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TNPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Preparation Books List for Latest Syllabus

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Because of increase in number of total vacancies, this year TNPSC Group 1 Exam Cut Off is expected to be lower than previous year cut off. If you have checked the answer key for TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam July 2014 and got nearly 120+ questions correct, you can start preparing TNPSC Mains Exam now itself. ( Check TNPSC Portal's Group 1 Exam expected cut off prediction) .

This article is mainly for the TNPSC aspirants who secured good marks in TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam,  but could not attend coaching classes for mains preparation due to family situation or economical problems. 

Here I have given the important book lists for the TNPSC Group 1 Mains Examination based on new and revised syllabus of TNPSC. The book list has been given syllabus wise.

Syllabus Suggested Books
Paper – 1
1. Modern history of India and Indian culture i) Prof.J.Dharmarajan's Tamilnadu History
ii)K.Venkadesan. India Freedom Struggle
iii) History of Modern India Bipan Chandra
iv) State Board Books - 11th, 12th History Books, 12th Indian Culture Book
v)India's Struggle for Independence Bipan Chandra
2. General Mental Ability
3. Role and impact of science and technology in the development of India and Tamil Nadu i)Hindu Science and Technology Parts
ii)Science & Technology by Spectrum Publications
Paper – 2
1.Indian polity and emerging political trends across the world affecting India and Geography of India. i)Lakshi Kanth - Indian Polity
ii)State Board – 11th and 12th Std Political Science
iii)Oxford School Atlas
iv)Geography of India by Spectrum Publication
2. Tamil Society, its culture and heritage / English language skills i)State Board - 12th Std Indian Culture Book
3.Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu i)State Board - 11th and 12th Std Political Science Books
ii)Laxmikanth - Indian Polity
Paper – 3
1. Current events of national and international importance Newspapers - The Hindu, Dhinamani
Any of the Competitive Monthly Magazines like CSR, Wizard, Chronicle, Pothu Arivu Ulagam etc.
2. Current Economic Trends: Indian Economy and Impact of Global Economy on India i) Indian Economy for Civil Services Examinations by Ramesh Singh
ii) State Board – 11th, 12th Economics Books
3. Socio Economic problems of India and Tamil Nadu. i)Social Problems in India, Ram Ahuja

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Thank you sir.

Thank u sir... As per tnpsc official key i score only 128. BC MALE... may i prepare for mains...

112 is my score as per tnpsc key BC PSTM Category shall I eligible for mains sir

sir ,i got 114 .i' m bc female . if there is any chance for mains

sir, I got 111. Being a BC female iam eligible or not.

sir, please provide exhaustive book list (source and reference books) for each subtopics mentioned in the syllabus. and also provide strategy for group 1 mains. I am EPSK got 130 correct as per TNPSC keys and category BC male.

I got 97 ,BC female.Any chances?

sir am preparing tamil language so give tamil books author name corresponding polities,economics,science,history,national movments likewise.......

sir,nice information

Sir I got 130 question in group2 prelimary.is there any chance go to main exam .I am male Bc

Sir where can I get group 1 mains question paper for the last 10 years ...

sir pls info cut off marks expected as per reservations category SC, ST, OBC, EXM, GEN,

Can residents of pondicherry appear for tnpsc group exams?

My score 114 in gp 1 BC female .is there chance to mains

sir group 2 mains exam question will be tamil or english

Sir hall ticket missing so pls help me group 1result

no chance

hi friends

myself prathap am i studying in automobile engineering , i studied in tamil medium. so i wantt to known i start preparation in tamil either english and i want become a rto since i need to known about this job and send to my email id :pradap40@gmail.com

TNPSC group I - i got 107 Ques corrrect BC(Muslim) male. any chance for main exam
TNPSC group II - i got 127 Ques correcet BC(Muslim) male any chance for main exam

BC(Musilm)- Male , i got Group I - 107 quest correct
i got Group II interview - 127 quest correct
Any chance for main exam ???

bc male i scored 116 qsns correct in group 1 prelims2015 any chance to write mains?

i am BC (female) category i checked with official answer key i have got correct with 114 ques is there chance of writting mains pls clear my doubt sir
thanking you

good score friend.... cut off is expected arround 115 +/-3 ...so start your mains preparation

start your mains preparation friend

chances are there ...but seems border scores

Hai Sir.. I am interested in preparing this Group exams. I would prefer self preparation. Need proper guidance Please.

sir,i am preparing group1 main in tamil language.....can you post what are all books to study for group 1 mains in tamil language??

In preliminary exam what is the mark for each question?

Sir, i am preparing for upsc. What will be the difference between ias selected by upsc and tnpsc. TNPSC collectors are bestowed with what all facilities?

it will vary year by year friend....so please have a look at previous year papers

Hi sir l'm interested to prepare for group 1 exam suggest me what are the books needed for group 1exams

Hi sir l'm interested to prepare for group 1 exam suggest me what are the books needed for group 1exams

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