TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2020 Tamil Nadu PSC CCS-I Exam Pattern

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2020 is updated here, check Tamilnadu PSC Group I Syllabus with Exam Pattern here. Based on the TNPSC Group 1 Prelims & Mains Syllabus the candidates can prepare for further exams. Download Preliminary & Main Exam Syllabic for TNPSC Group 1 2020 Examination at pdf. Check Eligibility, Previous Papers, Selection Process, Exam Centre, Call Letter, Hall Ticket in below page.

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2020

Hence, the TNPSC government release the 85 vacancies for to fill the group 1 jobs. Also, the aspirants must apply in online mode. However, the graduated are eligible to apply this TNPSC Group 1 Jobs. The Process of Application Submission is Started From the Date & Conducted Till the Date. More Details About the Online Application Submission Process & Recruitment is Provided Below. Here we provide exact TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus download as early as possible. For more details of TN Group 1 Deputy Collector Syllabus refer the following table also.
Note: The Scheme of Examination and Syllabus for the Preliminary Examination are available in the Commission’s Website at ‘’ and also in the Annexure-I of this notification. The syllabi for Main Written Examination will be announced shortly.


Selection Process for TNPSC Group 1 2020 CCS-I

The selection will be made in three successive stages, viz (i) Preliminary Examination for selection of applicants for admission to the Main Written Examination (ii) Main Written Examination and (iii) an Oral Test in the form of an Interview.
The Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the applicants who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Written Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit. The number of applicants to be admitted to the Main Written Examination will be 50 times the number of applicants to be recruited having regard to the rule of reservation of appointments.

  • Written Examination
  • Oral Test
  • Document Verification
TNPSC Group 1 2020 CCS-I Syllabus & Exam Pattern Summary 
Name of Exam Group 1 for Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I), Assistant Commissioner (C.T.), Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies, District Registrar, Assistant Director of Rural Development, District Employment Officer, District Officer
Board of Organization Tamilnadu Public Service Commission TNPSC
No of Vacancy 139 Posts
Date of Exam Update Soon
Official Website
Category Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Eligibility for TNPSC Group 1 2020 Combined Civil Service – I 

A degree both in Commerce and Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws. M.Com. Degree with Co-operation as a subject. B.A. (Co-operation) Degree.
Post Graduate Degree in Rural Service of the Gandhigram Rural Institute, Madurai District. Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Extension. Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Sociology.
The Preliminary Examination will be held at the following Centres

  1. Ariyalur
  2. Madurai
  3. Thiruvallur
  4. Chennai
  5. Nagapattinam
  6. Thiruvannamalai
  7. Chidambaram
  8. Nagercoil
  9. Thiruvarur
  10. Coimbatore
  11. Namakkal
  12. Thoothukudi
  13. Dharmapuri
  14. Perambalur
  15. Tiruchirappalli
  16. Dindigul
  17. Pudukkottai
  18. Tirunelveli
  19. Tiruppur
  20. Erode
  21. Ramanathapuram
  22. Vellore
  23. Kancheepuram
  24. Salem
  25. Villupuram
  26. Karaikudi
  27. Thanjavur
  28. Virudhunagar
  29. Karur
  30. The Nilgiris
  31. (Udhagamandalam)
  32. Krishnagiri
  33. Theni

Main Written Examination will be held at Chennai only.


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TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2020 

Preliminary Exam 

  • General Studies
  • Aptitude & Mental Ability

Mains Exam

  • Paper – I
  • Paper-II
  • Paper -III


  • 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.


  • 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.

 General Studies

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

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.

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.

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

The Hall Tickets for eligible applicants will be made available in the Commission’s Website or or for downloading the same by applicants. No Hall Tickets will be sent by post. So the applicants should watch TNPSC website before the scheduled date of examination. The applicants must follow each and every instructions given in the Hall Ticket.
Note: Applicants are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items
including Mobile Phones to the venue of the examination, as arrangements for
safekeeping cannot be assured.

Previous Year Question Papers
Group – I (Preliminary) General Knowledge 2011 View
Group – I (Main) General Studies – Paper – 1 2011 View
Group – I (Main) General Studies – Paper – 2 2011 View
IDENTITY VERIFICATION for TNPSC Group 1 2020 Combined Civil Service Exam – I

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)
TNPSC Group 1 Previous Old Question Papers & CCS 1 Model Papers

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