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TNPSC CCSE Group IV Result 2019

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Posting Name 

  • Village Administrative Officer
  • Junior Assistant (Non- Security)
  • Junior Assistant (Security)
  • Bill Collector, Grade-I
  • Field Surveyor
  • Draftsman
  • Typist
  • Steno-Typist (Grade-III)

Important Date to Note

Starting date for Apply Online14.06.2019
Last date for Apply Online14.07.2019
Last date for Payment of Examination Fee through Bank (State Bank of India/ HDFC Bank) or Post office16.07.2019
Date of Examination01.09.2019
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Official NotificationClick Here

Age Limit


Category of Candidates Minimum 

Maximum Age

1Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Caste
(Arunthathiyars), Scheduled Tribes and
Destitute Widows of all castes
18 Years35 Years
2Most Backward Classes / Denotified
Communities, Backward Classes and
Backward Classes (Muslims)
32 Years
3“Others” [ i.e., Candidates not belonging to
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and
BCMs ]
30 Years
4For the persons who are trained in Survey in
ITI in Tamil Nadu, in respect of posts of Field
Surveyor and Draftsman only
35 Years

Selection Process

  • Written Examination.
  • Certificate Verification.

Scale Of Pay

S. No

Name of the Post

Scale of Pay

1.Village Administrative OfficerRs. 19,500 – 62,000 (Level 8)
2.Junior Assistant (Non-Security)
3.Junior Assistant (Security)
4.Bill Collector, Grade-I
5.Field Surveyor
8.Steno – Typist (Grade –III)Rs.20,600 – 65,500 (Level 10)

Vacancy Details

  • TNPSC Group 4 exam will be conducted for a total of 6491 vacancies for eight posts. here is a list of vacancies post wise.
    • Village Administrative Officer: 397
    • Junior Assistant (Non- Security): 2688
    • Junior Assistant (Security): 104
    • Bill Collector, Grade-I: 34
    • Field Surveyor: 509
    • Draftsman: 74
    • Typist: 1901
    • Steno-Typist (Grade-III): 784

Application Fees

Registration Fee

  • Rs. 150/-

Examination Fee

  • Rs.100/-

Apply Mode

  • Online

Previous Year Subject Wise Mark Analysis

2014 Mark Analysis

2013 Mark Analysis

Exam Pattern

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMinimum qualifying marksTotal marksDuration
General Studies75903003 hours
Aptitude Test25
General English/ General Tamil100

The level of the exam will be till SSLC with following sections:

  • General Studies: This section would have 75 questions.
  • Aptitude test: This section would have 25 questions.
  • General Tamil/English: This section would have 100 questions.
  • This in total there are 200 questions with a time duration of 3 hrs and total marks 300.
  • The candidate is required to score at least 90 marks for qualifying.
  • In the third section, the candidate would have the option to select either Tamil or English.

The written exam would be held in the centers mentioned in the official notification.

  • Once given the choice, the candidate will not have the option to change the examination center.
  • The commission reserves the right to increase or decrease the examination centers and re-allot the applicants.
  • Applicants should appear for the written exam, certificate verification and counselling at their own expense.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must possess Minimum General Educational Qualification for all eight posts. As per the notification, the candidate must have passed SSLC Public examination or its equivalent with eligibility for admission to Higher Secondary courses of Studies or to College Courses of studies.
  • For the posts of Typist and Steno-Typist (Grade III), candidates must have passed the Government Technical Examination both in typewriting and in Shorthand:
    • by Higher/ Senior Grade in Tamil and English (or)
    • by Higher/ Senior Grade in Tamil and Lower/Junior Grade in English (or)
    • by Higher / Senior Grade in English and Lower/ Junior Grade in Tamil

 Exam Syllabus

General Studies:

General Science:

  • Physics: 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.
  • Current Events: History-Latest diary of events-national -National symbols-Profile of States-Eminent 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
  • Geography: Earth and Universe-Solar system-Monsoon, rainfall, weather & climate-Water resources — rivers in India-Soil, minerals & natural resources-Forest & wildlife-Agricultural pattern-Transport including surface transport & communication-Social geography – population-density and distribution-Natural calamities – Disaster Management.

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SSC CGL Tier-II Result – 2018

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Check Tier-II Result: List II

Check Tier-II Result: List III

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Opening Date : 05.05.2018

Last Date :  04.06.2018

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Name of Postings

  • Junior Statistical Officer
  • Assistant Audit Officer
  • Assistant Accounts Officer
  • Assistant Section Officer
  • Assistant
  • Assistant/ Superintendent
  • Inspector
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer
  • Sub Inspector
  •  Divisional Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Accountant
  • Accountant/ Junior Accountant
  • Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks
  • Tax Assistant
  • Upper Division Clerk

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age:18 Years
  • Maximum Age: 30 Years

Date to Note

  • Starting Date for Apply Online & Payment of Fee: 05-05-2018
  • Last Date to Apply Online & Payment of Fee: 04-06-2018
  • Last Date for Challan Generation:04-06-2018
  • Last Date for Payment of Fee through SBI Challan: 07-06-2018
  • Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 25-07-2018 to 20-08-2018
  • Date of Tier-II: 27-11-2018 to 30-11-2018


  • Graduate Degree  / its equivalent from recognized institute and colleges. 

Application Fee

  • For General: Rs. 100/- 
  • For SC/ ST/ Women/Ex-Servicemen: Nil
  • Payment Mode: through Debit/ Credit Card/SBI Challan/SBI Net Banking

Pay Scale

Group – B

A Central Civil post carrying the following grade pay: Rs. 5400, Rs. 4800, Rs. 4600 and Rs. 4200 in the scale of pay of Rs 9300 – 34800 in the Pay Band-2

Group – C

A Central Civil post carrying the following grade pay: Rs. 2800, Rs. 2400, Rs. 2000, Rs. 1900 and Rs. 1800 in the scale of pay of Rs.5200-20200 in the Pay Band-1 Group-C

Exam/Apply Mode

  • Online

Exam Pattern

The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

  • Tier -I – Computer Based Examination
  •  Tier -II – Computer Based Examination
  • Tier -III – Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
  •  Tier-IV – Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

Tier-I Examinations

PartSubjectMax. MarksQuestionsTime AllottedAdditional Information
AGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning255075 Minutes (Total)The test is to be conducted online.

