TNPSC Syllabus 2019

TNPSC 2019 Syllabus

TNPSC Mock Test based on New Syllabus for CCSE Group II and IIA Released

The syllabus is the main field the candidates should know for preparing the exam. The syllabus for TNPSC CCSE I as follows:

Subjects Topics
Reasoning Number series, blood relations, coding and decoding, alphabet series, number ranking, mirror images, decision making, cubes and dice, clocks and calendars, embedded figures etc
Quantitative aptitude Number system, decimal and fractions, problems on ages, ratios, and proportions, time and work, profit and loss, HCF and LCM, mixtures and allegations, simple and compound interest
General studies General science, current events, political science, Indian polity, Indian economy, history and culture of India, Indian National Movement.
Mains Paper 1 Modern history of India and Indian Culture, expansion of British rule, unity in diversity, India since Independence, National Renaissance, Dravidian Movement in TN, Indian National Congress, 1857 revolt, the  era of differences and pacts,

Emergence of national leaders, role of TN in freedom struggle, science and technology in development of India and TN, national scientific laboratories, electricity and electronics, defense research organizations, astronomy and space sciences, natural disasters, blood and blood circulation, alcoholism and drug abuse, ocean research and development, biodiversity, genetic engineering, Human diseases, prevention and remedies, remote sensing and benefits etc.

Mains Paper 2 Indian polity, the geography of India, emerging political trends across the world affecting India, Tamil society, culture, heritage, Tamil language, Precis writing, English language, comprehension passage, essay writing, administration of union and state with reference to TN.
Mains Paper 3 Current events of national and international importance, Indian economy, current economic trends, India’s crisis responses and challenges, the impact of Global economy on India, Socioeconomic issues in India and TN.

The syllabus for Assistant Agricultural Officer:

Subjects Topics
General science

Physics: nature of the universe, general scientific laws, inventions and discoveries, a national scientific lab, mechanics and properties of matter, physical quantities, standards and units, force and motion, heat, light, and sound.

Chemistry: elements and compounds, acids and bases and salts, fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides.

Botany: main concepts of life science, classification of a living organism, respiration nutrition, and dietetics

Zoology: reproductive system, environment, ecology, health and hygiene, human diseases, prevention and remedies, animals and plants, and human life.

Current Events

History: latest diary of events, national and international symbols, the profile of states, eminent persons and places in the news, sports and games, books and authors, awards and honors, India and its Neighbour.

Political science: problems in the conduct of public elections, political parties and political system in India, public awareness and general administration, welfare-oriented government schemes, their utility.

Geography: geographical standards

Economics: current socio-economic problems

Science: latest inventions on science and technology

Geography Earth and universe, solar system, monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate, water resources, rivers, Indian soil, forest and wildlife, transport and communication, social geography, population, density and distribution, natural calamities, disaster management.
History and culture of India and Tamil Nadu Indus valley civilization, Guptas, Delhi sultanate, Mughals and Marathas, south Indian history, culture and heritage of Tamil people, India since independence, characteristics of Indian culture
Indian polity Constitution of India, preamble of the constitution, salient features, union, state and territory, fundamental duties and rights, human rights charter, local government, panchayat Raj-Tamil Nadu, judiciary in India, rule of law/due process of law, official languages and schedule 8, anti-corruption measures, Lok-adalats, ombudsman, RTI, empowerment of women, consumer protection forms.
Indian Economy Nature of Indian economy, 5-year plan, land reforms, and agriculture, applications of science in agriculture, industrial growth, rural welfare programmes, social sector problems, population, education, health, employment, poverty, economic trends in TN
Indian national movement National renaissance, the emergence of national leaders- Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore etc, different modes of agitations, role of TN in freedom struggles.
Aptitude and mental ability Number series, blood relations, coding and decoding, alphabet series, number ranking, mirror images, decision making, cubes and dice, clocks and calendars, embedded figures, alpha reasoning, simplifications, percentages, graphs, tables
Number system, decimal and fractions, problems on ages, ratios, and proportions, time and work, profit and loss, HCF and LCM, mixtures and allegations, simple and compound interest

The syllabus for Assistant System Engineer and Analyst:

