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TNPSC Group 2

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group 2 Exam

Overview

The Combined Civil Services Examination-II is held by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission to shortlist candidates for employment to various Civil Services in Tamil Nadu. The commission administers the CCSE-II test for various Group 2 and 2A positions. The importance of TNPSC Group 2 and TNPSC Group 2A is as follows:
Candidate selection for Group 2 vacancies is based on their performance on the preliminary exam, the main written exam, and an oral test (interview).
Group 2A - Non-Interview Posts: Candidates for Group 2A openings are chosen solely on the basis of their performance in the written test.

Highlights 

Particulars  Information 
Exam  Combined Civil Services Examination-II
Conducted by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Level of exam State Level
Frequency of exam Once a year
Mode of exam Offline
Stages of the exam Prelims, Mains, Interview
Application fees INR 100

Important Dates for TNPSC Group 2, 2022  

Application form 2022
Deadline to apply January, 2022
Admit Card February, 2022
Exam Date – Prelims February, 2022
Declaration of results – prelims September, 2022
exam date – Mains November, 2022
Declaration of results – Mains December, 2022

Eligibility  
Educational Qualification: The TNPSC Group–II posts require candidates to have a graduate degree or similar from a recognised university/institution. However, there are certain additional educational and preferential qualifications required for some posts.
Age Restrictions: 
For all posts (excluding Probation Officer in the Prison Department/ Social Defence Department, Sub-Registrar Grade – II): Min. Age Limit – 18 years / Max. Age Limit – 30 years
Grade- II Sub Registrar: Min. Age Limit – 20 years / Max. Age Limit – 30 years

Probation Officer (Prison Dept.): Min. Age Limit – 22 years / Max. Age Limit – 30 years
Probation Officer (Social Defense Dept.): Min. Age Limit – 26 years / Max. Age Limit – 40 years
Age Relaxation: Differently abled person – 10 years 
        Ex-Servicemen – Max. Age Limit – 48 years

Syllabus 
The TNPSC Group 2 Exam Syllabus is split into two parts: preliminary and mains. Students should go through the exam syllabus prior to apply.

TNPSC Group 2 Preliminary Exam Syllabus:
The TNPSC Group 2 test covers a wide range of topics including Politics, General Science, History, General Knowledge, and Geography.

TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus for Mains Exam:
The syllabus for the TNPSC Group 2 Main Exam is mentioned below:
Development/Origin of Tamil Civilization
Tamil Nadu’s Musical Tradition
Art Form (Dramatic)
Overseas Trade/ Economic History
Social Reform Movements / Socio Economic Development
Feminism / Rationalist Movement
Tamil Language (Contemporary)

Exam Pattern  
TNPSC Group 2 exam pattern is broken into two parts: prelims and mains. TNPSC Group 2 test is bilingual, which means that candidates can take the exam in either Tamil or English, depending on their desire. To study effectively for and pass the TNPSC Group 2 Exam, one must be familiar with the exam format.

TNPSC Group 2 Prelims Exam
The TNPSC Prelims exam is a three-hour objective-type examination worth 300 points and total 200 questions in number.

General Studies Total Number of Questions: 175
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test   Total Number of Questions: 25

TNPSC Group 2 Mains Exam
The TNPSC Mains exam is of the descriptive kind and consists of two obligatory exams, which are listed below:

Paper 1  Translation: Tamil to English  2 Questions  25 Marks   
Translation: English to Tamil 2 Questions  25 Marks   
Paper 2 Precis Writing 2 Questions  20 Marks  
Comprehension 2 Questions  20 Marks  
Hints Development 2 Questions  20 Marks  
Thirukkural (Essay Writing) 2 Questions  20 Marks  
Letter writing (Official)  2 Questions  20 Marks  

 

Exam Paper 
There are various advantages to practising and answering TNPSC Group 2 Previous Year Paper. You will be given an overview of the whole TNPSC test as well as the exam difficulty level. There may be several types of questions asked from the TNPSC Group 2 curriculum themes; by completing these papers, you will become familiar with all of them. You will learn how to apply formulae and principles to various questions. By completing these papers, you may self-analyze your test preparation progress and gain insight into your exam performance.

