TNPSC group 1 notification 2022 in English | Vacancy | Age | Qualification | Last date to apply all details

 Applications are invited from eligible candidates only through online mode upto 22.08.2022 for direct recruitment to the vacancies in the posts included in Combined Civil Services Examination-I (Group-I Services).

 


WARNING

 

Ø   All the recruitments conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission are purely merit based.

Ø   The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission hereby cautions the applicants against touts and agents who may cheat, by making false promises of securing jobs through unfair means.

Ø   The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission shall not be responsible or liable for any loss that may be caused to any applicant on account of indulging in any sort of dealings with such unscrupulous elements.

Ø   Applicants are solely responsible for their claims in the online application. They cannot blame service providers like internet cafes/browsing centers/Common Service centers for the mistakes made while applying online for recruitment. Applicants are advised to check the filled in online application before finally submitting the same.

 

Applicants are directed to read all the information / instructions / guidelines given in this notification and the Commission’s “Instructions to applicants” before applying for this recruitment. Clarification if any required may be obtained over phone and email well ahead of the last date for submission of online application. Candidates should follow the instructions given in the online application also.

 

1.   ONE TIME REGISTRATION:

 

It is mandatory for applicants to register their basic particulars through One Time online Registration System on payment of Rs.150/- (Rupees One hundred and fifty only) towards registration fee and then they should apply only through online for this recruitment. The One Time Registration will be valid for five years from the date of registration. Thereafter, the registration should be renewed by paying the prescribed renewal fee. One Time Registration will not be considered as an application / Examination fee for any post. An applicant should submit online application separately for each and every examination / recruitment for which he / she intends to appear. The registration fee paid towards the One Time Registration is not an application / Examination fee for this recruitment. Candidates have to pay the prescribed examination fee. Linking of Aadhaar with One Time Registration is mandatory. For further details refer para 2 of the Commission’s “Instructions to Applicants”.


2.    DETAILS OF VACANCIES:

 

 

Sl.

No.

 

Name of the Post and Post Code

Name of the Service and Code No.(001)

No. of Vacancies

Level    of Pay

 

1.

Deputy Collector (Post Code: 1001)

Tamil Nadu Civil Service

 

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rs.56100- 205700

Level 22 (Revised Scale)

 

2.

Deputy    Superintendent    of Police (Category-I)

(Post Code: 1002)

Tamil          Nadu Police Service

 

26

 

3.

Assistant          Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

(Post Code: 1003)

Tamil          Nadu Commercial Taxes Service

 

25

 

4.

Deputy    Registrar    of    Co- operative Societies

(Post Code : 1004)

Tamil          Nadu Co-operative

Service

 

13

 

5.

Assistant  Director   of   Rural Development

(Post Code: 1006)

Tamil          Nadu Panchayat Development

Service

 

7

 

6.

District Employment Officer in

Tamil Nadu General Service (Post Code : 1007)

Tamil          Nadu General Service

 

3

 

 

Total

92

 

 

Note:-

The number of vacancies notified is approximate and liable for modification before publication of the results of the preliminary examination.

 

3.    DISTRIBUTION OF VACANCIES:

The rule of reservation of appointments is applicable for this recruitment and the distribution of vacancies will be announced later.

 

4.    IMPORTANT DATES AND TIME:

 

Date of Notification

21.07.2022

Last date for submission of online application

22.08.2022

Application Correction Window Period

From 27.08.2022 - 12.01 A.M.

To 29.08.2022 - 11.59 P.M

Date and time of Preliminary Examination

30.10.2022 FN

9.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.

 

Date of Main Written Examination

Will   be   announced  later   at   the   time   of

declaration     of     results     of     Preliminary Examination


Note:-

(i)       The applicants are permitted to submit and edit their online application till the last date for submission of online application.

(ii)      Candidates who have made mistakes / errors and furnished wrong information in the online application inadvertently can edit the application details in the Application Correction Window period also and furnish the correct details. After Correction Window Period, no modification is allowed and request in this regard will not be responded.

(iii)     Refer Annexure-IV of this notification regarding tentative timeline for the recruitment process.

(iv)     Applicant should submit only one application for this recruitment.

 

5.    QUALIFICATIONS:

 

A.    AGE LIMIT (as on 01.07.2022)

 

 

 

 

 

Name of the Post

 

 

Minimum Age (should     have completed     as on 01.07.2022)

Maximum Age

(should  not   have   completed   as   on 01.07.2022 )

SCs,   SC(A)s,   STs,

MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s,    BCMs

and            Destitute

Widows       of       all categories.

“Others”      [i.e.,

applicants      not

belonging        to SCs,        SC(A)s,

STs,   MBCs/DCs,

BC(OBCM)s, BCMs]

1. For all the posts [except the post of Assistant Commissioner

(Commercial Taxes )]

 

21Years

 

39 Years*

 

34 Years*

2. Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

(i)        For         applicants possessing any degree

21 Years

39 Years*

34 Years*

(ii) For applicants possessing B.L. degree of any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission.

 

 

21 Years

 

 

40 Years*

 

 

35 Years*

 

Note:-

(i)

* As per G.O (Ms) No.93, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 17.07.2018, the Maximum Age Limit has been enhanced by

2 years. As per G.O (Ms) No.91, Human Resources Management (S) Department, dated 13.09.2021, the Maximum Age Limit prescribed for appointment by direct recruitment has been enhanced by another 2 years.

(ii)

“Others” [i.e., Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs] who have put in five years and more of service in the State/Central Government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit. (For further details refer para 3(F) of “Instructions to Applicants and Section

3(r) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016)


AGE CONCESSION:

(i)

For Persons with Benchmark Disability :

 

Persons with Benchmark Disability are eligible for age concession upto 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed above. (Section 64 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016 and

as per Para 5D of “Instructions to Applicants”))

(ii)

For Ex-Servicemen :

 

a) The Maximum age limit is 55 years for the applicants who belongs to SCs,

SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs.

 

b) The maximum age limit is 50 years for “Others” (i.e.) applicants not belonging to any of the above said categories.

[Section 63 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of

Service) Act, 2016 and as per G.O (Ms) No.91, Human Resources Management (S) Department, dated 13.09.2021].

 

c) The above mentioned age concession will not apply to the Ex-servicemen applicants who have already been recruited to any class or service or category.

[Section 3(j) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of

Service) Act, 2016]

 

B.   EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION (as on 21.07.2022)

Applicants should possess the following or its equivalent qualification:-

Text Box: 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 a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

Provided that, other things being equal, preference will be given to the applicants, who

possess the qualification mentioned against each of the following posts:-

 

Sl.

No.

Name of the Post

Preferential Qualification

 

1.

Deputy Superintendent   of Police (Category I)

Preference shall be given to candidates who possess National awards for Physical efficiency.

 

 

First Preference

-

A degree both in Commerce

 

 

 

 

and   Law   together   with   a

 

 

 

 

Diploma in Taxation laws.

