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TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022 and Exam Pattern

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has released the TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022 along with notification for the Group 4 posts namely Village Administrative Officer (VAO), Junior Assistant, Bill Collector Grade-I, Typist, Surveyor, etc on the official website. Before applying for recruitment, you must go through the complete topic-wise TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022 in detail.

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: Overview

This post has compiled the TNPSC Group 4 official syllabus that will guide you on how to study for the upcoming examination. TNPSC 4 (Group-IV) for direct recruitment of candidates in the following services in the state of Tamil Nadu:

  • Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service
  • Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Service
  • Tamil Nadu Survey and Land Records Subordinate Service
  • Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service
  • Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service
Name of organization Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Post Group 4 posts
Vacancies 7301
Official website name
Exam date 24th July 2022 (9:30 am to 12:30 pm)

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: Exam Pattern

Paper Subject Questions Duration Maximum Marks Min. Qualifying Marks for Selection (All Communities)
Paper – I General Studies 75 3 Hours 300 90
Aptitude Test 25
Paper-II General Tamil/ English 100
  • Candidates can choose either General Tamil or General English for answering the last 100 items apart from answering the first 100 items on General Studies and Aptitude
  • The questions on General Studies will be set both in English and Tamil and the questions on General Tamil/ General English will be set in the respective
  • The TNPSC Group 4 Prelims Exam will be conducted in offline mode.
  • After conducting the exam successfully, the TNPSC Answer Key is released. It gives the candidates to tally their answers and thereby raise objections if any.
  • There is no negative marking in the TNPSC Group 4 exam.
  • Two types of question papers will be set.

Type- 1:-: General Studies (75 items) + Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (25 items) and General English (100 items).
Type-2:-: General Studies (75 items) + Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (25 items) and General Tamil (100 items)

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TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: Syllabus Subject-wise

TNPSC Group 4 Subject-wise detailed syllabus has been provided below. Candidates can check from which topics questions will be asked in TNPSC Group 4 exam 2022.

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: General Studies

The General studies will comprise 5 topics namely General Science, Current Events, Geography, History and culture, Indian polity, Indian Economy, and Indian National Movement. The detailed topic wise syllabus is given below:

Subject Topics
Physics Nature of Universe
General Scientific laws
Inventions and discoveries
Mechanics and Properties of Matter
National scientific laboratories
Physical quantities
standards and units
Force, motion, and energy
Magnetism, electricity, and electronics
Heat, light, and sound
Chemistry Elements and Compounds
Acids, bases, and salts
Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides
Botany Main Concepts of life science
Nutrition and dietetics
Classification of a living organism
Zoology Reproductive system
Blood and blood circulation
health and hygiene
Environment, ecology
Human diseases including communicable and non – communicable diseases- prevention and remedies
plants and human life

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: Current Events

Subject Topics
History Latest diary of events-national
National symbols
Profile of States
Sports & games
Eminent persons & places in the news
Awards & honors
Books & authors
India and its neighbors
Political Science Problems in the conduct of public elections
Public awareness & General administration
Political parties and political system in India
Welfare-oriented govt. schemes, their utility
Geography Geographical landmarks
Economics Current socio-economic problems
Science Latest inventions in science & technology

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TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: Geography

  • Earth and Universe
  • Solar system
  • Water resources
  • Monsoon, rainfall, weather & climate
  • Rivers in India
  • Social geography- population, density, and distribution
  • Soil, minerals & natural resources
  • Forest & wildlife
  • Agricultural pattern
  • Transport including surface transport & communication
  • Natural calamities – Disaster Management.

