Exam NameTNPSC Group-2
Exam Duration3 hours
Exam DatesMay 21, 2022
The candidates aspiring for the TNPSC Group 2 must fulfill the Eligibility Criteria before applying for the exam. The TNPSC Group 2 eligibility criteria include age limit, educational qualification, knowledge of Tamil, and physical fitness. Here are the post-wise requirements listed in the table below.
|Post Name||For all posts (Except Probation Officer in Prisons and Correctional Services Department)||Sub-Registrar,Grade-II in Registration Department||Probation Officer in the Department of Prisons and Correctional Services|
|Maximum Age Limit||18||20||22|
|SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCMs) and BCMs||No Maximum Age Limit|
The exam pattern for TNPSC Group 2 is divided into two parts- Prelims and Mains. TNPSC Group 2 exam is bilingual i.e. one can attempt the exam in Tamil or English as per their preference. One must be well aware of the TNPSC Group 2 Exam pattern to prepare the best and crack the exam.
The TNPSC Prelims exam is an objective-type paper with a duration of 3 hours carrying 300 marks. There will be a total of 200 questions. The TNPSC Prelims exam pattern is tabulated below in detail.
|Subject||Number of Questions||Duration/ Maximum Marks||Qualifying Marks|
|General Tamil (S.S.L.C. Standard)||100||3 hours / 300||90 Marks|
|General Studies (Degree Standard)||75|
|Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (S.S.L.C. Standard)||25|
The TNPSC Mains exam is a descriptive type exam and comprises two compulsory papers as mentioned below. The TNPSC Group 2 Mains Exam Pattern is tabulated below:
|Paper||Maximum Marks||Duration||Qualifying Marks|
|Paper 1||100||3 Hours||40|
|Paper 2 General Studies (Degree Standard) (Descriptive Type)||300||3 Hours||102|
|Interview and Records||40||-|
|Total Marks for TNPSC Mains Exam||300|
The TNPSC Group 2 Exam Syllabus is divided into two sections: Prelims and Mains. The candidates should check the exam syllabus before applying for the exam. The TNPSC Exam Syllabus for Prelims and Mains exam is given in detail below:
The TNPSC Group 2 exam comprises various topics from General Science, General Knowledge, Polity, History, and Geography. The elaborated syllabus for the TNPSC Group 2 exam is given below:
|Aptitude and Mental Ability||
The TNPSC Group 2 syllabus for the Main Exam is as follows: