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TNPSC Group 2 Online Application 2018: The Combined Civil Services Examination for Group-II services is going to be conducted by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC). Most of the job seekers might be waiting to hear this good news from government. Such aspirants be ready to apply for TNPSC Group 2 jobs. Already the official notice for this recruitment is released, the link for TNPSC Group 2 Apply Online opened on 10th August 2018. By paying requisite amount of fee, aspirants have to submit their application, on time. Only then aspirants can participate in the Group-II recruitment. For helping those enthusiastic candidates, here in this article we have explained the Group 2 Exam Apply Online procedure neatly. By following this, definitely aspirants can submit their TNPSC Group 2 Online Application 2018 without any mistakes.

TNPSC Group 2 Online Application 2018 – Highlights
Commission Name Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Exam Name Combined Civil Service examination-II
Vacancies 1199
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Date 11th November 2018
Status Available

TNPSC Group 2 Online Application 2018 Important Dates

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Date
Notification will be advertised on 10th August 2018
Starting date of online application submission 10th August 2018
Last date for TNPSC Group 2 Exam Apply Online 9th September 2018
Last date for fee payment (registration, prelims exam) 11th September 2018
Hall Tickets will be issued on Will be Updated Soon
Date of Preliminary Examination 11th November 2018
Prelims result will be declared on Will be Updated Soon
Main Exam Fee should be paid before Will be Updated Soon
Hall Tickets for main exam will be issued on Will be Updated Soon
Date of Main Examination Will be Updated Soon
Mains result will be declared on Will be Updated Soon
Interview call letter download date Will be Updated Soon
Date of Interview Will be Updated Soon

TNPSC Group 2 Vacancy Details

The Group 2 examination is being conducted by TNPSC to meet the staff requirements in Ministerial, Secretariat and some of the Subordinate Services of Tamil Nadu. Details about the post and salary details are given below.

No. Name of Service Department Name of Post Vacancies
1. Tamil Nadu Industries
Subordinate Service
Industries and
Commerce Department
Industrial Co-operative Officer 30
2. Tamil Nadu Social
Defence Subordinate
Social Defence Department Probation Officer 12
3. Tamil Nadu General
Subordinate Service
Employment and Training (Employment Wing) Department Junior Employment Officer 16
4. Tamil Nadu Jail
Subordinate Service
Prison Department Probation Officer 18
5. Tamil Nadu Labour
Subordinate Service
Labour Department Assistant Inspector of Labour 26
6. Tamil Nadu Registration Subordinate Service Sub Registrar, Grade-II 73
7. Tamil Nadu
Ministerial Service
Vigilance and Anti Corruption Department Special Assistant 02
8. Tamil Nadu Municipal
Subordinate Service
Municipal Commissioner, Grade-II 06
9. Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service Law Department in Secretariat Assistant Section Officer 16
Finance Department in Secretariat Assistant Section Officer 16
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Assistant Section Officer 04
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Assistant Section Officer Cum Programmer 02
10. Tamil Nadu State
Legislative Assembly
Secretariat Service
Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Assistant Section Officer 01
11. Tamil Nadu Industries
Subordinate Service
Industries and Commerce Department Supervisor of Industrial
12. Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service Audit Wing of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Administration
Audit Inspector 31
Revenue Department Revenue Assistant 11
13. Tamil Nadu Local Fund Audit Subordinate Service Local Fund Audit Department Assistant Inspector 98
14. Tamil Nadu Handlooms and Textiles Subordinate
Handlooms and Textiles Department Handloom Inspector 23
15. Tamil Nadu
Co-operative Subordinate Service
Milk Production and Dairy Development Department Senior Inspectors 48
Co-operative Societies in
Department of Registrar of
Co-operative Societies
Senior Inspector 599
16. Tamil Nadu Agricultural Marketing Subordinate
Tamil Nadu Agricultural
Marketing/ Agricultural
Business Department
Supervisor/ Junior Superintendent 118
17. Tamil Nadu General
Subordinate Service
Accounts Branch of Highways and Rural Works Department Audit Assistant 09
18. Tamil Nadu Town
Panchayat Subordinate Service
Town Panchayats
Executive Officer, Grade-II 01
Total Vacancy 1199

Candidates having interest to engage on any of the above tabulated posts can submit TNPSC Group 2 Online Application 2018. But don’t submit more than one application. Because the exam for these Group 2 posts will be conducted on the same day.

