TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2018 in Tamil/English (Pre/Mains) Complete Syllabus with New Exam Pattern Download

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TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus

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TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus

Group I Preliminary Exam Syllabus

General Studies

UNIT – I ­ General science

Physics- Universe ‐General  Scientific  laws‐Scientific  instruments‐Inventions  and  discoveries‐National  scientific laboratories‐Science  glossary‐Mechanics  and  properties of matter‐Physical quantities, standards and units‐Force, motion and energy‐ electricity  and  Magnetis ‐electronics  &  communications‐Heat,  light  and  sound‐Atomic  and  nuclear physics‐Solid State Physics‐Spectroscopy Geophysics
Chemistry- Elements and Compounds‐Acids, bases and salts ‐ Oxidation and reduction –  Chemistry  of  ores,  nitrogen  and  their  compounds‐Fertilizers,  pesticides,  insecticides‐Biochemistry  and  biotechnology‐Electrochemistry‐Polymers  and plastics
Botany- Main Concepts of life science‐The cell‐basic unit of life‐Classification of living  organism‐Nutrition  and  dietetics‐Respiration‐Excretion  of  metabolic  waste‐Bio‐communication
Zoology- ­ Blood and blood circulation‐Endocrine system‐Reproductive system‐Genetics  the science of heredity‐Environment, ecology, health and hygiene,  Bio‐ diversity and its  conservation‐Human  diseases,  prevention  and  remedies‐Communicable  diseases  and  non‐  communicable  diseases‐Alcoholism  and  drug  abuse‐Animals

UNIT ­ II. Current Events

History, Political Science, Geography, Economics and science

Unit – III Geography ­

Earth and Universe ‐ Solar system ‐ Atmosphere hydrosphere, lithosphere ‐Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate ‐ Water resources  ‐ rivers in India ‐ Soil,  minerals  &  natural  resources‐Natural  vegetation‐Forest  &  wildlife‐Agricultural 18 pattern,  livestock  &  fisheries‐Transport  &  communication‐Social  geography  population‐density and distribution‐Natural calamities – disaster management‐Climate  change ‐ impact and consequences  ‐ mitigation measures‐Pollution Control

UNIT – IV History And Culture Of India

Pre‐historic  events  ‐Indus  valley  civilization‐Vedic,  Aryan  and  Sangam  age‐Maurya  dynasty‐Buddhism  and  Jainism Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas‐Age of Vijayanagaram and the bahmanis‐ South  Indian  history‐Culture  and  Heritage  of  Tamil  people‐Advent  of  European  invasion‐Expansion  and  consolidation  of  British  rule‐Effect  of  British  rule  on  socio‐ economic  factors‐Social  reforms  and  religious  movements‐India  since  independence

Unit – V ­ Indian Polity

Constitution of India ‐  Preamble to the constitution ‐  Salient  features  of  constitution  ‐Union, State and  territory ‐ Citizenship‐rights amend  duties ‐Fundamental  rights  ‐    Fundamental  duties ‐ Human  rights  charter ‐Union  legislature –Parliament  ‐  State  executive ‐ State  Legislature– assembly ‐Status  of  Jammu & Kashmir ‐ Local government – panchayat raj– Tamil Nadu ‐ Judiciary in India – Rule  of  law/Due  process  of  law

Unit – VI ­ Indian Economy

Nature of Indian economy‐ Five‐year plan models‐ an  assessment‐Land  reforms  &  agriculture‐ Application  of  science  in  agriculture  ‐ Industrial  growth‐Capital  formation  and  investment‐Role  of  public  sector  &  disinvestment‐Development of infrastructure‐National income‐Public finance & fiscal  policy ‐  Price policy & public distribution‐ Banking, money & monetary policy ‐ Role of  Foreign  Direct  Investment  (FDI)‐ WTO‐globalization  &  privatization etc

Unit – VII ­ Indian National Movement

National renaissance‐ Early uprising  against  British  rule‐1857  Revolt‐  Indian  National  Congress – Emergence  of  national  leaders‐ Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Netaji ‐Growth of militant movements ‐Different modes  of  agitations‐Era  of  different  Acts    &  Pacts‐World  war  &  final  phase  struggle  ‐  Communalism  led  to  partition‐  Role  of  Tamil  Nadu  in  freedom  struggle  ‐  Rajaji,  VOC,  Periyar, Bharathiar  & Others ‐ Birth of political parties /political system in India since  independence etc

