TNPSC Group 2 Recruitment 2024: 2327 Jobs Announced, Apply Online Now

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has officially announced the commencement of the Combined Civil Services Examination-II (Group II and IIA Services) for 2024. This notification, released on 20th June 2024, invites applications for 2327 vacancies across various positions.

The breakdown includes 507 posts for Group II and 1820 posts for Group IIA categories. Interested candidates can apply online through the TNPSC official website until 19th July 2024. Below, we provide detailed information on eligibility criteria, the application process, important dates, and the selection process.

Recruitment Overview

Organization Details

  • Organization Name: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
  • Recruitment Name: Combined Civil Services Examination-II (Group II & IIA Services)
  • Total Vacancies:
    • Group II Services: 507
    • Group IIA Services: 1820
  • Last Date to Apply: 19 July 2024
  • Application Mode: Online
  • State Concerned: Tamil Nadu
  • Official Website:

Eligibility Requirements & Conditions

Educational Qualifications

Applicants must possess a graduation degree from a recognized university. Specific qualifications or preferences for certain positions are detailed below:

  • Assistant Inspector: Degree from any recognized university, with a preference for candidates holding a Master’s in Social Work or related diplomas.
  • Deputy Commercial Tax Officer: Degree in B.A., B.Sc., or B.Com., with a preference for those with degrees in Commerce and Law.
  • Probation Officer: Degree in Arts or Science, with a preference for Sociology or Psychology.
  • Junior Employment Officer: Degree in Arts, Science, or Commerce.
  • Sub Registrar, Grade-II: Degree, with a preference for those holding a B.L. degree.
  • Forester: Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Engineering in specified subjects.

Age Limit

The age limit for candidates varies based on category and post, calculated as of 01 July 2024:

  • General Category: Minimum 18 years, Maximum 32 years.
  • Reserved Categories (SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, and BCMs): Minimum 18 years, Maximum 37 years.
  • Specific Posts: Age limits range from 26 to 42 years, depending on the position and additional criteria.

Application & Examination Fee Details

  • Preliminary Examination Fee: ₹100/-, payable during application submission via Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card, or other online sources.
  • Main Examination Fee: ₹150/-, payable during application submission via Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card, or other online payment methods.
TNPSC Group 2 Recruitment 2024: 2327 Jobs Announced, Apply Online Now

Important Dates

  • Notification Release Date: 20 June 2024
  • Online Application & Fee Submission Start Date: 20 June 2024
  • Last Date for Online Registrations: 19 July 2024 (till 11:59 pm)
  • Application Editing Period: 25 to 26 July 2024
  • Preliminary Examination Date: 14 September 2024 (09:30 am to 12:30 pm)
  • Main Examination Date: To be notified

Selection Process

The Combined Civil Services Examination-II involves two primary stages: a Common Preliminary Examination and a Separate Main Examination, with an additional Endurance Test for the Forester post.

Common Preliminary Examination

The preliminary examination serves as a screening test. Only candidates who qualify for this examination will be eligible to take the main examination.

Separate Main Examination

This stage includes descriptive and objective-type questions based on the specific syllabus for Group II and IIA services.

Endurance Test

This test is specifically designed for the Forester post in the Forest Department and TAFCORN (Tamil Nadu Forest Plantation Corporation Limited).

How to Apply Online for TNPSC Group II & IIA Services 2024

Eligible candidates can follow these steps to apply online:

  1. Visit the official website at
  2. Click on the “One-Time Registration” section to create a user ID and password.
  3. After obtaining the login credentials, go to the “Apply Online” section.
  4. Open the “Notification/Advertisement Details” page.
  5. Find the “Combined Civil Services Examination-II (Group II & IIA Services) Notice” and click the “Apply Online” link.
  6. Log in with your user ID and password.
  7. Complete the application form by filling in basic details, educational qualifications, and other required information.
  8. Upload scanned copies of the necessary documents and pay the application fee.
  9. Verify the entered details and submit the application form.
  10. Print out the application form for future reference.


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