TNPSC Group 1 Job Offered, Vaccancy, and Salary Details

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Exam (TNPSC Exams) for TNPSC Group 1,2,3,4 vacancy exams are Conducted Every year to shortlist the most eligible candidates. In this session, let us discuss TNPSC Group 1 Exam, vacancies available, Jobs offered, and Qualification Needed. In 2022, TNPSC Group 1 exam will be conducted on September 05, 2022. Results for the preceding TNPSC Group 1 exam will be published in October 2022.


TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility to apply TNPSC Group 1 examination is graduation. The candidates applying for the group 1 exam must have at least 1 degree. The age limit for TNPSC group 1 candidates is between 21 to 32 years. Suppose the candidates come under scheduled classes. His age limit is 21 to 37 years. For ex-servicemen, the TNPSC Group 1 Age limit for candidates is 53 years. For PWD applicants, TNPSC allows an age relaxation of 10 years. TNPSC Group 1 candidates can appear for the group 1 exam only four times. The candidates cannot write the exam once they have exhausted four attempts.

TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility
TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility

Stages in TNPSC Group 1

There are three stages in the TNPSC Group 1 Examination. They were

  • Prelims Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Interview / Oral


Prelims are MCQ ( Multiple Choice Question ) based examinations. The maximum duration for the TNPSC Group 1 exam will be 3 hours to the maximum mark of 300. A preliminary exam will have 200 questions—one hundred fifty questions from general studies and 50 questions from aptitude and mental ability.

TNPSC prelims
TNPSC prelims
General Studies (Degree Standard) 300 3 Hrs 150
Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard) 300 3 Hrs 50
Total Number Of Questions 200

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2022

Unit I

General Science

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Zoology
Unit II

Current Events

  • History
  • Political Science
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Science
Unit III Geography
Unit IV History and Culture Of India
Unit V Indian Politics
Unit VI Indian Economy
Unit VII Indian National Movement
Unit VIII Aptitude and Mental AbilityTest Logical Reasoning
Unit IX Development Administration in Tamil Nadu

Unit I

General Science

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general science
  • Scientific temper, Scientific Knowledge, Rote Learning vs Conceptual Learning, Power of Reasoning, Science as a tool to understand the past, present and future.
  • Nature of Universe, Mechanics, Properties of Matter, General Scientific Laws, Force, Motion and Energy, Everyday application of basic principles of Mechanics, Light, Sound, Electricity and Magnetism, Laser, Heat, Nuclear Physics, Electronics and Communications.
  • Elements and Compounds, Bases, Acids, Salts, Fertilizers, Petroleum Products, Pesticides.
  • Main concepts of Life Science, Physiology, Genetics, Health and Hygiene, Classification of Living Organisms, Evolution, Nutrition, and Human Diseases.
  • Environment and Ecology.

Unit II

Current Affairs

  • History– Latest diary of events, National Symbols, Profile of States, Eminent personalities and places in news, Sports, Books and Authors.
  • 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.
  • Geography– Geographical landmarks
  • Economics– Current socio-economic issues.
  • Science– Latest inventions in Science and Technology

Unit III

Geography of India

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  • Location, Physical features, Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate, Water resources, Rivers in India, Soil, minerals and natural resources, Forest and wildlife, and Agricultural patterns.
  • Transport and Communication.
  • Racial, Population density and distribution, Social Geography, linguistic groups and major tribes.
  •  Environmental Pollution, Disaster Management, Climate change, Natural calamity, Reasons and preventive measures,  Green energy.

Unit IV

History and Culture of India

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history TNPSC
  • Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Indus Valley Civilization, Age of Vijayanagaram and Brahmani Kingdoms, Mughals and Marathas, South Indian History.
  • Change and Continuity in the Socio-Cultural History of India.
  • Characteristics of Indian culture, Race, Unity in diversity, custom, and language.
  • India is a Social Harmony, Secular State.

Unit V

Indian Politics

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  • Salient features of the Constitution, Preamble to the Constitution, Constitution of India, Union, State and Union Territory.
  • Citizenship, Fundamental Duties, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy.
  • Union Executive, Union legislature, State Executive, State Legislature, Local governments, Panchayat Raj.
  • Spirit of Federalism: Centre-State Relationships
  • Election, Judiciary in India, Rule of Law
  • Corruption in public life, Anti-corruption measures, Lokpal and Lok Ayukta, Right to Information, Empowerment of women, Consumer protection forums, Human rights charter.

Unit VI

Indian Economy

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  • Nature of Indian economy, Five-year plan models, an assessment, Planning Commission and Niti Ayog.
  • 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.
  • 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

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Indian national movement
  • 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 and others.
  • Different modes of Agitation: Growth of Satyagraha and Militant movements.
  • Communalism and partition.


