TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus
TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus: The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) conducts the examination for the Group–II posts (interview and non-interview (CCSE-II) vacancies). The selection process for TNPSC group 2 consists of 3 stages namely Preliminary, mains, and interview round. In this article, we are providing the aspirants who are preparing for the exam with a detailed topic-wise TNPSC Group 2 syllabus and exam pattern. Check out the detailed TNPSC syllabus for preliminary and mains examination.
|Exam||TNPSC Group 2 Exam|
|Conducting Organization||Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission|
|Frequency of Exam||Once a year|
|TNPSC Group 2 Selection Process||
|Duration of Exam||
|Language of Exam||English, Tamil|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus: Exam Pattern
The TNPSC Group 2 Exam will be held in 3 phases:
- Mains: This will comprise 2 papers: Paper I and Paper-II.
- Interview: The interview will be held for the candidates who wish to appear or as per the cut-off set by the Commission.
Group 2 (Interview Posts): Selection of candidates for vacancies released under Group 2 is done on the basis of the preliminary exam, main written exam, and Interview/Personality Test.
Group 2A (Non-Interview Posts): Selection of candidates for vacancies released under Group 2A is done based on marks obtained in them in the written exam only.
The TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern is discussed below.
|Subject||Duration||Maximum marks||Qualifying Marks|
|Preliminary Exam||3 hours||300||90|
|1 hour 30 minutes||100||25|
TNPSC Group 2 Scheme of Examination
TNPSC Preliminary Examination Pattern
TNPSC Group – II Prelims is a screening test for candidates to be selected for the Main Examination. It is qualifying in nature, and the marks obtained by the shortlisted candidates in the TNPSC Preliminary exam will not be included in the final scores.
|Subject||Duration||Number of questions||Maximum marks||Minimum Qualifying Marks|
|General Studies (degree standard)||3 hours||175||300||90|
|Aptitude and Mental AbilityTest (S.S.L.C. Std.)||25|
Note – 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.
TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus For Prelims
TNPSC Preliminary examination The topics for the examinations for TNPSC Group – II posts are given below:
|GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA
|HISTORY AND CULTURE OF INDIA
|INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT
|History, Culture, Heritage and Socio-Political Movements in Tamil Nadu
|Development Administration in Tamil Nadu
|APTITUDE AND MENTAL ABILITY
TNPSC Mains Written Exam Pattern
TNPSC mains examination consists of 2 papers. Check out the TNPSC mains written exam pattern given below:
|Paper 1||Tamil to English Translation||2||25||50||Total Marks: 100
Qualifying Marks: 25
|English to Tamil Translation||2||25||50|
|Paper 2||Precis Writing||3||20||60||This Part has to be answered fully in Tamil or English|
|Essay Writing on Thirukkural||3||20||60|
|Letter writing (Official)||3||20||60|
TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus For Mains Exam
The TNPSC Group 2 Mains Exam will be written in nature. It comprises two papers- Paper I and Paper-II.
- Paper I contains 2 questions each where candidates must do Tamil to English Translation and English to Tamil Translation.
- Paper-II contains 10 questions from Precis Writing, Comprehension, Hints Development and Essay Writing on ‘Thirukkural’ and Letter writing.
Take a look at the TNPSC Group 2 Mains Syllabus.
TNPSC Group 2 Paper-I Syllabus
- Title 1 – Tamil to English translation
- Title 2 – English to Tamil translation
TNPSC Group 2 Paper-II Syllabus
- Title 1 – Precis writing
- Title 2 – Comprehension
- Title 3 – Hints Development
- Title 4 – Essay writing on the following topics from ‘Thirukkural’
(a) Significance as a Secular literature
(b) Relevance to Everyday Life
(c) Impact of Thirukkural on Humanity
(d) Thirukkural and Universal Values – Equality,
(e) Relevance to Socio- Political- Economic affairs
(f) Philosophical content in Thirukkural
- Title 5 – Letter writing – Official
TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus: FAQ’s
Q. What is the marking scheme for TNPSC Group 2 Exam?
Ans. The TNPSC Group 2 Prelims Exam will be of 300 Marks, Mains will have two papers out of which Paper-I will be qualifying in nature of 100 marks, Paper-II will be of 300 Marks, and the interview will carry 40 marks.
Q. What is the mode of TNPSC Group 2 Examination will it be conducted online or offline?
Ans. The TNPSC Group 2 Exam will be conducted offline.
Q. What is the language of the TNPSC Group 2 Exam?
Ans. The TNPSC Group 2 Exam will be conducted in English and Tamil.
Q. What is TNPSC Group 2 Exam?
Ans. TNPSC Group 2 Exam is Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission which is responsible for conducting CCSE-II exams for different posts under Group 2 (Interview Posts) and 2A (Non-Interview Posts).