The sectional cut-off has been struck off.  

BGeneral Awareness2550
CQuantitative Aptitude2550
DEnglish Comprehension2550

Tier-III Examination:

TierMode of ExaminationScheme of ExaminationMaximum MarksTime Allowed
IIIPen and Paper modeDescriptive Paper in English or Hindi


(Writing of Essay/Precis/Letter/Application etc.)

10060 Minutes




80 Minutes


Physical standards for the post of Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/ Preventive Officer), Inspector & Sub-Inspector in CBN:

Male Candidates:

(i) Physical Standards:

Height 157.5 cms

Chest 81 cms (fully expanded with a minimum expanses of 5 cms)

Height relaxable by 5 cms in the case of Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes.
  1. ii) Physical Test:
  • Walking : 1600 metres in 15 minutes.
  • Cycling : 8 Kms.  In 30 minutes.

Female Candidates:

i) Physical standards (Minimum):

Height 152 cms


Weight 48 kgs

Height relaxable by 2.5 cms

Weight by 2 kgs. for Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes.

  1. ii) Physical Test :
  • Walking : 1 Km. in 20 minutes
  • Cycling : 3 Kms. in 25 minutes

Physical standards for the Post of Sub- Inspector in Central Bureau of Investigation:

a) Height

  •  For men – 165 cms.
  • For women – 150 cms.
  • Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms.

b) Chest :

  • 76 cms. with expansion (There shall be no such requirement in case of female candidates)

c) Vision :

  • Eye-sight (with or without glasses)
  • Distant vision : 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.
  • Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eye.

Physical standards for the Post of Sub- Inspector in National Investigation Agency:

a) Height

  • For men – 170 cms.
  • For women – 150 cms.
  • Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms

b) Chest :

  • 76 cms. with expansion (There shall be no such requirement in case of female candidates)

c) Vision :

  • Eye-sight (with or without glasses)
  • Distant vision : 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.
  • Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eye.

Cut Off  : Year – 2016

Tier 1

 CategoryCut-off Marks
Ex. S92

Tier-2 (post of Assistant Section Officer)

CategoryTier-1 + Tier-2


Tier 2 Cut off for all posts except AAO, ASO/Assistant (in MEA and CSS) & Junior Statistical Officer (Grade-II)


CategoryTier-1 + Tier-2


Tier 2 Cut off for Assistant Audit Officer


CategoryTier-1 + Tier-2 (Paper I + II + IV)


Tier 2 Cut off for Junior Statistical Officer (Grade-II)


CategoryTier-I + Tier-II (Paper I + II + III)

Exam Syllabus


1. Reading Comprehension

  • Passages based on any topic. Questions are mostly fact based & can be directly picked out of the passage. Sometimes vocabulary questions are asked on commonly used words.

2. Fill in the Blanks

  • A mix of grammar and vocabulary based questions. Important topics: Phrasal verbs, conjunctions, prepositions, tenses, usage in context, confusable words

3. Spellings

  • Choose the correctly spelt word or the misspelled word from different words. The same word can be spelt in different ways and you are asked to select the correct spelling.

4. Phrase or Idiom Meaning

  • The meaning of the phrase or idiom can be asked in a sentence. The meaning can also be asked directly.

5. One Word Substitution

  • Substitute one word for the phrase given.Go through a list of the one word substitutions from past papers and solve questions on one word substitution.

6. Phrase Replacement/ Sentence Correction

  • A mix of grammar and vocabulary Based questions. Important Topics: Tenses, Subject-Verb Agreement, Article-Noun Agreement, Correct Part of Speech, Correct use of Prepositions, Parallelism, Phrasal Verbs, Sentence Construction, Degree of Comparison, Correct use of different parts of speech, Easily confusable words, Usage in Context, Avoid guessing too much in these questions. Be aware of no-improvement questions

7. Error Spotting

  • Tenses, Subject-Verb Agreement, Article-Noun Agreement, Correct Part of Speech, Correct use of Prepositions, Parallelism, Phrasal Verbs, Sentence Construction, Degree of Comparison, Correct use of different parts of speech.

General Awareness

1. Static GK

  • Culture, Indian History, Geography (Indian + World), Environment, Economy, Polity

2. Science

  • Biology, Chemistry, Physics + Space Science, Computer & Mobile Technology, Diseases, Pollution & Nutrition

3. Others

  • Current Affairs, Sports, People in News, Books & Authors, Important Dates, Schemes, Portfolios.

Quantitative Aptitude

1. Simplification

  • Questions on BODMAS Rule, Fractions, , Surds and Indices etc.

2. Interest

  • Problems on Simple, Compound Interests and Installments

3. Percentage

  • Calculation oriented basic Percentage Problems

4. Ratio and Proportion

  • Problems on Simple, Compound Ratios and Direct/Indirect Proportions

5. Average

  • Problems on Average, Weight/Height/Marks etc.

6. Problems on Ages

  • Basic Problems on Ages

7. Speed Time And Distance

  • Problems on Average/Relative speeds, Boats, Trains etc.

8. Profit and Loss

  • Problems on Profit/Loss, Dishonest/Successive dealings, Partnerships etc.

9. Number Series

  • Moderate to difficult problems on Completing the series, Finding Missing/Wrong Term

10. Number System

  • Moderate problems on LCM & HCF, Irrational or Rational Numbers, Proper steps should be followed to solve irrational to rational numbers

11. Mensuration

  • Problems on Plane Figures such as Square, Rectangle, Circles, Cone, Cylinder etc.

12. Data Interpretation

  • Problems on Bar/Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables etc.

13. Time and Work

  • Problems on Work efficiency, Wages and Pipes etc.

14. Mixture problems

  • To Make A Mixture From Two Or More Entities/Mixtures

15. Algebra

  • Basic Linear Equations in one or two variables, Quadratic & Algebraic Identities are important. Remember all the identities

16. Geometry

  • Problems related to Triangles congruency, Similarity theorems, Circle chords & tangent theorems, Co-ordinate geometry etc. Remember all the theorems.

