TNPSC Group I 2020
Updated on Jan 22, 2020 - 4:04 p.m. IST by Team Careers360

TNPSC Group 1 notification 2020 - Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has released the notification on TNPSC Group-I recruitment 2020 at tnpsc.gov.in on January 20. As per the notification, candidates can apply online for TNPSC Group I, 2020 from January 20. A total of 69 posts are available for direct recruitment in Tamil Nadu Combined Civil Services - I examination. Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria of TNPSC Group 1 recruitment 2020 can apply online at the commission’s websites tnpscexams.net or tnpscexams.in till February 19. Along with filling the application form of TNPSC Group I, aspirants need to pay the requisite application fees on the basis of their categories.

TNPSC Group 1 Overview

Exam Name

Combined Civil Service - I Examination

Conducting Body

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

Official Website

www.tnpsc.gov.in
www.tnpscexams.net/www.tnpscexams.in

No of Vacancies

69

Exam Level

State

Mode of Application

Online

Registration starts

January 20. 2020

Registration end

February 19, 2020

Application Fee

Registration Fee: 150

Preliminary Exam Fee: 100

Main Written Exam Fee: 200

Minimum Educational Qualification

Graduate in any discipline

Age

21-32 years as on 01-07-2020 (Relaxation as per rules)

Stages of Exam

Prelims, Mains, Interview

Mode of Exam

Prelims: Online
Mains: Written

Interview: Offline

Language of exam

English and Tamil

Exam Centres

Prelims: 32
Mains: 1

Date of Exam

Prelims: April 5, 2020
Mains: To be notified

Contact

helpdesk@tnpscexams.in

contacttnpsc@gmail.com

Toll-Free No. 1800 425 1002

TNPSC Group I 2020 Vacancies

Sl No

Name of the Post

Services

Vacancies

Pay-Scale

1.

Deputy Collector

Tamil Nadu Civil Service

18

Level 22 Rs.56100- 177500 (Revised Scale)

2.

Deputy Superintendent of Police

Tamil Nadu Police Service

19

3.

Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Service

10

4.

Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies

Tamil Nadu Co-operative Service

14

5.

Assistant Director of Rural Development

Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service

7

6.

District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services)

Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services

1


Total

69

TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 Eligibility

Candidates who fulfil TNPSC Group 1 2020 eligibility criteria will be eligible to fill the application form. All aspiring applicants have to meet the eligibility criteria of TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment in terms of age and educational qualification. Candidates who are 21 years of age as on July 1, 2020 are eligible to apply as per the TNPSC Group 1 notification. It is encouraged that the candidates read the detailed notification of TNPSC Group 1 2020 to know the eligibility criteria.

TNPSC Group 1 Educational Qualification

According to the notification of TNPSC group I, candidate applying for the vacant posts need to be a graduate in any discipline from a recognised university. Working knowledge of Tamil is mandatory for TNPSC Group 1 recruitment 2020. Moreover, as per the notification of TNPSC Group I, preference will be given to the applicants who possess the qualification mentioned against each of the following posts:

Preferential Qualification for TNPSC Group I 2020

Sl No

Name of Post

Preferential Qualification

1.

Deputy Superintendent of Police

Preference shall be given to candidates who possess National awards for Physical efficiency.

2.

Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

1st Preference

A degree both in Commerce and Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.

2nd Preference

A degree both in Commerce and Law.

3rd Preference

A degree either in Commerce or Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.

4th Preference

A degree either in Commerce or Law.

3.

Assistant Director of Rural Development Department

i. 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: Candidates applying for TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020 need to fulfill the physical standards set by the commission with respect to height, weight, chest measurement and eye-sight. Aspirants are encouraged to read the detailed TNPSC Group 1 notification 2020 issued before applying online.