 

2.

Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

Second Preference

-

A degree both in Commerce and Law.

Third Preference

-

A degree either in Commerce or Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.

 

 

Fourth Preference

-

A degree either in Commerce or Law.


 

3.

 

District Employment Officer

Graduates in Economics / Education / Sociology / Statistics or Psychology and to those with Post Graduate Diploma in Social Science and Experience in

Industrial or Personal Management or Labour Welfare.

 

4.

Assistant    Director of                   Rural

Development Department

Post   Graduate  Degree   in   Rural   Service   of   the Gandhigram Rural Institute, Madurai District.

Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Extension. Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Sociology.

 

[Applicants to be admitted to the Main Written Examination should upload and submit evidence relating to all claims including preferential qualifications, if any, claimed by them when called for]

 

Note:-

 

I.        The educational qualifications prescribed for these posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the following order of studies viz. 10th + HSC / Diploma or its equivalent + U.G. Degree as required under Section 25 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016.

II.        The applicants, who have written the final year degree examination, may also apply for the Preliminary Examination for direct recruitment to the posts included in Combined Civil Services-I (Group-I Services), subject to the condition that they should produce the proof of having passed the degree examination while uploading the original documents for the Main Written Examination (last date for this activity would be announced later) failing which they will not be admitted to the Main Written Examination.

III.        The applicants, who have passed the final professional M.B.B.S or any other Medical Examination, but have not completed the Internship, may also apply to the Preliminary Examination for direct recruitment to the posts included in Combined Civil Services-I (Group-I Services), subject to the condition that they should submit a copy of certificate from the authority concerned of the University/Institution that they had passed the requisite final professional Medical Examination, when admitted to the Main Written Examination. In such cases, the applicants will be required to produce at the time of their certificate verification for oral test, original degree or a certificate from the concerned competent authority of the University/ Institution that they had completed all requirements (including completion of Internship) for the award of the degree.

IV.        Applicants claiming equivalence of qualification to the prescribed qualification should upload and submit evidence for equivalence of qualification in the form of Government Order issued on or before the date of this notification when called for, failing which, their application will be summarily rejected after due process. The Government Orders regarding equivalence of qualification issued after the date of this notification will not be accepted.

[Refer para 9 of “Instructions to Applicants and “Disclaimer”].

 

C.   PHYSICAL QUALIFICATION

 

Applicants applying for the posts of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category.I) must possess the following Physical Qualifications:-


Name of the Post

Physical Qualification

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category I)

i.  For Men: Must be not less than 165 cms in Height and not less than 86 cms round the chest on full inspiration and must have a chest expansion of not less than 5 cms on full inspiration.

ii.  For Women: Must be not less than 155 cms in Height. The Chest measurement will not apply to them.

 

Certificate for Physical Qualification

i.   Among the applicants to be admitted to the Main Written Examination those who opt for the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category I) should produce certificate from a Medical Officer of/or above the rank of an Assistant Surgeon appointed by the Government to the Government Medical Institution obtained on or after 21.07.2022 containing the following particulars when called for:-

 

1.

Height

----- Centimeters

2.

Chest Measurement

(a)          On     full      inspiration

(b)  On full expiration

(c)  Difference (Expansion)

 

----- Centimeters

----- Centimeters

----- Centimeters

 

ii.   However, in the case of women applicants applying for the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category I) chest measurement need not be specified in the said certificate.

iii.    The applicants who fail to produce the Physical Qualification Certificate along with other documents when called for, will not be considered for the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category I). Subsequent claims will not be entertained.

iv.   An applicant selected for appointment to the post of Deputy Collector must satisfy the Medical Board in Tamil Nadu as to his/her physique, fitness and capacity for active outdoor work.

v.   An applicant selected for appointment to the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category - I) must satisfy the Medical Board in Tamil Nadu as to his/her physique, fitness and capacity for active outdoor work and must be certified by the Superintendent of Government Ophthalmic Hospital in Chennai that his/her vision comes upto the requirements prescribed in the rules without the use of contact glasses.

vi.   Applicants with defective vision should upload and submit Eye Fitness Certificate from a qualified eye specialist when called for along with other documents.

vii.   The applicants once selected by the Commission to the posts of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I) based on their option but who failed to satisfy the Medical Board in respect of their Physical fitness will forfeit their selection and they will not be considered for re-allotment to any other posts.

 

D.   CERTIFICATE OF PHYSICAL FITNESS:

Applicants selected for appointment to the posts included in Combined Civil Services- I (Group-I Services) will be required to produce a certificate of physical fitness in the form prescribed below before his/her appointment. The model format is enclosed with Annexure II of the notification. The said Certificate should be submitted by the selected candidate to the Appointing Authority at the time of joining to the said post.


 

Sl.

No.

 

Name of the Post

Standard

Vision prescribed

of

Form                  of

Certificate         of Physical Fitness

1.

Deputy Collector

 

 

 

 

 

 

Form prescribed for Executive Posts

2.

Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

 

Standard

 

III

 

or

 

 

better

 

 

3.

Assistant    Director Development

of

Rural

4.

District Employment Officer

 

 

 

5.

Deputy Registrar of

Standard III

 

Co-operative Societies

 

 

Applicants with defective vision should produce Eye Fitness Certificate from a qualified Eye Specialist working in Government Hospital.

 

E.     KNOWLEDGE IN TAMIL

Applicants should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil. (For further details refer para 14(I) of “Instructions to Applicants”).

 

6.    FEE

 

a)

Registration Fee

For One-Time Registration (G.O.(Ms).No.32,  Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017) Note:-

Applicants who have already registered in One-Time Registration system and are within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.

 

Rs.150/-

b)

Preliminary Examination Fee

Note:-

The Preliminary Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment, unless exemption of fee is claimed.

 

 

Rs.100/-

c)

Main Written Examination Fee

Note:-

The candidates who have not claimed fee exemption and paid the fee of Rs. 100/- towards the Preliminary Examination of this recruitment, have to pay the Main Written Examination fee of Rs. 200/- if they are shortlisted for the Main Written Examination based on the results of Preliminary Examination and on receipt of

such intimation from Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.

