TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2021, Exam Pattern & Syllabus PDF:

The Tamil Public Service Commission is responsible for conducting the State Civil Services Examinations in TN. The Combined Civil Service Examination – IV  is popularly known as TNPSC Group-4 Exam. The Group-4 Exam is conducted by Tamil Nadu Public Services Commission(TNPSC) every year for the various service under the cadre. The TNPSC Group-4 Services include is given below:

  1. Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service,
  2. Judicial Ministerial Service,
  3. Secretariat Service,
  4. TN Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service,
  5. TN Survey and Land Records Subordinate Service.

If you to know more about the Educational Qualification, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date, how to apply for TNPSC Group 4 Exam, and other information click the following link, TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2021.

TNPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern And Syllabus 2021:

TNPSC Annual Planner was released every year for TNPSC Exams. It’s not easy to clear the exam without knowing the TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2021. First and foremost is to understand the revised syllabus, go through once before starting preparing. TNPSC Group 4 Exam Syllabus is available in English and Tamil Medium Free Download PDF. Check the Syllabus, go through each and every topic in the New Syllabus. Mark the important area/ topic to concentrate on in the upcoming exam. Prepare a detailed study plan and start preparing based on that study plan.

TNPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern:

Exam Pattern for upcoming TNPSC Group-4 was given below:

Exam Type Subjects Number
of Questions
Marks Qualification & Duration
Objective Type Aptitude Test           25    300     90(For all Categories) & 3hours
General Studies          75
General Tamil/English         100
                            Total         200     300

Important Points to Remember:

  • The TNPSC Group-4 Exam is conducted in Offline Exam.
  • All the Questions are Multiple choice questions(MCQ) type.
  • There are no negative marks.
  • TNPSC releases the answer key after the exam is completed successfully.

TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2021

TNPSC Group 4 Exam Syllabus:

The TNPSC Exam syllabus is available in both  English and Tamil. TNPSC aspirants can check and download the both Tamil and English PDF syllabus. The Candidates who prepared for the English paper check the below syllabus. The TNPSC Group-IV Exam contains three-section,

  • General Studies – 75 items
  • Aptitude Test and Mental Ability Test – 25 items
  • General English/General Tamil – 100 items

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus for General studies for English:

TNPSC Syllabus General Science has comprised the following subjects:

  • General Science
  • Current Affairs
  • Geography
  • Indian Polity
  • History and Culture of India and Tamil Nadu
  • Indian National Movement
  • Indian Economy.

General Science:

General Science contains four parts -Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, and Biology.

Subjects Topics Number of Questions
  1. Nature of  Universe
  2. General Scientific laws
  3. Inventions and discoveries
  4. National scientific laboratories
  5. Force, motion, and energy
  6. Magnetism
  7. Electricity and Electronics
  8. Physical quantities, standards, and units
  9. Heat, light, and sound
  10. Mechanics and properties of matter, etc.
  1. Elements and Compounds
  2. Acids, bases, and salts
  3. Fertilizers
  4. Pesticides
  5. Insecticides, etc.
  1. Main Concepts of life science
  2. Classification of the living organism
  3. Nutrition and Dietetics
  4. Respiration, etc.
  1. Blood and blood circulation
  2. Reproductive system
  3. Environment
  4. Ecology
  5. Health and hygiene
  6. Human diseases including communicable and non – communicable diseases
  7. Prevention and remedies
  8. Animals,  plants and human life, etc.

Current Affairs:

Current affairs contain the following topics,

Sections Topics Number of Questions
History and culture of India
  1. Indus Valley Civilization
  2. Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas
  3. Age of Vijayanagaram and the Bahmanis
  4. South Indian History
  5. Culture and Heritage of Tamil people
  6. India since Independence
  7. Characteristics of Indian Culture
  8. Unity in Diversity – Race, Colour, Language, Custom
  9. India as Secular State
  10. Growth of Rationalist
  11. Dravidian Movement in Tamil Nadu
  12. Political Parties and Populist Schemes
Indian Polity
  1. Constitution of India: Preamble to the Constitution
  2. Citizenship: Rights Amend Duties
  3. Salient Features of Constitution: Union, State, and Territory
  4. Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties
  5. Human Rights Charter
  6. Parliament
  7. Union Legislature, State Executive, State Legislature, Assembly
  8. Local Government, Panchayat Raj, Judiciary in India
  9. Rule of Law/Due process of Law, Elections
  10. Corruption in Public Life and Anti-Corruption Measures
  11. Official Language and Schedule – VIII
  12. CVC, Lok-Adalats, Ombudsman, CAG
  13. Right to Information
  14. Empowerment of Women
  15. Consumer Protection Forms
  1. Earth and Universe
  2. Solar System
  3. Monsoon
  4. Rainfall
  5. Weather and Climate
  6. Water Resources: Rivers in India
  7. Soil, Minerals
  8. Natural Resources
  9. Forest and Wildlife
  10. Agricultural Pattern
  11. Transport including Surface Transport
  12. Communication
  13. Social Geography
  14. Population: Density and Distribution
  15. Natural Calamities
  16. Disaster Management.
Indian National Movement
  1. Nature of Indian Economy
  2. Five-Year Plan Models: An Assessment
  3. Land Reforms and Agriculture
  4. Application of Science in Agriculture
  5. Industrial Growth Rural Welfare Oriented Programmers
  6. Social Sector Problems – Population, Education, Health, Employment, Poverty
  7. Economic Trends in Tamil Nadu
  1. National Renaissance
  2. The emergence of National Leaders – Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, and others
  3. Role of Tamil Nadu in Freedom Struggle – VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar, and others
  4. Different Modes of Agitations

Aptitude Test and Mental Ability Test:

The Syllabus for Aptitude Test is briefly explained below,

Sections Topics Number of Questions
Logical Reasoning
  1. Puzzles-Dice
  2. Visual Reasoning
  3. Alphanumeric Reasoning
  4. Number Series
  5. Logical Reasoning
  6. Visual Reasoning
  7. Alpha Numeric Reasoning
Mathematical Ability
  1. Conversion of information to data
  2. Collection, compilation, and presentation of data
  3. Tables, graphs, diagrams
  4. Analytical interpretation of data
  5. Simplification
  6. Percentage
  7. Highest Common Factor (HCF)
  8. Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
  9. Ratio and Proportion
  10. Simple Interest-Compound Interest
  11. Area and Volume
  12. Time and Work

TNPSC Group Syllabus for General studies for English:

TNPSC Group 4 General Studies for English are divided into three major categories,

  • Grammar – Part I
  • Literature – Part I
  • Authors and their Literary Work – Part III

Detailed information about the Tnpsc Group 4 General Studies for English.

Click Here to download the Official TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus Pdf  in English

TNPSC Group Syllabus for General studies for Tamil:

The TNPSC Exam syllabus is available in both  English and Tamil. TNPSC aspirants can check and download the both Tamil and English PDF syllabus. The Candidates who prepared for the Tamil paper check the below syllabus.

Click Here to download the Official TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus Pdf  in Tamil