About TNPSC GROUP IIA Exam

 

TNPSC (Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission) formed in 1923 as the successor of Madras Service Commission as a constitutional body responsible for conducting various exams for recruitment for various posts intoTamil Nadu government. TNPSC deals with all the procedures and protocols regarding the mode of conduct of exam, appointment etc., TNPSC notifications for the successive calendar year is usually published in the official website as well as through other official modes, enabling the aspirants to prepare accordingly. The recruitment process takes place on annual basis.

The exams are conducted in various groups like Group I, Group II, Group II A, Group IV etc. Certain groups have only written and screening for final selection. Certain groups have three level screening i.e. Preliminary, Main and Interview. The preliminary Examination is of qualifying in nature. However the marks obtained by them in the preliminary examination will be an entry ticket to the Main examination and the marks obtained at the preliminary will not be taken into account for the final merit list. Applied candidates are also provided with needed information from time to time.

The detail syllabus for TNPSC exams are published in the official website. The syllabus comprises subjects like General Tamil,   General English, General Studies and Mental ability. The level of the questions asked varies from SSLC standard to Post Graduate standard depending upon the requirement of the post.

We, Kalam Academy provide coaching in TNPSC in Chennai. We are one of the best academy providing coaching under the guidance of trained professionals. The training structure that is provided by us along with the successive assessment and feedback will help the aspirants to achieve more than the desired cut off and always help them to be a step ahead in the competition.

List of TNPSC GROUP IIA Services

 

 Personal Clerk in Finance Department, Secretariat

 Personal Clerkin (other thanLaw and Finance Department) Secretariat

 Personal Clerk in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

 Personal Clerkin Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly,Secretariat

 Assistant in Commissioner of Revenue Administration Department

 Assistant in Prison Department

 Assistant in Police Department

 Assistant in Medical and Rural Health Services Department

 Assistant in Transport Department

 Assistant in Registration Department

 Assistant in Labour Department

 Assistant in Highways Department

 Assistant in Archives and Historical Research Department

 Assistant in Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services Department

 Assistant in Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department

 Assistant in NCC Department

Assistant in Public Health and Preventive Medicine Department

 Assistant in School Education Department

 Assistant in Social Defence Department

 Assistant in Social Welfare Department

 Assistant in Directorate of Vigilance and Anti CorruptionDepartment

 Assistant in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

 Lower Division Clerk in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly

 Commissioner of Commercial Taxes etc…

TNPSC GROUP IIA Eligibility Criteria

 

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) conducts Combined Civil Services Examination-II (Non-Interview Posts) (Group-II A Services). The candidates who are applying must have the specified age and necessary educational qualification. The following are the eligibility detail…

I. Age Limit:

Name of the PostMinimum Age (For all)Maximum Age
“Others” [i.e Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs]Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars), Scheduled Tribes, Most Backward Classes / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes, Backward Classes (Muslims) and Destitute Widows of all castes
For all the posts18 Years30 YearsNo Maximum age limit

Note: Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC (Arunthathiyars), STs, MBCs/ DCs, BCs, BCMs (i.e. others) who have put in five years and more of service in the State/ Central Government are not eligible to apply, even though they are within the age limit.

 

II. Educational Qualification:

S.NoName of the PostEducational QualificationTechnical Qualification
1.Personal Clerk in Tamil Nadu Public Service CommissionBachelor’s Degreei. Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting: both by Higher Grade in Tamil and English and
ii. Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Shorthand: both by Higher Grade in Tamil and English.
Total3 Hours300 
S.NoName of the PostEducational Qualification
1.Assistant in Commissioner of Revenue AdministrationA degree of B.A./B.Sc./ B.B.M/ B.Com. of any University/ B.O.L of Annamalai University/ B.B.A of Madurai Kamarajar University/ B.Litt. of Madras University/ Bharathiyar University.
2.Assistant in the following departments Civil Supplies and Consumer Production, Industries and Commerce, Land Administration, Land Reforms, Prison, Medical and Rural Health Services, Transport, Registration, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, Backward Classes, Fisheries, Technical Education, National Cadet Corps, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, School Education, Vigilance and Anti-Corruption, Survey and Land Records, Urban Land Ceiling and Urban Land Tax Departments, Divisions of Commercial Taxes and Tamil Nadu Public Service CommissionAny Degree
3.Planning Junior Assistant, Tamil Nadu State Planning CommissionA degree of B.A./ B.Sc./B.Com. of any University.
4.Assistant in Finance Department in the Tamil Nadu SecretariatA Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Economics or Statistics of any University or Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission
5.Lower Division Clerk in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly SecretariatB.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com. of any University recognised by the University Grants Commission.
6.Junior Co-operative AuditorA degree of B.B.M. Degree or B.Com. Degree or B.Com (Computer Application) Degree or B.A. (Co-operation) Degree or B.A. (Economics) Degree or B.A. (Corporate Secretaryship) Degree or B.B.E. Degree awarded by any University.

