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TNPSC – TAMIL NADU PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, the Tamil Nadu State recruitment commission appoints through examinations, officers for Group – I, Group – II and VAO (village Administrative Officer) regularly. We, from Shankar IAS Academy, have excelled in producing consistent results in all the TNPSC examinations conducted over the years. Proud of having helped in the recruitment to various posts in TNPSC, students from Shankar IAS Academy occupy the much-coveted posts all over the state of Tamil Nadu. It has been possible only with our trained faculty, focused approach to TNPSC examinations and periodical practice tests. Check our website regularly for TNPSC notifications on recruitment and results.

We have Branch in Salem and franchise in COIMBATORE, NAMAKKAL, VELLORE, MADURAI, KARUR and TIRUNELVELI. The addresses of the centres are given below.

S.No Center Address Contact No.
1. SALEM BRANCH             NO 207/5,UNITED ARCADE,KAVERY AVENUE, STATEBANK COLONY BUS STOP, SALEM -636004 8940080039
0427-2441961
2. COIMBATORE NO.6, VIGNESH PARK, 3RD FLOOR,
RAM NAGAR (HOTEL ALANKAR BACKSIDE),
COIMBATORE – 641009
9489222761
3. NAMAKKAL 25,METTU STREET, MINI BUS STAND BACKSIDE, NAMAKKLA-01 9944400955
4. VELLORE ANUVRAT INSTITUTE,
NO.1, NATTERI KRISHNAMACHARI STREET,
3RD FLOOR, KRISHNA NAGAR,
TOLLGATE MAIN ROAD,
VELLORE – 632 001.
9442500021
5. MADURAI NO.81,2ND FLOOR,
SOUTH VELI STREET (NEAR THERKKUVASAL BUS STOP),
MADURAI-1.
9751999264,
8695959500
6. KARUR KBS, ARCADE,
2ND FLOOR,(OPP TO EB POWER HOUSE),
COVAI ROAD, KARUR-639002.
98941 50558
85086 97185
7. TIRUNELVELI NO.5&6,BALAN COMPLEX,
MANAKAVALANPILLAI HOSPITAL ROAD, NEAR MARKET BUS STOP;
PALAYAMKOTTAI
TIRUNELVELI-627002.
9600529849
9600529836

Eligibility Condition

Services Education Qualification
Age
Category Minimum Age Maximum Age
Group I Any Degree (10+2+3) As per the Notification to be issued
Group II (Common to all Sub Groups) Any Degree (10+2+3) As per the Notification to be issued
Group III Any Degree (10+2+3) As per the Notification to be issued
Group IV Must have passed S.S.L.C Public Examination or its equivalent with eligibility for admission to Higher Secondary Courses of Studies (or) to College Courses of studies.
SC/SC (Arunthathiyars), ST and Destitute Widows of All castes 18 years 35 years
MBC / Denotified Communities, BC and BC (Muslims) 18 years 32 years
Others 18 years 30 years
For the persons who are trained in Survey in ITI in Tamil Nadu, in respect of posts of Field Surveyor and Draughtsman only 18 years 35 years

Group IV Note:

  • No maximum age limit for candidates belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs / DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Windows of all castes who possess a General Educational Qualification which is higher than the Minimum General Educational Qualification (i.e. who have passed P.U.C / H.S.C /Diploma / Degree).
  • "Others" [i.e Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs] who have put in 5 years of service in the State / Central Government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit.
  • The Technical and Non-Technical Staff of TANSI who have faced retrenchment and have not been absorbed in the Government / Corporations / Undertakings may also apply, if they are otherwise qualified except age. The relevant age rule will be relaxed by the Government in their favour if they come up for selection.

List of Services

Group – I, Group – II, Group – IIA, Group – IV, VAO, etc.,

Structure of the Examination

Group of Exam Preliminary Main Interview
Group – I Objective type 200 questions Descriptive type 3 papers Oral Test
Group – II Objective type 200 questions Descriptive type 1 papers Oral Test
Group – IIA Objective type 200 questions - -
Group – IV Objective type 200 questions - -
VAO Objective type 200 questions - Oral Test

Tnpsc Exam Calender

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TNPSC - Previous Year Question Papers

Preliminary

Group-I

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Group-II Tamil

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Group-II English

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Group-IV Tamil

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Group-IV English

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Main

Paper-I

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Paper-II

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Admission Policy

  1. Admission process will be based on first come first serve basis.
  2. Fees can be paid in cash or through Bank Draft in favour of "Shankar IAS Academy" payable at Chennai.
  3. Three recent passport size photographs have to be submitted at the time of admission.
  4. Please Note Fees once paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances. No request will be entertained in this regard.
  5. If for any reason, the candidate discontinues the course, he/she will have no claim on refund of fees.

