TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2019, TNPSC CCSE 1 Recruitment 2019

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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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