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COMBINED CIVIL SERVICES I


GROUP I SERVICES (Preliminary Examination)
General Studies Degree Standard
Objective type 200 items 300 Marks
UNIT I - GENERAL SCIENCE
Physics - Universe - General Scientific laws - Scientific instruments - Inventions and discoveriesNational scientific laboratories-Science glossary-Mechanics and properties of matter-Physical
quantities, standards and units-Force, motion and energy- electricity and Magnetism - electronics &
communications - Heat, light and sound-Atomic and nuclear physics-Solid State PhysicsSpectroscopy Geophysics - Astronomy and space science.
Chemistry - Elements and Compounds-Acids, bases and salts - Oxidation and reduction Chemistry
of ores and metals -Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds-Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticidesBiochemistry and biotechnology-Electrochemistry-Polymers and plastics
Botany - Main Concepts of life science-The cell-basic unit of life-Classification of living organismNutrition and dietetics-Respiration-Excretion of metabolic waste-Bio-communication
Zoology - Blood and blood circulation-Endocrine system-Reproductive system-Genetics the science
of heredity-Environment, ecology, health and hygiene, Bio- diversity and its conservation-Human
diseases, prevention and remedies-Communicable diseases and non- communicable diseasesAlcoholism and drug abuse-Animals, plants and human life.
UNIT II - CURRENT EVENTS
History - Latest diary of events National - National symbols -Profile of States-Defence, national
security and terrorism-World organizations-pacts and summits-Eminent persons & places in newsSports & games-Books & authors -Awards & Honours-Cultural panorama-Latest historical eventsIndia and its neighbours- Latest terminology- Appointments-who is who?
Political Science - Indias foreign policy - Latest court verdicts public opinion - Problems in
conduct of public elections- Political parties and political system in India- Public awareness &
General administration- Role of Voluntary organizations & Govt.,-Welfare oriented govt. schemes,
their utility
Geography - Geographical landmarks-Policy on environment and ecology
Economics- Current socio-economic problems-New economic policy & govt. sector
Science - Latest inventions on science & technology - Latest discoveries in Health Science - Mass
media & communication
UNIT III - GEOGRAPHY
Earth and Universe - Solar system - Atmosphere hydrosphere, lithosphere -Monsoon, rainfall, weather
and climate - Water resources - rivers in India - Soil, minerals & natural resources-Natural vegetationForest & wildlife-Agricultural pattern, livestock & fisheries-Transport & communication-Social
geography population-density and distribution-Natural calamities disaster management-Climate
change - impact and consequences - mitigation measures-Pollution Control
UNIT IV - HISTORY AND CULTURE OF INDIA
Pre-historic events -Indus valley civilization-Vedic, Aryan and Sangam age-Maurya dynastyBuddhism and Jainism-Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas-Age of Vijayanagaram and the
bahmanis-South Indian history-Culture and Heritage of Tamil people-Advent of European invasion-

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Expansion and consolidation of British rule-Effect of British rule on socio-economic factors-Social
reforms and religious movements-India since independence-Characteristics of Indian culture-Unity in
diversity race, colour, language, custom-India-as secular state-Organizations for fine arts, dance,
drama, music-Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN-Political parties and populist
schemes Prominent personalities in the various spheres Arts, Science, literature and Philosophy
Mother Teresa, Swami Vivekananda, Pandit Ravishankar , M.S. Subbulakshmi, Rukmani Arundel and
J. Krishnamoorthy etc.
UNIT V - INDIAN POLITY
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 - Status of
Jammu & Kashmir - Local government Panchayat raj Tamil Nadu - Judiciary in India Rule of
law/Due process of law - Indian federalism center state relations - Emergency provisions - Civil
services in India - Administrative challenges in a welfare state - Complexities of district
administration - Elections - Election Commission Union and State - Official language and ScheduleVIII - Amendments to constitution - Schedules to constitution - Administrative reforms & tribunalsCorruption in public life - Anti-corruption measures Central Vigilance Commission, lok-adalats,
Ombudsman, Comptroller and Auditor General of India. - Right to information - Central and State
Commission - Empowerment of women- Voluntary organizations and public grievances redressal Consumer protection forms
UNIT VI - INDIAN ECONOMY
Nature of Indian economy - Five-year plan models-an assessment - Land reforms & agriculture Application of science in agriculture -Industrial growth - Capital formation and investment-Role of
public sector & disinvestment-Development of infrastructure- National income - Public finance &
fiscal policy - Price policy & public distribution- Banking, money & monetary policy - Role of
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) - WTO-globalization & privatization - Rural welfare oriented
programmes - Social sector problems population, education, health, employment, poverty - HRD
sustainable economic growth- Economic trends in Tamil Nadu - Energy Different sources and
development - Finance Commission - Planning Commission - National Development Council
UNIT VII - INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT
National renaissance- Early uprising against British rule-1857 Revolt- Indian National Congress Emergence of national leaders - Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Nethaji - Growth of militant movements Different modes of agitations-Era of different Acts & Pacts-World war & final phase struggle Communalism led to partition- Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle - Rajaji, VOC, Periyar,
Bharathiyar & Others - Birth of political parties /political system in India since independence
UNIT VIII - MENTAL ABILITY TESTS
Conversion of information to data - Collection, compilation and presentation of data - Tables, graphs,
diagrams-Parametric representation of data-Analytical interpretation of data -SimplificationPercentage-Highest Common Factor (HCF)-Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)-Ratio and ProportionSimple interest-Compound interest-Area-Volume-Time and Work-Behavioral ability - Basic terms,
Communications in information technology -Application of Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) - Decision making and problem solving
Logical Reasoning - Puzzles - Dice - Visual Reasoning - Alpha numeric Reasoning - Number Series
- Logical Number/Alphabetical/Diagrammatic Sequences

