In this blog, we are discussing on a comparison between two major Public Service Commissions in Southern India, APPSC vs TNPSC, why because ENTRI app is now available in various Indian languages including, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada etc, so as to help the inter state candidates. We are engaging ourselves in creating such information too which will be helpful to you in getting a good understanding on various PSCs and their examination criteria as well as methods.
So, priorly lets get a brief idea on each PSCs which we are going to compare here
APPSC vs TNPSC
As its abbreviation indicates, APPSC is the acronym of Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission is a constitutional body formed under Govt. of Andhra Pradesh which was formed along with the first linguistic state, Andhra Pradesh on 1956. It is for the purpose of recruitment for various posts under Govt, of AP, this body was formed with its HQ at Vijayawada, the second largest and populous city known as the ‘Business capital of Andhra Pradesh’.
Article 315 established under Indian Constitution is the base for the establishment of PSCs, and their functions are enumerated widely under Article 320.
Other than the recruitment as its main functionary area, there are some statutory functions for the State PSC s, including Disciplinary cases and regulations, Reimbursement of legal expenses ,Wound and extraordinary pension cases, direct recruitment and recruitment through transfer etc.
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission, under the Govt. of Tamil Nadu, is functioning for the recruitment of personnel to the government services. TNPSC is the successor of first Provisional Public Service Commission of India the Madras Public Service Commission, formed on 1929 under Madras Legislature Act. This PSC adopted its official name as TNPSC on 1970 with its HQ at Chennai ( old Madras ). The need for commission is to advise the Government in formulation and amendment of recruitment rules, criteria in making appointments and promotions and transfers from services to service, in spite of code of conduct matters affecting government servants and to conduct examinations for direct recruitment to the State, Subordinate level and Ministerial Services.
TNPSC also conducts various department level examinations for government servants and Now lets look into a comparison chart of APPSC vs TNPSC,
|Public Service Commission|
|Age limit||APPSC Group 1 minimum age is 18 years and maximum age is 42 years. The maximum age limit for gazetted post is 26years and non gazetted is 28 years.||The minimum age limit criteria for some Posts of TNPSC Group 2 Exam is 18 years and the Maximum age limit criteria are 40 years.|
|Who can apply?||Only native candidates||Other states candidates can apply.
NB : if you studied tamil as one subject in your high school or college, you are eligible
Or else you need to clear language test which will conduct by TNPSC( but you can apply group 1,2,3,4) after getting job you can write language test within two years
|Mode of application||Online||Online|
|Mode of selection||Written test ( screening test and mains) and Interview / document verification.
NB: may change accordingly for various posts.
|Lower post- written test
Middle level post – written test and oral test.
Higher level – 3 tier (preliminary, mains, oral / interview )
The details provided in the 4th & 7th column may vary accordingly with post, categories etc.
We, the team ENTRI hope that this information is very useful for all candidates who are preparing for various state examinations.
Best Wishes to all your examination!