Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group 2
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group 2

TNPSC Group 2 Books: Check Important Books for Prelims, Mains, and Interview Round

The TNPSC Group 2 books must be chosen by candidates cautiously as they are the first source of preparation for them. It is advised to solve previous year papers after covering the syllabus from the books suggested by teachers & past toppers.
TNPSC Group 2 Books

TNPSC Group 2 Books

TNPSC Group 2 Books: Aspirants who are preparing for the TNPSC Group 2 exam must know the source of preparation. Books are the first source of preparation for any candidate who is preparing for the competitive examination. The right books enable candidates to prepare comprehensively for the exam. Hence, candidates doing TNPSC Group 2 preparation must know the important books which are recommended by teachers and past toppers.

The TNPSC Group 2 preparation involves four major steps: choosing the right study material, judiciously studying them topic-by-topic, practising lots of previous year question papers, and doing consistent revision. Hence, candidates must follow all four steps right from choosing useful study material to consistent revision in order to ace the exam. 

Also Read: TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern

The TNPSC Group 2 syllabus must be covered comprehensively while preparing for the exam. The syllabus can be best covered by expert-recommended books. Candidates must also practice TNPSC Group 2 previous year question papers to cover the syllabus effectively.

Also Read: TNPSC Group 2 Exam 2024

TNPSC Group 2 Books

The TNPSC Group 2 exam consists of prelims & mains round. Questions in preliminary and mains examinations are asked from General Studies & Current Affairs, Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning, and Knowledge of English & Tamil languages. In this article below, candidates can find the best books for each subject below.

Subject-wise best books for TNPSC Group 2 exam

Interested candidates can check the table below to know more about the best books for the TNPSC Group 2 exam:


Name of the book


Tamil Language

Tamil Nadu State Board Books


English Language

TNPSC Supreme Guide/Objective General English

Sakthi Publishers/S.P Bakshi

General Awareness

Arihant GK

Manohar Pandey

Mental Ability

TNPSC Group II Aptitude and Mental Ability Exam Guides

V.V.K. Subburaj

Best Books for TNPSC Group 2 Interview Round

Name of the Book


How to Answer Interview Questions

Peggy Mckee

Amazing Interview Answers

Richard Blazevich

Interview and Group Discussions (GD)



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How to start TNPSC Group 2 preparation?

Candidates must start their TNPSC Group 2 preparation from NCERT books or Tamil Nadu state board books. Once done with them, candidates can refer to standard books mentioned above in the article.

Can I cover the TNPSC Group 2 syllabus in three months?

It is difficult to cover the TNPSC Group 2 syllabus in three months. Candidates must study at least for 9-12 months consistently to cover the syllabus comprehensively.

Is solving the TNPSC Group 2 previous year paper necessary?

Yes, in order to level up the preparation candidates must solve TNPSC Group 2 previous year question papers. This will help them give an idea of the different types of questions asked in the exam.

Is online study material reliable for TNPSC Group 2 preparation?

One cannot say whether the online study material is reliable or not for TNPSC Group 2 preparation. Candidates should make the choice at their own discretion.

How to cover the General Studies syllabus for TNPSC Group 2 exam?

NCERT and Tamil Nadu state board books are the best source of preparation for the General Studies section of the TNPSC Group 2 exam.

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