Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission conducts Group-2 Exam every year to recruit candidates for civil services. The TNPSC Group 2 exam selects candidates for different posts through a written test and interview.
Meanwhile, applicants can check the preceding year’s exam structure and other details like eligibility, marks division, and application procedure to streamline their preparation.
Candidates looking forward to appearing for the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission exam can also familiarise themselves with the TNPSC Group 1 details for reference.
Important Facts about TNPSC Group 2 Exam
- The commission has released 5,831 vacancies for the TNPSC Group 2 exam 2023
- The Tamil eligibility test is of 150 marks, and the primary Group 1 and Group 2 exams are of 100 marks.
- Students who qualify for the TNPSC Group 2 prelims can take the mains. The structure is slightly similar to UPSC prelims
Aspirants can also get details of the other government exams conducted in the country at the linked article.
|Candidates can complement their preparation of Govt. Exams from the links given below:|
What are the General Eligibility Criteria of TNPSC Group 2 Exam?
Applicants should know the general eligibility to apply for the TNPSC Group 2 exam. Individuals have to fall in the age criteria mentioned in the TNPSC Group 2 notification to qualify for this exam.
Name of the post
|Sub-Registrar Grade 2||20-30|
|For all posts, with the exception of Probation Officer in the Prison Department, Sub-Registrar Grade 2 and Social Defence Department||18-30|
|Probation Officer in the Social Defence Department||26-40|
|Probation Officer in the Prison Department||22-30|
- No age restriction prevails for Scheduled castes, Scheduled tribes, denotified communities, destitute widows, and backward classes.
- Age relaxation is available for specially-abled persons for up to 10 years.
- Ex-servicemen are not eligible for any age concessions.
TNPSC Group 2 Educational Qualifications
|Junior Employment Officer||Degree in Arts/Science/Commerce or
BOL of Annamalai University/ BBA from Madurai Kamarajar University/ BBM or BLitt of Bharathiyar University/ BLitt of Madras University
|Industrial Co-Operative Officer in the Industries and Commerce Department||BCom/ BA/ BSc from any UGC recognized university or institution.|
|Probation Officer in Social Defence Department||BSc/ BA/ BCom from any UGC recognised institution or university.
BOL of Annamalai University/ Bachelor of Letters (BLitt) of Madras University/ BBA of Madurai Kamarajar University
|Probation Officer in the Prison Department||BA/BSc/BCom/ BOL of Annamalai University/ BBA of Madurai Kamarajar University/ BLitt of Madras University/ BBM/ BLitt of Bharathiyar University|
|Assistant Inspector of labour in the Labour Department||A degree in Science or Arts or Commerce or BOL or Engineering of Annamalai University or BLitt of Madras University or BBA of Madurai Kamarajar University or BLitt or BBM of Bharathiyar University|
|Special Assistant in the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Department||Technical qualification and Degree
Certificate on government technical exam in
Typewriting both by senior grade or higher in English and Tamil
|Sub Registrar, Grade-II||Bachelor’s from a UGC recognised university or institution.|
|Assistant Section Officer in Law Department in Secretariat||BL from any UGC recognised university or institution|
|Municipal Commissioner, Grade-II||Degree from any UGC recognised university or institution|
|Revenue Assistant in the Revenue Department in various Revenue Units||Degree in Arts/Science/Commerce or
BOL of Anamalai University/ BBA from Madurai Kamarajar University/ BLitt of Madras University/ BLitt or BBM of Bharathiar University
Individuals can download the official notification for detailed educational qualifications against different TNPSC Group 2 posts list. If they fulfil the specified eligibility parameters, applicants can apply on the official website.
How to Apply for the TNPSC Group 2 Exam?
Abiding by the following steps can help interested individuals apply for this competitive exam.
Step 1: Go to the official TNPSC website.
Step 2: Register with the One Time Registration process valid for five years.
Step 3: Applicants have to log in with the registration ID and password and click on the application form.
Step 4: Fill in the form with personal and educational details like name, address, exam centre choice, higher education and more.
Step 5: Complete the process by paying application fees for the exam via the preferred payment mode.
For more details, candidates can download the official notification and learn more about the recruitment process. Also, the best preparation strategy for competitive exams can be reviewed at the linked article.
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Candidates can refer to the set of links given below to get details of the TNPSC Group 1 examination:
|TNPSC Group 1 Exam Eligibility Criteria||TNPSC Group 1 Notification|
|TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern||Exam Dates for TNPSC Group 1|
|TNPSC Group 1 Exam Preparation||TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus|
Frequently Asked Questions on TNPSC Group 2
What is the pay scale of an Industrial Cooperative Officer under TNPSC Group 2?
Candidates, who clear the TNPSC Group 2 exam and are recruited as Industrial Cooperative Officers, earn around Rs. 37,200 to Rs.1,17,600 per month.
What is the mode of the TNPSC Group 2 exam?
TNPSC Group 2 exam will be conducted offline in commission selected exam centres.
What is the fee to register for TNPSC Group 2 preliminary exam?
Candidates have to pay Rs.125 to register for TNPSC Group 2 preliminary exam.