Chennai: TNPSC Group 2a hall ticket 2017 has been issued online by the Commission as the exam is scheduled to be held on August 6. The written exam will be conducted at test centers across 32 districts in single shift and more than 7.5 lakh applicants will be taking the exam. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission will be going to administer the written exam for filling total 1,953 vacancies under Group 2A Services. The applicants can download TNPSC group 2a hall ticket 2017 from the official website of Commission.
TNPSC had released the official notification (no. 10/2017) in April for filling posts under Group-II A Services through Combined Civil Services Examination-II 2017-18. The applications for these posts were invited from 27th April to 26th May and the Commission received more than 7.5 lakh applications during the duration. As per the recruitment rules, the posts under Group-II A Services fall under Non-Interview posts and hence the selection to these posts will be made only on the basis of written exam.
TNPSC group 2a hall ticket 2017 has been made available online for all the eligible applicants and the applicants are required to get the same from official website www.tnpsc.gov.in or www.tnpscexams.net. TNPSC has already clarified that no hall ticket will be sent through post. To download TNPSC hall ticket for Group 2a exam, the applicants will have to enter their respective application number or Login ID and date of birth. The candidates should refrain from carrying any electronic/ non-electronic device at the exam center, except Pen.
TNPSC Group 2a exam will be conducted as a single paper having 200 multiple choice questions, distributed equally among two sections. Section 1 will comprise of 75 questions under General Studies and 25 questions under Aptitude and Mental Ability Test. While the questions in General Studies will be of Degree standard, the questions in Aptitude will be of SSLC standard. Section 2 will have 100 questions on General Tamil or General English, based on SSLC standard.
The questions on General Studies will be set both in English and Tamil, while the questions on General Tamil/ General English will be set in respective languages. The applicants were given the option to choose either General Tamil or General English for answering the language part of the paper.
Both the sections in TNPSC Group 2a exam will carry 150 marks each, hence the total maximum marks in the written exam will be 300. TNPSC has set 90 marks as the minimum qualifying marks for selection for all communities. Based on the minimum qualifying marks, TNPSC will prepare a merit list for final selection to the posts. The selection will be done on the basis of marks obtained the candidates in the written exam and the post option exercised by the candidates while making application.