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COMBINED CIVIL SERVICES I
Group I Services - (Main Examination) Paper - I
General Studies Degree Standard
Descriptive type
UNIT I: MODERN HISTORY OF INDIA AND INDIAN CULTURE
Advent of European invasion- Expansion and consolidation of British rule - Effect of British rule on
socio-economic factors - Social reforms and religious movements - India since independence Characteristics of Indian culture - Unity in diversity - race, colour, language, custom - India - a
secular state - Organizations for fine arts, dance, drama, music - Growth of rationalist, Dravidian
movement in Tamil Nadu - Political parties and populist schemes - National renaissance - Early
uprising against British rule - 1857 Revolt - Indian National Congress - Emergence of national leaders
- Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Nethaji - Growth of militant movements -Different modes of agitations Era of different Acts & Pacts - World war & final phase struggle - Communalism led to partition Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle - Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiyar & Others
UNIT 2: GENERAL MENTAL ABILITY
Conversion of information to data - Collection, compilation and presentation of data - Tables, graphs,
diagrams - Parametric representation of data -Analytical interpretation of data - Percentage - Highest
Common Factor (HCF) - Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) - Ratio and Proportion - Simple interest Compound interest - Area - Volume- Time and Work Probability - Information technology - Basic
terms, Communications - Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Decision making and problem solving - Basics in Computers / Computer terminology.
UNIT 3: ROLE AND IMPACT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE
DEVELOPMENT OF INDIA AND TAMIL NADU
Nature of universe - General scientific laws - Scientific instruments - Inventions and discoveries National scientific laboratories - Science glossary - Physical quantities, standards and units Mechanics and properties of matter - Force, motion and energy - Heat, light and sound - Magnetism,
electricity and electronics - Atomic and nuclear physics - Astronomy and space science - Elements
and compounds - Acids, bases and salts - Oxidation and reduction - Carbon, nitrogen and their
compounds - Natural disasters - safeguard measures - Chemistry of ores and metals - Fertilizers,
pesticides, insecticides - Biochemistry and biotechnology - Polymers and plastics Electrochemistry Main concepts of life science - The cell -basic unit of life - Classification of living organism Nutrition and dietetics - Respiration - Excretion of metabolic waste - Bio communication - Blood
and blood circulation - Endocrine system- Reproductive system- Animals, plants and human life Govt. policy /organizations on Science and Technology - Role, achievement & impact of Science and
Technology - Energy - self sufficiency - oil exploration - Defence Research Organization - Ocean
research and development - Genetics - the science of heredity - Environment, ecology, health and
hygiene, Bio - diversity and its conservation - Human diseases, prevention and remedies Communicable diseases and non - communicable diseases - Alcoholism and Drug abuse - Computer
science and advancement - Genetic Engineering - Remote sensing and benefits

