TNPSC Group 2 Exam

The TNPSC exams are conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission for the various vacancies in the Public Service Commission Sector. The Group 2 exams are conducted for all Interview posts.

  • Assistant Section Officer, Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service.
  • Assistant Section Officer in Finance Department in Secretariat
  • Assistant Section Officer, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat
  • Assistant Section Officer in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
  • Assistant Section Officer Cum Programmer in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
  • Assistant Inspector of Labour.
  • Assistant Inspector in Local Fund Audit Department.
  • Audit Inspector in the Audit Wing of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Administration Department.
  • Audit Assistant in Accounts Branch of Highways and Rural Works Department.
  • Deputy Commercial Tax Officer (DCTO)
  • Executive Officer, Grade-II in Town Panchayats Department,
  • Handloom inspector in Handlooms and Textiles Department.
  • Industrial Co-operative Officer in the Industries and Commerce Department.
  • Junior employment Officer.
  • Municipal Commissioner Grade-II
  • Probation Officer in Social Defense Department.
  • Probation Officer in Prison Department.
  • Revenue Assistant in Revenue Department (Various Districts)
  • Sub-Registrar, Grade-II
  • Special Assistant in the vigilance and Anti-corruption Department.
  • Supervisor of Industrial Co-operatives in the Industries and Commerce Department.
  • Senior Inspectors in Milk Production and Dairy Development Department.
  • Senior inspector of Co-operative Societies in Department of Registrar of Co-operative Societies.
  • Supervisor / Junior Superintendent in Tamil Nadu Agricultural Marketing / Agricultural Business Department

SELECTION PROCESS

Group II Examination will consist of Computer-based examination/ Written Examination and Interview/ Document verification.

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Main exam
  3. Interview
  4. Physical Qualification
  5. Document Verification

A minimum age limit criterion for Some Posts of TNPSC Group 2 Exam is 18 years and the Maximum age limit criteria are 40 years. and It is important to mention here that category wise age relaxation will be applicable as per Government norms.

Name of the Post Minimum Age (should have completed) Maximum Age (i.e. Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs) Maximum Age (SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all castes)
For all posts [Except Probation Officer, Junior Employment Officer (Non- Differently Abled), and Deputy Commercial Tax Officer]18 Years30 YearsNo Maximum age limit
Sub-Registrar Grade- II20 Years30 YearsNo Maximum age limit
Probation Officer22 Years30 YearsNo Maximum age limit
Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled)18 Years40 Years
Deputy Commercial Tax Officer18 Years30 Years
(For the persons holding a degree in Law 32 Years)
Below 35 Years

(For the persons holding a degree in Law 37 Years)

1. Candidates should possess a Degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or any other Educational Institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

Note:
(i).The qualification prescribed for these posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies 10th + HSC (or its equivalent)+ U.G. degree.

(ii). The candidates, who have written the final year degree examination, may also apply for the Preliminary Examination for direct recruitment to the posts included in Group-I Services.

Name of the Post Qualification
Deputy Commercial Tax OfficerA degree of B.A., or B.Sc., or B.Com./ B.O.L/ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Sub Registrar, Grade-IIA Bachelor’s degree of any university or Institution recognized by the UGC
Probation Officer in Prison DepartmentA degree of B.A., or B.Sc., or B. Com., or B.O.L/ B.B.A./ B.B.M./ B.Litt.
Assistant Inspector of LabourA degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Junior Employment Officer (Non-Differently Abled)A degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled)A degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Special Assistant in the Vigilance and Anti-corruption DepartmentAny Degree and Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting both by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and English
Special Branch Assistant in Intelligence WingAny Degree and person appointed should pass the Government Technical Education in Typewriting by higher grade within the prescribed period of probation unless he has already passed the said examination
Assistant Section OfficerA Master’s Degree. or A Bachelor’s Degree and BGL Degree or A Bachelor’s Degree with first class in any one of the parts.
Assistant Section Officer cum ProgrammerMust possess Master’s degree in Computer Application OR Master’s degree in Science (Information Technology / Computer Science).
Assistant Inspector in Local Fund Audit DepartmentA degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Audit InspectorA degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Supervisor of Industrial Co-operativesA degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Senior Inspector of Co-operative SocietiesAny 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.
Supervisor / Junior SuperintendentAny Degree
Handloom InspectorDegree in B.A., or B.Sc., or B.Com. OR ii) A diploma in Handloom Technology or Textile Technology or Textile processing or Manmade Fiber Technology
PerambalurA degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Executive Officer, Grade-IIA degree of any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission

SubjectDurationMaximum marksMinimum Qualifying Marks for All Communities
Preliminary Examination (Objective Type) General Studies (Degree Standard) (75 items)
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test
(S.S.L.C. Std.) (25 items)
+
General Tamil/General English (S.S.L.C.Std)(100 items)
(Total – 200 items)
3 Hours150 + 150 = 300300
Total300

SUBJECTDURATIONMAXIMUM MARKSMinimum Qualifying Marks for all communities
Main written examination
General studies (Degree standard) (Descriptive Type)
3 Hours300102
Interview and Record40
Total340

About Exam

The TNPSC exams are conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission for the various vacancies in the Public Service Commission Sector. The Group 2 exams are conducted for all Interview posts.

