TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2018
Here we attached new updated TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus for the students who are going to appear 2018 Preliminary and main exam. In the TNPSC’s official website www.tnpsc.gov.in, the TNPSC Group 2 Interview Posts Preliminary Exam Syllabus is available in English Language only. But here, we uploaded Syllabus in both English and Tamil languages.
TNPSC Group 2 Preliminary Exam Pattern (Objective Type)
- General Studies (Degree Standard) – 75 Questions
- Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (S.S.L.C. Std.) – 25 Questions
- General Tamil / General English (S.S.L.C. Std.) – 100 Questions12
- Total 200 Questions for 300 Marks
TNPSC Group 2 General Studies Syllabus for Prlims 2018
General science :
Physics: Universe‐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.
Chemistry: Elements and Compounds‐Acids, bases and salts‐Oxidation and reduction‐Chemistry of ores and metals‐Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds‐Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides
Botany: Main Concepts of the life science‐The cell‐basic unit of life‐Classification of living organism‐‐utrition and dietetics‐Respiration
Zoology: Blood and 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 noncommunicable diseases
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.
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 culture-Unity in diversity –race, color, 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.
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 the 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.
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
An 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 and Mental Ability Test
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 making and problem solving‐Logical Reasoning‐Puzzles‐Dice‐Visual Reasoning‐Alpha numeric Reasoning‐Number Series‐ Logical Number/Alphabetical/Diagrammatic Sequences
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Important Dates of TNPSC Group 2 Preliminary Exam
- TNPSC Group 2 Notification Date: 1st Week of May 2018
- TNPSC Group 2 Exam Date: 19th August 2018 (19-8-2018)
- Group two Preliminary exam result date: Last week October 2018
- TNPSC Group 2 Model Question Papers – Check Here
- TNPSC Group 2 Previous Year Question Papers – Check Here