Exam Syllabus - Executive Officer Grade- IV Exam

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General science

Physics Nature of Universe, General Scientific laws, Inventions and discoveries, National scientific laboratories, Mechanics and properties of matter, 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 ? Classification of living organism-Nutrition and dietetics-Respiration 

Zoology ? Blood and blood circulation ? Reproductive system ? Environment, ecology, health, and hygiene ?Human diseases, prevention, and remedies ? Animals, plants and human life.




Current Events

History  ? Latest diary of events?national ? National symbols ? Profile of States  ? Eminent persons & places in news-Sports & games-Books & authors  ? Awards & honors’ ? India and its neighbors.

Political Science ? Problems in conduct of public elections ? Political parties and political system in India  ? Public awareness & General administration ? Welfare  oriented  govt.  schemes, their utility –Geography ? Geographical landmarks ? 

Economics ? Current socio?economic problems 

Science ? Latest inventions on science & technology.



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



History and culture of India and Tamil Nadu

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





Indian Polity

Constitution of India ? Preamble to the constitution ? Salient features of  constitution ? Union, state and territory ? Citizenship?rights amend duties ? Fundamental rights ?    Fundamental duties ? Human rights charter ? Union legislature – Parliament ? State executive ?   State  Legislature  –  assembly  ?  Local  government  –  panchayat  raj  –  Tamil Nadu  ?    Judiciary in  119 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 = Right  to  information ?  Empowerment of women ? Consumer protection forms.



Indian Economy

Nature of Indian economy ? Need for economic planning ? Five-year plan models?an 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.


Indian National Movement

National  renaissance  ? Emergence of national  leaders ? Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore ?  Different modes of agitations ? Role of Tail Nadu in freedom  struggle Rajaji, VOC, periyar, Bharathiar & others



Aptitude and Mental Ability Tests

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

Other Important Details About Executive Officer Grade- IV Exam

Educational Qualification

A degree of any of the Universities recognized by the University Grants Commission The qualification prescribed for this post should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies viz th HSC or its equivalent U

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Age Criteria

Scheduled Caste Scheduled Caste Arunthathiyars Scheduled Tribes and Destitute Widows of all categories should have completed years and not exceeded than years Most Backward Classes Denotified Communities and Backward Classes Other than Muslim should have completed years and not exceeded

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Vacancy Details

Post Name Executive Officer Grade IV Total Number of Vacancies Department Tamil-Nadu Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Subordinate Service Pay Scale Rs ndash -

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Exam Pattern

Paper Test Medium Subject Names No of Questions Total Marks Test Period Paper I English General Studies Hours Aptitude amp Mental Ability Tamil English General Tamil English Paper II Tamil Hindu Religion Hours Saivism and Vaishnavism Interview nbsp Total nbsp

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Selection Procedure

Selection will be made in two successive stages i e i Written Examination and ii Oral Test in the shape of an interview Final selection will be made on the basis of the total marks obtained by the applicants at

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Application Form

Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission rsquo s websites http www tnpsc gov in http www tnpscexams net http www tnpscexams in One Time Registration OTR and applicant Dashboard are mandatory before applying for any post

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Application Fees

Registration Fee Rs - Examination Fee Rs - Applicants who have already registered in One Time Registration system within the validity period of years are exempted

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Important Dates

Date of Notification - Last date for submission of online application - Last date for payment of Examination Fee nbsp nbsp - Date of Examination - nbsp

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Admit Card

Hall Tickets for eligible applicants will be made available in the Commission rsquo s website http www tnpsc gov in or http www tnpscexams net or http www tnpscexams in for downloading by applicants Hall Tickets will not be sent

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Exam Centers

The written examination will be held at the following Centres in Tamilnadu Sl No District Code No Sl No District Code No Ariyalur Pudukkottai Chennai Ramanathapuram Coimbatore Salem Cuddalore Sivaganga Dharmapuri Thanjavur Dindigul Theni Erode Thiruvallur Kanchipuram Thiruvannamalai Kanyakumari Thiruvarur

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Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission TNPSC has announced the Tentative Timeline for the Recruitment Process for the post of Executive Officer Grade IV as April

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