[Updated] TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2023: Notification, Exam Date, Syllabus

TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2023

TNPSC Grade 4 2023 Recruitment: Every year, the Tamilnadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) conducts the Group 4 Exam to select eligible candidates for the position of Level 4 officer in various departments of the Tamilnadu Government.

On this page, we will provide you with all the important details about the TNPSC Group 4 2022 Exam. This includes the Group 4 Notification, Exam dates, Eligibility criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, and Preparation Tips.

  • 11th July 2023: TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2022 Final Result published, counseling will be held from 20.07.2023 to 10.08.2023 FN/AN – Check the List
  • 30th June 2023: TNPSC has again increased Group 4 vacancies, increasing 114 posts. This has increased the total number of vacancies from 10,178 to 10,292.
  • 21st June 2023: The number of vacancies for TNPSC Group 4 has increased from 10,177 to 10,748 –> New Notification
  • 24th March 2023: Group 4 Result Published – Check Here | Cut-Off Marks – Check here
  • 21st March 2023: Group 4 Vacancies increased from 7,401 to 10,117. Nearly 2,600 Vacancies increased.
  • 21st January 2022: General English has been removed from the syllabus, and General Tamil has been made compulsory.

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What is TNPSC Group 4?

TNPSC Group 4 is a prominent recruitment process conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) for government job positions in Tamil Nadu. It offers vacancies for Junior Assistant, Bill Collector, and Typist roles, among others.

The exam has a minimum qualification requirement of 10th standard and is known for being relatively easier compared to other TNPSC Group exams.

In 2017, it was merged with the TNPSC VAO Exam to form the TNPSC Combined Civil Service Exam IV (CCSE-IV), providing candidates with more opportunities within the Tamil Nadu government.

TNPSC Group 4 2023 Exam Summary

Exam Name TNPSC Group 4
Post Name VAO, Junior Assistant, Bill Collector & Typist
Recruitment Board Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Vacancy 10000+
Eligibility SSLC / 10th Standard
Salary Rs.19,500 to Rs. 75,900 (First Month’s Salary)
Official Website www.tnpsc.gov.in

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TNPSC Group 4 Exam Date 2023

Stay updated with the TNPSC Group 4 exam schedule for 2023. We will promptly update the following table once the official TNPSC notification is released. Kindly note that the dates mentioned are based on the TNPSC Annual Planner and are subject to changes. Keep visiting for the latest updates.

Group 4 Events 2023 Gr-IV Exam Dates (Tentative)
Group 4 Notification Release Date November 2023
Online Registration Starts November 2023
Last Date to Apply December 2023
TNPSC Group 4 Exam Date February 2024
TNPSC Group 4 Result Date May 2024

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TNPSC Group 4 Educational Qualification

TNPSC Group 4 Exam requires a minimum educational qualification of 10th Standard/SSLC for all posts. Applicants must have successfully completed their SSLC or 10th Standard education as of the notification date of the Group 4 Exam.

Name of the Post Edu Qualification
  • Village Administrative Officer (VAO)
  • Junior Assistant (Non-Security)
  • Junior Assistant (Security)
  • Bill Collector, Grade-I
10th Standard / SSLC
[குறைந்தது 10-ஆம் வகுப்பு முடித்திருக்க வேண்டும்]
  • Typist
  • Steno-Typist (Grade–III)
10th Standard / SSLC
Typewriting with the following minimum grade:

  • Senior Grade in Tamil and English
  • Senior Grade in Tamil and Junior Grade in English
  • Tamil Junior Grade and English Senior Grade
[குறைந்தது 10-ஆம் வகுப்புடன் Typewriting  முடித்திருக்க வேண்டும்]
Store Keeper

10th Standard / SSLC


  • Candidates should have at least 2 years of experience in the maintenance of store accounts.

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TNPSC Group 4 Age Limit

The age limit for the TNPSC Group 4 Exam is calculated as of 1st July 2023. The minimum age requirement is 18 years, and the maximum age limit is 32 years for all applicants. However, for certain categories and based on the applicant’s community and educational qualifications, the maximum age limit can be extended up to 58 years, considering the reference date of 1st July 2023.

Category Maximum Age (SSLC) Maximum Age (More than SSLC)
General 32 Years 32 Years
MBC, BC, BC(M) 34 Years 58 Years
SC, SC(A), ST, Destitute Widows 37 Years

The upper age limit for candidates appearing for examinations conducted by the Tamil Nadu Government would be relaxed by two years. Click here for full details.

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TNPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern 2023

Aspirants should make a preparation strategy in accordance with the TNPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern for better performance.

The TNPSC Group 4 Exam Total Marks is 300 and the Total time is 3 hours.

