TNPSC Group 1 Exam

TNPSC Group 1 is a recruitment exam conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC). The TNPSC conducts various recruitment exams for Group 1,2,3,4 vacancies in the Tamil Nadu state administration.

The important details about Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) are given in the table below:

What is the name of the exam? TNPSC Combined Civil Services Examination- I (Group – I Services) 
Who is the conducting body? Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
What is the pattern of the exam? TNPSC Group 1 exam takes place in three stages:

  1. Prelims – one objective paper – 300 marks
  2. Mains – three descriptive papers – 750 marks total
  3. Interview – 100 marks
TNPSC Group 1 Latest Updates
  • TNPSC Group 1 2019 Result out –  Download PDF Here
  • TNPSC Calendar 2020/ Annual Planner released
  • TNPSC Group 1 Notification will be released on 20th January 2020

For other updates, refer to the official websites:

TNPSC  Vacancy 2020 – To be updated by the commission

2019 – 139

A list of TNPSC Exams in 2020 is given below followed by that of 2019:

  1. Combined Civil Services Examination – I (Group 1 Services)
  2. Combined Engineering Subordinate Services Examination
  3. Combined Library and Information Services Examination
  4. Combined Geology Service Examination
  5. Combined Statistics Service Examination
  6. Combined Civil Services Examination – II (Group-II And Group-II A Services
  7. Combined Civil Services Examination-III (Group-III Services)
  8. Combined Civil Services Examination-IV (Group-IV Services & VAO)

The commission has recently released TNPSC Group 1  result which candidates can check in the linked article.

A list of TNPSC Exams in 2019 is given below:

  1. Combined Civil Services Examination – I (Group 1 Services)
  2. Combined Engineering Subordinate Services Examination
  3. Combined Engineering Services Examination
  4. Combined Civil Services Examination – II (Group 2 and 2 A Services)
  5. Combined Civil Services Examination – IV (Group 4 Services and VAO)

For the complete TNPSC Exam Calendar 2020, candidates should check the official website (www.tnpsc.gov.in) of the commission or check the TNPSC Group 1 Notification in the linked article.

TNPSC Exams

TNPSC Exams - TNPSC Group 1

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission comprises a Chairman and 14 other members. The current TNPSC chairman is Dr K Arulmozhi, a retired IAS officer.

The TNPSC application procedure has been made online. To apply online, candidates have to open the official website of the commission.

The steps to apply online are given in TNPSC Group 1 Notification page of BYJU’S.

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

  • TNPSC Official Website: http://tnpscexams.net/  and  http://www.tnpsc.gov.in
  • Email id: contacttnpsc@gmail.com and technicalhelp@tnpscexams.in
  • Phone Number (General Queries): 044- 25332855 and 18004251002
  • Phone Number (Tech Queries): 044-25300309 and +918754000961

TNPSC Group 1

The Combined Civil Services Examination – I is conducted by TNPSC to recruit for Group 1 services in the Tamil Nadu state administration. This exam is also known as TNPSC Group 1.

The TNPSC Group 1 exam is modelled loosely on the lines of the UPSC IAS Exam.

The Group 1 Exam is conducted in three stages:

  1. Prelims – one objective paper – 300 marks
  2. Mains – three descriptive papers – 750 marks total
  3. Interview – 100 marks

For any TNPSC exam, candidates should check the latest recruitment notification on the commission’s website.

The TNPSC recruitment notification will have the updated details for syllabus, exam dates, application procedure and eligibility.

Also, as many aspirants prepare for state service exams and UPSC simultaneously, we have provided the relevant information for comparison.

Candidates who are preparing for the TNPSC Group 1 and UPSC can check the below links for free study material and more information:

  1. UPSC 2020
  2. TNPSC Study Material

Candidates can select any one of the following exam centres for Group 1 Prelims:

Ariyalur Dindigul Krishnagiri
Chennai Erode Madurai
Chidambaram Kancheepuram Nagapattinam
Coimbatore Karaikudi Nagercoil
Dharmapuri Karur Namakkal
Perambalur Pudukkottai Ramanathapuram
The Nilgiris Thanjavur Salem
Theni Thiruvannamalai Thoothukudi
Thiruvallur Thiruvarur Tiruchirappalli
Tirunelveli Tiruppur Vellore
Villupuram Virudhunagar

The TNPSC Mains exam 2019 is only conducted at Chennai, which took place in July 2019.

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