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TNPSC Exams Notification 2017 Apply for Group 2 & Other Exams

TNPSC 2017 Exams Notification: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (www.tnpsc.gov.in) is a recruiting agency which is authorised by the Government of Tamil Nadu for conducting exams to select deserving personnel for the state civil service. Aspirants who wish to participate in the exams should submit their applications online through the official website (www.tnpscexams.net). TNPSC has drafted certain terms and conditions for the candidates regarding the eligibility criteria, education qualification and other requirements. In this section aspirants can find all the Latest TNPSC Notification with the detailed information regarding the whole recruitment process. Also candidates can get all updates about Upcoming Exams 2017 with step by step instructions to submit online application.

Organisation Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Authority Government of Tamil Nadu
Category Group 1, 2, 2A and 4
Frequency Each Exam Once in a Year
Participants More than 2 Millions
Competition Moderate
Official Site “www.tnpsc.gov.in”

Latest TNPSC Notifications

Sl. No Name of Service and Code Vacancy Last Date Details
1 Assistant Conservator (Forests) 14 09-10-2017 Click Here
2 Statistician 31 03-10-2017 Click Here
2 Secretariat Assistant 54 26-09-2017 Click Here
3 Assistant Engineer 21 02-08-2017 Click Here
4 Assistant Commissioner (Hindu Relegious) 03 28-06-2017 Click Here
5 Auto Mobile Engineer 03 24-06-2017 Click Here
6 Assistant Professor (Radiology) 16 16-06-2017 Click Here
7 Tourist Officer 05 16-06-2017 Click Here
8 TNPSC Group 2A Services (Clerk, Typist) 1953 26-05-2017 Click Here
9 Assistant Director 04 13-04-2017 Click Here
10 Assistant Agricultural Officer 333 07-04-2017 Click Here
11 Geologist and Assistant Geologist 53 21-03-2017 Click Here
12 Hostel Superintendent cum Physical Training Officer 27 07-03-2017 Click Here
13 Tamil Nadu Handlooms and Textiles Service (Code No: 039) 12 12-01-2017 Click Here

TNPSC Exams 2017

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission is the constitutional body which is established by the government of Tamil Nadu for governing the manpower requirements of the Ministries and Department of the State Government. Every year it conducts several exams for engaging deserving candidates in the vacant posts existing in various departments. Among those exams some of the tough competitive exams which are going to takes place in 2017 are listed below.

  • Group 1 Services Exam 2017
  • Group 2 Services Exam 2017
  • Group 2A Services Exam 2017
  • Group 4 Services Exam 2017
  • VAO Services Exam 2017

These five are the tough competitive exam based on the volume of the applicants and considering the number of vacancies. Apart from these there few other less competitive services are also exists they are,

  • Group 3 Exam (Group-IIIA Services)
  • Group 5A Exam (Asst in Secretariat)
  • Group 7B Exam (EO: Gr-III Services)
  • Group 8 Services (EO: Gr-IV Services)

Apart from these TN Public Service Commission Exams, there are also several other departmental services which are filled by conducting a competitive test. For these services TNPSC Notification will be released separately. Also based on the availability of vacancies in concerned department the notification will be revealed. Likewise, the above said group services the departmental recruitment in TN PSC is less frequent exam.

TNPSC Vacancies: Based on the availability of vacant posts in concerned department TNPSC Vacancies will be revealed. However, we can know about the approximate number of vacancies available in each service from the Annual Planner issued by TNPSC. Here we have listed the approximate number of vacancies exists for the highly competitive TNPSC Exams.

  • For Group 1 Exam 2017: 85 Posts
  • For Group 2 Exam 2017: 1200 Posts
  • For Group 2A Exam 2017: 1800 Posts
  • For Group 4 Exam 2017: 4800 Posts
  • For VAO Exam 2017: 1000 Posts

Note: All these numbers are approximation based on the TNPSC Vacancies listed in previous year annual planner.

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Education Qualification: If an individual wish to apply for TNPSC Exams 2017, he/ she must by academically qualify for participating in the exam. When discussing about education qualification, it differs based on the services. The qualifications for concerned services are as follows.

  • Group 1 Service: Degree in concerned discipline
  • Group 2 Service: Degree in concerned discipline
  • Group 2A Service: Degree in concerned discipline
  • Group 4 Service: 10th/ Matriculation or its Equivalent
  • VAO Services: 10th/ Matriculation or its Equivalent

Age Limit: Likewise, education qualification age limit will also differ depending on the service. However, the maximum age limit for most of the services is same. But the relaxation for those services to reserved category and for candidates with special qualification may differ.

  • Minimum Age Limit: 18 years for Group 2/ Group 2A/ Group 4 Services
  • Minimum Age Limit: 21 years for Group 1 and VAO
  • Maximum Age Limit: 30 years for all services except which are exempted


Age Relaxation: Relaxation in upper age limit will be given for reserved category candidates. In order to enjoy the benefits of age relaxation, the applicant have to submit the birth certificate and community certification at the time submitting application. The relaxation for reserved category candidates will be followed as listed below.

Services Category Upper Age Limit Relaxation Years
Group 1 SC/ SC(A)/ ST/ MBC/ DC/ BC/ BCM and DW 35 years 5 years
Group 2 No Limit No Limit
Group 2 A
Group 4 SC/ SC(A)/ ST and DW  35 years 5 years
Group 4 MBC/ DC/ BC and BCM 32 years 2 years
VAO SC/ SC(A)/ ST/ MBC/ DC/ BC/ BCM and DW 40 years 10 years

Exam Procedure and Selection Process: Applicants have to undergo the recruitment process which includes the written exam and so on. The several stages included in the selection process of candidates for the Civil Services in Tamil Nadu include the short listing methods as mentioned.

  • Written Exam common for all services
  • Main Exam for Group 1/ Group 2/ Group 2A services
  • Personal Interview for Group 1/ Group 2 services

TNPSC Notification

For the year 2017 aspirants may expect many Notifications from TNPSC with large number of vacancies. Among those, TNPSC Group 2 Services Exam is the most expected exam which has to be notified by 2016 but delayed. Below in this section candidates may find all the departmental notifications which are going to be released by the year 2017. Aspirants who are eagerly waiting for Latest TN PSC Notification may refer this section get regular updates regarding TNPSC Exams 2017.

No Department or Services Designation
1 Town & Country Planning Department Research, Planning Assistant, Draughtman
2 Evaluation & Applied Research Research Assistant
3 Health Department Health Statistician
4 Industries Department  Tester, Chemist
56 Motor Vehicle Maintenance Foreman, Technical Assistants
7 ELCOT Manager
8 Secretariat Service Librarian, Research Officer
9 Fisheries Department Sub Inspector
10 Labour Service Labour Officer
11 Handloom & Textile Service Director
12 EMP & TRG service Training Officer
13 Agriculture Department Geologist
14 General Service Tourist Officer
15 Forensic  Department Scientific Officer
16 Medical Service Jr. Analyst

Note: Candidates who are preparing hardly for TNPSC Exams 2017 (www.tnpsc.gov.in) may get informed about latest TNPSC Notification in this section. Here we have discussed all details about the upcoming exams, despite these aspirant who needs more information may refer the official website of Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.

Updated: 16th September 2017 — 4:38 pm
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