Eligibility Criteria to Submit TNPSC Group 2 2018

To apply for the above tabulated posts, there are some minimum requisite eligibility. Depending upon posts, it will differ. To know about the eligibilities to submit TNPSC Group 2 Online Application Form, look into the following table.

No. Designation Qualification* Age Limit
(As on 1stJuly 2018)
1. Probation Officer B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com/ B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt./ B.B.M. 22 to 30 years (Prison)
26 to 40 years (Social Defence)
2. Sub Registrar Any Degree 20 to 30 years
3. Municipal Commissioner 18 to 30 years
4. Supervisor/ Junior Superintendent
5. Audit Assistant
6. Executive Officer
7. Special Assistant Any Degree and passed Higher Grade Tamil and English typewriting
8. Assistant Section Officer (Law Department) B.L. Degree
9. Assistant Section Officer (Finance Department) M.Com/ Master Degree in Economics/ Statistics
Degree in Commerce/ Economics/ Statistics and passed final examination of ICWAI
10. Assistant Section Officer (TNPSC) Master Degree
Degree and BGL Degree
Degree with first class in any one of the parts
11. Assistant Section Officer Cum Programmer (TNPSC) MCA (or) M.Sc. (IT/ Computer Science)
12. Supervisor of Industrial Co-operatives B.A/ B.Sc./ B.Com./ B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt./ B.B.M.
PG Diploma in Agricultural Economics & Co-operation
13. Senior Inspector Any Degree
Diploma in Rural Services/ Associate Member of ICA
14. Handloom Inspector B.A/ B.Sc./ or Diploma in Handloom Technology/ Textile Technology/ Textile Processing/ Manmade Fibre Technology
15. Industrial Co-Operative Officer B.Com/ B.A./ B.Sc
16. All Other Posts B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com/ B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt./ B.B.M

How to Submit TNPSC Group 2 Online Form?

To finish the one time registration and to do TNPSC Group 2 Online Apply, contestants must have the following things in their hand. This will help aspirants to complete the registration process easier.

  • Active email id and mobile number
  • Requisite original certificates for reference purpose
  • Debit/ Credit Card, etc. for making online fee payment
  • Scanned copies of photo and signature

Photo & Signature: In JPG/ JPEG format, aspirants have to upload scanned copies of their photograph and signature as per specifications that are given below, at the time of One Time Registration. So keep these images in a CD/ DVD/ Pen drive with you before sitting to apply.

Photograph Signature
  • Take recent passport size photograph preferably with white background
  • File size can be 3.5 cm * 4.5 cm (20 to 50 KB)
  • Put your signature in a white paper using black pen
  • File size can be 3.5 cm * 1.5 cm (10 to 20 KB)

Select Exam Centres: In the TNPSC Group 2 Online Application Form there will be a field for selecting exam centres. Based on convenience of candidates, choose the exam centre. By seeing the administrative exigencies, more often TNPSC will allot the centres for exam that are opted by candidates.

  1. TNPSC Group 2 Exam Apply Online Procedure

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Fee

First, newly applying citizens have to do the One Time Registration by paying requisite amount of fee. Individuals who had registered before 5 years by paying Rs.50/- registration fee should have to renew the OTR by paying new registration fee.
In addition to this, aspirants should have to remit the preliminary exam fee. Either by using Debit/ Credit card/ Net Banking facilities or through Computerized Post Office/ SBI/ Indian Bank, aspirants can remit the fee. For that, they have to pay the service charges also.
After declaration of preliminary exam result, individuals who are shortlisted for main examination have to pay the Main Examination Fee. But remember, fee once paid is non-refundable in any cases.

