TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility Criteria and Posts Included in CCS-1 Exam

TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility Criteria and Posts Included in CCS-1. Aspirants who are ambitious to secure a high profile government job must aware of TNPSC group 1 exams. It is one among the prestigious exam conducted by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) annually. This exam is equivalent to the UPSC exam conducted for recruiting IAS, IFS and IPS services. However, the authorities of the officers selected through group 1 exam are limited to function within state of Tamil Nadu only. Any how the authoritative powers and job functions are same as of the UPSC servants. Here in this article we have briefly discussed about the eligibility criteria, books required for preparation and posts included in this exam.

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TNPSC Group 1 Eligibility Criteria

While discussing about the eligibility criteria, we have to consider several limitations and rules which are framed by TNPSC. The most common criteria are age and education qualification. Based on the education and reservation the age limit varies among each candidate. Apart from these two, physical fitness will also be taken into consideration while selecting eligible candidates for Group 1 services.

Age Limit and Relaxation

Among the posts included for TNPSC Group 1 Services Assistant Commissioner (C.T) designation only have two criteria on age limitations.

Criteria 1: If the applicant possessing any bachelors degree, then the upper age limit is 30 years.

Criteria 2: If the applicant possesses B.L degree then he/ she is eligible to get 1 year relaxation i.e. the upper age limit is 31 years.

Aspirants applying for all other designations should not be more than 30 year of age as on the date considered for calculation of eligibility. However, the applicant is eligible to get age relaxation up to 5 years from the upper limit, if they belong to any of the reserved categories.

Education Qualification

Likewise the conditions for Assistant Commissioner (C.T) designation in age, it also applies on education qualification. Candidates applying for this designation must possess a degree both or either in commerce or law. Among these, first preference will be given for candidates having both degrees in commerce along with law and diploma certification in taxation laws.

Candidates applying for Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category – 1) must possess a degree or diploma in criminology and forensic sciences. In addition to this, application grabbed national awards in physical efficiency are most preferable.

For all other designations bachelor’s degree in any stream are eligible.

Physical Fitness and Standards

Candidates who are applying for Deputy Superintendent of Police designation must have to satisfy the physical standards. The male candidates the minimum height requirement is 165 centimetres and 155 centimetres for female candidates.

For male candidates the chest measurement should be 86 centimetres and should have 5 centimetres on full inspiration. Chest measurement is not applicable for female candidates.

All other applicants must have eye vision of ‘Standard III or Better’ as prescribed for executive and ministerial posts. Apart from this requirement there is no physical standard test applicable for these designations.

TNPSC Group 1 Posts

Through the group 1 services exam Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) recruits deserving candidates for civil services in the state. It include eight various designations in different departments. The designations listed in the below table are included in TNPSC group 1 posts. However, every TNPSC notification doesn’t contain vacant position for all these eight posts.

Post Code Designations Name of Services
1001 Deputy Collector Tamil Nadu Civil Service
1002 Deputy Superintended of Police Tamil Nadu Police Service
1003 Assistant Commissioner (C.T) Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Service
1004 District Registrar of Co-operative Societies Tamil Nadu Co-operative Service
1005 District Registrar Tamil Nadu Registration Service
1006 Assistant Director of Rural Development Department Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service
1007 District Employment Officer Tamil Nadu General Service
1008 Divisional Officer in Fire and Rescue Service Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Service

Based on the vacancies existing in each service TNPSC reveals a recruitment notification once in every year. The Group 1 exam notification for the year 2016 – 2017 has been scheduled to release on 9th November 2016. Aspirants who else waiting for TNPSC group 1 notification can refer the information from the above linked information.

Updated: 09-12-2016 — 8:43 am
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