TNPSC Group 2 2022: Exam Date, Hall Ticket, Syllabus & Latest News

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group 2 2022 ( TNPSC Group 2 )

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Exam On: 25 Feb '23

Rachit Kumar Saxena

Rachit Kumar SaxenaManager-Editorial

Updated on Feb 5, 2023 23:47 IST

TTNPSC Group 2 main exam will be conducted on February 25. The Commission is expected to release the TNPSC Group 2 hall ticket on February 15. The candidates will be required to download their TNPSC Group 2 admit card from tnpsc.gov.in.The Commission will mention the exam centre of the candidates. The Candidates will be required to carry one photo identity proof with the hall ticket to establish their identity when asked for.

TNPSC Group 2 prelims result was released online on November 9. There are 5,529 vacancies in the TNPSC Group 2 exam 2022. The number of candidates who were selected for the main exam was around 55,290 (ten times the number of vacancies). This makes the exam one of the largest exams in the state. 

What is TNPSC Group-2?

The full name of the TNPSC Group 2 exam is  - Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Combined Civil Services Examination-II (CCSE-II). TNPSC conducts the Combined Civil Services Examination-II (CCSE-II) to shortlist candidates for recruitment to various Civil Services in Tamil Nadu. The commission conducts the CCSE-II exam for different posts released under Group 2 and 2A. The significance of TNPSC Group 2 and TNPSC Group 2A can be defined as under:

  • Group 2 (Interview Posts): Selection of candidates for vacancies released under Group 2 is done on the basis of the preliminary exam, main written exam and oral test (interview)
  • Group 2A (Non-Interview Posts): Selection of candidates for vacancies released under Group 2A is done based on marks obtained in them in the written exam only.

TNPSC Group 2 Latest News 2023

TNPSC Group 2 Overview

The candidates can see here the TNPSC Group 2 exam overview for the candidates.

 

TNPSC Group 2 Highlights

Exam Name

Combined Civil Services Examination-II

Conducting Body

TNPSC

Exam Level

State

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Date 

TNPSC Group 2 Prelims - 21-May-2022

TNPSC Group 2 Main - 25-Feb-2023

Vacancies

5,529

TNPSC Registration Fee

INR 150 (valid for five years)

Application Fee

INR 100 for Prelims exam

INR 150 for Main exam

Exam Mode

Offline

Exam Duration

180 minutes

Language

Tamil & English

Exam Purpose

Selection of candidates for civil services posts in Tamil Nadu

Exam Helpdesk No.

044-25332833

Official Website

http://www.tnpsc.gov.in/index.html

The candidates are required to keep a tab on the important TNPSC Group 2 exam dates to get the latest information about the TNPSC Group 2 exam. 

TNPSC Group 2 2022 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of TNPSC Group 2 2022 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Feb '23

TNPSC Group 2 Main Exam Admit Card

TENTATIVE

25 Feb '23

TNPSC Group 2 Main Exam 2022 Date

DatesPast Exam Dates

9 Nov '22

TNPSC Group 2 Result 2022 Released

23 Mar '22

TNPSC Group 2 Application End Date

23 Feb '22

TNPSC Group 2 Application 2022 Start Date

TNPSC Group-2 Hall Ticket 2022

The Commission releases the main exam hall ticket ten days before the exam day. TNPSC Group 2 hall ticket 2022 for the main exam is expected on February 15. The main exam will be conducted on February 25, 2023. The candidates should start the preparation for the main exam because it requires a dedicated and planned preparation of over six months. It may be noted that the TNPSC Group-2 hall ticket was an essential document required to appear in the exam.

TNPSC Group 2 2023

The Commission will not release the TNPSC Group 2 notification in 2023. There will be no TNPSC Group 2 prelims exam in 2023. The Commission released the official exam calendar having no mention of TNPSC Group 2 2023 notification. It made it clear that the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission will not release the official notification in 2023.

See Here: TNPSC Group 2 Posts and Salary Details

TNPSC Group 2 Results

TNPSC released the Group-2 results (prelims) on November 9, 2022. The TNPSC Group-2 result was declared online only. The candidates are required to search for their roll number and check their results. The Commission released the result pdf. The candidates should download their result pdf for future reference. 

TNPSC Group 2 Cut off

The Commission did not release the category-wise cutoff with the result. TNPSC Group 2 cut-off will be released later. The candidates can see here the TNPSC Group 2 cut-off of previous years. The cutoff provides a clear insight into the difficulty level of the exam.

