TNPSC Group 4 Exam is one of the big recruitment processes of the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission. The Group 4 exam is conducted to select for the posts like Village administrative officer (VAO), junior assistant, Bill collector, typist, field surveyor, draftsman etc. in the following services:
- Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service
- Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Service
- Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service
- Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service
- Tamil Nadu Survey and Land Records Subordinate Service
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TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus
TNPSC releases the TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus through a notification on its official website in pdf form. The candidates can also download it from there. The TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus is per SSLC standard (10th std.) The TNPSC Exam is of objective type but is conducted offline.
The details for the TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus for the objective type written examination are mentioned below.
The TNPSC Exam is divided into three parts:
- General Studies
- Mental Ability
- Language- General English/ General Tamil
General Studies is the vastest portion of all and holds 200 marks weightage, making it the most important subject.
|UNITS||PARTS & TOPICS|
|General Science||Physics– Nature Of Universe, General Scientific Laws, Inventions & Discoveries, National Scientific Laboratories, Mechanics And Properties Of Matter, Physical Quantities, Standards & Units, Force And Motion, Energy, Magnetism, Electricity, Electronics, Heat, Light And Sound.Chemistry- Elements & Compounds, Acids, Bases And Salts, Fertilizers, Insecticides, Pesticides.Botany– Main Concepts Of Life Science, Classification Of Living Organisms, Nutrition & Dietetics, Respiration.Zoology- Blood & Blood Circulation, Reproductive System, Environment And Ecology, Health & Hygiene, Human Diseases, Communicable & Non Communicable Diseases, Prevention And Remedies, Animals, Plants And Human Life.|
|Current Events||History– Latest National Events, National Symbols, Profiles Of States, Eminent Persons/Places In News, Sports & Games, Books & Authors, Awards & Honours, India & Its Neighbours.Political Science– Problems In Conduct Of Public Elections, Political Parties & Political System In India, Public Awareness & General Administration, Welfare Oriented Government Schemes And Their Utility.Geography- Geographical LandmarksEconomics- Current Socio-Economic ProblemsScience- Latest Inventions In Science And Technology|
|Geography||Earth & Universe, Solar System, Monsoon And Rainfall, Weather & Climate, Water Resources, Rivers In India, Soil, Mineral & Natural Resources, Forest And Wildlife, Agricultural Patterns, Transport Including Surface Transport & Communication, Social Geography, Population, Density & Distribution, Natural Calamities, Disaster Management,|
|History & Culture Of India & Tamil Nadu||Indus Valley Civilization, Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals, Marathas, Age Of Vijayanagram And Brahmins, South Indian History, Culture & Heritage Of Tamil People, India Since Independence, Characteristics Of Indian Culture, Unity In Diversity- Race, Colour, Language, Custom, India As A Secular State, Growth Of Rationalist, Dravidian Movement In Tamil Nadu, Political Parties And Populist Schemes.|
|Indian Polity||Constitution Of India, Preamble Of The Constitution, Salient Features Of The Constitution, Union, State & Territory, Citizenship Rights, Amend Duties, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Human Rights Charter, Union Legislature, Parliament, State Legislature, State Executive, Local Government, Panchayat Raj, Tamil Nadu, Judiciary In India, Rule Of Law/ Due Process Of Law, Official Language, Schedule Viii, Corruption In Public Life, Anti-Corruption Measures, Anti-Corruption Measures, Cvc, Lok Adalats, Ombudsman, Cag, Right To Information, Empowerment Of Women, Consumer Protection Forms.|
|Indian Economy||Nature Of Indian Economy, Five-Year Plan Models-An Assessment, Land Reforms & Agriculture, Application Of Science In Agriculture, Industrial Growth, Rural Welfare-Oriented Programs, Social Sector Problems, Population, Education, Health, Employment, Poverty,|
|Indian National Movement||National Renaissance, Emergence Of National Leaders- Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Different Modes Of Agitations, Role Of Tamil Nadu In Freedom Struggle, Rajaji, Voc, Periyar, Bharathiar And Others.|
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TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus– Aptitude And Mental Ability Test
|Mathematical Ability||Conversion Of Information To Data, Collection Compilation And Presentation Of Data, Tables, Graphs, Diagrams, Analytical Interpretation Of Data, Simplification, Percentage, Hcf-Lcm, Ratio And Proportion, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Area, Volume, Time & Work.|
|Logical Reasoning||Puzzle, Dice, Visual Reasoning, Alphanumeric Reasoning, Number Series.|
TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus– General English Language
|Grammar||Match The Following, Synonyms & Antonyms, Prefix & Suffix, Tenses, Fill In The Blanks, Articles, Prepositions, Verbs, Nouns, Adjectives, Homophones, Comprehension, Simple, Compound & Complex Sentences, Word Formation, Sentence Formation, Infinitive, Gerunds And Participles.|
|Literature||Poems, Poetry, Biography Of Indian Personalities, Shakespear’s Plays- Julius Caesar, Merchant Of Venice, Oscar Wild’s- The Modern Millionaire, Motivational Essays, Comprehension, British- American English|
|Authors & Their Literary Works||Match Poems & Poets, Nationality Of Story, Author Of Short Story, Autobiography/Biography, Nationality Of Poet, Characters, Quotes, Important Lines From Indian Authors, Folk Art, About Poets & Dramatists, Themes In Literary Works, Nature-Centred Literary Works.|
TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus– General Tamil Language
Candidates get a choice among General English & General Tamil Exam. The syllabus for the Tamil language paper will include basic Tamil literature, grammar and Tamil authors and their work. Candidates can download the full TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus pdf and know more details of the Tamil subject paper.
TNPSCGroup 4 Exam Books
Candidates can choose among various options of books found online or on stationaries to prepare their TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus. We, too, are listing a few subject wise books recommended by our experts.
|TNPSC Group 4 Previous Year’s Original Question Papers||All Subjects||TNPSC|
|Manual For TNPSC Examinations||General Studies||McGraw Hill Publications|
|NCERT Ix & X Books/ Tamil Nadu State Board Books (6th- 10th)||General Studies||NCERT|
|A Long Approach To Reasoning- Verbal And Non Verbal||Reasoning Ability||Arihant Publications|
|Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations||Quantitative Aptitude||S Chand|
|Pothu Tamil Guide||General Tamil||Vikatan Publication/ Sakthi Publication/ Eagle Eye Book Publication|
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
There will be a total of 200 questions in the TNPSC Exam.
TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus is till 10th grade.
90 out of 300 is the qualifying mark for the TNPSC Exam.
‘TNPSC GROUP 4 PREVIOUS YEAR’S ORIGINAL QUESTION PAPERS’- This book by TNPSC has all the previous years’ question papers.
Tamil Nadu State Board books of 6th-10th standard cover a lot of TNPSC Group 4 Exam Syllabus.
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