 

 

 

 

Rs.200/-


EXAMINATION FEE CONCESSIONS

 

 

Category

Concession

(i)

Scheduled Castes /

Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)

Full Exemption

(ii)

Scheduled Tribes

Full Exemption

(iii)

Most     Backward     Classes     /     Denotified Communities

Three Free Chances

(iv)

Backward   Classes   (other   than   Muslim)   / Backward Classes (Muslim)

Three Free Chances

(v)

Ex-Servicemen

Two Free Chances

(vi)

Persons    with    Benchmark    Disability    (the Disability shall be not less than 40%)

Full Exemption

(vii)

Destitute Widow (Destitute Widow Certificate should have been obtained from RDO / Sub-

Collector / Assistant Collector)

Full Exemption

Note:-

i.        The total number of free chances availed will be calculated on the basis of claims made in previous applications.

ii.        The number of free chances availed by the applicant will be verified by the Commission at any stage of the selection process.

iii.        In case an applicant who makes a false claim for exemption from payment of application fee by suppressing information regarding his previous application(s), his candidature shall be rejected after due process and he shall be debarred for a period of one year from appearing for examinations and selections conducted by the Commission.

iv.        Applicants are directed to carefully choose the option ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ in the online application regarding availing the fee concession.

v.        Applicants are advised in their own interest, to keep an account of the number of times fee concession availed, irrespective of the information displayed in the<Application History> of the applicant dashboard.

vi.        An application (irrespective of the post applied for) claiming fee concession will operate to exclude one chance from the number of free chances allowed.

vii.        Applicants who have availed the maximum number of free chances permitted / applicants who do not wish to avail of the fee concession / applicants who are not eligible for fee concession, shall choose the option ‘No’ against the query regarding fee concession in the online application. Such applicants shall thereafter pay the requisite fee through the prescribed mode of payment.

viii.        Failure to pay the prescribed fee in time, along with the online application will result in the rejection of application after due process. (For further details regarding examination fee concessions refer to Para 6 of “Instructions to Applicants”)

 

7.      Mode of Payment of Examination Fee:

 

i.        Preliminary Examination fee of Rs.100/- (Rupees One hundred only), is payable by online through Net Banking / Credit card / Debit card on or before the date of submission of online application by choosing the option in the online application.

ii.        Applicants have to pay the service charges also as applicable.


iii.        Applicants can avail exemption from paying examination fee as per eligibility criteria.

iv.        Offline mode of payment, if any received in the form of demand draft / postal order etc. will not be accepted and the applications forwarded with such modes of payment will be summarily rejected and the same will not be either returned or refunded.

v.        The Commission is not responsible for online payment failure or delayed reconciliation of fee by the banks.

(For further details regarding the Examination fee, refer para.2(V) of “Instructions to Applicants”)

 

8.    Concessions

 

I.        Concessions in the matter of age and/or examination fees allowed to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs, Destitute Widows, Persons with Benchmark Disability and Ex-servicemen are given in Para.3D and 6 of the ‘Instructions to Applicants’.

II.        Persons claiming concessions referred to above and other claims made in the application have to produce evidence for such claim when called for, otherwise their application will be rejected after due process.

 

Note:

In all cases, an Ex-Serviceman once recruited to a post in any class or service or category, cannot claim the concession of being called an Ex-Serviceman for his further recruitment. (Section 3(j) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016).

 

9.    SCHEME FOR PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION, MAIN WRITTEN EXAMINATION AND ORAL TEST

 

A.   PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION (SINGLE PAPER) (OBJECTIVE TYPE)

 

Subject

Duration

Maximum Marks

Minimum   Qualifying Marks for Selection

 

 

 

SCs,SC(A)s, STs,MBCs

/DCs, BC(OBCM)s

and BCMs

Others

General Studies (Code No.003) General Studies(Degree Standard) (175 Questions)

+

Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard) (25 Questions)

Total-200 Questions

 

 

 

3 Hours

 

 

 

300

 

 

 

90

 

 

 

120

Total

300


 

 

B.   MAIN WRITTEN EXAMINATION AND ORAL TEST

 

 

Subject

 

Duration

 

Maximum Marks

Minimum          Qualifying Marks for Selection

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs

/ DCs, BC(OBCM)s

and BCMs

Others

Paper-I

Tamil Eligibility Test

(SSLC Standard) (Descriptive Type)

 

3 Hours

 

100

 

40

 

40

General Studies

 

 

 

 

(Degree Standard)

 

 

 

 

(Descriptive type)

 

 

 

 

Paper-II

3 Hours

250

 

 

Paper-III

3 Hours

250

 

255

340

Paper-IV

3 Hours

250

 

 

Interview & Records

 

100

 

 

Total

850

 

 

Note:-

 

i.        The questions on General Studies for Preliminary and Main Written Examination will be set both in Tamil and English.

ii.        The Main Written Examination answer sheets of Paper-II, Paper-III and Paper-IV will be evaluated, only if the candidate secures minimum qualifying marks [40%- i.e., 40 marks] in Paper-I and the marks secured in Paper-I will not be taken into account for ranking. Refer G.O.(Ms) No.133, Human Resources Management (M) Department, dated 01.12.2021.

iii.        Appearance in all the papers of the Main Written Examination and the Oral Test is compulsory. Candidates who have not appeared for any one or more papers of the Main Written Examination, shall not be considered for selection, even if they secure the minimum qualifying marks for selection.

iv.        However, as per the orders issued in G.O. (Ms) No.49, Human Resources Management (M) Department, dated 23.05.2022, the differently abled candidates can avail exemption from writing Paper-I (Tamil Eligibility Test). Such candidate have to furnish the required details in the online application without fail. Subsequent claim will receive no attention. The candidates need to upload Disability Certificate (Refer Annexure-III) as prescribed in G.O. (Ms) No. 08, Welfare of Differently Abled Persons (DAP-3.2) Department dated 21.09.2021.

v.        Refer Para 17 of “Instructions to Applicants” in regard to instructions to be followed while appearing for competitive examinations conducted by the Commission.

vi.        The syllabus for both the Preliminary Examination and Main Written Examination are available in the Commission’s Website at ‘www.tnpsc.gov.in’ and also in the Annexure-I of this notification.


 

 

10.   SELECTION PROCEDURE:

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

The Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates 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 candidates to be admitted to the Main Written Examination will be 20 times the number of candidates to be recruited having regard to the rule of reservation of appointments. However, in each reservation group, all the candidates 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 candidates to be admitted to the Main Written Examination may exceed 1:20 ratio. No supplemental list will be published in the place of rejected candidates (or) candidates who have failed to send documents for verification. The final selection will be made based on the total marks obtained by the candidates in the Main Written Examination Paper-II, Paper-III, Paper-IV and Oral Test taken together, subject to Rule of Reservation of Appointments.

(For further details refer para 18-A ‘Instructions to applicants’)

 

11.   CENTRE FOR PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION:

 

A.   The Preliminary Examination will be held at the following centers.

 

Sl.N

o

Name     of      the Centre

Centre Code

Sl.No

Name of the Centre

Centre Code

1.

Ariyalur

3001

21.

Ranipet

3501

2.

Chengalpattu

3301

22.

Salem

1701

3.

Chennai

0101

23.

Karaikudi

1805

4.

Coimbatore

0201

24.

Tenkasi

3601

5.

Chidambaram

0303

25.

Thanjavur

1901

6.

Dharmapuri

0401

26.

The Nilgiris

1301

7.

Dindigul

0501

27.

Theni

2001

8.

Erode

0601

28.

Thiruvallur

2101

9.

Kallakurichi

3401

29.

Thiruvannamalai

2201

10.

