TSPSC Group-I Exam is Conducted in 3 Stages
Preliminary Examination (Objective paper)
Main’s Examination (Conventional Type)
150 Questions-objective Type
6 Papers-150 Marks each
Duration – 03:00 Hrs
Note: Group – 1 Prelims is only Eligibility Test, Only the qualified shall write mains, don’t worry key to break this barrier is Practice, take tests regularly, know the competition, you are sure to break free
Written Examination (Main)
General English (Qualifying Test)
(X CLASS STANDARD, QUALIFYING FOR INTERVIEW)
1 Spotting Errors – Spelling; Punctuation
2 Fill in the blanks – Prepositions; Conjunctions; Verb tenses
3 Re-writing sentences – Active and Passive voice;
Direct & Reported Speech; Usage of Vocabulary
4 Jumbled sentences
6 Précis Writing
8 Letter Writing
This is a qualifying Test on General English for 150 Marks. Only the persons who qualify in this General English test, their remaining 6 mains papers will be evaluated. But don’t worry this is only qualifying, the marks obtained in this General English paper will not be considered for final merit.
(Candidate should write three Essays, selecting one from each Section compulsorily. Each Section contains three Questions. Each Essay carries 50 marks.)
General Studies & Mental Ability
Issues of Economic Growth and Justice
Dynamics of Indian Politics
Historical and Cultural Heritage of India.
Developments in Science and Technology.
Education and Human Resource Development.
Early Indian Civilizations-Indus and Vedic; Emergence of Religious Movements in the sixth century BC – Jainism and Buddhism; Indo- Greek Art and Architecture – Gandhara, Mathura and Amaravathi Schools; Social and Cultural condition under the Mauryan, Satavahanas and Guptas .
Advent of Islam and its impact on Indian Society – Nature and significance of Bhakti and Sufi Movements; Contribution of Kakatiya, and Vijayanagara rulers to Language, Literature, Art and Architecture: the contribution of Delhi Sultans and Mughals to Language , Literature, Art, Architecture and Fine Arts, Monuments; Emergence of Composite Culture in the Deccan and India.
The Establishment of British Colonial Rule in India: Carnatic Wars , Battle of Plassey, Anglo Mysore, Anglo-Maratha and Anglo-Sikh Wars; Economic Impact of British Colonial Rule: Land Revenue Settlements in British India; -Commercialization of Agriculture; Rise of Landless Agrarian Labour; Famines and Poverty;De-industrialization; Decline of Traditional Crafts; Drain of Wealth; Growth of Trade and Commerce- Economic Transformation of India; Railroads, Transport and Communication Network- Telegraph and Postal Services.
Three Phases of Indian Freedom Struggle, 1885-1947. The rise and growth of All India Kisan Sabha, Workers and Tribal movements; Issue of Gender and Women’s movement; Growth of Socialist and Communist Movements; Growth of Communal-ism; Independence and Partition of India
History and culture of Ancient Telangana – Satavahanas, Ikshvakus and Vishnukundins; Rise and growth of Jainism and Buddhism; Socio-Cultural – Conditions- Language, Literature, Art and Architecture.
Medeival Telangana and the emergence of composite culture – Kakatiyas and Velama kingdoms and their contribution to Socio- Cultural Development, Literature, Music, Dance, Art and Architecture; Qutub Shahis and their contribution to Telugu literature, art and architecture. Protest Movements against Kakatiyas and Qutub Shahis- Sammakka Sarakka and Sarvaipapanna
The Establishment of Asaf Jahi Dynasty – Salar Jung Reforms and Modernization of Telangana ; Socio- Economic development under the Nizams – Land Tenures and Social System, Jagirdars, Deshmukhs etc.and Vetti- British Paramountcy and Nizam- Revolt of 1857 in Hyderabad and the role of Turre Baz Khan; Socio- Economic Development during the rule of the sixth and seventh Nizams – Growth of Railways, Transport and Communication System, Establishment of Industries, Educational Institutions – Monuments of Asaf Jahi period. 10
India – Physical setting, Physiography, Drainage, Climate- Mechanism of Monsoon, effect of Elnino and La Nino, Rainfall variability- Floods and Drought, Soils, Vegetation and WildlifeDegradation and Conservation Measures. Major Minerals and Energy Resources- distribution and conservation, Energy Crisis – role of non-conventional energy resources. Marine Resources – Economic significance, EEZ. Water resources – availability, problems of inter – state Water sharing, Conservation Measures.
Agriculture and Irrigation – Major Food and Non-Food crops, Agro Climatic Regions, Green Revolution, recent trends in Agriculture; Major Irrigation Projects and Command Area Development; Industries- Major Industries – Iron and Steel, Cotton Textiles, Cement, Sugar, Automobile, IT, & Food Processing Industries, Localisation Factors, Industrial Corridors & Economic Development; Transportation: Means of Transportation, Role of Road and Rail Network in Economic Development, Highways and Express Highways; Major Ports – changing trends and direction of India’s Trade – role of WTO; Strategic location of India in the Indian Ocean; Population – distribution, growth, Demographic characteristics, Demographic dividend and transition, HDI, Population problems and Policies. Urbanisation process- Spatial pattern, growth of Megacities, problems of Urban Growth and Policies, concept of Smart Cities.
