TNPSC DEO Prelims Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019 | District Educational Officer Previous Papers

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TNPSC District Educational Officer DEO 2019 Syllabus for PDF

Get the direct links to download the TNPSC District Educational Officer (DEO) Syllabus 2019 enclosed on this page. If you want to score high marks then refer the Tamil Nadu PSC DEO Previous Year Papers with Answers. As a matter of fact. we are officially updating the Tamil Nadu DEC Exam pattern with the Complete per & Mains Syllabus to make the candidate’s exam practice well and good in order to get more marks this TNPSC District Educational Officer Syllabus is very useful for the appliers.
Note: Moreover, start your exam preparation immediately by downloading the Tamil Nadu DEO Syllabus 2019 PDF along with Test Pattern. Follow Preparation Tips, Study Materials which is provided here on this page.


Selection Process for TNPSC DEO

The selection will be made in three successive stages viz., (i) Preliminary Examination for selection of applicants for admission to the Main Examination, (ii) Main Examination and (iii) Viva–Voce Test.

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The candidates for admission to Main Examination will be shortlisted as decided by the Commission at a ratio not exceeding 50 times of the number of vacancies following the rule of reservation. However, in each reservation group, all the applicants, who secure the same marks as that of the cut off marks of their reservation groups shall also be admitted to the Main Written Examination, though the number of applicants to be admitted to the Main Written Examination may exceed 1:50 ratio.

TNPSC DEO 2019 District Educational Officer Syllabus & Exam Pattern Summary 
Name of Exam District Educational Officer
Board of Organization Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission TNPSC
No of Vacancy 20 Posts
Date of Exam Update Soon
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Category Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Eligibility or Qualification

Master’s Degree of any University recognised by the UGC in the State or a Degree of equivalent standard in any one of the following subjects with not less than 50% of Marks in the Master’s Degree Examination in any one of the following subjects:- Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry , Botany , Zoology, Economics , Geography , History ,Commerce, Tamil and English, (Provided that a candidate possessing a Degree of M.A or M.Sc. or an equivalent degree awarded under the grading system shall not be considered eligible for appointment unless he has obtained the said degree with “ O” or “A” or “B” Grade.) AND
B.T. or B.Ed. Degree of any recognized university in the State or a degree of equivalent standard. AND Must have studied Tamil under Part-I or Part-II of the Intermediate or Pre-University course or Higher Secondary Course.


Tips for preparation of written examination

  • All candidates should give maximum time to their study regularly.
  • Candidates should make their study time or schedule of the day and accordingly start to preparing i.e. make sure to divide your entire time between all related subjects and prepare accordingly daily.
  • Candidates requires to maximum use of flow charts and diagram to understand deeply the concern topic.
  • Candidates must regular practice to solve old year examination papers; with this you will be able to increase your knowledge as well as time accuracy.
  • Group study is very useful to crack any written examination so we therefore advise to all concern contenders to make a group of eligible and suitable friends and study combindly one or two hour in a day and arise your question before them and explain your answer to others too.
  • Time breaks is also essential while preparing hard for any written examination so after 2-3 hours study candidates should take a break of 15-20 minutes for mind fresh.

TNPSC DEO 2019 District Educational Officer Written Examination Details

Syllabus for TNPSC DEO 2019 District Educational Officer

General Studies
Aptitude & Mental
Ability Test
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 – electricity and magnetism – electronics and communication – 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.
Physics 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.
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.
History and culture of India – Pre-historic events- Indus valley civilizationVedic, 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.
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.
INDIAN ECONOMY – Nature of Indian economy – Need for economic planning – 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.
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.
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 – Behavioural 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.

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Exam Pattern for TNPSC DEO 2019 District Educational Officer

  • The Exam Will be Written Objective Type.
  • The Exam Will be of 50 Question With 100 Marks.
  • The Time Duration For the Exam Will be 02 Hours.
  • The exam is of Objective i.e it consists of Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Duration of the exam is of 2 Hours.
  • The exam consists of 100 Marks.


S. No Name of Centre Centre Code
1 Chennai 0100
2 Madurai 1000
3 Coimbatore 0200
4 Tiruchirappalli 2500
5 Tirunelveli 2600
6 Salem 1700
7 Thanjavur 1900
8 Vellore 2700
9 Villupuram 2800

IDENTITY VERIFICATION for TNPSC DEO 2019 District Educational Officer

The original certificates/documents of successful candidates will be verified for which dates will be notified after declaration of result. On the basis of written test, the provisionally qualified candidates will be required to produce original certificates of Essential and Desirable Qualifications along with one set of photocopy, duly attested,
The candidate’s identity will be verified with respect to his/her details on the call letter and in the Attendance List. If identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the Online Examination.

  • Certificates and Mark sheets of qualifying examinations.
  • Aadhar card.
  • Proof of Educational Qualifications.
  • Date of Birth Certificate / S.S.C
  • School Study Certificate
  • Declaration by the Unemployed (For claiming examination fee exemption)
  • No Objection Certificate from Employer (if anywhere employed)
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