Kancheepuram

0701

30.

Thiruvarur

2301

11.

Nagercoil

0801

31.

Thoothukudi

2401

12.

Karur

0901

32.

Tiruchirappalli

2501

13.

Krishnagiri

3101

33.

Tirunelveli

2601

14.

Madurai

1001

34.

Tirupathur

3701

15.

Mayiladuthurai

3801

35.

Tiruppur

3201

16.

Nagapattinam

1101

36.

Vellore

2701

17.

Namakkal

1201

37.

Villupuram

2801

18.

Perambalur

1401

38.

Virudhunagar

2901

19.

Pudukkottai

1501

 

20.

Ramanathapuram

1601


 

Note:-

 

I.        Applicant shall choose any two of the above Centres for appearing for writing the Preliminary Examination. Applicants will be allotted a venue in any one of these two centres. However, applicants with benchmark disability (Differently –Abled Persons applicants with 40% and above), will be permitted to choose only one District Centre. (For further details refer para 2 (R) of Instructions to Applicants).

II.        Request for change of examination centre will not be permitted (For further details refer Para 17(A)(ii) of Instructions to Applicants”)

III.        The Commission reserves the right to increase or decrease the number of examination centres and to re-allot the applicants accordingly.

IV.        Applicants should appear for the written examination / certificate verification / oral test / Counselling at their own expenses.

 

B.    CENTRE FOR MAIN EXAMINATION

 

The Main Written Examination will be held at Chennai (Code: 0101) only

 

12.    GENERAL INFORMATION:

 

A.    Employment Details:

 

NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE / INFORMATION TO THE EMPLOYER

 

Candidates who are in the service of the Indian Union or a State in India or in the employment of Local Bodies or Universities or Quasi Government Organizations or Public Sector Units constituted under the authority of the Government of India or of a State in India, whether in regular service or in temporary service need not send their applications through their Head of Department or office or employer. Instead, they may directly apply to the Commission after duly informing their employer in writing that they are applying for the particular recruitment subject to the condition that they should produce “No Objection Certificate” in the prescribed form, from an authority not below the Head of Department or Office or employer at the time of online certificate verification.

[For further details refer para. 14 (P) of “Instructions to Applicants”]

 

B.    Declaration Regarding Criminal Cases (Or) Disciplinary Cases

 

(i)  Details regarding Criminal case(s) filed against the candidate, acquittal, arrest, convictions, disciplinary proceedings etc., initiated / pending or finalized if any, should also be furnished to the Commission at the time of applying.

(ii)  Candidates who have declared pending criminal or disciplinary cases in their online application, must upload / produce the copy of First Information Report (FIR) or memorandum of charges / show cause notice, as the case may be. Failure to upload / produce such papers

when called for, shall result in rejection of candidature after due process.

(iii) Candidates who have declared conviction in criminal cases or punishment in disciplinary cases, in their online application, must upload / produce the relevant court orders and/or release orders or


memorandum of proceedings, as the case may be, when called for. Failure to upload / produce such papers, shall result in rejection of

candidature after due process.

(iv) In case of any criminal case is filed / disciplinary action is taken against or conviction / punishment is imposed / acquittal on a candidate after submission of the on-line application at any stage of the recruitment process before the completion of entire selection process such candidates should report this fact to the Commission in the next immediate stage when Commission calls for uploading / producing documents. Failure to comply with these instructions shall result in rejection of candidature after due process and debarment for a period

of one year.

[For further details refer para. 14 (S) of “Instructions to Applicants”]

 

Any violation of instruction therein will result in rejection of application and forfeiture of his / her candidature after due process.

 

C.   The rule of reservation of appointments is applicable to each post separately. As per Section 26 and 27(c) of Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016, reservation of appointment to “Destitute Widows” and “Ex-Servicemen” respectively will not apply to this recruitment.

 

D.   Persons Studied in Tamil Medium

(i)   As per Section 2(d) of the Tamil Nadu Appointment on preferential basis in the services under the State of Persons Studied in Tamil Medium Act 40 of 2010, as amended by Act 35 of 2020, Persons Studied in Tamil Medium means a person who has studied through Tamil Medium of instruction upto the educational qualification prescribed for direct recruitment in the rules or regulations or orders applicable to any appointment in the services under the State.

(ii)  Candidates claiming to be Persons Studied in Tamil Medium (PSTM) must upload

/ produce evidence for the same in the form of SSLC, HSC Mark sheet, Transfer Certificate, Provisional Certificate, Convocation Certificate, Degree Certificate, PG Degree Certificate, Mark Sheets, Certificate from the Board or University or from the Institution, as the case may be, with a recording that he / she had studied the entire duration of the respective course(s) through Tamil Medium of instruction.

(iii)   Candidates must upload / produce documents as evidence of having studied in the Tamil Medium, all educational qualification upto the educational qualification prescribed.

Example: If the prescribed educational qualification is Degree, then the candidate should have studied from the First Standard to Degree through Tamil Medium of instruction.

(iv)   If no such document as evidence for ‘PSTM’ is available, a certificate from the Principal / Head Master / District Educational Officer / Chief Educational Officer

/ District Adi Dravidar Welfare Officer / Controller of Examinations/ Head / Director of Educational Institution / Director / Joint Director of Technical Education / Registrar of Universities, as the case may be, in the prescribed format must be uploaded / produced, for each and every educational qualification up to the educational qualification prescribed.

(v)     Failure to upload / produce such documents as evidence for ‘Persons Studied in Tamil Medium’ for all educational qualification up to the educational qualification prescribed, shall result in the rejection of candidature after due


process.

(vi)   Documents uploaded / produced as proof of having studied in Tamil medium, for the partial duration of any course / private appearance at any examination, shall not be accepted and shall result in the rejection of candidature after due process.

(For further details refer to Para. 14(R) of the “Instructions to Applicants”)

 

E.   Litigations:

The selection for appointment to the posts included in this recruitment is purely provisional subject to the final orders in the Writ Petitions, if any, pending before the Hon’ble High Court of Madras and Madurai Bench of Madras High Court, relating to this recruitment.

 

F.   Posts identified for the Differently Abled Candidates:

 

i.     The post of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Cat.I) is not identified as suitable for Differently Abled Persons.

ii.    Further, in G.O.(Ms) No.20, Welfare of Differently Abled Persons (DAP.3.2) Department, dated 20.06.2018, the posts of Deputy Collector, Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes), Deputy Registrar of Co-Operative Societies, Assistant Director of Rural Development Department and District Employment Officer are identified as suitable posts for 4% reservation to Differently Abled Persons as detailed follows:-

 

Name of the Post

Category

Deputy Collector

LV, HH, LD(with mobility), CP, LC, DF, AC, SLD, MD

Assistant              Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

VI, LV, HH, HI, LD, CP, LC, DF, AC, MuD, ASD, SLD, MD, MI

Deputy Registrar of Co-operative

Societies

LV, HI, HH, LD, CP, DF, AC

Assistant    Director    of    Rural Development Department

LD, LC, DF, AC

District Employment Officer

LV, HH, LD (OA, OL, OAL), LC, DF, AC, SLD

 

iii.   Persons with Benchmark Disability should submit/upload a copy of Disability Certificate in the format prescribed in the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017 [Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment , Government of India] and issued by the competent authority defined in G.O.(Ms) No. 28, Welfare of Differently Abled Persons (DAP 3.1), dated 27.07.2018.