Particulars Amount/ Mode of Payment
Registration/ Renewal Fee Rs.150/-
Application Fee Rs.150/-
Preliminary Examination fee Rs.75/-
Main Examination Fee Rs.100/-
Service Charges As applicable
Mode of Payment Online/ Offline
Fee Exemption
Exam Fee
  • SC/ SC (A)/ STs/ MBC/ DC/ BC/ Ex-SM/ Disabled Persons/ Destitute Widow (subject to some conditions)
Application Fee
  • For candidates who had done One Time Registration (OTR)

TNPSC Group 2 Apply Online Steps

Detailed TNPSC Group 2 Exam Apply Online Registration Form 2018 instructions are given below, for convenience of candidates. Interested aspirants follow it and submit the application before deadline.

  • Visit TNPSC official website
  • Go to “Notification → Latest Notification” section
  • Read the detailed official notification of concerned recruitment
  • Click the “Apply Online” link given atlast of the row
  • The net page will open
  • Read the “How to Apply” instructions clearly
  • If you are a new user or registered before 5 years, then click the “One Time Registration → New User” option
  • If you have already registered and five years is not completed after registration means, then directly do “Applicant Login” and fill the TNPSC Group 2 Online application 2018
  • The TNPSC Online Registration Portal will open for candidates who had clicked OTR option
  • Fill the Personal and Communication details and “Submit” it
  • A status message will appear on the screen by saying that an activation link is sent to your email id
  • After reading the status message, press “Activate through OTP”
  • For activating your Login id through OTP, on next page enter your Login id & Password and press “Login” button
  • A new page will open. On that enter the OTP that is sent in your registered mobile number and click the “Activate” menu
  • A confirmation message will display i.e. your Login id is activated, you can login to final registration part.
  • Then press “Click to Next Stage” tab, to finish the second stage of One Time Registration
  • Enter the educational qualification, etc. details as required and upload your photograph and signature in this stage
  • Read the declaration and tick the checkbox
  • Then give “Submit” and select the payment option to pay registration fee
  • After making payment, do Applicant login to view your dashboard
  • Click on the View/ Print Profile to print your One Time Registration slip
  • Here finishes the TNPSC One Time Registration
  • Next step is filling of TNPSC Group 2 Online Application Form
  • Select the post which you want to apply
  • Login into the application part and fill the requisite information
  • After previewing the entered information, press “Submit” button
  • On submission of application, an additional form will be displayed
  • Read the instructions and fill the requisite information in form, to remit exam fee
  • Do not press Back/ Refresh button anywhere
  • If your transaction is successful, Registration/ Application Number will be generated
  • Candidates who had chosen offline payment mode can download the Challan from and make the payment in concerned bank
  • Online Application Registration will be considered as completed, only if the payment is done by aspirants within two working days from the date of registration
  • After submitting application, Print/ Save the application in PDF format for future reference
Reference Link
Apply Online Click here

TNPSC Group 2 Hall Ticket 2018

If candidates had done the TNPSC Group 2 Registration correctly, then Hall Tickets will be issued to them to attend the preliminary exam. The Preliminary exam is the screening exam to reject most unsuitable aspirants in the initial stage itself.
Individuals who are scoring good marks in preliminary exam will be asked to pay the main examination fee. Such candidates will be next issued with hall tickets to participate in the main examination.
Then again TNPSC will shortlist contestants based on main exam marks for the final round of selection, which is Interview. Call letters will be issued through TNPSC website, for individuals who are shortlisted for interview. By seeing the main exam and interview marks, final selection will be done.
Help Desk:
If candidates need any guidance to apply online for TNPSC Group 2 Recruitment 2018, he/ she can contact TNPSC’s Office in person (or) over Telephone No. 044 – 25300300/ 18004251002 on all working days (i.e. between 10.00 AM and 5.45 PM).
Note: We have provided lot of information regarding TNPSC Group 2 Online Application 2018 on above section. To know more about this recruitment, refer the links that we have given in this article.

Updated: 2018-08-23 — 11:46 am

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