TNPSC RECRUITMENT 2019 Exam Pattern

Exam Date : July 14, 2019
Result Date : November 12, 2019

This section contains an exam pattern in accordance with which an examination for the recruitment of various posts will be conducted by the conducting authority.

TNPSC Exam Pattern 2020

The exam pattern for various posts in TNPSC is given below

Exam Pattern - Archaeological Officer

Written Examination/OMR Test

Subject Duration Maximum Marks Minimum qualifying marks for selection
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/ DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs Others
PAPER-I (200 questions)
Anyone of the following subjects
(PG Degree Standard)
i) Ancient History and
Archaeology/ Archaeology
(Code No.314)
ii) Indian History(CodeNo.361 )
iii) History (Code No.362)
iv)Tamil Language and Literature
(Code No.363)
3 Hours 300 Marks 150 200
PAPER-II (100 Questions)
General Studies
General Studies
(Degree standard) - 75 Questions.
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test
(SSLC Standard) - 25 Questions
2 Hours 200 Marks
Total 500

 

Exam Pattern - Agricultural Officer

Objective Type/ OMR Method:

Subject Duration Maximum Marks Minimum qualifying marks for selection
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/ DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs Others

Paper-I: (Degree Standard)(200questions)

Agriculture(Code No.284)

3 Hours 300 Marks 171 228

Paper-II: (100 questions)

General Studies (Degree Standard) -75 questions

Aptitude and Mental Ability (SSLC Standard) -25 questions

2 Hours 200 Marks
Interview - 70 Marks
Total 570

Exam Pattern - Civil Judge Posts

(A). Preliminary Exam: 

Objective Type/OMR Method

Sections Subjects Total Marks Duration Minimum marks for Pass
Part A Commercial Acts, Civil Procedure, Constitution, TN Regulation 100 marks 2 hours SC, SC(A) and ST MBC/DC, BC(OBCM) and BCM Others
Part B Criminal Law 30 Marks 35 Marks 40 Marks
Part C General Knowledge

(B). Main Exam: 

Descriptive Type

Sections Subjects Total Marks Duration Minimum marks for Pass
Translation Paper Tamil to English and vice-versa 100 3 hours SC, SC(A) and ST MBC/DC, BC(OBCM) and BCM Others
Law Paper I Civil and Criminal Procedure 100 3 hours 30% 35% 40%
Law Paper II Framing of Issues 100 3 hours
Law Paper III Framing of Charges 100 3 hours
VIVA/VOCE Test Mental alertness, knowledge of the law, ethics, attitude, etc 60 - 18 (for all categories)

Exam pattern - Other Posts

(A). Preliminary exam:

  • Combined Civil Services - Group - I Services Preliminary exam
    • General Studies (Degree Std)‐ 200 questions carrying 300 marks.

    • Questions are MCQ/Objective Type.

    • General Studies 150 questions and Aptitude & Mental Ability Test Carries 50 questions 

(B). Main Exam:

  • Group - I Services Mains Exam - Descriptive type
    • PAPER I (300 Marks/3 hours) - General Studies (Degree Standard)

    • PAPER II - 300Marks/3hours

    • PAPER III - 300Marks/3 hours

(C). Interview/Personality Test

  • Interview & Record ‐ 120 Marks

Exam Pattern Overview - Other Posts

Exam Type of Questions Paper  No of Questions Marks Duration
Preliminary exam objective type - 200 300  3 Hours
Main Exam   Descriptive type   Paper-1 - 300 3 Hours
Paper-2 - 300 3 Hours
Paper-3 - 300 3 Hours
Interview & Record Personality Test - - 120 -

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