Note:

1. The said prescribed educational qualification for these posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies 10th, HSC, UG Degree and PG Degree.
2. Persons claiming equivalence of qualification should furnish the details of evidence for such claim when called for, failing which their application will be summarily rejected.

 

Knowledge of Tamil:

Candidates should possess adequate knowledge of Tamil.

TNPSC GROUP IIA Syllabus

 

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 – Heat, lightand sound – Atomic and nuclear physics.

Chemistry – Elements and Compounds – Acids, Bases and salts – Oxidation and reduction – Chemistry of ores and metals – Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds – Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides.

Botany – Main Concepts of life science – The cell – Basic unit of life – Classification of living organism – Nutrition and dietetics – Respiration.

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.

 

Unit-II Current Events

History – Latest diary of events – National – National symbols – Profile of States – Eminent persons &places in news – Sports & games – Books & authors – Awards & honours – Latest historical events – India and its neighbours – Appointments – Who is who?

Political Science – 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 – 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 – Social geography – Population – Density and distribution – Natural calamities – Disaster management.

 

Unit-IV History and culture of India

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 – Socialreforms and religious movements – India since independence – Characteristics of Indian culture – Unity in diversity–race, colour, language, custom – India-as secular state – Organizations for finearts, 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, PanditRavishankar, 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 – 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 – Elections – Election Commission Union and State – 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.

 

Unit-VI INDIAN ECONOMY

Nature of Indian economy – Five year plan models – an assessment – Land reforms & agriculture – Application of science in agriculture – Industrial growth – Role of public sector & disinvestment-Development of infrastructure – National income 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

Early uprising against British rule-1857 Revolt – Indian National Congress-Emergence of national leaders – Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Netaji – Growth of militant movements – Communalism led topartition – Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle – Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar& Others – Birthof 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 – 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 Decision making and problem solving – Logical Reasoning – Puzzles – Dice – Visual Reasoning – Alpha numeric Reasoning – Number Series – Logical Number/Alphabetical/Diagrammatic Sequence.

TNPSC GROUP IIA Selection Process

 

The selection of candidates for appointment to the interview or non interview posts included in the Group 2A (CSSE-I) Examination will be made in two successive stages.

 

I. PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION:

1. The Preliminary examination is of Objective Type, which consists General Knowledge, General English, General Tamil.
2. Two Types of Question Papers will be set. One is general Knowledge with General Tamil and another one is General Knowledge with General English.
3. The question paper will be framed in such a way that 100 questions will be on General Knowledge & remaining 100 questions will be either in General English or General Tamil.
4. The questions on General Knowledge will be set both in English and in Tamil and it is of Degree standard, the questions on General Tamil/General English will be set in the respective languages and it is of SSLC standard.
5. Time duration is 3 hours and maximum marks are 300 .
6. Minimum qualifying marks for written test is 90 marks

 

II. TNPSC GROUP 2A CERTIFICATE VERIFIACATION AND INSRUCTIONS PROCESS

10 TH CERITIFICATE
12 TH CERITIFICATE
COMMUNITY CERITIFICATE
DEGREE CERITIFICATE
LAST STUDIED CONDUCT CERITIFICATE
BEHAVIOR CONDUCT CERITIFICATE
EXTRA IF YOU HAVE
PSTM CERITIFICATE
NOC CERITIFICATE

 

III. COUNSELLING FOR TNPSC GROUP 2A POSTS

TNPSC GROUP IIA Exam Pattern

 

TNPSC Group 2A Exam Pattern Details: Candidates who possess eligibility to apply for the examination can check the Exam Pattern details given below…

SubjectDurationMaximum MarksMinimum Qualifying marks for selection 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 Hours150 + 150= 30090
Total3 Hours300 

Fee Structure

 

S. NOCOURSE NAMECOURSE DURATIONFEES
1.T.N.P.S.C (ALL GROUPS- PRELIMS)1 YEAR30,000/-
2.T.N.P.S.C (GROUP-I – PRELIMS)TILL EXAM18,000/-
3.TNPSC – GROUP – I
(PRELIMS, MAIN EXAM & INTERVIEW)
TILL EXAM35,000/-
4.T.N.P.S.C (GROUP-II – PRELIMS)TILL EXAM16,000/-
5.TNPSC – GROUP – II
(PRELIMS, MAIN EXAM & INTERVIEW)
TILL EXAM30,000/-
6.T.N.P.S.C (GROUP-I & II – PRELIMS)TILL EXAM20,000/
7.T.N.P.S.C (GROUP-IIA)TILL EXAM16,000/-
8.CCSE-IV (GROUP-IV & VAO)TILL EXAM14,000/-

Faculty List – 2018

 

S.NoNAMESubjectExperience

 

HISTORY

1.Mr. SriramHistory (Ancient & Medieval India)

More than 7 Years Experience & Expert in the field of Ancient & Medieval India

 

2.Mr. DhineshHistory (Modern India)