S.No Topic No.Of Questions Max. Marks
1 General Tamil 100 150
2 General Studies 75 112.5
3 Aptitude & Mental Ability 25 37.5
Total 200 300

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TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2023

  • General Tamil (Tamil Eligibility-cum-Scoring Test)
  • General Science
  • Current Events
  • Geography
  • History & Culture of India & Tamilnadu
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Economy
  • Aptitude and Mental Ability Test

To read the Full syllabusClick Here

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How to Prepare for TNPSC Group 4

To clear the TNPSC Group 4 Exam on the very first attempt follow the steps while you prepare.

  1. First, study the Group 4 Syllabus clearly as well as keep a hard copy of the Gr-4 Syllabus.
  2. Start your preparation as on Group 4 Syllabus, Cover every topic on Syllabus.
  3. It is good to read Group 4 Topics in Tamil Nadu School Books.
  4. Take handwritten notes for Quick Revision.
  5. Take daily and weekly tests. (Model Questions)
  6. Weekly one Old Question Paper Analysis.

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Group 4 Sample Questions 2023

1. தாயுமானவர் ஆற்றிய பணி எது? (Tamil)

  1. அரசுக்கணக்கர்
  2. தட்டச்சுப்பணியாளர்
  3. பத்திரிக்கையாளர்
  4. இசைப்பணியாளர்

2. மது அருந்தி வாகனம் ஓட்டுவதை கண்டுபிடிக்கும் சுவாசப் பகுப்பாய்வு சோதனையில் பயன்படும் சேர்மம் / The compound used in breath analysis test for drunken driving is? (Science)

  1. K2Cr2O7
  2. KI
  3. KMnO4
  4. CuSO4

3. 1951 ஆம் ஆண்டு மக்கள் தொகை பெருக்க வீதம் இவ்வாறு அழைக்கப்படுகிறது? / In the year 1951, the population growth rate is called? (Economics)

  1. பெரும் பிரிவினை ஆண்டு / Year of Great Divide
  2. மக்கள் தொகை வெடிப்பு ஆண்டு / Year of Population Explosion
  3. மக்கள் தொகை ஆண்டு / Year of Population
  4. சிறுபிளவு ஆண்டு / Year of Small Divide

4. மாட்டுவண்டி சக்கரத்தின் ஆரம் 35செ.மீ அது 154 மீ தொலைவை கடந்தால் அச்சக்கரம் எத்தனை முழுச்சுற்றுகள் சுற்றியிருக்கும் / The radius of a cart wheel is 35cm. How many revolutions does it make in traveling a distance of 154 m? (Maths)

  1. 70
  2. 189
  3. 119
  4. 86

Check: Group 4 Previous Year Papers

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TNPSC Group 4 Cut-Off Marks 2023

We below-mentioned the TNPSC Group 4 Cut-off mark list for the post of Junior Assitant and Bill Collector. It will give you a fair idea about Group 4 Pass Mark.

If you want to get a job, you have to answer any of the questions we mentioned below.

TNPSC Group 4 2024 Expected cut-off Marks
Category Male Female
General 170 168
BC 165 164
MBC 165 163
BC(M) 155 150
SC 162 158
SC(A) 153 151
ST 151 148
Note: Based on the number of correct questions
The competition of the Group 4 Exam 2023 would be very high compared to previous years.

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Related Links

Links Description Get Details
TNPSC Group IV Notification 2022

  • Revised Number of Vacancies


Group 4 Eligibility Condition 2023 Details
TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2023 Download
TNPSC Gr-4 Exam Pattern 2023 Check Here
Model Question Papers 2023 Download
Previous Year Question Papers (2011 to 2022) Download
TNPSC Group 4 Study Materials 2023 Download
PSTM Certificate Download Pdf Download
TNPSC Group 4 Cut-off Marks Check Here
TNPSC Group 4 Result and Counseling Details Check Here
Online Certificate Verification Procedure More Details
Hall Ticket / Admit Card Download

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FAQs – TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2023

1. When will TNPSC Group 4 Notification be Announced?

Ans: The TNPSC Group 4 announcement will be made in November 2023, according to the Annual Planner 2023

2. When will the TNPSC Group 4 Exam be conducted?

Ans: The TNPSC Group 4 exam will take place coming February 2024.

3. What is TNPSC Group 4 Age Limit?

Ans: 18 years to 32 years of age

4. Can degree holders write the Group 4 Exam 2023?

Ans: Oh Yes, Anyone who has completed the 10th class can write the Group 4 Exam

5. I have just started 18 years old … Can I apply for the Group 4 exam 2022?

Ans: No, As of July 2023, 18 years should have been completed

6. Will the TNPSC Group 4 exam question paper be in English?

Ans: Yes, the exam question paper will be in both Tamil and English

7. Which certificates will need to apply for TNPSC Group 4 Exams?

Ans: 10th / SSLC Certificate, Community Certificate, Aaddar Card, Valid E-Mail ID, and Phone Number

8. How many times can I appear for TNPSC Group 4 exam?

There is no limit to appearing for the TNPSC Group 4 Exam until you cross the age limit.

9. Is there a negative marking in the TNPSC Group 4 Exam?

Ans: No, there is no negative marking.

