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TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2020: Notification, Eligibility, Exam Date, Application Process, Salary, Online Fees

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TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 is released to fill 69 vacancies of Deputy Collector, DSP, Assistant Commissioner, and other posts. Check the Tamil Nadu PSC Group 1 Jobs Eligibility, selection process, vacancies, salary, application process, etc. Candidates who have met the eligibility criteria can fill and submit the TN Group I Application form 2020 before the closing date i.e, 19th February 2020.

TNPSC Recruitment 2020 Notification

Hi guys, are you looking for TNPSC Jobs? If yes, you are on the correct page. Recently, Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has released a notification regarding the recruitment of the candidates to the posts included in Combined Civil Services Examination-I (Group I services). The TNPSC Group 1 Application form will be available on its official portal from 20th January 2020. The closing date to submit the Tamil Nadu PSC Group I Online Application 2020 is 19th February 2020.

Job seekers can grab this opportunity and apply for TNPSC Group I Recruitment 2020 before the closing date. To get more details regarding TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, salary, important dates, links, syllabus, admit card, etc, scroll down the page. Also, get Sarkari Naukri Search here.

TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 – Overview

  • Board Name: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
  • Post Names: Group 1 posts (Deputy Collector, DSP, Assistant Commissioner, and other posts)
  • Total Number of Vacancies: 69 posts
  • Advertisement Number: 01/2020
  • Type of Job: State Government Jobs
  • Apply online starting date: 20th January 2020
  • Apply online closing date: 19th February 2020
  • TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam date: 5th April 2020
  • Official portal: www.tnpsc.gov.in
  • Get Latest TNPSC Notifications here
  • Selection Process: Written Exam (Prelims and Mains), Interview
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Job Location: Tamil Nadu
  • Check Tamil Nadu Govt Jobs here

Tamil Nadu PSC Group I Vacancy 2020

  • Post Names: Group 1 posts (Deputy Collector, DSP, Assistant Commissioner, and other posts)
  • Total Number of Vacancies: 69

Distribution of vacancies:

  • Deputy Collector: 18
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police: 19
  • Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes): 10
  • Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies: 14
  • Assistant Director of Rural Development: 07
  • District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services): 01

What are the Posts in TNPSC Group 1?

To hire the eligible and talented candidates for the following TNPSC Group 1 Posts, the officials have released the notification. The TNPSC Group 1 services include various technical and non-technical posts.

TNPSC Group I Technical Posts:

  • Industrial Promotion Officer
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector
  • Director of Legal Metrology
  • Assistant Conservator of Forests

Tamil Nadu PSC Group 1 Non- Technical Posts:

  • District Tribal Welfare Officer (Tribal Welfare Service)
  • District Employment Officer (Employment Service)
  • Lay Secretary and Treasurer Grade II (Medical and Health Services)
  • Deputy Collector [Civil Services, (Executive Branch)]
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police, Category-II (Police Service)
  • Commercial Tax Officer (Commercial Tax Services)
  • Regional Transport Officer (Transport Service)
  • Deputy Registrar of Cooperative Societies (Cooperative Service)
  • District Panchayat Officer (Panchayat Services)
  • District Registrars (Registration Services)
  • Divisional Fire Officer (Fire Service)
  • Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Men) (Jails Service)
  • Assistant Commissioner of Labour (Labour Service)
  • District Social Welfare Officer (Social Welfare Service)
  • District Backward Classes Welfare Officers including Assistant Director (Backward Classes Welfare Service)
  • Assistant Excise Superintendent (Excise Service)
  • Municipal Commissioner Grade-II (Municipal Administrative Service)
  • Assistant Treasury Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer (Treasuries and Accounts Service)
  • Assistant Audit Officer (State Audit Service)
  • Mandal Parishad Development Officer (Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Service)

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Eligibility Criteria

What is the Age Limit for TNPSC Group 1?

  • Minimum age: 21 years
  • Maximum age: 32 years

Upper age relaxation is applicable to the reserved candidates as per the norms of the conducting organization

What is the Qualification for TNPSC Group 1?

  • Candidates should have completed any degree from a recognized institute or university
  • Final year candidates are also eligible to apply for TNPSC Group 1 Jobs
  • They should have knowledge in the Tamil language

TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2020 Important Dates

  • TNPSC Group 1 Notification Release Date: 1st January 2020
  • Online Application Starting date: 20th January 2020
  • Online Application Ending date: 19th February 2020
  • Prelims Exam date 2020: 5th April 2020
  • TN Group 1 Prelims Result date 2020: May 2020
  • Main Written Exam date 2020: July 2020
  • TNPSC Gr I Main Written Exam Result Release date: August 2020
  • Oral Test Date: First Week of September 2020
  • Counseling and final Result release date: Last Week of November 2020

TNPSC Group 1 Selection Process

The selection of the candidates for TNPSC Group 1 Jobs will be done in three successive stages:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Personal Interview

What is the Salary for TNPSC Group 1?