[For further details refer Para 14(M) of “Instructions to Applicants”].

 

G.   If no qualified and suitable women applicants are available for selection against the vacancies reserved for them, those vacancies will be filled by male applicants belonging to the respective communal categories.

[Section 26(5) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016].

H.   Wherever vacancies are reserved for Arunthathiyars on preferential basis, even after filling the vacancies reserved for SC (Arunthathiyars) on preferential basis, if more number of qualified Arunthathiyars are available, they shall be entitled to compete with the Scheduled Castes other than Arunthathiyars in the inter-se-merit among


them and if any posts reserved for Arunthathiyars remain unfilled for want of adequate number of qualified applicants, it shall be filled by Scheduled Castes other than Arunthathiyars.

[Section 27 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016].

I.    Evidence for all the claims made in the online application should be uploaded / submitted in time when documents are called for. Any subsequent claim made after submission of online application will not be entertained. Failure to upload/ submit the documents within the stipulated time limit will entail rejection of application after due process.

J.    Suppression of following material information in the online application regarding (i) free chances availed (ii) Employment in the Service of the Indian Union or a State in India or in the employment of Local Bodies or University or Quasi Government Organization or Public Sector units constituted under the authority of the Government of India or of a State in India in regular service or temporary service (iii) Willful suppression of criminal cases / disciplinary action pending / punishments acquittal if any, against the applicant (iv) violation of undertaking given by the applicant in the online application etc., may invite suitable penal action including debarment for a specific period as decided by the Commission for various recruitments/ selections conducted by the Commission, besides rejection of application after due process.

K.   Correct and true information regarding acquittal, arrest, convictions, criminal or any disciplinary proceedings initiated / pending or finalised, debarment / disqualification by any recruiting agency, if any, should also be furnished to the Commission at the time of applying. The details thereof, i.e. originals of the judgement / order / G.O. dropping further action in the departmental proceedings or any document that may prove the suitability of such applicants for appointment in such cases must be produced at the stage / time of certificate verification without fail. All such events that occur after the submission of application and till the date of his / her selection and appointment shall be reported to the Commission forthwith. Failure to report on the part of the applicant will be considered as suppression of material information and will attract suitable penal action.

[For further details regarding debarment refer Para 12 of the “Instructions to applicants”]

L.    Candidate can edit their online application till the last date for submission of online application and also in the correction window period. Incomplete applications and applications containing wrong claims or incorrect particulars relating to category of reservation / eligibility / age / gender / communal category / educational qualification

/ medium of instruction / physical qualification / other basic qualifications and other basic eligibility criteria will be summarily rejected after due process.

M.  One Time Registration is not an application for any post / recruitment. Though the details/particulars have already been furnished by the applicants in One Time Registration system, the claims made in the online application for this recruitment alone will be taken into consideration. The Commission will not be responsible for any consequences arising out of furnishing of incorrect and incomplete details in the application or omission to provide the required details in the application for this recruitment.

 

N.   DETERMINATION OF COMMUNITY FOR TRANSGENDER:

 

i.        The Transgender candidates, who do not possess any community certificate may choose to be considered under Most Backward Classes as per G.O. (Ms.) No.28, Backward Classes, Most Backward Class and Minorities Welfare Department,


dated 06.04.2015 or under ‘Others’.

ii.        The Transgender candidates who belong to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyar) / Scheduled Tribe communities and possess community certificate as such, shall be considered as per their respective community.

iii.        The Transgender candidates who belong to the communities other than Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyar) / Scheduled Tribe and possess community certificate as such are permitted to choose to be considered as belonging to their own community or as Most Backward Class whichever is advantageous to them, at the time of One Time Registration itself. Once the individual opts to be considered as a particular community, it shall be crystallized and this option shall not be changed in future.

{Refer G.O. (Ms.) No.90, Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme [SW8(2)] Department, dated 22.12.2017 and Para. 14 (F) (vi-xi) “Instructions to Applicants”}.

 

O.  RESERVATION IN EMPLOYMENT FOR TRANSGENDER:

 

I.        The Transgender candidates who identify themselves as ‘Female’ shall be considered against both 30% reservation for women as well as 70% reservation for the General category (both Men & Women).

II.        The Transgender candidates, who identify themselves as ‘Male’ or ‘Transgender’, shall be considered against the 70 % reservation for General Category (both Men & Women).

III.        The above concessions shall be granted subject to production of certificate identifying them as Transgender or Transgender (Male) or Transgender (Female), as the case may be, issued by the Tamil Nadu Transgender Welfare Board (TNTGWB).

 

13.    OTHER IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS:

 

a)     Applicants should ensure their eligibility for the examination. Before applying for / appearing for the examination, the applicants should ensure their eligibility for such examination and that they fulfil all the conditions in regard to age, educational qualifications, number of chances for fee concession, etc., as prescribed by the Commission’s notification. Their admission to all stages of the examination will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the eligibility conditions. Mere admission to the written examination/ certificate verification/oral test/ counselling or inclusion of name in the selection list will not confer on the candidates any right of appointment. The candidature is therefore, provisional at all stages and the Commission reserves the right to reject candidature at any stage, after due process even after selection has been made, if a wrong claim or violation of rules or instructions is confirmed. [Refer Para.11 (B) (C) and (D) of “Instructions to Applicants”].

b)     The memorandum of admission (Hall Ticket) for eligible applicants will be made available in the Commission‘s website www.tnpscexams.in / www.tnpsc.gov.in for downloading by applicants. The memorandum of admission will not be sent by post. The applicants must comply with each and every instruction given in the memorandum of admission.

[Refer Note (g) under Para 2(V) of “Instructions to applicants”]

c)     ONLINE CORRESPONDENCE: Applicants requiring clarification, can contact the office of the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission in person or over the Toll-Free No.1800 419 0958 on all working days between 10.00 A.M and 5.45P.M. Queries


relating to One Time Registration / online application may be sent to helpdesk@tnpscexams.in. Other queries may be sent to grievance.tnpsc@tn.gov.in [Refer in Note (h), (i), (j) under Para 2(V) of “Instructions to applicants”]

d)     COMMUNICATION TO APPLICANTS: Individual communication regarding the date and time of Certificate Verification, Oral Test and Counselling (as applicable) will not be sent to the applicants by post. The details will be made available on the Commission’s website.

e)    During the process of recruitment i.e. from Notification to till the completion of selection process, NO information / clarification / particulars / details of selection / recruitment will be furnished to any petitions including petitions under Right to Information Act.