17. Trigonometry

  • Problems based on Trigonometric ratios and Identities, Height and Distance etc.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

1. Classification

  • Number, Letter, GK and Meaningful Words based qs.

2. Analogy

  • Number, Letter, GK and Meaningful Words based qs.

3. Coding Decoding

  • Questions on Coding by Analogy, Coding and decoding by letter shifting & Coding Letters of a Word. Could also include, Coding and decoding in fictitious language.

4. Puzzle

  • Number based puzzles like 7 × 5 × 6 × 5 = 6575, then 8 × 7 × 4 × 6 = ?or Find the correct equation type questions or Quant based questions like on age, speed and distance or Seating arrangement questions.

5. Matrix

  • 1 or 2 Matrix of letters with numbers are given from which correct set of numbers for given word is to find out.

6. Word formation

  • From the given word find whether the given option words can be formed or not.

7. Arranging words in Logical order or Dictionary order

  • It can be meaningful order of doing a certain task, or following a certain rule.In dictionary order words are to be arranged according to dictionary sequence in ascending or descending order.

8. Venn diagram

  • Problems based on Venn Diagram Types of Question: Represent the relation between Student, Teacher and Boys, Syllogisms.

9. Directions & Distances

  • Simple problems that can be solved by just drawing all information on paper.

10. Blood Relations

  • Family Tree or General Blood Relation Problems.

11. Missing Number

  • Find the missing number from the given matrix or diagram.

12. Series

  • Mainly questions on Number & Alphabet series. Question Type: Complete the given series a_bc_ _cbad_bcd_cda

13. Non Verbal Reasoning

  • Ques like Complete the pattern, Assemble Image, Mirror Image, Hidden Image, Counting Figures. Figure based Analogy/Classification/Series or cube based ques may be asked.

14. Verbal Reasoning

  • Questions on Statements and Conclusions, Statements and Inferences, Statements and Assumptions, Assertion and Reason. Questions on Course of Action & Statements and Arguments can also be asked.

SSC CGL Tier I- Subtopics and Mark Distribution

 Number denote number of question*

 SubjectTopicNo. of QsTotal
Static GKCulture1-28-14
Indian History2-3
(Indian + World)
Physics +
Space Science
Computer &
OthersCurrent Affairs1-23-6
Important Dates,
Miscellaneous GK:
People in News,
Books etc.


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IBPS PO MT Admit Card 2019

Opening Date : 30.09.19

Closing date : 19.10.19

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Posting Name 

  • Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee (PO/ MT)

Important Date to Note

Starting date for Apply Online 07.08.2019
Last date for Apply Online28.08.2019
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 07 August to 28 August Aug 2019
Download IBPS PO Admit Card for Pre- Exam TrainingSeptember 2019
Conduct IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training23 September to 28 September 2019
Download IBPS PO call letters for Online examination – Preliminary October 2019
IBPS PO Online Examination – Preliminary12 Oct 2019, 13 Oct 2019, 19 Oct 2019 and 20 Oct 2019
IBPS PO Result of Online exam – PreliminaryOctober/ November 2019
Download of Call letter for Online exam – MainNovember 2019
IBPS PO Online Examination – Main 30 Nov 2019
IBPS PO Declaration of Result – Main December 2019
Download of IBPS PO call letters for interviewJanuary 2020
Conduct of IBPS PO interviewJanuary / February 2020
IBPS PO Provisional Allotment April 2020
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Official NotificationClick Here

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 20 Years
  • Maximum Age: 30 Years
  • Age relaxation is admissible for SC/ST/OBC/ PH/ Ex-servicemen candidates as per rules.

Age Relaxation

CategoryAge Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD)10 years
Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel)5 years
Widows/Divorced Women9 years
Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-19895 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years
Regular Employees of Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal
retrenched from service(for MP state Only)5 years

Selection Process

  • IBPS PO selection will be done on the basis of Prelims exam followed by IBPS Main Exam and Interview Round.

Scale Of Pay

  • INR 37,360 – INR 38,700 (in hand salary)

Vacancy Details

Total : 4336

  • Allahabad Bank – 500
  • Bank of India – 899
  • Bank of Maharashtra – 143
  • Canara Bank – 203
  • Corporation Bank – 62
  • Indian Bank – 201
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce – 122
  • UCO Bank – 500
  • Union Bank of India – 644

Application Fees

  • For Others: Rs. 600/-
  • For SC/ST/PWD candidates: Rs. 100/-

Apply Mode

  • Online

Payment Mode (Online):

  • Debit Cards (RuPay/ Visa/ MasterCard/ Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets IBPS PO selection will be done on the basis of Prelims exam followed by IBPS Main Exam and Interview Round.

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination

Name of



of Questions



Medium of


English3030EnglishA cumulative duration

of 60 minutes






Reasoning Ability3535
Total100100Bilingual1 hour

Main Exam Pattern

Number of Sections (Not

by Sequence)


of Questions




of Exam

English Language3540English40


Data Analysis & Interpretation3560English





General/Economy/Banking Awareness404035 minutes
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060


Total155200Bilingual3 Hours
English Language (Letter Writing and Essay)225English30 minutes

Educational Qualification

  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

Exam Syllabus

For Preliminary Examination

Reasoning Ability

  • Logical Reasoning
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Seating-Arrangement
  • Puzzle
  • Tabulation
  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relations
  • Input Output
  • Coding Decoding

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simplification
  • Profit & Loss
  • Mixtures & Alligations
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
  • Work & Time
  • Time & Distance
  • Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
  • Data Interpretation
  • Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
  • Number Systems
  • Sequence & Series
  • Permutation, Combination, Probability

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Para Jumbles
  • Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Miscellaneous
  • Paragraph Completion


For Mains Examination

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simplification
  • Average
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Percentage
  • Data Interpretation
  • Mensuration & Geometry
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Interest
  • Problems of Ages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Number Series
  • Speed, Distance and Time
  • Time and Work
  • Number System
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Linear Equation
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Probability
  • Mixture and allegations

General Awareness

  • Financial Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • General Knowledge

Reasoning Aptitude

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Double Lineup
  • Scheduling
  • Input Output
  • Blood Relations
  • Directions and Distances
  • Ordering and Ranking
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Code Inequalities

Computer Aptitude

  • Internet
  • Memory
  • Keyboard Short Cuts
  • Computer Abbreviation
  • Microsoft Office
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Software
  • Operating Software
  • Operating System
  • Networking
  • Computer Fundamentals/Terminologies

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Verbal ability

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South Indian Bank PO & Clerk Notification 2019

Posting Name 

  • Probationary Clerks
  • Probationary Officer

Important Date to Note

Starting date for Apply Online19.06.2019
Last date for Apply Online30.06.2019
Date of Examination (Clerk)26.07.2019
Date of Examination (PO)25.07.2019
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Official Notification (Clerk)Click Here
Official Notification (PO)Click Here

Age Limit

  • For PO: Should less 25 years
  • For Clerk: Should Less than 26 Years

Selection Process

The South Indian Bank CLERK Recruitment 2019 has 2 phases of mode of selection.

