TNPSC Group 1 Vacancy- Eligibility Criteria, Application, Contact Details

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission is led by a Chairman and has 14 members. Thiru Ka. Balachandran, a former IAS officer, is the current chairman of the TNPSC.TNPSC Group 1 Exam is a Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) recruitment test. The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) holds several recruitment tests for Group 1, 2, 3, and 4 jobs in the Tamil Nadu state administration. This blog contains information on the TNPSC Group 1 Vacancy. So, keep reading for further details. 

TNPSC Group 1 Vacancy

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has released 69 vacancies for the Group 1 posts. Given below is the table showing TNPSC Civil Services post-wise vacancy distribution. 

Deputy Collector18
Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I)19
Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)10
Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies14
Assistant Director of Rural Development07
District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services)01

TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility Criteria 

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) determines the qualifying requirements for the state’s Group 1 Services Exam.

The following are the General Eligibility Criteria for all TNPSC Exams:

  • Citizenship
  • Character and Ancestors 
  • No Bigamy
  • Applicants who are currently in government service
  • Good health, etc. 
  • Age Limit 
  • Knowledge of Tamil

TNPSC Group 1 Age Limit Relaxation

The TNPSC Group 1 Age Limit concession/relaxation details are given below:

CategoryAge Limit Relaxation
SC/ SC (Arunthathiyars)5 years
ST5 years
Most Backward Classes/ Denotified Communities5 years
Backward Classes (Other than Muslim)/ Backward Classes (Muslim)5 years
Destitute Widows (All Categories)5 years

TNPSC eligibility requirements allow for an age restriction reduction of up to ten years for differently-abled people.

TNPSC Age Limit for Ex-Servicemen

The higher age restriction for TNPSC Group 1 ex-servicemen in various categories is as follows:

  • 48-year-olds in the Open Category
  • 53 years for SC/SC(A), ST, MBC/DC, BC/BCM

Aspirants in their last year of study can also register for the TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Test, however, they must provide proof of passing while registering for the Main stage of the test.

Candidates can refer to our TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility blog for more in-depth information.

TNPSC Group 1 Application

The TNPSC application process is available online. To apply online, candidates must first visit the commission’s official website. Candidates should also be aware that TNPSC has made it necessary for them to provide their Aadhaar numbers when applying for the Commission’s examinations. Candidates’ fingerprints will be validated using biometric data from Aadhaar before they are permitted to appear for examinations in the future. Candidates must also present their school and graduation certificates to demonstrate that they have studied the Tamil language. 

Candidates can refer to our TNPSC Group 1 Application Form blog and get a step-by-step guide on how to apply.   

Fee For TNPSC Group 1 Application Fee

One Time Registration Fee For All Candidates150/-
Examination Fee For GEN/OBC200/-
Examination Fee For SC/STNo fee.

Candidates can pay the Examination fee through Net Banking/Credit card/ Debit card or State Bank of India, HDFC Bank.

TNPSC Contact Details

In case of issues or queries, the TNPSC contact details are given below:

  • TNPSC Official Website:  and
  • Email id: [email protected] and [email protected]
  • Phone Number (General Queries): 044- 25332855 and 18004251002
  • Phone Number (Tech Queries): 044-25300309 and 91-8754000961


What are the total openings under the TNPSC Group 1 Vacancy?

The total number of TNPSC Group 1 vacancies is 69.

What is the compensation scale following the seventh pay commission?

According to the most recent pay commission, Group 1 posts have a salary range of Rs.56100 -177500/- at Level 22.

What is meant by the TNPSC Exam?

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) recruits for the state government’s Group 1,2,3,4 positions. TNPSC examinations include Group 1, Group 2, and additional tests.

Is there any negative mark for the TNPSC exam?

The TNPSC Group 1 Exam does not have negative markings. The TNPSC Prelims exam consists of only one paper with 200 questions and no negative marking.

Is Tamil compulsory for TNPSC?

TNPSC holds a language test twice a year for IAS/IPS/IFS officials who do not have a certification in Tamil. For those who do not have the essential credentials in Tamil, a second-class language test is held twice a year.

What is the syllabus for TNPSC Group 1?

The TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus is established by the commission for both Prelims and Mains. The following topics are covered:
• General Science • Current Affairs • History • Geography • Indian Polity • Economics • Aptitude

How many times can one write the TNPSC Group 1 exam?

The TNPSC Group 1 test does not have a set number of tries. For the general category, the candidate must be between the ages of 18 and 35.

Which are the books for the TNPSC Group 1 exam?

Candidates can use state board books (classes 6-12) to get a good start on their preparation. Later, kids will be able to resort to a single reference book for each of the disciplines.


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