The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) holds the Combined Civil Services -I Examination for direct recruitment to various positions. The GROUP-I Services notification will be published in June 2022, according to the TNPSC Annual Calendar 2022. The article discusses the TNPSC Group 1 Vacancies for various posts and categories. Before applying for this position, applicants should read all of the information/instructions/guidelines contained in this notification as well as the Commission’s “Instructions to applicants.” If clarification is required, it can be obtained via phone and email well in advance of the deadline for submitting an online application.
TNPSC Group 1 2022 Notification Overview
Applications are being accepted from suitable candidates only online until August 22, 2022, for direct recruitment to the vacant position in the posts included in the Combined Civil Services Examination-I. (Group-I Services)
|Organizing Body||Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission|
|Exam name||TNPSC Group 1 Exam|
|Job type||Govt. Jobs|
|Level of exam||State Level Exam|
|Exam medium||Tamil and English|
|Salary||Rs.56100-205700 Level 22 (Revised Scale)|
|Exam conducting Mode||Offline|
TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022 Important Dates
Important events and dates of TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022 are listed in the table below.
Important Dates–(TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022)
|Notification release||21st July 2022|
|Online application submission commencement||21st July 2022|
|Online application submission end||22nd August 2022|
|Application Correction Window open||27th August 2022; 12.01 A.M.|
|Application Correction Window close||29th August 2022: 11.59 P.M|
|Call letter for Prelims Exam||Yet to be notified|
|Online Exam – Preliminary||30th October 2022; 9.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.|
|Result – Prelims Exams||Yet to be notified|
|Call letter for Main Exam||Yet to be notified|
|Online Examination – Main||Yet to be notified|
|Result of Main Examination||Yet to be notified|
|Provisional Allotment||Yet to be notified|
TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022 Vacancy
The job positions and their number of vacancies as per TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022 notification are listed below. The number of vacancies announced is approximate and subject to change before the preliminary examination results are published. The appointment reservation rule applies to this hiring, and the distribution of vacancies will be released later.
|No.||Post name||Postcode||Name of the service||No of Vacancies|
|1||Deputy Collector||1001||Tamil Nadu Civil Service||18|
|2||Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I)||1002||Tamil Nadu Police Service||26|
|1003||Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Service||25|
|4||Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies||1004||Tamil Nadu Co-operative Service||13|
|5||Assistant Director of Rural Development||1006||Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service||7|
|6||District Employment Officer in Tamil Nadu General Service||1007||Tamil Nadu General Service||3|
TNPSC Group 1 Salary Scale
The salary scale of TNPSC Group 1 posts is Rs.56100- 205700 Level 22 (Revised Scale)
TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria of TNPSC Group 1 are as given below.
The age limit of TNPSC Group 1 posts is listed below.
|Name of the Post||Minimum Age (should have completed as on 01.07.2022)||Maximum Age (should not have been completed as on 01.07.2022 )|
|SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all categories.||Others|
|For all positions [except Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)]||21Years||39 Years||34 Years|
|Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)|
|For applicants with any degree||21 Years||39 Years||34 Years|
|For candidates with a B.L. degree from any University or Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission.||21 Years||40 Years||35 Years|
The Educational qualifications required for TNPSC group 1 posts are given in the table below.
|No.||Post name||Academic Qualifications|
|1||Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I)||Candidates with National Awards for Physical Efficiency will be given preference.|
|1st preference||A degree in Commerce
and Law together with a
Diploma in Taxation laws.
|2nd preference||A degree in Commerce
|3rd preference||A degree either in Commerce
or Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.
|4th preference||A degree either in Commerce
|3||District Employment Officer||Graduates in Economics / Education / Sociology /
Statistics or Psychology and to those with Post
Graduate Diploma in Social Science and Experience in Industrial or Personal Management or Labour Welfare.
|4||Assistant Director of Rural Development||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.
According to Section 25 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016, the educational requirements for these positions should have been met by passing the required qualification in the following order of studies: 10th + HSC / Diploma or its equivalent + U.G. Degree. Candidates should also have sufficient Tamil language skills. The vision of candidates must be standard 3 or better and their form of certificate for physical fitness should be as prescribed for executive posts
Candidates for Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category I) positions must meet the following physical requirements:
- For men, the minimum requirements are 165 cm in height, 86 cm around the chest at full inspiration, and a chest expansion of at least 5 cm at full inspiration.
- For women, the minimum height requirement is 155 cm. They will not be subject to the Chest measurement.
TNPSC Group 1 Application Form
The steps for applying for TNPSC Group 1 posts are as given below.
