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Sl.No Name of the Post Minimum Age For all) Maximum Age Limit
“Others” [i.e Applicants not belonging to Scs, SC(A)s, sts, MBCs/DCs, Bcs and BCMs] SC/SC(Arunthathiyars), ST, MBC, DNC, BC, BCM, & Destitute windows of all categories
1 For all posts (Except Sub-Registrar Grade-II, Probation Officer in Police Department and social Defence Department) 18 Years 30 Years No Maximum age limit
2 Sub-Registrar Grade-II 20 Years
I. Probation Officer in Police Department 22 Years
II. Probation Officer in Social Defense Department 26 Years 40 Years
Subject Duration Maximum Marks (200 1.5m) Minimum Qualifying Marks For all Communities
General Studies (75 Qus)      3Hrs          300 Marks           90 Marks
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (25 Qus)
General Tamil/ General English (100 Qus)

Scheme of the Main Written Examination

Subject General Studies (Single Paper) Duration Maximum Marks (200 1.5m) Minimum Qualifying Marks For All Communities
  General Studies (Degree Standard)

(Descriptive Type)The General Subjects/ topics from which the questions will be asked are:

Role and impact of Science and Technology in the Development of India and Tamil Nadu.      3Hrs                   300          102
Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu.
Socio Economic Problems of India and Tamil Nadu.
Current issues at National Level.
Current issues at State Level

Question Pattern Group II

Question Pattern Group II

General Studies 03 Mark Questions 08 Mark Questions 15 Marks Questions 30 Mark Questions Total No of Questions
Questions Provided 35 8 03 04 60
Questions have to attend 30 15 02 02 49
Have to Write 07 lines 42 lines (3 pages) 63 lines (3 pages) 126 lines (6 pages)

Interview

Subject Maximum Marks Marks given by TNPSC (5 slots)
Interview 40 A-30
B-27
C-24
D-21
E-18

TNPSC Combined Civil Services Examinations-II A (Group – IIA Services (Non – Interview post))

Name of the Post Minimum Age (for all) Maximum Age
not belonging to Scs, SC(A)s, Sts, MBC/DCs, Bcs and BCMs SC/SC(A), ST, MBC /DC, BC, BC(Muslims), Destitute Widows of all casts
For all posts 18 Years 30 Years No Maximum age limit

Scheme of the TNPSC Group II A Examination

Combined Civil Service Examination II

(Interview Posts and Non-Interview Posts)

STAGE I – PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION

(OBJECTIVE TYPE)

S.NO Subject Total NO. of Questions Duration Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks for all Communities
1. General Studies(Degree Standard) 175    3Hrs     200 Questions

* 1.5

Marks=300

Marks

                      90
2. Aptitude and Mental Ability Test(S.S.L.C.Std.) 25
          Total 200
STAGE II – SCHEME FOR MAIN WRITTEN EXAMINATION
PAPER I (S.S.L.C Standard) (Duration: 1 hours 30 Minutes)
S.NO    TITLE NO. OD QUESTIONS TO BE ASKED MARKS (Per Question) TOTAL MARKS REMARKS
1. Tamil to English Translation 2 25 50 Total Marks- 100 Minimum Qualifying Marks 25( Sheets of the Candidates who do not secure minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I will not be considered for the evaluation of Paper-II)
2. English to Tamil Translation 2 25 50
PAPER II (Degree Standard) (Duration: 3 hours)
S.NO TITLE NO. OF QUESTIONS TO BE ASKED MARKS(Per Question) TOTAL MARKS REMARKS
1. Precis Writing 3 20 60 Total Marks 300

(This part has to be answered fully in Tamil or in English alone) (Marks secured in Paper-I will not be considered for selection. Marks secured in Paper-II alone will be considered for selection.)

2. Comprehension 3 20 60
3. Hints Development 3 20 60
4. Essay Writing on Thirukkural 3 20 60
5. Letter Writing (Official) 3 20 60
    For Interview Posts:

Main Written Examination: 300 Marks. Oral Test:40 Marks. Total Marks: 300+40 = 340 Marks Minimum. Qualifying Marks for all Communities: 102 out of 340

For Non-Interview Posts:

Main Written Examination: 300 Marks

Total Marks: 300

Minimum Qualifying Marks for all Communities: 90

TNPSC Group IV & VAO Exam

Village Administrative Officer

Village Administrative Officer

S.NO Category of Applicants Minimum Age (Should have completed) Maximum Age (Should not have completed )
1. SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all castes 21 Years 40 Years
2. Others 21 Years 30 Years

For the posts of Junior Assistant (Non-Security), Junior Assistant (Security), Bill Collector-Grade I, Field Surveyor, Draftsman, Typist and Steno-Typist (Grade -III).

For the posts of Junior Assistant (Non-Security), Junior Assistant (Security), Bill Collector-Grade I, Field Surveyor, Draftsman, Typist and Steno-Typist (Grade -III).

Sl.No. Category of Candidates Minimum Age (Should have completed) Maximum Age
1. Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Caste(Arunthathiyar), Scheduled Tribes and Destitute Widows of all Castes 18 Years 35 Years
2. Most Backward Classes/Denotified Communities, Backward Classes and Backward Classes (Muslims) 32 Years
3. “Others”[ i.e., Candidates not Belonging to SCs. SC(A)s. STs. MBCs/DCs. BC and BCMs ] 30 Years
4. For the person who are trained in survey in ITI in Tamil Nadu, in respect of posts of field surveyor and Draftsman only 35 Years

Scheme of TNPSC Group IV Exam

Subject(Total 200 Questions) Duration Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks for selection (All Communities)
General Studies (75 Qus) 3Hrs 300 90
Aptitude Test (25 Qus)
General Tamil / General English (100 Qus)