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TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2021 – Download Exam Pattern. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has released the New Syllabus for the Group 1 Examination. The Examination has changed into Group 1. Candidates can check the TNPSC Group 1 New Syllabus 2021 details from our website. In this article, we have provided complete information regarding Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Syllabus 2021. Candidates who applied for the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Exam 2021 can download the syllabus in PDF format at the end of the page. Indian Council of Forestry Research (TNPSC) will organize the Written Test for the applied aspirants. Therefore, the candidates who are looking for the Updated TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus and Group 1 Exam Pattern 2021 can download the Syllabus from this page

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TNPSC Group 1 Details 2021

Name of the Board Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Post Name Group 1
Vacancies Various
Exam Date Will be announced later
Status Syllabus & Exam Pattern Available
Category Syllabus


TNPSC Group 1 Selection Process 2021:

The selection will be made in three successive stages, viz (i) Preliminary Examination for selection of applicants for admission to the Main Written Examination (ii) Main Written Examination and (iii) an Oral Test in the form of an Interview. The Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the applicants who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Written Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit. The number of applicants to be admitted to the Main Written Examination will be 50 times the number of applicants to be recruited having regard to the rule of reservation of appointments. However, in each reservation group, all the applicants who secure the same marks as that of cut off marks of their reservation groups shall also be admitted to the Main Written Examination, though the number of applicants to be admitted to the Main Written Examination may exceed 1:50 ratio. No supplemental list will be published in the place of rejected applicants (or) applicants who have failed to send documents for verification.

TNPSC Group1 Syllabus 2021:

In this Page, we have provided all the information regarding the TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus and TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern. Therefore, the candidates can start the preparation without wasting time. In addition to this, On our website, we have also provided the previous papers for the TNPSC Group 1 vacancies. Therefore, competitors can visit our website and can download the Previous Papers for free of cost. In addition to this, in the below sections we provided the Syllabus of the TNPSC Group 1 vacancies in PDF format. If the applicants prepare well for the examination, then he or she can gain good marks. Hence, in the below sections we mentioned all the topics for the TNPSC Group 1 Examination. Therefore, aspirants can prepare on those topics for the examination.

TNPSC Group 1 Selection Process:

The selection will be made in three successive stages, viz (i) Preliminary Examination for selection of applicants for admission to the Main Written Examination (ii) Main Written Examination and (iii) an Oral Test in the form of an Interview.

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern:

Preliminary Exam:

Subjects No of Questions Marks Duration
General Studies (Degree Standard) 150  







3 hours

Aptitude & Mental Ability 50

Main Written Examination and Oral Test:

Papers Marks Duration
Paper-1 250  



3 hours

Paper-2 250
Paper-3 250
Interview & Records  
Total 850

Note: (For both Preliminary and Main Written Examination):

The questions on General Studies will be set in both Tamil and English.

Tnpsc Group 1 Prelims Syllabus


(i) Scientific Knowledge and Scientific temper – Power of Reasoning- Rote Learning Vs Conceptual Learning – Science as a tool to understand the past, present and future.

(ii) Nature of Universe – General Scientific Laws – Mechanics – Properties of Matter, Force, Motion and Energy – Everyday application of the basic principles of Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Light, Sound, Heat, Nuclear Physics, Laser, Electronics and Communications.

(iii) Elements and Compounds, Acids, Bases, Salts, Petroleum Products, Fertilizers, Pesticides.

(iv) Main concepts of Life Science, Classification of Living Organisms, Evolution, Genetics, Physiology, Nutrition, Health and Hygiene, Human diseases.

(v) Environment and Ecology.


(i) History – Latest diary of events – National symbols – Profile of States – Eminent personalities and places in news – Sports – Books and authors.

(ii) Polity – Political parties and political system in India – Public awareness and General administration – Welfare oriented Government schemes and their utility, Problems in Public Delivery Systems.

(iii) Geography – Geographical landmarks.

(iv) Economics – Current socio – economic issues.

(v) Science – Latest inventions in Science and Technology.


(i) Location – Physical features – Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate – Water resources – Rivers in India – Soil, minerals and natural resources – Forest and wildlife – Agricultural pattern.

(ii) Transport – Communication.

