TNPSC Group 2 Notification 2020: Age Limit, Eligibility, Syllabus & Salary

TNPSC Group 2 Notification 2020
TNPSC Group 2 Notification 2020

TNPSC Group 2 Notification 2020: The notification for the examination for the direct recruitment under the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) for the Group–II posts (interview and non-interview (CCSE-II) vacancies) is likely to be released in the second week of May 2020. In this article, you can find all the details you need to know regarding this recruitment process.

TNPSC Group 2 Notification 2o2o Exam: Details of the Posts and Pay Scale

The details of posts for TNPSC Group-II exams 2020 and their respective Scale of pay are given below:

Sr. No. Name of the Posts and Post Codes Name of the Service Pay Scale
1 Industrial Co-operative Officer in the Industries and Commerce Department (Post Code No. 2258)  Tamil Nadu Industries Subordinate Service Rs 37,200-1,17,600Level-19
2 Probation Officer in the Social Defence Department (Post Code No.1011) Tamil Nadu Social Defence Subordinate Service Rs.36900-116600/-Level-18






3 Junior Employment Officer (Non- Differently Abled) in Employment and Training (Employment Wing) Department (Post Code No. 1017) Tamil Nadu General Subordinate Service
4 Probation  Officer  in the Prison Department (Post Code No.1023) Tamil Nadu Jail Subordinate Service
5 Assistant Inspector of Labour in the Labour Department (Post Code No. 1068) Tamil Nadu Labour Subordinate Service
6 Sub Registrar, Grade-II (Post Code No.1071) Tamil Nadu Registration Subordinate Service
7 Special Assistant in the Vigilance and Anti-corruption Department (Post Code No. 2265) Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service
8 Municipal Commissioner, Grade-II (Post Code No.1092 ) Tamil Nadu Municipal Commissioner Subordinate Service Rs.36400-115700/- Level-16





9 Assistant Section Officer in Law Department in Secretariat (Post Code No.1073) Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service
10 Assistant Section Officer in the Finance Department in Secretariat (Post Code.1074) Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service
11 Assistant Section Officer, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat (Post Code No.1083) Tamil Nadu State Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service
12 Assistant Section Officer in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (Post Code No. 2201) Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service
13 Assistant Section Officer Cum Programmer in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (Post Code No. 2215)  
14 Supervisor of Industrial Co-operatives in the Industries and Commerce Department (Post Code No. 1022) Tamil Nadu Industries Subordinate Service Rs.35600-112800/-Level-12
15 Audit Inspector  in  the Audit Wing of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Administration Department (Post Code No. 1029) Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service Rs 35,600-1,12,800Level-12




16 Assistant Inspector in Local Fund Audit Department (Post Code No.1069) Tamil Nadu Local Fund Audit Subordinate Service
17 Handloom Inspector in Handlooms and Textiles Department (Post Code No. 1868) Tamil Nadu Handlooms and Textiles Subordinate Service
18 Senior  Inspectors  in  Milk Production       and       Dairy Development Department (Post Code No. 2268) Tamil Nadu Co-operative Subordinate Service
19 Senior Inspector of Co-operative Societies in the Department of  Registrar of Co-operative Societies (Post Code No.1014) Tamil Nadu Co-operative Subordinate Service Rs.35400-112400/-Level-11
20 Supervisor / Junior Superintendent in Tamil Nadu Agricultural Marketing / Agricultural Business Department (Post Code No.1087) Tamil Nadu Agricultural Marketing Subordinate Service
21 Audit Assistant in Accounts Branch   of   Highways   and Rural Works Department (Post Code No.1018) Tamil Nadu General Subordinate Service Rs.19500-62000/-Level-8
22 Executive Officer, Grade-II in Town Panchayats Department, Tirunelveli District ( Post Code No.1091) Tamil Nadu Town Panchayat Subordinate Service
23 Revenue  Assistant in Revenue Department Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service Rs.20600-65500/-Level-10

TNPSC Group 2 Notification 2020 Application Fee:

  • TNPSC Group – II Online Registration Fee is Rs.150; this one-time registration is valid for 5 years; candidates having already registered are not required to pay the registration fee.

Examination Fee –

  • For Preliminary Examination only -> Rs.100
  • For Main Written Examination-> Rs. 150

Note – Certain exemptions are applicable to the examination fee, details for which are available in the official notification for TNPSC Group – II recruitment.

TNPSC Group 2 Education qualification:

Although most of the posts in 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 will be available in the official notification of the TNPSC Group – II Recruitment 2020

Knowledge in Tamil

Applicants should also possess adequate knowledge of Tamil language.

Certificate of Physical Fitness

Applicants selected for appointment will be required to produce a certificate of physical fitness in the form prescribed by the commissions from a competent authority.

TNPSC Group 2 Age Limit as on the date prescribed in the official notification

Name of the Post Minimum Age Limit (For all) Maximum Age Limit
“Others” [i.e Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs] 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 Years 30 Years No Maximum age limit
Sub-Registrar Grade- II 20 Years
Probation Officer 22 Years
Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled) 18 Years 40 Years
Deputy Commercial Tax Officer 18 Years 30 Years Below 35 Years
(For the persons holding a degree in Law 32 Years) (For the persons holding a degree in Law 37 Years)

Relaxation in the Upper Age Limits: Relaxation in the Upper Age Limits will be as per rules.

TNPSC Group 2 Scheme of Examination (Objective Type (OMR Method)

Preliminary Examination

TNPSC Group – II Prelims is a screening test for candidates to be selected for the Main Examination. It is qualifying in nature, and the marks obtained by the shortlisted candidates in the TNPSC Preliminary exam will not be included in the final scores.

Subject Duration Maximum Marks Min. Qualifying Marks for Selection
(All Communities)
Paper – I
General Studies (75 items),
Aptitude Test (25 Items
3 Hours 150 90
General Tamil/ English (100 items)

Note – 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 and Oral Test: –

Subject Duration Maximum Marks Min. Qualifying Marks for Selection (All Communities)
General Studies (Degree Standard)Descriptive Type 3 Hours 300 102
Interview and Records 40

TNPSC Group 2 Selection Process

The selection will be made in three successive stages:

  • Preliminary Examination for selection of candidates for admission to the Main Written Examination
  • Main Written Examination,
  • Oral Test in the shape of an Interview.

The candidates should also note that the Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Written Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.

TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus:

The topics for the examinations for TNPSC Group – II posts are given below:

Topics for TNPSC Group – II Preliminary Examination
General Studies – Objective type
General Science – Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology
Current Events – History, Political Science, Economics, Science
History and Culture of India and Tamil Nadu
Indian Polity
Indian Economy
Indian National Movement
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test
General English – Objective type (SSLC Standard)
Literature – Poetry, Biographies of Indian and international leaders, Oscar Wild, Shakespeare, places, essays, and British/American English.
Authors and Their Literary Works – Poetry, Story, biography, Characters, Drama, Folk Arts, and Famous Quotes.
Topics for TNPSC Group – 2 Mains Examination
General Studies – Objective type
Role and impact of Science and Technology in the Development of India and Tamil Nadu
Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu
Socio-Economic Problems of India and Tamil Nadu
Current issues at National level
Current issues at the State level.

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