TNPSC Group 1 Main Exam 2020
குரூப்-1 முதன்மை தேர்வு 2019
  • 181 காலி பணியிடங்களுக்கான குரூப்-1 முதன்மை தேர்வு ஜூலை  12 அன்று தொடங்கியது. 
குரூப்-1 தேர்வு 2019 - 181 பணியிடங்கள்
  • TNPSC 181 குரூப்-1 காலி பணியிடங்களுக்கான அறிவிப்பை 2019 ஜனவரி 1-ந் தேதி வெளியிட்டது.
  • குரூப்-1 பணியிடங்கள் விவரம்:
    • சப் கலெக்டர்- 27, 
    • துணை போலீஸ் சூப்பிரண்டு- 90
    • வணிகவரி உதவி கமிஷனர்- 18
    • கூட்டுறவு சங்கங்களின் துணை பதிவாளர்- 13
    • மாவட்ட பதிவாளர் - 7
    • கிராம மேம்பாடு உதவி இயக்குனர்- 15
    • மாவட்ட வேலைவாய்ப்பு அலுவலர்- 8
    • தீயணைப்பு மற்றும் மீட்புத்துறை மாவட்ட அலுவலர்- 3
முதல்நிலை தேர்வு - மார்ச் 3, 2019 (Group 1 Prelims)
  • முதல்நிலை தேர்வு 2019 மார்ச் 3-ந் தேதி நடைபெற்றது. 
  • விண்ணப்பித்தவர்களில் ஒரு லட்சத்து 67 ஆயிரத்து 490 பேர் அந்த தேர்வை எழுதினார்கள். 
  • தேர்வு முடிவு 2019 ஏப்ரல் 3-ந் தேதி வெளியானது.
முதன்மை தேர்வு
  • முதன்மை தேர்வு மொத்தம் 3 தாள்களை கொண்டதாக இருக்கும்.
  • காலை 10 மணிக்கு தொடங்கி பிற்பகல் 1 மணி வரை நடைபெறும்.
  • முதன்மை தேர்வு ஜூலை 12 அன்று தொடங்கியது. 
  • முதல் தாள் தேர்வு
    • ஜூலை 12 , 2019 - முதல் தாள் தேர்வு நடைபெற்றது. 
    • முதல் தாள் தேர்வில் நவீன வரலாறு, சமூக பொருளாதார விவகாரங்கள், பொது திறன் ஆகிய பிரிவுகளில் இருந்து கேள்விகள் கேட்கப்பட்டன.
    • வரலாறு, சமூக பொருளாதார விவகாரங்கள் பிரிவில் 10 மற்றும் 15 மதிப்பெண் வினாக்கள் தலா 5 கொடுக்கப்பட்டு 4 வினாக்களுக்கும், பொதுத்திறன் பிரிவில் 10 மற்றும் 15 மதிப்பெண் வினாக்கள் தலா 3 கொடுக்கப்பட்டு 2 வினாக்களுக்கும் பதில் அளிக்க வேண்டும். மொத்தம் 250 மதிப்பெண்களுக்கு இந்த தேர்வு நடந்தது.
  • இரண்டாம் தாள் தேர்வு
    • ஜூலை 13 , 2019 இரண்டாம் தாள் தேர்வு - நடைபெறவுள்ளது.
  • முன்றாம் தாள் தேர்வு 
    • ஜூலை 14 , 2019 முன்றாம் தாள் தேர்வு - நடைபெறவுள்ளது. 
  • தேர்வு மையம் 
    • சென்னையில் மட்டும் தேர்வு மையங்கள் அமைக்கப்பட்டு இருந்தன. 
    • மொத்தம் 95 இடங்களில் இந்த தேர்வு நடைபெற்றது. 
    • முதன்மை தேர்வை 9 ஆயிரத்து 441 பேர் எழுதஉள்ளனர்.

