CMDA (Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority) Recruitment 2020

Updated on Aug 22, 2020

Overview

Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority or CMDA released a notification for the vacancy. The vacant posts were for Steno Typist, Junior Assistant, Typist, Fieldman, and Messenger posts. Check the latest updates along with the eligibility down below. 

Background

The CMDA or Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority was set up in 1972 as the ad hoc body under Tamil Nadu and the Country Planning Act, 1971. It was created in the form of a nodal centre for the Town Planning of the Madras(now Chennai) City Authority and to become the statutory body in 1974. The chairman of this institution is the Housing Minister of Chennai. The CMDA was known as the research centre for the Anna University's centre of research.

The institution was previously known as the Madras Metropolitan Development Authority. It manages developmental activities for the municipality corporations and numerous local authorities.

Vacancies

  • Junior Assistant: 34
  • Steno Typist (Grade-III): 24
  • Typist: 10
  • Field man : 19
  • Messenger Posts : 44

Total Number of Vacancies is 131

Educational Qualification

  • Junior Assistant: The candidate must have a degree in a recognized university.
  • Steno-Typist (Grade-III): The candidate must have passed 10th Standard or S.S.L.C. along with Government Technical Examination in Higher Typewriter Grade in English and should have passed Government Technical Examination of Shorthand by Lower Grade in English. However, candidates who have passed Examination in Higher Grade Qualification of shorthand in both Tamil and English will be preferred.
  • Typist: The candidate should have passed 10th and S.S.L.C. Plus must have passed Government Technical Examination in Typewriting by securing Higher Grade in English and at least lower grade in Tamil.
  • Fieldman: The candidate should have passed S.S.L.C. An examination from a renowned school and should have the ability to ride the bicycle.
  • Messenger Posts: The candidate should have passed 8th standard from a recognized school.

Important Dates

Submission of form: 10 February 2020 to 24 February 2020

Admit card downloading: 10 May 2020

Age Limit

The minimum age limit is 21 years, and the maximum age limit is 31 years.

Pay Scale

  • Junior Assistant: INR 19500 – 62000/- (Level-8).
  • Steno Typist (Grade-III): INR 20600 – 65500/- (Level-10).
  • Typist: INR 19500 – 62000/- (Level-8).
  • Fieldman : INR 15700 – 50000/- (Level-1).
  • Messenger Posts : INR 15700 – 50000/- (Level-1).

Selection Process

  • Written Test
  • Viva-voce
  • Document Verification

Download of Admit Card

After downloading the admit card, the candidate should check the following details.

  • Full name of the candidate
  • Exam Date CMDA
  • Latest Photograph
  • Gender (Male/ Female)
  • Father's and Mother's Name/Guardian's name
  • Roll Number of the candidate
  • Exam time
  • Important Instructions for the Examination
  • Candidate's Signature

Job Location

Tamil Nadu

Documents Needed

  • PAN Card
  • College ID
  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter ID
  • Employee ID
  • Driving License
  • Photograph
  • Passport
  • Any other identity proof was given by the Central or State government
  • Any other identity proof given by Gazetted Officer

 Application Process

Step 1: Visit the Official Website.

Step 2: Find the notifications.

Step 3: Read all the information carefully.

Step 4: Check your Eligibility.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is CMDA?

The CMDA or Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority was set up in 1972 as the ad hoc body under Tamil Nadu and the Country Planning Act, 1971. It was created in the form of a nodal centre for the Town Planning of the Madras(now Chennai) City Authority and to become the statutory body in 1974. The chairman of this institution is the Housing Minister of Chennai. The CMDA was known as the research centre for the Anna University's centre of research.

Q. What is CMDA Notification?

Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority or CMDA released a notification for the vacancy. The vacant posts were for Steno Typist, Junior Assistant, Typist, Feildman and Messenger posts. Check the latest updates along with the eligibility down below. 

Q. What was the previous name of CMDA?

The institution was previously known as the Madras Metropolitan Development Authority. It manages developmental activities for the municipality corporations and numerous local authorities.

Q. What is the total number of vacancies?

There are a total of 131 posts under the CMDA Recruitment.

Q. What is the examination pattern for the recruitment?

There will be written test, interview and document verification under the process of recruitment.

Q. What is the educational qualification needed for a junior assistant?

The candidate must have a degree in a recognized university.

Q. What are the posts vacant under the notification?

The vacant posts are Junior Assistant: 34, Steno-Typist (Grade-III): 24, Typist: 10, Fieldman: 19, and Messenger Posts: 44.

Q. What is the educational qualification needed for typist?

The candidate should have passed 10th and S.S.L.C. Plus must have passed Government Technical Examination in Typewriting by securing Higher Grade in English and at least lower grade in Tamil.

Q. What are the documents needed for the document verification?

The candidate needs to bring they're admit card along with P.A.N. Card, College ID, Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Employee ID, Driving License, Photograph, Passport, Any other identity proof given by Central or State government and Any other identity proof given by Gazetted Officer.

Q. What will the admit card contain?

The admit card has some important information such as the Full name of the candidate CMDA Exam date, latest Photograph, Gender (Male/ Female), Father's and Mother's Name/Guardian's name, Roll Number of the candidate, Exam time, Important Instructions for the Examination and Candidate's Signature. 

Q. What is the pay scale of the various posts?

  • Junior Assistant: INR 19500 – 62000/- (Level-8).
  • Steno Typist (Grade-III): INR 20600 – 65500/- (Level-10).
  • Typist: INR 19500 – 62000/- (Level-8).
  • Fieldman : INR 15700 – 50000/- (Level-1).
  • Messenger Posts : INR 15700 – 50000/- (Level-1).

Q. What is the educational qualification for Steno typist?

The candidate must have passed 10th Standard or S.S.L.C. along with Government Technical Examination in Higher Typewriter Grade in English and should have passed Government Technical Examination of Shorthand by Lower Grade in English. However, candidates who have passed Examination in Higher Grade Qualification of shorthand in both Tamil and English will be preferred.


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WRITTEN BYVarsha Verma

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