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TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: Check Revised Syllabus & Exam Pattern


TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022: The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission conducts the TNPSC Group 4 exam every year to recruit qualified candidates for the posts of Junior Assistant, Village Administrative Officer (VAO) Officer, Bill Collector, Typist, and Steno-Typist Posts by a minimum qualification of 10th standard. TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2022 for Combined Civil Services Examination-IV will be held on July 24, 2022.

The Commission revised the syllabus and exam pattern of the Group 4 exam this year. According to the new syllabus, there will be 100 questions about the Tamil language. These will be SSLC-level questions. The new pattern has divided the paper into two parts. Part A consists of Tamil Language, while Part B consists of General Studies, Aptitude, and Mental Ability. Scroll down to check out the latest syllabus and exam pattern.

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TNPSC Group 4 2022: Exam Overview

Let us have an overview of the TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2022 before getting into other details.

Name of the CommissionTamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Name of the ExaminationGroup 4 – Combined Civil Services Examination – IV 
Number of Vacancies7301
CategoryGovernment Jobs
Name of the PostJunior Assistant, Bill Collector, Typist, Village Administrative Officer (VAO) Officer, Steno -Typist Posts
Application ModeOnline
Online Registration March 30 to April 28, 2022
SalaryRs.16,600- Rs.20,600 (Based on post)
Job LocationTamil Nadu

TNPSC Group 4: Services 

On passing the TNPSC Group 4 examination, shortlisted candidates get opportunities in Tamil Nadu’s significant services. It is described as follows:

  • Tamil Nadu Ministerial Services,
  • Tamil Nadu Secretariat Services,
  • Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Services,
  • Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service
  • Tamil Nadu Survey and Land Records Subordinate Service

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022

The TNPSC Group 4 exam comprises the following section: General Studies, Aptitude and Mental Ability test and Tamil Eligibility-cum-Scoring Test. Candidates appearing for the upcoming TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2022, can check the syllabus below:

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus for General Studies

  • History
  • Current Events
  • Indian Polity
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Indian National Movement
  • Development Administration in Tamil Nadu
  • History, Culture, Heritage, and Socio-Political Movements of TN

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus for Aptitude Test

  • Simplification
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Area
  • Volume
  • Time and Work
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Puzzles
  • Dice
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Alpha Numeric Reasoning
  • Number Series

TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus for General Tamil

Candidates preparing for the TNPSC Group 4 exam can access the TNPSC Group 4 General Tamil Syllabus by clicking on the following link TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2022.

TNPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern 2022

Before moving into the preparation zone, candidates need to check out the TNPSC Group 4 2022 Exam Pattern. The examination pattern describes the framework of the test. Students get to know the structure, sectional break-up and the marking scheme of the examination.

Exam Type



No. of Questions


Objective Type

Part A

Tamil Eligibility-cum-Scoring Test* (SSLC Standard)



Part B

General Studies (SSLC Standard) 



Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard)





FAQs on TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus

Let us take a look at a few frequently asked questions related to the TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2022.

Q.1: What is the pattern of TNPSC Group 4 Exam 2022?
Ans: TNPSC Group 4 exams are held in offline mode throughout the state. Based on the new government orders, the Commission issued an advertisement notifying the new exam pattern. The Group 4 exam is divided into three sections.

  • General studies – 75 questions
  • Aptitude and mental ability test – 25 questions
  • Tamil language – 100 questions

Q.2: Is there any negative marking in the TNPSC Group 4 examination?
Ans: No, there is no negative marking in the TNPSC Group 4 examination.

Q.3: What are the minimum qualifying marks for the TNPSC Group 4 exam?
Ans: The minimum qualifying mark for all categories is 90. Candidates will be eligible for selection if they score at least 90 marks on the exam.

Q.4: What is the syllabus for the TNPSC group 4 examination?
Ans: The syllabus of the TNPSC Group 4 exam focuses on assessing the aptitude skills and general knowledge of the candidates majorly. It comprises subjects such as General Science, current affairs, Geography, History, Polity, Economy, Indian Movements, etc. 

Q.5: What are the topics asked in the Science section in TNPSC examination Group 4?
Ans: There are broadly four categories under this section: Physics – This section includes questions related to Basics of Physics, universal Law, Newton’s Law, Energy, Sound, Light, Heat, etcetera. Chemistry – Acids, Bases, Salts, Fertilizers, Pesticides, Elements and Compounds, etcetera. Botany –  Classification of a living organism, Health and Nutrition, Respiration, etcetera. Zoology -Health and Hygiene, Environment, Diseases, Blood Circulation, etc.

Q.6: How many sections are there in the TNPSC Group 4 question paper?
Ans: There are 3 sections in total in the TNPSC Group 4 question paper.

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