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TNPSC Group 1: Notification, Eligibility, Hall Ticket, Result

TNPSC Group 1 Notification published for 85 vacancies on 09-11-2016. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission conducts exam for Group 1 grade to every year. This year also the notification was published for 85 vacancies for which the full details are given below.

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TNPSC Group 1 Notification

TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2016

*TNPSC Group 1 Notification Date: 09-11-2016
*Last Date to Apply Online: 08-12-2016
*Last Date for payment of Exam fee in Post Office/Bank: 10-12-2016
*Group 1 Preliminary Exam Date: 19-02-2016 (10 a.m to 1 p.m)

TNPSC Group 1 Vacancy Details (85 Vacancies)

  • Deputy Collector - 29
  • DSP - 34
  • Assistant Commissioner of Commercial Tax -8
  • District Registrar - 1
  • District Employment Officer - 5
  • District Officer (Fire and Rescue Service) - 8

*Salary for TNPSC Group 1 Officers in Tamil Nadu would be Rs.15000/- 39100+ 5400 Grade Pay ( Nearly Rs.50,000/- to Rs.55,000/- first month pay)
*Educational Qualification - Any Degree (Degree should be studied in SSLC+Plus Two+ UG Degree Pattern)


Age Limit to Apply for TNPSC Group 1 Examination

*Minimum Age Limit for Group One Exam - 21 years
*Maximum Age Limit for TNPSC Group I Exam
*BC/MBC/SC/ST - 35 Years
*Others -30 Years
For Candidates possessing BL Degree
BC/MBC/SC/ST - 36 Years
Others -31 Years

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TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Syllabus

UNIT – I ‐ General Science
Physics ‐ Universe ‐ General Scientific laws ‐ Scientific instruments ‐ Inventions and
discoveries‐National scientific laboratories‐Science glossary‐Mechanics and properties of
matter‐Physical quantities, standards and units‐Force, motion and energy‐ electricity and
Magnetism ‐ electronics & communications ‐ Heat, light and sound‐Atomic and nuclear
physics‐Solid State Physics‐Spectroscopy – Geophysics ‐ Astronomy and space science.
Chemistry ‐ Elements and Compounds‐Acids, bases and salts ‐ Oxidation and reduction
– Chemistry of ores and metals ‐Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds‐Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides‐Biochemistry and biotechnology‐Electrochemistry‐Polymers
and plastics
Botany ‐ 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
Zoology ‐ Blood and blood circulation‐Endocrine system‐Reproductive system‐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‐Animals, plants and human life‐

UNIT ‐ II Current Events
History ‐ Latest diary of events – National ‐ National symbols ‐Profile of States‐Defence, national security and terrorism‐World organizations‐pacts and summits‐Eminent
persons & places in news‐Sports & games‐Books & authors ‐Awards & honours‐Cultural
panorama‐Latest historical events‐ India and its neighbours‐ Latest terminology‐ Appointments‐who is who?
Political Science ‐ 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
Geography ‐ Geographical landmarks‐Policy on environment and ecology
Economics‐ Current socio‐economic problems‐New economic policy & govt. sector
Science ‐ Latest inventions on science & technology ‐ Latest discoveries in Health
Science ‐ Mass media & communication

UNIT – III Geography ‐ 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 & communication‐Social geography – population‐density and
distribution‐Natural calamities – disaster management‐Climate change ‐ impact and
consequences ‐ mitigation measures‐Pollution Control

UNIT – IV History and culture of India ‐ Pre‐historic events ‐Indus valley
civilization‐Vedic, Aryan and Sangam age‐Maurya dynasty‐Buddhism and Jainism‐ Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas‐Age of Vijayanagaram and the bahmanis‐ South
Indian history‐Culture and Heritage of Tamil people‐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‐as secular
state‐Organizations for fine arts, dance, drama, music‐Growth of rationalist,
Dravidian movement in TN‐Political parties and populist schemes – Prominent
personalities in the various spheres – Arts, Science, literature and Philosophy – Mother Teresa, Swami Vivekananda, Pandit Ravishankar , M.S.Subbulakshmi, Rukmani Arundel and J.Krishnamoorthy etc. UNIT – V ‐ 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 ‐ 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 ‐ 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 ‐ Administrative reforms & tribunals‐ Corruption in public life ‐ Anti‐ corruption measures – Central Vigilance Commission, lok‐adalats, Ombudsman, Comptroller and Auditor General of India. ‐ Right to information ‐ Central and State
Commission ‐ Empowerment of women‐ Voluntary organizations and public grievances
redressal ‐ Consumer protection forms