10. Do I need typing to apply for Group 4 exam?

Ans: No, But typing is required to apply especially for typist posts

11. Is TNPSC Group 4 exam easy or tough?

Ans: For those who study all the topics in the syllabus, this is very easy. To others, it may seem tough.

12. Which book is best for TNPSC Group 4 Exam Preparation?

Ans: School Textbooks are the best and enough for Group 4 2022 Preparation.

TNPSC Group 4 News 2023

11th July 2023: TNPSC Goup 4 Counseling List Published – Check Here

30th June 2023: Revised Vacancy Group 4

TNPSC Group 4 Revised Vacancy 2022

21st June 2023: TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2022, Revised notification released – View

20th June 2023: குரூப் 4 பணியிடங்கள் 10748ஆக உயர்த்தப்பட்டுள்ளதாக தெரிவிக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது.

TNPSC Group 4 Vacancy

7th June 2023: TNPSC தொகுதி -4க்கான காலிப்பணியிடங்கள் தற்போது 25000மாக உயர்வு???

TNPSC Group 4 Vacancy

Last Updated: 11th July 2023

129 thoughts on “[Updated] TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2023: Notification, Exam Date, Syllabus”

  1. Hello, sir i am current graduating student & i complete english
    junior typewriting but certificate is not issued iam eligible for
    this examination

  2. Sir, I am from Pondicherry. BC catagory . date of birth 1990 December. do Pondicherry people considered general catagory?

  3. hi sir how to apply the (my community certificate ) Christion aunthathiyar cast this option not add for the cast column but my school certificate SCA

  4. Application la ( diplomo) university matri apply panniullen
    Enaku certificate verification pokumpothu problem varum sir .
    +12 vari sariyaka apply seithullen


  6. Sir my date of birth 02.061979 my qualifications Bcom mcommunity OC I am eligible to apply for group 4 2019 exam.

  7. Hai sir na 1st time apply panran enaku endha booklam padikanumnu therila konjam solungalen

    Oru standardla ella bookum padikanuma ila tamil english mattum padicha podhuma please solunga…

  8. My brother is 47 now. can he apply for group 4 exam? . if yes, for which post he can apply?
    (FC CATEGORY) Pl reply.

  9. Vera edhum group exams notification varuma aug sep date la?
    Ila ipo vara examsoda group exams mudinjidha indha yearku

  10. Sir,
    I’ve completed 12th and b.Com 2nd year discontinued, and I got distinction in typewriting(junior) and 1st class in senior, and also completed lower in tamil typewriting. Am I eligible for tnpsc exam. Is there any possibility to pass the exam.

  11. I am 23 years old. i am completed in +2 and Typewriting Both Senionr and COA course
    I am MBC caste-MALE
    Na 2019 Group4la 140question correct panniruken Enaku Typing vacanciela job kidaikuma sir
    Please answer tell me’
    Please my request
    Thank You Sir


  13. Sir i am Siva, I completed degree and both higher in typewriting with office automation, I got 243 marks in group 4, I am MBC community, Can I get the job?

  14. Wow sir….ur great….ellarukum reply comment kuduthirukiga…..pass panna yeppadi pannikanum enna enna books padikanumm..

  15. I have taken second language as french can i apply for group 4 since i know to speak tamil and read tamil but dont knw to write Tamil??

  16. Sir it is part time job or full time job, If I finished the 12 th exam I am eligible, it is a permanent job or tempoarary job

  17. Dear Sir my age is 43 yrs I was in private IT I left I am interested to persuade profession in tnpsc.
    Education is SSLC and Diploma and Graduation by distance education.
    Interested in VAO am I eligible. Other than Vao which all group I am eligible sir.

  18. Sir, My son date of birth is 20.07.2003 (20th July), is he eligible to write 2021 Group IV exam will be held first week of Dec. 2021 as mentioned by TNPSC web site. 18 years completed on 20th of July this month. Kindly reply Sir.

  19. Sir,I Ex-serviceman.my DOB 10/03/68. I completed MBA. Length of Army service 30 yrs. No age limit for above 10th std.Can i apply for VAO exam

  20. Hi, as general Tamil is compulsory, may I know if those questions will be in Tamil or in English? The whole question ppr will be in Tamil?

  21. Good morning sir, madam நான் DCT Diploma படித்துகொண்டிருக்கேயன் நான் TNPSC gor-4 நான் எழுதலாமா எனக்கு அதற்குரியவிவரம் கூறுங்கள் sir, madam

    • நீங்கள் எழுதலாம்… 18 வயது முடித்திருந்தால் விண்ணப்பிக்கலாம்…

  22. I’ve entered my Ug result declaration date as Apr 18th 2022 in group 4 but tnpsc wants result declaration before 31/3/2022 will it cause problems like rejection of application or rejection during certificate verification?
    Few say that I may have a life time ban for giving wrong info during application? Is it true?
    Please reply


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