Telangana State Public Service Commission (TNPSC) every year conducts the TSPSC Group 1 examination to recruit eligible candidates for various Group 1 posts. To begin with the preparation for TSPSC Group 1 Exam, the candidates must know that there would be a two-tier selection process i.e. Prelims and Mains and to get shortlisted for the vacancies you need to qualify for each stage with good marks. The first and foremost preparatory step is to be familiar with the TSPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern for both Prelims & Mains Exam and the second step is to know the topics to be covered for the TSPSC Group 1 Syllabus. 

TSPSC Group 1 Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2024

The official notification for TNPSC Group 1 recruitment 2024 was released along with the latest exam pattern and syllabus for both prelims and mains examinations. The prelims exam is scheduled for 9th June 2024 (Sunday) and candidates must buckle up their preparation for the exam. In this article, we have discussed the complete TSPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2024 & Exam Pattern for each phase to make your preparation easier. 

For the first time, the TSPSC Group 1 Exam will be conducted in the Urdu language apart from English & Telugu language. The candidates who are preparing for TSPSC Group 1 2024 must be aware of the complete details of the syllabus & exam pattern. Candidates can start preparation for the TSPSC Group 1 Exam 2024 with the help of the latest TSPSC Group 1 Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2024. 

TSPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2024
OrganisationTelangana State Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Exam NameTSPSC Group 1
CategorySyllabus
Exam LevelState-level
Vacancy563
Mode of ExamOffline
Marking Scheme1 mark for 1 question
Negative MarkingNo
Selection ProcessPrelims & Mains
Official Websitehttps://tspsc.gov.in/

TSPSC Group 1 2024 Selection Process 2024

The candidates will be shortlisted through 2 stages selection process- Preliminary Test (Objective) and Mains (Conventional). The candidates have to qualify in each stage to get selected for vacancies released through TSPSC Group 1 2024. 

  • Stage 1- Preliminary Exam
  • Stage 2- Mains Exam

TSPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern 2024

Let's begin with the understanding of the TSPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern for Prelims, Mains. This would be of great help in preparing a strategic plan for scoring good marks in the examination. The detailed TSPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern for all three stages is given below-

TSPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Pattern 2024

  1. TSPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam consists of one paper carrying 150 objective-type questions for 1 mark each.
  2. The duration of the prelim exam is 2.5 hours.
  3. There would be no negative marking for each incorrect answer.
  4. TSPSC Group 1 Prelims are qualifying in nature and marks will not be included in the merit list.
  5. The language of the Preliminary Exam will be English, Telugu, and Urdu. 
TSPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Pattern 2024
PapersSubjectsMaximum MarksDuration
Paper 1General Science & Mental Ability1502.5 hours

TSPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Pattern 2024

  1. TSPSC Group 1 Mains Exam consists of 6 descriptive papers and a qualifying English language paper.
  2. The duration of each paper is 3 hours.
  3. General English is qualifying and marks will not be added to the merit list.
  4. The questions in General English subject will be as per “10th Standard”. the 
  5. There will be no negative marking in the TSPSC Group 1 Mains Exam.
  6. The language of the Mains Exam will be English, Telugu, and Urdu. 
TSPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Pattern 2024
PapersSubjectsMaximum MarksDuration
Qualifying General English1503 hours
Paper 1

General Essay

It will have to cover the following topics

  1. Contemporary Social Issues and Social Problems.
  2. Issues of Economic Growth and Justice
  3. Dynamics of Indian Politics
  4. Historical and Cultural Heritage of India
  5. Developments in Science and Technology
  6. Education and Human Resource
1503 hours
Paper 2

History Culture Geography

  1. History and Culture of India, with special reference to Modern Period (1757 to 1947 A.D)
  2. History and Cultural Heritage of Telangana
  3. Geography of India and Telangana
1503 hours
Paper 3

Indian Society Constitution Governance

  1. Indian Society, Structure, Issues and Social Movements
  2. Constitution of India
  3. Governance
1503 hours
Paper 4

Economy and Development

  1. Indian Economy and Development
  2. Telangana Economy
  3. Development and Environmental Problems
1503 hours
Paper 5

Science and Technology and Data Interpretation

  1. The role and impact of Science and Technology
  2. Modern Trends in application of knowledge of Science
  3. Data Interpretation and Problem Solving
1503 hours
Paper 6

Telangana Movement and State Formation

  1. The idea of Telangana (1948-1970)
  2. Mobilisational phase (1971 -1990)
  3. Towards formation of Telangana State (1991-2014)
1503 hours

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TSPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2024

To excel in the TSPSC Group 1 Exam, it is required for the candidates to be familiar with the TSPSC Group 1 syllabus for both Prelims & Mains Exam. Go through the topics listed below for the TSPSC Group 1 Exam 2024 and start your preparation from now onwards.

