TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020: Apply Online for 69 Posts

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020: Apply Online for 69 Posts

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has invited online applications for the combined civil services examination (Group-1 services) on its official website, The registration process began on January 20, 2020.  Interested and eligible candidates can apply only through online mode up to 19.02.2020 for direct recruitment to the vacancies in the posts included in Combined Civil Services -I Examination (Group-I Services).

It is mandatory for the applicants to register their basic particulars through One – Time online Registration system on payment of Rs.150/- (Rupees One Hundred and Fifty only) towards registration fee and then should apply online for this recruitment. [The One-Time Registration will be valid for 5 years from the date of registration. Thereafter, the registration should be renewed by paying the prescribed fee.]

Click here to read/download the official notification for TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020

Click here to apply online for TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020 – Important Dates:

Date of Notification – 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.

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020 – Vacancy Details:

tnpsc group 1 vacancy names 2020

Note:-The number of vacancies notified is approximate and liable for modification before publication of the results of the preliminary examination.


Registration Fee – Rs.150/-

Preliminary Exam Fee – Rs.100/-

Main Exam Fee – Rs.200/-

Eligibility Criteria for TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020:

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

tnpsc group 1 qualification 2020


The qualification prescribed for these posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies, viz., 10th + HSC or its equivalent + U.G. Degree from the recognised Institutions as required under Section 25 of Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016

Age Limit:

TNPSC Group 1 Age limit 2019

TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020: Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)

TNPSC group 1 prelims oral test 2019

Main written examination (Descriptive Type) and Oral test

TNPSC Group 1 Mains Oral Test 2019

How to apply for TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020?

i. Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission’s Websites /

ii. One-Time Registration (OTR) is mandatory before applying for any post. Applicant should register only once in the One-Time Registration by paying Rs.150/- as registration fee. Successfully registered One-Time Registration is valid for 5 years from the date of Registration. All the applications should be submitted using the One-Time Registration ID and password registered by the applicant.

iii. To apply under One-Time Registration, the applicants should have scanned image of their photograph, certificate wherever insisted and signature in the prescribed size and format in CD/DVD/Pen Drive to upload the photo, certificate and signature.

iv. Applicants who have already registered in One-Time Registration on or before 29.09.2015 shall use their existing user ID and Password to create applicants Dashboard in the new One-Time Registration system. No applicant is permitted to create more than one registration ID in One- Time Registration.

v. Applicants should enter the Unique ID and password to view the already available information and update them.

vi. One-Time Registration is not an application for any post. It is just collection of information from the applicants and giving a separate dashboard to each applicant to facilitate them to maintain their own profile. Applicants who wish to apply for this recruitment shall click “Apply” against the recruitment notified in the Commission’s Website using the same USER ID and PASSWORD given for ONE-TIME REGISTRATION.

vii. Applicants should select the name of the post or service for which the applicant wishes to apply.

viii. 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.

ix. Online application uploaded without the photograph, specified documents and signature will be rejected.

x. All the particulars mentioned in the online application will be considered as final and no modifications will be allowed after the submission of the application. Once an application is submitted, no further request for change of details will be entertained. Hence, the applicants are instructed to fill the online application with utmost care.

xi. Print Option

a) After submitting the application, applicants can print / save their application in PDF format.
b) On entering User ID and password, applicants can download their application and print, if required.
c) The applicants need not send the printout of the online application or any other supporting documents to the Commission. Application and all the required certificates will be verified only when the applicants come up for certificate verification.

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Best wishes – Gconnect

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