a. Recruitment by Open Advertisement:
“All direct recruitments to the post of Paramedical and technical staff shall be done through a selection process based on open advertisement (in at least two newspapers and one of which must be in vernacular language), along with notifying the vacancies with the Employment Exchange. After obtaining eligible list sponsored by the Employment Exchange, open advertisement in at least two ‘newspapers’ (one of which must be in vernacular language) be published inviting application. The list of candidates sponsored by the Employment Exchange be intimated to apply for the concerned post, as per the advertisement, to the Medical Services Recruitment Board. The process of selection shall be made based on the marks obtained by the candidates in various examinations by giving weightages to their academic performance.
b. Recruitment by open advertisement and Competitive Examination:
(i) All Direct recruitment posts in Assistant Surgeon (General), Assistant Surgeon (Dental – General / Speciality) and Nurses shall be made, through open advertisement (in atleast two newspapers and one of which must be in vernacular language) by conducting written examination (through physical or electronic mode) duly following the procedures prescribed.
(ii) All direct recruitments to the post of Assistant Surgeon in various Speciality Departments in Tamil Nadu Medical Service shall be made through a ‘walk-in’ selection through open advertisement (in at least two newspapers and one of which must be in vernacular language), based on the marks obtained by the candidates in their Post Graduate Speciality subject. For the post of Assistant Surgeon (Speciality) a person in possession of Post graduate degree shall be preferred over DNB and DNB over a Post Graduate Diploma, duly following the procedures prescribed.
The applications are received only through online application hosted in the MRB website. Based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the competitive examination conducted by MRB, taking into account communal rotation and other reservations in force, the eligible candidates are asked to produce the certificates and other documents, as claimed by them in their online application. Based on the verification of the certificates and other documents, provisionally selected list of candidates are being given appointment.