TNPSC Group 2A Notification 2017 – 1953 Assistant, Clerk Jobs

TNPSC Group 2A Notification 2017: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has given a new advertisement in newspapers that very soon it is going to conduct one direct recruitment for Group-IIA service posts like Assistant, Clerk, Accountant and Typists. Young graduates who are technically qualified to serve beneath these jobs are motivated to apply, if having good proficiency in Tamil language. Because Commission has decided to intake approximately 1953 aspirants through this recruitment to satisfy the urgent employee needs in Secretariat, Legislative Assembly, Public Service Commission and Ministerial cadres of Tamil Nadu state. Go through the below section to know about TNPSC Group 2A Notification 2017 eligibilities, recruitment process and applying details.

Commission Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Designations Assistant, Clerk, etc. (CCS- II non interview Posts)
Openings 1953 Last Date 26-05-2017
Academics B.A/ B.Sc/ B.Com/ B.O.L/ B.B.A/ B.Litt./ B.B.M/ Equivalent
Job Nature Permanent
Place of Posting Tamil Nadu

TNPSC Group 2A Notification 2017

TNPSC is a state level recruiting agency established by Tamil Nadu government. So it conducts recruitments for doing appointments in departments/ ministries of Tamil Nadu only. On first week of August 2017, this Commission is going to conduct one Combined Civil Services (CCS) Examination-II (Non- Interview) for hiring deserving aspirants for following Group-IIA positions. Individuals who are willing to acquire those government jobs should participate and win in this CCS test. Regarding this, applications are now invited via online from enthusiastic citizens. Recruited individuals will support government by engaging on departments like Law & Finance, Revenue, Treasuries & Accounts, Prison, Fisheries, NCC, Highways, Survey & Land Records and Text Book & Educational Services Corporation etc.

Post Wise TNPSC Group 2A Vacancy Details

No Post Name Vacancies Age Limit Pay Scale
1 Personal Clerk 7 30 years Rs.20200/-
2 Steno Typist 6
3 Accountant 85
4 Assistant/ Accountant/ Storekeeper 92
5 Assistant (Ministerial Service) 686
6 Assistant (Commercial Tax Dept) 181
7 Assistant (Other Departments) 884
8 LDC 12

Educational Requirements: Candidates desiring to apply for these Group-IIA posts must be a degree holder on relevant fields from recognized institution/ university.

Position Name Qualification
Personal Clerk, Steno Typist any Degree with Typing and Shorthand skill in English, Tamil
Assistant (Revenue Administration department) B.A/ B.Sc/ B.Com/ B.O.L/ B.B.A/ B.Litt./ B.B.M
Assistant (Finance department) Degree in Commerce/ Economics/ Statistics
Lower Division Clerk B.A/ B.Sc/ B.Com
Assistant/ Accountant/ Storekeeper B.Com/ CA/ ICWA/ Equivalent
Other Assistant Posts any Bachelor Degree

Other desirable requirement for Personal Clerk, Typist posts is a certificate course on Computer Office Automation awarded by Technical Education Department.

Age Limits: Minimum and maximum age limits are set by Commission. Aspirants who are satisfying these conditions shall only be considered for this recruitment.

  • Minimum applying age: 18 years
  • For SC/ ST (A)/ ST/ MBC/ DC/ BC/ BCM category: No upper age bar
  • Other category aspirants: should not exceed 30 years

Candidates not falling under SC/ ST (A)/ ST/ MBC/ DC/ BC/ BCM category shall be offered with relaxations in upper age as follows.

  • For PWDs: 10 years
  • For Ex-serviceman: 18 years

Recruitment Procedure: TNPSC Group 2A 2017 recruitment, it is a non-interview recruitment. So, only based on written examination marks appointment will be done, subject to aspirant’s physical fitness.

  • Written Examination

The exam is planned to be conducted offline with full of objective type questions. About 200 questions will be asked for the test from three varieties of section as tabulated down.

No. Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
1. General Studies 75 150 3 hours
2. Aptitude & Mental Ability 25
3. General Tamil/ General English 100 150

In this test, participants must score a minimum of 90 marks. Only such candidates name will be added to the merit list. Finally individuals who are ranking top in list shall be offered with appointment orders, as per reservation criteria.

Salary and Allowances: Candidates hired for these Group 2A services will be offered with Pay Band-1 salary as per government orders. Apart from this, designees are also found eligible for receiving Grade pay and other admissible allowances.

  • Salary Range: Rs.5200 – 20200/-
  • Grade pay Range: Rs.2600 – 2800/-

Examination Fee: Newly applying candidates under TNPSC have to pay the one time registration fee first. Then through online payment gateway given in website, pay the examination fee using Debit/ Credit Card or Net Banking facilities. This payment can also be done through Post Office/ Bank, by depositing fee as cash.

  • Registration Fee: Rs.150/-
  • Examination Fee: Rs.100/-
  • Registration Fee Exemption: aspirants registered before or after 1st March 2017
  • Exam Fee Exemption: For SC/ ST/ SC (A)/ PWDs/ Widows/ MBC/ DC/ BC/ EXSM
  • Payment Mode: Online/ Offline

Examination fee will be exempted depending upon the number of free chances availed by applicants in previous TNPSC recruitments.

How to Apply Online for TNPSC Group 2A Notification 2017

By paying one time registration fee interested aspirants have to do the initial registration through online portal of TNPSC. After doing this registration successfully, aspirants can apply for any of these Group 2A posts that are currently vacant. The guidelines to submit job applications are given below.

  • Open the page
  • Go to “Apply Online” and hit “One Time Registration”.
  • By hitting “New User” tab, the registration form will open.
  • Fill the basic particulars and submit it.
  • You will get a login id and password.
  • Now Login and fill the application for Group 2A recruitment.
  • Passport size photo and your signature should be uploaded in scanned format.
  • Finally preview the details and press “Submit” button.
  • Click the online payment gateway and do the fee transaction.
  • Then take printout copies of submitted application and e-receipt.
  • Candidates willing to do offline payment can download the challan form from concerned site.
Official Notification
Apply Online here

Dates to Remember

Notification published date 27th Apr 2017
Online registration can be done upto 26th May 2017
Last date for fee payment through bank/ post office 29th May 2017
Group-IIA Examination Date 6th Aug 2017

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Note: Regarding one of the newly released notification by TNPSC for Group 2A services, we have provided lot of information on above paragraphs. Individuals who need to know about syllabus, reservation rules and other concessions are requested to refer the detailed official notice at above site or

Updated: 2017-10-23 — 12:00 pm

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