Download New TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary and Mains Syllabus in Tamil 2023

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2023

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus in Tamil 2023: We have attached the updated TNPSC Group 1 2023 New Syllabus for students who will be appearing for the Group 1 Preliminary Exam in November 2023. Additionally, we are providing the new updated Group 1 Exam Pattern 2023.

The TNPSC Group 1 2023 syllabus will help you understand the Important topics in each subject.

  • 13-09-2023: The syllabus for the TNPSC Group 1 Main Examination has been slightly modified with the addition of the Ethics and Integrity topic to Paper II.
  • 23-12-2021: Tamil Eligibility Test has been included in Group 1 Mains Examination.

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TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Chapters 2023

Two new chapters about Tamil Nadu have been added to this year’s exam. The new Chapters are Chapters 8 and 9.

  1. General Science
  2. Current Events / Current Affairs
  3. Geography of India
  4. History and Culture of India
  5. Indian Polity
  6. Indian Economy
  7. Indian-National Movement
  8. History, Culture, Heritage, and Socio-Political Movements in Tamil Nadu
  9. Development Administration in Tamil Nadu
  10. Aptitude and Mental Ability

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TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2023 Pdf

For your convenience, we have provided the TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus for the year 2023 in PDF format. You can download the syllabus materials from the links below:

Prelims Syllabus (Tamil) Download
Prelims Syllabus (English) Download
Tamil Eligibility Test Syllabus Download
Mains Examination Syllabus Download
Mains Examination Syllabus [Old] Download
Model Question Papers – Download

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TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Pattern 2023

The Prelims Exam pattern also changed ie., the General Studies Part questions were increased. You can find below the changes

Gr-I Prelims Subjects No.of Qts Marks
General Studies 175 262.5
Aptitude & Mental Ability 25 37.5
Total 200 300

Current Affairs Question and Answer – More Info

TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Chapter-Wise Analysis

The following table presents the anticipated number of questions that are expected to appear in the Group 1 2023 Prelims Exam. This data has been derived from the official question paper of Group 2, as released by TNPSC.

Please note that both Group 1 Prelims and Group 2 Prelims share the same syllabus.

S.No Subject No.of Questions
came on Gr-2
Expected Questions
1 Science 14 15 – 20
2 Current Affairs 13 15 – 20
3 Geography 12 10 – 15
4 History 11 10 – 15
5 Indian Constitution 16 15 – 20
6 Indian Economy 17 15 – 20
7 Indian National Movement 11 10 – 15
8 Tamilnadu History 47 40 – 50
9 Tamilnadu Administration 38 30 – 35
10 Mental Ability 25 25

Previous Year Paper Analysis

To assist aspirants in their preparation, we have tabulated the topic-wise distribution of TNPSC Group 1 2022 Prelims Exam questions. This analysis will aid you in identifying the important topics for the Group 1 Exam.

Please note that the following data is based on the question paper from the previous year:

TNPSC Group-I 2022 Prelims Questions Split up
Topic No.of Questions
General Science 22
Current Events and GK 26
Geography of India 18
History and Culture of India 11
Indian Polity 22
Indian Economy 17
Indian National Movement 10
Unit 8: History, Culture, and Heritage of India 39
Unit 9: Development and Administration in Tamilnadu 10
Aptitude and Mental Ability 25

This analysis gives you an understanding of how questions are distributed among different subjects. When preparing for an exam, it is beneficial to focus on topics with a higher number of questions as they are likely to be more important.

Group 1 Prelims Books Details – Where to Study

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TNPSC Group 1 Main Written Examination Pattern 2023

Below, you can see the TNPSC Group 1 2023 Mains Exam Pattern. You have to have better knowledge of the Group 1 Mains Syllabus and Exam Pattern belonging to the Group 1 Prelims Syllabus.

Why are telling this, Most of the Prelims topics will be covering the topic of the main examination also.

Subject (Degree Standard) Duration Maximum Marks
Paper-I-Tamil Eligibility Test* 3 Hours 100
Paper-II 3 Hours 250
Paper-III 3 Hours 250
Paper-IV 3 Hours 250
Interview & Records 100
Total Marks 950
Note: * Only if 40% marks are secured in Tamil Eligibility Test, Other Competitive Papers will be evaluated.

TNPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus 2023


Tamil Eligibility Test

  • மொழிபெயர்தல் : [ (i) தமிழிலிருந்து ஆங்கிலத்துக்கு மொழி பெயர்த்தல் (ii) ஆங்கிலத்திலிருந்து தமிழுக்கு மொழி பெயர்த்தல்]
  • சுருக்கி வரைதல்
  • பொருள் உணர்திறன்
  • சுருக்கக் குறிப்பிலிருந்து விரிவாக்கம் செய்தல்
  • கட்டுரை வரைதல்
  • திருக்குறள் தொடர்பான கடிதல் வரைதல்
  • தமிழ் மொழி அறிவு


  • UNIT-I: Modern history of India and Indian culture
  • UNIT-II: Social issues in India and Tamil Nadu
  • UNIT-III: Ethics and Integrity
  • UNIT-IV: General Aptitude & Mental Ability (SSLC Standard)


  • UNIT-I: Indian Polity and emerging political trends across the world affecting India
  • UNIT-II: Role and Impact of Science and Technology in the development of India
  • UNIT-III: Tamil Society ‐ Its Culture and Heritage


  • UNIT-I: Geography of India with special reference to Tamil Nadu
  • UNIT-II: Environment, Bio-Diversity, and Disaster Management
  • UNIT-III: Indian Economy: Current economic trends and Impact of the global economy on India

Group 1 Mains Detailed Syllabus 2023 – Download

TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Dates 2023

  • Notification Date: August 2023.
  • TNPSC Group 1 Exam Date 2023: November 2023
  • Group 1 Prelims Result Date: January 2023

History of Changes in Group 1 Syllabus

Tamilnadu Public Service Commission made Big changes in the Group 1 Prelims syllabus on 20th January 2020.

  • The Aptitude section is minimized to 25 questions from 50 Questions.
  • And two more topics are added ie., Tamil Culture and Development Administration.

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Last Updated: 30th November 2023

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