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TNPSC Group 2 2017: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is going release the much awaited Group 2 Exam notification through their official portal. We all know that this recruiting agency will conduct Group 2 examination each year for appointing suitable official below various designations. As per the TNPSC tentative exam schedule which was released already, TNPSC Group 2 notification shall be released in the month of January. Aspirants who are seriously getting for the upcoming competitive exams in TNPSC can start to apply as soon as the link for online application is made active. We are here to guide you by providing the latest new updated by the TNPSC official site.

TNPSC Group 2 2017 – Highlights
Commission Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Position Officer, Registrar, Inspector, Assistant
Exam Name Group 2 Exam
Last Date Updated Soon
Education BA/ B.Com/ BBA/ B.Litt/ B.O.L/ Diploma
Job Category Group B and C
Location Anywhere in Tamil Nadu

TNPSC Group 2 2017 Exam

These days most of the graduates are willing to get into government job. So they have started to prepare for the upcoming competitive examination by attending coaching classes and by practicing through mock test. So here is the good news for those people that the TNPSC is about to let out the TNPSC Group 2 Recruitment 2017 notification. Aspirants who have done Bachelor degree in Arts, Science, Commerce or BBA or Literature or Diploma in their respective field are suitable to apply.

Once the examination has been scheduled, TNPSC will update the link for downloading the admit card for appearing for this exam. Group2 examination will be conducted in three Stages i.e. Preliminary exam, Main Exam followed by Personal interview. The marks obtained by the competitors in the overall selection process will be calculated and a merit list will be prepared. Based on the availability of vacancies, the appointments will be made.

TNPSC Group 2 2017 Designations

TNPSC group 2 examination is conducted especially to recruit deserving officials below the department such as Tax, Prison, Labour, Employment and Training, Anti Corruption, etc. The commission intends to recruit Group B and C officials under these departments. The position which are yet to be engaged in various civil services are mentioned in the tabular form below.

Sl.No Post Name Age Limit Salary
1 Deputy Commercial Tax Officer 30 years Rs.34800/- pm
2 Sub Registrar, Grade-II
3 Probation Officer
4 Assistant Inspector of Labour
5 Junior Employment Officer Non-Differently abled
Differently abled 40 years
6 Special Assistant 30 years
7 Special Branch Assistant
8 Assistant Section Officer
9 Assistant Section Officer

cum Programmer

10 Assistant Inspector
11 Audit Inspector
12 Supervisor of Industrial


13 Senior Inspector
14 Supervisor/ Junior Superintendent
15 Handloom Inspector
16 Revenue Assistant Rs.20200/- pm
17 Executive Officer, Grade-II

TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility Criteria 2017

Aspirants who desire to apply for the above listed officer grade posts should possess the following eligibility conditions which are given below. There are two things which are more essential to apply for these jobs i.e. Education and age limits. Please verify these two eligibility criteria carefully before applying online.

Educational Requirements: The qualification which is needed to apply for TNPSC Group 2 Post is Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree or Diploma or any equivalent qualification in their respective field from Annamalai University/ Madurai Kamarajar University/ Madras or Bharathiyar University or any similar university.

Designation Qualification
Deputy Commercial Tax Officer BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com/ B.O.L/ BBA/ B.Litt
Sub Registrar, Grade-II Bachelor’s degree
Probation Officer BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com/ B.O.L/ BBA/ B.Litt
Assistant Inspector of Labour
Junior Employment Officer
Special Assistant Any degree with typing skills
Special Branch Assistant
Assistant Section Officer Master’s Degree
Assistant Section Officer

cum Programmer

MD in Computer Application/ Computer Science/ IT
Assistant Inspector BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com/ B.O.L/ BBA/ B.Litt/ BBM
Audit Inspector
Supervisor of Industrial


Senior Inspector Any degree or Diploma in rural Service
Supervisor/ Junior Superintendent Any Degree
Handloom Inspector Diploma in Handloom/ Textile Technology
Revenue Assistant BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com/ B.O.L/ BBA/ B.Litt/ BBM
Executive Officer, Grade-II Degree

Age Limitations: The maximum age limit which is required to participate in the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2017 is already mentioned on the above table. However, aspirants who have attained the age of 18 years are eligible to apply.

This age restriction can be relaxed by applicants belonging to reserved category. The age of the applicants would be calculated as on 1st July 2015.

Post Name Minimum Age Maximum Age Limit
General SC/ SC (A)/ ST/ MBC/ DC/ BC & BCM
Sub-Registrar 20 years 30 years No age limits
Probation Officer 22 years
JEO (Differently Abled) 18 years 40 years
Deputy Commercial Tax Officer 30 years 35 years
For others No age limits

TNPSC Group 2 Selection Process

Initially, the applications submitted through the online shall be validated by the screening panel and only the deserving appliers would be intimated for the exams through admit card.

There are two stages in Group Exam 2017 i.e. Preliminary and Main exam. Contenders who successfully complete the preliminary exam would be asked to appear for the main exam. Based on the performance of candidates in the main exam, he or she shall be invited for the personal interview.

The marks obtained by them in the overall selection process will be calculated and the final selection list would be prepared.

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Physical Fitness test: At the time of joining, the candidates have to produce the physical fitness certificate to make sure that they sound healthy.

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern & Procedure

The Group 2 examination will be conducted in two phases. We can see the details about the topics and pattern briefly in the below sub headings.

Preliminary Exam: This exam comprises of Objective type questions from

  • General Studies (75)
  • Aptitude and Mental Ability test (25)
  • General Tamil/ English (100)

The total marks given for this exam will be 300 and it is enough to get 90 marks for qualifying in this exam.

Main Examination: This will be a descriptive type section where the questions shall be asked from General Studies in degree standards for a total of 300 marks.

Salary & Pay scale: The selected candidates would be recruited below various civil services within Tamil Nadu. The monthly salary offered for the Officials will be according to the pay matrix-4 to 8.

  • Pay Scale for Sl.No. 1 to 15 – Rs.9300-34800/- pm with grade pay between Rs.4200 to 4800/-
  • Pay Scale for Sl.No. 16, 17 – 5200 to 20200/-pm with Grade pay o between Rs.2400 to 2800/-

Examination Fee: The candidates can remit their application fee through online payment portals such as net banking, credit or debit cards or any other options. Applicants who wish to pay through offline mode can deposit the fee through demand Draft or Indian Postal Order.

  • One Time Registration Charges – 50/-
  • For Preliminary Exam – 75/-
  • For Main Examination – 100/-
  • Fee Payment Mode – Online/ Offline

Exam Date: As mentioned earlier the preliminary examination shall be conducted in the month of July 2017. This examination will be held between 10.00 AM to 1.00 PM in their respective examination centers. Qualifying candidates have to take part in the main exam which will be tentatively conducted two month after the preliminary.

Reference Link
Official Notification Click here

Important Dates

  • Date of Notification – Will be Updated Soon
  • Last Date for Online Registration – Will be Updated Soon
  • Closing date for Paying the application Fee through offline mode – Will be Updated Soon
  • Preliminary Exam Date – Will be Updated Soon

Note: Candidates can go through the eligibility requirements and other conditions which are required to apply for TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2017. Aspirants are asked to stay in touch with the official site for getting furthermore information about this recruitment.

Updated: 2017-09-07 — 11:52 am

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