About TPSC CCE 2019

Tripura Public Service Commission (TPSC) conducts Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) for the recruitment to the miscellaneous posts. The application form will be available in both online and offline mode. Candidates who are between 18 to 40 years of age can apply for TPSC CCE. The selection of TPSC CCE will be done on the basis of preliminary, mains and personality test.  On the basis of personality test candidates will be recruited to various posts. In order to get recruited, candidates will have to qualify in all the stages of selection procedure. 

Languages English
Conducting Body: Tripura Public Service Commission

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TPSC CCE 2019 Important Dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

26 Dec, 2019 (Tentative)

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30 Dec, 2019 - 30 Jan, 2020 (Tentative)

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TPSC CCE 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for TPSC CCE must check the eligibility criteria to be eligible to appear for TPSC CCE. Candidates can check the TPSC CCE eligibility criteria post wise.

Eligibility Criteria - Group -B Gazetted  under Education (SW & SE) Department

Eligibility Criteria



18 to 40 years 

Educational qualification 

Graduation degree from recognised University 

Desirable Qualification 

Knowledge of Bengali/Kok-Boro

Eligibility Criteria - Group -C (Non- Gazetted) and Labour Department

Eligibility Criteria



18 to 40 years 

Educational qualification 

Graduation degree from recognised University 

Desirable Qualification 

Diploma in Social Science

Age Relaxation


Age Relaxation

SC, ST, Differently abled (PH) candid tes and Government Servants

5 years

TPSC CCE 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline and Online

Mode of Payment : Bank Challan

The application form of TPSC CCE will be available both online and offline. Candidates who wish to fill the application form offline will have to collect form from all the extensions and branches of Tripura Gramin Bank. Candidates will have to deposit the application fees by with special deposit slip to the prescribed account number. Candidates can download the application form from the official website of TPSC. The application fee can be paid to the account number provided in the notification. Candidates will have to affix the bank deposit receipt with the application form in the specified Box on the 2nd page of the form. Candidates have to  Candidates can check the fee structure of various groups. 

Fee Structure of TPSC CCE Application Form for different groups


Application fee

Group-A Posts (General)

Rs. 200

Group-A Posts (ST/SC/ BPL card holders/Physically Handicapped Candidates)

Rs. 100

Group-B Posts (General)

Rs. 150

Group-B Posts (SC/ST/Physically Handicapped/ BPL card holders/ Candidates)

Rs. 100

Group-C Posts (General)

Rs. 100

Group-C Posts (BPL card holders/SC/Physically Handicapped /ST Candidates)

Rs. 50

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Offline, Online Female, Male ₹ 200
SC, ST, OBC PWD Offline, Online Female, Male ₹ 150

TPSC CCE 2019 Syllabus

TPSC CCE Preliminary Syllabus

Question on English Composition will cover Synonyms,Antonyms, use of common Phrase & Idioms
Use of appropriate prepositions and articles, Comprehension, Ordering of words in a sentence, Ordering of sentences,spotting of errors, use of appropriate and qualifying words etc.
General Knowledge & Current Events Of Local, National & International Importance
National and International Current Affairs
History of Modern India and Indian National Movement for the period 1857 to 1947
In History, emphasis will be on broad general understanding of the subject inits Social, Economic and Political aspects
Questions on the Indian National Movement will relate to the nature and character of the Nineteenth Century resurgence, growth of Nationalism and attainment of Independence.
Geography of India
Question on Geography of India will relate to Physical, Social& Economic Geography of the country including the main features of IndianAgriculture and Natural Resources.
Geography, History & Culture of Tripura
In Geography of Tripura, emphasis will be on its natural resources with special reference to its soil, forest, water and power.The period from 1857 to 1949 will be considered forsetting question on History ofTripura.
Questions on different Tribes, Languages, Customs, Festivals,Important Historical sites etc.
Indian polity and economy
Indian Polity and Economy will test the knowledge ofthe candidates in Country’s Political system and Constitution of India, PanchayateeRaj, Community development, Economic development during Plan periods.
General Science and Environment
General appreciation and understanding of science andenvironment including matters of everyday observation and experience.
General awareness of Information & Communication Technology as may be expected of a well educated person who has not made a special study of any particular scientific discipline.
General mental ability
On General Mental Ability questions will be set onlogicalperception, understanding, natural conclusion etc.
Numerical ability
Questions on Numerical Ability will be similar tothat theCompulsory Mathematics paper at the Madhyamik Examination of Tripura Board ofSecondary Education.