TNPSC Group 1 Salary for various Technical and Non-Technical posts is as follows:

Tamil Nadu PSC Group I Technical Posts Salary

  • Assistant Engineer: Rs. 19,050-45,850/-
  • Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector: Rs. 15,280-40,510/-
  • Industrial Promotion Officer: Rs. 16,150-42,590/-
  • Assistant Conservator of Forests: Rs. 25,600-50,560/-

TNPSC Group I Non-Technical Posts Salary

  • Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies: Rs. 18,030-43,630/-
  • District Panchayat Officer: Rs. 19,050-45,850/-
  • District Registrar: Rs. 21,820-48,120/-
  • Deputy Superintendent of Jails: Rs. 19,050-45,850/-
  • Municipal Commissioner Grade-II: Rs. 16,150-42,590/-
  • District Social Welfare Officer: Rs. 18,030-43,630/-
  • Deputy Collector: Rs. 27,000-51,760/-
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police Category- II: Rs. 20,680-46,960/-
  • District Employment Officer: Rs. 18,030-43,630/-
  • Lay Secretary and Treasurer Grade-II: Rs. 16,150-42,590/-
  • Assistant Treasury Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer: 16,150-42,590/-
  • Assistant Audit Officer: Rs. 16,150-42,590/-
  • Commercial Tax Officer: Rs. 20,680-46,960/-
  • Regional Transport Officer: Rs. 19,050-45,850/-
  • Mandal Parishad Development Officer: Rs. 16,150-42,590/-

TN PSC Group I Application Process

The starting date to fill the TNPSC Group 1 Application form 2020 is 20th January 2020 and the ending date to apply is 19th February 2020. Aspirants who have met the eligibility criteria can apply for TNPSC Group I Recruitment 2020 by following the step -by step guide provided here:

How to Apply for TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2020?

  1. Visit the official portal i.e, http://www.tnpsc.gov.in/new_index.html or tnpscexams.in
  2. First of all, candidates have to register and sign in with TNPSC Log in and Password
  3. Read the full details provided in the official  TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2020
  4. After that, click on “Current Application”, then “Apply Now” button
  5. Select “TNPSC Group 1 Services”
  6. Enter all the required details like educational qualification, address for communication, etc in the application
  7. Upload the photograph and signature as per the specifications
  8. Check the details and confirm by hitting “I Agree” button
  9. Then, move to the next step to proceed the payment section
  10. Select “Payment Mode” to make the fee payment
  11. After the successful fee payment, take a print out and keep the hard copy for future reference

TNPSC Group I Application Fee Details

  • One time Registration: Rs. 150/-
  • Examination fee: Rs. 100/-

The TNPSC Group 1 Application fee can be paid through online or offline.

SBI Online Fee Payment:

  • Candidates have to pay the fee online using a credit card, debit card, net banking, etc

SBI Offline Fee Payment:

  • Candidates have to download the payslip and deposit the fee by cash at nearby SBI bank branches

Tamil Nadu PSC Group 1 Syllabus

Download TNPSC Group I Prelims and Mains Syllabus here:

TN PSC Group 1 Preliminary Syllabus

  • General Studies (175 questions)
  • Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (25 questions)

Tamil Nadu Group I Main Exam Syllabus

  • General Studies

TNPSC Group I Exam Pattern 2020

Check the TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern 2020 for Preliminary and Mains here:

Tamil Nadu PSC Gr I Prelims Exam Pattern 2020

  • The questions are objective type
  • The exam paper comprises 300 questions for 300 marks
  • The duration of the exam is 3 hours
  • The questions are of degree standard
  • Candidates who will qualify the prelims exam are only eligible to appear for the mains exam
  • The minimum qualifying marks are 90 for SC/ST/OBC candidates and 120 for others

TNPSC Mains Group 1 Mains Exam Pattern 2020

  • The questions are descriptive type
  • The mains exam comprises three papers i.e, Paper-I, II, III
  • Each paper consists of questions for 250 marks
  • The total marks are 850
  • Candidates who clear the mains exam are eligible to appear for the interview
  • The minimum qualifying marks are 255 for SC/ST/OBC candidates and 340 for others
  • The interview is conducted for 100 marks
  • The final merit list is prepared by considering the marks obtained in the mains exam and interview

Useful Links

TNPSC Group 1 Previous Papers

Candidates who have applied for TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020 have to download the previous year question papers and start practice as early as possible. By solving TNPSC Group 1 Old Questions papers, candidates can get a clear idea regarding the topics covered in the exam, exam pattern, marking scheme, type of questions asked in the exam, etc.

