TNPSC Group 1 New Syllabus (revised) & Exam Pattern

Hello aspirants welcome to tnpscmaterials.com.The Tamil Nadu public service commission has recently released new syllabus for the group 1 examination. The TNPSC group 1 examination will be conducted once in two years. The tNPSC group 1 examination will be conducted for the recruitment for the post of various vacancies that comes under group 1 category.

In this article you can find the syllabus for TNPSC group 1 preliminary and main examination.

What is TNPSC group 1 examination?

The Tamil Nadu public service commission conducts this group 1 examination to recruit candidates for the post that comes under group 1 category.Some of the posts include Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I),Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes),Deputy registrar of co-operative societies,etc,.

Conducting BoardTAMIL NADU PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Name of the ExaminationTNPSC GROUP 1
TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern1.Preliminary Examination
2.Main examination
3.Interview
TNPSC Group 2 Total Marks1.Preliminary Examination-300 Marks
2.Main examination
3.Interiview
Duration of the ExaminationPreliminary Examination: 3 hours
Main Examination: 1 hour 30 minutes (Paper I)+ 3 hours (Paper II)
Languages Tamil and English
Mode of ExamOffline
Mode of CounsellingOffline
Model Question PaperClick here to download

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern:

The group on examination will be conducted in three stages 1. preliminary exam 2. main examination 3 .Interview. The preliminary examination will be conducted for 3 hours in which 200 questions will be asked each question carries 1.5 marks so the exam will be conducted for the the total of 300 marks.The minimum qualifying mark in the TNPSC group 1 preliminary examination is 90 marks.

The TNPSC group 1 main exam will be conducted for 3 hours in which it will be conducted for a total of 750 marks out of which you should score a minimum score of 255 to clear the main examination.

If you have cleared both the preliminary and main examination you will be called for interview if your performance was good in the interview you will be selected as a group 1 officer of Tamilnadu Government.

Examination NameDurationMaximum MarksMinimum Qualifying Marks
TNPSC Group 1 Prelims3 hours30090
TNPSC Group 1 Mains3 hours750255
InterviewNo Fixed Duration100Not Defined

TNPSC Group 1 prelims exam pattern:

In TNPSC group 1 preliminary examination you will be getting 300 questions in which the question will be asked from three subjects 1. general English / general Tamil 2.general studies 3.aptitude and mental ability. You can choose either general Tamil /general English as a language paper. 100 questions will be asked from language paper, 75 questions will be asked from general studies and 25 questions will be asked from aptitude and mental ability topic. The examination will be conducted for 3 hours unlike the main examination to preliminary examination will be conducted as multiple choice exams where you will be given an OMR sheet you have to fill the answer for the questions given.

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum marksDuration
General Tamil/General English100 
General Studies 753003 hours
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test 25

TNPSC Group 1 Prelims syllabus:

As we have mentioned already the TNPSC group 1 examination will be conducted in three stages in which the first stage is preliminary examination. this examination will be conducted for 300 marks and it is an objective type examination and not an written examination.only in main examination you will be getting descriptive type papers.

Click here to download the TNPSC group 1 prelims syllabus.

UNITSYLLABUS
UNIT-1GENERAL SCIENCE
UNIT-2 CURRENT AFFAIRS
UNIT-3GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA
UNIT-4HISTORY AND CULTURE OF INDIA
UNIT-5INDIAN POLITY
UNIT-6INDIAN ECONOMY
UNIT-7INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT
UNIT-8HISTORY,CULTURE,HERITAGE AND SOCIO-POLITICAL MOVEMENTS IN TAMIL NADU
UNIT-9DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION IN TAMILNADU
UNIT-10APTITUDE AND MENTAL ABILITY
TNPSC Group 1 Prelims syllabus

As we have seen in the above table we will be having 10 units in the preliminary syllabus we need to be well prepared in the topics given above.

TNPSC Group 1 Mains Exam pattern:

TNPSC group 1 mains examination will be conducted as three papers paper 1, paper 2 and paper 3.The duration of examination is 3 hours,The examination will be conducted for 750 marks in which each paper contains 250 marks. The minimum qualifying mark in TNPSC group 1 mains examination is 255.

Examination NameDurationMaximum MarksMinimum Qualifying Marks
Paper I250
Paper II3 hours250255
Paper III250

TNPSC group 1 mains syllabus:

Recently the Tamilnadu Government has changed the syllabus of TNPSC group 1 main examination in which they have divided the the mains syllabus into 3 papers . each paper is divided into 3 units they are listed below

PAPER – I
UNIT- I : Modern history of India and Indian culture
UNIT- II : Social issues in India and Tamil Nadu
UNIT- III : General Aptitude & Mental Ability (SSLC Standard)
PAPER – II
UNIT- I : Indian Polity and emerging political trends across the world affecting India
UNIT- II : Role and impact of Science and Technology in the development of India
UNIT- III : Tamil Society ‐ Its Culture and Heritage
PAPER – III
UNIT- I : Geography of India with special reference to Tamil Nadu
UNIT- II : Environment, Bio Diversity and Disaster Management
UNIT- III : Indian Economy – Current economic trends and impact of global economy on India

Click here to download TNPSC group 1 mains syllabus

Conclusion:

As we have mentioned above we have provided the syllabus for TNPSC group 1 examination preliminary and main examination syllabus separately, we request you all to to make use of the syllabus and the material provided in this website and prepare well for the examination. TNPSC group 1 examination is the top most examination that TNPSC conducts so if you clear the TNPSC group 1 exam you will be working as a state level officer in the Government of Tamilnadu so work hard and make use of all the materials and study well for group 1 examination. If you have any doubts you can ask us in the comment section also share this material with your friends all the very best for your future!!!!

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