Medical Services Recruitment Board (MRB) 2020 Jobs Recruitment. MRB has released official notification for the job openings of Therapeutic Assistant vacancies. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 24th December, 2020.

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

Therapeutic Assistant – 76 Posts

Job Location – Chennai

Other Qualification Details :-

Applications are invited only through online mode up to 24.12.2020 for direct recruitment on temporary basis to the posts of Therapeutic Assistant (Male) and Therapeutic Assistant (Female) in Tamil Nadu Medical Subordinate Service carrying the level of pay noted against.

1. Name of the post: Therapeutic Assistant

2. No of Post:

i) Therapeutic Assistant (Male) : 38

ii) Therapeutic Assistant (Female) : 38

3. Level of Pay (Rs.): Level 4 (18000 - 56900)

4. Candidate shall possess the following qualification on the date of this notification viz. 03.12.2020

5. Qualification: Therapeutic Assistant (Male) & Therapeutic Assistant (Female)

No person shall be eligible for appointment to the post, unless he possesses the 2 ½ years course in Diploma in Nursing Therapy awarded by the Chairman, Board of Examination, Directorate of Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy, Government of Tamil Nadu or the Secretary, Governing council, Directorate of Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy, Government of Tamil Nadu.

6. 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.

ii. If a candidate claims equivalent qualification, the onus of providing the same rests with the candidate. 

iii. Persons with required qualification whether registered in employment exchange or otherwise are eligible to apply. 

iv. Candidate shall not have any adverse character or antecedents. 

v. Candidate shall not have more than a living spouse


Age: Age (as on 01.07.2020): Minimum Age (should have completed) (in years): 18 years. Maximum Age (in years): 58 years

Application Fee: SC / SCA / ST / DAP(PH) / DW: Rs. 300/-. ii. Others: Rs. 600/-

Documents Required :-

a. Evidence of Date of Birth (Birth Certificate / SSLC) 

b. Evidence and Mark sheet of Educational qualification (SSLC, HSC and Diploma in Nursing Therapy) 

c. Evidence of Tamil qualification (viz., SSLC / Certificate for having passed the second class Language Test (Full Test) in Tamil conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission). 

d. Community certificate from the competent authority (Permanent Community Certificate) 

e. Certificate of character and conduct issued by Group A or Group B Officer on or after issue of the current notification. 

f. Certificate of character and conduct issued by the Head of the Institution in which he / she last studied. 

g. Differently abled certificate issued by the competent authority (if applicable)

h. No Objection Certificate from the Appointing Authority concerned (if applicable)  

i. An undertaking and Declaration to be submitted as in para 12A and 12B of this notification 

j. Two (2) passport size colour photograph (that was used to scan and uploaded in the online application) (with name and application number on the reverse).

k. Any one of the photo ID Card issued by a Government Authority (other than PAN card), depicting the Address for communication or permanent Address furnished in the online application. 

l. Challan copy (or) proof of payment of Exam fee already paid (either through on-line or off-line – Indian Bank Branch). 

m. Destitute widow certificate

n. In respect of Ex-Servicemen they have to produce the Discharge Certificate,PPO No., in case if he is already Discharged. If the candidate is a serving personnel to be discharged within one year from the last date of receipt of the application of this notification, he has to produce An undertaking given by the candidate in Annexure 8A & Form of Certificate for serving personnel in of this notification.(if applicable).

o. The candidate will also be asked to sign on the printed copy of on-line application (printed copy will be provided to the candidate at the time of certificate verification)

Address :-

Medical Services Recruitment Board, 7th floor, 359, Anna Salai, Teynampet, Chennai 600 006.

Selection Process :-

1. Selection will be made based on the marks scored by the candidates in their academic qualification for the post of Therapeutic Assistant (Male) / Therapeutic Assistant (Female) duly following the rules of reservation and communal rotation issued by the Government of Tamil Nadu. There will be no oral test (Interview) for the post.

2. Educational qualification required for the post: 2 ½ years course in Diploma in Nursing Therapy

3. Weightage of marks:

i. Diploma: 50%

ii. HSC / P.U.C: 30%

iii. SSLC / 10th: 20%

4. The selection will be made for the post of Therapeutic Assistant (Male) / Therapeutic Assistant (Female), duly following the relevant rules of reservation and communal rotation of Government of Tamil Nadu.

Steps to Apply :-

a. Interested and eligible candidates are to visit the Medical Services Recruitment Board’s website and familiarize themselves with the detailed notification. 

b. On the Home Page, click “Online Registration” to open up the On-Line Application Form. 

c. Select the name of the post of Therapeutic Assistant (Male) / Therapeutic Assistant (Female) 

d. All the required particulars be entered without skipping any field.

e. Mobile number and e-mail are mandatory; you are also requested to provide alternate secondary Mobile No., Landline number as well. All communication from MRB will be sent only to the registered primary mobile number by SMS and to the registered e-mail only and by no other means

f. Candidates are required to upload their scanned copy of colour photograph (not exceeding 500 kb in size) and scanned copy of signature (not exceeding 200 kb in size) as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature. An online application is incomplete without the Photograph, Signature upload.

g. The candidates need to apply only in online mode. They shall not send copies of certificates / printed application to MRB. In the online application, candidates need to furnish the details such as: Community Certificate number; Issuing Authority; Date of issue, in support of the claims made with regard to community failing which the application will not be considered.

h. Candidates need to verify their eligibility for the post before submitting their online application. If a candidate furnished wrong information, action will be taken by MRB to debar such candidate from the future exams/recruitment, apart from other legal actions.

i. Last date: 24.12.2020

Important Dates :-

1. Date of Notification: 03.12.2020

2. Last date for submission of Application (Online Registration & Online payment): 24.12.2020

Official Notification