TNPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus

21 Oct 2019

TNPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus

TNPSC Group 1 Prelims and Mains Syllabus:

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Group 1 Exam notification is released for January 2020. It’s not easy to clear the exam without knowing the TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus. Group 1 New/ Revised Preliminary and Mains Syllabus 2019-2020 released official by TNPSC both in English and Tamil medium. First and foremost is to understand the syllabus, go through once before start preparing. Prepare a study plan based on TNPSC Group 1 syllabus and try to follow that study prepared. Here is the TNPSC Group 1 Prelim and Mains New Syllabus(Updated Syllabus) PDF Download for the upcoming exam follows.

Group 1 Examination Selection Procedure:

The Group 1 examination is based on 3 modes:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main/ Written Examination & Oral Interview
  • Oral Interview

TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Pattern:

Group 1 Prelims exam pattern for the upcoming exam given below:

Name of Subjects No. of Questions Marks Minimum qualification marks
General Studies 150 225 For Unreserved – 120 marks &
(Cutoff may vary)
BC/MBC/SC/ST – 90 marks
Aptitude Test 50 75
Total no. of Questions 200 300 (3 hours)

TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Syllabus:

TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Syllabus consists of 2 parts: 1. General Studies and 2. Aptitude Test. Complete syllabus list is given below:

For TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Syllabus 2019, Click the link – TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Syllabus 2019.

TNPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Pattern:

Group 1 Mains New Exam pattern given below:

Name of Subjects Maxi. Marks Minimum qualification marks
GS Paper I 300 For Unreserved – 408 marks BC/MBC/SC/ST – 306 marks
GS Paper II 300
GS Paper III 300
Interview & Record 120

TNPSC Group 1 Mains Revised Syllabus:

Revised / Updated New Mains examination syllabus group 1 consists of three-part. Complete group 1 main syllabus below:


UNIT- I: Modern history of India and Indian culture
UNIT- II: Social issues in India and Tamil Nadu
III: General Aptitude & Mental Ability (SSLC Standard)


UNIT- I: Indian Polity and emerging political trends across the world affecting India
UNIT- II: Role and impact of Science and Technology in the development of India
III: Tamil Society ‐ Its Culture and Heritage


UNIT- I: Geography of India with special reference to Tamil Nadu
UNIT- II: Environment, Bio-Diversity and Disaster Management
III: Indian Economy – Current economic trends and impact of the global economy on India

For complete TNPSC Group, 1 Main Examination revised syllabus PDF, Check the link – TNPSC Group 1 Main Syllabus PDF.

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