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TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Date 2022 Out: The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) conducts the Combined Civil Services Examination-II (CCSE-II) to shortlist candidates for recruitment to various Civil Services in Tamil Nadu. Candidates will be selected for different Interview and Non-Interview posts under Group 2 Services. TNPSC Notification for Group 2 and 2A has been released on 23rd February 2022 & the prelims exam is to be held on 21st May 2022. The online application for the TNPSC Group 2 exam 2022 has started on 23rd February and continues till 23rd March 2022. The TNPSC group 2 exam is conducted in an offline mode followed by an Interview for some posts, document verification and final joining. In this article, we provide all details of the TNPSC Notification for Group 2 Services.

TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022- Highlights

The 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 based on the preliminary exam, main written exam, and Interview/Personality Test.
  • 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 Exam 2022 – Highlights
Exam Name TNPSC Group 2 (Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group 2)
Conducting Body  Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Vacancies 5,529
Exam Level State Level
Exam Frequency Annual
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Duration
  • Prelims: 3 Hours
  • Mains Paper I: 3 Hours
  • Mains Paper II: 3 Hours
Language Tamil & English
Selection Process
  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview (Only For Group 2 Posts)
Salary Rs. 37,200/- to Rs.1,17,600/-
Exam Helpdesk No. 044-25332833
Official Website www.tnpsc.gov.in

TNPSC Group 2 Notification 2022 PDF

TNPSC Group 2 & 2A Notification has been released on 23rd February 2022. The TNPSC Group 2 Prelims & Mains exam dates have been announced. Other information is given in the TNPSC Group 2 notification that the candidates can download from here. Till then go through the previous year’s TNPSC Notification.

Click to download TNPSC Group 2 Notification PDF 2022

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Date 2022

The TNPSC Group-2 and 2A services notifications have been released on 23rd February 2022. The prelims examination for the TNPSC Group 4 2022 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 21st May 2022. Here is everything you need to know about the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022 as per the latest syllabus and exam pattern.

TNPSC Group 2, 2022 Date
TNPSC Group 2 Notification 2022 23rd February 2022
TNPSC Group 2 Application form 23rd February 2022
TNPSC Group 2 Apply the last date 23rd March 2022
TNPSC Group 2 Hall Ticket May 2022
TNPSC Group 2 exam date 2022 – Prelims 21st May 2022
Declaration of TNPSC Group 2 Results – Prelims 5th June 2022
TNPSC Group 2 exam date 2022 – Mains September 2022
Declaration of TNPSC Group 2 results – Mains December 2022
TNPSC Group 2 Interview Dates February 2023

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TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022 Vacancy

The TNPSC Group 2 Exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates into the various posts under the Tamil Nadu PSC. A total of 5,529 vacancies have been released as TNPSC Group 2 vacancies as per the TNPSC Annual Calendar 2022. 

TNPSC Group 2 Vacancy 2022
Post Number of Vacancies
TNPSC Group 2 116
TNPSC Group 2A 5413
Total  5529

The post wise detailed vacancies are given below.