Tamil Nadu PSC Group 1 Reference Books

We suggest the applicants follow only a few TNPSC Group 1 Books for preparation. For your convenience, we have shared some TNPSC Group 1 Reference Books here:

  • Prof.J.Dharmarajan’s Tamilnadu History
  • K.Venkadesan. India Freedom Struggle
  • Indian Polity by Lakshi Kanth
  • Pratiyogita Durban’s Indian Economy & Ramesh Singh’s Indian Economy Book
  • A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal
  • Quantitative Aptitude by R.S.Agarwal
  • Objective Arithmetic by R. S. Agarwal
  • India Year Book by Government of India

TNPSC Group 1 Preparation Tips

At the time of starting your preparation, a question arises in your mind “How To Prepare For TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2020?”.  You have to follow the TNPSC Group 1 Preparation tips provided below:

  • Know the TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus and Exam Pattern
  • Practice TNPSC Group I Previous year question papers and take more mock tests
  • Maintain short notes for last-minute revision
  • Read English and Tamil Newspapers daily for current affairs
  • Attempt the exam confidently

TN Group 1 Exam Date

The officials have planned to conduct the TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Written Exam on 5th April 2020 and Mains exam in July 2020. So, candidates have to get ready with the log in details like registration number, date of birth, etc to download the TNPSC Group 1 admit card.

TNPSC Exam Centers

TNPSC Prelims Exam Centers

TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary exam will be conducted in the following centers (along with their codes):

  • Ariyalur- 3001
  • Madurai -1000
  • Dharmapuri -0401
  • Perambalur- 1401
  • Tiruchirappalli- 2501
  • Dindigul- 0501
  • Pudukkottai -1501
  • Tirunelveli- 2601
  • Erode- 0601
  • Namakkal- 1201
  • Thoothukudi -2401
  • Karur- 0901
  • The Nilgiris (Udhagamandalam)- 1301
  • Virudhunagar- 2901
  • Krishnagiri- 3101
  • Ramanathapuram -1601
  • Tiruppur- 3201
  • Kancheepuram- 0701
  • Salem- 1701
  • Vellore -2701
  • Karaikudi- 1804
  • Thanjavur- 1901
  • Villupuram- 2801
  • Thiruvallur- 2101
  • Chennai- 0100
  • Nagapattinam -1101
  • Thiruvannamalai- 2201
  • Chidambaram- 0302
  • Nagercoil- 0801
  • Thiruvarur- 2301
  • Coimbatore -0200
  • Theni- 2001

TNPSC Mains Exam Centers

  • TNPSC Group 1 main written exam will be held only at Chennai (0100)

www.tnpsc.gov.in Group 1 Admit Card 2020

Applicants of TNPSC Group 1 can download the admit card from the official portal a week before the written exam. TNPSC Group I Hall Ticket 2020 comprises the details like exam date, exam center, venue details, etc. So, keep it safe till the recruitment gets over.

TNPSC Gr I Answer Key 2020

The officials will upload the TNPSC Answer key 2020 separately for prelims and mains exam on its official portal. Applicants who have appeared for the prelims and mains written exam on 5th April 2020 and July 2020 have to download the TNPSC Group 1 Answer key 2020. By cross-checking your answers with the help of the key, you can estimate your score before the announcement of the results.

Tamil Nadu PSC Group I Results 2020

The officials will release the TNPSC Group 1 Results 2020 for prelims and mains exam separately in May and August 2020 on its official portal. To check the TNPSC Group I Result 2020, candidates have to enter the log in details like registration number, date of birth, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the starting and closing dates to apply for TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020?

Ans. The starting date to fill the TNPSC Group 1 application is 20th January 2020 and the closing date is 19th February 2020.

  • What is the eligibility criteria for TNPSC Group 1?

Ans. Refer to the TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility details provided on this page.

  • Is the TNPSC Group 1 exam conducted every year?

Ans. Yes, TNPSC Group 1 exam is conducted every year.

  • What is the Selection Procedure for TNPSC Group 1?

Ans. The selection process for TNPSC Group 1 posts involves the following stages:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

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