TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2023
TNPSC Group 4 2023 also known as Combined Civil Service Examination-IV invites applications every year for direct recruitment against the vacancies in the various group 4 posts included in the Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service, Non-Technical Subordinate Service, Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service, Tamil Nadu Secretariat Service, Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Service and Tamil Nadu Housing Board Subordinate Service.
TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2023 Important Dates
TNPSC Group 4 notification is yet to be out. Below given table will be timely updated as and when the official TNPSC notification 2023 is released.
|TNPSC Group 4 Notification 2023
||To be notified|
|TNPSC Group 4 Exam Date 2023||To be notified|
|TNPSC Group 4 Online Registration Starts||To be notified|
|TNPSC Group 4 Registration Fee||Rs.150/- (valid for 5 years, based on 2022 notification)|
|TNPSC Group 4 Examination Fee||Rs.100/- (based on 2022 notification)|
TNPSC Group 4 2023 Age Limit
The age limit for various posts is given below. Please note that the cut-off date will be as per the new notification.
|Post||Category of Applicants||Minimum Age (should have completed)||Maximum Age (should not have completed)|
||SCs, BCMs, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, SC(A)s and Destitute Widows of all Castes.||21 Years||42 Years|
|Others||21 Years||32 Years|
||SCs, Destitute Widows, STs and SC(A)s of all Castes||18 Years||37 Years|
|BCMs, BC(OBCM)s and MBCs/DCs||18 Years||34 Years|
|Others||18 Years||32 Years|
|For all the above-mentioned posts following, age concessions are also applicable:
TNPSC Group 4 2023 Educational Qualification
Depending upon the type of post in TNPSC Group 4, TNPSC has prescribed a list of qualifications. Details of educational and technical qualification for each post is given below.
|Name Of The Post||Qualification|
TNPSC Group 4 2023 Exam Pattern
TNPSC Group 4 Exam consists of a single paper with Part-A and Part-B. The candidate will have to score a minimum qualifying mark of 40% (i.e., 60 Marks) in Part-A to be eligible for being evaluated for Part B of the answer sheets. However, the final merit list is prepared based on the total marks secured by a candidate in both Part-A and Part B.
|Part||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|Part A||General Tamil||100||150|
|Part B||General Studies||75||112.5|
|Mental Ability and Aptitude||25||37.5|
TNPSC Group 4 Posts
Below is a list of all the tentative posts that might be notified in the new notification, along with the pay scale. A number of vacancies as per the new notification will be updated timely.
|Name of the Post||Name of the Service||Number of vacancies||Scale of Pay|
|Bill Collector, Grade-I||Ministerial Service of State||To be notified||Rs.19,500 – 71,900/- (Level 8)|
|Village Administrative Officer||To be notified||Rs.19,500 – 71,900/- (Level 8)|
|Store Keeper in Tamizhagam Guest House, Udhagamandalam||To be notified||Rs.18,500 – 68,000/- (Level 6)|
|Junior Assistant||Ministerial Service of State/ Judicial Ministerial Service of State||To be notified||Rs.19,500 – 71,900/- (Level 8)|
|Steno-Typist (Grade–III)||To be notified||Rs.20,600 – 75,900/- (Level 10)|
|Typist||Judicial Ministerial Service of State / Ministerial Service of State / Legislative Assembly Service of State / Secretariat Service of State||To be notified||Rs.19,500 – 71,900/- (Level 8)|
The number of posts in various Boards is also filled through this TNPSC Group 4 examination. These posts include:
|Name of the Post||Name of the Service||Number of Vacancies||Scale of Pay|
|Bill Collector in Urban Habitat Development Board of Tamil Nadu||Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board Non-Technical Subordinate Service||To be notified||Rs.16,600 – 60,800/- (Level 3)|
|Junior Assistant in UHDB of Tamil Nadu||To be notified||Rs.19,500 – 71,900/- (Level 8)|
|Steno-Typist (Grade–III) in UHDB of Tamil Nadu||To be notified||Rs.20,600 – 75,900/- (Level 10)|
|Junior Assistant in Tamil Nadu Housing Board||Tamil Nadu Housing Board Subordinate Service||To be notified||Rs.19,500 – 71,900/- (Level 8)|
TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2023
PART-A – General Tamil
Part-B General Studies
|General Science||Universe and its Nature – Physical Quantities measurements – Laws of Motion – Pressure, Force and Energy – Everyday application of the basic principles of Mechanics, Magnetism, Light, Electricity, Sound, Nuclear Physics and Heat in our daily life.
Compounds and Elements, Bases, Salts and Acids, Pesticides, Fertilizers, Petroleum Products, Metallurgy and Various Adulterants of Food.
Main concepts of Life Science, Classification of living organisms, Genetics, Evolution, Physiology, Human diseases, Health and Hygiene, Nutrition.
|Current Events||Latest diary of events – Profile of states – National symbols – Eminent personalities and places in the news – Books and Authors – Sports.
Welfare Scheme of Government – Political system and Political parties in Tamil Nadu and India.
Science and Technology and latest inventions – Geographical Landmarks – Current Socio–Economic issues.
|Geography||Earth Location – Physical Features – Monsoon, weather, climate and rainfall– Water resources–Rivers –Soil, Natural resources and Minerals– Wildlife and Forests–Agriculture pattern.
Population distribution and density in Tamil Nadu and India.
Calamities – Climate change – Disaster Management – Environment.
|History and Culture of India||Indus Valley Civilization – period of Guptas, times of Delhi Sultans, Mughal empire and Marathas of Deccan – South Indian History.
Characteristics of Indian Culture, Unity in Diversity – language, custom, race.
The secular State of India and nature of secularism in India.
|Indian Polity||Constitution of India – Preamble to the Constitution – Salient features of the Constitution – Union, State and Union Territory.
Citizenship, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Directive Principles of State Policy.
Union Executive, Union Legislature – State Executive, State Legislature – Local Governments, Panchayat Raj.
Spirit of Federalism: Centre – State Relationships.
Election in India – Judiciary and Rule of Law.
Corruption in public life – Anti-Corruption measures – Lokpal and Lokayukta – Right to Information – Empowerment of Women – Consumer Protection Forums – Human Rights Charter.
|Indian Economy||Nature of Indian economy–Five year plan models and its assessment – Planning Commission and Niti Ayog.
Sources of revenue of Indian government – Finance Commission – Reserve Bank of India – Resource sharing mechanism between Union and State Governments – Goods and Services Tax.
Economic Trends – Agriculture, Land Reforms and Employment Generation – Application of Science and Technology in Agriculture – Industrial growth – Rural Welfare oriented programmes – Social Problems –Health, Education, Population, Employment, Poverty.
|Indian National Movement||National Renaissance –Early uprising against British Rule–Indian National Congress – Emergence of Leaders –B.R.Ambedkar, V.O.Chidambaranar, Subramania Bharathiar, Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Thanthai Periyar, Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi, Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, Kamarajar, Jawaharlal Nehru, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, C. Rajagopalachari, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Muthulaksmi Ammaiyar, Muvalur Ramamirtham and other National Leaders.
Movements in Tamil Nadu and different modes of Agitation.
|History, Various aspects of Culture, Socio-Political Movements and Heritage of Tamil Nadu||
|Development Administration In Tamil Nadu||
|Aptitude & Mental Ability Tests||