TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2016 PDF Download Prelims/Mains Exam New Syllabus

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2016 PDF Download Prelims/Mains Exam New Syllabus

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TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus

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TNPSC Group 1 New Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination:

Subject  Duration Maximum
Marks
Minimum Qualifying
Marks
SCs, SC(A)s,
STs, MBCs/
DCs, BCs and
BCMs
Others
Single paper in General Studies-200 items
Degree Standard – Objective Type
General Studies – 150 items
Aptitude & Mental Ability
Test (SSLC Standard) 50 items
3 Hours 300 90 120

 

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Mains Examination:

Subject  Duration Maximum
Marks
Minimum Qualifying Marks
for selection
SCs, SC(A)s, STs,
MBCs/DCs, BCs and
BCMs.
Others
General Studies- Descriptive type –
Degree Standard
Paper-I
Paper- II
Paper-IIIInterview & Record
3 Hours3 Hours

3 Hours

300300

300

120

306 408
Total 1020

 

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus

                                     Preliminary Examination syllabus

UNIT – I: General Science
Physics

 

Universe
General Scientific law
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
Biotechnology
Electrochemistry
Polymers
and plastics
Botany 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
Zoology 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
UNIT ­ II: Current Events
 

Latest Current Affairs

 

History

Latest diary of events – NationalNational symbols
Profile of States‐Defence
national security and terrorism
World organizations‐pacts and summits
Eminent persons & places in news
Sports & gamesBooks & authors
Awards & honor
Cultural panorama
Latest historical events
India and its neighbor’s
Latest terminology
Appointments‐who is who?
 

Political Science

India’s foreign policy
Latest court verdicts
public opinion
Problems in conduct of public elections
Political parties and political system in India
Public awareness & General administration
Role of Voluntary organizations & Govt.
Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility
Geography Geographical landmarks
Policy on environment and ecology
Economics Current socio‐economic problems
New economic policy & govt. sector
Science Latest inventions on science & technology
Latest discoveries in Health
Science
Mass media & communication
UNIT – III: Geography
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 18 pattern
livestock & fisheries
Transport & communication
Social geography
Population
density and distribution
Natural calamities
disaster management
Climate change ‐ impact and consequences
mitigation measures
Pollution Control
UNIT – IV: History and culture of India
History 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 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
J.Krishnamoorthy
UNIT – V: Indian Polity
Indian Polity Constitution of India
Preamble to the constitution
Salient features of constitution
Union, State and territory
Citizenship‐rights amend duties
Fundamental rights
Fundamental duties
Human rights charter
Union legislature
Parliament ‐ Stae executive ‐ State Legislature
assembly ‐ Staus of Jammu & Kashmir
Local government – panchayat raj
Tamil Nadu ‐ Judiciary in India
Rule of law/Due process of law
Indian federalism – center – state relations
Emergency provisions
Civil services in India
Administrative challenges in a welfare
State – Complexities of district administration
Elections ‐ Election Commission Union and State
Official language and Schedule‐VIII
Amendments to constitution
Schedules to constitution
Administrative reforms & tribunals
Corruption in public life ‐ Anti‐corruption measures
Central Vigilance Commission, lok‐adalats, Ombudsman,
Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
Right to information
Central and State Commission
Empowerment of women
Voluntary organizations and public grievances redressal
Consumer protection forms
UNIT – VI: Indian Economy
 

Economy

Nature of Indian economy ‐ Five‐year plan models an assessment
Land reforms & agriculture
Application of science in agriculture
Industrial growth
Capital formation and investment
Role of public sector & disinvestment
Development of infrastructure
National income
Public finance & fiscal policy
Price policy & public distribution
Banking, money & monetary policy
Role of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
WTO‐globalization & privatization
Rural welfare oriented programmes
Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty
HRD – sustainable economic growth
Economic trends in Tamil Nadu
Energy Different sources and development
Finance Commission
Planning Commission
National Development Council
UNIT – VII: Indian National Movement
 

National Movement

National renaissance
Early uprising against British rule
1857 Revolt
Indian National
Emergence of national leaders‐ Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Netaji
Growth of militant movements
Different modes of agitations
Era of different Acts & Pacts
World war & final phase struggle
Communalism led to partition
Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle ‐ Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & Others
Birth of political parties /political system in India since independence
UNIT – VIII: Aptitude & Mental Ability Tests
Aptitude & Mental Ability Conversion of information to data ‐ Collection, compilation and presentation of data ‐ Tables, graphs, diagrams
Parametric representation of data
Analytical interpretation of data: Simplification, Percentage, Highest Common Factor (HCF), Lowest Common Multiple (LCM), Ratio and
Proportion, Simple interest, Compound interest, Area, Volume, Time and Work
Behavioral ability ‐ Basic terms, Communications in information technology
Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Decision making and problem solving
Logical Reasoning
ReasoningHow to prepare for Reasoning Puzzles
Dice
Visual Reasoning
Alpha numeric Reasoning
Number Series
Logical Number/Alphabetical/Diagrammatic Sequences

