TNPSC Group 2A Exam 2017 – Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has conducted Group 2A 2017 exam on 6th August 2017. TNPSC Group 2AA 2017 is for recruitment against the vacancies in the following posts included in Combined Civil
Services Examination–II (2017-2018) (Non-Interview Posts) (Group-II A Services) [Service
Code No.004]. Check all the information related to the TNPSC Group 2A Exam on this page like application form, eligibility criteria, important dates, selection process.
Latest – Answer key has been released for Written Examination held on 06 Aug 2017. Check on ”Answer Key” page link.
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TNPSC Group 2A 2017
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Interested candidates can apply online from the official website of the TNPSC. Candidates are advised to read the complete details of the TNSPC Group 2A Exam before applying.
Total Number of Posts – 1148 + 805(*)
Note (*) – Pending Approval of the Staff Committee.
Education Qualification: Candidates must have any Bachelor’s Degree.
Age Limit: 18 to 30 years (As on 01.07.2017). No Maximum age limit for SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs and DWs of all castes.
Selection Procedure: The selection will be made on the basis of the marks obtained by the applicants in the written Examination and the post option exercised by the applicants following the rule of reservation of appointments separately for each post and unit.
- Registration Fee – Rs. 150/-
- Examination Fee – Rs. 100/-
How to Apply : Interested candidates can apply online from the official website. Candidates are advised to fill the application form before the last date of the online application.
|Start of Online Application||27 Apr 2017|
|Last date for submission of applications||26 May 2017|
|Last date for payment of Fee through Bank or Post Office||29 May 2017|
|Date of Written Examination||06 Aug 2017|
Applicants should possess the following or its equivalent qualifications on the date of this Notification viz. 27.04.2017.
|Name of the Post||Educational Qualification||Technical Qualification|
|(i) Personal Clerk in Secretariat (other than Law and Finance Department)
(ii) Personal Clerk in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
(iii) Steno-Typist in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat
|Any Bachelor’s Degree|| (i) Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting: – both by Higher Grade in Tamil and English(ii) Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Shorthand:- both by Higher Grade in Tamil and English
Provided that if with the qualifications referred to in items (i) and (ii) above are not available, who have passed the following examinations in the order of preference indicated below will be considered for selection namely: –
(iii) Certificate course in Computer on Office Automation conducted by the Technical Education Department.
Note: Applicants who do not possess the qualification in “Computer on Office Automation” conducted by the Technical Education Department may also apply. If selected they should acquire such qualification within the period of their probation.
|Assistant in the various Department (Please refer the Advt given above in Quick Link table)||Educational Qualification
Any Bachelor’s Degree
|Accountant in Treasuries and Accounts Department|| Any Bachelor’s Degree
Other things being equal, preference shall be given to person who holds a degree in Commerce.
|Assistant in (Law Department) Secretariat||B.L. Degree awarded by any University recognised by the University Grants Commission|
|Assistant in (Finance Department) Secretariat||Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Economics or Statistics|
|Assistant and Lower Division Clerk in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat||Any Bachelor’s Degree|
Knowledge of Tamil:- Applicants should possess adequate knowledge of Tamil.
Age Limit (As on 01.07.2017)
|Name of the Post||Minimum Age (For all)||Maximum Age|
|For Scheduled Castes /Scheduled Caste Arunthathiyars), Scheduled Tribes, Most Backward Classes / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes (Other than Muslim), Backward Classes (Muslims) and Destitute Widows of all castes||For “Others”[i.e Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs ]|
|For All Posts||18 Years||No Maximum age limit||30 Years|
Scheme of Exam (Single Paper) (Objective Type) (Degree Standard)
Duration of Exam: 03 Hours
|Subject||Maximum Marks||Minimum Qualifying marks for selection|
|(Single Paper) (Objective Type)
General Studies (Degree Standard) (75 items) Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (S.S.L.C. Std.) (25 items) +
General Tamil / General English (S.S.L.C. Std.) (100 items) (Total – 200 items)
|150+150 = 300||90|
- Applicants are given the option to choose either General Tamil or General English for answering the language part of the Paper.
- The questions on General Studies will be set both in English and Tamil and the questions on General Tamil / General English will be set in the respective languages.