TNPSC 2020: Exam Date, Recruitment, Notification, Application Form, Result, Admit Card, Previous Papers, Cut Off

Exam Date : December 6, 2020
Result Date : January 21, 2021

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission commonly known as TNPSC is a department of the Government of Tamil Nadu that is responsible for governing the recruitment of personnel into the state's public services.

It is the successor of the Madras Service Commission, which came into being under an Act of the Madras Legislature in 1929, and was the first Provincial Public Service Commission in India.

TNPSC 2020 Result Schedule has been released

Latest Updates : 

September 2, 2020: The notification for TNPSC Group 4 will be out today and the exam date is December 6, 2020. The application form will be available on the official website from September 2, 2020, to October 2, 2020.

What is the TNPSC 2020 Exam?

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is appointed to conduct the state's public service exam for the recruitment of candidates to entry-level appointments of the various posts in the Tamil Nadu State Public Service. TNPSC headquarters is located at TNPSC Road, V.O.C. Nagar, Park Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

TNPSC 2020 exam is a State-level examination. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission conducts the TNPSC recruitment exam for the enrollment into the posts of Civil Judge Assistant in Various Departments in the TN Ministerial Service.

Category Details
Exam Name Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Exam
Level of exam State-level
Mode of Test Prelims: Online
Mains: Offline
Frequency Once a year
Conducting Authority Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Application Process Online
Website www.tnpsc.gov.in
Similar Exams TSPSC/APPSC/RPSC/UPPSC
TNPSC

TNPSC 2020 Notification

 The conducting authority will release an official notification in order to provide all the relevant information to the aspiring candidates. TNPSC has released notifications about Group I services, Group IV services, Archeological Officer, Assistant section officer, etc. Details like the number of vacancies, the eligibility for each post, the syllabus and the exam dates will be available in the notification. 

Know more about TNPSC 2020 Notification

TNPSC 2020 Recruitments (Ongoing)

Post Name Notification Date Application Dates Last date for Payment Date of Examination
Start End
Assistant Director of Industries and Commerce (Technical) and Assistant Superintendant (Chemical Wing) 9 December 2019 9 December 2019 1 January 2020 10 January 2020 25 & 26 April 2020
Archaeological Officer in Archaeology Department in Tamil Nadu General Subordinate Service 28 November 2019 28 November 2019 27 December 2019 30 December 2019 29 February 2020
Veterinary Assistant Surgeon in Tamil Nadu Animal Husbandry Service 18 November 2019 18 November 2019 17 December 2019 19 December 2019 23 February 2020
ASO (Translation) in Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service 8 November 2019 8 November 2019 8 December 2019 10 December 2019 11 January 2020
Jailor in Tamil Nadu Jail Service 3 October 2019 3 October 2019 31 October 2019 2 November 2019 22 December 2019
Assistant Developer and Child Development Project Officer in Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Program Department Include in Tamil Nadu General Service 13 August 2019 13 August 2019 11 September 2019 13 September 2019 16 & 17 November 2019
Post of Assistant Tourist Officer, Grade-II in Tamil Nadu General Subordinate Service 22 July 2019 22 July 2019 20 August 2019 22 August 2019 29 September 2019
Sociologist and Economist in the Office of the Addition Director General of Police, Social Justice and Human Rights, Chennai included in Tamil Nadu General Service 24 June 2019 24 June 2019 23 July 2019 25 July 2019 24 August 2019
Posts included in Combined Civil Services-I (Group-I Services) 20 January 2020 19 January 2020 19 February 2020 21 February 2020 5 April 2020

TNPSC 2020 Exam Date

The conducting body will release the official notification containing all the important dates related to the exam on its official website. Candidates need to go through it and make sure that they complete all the relevant process before the specified last date.

TNPSC 2020 Exam Dates for the post of Archaeological Officer is out. TNPSC online application form is available only on the official website and the last date to fill the online application form for Archaeological Officer is 27 December 2019.

TNPSC 2020 Group 1 Exam Dates

The exam dates for the TNPSC 2020 Group 1 are given below.