  • Phase I – Online Test
  • Phase II – Personal Interview

Initial shortlisting will be done based on the marks scored in the Online Test

Scale Of Pay

  • Probationary Clerk – 11765 – 655/3 – 13730 – 815/3 – 16175 – 980/4 – 20095 – 1145/7 – 28110 – 2120/1 – 30230 – 1310/1 – 31540
  • PO –  23700– 980/7 – 30560- 1145/2 – 32850- 1310/7 – 42020 plus DA, HRA & other allowances.

Vacancy Details

Probationary Officer160
Probationary Clerk385

 Application Fees

Application Fee for South Indian Bank Clerk Posts

  • General Category – Rs. 600/-
  • SC/ST category – Rs. 150/-

Application Fee for South Indian Bank PO Posts

  • General Category – Rs. 800/-
  • SC/ST category – Rs. 200/-

Payment Mode

  • Payment Mode (Online): Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets

Apply Mode

  • Online

Exam Pattern

S. No. Name of Tests No. of Qs. Max. Marks Version Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude4050 


Only English

40 minutes
2General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness405020 minutes
3English Language405040 minutes
4Data Analysis & Interpretation405040 minutes



140 minutes

  • There will be ¼ penalty for wrong answers.
  • Tests will be made available only in English.

Educational Qualification

  • X/ SSLC, XII/ HSC & Graduation with minimum 60% marks under regular course.

Exam Syllabus

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

  • Deriving Conclusions from Passages
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Venn Diagrams
  • Analogy
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Statement – Conclusions
  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence
  • Alphabet Test
  • Theme Detection
  • Statement – Arguments
  • Series Completion
  • Logical Sequence of Words
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Eligibility Test
  • Inserting The Missing Character
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Logic

English Language

  • Grammar
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Tenses
  • Word Formation
  • Verb
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Antonyms
  • Comprehension
  • Conclusion
  • Unseen Passages
  • Adverb
  • Error Correction
  • Articles
  • Synonyms
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence Completion
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Theme detection
  • Passage Completion
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Antonyms

Data Analysis & Interpretation

  • Tabular graph
  • Pie charts
  • Miscellaneous Topics
  • Tables
  • Probability
  • Bar Graphs
  • Mixed Graphs
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Radar Graphs
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Line charts
  • Line Graph


  • Indian Constitution Questions
  • Questions on Indian Economy
  • International Economy
  • UNO
  • Finance
  • Banking Terms
  • RBI Functions, Fiscal-Monetary Policies
  • Awards & Honors Sports
  • Marketing
  • Books & Their Authors
  • Agriculture
  • Countries / currencies
  • History of Banking
  • Current Affairs of last six months especially reference to Banking Industry

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RRB Group D Result 2018

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Posting Name 

  • Group D

Important Date to Note

Starting date for Apply Online10.02.2018
Last date for Apply Online12.03.2018
CBT Starting Date (Level 1)17.09.2018
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Age Limit

  • 18 to 31 years as on 01.07.2018

Age Relaxation

  • SC/ST – 5 years
  • OBC (Non – Creamy Layer) – 3 years
  • Railway Staff (Group C & D)– 10 years
  • PWD (General) – 10 years
  • PWD (SC/ST) – 15 years
  • PWD (OBC) – 13 years
  • Ex-Servicemen – 3 years
  • Widows, Divorced Women – 5 years

Selection Process

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Document Verification

Scale Of Pay

  • Rs. 18,000/- (Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix) plus allowances as admissible.

Vacancy Details


Application Fees

  • SC/ ST/ Ex-Serviceman/ PWDs/ Female/ Transgender/ Minorities/ Economically backward class : 250 
  • All Others: 500

Mode of Payment

  • ONLINE fee payment through internet banking or debit/credit cards up to 12.03.2018 till 22.00 Hrs.
  • OFFLINE fee payment through
    • SBI Bank Challan Payment mode closes on 12.03.2018 at 13.00 Hrs in any branch of SBI.
    • Post Office Challan Payment mode closes on 10.03.2018 at 13.00 Hrs in any branch of computerized Post Office

Previous Year Cut off Marks Analysis


  • General : 68 to 75 marks.
  • OBC : 65 to 68 marks.
  • SC : 55 to 65 marks.
  • ST : 50 to 55 marks.


  • UR : 55.05
  • OBC : 51.06
  • SC : 43.83
  • ST : 38.96
  • ESM : 41.67
  • VH : 47.94
  • OH : 52.37
  • HH : 228.67


Cut off Marks for PET

  • General : 75.59
  • OBC : 69.67
  • SC : 65.79
  • ST : 63.05

Cut off Marks after PET

  • General : 81.02
  • OBC : 76.25
  • SC : 72.02
  • ST : 70.00

Cut off of PH

  • General : 78.34
  • OBC : 28.00
  • SC : 56.87
  • ST : –

Exam Pattern

Computer Based Test

SubjectsNo. of QsDuration
Mathematics10090 Mins
General Intelligence and Reasoning
General Science
General Awareness on Current Affairs
  • There is negative marking for each incorrect answer.
  • 1/3 of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for the wrong answer.
  • The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices.
  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories are:
    UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -30%. 

Physical Efficiency Test

Male CandidatesFemale Candidates
Should be able to lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight downShould be able to lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down
Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chanceShould be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.

