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Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Recruitment NotificationTNPSC group 1 syllabus 2019:Candidates can find TNPSC Group 1 Services Syllabus 2019 below. We have also attached the Pdf that comprises Question Paper Pattern. All the applicants applying for TNPSC Preliminary as well as Main exam will find the article important. As there are paper patterns and topics to be covered for written examination all mentioned below.

The selection method for CCS-I Examination (Group-I Services) includes 3 stages. There would be a preliminary examination. Selected candidates will proceed towards the main exam. All those who clear the main exam will then proceed towards an oral test or an interview. All the details regarding exams as well as the TNPSC group 1 syllabus 2019 is available on official website @

The commission has provided old as well as the revised syllabus. Applicants would simply need to visit the official website @ and click on the “examination” option available on the right hand side. Select “syllabus” and check for Group-I Services Syllabus 2019.


Applicants can also download TNPSC Group 1 Services Syllabus 2019 in english pdf. The same is a part of official recruitment Pdf and also a direct link is mentioned below. Click on the link and get hold of old as well as revised syllabus Pdf.

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Preliminary would basically be a screening test. On the basis of marks obtained the candidates will move towards the main exam. There are many centers for the preliminary test and Chennai is selected to be the only center for the main exam.

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TNPSC CCS-I Examination (Group-I Services) Recruitment 2019

Post NameCCS-I Examination (Group-I Services)
No. of vacancies139
TNPSC Assistant Agriculture Officer SalaryRs.56100 – 177500/- Level 22
Educational QualificationMust be Graduate in any stream
Age Limit
  • MBCs / DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs, SCs, SC(A)s, STs and Destitute Widows– 21 – 37 years
  • All other candidates– 21 – 32 years
Application Fees
  • General Candidates– Exam Fee + Registration Fee = Rs.250
  • All Other Candidates– Only Exam Fee = Rs.150
Last date for Application31st January 2019

TNPSCCCS-I Examination (Group-I Services) Selection Method

There are 3 main stages of a selection method to get one of the 139 vacancies. 1) The preliminary examination, 2)Main Examination and 3)Oral Test or Interview. Rs.100/- is to be paid for prelims and Rs.200/- is to be paid for mains as a part of examination fees. Applicants selected after the preliminary examination shall only pay the fees for mains.


The date of preliminary examination declared by the regulatory authority is 3rd March 2019. Dates for mains are yet to be announced. They would be most probably after results of preliminary are declared. Please check the official advertisement Pdf attached below for more information based on the selection method.

TNPSC Group 1 Services Paper Pattern – Exam Pattern for Preliminary, Mains Exam and Oral Test

Tamil Nadu PSC Prelims Exam Paper Pattern



Maximum Marks

Category Wise Minimum Qualifying Marks

SCs, SC(A)s,
STs, MBCs/ DCs,
BC(OBCM)s and
Other Candidates
General Studies

150 Questions

3 Hours300 Marks90 Marks120 Marks
Aptitude and Mental Ability

50 Questions

  • Total Marks set for Tamil Nadu PSC Group 1 Services Exam would be 300.

Tamil Nadu PSC Mains Exam & Oral Test Paper Pattern

Subject and Duration

Maximum Marks

Category Wise Minimum Qualifying Marks

SCs, SC(A)s, STs,
MBCs/ DCs,
BC(OBCM)s and
Other Candidates
General Studies (Descriptive Type)
  • Paper I : 3 hours
  • Paper II : 3 hours
  • Paper III : 3 hours
  • Interview and Records

250 marks

250 marks

250 marks

100 marks



  • Total Marks set for Tamil Nadu PSC Group 1 Services Mains Exam would be 850.
  • 750 Marks for Written Exam Papers and 100 Marks for Interview and Records.
  • Question Paper will be set in both Tamil as well as English Language(for prelims and mains).

TNPSC CCS-I Examination (Group-I Services) Syllabus

General Studies

  • General Science (Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology)
  • Current Events(History, Geography, Political Science, Economics, and Science)
  • Geography
  • History and Culture of India
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian National Movement
  • Aptitude and Mental Ability Tests
  • Logical Reasoning

Aptitude and Mental Ability

  • Number System
  • Simplification
  • Discount
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Decimal & Fraction
  • Percentage
  • Profit & Loss
  • Time & Work
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Partnership
  • Mensuration
  • Distance
  • Use of Table & Graph
  • Miscellaneous
  • Clocks
  • Problem Solving
  • Calendars
  • Syllogism
  • Analogy
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Data Interpretation
  • Number Series
  • Statements & Assumptions
  • Decision Making
  • Statements & Conclusions
  • Problems on Cubes
  • Statements & Arguments

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus and Exam Pattern –CLICK HERE

TNPSC Group 1 Services Final Scores and Selection

As mentioned above, a screening test/preliminary exam will be the initial stage of selection procedure. Selected candidates will be guided towards mains. A particular cut off will be set for candidates to appear for mains examination. After the mains are conducted, results for the same will be considered for oral test or personal interview.

TNPSC Group 1 Merit List will not include candidates who fail the preliminary test. Please read all the guidelines and regulations carefully as mentioned in the official advertisement attached below.

Exam Paper Pattern and syllabus pdf download

Important Links

RecruitmentTNPSC Group 1 Services Recruitment
Admit CardDownload TNPSC Group 1 Services Hall Ticket
Answer KeyCheck TNPSC Group 1 Services Answer Key
Previous Year PapersDownload TNPSC Group 1 Services Previous Year Papers
ResultCheck TNPSC Group 1 Services Result
Official WebsiteCLICK HERE
Official Notification PDFCLICK HERE

We hope all the candidates applying for Tamil Nadu PSC Group 1 Preliminary Examination find the above article helpful. Please visit the advertisement/notification Pdf and scroll down the page to get all the topics related to General Studies. Other syllabus related topics are attached in the article above. Let us know if you have any questions or doubts in the comment section below.

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Updated: January 24, 2019 — 5:07 pm

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