Annual Planner for TNPSC 2021 of the post / recruitmentTentative month of notification
1Assistant director of horticulture and horticultural officer in the horticulture departmentJanuary
2Assistant agricultural officer in the agriculture department /assistant horticultural officer in the horticulture departmentJanuary
3Agricultural officer (extension) in the agriculture departmentFebruary
4Combined engineering subordinate servicesFebruary
5Assistant draughtsman in public works departmentFebruary
6Veterinary assistant surgeon in the animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries departmentMarch
7Junior epigraphist in the archaeology departmentMarch
8Assistant director of fisheries in the fisheries departmentMarch
9Principal / vice-principal / assistant director in the employment and training departmentApril
10Combined engineering servicesApril
11Assistant director in the co-operative audit departmentApril
12Combined statistics servicesApril
13Combined geology servicesApril
14Assistant public prosecutor in the prosecution departmentMay
15Assistant director in the town and country planning departmentMay
16Combined civil services examination–ii(group-ii and iia)May
17Research assistant in the evaluation and applied research departmentMay
18Store keeper in the agricultural engineering departmentJune
19Assistant director of industries and commerce (industrial co-operatives) in the micro, small and medium enterprises departmentJune
20Jailor (women) in the prisons and correctional services departmentJune
21Assistant jailor (men) in the prisons and correctional services departmentJune
22Executive officer grade –i in the hindu religious and charitable endowments departmentJuly
23Executive officer grade – iii in the hindu religious and charitable endowments departmentJuly
24Executive officer grade – iv in the hindu religious and charitable endowments departmentJuly
25Combined civil services examination – iii (group-iii )July
26Group-v a services (recruitment by transfer)-(only for government employees)August
27Inspector of fisheries and sub-inspector of fisheries in the fisheries departmentAugust
28Assistant professor of psychology cum clinical psychologist in the health and family welfare departmentAugust
29Director of physical education in government law collegesSeptember
30Bursar in the collegiate education departmentSeptember
31Combined civil services examination-iv (group-iv & vao)September
32Vocational counsellor in the government institute of rehabilitation and artificial limb centre in the medical education departmentSeptember
33Combined library servicesOctober
34District child protection officer in the social defence departmentOctober
35Forest apprentice in the forest departmentOctober
36English reporter & tamil reporter in the tamil nadu legislative assembly, secretariatOctober
37Assistant director in social welfare and nutritious meal programme departmentOctober
38Assistant director (technical-leather) or manager(leather) in the micro, small and medium enterprises departmentNovember
39Psychologist in the prisons and correctional services departmentNovember
40Accounts officer in treasuries and accounts departmentNovember
41District educational officer in school education departmentNovember
42Assistant commissioner of labour in the labour and employment departmentDecember

TNPSC Group 1

TNPSC has published TNPSC group 1 notification 2021.

TNPSC has released TNPSC group 1 notification 2021 for 134 vacancies.

Important Dates of Group 1

TNPSC Group 1 2021Tentative Date
TNPSC Group 1 ApplicationJanuary 20, 2021
TNPSC Group 1 Apply last dateFebruary 19, 2021
TNPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket 2021March 2021
TNPSC Group 1 exam date 2021 – PrelimsApril 5, 2021
TNPSC Group 1 results – prelimsApril 2021
TNPSC Group 1 exam date 2021 – MainsJuly 2021
TNPSC Group 1 results – MainsAugust 2021
Oral testSeptember 2021
Merit listNovember 2021

TNPSC Group 1 Apply Online 2021

Here is the step-by-step guide for TNPSC group 1 registration:

  • Register for TNPSC one time registration at
  • Sign in with TNPSC login ID and password.
  • Now, click on ‘Current Application’ then ‘Apply Now’ button.
  • Select TNPSC Group 1 Services.
  • Enter and verify your educational qualifications, address to communicate and exam center details.
  • Check and confirm declation by clicking on “I agree to finally submit my online application”.
  • Then, move to next step that proceed to payment section.
  • Select payment mode option from debit card / credit card / NEFT and proceed further to make payment .
  • After making payment successfully, print your TNPSC group 1 application for future reference.

Age limit as on July 1, 2021

The age of a candidates must be between 21 and 32 years as on July 1, 2021. However, the maximum age limit for SC/ST/MBC category candidates is 37 years. TNPSC has provided further age relaxation for PWD (10 years relaxation) and Ex-Servicemen (max age of 53 years) category applicants.

Education qualification as on January 1, 2021

At least a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from recognized college/university as on January 1, 2021. The final year students are also eligible to apply for these posts.

Physical qualification

For Deputy Superintendent of Police and District Officer vacancy, the candidates should meet the specific physical qualifications. Check the official TNPSC group 1 notification 2021 for further details on physical qualification requirements such as height, weight and chest measurement.

Knowledge in Tamil language

For all TNPSC group 1 posts, a candidate should be proficient in the Tamil language.

