TNPSC GROUP 2 MAINS PREPARATION 2020

TNPSC GROUP 2 MAINS PREPARATION 2020

TNPSC GROUP 2 MAINS PREPARATION 2020
  • This is the revised scheme of examination that was recently released in 2019. 
  • This is applicable for both TNPSC Group 2 Interview and Non Interview posts. 
  • For Interview posts, we have both Mains and Oral Test and for Non-Interview posts, we have only Mains. 
  • But the procedure for selection of candidates is still not released by TNPSC.

SCHEME FOR MAIN WRITTEN EXAMINATION

PAPER 1

  • It will be in SSLC standard
  • One hour and 30 minutes will be the duration of Paper 1
  • Total marks for Paper 1 is 100 marks
  • Minimum qualifying marks will be 25
  • Of any candidate fails to secure this minimum qualifying mark, then that candidate’s Paper 2 will not be evaluated
  • It has two translation Sections
                1. Tamil to English Translation
                2. English to Tamil Translation
  • From each section, two questions will be asked
  • Each question carry 25 marks
  • For each section, 50 marks can be secured
  • So totally 2×50=100 marks for Paper 1
  • This Paper 1 is just qualifying paper
  • This mark will not be considered for final evaluation

PAPER 2

  • It will be in Degree standard
  • Three hours will be the duration of the exam
  • This paper has been answered either in Tamil or in English alone
  • Should not write in both the language (especially thirukural essay)
  • Total marks will be 300. This 300 marks will be considered for the selection process (mains marks)
  • There are five sections in it.
               1. Precise writing
               2. Comprehension
               3. Hints development
               4. Essay writing on Thirukural
               5. Official Letter writing

PRECISE WRITING

  • 3 questions are asked in precise writing
  • Each question carry 20 marks
  • Totally 20×3=60 marks 
  • In this, a paragraph will be given
  • We have to read the paragraph and need to understand the core concept of it
  • Without any change in the content, we need to precise (shorten) the entire paragraph
  • No data or information should be changed
  • This is one of the important skill in writing practice
Example of precise writing is provided below
Precise writing for TNPSC GROUP 2 MAINS PREPARATION

COMPREHENSION

  • 3 questions are asked in Reading comprehension
  • Each question carry 20 marks
  • Totally 20×3=60 marks
  • In this, a large paragraph will be provided
  • We need to read that paragraph with the utmost care
  • After understanding the entire para concepts, we need to answer the questions given below
  • Maybe five questions will be provided with or without options
Example of Reading Comprehension is provided below
Reading Comprehension for TNPSC group 2 mains Preparation

HINTS DEVELOPMENT

  • 3 questions will be asked in Hints Development
  • Each question carry 20 marks
  • Totally 20×3=60 marks
  • For this, small hints will be provided
  • We need to elaborate the given hints and want to make that as a complete paragraph with correct meaning
  • We need to use all the hints given by them and develop the hints along with our own studied data
Example of hints development is provided below
Hints development for TNPSC group 2 mains syllabus

ESSAY WRITING ON THIRUKURAL

  • This is one of the important and tougher sections in the entire part 2
  • 3 questions will be asked in Essay writing on Thirukural
  • Each question carry 20 marks
  • Totally 20×3=60 marks
  • This section has to be answered either in Tamil or English (all the sections in any one language)
  • Especially Thirukural should be written in Tamil or in English
  • We cannot write Thirukural in Tamil and explanation in English (major doubt for many aspirants)
The following topics can be asked on the essay writing
TNPSC GROUP 2 MAINS SYLLABUS

OFFICIAL LETTER WRITING

  • 3 questions are asked in Letter Writing
  • Each question carry 20 marks
  • Totally 20×3=60 marks
  • This is the most important area that every aspirants have to master it
  • This is included since many government servants struggle to write this
  • Have to write in Tamil or English with proper From, To, Subject, Content
Example of Official Letter Writing is provided below
Official letter writing for TNPSC group 2 mains Preparation
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