Government Entrance Exams :: TNPSC Group 2 (2015 - 2016)

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Eligibility

Category of Candidates
Minimum Age(should have completed)
Maximum Age
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all Castes.
18 Years
No Age Limit
Others [i.e. candidates not belonging to SCs,SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs].
18 Years
30 Years (should not have completed)


"Others"[i.e Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC (A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs] who have put in five years of service in the State/Central Government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit.


Candidates should possess the following or its equivalent qualification awarded by an University or Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission for the purpose of its grant or Board recognized by the Government of India or by any State Government:

Sl.No Name of the post Qualification
1 Assistant Engineer (Civil) in Water Resources Department, PWD B.E degree in Civil Engineering or Civil and Structural Engineering OR A pass in Sections A and B of the Institution Examinations under Civil Engineering branch, subject to the following further conditions namely:- I. Should furnish evidence of having undergone practical training in surveying for a period of not less than one year. or II. Should have put in service for a period of not less than one year in Public Works Department as Overseer or Junior Engineer. or III. Should hold the Upper Subordinate or L.C.E Diploma of the College of Engineering, Guindy or L.C.E. Diploma awarded by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Chennai.
2 Assistant Engineer (Civil) in Buildings, PWD
3 Assistant Engineer (Electrical) in PWD A degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronics and Communication Engineering OR A pass in Sections A and B of the Institution Examination with Electrical Engineering as a subject.
4 Assistant Director of Industrial Safety and Health(Formerly named as Assistant Inspector of Factories) A Degree in Mechanical or Production or Industrial or Electrical or Chemical Engineering or Textile Technology