TNPSC Group 4 2020 Recruitment Details | Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Salary

TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment Details 2020

TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2020 – 2021

TNPSC Grade 4 2020 Recruitment: Every year Tamilnadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) conducts Group 4  Exam to select eligible candidates for the position of level 4 officer in various departments in the Tamilnadu Government.

On this page, we are going to see all the important aspects of the TNPSC Group 4 2020 Exam. Ie., We are going to see Group 4 Notification, Exam dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Preparation Tips. and etc on below.

Table of Contents

What is TNPSC Group 4?

Group 4 Exam Date

Group 4 Vacancy Details

Group 4 Eligibility & Age Limit

Group 4 Apply Online

How to Apply Gr-4 2020

Group 4 Selection Method

 Group 4 Syllabus

Group 4 Useful Links

Group 4 Model Question Paper

Group 4 Cut-Off Marks

Group 4 FAQs

What is TNPSC Group 4?

To say it is a one-word “Group 4 is a Jackpot for Tamilnadu Government Job Seekers”.

TNPSC Group4 Exam is one of the big recruitment processes of the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.

The Group 4 Exam is conducted to select the Junior Assistant, Bill Collector, Typist, Field Surveyor Posts by a minimum qualification of 10th Std.

This exam is one of the easiest examinations amongst all TNPSC Group examinations conducted every year. So this exam has a huge response from Tamilnadu Students.

From 2017 the TNPSC Group four recruitment process was brought under the TNPSC Combined Civil Service Exam IV (CCSE-IV).

TNPSC CCSE-IV is nothing but a combination of TNPSC Group 4 and TNPSC VAO Exam.

TNPSC Group 4 2020 Exam Summery

Exam Name TNPSC Group 4
Post Name Junior Assistant, Bill Collector, Typist, Field Surveyor
Recruitment Board Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Vacancy 10000+
Eligibility SSLC / 10th Standard
Salary Rs.19,500 to Rs. 65,000

Ok, let see the brief details about the Group 4 Exam 2020.

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TNPSC Group 4 Exam Schedule 2020

Group 4 Events 2020 Gr-IV Exam Dates (Tentative)
Group 4 Notification Release Date October 2020
Online Registration Starts from 4th Week of October 2020
TNPSC Group 4 Exam Date February 2021
TNPSC Group 4 Result Date April 2021

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TNPSC Group 4 Vacancy Details 2020

No official announcement has been made about the vacancy. But we expected the TNPSC Group 4 vacancy would be around 10,000 Nos.

We derived this vacancy details from the previous year’s data. Below you can see the previous year Group 4 vacancy details.

TNPSC Group 4 Previous Year Vacancy Details 2012 to 2019

Post Code Name of the Post Vacancy Re-revised vacancies
(as on 07.02.2020)
2025 Village Administrative Officer (VAO) 397 608
2600 Junior Assistant (Non – Security) 2688 4894
2400 Junior Assistant (Security) 104
2500 Bill Collector, Grade-I 34
2800 Field Surveyor 509 505
2900 Draftsman 74 Nil
(Vacancies have withdrawn)
2200 Typist 1901 2840
2300 Steno-Typist (Grade–III) 784 1035
Total 6417 9882

What is TNPSC Group 4 Eligibility Criteria 2020

TNPSC Group 4 Educational Qualification

TNPSC Group 4 Minimum educational qualification is 10th Standard / SSLC for all posts.

The Applicant should have completed the SSLC or 10th as on the notification date of the Group 4 Exam.

Technical Qualification for Typist

Aspirants must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting for the post of Typist and Steno-Typist

  1. by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and English (or)
  2. by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and Lower/ Junior Grade in English
  3. (or) by Higher / Senior Grade in English and Lower/ Junior Grade in Tamil. More Details

TNPSC Group 4 Age Limit (As of 1st July 2020)

The age limit for the TNPSC Group 4 Exam is 18 to 30 Years.

In some cases, the maximum age limit is 58 Years Ie., Based on the Applicants community and Educational Qualification.

Category Minimum Age Maximum Age
Maximum Age
(More than SSLC)
General 18 Years 30 Years 30 Years
MBC, BC, BC(M) 32 Years 58 Years
SC, SC(A), ST, Destitute Widows 35 Years

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TNPSC Group 4 2020 Application Process

Candidates can fill TNPSC Group 4 application form on the official website of the TNPSC in two parts – One Time Registration and Gr-4 Application.

