Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group 1
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group 1

TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2024: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Exam, Admit Card & Result

TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2024 prelims was successfully conducted on July 13. Candidates appearing can check information including exam pattern, admit card details, and TNPSC group 1 result.
TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2024

TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2024

TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2024: The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) released the notification for TNPSC Group 1 services exam on March 28, 2024. This recruitment drive aims to fill 90 vacancies in TNPSC Group 1 services. These vacancies include job posts such as Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Assistant Commissioner, Assistant Director of Rural Development, Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies, District Officer, District Employment Officer. 

Latest Updates:

  • TNPSC Group 1 preliminary exam was held on July 13, 2024. Candidates can expect the result for the same to be released within a few weeks. 

To be eligible for these job posts, candidates are required to appear for TNPSC Group 1 prelims and mains exams. The TNPSC Group 1 registration window closed on April 27, 2024. Only the candidates who have successfully registered for the examination will be eligible to download their TNPSC group 1 admit card 2024. 

TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2024: Highlights

TNPSC group 1 preliminary exam was held on July 13, 2024. Check important exam highlights in the table below: 

Particulars

Details

Name of the exam

TNPSC Group 1

Conducting body

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2024

Download here

Number of vacancies

90

Posts offered

  • Deputy Collector 
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police 
  • Assistant Commissioner 
  • Assistant Director of Rural Development 
  • Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies 
  • District Officer 
  • District Employment Officer

Date of TNPSC Group 1 preliminary exam

July 13, 2024

Date of TNPSC Group 1 main exam

To be announced

Official website

tnpsc.gov.in

TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility 2024

The TNPSC group 1 exam was conducted on July 13, 2024. Candidates appearing for the exam must fulfil the following eligibility requirements in order to appear for the paper: 

TNPSC Group 1 Age Limit 2024 

For each vacancy offered under the TNPSC group 1 services, the commission has set an age limit for applicants. The minimum age requirement to apply for each post is 21 years. Check post-wise maximum age limit and age concession for reserved categories below: 

Particulars

Maximum age limit

Age concession for MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs SCs, SC(A)s, STs, and Destitute Widows of all Communities

Deputy Collector

34

39

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-1)

34

39

Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

(i) For candidates possessing any degree

(ii) For candidates possessing B.L. degree




(i) 34


(ii) 35




(i) 39


(ii) 40

Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies 34 39

Assistant Director of Rural Development

34

39

District Employment Officer

34

39

District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services)

34

39

NOTE: Candidates applying for age concession are required to provide supporting documents. Candidates who fail to provide the supporting documents will be disqualified from the application process. 

Required supporting documents

The following supporting documents are required for age concession for TNPSC group 1 services: 

TNPSC Group 1 supporting documents for age requirements

TNPSC Group 1 Educational Qualifications 2024

Check required educational requirements for TNPSC group 1 exam for each post offered below: 

Post

Qualification

Deputy Collector

Candidates must possess a degree from any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-1)

1. Candidates must possess a degree from any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956. 


2. Other things being equal, preference shall be given to candidates who possess National awards for physical efficiency. 

Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)

1. Candidates must possess a degree from any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956. 


2. Other things being equal, preference shall be given to candidates as follows;

  • Candidates who hold both B.Com. degree and B.L. degree together with a Diploma in Taxation Laws
  • Candidates who hold both B.Com. and B.L. degree
  • Candidates who hold either B.Com. degree or B.L. degree together with a Diploma in Taxation Laws
  • Candidates who hold either B.Com. degree or B.L. degree

Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies

Candidates must possess a degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

Assistant Director of Rural Development

1. Candidates must possess a degree from any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956. 


2. Other things being equal, preference shall be given to candidates possessing any of the following qualifications; 

  • Post Graduate Degree in Rural Services of the Gandhigram Rural Institute 
  • Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Extension. 
  • Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Sociology. 

District Employment Officer

1. Candidates must possess a degree from any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.


2. Other things being equal, preference shall be given to graduates in Economics, Education, Sociology, Statistics, Psychology and to those with Post Graduate Diploma in Social Science and experience in industrial or personnel management or labour welfare.