TNPSC Group 1 Application 2020

The commission has released the TNPSC Recruitment 2020 application form on January 20 in online mode at the official website. TNPSC application 2020 form can be filled by graduates between 21 to 32 years of age as on July 1, 2021. The last date for online application of TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020 is February 19.
Steps to apply

  • Visit the official website of TNPSC- (tnpsc.gov.in)

  • Click on the link ‘One-time Registration’ and register paying the requisite fees

  • Fill the details in the application window

  • Click on ‘Combined Civil Services Examination-I (Group-I Services) - Apply Online’

  • Upload the scanned copy of photograph and signature in the specified format

  • Pay the requisite fees as per the category

  • Check the filled in details and submit the application.

  • Keep the online generated application form and the payment receipt for future use.

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Centres 2020

The Commission has mentioned the exam centres of TNPSC recruitment 2020. The exam centres are the venues where the TNPSC Group 1 prelims and mains are to be held. TNPSC Group 1 preliminary exams are scheduled to be held in 32 cities across Tamil Nadu, while the mains would be held only in Chennai. TNPSC Group 1 exam centres will be allotted to candidates on the basis of the centres selected at the time of filling the application form. Candidates can find the allotment details of TNPSC Group 1 exam centre 2020 on their respective admit cards. TNPSC Group 1 exam centres once allotted cannot be changed under any circumstances.

Table on exam cities of TNPSC Prelims

Ariyalur

Chennai

Madurai

Thiruvallur

Nagapattinam

Thiruvannamalai

Nagercoil

Thiruvarur

Coimbatore

Namakkal

Thoothukudi

Chidambaram

Dharmapuri

Perambalur

Dindigul

Pudukkottai

Tirunelveli

Tiruchirappalli

Erode

Tiruppur

Salem

Vellore

Karaikudi

Ramanathapuram

Thanjavur

Villupuram

Karur

Virudhunagar

Theni

Kancheepuram

The Nilgiris (Udhagamandalam)

Krishnagiri

Exam Pattern of TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020

The combined civil service examination of Tamil Nadu consists of three phases. The prelims of TNPSC Group 1 2020 is an online test of multiple choice questions while the mains is a descriptive paper held in pen and paper mode. The table lists the exam pattern of prelims and mains of TNPSC Group I

Phases

Subject (No of question)

Duration

Max Marks

Min qualifying Marks

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/ DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs

Others

Preliminary

General Studies (200)

3 hours

300

90

120

Mains

General Studies

Paper-I

Paper-II

Paper-III

3 hours each

250 each

255

340

Interview and Records



100



TNPSC Syllabus 2020

The syllabus of TNPSC Group 1 recruitment 2020 is released along with the detailed notification on January 20 at www.tnpsc.gov.in. Candidates preparing for the exam can go through the subject wise important concepts and topics through the TNPSC Group 1 2020 syllabus. Aspirants of TNPSC Group 1 recruitment exam can plan their studies and focus on topics with the help of TNPSC syllabus 2020. Along with the syllabus of TNPSC Group 1 2020, students can also check out the exam pattern and previous year question papers of TNPSC Group 1 recruitment to get an idea about the difficulty level of exam, nature of questions asked and thus crack TNPSC Group 1.

Recruitment

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - TNPSC Group I 2020

Question: Is the knowledge of Tamil a requirement in the TNPSC Group 1 recruitment exam?

Answer:

As per the eligibility conditions prescribed by the commission, the working knowledge of Tamil is an essential requirement.

Question: Can Higher Secondary passed candidates apply for TNPSC Group I 2020?

Answer:

No. Only passing the Higher Secondary examination will not be considered for the application of TNPSC Group 1. Aspirants need to be a graduate in any discipline from a recognised university.

Question: What is the maximum age to apply for TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020?

Answer:

Candidates should have attained the age of 21 years to apply for TNPSC Group I. The maximum age, as notified in the notification is 32 years. The ages should be as on July 1, 2020.

Question: What is the last date to apply for TNPSC Group 1 recruitment 2020?

Answer:

The last date to apply for TNPSC Group 1 recruitment 2020 is February 19, 2020.

Question: Where will the exams of TNPSC Group 1 recruitment 2020 be held?

Answer:

The exam centres of the recruitment of Patwari will be only in Tamil Nadu. The prelims will be held in a few cities of the state, while the mains will be held only in Chennai.

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