TNPSC Group I Examination 2018

Tamil Nadu Public service commission (TNPSC) Group 1 Examination conducted every year. This page provides you the details of the forthcoming TNPSC Group I Examination recruitment notification 2018, Group 1 post vacancies, Eligibility, Tnpsc Group I Prelims syllabus, Tnpsc group mains syllabus, Group 1 Age Limit, Tnpsc Group 1 Qualifications, how to apply group 1 exam, Online Application for Tnpsc Group 1 2018, Syllabus for the Examination, Previous year question papers, Study Materials, Current Affairs, Model questions and answers, Quiz and Online Test, and complete details you can see and get here.

TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility

Educational Qualifications: Any Degree

Age Limit: 
  • Minimum - 21 Years
  • Maximum - 35 Years - (SC/ST, MBC/DNC, BC, BCM &DW’S OF ALL CASTES)
      • 30 Years - Others
TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus

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TNPSC Group I Mains - Syllabus - Paper I and Paper II - Click Here Download

Tnpsc Group I Posts

  1. Deputy Collector
  2. Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I)
  3. Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies
  4. Assistant Director of Rural Development Department
  5. Assistant Commissioner in the Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Administration Department
  6. Assistant Commissioner  (Commercial Tax officer)
  7. District Registrar
  8. District Employment Officer
  9. Divisional Officer in Fire and Rescue services Department
  10. Assistant Conservator of Forest
TNPSC Group I Examination 2017

TNPSC GROUP I PRELIMINARY 19.02.2017 Answer Key 

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20.02.2017 - Dinamani

TNPSC  Group 1 Preliminary Examination 2017. 02 Lakh TNPSC Aspirants Participated. 
tnpsc group 1 exam 2017


Group-I (Prelim) Hall Ticket Memorandum of Admission (Hall Ticket) for the Written Examination (Objective Type) to the Posts included in CCS-I Examination 2016 (Group-I Services)[Service Code No.001] - Click Here


Online Application for TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2016 extended upto 12.12.2016

NOTIFICATION NO: 19/2016 DATED: 09.11.2016

Applications are invited only through online mode upto 08.12.2016 for direct recruitment to the vacancies in the following posts included in CCS-I Examination (Group-I Services):- It is mandatory for the candidates to register their basic particulars through one time online registration system on payment of Rs.50/- towards registration fee and then should apply online for this recruitment.

Name of the Post and Post Code and Vacncy
  1. Deputy Collector (Post Code: 1001) - 29
  2. Deputy Superintendent of Police (category-I) (Post Code : 1002) - 34
  3. Assistant Commissioner (C.T.) (Post Code:1003) - 8
  4. District Registrar (Post code: 1005) - 1
  5. District Employment Officer (Post code: 1007 ) - 5
  6. District Officer (Fire and Rescue Service) (Post code: 1008 ) -
  • Total 85 Vacancies
Scale of Pay
  • Rs.15600- 39100/- +G.P Rs.5400/- (PB-3)
Distributed Vacancies

Important Dates to Remember
  1. Date of Notification -  09.11.2016
  2. Last date for submission of applications - 08.12.2016
  3. Last date for payment of Fee through Bank or Post Office - 10.12.2016
  4. Date of Preliminary examination - 19.02.2017 10.00 A.M. to 1.00 P .M.
Selection Procedure of TNPSC Group 1 Exam

The selection will be made in three successive stages, viz
  1. Preliminary Examination for selection of applicants for admission to the Main Written Examination 
  2. Main Written Examination and 
  3. An Oral Test in the form of an Interview. 
  • The Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the applicants who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Written Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit. 
  • The number of applicants to be admitted to the Main Written Examination will be 50 times the number of applicants to be recruited having regard to the rule of reservation of appointments. 
  • However, in each reservation group, all the applicants who secure the same marks as that of cut off marks of their reservation groups shall also be admitted to the Main Written Examination, though the number of applicants to be admitted to the Main Written Examination may exceed 1:50 ratio. (For further details refer paragraph 23(a) of the ‘Instructions to Applicants’).
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1. Group I Services (Preliminary Examination) Syllabus



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.


