The Tamil Nadu PSC (TNPSC) conducts examinations for different sectors, namely Agricultural Department, Fisheries Department, Animal Husbandry Department, Geology Department, and so on. Educational qualification for each post varies depending on the designation.
Degree in the relevant field and specialization is the minimum educational qualification for several posts. Technical knowledge such as type writing and short hand qualified certificate is also required for some posts.
Tamil Nadu, Public Service Commission, released a recruitment notification to conduct the departmental exam in the upcoming months. Candidates who are waiting for this TNPSC departmental exam 2020 here is the golden opportunity for you people. Tamil Nadu PSC Departmental Exam date is released and scheduled to be conducted in the upcoming months.
Thus, to get all the details related to TNPSC Departmental Exam, read other sections of the article and also download TNPSC Departmental exam previous year question papers to score better in the exam.
Tamil Nadu PSC Departmental Exam Paper Details
|Name of the Organization||Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)|
|No. of Vacancies||Various|
|Name of the Post||Departmental Exam|
Tamil Nadu PSC Group 1 Main Exam
The TNPSC Group 1 Main exam consists of 3 papers:
- Modern India, Science & Technology, Polity, International Relation, Geography, Economics, Social Issues, Aptitude, Environment, Bio-Diversity, and Disaster Management.
- Geography with particular reference to Tamil Nadu, Tamil Society ‐ Its Culture and Heritage, Social Issues concerning Tamil Nadu.
TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus – Prelims
The Preliminary stage of the TNPSC Group 1 Exam comprises one objective type paper. The Prelims is only the screening stage, and the marks are not counted in the final merit list.
TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus – Mains
The Mains Exam comprises three descriptive papers, and each paper can be subdivided into three units covering broad subject areas.
Unlike the UPSC Mains, there are no optional papers/subjects in the TNPSC Group 1 Exam Syllabus.
Note- For more detailed information on the syllabus, click on this link.
Tamil Nadu PSC Sample Questions
Sample Questions from the GE Model 2019 Paper
Ques 1. The fear of heights is known as:
Ques 2. Which of the following is a poem?
A) The Road to success
B) The Helping Hand
C) Vision for the Nation
D) O, Captain! My Captain!
Ques 3. Match the following:
a) Absolute 1. Union.
b) Segregation 2. Subjugation.
c) Universal 3. Peculiar.
d) Uniformity 4. Disorder
A) 5 2 3 4
B) 5 1 3 4
C) 5 1 4 3
D) 5 2 4 3
Ques 4. Identify the superlative degree:
A) Who is braver, Napoleon, or Hitler?
B) She is the wealthiest lady in society.
C) Her dress is old
D) The nearer I came, the farther he went.
Ques 5. Select the correct sentence:
A) Do it to best of your ability
B) Do it to the best of your ability
C) Do it the best of your ability
D) Do it to best your ability
Ques 6. Annie Louisa walker is a well-known ____________ poet.
A) Canadian – Born
B) American – born
C) British born
D) Australian – born
Ques 8. Which of the following sentences are in active voice?
I. They sing songs in the assembly.
II. The manager sent a notice.
III. You gave him your pen.
IV. He has built a house in his native place.
A) Only I, III and IV are correct
B) Only II, III and IV are correct
C) I, II and III are correct
D) All are correct
Ques 9. “The globe’s my world. The cloud’s my kin” – Whom does ‘my’ refer to?
A) the poet
B) a bird
C) a man
D) an animal
Ques 10. Which of the following lines belongs to “Robert Frost”?
A) With sixty seconds, “Worth of distance run.”
B) Of Childish days is upon me; my manhood is cast.
C) But once within the wood, we paused.
D) Is it waiting for its time to share?
Ques 11. Fill in the blanks with a suitable article.
The value of ________ Euro is determined according to the conversion rate fixed by eleven European countries in terms of their currencies.
D) No article
Sample Questions from the GS Model Paper for 2019
Ques 1. Tata iron and steel industry is located at:
Ques 2. Which place scores the second-best UNESCO World heritage site in the world?
a) Ankurwat temple
b) Taj Mahal
c) Ajantha caves
d) pragatheeshwar temple
Ques 3. which Bharathiar attended the congress conference?
a) Surat conference
b) Madras conference
c) Bombay conference
d) Lucknow conference
Ques 4. Which among the following industries generate invisible exports?
Ques 5. Which district in Tamilnadu has the highest sex ratio?
A candidate needs to go through the last year’s question papers so that even with the time constraint, he/she will get a fair amount of understanding about the nature of questions asked by the TNPSC.
Areas covered in this article
- TNPSC Sample Questions
- TNPSC Departmental Exam Paper Details
- Learn more about the TNPSC by going to the official website.
- Read up on the State Public Service Commission in this link.
- Other important exams – Gujarat PSC Exam (GPSC) and Rajasthan PSC Exam (RPSC)