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TNPSC is about to conduct group 4 combined civil service examination on 1st September 2019. The hall ticket will be soon released on the TNPSC website. For important exam dates, hall ticket, exam pattern and syllabus read the following passage. Tnpsc is conducting the exam for recruiting personnel in various posts such as VAO, Junior Assistant, Bill Collector, Field Surveyor, Draftsman, typist & Steno-Typist. About 6491 vacancies are reported. Application date was closed on 14th July 2019. Important TNPSC Group 4 Exam Dates are given below:
TNPSC Group 4 Exam Dates
- Online application started on 14-06-2019
- Last date for applying was on 14-07-2019
- Fee payment last date was on 16-07-2019
- Written test date: 01-09-2019
- Result Publication: December 2019
- Date of certificate verification: January 2020
- Counseling: February 2020
The exam is going to conduct in a single shift of timing from 10 am to 1 pm. The combined services include Tamil Nadu ministerial service, Tamil Nadu judicial ministerial service, Tamil Nadu survey and land record subordinate service, Tamil Nadu legislative assembly secretarial service, and Tamil Nadu secretarial service. Educational qualification for applying is SSLC or its equivalent with qualification to get admission to a higher secondary course. Candidate who does not have SSLC qualification cannot write the exam even if he/she have the higher qualification. For knowing more about qualification criteria and vacancy details, click here.
TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus and Pattern
The exam is conducting for a total mark of 300. Time duration of the exam is 3 hours. Question will be asked from the topics general studies and aptitude. These are compulsory part. Candidates can either choose general Tamil or general English in the second part. Below shows the exam pattern:
|Subject||Duration||Maximum Marks||Minimum Qualifying Marks for all communities|
|General Studies (75 questions)
Aptitude Test(25 questions)
General Tamil (100 questions)/
General English (100 questions)
Syllabus includes general studies, general English and literature based questions. General studies include general science and aptitude questions. It’s only 12 days left for the exam candidates should follow and revise the subjects as per the revised syllabus. TNPSC has released the revised syllabus in Tamil and English version on their website. Let us show brief idea about the syllabus.
GENERAL SCIENCE: It has physics, chemistry, botany and zoology. Best material for covering the general science part is Tamilnadu state board text books from class 6th to 12th.
CURRENT EVENTS: This part include latest historical events, books and authors, awards and honors, political awareness, geographical changes, schemes, current economic problems, social problems, and latest science and technology innovations etc.
INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT: National renaissance, Emergence of national leaders – Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle etc.
GEOGRAPHY: it includes earth and universe, monsoon, rainfall, agriculture, population density, weather, disaster management etc.
INDIAN POLITY: It includes Constitution of India, Preamble to the constitution, Union, state and territory, Citizenship, Fundamental rights- Fundamental duties, Panchayat Raj, Tamil Nadu, Judiciary in India, Rule of law/Due process of law-Elections, Official language and Schedules and articles etc.
HISTORY AND CULTURE OF INDIA AND TAMIL NADU: Here one should start from Indus valley civilization and culture. Tamilnadu history includes Dravidian movement, political parties etc.
INDIAN ECONOMY: Nature of Indian economy, Five-year plan models, Application of science in agriculture-Industrial growth, population, education, health, employment, poverty, Economic trends in Tamil Nadu etc.
APTITUDE & MENTAL ABILITY TESTS: This section includes arithmetic problems and logical reason.
For detailed syllabus and general English literature part, follow the link
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