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TNPSC Group 1 Prelims and Mains Marks has been released on 30th August 2022! The marks has been released for 2020 cycle. Recently, the board has released the TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 on 21st July 2022. TNPSC Group 1 is a recruitment exam conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) to recruit for various posts in the Tamil Nadu state administration. The posts such as Assistant Commissioner, Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, etc come under Combined Civil Services Exam-1 and are combined under the TNPSC Group 1 exam. Aspiring candidates should be prepared with the necessary documents, and be familiar with the eligibility criteria, the number of vacancies, and the selection process before filling up the TNPSC Group 1 application. This article will help the candidates get aware of everything they need to know about this exam like applying online, syllabus, exam pattern, hall ticket, results, cut off and all.

  • The application process is started and the last date to fill up the application form is 22nd August 2022.
  • The application correction window will open from 27th August 2022 to 29th August 2022.
  • The syllabus will be based on a graduate degree level course that is the minimum qualification for the posts under the TNPSC Group 1 exam. 
  • The exam was divided into three stages, Prelims, Mains, and Interview.
  • Only eligible candidates could appear for the examination. TNPSC vacancies vary from year to year. The official website of TNPSC equips the candidate with relevant information like the TNPSC exam pattern, syllabus, eligibility criteria, and selection process.
  • Every year, thousands of aspiring candidates wish to get selected for the prestigious posts under TNPSC Group 1 recruitment. 

TNPSC Group I Recruitment 2022 Important Information:

Name of Organization

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)

Official Website

TNPSC

Post Name

  • Deputy Collector
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category – I)
  • Assistant Commissioner, Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Service
  • Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies
  • Assistant Director of rural development
  • District Employment Officer

Event

2022

Notification Release Date

21st July 2022

Last Date to Apply

22nd August 2022

Admit Card Release Date

To be notified

Prelims Exam Date

30th October 2022

Prelims Answer Key

To be notified

Prelims Result Date

To be notified

Main Written Exam Dates

To be notified

Interview Dates

To be notified

Mode of Exam

Offline

Download TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 PDF

TNPSC Group 1 Latest Updates

30th August 2022: TNPSC Group 1 Prelims and Mains Marks 2020 Out!

The TNPSC Group 1 Prelims and Mains Marks for the 2020 cycle has been released. The candidates can check the mark by using the registration number. Below is the direct link to download the marks.

Direct Link to Check TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Marks

Direct Link to Check TNPSC Group 1 Mains Marks

4th August 2022: TNPSC Group 1 Select List 2020 Out!

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has released TNPSC Group 1 Provisional Select List for 2020 cycle. The final stage i.e counselling was held on 29th July 2022. The candidates can check the provisional select list by clicking on the direct link mentioned below.

Direct Link to Download TNPSC Group 1 Provisional Select List

21st July 2022: TNPSC Group 1 New Notification Out!

The TNPSC has released the new notification for 2022 and the s same is updated here on this page. There are 92 vacancies that are released in total. The PDF of the new notification is attached above.

18th July 2022: TNPSC Group 1 Oral Test Result Declared!

The TNPSC Group 1 Oral Test Result has been declared. Candidates who have qualified the written test have been shortlisted for the counselling to be held on 29th July 2022.  Check the result using the link given below.

Download TNPSC Group 1 Oral Test Result

 

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022 Vacancy

The Commission is responsible for releasing the openings for each TNPSC Group 1 post. The number of vacancies in TNPSC Group 1 recruitment is not constant. They are reliant on the number of posts falling vacant in the current year. The vacancies have a district-wise and a category-wise list as well. The vacancies for this year are 92. Below is the segregation for the vacancies in TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022.

Name of Post and code of post

Name of service

Vacancies 2022

Deputy Collector (Post Code: 1001)

Tamil Nadu Civil Service

18

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Post Code: 1002)

Tamil Nadu Police Service

26

Assistant Commissioner. (Post Code: 1003)

Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Service

25

Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies (Post Code: 1004)

Tamil Nadu Co-operative Service

13

Assistant Director of rural development (Post Code: 1006)

Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service

7

District Employment Officer (Post Code: 1007)

Tamil Nadu General Services

3

Total

92

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022 Apply Online

Candidates can apply online for the TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022until 22nd August 2022. The commission releases online application forms on the official website. One needs to apply before the last date of submission of the online application and submit the application fee as well. Make sure to be registered with the official site of TNPSC before filling up the application form for TNPSC Group 1 recruitment. Candidates are advised to keep multiple copies of the application form for future references. 

How to Apply Online for TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment?