Exam Center 
TNPSC Group 2 test centres are distributed throughout the state, and the most essential feature is that the districts are broken into sections, allowing applicants to choose the exam centre that is closest to their house.
TNPSC Group 2 Preliminary Examination Centers: There are several TNPSC Group 2 test centres for the prelims exam. The TNPSC Group 2 test centres are listed below.

District - Ariyalur Ariyalur (3001) District - Sivaganga Sivaganga (1801)
District - Chennai Annanagar (0101) Devakottai (1802)
Egmore (0105) Karaikkudi (1804)
Perambur (0109) District - Thanjavur Thanjavur (1901)
Vadapalani (0112) Kumbakonam (1902)
Tiruvottriyur (0123) Pattukkottai (1905)
Mylapore (0142) District - Theni Theni (2001)
Saidapet (0143) Periyakulam (2004)
Tiruvanmiyur (0145) Uthamapalayam (2005)
Velachery (0146) District - Thiruvallur Thiruvallur (2101)
District - Coimbatore Coimbatore North (0201) Avadi (2103)
Coimbatore South (0202) Pattabiram (2107)
Pollachi (0204) Ponneri (2108)
District - Cuddalore Cuddalore (0301) Poonamallee (2109)
Chidamparam (0302) Tiruttani (2110)
Neyveli (0305) District - Thiruvannamalai Thiruvannamalai (2201)
Viruddhachalam (0308) Arani (2202)
District - Dharmapuri Dharmapuri (0401) Cheyyar (2204)
Harur (0402) Polur (2205)
District - Dindigul Dindigul (0501) District - Thiruvarur Thiruvarur (2301)
Palani (0507) Mannargudi (2303)
District - Erode Erode (0601) Thiruthuraipoondi (2306)
Bhavani (0602) District - Thoothukkudi Thoothukkudi (2401)
Gobichettipalayam (0603) Kovilpatti (2403)
District - Kancheepuram Kancheepuram (0701) Srivaikundam (2406)
Chengalpattu (0703) Tiruchendur (2407)
Tambaram (0708) District - Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli (2501)
District - Kanyakumari Nagarcoil (0801) Lalgudi (2502)
Kanyakumari (0802) Manapparai (2504)
Kulithurai (0803) Musiri (2505)
Thakalai (0804) Srirangam (2506)
District - Karur Karur (0901) Thuraiyur (2509)
District - Krishnagiri Krishnagiri (3101) District - Tirunelveli Tirunelveli (2601)
Denkanikottai (3102) Ambasamudram (2603)
Hosur (3103) Palayamkottai (2605)
District - Madurai Madurai North (1001) Sankarankoil (2607)
Madurai South (1002) Tenkasi (2610)
Melur (1003) Valliyur (2611)
Thirumangalam (1005) District - Tiruppur Tiruppur (3201)
Usilampatti (1006) Dharapuram (3203)
District - Nagapattinam Nagapattinam (1101) Udumalaipettai (3207)
Mayiladurthurai (1104) District - Vellore Vellore (2701)
Sirkali (1005) Arakonam (2703)
District - Namakkal Namakkal (1201) Arcot (2704)
Rasipuram (1203) Gudiyatham (2705)
Thiruchengodu (1204) Tiruppattur (2707)
District - The Niligirs Udhagamandalam (1301) Vaniyambadi (2708)
Coonoor (1302)

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Eligibility

Educational Qualification: The TNPSC Group–II posts require candidates to have a graduate degree or similar from a recognised university/institution. However, there are certain additional educational and preferential qualifications required for some posts.
Age Restrictions: 
For all posts (excluding Probation Officer in the Prison Department/ Social Defence Department, Sub-Registrar Grade – II): Min. Age Limit – 18 years / Max. Age Limit – 30 years
Grade- II Sub Registrar: Min. Age Limit – 20 years / Max. Age Limit – 30 years
Probation Officer (Prison Dept.): Min. Age Limit – 22 years / Max. Age Limit – 30 years
Probation Officer (Social Defense Dept.): Min. Age Limit – 26 years / Max. Age Limit – 40 years
Age Relaxation: Differently abled person – 10 years 
        Ex-Servicemen – Max. Age Limit – 48 years

Syllabus

The TNPSC Group 2 Exam Syllabus is split into two parts: preliminary and mains. Students should go through the exam syllabus prior to apply.