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COMBINED CIVIL SERVICES I
Group I Services - (Main Examination) Paper - II
General Studies Degree Standard, Descriptive type
UNITI: INDIAN POLITY AND EMERGING POLITICAL TRENDS ACROSS THE WORLD
AFFECTING INDIA AND GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA
Indian polity - Constitution of India - Preamble to the constitution - Salient features of constitution Union, state and territory - Citizenship - rights and duties - Fundamental rights - Directive principles
of state policy - Fundamental duties - Human rights charter - Union executive - Union legislature parliament - State executive - State legislature assembly - Status of Jammu & Kashmir - Local
government - Panchayat raj - Indian federalism - center state relations - Judiciary in India - Rule of
law /Due process of law - Emergency provisions - Civil services in India - Administrative Challenges
in a welfare state - Complexities of district administration - Elections - Election Commission Union
and State -Official language and Schedule - VIII - Amendments to constitution - Schedules to
constitution
a. Emerging political trends across the world affecting India
Foreign Affairs with special emphasis on Indias relations with neighbouring countries and in the
region -Security and defence related matters - Nuclear policy, issues and conflicts-The Indian
Diaspora and its contribution to India and the world.
b. Geography of India
Earth and universe - Solar system - Atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere - Monsoon, rainfall,
weather and climate - Water resources - rivers in India - Soil, minerals & natural resources - Natural
vegetation - Forest & wildlife - Agricultural pattern, livestock & fisheries - Transport including
Surface Transport & communication - Social geography - population - density and distribution Natural calamities - disaster management - Bottom topography of Indian ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay
of Bengal - Climate change - impact and consequences - mitigation measures - Pollution Control
Candidates may choose to answer EITHER the Tamil question only in Tamil OR the English
question only in English. Candidates writing in English shall if they choose to answer the Tamil
question, write only in Tamil
2. Tamil language, Tamil society - its culture and Heritage / English Language
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English Language Skills
1. Prcis writing,
2. Report writing on current issues.
3. Comprehension of a given passage and answering questions thereupon.
3. Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu
State government organization - structure, functions and control mechanism - District administration role in peoples welfare oriented programmes - Industrial map of Tamil Nadu - role of state
government -Public Services - role of recruitment agencies - State finance -- resources, budget and
financial administration - Use of IT in administration - e-governance in the State - Natural calamities Disaster Management Union and State -strategic planning in the State - Social welfare - Government
sponsored schemes with reference to Tamil Nadu - Union government organization - structure,
functions and control mechanism - Relationship between State and Union - Industrial map of India
role of Union government - Public Services role of recruitment agencies in Union Government Union finance resources, budget and financial administration - Use of IT in administration egovernance in Union Government - Social welfare - government sponsored schemes by Government
of India.

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COMBINED CIVIL SERVICES I
Group I Services - (Main Examination) Paper - III
General Studies Degree Standard, Descriptive type
I. CURRENT EVENTS OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL IMPORTANCE
Latest diary of events - national /international - National symbols - Profile of states - Defence,
national security and terrorism - Geographical landmarks- World organizations - pacts and summits Latest inventions on science & technology - Eminent personalities & places in news - Sports & games
- Books & authors - Awards & honours - Cultural panorama - Latest historical events - Policy on
environment and ecology - India and its neighbours - Natural disasters - safeguard measures - Latest
terminology - Appointments - who is who? - Indias foreign policy - Latest court verdicts - public
opinion - Problems in conduct of public elections - Political parties and political system in India Public awareness & general administration - Role of voluntary organizations & govt. - Welfare
oriented govt. schemes, their utility - New economic policy & govt. sector - Mass media &
communication
2. CURRENT ECONOMIC TRENDS: INDIAN ECONOMY AND IMPACT OF GLOBAL
ECONOMY ON INDIA
a. Indian economy - Nature of Indian economy - Five - year plan models - an assessment - Land
reforms & agriculture - Application of science in agriculture - Industrial growth - Capital formation
and investment - Role of public sector & disinvestment - Development of infrastructure - National
income - Public finance & fiscal policy - Price policy & public distribution Consumerism &
Consumer protection - Banking, money & monetary policy - Role of Foreign Direct Investment WTO Liberalization globalization & privatization - Rural welfare oriented programmes - HRD sustainable economic growth - Economic trend in Tamil Nadu - Energy Different sources and
development - Finance Commission - Planning Commission - National Development Council Poverty Alleviation Programmes.
b. Impact of global economy on India
Impact of the Economic Crisis on India : (a) Offshoot of Globalized Economy - (b) Aspects of
Financial Turmoil in India - Capital Outflow - Impact on Stock and Forex Market - Impact on the
Indian Banking System - Impact on Industrial Sector and Export Prospect - Impact on Employment Impact on Poverty - (c) Indian Economic Outlook.
Indias Crisis Responses and Challenges: (a) State of Economy in Crisis Times - (b) RBIs Crisis
Response - (c) Governments Crisis Response - (d) The Risks and Challenges - Monetary policy Fiscal Policy - Financial stability
The Options Ahead: Diversifying Exports - Boosting Domestic Consumption - Enhancing Public
Spending - Generating Employment - Provisioning credit to Productive Sectors - Need for Structural
Reforms - Increased purchasing power of the people.
3. 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-adalats, Ombudsman, CAG. Illiteracy Women Empowerment- Role of the
Government Women Empowerment Social injustice to womenfolk - Domestic violence, dowry
menace, sexual assault - Loss of cultural heritage due to economic development - Urbanization and its
impact on the society - Impact of violence on the growth of the nation Religious violence, Terrorism
and Communal violence - Regional Disparities - Problems of Minorities - Human Rights issues Right to information - Central and State Commission - Faith and conflict among legislature,
executive, judiciary and media. - Education Linkage between Education and Economic Growth. Community Development Programme - Employment Guarantee Scheme - Self Employment and
Entrepreneurship Development - Role of N.G.Os in Social Welfare Government Policy on Health.

