Tamil Nadu PSC has invited applications from graduates to fill the most prestigious group 1 services. Candidates can apply on or before January 31, 2019 through the online application portal.
As per the given notifications, preliminary examination is scheduled for March 2019, while date of Main examination is yet to be published.
The objective type preliminary examination is scheduled for 3 hrs and for 300 marks.
Syllabus for TNPSC Group 1 preliminary examination:
- Physics ‐ Universe, General Scientific laws ‐ Scientific instruments ‐ Inventions and discoveries‐National scientific laboratories‐Science glossary‐Mechanics and properties of matter‐Physical quantities, standards and units‐Force, motion and energy‐ electricity and Magnetism ‐ electronics & communications ‐ Heat, light and sound‐Atomic and nuclear Physics‐Solid State Physics‐Spectroscopy – Geophysics ‐ Astronomy and space science.
- Chemistry ‐ Elements and Compounds‐Acids, bases and salts ‐ Oxidation and reduction – Chemistry of ores and metals ‐Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds‐Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides‐Biochemistry and biotechnology‐Electrochemistry‐Polymers and plastics
- Botany & Zoology ‐ Main Concepts of life science‐The cell‐basic unit of life‐Classification of living organism‐Nutrition and dietetics‐Respiration‐Excretion of metabolic waste‐Bio‐ communication-‐ Blood and blood circulation‐Endocrine system‐Reproductive system‐Genetics the science of heredity‐Environment, ecology, health and hygiene, Bio‐ diversity and its conservation‐Human diseases, prevention and remedies‐Communicable diseases and non‐ communicable diseases‐Alcoholism and drug abuse‐Animals, plants and human life.
- CURRENT AFFAIRS – Polity, Geography, Sports and other important discoveries and news.
- Geography ‐ Earth and Universe ‐ Solar system ‐ Atmosphere hydrosphere, lithosphere ‐Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate ‐ Water resources ‐ rivers in India ‐ Soil, minerals & natural resources‐Natural vegetation‐Forest & wildlife‐Agricultural pattern, livestock & fisheries‐Transport & communication‐Social geography – population‐density and distribution‐Natural calamities – disaster management‐Climate change ‐ impact and consequences ‐ mitigation measures‐Pollution Control .
- History and culture of India ‐ Pre‐historic events(‐Indus valley civilization‐Vedic, Aryan and Sangam age), Maurya dynasty‐Buddhism and Jainism‐ Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas‐Age of Vijayanagaram and the
bahmanis‐ South Indian history(Culture and Heritage of Tamil people), Advent of European invasion‐Expansion and consolidation of British rule‐Effect of British rule on socio‐economic factors‐Social reforms and religious movements‐India since independence‐Characteristics of Indian culture‐Unity in 18 diversity –race, colour, language, custom‐ India‐as secular state
- Organizations for fine arts, dance, drama, music‐Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN‐Political parties and populist schemes – Prominent personalities in the various spheres – Arts, Science, literature and Philosophy – Mother Teresa, Swami Vivekananda, Pandit
Ravishankar ,M.S.Subbulakshmi, Rukmani Arundel and J.Krishnamoorthy .
- Indian Polity – Making of
constitution, important amendments, schedules, different constitution bodies etc,,
- Indian Independence struggle -important leaders from Tamil Nadu.
QuantativeAptitude & Logical Reasoning.
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