TNPSC Group- 1 Syllabus

Syllabus Details:

Preliminary Exam Syllabus:

General Knowledge: The paper on general knowledge will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge: General science, current events of national and international importance , history and culture of India, geography, Indian polity, Indian economy, Indian national movement and freedom struggle, mental ability tests and other related fields.

Main Written Examination:


  1. Modern history of India and Indian culture.
  2. General Aptitude & Mental ability Test.
  3. Role and impact of science and technology in the development of India and Tamil Nadu.


  1. Indian polity and emerging political trends across the world affecting India and Geography of India.
  2. Tamil Society, its culture and heritage/ English language skills.
  3. Administration of Union and states with special reference to Tamil Nadu.


  1. Current events of national and international importance.
  2. Current economic trends: Indian economy and impact of global economy on India.
  3. Socio economic problems of India/ Tamil Nadu.