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TNPSC CCSE Group 1 Syllabus 2021 – exam Pattern, @

Exam Name CCSE Group 1
Organization Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Vacancy Various
Exam Date (tentative) Expected this month
Education type 10th 12th pass govt jobs  /
Selection Process: Exam / interview
Notification year 2021
Official website
category #syllabus
Organization page TNPSC Recruitment 2021

TNPSC CCSE Group 1 Syllabus 2021

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tnpsc group 1 exam pattern

Subject questions Marks
General studies 175
aptitude & Mental ability 25
Total 200 300
Duration 3 Hours

Qualifying marks for general 120 marks,

Reserved candidates 90.


TNPSC Group 1 prelims syllabus General studies

  • general science (physics,chemistry,botany,zoology)
  • current affairs (history,geography,polity,economy,science)
  • history
  • geography,
  • polity,
  • economy,
  • indian national movements

aptitude & Mental ability logical reasoning


TNPSC Groups mains exam Papers

– General Studies Paper 1

    1.  Modern History of India and Indian Culture
    2.  Social Issues in India and Tamil Nadu
    3. General Aptitude and Mental Ability

– General Studies Paper 2

    1.  Indian Polity
    2. Science and Technology
    3. Tamil Culture and Heritage)

 – General Studies Paper 3

    1.  Geography of India with special reference to Tamil Nadu
    2.  Environment, Biodiversity and Disaster Management
    3. Indian Economy

TNPSC CCSE Group 1 Mains exam Pattern

Total Marks
Paper GS 1 – 250 (History)
Paper GS 2 – 250 (polity)
Paper GS 3 – 250 (geography)
Total: 750Interview (100 marks) = 850 


Duration: 3 hours each paper

Qualifying for marks for general : 340

reserved candidates: 255 marks

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TNPSC CCSE Group 1 syllabus topics

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TNPSC CCSE Group 1 Syllabus 2021 Important links

Event Links
Notification TNPSC CCSE Group 1 notification 2021
Admit card TNPSC CCSE Group 1 hall ticket 2021
Parent # TNPSC syllabus
Location type tn government jobs 2021
Also follow central government jobs 2021
Group – I Services
(Preliminary Examination

prelims here

Assistant Commissioner in the Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious and
Charitable Endowments Administration Department included in Group – I B Service
Group-IA Services (Assistant Conservator of Forests)
(Preliminary Examination)
Group-I C Services (District Educational Officer) here
Group I B Services (Preliminary Examination  here




Combined Civil Services Examination –I Group – I Services

(Preliminary Examination) General Studies (Degree Standard)

Topics for Objective Type



  1. Scientific Knowledge and Scientific temper – Power of Reasoning

    – Rote Learning Vs Conceptual Learning – Science as a tool to understand the past, present and future.

  2. Nature of Universe – General Scientific Laws – Mechanics – Properties of Matter, Force, Motion and Energy – Everyday application of the basic principles of Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Light, Sound, Heat, Nuclear Physics, Laser, Electronics and Communications.
  3. Elements and Compounds, Acids, Bases, Salts, Petroleum Products, Fertilizers, Pesticides.
  4. Main concepts of Life Science, Classification of Living Organisms, Evolution, Genetics, Physiology, Nutrition, Health and Hygiene, Human diseases.
  5. Environment and Ecology.


  1. History – Latest diary of events – National symbols – Profile of States – Eminent personalities and places in news – Sports – Books and authors.

  2. Polity – Political parties and political system in India – Public awareness and General administration – Welfare oriented Government schemes and their utility, Problems in Public Delivery Systems.
  3. Geography – Geographical landmarks.
  4. Economics – Current socio – economic issues.
  5. Science – Latest inventions in Science and Technology.


    1. Location – Physical features – Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate – Water resources – Rivers in India – Soil, minerals and natural resources – Forest and wildlife – Agricultural pattern.

    2. Transport – Communication.
    3. Social geography – Population density and distribution – Racial, linguistic groups and major tribes.
    4. Natural calamity – Disaster Management – Environmental pollution: Reasons and preventive measures – Climate change – Green energy.


  1. Indus valley civilization – Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas – Age of Vijayanagaram and Bahmani Kingdoms – South Indian history.