Educational Qualification

C.NoDesignationEducational Qualification
24Helper / Medical10th pass


ITI from institutions recognised by
NCVT/SCVT (or) equivalent


National Apprenticeship Certificate
(NAC) granted by NCVT

25Hospital Attendant
26Assistant Pointsman
28Porter / Hamal / Sweeper Cum Porter

For remaining posts

10th pass plus National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT.


10th pass plus ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT

Exam Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number system
  • Decimals
  • Percentages
  • Mensuration
  • Fractions
  • LCM and HCF
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Square Root
  • Age Calculations
  • Calendar and Clock
  • Pipes and Cistern
  • Profit and Loss
  • Algebra
  • Geometry and Trigonometry

General Science

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Life Sciences

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Mathematical operations
  • Relationships
  • Syllogism
  • Jumbling
  • Venn Diagram
  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  • Conclusions and Decision Making
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Classification
  • Directions
  • Statement – Arguments
  • Assumptions

General Awareness on Current Affairs

  • Science and Technology
  • Sports
  • Culture
  • Personalities
  • Economics
  • Politics and
  • Other subjects of importance

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RPF Sub Inspector Admit Card 2018


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Opening Date : 01.06.2018

Last Date :  30.06.2018

Vacancies : 1120

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Name of Postings

Railway Protection Force Sub Inspector





SR, SWR, SCR12652
CR, WR, WCR, SECR14456
ER, ECR, SER, ECoR287112
NR, NER, NWR, NCR17369

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age Limit: 20 Years
  • Maximum Age Limit: 25 Years

 Age Relaxation:


Age relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit

SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989. (Unreserved)UR-5 years
OBC-8 years
SC/ ST- 10 years
Only for post of Sub Inspector: Central Govt. employees (Unreserved) other than ex-servicemen, who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular & years continuous service on date of reckoningUR-5 years
OBC-8 years
Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but not remarried.UR-2 years
OBC-5 years SC/ST-7 years


Educational Qualification :

  • Graduate from a recognized University

 Physical Measurements :


Height (in cms)Male

Chest (unexpanded)Male

Height (cms)Female

Other Catogory16380155

 Physical Efficiency Test (PET) :

RPF SI PET Exam 2018


1600 Mtrs run

800 Mtrs Run

Long Jump

High Jump

Excise Sub Inspector (Male)6 Min 30 Secs12 ft3 ft 9 inches
Excise Sub Inspector(Female)4 min9 ft3 ft

 Scale of Pay

Name of the Post

Old Pay-Scale and Grade Pay(6th Pay commission)

New Basic Pay after 01.01.2016(After 7th Pay Commission)

Total Salary Per Month(Gross Salary)

RPF SIRs.9300-Rs.34,800 Grade Pay Rs.4200/-Rs.35,400/-Rs.43,000-Rs.52,000

Application Fees

  • RPF Application Fee for Others : Rs.500/-
  • Female / SC,ST, Minority Catogory/Ex-S Candidate : Rs.250/-

Apply Mode

  • Offline Payment Mode – through DD

Selection Process

  • Written Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Physical Measurement Test
  • Viva –Mock Test
  • Bonus Marks
  • Document Verification

Date to Note

Exam Events


Commencement of RPF Recruitment 2018 Online Application01.06.2018
Last date to apply Online For RPF SI Recruitment 201830.06.2018
RPF SI Exam DateSeptember &October 2018

 Exam Pattern

S. No

Exam type

Concept Names

No. of Questions

Total marks

Time period

1Computer Based testGeneral Awareness505090 Minutes
3General Intelligence & Reasoning3535
Total120 Questions120 Marks

Exam Syllabus

 Arithmetic Syllabus

  • Interest
  • Number Systems
  • Ratio And Proportion Etc.
  • Whole Numbers
  • Time And Distance
  • Decimal And Fractions And Relationships Between Numbers
  • Mensuration
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
  • Use Of Table And Graphs
  • Percentages
  • Discount
  • Ratio And Proportion
  • Profit And Loss
  • Averages

 General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Discriminating Observation
  • Syllogistic Reasoning Etc.
  • Similarities And Differences
  • Statement Conclusion
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Coding And Decoding
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Problem Solving Analysis
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Judgment
  • Verbal And Figure Classification
  • Decision Making
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Visual Memory
  • Relationship Concepts

 General Awareness

  • Famous Books & Authors
  • Sports
  • Scientific Research
  • Inventions in the World
  • Indian Parliament
  • General Awareness of Environment & application to society
  • Basic Computer
  • Constitution
  • Geography
  • Chemistry
  • National/ International Organizations /Institutions
  • Basic GK
  • Everyday Science
  • Zoology
  • Polity
  • Botany
  • Famous Days & Dates
  • Economics
  • Art & Culture
  • History, Culture, Traditions, and Festivals
  • Questions relating to History
  • Knowledge of Current Events
  • Physics


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Opening Date : 01-06-2018

Last Date : 30-06-2018

Vacancies : 8619

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Name of Postings

  • Constable 


RPF ZonesMaleFemaleTotal
SR, SWR, SCR8049271731
CR, WR, WCR, SECR4407121161
ER, ECR, SER, ECoR128713912678
NR, NER, NWR, NCR104610062052


  • Male Constable –  5300 Vacancies
  • Female Constable – 4200 Vacancies

Category Wise Vacancy

  • UR – 5736
  • SC – 1096
  • ST – 771
  • OBC – 1183

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 18 Years
  • Maximum Age: 25 Years

Age Relaxations

  • SC/ST – 5 years
  • OBC – 3 years
  • Ex. serviceman – 3 Years

Date to Note

  • Starting Date for Apply Online: 01-06-2018 at 10:00 hrs
  • Last Date for Apply Online: 30-06-2018 by 23:59 hrs
  • Last Date for Payment of Fee through Online: 02-07-2018
  • Last Date for Payment of Fee through Online: 05-07-2018
  • Tentative Date for Computer Based Test:  In Sep & Oct 2018


  • Constables:Applicants must be completed 10th class or its equivalent from any recognized institution or university with minimum qualifying marks.
  • Sub Inspector (SI):Passed 12th Class from a recognized University or Institution.

