TNPSC Group 2 A (Non-Interview Post) Notification 2017 Declared. Total Vacancies: 1953 Posts


Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Government of Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Tamilnadu, 

Notification No: 10/2017 Dated: 27.04.2017

TNPSC Group 2 A Non-Interview Posts Notification - 2017

Total Vacancies: 1953 Posts

Last Date to Apply Online: 26.05.2017

Vacancy Details

Name of the Posts
  1. Personal Clerk  - 06 Posts
  2. Personal Clerk  - 01 Post
  3. Steno-Typist - 06 Posts
  4. Assistant in Industrial and Commerce Department - 130 Posts
  5. Assistant in Commissioner of Revenue Administration Department - 06 Posts
  6. Assistant in Treasuries and Accounts Department - 85 Posts
  7. Assistant in Prison Department - 20 Posts
  8. Assistant in Registration Department - 128 Posts
  9. Assistant in Backward Classes Welfare Department - 02 Posts
  10. Assistant in Fissheries Department - 18 Posts
  11. Assistant in Labour Department - 24 Posts
  12. Assistant / Accountant / Store Keeper in employment and training Department - 92 Posts
  13. Assistant in Highways Department - 156 Posts
  14. Assistant in Hindu Religious and Charitable Endownment Department - 18 Posts
  15. Assistant in NCC Department - 23 Posts
  16. Assistant in Diretorat of Vigilance and Anti Corruption Department - 02 Posts
  17. Assistant in Survey and Land Records Department - 105 Posts
  18. Assistant in Stationery and Printing Department - 54 Posts
Assistant in the Divitions of Commercial Taxes Department 

19. Commissioner of Commercial Taxes - 22 Posts
20. Chennai (South) Division - 56 Posts
21. Tiruchirappalli Divistion - 27 Posts
22. Vellore Divistion - 09 Posts
23. Coimbatore Divistion - 12 Posts
24. Madurai Divistion - 35 Posts
25. Tirunelveli Divistion - 20 Posts

Assistant in Various Department 

26. Assistant in (Other Law and Finance Department) - 30 Posts
27. Assistant in (Law Department) Secretariat - 08 Posts
28. Assistant in (Finance Department)Secretariat - 15 Posts
29 Assistant in TNPSC - 03 Posts
30. Assistant in Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat - 15 Posts
31. Lower Division Clerk in Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat - 12 Posts
32. Assistant in Tamil nadu Text book and Educational Services Corporation - 08 Posts

Part 1- Total Number of Vacancies: 1148 Posts

Pending Approval Vacancies
  1. Assistant in Civil Services and Consumer Protection Department - 65 Posts
  2. Assistant in Police Department - 213 Posts
  3. Assistant in Transport Department - 60 Posts
  4. Assistant in Highways Department - 70 Posts
  5. Assistant in Hindu Religious and Charitable Endownment Department - 55 Posts
  6. Assistant in School Education Department - 130 Posts
  7. Assistant in Forest Department - 119 Posts
  8. Assistant in Commercial Taxes Department - 52 Posts
  9. Assistant in Urpan Land Ceiling and Urpan Land Tax Department - 41 Posts
Part - 2 Total Number of Vacancies: 805  Posts

Over all Vacancies Part 1 and Part 2: 1953  Posts

Scale of Pay - Rs.5200-20200/-

Reservation: Refer the Notification Link

Age Limit: 30 Years as on 01.07.2017 (No Age Limit for SC’s, SC(A)’s, ST’s, MBC’s/DC’s, BC’s, BCM’s and DW’s candidates)


Educational Qualification: Any Degree.

Mode of Selection: Based on Written Exams

Examination Fee: Rs.250/- (One Time Registration Rs.150/- + Examination Fee Rs.100/-)

No Examination Fee: For SC/SCA/ST candidates. But they are no exemption for the Cost of Examination Fee Rs.100/-

Mode of Payment: On-line Payment

How to apply: Interested and Eligible candidates should apply through Online Only Click Here Online Application 

Important Dates:

  • Date of Notification - 27.04.2017
  • Last Date for Submission of Applications  - 26.05.2017
  • Last Date for Payment of Fee through Bank or Post Office - 29.05.2017
  • Date of Preliminary Examination  - 06.08.2017 
  • Time of Exam: 10.00 A.M. to 1.00 P.M.
Official Website: www.tnpsc.gov.in or in www.tnpscexams.net




General Studies – Degree Standard for Preliminaries

TOPICS FOR OBJECTIVE TYPE

UNIT – I ‐ General science :
Physics ‐ Universe ‐ General Scientific laws ‐ Scientific instruments ‐ Inventions and discoveries‐National scientific laboratories‐Science glossary‐Mechanics and properties of matter‐Physical quantities, standards and units‐Force, motion and energy‐ electricity and Magnetism ‐ electronics & communications ‐ Heat, light and sound‐Atomic and nuclear physics‐Solid State 
Physics‐Spectroscopy – Geophysics ‐ Astronomy and space science.

Chemistry ‐ Elements and Compounds‐Acids, bases and salts ‐ Oxidation and reduction – Chemistry of ores and metals ‐Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds‐Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides‐Biochemistry and biotechnology‐Electrochemistry‐Polymers and plastics

Botany ‐ Main Concepts of life science‐The cell‐basic unit of life‐Classification of living organism‐Nutrition and dietetics‐Respiration‐Excretion of metabolic waste‐Bio‐ communication 

Zoology ‐ Blood and blood circulation‐Endocrine system‐Reproductive system‐Genetics the science of heredity‐Environment, ecology, health and hygiene, Bio‐ diversity and its conservation‐Human diseases, prevention and remedies‐Communicable diseases and non‐ communicable diseases‐Alcoholism and drug abuse‐Animals, plants and human life‐ 

UNIT ‐ II. Current Events 
History ‐ Latest diary of events – National ‐ National symbols ‐Profile of States‐Defence, national security and terrorism‐World organizations‐pacts and summits‐Eminent persons & places in news‐Sports & games‐Books & authors ‐Awards & honours‐Cultural panorama‐Latest historical events‐ India and its neighbours‐ Latest terminology‐ Appointments‐who is who?