Elements and Compounds-Acids, Bases and Salts, Fertilizers, pesticides, Insecticides


Main Concepts of life science, Classification of living Organism, Nutrition and Dietetics, Respiration.


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.


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


Earth and Universe, Solar system, Monsoon, Rainfall, Weather & Climate and Water Resource, 
Rivers in India, Soil, Minerals & Natural Resources, Forest & wildlife, Agricultural Pattern, Transport including Surface Transport & Communication, Social Geography, Population, Density and Distribution, Natural Calamities and Disaster Management.


Indus 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.


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 and 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.


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


National Renaissance, Emergence of National Leaders, Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Different Modes of Agitations, Role of Tamil Nadu in Freedom Struggle, Rajaji, V. O. Chidambaram, Periyar, Bharathiar and Others.


Conversion of Information to Data-Collection, Compilation and Presentation of Data, Tables, Graphs, Diagrams, Analytical Interpretation of Data, Simplification, Percentage, Highest Common 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 and Number Series.

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2. Group I Services (Main Examination) PAPER – I ‐ General studies (Degree Standard) - Topics for Descriptive type

UNIT ‐ I . Modern history of India and Indian culture 

Advent of European invasion‐ Expansion and consolidation of British rule ‐ Effect of British rule on socio‐economic factors ‐ Social reforms and religious movements ‐ India since independence ‐ Characteristics of Indian culture ‐ Unity in diversity ‐ race, colour, language, custom ‐ India ‐ a secular state ‐ Organizations for fine arts, dance, drama, music ‐ Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in Tamil Nadu ‐ Political parties and populist schemes ‐ National renaissance ‐ Early uprising against British rule ‐ 1857 Revolt ‐ Indian National Congress ‐ Emergence of national leaders ‐ Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Netaji ‐ Growth of militant movements ‐Different modes of agitations ‐ Era of different Acts & Pacts ‐ World war & final phase struggle ‐ Communalism led to partition ‐ Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle ‐ Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & Others 

UNIT ‐ 2. General Aptitude & Mental Ability

Conversion of information to data ‐ Collection, compilation and presentation of data ‐ Tables, graphs, diagrams ‐ Parametric representation of data ‐Analytical interpretation of data ‐ Percentage ‐ Highest Common Factor (HCF) ‐ Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) ‐ Ratio and Proportion ‐ Simple interest ‐ Compound interest ‐ Area ‐ Volume‐ Time and Work – Probability ‐ Information technology ‐ Basic terms, Communications ‐ Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) ‐ Decision making and problem solving ‐ Basics in Computers / Computer terminology. 

UNIT ‐ 3. Role and impact of science and technology in the development of India and Tamil Nadu 

Nature of universe ‐ General scientific laws ‐ Scientific instruments ‐ Inventions and discoveries ‐ National scientific laboratories ‐ Science glossary ‐ Physical quantities, standards and units ‐ Mechanics and properties of matter ‐ Force, motion and energy ‐ Heat, light and sound ‐ Magnetism, electricity and electronics ‐ Atomic and nuclear physics ‐ Astronomy and space science ‐ Elements and compounds ‐ Acids, bases and salts ‐ Oxidation and reduction ‐ Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds ‐ Natural disasters ‐ safeguard measures ‐ Chemistry of ores and metals ‐ Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides ‐ Biochemistry and biotechnology ‐ Polymers and plastics – Electrochemistry ‐ Main concepts of life science ‐ The cell ‐basic unit of life ‐ Classification of living organism ‐ Nutrition and dietetics ‐ Respiration ‐ Excretion of metabolic waste ‐ Bio – communication ‐ Blood and blood circulation ‐ Endocrine system‐ Reproductive system‐ Animals, plants and human life ‐ Govt. policy /organizations on Science and Technology ‐ Role, achievement & impact of Science and Technology ‐ Energy ‐ self sufficiency ‐ oil exploration ‐ Defence Research Organization ‐ Ocean research and development ‐ Genetics ‐ the science of heredity ‐ Environment, ecology, health and hygiene, Bio ‐ diversity and its conservation ‐ Human diseases, prevention and remedies ‐ Communicable diseases and non ‐ communicable diseases ‐ Alcoholism and Drug abuse ‐ Computer science and advancement ‐ Genetic Engineering ‐ Remote sensing and benefits.

