TNPSC Group 1 Mains Exam| Notification, Date, Eligibility, Syllabus

TNPSC Group 1 Mains Exam: TNPSC conducts the Combined Civil Services Examination-I to recruit officers for Group 1 services in the Tamil Nadu state administration.

This exam is commonly known as the Group 1 exam and consists of three phases: Prelims exam, Mains exam, and interview.

The Group 1 exam is highly competitive and prestigious, as it is conducted annually to fill a limited number of vacancies in the state’s administrative and executive services. Successful candidates can secure various posts in the Group 1 services.

The Group 1 Recruitment Notification for 2023 is expected to be released soon, and the Group 1 Mains Exam for 2022 is scheduled to take place in June 2023.

For more information about the TNPSC exam Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, and also Group 4 recruitment exams, please visit the official website.

Notification No. 16/2022

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Dates Notification:

Exam NameTNPSC Group 1 Recruitment
CategoryTN Govt Jobs 2022
Group 1 Posts92
Group 1 Selection ProcessPrelims, Mains, Interview
Name of the postsDeputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police,
Assistant Commissioner, and other positions
Group 1 SalaryRs.56,100-2,05,700/-

TNPSC Group 1 All Dates:

TNPSC Group 1 Application21st July 2022
TNPSC Group 1 Apply last date22nd August 2022
TNPSC Group 1 Admit Card 2023to be announced
TNPSC Group 1 exam date 2023 – Prelims30th October 2022
TNPSC Group 1 results – prelimsto be announced
TNPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Date 2023June 2023
TNPSC Group 1 results – Mainsto be announced
Oral Interviewto be announced
Merit listto be announced
Group 1 Exam

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Eligibility Criteria 2023

The minimum eligibility to apply for Group 1 is graduation. General Group 1 eligibility details for all TNPSC Exams are mentioned below:

  • Citizenship
  • Character and Antecedents
  • No Bigamy
  • Related to candidates working in the government sector.
  • Sound Health etc.
  • Age Limit
  • Knowledge of Tami

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Salary 2023

PostName of the Service
and Code No.
No. of
Salary Range
Deputy CollectorTamil Nadu Civil
205700 Level 22
Deputy Superintendent of
Police (Category-I)
Tamil Nadu
Police Service
Level 22
Assistant Commissioner
(Commercial Taxes)
Tamil Nadu
Taxes Service
Level 22
Deputy Registrar of Cooperative SocietiesTamil Nadu Co-operative Service13Rs.56100-
Level 22
Assistant Director of Rural
Tamil Nadu Panchayat
Development Service
Level 22
District Employment Officer in
Tamil Nadu General Service
Tamil Nadu
General Service
Level 22

How to apply for TNPSC Group 1?

  1. Candidates have to do a One-Time-Registration (OTR) before applying for any post
  2. The OTR fee is Rs 150. This is simply a registration fee, and candidates have to pay the application fee for the posts applied.
  3. The One-Time-Registration is not an application for any post. The OTR simply collates the candidates’ information and gives them an applicant dashboard to manage their own profile.
  4. The information candidates have to enter for TNPSC registration can be categorised under
    • Personal Details
    • Education Details
    • Communal Category
    • Communication Details
    • Correspondence Address
    • Permanent Address
  5. Candidates should upload scanned copies of photos/signatures carefully
  6. The OTR is valid for 5 years from the date of registration
  7. After the TNPSC registration, candidates can apply against the recruitment notification using the same User ID and Password given for OTR.

Application Fee

SC, SCA, ST, and DAP(PH) candidates have to pay Nil, while all other categories must pay Rs. 150/- via Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, Mobile Wallet Payment, or challan at any Indian Bank branch.

SC / SCA / ST / DAP (PH)Nil
For all othersRs. 150/-

Age Limit: 

Age LimitYear
Station Fire Officer 20 to 30 years
Junior Inspector 18 to 30 and
18 to 45 years for SC/SC 
Assistant Supervisor18 to 30 years
Store Keeper 18 to 30 years

Group 1 Mains Exam

ITamil Eligibility Test (SSLC Standard)1003 hours
IIGeneral Studies – 1 (Degree Level)2503 hours
IIIGeneral Studies – 2 (Degree Level)2503 hours
IVGeneral Studies – 3 (Degree Level)2503 hours
TNPSC Group 1 Interview100

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Official WebsiteClick Here

Group 1 Exam Syllabus

TSPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2023 and
also Exam Pattern
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Important Links

TNPSC Group 2 Notification 2023
TNPSC Group 3 Recruitment 2023
TNPSC Group 4 Result 2023

Group 1 Exam Centres

Details related to TNPSC exam centers for Group 1 prelims are below.

The NilgirisThanjavurSalem

TNPSC Group 1 Important Link

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