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Old January 15th, 2014, 10:37 AM
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I want to know about syllabus of TNPSC Group II Exam.Can you please provide it?

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General science : Physics
General Scientific laws‐Scientific instruments‐Inventions and discoveries‐ National scientific laboratories‐Science glossary‐Mechanics and properties of matter‐Physical quantities, standards and units‐Force, motion and energy‐electricity and Magnetism ‐Heat, light and sound‐Atomic and nuclear physics.

Elementsand Compounds‐Acids, bases and salts‐Oxidation and reduction‐Chemistry of ores and metals‐Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds‐Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides

MainConcepts of life science‐The cell‐basic unit of life‐Classification of living organism‐‐ ‐Nutrition and dietetics‐Respiration

Bloodand blood circulation‐Endocrine system‐Reproductive system‐Genetics the science of heredity‐Environment, ecology, health and hygiene, Bio‐ diversity and its conservation‐Human diseases, prevention and remedies‐Communicable diseases and non‐ communicable diseases

Current Events
History Latest diary of events – National‐National symbols‐Profile of States ‐Eminent persons & places in news‐Sports & games‐Books & authors ‐Awards & honours‐Latest historical events‐‐ India and its neighbours ‐ Appointments‐who is who?

Political Science Problems in conduct of public elections‐ Political parties and political system in India‐ Public awareness & General administration ‐ Role of Voluntary organizations & Govt.,‐ Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility‐
landmarks‐Policy on environment and ecology‐

Economics Current
socio‐economic problems New economic policy & govt. sector

Science Latest inventions on science & technology Latest discoveries in Health Science Mass media & communication

Unit III. Geography Earth and Universe‐Solar system‐Atmosphere hydrosphere, lithosphere‐Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate‐Water resources ‐rivers in India‐Soil, minerals & natural resources‐ Natural vegetation‐Forest & wildlife‐Agricultural pattern, livestock & fisheries‐ Social geography – population‐density and distribution‐Natural calamities – disaster management‐

Unit IV. History and culture of India South Indian history‐Culture and Heritage of Tamil people‐‐Advent of European invasion‐ Expansion and consolidation of British rule‐Effect of British rule on socio‐economic factors‐Social reforms and religious movements‐India since independence‐Characteristics of Indian culture42
Unity in diversity –race, colour, language, custom‐India‐as secular state‐Organizations for fine arts, dance, drama, music‐Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN‐Political parties and populist schemes‐ Prominent personalities in the various spheres – Arts, Science, literature and Philosophy – Mother Teresa, Swami Vivekananda, Pandit Ravishankar , M.S.Subbulakshmi, Rukmani Arundel and J.Krishnamoorthy etc.

INDIAN POLITY Constitution of India‐ Preamble to the constitution‐ Salient features of constitution‐ Union, State and territory ‐ Fundamental rights‐ Fundamental duties‐ Human rights charter‐ Union legislature – Parliament‐ State executive‐. State Legislature – assembly‐ Status of Jammu & Kashmir‐. Local government – panchayat raj – Tamil Nadu‐ Judiciary in India – Rule of law/Due process of law‐ Indian federalism – center – state relations‐ Emergency provisions‐ Elections ‐ Election Commission Union and State‐ Amendments to constitution‐ Schedules to constitution‐ Administrative reforms & tribunals‐ Corruption in public life‐ Anti‐corruption measures – Central Vigilance Commission, lok‐adalats, Ombudsman, Comptroller and Auditor General of India‐ Right to information ‐ Central and State Commission‐ Empowerment of women. UNIT VI.
INDIAN ECONOMY Nature of Indian economy‐ Five‐year plan models‐an assessment‐Land reforms & agriculture‐ Application of science in agriculture‐Industrial growth‐Role of public sector & disinvestment‐ Development of infrastructure‐ National income Rural welfare oriented programmes‐ Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty‐ HRD – sustainable economic growth‐ Economic trends in Tamil Nadu ‐ Energy Different sources and development‐ Finance Commission ‐ Planning Commission‐ National Development Council

INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT Early uprising against British rule‐1857 Revolt‐ Indian National Congress‐Emergence of national leaders‐Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Netaji‐Growth of militant movements ‐Communalism led to partition‐Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle ‐ Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar& Others‐Birth of political parties /political system in India since independence—

APTITUDE & MENTAL ABILITY TESTS 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 Decision

Here is the attachment of the sample paper of the exam.

Reference books for exam :
TNPSC Group 2 Book

Tata McGraw Hill's Science & Technology for Civil Services Examinations by Ashok Kumar Singh

Here is the attachment of the sample paper of the TNPSC Group 2 exam.
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Old January 15th, 2014, 02:39 PM
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Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission(TNPSC) conducts Group 2 (Combined Subordinate Service Examination-I) Examination for the recruitment of various vacancies in Tamil Nadu State Government Departments.
TNPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern details are mentioned below:

Exam Pattern:
1. The written examination is of Objective Type, which consists General Knowledge, General English, General Tamil.
2. Two Types of Question Papers will be set. One is general Knowledge with General Tamil and another one is General Knowledge with General English.
3. The question paper will be framed in such a way that 100 questions will be on General Knowledge & remaining 100 questions will be either in General English or General Tamil.
4. The questions on General Knowledge will be set both in English and in Tamil and it is of Degree standard, the questions on General Tamil/General English will be set in the respective languages and it is of SSLC standard.
5. Time duration is 3 hours and maximum marks are 340 (Both Written Exam & Oral Test).
6. Minimum qualifying marks for selection for written cum oral test is 102 and for only written test is 90 marks.
7. The candidates are given the option to choose either General Tamil or General English for answering the second 100 items apart from answering the first 100 items on General Knowledge.

Eligibility criteria:
Candidates who possess any degree with an age limit of 18 years to 40 years are eligible to apply for the Group 2 (CSSE-I) examination.
The candidate should have minimum qualification in the order of studies 10th, HSC, U.G. degree, P.G. degree. (i.e., 10 +2 +3 pattern)

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