 

f)     MOBILE PHONES AND OTHER ARTICLES BANNED:

 

i.    Except the permitted writing material (Black ball point pen), applicants are not allowed to bring cellular phones, electronic or any other type of calculators, watches and rings with inbuilt memory notes, recording devices either as a separate piece or part of something used by the applicant such as watch or ring etc., or any other electronic devices and non-electronic devices such as P&G design data book, mathematical and drawing instruments, log tables, stencils of maps, slide rules books, notes, loose sheets, rough sheets, hand bags etc., into the examination hall / room.

ii.    If they are found to be in possession of any such things or instruments, they will not be allowed to write the examination further, besides invalidation of answer paper and / or debarment. If it is considered necessary, they will be subjected to thorough physical search including frisking on the spot.

iii.    Applicants are advised, in their own interest, not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones to the venue of the examination, as arrangements for safekeeping of the same cannot be assured.

(For further details refer Para 17-E to “Instructions to Applicants”).

g)     On verification at any time before or after the written examination / certificate verification / oral test, if it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the recruitment will be summarily rejected after due process. If any of their claims made in the online application is found to be incorrect, it will lead to rejection of their candidature after due process and suitable penal action including debarment.

h)     UNFAIR MEANS STRICTLY PROHIBITED: No applicant shall copy from the papers of any other applicant or permit his / her papers to be copied or give or attempt to give or obtain or attempt to obtain irregular assistance of any description.

i)      CONDUCT IN THE EXAMINATION HALL: No applicant should misbehave in any manner or create a disorderly scene in the examination hall or harass the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of the examination. Any such misconduct will be viewed seriously and penalized.

j)      For violation of “Instructions to Applicants” in any manner, suitable penalty will be imposed as per Para 17-E to “Instructions to Applicants” or as deemed fit by the Commission.

k)    Tentative answer keys:

1.  Tentative answer keys will be hosted in the Commission’s website within 6 working days from the date of conduct of objective type examination. Candidates can challenge the tentative answer keys of the objective type examination through the ‘Answer key Challenge’ window available in the Commissions’ website


[Results Answer Keys].

2.  Representations, if any, challenging the tentative answer keys shall be submitted only through online mode within seven days from the date of publication of tentative answer keys. Representations received by post or e-mail will receive no attention.

3.  Detailed instructions, procedures to challenge the tentative answer keys have been made available in the Commission’s website. Representations made online

/ offline after the closure of the window will also receive no attention.

4.  The challenges submitted on time, through the online mode, shall be referred to a committee comprising of experts in each subject. The decision on the final answer key shall be made, based on the recommendations of the expert committee and paper evaluation shall commence thereafter.

5.  The Commission shall not publish the final answer key until the completion of the entire selection process.

6.  Requests from candidates for furnishing of their marks or answer paper copy before the completion of the entire selection process, will not be entertained by the Commission.

7.  After conclusion of the entire selection process, relevant particulars of all candidates who had applied for recruitment to the post shall be made available on the Commission’s website.[Refer Para 17 (D) (V) to (xii) of “Instructions to Applicants”]

14.    HOW TO APPLY:

I.        Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission’s website www.tnpsc.gov.in or www.tnpscexams.in

II.        ‘One Time Registration’ using Aadhaar is 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 five years from the date of registration. All the applications should be submitted using the One Time Registration ID and password registered by the applicant.

III.        To apply under One Time Registration System, applicants should have a scanned image of their photograph, certificates specified, if any, and signature in CD/DVD/Pen Drive to upload the same, as per the specifications given in the guidelines for scanning and uploading of photograph and signature.

IV.        No applicant is permitted to create more than one registration ID under One Time Registration System.

V.        Applicants should enter the Unique ID and Password to view the already available information and update them. They shall not share the ID / PASSWORD with any other Person or Agency.

VI.        One Time Registration is not an application for any post. It is just a collection of information from the applicants and provides a separate dashboard to each applicant to facilitate maintenance of their own profile. Applicants who wish to apply for this recruitment shall click “Apply” against the recruitment notified in the Commission’s website using the same USER ID and PASSWORD given for ONE TIME REGISTRATION.

VII.        Applicants should select the name of the post / Recruitment for which the applicant wishes to apply.

VIII.       Online applications uploaded without the photograph, details of specified documents and signature will be rejected after due process.

IX.       All the particulars mentioned in the online application will be considered as final and no modifications will be allowed after the last date for submission of the online application. The applicants are instructed to fill the online application with


utmost care and caution. The applicants are permitted to edit the details in the online application till the last date stipulated for submission of online application.

X.      Application Correction Window:

After the last date for submission of online application, the candidates are allowed to edit their online application during the Application Correction Window period as mentioned in para 4 of the Notification (Important Date and Time). After the last date of Correction Window period no modification is allowed in the online applications. The applications will be processed as per the details finally furnished by the candidates. It is the responsibility of the candidates and the Commission has no liability for subsequent rejection of application caused due to editing the details already submitted in application. Request / representation addressed to the Commission for modification of claims in the online application, in any mode, will not be entertained.

XI.       APPLICATION PRINT OPTION:

a.  After submitting the application, applicants can save / print their application in PDF format.

b.  On entering user ID and password, applicants can download their application and print, if required.

c.  Applicants need not send the printout of the online application or any other supporting documents to the Commission.

[For further details refer para 2 of “Instructions to Applicants”]

 

15. UPLOAD OF DOCUMENTS

I.   Applicants should upload the required documents for proof in respect of all the claims made in the application with reference to this notification as and when called for. If the required certificates are not uploaded by the applicant, within the stipulated time, his/her application will be rejected after due process.

[For further details refer para 13 of “Instructions to Applicants”].

II.   Intimation to the Candidates: The Commission will publish the Preliminary Examination results, list of candidates shortlisted for Main Written Examination / Oral Test, Certificate Upload date and time, Oral Test etc., in the Commission’s Website. No individual Communication will be sent to the candidates by Post. However, the Commission provide the additional facility to the candidates by informing the above said dates, events and intimation relating to Certificate upload, Certificate Verification and Oral Test etc., via SMS and e-mail through the registered Mobile Number and email ID. Candidates are directed to watch the Commission’s website periodically for all updates and intimations. Commission is not responsible for failure / delay in delivery of SMS / email to the candidates due to any reason including technical issues. Any representation from the candidates for non-receipt of SMS or e-mail will not be responded.

 

16.    LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

Online application can be submitted / edited upto 22.08.2022 till 11.59 p.m., after which the link will be disabled. (For detailed information, applicants may refer to the “Instructions to Applicants” at the Commission’s website www.tnpsc.gov.in).

The application correction window will be made available to the candidate as mentioned in para 4 of the notification.