TNPSC Group 2 Vacancy 2022 [Interview Posts]
S.No.
Post Name Vacancy
1 Junior Employment Officer (NonDifferently Abled) in Employment and Training (Employment Wing) Department 11
2 Probation Officer in the Department of Prisons and Correctional Services 02
3 Assistant Inspector of Labour in the Labour Department 19
4 Sub Registrar, Grade-II in Registration Department 17
5 Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled) in Employment and Training (Employment Wing) Department 08
6 Special Assistant in Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Department 01
7 Special Branch Assistant in Intelligence Section, Office of the Commissioner of Police 15
8 Special Branch Assistant in Special Branch of Criminal Investigation Department 43
Total Vacancies 116
TNPSC Group 2A Vacancy 2022 [Non-Interview Posts]
S.No. Post Name Vacancy
1 Municipal Commissioner, Grade-II in Municipal Administration Department 09
2 Assistant Section Officer in Secretariat, Other than Law and Finance Department 11
3 Assistant Section Officer in Secretariat, Law Department 07
4 Assistant Section Officer in Secretariat, Finance Department 07
5 Assistant Section Officer in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission 09
6 Full-Time Residential Warden (Men’s Hostel) in Dr Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai 01
7 Senior Inspector of Co-Operative Societies in Department of Co-operative Societies 291
8 Audit Inspector in the Audit Wing of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Administration Department 29
9 Assistant Inspector in Local Fund Audit Department 38
10 Supervisor / Junior Superintendent in Agricultural Marketing and Agri-Business Department 01
11 Handloom Inspector in Handlooms and Textiles Department 40
12 Assistant in Commissionerate of Revenue Administration Department 04
13 Revenue Assistant in Revenue Department 462
14 Assistant in the Divisions of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department 336
15 Assistant in the Divisions of Commercial Taxes Department 02
16 Assistant in various Departments in Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service /Tamil Nadu
Town Panchayat Subordinate Service /Tamil Nadu Co-Operative Audit Subordinate
Service / Tamil Nadu General Subordinate Service
2836
17 Executive Officer, Grade-II in Town Panchayat Department 19
18 Junior Co-operative Auditor in the Department of Co-Operative Audit 972
19 Audit Assistant in Accounts Branch of Highways Department 04
20 Personal Clerk in Secretariat (Other than Law and Finance Department) 65
21 Personal Clerk in Secretariat (Finance Department) 13
22 Personal Clerk in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission 07
23 Steno-Typist in Secretariat (Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly) 03
24 Planning Junior Assistant, Tamil Nadu State Planning Commission 03
25 Assistant in Secretariat (Other than Law and Finance Department) 119
26 Assistant in Secretariat (Law Department) 08
27 Assistant in Secretariat (Finance Department) 05
28 Assistant in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission 104
29 Assistant in Secretariat (Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly) 03
30 Lower Division Clerk in Secretariat (Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly) 05
Total Vacancies 5413

 

TNPSC Group 2 Apply Online

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)  online application has started on 23rd February 2022 and continues till 23rd March 2022. To apply online for TNPSC Group 2 posts the candidates can either visit the official website or click on the direct link below.

Apply Online Link for TNPSC Group 2 2022 [Active]

How To Apply For TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022?

The candidates can follow the steps below to apply online for the TNPSC Group 2 2022.

  1. Visit the official website @tnpsc.gov.in or click on the direct apply online link once activated.
  2. On the home page, register with the basic details (if not registered earlier).
  3. With the registration no. and password login to fill the TNPSC application form.
  4. Fill in the TNPSC online application form.
  5. Upload the necessary documents and pay the application fee.
  6. Click on the submit button.

TNPSC Group 2 Application Fee

The Fee for the General Category of Candidates is given below. The Ex-Servicemen, OBC, SC, ST, PwD, Destitute Widow of all Communities are exempted from paying the application fee. The registration fee for TNPSC (one-time registration fee)  is Rs 150/- and is valid for 5 years. The users earlier registered with TNPSC are exempted from this fee. New users will have to pay the one-time registration fee.

a Onetime registration fee (Valid for 5 Years) Rs.150/-
b For Preliminary Examination Rs.100/-
c For Main Written Examination Rs.150/-

TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility Criteria

TNPSC Group 2 & 2A Notification has been released on 23rd February 2022. Following are the eligibility criteria for the Group 2 posts in TNPSC.

TNPSC Group 2 Educational Qualification

The posts under the TNPSC Group–II require the candidates to possess a graduate degree or equivalent from a recognized university or institution, there are certain additional educational and preferential qualifications required for some posts, the details for which are available in the official notification of the TNPSC Group – II Recruitment 2022.

TNPSC Group 2 Age limit

The age of the candidate will be considered as of 01/07/2022. The age limit for both Interview and Non Interview posts is as follows:

Name of the Post Minimum Age limit
Maximum Age Limit
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

Age Relaxation

  • Age relaxation 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, the age concession does not apply to the ex-servicemen applicants who have already been recruited to any class or service or category.

TNPSC Group 2 Selection Process 2022

Like the TNPSC Group 4 Exam that is conducted in the country, the selection for the TNPSC Group 2 Exam is held in three 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.
  • Interview: The interview will be held for the candidates who wish to appear or as per the cut offset by the Commission.
    Group 2 (Interview Posts): Selection of candidates for vacancies released under Group 2 is done based on the preliminary exam, main written exam, and Interview/Personality Test.
    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.

