Tamil Nadu PSC Jailor Syllabus 2016 – 17 Exam Pattern

Tamil Nadu PSC Jailor Syllabus 2016 – 17:  The Tamil Nadu State Public Service Commission has issued a notification to fill 06 jailor posts.  The eligible and interested candidates have applied for TNPSC Jailor recruitment.  The candidates have submitted their application form before the closing date.  The applied candidates are now preparing for the exam.  We provide you the complete syllabus and exam pattern of Tamil Nadu PSC Jailor Syllabus 2016.  The candidates can visit the official website and can download the Tamil Nadu PSC Jailor Syllabus 2016. T

Tamil Nadu PSC Jailor Syllabus 2016 – 17

Tamil Nadu PSC Jailor Syllabus 2016:  TNPSC issued notification for Jailor posts.  A huge number of candidates have applied for it.  The candidates before preparing for the exam must have complete knowledge of syllabus and exam pattern of the exam.  The Tamil Nadu PSC Jailor Syllabus 2016 has been uploaded.  The candidates can download the Tamil Nadu PSC Jailor Syllabus from the website.  The candidates, in order to score merit marks, must practice more and prepare well for the examination.  To score good marks in the exam the candidates have to refer the syllabus, previous year question papers for practice purpose so, that they can attempt the questions easily.  As the merit candidates will be shortlisted and selected for further rounds the candidates must practice well and prepare well for the exam.  The candidates who want to score merit marks can download the Tamil Nadu Jailor Syllabus in pdf format.

Tamil Nadu PSC Jailor Syllabus 2016: 

Name of the organization:  Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

Name of the post:  Jailor

Mode of applying:  Online

Location of job:  Tamil Nadu

Last date of apply:  27/01/2017

Date of exam:  15/04/2017

Category:  Syllabus

Tamil Nadu PSC Jailor Exam Pattern:

S.No                 Papers                      Subjects                       No of Questions

  1.                   1                              General Subjects              200
  2.                                                   General Studies                 75

                                                            Aptitude and                        25

     3                                                    Mental Ability Test                                                                                           

  1.                   2                            General Tamil                       100

                                                           General English          

  1.                                                Interview Record                     80

Tamil Nadu PSC Jailor Syllabus:  The written exam of TNPSC consists of two papers, Paper I and Paper II.  The question paper will be in both Tamil and English Languages.

TNPSC Paper I Syllabus:

General Science:

  • A) Historical Background:
  • Making of the constitution
  • Salient features of the constitution
  • The preamble of the constitution
  • B) The concept of Human Rights:
  • Human rights and crimes against women
  • Rights and scheduled castes and reservations
  • Human rights and gender or castes equality
  • Human rights and child prostitution

Administration of union and states with special reference to Tamil Nadu:

  • State government organization
  • Structure, functions and control mechanism
  • District administration

Socio-Economic Problems of India and Tamil Nadu:

  • Population explosion
  • Unemployment issues in India and Tamil Nadu
  • Child Labour
  • Economic issues

Current Issues at National Level

Current Issues at State Level

TNPSC Paper II Syllabus:

 General studies:

  • General Science
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Botany
    • Zoology
  • Current events
    • History
    • Political science
    • Economics
    • Science
  • Geography
  • Indian polity
  • History and culture of India
  • Indian economy
  • Indian national movement

Aptitude and Mental Ability Test:

  • Conversion of information to data
  • Collection
  • Compilation and presentation of data tables
  • Graphs
  • Diagrams
  • Analytical interpretation of data
  • Simplification
  • Percentage
  • Highest common factor
  • Lowest common factor
  • Simple interest
  • Compound interest
  • Area
  • Volume
  • Time and work decision-making and problem-solving
  • Logical reasoning
  • Puzzles
  • Dice
  • Visual reasoning
  • Alphanumeric reasoning
  • Number series
  • Logical number/alphabetical/diagrammatic sequences

General English/Tamil

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Select correct word
  • Fill in the blanks with a suitable article
  • Correct question tag
  • Tenses
  • Voice
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Comprehension
  • Correct sentence
  • Plural forms
  • Correct degree
  • New word by blending the word
  • Compound words
  • Odd words
  • Sentence pattern with correct homophones
  • Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions
  • Simple, compound and complex sentence

PART B (Literature):

  • Speech observation in poems
  • Questions from
    • Poems
    • Important lines from poems
    • Biography of
    • Mahatma Gandhi
    • Subash Chandra Bose
    • Helen Keller
    • Jawaharlal Nehru
    • Salim Ali
    • Nelson Mandela
    • Abraham Lincoln
    • Rani of Jhansi
    • Shakespeare’s
    • Oscar Wilde’s
    • Karl Paulnack
  • Comprehensions from essays
  • British English and American English


  • Authors and their literary works


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