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COMBINED CIVIL SERVICES II
General Studies (Preliminary Examination)
(for Group II (CCSE-I) Services) 200 Items 300 Marks
UNIT-I: GENERAL SCIENCE
Physics - Universe-General Scientific laws-Scientific instruments-Inventions and discoveriesNational scientific laboratories-Science glossary-Mechanics and properties of matter-Physical
quantities, standards and units-Force, motion and energy-electricity and Magnetism -Heat, light and
sound-Atomic and nuclear physics.
Chemistry - Elements and Compounds-Acids, bases and salts-Oxidation and reduction-Chemistry of
ores and metals-Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds-Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides
Botany-Main Concepts of life science-The cell-basic unit of life-Classification of living organismNutrition and dietetics-Respiration
Zoology-Blood and blood circulation-Endocrine system-Reproductive system-Genetics the science of
heredity-Environment, ecology, health and hygiene, Bio- diversity and its conservation-Human
diseases, prevention and remedies-Communicable diseases and non- communicable diseases
UNIT-II: CURRENT EVENTS
History - Latest diary of events National-National symbols-Profile of States -Eminent persons &
places in news-Sports & games-Books & authors -Awards & honours-Latest historical events-India
and its neighbours - Appointments-who is who?
Political Science - Problems in conduct of public elections- Political parties and political system in
India- Public awareness & General administration - Role of Voluntary organizations & Govt.,Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utilityGeography - Geographical landmarks-Policy on environment and ecologyEconomics - Current socio-economic problems new economic policy & govt. sector
Science - Latest inventions on science & technology Latest discoveries in Health Science Mass media
& communication
UNIT III: GEOGRAPHY
Earth and Universe - Solar system - Atmosphere hydrosphere, lithosphere - Monsoon, rainfall,
weather and climate - Water resources - rivers in India - Soil, minerals & natural resources - Natural
vegetation-Forest & wildlife - Agricultural pattern, livestock & fisheries- Social geography population - density and distribution - Natural calamities - disaster management.
UNIT IV: HISTORY AND CULTURE OF INDIA
South Indian history - Culture and Heritage of Tamil people - Advent of European invasionExpansion and consolidation of British rule - Effect of British rule on socio-economic factors-Social
reforms and religious movements-India since independence-Characteristics of Indian culture - Unity
in diversity race, colour, language, custom-India-as secular state-Organizations for fine arts, dance,
drama, music-Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN-Political parties and populist
schemes schemes - Prominent personalities in the various spheres Arts, Science, literature and
Philosophy Mother Teresa, Swami Vivekananda, Pandit Ravishankar, M.S.Subbulakshmi, Rukmani
Arundel and J. Krishnamoorthy etc.
UNIT-V: INDIAN POLITY
Constitution of India- Preamble to the constitution- Salient features of constitution- Union, State and
territory - Fundamental rights - Fundamental duties - Human rights charter - Union legislature Parliament- State executive-. State Legislature assembly - Status of Jammu & Kashmir-. Local
government - panchayat raj - Tamil Nadu- Judiciary in India - Rule of law/Due process of law Indian federalism - center - state relations- Emergency provisions - Elections - Election Commission

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Union and State- Amendments to constitution- Schedules to constitution- Administrative reforms &
tribunals- Corruption in public life- Anti-corruption measures Central Vigilance Commission, lokadalats, Ombudsman, Comptroller and Auditor General of India- Right to information - Central and
State Commission- Empowerment of women.
UNIT- VI: INDIAN ECONOMY
Nature of Indian economy - Five-year plan models-an assessment - Land reforms & agricultureApplication of science in agriculture - Industrial growth-Role of public sector & disinvestmentDevelopment of infrastructure - National income Rural welfare oriented programmes - Social sector
problems - population, education, health, employment, poverty- HRD - sustainable economic growthEconomic trends in Tamil Nadu - Energy Different sources and development- Finance Commission Planning Commission- National Development Council
UNIT VI: INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT
Early uprising against British rule-1857 Revolt- Indian National Congress - Emergence of national
leaders-Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Nethaji - Growth of militant movements - Communalism led to
partition-Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle - Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & Others-Birth
of political parties /political system in India since independence.
UNIT- VII: MENTAL ABILITY TESTS
Conversion of information to data - Collection, compilation and presentation of data Tables, graphs,
diagrams-Analytical interpretation of data - Simplification - Percentage - Highest Common Factor
(HCF) - Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) - Ratio and Proportion - Simple interest-Compound
interest - Area Volume - Time and Work Decision making and problem solving - Logical Reasoning
Puzzles - Dice - Visual Reasoning - Alpha numeric Reasoning - Number Series - Logical
Number/Alphabetical/Diagrammatic Sequences
.

