TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2016, Tamil/English Exam Pattern PDF Download

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TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2016 along with Exam Pattern, Previous Year Papers, Books, Solved Model Papers in Tamil/English Available at official website. 

TNPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern 2016: Dear Viewers welcome to the Tamil Nadu PSC exam syllabus page. Here we are providing Group IV Services Exam scheme along with exam date, previous year papers, study material, preparation books, reference books etc in detail. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has successfully published TNPSC Group 4 exam pattern for upcoming competitive exam. For more information, please visit the official website

Candidates who successfully clear Group IV Services Exam will be awarded as Junior Assistant (Non-security), Junior Assistant (Security), Bill Collector, Field Surveyor, Draughtsman, Typist, Steno-Typist, Grade-III positions in various departments. In order to increase chances to get hired in TNPSC first of all candidates should apply through online mode before the last date and required to attend the selection test.

TNpsc Group IV Syllabus

The board will conduct selection tests in three successive stages like Preliminary exam(Written Test) and Mains exam(Written Test) followed by Interview performance. The candidate who will clear these entire rounds with a minimum requirement of obtained marks gets appointment call letter from the commission. Contenders will be selected in the pay scale of Rs.5, 200 – 20,200/- + 2,400-G.P (PB1).

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TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2016

Department Name: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

Total Posts: 4931

Post Name:

  • Junior Assistant (Non-security)
  • Junior Assistant (Security)
  • Bill Collector
  • Field Surveyor
  • Draughtsman
  • Typist
  • Steno-Typist, Grade-III

Job Type: Government Jobs

Service Location: Anywhere in State

Declaration Type: Syllabus/Exam Pattern/Study Material

Exam Date: 16th October 2016 Tentative

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 Unit I (General Science)

  • Physics: –  Nature of Universe-General Scientific laws-Inventions and discoveries-National scientific laboratories-Mechanics and properties of matter-Physical quantities, standards and units-Force, motion and energy Magnetism, electricity and electronics -Heat, light and sound
  • Chemistry: – Elements and Compounds-Acids, bases and salts-Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides
  • Botany: – Main Concepts of life science-Classification of living organism-Nutrition and dietetics-Respiration
  • Zoology: – Blood and blood circulation-Reproductive system-Environment, ecology, health and hygiene-Human diseases including communicable and non – communicable diseases – prevention and remedies-Animals, plants and human life.

Unit II (Current Events)

  • History: –Latest diary of events-national -National symbols-Profile of StatesEminent persons & places in news-Sports & games-Books & authors – Awards & honors- India and its neighbors
  • Political Science-1: – Problems in conduct of public elections-2. Political parties and political system in India-3. Public awareness & General administration-4. Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility.
  • Geography: – Geographical landmarks
  • Economics: – Current socio-economic problems.
  • Science: –Latest inventions on science & technology.

Unit III (Geography)

  • Earth and Universe-Solar system-Monsoon, rainfall, weather & climateWater resources — rivers in India-Soil, minerals & natural resources-Forest & wildlife-Agricultural pattern-Transport including surface transport & communication-Social geography – population-density and distributionNatural calamities – Disaster Management.

Unit IV (History & Culture of India and Tamil Nadu)

  • Indus valley civilization-Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas-Age of Vijayanagaram and the bahmanis-South Indian history-Culture and Heritage of Tamil people-India since independence Characteristics of Indian culture-Unity in diversity –race, colour, language, custom-India-as secular state Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN-Political parties and populist schemes.

Unit V (Indian Policy)

  • Constitution of India–Preamble to the constitution- Salient features of constitution- Union, state and territory- Citizenship-rights amend dutiesFundamental rights- Fundamental duties- Human rights charter- Union legislature – Parliament- State executive- State Legislature – assembly- Local government – panchayat raj – Tamil Nadu-Judiciary in India – Rule of law/Due process of law-Elections- Official language and Schedule-VIIICorruption in public life- Anti-corruption measures –CVC, lok-adalats, Ombudsman, CAG – Right to information- Empowerment of women Consumer protection forms.

Unit IV (Indian Economy)

  • Nature of Indian economy- Five-year plan models-an assessment-Land reforms & agriculture-Application of science in agriculture-Industrial growthRural welfare oriented programmers-Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty-Economic trends in Tamil Nadu.

Unit VI (Indian National Movement)

National renaissance-Emergence of national leaders-Gandhi, Nehru, TagoreDifferent modes of agitations-Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & others.

Unit VII (Aptitude & Mental Ability Test)

  • Conversion of information to data-Collection, compilation and presentation of data – Tables, graphs, diagrams Analytical interpretation of data – Simplification-Percentage-Highest Common Factor (HCF)-Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)-Ratio and Proportion-Simple interest-Compound interestArea-Volume-Time and Work-Logical Reasoning-Puzzles-Dice-Visual Reasoning-Alpha numeric Reasoning-Number Series.

TNPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern 2016

Total questions: 200 questions

Minimum Qualifying Marks: 90 marks

Total Marks: 300 marks

Total Subjects: 3

  • General studies (75 Questions)
  • Aptitude Test (25 Questions)
  • General Tamil / General English (100 Questions)

TNPSC Group IV Services Exam Previous Year Questions Papers/Model Papers Buy Online

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 TNPSC Group – IV (Special Competitive Exam) Paperback – 2013

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TNPSC Group – IV Previous year Original Question Paper (Tamil Medium)

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TNPSC Group 4 (IV) Complete & Study Material and Solved Question Papers with Answers Exam Book Paperback – 2015

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TNPSC Group 4 Exam All-in-One Complete Study Material Book & Solved Question Paper (Tamil) Paperback – 2015

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TNPSC GROUP IV (Tamil) Paperback – 2015

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TNPSC Group 4 Exam Reference Books List


  • Prof.J.Dharmarajan’s Tamilnadu History
  • K.Venkadesan. India Freedom Struggle

Indian Polity

  • Lakshi Kanth – Indian Polity

Indian Economy

  • Pratiyogita Darban’s Indian Economy & Ramesh Singh’s Book