 

Secretary


 

DISCLAIMER

 

“The Government orders relating to Equivalence of qualification are available on the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission’s website. However, if the applicant possesses an equivalence of qualification other than one mentioned in the Commission‘s website and if Government orders to this effect have been issued on or before the date of this notification, applicants should furnish the details of the same while applying and should produce a copy of the Government orders, when called for by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission, failing which their application will be rejected after due process. The Government orders regarding equivalence of qualification issued after the date of this notification will not be considered for this recruitment”

 

 

 

Secretary


Annexure-I

 

Combined Civil Services –I Examination (Group I Services)

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination General Studies (Degree Standard)

Topics for Objective Type

 

UNIT-I: GENERAL SCIENCE


 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBJECT CODE: 003


 

(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.

 

UNIT-II: CURRENT EVENTS

 

(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.

(vi)     Prominent  Personalities  in   various   spheres-  Arts,   Science,  Literature and Philosophy.

 

UNIT- III: GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA

 

(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.

 

UNIT– IV: HISTORY AND CULTURE OF INDIA

 

(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.


UNIT-V: INDIAN POLITY

 

(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.

 

UNIT-VI: INDIAN ECONOMY

 

(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.

 

UNIT-VII: INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT

 

(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, Rabindranath Tagore and others.

(ii)      Different modes of Agitation: Growth of Satyagraha and Militant Movements.

(iii)     Communalism and partition.

 

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.

 

UNIT-X: APTITUDE AND MENTAL ABILITY

 

(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 - Alpha numeric Reasoning

Number Series.


 

 

 

 

COMBINED CIVIL SERVICES –I EXAMINATION

(Group - I Services) Syllabus for Main Written Examination

 

 

PAPER - I

கட்டாயத் தமிழ் ாழித் தகுதித் ததர்வு (பத்தாம் வகுப்புத் தரம்)

 

PAPER - II (Degree Standard)

 

UNIT- I

 

:

 

Modern history of India and Indian culture

UNIT- II

:

Social issues in India and Tamil Nadu

UNIT- III

:

General Aptitude & Mental Ability (SSLC Standard)

 

 

PAPER - III (Degree Standard)

 

UNIT- I

 

:

 

Indian Polity and emerging political trends across the world affecting India

UNIT- II

:

Role and impact of Science and Technology in the development of India

UNIT- III

:

Tamil Society Its Culture and Heritage

 

 

PAPER - IV (Degree Standard)

 

UNIT- I

 

:

 

Geography of India with special reference to Tamil Nadu

UNIT- II

:

Environment, Bio Diversity and Disaster Management

UNIT- III

:

Indian Economy - Current economic trends and impact of global economy on India


COMBINED CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION - I

(Group-I Services) (Main Examination) (Paper-I)

ட் ி ி  ி தர்ிற் பாிட்   (விரிநகும் ரக வினவிற்க ைபபு)

(பத்தாம் வகுப்புத் தரம்) ததர்வுத் திட்டம்

1.     ொழிமெயர்த்தல்

(i) தமிழிலிருந்து ஆங்கிலத்துக்கு ம ொழிமெயர்த்தல்

(ii) ஆங்கிலத்திலிருந்து தமிழுக்கு ம ொழிமெயர்த்தல்

2.    சுரகி ல்

3.    மெொருள் உணர்திறன்

4.     க் ிிிந்து விரிவம் ெய்தல்

5.    திருக்குறள் மதாடர்பான கட்டுரர வரரதல்

 

)

 தச் ர்ெற் னித் ன் யுள ியம்

)

ழ்விடு தொத் ன்

)

 ானுடத்தின் மீதான திருக்குறளின் தாக்கம்

)

ிகுளும்   ிமியங்ளும் ெ ததுவம்,  னிதயம் தலொரவ

)

ெம அைசில் ிில் ிகுின் தப்ெடு

)

ிகுளில் தததுக் ட்ெொடள்

6.     ிதம் ரைதல் (லுவல் ர்ந்து)

7.    தமிழ் ாழி அறிவு


 

ெொத்ிட்டம்

 

 

1.

தற்காை நிகழ்வுகள்

2.

சமுதாயப் பிரச்சரனகள்

3.

சுற்றுசல் தாடரபான ைபபுள்

4.

ியப் ரம் டர்பான ள்

5.

அறிவியலும் மதாழில்நுட்பமும்

6.

ையும் பணபாடம்

7.

ெகுிவு கஙள் - ிைொவிட ம், சுய ரிய யகம்.

8.

த்   தமிழ்ம ழி   -   ணினித்   தமி,   ழககு    றத்   ி,   அலைக

ழித் ி, புதிய ள்.

9.

தமிழ்ட்ின்   ப்   ெொரதொை   னற்ம்    ற்றம்   ிழக   அரின்

ேலத்திட்டங்கள்   (மபண்கள்     விவசாயிகள்…),    ெமூக                              ேலத்திட்டங்கரள

ெடத்தலில் ெம சீித் கஙின் ெஙகு - ஒதம் ன் ன்களும் - தமிழ்ட்ின் ப் தொை ச்சியில் நீதி

 ற்றும் ெமூக ஒற்றுர யின் ெங்கு.

10.

ிில்               து               து,               ள்     தவறுபடு றி, பிரித்மதழுதுக, எதிர்ச்மசால், எதிர் ரற வாக்கியம் , பிரழ நீக்கி எழுதுக.

11.    ிகுறளிிது ழ்க்ணும் ைபபுள் தார்பாக ட் தல்

)

 தச் ர்ெற் னித் ன் யுள ியம்

)

ழ்விடு தொபுத் ன்

)

 ானுடத்தின் மீதான திருக்குறளின் தாக்கம்

)

ிகுளும்   ிமியங்ளும் ெ ததுவம்,  னிதயம் தலொரவ

)

ெம அைசில் ிில் ிகுின் தப்ெடு

)

ிகுளில் தததுக் ட்ெொடள்


 

COMBINED CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION- I

 

(Group - I Services) (Main Examination) (Degree Standard)

PAPER II - General studies

 

UNIT- I: MODERN HISTORY OF INDIA AND INDIAN CULTURE

 

Advent of European invasion Expansion and consolidation of British rule - Early uprising against British rule 1857 Revolt - Indian National Congress Growth of militant movements Different modes of agitations - Emergence of national leaders

Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Netaji, Moulana Abulkalam Azad, Ambedkar and Patel Era of different Acts & Pacts Second World War & final phase struggle Communalism led to partition.

 

Effect of British rule on socioeconomic factors National renaissance - Socio religious reform movements.

 

India since independence Characteristics of Indian culture Unity in diversity

Race, Language, Religion Custom India: a secular state Organizations for fine arts, dance, drama and music.

 

Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle Bharathiar, VOC, Subramania Siva, Rajaji, Periyar and others - Political parties and Welfare schemes.

 

Latest diary of events: National and International National symbols- Eminent personalities & places in news Sports & Games Books & Authors Awards & Honours Cultural panorama Latest historical events - Latest terminology Appointments who is who?