3. Group I Services (Main Examination) PAPER – II ‐ General studies (Degree Standard) Topics for Descriptive type

UNIT – I ‐ Indian polity and emerging political trends across the world affecting India and Geography ofIndia 

Indian polity ‐ Constitution of India ‐ Preamble to the constitution ‐ Salient features of constitution ‐ Union, state and territory ‐ Citizenship ‐ rights and duties ‐ Fundamental rights ‐ Directive principles of state policy ‐ Fundamental duties ‐ Human rights charter ‐ Union executive ‐ Union legislature – parliament ‐ State executive ‐ State legislature – assembly ‐ Status of Jammu & Kashmir ‐ Local government ‐ panchayat raj ‐ Indian federalism ‐ center state relations ‐ Judiciary in India ‐ Rule of law /Due process of law ‐ Emergency provisions ‐ Civil services in India ‐ Administrative Challenges in a welfare state ‐ Complexities of district administration ‐ Elections ‐ Election Commission Union and State ‐Official language and Schedule – VIII ‐ Amendments to constitution ‐ Schedules to constitution 

a. Emerging politicaltrends across theworld affecting India Foreign Affairs with special emphasis on India’s relations with neighbouring countries and in the region ‐Security and defence related matters ‐ Nuclear policy, issues and conflicts‐The Indian Diaspora and its contribution to India and the world. 

b. Geography of India Earth and universe ‐ Solar system ‐ Atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere ‐ Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate ‐ Water resources ‐ rivers in India ‐ Soil, minerals & natural resources ‐ Natural vegetation ‐ Forest & wildlife ‐ Agricultural pattern, livestock & fisheries ‐ Transport including Surface Transport & communication ‐ Social geography ‐ population ‐ density and distribution ‐ Natural calamities ‐ disaster management ‐ Bottom topography of Indian ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal ‐ Climate change ‐ impact and consequences ‐ mitigation measures ‐ Pollution Control Candidates may choose to answer EITHER the Tamil question only in Tamil OR the English question only in English. 

Candidates writing in English shall if they choose to answer the Tamil question, write only in Tamil 

2. Tamil language, Tamil society ‐‐ it’s culture and Heritage / English Language  (OR) 21 EnglishLanguage Skills 
1. Precis writing. 2. Essay writing on current issues. 3. Comprehension of a given passage and answering questions there upon. 3.Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu State government organization ‐ structure, functions and control mechanism ‐ District administration ‐role in people’s welfare oriented programmes ‐ Industrial map of Tamil Nadu ‐ role of state government ‐Public Services ‐ role of recruitment agencies ‐ State finance ‐‐ resources, budget and financial administration ‐ Use of IT in administration ‐‐ e‐governance in the State ‐ Natural calamities – Disaster Management Union and State ‐strategic planning in the State ‐ Social welfare ‐ Government sponsored schemes with reference to Tamil Nadu ‐ Union government organization ‐ structure, functions and control mechanism ‐ Relationship between State and Union ‐ Industrial map of India ‐‐ role of Union government ‐ Public Services ‐‐ role of recruitment agencies in Union Government ‐ Union finance ‐‐ resources, budget and financial administration ‐ Use of IT in administration ‐‐ e‐governance in Union Government ‐ Social welfare ‐ government sponsored schemes by Government of India

