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TNPSC Group II 2018 Notification released, 1199 vacancies

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) was established in 1929 and got its present name in the year 1970. TNPSC is responsible for recruitment of personnel into various departments of Tamil Nadu.

Every year TNPSC conducts the Group II exam for the selection of various posts in different departments of Tamil Nadu Government.  It comprises of Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Interview. The application process is online and through their official website.

TNPSC Group II Exam Official Website

Click here to download TNPSC Group II 2018 Official Notification PDF

TNPSC Group II Exam 2018 Important Dates

Activity

Date

Online Application Start Date

10-Aug-=2018

Last Date for the submission of online application

09-Sep-2018

Last Date for the payment of Exam Fees

11-Sep-2018

Preliminary Exam Date

11-Nov-2018

Preliminary Exam Results

February 2019

Main Exam Date

May 2019

Main Exam results

August 2019

TNPSC Group II Exam 2018 Exam Dates

Activity

Date

Preliminary Exam Date

11-Nov-2018 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Main Exam Date

May 2019

TNPSC Group II Exam 2018 List of Vacancies:

There are a total of 1199 Vacancies listed in the TNPSC Group II Exam 2018.  The details of the vacancies against each post is given below.

Sl. No.

Name of the Post

Vacancies

1.

Industrial Co-operative Officer

30

2.

Probation Officer in Social Defence Dept.

12

3.

Junior Employment Officer (Non-Differently Abled)

16

4.

Probation Officer in Prison Dept.

18

5.

Assistant Inspector of Labour

26

6.

Sub Registrar, Grade-II

73

7.

Special Assistant

2

8.

Municipal Commissioner, Grade-II

6

9.

Assistant Section Officer in Law Dept.

16

10.

Assistant Section Officer in Finance Dept.

16

11.

Assistant Section Officer in TN State Assembly Secretariat

1

12.

Assistant Section Officer in TNPSC

4

13.

Assistant Section Officer cum Programmer in TNPSC

2

14.

Supervisor of Industrial Co-operatives

39

15.

Audit Inspector

31

16.

Assistant Inspector

98

17.

Handloom Inspector

23

18.

Senior Inspectors

48

19.

Senior Inspector

599

20.

Supervisor / Junior Superintendent

118

21.

Audit Assistant in Accounts Branch

9

22.

Executive Officer, Grade-II

1

23.

Revenue Assistant in Revenue Department

11

TNPSC Group II Exam 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification For TNPSC

The education eligibility criteria for the TNPSC Group II Exam is Graduation Degree in any of the streams such as B.A., B.Com., B.Sc., B.E., B.Tech. etc., from any University recognized by the University Grants Commission or the State Board.

Language Proficiency:

Language proficiency in Tamil Language is necessary.

Age Eligibility for TNPSC :

Minimum age is 18 and there is No Maximum age limit.  See the below chart for details.

Sl. No.

Name of the Post

Minimum Age Limit

Maximum Age Limit

Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars), Scheduled Tribes, Most Backward Classes, Denotified Communities, Backward Classes, Backward Classes (Muslims) and Destitute Widows of all Categories

For all Others

1.

For all posts (Except Sub Registrar Grade-II, Probation Officer in Prison Dept. and Social Defence Dept.)

18 years

No Maximum age Limit

30 years

2.

Sub Registrar Grade-II

20 years

3.

Probation Officer in Prison Dept.

22 years

4.

Probation Officer in Social Defence Dept.

26 years

40 years

TNPSC Group II Exam Pattern 2018

The TNPSC Group II Exam will be held in 3 parts. The Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Interview. 

TNPSC Group II Preliminary Exam 2018 Pattern

The Preliminary Exam comprises of total 200 questions for 300 marks. The duration of the exam is 3 hours (180 minutes).  It has 2 sections; The General Studies Section and the Language Section.  The General Studies section will be in both Tamil and English.  The Language Section will be either Tamil or English as per the choice made by the Candidate at the time of filling the application form. The section wise details are given below.