TNPSC Group 4 Exam Fees 2020

Community Group 4 Application Fee One Time Registration Fee
General / OBC Rs. 100/- Rs. 150/-
SC / ST / PWD / Widow Nil /- Rs. 150/-

How to Apply for TNPSC Group 4

You can apply for the TNPSC Group 4 Exam through Online mode only. Follow Group 4 Apply Online steps as given below:

Step 1- Go to the official website of TNPSC (

Step 2- Choose, New Register or Registered User

Step 3- If you are new to this, first complete the New Register form using your basic info, mobile number, email id

Step 4- Once again login OTR dashboard. Click the apply now button, now you see the current openings

Step 5- Click the openings, which one you want to apply.

Step 6- Fill all the details that would be asked

Step 7- Upload the necessary documents like photograph, signature.

Step 8- Review the application form once again to check for any mistakes

Step 9- Now select the payment mode- offline/online and pay the application fees.

Step 10- Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

TNPSC Group 4 Selection Process 2020

TNPSC Group 4 2020 selection process has two stages. Generally, the Group4 exam is coming under one of the direct recruitment of TNPSC jobs.

Stage 1: Written Test (Prelims & Mains)

Stage 2: Document Verification

To download TNPSC Group 4 Previous Year Question Paper – Click Here

TNPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern 2020

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

Recently TNPSC Announced the changes of the TNPSC Group 4 Exam. Ie., Hereafter the Group 4 exam would be conducted in two stages.

Mains Exam for TNPSC Group 4 Selection Process 2020

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2020

General Tamil / English

General Science

Current Events


History & Culture of India & Tamilnadu

Indian Polity

Indian Economy

Aptitude and Mental Ability Test

To read the full syllabus – Click Here

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TNPSC Group 4 Information 2020

The full description of the Group 4 exam is given in the table below. You do not have to wander through the Gr-IV selection details separately, We provide all the details here. All details are provided on separate pages for your convenience. To download the official notification Click Here

S.No Description Get Details
1 TNPSC Group IV Notification 2019 Details
2 Group 4 Eligibility Condition 2020 Details
3 TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2020 Download
4 TNPSC Gr-4 Exam Pattern 2020 Check Here
5 Model Question Papers 2020 Download
6 Previous Year Question Papers (2011 to 2019) Download
7 TNPSC Group 4 Study Materials 2020 Download
8 PSTM Certificate Download Pdf Download
9 TNPSC Group 4 Cut off Marks Check Here
10 TNPSC Group 4 Result and Counseling Details Check Here
11 Online Certificate Verification Procedure More Details
12 Hall Ticket / Admit Card Download

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TNPSC Group 4 Cut Off Marks 2020

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

If you want to get a job, you have to answer no of the questions which we mentioned below.

TNPSC Group 4 2020 Expected cut off Marks
Category Male Female
General 164 163
BC 162 161
MBC 162 162
BC(M) 154 152
SC 160 158
SC(A) 155 154
ST 156 153
Note: Based on the number of correct questions

TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2019 Details

S.No Gr-4 2019 Examination Details More Details
1 Date of Notification 14-06-2019
2 Total Vacancy 9882
3 Exam Date 01-09-2019
4 Result Date 12-11-2019
5 Counseling Date January 2020
6 Distribution of Appointment Letters July 2020
7 No of Candidates Appeared Around 16 lakhs

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Breaking News: Group-4 Typist and Steno-Typist Counseling Date Announced. Counseling Start from for Typist 2.11.2020, for Steno-Typist 28.11.2020.

The selection process work has begun to conduct the Group 4 Examination.
If you look at the image attached here, you will understand it.

TNPSC Group 4 Leaked notification

FAQ’s – TNPSC Group 4 2021

Q. When will TNPSC Group 4 2021 be conducted?

Ans: The TNPSC Group 4 2021 exam notification is not yet released but expected to release in October 2020.

Q. Is TNPSC Group 4 Exam Conducted Every Year?

Ans: Most likely, the TNPSC Group 4 exam is held every year.

Q. What Jobs Do We Get After Clearing TNPSC Group 4 exam?

Ans: Junior Assistant, Bill Collector, Field Surveyor, Draftsman, Typist, Steno-Typist (Grade–III)

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

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

Q. Is there any interview in TNPSC Group 4 Exam?

Ans: No, there is no interview in the TNPSC Group 4 Exam

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

Ans: No, there is no negative marking.

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

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

Q. Is TNPSC Group 4 exam tough or easy?

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

Q. Where can I get the TNPSC Group 4 previous year question papers?

Ans: Can be obtained from our website, or from the official website of TNPSC,

Search Terms:

  • TNPSC Group 4 exam notification 2020
  • www tnpsc gov in group 4 notification

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This year TNPSC Group 2 Exam takes place before the Group 4 Exams. So If you prepare well for the Group 2 Exam, It will be helpful for the Group 4 Exam 2020.

Last Updated: 09.15 PM – 5th October 2020

93 thoughts on “TNPSC Group 4 2020 Recruitment Details | Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Salary”

  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??


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