The candidates have to TNPSC Group 1 apply online on the official website of TNPSC for TNPSC Group 1 recruitment. All candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply online for TNPSC Group 1 exam. While filling the application form, keep your Aadhar card and educational mark sheets with you. Below are the steps to fill the online application for TNPSC Group 1 exam:

Direct Link to Apply Online for TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022

Step 1- Visit the official website of TNPSC. 

Step 2- If you are a first-time candidate, complete your one-time registration with TNPSC first.

Step 3- Click on the 'Apply Online' tab on the homepage of TNPSC.

Step 4- Select Group 1 and the notification for the exam of the post that you are trying for.

Step 5- Fill all the relevant and mandatory fields and upload the required documents. After submitting the form, you will reach the fee payment section.

Step 6- Pay the application fee and note down your application number. Download the application form for future reference.

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment Application Fee 2022

The one-time registration fee for TNPSC Group 1 is Rs 150. Once a candidate completes his registration, the registration is valid for 5 years. The candidate will not have to pay the registration fees for the next 5 years. They will have to pay the examination fee alone. 

The examination fees for the preliminary exam is Rs 100. The candidate should pay this amount while submitting the TNPSC online application.

The examination fees for the mains is Rs 200. Only the candidates who clear the prelims need to pay the fees. There is a full exemption in the examination fee for SCs, STs, destitute widows, and differently-abled people.

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment Selection Process

The TNPSC Group 1 selection process consists of three stages:

  • The preliminary examination is a type of screening test. Only those candidates can appear for the mains exam who have qualified the preliminary exam. 
  • The Mains exam is a subjective-type written exam. The marks obtained in this exam will play a significant role in the selection process. Candidates who qualify mains will further receive a call for an interview. 
  • The personal interview is the final phase of the selection process. The final TNPSC Group 1 merit list is based on total marks obtained in mains as well as oral tests. However, the candidate should clear the certificate verification process as well for successful selection. 

Certificates Needed for Candidate Verification Post Selection

The following certificates are needed while applying for TNPSC Group 1 exam as well as when the applicant is called for document verification:

  • Residential Certificate
  • Aadhar ID or any other ID with a photograph.
  • Educational certificates such as mark sheets and degree certificates.
  • Birth Certificate
  • In case the applicant is already employed somewhere, then a No Objection Certificate from the employer.

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 

The candidate should fulfill the eligibility criteria before applying for TNPSC Group 1 recruitment exam.

TNPSC Group 1 Age Limit

Below is the detailed age limit:

 

 

 

 

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

TNPSC Group 1 Educational 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 Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

Name of the Post

Preferential Qualification

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category I)

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

Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

First Preference

-

A degree both in Commerce and Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.

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.

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.

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.

  • Candidates applying to all posts under TNPSC Group 1 should also have a basic knowledge of Tamil. 
  • 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.
  • 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 proof of having passed the degree examination while uploading the original documents for the Main Written Examination (the last date for this activity would be announced later) failing which they will not be admitted to the Main Written Examination.

TNPSC Group 1 Physical Qualification

Check out the below mentioned physical examination qualifications required:

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.

Check Complete TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility Criteria Here

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2022

While the preliminary exam for TNPSC Group 1 recruitment is objective type, the Mains exam is descriptive. The syllabus for TNPSC Group 1 exam is given below. 

Stage of Examination

TNPSC Group I Syllabus

Preliminary Exam 

  • General Knowledge: General science, current affairs, history and culture of India, Indian National movements, Indian policy, Indian economy, and geography. 
  • Aptitude and Mental Ability

Mains Examination 

Paper 1 

Modern history of India and Indian culture, Aptitude and mental ability, and technology and experiments in science for the development of India and Tamil Nadu. 

Paper 2

Culture, heritage, knowledge about the societies of Tamil Nadu, Tamil/ English language, Indian Polity, and emerging political trends across the world, which affect India, administration of Indian states with special reference to Tamil Nadu. 

Paper 3

National and International cultural events, current economic trends, and socio-economic issues of India and Tamil Nadu as well.

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022 Exam Pattern 

TNPSC Group 1 exam comprises three stages. Both the written examinations will be conducted online. Below are the details of the three phases of TNPSC Group 1 recruitment. 

  • Preliminary examination: The duration of the exam is 3 hours. The paper consists of 200 multiple-choice questions. The total marks are 300. 175 questions will be from General Knowledge, and 25 questions will be from Mental Ability and Aptitude. Each correct answer is awarded 1.5 marks. There is no provision of negative marking. 
  • Mains examination: The duration of the exam is 3 hours. It is a descriptive writing exam of 100 marks. The mains exam consists of 3 General Studies papers. Each is of 250 marks. No negative marking will be there. 
  • Interview: Qualified candidates will receive a call for a personal interview. It will be an oral test of 100 marks. 

