TN MRB Opthalmic Assistant Recruitment 2023 for 93 Vacancies

TN MRB Ophthalmic Assistant Recruitment 2023 for 93 Vacancies

TN MRB Ophthalmic Assistant job Notification 2023 | TN MRB Ophthalmic Assistant Recruitment 2023 | TN MRB ophthalmic Assistant 2023 Online application @ TN MRB invites Online Applications for the Recruitment of 93 Ophthalmic Assistant Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website @ from 17/02/2023 to 09/03/2023.


TN MRB Recruitment 2023:

Organization Name Tamilnadu Medical Services Recruitment Board (MRB)
Job Category Tamilnadu Government Jobs
Employment Type Regular Basis
Notification No. 02/MRB/2023 Dated: 17.02.2023
Vacancies 93 Ophthalmic Assistant Posts
Place of Posting Tamilnadu
Starting Date 17/02/2023
Ending Date 09/03/2023
Apply Mode Online
Official Website



Post Name:

Ophthalmic Assistant

TN MRB Recruitment 2023 Vacancies:

S No Name of Posts No. of Posts
1 Ophthalmic Assistant 93
Total 93


TN MRB Recruitment 2023 Educational Qualication:

i.                     Passed the two year Ophthalmic Assistant course conducted, by a Government Medical College or any other institution recognized by the Directorate of Medical Education; or

ii.                   Two year diploma in Optometry conducted by a Government Medical College or any other institution recognized by the Directorate of Medical Education and passed the three month condensed Para Medical Ophthalmic Assistant course conducted by the Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Chennai or any other institution recognized by the Directorate of Medical Education.



Age Limit for TN MRB Recruitment 2023:

S No Category Minimum Age (Should Have completed in years) Maximum Age (in years) SC/ST/SCA/BC/BCM/MBC & DNC Maximum Age (in years) OC
a. For all categories 18 No Maximum Age Limit 32
b. Differently Abled Person 18 No Maximum Age Limit 42
c. Ex-Servicemen 18 No Maximum Age Limit 50

Candidates Relaxation is Upper Age limit will be provided as per Government Rules. Go through TN MRB official Notification 2023 for more reference.



  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, and ex- servicemen 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 r Denotificed Community and 55 years, if he belongs Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe or Backword Class or most Backword Class or 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 post 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.”
  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]



1.       Ophthalmic Assistant – Rs. 35400-112400 ( Pay Matrix Level – 11)


Application Fee / Examination Fee:

SC/SCA/ST/DAP(PH)/DW- Rs. 300/-
Others – Rs. 600/-
Note: The applicants shall pay the Application fees as indicated in the table Above through Online Mode Only.

Online applications once registered / completed will not be allowed to be withdrawn and / or the fee paid towards the registration / application will not be refunded / adjusted for any reason.

TN MRB Ophthalmic Assistant Selection Process:


TN MRB may follow the following process to select the candidates.

1.       Merit List
2.       Certificate Verification


Selection will be made based on the marks scored by the candidates in their academic and technical qualification(s) for the post of Ophthalmic Assistant duly following the rules of reservation and communal rotation issued by the Government of Tamil Nadu and satisfaction of the qualification and other conditions stipulated in this Notification. There will be no oral test (Interview) for the post.

Minimum educational qualification required for the post Weightage of marks
Ophthalmic Assistant Course (OR) Diploma in Optometry and passed the three month condensed Para Medical Ophthalmic Assistant Course HSC/P.U.C SSLC/10TH
Ophthalmic Assistant 50% 30% 20%


The Selection will be made for the Opthalmic Assistant post, duly following the relevant rules of reservation and communal rotation of Government of Tamil Nadu.


Important Dates:

Starting Date for Submission of Application 17/02/2023
Last Date for Submission of Application 09/03/2023


How To Apply:

Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the TN MRB website in the Careers webpage under current openings section i.e. from 17/02/2023 to 09/03/2023. No other mode of application will be accepted.

  1. Interested and eligible candidates are to visit the Medical Services Recruitment Board’s website and familiarize themselves with the detailed notification.
  2. On the Home Page, click ”Online Registration” to open up the On-Line Application Form.
  3. Select the name of the post of Ophthalmic Assistant.
  4. All the Required particulars be entered without skipping any field.
  5. 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 send only to the registered primary mobile number by SMS and to the registered e-mail only and by no othermeans.

TN MRB Ophthalmic Assistant Official Notification & Application Link:

TN MRB Official Website Career CLICK HERE
TN MRB Official Notification Link CLICK HERE
TN MRB Online Application Form CLICK HERE


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