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TNPSC Group 4 Exam Syllabus

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TNPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern

No. of questions
Total Time duration
General Studies

3 hours
Aptitude Test
General English/ General Tamil

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TNPSC Group 4 Exam Syllabus

The TNPSC Group 4 exam syllabus usually covers the below mentioned areas:

General Studies:
General Science:

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- 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-
  • 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
  • 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
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
  • 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-Number Series
General English
  • Match the following words and Phrases given in Column A with their meanings in Column B.
  • Choose the correct ‘Synonyms’ for the underlined word from the options given
  • Choose the correct ‘Antonyms’ for the underlined word from the options given
  • Select the correct word (Prefix, Suffix)
  • Fill in the blanks with suitable Article
  • Fill in the blanks with suitable Preposition
  • Select the correct Question Tag
  • Select the correct Tense
  • Select the correct Voice
  • Fill in the blanks (Infinitive, Gerund, Participle)
  • Identify the sentence pattern of the following sentence (Subject, Verb, Object….)
  • Blanks with correct ‘Homophones’
  • Find out the Error (Articles, Prepositions, Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb)
  • Comprehension
  • Select the correct sentence
  • Find out the odd words (Verb, Noun, Adjective, Adverb)
  • Select the correct Plural forms
  • Identify the sentence (Simple, Compound, Complex Sentense)
  • Identify the correct Degree.
  • Form a new word by blending the words.
  • Form compound words (Eg: Noun+Verb, Gerund+Noun)
PART B: Literature:
  • Figures of speech observed in the Poems
  • Appreciation Questions from Poetry
  • Important lines from Poems
  • Questions on the Biography of Mahatma Gandhi - Jawaharlal Nehru - Subash Chandra Bose - Helen Keller Kalpana Chawala - Dr.Salim Ali - Rani of Jhansi - Nelson Mandela – Abraham Lincoln
  • Questions on Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice (Act IV Court Scene) - Julius Ceasar (Act III Scene 2) - Sonnet 116
  • Questions from Oscar Wilde’s The Model Millionaire - The Selfish Giant etc
  • Dr.Karl Paulnack Music-The Hope Raiser
  • Comprehension Questions from the Motivational Essays
  • Comprehension Questions from the following description of Places Ahtushi Deshpande’s ‘To the land of snow’ - Manohar Devadoss – Yaanai Malai - Brihadeesvarar Temple
  • British English – American English

PART C: Authors and their Literary Works
  • Match the Poems with the Poets
  • Which Nationality the story belongs to?
  • Identify the Author with the short story
  • Whose Auto biography / Biography are this?
  • Which Nationality the Poet belongs to?
  • Characters, Quotes, Important Lines from the following works of Indian Authors
  • Drama Famous lines, characters, quotes from
  • Match the Places, Poet, Dramatist, Painter with suitable option
  • Match the following Folk Arts with the Indian State / Country
  • Match the Author with the Relevant Title/Character
  • Match the Characters with Relevant Story Title
  • About the Poets
  • About the Dramatists
  • Mention the Poem in which these lines occur
  • Various works of the following Authors
  • What is the theme observed in the Literary works?
  • Famous Quotes – Who said this?
  • To Which period the Poets belong
  • Matching the Poets and Poems
  • Nature centered literary works and Global issue Environment and Conservation
Start From Here: English Language Test

General Tamil

TNPSC Group 4 Study Material
  • TNPSC Group 4 Exam Study Material Book in Tamil: V.V.K. Subburaj
  • TNPSC Group 4 2016 (Tamil) Paperback – 2015: by TU.Raviraman (Author)
  • VAO (Village Administrative Officers' Exam) TM: V.V.K. Subburaj
  • TNPSC Statistician (Medical & Homoeopathy Dept) Exam Books 2017: V.V.K.Subburaj
  • TNPSC Indhiya Arasiyalamaipu: V.V.K.Subburaj
  • TNPSC VAO – Administration: V.V.K.SUBBURAJ
  • TNPSC Group 4 Question Paper with Answers Books: V.V.K. Subburaj
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