Tuesday, 29 May 2018

List of TNPSC Exams


List of TNPSC Eams
  • TNPSC Group 1
  • TNPSC Group 2
  • TNPSC Group 4





TNPSC Group 1




TNPSC Group 1 Exam Eligibility Details: 
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)’s Group I Exam Eligibility details are given below…..
Eligibility Conditions:
I. Age Limit:
Name of the Post 
Minimum Age 
(should have 
completed)
Maximum Age (should not have completed)
SC’s, SC(A)’s, ST’s,
MBC’s/DC’s, BC’s,
BCM’s and DW’s of
all castes
Others” i.e., candidates
not belonging to SC’s,
SC(A)’s, ST’s, MBC’s/DC’s,
BC’s and BCM’s
1. For all the posts except the
post of Assistant
Commissioner (C.T).
21 Years
35 Years
30 Years
2. Assistant Commissioner (C.T.)
(i) For candidates
possessing any degree
21 Years
35 Years
30 Years
(ii) For candidates possessing
B.L. degree of any
University or Institution
recognized by the
University Grants Commission.
21 Years
36 Years
31 Years
Note:
(i) “Others” (i.e.,) candidates not belonging to SC’s, SC(A’)s, ST’s, MBC’s/DC’s, BC’s and BCM’s who have put in 5 years and more of service in the State / Central Government are not eligible to apply even if they are within the age limit.
II. Educational Qualification: Candidates should possess the following or its equivalent qualification:-
1. Candidates should possess a Degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or any other Educational Institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
Note:
(i).The qualification prescribed for these posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies 10th + HSC (or its equivalent)+ U.G. degree. 
(ii). The candidates, who have written the final year degree examination, may also apply for the Preliminary Examination for direct recruitment to the posts included in Group-I Services.
2. Preference will be given to the candidates, who possess the qualification mentioned against each of the following posts:
Sl. 
No
Name of the Post
Qualification
1.
Deputy Superintendent of
Police (Category – I)
A Degree or Diploma in Criminology and Forensic Science
and also to those who possess National Awards for Physical
Efficiency.
2.
Assistant Commissioner
(C.T.)
First Preference _ A Degree both in Commerce
and Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.
Second Preference _ A Degree both in Commerce
and Law.
Third Preference _ A Degree either in Commerce
or Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.
Fourth Preference _ A Degree either in Commerce
or Law.
3.
District Employment Officer
Graduate in Economics/ Education/ Sociology/ Statistics or Psychology and to those with Post Graduate Diploma in Social Science and Experience in Industrial/ Personnel Management/ Labour Welfare.
Physical Qualification:
Candidates applying for the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I) and District Officer (Fire and Rescue Service) must possess the following Physical qualifications:
Name of the Post
Physical Qualification
Deputy Superintendent of
Police (Category-I)
i. For Men: Must be not less than 165 cms in Height and not less than 86 cms round the chest on full inspiration and must have a chest expansion of not less than 5 cms on full inspiration.ii. For Women: Must be not less than 155 cms in Height. The Chest measurement will not apply to
them.
District Officer (Fire and Rescue Service)
i. For Men: Must be not less than 165 cms in Height, 50 kgs in Weight and not less than 89 cms round the chest on full inspiration and 84 cms (normal) with not less than 5 cms chest expansion on full inspiration.
ii. For Women: Must be not less than 155 cms in Height. The Chest measurement and 50 kg Weight will not apply to them



TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus Details


Preliminary Exam Syllabus:
General Knowledge: The paper on general knowledge will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge: General science, current events of national and international importance , history and culture of India, geography, Indian polity, Indian economy, Indian national movement and freedom struggle, mental ability tests and other related fields.


Main Written Examination:
Paper-I:
1. Modern history of India and Indian culture.
2. General Aptitude & Mental ability Test.
3. Role and impact of science and technology in the development of India and Tamil Nadu.
Paper-II: 
1. Indian polity and emerging political trends across the world affecting India and Geography of India.
2. Tamil Society, its culture and heritage/ English language skills.
3. Administration of Union and states with special reference to Tamil Nadu.
Paper-III:
1. Current events of national and international importance.
2. Current economic trends: Indian economy and impact of global economy on India.
3. Socio economic problems of India/ Tamil Nadu.



TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern:
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)’s Group 1 Exam pattern and scheme of examination are given below…..
Scheme of Examination: Group 1 Exam will consists of Preliminary Examination, Main Written Examination and Oral Test.
A. Preliminary Examination: Preliminary examination will consists of 200 items in objective type, duration will be 3 Hours for maximum marks of 300.
Preliminary Examination:
Subject 
Duration
Maximum 
Marks
Minimum Qualifying 
Marks
SCs, SC(A)s,
STs, MBCs/
DCs, BCs and
BCMs
Others
Single paper in General Studies-200 items
Degree Standard – Objective Type
General Studies – 150 items
Aptitude & Mental Ability
Test (SSLC Standard) 50 items
3 Hours
300
90
120
B. Main Written Examination & Oral Interview: Main examination will consists of descriptive type questions from degree standard. Exam will have three papers viz., Paper I, Paper II and Paper III each will carry maximum marks of 300 in time duration of 3 hours. Subject name, maximum marks and qualifying marks for main examination and interview are given below….
Subject 
Duration
Maximum 
Marks
Minimum Qualifying Marks 
for selection
SCs, SC(A)s, STs,
MBCs/DCs, BCs and
BCMs.
Others
General Studies- Descriptive type – 
Degree Standard
Paper-I
Paper- II
Paper-III
Interview & Record
3 Hours
3 Hours
3 Hours

300
300
300
120
306
408
Total

1020




TNPSC Group 2




TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility Details
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) conducts Combined Civil Services Examination-II (Non-Interview Posts) (Group-II A Services). The candidates who are applying must have the specified age and necessary educational qualification. The following are the eligibility details…
Eligibility Criteria:
Age Limit:
Name of the Post
Minimum 
Age 
(For all)
                     Maximum Age
Others”
[i.e Candidates
not belonging to
SCs, SC(A)s,
STs, MBCs/DCs,
BCs and BCMs]
Scheduled Caste /
Scheduled Caste
(Arunthathiyars), Scheduled
Tribes, Most Backward
Classes / Denotified
Communities, Backward
Classes, Backward Classes
(Muslims) and Destitute
Widows of all castes
For all posts
18 Years
30 Years
No Maximum age limit
Note: Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC (Arunthathiyars), STs, MBCs/ DCs, BCs, BCMs (i.e. others) who have put in five years and more of service in the State/ Central
Government are not eligible to apply, even though they are within the age limit.
Educational Qualification: Candidates should possess the following or its equivalent qualification.
Sl.No
Name of the Post
Educational Qualification
Technical Qualification
1.
Personal Clerk in
Tamil Nadu Public
Service Commission
Bachelor’s
Degree
i. Must have passed the Government
Technical Examination in Typewriting:
both by Higher Grade in Tamil and English
and
ii. Must have passed the Government
Technical Examination in Shorthand:
both by Higher Grade in Tamil and English.
Sl. No
Name of the Post
Educational Qualification

1.
Assistant in Commissioner of
Revenue Administration
A degree of
B.A./B.Sc./ B.B.M/ B.Com. of any
University/ B.O.L of Annamalai
University/ B.B.A of Madurai Kamarajar
University/ B.Litt. of Madras University/
Bharathiyar University.

2.
Assistant in the
following departments
Civil Supplies and
Consumer Production,
Industries and Commerce, Land
Administration, Land
Reforms, Prison, Medical
and Rural Health Services,
Transport, Registration, Rural
Development and Panchayat Raj,
Backward Classes, Fisheries,
Technical Education, National
Cadet Corps, Public
Health and Preventive Medicine,
School Education, Vigilance and
Anti-Corruption, Survey
and Land Records, Urban
Land Ceiling and Urban Land Tax
Departments, Divisions of
Commercial Taxes and Tamil Nadu
Public Service Commission
Any Degree

3.
Planning Junior Assistant,
Tamil Nadu State
Planning Commission
A degree of
B.A./ B.Sc./B.Com. of any University.

4.
Assistant in Finance
Department in the
Tamil Nadu Secretariat
A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce
or Economics or Statistics of any
University or Institution recognised
by the University Grants Commission

5.
Lower Division Clerk in
Tamil Nadu Legislative
Assembly Secretariat
B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com. of any University
recognised by the University Grants
Commission.

6.
Junior Co-operative Auditor
A degree of
B.B.M. Degree or B.Com. Degree
or B.Com (Computer Application)
Degree or B.A. (Co-operation) Degree
or B.A. (Economics) Degree or B.A.
(Corporate Secretaryship) Degree or
B.B.E. Degree awarded by any University.

Note:
1. The said prescribed educational qualification for these posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies 10th, HSC, UG Degree and PG Degree.
2. Persons claiming equivalence of qualification should furnish the details of evidence for such claim when called for, failing which their application will be summarily rejected.
Knowledge of Tamil: Candidates should possess adequate knowledge of Tamil.

TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern Details: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) conducts Combined Civil Services Examination-II (Non-Interview Posts) (Group-II A Services). Scheme of Examination is as follows…
Scheme of Examination (Single Paper) (Objective Type) (Degree Standard):
Subject
Duration
Maximum Marks
Minimum
Qualifying
marks for
selection for
all communities
(Single Paper) (Objective Type)
General Studies (Degree Standard)
(75 items)
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test
(S.S.L.C. Std.) (25 items)
+
General Tamil/ General English
(S.S.L.C. Std.) (100 items)
(Total – 200 items)
3 Hours
150+150=300
90
Note:
1. Two types of question papers will be set. One type of question paper will contain questions on General Studies (75 items), Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (25 items) and General English (100 items). The other will contain questions on General Studies (75 items), Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (25 items) and General Tamil (100 items). Candidates have the option to choose either General Tamil or General English for answering the second 100 items apart from answering the first (75+25)100 items on General Studies.
2. The questions on General Studies will be set both in English and Tamil and the questions on General Tamil/ General English will be set in the respective languages.
3. Answer sheet answered in a subject other than the subject opted by the candidates in his application/ specified in the Hall Ticket will be invalidated.
4. Each one mark will be deducted for incorrect or absence of shading Register Number.

TNPSC Group 4




TNPSC Group 4 Eligibility Criteria:


Eligibility Conditions:
I. Age Limit:
Sl. 
No.
Category of Candidates 
Minimum 
Age
Maximum Age
1
Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Caste
(Arunthathiyars), Scheduled Tribes and
Destitute Widows of all castes
18 Years
35 Years
2
Most Backward Classes / Denotified
Communities, Backward Classes and
Backward Classes (Muslims)
32 Years
3
Others” [ i.e., Candidates not belonging to
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and
BCMs ]
30 Years
4
For the persons who are trained in Survey in
ITI in Tamil Nadu, in respect of posts of Field
Surveyor and Draftsman only
35 Years
Note:
(i). No maximum age limit for candidates belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all castes who possess a General Educational Qualification which is higher than the Minimum General Educational Qualification (i.e. who have passed P.U.C / H.S.C / Diploma /Degree).
(ii) “Others” [ i.e., Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs] who have put in 5 years of service in the State / Central Government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit.
II. Educational Qualification (Common Qualification for all posts):
A. Candidates should possess the following or its equivalent qualification:
Must possess Minimum General Educational Qualification viz., Must have passed S.S.L.C Public Examination or its equivalent with eligibility for admission to Higher Secondary Courses of Studies (or) to College Courses of studies.
Note:
The candidates who have not passed SSLC Examination or its equivalent are not eligible even if they possess a higher qualification.
B. Technical Qualification:
1. For Typist:
Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting:-
(i) by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and English (or)
(ii) by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and Lower/ Junior Grade in English (or)
(iii) by Higher / Senior Grade in English and Lower/ Junior Grade in Tamil.
2. For Steno-Typist, Grade III:
Must have passed the Government Technical Examination both in Typewriting and in Shorthand:-
(i) by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and English (or)
(ii) by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and Lower/ Junior Grade in English (or)
(iii) by Higher / Senior Grade in English and Lower/ Junior Grade in Tamil.
Candidates who possess intermediate grade shall choose Junior Grade column, as the intermediate grade is not treated as equivalent to Senior Grade.
C. Computer Qualification (for Typist and Steno-Typist, Grade III): Candidates should have passed the “Certificate Course in Computer on Office Automation” awarded by the Technical Education Department.
Note:
Candidates who do not possess the said qualification (viz. Certificate Course in Computer on Office Automation) conducted by the Technical Education Department may also apply. If selected, they should acquire such qualification within the period of their probation.


TNPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern Details


Exam Pattern: TNPSC conducts Group 4 Exam in single paper (Objective Type) which is of two types.
1. One type of question paper will contain questions on General Studies (SSLC Std) (75 Items) and Aptitude Test (25 Items) and General English (100 Items).
2. The other will contain questions on General Studies (75 items), Aptitude Test (25 items) and General Tamil (100 items).
3. Candidates are given the option to choose either General Tamil or General English for answering the second 100 items apart from answering the first (75+25) 100 items on General Studies and Aptitude Test.
Subject
Duration
Maximum Marks
Minimum Qualifying Marks for selection
Single Paper
General Studies
(S.S.L.C Std.) (75 items)
Aptitude Test (25 items) =
(100 items)
+
General Tamil / General English
(S.S.L.C. Std.) (100 items)
(Total – 200 items
3 hours
300
90
4. The questions on General Studies will be set both in English and Tamil and the questions on General Tamil/ General English will be set in the respective languages.