Events

Dates

Official Notification Release

January 20, 2020

Start of the Online Application

January 20, 2020

End of the Online Application

February 19, 2020

Admit Card for Prelims

February 2020

Prelims Exam

To be announced

Prelims Result

To be announced

Mains Exam

To be announced

Mains Result

To be announced

Interview

To be announced

TNPSC 2020 Group 2 Exam Dates

The exam dates for the TNPSC 2020 Group 2 are given below.

Events

Dates (Tentative)

Start of the Online Application

June 2020

End of the Online Application

July 2020

Admit Card for Prelims

August 2020

Prelims Exam

August 2020

Prelims Result

September 2020

Mains Exam

November 2020

Mains Result

December 2020

TNPSC 2020 Group 3 Exam Dates

The exam dates for the TNPSC 2020 Group 3 will be updated in the table below once the notification is out.

Events

Dates 

Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

Mains Exam

To be announced

Mains Result

To be announced

TNPSC 2020 Group 4 Exam Dates

The TNPSC 2020 Group 4 exam dates are given below in the table.

Events

Dates 

Application Start Date

September 2020

Application Last Date

October 2, 2020

Exam Date

December 6, 2020

Result

January 2021

TNPSC 2020 Vacancy

The conducting body will release an official notification which will have the number of vacancies available. The examination will be conducted based on the number of vacancies. Candidates can go through the list of vacancies and apply for the post that they are interested in and eligible for. TNPSC  exam is conducted for recruitment of candidates for the posts of Agricultural Officer, Civil Judge, Archaeological Officer, and Assistant in Various Departments in the TN Ministerial Service.

The TNPSC 2020 vacancies for the Archaeological Officer post are 18.

The TNPSC 2020 vacancies for the Combined Civil Services-I (Group-I) posts are 69.

Note: The number of vacancies notified is approximate and liable for modification before the publication of the results of the preliminary examination

TNPSC 2020 Eligibility

Candidates must be aware of the Tamil language and must have a graduate degree in the respective trade. The age limit varies for each post. The TNPSC 2020 Eligibility Criteria is different for different posts. Candidates must go through the eligibility criteria in detail to make sure that they satisfy all the relevant factors before applying for the examination. The official notification will have all the relevant details related to the exam including the number of vacancies, eligibility, and all the important dates.

Exam Name

Educational Qualification

Upper Age Limit

TNPSC Group 1 Exam

Graduation

32 years

TNPSC Group 2 exam

Graduation

30 years

TNPSC Group 3 exam

Graduation

42 years

TNPSC Group 4 

S.S.L.C

30 years

TNPSC VAO exam

S.S.L.C

30 years

TNPSC Combined Engineering Services exam

B.E. or B.Tech Degree

30 years

TNPSC Assistant Engineer exam

B.E. or B.Tech Degree

30 years

TNPSC District Educational Officer exam

Master’s Degree, B.T, or B.Ed. Degree

48 years

TNPSC 2020 Syllabus

TNPSC 2020 Syllabus for various posts are given below: Candidates can go through the detailed syllabus and prepare each topic with utmost care in order to score well.

TNPSC 2020 Syllabus for Archaeological Officer Post

Given below is the paper-wise syllabus for the Archaeological Officer Posts in TNPSC.

Paper 1

  • Ancient History and Archaeology
  • Indian History
  • History
  • Tamil Language, and Literature

Paper 2

  • General Studies
  • Aptitude, and Mental Ability Test

TNPSC 2020 Syllabus for Agricultural Officer Post

Below is the paper-wise syllabus for the Agricultural Officer Posts in TNPSC.

Paper 1

  • Agriculture
  • Government Agricultural Policies
  • Crop Management & Allied Agricultural Activities
  • Fundamentals of Crop Production

Paper 2

  • General Science
  • Mental Ability and Aptitude
  • Current Events

TNPSC 2020 Syllabus for Civil Judge Post

Following is the syllabus for Civil Judge Posts for the TNPSC.

Prelims 

  • Commercial Acts
  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitution
  • TN Regulation
  • Criminal Law
  • General Knowledge

Mains

  • Tamil Translation
  • Civil and Criminal Procedure
  • Framing of Issues and Charges

As there are different TNPSC exam for different groups, the syllabus also varies for every TNPSC Group. The syllabus for each group of the TNPSC exam is given below.

