TSPSC Exam Pattern 2021: Marking Scheme, Negative Marking, Total Marks

Exam Date

Jun 13, 2021

Result Date

Jul 1, 2021

Apr 7, 2021


The Commission reserves the right to conduct TSPSC 2021 exam either Offline (OMR based) or Computer Based Recruitment Test (CBRT). The exam will be conducted in June, 2021 (Forenoon & Afternoon session).

Candidates can check the TSPSC 2021 Syllabus to understand the topics that will be covered for the exam. The questions will be objective type and each question carries 1 mark. The practical test (Proficiency Test) will be conducted for 50 marks and the details are tabulated below.

TSPSC 2021 Exam Pattern

TSPSC exam pattern consists of two papers, Paper I and Paper II. The TSPSC exam is conducted to recruit candidates for various positions like Junior Assistant, Typist, Junior Steno Typist, etc

Language of TSPSC 2021 Exam


The language of the Exam

General Knowledge (Paper I)

English / Telugu / Urdu

Secretarial Abilities (Paper II)

English / Telugu / Urdu

The pattern of Paper I and Paper II of TSPSC 2021 Group IV Exam is tabulated below



No. of Questions




General Knowledge


150 Minutes



Secretarial Abilities


150 Minutes


The division and marking pattern for the Proficiency Test are tabulated below. 




Part A 

Typing a letter/ passage/ paragraph in MS Word (150-200 words)


Part B

Preparation of a Table/ Graph in MS Excel


Part C

Preparation of Presentations/ Slides on MS PowerPoint


Part D

Displaying the content of e-mail (Inbox)


Instructions regarding TSPSC 2021  Offline OMR Examination

  • It is important for the candidates to go through the TSPSC 2021 instructions given on the cover page.

  • The candidates have to fill in the details required such as Register Number, Subject Code, Booklet Series, Name of the Venue etc. 

  • Since the OMR sheets will be scanned for evaluation, the candidates should mark their answers using BALLPOINT PEN (BLACK / BLUE)

  • Candidates are supposed to carry their TSPSC 2021 Group IV Admit Card to the exam hall.

  • Candidates cannot use items such as whitener to erase the answers that they have marked. That will lead to disqualification.

  • Candidates cannot leave the examination hall before the exam duration. 

  • The Commission holds the right to decide the status of the candidature.

  • Candidates who are visually impaired will have ten minutes extra time and can also avail a scribe to write the exam.

  • An extra time of twenty minutes is given to the candidates who have a locomotor disability and Cerebral Palsy.

  • Candidates who suffer from Orthopedic will also be given scribes to write the exam.

Instruction regarding the TSPSC 2021 Online Examination 

  • Candidates will be given a computer with the examination link, if not the candidates have to report it to the invigilator present at the TSPSC 2021 Exam Centres.

  • Candidates are supposed to carry their TSPSC 2021 Admit Card to the exam hall.
  • A Password will be given to the candidate on the day of the exam, the candidates will have to enter the credentials such as Login ID (Roll Number) and Password.

  • The Invigilator will announce the password to the students at 09.50 hours and 14.20 hours.

  • A timer will be displayed on the monitor screen during the TSPSC 2021 exam.

  • Candidates will be given a rough sheet to work on the answers.

  • The Submit button will be displayed after the exam duration, which is 150 minutes and an additional 50 minutes for PwD candidates.

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