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TNPSC Group 2 Exam Timings: TNPSC Group 2 Exam will be conducted on 21 May 2022. Knowing exam timings will help you reach the center on time to avoid last-minute stress. Also, get some essential instructions for the exam. Read further to know the TNPSC Group 2 Exam timings.

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Timings 2022

The following table shows the TNPSC Group 2 exam timings 2022:

Morning9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Afternoon2.00 pm to 5.00 pm

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern

Knowing the TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern is important before you attempt the exam. TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern of Prelims and Mains is given below :

Preliminary Exam Pattern

Subject DurationMaximum MarksMinimum Qualifying Marks for All Communities
General Tamil or General English (S.S.L.C. Standard) (100 questions)
General Studies (Degree Standard) (75 questions)
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (S.S.L.C. Standard)(25 questions)
Total – 200 Questions
3 hours30090

Mains Exam Pattern

TNPSC Group 2 Mains Paper I and Paper II exam pattern is given below :

Mains Paper I

Check TNPSC Group 2 Mains Paper I Exam pattern below:

Qualifying Marks
for All
Mandatory Tamil Eligibility Paper
(SSLC Standard)
(Descriptive Type)
1. (a) Tamil to English Translation
(b) English to Tamil Translation
2. Precis Writing
3. Comprehension
4. Hints Development
5. Essay Writing in Thirukkural
6. Letter writing (Official)
7. Knowledge of the Tamil Language
3 Hours10040

Mains Paper II

Check the TNPSC Group 2 Mains Paper II Exam pattern below :

Qualifying Marks
for All
General Studies
(Degree Standard)
(Descriptive Type)
3 Hours30090

TNPSC Group 2 Exam – General Instructions for Candidates

  • The date, time, and venue address of the examination are given in the call letter.
  • The call letter should be brought with you to the examination venue along with your recent passport size photograph duly pasted on it.
  • Candidates must carry only a black ballpoint pen, a photocopy of any one proof of ID, as specified, and a memorandum of admission (hall ticket) inside.
  • You shall compulsorily be seated in the examination room thirty minutes before the time scheduled for the commencement of the examination.
  • Pre-printed personalized OMR answer sheets containing a photograph, name, register number, subject and examination center and venue, date, and session as mentioned in the memorandum of admission (hall ticket) will be supplied in the examination room.
  • The room invigilator shall fill in Section IV of Part II, the number of As, Bs, Cs, Ds and Es, as shaded by the candidate in Section III (b) of the OMR answer sheet. Both the invigilator and the candidate must sign below this entry after the examination is over

Items not allowed in the Exam Hall

  • Stationery items like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner, Any communication device like Mobile Phone, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band, Goggles, Handbags, Cap, etc.
  • Eatable items opened or packed
  • Any other item which could be used for unfair means for hiding communication devices like camera, bluetooth devices etc.

You are advised to avoid wearing ornaments like Rings, Earrings, Nose-pin, Chain/Necklaces, Pendants, Badge, brooch, etc.

TNPSC Group 2 Exam – Covid-19 Special Instructions

  • Candidate is required to report at the exam venue strictly as per the time slot mentioned in the Call Letter
  • Candidates will be permitted to carry only certain items with them into the venue.
    • Gloves
    • Personal transparent water bottle (Candidates must bring their own water bottle)
    • Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)
    • A simple pen
    • Exam-related documents (Call Letter and Photocopy of the photo ID card stapled with it, same ID Card in Original.) The name on the ID and on the Call Letter should be exactly the same. g.
    • In case of Scribe Candidates – Scribe form duly filled and signed with Photograph affixed. No other items are permitted inside the venue.


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