TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2014
TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2014 consisted of General Studies, General Science, General English, Current Events (Current Affairs), Geography, History and Culture of India and Tamilnadu, Indian Polity, Indian Economy, Indian National Moment, Aptitude Test and Mental Ability. TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus is of SSLC standard. Candidates who are appearing for TNPSC Group 4 written examination can download TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2014 in English and TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus in Tamil Language from the official TNPSC website.
UNIT-I GENERAL SCIENCE :
TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2014 of General Science consisted of Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
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
TNPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2014 of Current Events consisted of History, Political Science, Geography, Economics and Science.
History-Latest diary of events-national -National symbols-Profile of StatesEminent persons & places in news-Sports & games-Books & authors -Awards & honors’-India and its neighbors
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
Economics— Current socio-economic problems
Science-Latest inventions on science & technology
UNIT- III. GEOGRAPHY
Earth and Universe-Solar system-Monsoon, rainfall, weather & climate Water resources – rivers in India-Soil, minerals & natural resources-Forest & wildlife-Agricultural pattern-Transport including surface transport & communication-Social geography – population-density and distribution Natural calamities – Disaster Management.
HISTORY AND CULTURE OF 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
Constitution of India–Preamble to the constitution- Salient features of constitution- Union, state and territory- Citizenship-rights amend duties- Fundamental 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-VIII- Corruption in public life- Anti-corruption measures –CVC, lok-adalats, Ombudsman, CAG – Right to information- Empowerment of women- Consumer protection forms