TPSC CCE Mains Syllabus

General Knowledge and Current Affairs of National and International Importance-Section A
Every Day Science and Technology-Section B
Cell Ideal Structure, Types with examples and functions
Human Nutrition: Different Nutrients Their sources and importance, Balanced Diet, Nutritional Disorders
Dietary Fibres-Their sources and importance
Plant Nutrients Improvement of Food Production using Chemical Fertilizers, Bio-Fertilizers and Vermicompost
Blood Grouping and Rh Typing, Blood Transfusion Its importance, Precaution and Hazards of Mismatched Blood Transfusion
Health and hygiene Diseases
Immunity and Vaccination
National Health Mission-Different Initiatives
Biotechnology Bio-Fertilizer, Vermicompost, Biopesticides, Bio-fuels
Genetically Modified Crops like BT-Brinjal, BT-Cotton, Golden Rice
Transgenic Animals-Examples and their uses in Human Welfare
Nano particles and their applications in Agriculture and Medical Science
Application of DNA Finger Printing
Bio-Medical Engineering MRI,USG,CT SCAN, ECG, EMG, EEG, PET, ELISA-Full form and application
Units of Physical Quantities Force-Law of Motion and Gravitation
Work, power and energy
Light: Reflection, Refraction and Dispersion-Concepts and applications
Heat and Thermometry
Sound-Propagation in different media-Concepts and applications
Electric Current: Concepts and applications
Idea about Electromagnetic Spectrum
Preliminary Idea about Noms and Molecules States of Matter: Solid, Liquid and Gas
Concept of Acid, Base, Salt and Neutral Solutions Ph scale-Its importance and use in everyday life, Chemicals used in everyday life
Energy resources Hydel, Thermal, Nuclear Energy
Renewable Energy Resources
Communication system Geostationary Satellites, Space programmes in India-INSAT and IRS Systems, Applications of Space Technology in India with special references to Educational, Agricultural and other Rural Developmental Activites
EDUSAT-Its applications, Use of ICT in E-Governance and E-Commerce
Principle of Optical Fibre Communication
Basics of computer Terminology and Abbreviations, Operating Systems, Hardware and Software, Number Systems, Basic Internet Knowledge, Security Tools, Virus And Hacking
Scientific Instruments in Everyday Use Important National Scientific Laboratories, Contributions of Scientists in the development of Science and Technology with particular reference to India
Numerical Ability(Class X Standard)-Section C
Number system
Problem on Numbers and Order of Magnitude
Average, H.C.F and L.C.M
Ratio and proportion
Profit and loss
Time and work
Speed and distance
Simple and compound interest
Area and Perimeter of simple Geometrical Figures
Data Analysis(Tables, Bar diagram, Line graph, Pie-chart)
Interpretation of Categorized Data:Mean,Median, Mode, Standard Deviation
Elements of Set Theory-Equality, Union, Intersection, Difference of Two Sets, Venn Diagram
Test of Reasoning/Mental Ability Test-Section D
Alphabetical Test
Coding and Decoding Test
Finding out the Dissimilarities
Analogy Test
Arranging in Order
Problems relating to relation
Logical reasoning
Statement and Arguments
Series Completion Test
Direction sense test
Assumption Type Test
Environmental Conservation and Degradation-Section E
Biodiversity and its conservation Types of biodiversity
Genetic, Species and Ecosystem Biodiversity
Importance of biodiversity
Hot Spot of Biodiversity
Mega Diversity Countries
Threats to Biodiversity: Rare, Endangered, Threatened and Endemic Species
Red Data Book
Biodiversity Conservation: In- Situ and Ex Situ Conservation
Ecological Concepts Ecosystem Definition, Structure and Function of Ecosystem
Types of ecosystem
Energy Flow, Food Chain and Food web, Ecological Pyramids
Environmental Resources Renewable and Non-Renewable Natural Resources, Natural Resource Management and Conservation
Rain Water Harvesting, Conventional and Non-Conventional Energy Resources
Environmental pollution Types of Pollution
Causes of Pollution, Major Pollution- Air, water, Soil, Noise, Thermal, Nuclear