TNPSC Group 2 Answer Key

The candidates must refer to the answer key to get the official answers to the questions. TNPSC Group 2 answer key (tentative) was released online on May 27. The Commission is yet to release the final answer key.

TNPSC Group 2 Apply Online

The Commission released the notification online. The notification mention all the important instructions for the application. TNPSC Group-2 apply online link is activated after the release of the official notification on February 23, 2022. The candidates could register and apply for the exam till March 23. The TNPSC Group 2 applications 2022 link was activated with the release of the notification.

TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility

The candidates can see below the TNPSC Group-2 eligibility criteria for posts included in Combined Civil Services Examination–II (Group-II Services):

TNPSC Group-2 Qualification

There are different educational qualification requirements for different posts. The candidates need to read the official notification before filling out the application form. The details of the educational qualification required for different posts are given below.

 Essential Educational Qualification

Preferential Qualification

Post - Industrial Co-Operative Officer in the Industries and Commerce Department

A degree in BCom or BA, or BSc (other than in a professional subject not being Agriculture)

NA

Post -Probation Officer in Social Defence Department

A degree in BA/ BSc/ BCom from any UGC-recognised university or institution.

OR

BOL of Annamalai University

OR

BBA of Madurai Kamarajar University or Bachelor of Letters (BLitt) of Madras University or BBM/ BLitt of Bharathiyar University

Provided that other things are equal preference shall be given to candidates who possess a degree in Sociology or Psychology.

 

Provided further that other things being equal preference shall be given to those who have practical experience in having done Social Welfare work or who possess a Diploma in Social Service including experience in Social and moral hygiene and aftercare work.

Post - Junior Employment Officer (Non-Differently Abled) in Employment and Training (Employment Wing) Department

A degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or  BOL of Annamalai University or BBA of Madurai Kamarajar University or BLitt of Madras University or BBM or BLitt of Bharathiyar University

NA

Post - Probation Officer in the Prison Department

A degree in BA or BSc or BCom or BOL of Annamalai University or BBA of Madurai Kamarajar University or BLitt of Madras University or BBM or BLitt of Bharathiyar University

Provided that other things being equal preference shall be given to persons

i) Who possess MA degree in Criminology or Sociology or a degree in Sociology or

Psychology

OR

ii) Who holds a diploma in Sociology or Psychology in addition to a degree in any subject other than Sociology or

Psychology

OR

iii) Who has rendered Social Welfare Work for a  period of not less than one year

OR

iv) Who possess a diploma in Social Work awarded by the Madras School of Social Work

Post - Assistant Inspector of labour in the Labour Department

A degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or BOL of Annamalai University or BBA of Madurai Kamarajar University or BLitt of Madras University or BBM or BLitt of Bharathiyar University 

Other things being equal preference shall be given to candidates

(i) Who possess MA degree in Social Work

OR

(ii) Who possess the diploma awarded by the Madras School of Social Work

OR

(iii) Who possess MA degree in Applied Psychology of the

Sagar University

OR

(iv) Who has undergone the diploma course of two years duration at the Institute for Labour Welfare Workers, Bombay or The Xavier Labour Relation Institute, Bihar

OR

(v) Who has undergone the diploma course of PSG school of Social Work, Coimbatore on Labour Specialisation or the Post Graduate Diploma Course in Social Services conducted by the Institute of Social Science, Loyola College, Madras under the direction of the Indian Institute of Social Order, Pune

OR

(vi) Who possesses the Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) of the University of Baroda

OR

(vii) Who possesses a Post Graduate Diploma in Labour Administration awarded by the Tamil Nadu Institute of Labour Studies.

OR

(viii) Who possess a Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management, Industrial Relations and Labour Welfare awarded by the Madras Productivity Council

OR

ix) Who possess a PG Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations, conducted by the Madurai Institute of Social Work, Madurai

OR

x) Who possess MA degree in work Education awarded by the University of Madras

OR

(xi) Who are Released Short Service, Regular Commissioned Officers or Emergency Commissioned Officers or Other Ex-Servicemen

Post - Sub Registrar, Grade-II

A Bachelor’s degree of any university or Institution recognised by the UGC for the purpose of its grant

Provided that other things being equal preference shall be given to persons who possess a BL degree in addition to the qualification specified

Post - Special Assistant in the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Department

