TNPSC Group 2A 2017 Notification Apply Online at

TNPSC Group 2A 2017: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has finally revealed a recruitment notification, especially for Degree holders in the concerned stream. The aim of delivering the notification is to admit the deserving candidates in various posts on direct recruitment basis. There is 1953 vacancies occurred under Tamil Nadu Ministerial/ Secretariat/ Cooperative Subordinate Services are filled up by conducting written examination. Aspirants who have responded against TNPSC Group 2A 2017 will have to write an examination in the month of December. The eligible candidates are enrolled on the basis of direct recruitment and they are subject to Combined Civil Services Examination-II. The details regarding this recruitment and other relevant details are discussed below,

TNPSC Group 2A 2017 Notification – Higlights
Commission Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Designation Clerk, Assistant, LDC, Auditor
Name of Service Tamil Nadu Ministerial/ Secretariat/ Cooperative Subordinate Service
Vacancies 1953
Education Graduate Degree
Job Nature Permanent
Location Tamil Nadu

TNPSC Group 2A 2017 Exam

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is a department of Government of Tamil Nadu, which is responsible for governing the recruitment of personnel into the State Public Service. It is conducting examinations every year; similarly this year also they are recruiting staffs by conducting Group 2A examination or Combined Civil Services Examination-II. This examination is especially reserved for Graduates in various fields.

With reference to the TNPSC Group 2A 2017 notification, there is a tremendous amount of 1863 vacancies are not yet to be filled.  These openings are made in Commerce, Accounts, Revenue, Medical & Rural Health, Registration, Cooperative Audit Departments etc. The above said TTNPSC Group 2A 2017 examination is conducted mainly for filling these vacancies. This examination will be of objective type, for an aggregate of 300 marks. Applicants should have to cross the cut-off set by the commission.

TNPSC Group 2A Vacancy and Post Details Position No of Posts Age Limit Salary
1 Personal Clerk 13 30 years Rs.20200/-
2 Assistant (Ministerial Service) 863
3 Assistant (Commercial Tax Department) 181
4 Assistant (Other Departments) 884
7 Lower Division Clerk 12

TNPSC Group 2A Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are interested to apply for the above said posts should meet the basic qualifications mentioned in the TNPSC Group 2A recruitment notification. They mean the eligibility as educational qualifications and age criteria. Aspirants who are awaited for this recruitment shall be considered themselves as eligible as per the standards mentioned below.

Academic Qualification:

Besides holding the concerned degree, applicants should have qualified in Government Technical Education in Type Writing, both by higher grade in Tamil and English. The basic academic qualification, necessary for each of the designation is listed below.

Post Name Academic Qualification
Personal Clerk Bachelor Degree with typing certificate
Assistant B.A/ B.Sc/ B.Com/ BBA/ B.Litt
Planning Junior Assistant & LDC B.A/ B.Sc/ B.Com
Assistant (Finance) Bachelor Degree in Commerce/ Economics/ Statistics
Junior Cooperative Auditor BBM/ B.Com/ B.A/ BBE

Age Limitation and Relaxation:

General category candidates who wish to apply should have attained the maximum age limit between 18 to 30 years. No maximum age limit is allotted for the candidates who reside under the category of SC/ ST/ MBC/ De-notified Communities/ BC/ BC (Muslims)/ DW category.

  • Minimum Age Limit – 18 years
  • Upper Age Limit – 30 years

Pay Scale and Allowances:

Eligible aspirants who are chosen for the above said Group-2A services will be entitled with pay band-I and additional Grade Pay as per the Government rules.

  • Pay Scale for all the posts – Rs.5200-20200/-
  • Grade Pay for Ministerial Service Post – Rs.2800/-
  • Grade Pay for Secretariat Service Post – Rs.2600/-
  • Grade Pay for Cooperative Subordinate Service Post – Rs.2400/-

TNPSC Group 2A Selection Procedure

With an intension to get placement in Tamil Nadu Ministerial/ Secretariat/ Cooperative Subordinate Services, applicants will have to participate in an examination of TNPSC Group 2A 2017. The examination will be of objective type. Since it is a non-interview post, only the candidates have to qualify in this examination only.

Written Examination:

Likewise, TNPSC VAO examination candidates will have to clear only one paper for Group 2A examination. It’s somewhat easy compare to the VAO examination, because aspirants have to prepare for the following sections only. That is, General Studies, Aptitude & Mental Ability Test and General Tamil/ General English. This examination is conducted for a composite duration of 3 hours and the maximum marks allotted are 300 marks. The lowest pass mark fixed for this examination is 90 marks.

  • General Studies – 75 items
  • Aptitude & Mental Ability Test – 25 items
  • General Tamil/ General English – 100 items

General Studies – In this section, candidates will be aware of daily news, General Science, Geography, History & Culture, Indian Politics etc.

Aptitude and Mental Ability – This part carries questions, which are related to the areas of General Mathematics, logical questions, data collection, Interpretation of data, graphs etc.

General English/ Tamil – Maximum of the questions are asked in this section, so the candidates should concentrate more in this section. Here the questions will be in SSLC standard, mostly in Grammar, literature, poems etc.

