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Reservation System in Tamilnadu | 69 % Reservation Policy | Full information for TNPSC Aspirants

The community wise reservation system in Tamilnadu is followed in education admissions and Job appointments.

Time Line

  • First Backward Classes Commission was established in Tamilnadu under the Chairmanship of AN Sattanathan in the year 1969. 
  • 1971 - The then DMK government increased the reservation for Backward Classes from 25 % to 31 % and SC / ST from 16 % to 18 %  . So total 49 % Reservation System was there .
  • 1980 - MGR 's AIADMK government has increased the BC reservation from 31% to 50% . No changes have made in SC/ST reservation , it was 18% only.
  • Second Backward Classes Commission was established in the year 1993 .
  • In 1992 , the Supreme Court of India ordered the Reservation Systems should not exceed 50% .
  • In 1993 Tamilnadu Government passes an Act and the Act was placed in the 9th Schedule of the Consitution of India.
  • In 2010, the Supreme Court had notified , if reservations can exceed 50 %, there should be quantifiable data for respective communities .

Present Reservation System in Tamilnadu - 69 % Quota System

Community Reservation
(Out of 69%)
Distribution , If any
BC 30 % BC (General)  - 26.5 %
BC (Muslims) - 3.5%
MBC 20%
SC 18% SC – 15 %
SC (Arunthathiar ) - 3%
ST 1 %

( Friends , if you find any corrections or wrong information in the above details, please let us know via comment section or email : mail@tnpscportal.in )

References : (Courtesy)




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hai am bc am score 150/ 200 any chance sir

sir im bc m female vao 155correct answergroup2a 174 correct answer any chance sir

Then why other states are reluctant in increasing the percentage?

I scored 163.5 backward class IV group can I get the job with this mark.Please inform me anyone knows

Tnpsc la part-II English choose panna marks kammi panuvangala? Tamil than select pannanuma

Group IV la 168 marks. I'm female in BC category. Any chances to get a job??

apdi oru rules m ila ....20 % reservation for the candidates who did the eligibility qualification in tamil medium....eg. if degree is the qualification, the candidates shud hav completed degree in tamil medium

when will Horticulture Officer result published sir?

I belongs to oc and am female my group 4 2014 mark is 190.5 and my communal rank is 406 y I didn't get selected

computer center la educational qualificatn HSC,DEGREE mathi potanga sir..10th matum correcta irukku....nan diploma, degree padichirken...ippa cv ku letter vandhuruku...nan cv attend panalama...cancel paniduvangala sir..

what is your overall rank?

Yes you attend the CV and explain the reason there

sir nethu nan attend pannen..comp.centre reason sonadhu accept panitaga...but nan diploma, degree one year gap la arambichu, same year la padichiruken...adhunala 10+3+3 varadhu nu solli adha pathi neraya per kitta discuss panitu, vandhu vandhu en certficate xerox pinadi perisa oru sir eludhunaru ...enakku degree level rank vandhuruku nu sonnaru....ennoda diploma mark sheet, degree mark sheet xerox eduthu varasolli nethu evening 4o'clock ayiduchu sir....inoru mam kitta counselling varuma mam nu keten, avunga therila nu doubt ah solitanga sir...ippa diploma level change panni rank poduvangala or 10th consider pani rank poduvangala...ipa rank 987 c.r.535(bc) mark 244.5 indha rank pinadi pona counselling koopduvangala....enakku doubt a irukku vela kedaikumanu...sir plz clarify..or next grp4 ku padikava...

happy to hear friend.... be faithful....hope you will get job this year..all the best !

thank u so so much sirr...i nvr forget tnpscportal in my lifetime sir....


kessal sir, im comp centre, edu.qual prb same person sir, typing cv lr vandhuruku, o.r 28 c.r 19 sir cv attd panalama sir, n JA attd panadha solanuma sir..clarify sir..

you should attend the day allocated for you only.....better you call tnpsc and ask about this

Group IV la 238.5 marks. I'm male in MBC category overall rank 2505 and community rank 880 . Any chances to get a job??

Dear kessal sir , Group IV la 238.5 marks. I'm male in MBC category overall rank 2505 and community rank 880 . Any chances to get a job??

in Gujarat 49% reservation

Why not we have cent precent reservation for BC and MBC for 5 years rotation.

Dear Sir,

I got 237 marks (158 questions Correct) in Group IV - 2014 Exam.
Am MBC. Male candidate..
My Community Rank(MBC) - 1012 and Over all Rank - 2891
I finished my certificate verification successfully.
Shall i have chances to get job.????????
Please please clarify it to me sir
Or want more improvement.ah sir..

The second Backward Classes Commission was constituted in 1983. Report was submitted in 1985.
After the Supreme Court judgment in 1992, a permanent body by name Tamil Nadu Backward Classes Commission was constituted in 1993.
Kindly make changes in your publication, by referring to relevant government sites.

sir for general...i mean oc...wat about the job appointments..

sir i belong to oc that is general...If i attend for vao how many marks i need to score to get a job..pls reply

Dear Sir, I have 150 question in group 2a and 178 question in vao. I'm mbc female. Completed pg degree. How about my results. Kindly tell.

sir, I am bc female, type both higher. 158/200, any chance sir?

Sir In group IV 179 question BC women Tamil medium any chance to get involved job

Sir group IV BC women 179 Tamil medium any chance to geting job

Iam sca female 115...any chance for tnpsc mains

Iam sca female 115...any chance for tnpsc mains

Iam sca female 115...any chance for tnpsc mains

My mark is 100.5 BC if any chance to get job

Hi sir i am from MBC category.. what is the cut off mark for my caste..and which group exam is easy to clear..

If I got 150/200 in group 4 exam. I am belong to sca cast . There is any changes to get job

Dear sir, What is mean turn and rotation in communal reservation?

Sir am handicapped studentfrom pondicherry g how much I have to get for group 4

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