Any Degree and technical qualification

Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting both by Higher/ Senior Grade in Tamil and English

NA

Post - MunicipalCommissioner, Grade-II

A degree from any UGC recognised university/ institution

NA

Post - Assistant SectionOfficer in Law Department in Secretariat

BL degree awarded by any university recognised by UGC

NA

Post - Assistant SectionOfficer in Finance Department in Secretariat

A master’s degree in Commerce/ Economics/ Statistics

OR

A bachelor’s degree in Commerce/ Economics/ Statistics with a pass in the final examination of the ICWAI

NA

Post - Assistant SectionOfficer, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat

A degree in BA or BSc or BCom of any University or BOL of Annamalai University or BBA of Madurai Kamarajar University or BLitt of Madras University or BBM or BLitt of Bharathiyar University

NA

Post - Assistant SectionOfficer in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

i) A master’s degree

ii) A bachelor’s degree and

BGL degree

OR

A bachelor’s degree with first-class in any one of the parts

 

Provided that in the case of a candidate belonging to SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/ DC, BC (Other than BCM) and BCM it shall be sufficient if he/she holds a Bachelor’s degree

NA

Post - Assistant Section Officer Cum Programmer in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

Master’s degree in Computer Application

OR

Master’s degree in Science (Information Technology/ Computer Science)

NA

Post - Supervisor of Industrial Co-operatives in the Industries and Commerce Department

A degree of BA or BSc or BCom or BOL of Annamalai University

OR

BBA of Madurai Kamarajar University

OR

BLitt of Madras University

OR

BBM or BLitt of Bharathiyar University

OR

PG Diploma in Agricultural Economics and Co-operation awarded by the National Council for Rural Higher Education

NA

Post - Audit Inspector in the Audit Wing of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Administration Department

A degree of BA or BSc or BCom or BOL of Annamalai University

OR

BBA of Madurai Kamarajar University

OR

BLitt of Madras University

OR

BBM or BLitt of Bharathiyar University

Note: Persons professing Hindu Religion alone are eligible to apply for this post.

NA

Post - Assistant Inspector in Local Fund Audit Department

A degree of BA or BSc or BCom or BOL of Annamalai University

OR

BBA of Madurai Kamarajar University

OR

BLitt of Madras University

OR

BBM or BLitt of Bharathiyar University

NA

Posts - a) Senior Inspectors in Milk Production and Dairy Development Department and

(b) Senior Inspector of Co-operative Societies in the Department of Registrar of Co-operative Societies

Any degree

OR

A diploma in rural services awarded by the National Council of Rural Higher Education

OR

A diploma of Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants

Other things being equal, preference shall be given to the candidates possessing such qualification and in such order as specified below:

i) MA degree in co-operation; OR

ii) MCom degree with co-operation as one of the subject;

OR

iii) BA degree in co-operation; OR

iv) Higher diploma in co-operative management awarded by the Natesan Institute of Co-operative Management, Madras; or Institute of Cooperative Management, Madurai

Post - Supervisor/ JuniorSuperintendent in Tamil Nadu Agricultural Marketing / Agricultural Business Department

Any degree

Provided that other things being equal preference shall be given to persons who have passed the Government Technical Examinations in Bookkeeping by Higher/ Senior Grade

Post - Handloom Inspector in Handlooms and Textiles Department

i) Degree in BA or BSc or BCom of any University recognised by UGC

OR

ii) A diploma in Handloom Technology or Textile Technology or Textile processing or Manmade Fibre Technology awarded by the State Board of Technical  Education and Training in Tamil Nadu

NA

Post - Audit Assistant in the accounts branch of Highways Department

Any degree

Provided that preference shall be given to persons who possess a degree in Commerce

Post - Executive Officer, Grade-II in Town Panchayat Department Tirunelveli District

Degree of any university or institution recognised by the University Grants Commission

NA

Post - Revenue Assistant in the Revenue Department in various Revenue Units

A degree of BA or BSc (other than in a professional subject)

OR

BCom of any university

OR

BOL of Annamalai University

OR

BBA of Madurai Kamarajar University

OR

BLitt of Madras University

OR

BBM

OR

BLitt of Bharathiyar University

NA

The above TNPSC Group 2 eligibility is mentioned in the official notification. These will be updated in case the Commission change the eligibility condition for any post.

