TNPSC Group II / IIA Coaching Centre in Chennai

TNPSC Group II 2022 Notification

Every year TNPSC conducts the Group II exam for the selection of various posts in different departments of Tamil Nadu Government.  It comprises of Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Interview. The application process is online and through their official website.

TNPSC Group II Exam 2022 List of Vacancies:

There are a total of 5529 Vacancies listed in the TNPSC Group II Exam 2022.  The details of the vacancies against each post is given below.

TNPSC Group II / IIA Exam 2022 Important Dates

Activity Date
Online Application Start Date 23.02.2022
Last Date for the submission of online application 23.03.2022
Last Date for the payment of Exam Fees 23.03.2022
Preliminary Exam Date 21.05.2022
Preliminary Exam Results Will Update Soon
Main Exam Date Will be announced later at the time of
declaration of results of Preliminary
Main Exam results Will Update Soon


TNPSC Group II / IIA Interview Post Salary details

The expected Tamil Nadu Public service commission group 2 salary details are given below. (As per 2018 Notification Pay Scale)

TNPSC Group 2 Job Name Salary
Industrial Co-operative Officer Rs.37200-117600/-
Probation Officer Rs.36900-116600/-
Junior Employment Officer Rs.36900-116600/-
Assistant Inspector of Labour Rs.36900-116600/-
Sub Registrar, Grade-II Rs.36900-116600/-
Special Assistant Rs.36900-116600/-
Municipal Commissioner Rs.36400-115700/-
Assistant Section Officer Rs.36400-115700/-
Supervisor of Industrial Co-Operatives Rs.35600-112800/-
Audit Inspector Rs.35600-112800/-
Assistant Inspector Rs.35600-112800/-
Handloom Inspector Rs.35600-112800/-
Senior Inspectors Rs.35600-112800/-
Supervisor / Junior Superintendent Rs.35400-112400/-
Audit Assistant Rs.19500-62000/-
Executive Officer, Grade-II Rs.19500-62000/-
Revenue Assistant Rs.20600-65500/-

Revised Pay Scale / Salary / Pension:

After the implementation of 7th pay commission there will be a hike in TNPSC Group 1 salary is of approximately 14.27 percent in basic. They will be entitled for 125 per cent as DA.

TNPSC Group II Exam 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification For TNPSC

The education eligibility criteria for the TNPSC Group II Exam is Graduation Degree in any of the streams such as B.A., B.Com., B.Sc., B.E., B.Tech. etc., from any University recognized by the University Grants Commission or the State Board.

Language Proficiency:

Language proficiency in Tamil Language is necessary.

Age Eligibility for TNPSC :

Minimum age is 18 and there is No Maximum age limit.  See the below chart for details.

Sl. No. Name of the Post Minimum Age Limit
1. For all posts (Except Sub Registrar Grade-II, Probation Officer in Prison Dept. and Social Defence Dept.) 18 years
2. Sub Registrar Grade-II 20 years
3. Probation Officer in Prison Dept. 22 years
4. Probation Officer in Social Defence Dept. 26 years

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TNPSC Group II Exam Pattern 2022

The TNPSC Group II Exam will be held in 3 parts. The Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Interview. 

TNPSC Group II Preliminary Exam 2022 Pattern

The Preliminary Exam comprises of total 200 questions for 300 marks. The duration of the exam is 3 hours (180 minutes).  It has 2 sections; The General Studies Section and the Mental Ability Section.  The General Studies section will be in both Tamil and English.  The Mental Ability Section also will be in both Tamil and English. The section wise details are given below.

Subject Number of Questions
General Tamil (SSLC Standard)
General English (SSLC Standard) – 100 Questions
– 100 Questions
General Studies (Degree Standard)
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard)
– 75 Questions
– 25 Questions

Total Duration: 3 hours

Penalty for wrong answers:

There is no negative marking.  There is no penalty for wrong answers.

Group II New Syllabus – 2022

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How to apply for TNPSC Group II Exam 2022

Applicants should apply only through the official TNPSC website and only through online mode. 

TNPSC Group II/IIA Exam Official Website

  • Applicants should have completed the One Time Registration Process on the TNPSC Website.  The One Time Registration is valid for 5 years from the date of registration.
  • Those who have already completed the One Time Registration should use their existing User ID and Password to login.
  • Applicants should not create more than one Registration ID in One-time Registration.
  • Use your One Time Registration User Id and Password to login to the TNPSC Official website.
  • Applicant should use the “Apply” link against the recruitment notice displayed on the TNPSC official website.
  • Fill in the required details.
  • Select the name of the post or posts for which you would wish to apply
  • The Photograph and the Signature if already uploaded to the One time registration will be taken automatically.
  • After submitting the application, the applicants can either print or save their application in PDF format.

