Dear Applicant’s Are you looking TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2017 ? Here is news for you. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has announced Group-IV Syllabus for 9351 Vacancies. Thus the applicant who want to start preparation for Tamil Nadu Group-4 Examination may download TNPSC Exam Syllabus in Tamil & English language. The Department of Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission will conduct the Group-4 Examination on 13.02.2018. This examination will be based on OMR Method. In this examination, question paper will be set on General Studies, Aptitude Test, General Tamil / General English Subject. Thus the applicant who are willing to search TNPSC Group-IV Exam Pattern is available here. For topic wise complete details of TNPSC Group-IV Exam Syllabus 2017 PDF, you can check below.

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TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2017 | Tamil Nadu PSC Group-IV Exam Pattern Details

Tamil Nadu Public Commission is popularly known as TNPSC. Now the department has released a notification for 9351 Group-IV Vacancies. The online registration has start on 14.11.2017. Participants can fill TNPSC Group-4 Application Form up the last date of 13.12.2017. Those applicant who are searching TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus is available on here. Applicants can download Tamil Nadu Group-IV Syllabus in Tamil & English. For other information regarding TNPSC Group IV Exam Syllabus PDF 2017, you can check below.

Name of Department : Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Abbreviation : TNPSC/ Tamil Nadu PSC
Category : TNPSC Exam Syllabus 2017
TNPSC Group-4 Exam Date : 13.02.2017
Total No. of Post : 9351
Name of Vacancy : Group-IV (Jr Assistant, Draftsman, Filed Surveyor, Steno-Typist etc.)
Official website :

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The Exam Pattern is a important document according to exam point of view. With the help of exam pattern, you can get an idea of question framing & design. So here we are providing you, TNPSC Exam Pattern for Group-IV Vacancy. Thus the applicant who are searching Tamil Nadu Group-4 Exam Pattern, you can read article which is available below. As per notification TNPSC Group-IV Examination will comprising Objective Type questions.

  • The TNPSC Group-4 Examination will be based on ORM Method.
  • A total of 200 question will consist in question paper.
  • These question will set in both General Tamil or General English Language.
  • Maximum of 300 marks will be allotted to question paper.
  • Duration of examination will be 03 hours.

TNPSC Group IV Exam Pattern 2017 | Tamil Nadu PSC Group 4 Syllabus 2017

Subject No. of Question Duration Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks
General Studies 75 3 hours 300 90
Aptitude Test 25
General Tamil/ General English 100
Total 200 Marks

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Tamil Nadu PSC Group IV Syllabus PDF is available on official website. Thus the candidate who are participating in Tamil Nadu Group-IV (Combined Civil Services) Examination should have download TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2017. With the help of TNPSC Exam Syllabus, you can study in proper way or good score in examination. So here, we are providing you topic wise complete details of TNPSC Group IV Syllabus which is available below.

TNPSC Syllabus 2017 | Tamil Nadu Combined Civil Services (Group 4) Syllabus 2017

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2017 for General Studies

Unit-1 General Science :

  1. Physics : Nature of Universe -General Scientific laws-Inventions and discoveries-National scientific laboratories-Mechanics and properties of matter-Physical quantities, standards and units-Force, motion and energy Magnetism, electricity and electronics -Heat, light and sound.
  2. Chemistry : Elements and Compounds-Acids, bases and salts-Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides.
  3. Botany : Main Concepts of life science-Classification of living organism Nutrition and dietetics-Respiration.
  4. Zoology : Blood and blood circulation-Reproductive system-Environment, ecology, health and hygiene-Human diseases including communicable and non – communicable diseases – prevention and remedies-Animals, plants and human life.

Unit-II Current Events :

  1. History : Latest diary of events-national -National symbols-Profile of States-Eminent persons & places in news-Sports & games-Books & authors -Awards & honors’-India and its neighbors.
  2. Political Science-I : Problems in conduct of public elections-2. Political parties and political system in India-3. Public awareness & General administration-4. Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility.
  3. Geography : Geographical landmarks.
  4. Economics : Current socio-economic problems.
  5. Science : Latest inventions on science & technology.

Unit-III Geography : Earth and Universe-Solar system-Monsoon, rainfall, weather & Climate Water resources – Rivers in India-Soil, Minerals & natural resources –Forest & wildlife-Agricultural pattern-Transport including surface transport & Communication-Social geography – Population-density and distribution- Natural Calamities – Disaster Management.

Unit-IV 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 secular state-Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN-Political parties and
populist schemes.

Unit – V Indian Polity : Constitution of India–Preamble to the constitution- Salient features of constitution- Union, state and territory- Citizenship-rights amend duties Fundamental rights- Fundamental duties- Human rights charter- Union legislature – Parliament- State executive- State Legislature – assembly- Local government – panchayat raj – Tamil Nadu- Judiciary in India – Rule of law/Due process of law-Elections- Official language and Schedule-VIII Corruption in public life- Anti-corruption measures –CVC, lok-adalats, Ombudsman, CAG – Right to information- Empowerment of women Consumer, protection forms.

Unit-VI Indian Economy : Nature of Indian economy- Five-year plan models-an assessment-Land reforms & agriculture-Application of science in agriculture-Industrial growth Rural welfare oriented programmers-Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty-Economic trends in Tamil Nadu.

Unit-VII Indian Movement : National renaissance-Emergence of national leaders-Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore Different modes of agitations-Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & others.

Unit-VIII Aptitude & Mental Ability Test : TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2017

  • Conversion of information to data-Collection
  • compilation and presentation of data – Tables, graphs, diagrams
  • Analytical interpretation of data-Simplification
  • Percentage
  • Highest Common Factor (HCF)
  • Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple interest & Compound interest
  • Area
  • Volume
  • Time and Work
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Puzzles
  • Dice
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Alpha numeric Reasoning
  • Number Series.

