TNPSC (Group-I Services) 2020: TNPSC (Group-I Services) Notification, Eligibility & Cut-off, Syllabus & Pattern

TNPSC (Group-I) Services Mock Test 2020

To start a career in civil services provides several progressive opportunities in life. The career promises lucrative opportunities that improve the lives of the candidates. There is a huge demand for jobs in civil services in different states of India. The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is an organization in India which is responsible for recruiting the best candidates for the state of Tamil Nadu. The candidates selected by the TNPSC have a huge potential for succeeding in the profession. The TNPSC organizes the TNPSC (Group-I) Services exam to select candidates for various positions in Group-I services like Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes), Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies, Assistant Director of Rural Development, and District Officer (Fire & Rescue Services). In the following article, the aspirants will get to know more about the TNPSC (Group-I) Services 2020 and TNPSC (Group-I) Services practice test 2020.

TNPSC (Group-I) Services is a state-level entrance exam organized by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC). It comprises 2 stages:  Preliminary Exam and Main  Exam. The Preliminary exam is of objective type with 3 hours duration. It examines the command over the General Studies, Aptitude, and Mental Ability of the candidates. To be eligible to take the exam, one should have a Degree level of education. TNPSC (Group-I) Services is a route to a lucrative career.  But only with good preparation, proper guidance, and hard work, the aspirants can crack this exam. EduCracker offers many TNPSC (Group-I) Services mock tests 2020 and TNPSC (Group-I) Services online test series to help the candidates succeed in the exam. These TNPSC (Group-I) Services mock tests speed up the candidates’ preparations and the TNPSC (Group-I) Services online test series make their success easier.

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  • Our TNPSC (Group-I) Services practice tests comprise section-wise questions on each paper included in the syllabus. The Preliminary exam has sections on General Studies, Aptitude, and Mental Ability


TNPSC (Group-I) Services 2020 Details

The following are the updated details about the TNPSC (Group-I) Services Exam as per the official notification. The candidates will get to know more about important dates, patterns, syllabus, eligibility criteria, and other information related to the TNPSC (Group-I) Services Exam.


TNPSC (Group-I) Services Exam Dates 2020




TNPSC (Group-I) Services Preliminary Exam

5th April 2020

TNPSC (Group-I) Services Mains Exam

To be announced soon 


TNPSC (Group-I) Services Application Details 2020

  • The candidates can visit the official website of the Tamil Nadu Public Services Commission (TNPSC)
  • Click on the TNPSC (Group-I) Services Recruitment link
  • Give the details in the application form
  • Upload the documents in the format prescribed by the TNPSC
  • Upload your passport size photo and signature as per the prescribed format and size
  • Submit the form after checking it carefully 
  • The payment of the fee is to be done through payment options prescribed by the TNPSC

Category-wise Application Fee


Application Fee (INR)



Differently Abled Persons, Destitute Widows of all Categories

Backward Classes


Registration Fee


No fees

No Fees

No Fees, if they have not availed of the 3 free chances 

No Fees, if they have not availed of the 2 free chances

Preliminary Examination fee


Main Written Exam Fee



TNPSC (Group-I) Services Eligibility 2020


The candidates must be the Citizens of India or as applicable following the official notification.

Educational Qualification:

The candidates must hold a Graduation degree from a recognized university.

Age Limit:

The minimum age of the candidates should be 21 years. However, the maximum age limit to apply for the exam is 32 years. 


TNPSC (Group-I) Services Syllabus 2020

Preliminary Exam Syllabus: 

General Science (Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology), History, and Culture of India, Current Events, Indian Polity, Indian Economy, Indian National Movement, Geography of India, Development Administration in Tamil Nadu, History, Culture, Heritage and Socio-Political Movements in Tamil Nadu, Aptitude and Mental Ability.

Mains Exam Syllabus:

Paper – I

The modern history of India and Indian culture, General Aptitude & Mental Ability (SSLC Standard), and Social issues in India and Tamil Nadu.


The Role and Impact of Science and Technology in the development of India, Indian Polity and emerging political trends across the world, Tamil Society ‐ Its Culture and Heritage, 

Paper – III

Geography of India with special reference to Tamil Nadu, Environment, Indian Economy – Current economic trends and impact of the global economy on India, Bio-Diversity, and Disaster Management.


TNPSC (Group-I) Services Exam Pattern 2020




Number of Questions




200 in each paper, a total of 600 questions

Total Marks





Type of Questions


Multiple Choice Questions



Time Duration


3 Hours


3 hours each for 3 papers


Topic-wise Division of Marks


No. of Questions


Preliminary Exam


General Studies



Aptitude and Mental Ability 


Mains Exam


General Studies – Descriptive type (Degree Standard)







TNPSC (Group-I) Services Important Dates 2020




Notification Release

20th January 2020

Start Date of Application

20th January 2020

Last Date of Application

19th February 2020

Start Date of Payment

20th January 2020

Last Date of Payment of Preliminary Exam fees through Bank

21st February 2020

Admit Card

March 2020

TNPSC (Group-I) Services Preliminary Exam

5th April 2020

Declaration of Results 

To be announced later 


TNPSC (Group-I) Services 2020 Results

The TNPSC (Group-I) Services 2020 results are expected to be announced after the exam on the official website. The candidates can check their results after entering their credentials. 


TNPSC (Group-I) Services Other Information 2020

Catagory-wise Division of Vacancies

Posts Name

Name of the Service

Number of Vacancies

Deputy Collector

Tamil Nadu Civil Service 


Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I)

Tamil Nadu Police Service


Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Service


Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies

Tamil Nadu Co-operative Service


Assistant Director of Rural Development

Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service


District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services)

Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services





Written by
Kshitij Srivastava
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