TNPSC Group I Syllabus for Prelims

  • General Studies
  • Aptitude & Mental Ability

TNPSC Group I Syllabus for Mains

  • Modern Indian History and Indian Culture
  • Social Issues – India and Tamil Nadu
  • General Aptitude & Mental Ability (SSLC Standard)
  • Indian Polity and Emerging Political Trends 
  • Role and Impact of Science and Technology in India 
  • Tamil Society – Culture and Heritage
  • Indian Geography – Tamil Nadu
  • Biodiversity, Disaster Management 
  • Indian Economy – Current trends

TNPSC Group-II Syllabus for Prelims

  • General Awareness
  • Aptitude & Mental Ability

TNPSC Group-II Syllabus for Mains

  • Translation of Tamil to English and vice versa
  • History and Culture of Tamil Nadu

TNPSC Group-III Syllabus

  • General Studies (Degree Standard) 
  • Aptitude and Mental Ability Test
  • General Tamil/ General English

TNPSC Group-IV Syllabus

  • General Studies
  • Aptitude and Mental Ability Test 
  • General Tamil/ General English

The TNPSC Syllabus for other posts and designations in Engineering Services is stated below.

TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Syllabus

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical/ Production/ Manufacturing Engineering
  • Textile Technology
  • Architecture Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Aptitude and Mental Ability

TNPSC Assistant System Engineer Syllabus

  • Computer Science
  • Electronics and Communication
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Information Technology
  • Numerical Ability
  • Data Interpretation
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics and Communication
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Information Technology

TNPSC AE Syllabus

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical/Production/Manufacturing Engineering
  • Textile Technology
  • Architecture Engineering
  • General Studies
  • Aptitude and Mental Ability

TNPSC DEO Syllabus

  • General Studies
  • Aptitude and Mental Ability
  • Education

TNPSC 2020 Exam Pattern

The TNPSC 2020 Exam Pattern for various posts are as follows:

TNPSC 2020 Exam Pattern for Archaeological Officer/Agricultural Officer post

Divided into 2 sections - Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 consists of 200 questions which for a total of 300 marks. Paper 2 consists of 100 questions for a total of 200 marks. The questions will be multiple choice based objective type. Exams will be conducted offline i.e OMR based test. The minimum qualifying marks specified by the conducting body is 90. Paper-1 will have three sections namely Aptitude test which will have 25 questions, the next section is General Studies which will have 75 questions, the last section is General English/ General Tamil which will have 100 questions.

TNPSC 2020 Exam Pattern for Civil Judge post

Divided into 2 parts: Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam

Preliminary Exam is again divided into 3 Sections - Part A, Part B, and Part C which are conducted for a combined total of 100 marks. The candidates will be provided with OMR sheets to record their answers. Mains Exam is divided into 5 different sections - Translation Paper, Law Paper I, Law Paper-II, Law Paper III all for a combined total of 400 marks (100 marks each), and a Viva Voce test which is of 60 marks.

TNPSC 2020 Registration

The conducting authority will release an official notification that will contain detailed information about the number of vacancies, the eligibility criteria, syllabus, and all the important dates related to the exam. Candidates need to go through it to make sure that they satisfy all the necessary criteria before applying for the exam. All the important dates have to be noted so that the relevant tasks are performed way before the specified last date in order to avoid any last-minute hurry. The registration process consists of four steps namely the registration, application form, uploading documents, and finally the application fee payment.

TNPSC 2020 Application Form will be available online only on the official website. The application fee can be paid through both online and offline mode. The TNPSC application fee for the Agricultural Officer post is INR 200, INR 100 for the Civil Judge post, and for the Archaeological Officer post (INR 100 towards examination fee and INR 150 towards One Time registration fee).

How to Apply for TNPSC 2020 Exam Online?

