Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) has conducted the written examination today for the recruitment to Post Graduate (PG) assistants on more than 3,300 posts that were notified for the year 2016-17. TRB officials had said that arrangements were made for the smooth conduct of TRB PG assistant written exam today at 610 exam centres in 32 districts of the state of Tamil Nadu.
Teachers Recruitment Board had issued the notification earlier for direct recruitment of Post Graduate Assistant/Physical Education Directors Grade–I in School Education and other departments for the year 2016- 17. The initially advertised vacancies were only 1,663 but 1,712 more vacancies were added later. The official statement released then stated that 1712 additional vacancies have been created for this recruitment process, bringing the total number of vacancies to 3375.
TRB PG assistant examination held today consisted of a total of 150 multiple choice questions and the time duration given to students was 3 hours. Of the total 150 questions asked in the exam, 30 questions were from education methodology, 10 questions of general knowledge, and the major part was the ‘main subject’ paper which candidates had opted while applying.
The main paper section carried 110 questions from subjects of candidates’ choice, one of these: Tamil/ English/ Maths/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Commerce/ Zoology/ Botany/ Physical Education/ History/ Economics. The question paper was bilingual only, in English and Tamil.
TRB answer key 2017, TRB PG assistant exam answer key for today’s exam will be released by many sources such as coaching institutions and online forums as well.
While official answer key of PGTRB exam will be released in about a week or more, there is no date notified by TRB for the same, unofficial sources such Kalvisolai, Kalviseithi, Padasalai etc upload the answer keys after the completion the exam.
While the answer keys have not been uploaded online as of this writing, expect them to be available online by evening for all subjects/papers.
Official answer keys will be uploaded at www.trb.tn.nic.in while the unofficial answer keys will be uploaded here courtesy of sources.
A thorough analysis of the cut off marks that can be expected here in TRB PG assistant exam for the preparation of merit, to qualify, will be done on a later date. The results also may take more than a month to get announced.