What is Tnpsc Exam?
Tnpsc is a government body that conducts exams for the recruitment of staff into state public service.
It is the most prestigious exam in the state of Tamil Nadu. Every year over 10 Lakh candidates appear in this exam. The various exams are based on the nature of the post such as Group-1, Group-2, Group-4, etc.
The question is primarily asked from the Tamil Nadu State board book, Samacheer Kalvi books, and from various other sources. There is also a current affairs section where the question is primarily asked from the latest news events, India Yearbook, etc.
For the mathematical aptitude section, it is asked in the level of tenth maths and quantitative aptitude books.
Finally language part is very important for certain exams such as Group-4, where the majority of the question are asked from language books from 6th-12th, either in Tamil or English.
General Studies Tnpsc
General studies is an important part of Tnpsc exams, especially for Group-1, Group-2, and partly for Group-4 and other exams.
In Tnpsc General studies consists of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography, and Indian Polity.
The study material was primarily prepared from Tamil Nadu state board books, Ncert, and other standard sources. These notes are prepared to keep in mind for UPSC, SSC as the syllabus are almost the same.
These notes will be also helpful for the other state public service exams.
This is the topmost exam in the State of Tamil Nadu. The quality of the question asked is very high. One should not only prepare from the State Board book but also from other standard books.
In all the notes, we have mentioned the source of the standard book, which will be helpful for your reference.
Tnpsc/Upsc Standard Reference Books
These are general studies books for Tnpsc (Standard Reference apart from Samacheer Kalvi Books)
- Indian Polity Sriram Srirangam and Rohit Deo Jha
- History of Modern India – Bipin Chandra
- Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh
- History of Medieval India by Satish Chandra
- India’s Ancient Past by RS Sharma
- Quantitative Aptitude and Logical Reason Combo
- Environment Studies
- Physical Geography by GC Leong
- Oxford Atlas
- India Geography by Majid Husain
Tnpsc Group 1 Notes and Pattern
As Tnpsc Group 1 is concerned, it is on par with UPSC standards. The question asked in prelim of Tnpsc Group 1 are objective types. The syllabus is a photocopy of UPSC and the standard of the question is also UPSC standard.
The primary source of Tnpsc notes for group 1 is taken from the Samacheer Kalvi book, both old and new books. But notes for the certain topics not available in the Samacheer Kalvi book, we have taken from Standard reference books made for UPSC.
For some topics, Standard books of UPSC are better, which extensively cover the topic. One such example is for the Subject, “Indian Polity” and for this subject, the standard book is Indian Polity by Laxmikanth, which is considered the best book by many experts and aspirants.
For Group 4 you can refer to Samacheer books but for Group 1, the advanced study is a must.
Tnpsc Group 4 Notes, Syllabus and Pattern
This exam is conducted for a post such as VAO, Typist, etc. This exam pattern is similar to Group 1, but the General studies syllabus is made less compared to Group 1 and Group 2.
But compensate that Language part is added. The language part consists of General Tamil and General English. The language syllabus is made purely from Samacheer Kalvi Books. One should have Samacheer Kalvi book or Pdf will be handy.
And there is an Aptitude and mental ability test based on the 10th standard level and also there is the current affairs part which is mostly asked from Hindu Newpapers or any News Paper.
For Tnpsc the primary source of notes must be taken from Samacheer Kalvi Book, both old and new. The best book for starters is Tnpsc Sakthi Guide.
Apart from Samacheer Kalvi can also refer to standard books for more understanding and knowledge which will also be useful for the other Central Government exams such as UPSC, SSC, Railways etc.
Tnpsc Samacheer Kalvi Science Notes
Tnpsc Physics Notes
- Nature of Universe
- Nuclear Physics,
- Laser, Electronics
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