TNPSC Group 2 Age Limit

The age limit varies from post to post and category to category. The details of the permissible age limit for each of the post is mentioned below.

Name of the Post

Minimum Age limit (for all categories)

Maximum Age Limit for “Others” (applicants not  belonging to SC, SC (A), ST, MBC/ DC, BC and BCM)

For all posts (except Sub-Registrar Grade – II, Probation Officer in the Prison Department and Social Defence Department)

18 Years

30 Years

Sub-Registrar Grade- II

20 Years

Probation Officer in the Prison Department

22 Years

Probation Officer in the Social Defence Department

26 Years

40 Years

Note: There is no maximum age limit for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/ SC (Arunthathiyars), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Most Backward Class (MBC)/ Denotified Community (DC), Backward Class (BC), Backward Classes (Muslims) and destitute widows of all categories. The maximum age limit means that candidates should not have completed 58 years of age on the date of notification or at the time of selection to a particular post.

The official website informs, “Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC (A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM) and BCM who have put in five years and more of service in the State/Central Government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit.

Also Read: TNPSC Group 2 Model Question Paper

Age Relaxation in TNPSC Group 2

  • Age concession up to 10 years above the maximum age limit is given to differently-abled persons
  • The maximum age limit for ex-servicemen is 48 years. However, it may be noted that the age concession does not apply to ex-servicemen applicants who have already been recruited to any class or service or category. 

TNPSC Group 2 Vacancies

TNPSC Group 2 vacancies were notified in the exam notification released by the commission. There are 5,529 TNPSC Group 2 vacancies in the 2022 edition of the exam. The candidates always search the number of vacancies because it has an impact on the cutoff at every stage of the exam. TNPSC Group 2 exam 2022 notified over five thousand vacancies in the exam The candidates can check here the details of the TNPSC Group 2 vacancies.

TNPSC Group 2 Selection Process

TNPSC Group-2 selection process includes the following stages:

  • Preliminary exam (written): Candidates applying for the exam need to appear for the preliminary exam, which is an objective-type written test.
  • Mains exam (written): Candidates qualified in the preliminary exam need to appear for the mains exam, which is a descriptive written test.
  • Oral test (interview): Candidates who declared passed the main exam need to appear for the oral test.

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Centre

TNPSC exam centres are located in all the districts of the state. The candidates can choose the exam centres at their convenience. The TNPSC Group 2 exam is conducted offline across the state. The allocation of the exam centre is based on the number of candidates opting for that TNPSC Group 2 exam centre.

TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus

The Commission revised the Group-2 syllabus after the modification suggested by the state government. As per the new guidelines, a new section of Tamil Language questions was introduced in the preliminary paper. There will be 100 objective-type questions. The candidates can opt either for the English section or Tamil section. The rest of the sections are similar for everyone.

TNPSC Group-2 Syllabus - Preliminary Exam

Units Subjects

General Science

Scientific Knowledge and Scientific temper - Power of Reasoning - Rote Learning Vs Conceptual Learning - Science as a tool to understand the past, present and future

Nature of Universe - General Scientific Laws – Mechanics - Properties of Matter, Force, Motion and Energy - Everyday application of the basic principles of Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Light, Sound, Heat, Nuclear Physics, Laser, Electronics and Communications

Elements and Compounds, Acids, Bases, Salts, Petroleum Products, Fertilizers, Pesticides

Main concepts of Life Science, Classification of Living Organisms, Evolution, Genetics, Physiology, Nutrition, Health and Hygiene, Human diseases

Environment and Ecology

Current Events

History - Latest diary of events - National symbols - Profile of States - Eminent personalities and places in news – Sports - Books and authors

Polity - Political parties and political system in India - Public awareness and General administration - Welfare oriented Government schemes and their utility, Problems in Public Delivery Systems

Geography - Geographical landmarks

Economics - Current socio-economic issues

Science - Latest inventions in Science and Technology

Geography of India

Location – Physical features - Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate - Water resources - Rivers in India - Soil, minerals and natural resources - Forest and wildlife - Agricultural pattern

Transport - Communication

Social geography – Population density and distribution - Racial, linguistic groups and major tribes

Natural calamity – Disaster Management – Environmental pollution: Reasons and preventive measures – Climate change – Green energy

History & Culture of India

Indus valley civilization - Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas - Age of Vijayanagaram and Bahmani Kingdoms - South Indian history

