TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2020

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2020: The combined Group 4 examination (Group IV) is conducted by Tamil Nadu Public Services Commission (TNPSC) every year to recruit candidates in various services of the Tamil Nadu State. These services include:

In this article you will get all the important information regarding the TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus and Exam Pattern. We have discussed every part of syllabus and exam pattern elaborately.

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2020

The important points related to Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group D Syllabus 2020 is given in the table below.

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2020 
Organization Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission  (TNPSC)
Post Name Village Administrative Officer (VAO), Junior Assistant (Non-Security & Security), Bill Collector, Grade-I, Field Surveyor, Draftsman, Typist, Steno-Typist ( Grade III ), etc.
Vacancy Various Posts
Selection Process Written Exam
Job Location Tamil Nadu
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TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus: Exam Pattern

It is advisable to all the candidates before jumping onto the TNPSC Group IV Syllabus, first have a look at the Exam Pattern. The Group 4 selection is based on written exam only. The exam will be of 3 hours consists of 200 questions. All the questions are of Multiple choice questions (MCQs type). All sections will be objective in manner and the level is 10th standard only.The paper for the TNPSC Group 4 Exam is consists of three subjects i.e.,

Exam Type Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration Minimum Qualifying Marks
Objective (OMR) General Studies (75 items) 75 300 3 Hours 90 (For all communities)
Aptitude Test (25 items) 25
General Tamil / General English (100 items) 100
Total 200 300

Important Points:

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus

The TNPSC Group 4 exam comprises of the three sections, namely

The question paper will be set in two different types. Candidates have to appear for one paper, depending on the language they want to adopt. For English language test, the question will be in english language while the Tamil language test, the questions will be in Tamil language.

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus: General Studies

General Studies is one of the most common sections for all the government exam across the nation, especially in public service commissions.

The TNPSC Group IV General Studies comprises of the following subjects:

General Science

General Science is divided in four main parts i.e., physics, chemistry, biology and zoology. The syllabus of each is explained below.

Current Affairs and General Awareness

The questions asked in current affairs and general awareness are now interlinked with each other. Now a days, all the questions asked in the general awareness section are related to the current happening in the country and the world.

TNPSC Group IV Syllabus: Aptitude Test

The syllabus for aptitude test and mental ability is discussed in the table:

TNPSC Group IV Syllabus: General Engish

There are 100 questions in the General English question paper. The TNPSC English Paper is divided in three parts. The parts-wise syllabus division is given below.

TNPSC Group IV Syllabus: General Tamil

Candidates are check the syllabus of TNPSC Group IV Syllabus of Tamil Language from the PDF given below. Candidates have to select the language from English and Tamil. If you want to appear for Tamil paper, check the detailed syllabus from the PDF link.

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus Faqs

Q 1. Is there a negative marking in TNPSC Group 4 exam?

Ans. No, there is no negative marking in TNPSC Group 4 exam.

Q 2. Is knowledge of Tamil needed?

Ans. No, candidates can appear the English language paper instead of Tamil language paper.

Q 3. How many subjects/ section are there in TNPSC Group 4 exam?

Ans. There are three sections/ Subjects in TNPSC Group 4 exam.

Q 4. What is the total marks of TNPSC Group 4 exam?

Ans. TNPSC Group 4 exam contain 300 marks.

Q 5. What is the minimum marks required to pass the TNPSC Group 4 exam?

Ans. Candidates need to score 90 marks irrespective of their categories.