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TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility 2022 - Age, Education and other Eligibility Criteria

This year Tamil Naidu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has released a notification regarding recruitment for group 2 Civil Services post on their official website to appoint officers to state or subordinate positions. Approximately 5529 vacancies have been released by the Tamil Naidu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) for the Group 2 Post, which will be allocated based on categories and districts. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission will conduct the TNPSC Group 2 posts exam in three-stage, Prelims Mains and Personal Interview. Before applying, candidates must have complete knowledge about the TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility. Candidates are advised to check the details below for better eligibility understanding.

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TNPSC Group 2 Exam | Overview 

The table given below gives a brief overview of the TNPSC Group II Exam –

Name of the examTNPSC Group 2 Exam
Conducting OrganisationTamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Type of ExamState Level
Stages of TNPSC Group 2 ExamTwo –Prelims exam- 21 May 2022,
Mains Exam – To be Announced
Total marksPrelims: 300 Marks
Mains: 300 MarksInterview: 40 Marks
Mode of ExamOffline Mode
Duration of ExamPrelims: 3 hours
Mains: 3 hours 1 hour 30 minutes
LanguageTamil and English
Salary DetailsRs. 37,000/- to Rs. 117,500 (Approx.)

TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility Criteria 2022

TNPSC has issued a set of criteria to decide the eligibility of the candidates for TNPSC Group 2 Recruitment. You can apply for the TNPSC Group 2 Civil Services Post only if all the conditions for eligibility are fulfilled. The eligibility criteria for attempting the TNPSC Group 2 2022 exam includes all the following: 

Educational Qualifications

TNPSC Group II Exam covers lots of posts and departmental recruitment. Minimum Qualification (Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, Diploma, or a 10+2 qualification from a certified college) required for each such post varied. A detailed description of post wise qualification requirements is given below: 

PostMinimum Qualification
Assistant Inspector in Local Fund Audit DepartmentAny degree 
Assistant Inspector of LabourAny degree of science, arts or commerce stream or any engineering degree
Assistant Section Officer Cum Programmer in TNPSCM.C.A or Master's degree in Science (Information Technology/Computer Science)
Assistant Section Officer in TNPSCA Master's Degree or a Bachelor's Degree and a Bachelor Of General Law (BGL) Degree
Audit Inspector in the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Administration Department (Audit Wing)Any degree
Deputy Commercial Tax OfficerBachelor's Degree – BA, B. Com, B.Sc., B.Lit., etc
Handloom Inspector in Handlooms and Textiles DepartmentDegree in B. A, B.Sc., or B. Com
Junior Employment Officer (Non- DA) (Employment Wing), Junior Employment Officer (DA) (Employment Wing)A degree in Science, Commerce or Arts or Bachelor of Oriental Learning (BOL), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Probation Officer in the Prison DepartmentA degree of B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., BOL, BBA, etc
Revenue Assistant in the Revenue Department in the various Revenue Units, Executive Officer, Grade-II in Town Panchayats DepartmentAny degree
Senior Inspector-Co-operative Societies in the Registrar of Co-operative Societies departmentEither one of the following Qualification is accepted, Any Degree A Diploma in Rural Services provided by the National Council of Rural Higher EducationA Diploma of Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
Special Assistant in the Directorate of Vigilance and Anticorruption Department, Special Branch Assistant in Intelligence Wing of the Police DepartmentAny degree
Sub-Registrar Grade-IIBachelor's degree
Supervisor/ Junior Superintendent in the Tamil Nadu Agricultural Marketing department/Department of Agricultural Business Any degree
Supervisor of Industrial Co-operatives in the Department of Industries and Commerce Any degree

Note: The candidates should have 10 + 2 qualifications from an educational institute recognized by the Tamil Nadu State Government 

Age Limit (As on 1st July 2022)

The minimum and maximum age mentioned on the official TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility 2022 are 18 and 32 years, respectively, with some exceptions. The Details of these exceptions are: 

