TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2024 Check Examination Pattern, Important Subjects and Topics

The TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2024 covers diverse subjects such as General Studies, Indian Polity, and Aptitude, focusing on essential topics like history, geography, and current affairs, crucial for examination preparation.

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Updated Jun 21, 2024

TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2024 Check Examination Pattern, Important Subjects and Topics
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TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2024

The TNPSC Group 2 examination syllabus for 2024 covers a variety of subjects and topics to help candidates prepare effectively. Below are the details categorized under different headings for clarity.

Detail

Description

Conducting Body

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)

Exam Name

Group 2 Services

Selection Process

Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam

Maximum Marks

Prelims - 300, Mains - 400

Duration

Prelims - 3 Hours, Mains - 6 Hours

Preliminary Examination Pattern

  • Type: Objective
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Maximum Marks: 300
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks: 90

Subject

Questions

Standard

General Tamil or General English

100

S.S.L.C.

General Studies

75

Degree

Aptitude and Mental Ability Test

25

S.S.L.C.

Mains Examination Pattern

  • Duration: 6 Hours
  • Maximum Marks: 400

Important Subjects and Topics

General English Syllabus

S.No

Topic

1

Grammar

2

Poetry

3

Figures of Speech

4

Poems and Prose

5

Literary Works

6

Biographies of Important Personalities

7

General Comprehension

General Science Syllabus

S.No

Topic

1

Scientific Knowledge and Scientific Temper

2

Nature of Universe

3

General Scientific Laws

4

Elements and Compounds

5

Human Diseases

6

Environment and Ecology

Current Events Syllabus

S.No

Topic

1

National Symbols

2

Profile of States

3

Eminent Personalities and Places in News

4

Sports

5

Books and Authors

6

Political Parties and Political System in India

7

Public Awareness and General Administration

8

Welfare-oriented Government Schemes and their Utility

9

Problems in Public Delivery Systems

10

Prominent Personalities in Various Spheres - Arts, Science, Literature, and Philosophy

Geography of India Syllabus

S.No

Topic

1

Monsoon Rainfall, Weather, and Climate

2

Water Resources - Rivers in India

3

Soil, Minerals, and Natural Resources

4

Forest and Wildlife - Agricultural Pattern

5

Population Density and Distribution

6

Racial, Linguistic Groups and Major Tribes

History and Culture of India Syllabus

S.No

Topic

1

Indus Valley Civilization

2

Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals, and Marathas

3

Age of Vijayanagar and Bahmani Kingdoms

4

South Indian History

5

Change and Continuity in the Socio-Cultural History of India

6

Characteristics of Indian Culture, Unity in Diversity – Race, Language, Custom

Indian Polity and Economy Syllabus

S.No

Topic

1

Constitution of India

2

Citizenship, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Directive Principles of State Policy

3

Union Executive

4

Union Legislature

5

Election

6

Nature of Indian Economy – Five Year Plan Models

7

Reserve Bank of India

8

Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy

9

Finance Commission

10

Goods and Services Tax

History, Culture, Heritage, and Socio-Political Movements in Tamil Nadu Syllabus

S.No

Topic

1

History of Tamil Society

2

Related Archaeological Discoveries

3

Tamil Literature from Sangam Age till Contemporary Times

4

Thirukkural

5

Role of Tamil Nadu in Freedom Struggle

6

Self Respect Movement

7

Dravidian Movement

Development Administration in Tamil Nadu Syllabus

S.No

Topic

1

Human Development Indicators in Tamil Nadu and Comparative Assessment

2

Education and Health Systems in Tamil Nadu

3

Geography of Tamil Nadu and its Impact on Economic Growth

4

Achievements of Tamil Nadu in Various Fields

5

e-Governance in Tamil Nadu

Aptitude and Mental Ability Syllabus

S.No

Topic

1

Simplification

2

Percentage

3

Highest Common Factor (HCF) and Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)

4

Ratio and Proportion

5

Simple Interest and Compound Interest

6

Area and Volume

7

Time and Work

8

Logical Reasoning

9

Puzzles-Dice

10

Visual Reasoning

11

Alpha Numeric Reasoning

12

Number Series

Preparation Tips

  1. Analyze the Syllabus: Focus on important chapters.
  2. Use High-Quality Resources: Choose good books and study materials.
  3. Practice Regularly: Solve mock tests and previous year's question papers.
  4. Take Notes: Make notes of important topics and revise frequently.
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