TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2019 – 139 Posts

TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2019 has been released by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission. Notification is out for a total of 139 Posts. Interested and eligible candidates can check the details given below and apply online based on the eligibility criteria on or before 31st January 2019.

Name of the Post: TNPSC Group 1

Post Date: 03-01-2019

No. of Vacancies: 139

Important dates of TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2019:

Starting Date for submission of Application


Last Date for submission of Application


Last Date for payment of Fee through SBI or  Indian Bank


Date of Preliminary Examination


Vacancy details of TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2019:

Name of the Post and Post Code Name of the Service No. of Vacancies
Deputy Collector Tamil Nadu Civil Service 27
Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I) Tamil Nadu Police Service 56
Assistant Commissioner Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Service 11
Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies Tamil Nadu Co-operative Service 13
District Registrar Tamil Nadu Registration Service 07
Assistant Director of Rural Development Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service 15
District Employment Officer Tamil Nadu General Service 08
District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services) Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services 02

Pay Scale:

  • Level 22 – Rs.56100-177500 (Revised Scale)

Age limit (as on 01.07.2018):

Name of the Post Minimum Age (should have completed as on 01.07.2019) Maximum Age (should not have completed as on 01.07.2019 )
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all categories Others
1. For all the posts except the post of Assistant Commissioner (C.T) 21 Years 37 Years 32 Years
2. Assistant Commissioner (C.T.)
(i) For applicants possessing any degree 21 Years 37 Years 32 Years
(ii) For applicants possessing B.L. degree of any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission. 21 Years 38 Years 33 Years

Age Relaxation:


Differently Abled Persons Ex-Servicemen

 Upto 10 years over and above the
maximum age limit prescribed above.

Others – 48 years.

Maximum age limit is 53 years for the applicants who belong to SCs, SCs(A), STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs.

Educational Qualification and Experience (as on 01-01-2019):

  • 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 an University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

Note: Applicants selected for appointment to the said post will be required to produce a certificate of physical fitness in the form prescribed before appointment. Applicants should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil on the date of this Notification.

Selection Process:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview & Records

Scheme of Exam:

Preliminary Exam:

Subject No of Qns Duration Max Marks Min marks for selection
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs Others

General Studies – 150 Qns

Aptitude & Mental Ability – 50 Qns

200 3 hrs 300 90 120
Total                       300

Mains Exam:

Subject Duration Max Marks Min marks for selection
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs Others
General Studies – Descriptive type (Degree Standard) 255 340
Paper 1 3 hrs 250
Paper 2 3 hrs 250
Paper 3 3 hrs 250
Total 850

Application Fees:

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

Fee Concession:

Category Fee
SC/ ST/ PWD/ Widow No Fee
MBC/ DC/ BC No Fee (3 free chances)
EXS No Fee (2 free chances)
One-Time Registration Fee of Rs.150/- valid for 5 years for all

Examination Centres:

The Preliminary Examination will be held at the following Centres:


Krishnagiri The Nilgiris


Madurai Theni
Chidambaram Nagapattinam



Nagercoil Thiruvannamalai
Dharmapuri Namakkal



Perambalur Thoothukudi
Erode Pudukkottai





Karaikudi Salem



Thanjavur Vellore
Villupuram Virudhunagar

Main Written Examination will be held at Chennai only.

How to Apply for TNPSC Group 1 Notification 2019:

  1. Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission‟s Websites  /  /
  2. Applicant should register only once in the One-Time Registration by paying Rs.150/- as Registration fee.
  3. For applying in One-Time Registration, the applicants should have scanned image of their photograph and signature to upload the photo, certificate and signature.
  4. Applicant who wishes to apply for any post shall click “Apply” against the post Notified in the Commission‟s Website and use the same USER ID and PASSWORD given for ONE-TIME REGISTRATION.
  5. Applicants are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature.
  6. Examination fee Rs.150/-  is payable by online through Net banking / Credit card / Debit card or it can be paid by offline at State Bank of India / Indian Bank within 2 days from the date of submission of online application by choosing the option in the online application.

Important Links:

To Apply Click here
For Official Notification Click here
For Official Website Click here
For Syllabus Click here

About TNPSC:

Articles 316 to 319 deal with the structure of State Public Service Commissions.  Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission is headed by the Chairman and Comprises of fourteen other members, all appointed by the Governor of Tamil Nadu, in accordance with the above provisions of the Constitution of India.

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