Geographical extent of Hyderabad State and present Telangana State Physical setting, Relief, Climate, Rivers, Soils, Forest cover and Wild life-distribution, depletion and conservation. Minerals and Energy resources – Coal, Iron and Limestone distribution. Thermal and Hydro Power Projects – Problems and Prospects
Agriculture- Rainfed/Dry land Agriculture, Drought prone areas and Mitigation Measures. Sources of Irrigation: Canals, Tanks and Wells, Depletion of Ground Water and its conservation- Mission Kakatiya. Industries – Cement, Sugar, Pharma, Electronic, Tourism, IT, ITIR, SEZs. Handicrafts and Household Industries and their problems. Road and Rail Network distribution and role in Economic Development. Population – distribution, growth, density, demographic characteristics (sex ratio, age, literacy, etc.,) Tribal Population – distribution, problems of Tribal areas and policies for Tribal Area Development.
Indian Society, Structure, Issues and Social Movements, Indian Constitution
Indian Economy and development, Telangana Economy, Development and Environment problems
Science&Technology and Data Interpretation
The Role and impact of Science and Technology, Modern trends in Application of Knowledge of Science and Data Interpretation and Problem Solving.
Congratulations, after finishing mains exam, you will be called for Interview
On successful completion of Interview you will be selected for the following posts depending on your rank… All the Very Best!
TSPSC Group -I Posts:
Dy., Collector (civil Services Executive Branch )
DSP Category -II(Police Department)
Commercial Tax officer
Regional Transport officer
Dy.,Register of Co-operative Services
District Panchayt Officer
Divisional Fire Officer
Dy.Superintendent of Jails
Assistant Excise Superintendent
Municipal Commissioner Grade -2
District Social welfare Officer
District BC Welfare Officer , Assistant Director
District Tribal welfare Officer
District Employment officer
Lay secretary , Treasury Grade -II
MPDO (PR and RD Services)
TS Panchayat Secretary notification 2018 out! TS Panchayat Secretary recruitment notification for 9355 vacancies of Junior Panchayat Secretary has been officially released on https://tspri.cgg.gov.in. The online application for Telangana Panchayat Secretary post will begin from 3rd Sep 2018. The last date for online application is 11th Sep 2018. The exam date of TS Panchayat Secretary exam will be published soon. The detailed notification with district-wise vacancy, reservation, & other details will be released on the offical website today at 5 PM.
The candidates who successfully clear the exam will be appointed in Panchayat Raj Department (district cadre). Check out important dates, vacancy, syllabus, pattern, salary, eligibility, selection process, and notification of TS Panchayat Secretary recruitment 2018.
|Commencement of Online Application||03. 09. 2018|
|Last Date to Apply for TS Panchayat Secretary||11.09.2018|
|Last Date to Submit Application Fee||10.09.2018|
|Admit Card Download Date||To be out soon|
|TS Panchayat Secretary Exam Date 2018||To be out soon|
Interested and eligible candidates can apply online for TS Panchayat Secretary recruitment 2018 through the official website from 03.Sep.2018 onwards. Please make sure that you submit valid details while filling up TS Panchayat Secretary online application form. The online application will be closed on 11.Sep.2018.
In Telangana, there are approx 12751 gram panchayats, out of which just 3,562 had panchayat secretary. The Government of Telangana has been releasing 9355 vacancies of Panchayat Secretary this time. These TS Panchayat Secretary vacancies are tentative. The confirmed vacancies will be out with the release of official notification.
The candidates appointed for Panchayat Secretary will have to serve a probation period of three years. During the probation period, the Panchayat Secretary will be given Rs 15,000. After the completion of probation period, the Panchayat Secretary will be entitled as the pay-scale defined by Government of Telangana.
Before you apply for TS Panchayat Secretary Recruitment 2018, it is important to check the age limit and educational qualification. Candidates who are eligible can only apply for TS Panchayat Secretary recruitment.
Candidate must possess graduation degree from a government recognised university to apply for TS Panchayat Secretary recruitment 2018.
The upper age limit for a candidate should be 39 years, while the lower age limit of an applicant must be 18 years.
For SC and ST candidates the age relaxation given is 05 years. Candidates belonging to OBC will be given the age relaxation of 3 years and for PWD candidates the age relaxation given is 10 years.
The TS Panchayat Secretary selection process will be made on the basis of Written Test and Interview. Candidates who will clear these rounds will be appointed as Panchayat Secretary in Telangana state.
TSPSC Panchayat Secretary Hall Ticket 2018 will be out 10 days prior to the exam. We request candidates to download their TSPSC Panchayat Secretary admit card initially and don’t wait for the last date to download. To download your TSPSC Panchayat Secretary Hall Ticket, you need to visit the official site of Telangana State Public Service Commission.
After the successful completion of TSPS Panchayat Secretary recruitment, the commission will release the result of the shortlisted candidates. The shortlisted candidates will then be called for the face to face interview round. On the basis of the interview, the final selection list will be released.
The candidate who applied for Posts should Complete Degree From a Recognized Institute.
The Board will release Admit card 10days before the exam. However, Candidates who applied for the Notification can download the Admit Card from the website or candidates can download here also After the issuing of Admit card by TS.