TNPSC Group 2 Result 2018
Bachan Thakur, 26 Jul 2019, #TNPSC Group 2

TNPSC Group 2 Result 2018 - Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is scheduled to declare the result of TNPSC Group 2 for mains exam in September 2019 as per the new calendar issued on July 24. TNPSC Group 2 result will be announced in PDF format wherein the roll numbers of the qualified candidates will be mentioned. Group 2 result TNPSC for mains is to be declared only for the candidates who have taken the test on February 23. After TNPSC Group 2 result 2018 mains is declared, qualified candidates will be called for Oral Test. The release date of final TNPSC result 2018 will be announced later, which will be declared as per the performance of the candidates in the mains and Oral Test of TNPSC Group 2 exam.

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Earlier, TNPSC Group 2 result 2018 for prelims was released on December 17. According to the official data of Group 2 result TNPSC, 14726 candidates had made it to the prelims cut off or had qualified the exam. On the basis of TNPSC Group 2 result prelims, candidates were shortlisted for appearing in mains exam.

TNPSC Group 2 Result Dates 2018



Date of Main exam

February 23, 2019

Declaration of result

September 2019

Oral Test

August 2019

Declaration of final result

To be announced

Date of prelims exam

November 11, 2018

Result of Prelims exam

December 17, 2018

TNPSC Group 2 2018 Result for Prelims

As per the official notification of TNPSC Group 2 2018, candidates 10 times the number of total vacancies (1199), which comes to around 11990 would be shortlisted for appearing in the mains examination. However, the authority had selected 2736 extra or more candidates than the actually announced capping. The preliminary exam of TNPSC Group 2 was conducted on November 11, 2018. The qualifying marks of preliminary exam were 90 for all categories.

How to check TNPSC Result 2018?

  • Visit the official website of TNPSC and click on ‘TNPSC Group 2 result 2018’ (link will be provided later)
  • The result PDF will open in a new window carrying the roll numbers of the qualified candidates.
  • Press Cntrl+F and look for your roll number in the PDF.
  • Download and take printout of the result for future reference.

What are the stages of TNPSC Group 2 Result?

TNPSC Group 2 Result 2018 is declared in three stages – Preliminary, Mains and Final. The stages of TNPSC Group 2 result are explained below in details.

Stage I - TNPSC Group 2 Result 2018 Prelims

TNPSC Group 2 prelims exam is a screening test only. As this stage is a screening test only, the marks scored by the candidates in this stage are only considered for shortlisting candidates for the mains exam. Marks in prelims exam are not considered for preparing the merit list.

How to calculate Preliminary Scores?

  • Each correct answer will get 1 mark
  • There’s no negative marking for the incorrect answers
  • Total marks are calculated on the basis of total number of correct answers

Stage II - TNPSC Group 2 Result 2018 Mains

Candidate’s marks will be calculated in the mains exam out of 300. In order to qualify, the exam, candidates have to secure the minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for the interview. These marks, of the mains exam will be considered for preparing the final merit list.

Stage III - TNPSC Group 2 Final Result 2018

TNPSC Group 2 final selection is done on the basis of the performance of the candidates in the mains examination and Oral Test. Candidates will be allotted marks (for the final result) out of 340 (300 for mains written exam and 40 for Oral Test).

What after TNPSC Group 2 Result 2018?

Candidates qualifying the mains exam will be called for document verification. The examination authority will conduct document verification in September 2019. Candidates who clear the document verification process will be called for an Oral Test. Based on the performance of candidates in the mains exam and Oral Test, they will be called for counselling. In the counselling, they will be allotted posts and departments as per the merit list.

TNPSC Group 2 Qualifying Marks

The qualifying marks of TNPSC Group 2 have been announced by the exam authority. To qualify the preliminary and mains exam, candidates have to secure the qualifying marks – 90 for prelims and 102 for mains, which is equal for all categories. The qualifying marks are common for all the categories.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – TNPSC Group 2 2018

Q: In which mode and by when will the TNPSC Group 2 mains result 2018 be announced?

Ans: The TNPSC Group 2 result 2018 is expected to be declared online in the form of PDF which will have the roll numbers of the qualified candidates. The result is expected to be announced in the second week of July 2019.

Q: What are the posts in Group 2 TNPSC?

Ans: Some of the posts offered through TNPSC Group 2 include Deputy Commercial Tax Officer, Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled), Assistant Section Officer (Other than Law and Finance Department), Sub-Registrar, Grade-II, Assistant Section Officer-cum-Programmer, Probation Officer, Social Defence, Assistant Jailor, Prison Department, Handloom Inspector, etc.

Q: How can we know our performance after the conduct of Examination?

Ans: The question papers are allowed to be taken by the candidates after the examination is over. The

tentative keys are published by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission within a week’s time

enabling them to tentatively arrive at his marks.

Q: After examination is over, how is the merit list prepared?

Ans: After the completion of oral test, the written examination marks are obtained from the Controller of Examinations and the consolidated mark list (CML) is prepared by adding the marks obtained in the written Examination and oral test. The consolidated mark list is being published in the Commission’s website and in TNPSC notice Board. The community, sex and special category of the candidates are also published enabling the candidate to arrive at the status of their selection.

Q: How do we know that Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission arrives at right key after the objections are raised by us on the tentative key?

Ans: If any candidate has objections over any tentative Answer key, he/she can mail / write by post the

objections with grounds and evidences for such objection within one week. Such objections to keys

are placed before an Expert Committee and keys are finalised. Based on the final key the answer

papers are evaluated.

Q: How transparently are the interview processes conducted by the Commission?

Ans: The Commission invites the head of the Department concerned to be present at the interview or to nominate a senior officer to be present at the interview. The marks are awarded in consensus with all the persons in the Board. The entire process of interview is being video graphed and kept under sealed condition for one year in order to facilitate error free and transparent recruitment process during oral test conducted by the Commission.

TNPSC Group 2 Cut off 2018

Apart from the result announcement, candidates can check the TNPSC Group 2 cut off from the tables below. For their reference, the expected cutoff of TNPSC Group 2 2018 has been mentioned here, plus the cut off data released by some coaching institutes. Check TSPSC Group 2 cut off below.

TNPSC Group 2 Expected Cut off 2018 – Prelims
















TNPSC Group 2 Cut off 2017 by Radian IAS Academy – Prelims
















TNPSC Group 2 Cut off 2017 by Arul IAS Academy – Preliminary Exam
















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