Unit – VIII – Aptitude & Mental Ability Tests   ­

Conversion of information  to  data – Collection,  compilation  and  presentation  of  data  ‐  Tables,  graphs,  diagrams‐ Parametric  representation  of  data‐Analytical  interpretation  of  data    ‐Simplification‐ Percentage‐Highest Common Factor   (HCF)‐Lowest Common Multiple  (LCM)‐Ratio and  Proportion‐Simple  interest‐Compound  interest‐Area‐Volume‐Time  and  Work‐ Behavioral  ability  ‐  Basic  terms,  Communications  in  information  technology  ‐Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)‐Decision making and  problem solving Logical Reasoning  Puzzles – Dice ‐ Visual  Reasoning‐  Alpha  numeric  Reasoning‐  Number Series ‐ Logical Number/Alphabetical/Diagrammatic Sequences

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Group I (Main Examination) Syllabus

Paper – I General Studies

UNIT ­ I. Modern history of India and Indian culture

Advent  of European invasion‐  Expansion and consolidation of British  rule  ‐ Effect of British rule on socio‐economic  factors  ‐  Social reforms and religious movements  ‐  India since independence  ‐ Characteristics of  Indian  culture  ‐  Unity  in  diversity  ‐  race,  colour,  language,  custom  ‐  India  ‐  a  secular  state  ‐  Organizations for fine arts, dance, drama, music etc

UNIT 2. General Aptitude & Mental Ability

Conversion  of  information  to  data  ‐  Collection, compilation and presentation of data ‐  Tables, graphs, diagrams ‐ Parametric  representation of data ‐Analytical interpretation of data ‐ Percentage ‐ Highest Common  Factor      (HCF)  ‐  Lowest  Common  Multiple    (LCM)  ‐  Ratio  and  Proportion  ‐      Simple  interest  ‐    Compound  interest  ‐    Area  ‐    Volume‐    Time  and  Work  –  Probability  ‐  Information technology ‐ Basic terms, Communications ‐ Application of Information and  Communication  Technology  (ICT)  ‐    Decision  making  and  problem  solving  ‐  Basics  in  Computers / Computer terminology.

UNIT 3. Role and impact of science and technology in the development of India and Tamil Nadu

 Nature  of  universe  ‐  General  scientific  laws  ‐  Scientific  instruments  ‐ Inventions  and  discoveries    ‐    National  scientific  laboratories  ‐  Science  glossary  Physical quantities, standards and units ‐ Mechanics and properties of matter ‐ Force, motion and energy Heat, light and sound ‐ Magnetism, electricity and electronics ‐ Atomic and nuclear physics  ‐ Astronomy and space science ‐ Elements and compounds

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Paper- II G.S (Degree Standard)

UNIT – I ­ Indian polity and emerging political trends across the world affecting India and Geography of India

Constitution  of  India  ‐    Preamble  to  the  constitution  ‐  Salient  features  ofconstitution ‐ Union, state and territory ‐ Citizenship ‐ rights and duties ‐  Fundamental rights ‐ Directive  principles  of  state  policy    ‐    Fundamental  duties etc

UNIT – II  Tamil   language, Tamil society ­­ it’s culture and Heritage / English Language

Tamil   language, Précis writing, Essay writing on current issues AND Comprehension of a given passage and answering questions thereupon.

UNIT – III Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu

State  government  organization  ‐  structure,  functions    and  control  mechanism  ‐  District administration ‐role in people’s welfare oriented programmes ‐  Industrial map of Tamil Nadu ‐ role  of  state  government  ‐Public  Services  ‐  role  of  recruitment  agencies  ‐  State  finance resources, budget and financial administration- Use of IT in administration

Paper- III General Studies

UNIT – I  Current Events Of National And International Importance

Latest diary of events national /international ‐ National symbols Profile of states ‐ Defence, national  security  and  terrorism, Geographical  landmarks‐  World  organizations   pacts  and summits  Latest inventions on science  & technology etc

UNIT – II  Current Economic Trends:   Indian economy and Impact of global economy on India

Nature of  Indian economy ‐ Five year plan models   ‐ an assessment  Land reforms  & agriculture ‐ Application of science in agriculture ‐ Industrial growth etc

UNIT – III Socio ­ Economic Issues in India/ Tamil Nadu

population Explosion ‐  Unemployment issues  in  India  &  Tamil  Nadu  ‐    Child  Labour  Economic  Issues (a) Poverty (b) Sanitation‐ Rural and Urban (c) Corruption in public life ‐ Anti ‐Corruption measures ‐CVC, Ombudsman,  CAG. -Illiteracy Women  Empowerment etc

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TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2018 Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam Pattern

Subject No of Questions Maximum  Marks Duration
General Knowledge 150 300 3 hours
Aptitude Test 50
Total 200

Main Exam Pattern

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
General Studies Paper – I 3 hours 300
General Studies Paper – II 3 hours 300
General Studies Paper – III 3 hours 300
Interview and Record 3 hours 120
Total 1020

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