PostsMinimum Age Limit (For All)Maximum Age Limit (For General Merit Candidates)
For all posts18 Years32 Years
Sub-Registrar Grade – II20 Years32 Years
Probation Officer in Prison Department22 Years32 Years
Probation Officer in the Social Defence Department26 Years40 Years

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  • There is no maximum age limit for SC/ST, Most Backward Classes/ De-notified Communities, Backward Classes, and Destitute Widows
  • The maximum age limit for candidates with a Law Degree applying for Deputy Commercial Tax officer is 32 years for General Candidates and 37 years for SC/ST, Most Backward Classes/De-notified Communities, Backward Classes, and Destitute Widows

Nationality

Candidates must be citizens of India or the Subject of Bhutan/Nepal or Tibetan refugees who came to India before 1st January 1962. The candidate can also be a person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia to settle in India permanently. Candidates from the state of Tamil Nadu are given more preference than candidates from other states as eligibility criteria for both differ.

Number of Attempts 

There is no limit specified to the number of attempts for the TNPSC Group 2 Eligibilityand One can take as many attempts as possible until the age limit is crossed. Candidates belonging to SC/ST, BC/MBC categories can appear for the exam as many times they wish to as there is no maximum age limit set for them. 

Experience 

No specific prior experience is required for the TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility; candidates must satisfy only the minimum required educational qualifications.

We hope this article has provided you with the necessary details. Cater to the TNPSC Group II Eligibility before filling up the application form. Understand the key information and requirements of the exam before applying for the examination.

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FAQs

What is the total number of vacancies that need to be filled by the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022?

There are over 5529 vacancies for the interview and non-interview posts that need to be filled by the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2021.

What is the age limit for appearing in the TNPSC Group 2 Exam? +

The age limit is between 18 to 32 for general category candidates. However, for SC/ST/BC/MBC, there is no upper age limit.

What are the fees required to be paid by the candidates for TNPSC Group 2 Exam? +

The candidates need to pay the following two fees –
One-time registration fees – Rs. 150/-
TNPSC Group 2 Exam Fees – Rs. 100/-.
The exam fee is exempted for SC/ST/BC/MBC category candidates.

How can the candidates file the application form for the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022? +

The application form for the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2021 can be filed on the official website of the Tamil Nadu public service Commission.

What are the cut-off marks for the prelims TNPSC Group 2 Exam? +

Minimum 90 marks are required to clear the TNPSC group 2 prelims exam and qualify for the mains exam.

Can the TNPSC group 2 exam be cleared on the first attempt? +

Yes, the TNPSC Group 2 Exam can be cleared in the first attempt. A proper study plan is required, and the preparation needs to be done according to that study plan.

What are the changes in TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022? +

The following are the key changes in the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022:
There has been a merger in the TNPSC exams where group 2 and group 2A exams have been merged, known as Group 2 exams. The new syllabus has been released for the same.
After the merger, there will be TNPSC Group 2 Exam for the interview and non-interview posts. However, the syllabus of the two stages, the prelims, and the mains will be the same for both posts.
A new TNPSC Group 2 Exam syllabus has been announced in which there will be 100 questions for General Tamil / General English, 75 questions of General studies, and 25 questions of Aptitude and Mental Ability in the Prelims Exam.
Students can opt for General English or General Tamil in Prelims. Mandatory Tamil Eligibility Paper added as Paper I & General Studies added as Paper II in Mains

How can the admit card be downloaded for the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022? +

The admit card for the TNPSC Group 2 Exam can be downloaded from the official website by providing the application ID and the date of birth.

How can the candidates check their TNPSC Group 2 Exam results? +

The result of the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2022 can be checked by visiting the official website and clicking on the result link. Upon entering their registration number, the result will display the rank obtained and the cut-off marks on the screen

What is the TNPSC Group 2 Exam date 2022? +

TNPSC Group 2 Exam date 2022 is 21 May 2022.

What is the last date to download TNPSC Group 2 Answer Key 2022? +

The last date to download TNPSC Group 2 Answer Key 2022 is 3 June 2022 until 5.45 pm.

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