Importance of TNPSC Group 2 Mock Test Series
Attempting a mock test series is a very important part of TNPSC Group 2 Exam preparation. Here are some ways in which the TNPSC Group 2 Mock Test Series will help you.
1. Mock tests help in improving your speed
The real challenge of the competitive exam is the time constraint. You have to attempt a lot of questions in very little time. This is where mock tests can help. Mock tests help you in increasing your speed along with accuracy which ensures better outcomes in the real examination.
2. Mock tests help you to get an idea about the real exam
You will get plenty of information on the structure and pattern of an exam from online sites. But simply knowing the pattern is not enough. With the help of a mock test, you will be able to get a better idea of the real exam and also score more marks. Mock tests give you a good chance of cracking the exam.
3. Mock tests lead you to understand your weaknesses
We all have our weak points. With mock tests, you will be able to analyze where your weaknesses lie so that you can work on them. They will show you which section you are struggling with or which part of the syllabus is taking up more time.
4. Strategize with Mock Tests
Once you have grasped your weaknesses and understood the syllabus better, you can then craft a proper strategy. You can analyze your mistakes and understand how they could have been avoided. You can perfect your strategy by trial and error, and mock tests allow you to do that very easily.
5. Helps you learn the study material
The importance of mock tests in exams does not need any introduction. There is a lot to learn to qualify for TNPSC Group 2 Exam. And mock tests make you do the General Studies/Aptitude and Mental Ability sections multiple times. That reinforces the information and strategies so that your brain can retrieve them efficiently, this trait will help you in the actual exam.
6. Actual Exam Like Interface
The Oliveboard Interface of TNPSC Group 2 Mock Tests is one of the best online exam interfaces in India. It is very similar to the actual exam interface. This will give the aspirants a real-time experience.
TNPSC Group 2 Exam Overview
|Name of Examination conducting Body||Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)|
|Name of the Examination||Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group 2 Examination |
|Examination type||State Level Examination |
|Frequency of the examination ||Annually |
|Selection process||3 stage selection process: Preliminary Examination Main Examination Interview (only for Group 2 posts)|
|Mode of examination ||Offline|
|Mode of Counselling ||Offline|
|Language||English and Tamil|
|Total Marks||Preliminary- 300 marks|
Mains- 300 marks
Interview- 40 marks
|Type of job||Government job|
|Place of Posting||Tamil Nadu|
|TNPSC Helpline No.||044-25332833|
|Official website ||www.tnpsc.gov.in|
TNPSC Group II Exam Pattern
The TNPSC Group 2 Examination will be conducted in 3 phases:
- Mains: This will comprise 2 papers: Paper I and Paper II.
For Group 2 (Interview Posts): Selection of candidates for vacancies released under Group 2 is done on the basis of the preliminary examination, main examination, and the Interview.
For Group II A (Non-Interview Posts): Selection of candidates for vacancies released under Group 2 A will be done on the basis of the marks secured in the written examination.
New TNPSC Group II Exam Pattern
|Stage of Selection||Duration of the examination||Maximum marks||Qualifying Marks|
|Preliminary Examination||3 hours (180 minutes)||300 marks||90 marks|
|Mains Examination Paper 1||3 hours (180 minutes)||100 marks||40 marks|
|Mains Examination Paper 2||3 hours (180 minutes)||300 marks||90 marks|
|Interview|| ||40 marks (Applicable only to Group II. No interview for Group II A posts)|| |
TNPSC Group II Exam Pattern: Preliminary Examination
- The TNPSC Preliminary examination will have to be an objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) test.
- The total number of questions is 200.
- The total marks of the preliminary examination is 300.
- The questions will be in both English and Tamil languages.
- The General Tamil or General English Paper will have 100 Questions.
- The general studies section has 75 questions and 25 questions from the aptitude and mental ability test section.
- The duration of the TNPSC Preliminary Examination is 3 hours (180 minutes).
- No negative marking is applicable.
- The minimum qualifying marks for the Preliminary examination is 90 marks.
|Subject ||Duration||Maximum Marks||Minimum Qualifying Marks for All Communities|
General Tamil or General English
(S.S.L.C Standard) (100 questions) + General Studies (Degree Standard) (75 questions) + Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (S.S.L.C. Standard)(25 questions) Total - 200 Questions
Note: The General studies section has questions from the graduation level and the aptitude and Mental Ability test section have questions from the SSLC standard level.