Subject

Maximum Marks

General Studies (Degree Standard) – 75 Questions

+

Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard) – 25 Questions

150

General Tamil (SSLC Standard) – 100 Questions

(or)

General English (SSLC Standard) – 100 Questions

150

TOTAL

300

Total Duration: 3 hours

TNPSC Group II Main Exam 2018 Pattern

The Main exam comprises of 4 sections and the details are as given below.

Section A: 30  questions of 3 markseach = 90 marks.  Any 30 questions can be attended from the given 35 questions.

Section B: 15 questions of 8 marks each = 120 marks.Any 15 questions can be attended from the given 18 questions

Section C: 2 questions of 15 marks each = 30 marks.  Any 2 questions can be attended from the given 3 questions

Section D: 2 questions of 30 marks each = 60 marks. Any 2 questions can be attended from the given 4 questions

Penalty for wrong answers:

There is no negative marking.  There is no penalty for wrong answers.

 

How to apply for TNPSC Group II Exam 2018

  1. Applicants should apply only through the official TNPSC website and only through online mode. 

TNPSC Group II Exam Official Website

  1. Applicants should have completed the One Time Registration Process on the TNPSC Website.  The One Time Registration is valid for 5 years from the date of registration.
  2. Those who have already completed the One Time Registration should use their existing User ID and Password to login.
  3. Applicants should not create more than one Registration ID in One-time Registration.
  4. Use your One Time Registration User Id and Password to login to the TNPSC Official website.
  5. Applicant should use the “Apply” link against the recruitment notice displayed on the TNPSC official website.
  6. Fill in the required details.
  7. Select the name of the post or posts for which you would wish to apply
  8. The Photograph and the Signature if already uploaded to the One time registration will be taken automatically.
  9. After submitting the application, the applicants can either print or save their application in PDF format.

TNPSC Group II Exam 2018 Application Fee

  1. One Time Registration Fee: Rs. 150/-

Note: Applicants who have already completed the One-time Registration and are within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.

  1. Preliminary Exam Fee: Rs. 100/-
  2. Main Exam Fee: Rs. 150/-

Fee Concession:

  1. Full Exemption / No Fee for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Castes (Arunthathiyars) and Scheduled Tribes.  Differently abled persons, destitute widow of all communities.
  2. Most Backward classes / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes, Backward Classes (Muslims) can avail three free chances, if not availed before.
  3. Ex-Servicemen can avail two free chances, if not availed before.

TNPSC Group II Exam 2018 Exam Centre

The Preliminary exam will be conducted in all the districts of Tamil Nadu. The Exam centres for the Preliminary exams is as follows.

Sl. No.

District

Centre

  1.  

Ariyalur

Ariyalur

       1.

Chennai

Anna Nagar

1.

Egmore

1.

Perambur

1.

Vadapalani

1.

Tiruvottriyur

1.

Mylapore

1.

Saidapet

1.

Tiruvanmiyur

1.

Velachery

1.

Coimbatore

Coimbatore North

1.

Coimbatore South

1.

Pollachi

1.

Cuddalore

Cuddalore

1.

Chidamparam

1.

Neyveli

1.

Viruddhachalam

1.

Dharmapuri

Dharmapuri

1.

Harur

1.

Dindigul

Dindigul

1.

Palani

  1.  

Erode

Erode

  1.  

Bhavani

  1.  

Gobichettipalayam

  1.  

Kancheepuram

Kancheepuram

  1.  

Chengalpattu

  1.  

Tambaram

  1.  

Kanyakumari

Nagarcoil

  1.  

Kanyakumari

  1.  

Kulithurai

  1.  

Thakalai

  1.  

Karur

Karur

  1.  

Krishnagiri

Krishnagiri

  1.  

Denkanikottai

  1.  

Hosur

  1.  

Madurai

Madurai North

  1.  

Madurai South

  1.  

Melur

  1.  

Thirumangalam

  1.  

Usilampatti

  1.  