Application Fee

  • SC/ ST/ Ex Serviceman/ Female/ Minorities/ Economically Backward Classes: Rs.250/-
    Other  :  Rs. 500/-

Selection Process

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (5 Mint-45 sec Running 1.6 KM & 14ft Long Jump/ 4 FT High jump)
  • Voice-voce & Document verification
  • Trade Test
  • Medical Examination


  • Pay Per Month:- 5200 -20200 + Grade Pay Rs. 2000

Application Mode 

  • Online

Exam Pattern

Subject NameTotal Question
General Intelligence & Reasoning35
General Awareness50

Physical Standard Details

Candidates CategoryHight MaleChest Unexpended FemaleChest Expended Male
UR/OBC165 cms80 cms85 cms
SC/ST160 cms76 cms81 cms
Hillman163 cms80 cms85 cms

 Exam Syllabus

General Intelligence

  • Paper Cutting.
  • Blood Relation Test.
  • Seating Arrangement.
  • Dot Situation.
  • Character Puzzles.
  • Rule Detection.
  • Cause and Effect.
  • Analytical Reasoning.
  • Logical Sequence of Words.
  • Grouping of Images.
  • Verification of Truth.
  • Arithmetic Reasoning.
  • Mirror Images.
  • Image Analysis.
  • Embedded Images.
  • Pattern Completion.
  • Water Images.
  • Series.
  • Data Sufficiency.
  • Syllogism.
  • Classification.
  • Shape Construction.
  • Series Completion.
  • Paper Folding.
  • Figure Matrix.
  • Direction Sense Test.

General Knowledge

  • Sports.
  • Indian Parliament.
  • Basic Computer.
  • Geography.
  • Botany.
  • National/ International Organizations /Institutions.
  • Everyday Science.
  • Economics.
  • Knowledge of Current Events.
  • History, Culture, Traditions, and Festivals.
  • Inventions in the World.
  • Famous Books & Authors.
  • Scientific Research.
  • General Awareness of Environment & application to society.
  • Constitution.
  • Chemistry.
  • Basic GK.
  • Polity.
  • Famous Days & Dates.
  • Art & Culture.
  • Questions relating to History.
  • Physics.
  • Zoology etc.


  • Zoology.
  • Discount.
  • Differential Geometry.
  • Statistics.
  • Ratio and Time.
  • Time and Work.
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations.
  • Ratio and Proportion.
  • Computation of Whole Numbers.
  • Operations Research & Linear Programming.
  • Computation of Whole Numbers.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Essential Mathematics.
  • Differential Equations.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Percentages.
  • Real Analysis.
  • Analytical Geometry.
  • Menstruation.
  • Use of Tables and Graphs.
  • The relationship between Numbers.
  • Interest.
  • Decimals.
  • Dynamics.
  • Averages.
  • Calculus.
  • Number Systems.
  • Fractions.
  • Statics.
  • Algebra.

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NIACL Administrative Officer Admit Card 2018

Opening Date : 08.01.2019

Last Date : 30.01.2019

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Posting Name 

  • Administrative Officer

Important Date to Note


Important Dates
Notification Date05.12.2018
Online Application Starts10.12.2018
Last Date of Online Application26.12.2018
Payment of Application Fees26.12.2018
Prelims Exam Date 30.01.2019
Mains Exam Date02.03.2019
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Age Limit

  • Minimum Age – 21 years
  • Maximum Age – 30 years

Age Relaxation

  • SC/ST – 5 years
  • OBC (Non – Creamy Layer) – 3 years
  • PWD – 10 years
  • Ex-Servicemen – 5 years
  • Defence service personnel disabled in operation during the hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as consequence thereof – 3 years
  • Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31.12.1989 – 5 years
  • Existing Confirmed Employees of Public Sector General Insurance Companies (including GIC & Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd.) – 8 years

Selection Process

  • Preliminary Exam – Phase I – Objective
  • Mains Exam – Phase II – Objective + Descriptive
  • Interview

Application Fee 

  • SC/ST/PwBD : Rs 100/-
  • Others : Rs 600/-

Scale Of Pay

  • Basic pay: 32,795/- per month
  • Pay scale: 32795-1610(14)-55335-1745(4)-62315.

Vacancy Details

Finance &

Apply Mode

  • Online

Exam Pattern

Prelims Exam Pattern 

Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language303020 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Numerical Ability353520 minutes
Total1001001 Hour

Mains Exam

For Generalists

SubjectMax MarksDuration
Reasoning50120 Mins
English Language50
General Awareness50
Quant Aptitude50

For Specialists

SubjectMax MarksDuration
Reasoning40120 Mins
English Language40
General Awareness40
Quant Aptitude40
Specialist stream( in the relevant discipline)40

Descriptive Test

Name of ExamMarks
Letter Writing10 marks
Essay Writing20 marks

Educational Qualification

Company Secretary

  • You must possess Graduation/Post Graduation/Equivalent Qualification in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 60% marks for General candidates and at least 55% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates.


  • You must have a Graduate Degree/Post Graduate Degree in Law with minimum 60% for General and 55% for SC/ST/PwBD from a recognized University.
  • You must have a Chartered Accountant (ICAI)/Cost and Management Accoutant/MBA or PGDM Finance with Graduation/Post Graduation in any discipline with minimum 60% (55% for SC/ST/PwBD).

Finance & Accounts​

  • You must have a Chartered Accountant (ICAI)/Cost and Management Accoutant/MBA or PGDM Finance with Graduation/Post Graduation in any discipline with minimum 60% (55% for SC/ST/PwBD).