Change and Continuity in the Socio-Cultural History of India

Characteristics of Indian culture, Unity in diversity – Race, language, custom

India as a Secular State, Social Harmony

 Indian Polity

 

Constitution of India - Preamble to the Constitution - Salient features of the Constitution - Union, State and Union Territory

Citizenship, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental duties, Directive Principles of State Policy

Union Executive, Union legislature – State Executive, State Legislature – Local governments, Panchayat Raj

Spirit of Federalism: Centre-State Relationships

Election - Judiciary in India – Rule of law
Corruption in public life – Anti-corruption measures – Lokpal and Lok Ayukta - Right to Information - Empowerment of women - Consumer protection forums, Human rights charter
Indian Economy Nature of Indian Economy – Five year plan models - an assessment – Planning Commission and Niti Ayog
Sources of revenue – Reserve Bank of India – Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy - Finance Commission – Resource sharing between Union and State Governments - Goods and Services Tax
Structure of Indian Economy and Employment Generation, Land reforms and Agriculture - Application of Science and Technology in agriculture - Industrial growth - Rural welfare oriented programmes – Social problems – Population, education, health, employment, poverty
Indian National Movement National renaissance – Early uprising against British rule - Indian National Congress - Emergence of leaders – B.R.Ambedkar, Bhagat Singh, Bharathiar, V.O.Chidambaranar, Jawaharlal Nehru, Kamarajar, Mahatma Gandhi, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Thanthai Periyar, Rajaji, Subash Chandra Bose and others
Different modes of Agitation: Growth of Satyagraha and Militant movements
Communalism and partition

History, Culture, Heritage and

Socio-Political Movements in Tamil Nadu

History of Tamil Society, related Archaeological discoveries, Tamil Literature from Sangam age till contemporary times

Thirukkural:

  • Significance as a Secular literature
  • Relevance to Everyday Life
  • Impact of Thirukkural on Humanity
  • Thirukkural and Universal Values - Equality, Humanism, etc
  • Relevance to Socio - Politico-Economic affairs
  • Philosophical content in Thirukkural
Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle - Early agitations against British Rule - Role of women in freedom struggle
Evolution of 19th and 20th Century Socio-Political movements in Tamil Nadu - Justice Party, Growth of Rationalism - Self Respect Movement, Dravidian movement and Principles underlying both these movements, Contributions of Thanthai Periyar and Perarignar Anna
Development Administration in Tamil Nadu Human Development Indicators in Tamil Nadu and a comparative assessment across the Country – Impact of Social Reform movements in the Socio-Economic Development of Tamil Nadu
Political parties and Welfare schemes for various sections of people – Rationale behind Reservation Policy and access to Social Resources - Economic trends in Tamil Nadu – Role and impact of social welfare schemes in the Socio-Economic development of Tamil Nadu
Social Justice and Social Harmony as the Cornerstones of Socio-Economic development
Education and Health systems in Tamil Nadu
Geography of Tamil Nadu and its impact on Economic growth
Achievements of Tamil Nadu in various fields
e-governance in Tamil Nadu
Aptitude and Mental Ability  Simplification – Percentage - Highest Common Factor (HCF) - Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
Ratio and Proportion
Simple interest - Compound interest - Area - Volume - Time and Work
Logical Reasoning - Puzzles - Dice - Visual Reasoning - Alphanumeric Reasoning – Number Series

The candidates can see here the TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus for the main exam. 

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern (Revised)

After the introduction of the Tamil Language Eligibility Test in the preliminary exam, the exam pattern was bound to change. As per the new TNPSC Group -2 exam pattern, there were 100 multiple-choice questions for testing the knowledge of the Tamil Language. The candidates can opt for the General English section also instead of Tamil questions. The questions were of SSLC standard. The TNPSC Group 2 Exam Duration is 3 hours. The TNPSC Group 2 exam was conducted based on the following revised pattern:

TNPSC Group 2 Preliminary Subjects

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

General Tamil (S.S.L.C. Standard)

or

General English (S.S.L.C Standard)

100

300

General Studies (Degree Standard)

75

Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (S.S.L.C Standard)

25

Total

200

300

The candidates should understand that the questions in PART A will be in Tamil Language and the questions in Part B will be in Tamil and English. The Part B of the answer sheets will be evaluated only, if the candidate secures minimum qualifying marks 40% (i.e., 60 Marks) in Part A. The final merit of the TNPSC Group 2 prelims exam will be calculated by adding the marks secured in both parts (Part A + Part B)

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TNPSC Group 2 Preparation

The candidates must dedicatedly prepare for the group 2 exam because the competition always remains tough. The number of candidates applying for the exam is a thousand times the number of vacancies. The candidates must plan their TNPSC Group 2 preparation to ensure their selection in the exam. 