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: History and Culture of India And Tamil Nadu

  • Indus valley civilization
  • Guptas,
  • Delhi Sultans,
  • Mughals and Marathas
  • India since independence
  • Characteristics of Indian culture
  • Age of Vijayanagaram and the brahmans
  • South Indian history
  • Culture and Heritage of Tamil people
  • Unity in diversity –race, color, language, custom
  • Political parties and populist schemes
  • India-as secular state
  • Growth of rationalists,
  • Dravidian movement in TN

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: Indian Polity

  • Constitution of India
  • The preamble to the constitution
  • Salient features of the constitution
  • Citizenship-rights, amendment, duties
  • Union, state, and territory
  • Fundamental rights
  • Fundamental duties
  • Human rights charter
  • Union legislature
  • State executive and State Legislature assembly
  • Parliament
  • Local government
  • Panchayat raj
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Judiciary in India – Rule of law/Due process of law
  • Elections- Official language and Schedule-VIII
  • Corruption in public life- Anti-corruption measures –CVC,
  • Lok-adalats, Ombudsman,
  • CAG
  • Right to information
  • Empowerment of women
  • Consumer protection forms

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: Indian Economy

  • Nature of the Indian economy
  • Five-year plan models and assessment
  • Land reforms & agriculture
  • Application of science in agriculture
  • Industrial growth
  • Rural welfare oriented programmers
  • Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty
  • Economic trends in Tamil Nadu

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: National Movement

  • National renaissance
  • The emergence of national leaders- Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore
  • Different modes of agitations
  • Role of Tamil Nadu in the freedom struggle
  • Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & others

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: Aptitude Test

  • Conversion of information to data
  • Collection, compilation, and presentation of data
  • Tables, graphs, diagrams
  • Analytical interpretation of data
  • Percentage
  • Simplification
  • Highest Common Factor (HCF) and Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
  • Simple interest and Compound interest
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Time and Work
  • Area and Volume
  • Logical Reasoning- Puzzles, Dice, Alphanumeric, Number Series.
  • Visual Reasoning

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: General English

The General English Syllabus will comprise 3 parts as mentioned below. For detailed sub-topics of the following topics, download the syllabus PDF provided at the end.

1. Match the following words and Phrases
2. Synonyms
3. Antonyms
4. Prefix, Suffix
5. Article
6. Preposition
7. Question Tag
8. Tense
9. Voice
10. Infinitive, Gerund, Participle
11. Subject, Verb,
12. Error
13. Comprehension
14. Odd Words
15. Plural forms
16. Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences
17. Degree of comparison
18. compound words
Part B
1. .Figures of speech observed in the given Poems
2. Appreciation Questions from Poetry
3. Important lines from Poems.
4. Questions on the Biography of personalities
5. Questions on Shakespeare’s novels
6. Questions from Oscar Wilde’s books
7. Dr.Karl Paulnack Music-The Hope Raiser
8. Comprehension Questions from Motivational Essays
9. Comprehension Questions from the description of Places
10. British English – American English
Part C
Authors and their Literary Works
1. Match the Poems with the Poets
2. Which Nationality does the story belong to?
3. Identify the Author with the short story
4. Whose Autobiography / Biography is this?
5. Which Nationality does Poet belong to?
6. Characters, Quotes, Important Lines from the following works of Indian
7. Drama Famous lines, characters, quotes from Julius Caesar, The Merchant of Venice
8. .Match the Places, Poet, Dramatist, Painter with the suitable option
9. Match the following Folk Arts with the Indian State / Country
10. Match the Author with the Relevant Title/Character
11. Match the Characters with Relevant Story Title
12. About the Poets
13. About the Dramatists
14. Mention the Poem in which these lines occur
15. Various works of the given Authors
16. What is the theme observed in the Literary works?
17. Famous Quotes – Who said this?
18. To Which period do the Poets belong
19. Matching the Poets and Poems
20. Nature centered Literary works and Global issue Environment and Conservation

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TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022 FAQS

Q. TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2022 will be conducted in which mode?
Ans. The TNPSC Group 4 Prelims Exam will be conducted in offline mode.

Q. Is there any negative marking in TNPC Group 4 Exam 2022?
Ans. There is no negative marking in the TNPSC Group 4 exam 2022.

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