The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) had released the TNPSC annual planner 2022, in which the dates for notification release, exam, and result declaration dates (tentative) were announced. According to the annual planner, it is expected that the notification for the Combined Civil Services Examination – II (Group 2) will be released on February 23, 2022. The notification for the Combined Civil Services Examination – IV (Group 4) will be released in the month of March. The application portal will be active soon after the release of the respective notifications. Candidates can apply online at tnpsc.gov.in.
TNPSC Group 4 exam
The exam is conducted to recruit candidates into posts like Village Administrative Officer, Typist, Steno-typist, Junior Assistant, etc. According to last years’ notification, candidates who hold an SSLC Public Examination certificate can apply for the exam. Candidates should also be fluent in Tamil. The exam is expected to be conducted in June, and the notification will be tentatively released in March 2022. The recruitment will be based on a written test, which will be conducted for a total of 3 hours. The maximum marks will be 300. Candidates who qualify the exam will be called up for document verification, based on the merit list and vacancies.
TNPSC Group 2 exam
The Group 2 exam is to be conducted in 3 stages- Prelims exam, Mains exam, and the Interview round. Candidates who hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline and are fluent in Tamil can apply. Details regarding the age limit will be published in the notification. The application fee is expected to be Rs. 150. The Prelims exam will be conducted for a duration of 3 hours, with a maximum of 300 marks. Qualifying candidates will have to appear for the Mains exam.
Group II & II A exam dates
As per reports, the TNPSC announced the dates for Group II & IIA as follows –
|Group II & II A Notification Date||February 23, 2022|
|Prelims exam||May 21, 2022|
|Declaration of Prelims result||June 5, 2022|
|Mains examination (Tentative)||September 2022|
|Declaration of Mains result (Tentative)||December 2022|
|Interview Round (Tentative)||February 2023|
There are a total of 5529 vacancies, Group II with 116 vacancies and Group IIA with 5413, to be filled through this exam, into various posts like Probation Officer, Sub Registrar, Assistant Inspector of Labour, Assistant Section Officer, etc.