Political Science ‐ India’s foreign policy ‐ Latest court verdicts – public opinion ‐ Problems in conduct of public elections‐ Political parties and political system in India‐ Public awareness & General administration‐ Role of Voluntary organizations & Govt.,‐ Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility

Geography ‐ Geographical landmarks‐Policy on environment and ecology
Economics‐ Current socio‐economic problems‐New economic policy & govt. sector Science ‐ Latest inventions on science & technology ‐ Latest discoveries in Health Science ‐ Mass media & communication UNIT – III Geography ‐ Earth and Universe ‐ Solar system ‐ Atmosphere hydrosphere, lithosphere ‐Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate ‐ Water resources ‐ rivers in India ‐ Soil, minerals & natural resources‐Natural vegetation‐Forest & wildlife‐Agricultural pattern, livestock & fisheries‐Transport & communication‐Social geography – population‐density and distribution‐Natural calamities – disaster management‐Climate change ‐ impact and consequences ‐ mitigation measures‐Pollution Control.

UNIT – IV History and culture of India ‐ Pre‐historic events ‐Indus valley
civilization‐Vedic, Aryan and Sangam age‐Maurya dynasty‐Buddhism and Jainism‐ Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas‐Age of Vijayanagaram and the bahmanis‐ South Indian history‐Culture and Heritage of Tamil people‐Advent of European invasion‐Expansion and consolidation of British rule‐Effect of British rule on socio‐ economic factors‐Social reforms and religious movements‐India since independence‐ Characteristics of Indian culture‐Unity in diversity –race, colour, language, custom‐ India‐as secular state‐Organizations for fine arts, dance, drama, music‐Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN‐Political parties and populist schemes – Prominent personalities in the various spheres – Arts, Science, literature and Philosophy – Mother Teresa, Swami Vivekananda, Pandit Ravishankar , M.S.Subbulakshmi, Rukmani Arundel and J.Krishnamoorthy etc. 

UNIT – V ‐ INDIAN POLITY ‐ Constitution of India ‐ Preamble to the constitution ‐ Salient features of constitution ‐ Union, State and territory ‐ Citizenship‐rights amend duties ‐ Fundamental rights ‐ Fundamental duties ‐ Human rights charter ‐ Union legislature – Parliament ‐ State executive ‐ State Legislature – assembly ‐ Status of Jammu & Kashmir ‐ Local government – panchayat raj – Tamil Nadu ‐ Judiciary in India – Rule of law/Due process of law ‐ Indian federalism – center – state relations ‐ Emergency provisions ‐ Civil services in India ‐ Administrative challenges in a welfare state ‐ Complexities of district administration ‐ Elections ‐ Election Commission Union and State ‐ Official language and Schedule‐VIII ‐ Amendments to constitution ‐ Schedules to constitution ‐ Administrative reforms & tribunals‐ Corruption in public life ‐ Anti‐ corruption measures – Central Vigilance Commission, lok‐adalats, Ombudsman, Comptroller and Auditor General of India. ‐ Right to information ‐ Central and State Commission ‐ Empowerment of women‐ Voluntary organizations and public grievances redressal ‐ Consumer protection forms.

UNIT – VI ‐ INDIAN ECONOMY ‐ Nature of Indian economy ‐ Five‐year plan models‐ an assessment ‐ Land reforms & agriculture ‐ Application of science in agriculture ‐ Industrial growth ‐ Capital formation and investment‐Role of public sector & disinvestment‐Development of infrastructure‐ National income ‐ Public finance & fiscal policy ‐ Price policy & public distribution‐ Banking, money & monetary policy ‐ Role of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) ‐ WTO‐globalization & privatization ‐ Rural welfare oriented programmes ‐ Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty ‐ HRD – sustainable economic growth‐ Economic trends in Tamil Nadu ‐ Energy Different sources and development ‐ Finance Commission ‐ Planning Commission ‐ National Development Council

UNIT – VII ‐ INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT ‐ National renaissance‐ Early uprising against British rule‐1857 Revolt‐ Indian National Congress ‐ Emergence of national leaders‐ Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Netaji ‐Growth of militant movements ‐Different modes of agitations‐Era of different Acts & Pacts‐World war & final phase struggle ‐ Communalism led to partition‐ Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle ‐ Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & Others ‐ Birth of political parties /political system in India since independence

UNIT – VIII – APTITUDE & MENTAL ABILITY TESTS ‐ Conversion of information to data ‐ Collection, compilation and presentation of data ‐ Tables, graphs, diagrams‐ Parametric representation of data‐Analytical interpretation of data ‐Simplification‐ Percentage‐Highest Common Factor (HCF)‐Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)‐Ratio and Proportion‐Simple interest‐Compound interest‐Area‐Volume‐Time and Work‐ Behavioral ability ‐ Basic terms, Communications in information technology ‐ Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) ‐ Decision making and problem solving Logical Reasoning ‐ Puzzles – Dice ‐ Visual Reasoning‐ Alpha numeric Reasoning‐ Number Series ‐ Logical Number/Alphabetical/Diagrammatic Sequences