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COMBINED CIVIL SERVICES II
CSSE I (Group II) Service Main Examination
General Studies (Degree Standard)
Paper I (Objective Type)
UNIT-I: ROLE AND IMPACT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE DEVELOPMENT
OF INDIA AND TAMIL NADU.
Nature of universe-General scientific laws-Scientific instruments-Inventions and discoveries -Science
glossary-Physical quantities, standards and units -Mechanics and properties of matter-Force, motion
and energy-Heat, light and sound-Magnetism, -electricity and electronics -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
living organism-Nutrition -and dietetics-Respiration -Blood and blood circulation-Endocrine systemReproductive system-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, Bio diversity and its conservation-Human diseases, prevention and remedies-Communicable diseases and
non - communicable diseases-Alcoholism and Drug abuse- Computer -science and advancement
UNIT-II: ADMINISTRATION OF UNION AND STATES WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO
TAMIL NADU
State government organization - structure, functions and control mechanism-District administration role in peoples welfare oriented programmes-Industrial map of Tamil Nadu -- role of state
government-Public Services -- role of recruitment agencies-State finance - resources, budget and
financial administration-Use of IT in 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
UNIT-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-adalats, Ombudsman, CAG.-Illiteracy-Women Empowerment Role of the Govt. in
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 DevelopmentRole of N.G.Os in Social Welfare Govt. Policy on Health.
UNIT-IV: ESSAY (DESCRIPTIVE TYPE)
(a) Current issues at National Level
(b) Current issues at State Level

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COMBINED CIVIL SERVICES II
General Studies Main Examination
For Group - II - A Services, (For all Non-Interview Post)
200 Items 300 Marks
UNIT-I: GENERAL SCIENCE
Physics - Universe-General Scientific laws-Scientific instruments-Inventions and discoveriesNational scientific laboratories-Science glossary-Mechanics and properties of matter-Physical
quantities, standards and units-Force, motion and energy-electricity and Magnetism -Heat, light and
sound-Atomic and nuclear physics.
Chemistry - Elements and Compounds-Acids, bases and salts-Oxidation and reduction-Chemistry of
ores and metals-Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds-Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides
Botany - Main Concepts of life science-The cell-basic unit of life-Classification of living organism Nutrition and dietetics-Respiration
Zoology - Blood and blood circulation-Endocrine system-Reproductive system-Genetics the science
of heredity-Environment, ecology, health and hygiene, Bio- diversity and its conservation-Human
diseases, prevention and remedies-Communicable diseases and non- communicable diseases
UNIT-II: CURRENT EVENTS
History - Latest diary of events National-National symbols-Profile of States -Eminent persons &
places in news-Sports & games-Books & authors -Awards & Honours-Latest historical events-- India
and its neighbours - Appointments-who is who?
Political Science - Problems in conduct of public elections- Political parties and political system in
India- Public awareness & General administration - Role of Voluntary organizations & Govt.,Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utilityGeography - Geographical landmarks-Policy on environment and ecologyEconomics - Current socio-economic problems New economic policy & govt. sector
Science - Latest inventions on science & technology Latest discoveries in Health Science Mass media
& communication
UNIT III GEOGRAPHY
Earth and Universe-Solar system-Atmosphere hydrosphere, lithosphere-Monsoon, rainfall, weather
and climate-Water resources -rivers in India-Soil, minerals & natural resources-Natural vegetationForest & wildlife-Agricultural pattern, livestock & fisheries- Social geography population-density
and distribution-Natural calamities disaster management.
UNIT IV: HISTORY AND CULTURE OF INDIA
South Indian history-Culture and Heritage of Tamil people--Advent of European invasion-Expansion
and consolidation of British rule-Effect of British rule on socio-economic factors-Social reforms and
religious movements-India since independence-Characteristics of Indian culture-Unity in diversity
race, colour, language, custom-India-as secular state-Organizations for fine arts, dance, drama, musicGrowth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN-Political parties and populist schemes- Prominent
personalities in the various spheres Arts, Science, literature and Philosophy Mother Teresa, Swami
Vivekananda, Pandit Ravishankar , M.S.Subbulakshmi, Rukmani Arundel and J.Krishnamoorthy etc.

