Over 9,000 candidates in the city wrote the examination for the recruitment for the Tamil Nadu Special Police Youth Brigade. The examination was held throughout the State for 10,500 vacancies in the new group that will be formed in the coming year.
Following a government announcement on the formation of new brigade, the Tamil Nadu Uniformed Service Recruitment Board announced on the examination to be held on Sunday morning for the selection of candidates.
Hall tickets were issued to applicants and centres were fixed in cities including Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Trichy, Tirunelvelli and Salem and 31 districts in north, west, central and south zones in Tamil Nadu.
Across the State, over 1.20 lakh candidates appeared for the exam. In the city, the centres included Ethiraj College in Egmore, Quaid-E-Millath College on Anna Salai, Queen Marys College on R.K. Salai, Lady Wellington School on Kamarajar Salai, Madras Christian College School in Chetpet, Madha Engineering College in Kundrathur and Velammal Engineering College in Ambattur. 2,835 posts are vacant in Chennai.
The results are likely to be released in December and the selected candidates will undergo fitness and medical tests.
The Tamil Nadu Special Police Youth Brigade will assist police in law and order situations and would be pressed for bandobust. Members of the brigade stand highly eligible for Tamil Nadu police recruitment in future, police sources said.