Effects of Pollution and Control Measures
Solid waste management
Global Environmental Issues Global warming and climate change
The Greenhouse Gases-co2 Emissions- The Earth's Carbon Reservoirs- Carbon Cycling
Ozone Depletion, Acid Rain
Environmental Management and Legislation Environmental Impact Assessment(EIA)
Environmental Protection Acts in India: Air, Water, Bio- Diversity, Wildlife, Forest
Lake and River Action Programmes
Role of pollution Control Boards
Enviromental Organization and Agencies International Organizations:United Nations Environment Program(UNEP), International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources(IUCN)
International Organizations: International Panel on Climate Change(IPCC), Earth Summit, Convention on Biological Diversity(CBD), World Wildlife Fund(WWF)
National Organizations: Man and Biosphere Program (MAB), Ministry of Environment and Forests(MOEF), Ministry of Earth Sciences(MOES),Role of NGOs
Security and Disaster Management-Section F
Types of Hazards and Disasters Natural Disaster- Volcanic Eruption, Earthquake, Tsunami, Cyclone, Flood, Drought, Wildfire Hazard, Landslide
Man-Made Disaster- Industrial Hazard, Nuclear, Biological, Engineering Hazard and Terrorism
Management and Planning for Disaster Preparedness, Adaptation to Hazards, Mitigation Strategies, Relief, Rehabilitation
Role of Administrators-Scientists, Planners, Volunteers, NGOs
Early Warning System and Forecasting
Hazards and Disaster in Tripura Earthquake Vulnerability of North East India
Flood Hazards in Tripura
River Bank Erosion
Tropical Storm
Role of Govt. and NGO in Disaster
Modern History of India-Section A
Revolt of 1857 Causes, Effects, Historiography
Growth of Indian Nationalism Historiography, Causes, Growth of Organization, Press and Literature in Nineteenth Century India
Indian National Congress Formation, Moderates and Extremists
Revolutionary Activities Bengal, Punjab, Maharashtra
Rise of Gandhi South African Experience, Satyagraha, Non-Cooperation, Civil Disobedience, Quit India Movements
Alternative Ideologies and Practices Left wing politics
Dalit Movement Bengal, Bombay and Madras Presidencies
Muslim League Politics
Working class Movement
Women in National Movement
Role of Netaji Suhash Chandra Bose in National Movement RIN Mutiny, Tebhaga and Telengana Uprisings
Towards Partition Cripps Mission to Indian Independence Act, 1947, Partition and Independence
History of Tripura-Section B
Era of Reformative Measures Political Agent
Assistant Political Agents
Princely Tripura
Administrative and Reform Measures of Maharaja Birchandra Manikya
Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya
Maharaja Birendra Kishore Manikya
Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya
Socio-Political Movements Jamatia Uprising
Reang Uprising
Janshiksha Movement
Towards Integration Political Scenario in Princely Tripura from 1947 till Merger
Indian Socio-Cultural Heritage with Special Reference to Tripura-Section C
Salient Features of Ancient and Medieval Indian Literature Sanskrit, Pali, Persian, Urdu, Bengali and Hindi
Salient Features of Art and Architecture of Ancient and Medieval India Mauryas, Pallavas, Cholas, Sultanate and Mughal Periods
Syncretistic Movements in Medieval India Bhakti and sufi movements
Salient Aspects of Diversity of Indian Society Religions, Languages, Castes and Tribes, Marriage, Family and Kinship Institutions
Art and Architecture of Tripura
Contribution of Princely State towards Development of Bengali Language and Literature Rabindranath Tagore and Tripura
Develoment of Kokborok language and literature in the 20th Century
Geography of India-Section D
Physical Background Location, Physiography, Geology, Drainage and its characteristics, Climate and Climatic Divisions after Koppen and Trewartha, Soil and Natural Vegetation
Socio-Economic Background Population:Distribution and Density, Growth, Sex Ratio, Literacy, Age- Sex Composition, Ethnic Composition, Racial Groups, Migration