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UNIT-V: INDIAN POLITY
Constitution of India- Preamble to the constitution- Salient features of constitution- Union, State and
territory - Fundamental rights- Fundamental duties- Human rights charter- Union legislature
Parliament- State executive-. State Legislature assembly- Status of Jammu & Kashmir-. Local
government Panchayat raj Tamil Nadu- Judiciary in India Rule of law/Due process of lawIndian federalism center state relations- Emergency provisions- Elections - Election Commission
Union and State- Amendments to constitution- Schedules to constitution- Administrative reforms &
tribunals- Corruption in public life- Anti-corruption measures Central Vigilance Commission, lokadalats, Ombudsman, Comptroller and Auditor General of India- Right to information - Central and
State Commission- Empowerment of women.
UNIT- VI: INDIAN ECONOMY
Nature of Indian economy- Five-year plan models-an assessment-Land reforms & agricultureApplication of science in agriculture-Industrial growth-Role of public sector & disinvestmentDevelopment of infrastructure- National income Rural welfare oriented programmes- Social sector
problems population, education, health, employment, poverty- HRD sustainable economic
growth- Economic trends in Tamil Nadu - Energy Different sources and development- Finance
Commission - Planning Commission- National Development Council
UNIT VI: INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT
Early uprising against British rule-1857 Revolt- Indian National Congress-Emergence of national
leaders-Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Nethaji - Growth of militant movements -Communalism led to
partition-Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle - Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiyar & Others-Birth
of political parties /political system in India since independence
UNIT- VII: MENTAL ABILITY TESTS
Conversion of information to data - Collection, compilation and presentation of data Tables, graphs,
diagrams - Analytical interpretation of data - Simplification - Percentage - Highest Common Factor
(HCF) - Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) - Ratio and Proportion - Simple interest - Compound
interest Area - Volume - Time and Work Decision making and problem solving - Logical Reasoning
- Puzzles Dice - Visual Reasoning - Alpha numeric Reasoning - Number Series - Logical
Number/Alphabetical/Diagrammatic Sequences
.

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Group IV Examination (S.S.L.C. Standard)
Syllabus General Studies (Objective type) 150 Items: 225 Marks
UNIT-I GENERAL SCIENCE
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 energy-Magnetism, 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 organism-Nutrition and dieteticsRespiration
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
History-Latest diary of events-national -National symbols-Profile of States-Eminent persons & places
in news-Sports & games-Books & authors -Awards & honors-India and its neighbors
PoliticalScience-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
Geography--Geographical landmarksEconomics-- 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.
UNIT - IV 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 independenceCharacteristics 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
UNIT-V INDIAN POLITY
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 lawElections- 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
UNIT-VI INDIAN ECONOMY
Nature of Indian economy- Five-year plan models-an assessment-Land reforms & agricultureApplication of science in agriculture-Industrial growth-Rural welfare oriented programmers-Social
sector problems population, education, health, employment, poverty-Economic trends in Tamil
Nadu
UNIT-VI INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT
National renaissance-Emergence of national leaders-Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore-Different modes of
agitations-Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiyar & others.
UNIT-VII MENTAL ABILITY TESTS
Conversion of information to data-Collection, compilation and presentation of data - Tables, graphs,
diagrams -Analytical interpretation of data Simplification Percentage - Highest Common Factor
(HCF) - Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)-Ratio and Proportion-Simple interest - Compound interest
Area - Volume-Time and Work-Logical Reasoning-Puzzles-Dice-Visual Reasoning-Alpha numeric
Reasoning-Number Series.

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SYLLABUS GENERAL ENGLISH
S.S.L.C. Standard (Objective Type)
PART A
GRAMMAR
1.

Match the following words and Phrases given in Column A with their meanings in
Column B.

2.

Choose the correct Synonyms for the underlined word from the options given.

3.

Choose the correct Antonyms for the underlined word from the options given.

4.

Select the correct word (Prefix, Suffix).

5.

Fill in the blanks with suitable article.

6.

Fill in the blanks with suitable Preposition.

7.

Select the correct Question Tag.

8.

Select the correct Tense.

9.

Select the correct Voice.

10. Fill in the blanks (Infinitive, Gerund, Participle)


11. Identify the sentence pattern of the following sentence (Subject, Verb, Object....) Blanks
with correct Homophones.
12. Find out the Error (Articles, prepositions, Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb).
13. Comprehension
14. Select the correct sentence.
15. Find out the odd words (Verb, Noun, Adjective, Adverb).
16. Select the correct Plural forms.
17. Identify the sentence (Simple, Compound, Complex Sentence).
18. Identify the correct Degree.
19. Form a new word by blending the words.
20. Form compound words (Eg: Noun + Verb, Gerund + Noun).