The question paper may be in two sets, candidates have an option to choose any of the question paper. The difference in such questions is only in the language part either English or Tamil.

Application Fee:

Candidates have to register their basic particulars through this one time registration. The fee details for exam and one time registration is listed below,

  • Examination fee – Rs.100/-
  • Registration fee – Rs.150/-

Admit Card:

As you know, Admit Card/ Hall Ticket are the most important document to be carried out by the candidates at the time of selection. Now, it implies for TNPSC Group 2A examination also. Aspirants shall download the Admit Card from the official website “” or “”.

Reference Link
Official Notification
Apply Online

Important Dates

Events Important Dates
Notification released date 27th April 2017
Last date to submit the online application 26th May 2017
Last date for fee payment 29th May 2017
Written examination is scheduled on 06 August 2017

Note: Candidates, who are seeking for information about TNPSC Group 2A examination, shall get it from the above sections. Refer the official notification for getting more details about this examination.

Updated: 2017-09-07 — 12:24 pm


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  1. Dear sir/madam
    Kindly let me know once the application open for group 2A

    1. from april 10th

  2. I am studying final year student so l am eligible to apply for this exam

    1. Any answer please reply.enakkum same doubts

  3. Sir employment seniority neccessary for tnpsc

  4. Sir group2a notification when it will be released??

  5. Sir group2a notification when it will be released??

  6. Sir group2a notification when it will be realised

  7. sir when the group 2a(non interview) online application will be open?plz reply sir.

  8. when the application date released?

    1. I am studying final year B .com I am eligible for apply this exam

  9. Sir i finished my degree yesterday im having my past 5 marksheet so it is eligible to attend the exams sa sir

  10. Kindly let me know once the application open for group 2A

  11. Sir I am finished final year exam held on14.5.17. So I am eligible for exam pls reply sir

    1. for me also Same doubt

  12. Respected sir/madam
    I just now completing Bsc degree please tell me i m eligible to apply tnpsc 2 a exam or not

  13. I AM 32 years i write group 2a exam

  14. Sir/madam iam stying b.a,english final year i write group 2a xam

  15. Am B.E holder , am I eligible for the exam plz reply sir …

    1. Hi,
      You can Any degree graduates are eligible to apply.

    2. You are also eligible that exam any degree

  16. i am handicapped person ortho , what is my cut off marks

  17. I am in engineering student eligible to apply

  18. my ONE TIME REGISTRATION will expired on 16.05.2017…how can i apply for the post???
    shall i made registration

    1. hi,
      S, You can apply with that same user id, but will pay the full amount of Exam Fee..

      1. I got my provisional but didn’t get my degree certificate shall I apply ?????

        1. You have apply that exam no problem

  19. Hi,
    I have completed my one time registration yesterday but how to submit for 2a exam application.there is no option to submit group 2a exam in TNPSC portal and my one time account.please clarify me. Thanks in advance

    1. Your go to apply that tnpsc group 2 link below is there apply click here for payment .

      Thanks & Reagards

  20. I am completed my be in April 2017 my result not yet came but I will show my mark sheet when the certificate verification can I apply for group 2a

  21. Sri i finished diploma mechanical engineering I am eligible for apply this exam

  22. Hi
    My dob.1987 may.I am BC category. Can I apply fr group 2 exam

    1. Sorry your are not eligible that exam

      Thanks &Regards

    2. Hi i am kanna Bsc chemisity

  23. Now only i have finished my degree do final exam can I apply for this exam

  24. I am studying B.Sc final year student so l am eligible to apply for this exam

  25. iam unable to submit the application cos of run time error any sugeestions????

  26. please extend the group 2a exam apply date sir,please

  27. Sir Please extend group2a exam apply date.server very slow

  28. Please extend the date for applying. I was unable to submit for the past 2 days since its showing error while submitting.
    Thanks in advanve

  29. Plss extend the date as u possible apply tnpsc grp 2A exam many students are not registered

  30. plz replay You are extend the date of tnpsc grp 2a exam aply date

  31. SivakumarAnnamalai

    Please extened the date and also please solve the those technical issue.i enquired a browsing centre at kanchipuram. The Lady at the browsing centre told me that she can’t able to register single application on Yesterday 26th may and daybefore yesterday (25th may 2017). After entering all our data’s on the online application form and while we click next botton. It goes to beginning of the online application page where we need to apply all data’s again. I have tried really around more that 30 times repeatedly and at my worst situation i shutdown my computer. I don’t know whether proper action would be taken on this issue and extend the last date of online application or not. My mind get saturated for trying to apply on yesterday and daybefore yesterday. Still now also i tried and faced the same problem.

    Hope get good response for this…. Sivakumar Annamalai from Kanchipuram

  32. Sir

    I tried appliying for last 1 week. Getting error of ” un expected error . please try again”… So I could not apply. Please extend time.

  33. Please extend the date sit plzneed full.

  34. Plz extend the date sir

  35. I am studying final year student I am eligible for this exam

  36. Sir please give extra time for apply online group2A

  37. sir please extended gr 2a date

  38. Is B.C.A. degree holder is eligible to apply for group 2a

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