TNPSC Group 1 – Overview
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission is a general entrance test that paves the path for your recruitment in government jobs. Clearing this exam opens many avenues for a job aspirant. The syllabus of this exam varies according to the different posts one is applying for and their qualifications. For clearing all ambiguity the PSC exam is divided into different groups and sub- groups. Each group has a different syllabus and a different eligibility criterion, which must be carefully checked before filling out the exam form(s). The forms are available online about 4 months before the preliminary TNPSC examinations.
Who should appear for TNPSC Group 1?
All future deputy collectors, deputy superintendents of police, assistant commissioners and assistant directors of Rural Development Department will have to clear the TNPSC Group 1 exam. The qualification for each of these posts is extremely specific and has both an upper and a lower age limit. The qualifications required are the same for both men and women; however there might be a little variation in the levels of physical fitness requirement. An avid knowledge of Tamil is a prerequisite for all of the aforementioned posts. There are several other requirements about which much information is provided online, since most of the registration and application process is now online. TNPSC has both, a preliminary paper and a main paper. The basic standard syllabus of the preliminary paper includes a section each on General Knowledge, General Tamil, General English, History of India, Geography of India, Indian National Movement, Indian Polity, Current Affairs and Logical Reasoning. Most of the questions pertain to the general ability of the applicant to comprehend the basic essence of the respective subjects and his or her ability to apply the knowledge in the field of work, if necessary. The main paper has a much more specific and detailed syllabus. Firstly, the main paper is divided into two sets; TNPSC Paper 1 and TNPSC Paper 2. The Paper 1 syllabus mainly includes the Indian Modern History and Indian Culture, Current Affairs, Statistical Analysis, Graphs And Diagrams, Social Issues and Other Current Sensitive Concerns. The second paper mainly contains questions on Indian Economy, Polity, Geography, Tamil Language, Society, Heritage and Culture and the Administration of the state of Tamil Nadu.
As it can be understood, a basic working knowledge of the above mentioned topics is absolutely mandatory for all those aspiring to hold respectable offices in the government. TNPSC is an efficient screening process that separates the truly deserving from the rest. In a sense, this exam is also a gateway for the many who aspire for a secure future in government jobs. This makes his or her appointment to the desired offices a much hassle- free and assuring process. A lot of assistance regarding preparation and mock- tests is always available online, in different websites that offer free advice and coaching. TNPSC is a skeleton key that opens all the main doors to a prosperous future. Clearing this exam is a necessary benchmark and anyone aspiring for a government job in the state of Tamil Nadu should start preparing for TNPSC today itself.