TNPSC Group-I Examination Notification-2020 | Online application:20-01-2020 to 19-02-2020

TAMIL NADU PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION,
TNPSC Road,V.O.C.Nagar,Park Town,
Chennai-600003, Tamil Nadu, INDIA,

Notification No. 566/2019
Notification No:01/2020
Notification Date:01.01.2020
Online application:20-01-2020 to 19.02.2020

Applications are invited only through online mode upto 19.02.2020 for direct recruitment to the vacancies in the following posts included in CCS-I Examination (Group-I Services):-

Name of the Posts and No of Vacancies: 

Deputy Collector (Post Code: 1001)
Tamil Nadu Civil Service - 18

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I)
(Post Code : 1002)
Tamil Nadu Police Service -19

Assistant Commissioner
(Commercial Taxes) (Post Code: 1003)
Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Service -10

Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies
(Post Code : 1004)
Tamil Nadu Co-operative Service -14

Assistant Director of Rural Development
(Post Code: 1006)
Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service -7

District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services)
(Post Code: 1008)
Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services -1

Total: 69

Pay Scale:Rs.56100-177500 (Level 22 (Revised Scale)

Qualification:
Applicants should possess a degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or any other Educational Institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as an University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 Detailed of qualification will announce later

Age Limit:
Minimum:21
Maximum for General: 32 years
Maximum for BC/MBC/SC/ST-37


Fees:
Registration Fee:Rs.150/-
Preliminary Examination Fee: Rs.100/-
Main Written Examination Fee: Rs.200/-
Fee Excemption: SC/ST/SCA/PWD

Modes of Examination:

Preliminary Exam


Note: (For both Preliminary and Main Written Examination)
The questions on General Studies will be set in both Tamil and English. 2. Refer para 22 of “Instructions to Applicants” in regard to instructions to be followed while appearing for competitive examinations conducted by the Commission. 3. The Scheme of Examination and Syllabus for the Preliminary Examination are available in the Commission’s Website at ‘www.tnpsc.gov.in’ and also in the Annexure-I of this notification. The syllabi for Main Written Examination will be announced shortly. 

Preliminary Examination will be held at the following Centres:
  • Ariyalur  
  • Chennai  
  • Chidambaram 
  • Coimbatore  
  • Dharmapuri  
  • Dindigul  
  • Tiruppur
  • Erode 
  • Kancheepuram  
  • Karaikudi  
  • Karur 
  • Krishnagiri 
  • Madurai
  • Nagapattinam
  • Nagercoil
  • Namakkal
  • Perambalur
  • Pudukkottai
  • Ramanathapuram
  • Salem
  • Thanjavur
  • The Nilgiris (Udhagamandalam)
  • Theni
  • Thiruvallur
  • Thiruvannamalai
  • Thiruvarur
  • Thoothukudi
  • Tiruchirappalli
  • Tirunelveli
  • Vellore
  • Villupuram
  • Virudhunagar

How to Apply:
Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission’s Websites www.tnpsc.gov.in / www.tnpscexams.net / www.tnpscexams.in One-Time Registration (OTR) and applicant Dashboard are mandatory before applying for any post. Applicant should register only once in the One-Time Registration by paying Rs.150/- as registration fee. Successfully registered One-Time Registration is valid for 5 years from the date of Registration. All the applications should be submitted using the One-Time Registration ID and password registered by the applicant.

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ANNEXURE-I

COMBINED CIVIL SERVICE – I
Group –I Services (Preliminary Examination)
General Studies – Degree Standard
TOPICS FOR OBJECTIVE TYPE

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 Magnetism ‐ electronics & communications ‐ Heat, light and sound‐Atomic and nuclear physics‐Solid State Physics‐Spectroscopy – Geophysics ‐ Astronomy and space science.

Chemistry ‐ 
Elements and Compounds‐Acids, bases and salts ‐ Oxidation and reduction – Chemistry of ores and metals ‐Carbon, 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, plants and human life. 

UNIT ‐ II. Current Events.
History ‐ 
Latest diary of events – National ‐ National symbols ‐Profile of States‐Defence, national security and terrorism‐World organizations‐pacts and summits‐Eminent persons & places in news‐Sports & games‐Books & authors ‐Awards & honours‐Cultural panorama‐Latest historical events‐ India and its neighbours‐ Latest terminology‐ Appointments‐who is who?

Political Science ‐ 
India’s foreign policy ‐ Latest court verdicts – public opinion ‐ Problems in conduct of public elections‐ Political parties and political system in India‐ Public awareness & General administration‐ Role of Voluntary organizations & Govt.,‐ Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility.

Geography ‐ 
Geographical landmarks‐Policy on environment and ecology Economics‐ Current socio‐economic problems‐New economic policy & govt. sector Science ‐ Latest inventions on science & technology ‐ Latest discoveries in Health Science ‐ Mass media & communication

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 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‐ Characteristics of Indian culture‐Unity in diversity –race, colour, language, custom‐ India‐as secular state‐Organizations for fine arts,dance, drama, music‐Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN‐Political parties and populist schemes – Prominent personalities in the various spheres – Arts, Science, literature and Philosophy – Mother Teresa, Swami Vivekananda, Pandit Ravishankar , M.S.Subbulakshmi, Rukmani Arundel and J.Krishnamoorthy etc.

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 ‐ Indian federalism – center – state relations ‐ Emergency provisions ‐ Civil services in India ‐ Administrative challenges in a welfare state ‐ Complexities of district administration ‐ Elections ‐ Election Commission Union and State ‐ Official language and Schedule‐VIII ‐ Amendments to constitution ‐ Schedules to constitution ‐ Administrative reforms & tribunals‐ Corruption in public life ‐ Anti‐ corruption measures – Central Vigilance Commission, lok‐adalats, Ombudsman, Comptroller and Auditor General of India. ‐ Right to information ‐ Central and State Commission ‐ Empowerment of women‐ Voluntary organizations and public grievances redressal ‐ Consumer protection forms.

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 ‐ Rural welfare oriented programmes ‐ Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty ‐ HRD – sustainable economic growth‐ Economic trends in Tamil Nadu ‐ Energy Different sources and development ‐ Finance Commission ‐ Planning Commission ‐ National Development Council.

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.

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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