TNPSC group 1 prelims syllabus 2021

SubjectDurationMaximum marksNumber of questions
General Studies(degree standard)3 hours300150 items
Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (S.S.L.C. Std.)  50
Total  200

TNPSC group 1 mains syllabus 2021

S.NExam TypePaperDurationMax. Marks
1.Descriptive TypePaper-I3 Hours for each Paper250
2.Descriptive TypePaper-II 250
3.Descriptive TypePaper -III 250
Interview & Records   100

TNPSC Group 2

TNPSC Group 2 Exam, candidates are selected for different posts under Group 2 and 2A. The TNPSC Group 2 and TNPSC Group 2A can be defined as under.

  • Group 2 (Interview Posts): Selection of candidates for vacancies released under Group 2 is done based on the preliminary exam, main written exam, and Interview/Personality Test.
  • Group 2A (Non-Interview Posts): Selection of candidates for vacancies released under Group 2A is done based on marks obtained in them in the written exam only.

Important Dates of Group 2

TNPSC Group 2 Notification 2021Date(Tentative)
TNPSC Group 2 Application formMay 2021
TNPSC Group 2 Apply the last dateAvailable Soon
TNPSC Group 2 Hall TicketAvailable Soon
TNPSC Group 2 exam date 2021 – PrelimsAvailable Soon
Declaration of TNPSC Group 2 Results – PrelimsAvailable Soon
TNPSC Group 2 exam date 2021 – MainsAvailable Soon
Declaration of TNPSC Group 2 results – MainsAvailable Soon

Vacancy List

Total Vacancies1500+ Vacancies(For 2018 – 1199, Gr 2 Posts)
Name of the PostsDeputy Commercial Tax Officer, Sub Registrar, etc.
Prelims Exam Date 2021September 2021

Educational Qualification

The posts under the TNPSC Group–II require the candidates to possess a graduate degree or equivalent from a recognized university or institution.

Age Limit

Name of the PostMinimum Age limit (for all categories)Maximum Age Limit for “Others” (applicants not  belonging to SC, SC (A), ST, MBC/ DC, BC and BCM)
For all posts (except Sub-Registrar Grade – II, Probation Officer in the Prison Department and Social Defence Department)18 Years30 Years
Sub-Registrar Grade- II20 Years30 Years
Probation Officer in the Prison Department22 Years30 Years
Probation Officer in the Social Defence Department26 Years40 Years

TNPSC Group 2 Exam: Selection Process

  • Preliminary exam (written): Candidates applying for the exam need to appear for the preliminary exam, which is an objective-type written test.
  • Mains exam (written): Candidates qualified in the preliminary exam need to appear for the mains exam, which is a descriptive written test.
  • Interview: The interview will be held for the candidates who wish to appear or as per the cut offset by the Commission.

TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2021: Exam Pattern

SubjectDurationMaximum marksQualifying Marks
Preliminary Exam:General Studies(Degree Standard)(175 items)Aptitude and Mental AbilityTest (S.S.L.C. Std.)(25 items)3 hours30090
Mains Exam:Paper I (Qualifying in Nature) 1 hour 30 minutes10025
Mains Exam:Paper-II General Studies: Degree Standard (Descriptive Type)3 hours30090 out of 300 marks for Non-interview Post 102 out of 340 For Interview Post (300 + 40 marks of interview)
Interview40 marks

TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus For Prelims

  • General Science
  • Current Events
  • Geography of India         
  • History & Culture of India
  • Indian Polity      
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian National Movement          
  • History, Culture, Heritage and Socio-Political Movements in Tamil Nadu
  • Development Administration in Tamil Nadu        
  • Aptitude and Mental Ability

TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus For Mains Exam

Paper-I Syllabus

1 – Tamil to English translation

2 – English to Tamil translation

Paper-II Syllabus

1 – Precis writing

2 – Comprehension

3 – Hints Development

4 – Essay writing on the following topics from ‘Thirukkural’

(a) Significance as a Secular literature

(b) Relevance to Everyday Life

(c) Impact of Thirukkural on Humanity

(d) Thirukkural and Universal Values – Equality, Humanism, etc.

(e) Relevance to Socio- Political- Economic affairs

(f) Philosophical content in Thirukkural

5 – Letter writing – Official

TNPSC Group 4

Tamil Nadu Public Services Commission (TNPSC) conducts the combined civil services examination 4 (Group IV) for direct recruitment of candidates in group 4 services every year.

The TNPSC Group 4 Notification is going to release in September 2021 (Tentative).

Check TNPSC Group 4 important details below:

Number of Vacancies6000 (Tentative)
Name of the PostJr Assistant, VAO, Bill Collector Etc
Application ModeOnline Only
Starting Date to ApplySeptember 2021 (Tentatively)
Last  Date to applyAvailable Soon
Last Date to a Pay application feeAvailable Soon
CategoryTamil Nadu Govt Jobs

Exam Pattern for TNPSC Group 4

Exam TypeSubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarksMinimum Qualifying MarksDuration
Objective Type (SSLC Standard)General Studies75300903 Hours
Aptitude Test25
General Tamil / General English100

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus

The TNPSC Group 4 syllabus comprises the following sections.

  • General Studies
  • Aptitude and Mental Ability test
  • General English/General Tamil

Two types of question papers will be set.

Type- 1: General Studies (75 items) + Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (25 items) and General English (100 items).

Type-2: General Studies (75 items) + Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (25 items) and General Tamil (100 items)

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