TNPSC Group 2 Recruitment 2024: Vacancy, Eligibility, Post, Age Limit & Process

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group 2 2024 ( TNPSC Group 2 )

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Registration: 20 Jun '24 - 19 Jul '24

Rachit Kumar Saxena

Rachit Kumar SaxenaManager-Editorial

Updated on Jul 5, 2024 15:44 IST

The TNPSC Group 2 recruitment 2024 started with the release of the official notification. The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission released the TNPSC Group 2 notification 2024 on June 20, 2024. The candidates should read the official notification to know all the details about the TNPSC Group 2 2024 recruitment process. The last date for the TNPSC Group 2 Application 2024 is July 19, 2024. The Commission will conduct the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2024 on September 14, 2024, in the offline mode across the state. The TNPSC Group 2 recruitment takes around one year to complete.

 The recruitment process starts with the applications and end with the appointment of the candidate.  The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission released the annual planner mentioning the TNPSC group 2 2024 dates but released the notification before the scheduled date. With the release of the official notification, the Commission will also start the TNPSC Group 2 application 2024. TNPSC Group 2 recruitment process includes all the major stages in the selection journey of the candidate. It officially starts with the TNPSC Group 2 notification and ends up with the final result.

The TNPSC Group 2 recruitment is carried out for the group 2 position of the state administrative machinery. TNPSC Group 2 recruitment is done for two types of posts.

  1. TNPSC Group 2
  2. TNPSC Group 2A 

The TNPSC Group 2A services are non-interview posts and the recruitment of both posts are done through common recruitment. 

TNPSC Group 2 Posts

The TNPSC Group 2 recruitment is done for the following positions.

Sl.No Post Name
1 Deputy Commercial Tax Officer
2 Municipal Commissioner, Grade-II
3 Junior Employment Officer (Non-Differently Abled)
4 Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled)
5 Sub-Registrar, Grade-II
6 Assistant Inspector of Labour
7 Assistant Section Officer(Other than Law and Finance  Department)
8 Assistant Section Officer (Law Department)
9 Assistant Section Officer (Finance Department)
10 Assistant Section Officer in the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
11 Assistant Section Officer-cum-Programmer
12 Assistant Section Officer, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service
13 Probation Officer, Social Defence
14 Probation Officer, Prison Department
15 Industrial Co-operative Officer, Industries Commissioner and Director of Industries and Commerce
16 Women Welfare Officer, Social Defence
17 Deputy Inspector of Survey Director of Survey and Settlements
18 Senior Inspector of Co-operative Societies in Reg.Co-operative Society
19 Receptionist, Thamizhagam Guest House, Udhagamandalam
20 Supervisor of Industrial Co-operatives Industrial Commissioner and Director of Industries and Commerce Department
21 Project Assistant Adi-Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department
22 Audit  Inspector  in  the  Audit  wing  Hindu  Religious  and  Charitable Endowments Administration Department
23 Assistant Inspector of Local Fund Audit Department and Internal Audit Department
24 Supervisor/Senior Clerk /Head  Accountant/Junior Superintendent in the Tamil Nadu Agricultural Marketing Subordinate Service
25 Assistant Jailor, Prison Department
26 Assistant in Revenue Department
27 Executive Officer, Grade-II in Town Panchayats Department
28 Special Assistant in DVAC
29 Handloom Inspector
30 Special Branch Assistant in Intelligence Wing of Police Department
31 Senior Inspector of Co-operative Societies in Milk Production and Dairy Development
32 Assistant Inspector of Labour
33 Audit Assistant in Accounts Branch in Highways Department

TNPSC Group 2 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of TNPSC Group 2 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

20 Jun '24 -

19 Jul '24

TNPSC Group 2 Application 2024 Start Date

ONGOING

Sep '24

TNPSC Group 2 Prelims Admit Card 2024

TENTATIVE

14 Sep '24

TNPSC Group 2 Result 2024 Exam Date

DatesPast Exam Dates

25 Feb '23

TNPSC Group 2 Main Exam 2022 Date

Feb '23

TNPSC Group 2 Main Exam Admit Card

19 Jul '22 -

20 Jul '22

TNPSC Group 2 Application End Date

TNPSC Group 2A Post

TNPSC Group 2 exam is very popular in the state and hence the number of candidates is very high. The TNPSC Group 2A posts don't fall under the purview of interview.

