TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus: Download Prelims and Mains Exam Syllabus, Pattern

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus for Prelims and Mains

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has now announced the TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus as per which the candidates who had applied for the post of District Registrar, Assistant Commissioner, Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, District Employment Officer, and other posts are required to prepare for the upcoming Prelims and Mains Written Test. The participants who had applied for the vacant posts must prepare for the upcoming Prelims Written Test where the marks obtained by him/her will decide if they are promoted to the Mains Written Test or not. The Test is being conducted in order to shortlist candidates for the advertised combined civil services posts. The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission is the recruiting body responsible for the recruitment of the advertised job positions. The aspirants can download the given syllabus or refer the official syllabus for more detailed information on the upcoming written exam so that it is not too difficult for them to qualify it.TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus

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Name of the organization/company – Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

Name of the Exam  – TNPSC Group 1 Prelims and Mains Written Test

Category – Syllabus

Status – Released

About TNPSC:

The TNPSC or Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission is responsible for the recruitment of Civil Services in India. The Indian Civil Service is one of the leading privileged employment sector in India including Indian Police for which the recruitment of all the vacant positions are conducted by TNPSC. The organization posted a notification inviting candidates to apply for the vacant posts for which the organization has carefully designed selection process according to which it will act. The organization is scheduled to conduct the Prelims and Mains exam for its advertised positions for which the syllabus has been officially posted on the website of TNPSC. Here in this advertisement, we have provided all the details on the upcoming exam and the syllabus associated.

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How to Download TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus:

The aspirants who want to download the given TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus or the official one on the website are required to follow the steps that are followed –

  • Firstly, go to
  • On the official website, click on the Syllabus section of the website where the complete  notification pertaining to Syllabus are released.
  • Now click on “TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus” ( Prelims / Mains ) that will load the PDF file containing the detailed syllabus.
  • Now click on Download button to download it or take the hard copy of the same for reference.


  • Take the printout of the given notification in order to refer and prepare for the upcoming exam.

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern:

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has scheduled the Written Test for the post of Deputy Collector, District Employment Officer, Assistant Commissioner, etc. The upcoming TNPSC Group 1 Written Test will be taken in Prelims and Mains phases. Each test will be of 3 hours duration and the Language of medium is Tamil and English.

Exams Number of Papers Language Max Marks Duration
Prelims Single Tamil and English 300 Marks 3 Hours
Mains Three Tamil and English 300 Marks per paper 3 Hours

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus:

The upcoming Prelims and Mains Test to be conducted by the TNPSC for Group 1 for which the syllabus are given below –

Unit – I ( General Science )

  • Zoology

Plants and Human life, Bio-diversity, Environment, Drug Abuse, Animals, Health and Hygiene, Endocrine System, Genetics, Reproductive System, etc.

  • Chemistry

Polymers and Plastics, Bases and Salts, Carbon, Fertilizers, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Insecticides, Pesticides, Nitrogen and their compounds, Oxidation and Reduction, etc.

  • Physics

Geophysics, Heat, Light, Scientific Instruments, Astronomy and Space Science, Electronics and Communication, Science Glossary, Electricity and Magnetism, Force, Properties and Matter, etc.

  • Botany

Classification of living organism, Life science, Respiration, The cell-basic unit of life, Nutrition and Dietetics, etc.

Unit II – General Events

  • History
  • Political Science
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Economics

Unit III – Geography

Unit IV  – History and Culture of India

Unit V – Indian Polity

Unit VI – Indian Economy

Unit VII – Indian National Movement

Unit VIII – Aptitude and Mental Ability Test

  • Logical Reasoning

TNPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus ( Paper  I ):

Unit I – Modern History of India and Indian Culture

Unit II – General Aptitude and Mental Ability

Unit III – Role and Impact of Science and Technology in the Development of Tamil Nadu and India

TNPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus ( Paper II ):

  • Indian Polity
    • Geography of India
    • Emerging Political Trends across the world affecting India
  • Tamil Language, Tamil Society
  • English Language Skills
  • Administration of Union and States with Special Reference to Tamil Nadu

TNPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus ( Paper III ):

Unit I – Current Events – National and International Importance

Unit II – Current Economic Trends

  • Indian Economy
  • Impact of Global Economy on India

Unit III – Socio-Economic Issues in Tamil Nadu/India

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The official TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus for both Prelims and Mains Exam:

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