Subjects Topics
Paper 1 Electronics and communication Electromagnetic fields and antennas, digital signal and image processing, semiconductor theory and electronic devices, computer engineering, signals and system, control system, communication system, VLSI and embedded system, circuit theory, analog electronic circuits, electronic communication.
Electrical and electronics Measurements and measuring instruments, magnetic circuit, electrical machines, basics of circuits and measurements system, AC fundamentals, synchronous machines, basic concepts, circuit law, transmission and distribution, basic electronics, utilization and electrical energy, estimation and costing, generation, analytical, optical instrumentation, electrical and electronic measurements, control system and process control, digital electronics.
Information technology Data communication, relational database management, computer fundamentals, programming, operating system, cyber law in India, Linux system administration, information, and network security
Computer science Operating system, history of the computer, computer hardware parts and control, database management systems, basic computer technology, basic internet knowledge and protocols, computer abbreviation, software names and usage, number system, computer tools,
Paper 2  numerical ability Mensuration, data interpretation, pipes and cisterns, quadratic equations, average, number series, mixtures and allegations, simplification and approximation, percentages, time and work, probability, simple and compound interest, profit and loss, problems on ages, time and distance, partnership
Reasoning ability Coding and decoding, mirror images, cubes and dice, non-verbal series, number ranking, embedded fig, directions, clocks and calendar, directions.

The syllabus for Senior Technical Assistant and Junior Technical Assistant:

Subjects Topics
Fibre properties and man-made fibre spinning Properties of textile fibres,  classification of textile fibres, microscopic, physical and chemical test methods for fibre production, physical and chemical properties of vegetable and animal fibres, regenerated cellulosic fibres, synthetic fibres, requirements of fibre forming properties, spinning of polymers, post spinning operations.
Spun yarn manufacturing Ginning,-principles, machines and gin out turn, objectives/ principles of opening, cleaning and mixing machines, working mechanisms and salient features of blowroom card, draw frame, comber, comber preparatory, ring frame, speed frame, doubling machinery, working principles and features of open-end spinning machines, norma and critical settings related to quality/production in spinning machinery, yam conditioning, reeling, bundling, and bailing. Maintenance of spinning machines.
Textile calculations Calculation of speed, draft, hank, production, efficiency in spinning machines, production and efficiency calculations in winding, warping, sizing, weaving, indirect count systems, direct count systems, conversion of yarn count from one system to other, conversion of yarn count indirect to direct system and vice versa, resultant count of folded yarn, average count, yarn costing, reed and head calculations, fabric cover, fabric costing
Fabric structure Elements of woven fabric design, construction of weaves, extra warp and extra warp figuring, terry pile, cut pile, gauze and leno structures, color and weave effect, computer-aided textile designing
Chemical processing Preparatory process, mercerisation, dyeing techniques for cotton, silk, and blends, batchwise and continuous dyeing, styles of printing, printing techniques, mechanical and chemical finishing
Knitting, garment and modern development in handloom Knitting, basic weft, and warp knitted structures and its properties, garments- pattern making, spreading, cutting and sewing, developments in handlooms.
Testing and quality control Important terms in textile quality control, calculations related to test of significance, control charts and their applications in textile quality control, sampling techniques, humidity control, measurements of fibre length, strength ,fineness, maturity and trash, determination of yarn count, twist, fabric strength, stiffness, handle, drape, thick, GSM, determination of fastness to washing, rubbing and light, inspection and merchandising
Non-woven, technical textiles and handloom fabrics Classification of nonwovens, technical textiles, quality particulars of handloom fabrics, traditional handloom saris.
Textile mill management Plant location, layout, material handling in textile mill, selection and balancing of preparatory machines and looms, costing, production, planning and control, total quality management, management information system, human resource management, role BIS, APEC, HEPC, IIHT, WSC, Textile committee, textile commissioner office, new textile policy, pollution control, wet processing industry, energy audit and conservation

The syllabus for District Education officer:

Subjects Topics
General studies History- mainly about India including INM, science, current affairs- national and international, general issues on environmental ecology, climate change and bio-diversity, Indian polity/ governance, economic and social development, geography
Quantitative aptitude Time and work, races and games, heights and distances, square root and cube root, time and distance, problems on ages, ratio and proportion, chain rule, surds and indices, decimal fraction, simple and compound interest, permutation and combination, pipes and cisterns, boats and streams, bankers discount, volume and surface areas, stocks and share, HCF and LCM
Mental ability Similarities and differences, space visualization, discrimination, relationship concepts, spatial orientation, figurative analogy, symbolic classification, figurative classification, analogies, semantic classification, arithmetical reasoning. Venn diagrams, visual memory

Preparation books:

For CCSE I preparation books:

  • Lucent general knowledge book
  • Fast track objective arithmetic (aptitude)
  • Indian Polity by Lakshmi Kanth

For Assistant agricultural officer:

  • TNPSC Assistant agricultural officer exam- by Krishna Sami and V.V.K Subburaj

For Assistant system engineer and analyst:

  • TNPSC Assistant Engineer Electrical (Electrical Engineering and General Studies)
  • TNPSC Assistant (Civil Engineering and General studies)
  • TNPSC Assistant Engineer( Electronics and Communication Engineering and General Studies)

For District Education officer:

  • TNPSC District Educational Officer book – by V.V.K Subburaj