Combined Civil Services Examinations-II
(Group-II Services – Interview Posts)

Tamilnadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) released the most expected Recruitment Notification TNPSC Group II (Interview Posts) 2018 on the official website.

TNPSC invites applications through online mode up to 09.09.2018 for the direct recruitment to the posts included in Combined Civil Services Examination–II (Interview Posts) (Group-II Services) [Service Code No.004].

Interested and eligible candidates are advised to check the official notification and apply on or before 9th September 2018.

Interview Posts

Sl. No.

Name of the post

Name of the Service

Scale of pay

1

Deputy Commercial Tax Officer

Tamil Nadu commercial taxes subordinate Service

Rs.9300-34800+ Grade Pay Rs.4800/-

2

Sub Registrar, Grade-II

Tamil Nadu Registration Subordinate Service

3

Probation Officer in Prison Department

Tamil Nadu Jail Subordinate Service

4

Assistant Inspector of Labour

Tamil Nadu Labour Subordinate Service

5

Junior Employment Officer

Tamil Nadu General Subordinate Service

6

Special Assistant in Vigilance and Anti-corruption Department

Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service

7

Special Branch Assistant

8

Assistant Section Officer cum Programmer in TNPSC

Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service

9

Assistant Inspector in Local Fund Audit Department

Tamil Nadu Local Fund Audit Subordinate Service

Rs.9300-34800+ Grade Pay Rs.4600/-

10

Audit Inspector in the Audit Wing of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Administration Department

Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service

11

Assistant Inspector in Local Fund Audit Department

Tamil Nadu Local Fund Audit Subordinate Service

Rs.9300-34800+ Grade Pay Rs.4300/-

12

Audit Inspector in the Audit Wing of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Administration Department

Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service

13

Supervisor of Industrial Co-Operatives

Tamil Nadu Industries Subordinate Service

14

Senior Inspector of Co-operative societies in Department of Registrar of Co-operative Societies

Tamil Nadu Co- Operative Subordinate Service

Rs.9300-34800+ Grade Pay Rs.4200/-

15

Supervisor/ Junior Superintendent in Tamil Nadu Agricultural Marketing/ Agricultural Business Department

Tamil Nadu Agricultural Marketing Subordinate Service

16

Handloom Inspector in Handlooms and textiles Departments

Tamil Nadu Handloom and Textiles subordinate service

17

Revenue Assistant

Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service

Rs.5200-20200+ Grade Pay Rs.2800/-

18

Executive Officer, Grade-II

Tamil Nadu Town Panchayat Subordinate Service

Rs.5200-20200+ Grade Pay Rs.2400/-

Age Limit

Sl. No.

Name of the post

Minimum Age limit

Maximum Age limit

 

 

 

“Others”

 

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, BCs, BCMs, MBCs/DCs

1

For all post (Exception Probation Officer, Junior Employment Officer, and Deputy Commercial Tax Officer)

18 years

30 years

No Maximum age limit

2

Sub-Registrar Grade-II

20 years

3

Probation Officer

22 years

4

Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled)

18 years

40 years

 

5

Deputy Commercial Tax Officer

18 years

30 years

Below 35 years

Qualification

Name of Post

Required Qualification

Deputy Commercial Tax Officer

A degree of B.A., or B.Sc., or B.Com./ B.O.L/ B.B.A./ B.Litt.

Sub Registrar, Grade-II

A Bachelor’s degree of any university or Institution recognised by the UGC

Probation Officer in Prison Department

A degree of B.A., or B.Sc., or B. Com., or B.O.L/ B.B.A./ B.B.M./ B.Litt.

Assistant Inspector of Labour

A degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.

Junior Employment Officer (Non-Differently Abled)

A degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.

Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled)

A degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt. and

Special Assistant in the Vigilance and Anti corruption Department

Any Degree and Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting both by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and English

Special Branch Assistant in Intelligence Wing

Any Degree and person appointed should pass the Government Technical Education in Typewriting by higher grade within the prescribed period of probation unless he has already passed the said examination

Assistant Section Officer

A Master’s Degree. or A Bachelor’s Degree and BGL Degree or A Bachelor’s Degree with first class in any one of the parts.

Assistant Section Officer cum Programmer

Must possess Master’s degree in Computer Application OR Master’s degree in Science (Information Technology / Computer Science).

Assistant Inspector in Local Fund Audit Department

A degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.

Audit Inspector

Supervisor of Industrial Co-operatives

Senior Inspector of Co-operative Societies

Any Degree or A Diploma in Rural Services awarded by the National Council of Rural Higher Education. or A Diploma of Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Supervisor / Junior Superintendent

Any Degree

Handloom Inspector

Degree in B.A., or B.Sc., or B.Com. OR ii) A diploma in Handloom Technology or Textile Technology or Textile processing or Manmade Fibre Technology

Perambalur

A degree in Arts or Science or Commerce or Engineering or B.O.L./ B.B.A./ B.Litt.

Executive Officer, Grade-II

A degree of any University or Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission

Examination Pattern

Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)

Subject

Duration

Maximum marks

Minimum Qualifying Marks for All Communities

Preliminary Examination (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 Hours

150 + 150 = 300

90

Total

 

300

 

Main written examination (Degree standard) (Descriptive type) and Oral test

Subject

Duration

Maximum Marks

Minimum qualifying marks for all communities

Main Written Examination

General Studies

(Degree Standard/Descriptive type)

+

Interview and Record

3 hours

300 + 40

102

Total

3 hours

340

Tab Content

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:

Paper

Subjects

Total Marks

I

General Studies

200 marks

II

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:

PaperSubjectMarks
Paper-IEssay250
 Can be written in the medium or language of the candidate’s choice 
Paper-IIGeneral Studies- I250
 (Indian Heritage and Culture, 
 History and Geography of the World and Society) 
Paper-IIIGeneral Studies- II250
 (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations) 
Paper-IVGeneral Studies- III250
 (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management) 
Paper-VGeneral Studies- IV250
 (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude) 
 (Marks carried by General Studies was 4X250=1000) 
Paper-VIOptional Subject – Paper 1250
Paper-VIIOptional Subject – Paper II250
 (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:

Papers

Topics

Total Marks

I

One Of The Indian Languages Chosen From The Prescribed List

300

II

English

300

III

Essay

250

IV/V/VI/VII

General Studies (250 Marks For Each Paper)

1000

VIII & IX

Optional Subject 1

500

Total Marks For Written Examination

 

1750

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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