Candidates will only be selected based on the TNPSC Group 1 merit list, released after all the stages of the recruitment examination. Read more for TNPSC Group 1 Exam Syllabus 

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Date 2022

Candidates can check the complete exam dates for the TNPSC Group 1 examination below: 

Event

2022

Notification Release Date

21st July 2022

Last Date to Apply

22nd August 2022

Admit Card Release Date

To be notified

Exam Date

30th October 2022

Prelims Answer Key

To be notified

Prelims Result Date

To be notified

Main Written Exam Dates

To be notified

Interview Dates

To be notified

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment Salary 2022

When the Salary is concerned, these Top level Officers get different allowances apart from the salary. Selected candidates will get a salary in the range of Rs 56,100 – Rs 2,05,700 (Revised Scale). General allowances include HRA, Medical allowance, City compensation allowance, other allowances, etc, which may vary according to the post. The general deduction also includes some per cent of gross salary which will be contributed to the pension scheme.

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment Books 2022

The wide variety of subjects that are there in the TNPSC Group 1 Exams requires the candidate to go through a number of different books and choosing the right one can be difficult. So, in order to make it easy for you to choose the best books for TNPSC Group 1, we have listed down the top books

Subject

Name of the Book

Author

Aptitude and Mental Ability

TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary General Studies, Aptitude, and Mental Ability

VVK Subburaj 

 

A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

RS Agarwal 

 

Quantitative Aptitude

RS Agarwal 

General Science

  • Class 6th to Class 12th NCERT Science Books
  • Samacheer Kalvi Science books for Class 6 to Class 12
 -

Current Events

  • Newspapers like The Hindu
  • Tamil Current Affairs magazines like Pothu Arivu Ulagam

Geography

  • Samacheer Kalvi books for Class 6 to Class 12
  • Class 11 and Class 12 NCERT books

Multiple authors

History and Culture of India

  • Samacheer Kalvi books for Class 6 to Class 12 (New Syllabus)
  • Tamil Nadu State Board books for Class 11 and Class 12

Multiple authors

Indian Economy

Indian Economy

Ramesh Singh

 

State Board books for Class 11 and Class 12

Multiple authors

Indian Polity

Indian Polity

M. Laxmikanth

Read this article to get the full list of TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment Books 

How to prepare for the TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 

It is essential to have a strategy to score good marks in TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment. However, if you are going to take the TNPSC Group 1 Exam for the first time, it is very important that you have a strong strategy. Now that you know the new TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern, you should quickly start your preparations. The following exam Preparation Tips for the exam will help you kick-start the preparation.

Get well-versed with Exam Pattern

It is very important that you know the detailed Exam Pattern for TNPSC Group 1. Knowing the TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern helps you with the preparation of the Exam. Also, knowing the weightage and total time of the exam will be of great assistance in your preparation journey!

Go through the Expected & Previous Years TNPSC Group 1 Cut Off

Knowing the TNPSC Group 1 Cut offs will help you at every stage in your preparation. The TNPSC Group 1 Cut Off of previous years will be especially helpful. Make sure you will have a look at the Cutoffs for TNPSC Group 1 and analyze them before taking the exam!

Give Each Section Equal Importance

There are many sections in the TNPSC Group 1 Exam. Prepare for all the subjects with equal importance. You can follow the TNPSC Group 1 Preparation Plan 2022 to create a practical strategy.

Solve Online Mock Tests and Previous Year Papers for TNPSC Group 1 

Solving Online Mock Tests and Previous Year Papers is of great help when you are preparing for the TNPSC Group 1 Exam. By solving these online papers, you can get an experience of the actual exam, which makes you confident for the exam! Get the TNPSC Group 1 Previous Year Papers here

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment Hall Ticket 2022

The TNPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket will be released on the official website of TNPSC. It is crucial for the candidates to carry their hall tickets to the examination center, as it is mandatory to grant entry on the TNPSC Group 1 exam date. To get detailed information on how to download the TNPSC Group 1 Hall ticket, check out the Testbook website. Make sure to check the details on your Hall ticket before downloading it. 

Follow these directions to download the Hall Ticket

Step 1 - Go to the official website. From the Important links section go to Hall Ticket.

Step 2 - The candidates need to link their Aadhar number to download the admit card in the OTR.

Step 3 - Candidates need to enter their application number and date of birth.

Step 4 - Download the admit card and take a print.

Step 5 - Multiple admit cards can be printed for future reference.

