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TNPSC Group 2 Recruitment Notification @ tnpsc.gov.in: The TNPSC conducts various examinations every year to appoint officers in the state of Tamil Nadu and insubordinate positions under its purview. This year’s notification was released on February 23 2022. From the same day, the registration for Group 2 posts started and continued till the 23rd of March 2022. 

  • The Commission released 5529 Group 2 vacancies
  • The Prelims exam was conducted on 21st May 2022
  • Its result was announced on 5th June 2022
  • Candidates can expect the Mains exam to take place in September 2022

Vacancies are released based on District’s and Department’s requirements. We have updated the details according to the official notification, going through the other important details mentioned below.

TNPSC Recruitment Exam Overview 2022

Name of OrganizationTamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Official Websitetnpsc.gov.in
Post NameGroup-II
Total Vacancy5529
Notification Release Date23rd February 2022
Last Date to Apply23rd March 2022
Prelims Exam Date21st May 2022
Prelims Result Date5th June 2022
Mains Exam DateSeptember 2022 (Tentative)

TNPSC Vacancy 2022

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission released 5529 vacancies for the posts of Group 2. These vacancies are distributed among the posts like Assistant, Clerk, Probation Officer, etc in various departments.

Download TNPSC Group 2 Notification

How to Apply for TNPSC Group 2 Recruitment?

You can apply for TNPSC Group-II Post through Online mode only. To apply for the TNPSC Group-II exam, follow these steps:

Step 1: Apply through TNPSC ‘s Official Website by registering at the portal by paying a one-time registration fee of Rs.250 which will be valid for 5 years.

Step 2: 100Rs/- Examination fee is required while filling out the form of the Preliminary Exam.

Step 3: Make sure you use a valid email ID, which should be active until the final declaration of the TNPSC Results list.

Step 4: Do remember to keep a scanned photograph, signature, and documents ready as per the requirements mentioned.

Step 5: Submit the Application Form.

Step 6: For future reference, a printout of your application form should be taken. 

By following these above steps, you will submit your TNPSC Group-II Form successfully.

Know how to download TNPSC Group 2 Result here

Application Fee

Upon successfully filling out the application form and the process of uploading the documents, applicants will have to pay the following fees.

Registration Fee 
Note: Applicants who have already registered in the last 5 years for the One Time Registration system are exempted.
Rs.250/- 
Examination Fee 
Rs.100/- 

TNPSC Group 2 Selection Process

The selection procedure of TNPSC Recruitment 2022 consists of three stages upon the basis of Application forms filled as mentioned below:

  • Stage I – Preliminary Test will be conducted as part of this selection, the candidate will have to clear this stage to qualify to sit for mains Examination. 
  • Stage II – Mains Examination will be given by the candidates who have cleared the preliminary exam.
  • Stage III – Eligible candidates will be available for Interviews. After clearing the Mains Examination.
ExamSectionSyllabus
Preliminary Exam General AwarenessGeneral Sciences and Current Affairs
Preliminary Exam Aptitude and Mental AbilityBasic Mathematics and logical reasoning
Mains ExamPart ATranslation from Tamil to English and/or vice versa
Mains ExamPart BHistory and Culture of Tamil Nadu

Read here about the in-hand TNPSC Group 2 Salary

TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility 2022

Given below are the expected required eligibility criteria for Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Recruitment 2022.

A. Nationality

The candidate should be a citizen of India and Should preferably be a domicile of Tamil Nadu. 

B. Age Limit 

Only candidates within a certain age are eligible to apply for these posts. Kindly check the requirements for various posts given below:- 

Name of the PostMinimum Age limit (for all categories)Upper age limit without any relaxation
Sub-Registrar Grade- II2030
Probation Officer in the Prison Department2230
Probation Officer in the Social Defense Department2640
For all posts (except Sub-Registrar Grade – II, Probation Officer in the Prison Department and Social Defense Department)1830

Age Relaxation

CategoryAge Relaxation
Scheduled Castes (SC) or SC (Arunthathiyars), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Most Backward Class (MBC), Denotified Community (DC), Backward Class (BC), Backward Classes (Muslims), and destitute widowsNo age limit. 
Differently-abled personsOver 10 years above the maximum age limit is provided.
Ex-servicemen48 years besides ex-servicemen applicants who have already been recruited to any class, service, or category. 

Candidates may be required to upload copies of educational certificates, caste certificates, etc. while submitting the online application.

C. Educational Qualification 

The Current Notification is not yet out as per previous years’ notification candidates need to have the following list of degrees from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Tamil Nadu Government.

