TNPSC Combined Civil Service Examination – I | Notification, Syllabus, Model Paper

TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2023

In this post, we are going to see the latest news regarding TNPSC Group 1 recruitment. Ie., here you can get information about the Exam Pattern, Model Papers, and Cut-Off Details.

  • 28-04-2023: TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Result Published – Result Link
  • 07-02-2023: Deputy Collector vacancy has been increased from 18 to 21

TNPSC Group 1 2023 Exam Important Details

TNPSC Group 1 2023 Preliminary Exam has been planned on November 2023. All the Best!!!

Notification Date August 2023
Online Application Start Date August 2023
Online Application End Date September 2023
Group 1 Exam Date 2023 November 2023
Main Written Exam Date 2022 March 2024

TNPSC Group 1 Notification Details 2023

TNPSC published the notification on 21st July 2022. The online application would be started today (21-07-2022).

We will share here the latest news about Group 1 Exam 2022. Stay connected with us.

Name of the Exam Combined Civil Service Exam-I Services
Recruitment Board Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
TNPSC Group 1 Vacancy 95 [Previous Year(2020) – 66 only]
Pay Scale Rs.56100-177500
Name of the Post Deputy Collector, DSPAssistant Commissioner and etc…
TNPSC Gr-1 Prelims Exam Date 2022 19-11-2022
Official Notification (Sample) TNPSC Group-I Notification 2022
Official Website

Essential Information for TNPSC Group 1 Exam Preparation

Before preparing for the TNPSC Group 1 exam, a student should have a clear understanding of the following information:

  1. Eligibility Criteria: The student should make sure that they meet the minimum educational and age requirements to be eligible to appear for the exam.
  2. Exam Pattern: Understanding the exam pattern and syllabus is crucial to prepare effectively. The TNPSC Group 1 exam consists of a preliminary and a main examination. The preliminary exam is of objective type and the main exam is of descriptive type.
  3. Syllabus: The syllabus covers various subjects like General Studies, Aptitude and Mental Ability Tests, English, Indian History, Indian Politics, and Economics. It is important to understand the syllabus and to allocate time for each subject.
  4. Study Materials: There are various study materials available in the market, like books, online courses, and mock tests. The student should choose the study materials that best suit their needs.
  5. Time Management: Preparing for the TNPSC Group 1 exam requires a lot of time and effort. The student should have a plan and allocate time effectively to cover the entire syllabus.
  6. Practice: The student should practice regularly to improve their speed and accuracy. Regular practice will help them identify their strengths and weaknesses.
  7. Previous Year Question Papers: The student should attempt the previous year’s question papers to get an idea of the types of questions that may come in the exam.
  8. Physical and Mental Fitness: Preparing for the TNPSC Group 1 exam can be a stress-inducing experience. The student should maintain physical and mental fitness to avoid burnout.

By keeping these factors in mind, a student can effectively prepare for the TNPSC Group 1 exam.

Eligibility Criteria for TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2022 – 2023

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Educational Qualification

Any Degree from a recognized university.

Final-year students can also apply for this Job.

The degree should be obtained in SSLC + HSC or its equivalent + UG Degree Pattern.

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Age Limit

To apply for this post Minimum age is 21 Years, the Maximum age is 37 years for SC/ST/BC/MBC, and for Others- 32 Years.

For candidates possessing BL Degree 36 Years (BC/MBC/SC/ST) and 31 Years (Others)

Updated TNPSC Group 1 Age Relaxation Details 2020

Selection Procedure of TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2022

TNPSC Group 1 Examination is divided into three stages i.e Prelims, Mains, and finally Personal Interview.

The merit list will be prepared based only on the Main examination and Interview Marks.

The preliminary examination will not be considered in the final selection list.

TNPSC Group 1: Prelims Exam Pattern
General Studies 175 Questions 262.5 Marks
Aptitude & Mental Ability 25 Questions 37.5 Marks
Total 200 Questions 300 Marks
  • Stage-2: Main Examination (Descriptive Types) Three Papers in General Studies. Each paper will have questions for 250 Marks (3 hours each) Old Mains Paper – More Details
  • Stage-3: Interview 100 Marks

General mental ability may not be there for the Group-1 mains exam.

Group 1 2022 Related Links

S.No Description Get Details
1 TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 Details
2 TNPSC Gr-I Eligibility Details Details
3 TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus [Prelims, Mains] Download
4 Group-I Exam Pattern Details
5 TNPSC Group 1 Apply Online Apply Now
6 TNPSC Group 1 Model Question Paper Download
7 Previous Year Question Paper Download
8 Previous Year Cut-off Marks 2022 Details
9 PSTM Certificate Download
10 Online Application Link Download
11 TNPSC Group 1 result (2022’s Prelims) See Result
12 TNPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket Download

TNPSC Group 1 Main Written Exam Details 2022

Stay Granted to contact Group-1 Main exams by Madras High Court. TNPSC has no answer for the following questions raised by the Petitioner. So the court has ordered interim bans for conducting the written examination.

  • Publication of Revised answer keys for the Group-1 Prelims Exam
  • Expert Committee report about the revised Prelims answer key
  • Cut Off marks of all Preliminary candidates

Latest News of 2022’s Group 1 Examination

28-04-2023: Prelims Result Published – Check Result

09-09-2022: TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam has been postponed to 19th November 2022.

31-12-2019: TNPSC Group 1 2019 Exam Final Rank List and Combined Mark List Published

09-12-2019: TNPSC Group 1 Main written Examination Result Published. The Oral Test for selected candidates will be held from 23-12-2019 to 31-12-2019 at TNPSC Office Chennai. Check Result

30-06-2019: TNPSC Group 1 Mains Examination Hall Ticket Released – Download

12-10-2017: Special Instructions for Group 1 Mains Exams Applicants.

TNPSC Group 1 Mains Exams Aspirants instruction

07-10-2017: TNPSC Group 1 Mains Hall ticket Published. To download Gr-1 Mains Hall Ticket – Click Here

21-07-2016: TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary result Published. To check your results Clik Here.  If you cleared the Group 1 Prelim, congratulations! Don’t waste your time start preparing for the TNPSC Gr-1 Mains. The Main Written Examination will be scheduled on 13.10.2017, 14.10.2017 and 15.10.2017

20-06-2017: As per TNPSC Toll-Free Number. The GROUP-1 Prelims Result will be released Next Month Only. If it is so GROUP-1 MAINS Exam is expected in November after UPSC Mains Exam

08-02-2017: Group 1 Hall Ticket Published – Download Here

27-01-2017: Group-1 Hall ticket will be published end of next week

19-12-2016: Application Status 2016 – Check Here

Last Updated: 28th April 2023

16 thoughts on “TNPSC Combined Civil Service Examination – I | Notification, Syllabus, Model Paper”

  1. Sir i have finished bsc nursing in 2013 now I m working n govt hospital. Can I apply for group 1 exam. Please sir give some instructions.

  2. Respected sir,

    My daughter wrote the group-1 exam by 3rd march 2019, and we are a BC community and 3 marks only less to enter the main exam. But now there is a case is in pending and TNPSC agreed that there are 24 questions were wrong. so now according to the case will there be any chance for her to get these 3 more marks to enter the main exam? please advise.


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