TNPSC Group II Exam 2022 Syllabus

Preliminary Exam Syllabus

The TNPSC Group II Preliminary Exam Syllabus
will comprise of

  1. General Science
    1. Physics
    2. Chemistry
    3. Botany
    4. Zoology
  2. Current Events
    1. History
    2. Political Science
    3. Geography
    4. Economics
    5. Science
  3. Geography
  4. History and Culture of India
  5. Indian Polity
  6. Indian Economy
  7. Indian National Movement
  8. Development Administration in Tamilnadu
  9. History, Culture, Heritage and Socio – Political Movements in Tamil Nadu
  10. Aptitude & Mental Ability Tests

Main Exam Syllabus

The question paper will be in both Tamil and English.  The questions will be asked on History, Culture and Heritage of Tamil Nadu.

  1. Tamil to English Translation
  2. English to Tamil Translation
  3. Precis Writing
  4. Comprehension
  5. Hints Development
  6. Essays Writing on the Specific topics from Thirukkural.
  7. Letter Writing – Official.

TNPSC Interview Details

There are TNPSC Group 2 posts which are filled in by taking an interview.

TNPSC Group 2 interview post comprises of three phase of recruitment process.

  • Prelims Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview post

There is a proper syllabus for such interview based posts. After qualifying the objective written examination in the first two phases, candidates are called for an interview for the final selection. 

TNPSC Group II Exam 2022 Application Fee

  1. One Time Registration Fee: Rs. 150/-

Note: Applicants who have already completed the One-time Registration and are within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.

  1. Preliminary Exam Fee: Rs. 100/-
  2. Main Exam Fee: Rs. 150/-

Fee Concession:

  • Full Exemption / No Fee for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Castes (Arunthathiyars) and Scheduled Tribes.  Differently abled persons, destitute widow of all communities.
  • Most Backward classes / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes, Backward Classes (Muslims) can avail three free chances, if not availed before.
  • Ex-Servicemen can avail two free chances, if not availed before.

The Exam centres for the Main exam will be as follows.

  • Chennai
  • Chidambaram
  • Coimbatore
  • Kancheepuram
  • Karaikudi
  • Madurai
  • Nagercoil
  • Pudukkottai
  • Ramanathapuram
  • Salem
  • Thanjavur
  • Tiruchirappalli
  • Tirunelveli
  • Udhagamandalam
  • Vellore

TNPSC Group II Admit Card & Other Info.

The Applicants can download their hall ticket for the Group II Exam from the TNPSC Official website.  The applicants should use their One Time Registration user id and password to login to the TNPSC official website and click on the hall ticket link against the Notification to download their hall ticket.

TNPSC Group II Exam 2022 Preparation

All the TNPSC Group II Exam aspirants should first go through syllabus for the Group II Exam from the Official notification.  They should also be aware of the exam pattern.  It is important to choose the correct study material so that you can understand the concepts and also has a good set of practice questions.

TNPSC Previous Year Exam Analysis

Candidates who are aspiring for TNPSC Exam in the forthcoming year need to know the basic information about the exam pattern and previous year exam analysis. Exam pattern can be understood by visiting the official notification of the particular year when you are applying.

Exam analysis is plays a vital role in making the effective exam strategy for the positive outcomes in the exam. It guides the appropriate topics to be covered for the exam with proper weight age and level of difficulty. Let us discuss the previous year exam analysis of the year 2015 & 2017 Group 1 Question Paper Analysis. 

Name of the Subject 2015 2017
Current Affairs 44 44
History 27 22
Polity 23 26
Physics 11 8
Chemistry 7 6
Biology 13 16
Economics 12 14
Geography 19 13
Aptitude 50 50
Total 200 200  

TNPSC Previous Year Cut OFF

Cutoff marks helps in evaluating the performance of the candidates in the particular exam. It is based on the overall performance of the candidates all over India. It helps in knowing the forthcoming exam cut off limit also. Let us discuss the TNPSC Cut off of the year 2017-18 to know the expected one in the next exam.

TNPSC Group II service expected Cut Off (Out of Total 200 Marks)
Name of the Category Male Female
ST 148 142
SC 154 149
BC(M) 153 148
MBC 158 155
BC 160 156
Gen. (OC) 162 157

TNPSC Group II Exam 2022 FAQs

1. Is the TNPSC Group II Exam Bilingual?

Answer: Yes. The General Studies Section will be available in both Tamil and English.  The Language section can either be taken in English or Tamil.  This should be specified in the application form at the time of applying for the exam.

2. Is there Negative marking?

Answer: No.  There is not negative marking for TNPSC Group II Exam

3. What is the total time of the Exam?

Answer: The total time of the Exam is 3 hours (180 minutes) for the TNPSC Group II Preliminary Exam and 3 hours (180 minutes) for the TNPSC Group II Main Exam.

4. How many Aptitude questions will be there in the Preliminary Exam?

Answer: There will be 25 questions related to Aptitude and Mental ability

5. How much mark for each correct answer in Preliminary Exam?

Answer: Each correct answer will be awarded 1.5 marks.


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