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TNPSC - Syllabus, Posting, Exam Pattern & Age Limit

TNPSC - SYLLABUS & POSTING LIST

 

TNPSC GROUP 1 [Qualification : AGE LIMIT AS ON 01.JULY.2019]

POST MINIMUM AGE * MAXIMUM AGE * - SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/DC, BC, BCM & DW MAXIMUM AGE * - OTHERS
All posts except post of Assistant Commissioner (C.T)
21 YEARS
37 YEARS
32 YEARS
Assistant Commissioner - Applicants with any degree
21 YEARS
37 YEARS
32 YEARS
Assistant Commissioner - Applicants with B.L Degree
21 YEARS
38 YEARS
33 YEARS

Minimum Age* should have completed as on 1st July 2019

Maximum Age* should NOT have completed as on 1st July 2019

AGE CONCESSION AS ON 01.JULY.2019

TYPE MAXIMUM AGE - SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/DC, BCA, BCM & DW MAXIMUM AGE - OTHERS
Differently Able Persons
47 YEARS
42 YEARS
Ex-Service Men
53 YEARS
48 YEARS

Above mentioned age concession doesn't apply to ex-servicemen applicants who have already been recruited to any class or service or category

TNPSC GROUP 1 [TNPSC GROUP 1 - PRELIMS EXAM PATTERN]

SUBJECT DURATION MARKS MINIMUM QUALIFYING MARKS FOR SC,SC(A),ST,MBC/DC,BC,BCM MINIMUM QUALIFYING MARKS - OTHERS

Single Paper in General Studies - Objective Type (200 Questions)
General Studies (Degree Standard) - 150 Questions
Mental Ability & Aptitude (10th Standard) - 50 Questions

3 HOURS

300

90

120

TNPSC GROUP 1 - MAINS & INTERVIEW EXAM PATTERN
GENERAL STUDIES - DESCRIPTIVE TYPE (DEGREE STANDARD)

SUBJECT DURATION MARKS
MAINS - PAPER 1
3 HOURS
250
MAINS - PAPER 2
3 HOURS
250
MAINS - PAPER 3
3 HOURS
250
INTERVIEW
100
TOTAL MARKS
850

MINIMUM QUALIFYING MARKS FOR SELECTION (MAINS + INTERVIEW)

MINIMUM QUALIFYING MARKS FOR SC,SC(A),ST,MBC/DC,BC,BCM MINIMUM QUALIFYING MARKS - OTHERS
255
340

TNPSC GROUP 2 [QUALIFICATION - AGE LIMIT AS ON 01.JULY.2018]

POST MINIMUM AGE * MAXIMUM AGE* - SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/DC, BC, BCM & DW MAXIMUM AGE * - OTHERS
Sub-Registrar Grade - II
20 YEARS
No Limit
30 YEARS
Probation officer in Prison Department
22 YEARS
No Limit
30 YEARS
Probation officer in Social Defence Department
26 YEARS
No Limit
40 YEARS
For all other posts
18 YEARS
No Limit
30 YEARS

AGE CONCESSION AS ON 01.JULY.2018 FOR CANDIDATES FROM 'OTHERS' CATEGORY

TYPE Sub-Registrar Grade - II Probation Officer in Prison Department Probation officer in Social Defence Department All other Posts
Differently Able Persons
40
40
50
40
Ex-Service Men
48
48
48
48

Above mentioned age concession doesn't apply to ex-servicemen applicants who have already been recruited to any class or service or category

SCHEME FOR TNPSC GROUP 2 EXAMINATION [TNPSC GROUP 2 - PRELIMS EXAM PATTERN]

SUBJECT DURATION MARKS MINIMUM QUALIFYING MARKS FOR SC,SC(A),ST,MBC/DC,BC,BCM

Single Paper comprising of 200 Questions out of which:
General Studies (Degree Standard) - 75 Questions
Mental Ability & Aptitude (S.S.L.C Standard) - 25 Questions
AND
General English OR General Tamil (S.S.L.C Standard) - 100 Questions

3 HOURS

150+150=300

90

TNPSC GROUP 2 - MAINS & INTERVIEW EXAM PATTERN

SUBJECT DURATION MARKS

GENERAL STUDIES - DESCRIPTIVE TYPE (DEGREE STANDARD)

3 HOURS
300
INTERVIEW
40
TOTAL MARKS
340
MINIMUM QUALIFYING MARKS FOR SELECTION (MAINS + INTERVIEW) - ALL COMMUNITIES
102 OUT OF 340 MARKS

TNPSC GROUP 2A [QUALIFICATION - AGE LIMIT AS ON 01.JULY.2017]

POST MINIMUM AGE* MAXIMUM AGE* - SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/DC, BC, BCM & DW MAXIMUM AGE* - OTHERS
For all posts of Group 2A
18 YEARS
No Limit
30 YEARS

AGE CONCESSION AS ON 01.JULY.2017 FOR CANDIDATES FROM 'OTHERS' CATEGORY

CATEGORY MAXIMUM AGE FOR ALL POSTS
Differently Able Persons
40 YEARS
Ex-Service Men
48 YEARS

Above mentioned age concession doesn't apply to ex-servicemen applicants who have already been recruited to any class or service or category

SCHEME FOR TNPSC GROUP 2A EXAMINATION

TNPSC GROUP 2A - EXAM PATTERN

SUBJECT DURATION MARKS MINIMUM QUALIFYING MARKS FOR SC,SC(A),ST,MBC/DC,BC,BCM

Single Paper comprising of 200 Questions out of which: General Studies (Degree Standard) - 75 Questions Mental Ability & Aptitude (S.S.L.C Standard) - 25 Questions AND General English OR General Tamil (S.S.L.C Standard) - 100 Questions

3 HOURS
150+150=300
90