Cutoff Mark

2016 Prelims Cutoff

Overall Cutoff


Section Wise Cutoff

SC,ST, OBC, PWD (VI,OC)7127.75

2016 mains Cutoff

Overall Cutoff


Section Wise Cutoff

ReasoningEnglishGeneral AwarenessQuantitative Aptitude
SC, ST, OBC, PWD16.758.0010.007.25

Final Exam 2015 

Category Cutoff
General 132
OBC 122
SC 118.75
ST 113.5

Exam Syllabus

Prelims Exam


  • Coded Inequalities.
  • Seating Arrangement (Circular, Linear, Square).
  • Puzzle Tabulation.
  • Logical Reasoning.
  • Order/ Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test.
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Syllogism 
  • Blood Relations.
  • Input Output.
  • Coding Decoding.
  • Alphanumeric Series/ Number Series/Alphabet Series
  • Direction based questions
  • Inequalities (Direct and Coded)


  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze test
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Spotting/New Pattern Error Spotting
  • Sentence Correction/Sentence Improvement
  • Para Jumbles
  • Para Summary
  • Odd One Out
  • Para Completion

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Number Series
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Quantity based problems
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage & Averages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Boats and Streams
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Time, Work and Wages
  • Time & Distance
  • Permutation, Combination & Probability

Mains Exam

  • Reasoning (Same as prelims exam)
  • English Language (Same as prelims exam)
  • Quantitative Aptitude (Same as prelims exam)

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs.
  • Summits.
  • Books & Authors.
  • Awards.
  • Sports added in NIACL AO Syllabus
  • Defence.
  • National.
  • Appointment.
  • International.
  • Obituary etc.
  • Banking Awareness
  • Indian Financial System
  • History of Indian Banking Industry
  • Regulatory Bodies Monetary & Credit Policies
  • Budget Basics and Current Union Budget
  • International Organisation / Financial Institutions
  • Capital Market & Money Market added in NIACL AO Syllabus
  • Government Schemes Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
  • Other important concepts
  • Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
  • Other important concepts.

Descriptive test

  • Letter writing
  • Essay writing

Previous Year Question Paper

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TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2019, TNPSC CCSE 1 Recruitment 2019


Posting Name

  • Deputy Collector
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I)
  • Assistant Commissioner (C.T.)
  • Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies
  • District Registrar
  • Assistant Director of Rural Development
  • District Employment Officer
  • District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services)

Important Date to Note

Data of Notification


Last date for Apply Online


Last date for payment of Fee through Bank or Post Office


Date of Preliminary Examination

03.03.2019 FN

10.00 A.M to 1.00 P.M

Date of Main Written Examination

Will be announced later at the time of declaring results of Preliminary Examination.

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Age Limit

Name of the PostMinimum Age (should have completed as on 01.07.2019)Maximum Age (should not have completed as on 01.07.2019)
SCs, SC(A)s,STs, MBCs/ DCs,BCs, BCMs and DWs of all categories“Others” i.e applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs /DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all categories
1. For all the posts except thepost of Assistant Commissioner (C.T)21Years37 Years32 Years
2. Assistant Commissioner (C.T.)
(i) For applicants possessing any degree21 Years37 Years37 Years

(ii) For applicants possessing B.L. degree of any University or Institution
recognized by the University Grants Commission.
21 Years38 Years33 Years

Age Concession

Differently Abled Persons

  • Differently Abled Persons are eligible for age concession up to 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed above.


  • The maximum age limit is 53 years for the applicants who belong to SCs, SCs(A), STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, and BCMs.
  • The maximum age limit is 48 years for “Others” (i.e.) applicants not belonging to any of the above-said categories.
  • The above-mentioned age concession will not apply to the Ex-Servicemen applicants those who have already been recruited to any class or service or category.


Sl. NoName of the Post and Post CodeName of the Service and Code No. (001)No. of Vacancies (Approximate)Level of Pay
1Deputy Collector (Post Code: 1001)Tamil Nadu Civil Service27Level 22 Rs.56100-177500 (Revised Scale)
2Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I) (Post Code : 1002)Tamil Nadu Police Service56
3Assistant Commissioner (C.T.) (Post Code: 1003)Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Service11
4Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies (Post Code : 1004)Tamil Nadu Co-operative Service13
5District Registrar (Post Code: 1005)Tamil Nadu Registration Service07
6Assistant Director of Rural Development (Post Code: 1006)Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service15
7District Employment Officer (Post Code: 1007)Tamil Nadu General Service08
8District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services) (Post Code: 1008)Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services02

Selection Process

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

Application Fees

a)Registration Fee For One-Time Registration (Revised with effect from 01.03.2017 vide G.O.(Ms).No.32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department,dated 01.03.2017) Note (i) Applicants who have already registered in One-Time Registration system within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.(ii) Those who have registered in One-Time Registration system and paid the Registration fee i.e., Rs.150/-, it is enough to pay the examination fee alone.Rs.150/-
b)Preliminary Examination Fee Note : The Preliminary Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment if they are not eligible for the fee concession noted below.Rs.100/-
c)Main Written Examination Fee NoteThe Main Written Examination fee should be paid later only by those applicants who are admitted to the Main Written Examination based onthe result of Preliminary Examination and on receipt of intimation fromTamil Nadu Public Service Commission, if they are not eligible for fee concession.Rs.200/-

Apply Mode

  • Online

Pay Scale


For All Posts

Level 22 Rs.56100-177500 (Revised Scale)

Previous Year Cut Off

2017 Prelims Cut Off   [19-02-2017]

General127[+/- 3 Questions]125[+/- 3 Questions]
BC124[+/- 3 Questions]122[+/- 3 Questions]
MBC122[+/- 3 Questions]120[+/- 3 Questions]
BC(M)118[+/- 3 Questions]116[+/- 3 Questions]
SC115[+/- 3 Questions]114[+/- 3 Questions]
ST109[+/- 3 Questions]

106[+/- 3 Questions]

Previous Year Subject Wise Mark Analysis

2017 Mark Analysis

2015 Mark Analysis

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam Pattern

Name of the subjectMaximum MarksMinimum Qualifying Marks for selectionDuration
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/ DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMsOthers
General Studies (Degree Standard)150300901203 hours
Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard)150
Total300 Marks

Main Exam Pattern

Subject General Studies – Descriptive type (Degree Standard)DurationMaximum MarksMinimum Qualifying Marks for selection
Paper – I3 hours250255340
Paper – II3 Hours250
Paper – III3 Hours250
Interview & Records100

Educational Qualification

Sl. No.Name of the PostPreferential Qualification
1.Deputy Superintendent of Police (Cat.I)Preference shall be given to candidates who possess National awards for Physical efficiency.
2.Assistant Commissioner (C.T)First PreferenceA degree both in Commerce and Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.
Second PreferenceA degree both in Commerce and Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.
Third PreferenceA degree either in Commerce or Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.
Fourth PreferenceA degree either in Commerce or Law.
3.Deputy Registrar of Co-operative SocietiesFirst PreferenceM.A. (Co-operation ) Degree
Second PreferenceM.Com. Degree with Co-operation as a subject.
Third PreferenceB.A. (Co-operation) Degree
4.District Employment OfficerGraduate in Economics / Education / Sociology / Statistics or Psychology and to those with Post Graduate Diploma in Social Science and Experience in Industrial / Personnel Management / Labour Welfare.
5.Assistant Director of Rural Development Departmenti. Post Graduate Degree in Rural Service of the Gandhigram Rural Institute, Madurai District.ii. Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Extension.iii. Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Sociology.

