TNPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Date 2022: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has announced 92 Group 1 vacancies for Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Assistant Commissioner & other posts. The detailed TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 has been uploaded on the official website. The online mains examination date for TNPSC Group 1 2022 exam will be announced shortly. For complete details about TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022 go through the details mentioned in the article.
TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 PDF
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has released the detailed TNPSC Group 1 notification pdf for TNPSC Combined Civil Service Examination Group 1 against Advt No. 16/2022 to recruit 92 posts. TNPSC has released the TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 on the official website www.tnpsc.gov.in. Interested candidates can directly download the TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 PDF from the link below.
TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2022- Overview
Candidates can check the important details for TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022. The table for this year has been updated as per the details released in the TNPSC Group 1 notification 2022. Check TNPSC Group 1 important details below:
|TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2022- Overview|
|Name of the Commission||Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)|
|Name of the Examination||Group 1 (குரூப் 1)– Combined Civil Services Examination–I (Group-1 Services)|
|Number of Vacancies||92|
|Name of the Post||Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Assistant Commissioner & other|
|Application Mode||Online Only|
|Salary||Rs. 56100- 205700|
|Job Location||Tamil Nadu|
TNSPC Group 1 2022- Important Dates
The online registration for TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2022 for Combined Civil Services Examination-I was commenced from 21st July to 22nd August 2022 as mentioned in the TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2022. Check all important dates for TNPSC Group 1 exam and mark them in your calendar to not miss any updates.
|TNSPC Group 1 Recruitment 2022- Important Dates|
|TNPSC Group 1 Events||Dates|
|TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2022||21st July 2022|
|TNPSC Group 1 Online Registration Starts||21st July 2022|
|Last Date to Apply||22nd August 2022 (11:59 pm)|
|Last Date to Pay the Application Fee||22nd August 2022|
|Correction Window||27th August to 29th August 2022|
|TNPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket 2022||11th November 2022|
|TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Date 2022||19th November 2022 (9:30 am to 12:30 pm)|
|TNPSC Group 1 Answer Key 2022||November 2022 [4th week]|
|TNPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Date 2022||To be notified|
TNPSC Group 1 Vacancy 2022
TNPSC Group 1 Vacancy 2022 has been announced by TNPSC along with its notification. For the FY 2022-23, TNPSC has released 92 vacancies for Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Assistant Commissioner & other posts. The post-wise TNPSC Group 1 Vacancy 2022 has been tabulated below.
|TNPSC Group 1 Vacancy 2022 (குரூப் 1)|
|Post Code||Group 1 Posts||Vacancy|
|1002||Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I)||26|
|1003||Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)||25|
|1004||Deputy Registrar of Cooperative Societies||13|
|1006||Assistant Director of Rural Development||07|
|1007||District Employment Officer in Tamil Nadu General Service||03|
TNPSC Group 1 2022 Application Fee
While submitting your TNPSC Group 1 Application Form, the candidates have to pay the required One-time registration fee and examination fee through online mode only. Check the details for TNPSC Group 1 Application Fee in the below table.
|One-time Registration Fee||Rs. 150/- (valid for 5 years)|
|Main Written Examination Fee||Rs. 200/-|
|SC/ SC (Arunthathiyars)/ ST/ PwBD/ Destitute Widow||No fee|
|MBC/ Denotified Communities/ BC (Other than Muslim)/ BC (Muslim)||3 free chances|
|Ex-Servicemen||2 free chances|
Note: Applicants who have already registered in the One-Time Registration system and are within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.
TNPSC Group 1 Apply Online 2022
TNPSC has started accepting online applications from eligible and interested candidates from 21st July 2022 onwards along with the release of the detailed TNPSC Group 1 Notification. The link for the online application will be active till 22nd August 2022, however, candidates are advised to submit their TNPSC Group 1 Online Application much before the last date arrives. The direct link to apply online has been mentioned below for your ease.
Steps to fill TNPSC Group 1 Application Form
Candidates are advised to follow the following steps to complete the online application much before the last date. The last date to apply online for the TNPSC Group 1 exam is 22nd August 2022.
Step I: You can go to the official website of TNPSC to apply online or click on the direct link mentioned below to apply online, once it is active.
Step II: A page will be opened where you will get the registration and login form.
Step III: Enter the required details in the form and Upload your Photo and signature.
Step IV: After that Fill in your communication address and Upload your Photo and signature.
Step V: Before submitting the form, preview your details.
Step VI: Pay your fee through Debit/ Credit card/ Net Banking/ E-Challan if applicable.
Step VII: Click on submit and Your form will be submitted successfully.