Services
  • Assistant Section Officer, Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service.
  • Assistant Section Officer in Finance Department in Secretariat
  • Assistant Section Officer, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat
  • Assistant Section Officer in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
  • Assistant Section Officer Cum Programmer in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
  • Assistant Inspector of Labour.
  • Assistant Inspector in Local Fund Audit Department.
  • Audit Inspector in the Audit Wing of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Administration Department.
  • Audit Assistant in Accounts Branch of Highways and Rural Works Department.
  • Deputy Commercial Tax Officer (DCTO)
  • Executive Officer, Grade-II in Town Panchayats Department,
  • Handloom inspector in Handlooms and Textiles Department.
  • Industrial Co-operative Officer in the Industries and Commerce Department.
  • Junior employment Officer.
  • Municipal Commissioner Grade-II
  • Probation Officer in Social Defense Department.
  • Probation Officer in Prison Department.
  • Revenue Assistant in Revenue Department (Various Districts)
  • Sub-Registrar, Grade-II
  • Special Assistant in the vigilance and Anti-corruption Department.
  • Supervisor of Industrial Co-operatives in the Industries and Commerce Department.
  • Senior Inspectors in Milk Production and Dairy Development Department.
  • Senior inspector of Co-operative Societies in Department of Registrar of Co-operative Societies.
  • Supervisor / Junior Superintendent in Tamil Nadu Agricultural Marketing / Agricultural Business Department
Selection Process

SELECTION PROCESS

Group II Examination will consist of Computer-based examination/ Written Examination and Interview/ Document verification.

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Main exam
  3. Interview
  4. Physical Qualification
  5. Document Verification
Eligibility

A minimum age limit criterion for Some Posts of TNPSC Group 2 Exam is 18 years and the Maximum age limit criteria are 40 years. and It is important to mention here that category wise age relaxation will be applicable as per Government norms.

Name of the Post Minimum Age (should have completed) Maximum Age (i.e. Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs) Maximum Age (SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all castes)
For all posts [Except Probation Officer, Junior Employment Officer (Non- Differently Abled), and Deputy Commercial Tax Officer]18 Years30 YearsNo Maximum age limit
Sub-Registrar Grade- II20 Years30 YearsNo Maximum age limit
Probation Officer22 Years30 YearsNo Maximum age limit
Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled)18 Years40 Years
Deputy Commercial Tax Officer18 Years30 Years
(For the persons holding a degree in Law 32 Years)
Below 35 Years

(For the persons holding a degree in Law 37 Years)

Edu. Qualif.

1. Candidates should possess a Degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or any other Educational Institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

Note:
(i).The qualification prescribed for these posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies 10th + HSC (or its equivalent)+ U.G. degree.

(ii). The candidates, who have written the final year degree examination, may also apply for the Preliminary Examination for direct recruitment to the posts included in Group-I Services.

Name of the Post Qualification
Deputy Commercial Tax OfficerA degree of B.A., or B.Sc., or B.Com./ B.O.L/ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Sub Registrar, Grade-IIA Bachelor’s degree of any university or Institution recognized by the UGC
Probation Officer in Prison DepartmentA degree of B.A., or B.Sc., or B. Com., or B.O.L/ B.B.A./ B.B.M./ B.Litt.
Assistant Inspector of LabourA degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Junior Employment Officer (Non-Differently Abled)A degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled)A degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Special Assistant in the Vigilance and Anti-corruption DepartmentAny Degree and Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting both by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and English
Special Branch Assistant in Intelligence WingAny Degree and person appointed should pass the Government Technical Education in Typewriting by higher grade within the prescribed period of probation unless he has already passed the said examination
Assistant Section OfficerA Master’s Degree. or A Bachelor’s Degree and BGL Degree or A Bachelor’s Degree with first class in any one of the parts.
Assistant Section Officer cum ProgrammerMust possess Master’s degree in Computer Application OR Master’s degree in Science (Information Technology / Computer Science).
Assistant Inspector in Local Fund Audit DepartmentA degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Audit InspectorA degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Supervisor of Industrial Co-operativesA degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Senior Inspector of Co-operative SocietiesAny 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.
Supervisor / Junior SuperintendentAny Degree
Handloom InspectorDegree in B.A., or B.Sc., or B.Com. OR ii) A diploma in Handloom Technology or Textile Technology or Textile processing or Manmade Fiber Technology
PerambalurA degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.
Executive Officer, Grade-IIA degree of any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission

Exam Pattern

SubjectDurationMaximum marksMinimum Qualifying Marks for All Communities
Preliminary Examination (Objective Type) General Studies (Degree Standard) (75 items)
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test
(S.S.L.C. Std.) (25 items)
+
General Tamil/General English (S.S.L.C.Std)(100 items)
(Total – 200 items)
3 Hours150 + 150 = 300300
Total300

SUBJECTDURATIONMAXIMUM MARKSMinimum Qualifying Marks for all communities
Main written examination
General studies (Degree standard) (Descriptive Type)
3 Hours300102
Interview and Record40
Total340

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