PostEducational Qualification
Industrial Cooperative Officer, Industries and Commerce DepartmentDegree in either B.Com, BA or B.Sc (other than in a professional subject not being Agriculture)
Probation Officer in Social Defense DepartmentDegree in BA/B.Sc/B.Com from any UGC recognized university or institution OR BOL of Annamalai University OR BBA from Madurai Kamaraj University or Bachelor of Letters (B.Litt) of Madras University or BBM/B.Litt of Bharathiar University
Junior Employment Officer (Non-Differently Abled), Employment and Training (Employment Wing) DepartmentDegree either in Arts, Science or Commerce, or B.Litt of Madras University or BBM or B.Litt from Bharathiar University or BOL from Annamalai University or BBA of Madurai Kamaraj University
Probation Officer, Prison DepartmentDegree in BA or B.Sc or B.Com or BOL of Annamalai University OR BBA of Madurai Kamaraj University or B.Litt of Madras University or BBM or B.Litt of Bharathiar University
Assistant Inspector of labor, Labor DepartmentDegree in Arts or Science or Commerce OR Engineering or BBM or B.Litt of Bharathiar University or BOL from Annamalai University OR BBA of Madurai Kamaraj University or B.Litt of Madras University
Sub Registrar, Grade-2Bachelor’s degree from any university or institute recognized by the UGC (for its grant)
Special Assistant, Vigilance and Anti-Corruption DepartmentAny degree and technical qualificationShould have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting in Tamil and English both by Higher/Senior Grade
Municipal Commissioner, Grade-2A degree from any UGC recognized university or institution
ASO, Law Department in the SecretariatBL degree awarded by any university recognized by UGC
Assistant Section Officer, Finance Department in SecretariatMaster’s degree in Commerce/Economics/Statistics OR Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Economics/Statistics with a pass in the ICWAI final exam 
ASO, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly SecretariatA degree in BA or B.Sc or B.Com from any University OR BOL from Annamalai University or BBA from Madurai Kamaraj University or B.Litt from Madras University or BBM or B.Litt from Bharathiar University
Assistant Section Officer, Tamil Nadu Public Service Commissioni) Master’s degreeii) Bachelor’s degree and BGL degree OR Bachelor’s degree with first-class Candidates belonging to SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/ DC, BC (Other than BCM), recognized an-Made and BCM need only hold a Bachelor’s degree.
ASO Cum Programmer, Tamil Nadu Public Service CommissionM.C.A (Master’s in Computer Applications) OR M.Sc (Master’s degree in Science in Information Technology or Computer Science)
Supervisor of Industrial Cooperatives, Industries and Commerce DepartmentDegree of BA or B.Sc or B.Com or BOL from Annamalai University OR BBA of Madurai Kamaraj University OR B.Litt of Madras University OR BBM or B.Litt of Bharathiar UniversityNote: Only persons professing Hindu Religion are eligible to apply for this post.
Assistant Inspector, Local Fund Audit DepartmentDegree of BA or B.Sc or B.Com or BOL of Annamalai University OR BBA of Madurai Kamaraj University OR B.Litt of Madras University OR BBM or B.Litt of Bharathiar University
Senior Inspectors, Milk Production and Dairy Development Department andAny degree OR Diploma in rural services from National Council of Rural Higher Education OR Diploma from Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
Senior Inspector of Cooperative Societies, Department of Registrar of Cooperative SocietiesAny degree OR Diploma in rural services from National Council of Rural Higher Education OR Diploma from Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
Supervisor/Junior Superintendent, Tamil Nadu Agricultural Marketing/Agricultural Business DepartmentAny degree
Handloom Inspector, Handlooms and Textiles DepartmentDegree in BA or B.Sc or B.Com from any University recognised by UGC OR Diploma in Handloom Technology or Textile Technology or Textile processing or Man Made Fiber Technology from SBTET (State Board of Technical Education and Training) of Tamil Nadu State
Audit Assistant in accounts branch of the Highways DepartmentAny degree
Executive Officer, Grade-2, Town Panchayat Department Tirunelveli DistrictDegree from any university or institute recognized by University Grants Commission
Revenue Assistant, Revenue Department in various Revenue UnitsBA or B.Sc (other than in a professional subject) OR B.Com of any university OR BOL of Annamalai University OR BBA of Madurai Kamaraj University OR B.Litt of Madras University OR BBM OR B.Litt of Bharathiar University

Get to know more about the TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility Criteria here!

TNPSC Group-II Exam Pattern 2022

As mentioned before, applicants may have to go through a written examination selection process. To prepare well, it is important to be thorough with the TNPSC exam pattern. TNPSC Group-II will contain 200 questions with a time allotment of 180 minutes(as per previous years) 

SubjectNumber of questionsMaximum Marks
General Tamil (S.S.L.C. Standard)175
General Studies (Degree Standard)75
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (S.S.L.C. Standard) 25
Total 200300

Know category-wise TNPSC Group 2 Cut off here !

TNPSC Admit Card

It is one of the most important documents. Make sure to download the TNPSC call letter at the earliest. The steps mentioned below will help you download the TNPSC Group 2 Admit card without any problem. Download the admit card as early as possible to avoid problems. 

Step 1: Go to TNPSC’s official website.

Step 2: Log in with your Credential. Download the admit card and remember to attach the same photograph that was attached while registering for the TNPSC Recruitment

Step 3: Take a Printout of admit card for future reference

Check and download the Latest TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus here!

TNPSC Group 2 Recruitment FAQ

When will the TNPSC Recruitment Notification 2022 be out?

The recruitment notification for 2022 will be out on 23rd February 2022 .

What are the Eligibility Criteria for the TNPSC Recruitment 2022?

Eligibility criteria for various posts will be different, so kindly check the detailed notification for full details. 

In which mode did the preliminary examination take place?

The preliminary examination is a written exam. 

What is the selection process for the TNPSC Recruitment 2022?

The applicants go through a two-tier selection process. After qualifying preliminary examination and mains examination. Applicants will become shortlisted for further document verification. 

When will TNPSC Results 2022 be out?

The TNPSC Prelims results were out on 5th June. The Mains result are expected to be out in December 2022. 

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