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    Combined Civil Service Examination – I (Group-1)

    Minimum Age: 21                                           Educational Qualification: Any Degree*

    Name of Posts:

    1. Deputy Collector – Tamil Nadu Civil Service.
    2. Deputy Superintendent of Police – Tamil Nadu Police Service.
    3. Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes) – Tamil Nadu Co-operative Service.
    4. Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies  – Tamil Nadu Co-operative Service.
    5. Assistant Director of Rural Development – Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service.
    6. District Employment Officer – Tamil Nadu General Service.


    Examination Pattern:

    Stage – I: Preliminary Examination – Single Paper (Objective Type)    –  200 Questions (3 Hours)

    General Studies (Degree Standard) – 175 Questions

    Aptitude & Mental Ability (SSLC Standard) – 25 Questions

    Stage – II: Main Written Examination and Oral Test – Paper I-IV (Descriptive Type)

    Paper – I: Tamil Eligibility Test (SSLC Standard)       100 Marks (3 Hours)

                        Paper – II: General Studies (Degree Standard)      250 Marks (3 Hours)

    Paper – III: General Studies (Degree Standard)      250 Marks (3 Hours)

    Paper – IV: General Studies (Degree Standard)      250 Marks (3 Hours)

    Interview & Records 100 Marks

    Total: 850 Marks

    Download Syllabus: Pg: 21 to 32



    Combined Civil Service Examination – II/IIA (Group-2/2A)

    Minimum Age: 18/20/22*                                           Educational Qualification: Any Degree/Masters*

    Name of Posts : with Interview Posts

    1. Junior Employment Officer(Non Differently Abled) in Employment and Training (Employment Wing) Department.
    2. Probation Officer in the Department of Prisons and Correctional Services.
    3. Assistant Inspector of Labour in the Labour Department.
    4. Sub Registrar, Grade-II in Registration Department.
    5. Junior Employment Officer (Differently Abled) in Employment and Training (Employment Wing) Department.
    6. Special Assistant in Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Department.
    7. Special Branch Assistant in Intelligence Section, Office of the Commissioner of Police.
    8. Special Branch Assistant in Special Branch of Criminal Investigation Department (State Intelligence Wing).

    Non Interview Posts

    1. Municipal Commissioner, Grade-II in Municipal Administration Department.
    2. Assistant Section Officer in Secretariat, Other than Law and Finance Department.
    3. Assistant Section Officer in Secretariat, Law Department.
    4. Assistant Section Officer in Secretariat, Finance Department.
    5. Assistant Section Officer in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.
    6. Senior Inspector of Co-Operative Societies in Department of Co-operative Societies.
    7. Audit Inspector in the Audit wing of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Administration   Department.
    8. Assistant Inspector in Local Fund Audit Department.
    9. Supervisor / Junior Superintendent in Agricultural Marketing and Agri. Business Department.
    10. Handloom Inspector in Handlooms and Textiles Department.
    11. Assistant in Commissionerate of Revenue Administration Department.
    12. Revenue Assistant in Revenue Department.
    13. Assistant in the Divisions of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department.
    14. Assistant in the Divisions of Commercial Taxes Department.
    15. Assistant in various Departments in Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service /Tamil Nadu Town Panchayat Subordinate Service /Tamil Nadu Co-Operative Audit Subordinate Service / Tamil Nadu General Subordinate Service.
    16. Personal Clerk, Steno-Typist in various Departments in the Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service / Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service.
    17. Assistant in various Departments in the Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service / Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service / Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service.

    Examination Pattern:

    Stage I – Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)   – 200 Questions (3 Hours)

                    General Tamil/English (S.S.L.C Standard)   – 100 Questions

                     General Studies (Degree Standard)    – 75 Questions

                     Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (S.S.L.C. Standard)     – 25 Questions

    Stage II – Main Written Examination (Descriptive Type)

          Paper-I: Compulsory Tamil Language Qualifying Paper (S.S.L.C Standard) 100 Marks (3 Hours)

           Paper-II: General Studies (Degree Standard) 300 Marks (3Hours)

           Interview and Records 40 Marks

    Download Syllabus: Pg:39-57


    Combined Civil Service Examination – IV & VAO (Group-4 * VAO)

    Minimum Age: 18                                           Educational Qualification: S.S.L.C*

    Name of Posts:

    1. Village Administrative Officer
    2. Junior Assistant (Non – Security)
    3. Junior Assistant (Security)
    4. Bill Collector, Grade-I
    5. Typist
    6. Steno-Typist (Grade–III)
    7. Other Posts in various Boards

    Examination Pattern: Single Exam (Objective Type – OMR Based)  – 3 Hours

               Part A: Compulsory Tamil Paper – 100 Questions    (150 Marks)

                Part B: 100 Questions (150 Marks)  

                 General Studies – 75 Questions

                  Aptitude and Mental Ability Test – 25 Questions

    Download Syllabus: Pg:32 – 39

    *Need to refer TNPSC Notification for More details.

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