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PART - B
Literature
1. Figures of speech observed in the following Poems:
Alliteration Allusion Simile Metaphor Personification Oxymoron Onomatopoeia
Anaphora Ellipsis Rhyme Scheme Rhyming Words Repetition Apostrophe A
Psalm of Life Womens Rights The Nation United English words Snake The Man
He Killed Off to outer space tomorrow morning Sonnet - The Solitary Reaper Be the
Best O Captain My Captain Laugh and Be Merry Earth Dont quit The Apology
Be Glad your Nose is on your face A sonnet for my Incomparable Mother The Flying
Wonder To a Millionaire The Piano Manliness Going for water The cry of
the Children Migrant Bird Shilpi.
2. Appreciation Questions from Poetry
A Psalm of Life Womens Rights The Nation United English words Snake The
Man He Killed Off to outer space tomorrow morning Sonnet - The Solitary Reaper
Be the Best O Captain My Captain - Laugh and Be Merry Earth Dont quit The
Apology Be Glad your - Nose is on your face A sonnet for my Incomparable Mother
The Flying Wonder To a Millionaire The Piano Manliness Going for water
The cry of the Children Migrant Bird Shilpi.
3. Important lines from Poems.
Where the mind is without fear The Solitary Reaper Going for water A Psalm of Life
Be the Best Sonnet No.116
4. Questions on the Biography of
Mahatma Gandhi Jawaharlal Nehru Subash Chandra Bose Helen Keller Kalpana
Chawala Dr.Salim Ali Rani of Jhansi Nelson Mandela Abraham Lincoln
5. Questions on Shakespeares
Merchant of Venice (Act IV Court Scene) Julius Ceasar (Act III Scene 2) - Sonnet 116.
6. Questions from Oscar Wildes
The Model Millionaire The Selfish Giant
7. Dr.Karl Paulnack
Music-The Hope Raiser
8. Comprehension Questions from the following Motivational Essays:
Gopala Krishna Gokhales Speech on 25th July in Mumbai in response to The address
presented to him by students- Dale Carnegies The Road to success- Dr.APJ Abdul
Kalams Vision for the Nation(from India2020) - Ruskin Bonds Our Local Team
Hope Spencers Keep your spirits high Deepa Agarwals After the storm Brian
pattens You cant be that no you cant be that.
9. Comprehension Questions from the following description of Places.
Ahtushi Deshpandes To the land of snow Manohar Devadoss Yaanai Malai
Brihadeesvarar Temple.
10. British English American English

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PART - C
Authors and their Literary Works
1. Match the Poems with the Poets
A psalm of Life Be the Best The cry of the children The Piano Manliness Going for
water Earth -The Apology Be Glad your Nose is on your face The Flying Wonder -Is
Life But a Dream Be the Best O captain My Captain- Snake Punishment in
Kindergarten -Where the Mind is Without fear The Man He Killed Nine Gold Medals.
2. Which Nationality the story belongs to?
The selfish Giant The Lottery Ticket The Last Leaf How the Camel got its Hump
Two Friends Refugee The Open Window.
3. Identify the Author with the short story
The selfish Giant The Lottery Ticket The Last Leaf How the Camel got its Hump
Two Friends Refugee The Open Window A Man who Had no Eyes The Tears of the
Desert Sam The Piano The face of Judas Iscariot Swept Away A close encounter
Caught Sneezing The Wooden Bowl Swami and the sum
4. Whose Auto biography / Biography is this?
5. Which Nationality the Poet belongs to?
Robert Frost Archibald Lampman D.H. Lawrence Rudyard Kipling Kamala Das
Elizabeth Barrett Browning Famida Y. Basheer Thomas Hardy Khalil Gibran
Edgar A. Guest Ralph Waldo Emerson Jack Prelutsky F. Joanna Stephen Vincent
Benet William Shakespeare - William Wordsworth H.W. Long Fellow Annie Louisa
walker - Walt Whitman V.K. Gokak.
6. Characters, Quotes, Important Lines from the following works of Indian Authors:
Sahitya Akademi Award winner: Thakazhi Sivasankaran Pillai Farmer Kamala Das
1. Punishment in Kindergarten 2. My Grandmothers House R.K. Narayan Swami and
the sum Rabindranath Tagore Where the mind is without fear Dhan Gopal
Mukherji Kari, The Elephant Deepa Agarwal After the Storm Dr. APJ Abdul
Kalam Vision for the Nation Indra Anantha Krishna- The Neem Tree Lakshmi
Mukuntan- The Ant Eater and the Dassie Dr. Neeraja Raghavan The Sun Beam
7. Drama Famous lines, characters, quotes from
Julius Caesar The Merchant of Venice
8. Match the Places, Poet, Dramatist, Painter with suitable option
9. Match the following Folk Arts with the Indian State / Country
10. Match the Author with the Relevant Title/Character
11. Match the Characters with Relevant Story Title
The Selfish Giant How the camel got its hump The Lottery ticket The Last Leaf
Two friends Refugee Open window Reflowering The Necklace Holiday
12. About the Poets
Rabindranath Tagore Henry Wordsworth Longfellow Anne Louisa Walker -V K Gokak
Walt Whitman Douglas Malloch

