Every year Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission(TNPSC) invites applications from candidates to fill the thousands of vacancies across different departments in the state service. For all these examinations exam pattern and the TNPSC syllabus are different. TNPSC syllabus usually depends upon the level of the required education. Interested candidates should register themselves with the TNPSC before applying to any of these posts. For more details about the One Time Registration(OTR) of the TNPSC candidates can check here. TNPSC Online Registration. One Time Registration is valid for 5-years.
TNPSC conducts different examinations like Combined Civil Services Group I, Combined Civil Services Group II, Combined Civil Services Group III, IV, V, etc. Questions will be of graduation standard for Group-I positions, while for the Group II services it is of higher secondary level. TNPSC Syllabus for each examination is almost similar. Higher the service grade higher will be the level of the required education.
The TNPSC Syllabus for all the grades of examinations includes the topics from the high school classes. Once you mastered in these topics you just need to build up some extra points for the higher grades. For all the posts other than the technical ones the general studies syllabus covers the same topics. For the technical positions like Engineer, Doctor, Professor, and other professional positions you need to cover the particular subject too along with the general studies section.
The revised and updated syllabus for different TNPSC examinations is available in the TNPSC website. TNPSC Revised Syllabus. For all the examinations General Science, Current Affairs, History, Geography, Arts, etc are common. Questions from these are always based on the Tamil Nadu State Education Board textbooks. Tamil Nadu State Education Board textbooks from class VI to XII is the best source of information.
Tamil Nadu State Education Board textbooks are available on the website for free download. Download TNSCERT books.
Group-I examination is of Graduation standard and The main Examination is of Descriptive nature.
- Group II Combined Civil Services – Examination Syllabus
The main Examination is of Descriptive nature with the graduation standard.
- Combined Services Group-III – Preliminary and Main Examination
Questions will be of Higher Secondary standard.
- VAO and Combined Civil Services Group-IV – Syllabus
Questions will be of Matriculation standard.
- Technical examinations with SSLC/ HSC/ Diploma standard – Examination Syllabus
- For all the technical examinations -Degree/ PG Degree Standard – Syllabus General Studies
For all the technical positions (SSLC, HSC/ Diploma, Degree & PG ) Part A will be General Studies and Part B will be from the respective technical topic. The syllabus for each and every specialized subject is available in the TNPSC website. Interested candidates can check the official website.
In the official website, candidates can find the syllabus for every examination conducted by the Tamil Nadu PSC.
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