TNPSC Exam 2022 - Notification PDF, Exam Date, Latest News

TNPSC Exam 2022 - Notification PDF, Exam Date, Latest News

BySaroj Singh  |  Updated on: Feb 18, 2022Tamil Nadu PCS conducts the TNPSC Combined Civil Services -I Examination for Group I services. Check more details such as TNPSC syllabus, exam pattern, vacancy details, eligibility criteria, application form, salary, cutoff, result and more.
Tamil Nadu PCS conducts the TNPSC Combined Civil Services -I Examination for Group I services. Check more details such as TNPSC syllabus, exam pattern, vacancy details, eligibility criteria, application form, salary, cutoff, result and more.
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Tamil Nadu Publis Service Commission (TNPSC) has released the tentative dates for the Civil Services exam through the notice on the official website. The TNPSC notification 2022 will be released in June 2022. Commission has also notified the tentative vacancies and exam month in the notice.

Candidates who are preparing for the exam must check the latest information on the TNPSC CCS exam 2022 like eligibility criteria, exam date, notification, application, exam pattern, syllabus, and more.

TNPSC CCS Exam 2022 Latest Updates

With the release of the notification the application dates are also release. Candidates who are interested in the Group I exam must go through the eligibility criteria before filling the application.

Candidates who fill the online application successfully will be called for the TNPSC Prelims exam. Candidates who clear the prelims cutoff will be called for the mains exam. TNPSC Prelims exam is going to be conducted in September 2022 whereas the mains exam will be conducted in March 2023. Check the important details below.

TNPSC Civil Services Exam Notification

TNPSC will release the official recruitment notification for TN Combined Civil Services I Examination (Group I Services) in June 2022. The TNPSC detailed notification pdf must be referred to before applying for the examination to understand all the important details of the examination. The TNPSC CCS official notification for the previous year is given below for your reference.

The TN civil services exam gives diverse scope for career advancement and the prominent posts released hereby are as such:

  • Deputy Collector, Tamil Nadu Civil Services
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP)-Tamil Nadu Police Service.
  • Assistant Director, Rural Development
  • Assistant Commissioner – Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Service
  • District Registrar – Tamil Nadu Registration Service
  • Deputy Registrar, Cooperative Department
  • District Employment Officer- Tamil Nadu General Service
  • District Officer (Fire and Rescue Service)- Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Service

Those who qualify all the stages of the examination are subjected to the rule of reservation of appointments is applicable for this recruitment.

TNPSC Group 1 Notification PDF (Previous Years)

TNPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Date 2022

Check all the important TNPSC Dates 2022.  Below mentioned are all the important TNPSC Exam dates 2021 for your reference. Also, check the TNPSC Exam Calendar PDF

TNPSC CCS Exam 2022

TNPSC Important Dates 2022

TNPSC Combined Civil Services - I Notification 2022

June 2022

TNPSC Apply Online starts from

June 2022

Last Date for submission of online Application for the TNPSC CCS exam

To be notified

Last Date for payment of TNPSC Preliminary Examination fee through bank

To be notified

TNPSC Prelims Exam 2020-21 

September 2022

TNPSC Prelims Result 2021

November 2022

TNPSC Mains Application & Document Submission 

To be notified

TNPSC Mains Exam Date 2021

March 2023

TNPSC Exam Vacancy, Salary 2022

Commission will release a total of 49 vacancies for the Group 1 posts. These vacancies are tentative in nature. Vacancies may get increased when the notification is released.

TNPSC Vacancy and Recruitment 2021

Below you can go through the breakdown of the TNPSC 2022 vacancy details. However, the number of vacancies notified is approximate and liable for modification before the publication of the results of the preliminary exams. The TNPSC total vacancy is distributed across various posts. The complete distribution of the TNPSC CCS vacancies is mentioned below.

Name of the Post and Post Code

Name of the Service and Code no.

No. of Vacancies

Deputy Collector (Post Code: 1001)

Tamil Nadu Civil Service

18

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I) (Post Code: 1002)

Tamil Nadu Police Service

19

Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes) (Post Code: 1003)

Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Service

10

Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies (Post Code: 1004)

Tamil Nadu Co-operative Service

14

Assistant Director of Rural Development (Post Code: 1006)

Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service

7

District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services) (Post Code: 1008)

Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services

1

TNPSC Total Vacancy

69

TNPSC Group 1 Salary 2022

The salary offered to a TNPSC Group 1 officer under TNPSC recruitment will fall under the pay scale of Level 22 which is in the range of Rs.56100- 177500 (Revised). The TNPSC CCS salary structure involves other components and allowances such as DA, HRA, and much more.