Physical Qualification 

Name of the PostPhysical Qualification
Deputy Superintendent of Police (Cat.I)i. For Men: Must be not less than 165 cms in Height and not less than 86 cms round the cheston full inspiration and must have a chestexpansion of not less than 5 cms on full inspiration.
ii. For Women: Must be not less than 155 cms in Height. The Chest measurement will not apply tothem.
District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services)i. For Men: Must be not less than 165 cms in Height, 50 kgs in Weight and not less than 89 cms round the chest on full inspiration and 84 cms (normal) with not less than 5 cms chestexpansion on full inspiration.
ii. For Women: Must be not less than 155 cms inHeight. The Chest measurement and 50 kg Weight will not apply to them.

Exam Syllabus

Preliminary Examination

General science

Physics ‐ Universe ‐ General Scientific laws ‐ 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 and 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‐Biocommunication

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 noncommunicable diseases‐Alcoholism and drug abuse‐Animals, plants and human life.

Current Events

History Latest diary of events – National ‐ National symbols ‐Profile of States‐Defence, national security and terrorism‐World organizations‐pacts and summits‐Eminent persons & places in news‐Sports & games‐Books & authors ‐Awards & honours‐Cultural panorama‐Latest historical events‐ India and its neighbours‐ 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


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 pattern, livestock & fisheries‐Transport & communication‐Social geography population‐density and distribution‐Natural calamities – disaster management‐Climate change ‐ impact and consequences ‐ mitigation measures‐Pollution Control

History and culture of India

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 18 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 and J.Krishnamoorthy etc.

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 ‐ State executive ‐ State Legislature – assembly ‐ Status 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

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‐ 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

Indian National Movement

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 ‐ Birth of political parties /political system in India since independence

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 Puzzles – Dice ‐ Visual Reasoning‐ Alpha numeric Reasoning‐ Number Series ‐ Logical Number/Alphabetical/Diagrammatic Sequences

Main Syllabus

Paper I

  • Modern History of India and Indian Culture
  • Expansion and Consolidation of British Rule
  • Advent of European Invasion
  • Unity in Diversity
  • India Since Independence
  • National Renaissance
  • Dravidian Movement in Tamil Nadu
  • Indian National Congress
  • 1857 Revolt
  • Era of Different Acts & Pacts
  • Emergence of National Leaders
  • Role of Tamil Nadu in Freedom Struggle
  • Communalism Led to Partition
  • Science & Technology in the development of India & Tamil Nadu
  • General Aptitude & Mental Ability
  • Magnetism
  • National Scientific Laboratories
  • Astronomy and Space Science
  • Electricity and Electronics
  • Biochemistry
  • Natural Disasters
  • Respiration
  • Biotechnology
  • Defense Research Organization
  • Blood and Blood Circulation
  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Alcoholism and Drug abuse
  • Ocean Research and Development
  • Computer Science and Advancement
  • Bio‐Diversity
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Human Diseases, Prevention & Remedies
  • Remote Sensing and Benefits etc

Paper II

  • Indian Polity
  • Geography of India
  • Emerging Political Trends across the World Affecting India
  • Tamil Society, Culture and Heritage
  • Tamil Language
  • Precis Writing
  • English Language
  • Comprehension Passage
  • Essay Writing
  • Administration of Union and States with reference to Tamil Nadu

Paper III

  • Current events of National and International Important
  • Indian Economy
  • Current Economic Trends
  • India’s Crisis Responses and Challenges
  • Impact of Global Economy on India
  • Socio ­ Economic Issues in India & Tamil Nadu

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  • Maximum: 28 years
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Exam Pattern

Section Name

No. of QuestionsMarks

Numerical Ability



Verbal Ability


Analytical Ability25


Banking Awareness40


Computer and General Awareness30


Educational Qualification

  • Graduates who secured a minimum of 60% and studied in regular college affiliated to any recognized university (10+2+3 or equivalent pattern).



Numerical Ability

  • Number Series
  • Simplification
  • Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Interpretation (Tabular, Bar Graph, Pie Chart, Line Chart, Caselet)
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Quantity Based Problems
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Topics(Percentage, Profit and Loss, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnerships, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Time and Work, Time, Speed and Distance, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns , Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination)

Analytical Ability

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Coding-decoding
  • Alphanumeric Series/Number Series/Alphabet Series
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Input-Output
  • Blood Relation
  • Direction Sense
  • Order and Ranking

Verbal Ability

  • Vocabulary questions
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Word usage
  • Associated words
  • Antonyms
  • Grammar-based questions
  • Sentence Correction
  • Error Spotting
  • Para Jumble
  • Para Summary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Odd One Out
  • Relationships or patterns within sentences or group of words.

Computer Awareness / Digital Awareness

  • History of computerS
  • Hardware and software
  • Operating system basics
  • Internet terms and services
  • Basic Functionalities of MS-Office (MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)
  • Networking
  • Communication
  • Database basics
  • Computer Security, Viruses

Banking Awareness

  • RBI 
  • Monetary Policy
  • Nationalization of Banks
  • Types of Bank Accounts
  • Types of Cheques
  • Types of Markets
  • Basel Norms
  • Banking Abbreviations
  • Types of bonds
  • Headquarters and taglines of banks
  • Heads of Banks
  • Financial System, instrument and services
  • Non-performing assets
  • Bancassurance, Banking acts, Banking Committee
  • NBFC Etc

General Knowledge

  • Current Affairs 
  • RBI Rates and Ratios
  • Static General Knowledge


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