History, Culture and Socio-Political Movement in Tamil Nadu

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Indian culture
  • History of Tamil Society, Related Archaeological discoveries, Tamil Literature from Sangam age till contemporary times.
  • Thirukkural: Significance as a Secular Literature, Relevance to Everyday Life, Impact of Thirukkural on Humanity, Thirukkural and Universal Values, Equality, Humanism, etc., Relevance to Socio-Politico-Economic affairs, Philosophical content in Thirukkural.
  • Role of Tamil Nadu in the freedom struggle, early agitations against British Rule, Rule of women in the freedom struggle.
  • 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

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Indian administration
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Social Justice and Social Harmony as the Foundation of Socio-Economic development.
  • Education and Health systems of Tamil Nadu Government.
  • Geography of Tamil Nadu and its consequence on Economic growth.
  • Achievements made by Tamil Nadu in various fields.
  • A Study in E-governance of Tamil Nadu.

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Basic Study materials for group 1 Prelims

Important state board books to be read before going for TNPSC Group 1 Prelims are mentioned below

  • Social science (6th – 10th grade)
  • Politics, Geography, Economics (11th – 12th grade)
  • Indian culture (12th book)
  • Science (overview of Importance chapters).
  • Tamil Nadu history book – J.Dharmarajan
  • Indhiya Arasamaippu – shankara Saravanan
  • Athiga Mathipen pera ariviyal vina – VN Girija.


Mains have three descriptive paper examinations. The maximum duration is 3 hours to the maximum mark of 250. The total marks for the mains will be 750. There are three papers in the TNPSC group 1 mains exam. The maximum marks and maximum duration for each paper are mentioned below.

Descriptive Type Paper-I 3 Hrs 250
Descriptive Type Paper-II 3 Hrs 250
Descriptive Type Paper-III 3 Hrs 250
Interview & Records 100

TNPSC Group 1 Main Exam Syllabus 2022

Paper 1
  • Modern Indian History & Indian Culture
  • Social Issues India & Tamil Nadu
  • General Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard)
Paper 2
  • Indian Polity and Emerging Political Trends Across the world Affecting India and Geography of India.
  • Tamil Language and Tamil Society Culture & Heritage.
  • Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu.
Paper 3
  • Indian Geography special reference to Tamil Nadu.
  • Biodiversity, Disaster Management, and Environment.
  • Indian Economy current trends and Impact of the global economy on India.


The interview is one of the essential stages in TNPSC group 1. Both Tamil and English languages can be used in the interview. The maximum mark for the TNPSC group 1 interview is 100 marks. The interview is the final stage of the TNPSC Group 1 Examination.

TNPSC Group Offered, Salary, Vacancies

Now let us discuss the jobs offered, salary details and vacancies. Passed-out candidates are provided jobs according to their Qualifications. There are two categories, they are

  • Technical Position
  • Non–Technical Position

Technical Position

The total number of vacancies for the Technical position is 954. The average salary for a technical position was 40 to 60 thousand rupees. Technical posts on TNPSC group 1 were

  • Engineer
  • Conservator of forest
  • Director of legal metrology
  • Industrial promotion officer
  • Motor vehicle inspector
Engineer 495 50,000
Conservator of Forest 273 60,000
Director of Legal Metrology 25 40,000
Industrial Promotion Officer 48 45,000
Motor Vehicle Inspector 113 40,000

Non–Technical Position

The total number of vacancies in non-technical positions was 3650. It includes a deputy collector, D.S.P., Tax officer, village officer, and more. The average salary of non–technical work was 40 to 70 thousand rupees. 

Deputy Superintendent of Police 06 46,000
Commercial Tax Officer 01 45,000
Deputy Collector 69 50,000
Regional Transport Officer 43 45,000
Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies 13 43,000
District Panchayat Officer 80 42,000
District Registrar 790 48,000
Divisional Fire Officer 874 40,000
Deputy Superintendent of Jails 286 45,000
Assistant Commissioner of Labour 10 42,000
Assistant Excise Superintendent 175 43,000
Municipal Commissioner Grade-2 634 42,000
District Social Welfare Officer 76 43,000
District Backward Class Welfare Officer 284 40,000
District Tribal Welfare Officer 09 43,000
District Employment Officer 18 43,000
Lay Secretary &Treasurer Officer 164 42,000
Assistant Treasurer Officer 43 43,000
Assistant Accounts Officer 18 42,000
Mandal Parishad Development Officer 57 42,000


TNPSC Group 1 exams will be held on September 05 2022. the result for the preceding exams will be published in October 2022. There is a huge employment opportunity in TNPSC Group 1 exam. So prepare well and appear for the exam on the above-mentioned date.

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