District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services)

Candidates must possess a degree from any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

Required supporting documents

The following supporting documents are required for TNPSC group 1 educational qualification: 

TNPSC Group 1 supporting documents for educational qualifications

TNPSC Group 1 Medical & Physical Requirements

  • Candidates are required to provide a medical certificate of physical fitness at the time of joining.
  • Except for Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes) and Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies, candidates are required to have visual ability of Standard III. Candidates with defective vision must provide a certificate of eye fitness from an eye specialist at the time of joining. 

TNPSC Group 1 Language Requirements

Candidates applying for TNPSC group 1 services must have an adequate knowledge of the Tamil language while applying for the exam. Candidates will be considered for having adequate Tamil knowledge only if they have passed the Tamil Nadu SSLC/HSC/degree examination or any other equivalent qualification. 

TNPSC Group 1 Application Form 2024

The registration window for TNPSC group 1 examination closed on April 27, 2024. Here is how candidates will be able to apply for TNPSC group 1 exam in the next session: 

Step 1: Visit the official website - tnpsc.gov.in

Step 2: New users are required to register online at One Time Registration portal to generate login credentials

Step 3: Login using the credentials 

Step 4: Find the application form link and fill in all the required details in the form

Step 5: Upload the required scanned documents including your required photograph in the prescribed format 

Step 6: Pay the application fee and submit the form

TNPSC Group 1 Application Fee

Exam

Fees

TNPSC Group 1 Prelims

Rs. 100

TNPSC Group 1 Mains

Rs. 200

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern 2024

TNPSC Group 1 exam is divided into two parts: preliminary and main examination. Check exam pattern for TNPSC group 1 examination below: 

TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Pattern

Particulars

Number of questions

Total marks

Minimum qualifying marks for SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs

Minimum qualifying marks for other candidates

General Studies

175



300



90

120

Aptitude and Mental Ability Test

25

Total

200

TNPSC Group 1 Main Exam & Interview Pattern

Particulars

Maximum marks

Minimum qualifying marks for SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs

Minimum qualifying marks for others

Paper I : Tamil Eligibility Test

100

40

40

Paper II : General Studies (Degree Standard) 

250


255


340

Paper III : General Studies (Degree Standard) 

250

Paper IV : General Studies (Degree Standard) 

250

Interview

100

Total marks (Paper II, III, IV, & Interview)

850

TNPSC Group 1 Admit Card 2024

The TNPSC Group 1 admit card is released a few days before the examination commences. Candidates will be able to download their hall tickets by visiting the official website of TNPSC. Candidates appearing for preliminary or main examination must remember that TNPSC will not send the admit card by post. The hall tickets will only be made available online at tnpsc.gov.in. Candidates are required to download their hall ticket using their login credentials. 

TNPSC Group 1 Result 2024

The result for TNPSC group 1 exam will be announced once the examination is concluded. The upcoming TNPSC group 1 preliminary exam was conducted on July 13, 2024. Candidates can expect the result for the same to be declared a few weeks after the exam is concluded. Candidates who qualify in TNPSC group 1 prelims will be eligible for appearing in the TNPSC group 1 mains examination. Candidates who qualify in the mains will move for an interview. The final result for TNPSC group 1 exam will be announced once the interview round is concluded. Candidates will then be appointed for posts in TNPSC Group 1 services. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who conducts TNPSC group 1 exam?

The TNPSC group 1 exam is conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission for various government vacancies under the group 1 services.

When will TNPSC group 1 preliminary exam be held?

TNPSC group 1 preliminary exam will be conducted on July 13, 2024. Candidates can expect the admit card for the same to be released soon. 

How many vacancies are there in TNPSC group 1 exam 2024?

There are 90 job vacancies under TNPSC group 1 exam 2024. Candidates who qualify in prelims, mains, and interview rounds will be eligible to get appointed to these posts.

Which posts are offered under TNPSC group 1 services?

The following posts are offered under TNPSC Group 1 services: 

  • Deputy Collector
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police
  • Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes)
  • Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies
  • Assistant Director of Rural Development
  • District Employment Officer
  • District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services)

How many papers are there in TNPSC group 1 preliminary exam?

TNPSC group 1 preliminary exam has two papers: 

  • General Studies
  • Aptitude and Mental Ability Test

How many papers are there in TNPSC group 1 mains exam?

There are 4 papers of general studies in TNPSC group 1 mains examination. Once a candidate qualifies in mains, they will move ahead for the interview round. 

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