TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2020

TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment: The Tamil Nadu Public Services Commission (TNPSC) the the sole agency which conducts the Group IV exam to recruit candidates directly in group 4 services every year. The exam is conducted in offline mode, followed by the document verification. The interview is abrogated in all non group 1 exams. The department or posts are assigned on the basic of the merit list.  The following services are included in TNPSC Group 4 exam:

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has announce the tentative notification date in their exam calendar. As per the exam calendar the TNPSC is going to release the Group 4 recruitment notification in the first week September 2020 after the lock down is over. Aspirants can check the detailed information on Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Group 4 notification, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, important dates. Candidates can check the notification date, important dates, etc of TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment.

TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2020

Candidates can check the important points of TNPSC Group 4 recruitment as we have presented the details on the basic of previous year data. The table for this year is going to update after the release of notification in September 2020. Check TNPSC Group 4 important details below:

Name of the Commission Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Name of the Examination Group 4 – Combined Civil Services Examination–IV (Group-IV Services & VAO)
Number of Vacancies 6000 (Tentatively)
Name of the Post Jr Assistant, VAO, Bill Collector Etc
Application Mode Online Only
Starting Date to Apply September 2020 (Tentatively)
Last  Date to Apply October 2020 (Tentatively)
Last Date to a Pay application fee October 2020 (Tentatively)
Official Website

TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment: Eligibility Criteria

All the aspiring candidates of TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment have to abide by all the Eligibility Criteria Decided by the Commission.

Education Qualification:

Typing and Stenography:

Age Limit:

Post Age Limit
Junior Assistant, Bill Collector, Field Surveyor, Typist, Draftsman, and Steno-Typist (Grade -III). Minimum: 18 to Maximum: 30
Village Administrative Officer (VAO) Minimum: 21 to Maximum: 30

TNPSC Group 4 Application Form Prerequisites:

Important things which you should keep with you while filling the Application Form:

TNPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern

The TNPSC Group 4 paper is of 3 hours having 300 questions. TNPSC Group 4 is a objective type papers. The minimum qualifying marks is 90 for all the categories. Candidates can select any one language from Tamil and English for the 100 questions of language test. The questions on General Studies will be available in both English and Tamil

Candidates can check the exam pattern and syllabus of TNPSC Group 4 Exam below. If there will be any change in this year notification you will be updated here.

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

TNPSC Group D: Syllabus

Candidates can check the Subject-wise syllabus of the TNPSC Group D below:

General Studies

The main subjects under this section are History, Political Science, Geography, Economics, and Science. The elaborated syllabus is given below.


➤ Earth and Universe, Solar System, Monsoon, Rainfall, Weather and Climate, Water Resources: Rivers in India, Soil, Minerals and Natural Resources, Forest and Wildlife, Agricultural Pattern, Transport including Surface Transport and Communication, Social Geography Population: Density and Distribution, Natural Calamities and Disaster Management.

History and Culture of India and Tamil Nadu:

➤ Indus Valley Civilization, Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas, Age of Vijayanagaram and the Bahmanis, South Indian History, Culture and Heritage of Tamil people, India since Independence, Characteristics of Indian Culture, Unity in Diversity – Race, Colour, Language, Custom, India as a Secular State, Growth of Rationalist, Dravidian Movement in Tamil Nadu, Political Parties and Populist Schemes

Indian Polity:

➤ Constitution of India: Preamble to the Constitution, Citizenship: Rights Amend Duties, Salient Features of Constitution: Union, State and Territory, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Human Rights Charter, Parliament, Union Legislature, State Executive, State Legislature, Assembly, Local Government, Panchayat Raj, Judiciary in India, Rule of Law/Due process of Law, Elections, Corruption in Public Life and Anti-Corruption Measures, Official Language and Schedule – VIII, CVC, Lok-Adalats, Ombudsman, CAG, Right to Information, Empowerment of Women, Consumer Protection Forms.

Indian Economy:

➤ Nature of Indian Economy, Five-Year Plan Models: An Assessment, Land Reforms and Agriculture, Application of Science in Agriculture, Industrial Growth Rural Welfare Oriented Programmers, Social Sector Problems such as Population, Education, Health, Employment, Poverty: Economic Trends in Tamil Nadu.

General Science:

➤ Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.

Indian National Movement:

➤ National Renaissance, The emergence of National Leaders – Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Role of Tamil Nadu in Freedom Struggle – Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar, and others, Different Modes of Agitations.

