TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2020 for Dy Collector/DSP/Officers | 69 Posts | Exam Postponed

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TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020 – Tamil Nadu Government announced notifications for Combined Civil Services Examination-I (Group-I Services) for the post of Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes), Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies, Assistant Director of Rural Development, District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services) for 69 vacancies. Candidates with the qualification of any degree are eligible to apply for this job. The selection process is based on the written examination. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for this post online from 20 January to 19 February 2020. The detailed eligibility and application process are given below. For the upcoming Group Exams check TNPSC Annual Planner 2020

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment

Update: K. Nanthakumar, I.A.S., Secretary. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission announced that at the present exam will be not conducted. He said that the TNPSC Group 1 Exam, Group 2 Exam, Group 2A Exam and Group 4 Exams are postponed until further notice due to Corona Pandemic. He said once the situation comes normally the exam will be conducted. He also said there will be 3 months gap between the notification announcement and the exam.

TNPSC Group Exams PostponedTNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020:(Exam Postponed)

Exam Name CCS-I Exam (Group 1 Services)
Job Role Deputy Collector, DSP, Officers & Others
Qualification Any degree
Total Vacancies 69
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs.56,100-1,77,500/-
Job Location Tamil Nadu
Application Starting Date 20 January 2020
Last Date 19 February 2020
Preliminary Exam Date 05 April 2020 Postponed

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment – Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification: 

  • Applicants should possess a degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or any other Educational Institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

Physical Qualifications:

Deputy Superintendent of Police:

Category Height Chest
Men 165 cms 86 cms (5 cms Expansion)
Women 155 cms NA

District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services):

Category Height Weight Chest
Men 165 cms 50 kgs 89 cms & 84 cms (normal)
Women 155 cms 50 kgs NA

Age limit (As on 01.07.2019): Minimum Age limit: 21 Years

Maximum Age limit:

For all the posts & Asst Commissioner (For applicants possessing any degree):

  • SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all categories: Below 37 Years
  • Others: Below 32 Years

For Asst Commissioner (For applicants possessing B.L. degree):

  • SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all categories: Below 38 Years
  • Others: Below 33 Years

Relaxations in upper age limit:

  • 10 years for Differently Abled Persons
  • Others as per govt rules.

Post Wise Vacancies: Total – 69 Posts

  • Deputy Collector – 18 Posts
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police – 19 Posts
  • Assistant Commissioner (Commercial Taxes) – 10 Posts
  • Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies – 14 Posts
  • Assistant Director of Rural Development – 07 Posts
  • District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services) – 01 Posts
TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment – Selection Process:
  • The selection will be made in three successive stages, viz (i) Preliminary Examination for
    selection of applicants for admission to the Main Written Examination (ii) Main Written Examination and (iii) an Oral Test in the form of an Interview.
  • The Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a screening test only.

Preliminary Examination: (Single Paper) (Objective Type)

Subject Name No. of Qns Duration
Max Marks
General Studies 175 3 Hrs

Aptitude & Mental Ability
Test (SSLC Standard)
Total  200 300

Minimum Qualifying Marks:

  • For SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/ DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs: 90
  • For Others: 120

Scheme of Main Examination & Oral Test: 

Subject Name Max Marks Duration
Paper-I 250 3 hrs
Paper-II 250 3 hrs
Paper-III 250 3 hrs
Interview & Records 100
Total  850  

Minimum Qualifying Marks:

  • For SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/ DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs: 255
  • For Others: 340

Fee Details:

  • Registration Fee: Rs.150/-
  • Preliminary Examination Fee: Rs.100/-
  • Main Examination Fee: Rs.200/-

Note: Examination fee concession (Both for preliminary & main written examination) for SC/ST/PWD candidates

How to Apply for TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020?

All interested and eligible candidates apply for this position online from 20 January to 19 February 2020.

For More Details: Click here

To Apply: Click here (Link will be activated on 20 January 2020)

Important Dates:

  • Date of Notification: 20.01.2020
  • Starting date for submission of online application: 20.01.2020
  • Last date for submission of online application: 19.02.2020
  • Last date for payment of Preliminary Examination Fee through Bank: 21.02.2020
  • Date of Preliminary Examination: 05.04.2020 FN 10.00 A.M to 1.00 P.M
  • Date of Main Written Examination: Will be announced later at the time of declaring results of Preliminary Examination.

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