4. Group I Services (Main Examination) PAPER –III ‐ General studies (Degree Standard) Topics for Descriptive type

I.Current events of national and international importance Latest diary of events 

national /international ‐ National symbols ‐ Profile of states ‐ Defence, national security and terrorism ‐ Geographical landmarks‐ World organizations ‐ pacts and summits ‐ Latest inventions on science & technology ‐ Eminent personalities & places in news ‐ Sports & games ‐ Books & authors ‐ Awards & honours ‐ Cultural panorama ‐ Latest historical events ‐ Policy on environment and ecology ‐ India and its neighbours ‐ Natural disasters ‐ safeguard measures ‐ Latest terminology ‐ Appointments ‐ who is who? ‐ India’s foreign policy ‐ Latest court verdicts ‐ public opinion ‐ Problems in conduct of public elections ‐ Political parties and political system in India ‐ Public awareness & general administration ‐ Role of voluntary organizations & govt. ‐ Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility ‐ New economic policy & govt. sector ‐ Mass media & communication

2. Current Economic Trends: Indian economy and Impact of global economy on India 

a. Indian economy 

Nature of Indian economy ‐ Five ‐ year plan models ‐ an assessment ‐ Land reforms & agriculture ‐ Application of science in agriculture ‐ Industrial growth ‐ Capital formation and investment ‐ Role of public sector & disinvestment ‐ Development of infrastructure ‐ National income ‐ Public finance & fiscal policy ‐ Price policy & public distribution – Consumerism & Consumer protection ‐ Banking, money & monetary policy ‐ Role of Foreign Direct Investment ‐WTO – Liberalisation globalization & privatization ‐ Rural welfare oriented programmes ‐ HRD ‐ sustainable economic growth ‐ Economic trend in Tamil Nadu ‐ Energy Different sources and development ‐ Finance Commission ‐ Planning Commission ‐ National Development Council ‐ Poverty Alleviation Programmes.

b.Impact of global economy on India 

Impact of the Economic Crisis on India : (a) Offshoot of Globalized Economy ‐ (b) Aspects of Financial Turmoil in India ‐ Capital Outflow ‐ Impact on Stock and Forex Market ‐ Impact on the Indian Banking System ‐ Impact on Industrial Sector and Export Prospect ‐ Impact on Employment ‐ Impact on Poverty ‐ (c) Indian Economic Outlook. India’s Crisis Responses and Challenges: (a) State of Economy in Crisis Times ‐ (b) RBI’s Crisis Response ‐ (c) Government’s Crisis Response ‐ (d) The Risks and Challenges ‐ Monetary policy ‐ Fiscal Policy ‐ Financial stability The Options Ahead: Diversifying Exports ‐ Boosting Domestic Consumption ‐ Enhancing Public Spending ‐ Generating Employment ‐ Provisioning credit to Productive Sectors ‐ Need for Structural Reforms ‐ Increased purchasing power of the people.

3. Socio ‐ Economic Issues in India/ Tamil Nadu  

Population Explosion ‐ Unemployment issues in India & Tamil Nadu ‐ Child Labour ‐ Economic Issues (a) Poverty (b) Sanitation‐ Rural and Urban (c) Corruption in public life ‐ Anti ‐Corruption measures ‐ CVC, Lok‐adalats, Ombudsman, CAG. – Illiteracy –Women Empowerment‐ Role of the Government Women Empowerment Social injustice to womenfolk ‐ Domestic violence, dowry menace, sexual assault ‐ Loss of cultural heritage due to economic development ‐ 23 Urbanization and its impact on the society ‐ Impact of violence on the growth of the nation – Religious violence, Terrorism and Communal violence ‐ Regional Disparities ‐ Problems of Minorities ‐ Human Rights issues ‐ Right to information ‐ Central and State Commission ‐ Faith and conflict among legislature, executive, judiciary and media. ‐ Education – Linkage between Education and Economic Growth. ‐ Community Development Programme ‐ Employment Guarantee Scheme ‐ Self Employment and Entrepreneurship Development ‐ Role of N.G.O’s in Social Welfare – Government Policy on Health.

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