All posts from Group IV & VAO Syllabus : Combined Civil Services Exam Tamil Nadu

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Exam Name : Combined Civil Services Examination – IV (Group – IV & VAO)
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TNPSC Group – IV Syllabus

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Combined Civil Services Examination – IV (Group – IV & VAO) Syllabus.

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Group – IV & VAO Syllabus

General Studies:
Topics For Objective Type

Unit-I: General Science
Physics-Nature of Universe-General Scientific laws-Inventions and discoveries-National scientific laboratories-Mechanics and properties of matter-Physical quantities, standards and units-Force, motion and energyMagnetism, electricity and electronics -Heat, light and sound.

Chemistry-Elements and Compounds- Acids, bases and salts – Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides.

Botany-Main Concepts of life science-Classification of living organismNutrition and dietetics-Respiration.

Zoology-Blood and blood circulation-Reproductive system-Environment, ecology, health and hygiene-Human diseases including communicable and non – communicable diseases – prevention and remedies-Animals, plants and human life.

Unit-II: Current Events
History-Latest diary of events-national -National symbols-Profile of StatesEminent persons & places in news-Sports & games-Books & authors –

Awards & honors’-India and its neighbours.

Political Science-1. Problems in conduct of public elections- 2. Political parties and political system in India- 3. Public awareness & General administration- 4. Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility.

Geography-Geographical landmarks

Economics-Current socio-economic problems

Science-Latest inventions on science & technology

Unit- III: Geography
Earth and Universe-Solar system-Monsoon, rainfall, weather & climateWater resources — rivers in India-Soil, minerals & natural resources-Forest & wildlife-Agricultural pattern-Transport including surface transport & communication-Social geography – population-density and distributionNatural calamities – Disaster Management.

Unit – IV: History And Culture 0f India And Tamil Nadu
Indus valley civilization-Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas-Age of Vijayanagaram and the bahmanis-South Indian history-Culture and Heritage of Tamil people-India since independence-Characteristics of Indian culture-Unity in diversity –race, colour, language, custom-India-as secular state-Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN-Political parties and populist schemes.

Unit-V: Indian Polity
Constitution of India–Preamble to the constitution- Salient features of constitution- Union, state and territory- Citizenship-rights amend dutiesFundamental rights- Fundamental duties- Human rights charter- Union legislature – Parliament- State executive- State Legislature – assembly- Local government – panchayat raj – Tamil Nadu- Judiciary in India – Rule of law/Due process of law-Elections- Official language and Schedule-VIIICorruption in public life- Anti-corruption measures –CVC, lok-adalats, Ombudsman, CAG – Right to information- Empowerment of womenConsumer protection forms.

Unit-VI: Indian Economy
Nature of Indian economy- Five-year plan models-an assessment – Land reforms & agriculture-Application of science in agriculture-Industrial growthRural welfare oriented programmers – Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty – Economic trends in Tamil Nadu.

Unit-VII: Indian National Movement
National renaissance – Emergence of national leaders – Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore – Different modes of agitations-Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & others.

Unit-VIII: Aptitude & Mental Ability Tests
Conversion of information to data-Collection, compilation and presentation of data – Tables, graphs, diagrams -Analytical interpretation of data – Simplification-Percentage-Highest Common Factor (HCF)-Lowest Common\ Multiple (LCM)-Ratio and Proportion-Simple interest-Compound interestArea-Volume-Time and Work. Logical Reasoning-Puzzles-Dice – Visual Reasoning – Alpha numeric Reasoning – Number Series

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