TNPSC Eligibility Criteria 2022

To be eligible to apply for the TNPSC 2022 exam, make sure you fulfill the following TNPSC eligibility criteria as described below. The TNPSC eligibility 2022 includes age limit, educational qualification, and the physical requirement for a few selected posts. The complete details about the TNPSC eligibility criteria are described below.

TNPSC Age Limit

TNPSC has mentioned the TNPSC CCS age limit for various posts. The age limit defines the minimum and maximum age applicable to different posts and categories. The TNPSC age relaxation is also mentioned below.

Name of the Post

Minimum Age

(Should have completed as on 01.07.2020)

Maximum Age

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs, and DWs of all categories

“Others” i.e., applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs

1. For all the posts except the post of Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

21Years

37 Years

32 Years

2. Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

(i) For applicants possessing any degree

21 Years

37 Years

32 Years

(ii) For applicants possessing a B.L. degree of any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission.

21 Years

38 Years

33 Years

TNPSC Educational Qualification

As per the TNPSC detailed notification, the TN Civil services eligibility criteria is such that the candidate must hold a graduation degree from any recognized university. Applicants in their final year of graduation may also apply for the exam.

Moreover, TNPSC eligibility also states that the applicant should have proficient knowledge of the Tamil language. In addition to Graduation, some additional qualifications are needed for specific posts.

Name of the Post

Preferential Qualification

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category I)

Preference shall be given to candidates who possess National awards for Physical efficiency.

Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

First Preference

A degree both in Commerce and Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.

Second Preference

A degree both in Commerce and Law.

Third Preference

A degree either in Commerce or Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.

Fourth Preference

A degree either in Commerce or Law.

Assistant Director of Rural Development Department

  1. Post Graduate Degree in Rural Service of the Gandhigram Rural Institute, Madurai District.
  2. Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Extension.
  3. Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Sociology.

TNPSC Physical Qualification

TNPSC Applicants applying for the posts of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Cat. I) and District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services) must possess the following Physical Qualifications

Category

Male

Female

Height

Chest

Height

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category I)

Must be not less than 165 cms

Not less than 86 cms (Expansion-5 cms)

Must be not less than 155 cms

District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services)

Not less than 89 cms (Expansion-5 cms)

*Note: Certificate of Physical Qualification need to be produced only by those candidates who opt for the posts of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category I) and District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services) should produce a certificate from a Medical Officer of/or above the rank of an Assistant Surgeon appointed by the Government.

Certificate of Physical Fitness

Applicants selected for appointment to the posts included in Group-I Services will be required to produce a certificate of physical fitness in the form prescribed below before his/her appointment:-

Name of the Post

Standard of Vision Prescribed

Form of Certificate of Physical Fitness

Deputy Collector


Standard III or better


The form prescribed for Executive Posts

Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

Assistant Director of Rural Development

Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies

Standard III

TNPSC Apply Online 2022

TNPSC invites applications for the Combined Civil Services -I Examination (Group-I Services). The link to TNPSC apply online for Group 1 exam will be out in June 2022. TNPSC CCS's last date to apply online will be notified soon. Furthermore, for your convenience, we already shared the direct link to apply online above.

Steps to apply online for TNPSC

  • Visit the official website of TNPSC.
  • You will find the apply online link on the home page itself.
  • Click on the given link.
  • Add the required details such as name, address, etc.
  • Now, add your picture and signature image as per the mentioned dimensions.
  • Finally, pay the application fee, either online or offline.

TNPSC Application Fee

The TNPSC application fee for the civil services Exam application form is mentioned below.

Category

Examination Fee

TNPSC Preliminary Examination

₹ 100/-

TNPSC Mains Examination

₹ 200/-

SC/ST/PWD/OBC/Widow/EXSM

No Fee

Note: - In addition to the above-mentioned fee, you are also entitled to pay an additional “One-Time Registration” fee of Rs. 150, which is valid for 5 years from the date of registration.

TNPSC Selection Process, Exam Pattern 2022

Gain better clarity about the selection procedure of the exam along with the detailed exam pattern of both Prelims and Mains examination. 

TNPSC Selection Procedure

To qualify and become a Group 1 officer in TNPSC, you need to appear and crack all three stages. The TNPSC has released the selection procedure for TN civil services exam 2022. The details are mentioned below:

  • TNPSC Preliminary Examination: Qualifying in nature
  • TNPSC Mains Examination: The marks obtained in this phase are considered for the final selection. These marks decide the rank and hence the posts allotted to a candidate.
  • TNPSC Interview: The purpose of the interview is to assess the true and authentic self of an individual. It is to check whether the candidate is suitable for a career in the civil services and serve society with zeal. Overall, it is not a knowledge test but a personality test. The interview panel just observes how a candidate responds to a given question, the approach is important.

TNPSC Exam Pattern 2022

TNPSC Exam Pattern 2021 includes TNPSC Group 1 exam pattern Prelims and TNPSC Group 1 exam pattern Mains. The students are advised to understand the TNPSC exam pattern in a proper manner before the examination.

TNPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

TNPSC Prelims Exam is of qualifying in nature. Marks of this phase aren't considered for the final selection. Thus, to understand the exam process for better preparedness, let us have a glance at the structure of the exam in detail.

The TNPSC Prelims exam is f 3 hours, and there is no negative marking in the TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam 2022

TNPSC Prelims Exam Subject

Number of questions

Maximum Marks

General Studies (Degree Standard)

175

300

Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard)

25 

Total

200

300

TNPSC Mains Exam Pattern

The TNPSC Exam Pattern for Mains Examination is mentioned below.

TNPSC Mains Exam Subject

Maximum Marks

Duration

TNPSC Mains Exam Paper-I

250

3 Hours

TNPSC Mains Exam Paper-II

250

3 Hours

TNPSC Mains Exam Paper-III

250

3 Hours

TNPSC Mains Exam Interview & Records

100

3 Hours

Total

850

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TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2022

The TNPSC Syllabus for both the Preliminary Examination and Mains Written Examination is available on the Commission’s Website. Below you can have a look at the TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Syllabus 2022.

TNPSC Syllabus pdf

TNPSC Prelims Syllabus

Subjects

Topics

History of Indian Subcontinent

  • It includes mainly the Indus valley civilization, Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals, and Marathas - Age of Vijayanagaram and Bahmani Kingdoms and South Indian history.
  • There is an emphasis on the Socio-cultural History of India.

History of Tamil Nadu

  • History
  • Culture
  • Heritage
  • Socio-Political Movements in Tamil Nadu

Geography of India

  • Indian Geography (physical features, transport, social geography, and natural calamity).

Indian Polity

  • Indian Constitution and the Governance aspects

Development Administration in Tamil Nadu

  • Social parameters
  • Development
  • Education and Health in State.

Indian Economy

  • Nature of Indian economy and recent advancements
  • Sources of revenue
  • Structure of Indian Economy and Employment Generation etc.

Aptitude and Mental Ability

It includes General Mental Abilities such as

  • Simplification
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple interest
  • Logical reasoning, etc.

TNPSC Mains Syllabus

TNPSC Mains Paper I Syllabus
Unit 1The modern history of India and Indian culture
Unit 2Social issues in India and Tamil Nadu
Unit 3General Aptitude & Mental Ability (SSLC Standard)
TNPSC Mains Paper II Syllabus
Unit 1Indian Polity and emerging political trends across the world affecting India
Unit 2Role and impact of Science and Technology in the development of India
Unit 3Tamil Society ‐ Its Culture and Heritage
TNPSC Mains Paper III Syllabus
Unit 1Geography of India with special reference to Tamil Nadu
Unit 2Environment, Bio-Diversity and Disaster Management
Unit 3Indian Economy - Current economic trends and impact of the global economy on India

TNPSC Group 1 Admit Card, Cutoff, Result 2022

Find all the details about the admit card below. Also, check the past year cut off and latest result updates 2022

TNPSC Group 1 Admit Card 2022

The information regarding the issue of TNPSC Mains admit card will be updated soon on the official website of TNPSC. Those candidates who will successfully submit their application form & mains exam documents will be able to download the admit cards when issued. TNPSC admit card download status will be updated after the release.

TNPSC Group 1 admit card direct link (to be updated)

TNPSC Group 1 Cut off

Here you can check the TNPSC cut off for both Prelims and Mains, which are required to be obtained by the candidates in order to successfully move to the next stage of selection. TNPSC cutoff is the minimum marks required to be eligible for the next round.

TNPSC Prelims Cut off

Subject

Minimum Qualifying Marks for selection

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/ DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs

Others

General Studies (Code No.003) General Studies (Degree Standard) 175 Questions Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard) 25 Questions Total – 200 Questions

90

120

TNPSC Mains Cut Off

Subject

Minimum Qualifying Marks for selection

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/ DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs

Others

General Studies - Descriptive type (Degree Standard)

  • Paper-I
  • Paper-II
  • Paper-III
  • Interview & Records

255

340

TNPSC Result

The TNPSC Civil services exam result includes a list of selected candidates. The result direct link will be updated above. With the release of the TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Result, the TNPSC Group 1 Mains dates will be released.

TNPSC FAQs

  • The TNPSC Group I notification will release in June 2022.

  • The TNPSC Group I Exam dates are released by the commission. The prelims exam will be held in September 2022 whereas the mains exam will be conducted in March 2023

  • Yes, all the important dates for the exam will be released in TNPSC Group I Notification.

  • The TNPSC Group I mains notification will release after the release of the prelims result.

  • All the important dates will be released in TNPSC Group I mains notification.

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