List of TNPSC Group 2 Posts- Selection Procedure, Posts

TNPSC Group 2 Posts 2021 – Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) conducts the exam for different posts under Group 2 and Group 2A through the Combined Civil Services Examination-II (CCSE-II). Sub Registrar and Deputy Commercial Tax Officer are the most competitive, and many aim to become this among Grade 2 designations. Group 2 candidates are selected based on the preliminary examination, main written examination, and Interview, while Group 2A are judged based on the marks secured in the written exam only. A standard notification for the recruitment will be released for Group 2 and Group 2A as Group 2A has been joined with Group 2. You can regularly check the website to get the notifications issued from time to time.

TNPSC Group 2: Selection Procedure

A candidate has to go through the following stages to get selected for TNPSC Group 2 Posts:

  • Preliminary (written) Exam: Prelims exams are objective-based examinations. A candidate has to pass this exam to appear in further exams.
  • Mains (written) Exam: Mains Exam is a descriptive type exam. Candidates who clear prelims have to appear for the mains exams.
  • Interview Round: Those candidates who clear mains exams need to appear for the Interview round, an oral test. This is the final round to get selected.

TNPSC Group 2A: Selection Procedure

Under TNPSC Group 2A, only a written exam is conducted, and one has to clear only this exam. Candidates for the final selection will be judged based on marks scored in the written examination and their post options.

TNPSC Group 2 Posts

  • Junior Employment Officer (Non-Differently Abled) 
  • Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled)
  • Sub-Registrar, Grade-II 
  • Municipal Commissioner, Grade-II
  • Probation Officer, Social Defence 14 Probation Officer, Prison Department 
  • Women Welfare Officer, Social Defence
  • Deputy Commercial Tax Officer
  • Deputy Inspector of Survey Director of Survey and Settlements
  • Senior Inspector of Co-operative Societies in Reg.Co-op Society
  • Receptionist, Thamizhagam Guest House, Udhagamandalam  
  • Project Assistant Adi-Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department
  • Assistant Inspector of Labour
  • Assistant Section Officer (Other than Law and Finance Department) 
  • Assistant Section Officer (Law Department) 
  • Assistant Section Officer (Finance Department) 
  • Assistant Section Officer in the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission 
  • Assistant Section Officer-cum-Programmer
  • Assistant Section Officer, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service
  • Assistant Inspector of Local Fund Audit Department and Internal Audit Department
  • Assistant Jailor, Prison Department 
  • Assistant in Revenue Department
  • Executive Officer, Grade-II in Town Panchayats Department 
  • Special Assistant in DVAC 
  • Handloom Inspector 
  • Special Branch Assistant in Intelligence Wing of Police Dept. 
  • Senior Inspector of Co-operative Societies in Milk Production and Dairy Development  
  • Audit Inspector in the Audit wing Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Administration Department 
  • Audit Assistant in Accounts Branch in Highways Dept
  • Supervisor / Senior Clerk / Head Accountant / Junior Superintendent in the Tamil Nadu Agricultural Marketing Subordinate Service
  • Supervisor of Industrial Co-operatives Industrial Commissioner and Director of Industries and Commerce Department
  • Industrial Co-operative Officer, Industries Commissioner and Director of Industries and Commerce

TNPSC Group 2A: Posts

 TNPSC Group 2A: PostsNo. of Posts
Accountant in Treasuries and Accounts Department885
Highways Department Assistant156
Assistant in Industries and Commerce Department130
Assistant in the Registration Department128
Survey and Land Records Department Assistant105
Assistant/ Accountant /Store Keeper in Employment and Training Department92
Chennai (South) Division56
Assistant in Stationery and Printing Department54
Labour Department Assistant24
NCC Department Assistant23
Commissioner of Commercial Taxes22
Prison Department Assistant20
Assistant in the Fisheries Department18
Assistant in Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department18
Revenue Administration Department06
Steno-Typist in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat06
Personal Clerk in (other than Law and Finance Department) Secretariat06
Backward Classes Welfare Department Assistant02
Assistant in Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Department02
Personal Clerk in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission01

TNPSC Group 2A Services

TNPSC Group 2A Services: PostsNo. of Posts
Vellore Division09
Coimbatore Division12
Madurai Division35
Tirunelveli Division20
Assistant in (Other than Law and Finance Department) Secretariat30
Assistant in (Law Department)08
Finance Department Secretariat15
Assistant in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission03
Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Assistant15
Lower Division Clerk in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat12
Assistant in Tamil Nadu Text Book and Educational Services Corporation08
Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department Asst65
Assistant in the Police Department213
Assistant in the Transport Department60
Assistant in Highways Department70
Assistant in Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department55
Assistant in School Education Department130
Assistant in Forest Department119
Assistant in Commercial Taxes, Chennai (South) Division52
Assistant in Urban Land Ceiling and Urban

TNPSC Group 2 Posts: Salary

Junior Employment Officer (Non-Differently Abled) Rs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4800
Special Assistant in Vigilance and Anti Corruption Rs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4800
Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled)Rs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4800
Sub Registrar, Grade 2 Rs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4800
Probation Officer in Prison Department Rs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4800
Deputy Commercial Tax OfficerRs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4800
Assistant Inspector of LabourRs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4800
Supervisor / Junior Superintendent in TN Agricultural Marketing and Agricultural Business Department  Rs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4200
Audit Inspector in Hindu Religious Rs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4300
Assistant Section Officer in TNPSCRs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4600
ASO cum Programmer in TNPSC Rs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4600
Revenue Assistant in Revenue Department Rs.5200-20200 GP 2800
Assistant Inspector in Local Fund AuditRs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4300
Handloom InspectorRs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4200
Senior Inspector of Co-operative SocietiesRs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4200
Executive Officer, Grade 2 in Town Panchayat Department (Kanyakumari District)Rs.5200 – 20200 GP Rs.2400 
Special Branch Assistant in Intelligence wing of the Police DepartmentRs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4800
Supervisor of Industrial Co-operativesRs.9300-34800 GP Rs.4300


TNPSC has not released any dates regarding applications and exams. So, candidates have ample time to study and prepare well. Prelims and mains exam will be judging your knowledge on a written basis, while in the interview round, your communication skill and personality will be evaluated.


How to apply for recruitments for TNPSC Group 2 Posts?

TNPSC issues a notification on its website inviting applications for recruitment. The notification contains the name of the post, vacancies, qualifications, and the process of how to apply for it.

What is the total number of vacancies that need to be filled by the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2021?

There are over 1500 vacancies for the interview and non-interview posts that need to be filled by the TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2021.

Are TNPSC exams easy?

TNPSC Exams are considered easy as there are no negative markings for incorrect answers, and the syllabus is also regarded as easy covering topics of school levels.

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

The age limit is between 18 to 30 for general category candidates. However, for SC/ST/BC/MBC, there is no upper age limit.

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.


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