Aptitude Test

➤ Conversion of Information to Data, Collection, Compilation, and Presentation of Data, Tables, Graphs, Diagrams, Analytical Interpretation of data, Simplification, Highest Common Factor (HCF) and Lowest Common Multiple (LCM), Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Simple Interest, Volume, Compound Interest Area, Puzzles, Time and Work, Number Series, Dice, Logical Reasoning, Visual Reasoning, Alpha Numeric Reasoning.

General English


➤ Phrases and Meanings, Synonyms and Antonyms, Prefix and Suffix, Articles, Preposition, Question Tag, Tense, Voice, Infinitive, Gerund, Participle, Homophones, Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb, Comprehension, Plural Forms, Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences, Degree, Compound Words


➤ The figure of Speech in Poems, Appreciation Questions from Poetry, Poems: Important Lines, Biography, Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, Dr. Karl Paulnac, Motivational Essays, Description of Places, British English vs. American English.

Authors and their Literary Work:

➤ Match Poems with Poets, Nationality of Story, Author of Short Story, Autobiography/ Biography, Nationality of Poets, Characters, Quotes, Important Lines from Indian Authors, Famous lines, characters, quotes from Julius Caesar and The Merchant of Venice, Folk Art: Country and/or State, About Poets, About Dramatist, Themes in Literary Works, Nature centered Literary works and Global issue Environment and Conservation.

TNPSC Group 4 Application Fee

Note: Certain exemptions are applicable to the examination fee, details for which are available in the official notification for TNPSC Group – IV recruitment.

TNPSC Group 4 Salary

Check the salary structure of the TNPSC Group 4 jobs in the table below. This salary structure is based on the previous year notification.

Post Pay Scale
Village Administrative Officer Rs.19,500 - 62,000/- (Level 8)
Junior Assistant (Security & Non Security)
Bill Collector Grade 1
Field Surveyor
Steno-Typist (Grade–III) Rs.20,600 - 65,500/- (Level 10)

TNPSC Group IV Vacancy

Through the TNPSC Group IV Exam, the candidates are recruited for the following posts. The no. of vacancies will be updated with the release of the notification.

Post Code Name of Post Vacancy
2025 Village Administrative Officer (VAO) Officer Available Soon
2600 Junior Assistant (Non – Security)
2400 Junior Assistant (Security)
2500 Bill Collector Grade-I (Post Code:)
2800 Field Surveyor
2900 Draftsman
2200 Typist
2300 Steno-Typist (Grade–III)

TNPSC Group 4: Steps to Apply online

Candidates are advised to follow the following steps to complete the online application

TNPSC Group 4: Online Application Link

Eligible and interested candidates may apply online for TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment from July tentatively. The link for the online application is inactive.

Apply Online For TNPSC Group 8 Recruitment 2020 [Link Inactive]

Note: The Online Application will be active in September 2020 (Tentatively).

TNPSC Group 4 Exam: Hall Ticket

The commission release the Admit Card from the official website a few days before the exam. Candidates have to carry their admit card to the exam centers, otherwise they will not be allowed to appear for the exam. The admit card/ hall ticket is released for those candidates who have successfully submitted the application form of TNPSC Group 4. The admit card of further exams is released for only those candidates who had qualified the previous stage of the exam.

TNPSC Group 4 Answer Key 2020

The TNPSC Group 4 Answer Key is released some days after the commencement of exam. The candidates can calculate their marks with the help of answer key and this will help them to get an idea about their stand in the exam. They can start preparation for the next round if they are near the cut off of previous year.

TNPSC Group 4 Result 2020

The result of TNPSC Group 4 result is generally released a few month after the release of Answer Key. Generally along with result, the commission release the revised answer key and marks. The your roll number or name appear in the result PDF, you are qualified to appear for the next round of the exam.

TNPSC Group 4 Document Verification

After the commencement of the exam process, and deceleration of final result the selected candidates have to appear for the document verification to prove their candidature for the exam. This is also a important part of the exam, if you fail to prove your candidature you will be disqualified from the exam process. After the document verification, the Department/ posts allotted to the candidates.

TNPSC Group D Notification 2020 FAQs

Q 1. When will the TNPSC Group D notification will be released.?

Ans. The TNPSC Group D notification will be released in September 2020.

Q 2. Is the application are available online or offline.?

Ans. The Application are available online only.

Q 3. What is the Application Fee for the TNPSC Group 4 Recruitment.?

Ans. The Application fee for general for registration is Rs. 150 (valid for 5 years) and for examination is Rs. 100.

Q 4. How many exams are there in TNPSC Group 4 recruitment.?

Ans. There is only one exam in TNPSC Group 4.

Q 5. Is there interview in TNPSC Group 4.?

Ans. No, there is no interview in TNPSC Group 4.