(Conditions of Service) Act – 2016]
6B. Candidate shall possess the following qualification on the date of this notification viz.12.06.2023
Sl. No Name of the post Qualification
1. Occupational Therapist
(a) Must have passed Higher Secondary Course, and
(b) a Bachelor Degree in Occupational Therapy 3 years course with 6 months internship until 1997 (or) Four
years course with 6 months internship in Occupational Therapy awarded by any University recognized by the
University Grants Commission
Conditions and Qualification
i. The claims of the candidates with regard to the date of birth, educational/technical qualifications and
community are generally accepted only on the information furnished by them in their on-line application,
without physical verification of their claims. Their candidature therefore will be provisional and subject
to the Board satisfying itself, about their age, educational/technical qualifications, community etc.
through a physical verification process. The candidature is therefore, provisional at all stages and the
Board reserves the right to reject any candidature at any stage, even after the selection has been made.
Occupational Therapist Vacancies Last Date – 02 July 2023 (Chennai, Tamil Nadu), Medical Services Recruitment Board (MRB) recruits Occupational Therapist posts. Candidates with BOT can Apply.
Village Health Nurse/ Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM)(CLOSED) in Medical Services Recruitment Board Recruitment
Village Health Nurse/ Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM)(CLOSED)
Village Health Nurse/ Auxiliary Nurse Midwife Vacancies Last Date – 09 February 2022 (Chennai, Tamil Nadu), Medical Services Recruitment Board (MRB) recruits Village Health Nurse/ Auxiliary Nurse Midwife posts. Candidates with ANM, can Apply.
Field Assistant (MLT) in Medical Services Recruitment Board Recruitment
Field Assistant (MLT)
Field Assistant Vacancies Last Date – 02 February 2022 (Chennai, Tamil Nadu), Medical Services Recruitment Board (MRB) recruits Field Assistant posts. Candidates with MLT, can Apply.
About Medical Services Recruitment Board (MRB) – मेडिकल सर्विसेज रिक्रूटमेंट बोर्ड
The Medical Services Recruitment Board was constituted by the Government of Tamil Nadu in G.O. (Ms) No.1, Health and Family Welfare (C2) Department dated 02.01.2012 with the objective of making appointments to various categories of staff in the Health and Family Welfare Department by way of direct recruitment, in a speedy manner, keeping in view the nature, importance and essentiality of these posts. The Medical Services Recruitment Board started functioning with effect from 06.02.2012.
Office Address: MRB
7th floor, DMS building
359, Anna Salai,
Chennai – 600006
Phone : 044-24355757
Fax : 044-24359393
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