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TPSC Prelim Exam Syllabus

TPSC Prelim Exam Syllabus

The Tripura Civil Service and Tripura Police Service (Appointment by Combined Competitive  Examination) will be held in three successive stages namely

  • Preliminary Examination (Objective type)
  • Main Examination (Conventional type-written) and
  • Personality Test.

The Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Personality Test will carry 200 marks, 800 marks and 100 marks respectively.

 Scheme of the TPSC Prelim Exam:

The Preliminary Examination will consist of only one paper viz. a paper on  ”General Studies”. The paper will be of an Objective Type consisting of 200 Multiple- Choice Question. The paper will carry 200 marks and will be of Two and a half (2½) hours duration. 

  • English Composition – 30 marks
  • General Knowledge & Current Events Of  Local, National & International Importance. – 30 marks
  • History of Modern India and Indian National  Movement for the period 1857 to 1947. – 20 marks
  • Geography of India – 20 marks
  • Geography, History & Culture of Tripura – 15 marks
  • Indian Polity and Economy – 25 marks
  • General Science and Environment – 25 marks
  • General Mental Ability – 20 marks
  • Numerical Ability – 15 marks

TPSC Prelim Exam Syllabus :

TPSC Prelim Exam Syllabus: English Composition

Question on English Composition will cover Synonyms, Antonyms, use of common Phrase & Idioms., use of appropriate Prepositions and Articles, Comprehension, Ordering of words in a sentence , Ordering of sentences, spotting of errors, use of appropriate and qualifying words etc.

TPSC Prelim Exam Syllabus: History of Modern India & Indian National Movement for the period 1857 to 1947

In History, emphasis will be on broad general understanding of the subject in its Social, Economic and Political aspects.

  • Questions on the Indian National Movement will relate to the nature and character of the Nineteenth Century resurgence, growth of Nationalism and attainment of Independence.
  • Pre‐historic  events  ‐Indus  valley  civilization‐Vedic,  Aryan  and  Sangam  age‐Maurya  dynasty‐Buddhism  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‐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.

TPSC Prelim Exam Syllabus :Geography of India

TPSC Prelim Exam Syllabus : Geography, History & Culture of Tripura

In Geography of Tripura, emphasis will be on its natural resources with special reference to its soil, forest, water and power. The period from 1857 to 1949 will be considered for setting question on History of Tripura. There will be questions on different Tribes, Languages, Customs, Festivals, Important Historical sites etc.

TPSC Prelim Exam Syllabus: 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 

TPSC Prelim Exam Syllabus: Indian Polity 

TPSC Prelim Exam Syllabus General Science and Environment

Questions on General Science and Environment will cover general appreciation and understanding of science and environment including matters of everyday observation and experience along with general awareness of Information & Communication Technology as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any particular scientific discipline.

TPSC Prelim Exam Syllabus : General Mental Ability 

On General Mental Ability questions will be set on logical perception, understanding, natural conclusion etc.

TPSC Prelim Exam Syllabus:  Numerical Ability

Elementary Mathematics

  1. Arithmetic (Number Theory)
  2. Number Systems
  3. Square Roots
  4. Cube Roots
  5. Fractions and Decimals
  6. H.C.F. and L.C.M.
  7. Simplification
  8. Variation
  9. Chain Rule
  10. Ratio and Proportion
  11. Average
  12. Logarithms.

 Based on  :

  1. Boats and Streams
  2. Calendar
  3. Clocks
  4. Mixture and Alligation
  5. Time and Distance & Trains
  6. Time and Work

Commercial Math :

  1. Simple Interest
  2. Compound Interest
  3. Percentage
  4. Probability
  5. Profit and Loss & discounts
  6. Partnership
  7. Mensuration-Volume And Surface Area of Solid

Source : http://www.tpsc.gov.in


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