Chennai: People with professional qualifications such as M.Tech, B.Tech and MBA, postgraduates as well as graduates are in the race to bag the work of sweepers and sanitary workers in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Secretariat. Also Read - iPhone Production in India Likely to go Up This Year as Tata Sons Eyes Phone Plant in Tamil Nadu

Many Diploma holders too are fighting it out for the posts of sweeper (10 vacancies) and sanitary worker (4 vacancies). Also Read - Cyclone Burevi: Heavy Rainfall Likely in Kerala, Tamil Nadu; Flight Ops Suspended at Thiruvananthapuram & Tuticorin Airport

On September 26, the Assembly Secretariat sought applications for the posts. Also Read - TNUSRB SI Result 2020 Announced at tnusrbonline.org, Check Details Here

The only qualification was that the aspiring candidates should be able-bodied. The minimum age limit was 18 years completed. The maximum age differed.

A total of 4,607 applications were received, including from the Employment Exchange.

Of this, 677 applicants were rejected while the balance have fulfilled the eligibility criteria.