TNPSC Group 2 Mock Test and Question Paper

The Commission released a new mock test paper based on the revised syllabus and exam pattern. The candidates can check the new paper and download the TNPSC Group 2 question papers in a simple manner.

TNPSC Group 2 Notification

The recruitment/selection process begins with the release of TNPSC Group-2 notification. The notification is the first official information about the exam dates, vacancies, eligibility criteria, syllabus, the pattern of exam and the like. 

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TNPSC Group-2 Counselling

TNPSC counselling is conducted at the office of the commission. In the counselling, candidates are recruited to different posts on the basis of choice exercised by them as well as the availability of vacancies in their categories. The candidates who clear the main exam and oral test will be called for counselling.

TNPSC Group 2 2022-23 FAQs

Q: When will TNPSC Group 2 Main exam 2022 be conducted?

A: TNPSC Group 2 Main exam 2022 will be conducted on February 25 across the state. The Commission is expected to release the TNPSC Group 2 main hall ticket on February 15. The candidates will be required to download the TNPSC Group 2 main hall ticket from the official website of the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC). 

Q: Is the TNPSC Group 2 hall ticket for Main exam released?

A: No, the Commission will conduct the TNPSC Group 2 exam on February 25 and it is expoected that the TNPSC Group 2 hall ticket/admit card will be released online, ten days before the exam date. So, the TNPSC Group 2 hall ticket is expected on February 15 onwards.  The TNPSC Group 2 main exam will be the objective type exam.

Q: What was the last date to upload the documents for the TNPSC Group 2 Main Exam 2022?

A: The last date to upload the documents online was December 16. The candidates could upload their documents through the e-Seva centre of Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation Limited (TACTV). The Commission will not consider the candidature of those candidates who do not upload their documents within the last date of uploading the documents. The TNPSC Group 2 main exam will be conducted on February 25, 2023 across the state. It will be an objective type paper conducted offline. 

Q: When was the TNPSC Group 2 result declared?

A: TNPSC Group 2 result was released online on November 9. The Commission released the result without mentioning the cutoff. The Commission will conduct the Main exam on February 25 and the hall ticket will be released on February 15. The Commission will conduct the TNPSC Group 2 exam in offline mode at the designated exam centres. The Commission will provide the OMR sheets to the candidates to mark their answers on it. 

Q: Is TNPSC an independent body?

A: Yes, TNPSC is an independent constitutional body. The Governor of Tamil Nadu appoints the chairman and members of the commission. The state government cannot remove the member or chairman of the State Public Service Commission through its decision only. The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is the new name of the Commission. The initial name of the Commission was Madras Public Service Commission constituted in March 1930.

Q: Where is the TNPSC Group 2 Counselling is conducted?

A: TNPSC Group-2 counselling is held at the commission's office for all the candidates qualifying for the oral test/ interview round. In the TNPSC counselling round, candidates are recruited for different posts based on the option exercised by them and the availability of vacancies. The candidates are required to carry all their academic and professional certificates on the day of Counselling. Besides this, the candidates are also required to carry all the relevant documents for claiming relaxation in any of the exam process. 

Q: What is the difference between TNPSC Group 2 and Group 2a?

A: The TNPSC Group 2 exam is a combined civil services exam for various posts. These posts can be divided into two categories.
  • Group 2 posts require interview
  • Group 2A posts do not require an interview
The TNPSC Group 2A post has no interview in the selection process. The candidates need to appear in the TNPSC Group 2 interview if they opt for Group 2 posts. 

Q: Has TNPSC released a model question paper based on the new syllabus?

A: Yes, the TNPSC has released a model question paper for the Group 2 exam based on the new syllabus. The Commission introduced the Tamil Language test in the prelims exam and the model test paper was also released for the candidates so that they can ascertain the level of difficulty.

Q: How much time is provided to the candidates to fill out the TNPSC Group 2 application form?

A: The Commission provides thirty days to fill the TNPSC Group 2 application form. The Commission provide the time period of a month to apply online for the exam. TNPSC Group 2 notification was released online on February 23 and the last date to apply for the exam was March 23.

