TNPSC Group – II A Exam, Non-Interview Posts

TNPSC recruits officers for Group 2A Services which includes various services. These services encompasses the most high profile officer cadre combined with the power & authority in the state.

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Non Interview posts

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Name of the postName of the ServicePay Scale
1Personal ClerkTamil Nadu Secretariat ServiceRs.5200- 20200+ Grade Pay Rs.2800/- (PB1)
2Assistant in Civil supplies and consumer protection Department

Tamil Nadu

Ministerial Service

Rs.5200- 20200+ Grade Pay Rs.2800/- (PB1)

3Assistant in Industries and commerce department
4Assistant in Commissioner of Revenue Administration Department
5Assistant in Land Administration Department
6Assistant in Land reforms department
7Assistant in Prison department
8Assistant in Medical and rural health services department
9Assistant in Transport department
10Assistant in Registration department
11Assistant in Rural development panchayat raj department
12Assistant in Backward classes
13Assistant in Fisheries department
14Assistant in Technical Education Department
15Assistant in NCC department
16Assistant in Public Health and preventive medicine department
17Assistant in School Education department
18Assistant in Directorate of Vigilance and anti-corruption department
19Assistant in Survey and Land Records Department
20Assistant in Urban Land ceiling and urban land tax department
Assistant in the Division of Commercial Taxes Department
21Commissioner of Commercial Taxes, Chennai, Tiruchirappalli, Salem, Vellore, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tirunelveli DivisionTamil Nadu Ministerial ServiceRs.5200- 20200+ Grade Pay Rs.2800/- (PB1)
22Planning Junior AssistantTamil Nadu Ministerial ServiceRs.5200- 20200+ Grade Pay Rs.2600/- (PB1)
23Assistant in Finance Department

Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service

24Assistant in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
25Lower Division Clerk in Tamil Nadu Legislative AssemblyTamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service
26Junior Co-Operative AuditorTamil Nadu Co-Operative Subordinate Service

Rs.5200- 20200+ Grade Pay Rs.2400/- (PB2)

Age Limit

Name of the Post

Minimum AgeMaximum Age (with Relaxation)
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all castesOthers
For all Post18 yearsNo Maximum Age limit

30 Years


Personal Clerk

Bachelor’s Degree.
Assistant in Commissioner of Revenue AdministrationA degree of B.A., or B.Sc., or B.Com., of any University or B.O.L of Annamalai University or B.B.A of Madurai Kamarajar University or B.Litt., of Madras University or B.B.M or B. Litt., of Bharathiyar University.
Assistant in Finance Department in the Tamil Nadu SecretariatA Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Economics or Statistics of any University or Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission.
Assistant in all other departmentsAny Degree.
Planning Junior Assistant, Tamil Nadu State Planning CommissionA degree of B.A., or B.Sc., or B.Com., of any University.
Lower DivisionClerkin Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly SecretariatB.A., or B.Sc., or B.Com., of any University recognised by the University Grants Commission.
Junior Co-operative Auditor

A degree of B.B.M. Degree or B.Com. Degree or B.Com (ComputerApplication) Degree or B.A. (Co-operation) Degree or B.A. (Economics) Degree or B.A. (Corporate Secretary ship) Degree or B.B.E. Degree awarded by any University.

Examination Pattern:

SubjectDurationMaximum MarksMinimum Qualifying marks for selection for all communities

(Single paper)(objective type)

General Studies (Degree Standard)

(75 items)

Aptitude and Mental Ability Test

(S.S.L.C. Std.) (25 items)


General Tamil/General English (S.S.L.C.Std)(100 items)

(Total – 200 items)

3 hours150 + 150 = 30090

UPSC Civil Services Exam is conducted in three phases:

Phase 1: Preliminary Examination or CSAT (Objective Section)

Phase 2: Main Examination (Subjective Section)

Phase 3: Interview (Vocal Section)

Phase 1: Preliminary Examination – CSAT Syllabus:

CSAT or Civil Services Aptitude Test is the first phase of preliminary examination of UPSC. This test is intended to assess the aptitude of examinees in solving the ‘Reasoning and Analytical’ questions.

IAS prelims exam consists of two papers of objective type, each of 200 marks (total of 400 marks) and two hours of duration and candidates must take both the papers.

The preliminary examination is meant for screening the candidate and the marks obtained by a candidate in the prelims who qualifies to the mains exam will not be be taken in account to determine their final merit.

  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • History of India and Indian National Movement.
  • Indian and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
  • Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
  • Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
  • General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialisation General Science

a) IAS Preliminary Exam:



Total Marks


General Studies

200 marks


Aptitude Skills

200 marks

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision-making and problem solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level)

The phase 2 tests candidate’s academic talent in depth and his/her ability to present understanding in a reasonable way. The IAS mains examination is designed to analyse the comprehensive intellectual quality and the understanding of candidates rather than just (just in case meaning) determining their information and memory.

The UPSC mains exam consists of 9 papers, in which two are qualifying papers of 300 marks each:

  1. Any Indian Language
  2. English

These two papers just need to qualify which is compulsory and marks obtained will not be considered or counted.

And the rest of seven papers can be written in any of the languages mentioned as in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution or in English. Below given the remaining seven papers:

Paper Subject Marks
Paper-I Essay 250

Can be written in the medium or language of the candidate’s choice
Paper-II General Studies- I 250

(Indian Heritage and Culture,

History and Geography of the World and Society)
Paper-III General Studies- II 250

(Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)
Paper-IV General Studies- III 250

(Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)
Paper-V General Studies- IV 250

(Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)

(Marks carried by General Studies was 4X250=1000)
Paper-VI Optional Subject – Paper 1 250
Paper-VII Optional Subject – Paper II 250

(Candidate is allowed to take up literature as an optional subject ” and candidate need not to be a graduate in that language’s literature.)

b) Main Exam:



Total Marks


One Of The Indian Languages Chosen From The Prescribed List









General Studies (250 Marks For Each Paper)



Optional Subject 1


Total Marks For Written Examination


Candidates who obtain minimum qualifying marks in the written part of the UPSC Main Examination as may be fixed by the Commission at their discretion enters the next and final phase that is the ‘personality test’ or ‘Interview’ round.

c) Interview Test

  • Candidates who qualify the UPSC Mains Exam will move to the next and final phase called ‘Personality Test/Interview’ who will be interviewed by a Board who will have candidates resume. The interview round is held by a Board of competent and unbiased intended to assess social traits and his interest in current affairs and analyze the personal aptness of the candidate for a career in public service. Some of the qualities evaluated during the personality test are mental alertness, clear and logical exposition, critical powers of assimilation, variety and depth of interest, balance of judgement, intellectual and moral integrity ability for social cohesion and leadership,.
  • The interview is more of purposive conversation intended to divulge the mental qualities of the candidate.
  • Candidate can give interview in their preferred language as UPSC will make arrangement for the translators.

The Interview test will be of 275 marks.

The total mark of the written examination is 1750 Marks.

The Interview/Personality Test will be of 275 marks.

The Grand Total 2025 Marks

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