The TNPSC exams mostly follow a written examination followed by an oral test to test a candidate on both analytical and leadership skills. A TNPSC examination is a public service examination hence an official in
TNPSC must have the qualities of analytical reasoning and handling of situation skills to solve any problems and work in the post.
Accordingly, the examination pattern is set in the above mentioned forms of written and oral test formats.
The written test is of Objective type and it comprises pattern as:
SCHEME OF WRITTEN EXAMINATION (OBJECTIVE TYPE) AND ORAL TEST:
Duration of Examination
COMPUTER BASED TEST SCHEME:
(code no: 191)
(code no: 195)
Interview and Record
As the Minimum qualifying marks is set to 228 marks for General caste, SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs need to score only 171 to qualify.
• The question paper for the subjects will be set both in English and Tamil.