Agriculture:Types of Farming
Power Resources
Industry:Iron and Steel, Aluminum, Petroleum Refinding, Cotton Textiles, Engineering, Tourism
Geography of Tripura-Section E
Physical Background Location, Physiography, Geology, Drainage, Climate
Soil: Types, Erosion and Conservation
Natural vegetation
Economic and Socio-Cultural Background Population:Distribution and Density, Growth, Sex Ratio, Literacy, Ethnic Composition
Agriculture:Types, Distribution of Crops
Irrigation:Types and Importance
Forestry: Economic importance of Forests, Deforestation, Shifting Cultivation
Power Resources and their Utilisation
Industry: Agro- Based and Small Scale
Transport Systems and their importance
Rural and Urban Development Programmes
Constitution of India and Human Rights-Section A
salient Features of the Constitution of India
Fundamental rights and duties
Directive principles of state policy
Union Government and State Government President, Prime Minister and Council of Ministers
Governor, Chief Minister and Council of Ministers:their Power, Position and Role
Centre State Relation
Recent Trends of Centre-State Relation
Union and State Legislature Composition and Functions
Judiciary in India
Provision for SC, STs, OBCs and Minorities
Right to Information Act
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Protection of Human Rights Act 1993 with Special Reference to National and State Human Rights Commissions
Rights of Vulnerable Groups Women, Children and Disabled
National Commission for Women and Tripura Commission for Women
Indian Political System and Governance, Ethical and Moral Values in Governance-Section B
Party System and Pressure Groups Nature, Functions and Role
Coalition Politics in India
Local Self Government with special reference to 73rd and 74th Amendments to Indian Constitution
Part XIV of the Indian Constitution(Article 308 to 323)
Election commission Composition and Functions
Challenges to Indian Democracy Communalism, Provincialism and Corruption
Lokpal and Lokyukta Composition, Functions and Role, Administration Tribunal (Article 323 A)
Bureaucracy in India Its Changing Role and Accountability
Ethical and Moral values in Governance
Political and Administrative System of Tripura(A Brief History of Political Development in Tripura: From Monarchy to Democracy)-Section C
Socio-Political Movements in Tripura
State Secretariat Organization and functions
Directorates and Their Functions
Administrative Structure and Development Authorities Districts Sub-Divisions and Blocks:Their Functions and Role
TTAADC Structure and Composition
Functions and role
Local-Self Government in Tripura Urban and Rural
Indian Foreign Policy-Section D
Features of Indian Foreign Policy
Determinants of Indian Foreign Policy
Relation of India with Neighbouring Countries
Look-East and Act-East Policy
International Institutions and Their Role in Maintaining World Peace and Order-Section E
UNO Objectives and Principles
Composition,Functions and Role of the UNO in Maintaining world Peace and Security
Role of Various Organs of the UNO
SAARC Composition, Functions and Role
Indian Economy, Poverty, Unemployment and Inflation-Section A
Basic Features of Indian Economy
National income
Agriculture, Industry and Service Sector
The Concept Of Budget, Fiscal and Monetary Policy-Section-B
Concept of Budget
Analysis of Central and State Budget(Latest Ones)
Fiscal Policy
Centre-State Financial Relation
Finance Commission
Monetary Policy
Reserve bank of India
Banking, Money Supply and Share Market-Section C
Banking System in India
Role of Commercial Banks
Supply of Money
Money Market
Capital Marktet including Share Market in India
Security and Exchange Board of India(SEBI)
Social Security Measures in India with Special Reference to Tripura-Section D
Social Security Measures Concept and different aspects
Economy Of Tripura : Agriculture, Industry and Commerce-Section E
Forestry and Plantation
Industry, Commerce and Tourism