UNIT – VI ‐ 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‐ Banking, money & monetary policy ‐ Role of
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) ‐ WTO‐globalization & privatization ‐ Rural welfare
oriented programmes ‐ Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty ‐ HRD – sustainable economic growth‐ Economic trends in Tamil
Nadu ‐ Energy Different sources and development ‐ Finance Commission ‐ Planning
Commission ‐ National Development Council

UNIT – VII ‐ INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT ‐ 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 ‐ Birth of political parties /political system in India since
independence

UNIT – VIII – APTITUDE & MENTAL ABILITY TESTS ‐ Conversion of information to
data ‐ Collection, compilation and presentation of data ‐ Tables, graphs, diagrams‐ Parametric
representation of data‐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‐ 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 Mains Exam Syllabus

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 TamilNadu 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.

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 of India
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 the world 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)
English Language Skills
1. Précis 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

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 ‐ NationalDevelopment 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 ‐ 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.

TNPSC Group 1 Selection Procedure

The Group One Examination Selection is done in three consecutive stages. 
First Stage: Preliminary Examination - It is a screening test only. The marks of preliminary examination will not be counted for final selection list.  The candidates will be allowed to write the main examination in the 1:50 ratio ( 50 times of the total number of vacancies).
Second Stage: Main Examination (Three Descriptive type papers)
Third State: Interview 

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern

For Preliminary Exam (Objective Type), there are a total 200 Questions (300 Marks) 
*General Studies - 150 Questions
*Aptitude - 50 Questions

For TNPSC Group 1 Main Examination, the pattern is as follows:
*Three Papers in General Studies - Descriptive Types Degree Standard.
*Each Papers will have questions for 300 Marks .(3 hours each)

TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Centers

Ariyalur, Madurai, Theni,Chennai, Nagapattinam, Thiruvallur,Chidambaram, Nagercoil, Thiruvannamalai, Coimbatore, Namakkal, Thiruvarur,Dharmapuri, Perambalur, Thoothukudi, Dindigul, Pudukkottai, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli,Erode, Ramanathapuram, Tiruppur, Kancheepuram, Salem, Vellore, Karaikudi, Sivaganga, Villupuram, Karur, Thanjavur, Virudhunagar,Krishnagiri, The Nilgiris (Udhagamandalam)

Physical Qualification for DSP Posts in the TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2016 

For Men Candidates: 
Height  - Not less than 165 cms
Chest   - Not lest than 86 cms round the chest on full inspiration. Must have chest expansion of not less than 5 cms on full inspiration. 

For Women Candidates:
Height : Not less than 155 cms 
(Chest measurement not applicable)

TNPSC Group 1 Examination Fee

Preliminary ExamExamination Fee Rs.75/- + Application Cost Rs.50/-
Main Exam: Rs.125/-

Note:
*Candidates claiming fee,  exepmtion also have to pay the application cost. 
*Candidates already have the One Time Registration need not to pay application cost for 5 years.

TNPSC Group 1 Apply Online Direct Link

Direct Link: http://182.18.164.63:8080/tngrpi/tfrmlogin.aspx

TNPSC Group 1 Previous Year Question Papers

TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Previous Year Question Papers:
Year of ExamDownload
2015Download
2014Download
2011Questions - Answers
2010Download
2009Download
2007Download

**TNPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Previous Year Question Paper (1998 to 2015): Download

Can Final Year Students Apply for TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2016 ?

Yes , according to TNPSC Group One Announcement 2016 , the candidates, who have written the final year under graduation degree examination may also apply for the TNPSC Group One Preliminary Examination 2016. But they should produce proof of having passed the degree examination when they are admitted to write Main Examination.

Candidates who passed the final year MBBS or any other Medical Examination but have not completed the internship also can apply for the TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam. But, whe they are admitted into the main written exam, they should submit a copy of certificate of passing the final examination.