Sl.No Post Name
1 Accountant in the Treasuries and Accounts Department
2 Junior Co-operative Auditor
3 Assistant in Secretariat (Other than Law and Finance)
4 Junior Technical Assistant, Civil Supplies Department
5 Personal Clerk (Other than Law and Finance Department)
6 Personal Clerk (Law Department)
7 Personal Clerk (Finance Department)
8 Personal Clerk in the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
9 Personal Clerk, Tamil Nadu State Planning Commission
10 Steno-Typist in  Tamil  Nadu  Legislative  Assembly  Secretariat Service
11 Assistant in various departments Commissioner of Revenue Administration, Industries and Commerce,  Medical and  Rural  Health  Services,  Registration, Transport, Prison, Police, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection, Land Administration, Land Reforms, Fisheries, PWD, Technical Education, Backward Classes, Labour, Employment and Training, Commercial Taxes, Highways and Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Archives and Historical Research, Forest,  H.R & C.E., Social Defence, NCC., Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, Vigilance & Anti-Corruption Dept., Information and Public Relation, School Education.
12 Assistant in Secretariat Department (Finance Department)
13 Assistant in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
14 Lower Division Clerk in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, Secretariat
15 Planning Junior Assistant
16 Receptionist (Small Savings Department)
17 Assistant in Law Department
18 Assistant in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service

The TNPSC Group 2 recruitment is done through the prelims exam, main exam and the interview (for some posts). The TNPSC Group 2 recruit starts with the release TNPSC Group 2 notification followed by an application. The TNPSC Group 2 recruitment details are given below under the appropriate sections.

TNPSC Group 2 Vacancies

The TNPSC Group 2 vacancies are always good as the Group 2 services are the linking pin posts in the administrative structures. There are a good number of carried forward vacancies as well. There are two types of vacancies notified in the TNPSC Group 2 recruitment notification. 

  • TNPSC Group 2 Vacancies
  • TNPSC Group 2A Vacancies

TNPSC Group 2 recruitment 2024 notification released 2327 vacancies. The candidates can see here the TNPSC Group 2 Vacancies below:

TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2024 Vacancies

TNPSC Group 2 Vacancies

507
TNPSC Group 2A Vacancies 1820
Total 2327

 

TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility

TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility conditions are defined in the notification. The TNPSC Group 2 recruitment notification mentions the educational and age criteria for all the post separately. The TNPSC Group 2 recruitment notification defines the essential and preferential qualifications. The education criteria for the Group 2 and Group 2A post is defined separately for each of the posts. For most of the posts, the educational requirement is a Graduate degree from a recognised university.

TNPSC Group 2 Age Limit

The TNPSC Group 2 Age limit is defined for all the posts notified in the TNPSC Group 2 recruitment notification. For the post except the following

  • Sub-Registrar Grade-II
  • Probation Officer in the Prison Department
  • Social Defence Department

The lower age limit is 18 years

The upper age limit is 30 years.

The age limit for the given posts is as follows.

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)

Sub-Registrar Grade- II

20 Years

30 Years

Probation Officer in the Prison Department

22 Years

Probation Officer in the Social Defence Department

26 Years

40 Years

Age relaxation is provided to the candidates belonging to the reserve categories. There is no upper age limit for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste Category.

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.”

TNPSC Group 2 Recruitment Process

The TNPSC Group 2 recruitment starts with the application and ends with the final result.

TNPSC Group 2 Application Form

The TNPSC Group 2 application form link is activated after the release of the TNPSC Group 2 notification. The candidates need to fill out the TNPSC Group 2 application within time and submit the required application fee as per the category. There is an application fee relaxation for the candidates belonging to the reserve categories.

TNPSC Group 2 Admit Card

After the scrutiny of the TNPSC Group 2 Application forms, the Commission sends the TNPSC Group 2 admit card to the eligible candidate for the TNPSC Group 2 exam.

TNPSC Group 2 Selection Process

The TNPSC Group 2 exam is a mix of two-stage and three-stage exam. The TNSPC Group 2 (Interview post) as the name suggests requires interviews and for the rest of the posts, the exam process is two-stage. All the three stages of the exam are given below

  • Prelims exam
  • Main exam
  • Interview (for some posts)

See here: TNPSC Group 2 Selection Process

TNPSC Group 2 Result

After the exam of each stage, the TNPSC Group 2 result is declared by the commission. The candidate needs to qualify each stage to become eligible to appear in the next stage.

TNPSC Group 2 Cut off

TNPSC Group 2 cut off is arrived at for each post and each category. The candidate needs to breach the TNPSC Group 2 cut off of every stage to get selected in that stage.

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