Step VIII: Your Online TNPSC Group 1 application process is completed and you can take a printout of the application form for further use
TNPSC Group 1 2022 Eligibility Criteria
The applicants must fulfill the below discussed TNPSC Group 1 2022 Eligibility Criteria as per the respective posts. Check the education qualification & age limit
TNPSC Group 1 Education Qualification (as on 21/7/2022)
Applicants should possess a degree from any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or any other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
|Group 1 Posts||Preferential Qualification|
|Deputy Superintendent of Police||Preference shall be given to candidates who possess National awards for Physical efficiency.|
|Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)|
1st preference- A degree both in Commerce and Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.
2nd preference- A degree both in Commerce and Law
3rd preference- A degree either in Commerce or Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.
4th preference- A degree either in Commerce or Law.
|District Employment Officer||Graduates in Economics / Education / Sociology / Statistics or Psychology |
OR Post Graduate Diploma in Social Science and Experience in Industrial or Personal Management or Labour Welfare.
|Assistant Director of Rural Development Department||Post Graduate Degree in Rural Service of the Gandhigram Rural Institute, Madurai District. |
Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Extension. Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Sociology.
Note: The applicants, who have written the final year degree examination, may also apply for the Preliminary Examination for direct recruitment to the posts included in Combined Civil Services-I (Group-I Services), subject to the condition that they should produce proof of having passed the degree examination while uploading the original documents for the Main Written Examination (the last date for this activity would be announced later) failing which they will not be admitted to the Main Written Examination.
TNPSC Group 1 Age Limit (as on 01/07/2022)
|Post Name||Minimum Age||Maximum Age|
|SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, |
BCs, BCMs and DWs of all categories
|Others excluding SCs, |
SC(A)s, STs, etc.
|All posts excluding Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes )||21 years||39 years||34 years|
|Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)|
|For applicants possessing any degree||21 years||39 years||34 years|
|For applicants possessing B.L. a degree from a recognized university||21 years||40 years||35 years|
Applicants applying for the posts of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category I) posts must possess the following Physical Qualifications:-
|Name of the Posts||Physical Qualification|
|Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category I)|
For Men: Must be not less than 165 cms in height and not less than 86 cms round the chest on full inspiration and must have a chest expansion of not less than 5 cms on full inspiration.
For Women: Must be not less than 155 cms in Height. The Chest measurement will not apply to them.
TNPSC Group 1 Salary & Pay Scale
The candidates appointed in the Group I services in TNPSC Group I through this recruitment will get Rs.56100-205700 Level 22 (Revised Scale) for all the posts. For more details, you can check TNPSC Group 1 notification pdf mentioned above.
TNPSC Group 1 Selection Process 2022
The selection TNPSC Group 1 exam 2022 will be done on the basis of the following sequence:
- Preliminary Exam
- Mains Exam
- Interview (Oral Test)
TNPSC Group 1 2022 Exam Pattern
The selection will be made in three successive stages viz., (i) Preliminary Examination for selection of candidates for admission to the Main Written Examination (ii) Main Written Examination and (iii) an Oral Test in the shape of an Interview. TNPSC Group 1 exam has two written papers, Prelims, and Mains. Prelims consist of Multiple Choice Questions whereas Mains has descriptive questions. The pattern for each exam has been discussed below.
TNPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Pattern
All the questions are objective. There is no negative marking for a wrong answer. The complete paper is 300 marks. Each question weighs 1.5 marks.
|Subject||Number of Questions||Total marks||Duration of exam|
|General Studies (Degree Standard)||175||300||3 hours|
|Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard)||25|
TNPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Pattern
Each paper has descriptive questions and the right answers are marked subjectively by the examiners. The number of questions varies in each chapter and tests the candidate’s knowledge across several domains.
The Main Written Examination answer sheets of Paper-II, Paper-III and Paper-IV will be evaluated, only if the candidate secures minimum qualifying marks [40%- i.e., 40 marks] in Paper-I and the marks secured in Paper-I will not be taken into account for ranking.
|Subject||Total Marks||Duration of exam|
|Paper-I Tamil Eligibility Test (SSLC Standard) (Descriptive Type)||100||3 hours|
|General Studies (Degree Standard) (Descriptive type)|
|Paper II||250||3 hours|
|Paper III||250||3 hours|
|Paper IV||250||3 hours|
|Interview & Records||100|
TNPSC Group 1 2022 Syllabus
The candidates must begin their preparation with the subject-wise TNPSC Group 1 syllabus 2022. There are 1 sections in TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus from which the questions will be asked: General Studies, Aptitude and Mental Ability Test.
|Geography of India|
|History and Culture of India|
|Indian National Movement|
|History, Culture, Heritage and Socio-Political Movements in Tamil Nadu|
History of Tamil Society, related Archaeological discoveries, Tamil Literature from Sangam age till contemporary times.
(a) Significance as Secular literature.
(b) Relevance to Everyday Life
(c) Impact of Thirukkural on Humanity
(d) Thirukkural and Universal Values – Equality, Humanism, etc
(e) Relevance to Socio -Politico-Economic affairs
(f) Philosophical content in Thirukkural
|Development Administration in Tamil Nadu|
|Aptitude and Mental Ability|