TNPSC Group 4 Exam Syllabus:


General Science:
Physics: Physics: Nature of Universe-General Scientific laws-Inventions and discoveries-National scientific laboratories-Mechanics and properties of matter-Physical quantities, standards and units- Force, motion and energy-Magnetism, electricity and electronics -Heat, light and sound.
Chemistry- Elements and Compounds-Acids, bases and salts-Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides.
Botany-Main Concepts of life science-Classification of living organism-Nutrition and dietetics-Respiration.
Zoology- Blood and blood circulation-Reproductive system-Environment, ecology, health and hygiene-Human diseases including communicable and non – communicable diseases – prevention and remedies-Animals, plants and human life.
Current Events:
History-Latest diary of events-national -National symbols-Profile of States-Eminent persons & places in news-Sports & games-Books & authors – Awards & honors’-India and its neighbors
Political Science-1. Problems in conduct of public elections-2. Political parties and political system in India-3. Public awareness & General administration-4. Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility
Geography–Geographical landmarks-
Economics– Current socio-economic problems
Science-Latest inventions on science & technology
Geography: Earth and Universe-Solar system-Monsoon, rainfall, weather & climate-Water resources — rivers in India-Soil, minerals & natural resources-Forest & wildlife-Agricultural pattern-Transport including surface transport & communication-Social geography – population-density and distribution-Natural calamities – Disaster Management.
History and Culture of India and Tamil Nadu: ndus valley civilization -Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas-Age of Vijayanagaram and the bahmanis-South Indian history-Culture and Heritage of Tamil people-India since independence- Characteristics of Indian culture-Unity in diversity –race, colour, language, custom-India-as secular state-Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN-Political parties and populist schemes.
Indian Polity: Constitution of India–Preamble to the constitution- Salient features of constitution- Union, state and territory- Citizenship-rights amend duties-Fundamental rights- Fundamental duties- Human rights charter- Union legislature – Parliament- State executive- State Legislature – assembly- Local government – panchayat raj – Tamil Nadu- Judiciary in India – Rule of law/Due process of law-Elections- Official language and Schedule-VIII-Corruption in public life- Anti-corruption measures –CVC, lok-adalats, Ombudsman, CAG – Right to information- Empowerment of women-Consumer protection forms.
Indian Economy: Nature of Indian economy- Five- year plan models-an assessment-Land reforms & agriculture-Application of science in agriculture-Industrial growth-Rural welfare oriented programmers-Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty-Economic trends in Tamil Nadu.
Indian National Movement: National renaissance-Emergence of national leaders-Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore-Different modes of agitations-Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & others.
Aptitude & Mental Ability Tests: Conversation of information to data collection, compilation and presentation of data, tables, graphs, diagrams, Analytical interpretation of data- simplification -percentage-Highest Commn Factor (HCF)-Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)-Ratio and Proportion -Simple interest-Compound interest-Area-Volume-Time and work-Logical Reasoning -Puzzles-Dice -Visual Reasoning-Alpha numeric Reasoning-Number Series.


General English: Grammer -
Part -A:
1.Match the following words and Phrases given in Column A with their meanings in Column B.
2.Choose the correct ‘Synonyms’ for the underlined word from the options given
3.Choose the correct ‘Antonyms’ for the underlined word from the options given
4.Select the correct word (Prefix, Suffix)
5.Fill in the blanks with suitable Article
6.Fill in the blanks with suitable Preposition
7.Select the correct Question Tag
8.Select the correct Tense
9.Select the correct Voice
10.Fill in the blanks (Infinitive, Gerund, Participle)
11.Identify the sentence pattern of the following sentence (Subject, Verb, Object….) Blanks with correct ‘Homophones’
12.Find out the Error (Articles, Prepositions, Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb)
13.Comprehension
14. Select the correct sentence
15. Find out the odd words (Verb, Noun, Adjective, Adverb)
16. Select the correct Plural forms
17. Identify the sentence (Simple, Compound, Complex Sentense)
18. Identify the correct Degree.
19.Form a new word by blending the words.
20.Form compound words (Eg: Noun+Verb, Gerund+Noun)
Part-B:
1.Figures of speech observed in the Poems
2.Appreciation Questions from Poetry
3.Important lines from Poems
4..Questions on the Biography
5.Questions on Shakespeare’s
6.Questions from Oscar Wilde’s
7. Dr.Karl Paulnack
8. Comprehension Questions from the Motivational Essays
9. Comprehension Questions from the description of Places
10.British English – American English
Part C: Authors and their Literary Works



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