TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern 2019
Shristi Kirti, 04 Apr 2019, #TNPSC Group 2

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern 2019 Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) determined the exam pattern of TNPSC Group 2. TNPSC Group 2 exam pattern 2019 will be released for three phases - prelims, mains, and interview. Candidates must go through the exam pattern of TNPSC Group 2, to know the different sections from where the questions are asked in the exam, marking scheme, the total number of questions asked, and duration of the exam.
As per TNPSC Group 2 exam pattern 2019, the prelims exam will contain objective type questions from General Studies, Aptitude and Mental Ability Test and General Tamil / General English for a total of 300 marks whereas the mains exam will be descriptive type for 300 marks. The Interview and Record of TNPSC Group 2 will be conducted for a total of 40 marks. 

All those candidates who qualify in the prelims will be eligible to appear for the mains exam of TNPSC Group 2 while the mains qualified candidates will have to appear for the interview and record round. 

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern 2019 - Highlights

Exam Mode

Written 

Phases of the exam

Prelims

Mains

Interview & Record

Number of questions 

Prelims – 200 (Objective)

Mains (Descriptive)

Maximum Marks

Prelims -300

Mains -300

Interview and Record - 40

Exam duration

3 hours

Medium

Tamil and English

Negative marking

No

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern 2019 - Prelims

The preliminary exam is the first phase of TNPSC Group 2 2019 exam. Candidates must know the exam pattern of the test before they appear for the exam. The table below contains the 

Subject

Maximum Marks

Number of Questions

Duration

General Studies + Aptitude and Mental Ability Test 

150

200

3 Hours

General Tamil/General English

100

Total

300

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern 2019 for Prelims

  • The test is conducted for Multiple Choice Questions.

  • There are three papers in the prelims phase - General Studies, Aptitude and Mental Ability Test and General Tamil/General English.

  • TNPSC Group 2 prelims exam is conducted for a total of 200 questions carrying 1 mark each.

  • Candidates are given 3 hours to complete the test.

  • The language paper will be conducted in either English or in Tamil.

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern 2019 - Mains

All those candidates who qualify in the prelims exam will have to further appear in the mains exam. Mains exam is the second phase in the selection process of TNPSC Group 2, after which the qualified candidates have to appear for the interview round. The table below contains the exam pattern of TNPSC Group 2.

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern 2019 for Mains 

Subject

Duration

Maximum Marks

General Studies (Degree Standard)

3 Hours

300


  • TNPSC Group 2 mains exam is of descriptive type.

  • The test is conducted for only one paper on General Studies. 

  • Candidates are allotted 3 hours to complete the exam. 

  • The test is conducted for a total of 300 marks. 

  • The question paper contains questions in Tamil and in English. 

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern 2019 for Interview and Record

The third and the final stage in the selection process of TNPSC Group 2 is the Interview and the record round. The Interview is conducted to assess candidates on their knowledge of current affairs and mental and logical ability. The interview and record is conducted for a total of 40 marks.

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