Nagapattinam

Nagapattinam

  1.  

Mayiladuthurai

  1.  

Sirkali

  1.  

Namakkal

Namakkal

  1.  

Rasipuram

  1.  

Thiruchengodu

  1.  

The Nilgiris

Udhagamandalam

  1.  

Coonoor

  1.  

Gudalur

  1.  

Perambalur

Perambalur

  1.  

Pudukkottai

Pudukkottai

  1.  

Aramthangi

  1.  

Ramanathapuram

Ramanathapuram

  1.  

Paramakudi

  1.  

Rameswaram

  1.  

Salem

Salem

  1.  

Attur

  1.  

Mettur

  1.  

Omalur

  1.  

Sangagiri

  1.  

Sivaganga

Sivaganga

  1.  

Devakottai

  1.  

Karaikkudi

  1.  

Thanjavur

Thanjavur

  1.  

Kumbakonam

  1.  

Pattukkottai

  1.  

Theni

Theni

  1.  

Periyakulam

  1.  

Uthamapalayam

  1.  

Thiruvallur

Thiruvallur

  1.  

Avadi

  1.  

Pattabiram

  1.  

Ponneri

  1.  

Poonamallee

  1.  

Tiruttani

  1.  

Thiruvannamalai

Thiruvannamalai

  1.  

Arani

  1.  

Cheyyar

  1.  

Polur

  1.  

Thiruvarur

Thiruvarur

  1.  

Mannargudi

  1.  

Thiruthuraipoondi

  1.  

Thoothukkudi

Thoothukkudi

  1.  

Kovilpatti

  1.  

Srivaikundam

  1.  

Tiruchendur

  1.  

Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli

  1.  

Lalgudi

  1.  

Manapparai

  1.  

Musiri

  1.  

Srirangam

  1.  

Thuraiyur

  1.  

Tirunelveli

Tirunelveli

  1.  

Ambasamudram

  1.  

Palayamkottai

  1.  

Sankarankoil

  1.  

Tenkasi

  1.  

Valliyur

  1.  

Tiruppur

Tiruppur

  1.  

Dharapuram

  1.  

Udumalaipettai

  1.  

Vellore

Vellore

  1.  

Arakonam

  1.  

Arcot

  1.  

Gudiyatham

  1.  

Tiruppattur

  1.  

Vaniyambadi

  1.  

Walajah

  1.  

Vilupuram

Vilupuram

  1.  

Kallakkurichi

  1.  

Tindivanam

  1.  

Virudhunagar

Virudhunagar

  1.  

Aruppukkottai

  1.  

Rajapalayam

  1.  

Sivakasi

  1.  

Srivilliputhur

The Exam centres for the Main exam will be as follows.

  1. Chennai
  2. Chidambaram
  3. Coimbatore
  4. Kancheepuram
  5. Karaikudi
  6. Madurai
  7. Nagercoil
  8. Pudukkottai
  9. Ramanathapuram
  10. Salem
  11. Thanjavur
  12. Tiruchirappalli
  13. Tirunelveli
  14. Udhagamandalam
  15. Vellore

TNPSC Group II Exam 2018 Syllabus

Preliminary Exam Syllabus

The TNPSC Group II Preliminary Exam Syllabus will comprise of;

  1. General Studies Section
  1. General Science
    1. Physics
    2. Chemistry
    3. Botany
    4. Zoology
  2. Current Events
    1. History
    2. Political Science
    3. Geography
    4. Economics
    5. Science
  3. Geography
  4. History and Culture of India
  5. Indian Polity
  6. Indian Economy
  7. Indian National Movement
  8. Aptitude & Mental Ability Tests
  1. Language Section (Tamil or English)
    1. Part – A : Grammar
    2. Part – B : Literature
    3. Part – C : Authors and their Literary Works

Main Exam Syllabus

The question paper will be in both Tamil and English.  The questions will be asked on general studies topics and Current Affairs.

