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TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2017 PDF in Tamil/English Preliminary & Mains Exam


TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2017: Here we are brought TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus for the aspirants who are preparing for TNPSC Group I Services (Preliminary / Mains) Examination. The question paper will be set both in Tamil and in English, so candidates can download TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus of both languages in PDF format through online mode. To clear the exam, applicants must have complete knowledge of new syllabus of Group I Services exam. Syllabus of TNPSC Group 1 exam is provided in the below section of this page. Interested candidates have a look and start their preparation according to it.

This Page Includes:
  • TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus in Tamil
  • TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus in English
  • TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern
  • TNPSC Group 1 Exam Preparation tips
  • TNPSC Group 1 Exam Details  
TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus
Name of the Organization
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Post Name
Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police and others
Qualification Required
Degree or Diploma
Selection Process
Preliminary Exam/Main Exam/Interview
TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Date

TNPSC Group 1 Vacancies Includes:
  • Deputy Collector
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police (category-I)
  • Assistant Commissioner (C.T.)
  • District Registrar
  • District Employment Officer
  • District Officer (Fire and Rescue Service)
TNPSC Group 1 Selection Procedure:

The selection of every applicant will be made in three successive stages, viz
(i)           Preliminary Examination
(ii)          Main Written Examination
(iii)         An Oral Test in the form of an Interview.

Preliminary Examination Exam Pattern:

Written Test (Objective)
General Studies
3 Hours
Aptitude & Mental Ability

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus

Group I Preliminary Exam Syllabus

General Studies:

Question paper of General Knowledge will contain the following fields. Students have to prepare for each of them, which are given below.

UNIT – I ­ General science
Physics:  Universe General  Scientific  lawsScientific  instrumentsInventions  and  discoveriesNational  scientific laboratoriesScience  glossaryMechanics  and  properties of matterPhysical quantities, standards and unitsForce, motion and energy electricity  and  Magnetis electronics  &  communicationsHeat,  light  and  soundAtomic  and  nuclear physicsSolid State PhysicsSpectroscopy Geophysics  Astronomy and space  science.
Chemistry: Elements and CompoundsAcids, bases and salts Oxidation and reduction –  Chemistry  of  ores  and  metals  Carbon,  nitrogen  and  their  compoundsFertilizers,  pesticides,  insecticidesBiochemistry  and  biotechnologyElectrochemistryPolymers  and plastics
Botany­ Main Concepts of life scienceThe cellbasic unit of lifeClassification of living  organismNutrition  and  dieteticsRespirationExcretion  of  metabolic  wasteBio communication  
Zoology: ­ Blood and blood circulationEndocrine systemReproductive systemGenetics  the science of heredityEnvironment, ecology, health and hygiene,  Bio diversity and its  conservationHuman  diseases,  prevention  and  remediesCommunicable  diseases  and  non  communicable  diseasesAlcoholism  and  drug  abuseAnimals,  plants  and  human  life
UNIT ­ II. Current Events
History, Political Science, Geography, Economics and science
Unit – Iii Geography ­
Earth and Universe Solar system Atmosphere hydrosphere, lithosphere Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate Water resources  rivers in India Soil,  minerals  &  natural  resourcesNatural  vegetationForest  &  wildlifeAgricultural 18 pattern,  livestock  &  fisheriesTransport  &  communicationSocial  geography  populationdensity and distributionNatural calamities – disaster managementClimate  change impact and consequences  mitigation measuresPollution Control
UNIT – IV History And Culture Of India
Prehistoric  events  Indus  valley  civilizationVedic,  Aryan  and  Sangam  ageMaurya  dynastyBuddhism  and  Jainism Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and MarathasAge of Vijayanagaram and the bahmanis South  Indian  historyCulture  and  Heritage  of  Tamil  peopleAdvent  of  European  invasionExpansion  and  consolidation  of  British  ruleEffect  of  British  rule  on  socio economic  factorsSocial  reforms  and  religious  movementsIndia  since  independence Characteristics  of  Indian  cultureUnity  in  diversity  –race,  colour,  language etc
Unit – V ­ Indian Polity
Constitution of India   Preamble to the constitution   Salient  features  of  constitution  Union, State and  territory Citizenshiprights amend  duties Fundamental  rights      Fundamental  duties Human  rights  charter Union  legislature –Parliament    State  executive State  Legislature– assembly Status  of  Jammu & Kashmir Local government – panchayat raj– Tamil Nadu Judiciary in India – Rule  of  law/Due  process  of  law Indian  federalism  –  center  –  state  relations    Emergency provisions Civil services in  India etc
Unit – VI ­ Indian Economy
Nature of Indian economy Fiveyear plan models an  assessmentLand  reforms  &  agriculture Application  of  science  in  agriculture  Industrial  growthCapital  formation  and  investmentRole  of  public  sector  &  disinvestmentDevelopment of infrastructure National incomePublic finance & fiscal  policy   Price policy & public distribution Banking, money & monetary policy Role of  Foreign  Direct  Investment  (FDI) WTOglobalization  &  privatization etc
Unit – VII ­ Indian National Movement
National renaissance Early uprising  against  British  rule1857  Revolt  Indian  National  Congress    Emergence  of  national  leaders Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Netaji Growth of militant movements Different modes  of  agitationsEra  of  different  Acts    &  PactsWorld  war  &  final  phase  struggle    Communalism  led  to  partition  Role  of  Tamil  Nadu  in  freedom  struggle    Rajaji,  VOC,  Periyar, Bharathiar  & Others Birth of political parties /political system in India since  independence etc
Unit – VIII – Aptitude & Mental Ability Tests   ­
Conversion of information  to  data    Collection,  compilation  and  presentation  of  data    Tables,  graphs,  diagrams Parametric  representation  of  dataAnalytical  interpretation  of  data    Simplification PercentageHighest Common Factor   (HCF)Lowest Common Multiple  (LCM)Ratio and  ProportionSimple  interestCompound  interestAreaVolumeTime  and  Work Behavioral  ability    Basic  terms,  Communications  in  information  technology  Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)Decision making and  problem solving
Logical Reasoning  Puzzles – Dice Visual  Reasoning  Alpha  numeric  Reasoning  Number Series Logical Number/Alphabetical/Diagrammatic Sequences

