TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2022

TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus: Recently TN Public Service Commission released the Revised TNPSC Group 2 2022 syllabus for the upcoming Gr-2 Exam.

Candidates who wish to appear for the examination are advised to go through the TNPSC Group 2 New syllabus 2022 before starting their preparation.

A fair knowledge of the TNPSC Group 2 Exam Syllabus for the Prelims & Mains Exam is necessary to prepare effectively for this exam.

Here we attached a new updated New TNPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2022 – 2023 Pdf for the students who are going to appear for Gr-II 2023 mains exam and Prelims Exam 2023.

Scheme of The TNPSC Group 2 Mains 2022

The TNPSC Group 2 Main written Exam has Two Papers.

Paper 1 Subjects Max. Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks 
1. (a) Tamil to English Translation
(b) English to Tamil Translation
2. Precis Writing
3. Comprehension
4. Hints Development
5. Essay Writing (Thirukkural)
6. Letter writing (Official)
7. Knowledge of the Tamil Language
100 40
Paper 2 Subject Max. Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks 
1. General Studies (Degree Standard) 300 90

Note: Answer sheets of the candidates who do not secure minimum qualifying marks in Paper 1 will not be considered for the evaluation of Paper 2.

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Mandatory Tamil Eligibility Paper Syllabus


  1. மொழிபெயர்தல் : [ (i) தமிழிலிருந்து ஆங்கிலத்துக்கு மொழி பெயர்த்தல் (ii) ஆங்கிலத்திலிருந்து தமிழுக்கு மொழி பெயர்த்தல்]
  2. சுருக்கி வரைதல்
  3. பொருள் உணர்திறன்
  4. சுருக்கக் குறிப்பிலிருந்து விரிவாக்கம் செய்தல்
  5. கட்டுரை வரைதல்
  6. திருக்குறள் தொடர்பான கடிதல் வரைதல்

அ) மதச் சார்பற்ற தனித் தன்மையுள்ள இலக்கியம்

ஆ) அன்றாட வாழ்வியலோடு தொடர்புத் தன்மை

இ) மானுடத்தின் மீதான திருக்குறளின் தாக்கம்

ஈ) திருக்குறளம் மாறாத விழுமியங்களும் – சமத்துவம், மனிநேயம் முதலானவை

உ) சமூக அரசியல் பொருளாதார நிகழ்வுகளில் திருக்குறளின் பொருத்தப்பாடு

ஊ) திருக்குறளில் தத்துவக் கோட்பாடுகள்

7. தமிழ் மொழி அறிவு

தேர்வுக்கான பாடத்திட்டம்

  1. தற்கால நிகழ்வுகள்
  2. சமுதாயப் பிரச்சனைகள்
  3. சுற்றுச்சூழல் தொடர்பான தலைப்புகள்
  4. இந்திய பொருளாதாரம் தொடர்பான தலைப்புகள்
  5. அறிவியலும் தொழில் நுட்பமும்
  6. கலையும் பண்பாடும்
  7. பகுத்தறிவு இயக்கங்கள் – திராவிட இயக்கம், சுயமரியாதை இயக்கம்
  8. இக்காலத் தமிழ்மொழி – கணினித்தமிழ், வழக்கு மன்றத் தமிழ், அலுவலக மொழியாகத் தமிழ், புதிய வகைமைகள்.
  9. தமிழ்நாட்டின் சமூகப் பொருளாதார முன்னேற்றம் மற்றும் தமிழக அரசின் நலத்திட்டங்ள் (பெண்கள் விவசாயிகள்…) சமூக நலத்திட்டங்களை நடைமுறைப்டுத்துதலில் சமூக சீரத்திருத்த இயக்கங்களின் பங்கு – இட ஒதுக்கீடும் அதன் பயன்களும் – தமிழ்நாட்டின் சமூகப் பொருளாதார வளர்ச்சியில் சமூக நீதி மற்றும் சமூக ஒற்றுமையின் பங்கு.
  10. சொந்த வாக்கியத்தில் அமைத்து எழுதுக. பொருள் வேறுபாடு அறிதல். பிரித்தெழுதுக, எதிர்ச்சொல், எதிர்மறை வாக்கியம், பிழை நீக்கி எழுதுக
  11. திருக்குறளில் கீழ்காணும் தலைப்புகள் தொடர்பாக கட்டுரை வரைதல்அ) மதச் சார்பற்ற தனித் தன்மையுள்ள இலக்கியம்ஆ) அன்றாட வாழ்வியலோடு தொடர்புத் தன்மைஇ) மானுடத்தின் மீதான திருக்குறளின் தாக்கம்ஈ) திருக்குறளம் மாறாத விழுமியங்களும் – சமத்துவம், மனிநேயம் முதலானவைஉ) சமூக அரசியல் பொருளாதார நிகழ்வுகளில் திருக்குறளின் பொருத்தப்பாடுஊ) திருக்குறளில் தத்துவக் கோட்பாடுகள்

General Studies Syllabus for Mains Exam

I. Role and impact of science and Technology in the Development of India and Tamil

Nature of universe – General scientific laws – Scientific Instruments -Inventions and discoveries – Science glossary-Physical quantities, standards, and units -Mechanics and properties of matter – Force, and Energy – Heat, Light and sound- Magnetism, – Electricity and electrolytes

Elements and Compounds‐Acids, bases, and salts ‐ Oxidation and reduction ‐Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds‐Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides

Main Concepts of life science ‐ The cell‐basic unit of life ‐ Classification of a living organism ‐ Nutrition and dietetics ‐ Respiration

Blood and blood circulation ‐ Endocrine system ‐ Reproductive system‐Genetics Animals, Plants, and Human life

Govt. policy – Organizations on Science and Technology – Role, achievement & impact of  Science and Technology -Energy – Self Sufficiency – Oil exploration – Genetics – The science of heredity- Environment, ecology, health and -hygiene – Biodiversity and its conservation‐Human diseases, prevention, and remedies‐Communicable diseases and
non-communicable diseases – Alcoholism and Drug abuse- Computer – Science and advancement.

II. Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu

State government organization ‐ Structure, functions, and control mechanism ‐ District administration ‐role in people’s welfare-oriented programs ‐ Industrial map of Tamil Nadu ‐ the role of state government ‐Public Services ‐ the role of recruitment agencies ‐ State finance ‐‐ resources, budget, and financial administration ‐ Use of IT in the administration ‐‐ e‐governance in the State ‐ Natural calamities – Disaster Management Union and State – Social welfare ‐ Government-sponsored schemes with reference to Tamil Nadu ‐ Relationship between
State and Union ‐ Industrial map of India ‐ Public Services ‐‐ Role of recruitment agencies in Union Government ‐ Social welfare ‐ government-sponsored schemes by Government of India

III. Socio-Economic Issues in India/ Tamil Nadu

Population Explosion ‐ Unemployment issues in India & Tamil Nadu ‐ Child Labour ‐ Economic Issues (a) Poverty (b)
Sanitation‐ Rural and Urban (c) Corruption in public life ‐ Anti-Corruption measures ‐ CVC, Lok‐adults, Ombudsman, CAG. – Illiteracy –Women Empowerment‐ Role of the Government Women Empowerment Social injustice to womenfolk ‐ Domestic violence, dowry menace, sexual assault.

Impact of violence on the growth of the nation – Religious violence, Terrorism, and Communal violence ‐ Human Rights issues ‐ Right to information ‐ Central and State Commission ‐ Education – Linkage between Education and Economic Growth. ‐ Community Development Programme ‐ Employment Guarantee Scheme ‐ Self Employment and
Entrepreneurship Development ‐ Role of N.G.O’s in Social Welfare – Government Policy on Health.

IV. Current issues at National Level

V. Current issues at State Level

World Energy Outlook 2022

  • The World Energy Outlook 2022 report was released by the International Energy Agency to provide insights into the implications of the global energy shock.
  • Russia has been the world’s top exporter of fossil fuels.
  • Natural gas prices have reached unprecedented levels.
  • High energy prices have also worsened food insecurity in many developing countries.
  • Around 75 million people who have recently gained access to electricity will be unable to pay their energy bills.
  • Over 100 million people are likely to increase their dependence on firewood for cooking instead of adopting cleaner and safer solutions.

Merger of NAA

  • The National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) is likely to merge with the Competition Commission of India.
  • The tenure of the GST watchdog is expired leaving around 400 cases pending before it which dealt with customer complaints regarding not receiving tax cut benefits.
  • The NAA came into existence on 30 November 2017.
  • It was constituted under Section 171 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act,
  • It aims to ensure that the reduction in the rate of tax or the benefit of the input tax credit is passed on to the recipient by way of commensurate reduction in prices.

Approval for GM mustard

  • The Government of India has granted the environmental clearance for the indigenously developed genetically modified (GM) mustard seeds.
  • The latest decision has paved a way for the commercial use of its first genetically modified food crop.
  • The GM crops regulator, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), had cleared GM mustard in 2017.
  • But the Indian government raised questions and asked for more studies, which has taken another five years.
  • Now, even if the government gives the mandatory final approval, it will be another three years before farmers finally get GM mustard seeds for commercial cultivation.

India’s Second National Model Vedic School is opened in Puri by the Union Education Minister:

  • The second Rashtriya Adarsh Veda Vidyalaya (RAVV) in India was opened by the Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan in Puri.
  • The Rashtriya Adarsh Veda Vidyalaya was established to educate people about the Vedas.
  • The National Model Vedic School is also known as Rashtriya Adarsh Veda Vidyalaya.
  • The first institution of its kind is located in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh: Maharishi Sandipani Rashtriya Ved Vidya Pratisthan.
  • The Rigveda, Samaveda, Yajurveda, and Atharva are all part of the Rashtriya Adarsh Veda Vidyalaya’s curriculum.
  • Students will also have the option to choose from courses in agriculture, English, math, social science, and computer science at the Rashtriya Adarsh Veda Vidyalaya.
  • Veda Bhushan fourth (class 9), Veda Bhushan fifth (class 10), Veda Vibhushan first (class 11), and Veda Vibhushan second (class 12) admissions will be based on merit (class 12).
  • The classes will start during the academic year 2022–2023.
  • At Badrinath in Uttarakhand, Sringeri in Karnataka, Dwarka in Gujarat, and Guwahati in Assam, four additional such schools will open.

Global Investment Trend Monitor Report – 2022

  • The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Trends Monitor was published recently.
  • The number of climate mitigation and adaptation investment projects declined 7-12 per cent as the world grapples with an economic slowdown.
  • The gap between mitigation and adaptation financing was also huge this year.
  • Over 700 renewable energy investment projects were located in Europe, accounting for more than half of all projects.

India Space Congress 2022

  • India Space Congress was organized by SatCom Industry Association (SIAIndia) with assistance from ISRO, Ministry of Defence, NITI Aayog, In-Space, NewSpace India Ltd (NSIL) and the DoT.
  • The theme for the event is ‘Leveraging Space to Power Next-Gen Communication & Businesses’.
  • Microsoft had announced partnerships with 15 space startups as an extension of its Startup Founders Hub programme.