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to apply for the TNPSC 2020 exam online:

  • Step 1: Visit the commission’s website at www.tnpsc.gov.in
  • Step 2: Candidates have to register in the Commission’s database, obtain the registration ID
  • Step 3: Click on the ‘Apply Online’ link
  • Step 4: Search and click on the relevant link for the TNPSC Application of your target exam
  • Step 5: Thoroughly cross-check the information for any errors
  • Step 6: Submit scanned documents such as signature, photograph, mark sheet, etc.
  • Step 7: Click on submit.
  • Step 8: Pay the application fee via the online payment gateway.
  • Step 9: Download and print out the application form for future reference.

TNPSC 2020 Hall Ticket

TNPSC 2020 Admit card is available on the official website once it is released by the conducting authority. To download TNPSC admit card candidates have to give certain details that were provided during the time of registration such as the application number, date of birth as a password, and security pin. Candidates must carry the admit card to the examination hall on the day of the examination. Those candidates who do not have a valid admit card will not be allowed to attend the examination.

How To Download TNPSC 2020 Hall Ticket?

Candidates can follow the below guidelines on how to download the TNPSC 2020 hall ticket:

  • Visit the official TNPSC website
  • Click on the ‘Download hall ticket’ link
  • You will be redirected to a notification board with different hall ticket links
  • Search for the relevant hall ticket link and click on it
  • Enter your login credentials
  • Download and print out the hall ticket for future reference.

Details Provided on the TNPSC 2020 Admit Card

Candidates can check with the below information regarding the contents of the TNPSC 2020 Admit Card:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Father’s Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Gender
  • Exam Centre Name
  • Exam Centre Code
  • Category (ST/SC/OBC & other)
  • Applicant Roll Number
  • Examination Name
  • Exam Time and Date
  • Candidate’s Date of Birth
  • Exam Instructions
  • Signature of the candidate and exam counsellor

TNPSC 2020 Result

TNPSC 2020 results will be updated on the official website once it is declared by the conducting authority. The result for the post of Archaeological Officer was announced in March 2020. TNPSC has uploaded the Results Schedule for different posts released by them. The notification has been given below.

*TNPSC Result Schedule Released*

**Click Here to Check Results**

TNPSC 2020 Cutoff

The cutoff for TNPSC will be announced with the results. Candidates appearing for the exam will have to qualify the minimum TNPSC 2020 cutoff to be eligible for the recruitment. Candidates who will qualify the cutoff will be called for the further recruitment process. The cutoff marks will depend on a lot of factors like the number of vacancies, the difficulty level of the exam, the total number of candidates appearing for the exam, etc.

Contact Details

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
TNPSC Road, V.O.C. Nagar, Park Town,
Chennai - 600003, Tamil Nadu, India

Phone: +91-44-25300300

Email: [email protected]

Official website: www.tnpsc.gov.in

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. TNPSC is an Independent Constitutional body. Governor of the State appoints the Chairman and Members of the Service Commission.TNPSC is appointed to conduct the state's public service exam for the recruitment of candidates to entry-level appointments of the various posts in the Tamil Nadu State Public Service.

Consolidated Mark List (CML) is prepared by adding the marks obtained by the candidate in the written examination and the oral test. The consolidated mark list will be published on the official website and in TNPSC notice Board.

The violation of Instructions to the Candidates / Hall Ticket Instructions / Question Paper Instruction / Answer Paper Instructions will result in invalidation of answer papers. Candidates must be very cautious during the examination procedure and should make sure that they follow each and every instruction specified by the conducting body.

Question papers are allowed to be taken by candidates after the examination is over. Tentative keys are published by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission within a week’s time after the successful conduction of exam, enabling the candidates to tentatively arrive at the marks.

Yes, Candidates may obtain information/clarification relating to examination and candidature etc., on working days between 10.00 AM to 05.45 PM in person or over telephone No’s 044-25300 300 from facilitation counter in TNPSC premises and over Toll-free No.1800-425-1002.

The TNPSC vacancies for the Archaeological Officer post is 18. The TNPSC vacancies for the Combined Civil Services-I (Group-I) posts are 69.Note: The number of vacancies notified is approximate and liable for modification before the publication of the results of the preliminary examination

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Answer By: Getmyuni

Hello Devanai,

The TNPSC Eligibility criteria are different for different posts. Make sure you satisfy all the criteria of the relevant post before applying. Get in detail steps about the TNPSC Application Process


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