TPSC CCE 2019 Exam Pattern

TPSC CCE Preliminary Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of TPSC CCE will be provided by TPSC. The preliminary exam comprises General Studies and Arithmetic which is objective in nature. Candidates will be given 1 hour 30 minutes to answer the questions. There will total 100 question from different sections.



Maximum Marks


Paper 1 - General Studies and Arithmetic 

English Composition ( H.S. +2 stage Standard)


1 hour 30 minutes

General Knowledge with special reference to Tripura and North Eastern



Current Affairs of Local, National and International importance


Constitution of India with special reference to Panchayat Raj and Urban Local Bodies


Simple Arithmetic (Madhyamik Standard )


Mental Ability Test


Total marks


TPSC CCE Mains Exam Pattern

The mains exam of TPSC CCE comprises twp papers - English and General Studies & Arithmetic. Each paper will carry 100 marks and will be conducted for 2 hours 30 minutes. Candidates will have to qualify in both the papers to be eligible to appear for Personality test. 


Maximum Marks


Paper I - English


2 hours 30 minutes

Paper II General Studies & Arithmetic


2 hours 30 minutes

TPSC CCE 2019 Admit Card

TPSC CCE Preliminary Admit Card

The admit card of TPSC CCE will be issued in three stages - preliminary, mains and personality test. Candidates who successfully fill the application form will be issued the admit card for preliminary exam. To download the admit card candidates have enter the registration number and password. After downloading the admit card, candidates must check the details printed on the admit card. If there is any discrepancy in the admit card candidates must contact the commission.

Details printed on the admit card 

  • Candidate’s name

  • Registration number

  • Candidate’s roll number

  • Candidate’s photograph

  • Address of examination centre

  • Reporting time

  • Candidate’s signature

  • Exam time

TPSC CCE Mains Admit Card

The admit card of mains exam will be issued to the candidates who qualify the preliminary exam. Candidates will be able to download the admit card from the official website. The admit card of mains exam of TPSC CCE can be downloaded by entering the registration id and password. Candidates must check the admit after downloading it to avoid any discrepancy. Candidates who will be selected for mains exam will be issued admit card for personality. Candidates must carry any one photo- identity proof along with admit card on the day of examination.

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Aadhar card
  • Voter ID card
  • Driving license
  • Any other photo identity proof issued by state and central government

TPSC CCE 2019 Answer Key

TPSC CCE Preliminary Answer Key

The answer key OF TPSC CCE will be provided by the commission. Candidates will be able to check the answers by downloading the official provisional answer key. The provisional answer key will have answers of all the questions asked in exam. Candidates will be able to challenge the provisional answer key if they find any incorrect answer. The commission will then release the final answer key with the modified answers.

TPSC CCE 2019 Result

TPSC CCE Preliminary Result

The result of TPSC CCE preliminary exam will be issued by the exam conducting authority, TPSC. Candidates can check the result by downloading the pdf or by entering the registration id or password. The result pdf will have the roll numbers of qualified candidates.TPSC CCE preliminary exam will be the screening test for selecting the candidates for mains exam. The commission will select five times the total number of vacancies for mains exam.

TPSC CCE Mains Result

Tripura Public Service Commission (TPSC) will release the result of TPSC CCE mains exam. Candidates will be able to check their result by downloading the pdf. The result pdf of TPSC CCE will have the roll number of qualified candidates. The candidates selected for the personality test will be three times the total vacancies. Candidates who qualify the mains exam will be eligible to appear for personality test. The commission will also release final merit list on the basis of the total marks obtained in the preliminary and main exam.

TPSC CCE 2019 Cutoff

TPSC CCE Preliminary Cutoff

TPSC CCE cutoff for preliminary exam will be released by TPSC separately for reserved and unreserved categories. Candidates will have secure above or equal to the cutoff released by TPSC.  As per previous year notification, the minimum qualifying cutoff for unreserved category candidates were 35% whereas 30% for reserved categories candidates.

TPSC CCE Mains Cutoff

TPSC will release the qualifying cutoff category wise for mains exam. Candidates will have to qualify the cutoff released by the exam conducting authority to be eligible for personality test. Last year the minimum qualifying marks of unreserved categories were 35% and 30% for reserved categories. 

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Date of birth certificate or high school mark sheet with date of birth
  • Mark sheet/certificate of class 10 and 12 examination
  • Certificate regarding degree/post-graduate/other examinations passed SC/ST/OBC categories must bring the Caste/Community certificate issued by the Competent Authority
  • Aadhaar card/Passport/PAN card/Voter ID card /Driving license /any other photo id card issued by the statutory authorities with affixed photograph

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