  2. Change and Continuity in the Socio – Cultural History of India.
  3. Characteristics of Indian culture, Unity in diversity – Race, language, custom.
  4. India as a Secular State, Social Harmony.


  1. Constitution of India – Preamble to the Constitution – Salient features of the Constitution – Union, State and Union Territory.

  2. Citizenship, Fundamental rights, Fundamental duties, Directive Principles of State Policy.
  3. Union Executive, Union legislature – State Executive, State Legislature – Local governments, Panchayat Raj.
  4. Spirit of Federalism: Centre – State Relationships.
  5. Election – Judiciary in India – Rule of law.
  6. Corruption in public life – Anti-corruption measures – Lokpal and LokAyukta – Right to Information – Empowerment of women – Consumer protection forums, Human rights charter.


  1. Nature of Indian economy – Five year plan models – an assessment – Planning Commission and Niti Ayog.
  2. Sources of revenue – Reserve Bank of India – Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy – Finance Commission – Resource sharing between Union and State Governments – Goods and Services Tax.
  3. Structure of Indian Economy and Employment Generation, Land reforms and Agriculture – Application of Science and Technology in agriculture – Industrial growth – Rural welfare oriented programmes – Social problems – Population, education, health, employment, poverty.


  1. National renaissance – Early uprising against British rule – Indian National Congress – Emergence of leaders – B.R.Ambedkar, Bhagat Singh, Bharathiar, V.O.Chidambaranar, Jawaharlal Nehru, Kamarajar, Mahatma Gandhi, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Thanthai Periyar, Rajaji, Subash Chandra Bose and others.

  2. Different modes of Agitation: Growth of Satyagraha and Militant movements.

  3. Communalism and partition.

UNIT- VIII : History, Culture, Heritage and Socio – Political Movements in Tamil Nadu

  1. History of Tamil Society, related Archaeological discoveries, Tamil Literature from Sangam age till contemporary times.
  2. Thirukkural : (a) Significance as a Secular literature
    1. Relevance to Everyday Life
    2. Impact of Thirukkural on Humanity
    3. Thirukkural and Universal Values – Equality,

      Humanism, etc

    4. Relevance to Socio – Politico – Economic affairs (f ) Philosophical content in Thirukkural
  3. Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle – Early agitations against British Rule – Role of women in freedom struggle.
  4. Evolution of 19th and 20th Century Socio-Political movements in Tamil Nadu – Justice Party, Growth of Rationalism – Self Respect Movement, Dravidian movement and Principles underlying both these movements, Contributions of Thanthai Periyar and Perarignar Anna.

UNIT – IX : Development Administration in Tamil Nadu

  1. Human Development Indicators in Tamil Nadu and a comparative assessment across the Country – Impact of Social Reform movements in the Socio – Economic Development of Tamil Nadu.
  2. Political parties and Welfare schemes for various sections of people – Rationale behind Reservation Policy and access to Social Resources – Economic trends in Tamil Nadu – Role and impact of social welfare schemes in the Socio – economic development of Tamil Nadu.
  3. Social Justice and Social Harmony as the Cornerstones of Socio – Economic development.
  4. Education and Health systems in Tamil Nadu.
  5. Geography of Tamil Nadu and its impact on Economic growth.
  6. Achievements of Tamil Nadu in various fields.
  7. e-governance in Tamil Nadu.


  1. Simplification – Percentage – Highest Common Factor (HCF) – Lowest Common Multiple (LCM).
  2. Ratio and Proportion.
  3. Simple interest – Compound interest – Area – Volume – Time and Work.
  4. Logical Reasoning – Puzzles-Dice – Visual Reasoning – Alpha numeric Reasoning – Number Series.

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How do I know syllabus & exam pattern of TNPSC CCSE Group 1 exam?

You can view in our syllabus section or download the TNPSC CCSE Group 1 Notification from below and view the selection criteria. Note download for latest 2021 vacancy CCSE Group 1. Mostly, every government competitive exam, including Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission CCSE Group 1 recruitment contains general aptitude & general awareness test. Detailed syllabus topics available within pdf 2021 notification, or follow our TNPSC CCSE Group 1 syllabus page for indicative syllabus & exam pattern.

What’s the selection Process for TNPSC CCSE Group 1 exam?

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