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13. About the Dramatists
William Shakespeare Thomas Hardy
14. Mention the Poem in which these lines occur
Granny, Granny, please comb My Hair With a friend To cook and Eat - To India My
Native Land A tiger in the Zoo No men are foreign Laugh and be Merry The
Apology The Flying Wonder
15. Various works of the following Authors
Rabindranath Tagore Shakespeare William Wordsworth H.W. Longfellow Anne
Louisa Walker Oscar Wilde Pearl S. Buck
16. What is the theme observed in the Literary works?
Snake The Mark of Vishnu Greedy Govind Our Local Team Where the mind is
without fear Keep your spirits high Be the best Bat The Piano The Model
Millionaire The Cry of the Children Migrant bird Shilpi
17. Famous Quotes Who said this?
18. To Which period the Poets belong
William Shakespeare Walt Whitman William Wordsworth H.W.Longfellow Annie
Louisa Walker D.H. Lawrence
19. Matching the Poets and Poems
Discovery Biking Inclusion Granny, Granny, please comb My Hair With a Friend
To cook and Eat Bat To India My Native Land A tiger in the Zoo No men are
foreign Laugh and be Merry Earth The Apology The Flying Wonder Off to outer
space tomorrow morning Be the best Is life, but a dream Womens rights The
Nation united English words Snake The man he killed
20. Nature centered Literary works and Global issue Environment and Conservation
Flying with moon on their wings Migrant bird Will Thirst Become - Unquenchable?
Going for Water Swept away Gaia tells her

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V.A.O Examination (S.S.L.C. Standard)
Syllabus - General Studies (Objective type)
150-ITEMS - 225-MARKS UNIT-I GENERAL SCIENCE :
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 energy-Magnetism, 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 organism-Nutrition and dieteticsRespiration
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
History-Latest diary of events-national -National symbols-Profile of States-Eminent persons & places
in news-Sports & games-Books & authors -Awards & honors-India and its neighbors
PoliticalScience-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
Geography--Geographical landmarksEconomics-- 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.
UNIT - IV 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 independenceCharacteristics 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
UNIT-V INDIAN POLITY
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 lawElections- 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
UNIT-VI INDIAN ECONOMY
Nature of Indian economy- Five-year plan models-an assessment-Land reforms & agricultureApplication of science in agriculture-Industrial growth-Rural welfare oriented programmers-Social
sector problems population, education, health, employment, poverty-Economic trends in Tamil
Nadu
UNIT-VI INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT
National renaissance-Emergence of national leaders-Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore-Different modes of
agitations-Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle Rajaji, VOC, periyar, Bharathiar & othersUNIT-VII MENTAL ABILITY TESTS
Conversion of information to data-Collection, compilation and presentation of data - Tables, graphs,
diagrams -Analytical interpretation of data -Simplification-Percentage-Highest Common Factor
(HCF)-Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)-Ratio and Proportion-Simple interest-Compound interestArea-Volume-Time and Work-Logical Reasoning-Puzzles-Dice-Visual Reasoning-Alpha numeric
Reasoning-Number Series.

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Basics of Village Administration
25 items (Topics on Objective type)
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The role, functions duties and responsibilities of a Village Administrative Officer in VILLAGE and
REVENUE ADMINISTRATION.
[Questions may be on topics including VAOs role in assisting the police, reporting birth and death,
implementing various schemes of the Government, recommending / furnishing inputs for income,
Community, Destitute Widow, Marital Status, Patta and other adhoc and miscellaneous certificates]
Records of revenue administration dealt with or handled by the VAO including A Register, Patta,
Chitta Adangal etc.
Accounts maintained and furnished by the VAO at the end of every FASLI YEAR.
Basic Principles / Information relating to classification of lands.
Basic information on rates of assessment and annual revenue collection
Basic information on forms of irrigation of land including those belonging to the Government
Jamabandi-object, Officers in charge of conduct, time of completion of Jamabandi, scrutiny of
inspection work, correction of pattas, issue of new patta, disposal of jamabandi check memo, closing
of Village and Taluk Accounts, Village Statistical Registers, inspection of Karnams instruments
maps and Registers (RSO-12) scrutiny of accounts relating to Panachayat revenue.
Role of VAO during calamities
Basic information relating to assignment of lands / house sites in Villages and Towns.
Grant of lands for cattle or dairy farms
Levy of rents (Ground Rent / Quit Rent) etc.,
Exemption from land revenue.
Unauthorized occupation of Government land basic information about Land Encroachment Act
1905. Memorandum A, Memorandum B etc.
Title of lands (RSO 27) form, renewal, issue and entry of joint names in patta
Rights and obligations of Ryotwari holder.
Procedure relating to conduct of inquiries in relation to age, marital status, income, domicile.
Procedures relating to entering particulars into maintaining and issuing extracts of Adangal, Chitta
and other revenue Registers.
Basic principles of and procedures involved in survey, sub-division of a survey field and knowledge
of Field Management Book.
VAOs role in enforcing the fundamental duties of a citizen under article 51A (g) of the Indian
Constitution to protect and improve the natural environment including forests, lakes, rivers and wild
life and to have compassion for living creatures.
Direct Revenue collections made under various heads by the VAO.
Specific duties during festivals and common Village functions
Basic information about Revenue Recovery Act
Basic information relating to forest lands and resources.
Basic information about sale of sandalwood and other valuable tress
Basic information relating to Adivasis / Tribals and the role of a VAO in extending special
protection and support of the Government to them.

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