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TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)’s Group 1 Exam pattern and scheme of examination are given below…..

Scheme of Examination: Group 1 Exam will consists of Preliminary Examination, Main Written Examination and Oral Test.

A. Preliminary Examination: Preliminary examination will consists of 200 items in objective type, duration will be 3 Hours for maximum marks of 300.

Preliminary Examination:

Subject  Duration Maximum
Minimum Qualifying
SCs, SC(A)s,
STs, MBCs/
DCs, BCs and
General Studies (Degree Standard) 175 Questions

Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard)

25 Questions

Total – 200 Questions

3 Hours 300 90 120

B. Main Written Examination & Oral Interview: Main examination will consists of descriptive type questions from degree standard. Exam will have three papers viz., Paper I, Paper II and Paper III each will carry maximum marks of 300 in time duration of 3 hours. Subject name, maximum marks and qualifying marks for main examination and interview are given below….

Subject  Duration Maximum
Minimum Qualifying Marks
for selection
SCs, SC(A)s, STs,
MBCs/DCs, BCs and
General Studies- Descriptive type –
Degree Standard
Paper- II
Paper-IIIInterview & Record
3 Hours
3 Hours
3 Hours


255 340
Total   850    

C. Oral Interview: Interview will be conducted for 120 Marks

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  1. I have done B.SC in Maths. Can i apply for the posts in Group I?

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