The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is a department of the government of Tamil Nadu that is responsible for governing the recruitment of personnel into the state’s public service. TNPSC operates under Articles 315 to 323 of Part XIV of the Constitution of India.
State’s public services are included in Group-1 and Group-2 categories of the Tamil Nadu Civil Services. The TNPSC is a state agency for Tamil Nadu that not only conducts civil services exams but also advises on the framing of recruitment rules. The TNPSC conducts the State Civil Services exam in three stages for selecting prospective candidates- Preliminary exam, Mains, and Personality test which is also known as Personal Interview.