(iii) Social geography – Population density and distribution – Racial, linguistic groups and major tribes.

(iv) Natural calamity – Disaster Management – Environmental pollution: Reasons and preventive measures – Climate change – Green energy.

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(i) Indus valley civilization – Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas – Age of Vijayanagaram and Bahmani Kingdoms – South Indian history. (ii) Change and Continuity in the Socio-Cultural History of India. (iii) Characteristics of Indian culture, Unity in diversity – Race, language, custom. (iv) India as a Secular State, Social Harmony.


(i) Constitution of India – Preamble to the Constitution – Salient features of the Constitution – Union, State and Union Territory.

(ii) Citizenship, Fundamental rights, Fundamental duties, Directive Principles of State Policy.

(iii) Union Executive, Union legislature – State Executive, State Legislature – Local governments, Panchayat Raj.

(iv) Spirit of Federalism: Centre – State Relationships.

(v) Election – Judiciary in India – Rule of law.

(vi) Corruption in public life – Anti-corruption measures – Lokpal and LokAyukta – Right to Information – Empowerment of women – Consumer protection forums, Human rights charter.


(i) Nature of Indian economy – Five year plan models – an assessment – Planning Commission and Niti Ayog.

(ii) Sources of revenue – Reserve Bank of India – Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy – Finance Commission – Resource sharing between Union and State Governments – Goods and Services Tax.

(iii) Structure of Indian Economy and Employment Generation, Land reforms and Agriculture – Application of Science and Technology in agriculture – Industrial growth – Rural welfare oriented  programmes – Social problems – Population, education, health, employment, poverty.


(i) National renaissance – Early uprising against British rule – Indian National Congress – Emergence of leaders – B.R.Ambedkar, Bhagat Singh, Bharathiar, V.O.Chidambaranar, Jawaharlal Nehru, Kamarajar, Mahatma Gandhi, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Thanthai Periyar, Rajaji, Subash Chandra Bose and others. (ii) Different modes of Agitation: Growth of Satyagraha and Militant movements.(iii) Communalism and partition.

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UNIT- VIII: History, Culture, Heritage and Socio-Political Movements in Tamil Nadu

(i) History of Tamil Society, related Archaeological discoveries, Tamil Literature from Sangam age till contemporary times.

(ii) Thirukkural : (a) Significance as a Secular literature (b) Relevance to Everyday Life (c) Impact of Thirukkural on Humanity (d) Thirukkural and Universal Values – Equality, Humanism, etc (e) Relevance to Socio – Politico – Economic affairs (f ) Philosophical content in Thirukkural

(iii) Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle – Early agitations against British Rule – Role of women in freedom struggle.

(iv) Evolution of 19th and 20th Century Socio-Political movements in Tamil Nadu – Justice Party, Growth of Rationalism – Self Respect Movement, Dravidian movement and Principles underlying both these movements, Contributions of Thanthai Periyar and Perarignar Anna.

UNIT – IX : Development Administration in Tamil Nadu

(i) Human Development Indicators in Tamil Nadu and a comparative assessment across the Country – Impact of Social Reform movements in the Socio – Economic Development of Tamil Nadu.

(ii) Political parties and Welfare schemes for various sections of people – Rationale behind Reservation Policy and access to Social Resources – Economic trends in Tamil Nadu – Role and impact of social welfare schemes in the Socio – economic development of Tamil Nadu.

(iii) Social Justice and Social Harmony as the Cornerstones of Socio – Economic development.

iv) Education and Health systems in Tamil Nadu.

(v) Geography of Tamil Nadu and its impact on Economic growth.

(vi) Achievements of Tamil Nadu in various fields.

(vii) e-governance in Tamil Nadu.


(i) Simplification – Percentage – Highest Common Factor (HCF) – Lowest Common Multiple (LCM).

(ii) Ratio and Proportion.

(iii) Simple interest – Compound interest – Area – Volume – Time and Work.

(iv) Logical Reasoning – Puzzles-Dice – Visual Reasoning – Alphanumeric Reasoning – Number Series.

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How to Download TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2021?

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What is the Exam Date TNPSC Group 12021?

The TNPSC Group 1 Examination will be announced soon

What is the selection process for TNPSC Group 1?

The candidate will get selected after the Written Test & Personal Interview