Q: What is the pass mark for TNPSC Group 2?

A: The T NPSC Group 2 cut off marks are released after the result. Every year, the pass marks are different because it depends on various factors.In addition to the pass mark, the Commission also mentioned the minimum qualifying marks in the prelims and main exam separately. The minimum qualifying marks as mentioned in the official notification is given below:
Exam Stage Minimum Qualifying Marks Maximum Marks
TNPSC Group 2 Prelims Exam 90 300
TNPSC Group 2 Main Exam 102 400

Q: Is TNPSC Group 2 new syllabus is tougher than the previous syllabus?

A: The TNPSC has introduced a new section of the Indian Polity and Constitution in the revised syllabus. The Commission also released the syllabus for all the sections of the exam. The candidates can see here the Indian Polity and Constitution syllabus: 
Indian Polity and Constitution Syllabus
Constitution of India - Preamble to the Constitution - Salient features of the Constitution - Union, State and Union Territory
Citizenship, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental duties, Directive Principles of State Policy
Union Executive, Union legislature – State Executive, State Legislature – Local governments, Panchayat Raj
Spirit of Federalism: Centre-State Relationships
Election - Judiciary in India – Rule of law
Corruption in public life – Anti-corruption measures – Lokpal and Lok Ayukta - Right to Information - Empowerment of women - Consumer protection forums, Human rights charter

Q: Which posts are there in TNPSC Group 2 Exam?

A: TNPSC Group 2 exam has two types of posts. Group 2 and Group 2A. The details of the posts are given under TNPSC Group 2 vacancies. The Complete list of TNPSC Group 2 services which require the interview are as follows:
Post Name & Code Service Name Vacancies
Junior Employment Officer (Non- Differently Abled) in the Employment
and Training (Employment Wing) Department (Post Code No.1017)
Tamil Nadu General Subordinate Service 11
Probation Officer in the Department of Prisons and Correctional Services (Post Code No.1023) Tamil Nadu Jail Subordinate Service  2
Assistant Inspector of Labour in the Labour Department (Post Code No. 1068) Tamil Nadu Labour Subordinate Service 19
Sub Registrar, Grade-II in Registration Department
(Post Code No.1071)
Tamil Nadu Registration Subordinate Service 17
Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled) in Employment
and Training (Employment Wing) Department (Post Code No:2203)
Tamil Nadu General
Subordinate Service
8
Special Assistant in Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Department
(Post Code No.2265)
Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service 1
Special Branch Assistant in Intelligence Section, Office of the Commissioner of Police (Post Code No:2279) Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service 15
Special Branch Assistant in Special Branch of Criminal Investigation 
Department (State Intelligence Wing) (Post Code No:3116)
Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service 43
  Total 116

Q: What are Group 2 posts in TNPSC?

A: There are over 65 posts in the TNPSC Group 2 recruited through the Combined Civil Services Examination-II (CCSE-II) exam. Some of the important TNPSC Group 2 posts having highest salary scale are as follows:
  • Junior Employment Officer (Non- Differently Abled)
  • Probation Officer in the Department of Prisons and Correctional Services
  • Assistant Inspector of  Labour in the Labour Department
  • Sub Registrar, Grade-II in Registration Department
  • Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled) in Employment and Training (Employment Wing)
  • Special Assistant in Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Department
  • Special Branch Assistant in Intelligence Section, Office of the Commissioner of Police
  • Special Branch Assistant in Special Branch of Criminal Investigation Department (State Intelligence Wing)

Q: What is the qualification for TNPSC Group 2?

A: The TNPSC Group 2 qualification mentioned in the offical notification is a Graduate degree in any discipline. The TNPSC Group 2 notification mention preferential qualification in the official notification. 

Q: Does TNPSC Group 2 have interview?

A: Yes, the TNPSC Group 2 posts has interview in the selection process but the Group 2A post don't have the interview in their selection process. The candidates applied for the TNPSC Group 2A post need not to appear in the interviews.

TNPSC Group 2 2022 Contact Information

Address

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
TNPSC Road, VOC Nagar,
Park Town, Chennai-600003,
Tamil Nadu, India

Contact Number

044-25332833/ 044-25332855/ 1800 425 1002 (toll-free number)

Candidates can contact on the aforementioned numbers on all working days between 10:00 AM and 05:45 PM.

Email ID

contacttnpscgmail.com

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