TNPSC Exam Pattern 2019

TNPSC 2019 Exam Pattern

The candidates must know the exam pattern before applying for the exam. The exam pattern for the TNPSC CCSE exam is as follows:

For CCSE I preliminary exam pattern:

Serial No Exam Type Subject names  questions
1 Objective type General studies 150
2 Objective type Aptitude and mental ability 50
3 Total 200

The duration of CCSE I exam is 3 hours.

For CCSE mains exam pattern:

Serial No Exam type Subject names Maximum marks
1 Descriptive type Paper 1 250
2 Descriptive type Paper 2 250
3 Descriptive type Paper 3 250
4 Interview and records 100

The exam pattern for Assistant Agricultural officer:

Serial No Subjects Maximum marks Questions
1 Agriculture (diploma) 300 200
2 General studies (HSC) and aptitude and mental ability test (SSLC) 200 75 and 25
3 Total 500 300

The exam pattern for Assistant system engineer and Analyst:

Serial no Subjects Duration Maximum marks Minimum qualifying marks for selection (SC/ST/MBC/BC/OBCM and BCM Others
1 Paper 1 objective type degree standard (80questions -1 mark each + 60 questions -2 marks each)

1.computer science

2.electronics and communication

3.electrical and electronics

4.IT

3 hours 200 40% 50%
2 Paper 2 (objective) degree standard Engineering Aptitude

1.quantity/numerical ability

2.data interpretation

3.logical reasoning

1 hour 50 40% 50%
3 Paper 3 (descriptive) degree standard

Part A: 10 questions- 5 marks each

Part B: 10 questions- 10 marks each

1.computer science

2.electronics and communication

3.electrical and electronics

4.IT

2 hours 150 40% 50%
4 Total 400

The exam pattern for STA and JTA:

Serial No Subjects Duration Maximum marks Minimum qualifying

marks for SC/ST/SC(A),

/MBC/DC/BC/BCM

Others
1 Paper 1 diploma standard (200 questions) handloom technology and textile technology/textile manufacturing 3 hours 300 171 228
2 Paper 2 general studies (100 questions) general studies (diploma standard)-75 questions and Aptitude and mental ability SSLC standard- 25 questions 2 hours 200 171 228
3 Interviews and records 70
4 Total 570

The exam pattern for District Educational Officer:

Serial no Subjects Duration Maximum marks Minimum qualifying marks for selection Others
1 Preliminary exam objective type

General studies- 150 and aptitude and mental ability-50

 

3 hours 300 90 120
2 Main exam

Paper 1 descriptive(general studies)

3 hours 300 306 408
3 Paper 2 descriptive (general studies) 3 hours 300 306 408
4 Paper 3 objective (B.Ed syllabus) 3hours 300 306 408
5 Interview and record 120
6 Total 1020

Preparation tips:

  • Prepare the time table for all the subjects separately
  • Make sure of the syllabus and exam pattern before preparing
  • Take online tests daily
  • Cover the weaker sections first
  • Read magazines, newspapers, articles etc for current affairs
  • Refer 11th and 12th books for mathematics, physics and chemistry subjects
  • Manage the time by solving the mock test papers.