More than 3 Years Experience& Expert in the field of Modern India

 

 

CONSTITUTION

 

3.Mr. SanthoshConstitution

More than 5 Years Experience& Expert in the field of Fundamental Rights & Union Administration

 

4.Mr. Ranjith

More than 7 Years Experience& Expert in Indian Governments & Administrations

 

5.Mr. Elaiyaraja

More than 3 Years Experience& Expert in the field of Amendments,  Commission and Committees

 

6.Ms. Sangeetha

More than 2Years Experience& Expert in the field of Constitution body and non-constitution body

 

ECONOMICS

 

7.Mr. VijayaBaskarEconomics

More than 4Years Experience& Expert in the field of Expert in Government schemes and poverty allegation programme

 

8.Mr. Dhamodharan

More than 5Years Experience& Expert in the field of Expert in Basic Concepts of Economics, Current trends, Banking and Five year Plans & Social Issues

 

9.Mr. Tamil Selvan

More than 3Years Experience& Expert in the field of Expert in Tamil Nadu Economy and Current Economic Issues

 

GEOGRAPHY

 

10.Mr. MohanIndian GeographyMore than 5 Years Experience& Expert in the field of Indian Geography
11.Mr. Arjun KumarWorld GeographyMore than 12Years Experience& Expert in the field of  World Geography
12.Mr. ShankarPhysical GeographyMore than 2Years Experience& Expert in the field of  Physical Geography

APTITUDE

 

13.Mr. RichardQuantitative AptitudeMore than 5 Years Experience& Expert in the field of Quantitative Aptitude
14.Mr. MohanQualitative Aptitude

More than 5 Years Experience& Expert in the field of Qualitative Aptitude

15.Mr. Kamal  Reasoning

More than 5 Years Experience& Expert in the field of Reasoning

General tamil
16.Mr. PrabhurajTamil (Ilakkanam)

More than 12Years Experience& Expert in the field of Tamil (Ilakkanam)

17.Mr. RameshTamil (Ilakkiyam)

More than 8Years Experience& Expert in the field of Tamil (Ilakkiyam)

18.Mrs. MadhumithaTamil (Ilakkiyam) (School Book)

More than 5 Years Experience& Expert in the field of Tamil (Ilakkiyam) (School Book)

 

19.Mr. MuruganTamil (Ilakkanam)

More than 10Years Experience& Expert in the field of Tamil (Ilakkanam)

20.Mr. ElumalaiTamil (Ilakkanam)

More than 8Years Experience& Expert in the field of Tamil (Ilakkanam)

 

General ENGLISH

 

21.Mr. SureshLiterature

More than 21Years Experience& Expert in the field of Literature

 

22.Mr. RichardLiterature

More than 10Years Experience& Expert in the field of Literature

 

 

23.Mrs. VijayakumariGrammar

More than 20Years Experience& Expert in the field of Grammar

 

24.Mrs. MeenaGrammar

More than 25Years Experience& Expert in the field of Grammar

 

PHYSICS
25.Ms. IlakkiyaGeneral PhysicsMore than 5Years Experience& Expert in the field of General Physics
26.Dr. Keerthana (Presidency)Bio-Physics

More than 3Years Experience& Expert in the field of Bio-Physics

 

27.Mr. GaneshApplications of Physics

More than 2Years Experience& Expert in the field of Applications of Physics

 

CHEMISTRY
28.Mr. SriramChemistryMore than 3Years Experience& Expert in the field of Chemistry
29.Mr. DhanalakshmiMore than 3Years Experience& Expert in the field of Chemistry
30.Mr. Santhosh

More than 3 Years Experience& Expert in the field of Chemistry

 

BOTANY
31.Mrs. Maheswari (M.phil)

Life Science &

Bio-Diversity

More than 8Years Experience& Expert in the field of Life Science & Bio-Diversity
32.Mr. BalaMurugan

Environment & Ecology

 

More than 8Years Experience& Expert in the field of Environment & Ecology
ZOOLOGY
33.Dr. Tamil SelvanPhysiology

More than 8Years Experience& Expert in the field of Physiology

 

34.Dr. Krishna MoorthiEndocrine SystemMore than 7Years Experience& Expert in the field of Endocrine System
35.Mrs. ChitraGenetics & Human Diseases

More than 3Years Experience& Expert in the field of Genetics & Human Diseases

 

Current Affairs
36.Mr. MeeranIndian Current Issues

More than 5Years Experience& Expert in the field of Indian Current Issues

 

37.Mr. DhineshWorld Current AffairsMore than 3Years Experience& Expert in the field of World Current Affairs
38.Mr. KaviyarasanTamil Nadu Current IssuesMore than 3Years Experience& Expert in the field of Tamil Nadu Current Issues
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
39.Mr. SriramGeneral Knowledge

More than 8Years Experience& Expert in the field of General Knowledge

 

40.Mr. ThandavanGeneral KnowledgeMore than 5Years Experience& Expert in the field of General Knowledge