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TNPSC - TAMIL NADU PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, the Tamil Nadu State recruitment commission appoints through examinations, officers for Group - I, Group - II and VAO (Village Administrative Officer) regularly.



Group I Group II Group IIA Group IV Technical Exam VAO
Deputy Collector Deputy commercial tax personal clerk in TNPSC Junior Assistant (Non Security) Assistant Conservator Forest Service VAO
Deputy Superindetent of police probation officer Assistant in civil supplies and consumer protection Junior Assistant (Security) AE(Agri. Engg)
Assistant Commissioner of Commercial Tax (ACCT) Sub Registrar Assistant in Industries and Commerce Department Bill collector , Grade 1 AC(Hindu Religious Endowment
District Registrar (DR) Assistant Inspector of Labour Assistant in Land Reforms Department Field Surveyor Geologist
Assistant Director of Rural Development Department Junior Employment Officer Assistant in Prison Department Draftman Tourist Officer
District Employment Officer Assistant Section Officer Assistant in Registration Department Typist EO
Assistant Inspector in Local Fund Audit Department Assistant in Transport Department Steno Typist Grade-III Sailor.. etc
Senior Inspector of Co-operative Societies Assiatant in Fisheries Department


Exams Qualification
Group I Candidate should possess a degree from any recognised university - 10 + 2 + 3 (degree)
Group II Candidate should possess a degree from any recognised university - 10 + 2 + 3 (degree)
Group IIA Candidate should possess a degree from any recognised university - 10 + 2 + 3 (degree)
Group IV SSLC and above
VAO SSLC and above
Technical Exam Technical Exam

Age criteria

Exam Post Minimum Maximum
other(OC/FC) others
Group I 21 years 32 years 37 years

Group II
Deputy Commercial Tax Officer 18 years 32 years(Law Degree) 37 years(Law Degree)
Sub Registrar 20 years
No maximum age
Probation Office 22 years
Junior Employment Officer 18 years 40 years No maximum age limit
Group II A 18 years 30 years No maximum age limit
Group 4 All Post 18 years 30 years 35 years
VAO VAO 21 years 30 years 40 years
Technical Exam Technical Exam 21 years 30 years 40 years

Syllabus - Group - I

Preliminary Main(descriptive type)
General Science Paper - I
Current events Modern History of India and Indian Culture
Geography General Mental Ability
History and Culture of India Role and Impact of Science and Technology in the development of India and Tamil Nadu
Indian Polity Paper - II
Indian Economy Indian Polity and emerging political trends across the world affecting India and Geography of India
Indian National Tamil language, Tamil society - its culture and heritage / English language
Aptitude and Mental Ability English language skills
Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu
Paper - III
Current events of national and international importance
Current economic trends; Indian eocnomy and impact of global economy on India
Socio-economic issues in India and Tamil Nadu

Group - I

Exam Structure
Prelims (300 marks, 200 questions) (Objective Type)
Main (750 marks) (Descriptive)
Personality Test / Interview (100 marks)

Syllabus - Group - II

Syllabus - Group - IIa