The TNPSC system has under gone so many changes as it is being repeated again and again by the press and other media sources. This has lead to a new schedule which has been coined by the Chairman of TNPSC Mr. Natraj, who released it a few days back. This schedule has all the details regarding the new changes that have redefined the source and method of several examinations being written so far to the year 2013-2014.As such, starting with the Group I examinations which will commence on February 16th, 2013 will be heretofore called The State Civil Examinations. And this Group I examinations will also comprise of 4 papers in the preliminary exams. Besides the posts like Municipal Commissioner and Sub-registrar from Group II services have been upgraded into Group I services.The posts like revenue officer in Group II services have been filled and recruited so far based on preliminary and interview examinations. These posts will from now on be recruited by Preliminary test, main test and then the interview examinations. The preliminary and main tests are both part of written examinations where in as the preliminary examinations have multiple choice based questions, the main test will have explanation answers based pattern.The VAO (Village Administrative Officer) posts here after will have village Administration based questions pattern. No changes in Group IV services examination till now. All in all, every examination is reframed to have an aptitude section which would test the IQ (Intelligence Quotient) and EQ (Emotional Quotient) of the candidates taking up the examinations.How to prepare oneself for the new syllabus and handle the same:
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- Try to read smart than reading all. Plan and then execute the reading part.
- Read properly the Science and Social Studies books of Tenth and Twelfth Standard syllabus.
- TNPSC has introduced a new paper called CSAT (Civil services Aptitude Test) which is a predominant paper in the UPSC examinations for posts like IAS and IPS. This handles the Aptitude part of the new schedule for all exams.
- For day-to-day happenings related to General Knowledge section, read newspapers daily to get an idea of what is what in the world around you.
- There will always be 5 sure questions on Indian Political system and the Five-year plans. Gather information on these aspects and keep a personal note on them.
- When reading scientific aspects, it is advised to make sure that all the methods and principles of the subject are being understood.
- Have a sure choice of language selection for the exam. If you are fluent in English, do the exams in English; otherwise opt for Tamil medium based exams.
- Also practice with atleast 10 model papers for each examination. Take model question papers based on CSAT also and revise them.
These points will surely help the candidate pass the exams with flying colours.
Try the above technique and be successful with the new system.
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