TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2019: Check Revised Syllabus Details Here

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2019: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission is inviting the recruitment notification for Group 1 Officer Vacancies. From this article, the aspirants can check the Syllabus for both the preliminary and Main exam. So, this article is going to guide the aspirants to learn more. Applicants with the graduate degree can apply for the TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment. Furthermore, knowing the TNPSC Group 1 syllabus is very much important for the aspirants before appearing Group 1 Exam. Also, the candidates should be well known about all the chapters of TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2019 to crack the exam of TNPSC Group 1. So, candidates can check the below details for knowing the TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus and Exam Pattern here.

TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Syllabus 2019

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TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern

All the candidates should know the clear Exam Patten before going to the exam. Also, aspirants must go through the stages of the selection process in the TNPSC Group 1 Exam. Here, the details are given below.

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern For Selection Process

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Oral Test

TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Pattern 

Subject Duration Number of Questions Maximum Marks 
General Studies (Objective Type) 3 Hours 150 Marks 300 Marks( Old Pattern)

250 Marks (Revised Pattern)

Aptitude & Mental Ability 50 Marks

TNPSC Group 1 Main Exam Pattern

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Paper I 3 Hours 250 Marks
Paper II 3 Hours 250 Marks
Paper III 3 Hours 250 Marks
Interview & Records 100 Marks
Total 850 Marks

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2019

Lakhs and Lakhs of aspirants are applied for the TNPSC Group 1 exam are eagerly waiting for the TNPSC Group 1 Exam for very few posts. If you want to be one among the few left vacancies. Candidates should have a clear crystal plane to crack the TNPSC Group 1 Exam. Also, candidates should have the proper plan to score good marks in a short span. Here, the topics for the TNPSC Group 1 exam are given below.

TNPSC 2019 Group 1 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 – TNPSC Group 1 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

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