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TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern 2022

The TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern as per the latest Syllabus is given below.  There has been a revision in the TNPSC Group 2 Exam. There has been an addition of an extra paper, “Paper I” in the Mains Exam. This paper will be Qualifying in nature.

Subject Duration Maximum marks Qualifying Marks
Preliminary Exam

General Tamil (S.S.L.C. Standard) (100 questions)
+
General Studies (Degree Standard) (75 questions)
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (S.S.L.C. Standard)
(25 questions)
Total – 200 Questions
(or)
General English (S.S.L.C. Standard) (100 questions)
+
General Studies (Degree Standard) (75 questions)
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (S.S.L.C. Standard)
(25 questions)
Total – 200 Questions

3 hours 300 90
Mains Exam:
Paper I (Qualifying in Nature)
3 hours 100 40
Mains Exam:
Paper-II

  • General Studies: Degree Standard (Descriptive Type)
3 hours 300
  • 90 out of 300 marks for Non-interview Post
  • 102 out of 340 For Interview Post
    (300 + 40 marks of interview)
Interview 40 marks

TNPSC Group 2 Marking Scheme

TNPSC Prelims Exam

  • The TNPSC Prelims will have 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • The duration of the TNPSC Prelims Exam is 3 hours of a maximum of 300 marks.
  • The minimum qualifying mark for TNPSC Prelims Exam is 90 out of 300.

TNPSC Mains Exam

The TNPSC Group 2 Mains Exam Pattern will have two papers: Paper I and Paper-II. Both papers will have different qualifying marks and exam duration.

  • TNPSC Group 2 Mains Exam holds utmost importance as the marks secured by the candidates in this Exam is considered for the Final Selection.
  • This will have 2 papers: Paper I and Paper II.
  • Paper, I will be of 100 marks of 3 hours duration.
  • Paper-II will be of 300 marks of 3-hour duration.
  • Answer sheets of the candidates who do not secure minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I will not be considered for the evaluation of Paper-II
  • Minimum 102 and 90 marks are required to qualify in group 2 and group 2A main exams respectively.
  • TNPSC Group 2 exam is bilingual and available in both the English and Tamil languages.

Read the detailed TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

TNPSC Group 2 2022 Hall Ticket

The candidates who have successfully applied for the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022 will be required to download the TNPSC hall ticket/ admit card from the official website of the commission. The same will be made available on this site as well. The hall ticket is released separately for the TNPSC Prelims, Mains and the Interview.

TNPSC Group 2 Answer Key 2022

After conduction of the TNPSC Group 2 Exam, the Commission will release the Answer Key. The candidates will be able to view the answer key and have an idea of the marks that they will be able to secure in the Exam.

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TNPSC Group 2 2022 Result

After the release of the TNPSC Answer Key, the Result of the TNPSC Exam will be released. The result will be the ticket to appear for the next level of the TNPSC Group 2 Exam.

TNPSC Group 2 2022 Interview

Candidates who will clear the TNPSC Group 2 Prelims and Mains Exam will be able to appear for the Interview. It may be noted that only those candidates will have to appear for the Interview who will score more marks only they will appear for Group 2 (Interview Posts).

TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022 Counselling

TNPSC counselling is conducted at the office of the commission. At the counselling round, qualifying candidates are recruited to different posts based on the choice exercised by them as well as the availability of vacancies.

TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022- FAQs

Q. When TNPSC Group 2 exam date 2022?

Ans. As per the TNPSC Annual Calendar, the prelims examination for TNPSC Group 2  2022 exam is scheduled to be held on 21st May 2022.

Q. How many Papers are there for the TNPSC Group 2 Exam?

Ans. As per the latest TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern, there will be three stages: Prelims, Mains and Interview. The Interview will, however, be only for Group 2 (Interview Posts).

Q. What will be the mode of conduct of the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022?

Ans. The TNPSC Group 2 Exam will be conducted in Offline Mode.

Q. What will be the language of the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022?

Ans. The TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022 will be bilingual i.e. English and Tamil. The English Language Papers will be conducted only in English.

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