 

UNIT- II: SOCIAL ISSUES IN INDIA AND TAMIL NADU

 

Population Explosion Unemployment issues in India & Tamil Nadu Child Abuse & Child Labour - Poverty - Rural and Urban Sanitation Illiteracy.

Women Empowerment Role of the Government in Women Empowerment - Social injustice to Women Domestic violence, Dowry menace, Sexual assault - Role of women and women’s organisations

 

Social changes in India - Urbanization and its impact on the society Problems and remedies Impact of violence on Society – Religious violence, Terrorism and Communal violence Regional Disparities Problems of Minorities Human Rights issues.

 

Education Linkage between Education and Social Development Community Development Programmes Employment Guarantee Schemes Self Employment and Entrepreneurship Development Role of N.G.Os in Social Welfare Government Policy on Health.

 

Welfare Schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Central and State governments and their performance.

 

Current Affairs


 

UNIT-III:        GENERAL        APTITUDE        &        MENTAL        ABILITY

(SSLC Standard)

 

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.

 

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COMBINED CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION- I

 

(Group - I Services) (Main Examination) (Degree Standard)

PAPER III - General studies

 

UNIT – I: INDIAN POLITY AND EMERGING POLITICAL TRENDS ACROSS THE WORLD AFFECTING INDIA

 

Constitution of India: Historical background - Making of the Indian Constitution - Preamble - Salient features of the Indian Constitution - Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties - Directive Principles of State Policy - Schedules to the Indian Constitution.

 

Union Executive: President, Vice - President, Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Attorney General of India.

 

Union Legislature: Parliament: Lok - Sabha and Rajya - Sabha - Composition, Powers, Functions and Legislative procedures.

 

Union Judiciary: Structure, Powers and Functions of the Supreme Court - Judicial Review - Latest Verdicts.

 

State Executive: Governor, Chief Minister - Speaker and Council of Ministers, Advocate General of the State.

 

State Legislature: State Legislative Assembly - Organization, Powers and Functions.

 

State Judiciary: Organisation, Powers and Functions of High Courts, District Courts and Subordinate Courts.

 

Local Government: Historical Development - Features and working of 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1992.

 

Union Territories: Evolution of States and Union Territories - Administration of Union Territories.

 

Federalism in India: Centre - State Relations - Centre - State Administrative Relations - Centre - State Legislative Relations and Centre - State Financial Relations.

 

Civil Services in India: Historical background - Classification of Civil Services – Recruitment & Training of Civil Servants.

 

State Services: Classification of State Services and Recruitment.

 

Official Language: Constitutional provision - Official Language Act, VIII Schedule to the Constitution.

 

Amendments: Major Amendments to the Indian Constitution.

 

Special Status to Jammu & Kashmir: Art 370.


Political Parties: National & Regional parties, Pressure Groups, Interest Groups, Public Opinion, Mass Media, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and their role.

 

Issue Areas in Indian Administration: Corruption in India - Anti - Corruption Measures - CVC - Lok Adalats - Ombudsman - RTI Act - Minister - Secretary Relationship - Generalist vs. Specialist controversy.

Constitutional and Non-Constitutional Bodies - Composition, Powers and Functions.

 

Profile of States - Defence, National Security and Terrorism - World Organisations - Pacts and Summits.

 

India's Foreign Policy: Foreign Affairs with Special emphasis on India's relations with neighbouring countries and in the region - Security and defence related issues

-  Nuclear Policy - Issues and conflicts. The Indian Diaspora and its contribution to India and to the World.

 

Current Affairs

 

UNIT – II: ROLE AND IMPACT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDIA

 

Science and Technology – Role, Achievements and Developments - Their applications and effects in everyday life Energy Conventional and Non- conventional - Self-sufficiency Oil exploration Defence Research Organizations and other science and technology institutions - Ocean Research and Development - Role and Functions.

Advancements in the fields of I.T., Space, Computers, Robotics, Nano- Technology Mobile Communication - Remote sensing and its benefits.

Health and hygiene Human diseases - Prevention and remedies Communicable diseases and noncommunicable diseases - Genetic Engineering - Organ transplantation - Stem cell Technology - Medical Tourism - Advancements in Horticulture & Agriculture.

Achievements of Indians in the fields of Science and Technology. Latest inventions in science & technology.

 

UNIT III: TAMIL SOCIETY - ITS CULTURE AND HERITAGE

 

Candidates may answer the questions in this unit EITHER in Tamil OR in English.

 

1)       Tamil Society: Origin and expansion.

2)        Art and Culture: Literature, Music, Film, Drama, Architecture, Sculpture, Paintings and Folk Arts.

3)       Socio    -   economic   history   of   Tamil    Nadu   from    Sangam   age to till date.

4)        Growth of Rationalist, Dravidian movements in Tamil Nadu - Their        role in the socio economic development of Tamil Nadu.

5)        Social and cultural life of contemporary Tamils: Caste, Religion, Women, Politics, Education, Economy, Trade and relationship with other countries.

6)        Tamil and other Disciplines: Mass Media, Computer etc.

 

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COMBINED CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION- I

 

(Group - I Services) (Main Examination) (Degree Standard)

PAPER IV General studies

 

UNIT-I: GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO TAMILNADU

 

Location - Physical features - Major Rivers - Weather & Climate - Monsoon, Rainfall Natural resources:- Soil, Water, Forest, Minerals and Wild life Agricultural pattern – Livestock - Fisheries - Industries; Major industries - Growth and Development - Social- Cultural geography - Population : Growth, Density and Distribution - Racial, linguistic and major tribes.

Oceanography - Bottom relief features of Indian Ocean, Arabian sea and Bay of Bengal.

Basics of Geospatial Technology: Geographical Information System (GIS) and Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS).

Map: Geographical landmarks - India and its neighbours.

Current Affairs

 

UNIT II: ENVIRONMENT, BIODIVERSITY AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Ecology: Structure and function of Ecosystem Ecological succession - Biodiversity conservation: Types – Biodiversity Hot Spots in India – Biodiversity : Significance and Threats In situ and Ex situ conservation measures – Roles of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) & Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

Environmental Pollution and Management: Air, Water, Soil, Thermal and Noise pollution and control strategies Solid and Hazardous waste management - Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA): Steps in EIA process – Environmental Clearance Environmental Auditing.

 

Climate Change: Global Environmental Issues and Management – Changes in monsoon pattern in Tamil Nadu and India Environmental

Consequences of climate change and mitigation measures Clean and Green Energy

Environmental Sustainability.

Environmental Laws, Policies & Treaties in India and Global scenario - Natural calamities and Disaster Management Environmental Health and Sanitation.

Current Affairs

 

UNIT III: INDIAN ECONOMY - CURRENT ECONOMIC TRENDS AND IMPACT OF GLOBAL ECONOMY ON INDIA

 

Features of Indian Economy Demographical profile of India National Income

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