 

                                              Main Examination syllabus

PAPER – I

UNIT ­ I:
 

Modern history of India and Indian culture

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 diversity: race, color, language, custom
India ‐ a secular state
Organizations for fine arts, dance, drama, music ‐ Growth of rationalist, Drav
Indian movement in Tamil Nadu ‐ Political parties and populist schemes
National renaissance ‐ Early uprising against British rule
1857 Revolt
Indian National Congress
Emergence of national leaders ‐ Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Netaji
Growth of militant movements
Different modes of agitations
Era of different Acts & Pacts
World war & final phase struggle
Communalism led to partition
Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle ‐ Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & Others
UNIT ­  II
General Aptitude & Mental Ability Conversion of information to data
Collection, compilation and presentation of data ‐ Tables, graphs, diagrams
Parametric representation of data
Analytical interpretation of data ‐ Percentage, Highest Common
Factor (HCF), Lowest Common Multiple (LCM), Ratio and Proportion, Simple
Interest, Compound interest, Area, Volume, Time and Work, and Probability
Information technology
Basic terms, Communications
Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Decision making and problem solving
Basics in Computers / Computer terminology
UNIT ­ III
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Role and impact of science and technology in the development of India &Tamil Nadu

Nature of universeGeneral scientific laws
Scientific instruments
Inventions and discoveries
National scientific laboratories
Science glossary
Physical quantities, standards and units
Mechanics and properties of matter ‐ Force, motion and energy
Heat, light and sound
Magnetism, electricity and electronics
Atomic and nuclear physics
Astronomy and space science
Elements and compounds
Acids, bases and salts
Oxidation and reduction
Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds
Natural disasters ‐ safeguard measures
Chemistry of ores and metals ‐ Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides
Biochemistry and biotechnology
Polymers and plastics
Electrochemistry
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‐ Animals, plants and human life
Govt. policy /organizations on Science and Technology
Role, achievement & impact of Science and Technology
Energy ‐ self sufficiency
oil exploration
Defence Research Organization
Ocean research and development ‐ 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
Computer science and advancement ‐ Genetic Engineering
Remote sensing and benefits

PAPER – II

UNIT – I
Indian polity Constitution of India
Preamble to the constitution
Salient features of constitution
Union, state and territory ‐ Citizenship ‐ rights and duties ‐ Fundamental rights ‐
Directive principles of state policy
Fundamental duties
Human rights charter
Union executive
Union legislature parliament
State executive
State legislature-assembly
Status of Jammu & Kashmir
Local government
Emerging political trends across the world  affecting India Foreign Affairs with special emphasis on India’s relations with neighbouring countries and in the region
Security and defence related matters
Nuclear policy, issues and conflicts
The Indian Diaspora and its contribution to India and the world
Geography  of India Earth and universe
Solar system ‐ Atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere
Monsoon, rainfall, weather and
Water resources
rivers in India
Soil, minerals & natural resources
Natural vegetation
Forest & wildlife
Agricultural pattern, livestock & fisheries
Transport including Surface Transport & communication
UNIT – II
Tamil Tamil language
Tamil society ­ it’s culture and Heritage
English Language
English Language Skills Précis writing
Essay writing on current issues
Comprehension of a given passage and answering questions thereupon
UNIT – III
Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu State government organization ‐ structure, functions and control mechanism
District administration
role in people’s welfare oriented programmes
Industrial map of Tamil Nadu
role of state government
Public Services
role of recruitment agencies
State finance ‐ resources, budget and financial administration
Use of IT in administration
e‐governance in the State ‐ Natural calamities

PAPER –III

UNIT – I
Current events of national and international importance Latest diary of events ‐ national /international
National symbols
Profile of states ‐ Defence, national security and terrorism
Geographical landmarks
World organizations
pacts and summits
Latest inventions on science & technology
Eminent personalities & places in news
Sports & games
Books & authors
Awards & honors
Cultural panorama
Latest historical events
UNIT – II
Indian economy Nature of Indian economy
Five ‐ year plan models ‐ an assessment
Land reforms & agriculture
Application of science in agriculture
Industrial growth
Capital formation and investment
Role of public sector & disinvestment
Development of infrastructure
National income ‐ Public finance & fiscal policy
Price policy & public distribution
Consumerism & Consumer protection
Impact of global economy on India Impact of the Economic Crisis on India
India’s Crisis Responses and Challenges
The Options Ahead
UNIT – III
Socio ­ Economic Issues in India/ Tamil Nadu Population Explosion ‐ Unemployment
issues in India & Tamil Nadu ‐ Child Labour ‐ Economic Issues, Poverty
Sanitation‐ Rural and Urban
Corruption in public life
Anti ‐Corruption measures ‐ CVC, Lok‐adalats, Ombudsman, CAG.
Illiteracy –Women Empowerment Role of the Government Women Empowerment Social injustice to womenfolk

 

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