TNPSC Group-4 Exam Syllabus 2017 – General English Topics

  • Match the following words and Phrases given in Column A with their meanings in
    Column B.
  • Choose the correct ‘Synonyms’ for the underlined word from the options given.
  • Choose the correct ‘Antonyms’ for the underlined word from the options given.
  • Select the correct word (Prefix, Suffix).
  • Fill in the blanks with suitable Article.
  • Fill in the blanks with suitable Preposition
  • Select the correct Question Tag
  • Select the correct Tense
  • Select the correct Voice
  • Fill in the blanks (Infinitive, Gerund, Participle)
  • Identify the sentence pattern of the following sentence (Subject, Verb, Object….)
  • Blanks with correct ‘Homophones’.
  • Find out the Error (Articles, Prepositions, Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb)
  • Comprehension.
  • Select the correct sentence.
  • Find out the odd words (Verb, Noun, Adjective, Adverb).
  • Select the correct Plural forms.
  • Identify the sentence (Simple, Compound, Complex Sentence)
  • Identify the correct Degree.
  • Form a new word by blending the words.
  • Form compound words (Eg : Noun+Verb, Gerund+Noun)

Part-B : Literature – TNPSC Group-4 Syllabus 2017

Figures of speech observed in following poems :

  • Alliteration
  • Allusion
  • Simile
  • Metaphor
  • Personification
  • Oxymoron
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Anaphora
  • Ellipsis
  • Rhyme Scheme
  • Rhyming Words
  • Repetition
  • Apostrophe

II. Appreciation Questions from Poetry : A Psalm of Life – Women’s Rights – The Nation United – English words – Snake – The Man He Killed – Off to outer space tomorrow morning – Sonnet No.116 – The Solitary Reaper – Be the Best – O Captain My Captain – Laugh and Be Merry – Earth – Don’t quit – The Apology – Be Glad your Nose is on your face – A sonnet for my Incomparable Mother – The Flying Wonder – To a Millionaire – The Piano – Manliness – Going for water – The cry of the Children – Migrant Bird – Shilpi.

III. Important lines from Poems : Where the mind is without fear – The Solitary Reaper – Going for water – A Psalm of Life – Be the Best – Sonnet No.116.

IV. Questions on the Biography of : Mahatma Gandhi – Jawaharlal Nehru – Subash Chandra Bose – Helen Keller Kalpana Chawala – Dr.Salim Ali – Rani of Jhansi – Nelson Mandela – Abraham Lincoln.

V. Questions on Shakespeare’s : Merchant of Venice (Act IV Court Scene) – Julius Ceasar (Act III Scene 2) – Sonnet 116.

VI. Questions from Oscar Wilde’s : The Model Millionaire – The Selfish Giant.

VII. Dr.Karl Paulnack : Music-The Hope Raiser.

VIII.Comprehension Questions from the following Motivational Essays : Gopala Krishna Gokhale’s Speech on 25th July in Mumbai in response to The address presented to him by students- Dale Carnegie’s ‘The Road to success- Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam’s ‘Vision for the Nation’(from ‘India2020’) – Ruskin Bond’s ‘Our Local Team’ – Hope Spencer’s ‘Keep your spirits high’ – Deepa Agarwal’s ‘After the storm’ – Brian patten’s ‘You can’t be that no you can’t be that’.

IX.  Comprehension Questions from the following description of Places : Ahtushi Deshpande’s ‘To the land of snow’ – Manohar Devadoss – Yaanai Malai – Brihadeesvarar Temple.

X. British English – American English

Part-C : Authors and their Literary Works -TNPSC Group-IV Services Syllabus 2017

  1. Match the Poems with the Poets.
  2. Which Nationality the story belongs to ?
  3. Identify the Author with the short story.
  4. Whose Auto biography / Biography is this ?
  5. Which Nationality the Poet belongs to ?
  6. Characters, Quotes, Important Lines from the following works of Indian Authors.
  7. Drama Famous lines, characters, quotes from.
  8. Match the Places, Poet, Dramatist, Painter with suitable option.
  9. Match the following Folk Arts with the Indian State / Country.
  10. Match the Author with the Relevant Title/Character.
  11. Match the Characters with Relevant Story Title.
  12. About the Poets.
  13. About the Dramatists.
  14. Mention the Poem in which these lines occur.
  15. Various works of the following Authors.
  16. What is the theme observed in the Literary works ?
  17. Famous Quotes – Who said this ?
  18. To Which period the Poets belong.
  19. Matching the Poets and Poems.
  20. Nature centered Literary works and Global issue Environment and Conservation.

How To Download TNPSC Group-IV Syllabus 2017 ? Steps for Downloading Tamil Nadu Group 4 Syllabus 2017

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus has uploaded on official website Thus the applicant who want to start preparation for Combined Civil Services (Group-IV) Examination should have download TNPSC Group-IV Exam Syllabus 2017.  Steps wise procedure to download Tamil Nadu PSC Group 4 Exam Syllabus, you can check below :

  • First of all candidate should have log on Official website www.tnpsc.
  • Then follow the examination link.
  • After it click on this link.
  • Then select the link of TNPSC Group 4 Exam Syllabus 2017.
  • Save & Download lit.
  • Now you should take the print out of exam syllabus.

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Conclusion for TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2017 : Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has uploaded TNPSC Syllabus for Group-IV Services Vacancy. Those candidate who are willing to appear in Group-4 Combined Civil Services Examination can download TNPSC Exam Syllabus 2017.  Download link of TNPSC Group-IV Syllabus PDF, you can check above.