TSPSC Group 1 Prelims Syllabus

The questions in the TSPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam are to be asked from topics related to General Science & Mental Ability, Current Affairs, General Studies and etc. 

  1. History and Cultural Heritage of India – Explore the rich history and cultural heritage of India.
  2. Indian Constitution and Polity– Studying the fundamental principles and provisions of the Indian Constitution.
  3. Governance and Public Policy in India – Analyzes the governance structure and public policy frameworks in India.
  4. Policies of Telangana State – Focuses on the policies and initiatives undertaken by the state of Telangana.
  5. Society, Culture, Heritage, Arts, and Literature of Telangana – Explores the diverse aspects of society, culture, heritage, arts, and literature in Telangana.
  6. Social Exclusion – Covers rights issues related to gender, caste, tribe, disability, and inclusive policies.
  7. Logical Reasoning: Analytical Ability and Data Interpretation – Enhances logical reasoning skills and data interpretation abilities.
  8. Current Affairs – Covers regional, national, and international events and developments.
  9. International Relations and Events – Examines India's diplomatic relations and significant global events.
  10. General Science – Focuses on India's achievements in science and technology.
  11. Environmental Issues – Explores disaster management strategies and prevention techniques.
  12. Economic and Social Development of India – Studies the progress and challenges in India's economic and social sectors.
  13. World Geography, Indian Geography, and Geography of Telangana State – Provides an overview of global geography, Indian geography, and specific geography of Telangana state.

TSPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus 2024

Check TSPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus for General English, General Essay, History, Culture, and Geography, Indian Constitution, Society and Governance, Economy and Development, Science and Technology and Data Interpretation, and Telangana Movement and State Formation from the below table- 

General English (Qualifying)

  1. Spotting Errors – Spelling; Punctuation
  2. Fill in the blanks – Prepositions; Conjunctions; Verb tenses
  3. Re-writing sentences – Active and Passive voice; Direct & Reported Speech
  4. Usage of Vocabulary
  5. Jumbled sentences
  6. Comprehension
  7. Précis Writing
  8. Expansion
  9. Letter Writing

Paper-1 (General Essay)

  1. Contemporary Social Issues and Social Problems
  2. Issues of Economic Growth and Justice
  3. Dynamics of Indian Politics
  4. Historical and Cultural Heritage of India
  5. Developments in Science and Technology
  6. Education and Human Resource Development

Paper 2 (History, Culture, and Geography)

  1. Modern Period (1757-1947 AD) history and culture of India
  2. Telangana culture and history
  3. Telangana Geography
  4. Indian Geography

Paper 3 (Indian Constitution, Society and Governance)

  1. Indian Society Structure
  2. Social Movements and Issues
  3. Constitution of India
  4. Governance aspects

Paper 4 (Economy and Development)

  1. Indian Economy and Development
  2. Economy of Telangana
  3. Development and Environment issues

Paper 5 (Science and Technology and Data Interpretation)

  1. Science and Technology role and its effects
  2. Recent trends in Science
  3. Problem Solving and Interpretation of Data

Paper 6 (Telangana Movement and State Formation)

  1. Telangana Movement
  2. Mobilization Phase
  3. Formation of Telangana State

To check the detailed syllabus and subject-wise topics for all papers, candidates can check official syllabus pdf by clicking on the link given below.

TSPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2024 PDF- Click to Download

TSPSC Group 1 Interview Process

There is no interview for the TSPSC Group 1 recruitment 2024 exam as notified in TSPSC Group 1 Notification. The final stage of selection for TSPSC Group 1 2024 is the main exam round the candidates scoring more than the TSPSC Group 1 Cut-Off marks in the prelims exam will be called for the TSPSC Group 1 mains exam which is to be held by the commission. The candidates who qualify in the main exam will be allotted appointment letters with complete details about their placements at TSPSC Group 1 Services. 

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TSPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2024: FAQs

Ans. The complete TSPSC Group 1 Syllabus for Prelims (Single Paper) and Mains (6 Papers + Qualifying Paper) has been discussed in the article.

Ans. For the first time, the TSPSC Group 1 Exam will be conducted in the Urdu language apart from English & Telugu language.

Ans. No, there is no negative marking for wrong answers in TSPSC Group 1 Prelims exam.

Ans. There will be a two-tier selection process i.e. Prelims and Mains for TSPSC Group 1 Services.

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