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus  ( ENGLISH & HINDI ) PDF File

Main Written Examination And Oral Test:
  • Only Prelims qualified candidates are eligible to attend Main Written Examination.
  • Main Written Examination is of Conventional type i.e. it consists of Descriptive Questions.
  • This includes Three Paper and duration of each paper is of 3 hours.
  • Those candidates qualify this examination will appear in Interview.
Maximum Marks
General Studies - Descriptive type (Degree Standard)
Paper- II
3 Hours
3 Hours
3 Hours
Interview & Record

Group I Services (Main Examination) Syllabus

PAPER – I General studies:

UNIT ­1. Modern history of India and Indian culture
Advent  of European invasion  Expansion and consolidation of British  rule  Effect of British rule on socioeconomic  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 etc
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

PAPER – II General studies (Degree Standard):

UNIT – I ­ Indian polity and emerging political trends across the world affecting India and Geography of India
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 etc
UNIT – II  Tamil   language, Tamil society ­­ it’s culture and Heritage / English Language
Tamil   language, Précis writing, Essay writing on current issues AND Comprehension of a given passage and answering questions thereupon.
UNIT – III 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

PAPER –III General studies (Degree Standard):

UNIT – 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 etc
UNIT – II  Current Economic Trends:   Indian economy and Impact of global economy on India
Nature of  Indian economy Five  year plan models   an assessment    Land reforms  & agriculture Application of science in agriculture Industrial growth etc
UNIT – III 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,  Lokadalats,  Ombudsman,  CAG.  –  Illiteracy  –Women  Empowerment etc

TNPSC Group I Preliminary Exam:

Every year organization invites application from capable Indian citizens for the engagement of various vacant posts in different departments. This year also Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has notified 85 Group I Vacancies of Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police and others.  So those applicants who want to join this reputed organization may grab this job opportunities by preparing for their exam accordingly to TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus which is well furnished on this page.
  • The exam will include multiple choice objective type questions.
  • The total time duration of the exam will be 180 minutes that is 3 hours.
  • The candidates can only appear in the examination via offline mode.
  • There will be a no of total 200 questions which the candidates have to answer.
TNPSC Group I Preliminary Exam Preparation Tips:

Candidates who want to make their future bright in this organization it is very compulsory to clear all the selection stages that are Preliminary Examination, Main Written Examination and Interview. To qualify the first stage i.e. Preliminary Examination applicants need to prepare from Tamilnadu State Board Science, Social Science Books from 6th Standard to 10 Standard (Cover 11th, 12th Political Science, Economics, Geography and Biology subjects).
  • Applicants can also take reference from Tata Mc Graw Hill or Spectrum General Studies Manuals and you also need to keep yourself updated with newspaper in Tamil. 
  • Reading Competitive Exam Magazine (Tamil or English) will also help to score good marks.
  • Get latest General Knowledge related to Tamilnadu and take help from current affairs of at least last one year.
TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Centres:

The Nilgiris

Get List of: TNPSC Coaching Center

Tips during the Examination:
  • Before proceeding be very sure of your answer
  • Do not get stuck with complicated calculations.
  • Read all the instructions given on the question paper very carefully
  • Always try to choose the valid conclusion to every answer that must positively follow from the correct information.
  • Keep your attention to negative numbers when they are used in some questions.
  • Don't waste time on one question for too long.
  • Aim to answer as many questions as you can.
  • Keep time management while attempting question.
  • Never forget to recheck the answer sheet.
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