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TNPSC Group 4 Exam Syllabus 2013

Dear Readers, if you are aspiring to appear for TNPSC Group 4 Exam and want to know the Syllabus for 2013 exams, you have landed at right place. The exam syllabus for Group IV exams usually covers the below mentioned areas:

 1. General Knowledge

The General knowledge section will covr the following topics:
  •     India’s History and Geography
  •     Economics & Commerce.
  •     Indian Politics & National Movement of India.
  •     Current Affairs
  •     General Science
Given below is the syllabus in detail:

1. HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA: Dates and events relating to indus Valley Civilisation, Vedic, Aryan and Sangam Age, Maurya Dynasty, Buddhism and Jainism, Guptas and Vardhanas, Pallavas, Cholas and Pandias, Sultanate and Mughal Period. Advent of European powers specially the British and other related topics.Earth, Motions of Earth, Rotation and Revolution and their effects, Structure of Earth, Natural regions of India, Weather, Monsoon and Climate. Rainfall, Natural Calamities, Indian Towns and Places, Hill Stations, National parks, Major Ports, Crops and Minerals, Location of Major Industries, Forests and Wildlife, Population distribution in India and other related topics.

2. ECONOMICS AND COMMERCE: Agriculture, Major crops and crop pattern in India, Industrial Development, Major medium, small scale and cottage Industries of Tamil Nadu. Village and Rural Development in India. Housing, Drinking water and other developmental schemes – price policy, Inflation, population and unemployment problems, imports and exports.

3. INDIAN POLITICS & NATIONAL MOVEMENT OF INDIA: Indian Consitution, Salient features, citizenship, elections, Parliament and State Legistature, Executive set up of States, Judiciary system, Local self Governments, Centre – State Relations, Language Policy, Foreign policy, National freedom movement and attainment of independence -contribution of National Leaders like Bal Ganga Dhar Tilak, Gopalakrishna Gokhale, Dada Bhai Nauvroji Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and others – Role of Tamil Nadu in Freedom Movement, Bharathiyar, V.O.C, Subramaniya Siva, Rajaji and others.

4. CURRENT AFFAIRS: Current events and Latest development in Science and technology.

5. GENERAL SCIENCE: Matters of everyday observations and experience as may be expected of a well educated person who has not made any special study of any scientific discipline. The questions shall be from topics- in Physics, Chemistry and Biology viz.,. Scientific Laws, Scientific instruments, Inventions and Discoveries. Scientists and their contributions. Human Physiology, Diseases, their cause, cure and prevention, DietBalanced diet, human Genetics, Animals, Mammals and Birds, Environment and Ecology. Elements and Compounds. Acids, Bases and Salts and allied Subjects, Motion, Newtons Laws of Motion – Properties of Matter, Electricity, National Laboratories and other related topics.

2. General English

The General English Paper will cover the following areas:
    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. Selection Process in Competitive Exams
  •     Select the correct Voice
  •     Fill in the blanks (infinitive, Gerund, participle)
  •     Identify the sentence pattern of the following sentence (Subject, Verb, Object)
  •     Change the following:- (Verb into Noun, Noun into Verb, Adjective into Adverb)
  •     Fill in the 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.

3. General Tamil

Detailed Syllabus Given by TNPSC
Prepare well on the above given Syllabus and do well, Readers! All the Best!

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