TNPSC Group 2 2018 Exam Notification | Apply Online at | for Group 2 Services

TNPSC Group 2 2018: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has released 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 officials below various designations. As per the TNPSC  Official notification which was released already, the candidates can apply for this recruitment through online mode from 10th August 2018 to 9th September 2018. Aspirants who are seriously preparing for the upcoming competitive exams in Tamil Nadu State Government can start to apply as soon as the server may have many problems during the last date of online registration. We are here to guide you by providing the latest new updated by the TNPSC official site.

TNPSC Group 2 2018 – Highlights
Commission Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Position Probation Officer, Sub Registrar, Assistant Inspector etc
Exam Name Group 2 Exam
Last Date 9th September 2018
Education B.A/ B.Com/ B.B.A/ / B.Litt/ B.O.L/ B.B.M./ Master Degree/ Any Degree/ PG Diploma
Job Category Group B and C
Location Anywhere in Tamil Nadu

TNPSC Group 2 2018 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 tests. So here is the good news for those people that the TNPSC has announced TNPSC Group 2 Recruitment 2018 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. Group 2 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 Vacancy Details

The commission intends to recruit Group B and C officials under these departments. The position which are available in various civil services are mentioned in the tabular form as listed 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

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.

. Post Name Salary Package
1. Audit Assistant Rs.19500 to 62000/-
2. Executive Officer, Grade-II
3. Revenue Assistant Rs.20600 to 65500/-
4. Supervisor/ Junior Superintendent Rs.35400 to 112400/-
5. Senior Inspector (Co-operative Societies) Rs.35600 to 112800/-
6. Supervisor
7. Audit Inspector
8. Assistant Inspector
9. Handloom Inspector
10. Senior Inspector (Milk Production and Dairy Development)
11. Municipal Commissioner Grade-II Rs.36400 to 115700/-
12. Assistant Section Officer
13. Assistant Section Officer Cum Programmer
14. Industrial Co-operative Officer Rs.37200 to 117600/-
15. All Other Posts Rs.36900 to 116600/-

TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility Criteria 2018

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.

. 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

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 2 Exam 2018 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 are 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.

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 on 11th November 2018. 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
Apply Online

Important Dates

  • Date of Notification – 10th August 2018
  • Last Date for Online Registration – 9th September 2018
  • Closing date for Paying the application Fee through offline mode – 11th September 2018
  • Preliminary Exam Date – 11th November 2018

Note: Candidates can go through the eligibility requirements and other conditions which are required to apply for TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2018. Aspirants are asked to stay in touch with the official site for getting furthermore information about this recruitment.

Updated: 2018-08-17 — 10:27 am

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