Fees Structure

Rs.15,800/- 0nly (inclusive of service tax)

Course Schedule

S.No. Batches Day Duration Time
1. Regular Monday to Friday 5 Month 2.30 hrs/ day
2. Weekend Saturday & Sunday 5 Month 6 hrs/day

Subjects Offered

General Studies for all TNPSC Examination
Medium of Instruction- bilingual (Tamil & English)

TNPSC – GROUP – I & II Book List

General Studies – Preliminary Examination
S.No Subject Book and Author
1 Social Science State Board – 6th to 10th Std
2 Science State Board - 6th to 12th Std
3 History State Board – 11th and 12th Std,
J. Dharmarajan / Tamil Nadu – History,
K. Venkaresan, Indian Freedom Struggle
4 Indian Polity State Board – 11th and 12th Std Political Science,
Lakshmi Kanth
5 Economy State Board 11th & 12th Std, Pratiyogita Darpan,
Ramesh Singh
6 Geography State Board 11th & 12th Std,
Orient Black Swan School Atlas / Oxford School Atlas
7 About Tamil Nadu SHANKAR IAS ACADEMY Hand Book of Tamil Nadu,
Tamil Nadu G.K. Tamil Manorama Year Book
8 Mental Ability R.S Agarwal
9 Tamil Culture 12th Std Indian Culture Book
10 Current Affairs The Hindu, Dinamani

General Studies – Main Examination
S.No Subject Book and Author
1 Social Science State Board – 6th to 10th Std
2 History State Board – 11th and 12th Std,
J. Dharmarajan / Tamil Nadu – History,
K. Venkatesan, Indian Freedom Struggle
3 Indian Polity State Board – 11th and 12th Std Political Science,
Lakshmi Kanth
4 Science State Board - 6th to 12th Std
5 Economy State Board 11th & 12th Std, Pratiyogita Darpan,
Ramesh Singh
6 Geography State Board 11th & 12th Std,
Orient Black Swan School Atlas / Oxford School Atlas
7 About Tamil Nadu G.K. Shankar IAS Academy Hand Book,
Tamil Manorama Year Book
8 Mental Ability Class Notes
9 Tamil Culture 12th Std Indian Culture Book
10 Current Affairs The Hindu, Dhinamani
11 Tamil Language and Culture
12 Tamil Nadu Administration State Board Book 11th and 12th Std Political Science
13 Social issues Ram Ahuja

Interview Guidance

Once Students get through the Main examination the Academy conducts group discussion, Mock interviews, discussion with IAS, IPS Officers and with subject Matter specialist from various fields. There discussion help the candidates to improve their communication skills, increase their self-confidence, develop positive attitude.

Faculty Profile

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Other Centers

S.No Center Address Contact No.
1. SALEM BRANCH             NO 207/5,UNITED ARCADE,KAVERY AVENUE, STATEBANK COLONY BUS STOP, SALEM -636004 8940080039
0427-2441961
2. COIMBATORE NO.6, VIGNESH PARK, 3RD FLOOR,
RAM NAGAR (HOTEL ALANKAR BACKSIDE),
COIMBATORE – 641009
9489222761
3. NAMAKKAL 25,METTU STREET, MINI BUS STAND BACKSIDE, NAMAKKLA-01 9944400955
4. VELLORE ANUVRAT INSTITUTE,
NO.1, NATTERI KRISHNAMACHARI STREET,
3RD FLOOR, KRISHNA NAGAR,
TOLLGATE MAIN ROAD,
VELLORE – 632 001.
9442500021
5. MADURAI NO.81,2ND FLOOR,
SOUTH VELI STREET (NEAR THERKKUVASAL BUS STOP),
MADURAI-1.
9751999264,
8695959500
6. KARUR KBS, ARCADE,
2ND FLOOR,(OPP TO EB POWER HOUSE),
COVAI ROAD, KARUR-639002.
98941 50558
85086 97185
7. TIRUNELVELI NO.5&6,BALAN COMPLEX,
MANAKAVALANPILLAI HOSPITAL ROAD, NEAR MARKET BUS STOP;
PALAYAMKOTTAI
TIRUNELVELI-627002.
9600529849
9600529836

Syllabus

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