TNPSC Group 2 Preliminary Exam Syllabus:
The TNPSC Group 2 test covers a wide range of topics including Politics, General Science, History, General Knowledge, and Geography.

TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus for Mains Exam:
The syllabus for the TNPSC Group 2 Main Exam is mentioned below:
Development/Origin of Tamil Civilization
Tamil Nadu’s Musical Tradition
Art Form (Dramatic)
Overseas Trade/ Economic History
Social Reform Movements / Socio Economic Development
Feminism / Rationalist Movement
Tamil Language (Contemporary)

Exam Pattern

TNPSC Group 2 exam pattern is broken into two parts: prelims and mains. TNPSC Group 2 test is bilingual, which means that candidates can take the exam in either Tamil or English, depending on their desire. To study effectively for and pass the TNPSC Group 2 Exam, one must be familiar with the exam format.

TNPSC Group 2 Prelims Exam
The TNPSC Prelims exam is a three-hour objective-type examination worth 300 points and total 200 questions in number.

General Studies Total Number of Questions: 175
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test   Total Number of Questions: 25

TNPSC Group 2 Mains Exam
The TNPSC Mains exam is of the descriptive kind and consists of two obligatory exams, which are listed below:

Paper 1  Translation: Tamil to English  2 Questions  25 Marks   
Translation: English to Tamil 2 Questions  25 Marks   
Paper 2 Precis Writing 2 Questions  20 Marks  
Comprehension 2 Questions  20 Marks  
Hints Development 2 Questions  20 Marks  
Thirukkural (Essay Writing) 2 Questions  20 Marks  
Letter writing (Official)  2 Questions  20 Marks  

 

Exam Paper

There are various advantages to practising and answering TNPSC Group 2 Previous Year Paper. You will be given an overview of the whole TNPSC test as well as the exam difficulty level. There may be several types of questions asked from the TNPSC Group 2 curriculum themes; by completing these papers, you will become familiar with all of them. You will learn how to apply formulae and principles to various questions. By completing these papers, you may self-analyze your test preparation progress and gain insight into your exam performance.
 

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Syllabus 
The TNPSC Group 2 Exam Syllabus is split into two parts: preliminary and mains. Students should go through the exam syllabus prior to apply.

TNPSC Group 2 Preliminary Exam Syllabus:
The TNPSC Group 2 test covers a wide range of topics including Politics, General Science, History, General Knowledge, and Geography.

TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus for Mains Exam:
The syllabus for the TNPSC Group 2 Main Exam is mentioned below:
Development/Origin of Tamil Civilization
Tamil Nadu’s Musical Tradition
Art Form (Dramatic)
Overseas Trade/ Economic History
Social Reform Movements / Socio Economic Development
Feminism / Rationalist Movement
Tamil Language (Contemporary)

 

Exam Pattern  
TNPSC Group 2 exam pattern is broken into two parts: prelims and mains. TNPSC Group 2 test is bilingual, which means that candidates can take the exam in either Tamil or English, depending on their desire. To study effectively for and pass the TNPSC Group 2 Exam, one must be familiar with the exam format.

TNPSC Group 2 Prelims Exam
The TNPSC Prelims exam is a three-hour objective-type examination worth 300 points and total 200 questions in number.

General Studies Total Number of Questions: 175
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test   Total Number of Questions: 25

TNPSC Group 2 Mains Exam
The TNPSC Mains exam is of the descriptive kind and consists of two obligatory exams, which are listed below:

Paper 1  Translation: Tamil to English  2 Questions  25 Marks   
Translation: English to Tamil 2 Questions  25 Marks   
Paper 2 Precis Writing 2 Questions  20 Marks  
Comprehension 2 Questions  20 Marks  
Hints Development 2 Questions  20 Marks  
Thirukkural (Essay Writing) 2 Questions  20 Marks  
Letter writing (Official)  2 Questions  20 Marks  

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