The Teachers Recruitment Board was constituted in the year 1987, for the express purpose of recruiting teachers in Schools under the School Education Department. The Board is now vested with the responsibility of recruiting teachers and Assistant Professor for three Departments viz. School Education, Higher Education and Legal Studies. The Teachers Recruitment Board has also been designated as the nodal agency for conducting Teacher Eligibility Test in Tamil Nadu.
Teachers Recruitment Board has been entrusted with the direct recruitment for the following categories of posts.
Teacher Recruitment Board has been designated as a nodal agency for conducting the Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test (TNTET) vide G.O.Ms.No.181 School Education (C2) Department dated 15.11.2011.