  1. Role and impact of Science and Technology in the Development of India and Tamil Nadu
  2. Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu
  3. Socio Economic Problems of India and Tamil Nadu
  4. Current issues at National Level
  5. Current issues at State Level

TNPSC Group II Exam 2018 Admit Card / Hall Ticket

The Applicants can download their hall ticket for the Group II Exam from the TNPSC Official website.  The applicants should use their One Time Registration user id and password to login to the TNPSC official website and click on the hall ticket link against the Notification to download their hall ticket.

TNPSC Group II Exam 2018 Preparation

All the TNPSC Group II Exam aspirants should first go through syllabus for the Group II Exam from the Official notification.  They should also be aware of the exam pattern.  It is important to choose the correct study material so that you can understand the concepts and also has a good set of practice questions.

TNPSC Group II Exam 2018 Salary

The Salary for various posts is given below.

Sl. No.

Name of the Post

Scale of Pay

1.

Industrial Co-operative Officer

Rs.37200-117600/-

2.

Probation Officer in Social Defence Dept.

Rs.36900-116600/-

3.

Junior Employment Officer (Non-Differently Abled)

4.

Probation Officer in Prison Dept.

5.

Assistant Inspector of Labour

6.

Sub Registrar, Grade-II

7.

Special Assistant

8.

Municipal Commissioner, Grade-II

Rs.36400-115700/-

9.

Assistant Section Officer in Law Dept.

10.

Assistant Section Officer in Finance Dept.

11.

Assistant Section Officer in TN State Assembly Secretariat

12.

Assistant Section Officer in TNPSC

13.

Assistant Section Officer cum Programmer in TNPSC

14.

Supervisor of Industrial Co-operatives

Rs.35600-112800/-

15.

Audit Inspector

16.

Assistant Inspector

17.

Handloom Inspector

18.

Senior Inspectors in Milk production and Dairy

19.

Senior Inspector

Rs.35400-112400/-

20.

Supervisor / Junior Superintendent

21.

Audit Assistant in Accounts Branch

Rs.19500-62000/-

22.

Executive Officer, Grade-II

23.

Revenue Assistant in Revenue Department

Rs.20600-65500/-

 

TNPSC Group II Exam 2018 Coaching

IBT Classroom coaching classes are very effective and provides a comprehensive training on the syllabus for the Group II Exam.  IBT has branches across various places in Tamil Nadu. The classroom coaching is provided by subject matter experts and comprises of IBT study materials and Model test papers.

 

TNPSC Group II Exam Study materials

IBT provides the required study materials for the TNPSC Group II exam 2018.  It is prepared on the latest pattern of exams and the latest syllabus.  It comprises of MCQs at the end of each topic for the students to practice. IBT study materials for Group II exam is based on the SamacheerKalvi Text Books and covers the entire syllabus for the TNPSC Group II Exam.

 

TNPSC Group II Exam 2018 Model Exams and Test Series

IBT offers Model Exams and Test Series for various TNPSC Exams (like Group IV & VAO, Group IIA and Group II), which are as per the latest pattern and syllabus.  Practice tests will help the candidates prepare for the Group II Exam 2018. 

TNPSC Group II Exam 2018 FAQs

1) Is the TNPSC Group II Exam Bilingual?

Answer: Yes. The General Studies Section will be available in both Tamil and English.  The Language section can either be taken in English or Tamil.  This should be specified in the application form at the time of applying for the exam.

2) Is there Negative marking?

Answer: No.  There is not negative marking for TNPSC Group II Exam

3) What is the total time of the Exam?

Answer: The total time of the Exam is 3 hours (180 minutes) for the TNPSC Group II Preliminary Exam and 3 hours (180 minutes) for the TNPSC Group II Main Exam.

4) How many Aptitude questions will be there in the Preliminary Exam?

Answer: There will be 25 questions related to Aptitude and Mental ability

5) How much mark for each correct answer in Preliminary Exam?

Answer: Each correct answer will be awarded 1.5 marks.

 

 

 

 

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