TNPSC Group 1 Apply Online 2020: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has released the Combined Civil Services Examination Group 1 application form 2020 on January 20, 2020, at tnpsc.gov.in. Candidates can fill and submit the application form of TNPSC Group 1 from direct link given below. The last date to fill the application form is February 19, 2020. The minimum age of the candidate should be 21 years to fill the application form. Candidates have to fill the application form in order to get the admit card. Candidates can get more information about how to apply, application fee, eligibility and more from this page.
Latest: Online application form has been released on January 20, 2020. Scroll down to apply.
TNPSC Group 1 Apply Online 2020
The commission does not accept offline applications. Candidate has to submit only 1 application form even if applying for more than 1 post. Candidates can download their hall tickets after the successful submission of the application form. Check important dates regarding TNPSC group 1 application form from the table below.
|Release of online application form||20 Jan 2020|
|Last date to submit application form||19 Feb 2020|
|Last date of fee payment for prelims|
|21 Feb 2020|
|Hall ticket issue date||to be announced|
|Prelims examination||05 Apr 2020|
(10:00 AM to 01:00 PM)
|Main examination||Jul 2020 (Tentative)|
|Oral Test||Nov 2020 (Tentative)|
Click here to download and read the TNPSC Group 1 2020 notification before you apply.
Application Fee for TNPSC Group 1 Application Form
Candidates can pay the application fee for TNPSC Group 1 2020 examination in both online and offline modes. To pay the fee through online mode, one can use a credit card, debit card or net banking. Candidates can also pay the fee at State Bank of India / HDFC Bank within 2 days of submitting TNPSC Group 1 application form.
|One-time Registration Fee||Rs 150|
|Preliminary Exam Fee||Rs 100|
|Main Exam Fee||Rs 200|
One-Time Registration is valid for a period of 5 years. Hence, the candidates who are within the validity period of OTR are exempted from payment of OTR fee.
Fee Concession: Check the list of categories exempted (both for Preliminary and Main Examination) from paying the application fee below:
Eligibility Criteria for TNPSC Group 1 Application Form
Candidates must be eligible to apply for the recruitment process. TNPSC reserves the right to disqualify a candidate at any stage if it is found that he/she is not eligible. Check eligibility in terms of age, minimum educational qualification etc below.
Age (as on January 01, 2020): All the applicants must be at least 21 years old. Check the table given below for upper age limits.
Upper Age Limit:
|All posts except Asst. Commissioner |
(Commercial Taxes )
|37 years||32 years|
|Assistant Commissioner (Comm. Taxes)|
with any degree
|37 years||32 years|
|Assistant Commissioner (Comm. Taxes)|
with B.L. degree
|38 years||33 years|
- Differently abled persons: Age concession of 10 years above upper age limit
- Upper age limit for ESM (SC/SC(A)/ST/MBC/DC/BC/BCM): 53 years
- Upper age limit for ESM (others): 48 years
Minimum Educational Qualifications: Candidates must hold an undergraduate degree from any recognized university/institution in India. Such qualification must have been obtained in the following order: 10th + 12th + UG degree. Following category of candidates are also eligible to fill TNPSC Group 1 application form:
- Candidates who have appeared for final year degree exam
- Candidates who have passed final professional MBBS or equivalent but have not completed the internship.
Physical Fitness: The applicants must be physically fit for the job. A certificate of physical fitness has to be produced by the candidates before final appointment.
Knowledge of Tamil: The candidates must possess sufficient knowledge of Tamil language.
How to Fill TNPSC Group 1 Application Form?
Step-by-step instructions to register and fill the application form are provided below. Candidates must follow the instructions closely to apply without any trouble.
Step 1: Click on the direct link provided on this page for OTR and create a valid login id.
Step 2: Enter email id in the space provided and choose a valid password.
Step 3: Next, enter personal, community, communication and educational details in the registration form.
Step 4: Upload scanned copies of photograph and signature in the prescribed format and click on “Submit and Continue” button.
Step 5: Proceed to the payment page. Pay the registration fee amount using any prescribed mode of payment. Take a printout of the form.
Step 1: Visit the application portal using the direct link provided on this page.
Step 2: Click on “Apply Now” link. Enter correct login id and password and click on the “Submit” button to open the dashboard.
Step 3: Select qualification and post name to proceed further.
Step 4: Verify personal, communication and educational details submitted while registering and add new information wherever necessary.
Step 5: Provide differently-abled, ESM and employment status.
Step 6: Choose the preferred exam centre and submit the TNPSC group 1 application form.
Step 7: Pay the examination fee using any prescribed payment mode. Finally, download and take a print-out of the application form.
Details to Enter in TNPSC Group 1 Application Form
The applicants have to enter following details while applying online for TNPSC Group 1 2020.
- Mobile number
- Email id
- Candidate’s name
- Parents’ names
- Marital Status
- Date of Birth
- Choice of exam centre
- Desired post
- Qualification Details
- Score in qualifying exam
- Month and year of passing
- Name of board
- Differently-abled status
- ESM status
TNPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket
The hall ticket for all stages of TNPSC group 1 2020 is released by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission. The candidates can download the TNPSC Group 1 admit card from official website of TNPSC, i.e, tnpsc.gov.in or tnpscexams.in. The hall ticket is not sent by post to any applicant. Only those candidates can download hall ticket who successfully submit the application form. A printed copy of the hall ticket along with a valid photo identity card has to be carried on the exam day.
About TNPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2020
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) conducts the recruitment process for several posts under Combined Civil Services Examination-1 (Group-1). Candidates possessing a bachelor degree and sufficient knowledge of Tamil language are eligible for the recruitment. The eligible candidates can submit applications only through TNPSC website. The selection process is held in 3 stages: preliminary examination, main examination and oral test (interview). Preliminary exam is objective in nature whereas main examination is descriptive. Notifications for all the recruitment related events are released on the official website of TNPSC, tnpsc.gov.in.
TNPSC Group 1 2020 Registration Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : Candidates aged 21 or higher and holding a bachelor degree are eligible to fill the application form.
Ans : No, only online applications are accepted for TNPSC Group 1 2020 recruitments.
Ans : Only those candidates who qualify the prelims exam have to pay the exam fee for the mains exam.