TNPSC Group 1 Model Question Paper 2017 Download Previous Papers

TNPSC Group 1 Model Question Paper: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is frequently conducting recruitment based competitive examinations every year to meet state government’s employee needs, whenever occurred. Recently it has announced a Combined Civil Services (CCS) Examination for enrolling suitable aspirants for Group-I services. Candidates who are very crazy about acquiring government jobs within Tamil Nadu state might have registered their interest of proposals to participate in this exam immediately, on hearing this news. Collect the study materials and sharpen your knowledge. Then practice using TNPSC Group 1 Model Question Papers 2017 that we have given in this article. Success will be yours. All the best!

TNPSC Group 1 Previous Paper 2017 – Highlights
Exam Name TNPSC Group-I Examination 2017 Exam Type OMR Based Exam
Material Group 1 Previous Paper Total 300 marks (Prelims), 900 marks (Mains)
Authority TNPSC Official Site www.tnpsc.gov.in

TNPSC Group 1 Model Question Paper 2017

TNPSC Group 1 examination will be conducted in various districts of Tamil Nadu, as this is a state government recruitment. Candidates coming to participate in this test will be issued with OMR answer sheets. In that, contestants have to indicate their register number, etc. as instructed by invigilator.

Commission will not reduce any marks for shading or writing of incorrect answers in OMR sheets, but depending upon the number of questions you write correct your marks will increase. TNPSC Group 1 exam questions will be in Degree standard only, as the minimum educational qualification prescribed for writing this examination is degree.

So only thing you have to do is: don’t waste your time, findout the exam pattern, collect the study materials, find which all sections you don’t have proper idea, prepare a chart for studying and finally use TNPSC Group-I Model Question Papers 2017 to practice. If you follow all those things, then no need to worry about this employment.

Pattern of Questions for TNPSC Group 1 Examination: There are preliminary and main examination rounds. First prelims examination will be conducted as per pattern given below.

No. Topics No. of Questions Marks Duration
1. General Studies 150 questions 300 marks 3 hours
2. Aptitude & Mental Ability 50 questions
  • TNPSC Group 1 prelims exam is purely objective type.
  • Totally 200 questions will come for examination.
  • Maximum time that will be given would be 180 minutes.

Minimum qualifying marks have been set by Commission for prelims exam, based on communities. We have given the details below.

  • SC/ ST/ SC (A)/ MBC/ DC/ BC/ BCMs: 90
  • Others: 120

The preliminary exam is to screen unfitting aspirants separately and reject them. Only participants who are scoring marks above this cut-off will be announced as pass. But depending upon merit marks only, aspirants will be further shortlisted for main examination. The exam pattern is given below.

No. Topics Papers Marks Duration
1. General Studies Paper-I 300 3 hours
Paper-II 300 3 hours
Paper-III 300 3 hours
  • Descriptive type
  • Maximum marks for which main exam will be conducted is 900.
  • There are three papers and for each paper 3 hours time will be given to each aspirant.

To qualify in this main examination, candidates must meet the minimum standards as listed below. Anyhow shortlisted number of aspirants will be called for further round of selection, which is interview (for 120 marks).

  • SC/ ST/ SC (A)/ MBC/ DC/ BC/ BCMs: 306
  • Others: 408

TNPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2017: In the above patterns only TNPSC will conduct this Group-I Combined Civil Services examination. Question papers of this examination will be set both in English and Tamil languages. This will be more convenient to the aspirants for understanding of questions in a better way.

General awareness about environment or society will only help you people to succeed or score more in this TNPSC Group 1 examination. Some of the fields in which aspirants should concentrate more are General Science, Current Events, Geography, History of India, Indian Polity, Economy, National Movement, Application of Information & Communication Technology, Puzzles, etc.

Deep knowledge in those fields is very essential to attend the main exam paper, because for each question candidates have to write a detailed description. Frequent questions will be asked from National & International importances, Modern history of India & its culture, Aptitude & Mental Ability, Role & Impact of Science & Technology, emerging political trends affecting Indian & its geography, etc for main exam.

To know about how the exam questions would be asked, prepare using previous years Group 1 exam question papers. But practice also using TNPSC Group 1 Model Question Papers, if you want real success. Here we have linked few of the question papers, interested aspirants can benefit using this.

Download TNPSC Group 1 Question Paper PDF
TNPSC Group 1 Question Paper 1 TNPSC Group 1 Question Paper 2
TNPSC Group 1 Question Paper 3 TNPSC Group 1 Question Paper 4
TNPSC Group 1 Question Paper 4 TNPSC Group 1 Question Paper 5

After completing your exam preparation, download these question papers first. Then imagine you are in TNPSC Group 1 exam hall and try to find answers for these questions. Then correct it by yourself. By doing so, aspirants will be able to know whether he/ she had covered all the portions fixed for exam and also candidates will lose half of their exam tension.

TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2017

TNPSC Group 1 Examination is to findout the right persons for appointing them in Civil, Police, Registration, General, Fire & Rescue and Commercial Taxes departments of state government, as Deputy Collector, Dy. Superintendent, Assistant Commissioner, District Registrar, Employment Officer and Fire & Rescue Officer. Graduates who had submitted applications to participate in this recruitment upto second week of December 2017 shall only be given with admit cards to participate in the first round of selection i.e. prelims exam scheduled on February 2018. Then as said above, main and interview rounds of selection would also be conducted. Vacancies are within hundred in number, so depending upon the performance of candidates in main exam & interview, decisions of final appointment will be taken by Commission.

  • Designations – Dy. Collector, Dy. Superintendent, Asst. Commissioner, Registrar, Officer and Employment Officer
  • Total Vacancies – approximately 85
  • Qualification – Bachelor Degree/ Equivalent
  • Last Date – Dec 2017
  • Preliminary Exam Date – Feb 2018
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Note: TNPSC Group-I Model Question Papers of exam for the year 2017 and the hints to succeed in this test with good marks are stated here on above section. For further details regarding exam, go through the official notification.

Updated: 2017-09-06 — 1:11 pm

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