TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2020, Exam Date & Exam Pattern

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TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2019 notification is out. The Online Application start from nov 2019 and will remain active till dec 2019. Candidate willing to apply should go through the eligibility & The start preparation soon. This post will enlighten you regarding the TNPSC Group 1 syllabus 2019. The complete syllabus of the computer-based examination and computer (formatting) Test has been provided in this post. Check out the details below.

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus

The date of Computer Based written examination is subject to change, in which event the new date will be notified through Newspapers, Commission’s websites and Admission Certificates for the examination. Detailed instructions regarding Computer Based Written Examination are available on the Commission’s website.

TNPSC Group 1 Complete Details:

Name of Organization Tamilnadu Public Service Commission TNPSC
Name of Post  Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I), Assistant Commissioner (C.T.), Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies
No of Vacancy 139 Posts
Date of Exam Available Soon
Application Mode Online
Category Syllabus & Exam Pattern
Official Website


TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus:

Syllabus for TNPSC Group 1 2020 Combined Civil Service Exam – I

Preliminary Exam 

  • General Studies
  • Aptitude & Mental Ability
  • Mains Exam
  • Paper – I
  • Paper-II
  • Paper -III

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus – Reasoning

  • Number Series.
  • Blood Relations.
  • Non-Verbal Series.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Alphabet Series.
  • Number Ranking.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Mirror Images.
  • Decision Making.
  • Cubes and Dice.
  • Clocks & Calendars.
  • Embedded Figures etc.

TNPSC : Quantitative Syllabus

  • Number System.
  • Decimal & Fractions.
  • Problems on Ages.
  • Ratio and Proportions.
  • Time and Work.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Time and Distance.
  • HCF & LCM.
  • Mixtures & Allegations.
  • Simple & Compound Interest.
  • Data Interpretation etc.

TNPSC General Studies CCS I Prelims Syllabus

  • General Science.
  • Current Events.
  • Political Science.
  • Indian Polity.
  • Indian Economy.
  • History & Culture of India.
  • Indian National Movement.

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus – Paper 1

  • Modern History of India and Indian Culture.
  • Expansion and Consolidation of British Rule.
  • Advent  of European Invasion.
  • Unity  in  Diversity.
  • India Since Independence.
  • National  Renaissance.
  • Dravidian Movement in  Tamil  Nadu.
  • Indian National Congress.
  • 1857 Revolt.
  • Era of Different Acts  & Pacts.
  • Emergence of National Leaders.
  • Role of Tamil Nadu in Freedom Struggle.
  • Communalism Led to Partition.
  • Science & Technology in the development of India & Tamil Nadu.
  • General Aptitude & Mental Ability.
  • National  Scientific  Laboratories.
  • Astronomy and Space Science.
  • Electricity and Electronics.
  • Natural  Disasters.
  • Defense Research Organization.
  • Blood and Blood Circulation.
  • Alcoholism and Drug abuse.
  • Ocean Research and Development.
  • Computer Science and  Advancement.
  • Bio‐Diversity.
  • Genetic Engineering.
  • Human  Diseases,  Prevention  & Remedies.
  • Remote Sensing and Benefits etc.

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus – Paper II

  • Indian Polity.
  • Geography of India.
  • Emerging Political Trends across the World Affecting India.
  • Tamil Society, Culture and Heritage.
  • Tamil Language.
  • Precis Writing.
  • English Language.
  • Comprehension Passage.
  • Essay Writing.
  • Administration of Union and States with reference to Tamil Nadu.

TNPSC CCSE I Mains Exam Syllabus – Paper III

  • Current events of National and International Importance.
  • Indian Economy.
  • Current Economic Trends.
  • India’s Crisis Responses and Challenges.
  • Impact of Global Economy on India.
  • Socio ­ Economic Issues in India & Tamil Nadu.

Exam Pattern for TNPSC Group 1 2020 Combined Civil Service Exam – I

Preliminary Examination

S.No. Examination Type Subject Names No. of Questions Exam Duration Max. Marks
1. Objective Type General Studies 150 3 Hours 300
2. Aptitude & Mental Ability 50
Total 200

Mains Examination

S.No. Examination Type Subject Names Exam Duration Max. Marks
1. Descriptive Type Paper – I 3 Hours for each Paper 250
2. Paper-II 250
3. Paper -III 250
Interview & Records 100

Syllabus of TNPSC group 1 exam 2020 (prelims and mains) has released by the TNPSC on Here’s the detailed TNPSC group 1 syllabus 2020 for prelims exam:


General Science






Current Events


Political Science




 III Geography
 IV History and Culture of India
 V Indian Polity
 VI Indian Economy
 VII Indian National Movement
 VIII Aptitude and Mental Ability Test
Logical Reasoning

TNPSC group 1 prelims exam comprises objective type questions from general studies and aptitude & mental ability sections. It has 200 questions for 300 marks and duration of the exam is 3 hours. Candidates should start preparing for the TNPSC group 1 exam with the help of syllabus and study plan.

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