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment Answer Key 2022

The applicants for the final round are selected based on their score in the written test (Prelims and Mains), after which physical and oral exams are taken. The candidates who scored the most in each stage of selection will be finalized for their desired posts. The TNPSC Group 1 2022 Answer Key contains all the answers to the questions asked in the recruitment exam, and candidates can cross-check their answers and calculate their marks based on the answer key.

Follow these directions to download the answer key for the exam.

Step 1 - Visit the TNPSC website.

Step 2 - At the right-hand corner of the website, you will find a menu under Apply Online. In that menu, select Results.

Step 3 - As the drop-down menu opens, select Answer Keys.

Step 4 - On the page, search for the TNPSC Combined Civil Services Group 1 Answer Key.

Step 5 - The answer key under Tentative may have mistakes that can be challenged. The answer keys under the Final section are irrefutable.

Step 6 - The TNPSC Group 1 Answer Key will now be displayed on your screen.

Step 7 - Download the TNPSC Group 1 Answer Key. You can even download it for reference.

Visit the Testbook website to know the steps to download the TNPSC Group 1 Answer key.

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment Cut Offs 2022

After publishing the final TNPSC Group 1 answer key, the Commission releases the TNPSC group 1 cutoff marks along with the result. A candidate needs to score more than the cutoff to be eligible for the next round. The TNPSC will release the cutoff marks after the exam. Below are the expected TNPSC Group 1 cut off marks:

Category

Group 1 Expected Cut off (Male) 

Group 1 Expected Cut off (Female)

General Category

129

126

Backward Caste

118-125

115-123

Most Backward Castes

123

120

BC (Muslims)

115

110

Scheduled Castes 

118

117

Scheduled Castes (A)

115

115

Scheduled Tribes

107

104

Follow these directions to download the cut off for the exam.

Step 1 - Open TNPSC official website on your device 

Step 2 - Click on the Results link on the right-hand side of the page under the Apply online column

Step 3 - A drop-down menu will appear with a link to cut off marks

Step 4 - Click on it, and you'll be directed to the cut off marks page where notification about cut-offs of different exams will be posted

Step 5 - Search for the TNPSC Group 1 cut off link and click on it 

Step 6 - The document will be downloaded automatically on your device. You can now view the cut off marks from that document.

TNPSC Group 1 Result 2022

The TNPSC Group 1 Oral Test result has been released. You can follow the steps provided to download the TNPSC Group 1 result at the Testbook site. 

Step 1 - Visit the TNPSC website. At the right-hand corner of the website, you will find a menu under Apply Online. In that menu, select Results.

Step 2: A pdf will be flashed on your screen where you can check the candidates who are qualified in the prelims examination.

Step 3: Search for your roll number in the result pdf. You can use CTRL+F to check.

Step 4: Take a print out of the result for future reference.

If you are preparing for the exam then you can download TNPSC Group 1 exam Previous Year Papers here

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TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022 FAQs

What is the minimum age eligibility for TNPSC Group 1?
To be eligible for the TNPSC Group 1 exam, you should be at least 21 years old.
Is there any relaxation of cut off for backward castes?
Yes, the TNPSC Group 1 cut off for reserved castes is lower than the cutoff for the open category.
What is the selection process for TNPSC Group 1?
The selection process for TNPSC Group 1 recruitment is Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, Interview Process.
In which languages can I take the TNPSC Group 1 exam?
The TNPSC Group 1 exam is bilingual. It can be written in Tamil or English.
Can I challenge the TNPSC Group 1 result?
No, there is no provision to challenge the result of TNPSC group 1. You can object to the preliminary answer key.
What documents do I need to carry to the TNPSC Group-I examination center?
You will need to carry your TNPSC Group I Hall ticket along with a valid ID proof to the TNPSC Group-I exam center
I am unable to locate my hall ticket online. What should I do?
If you can't locate your hall ticket online, then you should get in touch with the organizing authorities through the following numbers and email addresses. You must also make sure that the details that have been entered by you are correct. Helpline numbers - 044 25300336, 044 25300337, 044 25300338, 044 25300339 (Operational- 10 AM to 05.45 PM) Email to- [email protected]
Do I need to bring my TNPSC Group-I admit card to the examination center?
You can download a soft copy of your TNPSC Group I Hall ticket from the official website and get a print out of the same from the nearest cyber cafe.
Can I get the TNPSC Group-I exam Admit Card by post?
No, candidates are required to download the admit card from the official website only.
Do the marks of the Prelims get added to the final score?
The TNPSC Group 1 Prelims is just a screening test. The candidate’s marks in Prelims do not get added on to his final score.