Home » TNPSC Exams » Group 2 » Exam Pattern for TNPSC Group 2

Exam Pattern for TNPSC Group-II


Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission offers recruitment opportunity by conducting TNPSC Group 2 Exam. It has revised a new paper pattern for Prelims/Mains exam 2016 for the well being of students.

TNPSC issues recruitment notification for inviting application form from dedicated and willing candidates on its official website. Candidates fill online application form with all the personal and qualification details and submit it to apply for TNPSC opportunities.

Candidates applying for TNPSC Group 2 vacancies should check the details provided below

Selection for the following posts is made in three successive stages

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Written Examination and
  • Oral Test

PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION (OBJECTIVE TYPE)

Candidates who qualify preliminary will be called for Mains examination and then the final selection made on the basis of performance in Interview.

Subject Duration Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks for All Communities
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 Hours 150 + 150 90
Total 300

Note

a) Two types of question papers will be set. One type of question paper will contain questions on General Studies (75 items), Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (25 items) and General English (100 items). The other will contain questions on General Studies (75 items), Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (25 items) and General Tamil (100 items). Candidates are given the option to choose either General Tamil or General English for answering the second 100 items apart from answering the first (75+25) 100 items on General Studies.

b) The questions on General Studies will be set both in English and Tamil and the questions on General Tamil/ General English will be set in the respective languages.

MAIN WRITTEN EXAMINATION (DEGREE STANDARD)

(DESCRIPTIVE TYPE) AND ORAL TEST

Subject Duration Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks for All Communities
General Studies (Degree Standard) (Descriptive Type) 3 Hours 300 102
Interview and Record 40
Total 3 Hours 340

Note 1

The question paper will be set both in Tamil and in English. The general subjects / topics from which the questions will be asked are :

1) Role and impact of Science and Technology in the Development of India and Tamil Nadu

2) Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu

3) Socio Economic problems of India and Tamil Nadu

4) Current issues at National level

5) Current issues at State level

Note 2

Instruction to candidates appearing for (Preliminary Examination) Objective type Examination

(i) To use blue or black ink ball point pen only.

(ii) Answer sheet will be invalidated if shaded in pencil

(iii) The answer sheet will be invalidated if the box provided for booklet series is not shaded and could not be identified even by physical verification of the answer sheet.

(iv) Answer sheet answered in a subject other than the subject opted by the candidates in his application / specified in the Hall Ticket will be invalidated.

(v) Each one mark will be deducted for incorrect or absence of shading Register Number and Question Booklet series.

TNPSC Group II Exam Prelims & Mains Syllabus