Steps to Apply Online/ How to Apply Online
- Visit tnpsc.gov.inor www.tnpscexams.in
- Complete ‘One Time Registration’ using Aadhaar
- Sign in to Commission’s website using the Unique ID and Password generated during one time registration.
- Click “Apply” against the recruitment notified
- select the name of the post for which you wish to apply
- Upload necessary documents and other details
- Take a pdf print out of the application
The fees are as shown in the table below.
|Type of fees||Remarks||Amount in INR|
|Registration Fee||For One-Time Registration
Candidates who have previously registered in the One-Time Registration system and whose registrations are still valid after five years are excluded.
|Preliminary Examination Fee||Unless a fee exemption is requested, the preliminary examination fee must be paid at the time the online application for this recruitment is submitted.||Rs.100/-|
|Main Written Examination Fee||If they are selected for the Main Written Examination based on the results of the Preliminary Examination and upon receiving such notification from the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission, candidates who have not claimed fee exemption and paid the fee of Rs. 100/- toward the Preliminary Examination of this recruitment are required to pay the fee of Rs. 200/-.||Rs.200/-|
Fee concessions are as given below.
|SC/ SC (Arunthathiyars)||Full Exemption|
|MBC / Denotified Communities||Three Free Chances|
|BC (other than Muslim) / BC (Muslim)||Three Free Chances|
|Ex-Servicemen||Two Free Chances|
|Persons with Benchmark Disability (the Disability shall be not less than 40%)||Full Exemption|
|Destitute Widow (Destitute Widow Certificate should have been obtained from RDO / Sub-Collector / Assistant Collector)||Full Exemption|
Apply Online Link
The link to apply for TNPSC Group 1 posts is given below
TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern
The Exam pattern for TNPSC Group 1 recruitment of 2022 is given in the official notification. Check the TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern thoroughly before starting your preparation.
The TNPSC Group 1 prelim exam pattern for 2022 is as given below.
|Subject||Number of questions||Marks||Duration of exam|
|General Studies (Code No.003)
General Studies(Degree Standard)
|Aptitude & Mental Ability
Test (SSLC Standard)
The main exam pattern for TNPSC Group 1 recruitment for 2022 is given here.
Tamil Eligibility Test
|3 hours for each||250 for each|
|Interview & Records||–||100|
TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus
The TNPSC Group 1 syllabus 2022 for each topic is where applicants should start their preparation. The TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus contains the following sections, from which questions will be drawn: general studies, aptitude test, and mental ability test.
We have provided here the detailed PDF syllabus for TNPSC Group 1 preliminary and main Exams.
TNPSC Group 1 Exam Centres
The exam centres for TNPSC Group 1 prelims exams are given below.
- The Nilgiris
TNPSC Group 1 Selection Process
To choose candidates for admission to the Main written examination, there will be three successive steps of selection:
- a preliminary examination
- the main written examination
- an oral test in the form of an interview.
The Preliminary Examination is solely intended to be a screening tool. The candidates’ Preliminary Examination scores will not be taken into account for calculating their final order of merit if they are pronounced qualified for admission to the Main Written Examination. In accordance with the appointment reservation rule, there will be 20 times as many applicants admitted to the Main Written Examination as there are applicants to be hired. Although the ratio of candidates accepted to the Main Written Examination may exceed 1:20, all applicants in each reservation group who achieve the same score as the cutoff point for their reservation group will also be allowed to take the Main Written Examination. In the place of rejected candidates (or candidates who failed to send documents for verification), no extra list will be issued. Subject to the Rule of Reservation of Appointments, the ultimate selection will be based on the candidates’ combined marks in the Main Written Examination Papers II, III, and IV and the Oral Test.
TNPSC Group 1 Admit Card
The TNPSC Group 1 Admit Card will be released a few weeks before the prelims examination.
TNPSC Group 1 Answer Key
The TNPSC Group 1 Answer Key will be released a few weeks after the successful conduction of the prelims examination. Challenging the answer keys have to be done in the format prescribed by the commission.
TNPSC Group 1 Cut Off
The TNPSC Group 1 cut-off for the prelims is as given below.
|SCs,SC(A)s,STs,MBCs /DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs||Others|
The TNPSC Group 1 cut-off for the mains is as given below.
BC(OBCM)s and BCMs
Tamil Eligibility Test
Interview & Records
TNPSC Group 1 Result
The TNPSC Group 1 result will be released after the successful completion of the prelims exam mains examination and the interview.
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