TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 Released; Check vacancies, last date to apply and other details

TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 Released; Check vacancies, last date to apply and other details

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Rachit Kumar
Rachit Kumar Saxena
New Delhi, Updated on Jan 21, 2020 10:42 IST

TNPSC group 1 notification 2020 released on January 20. Read below about the number of vacancies, last date to apply and other details.


TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2020

TNPSC Group 1 notification 2020 was released by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission on January 20. The TNPSC group 1 exam recruits the candidates for the group 1 services in the state other than the Indian Administrative Services(IAS). These services are the most important services and the candidates are attracted to it for their salary, powers and scope of work.

TNPSC Group 1 notification is the first official information regarding the group 1 posts, the number of vacancies, the application process, important dates, negative marking and the likes. One of the most important and sought after information is the TNPSC group1 posts and the number of vacancies.

How to apply for TNPSC Group 1?

  • Go to the official website of TNPSC
  • Click on the notification tab given on the right-hand side
  • On clicking above, a drop list will appear
  • Click on the latest notification link
  • On clicking above, a new window will appear
  • Click on the TNPSC Group 1 Apply Online link given on the right-hand side
  • Fill the required details and apply online for TNPSC Group 1
  • Pay the fees and submit the application
  • take a print out of the finally submitted application form

TNPSC Important dates

The dates and time for the TNPSC group 1 exam are very important and help in making the preparation plan for the exam. The date of TNPSC group 1 prelims exam is not declared by the commission. The following are the important dates for TNPSC group 1 exam 2020

Event Date Salient features
TNPSC group 1 2020 application commencement January 20 The online application will start for the group 1 services.
Last date for TNPSC group 1 application 2020 February 19 The TNPSC application will close on this day.
TNPSC group 1 preliminary exam 2020 April 5 The preliminary exam will be conducted in the fore noon session.

TNPSC Group 1 posts

The names of the posts are very important from the candidates’ perspective because it works as a source of motivation for the preparation. Some following posts are included in group 1

  1. Deputy Collector
  2. Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I)
  3. Assistant Commissioner (C.T.)
  4. Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies
  5. Assistant Director of Rural Development
  6. District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services)

These four posts are the most sought after posts in the TNPSC Group 1 exam. The candidates wait for the TNPSC group 1 notification to know about the number of vacancies for these posts. 

TNPSC Group 1 vacancies

This year the number of vacancies is 69 only. It will be very tough this year to make it into the exam. The vacancies in the TNPSC Group 1 exam are the most important factor in deciding the cut-off and the number of candidates selected for the TNPSC Group 1 main exam.  


TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2020

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TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility

For TNPSC Group 1 posts, the candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree from a recognised university. The candidates appearing in their final year of degree course can also apply in the exam provided they have to submit their degree mark sheets at the time of main form submission.

TNPSC Application fees

All the candidates have to pay the first time registration fee of Rs 150 irrespective of the category. The registration of the candidate will remain valid for 5 years from registration. The candidates with a valid registration number for TNPSC exams are exempted from this one-time registration fee. The examination fees for the TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary exam are Rs 150. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, widows and a person with disabilities are exempted from paying any examination fees.

TNPSC Group1 Syllabus 

The candidates always want to be sure about the syllabus for the TNPSC Group 1 exam. The candidates see the syllabus in the official notification and check whether it is changed or not. The syllabus is a critical component of the TNPSC Group 1 and the candidates are suggested to prepare the TNPSC Group 1 syllabus in its entirety.

Also Read: TNPSC Group 2 Exam

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