TNPSC CSSE 2012 Scheme of Examination
The TNPSC Scheme of Examination consists of :
||Minimum Qualifying Marks for selection
|Written cum-Oral Test
||Written Test only
Single Paper in General Knowledge (Degree Std.) (100 items) + General Tamil / General English (S.S.L.C. Std.) (100 items)
||150 + 150 = 300
(i) The TNPSC CSSE Question Papers will be set in two types (i.e.)
1) General Knowledge (100 items) with General Tamil (100 items) and
2) General Knowledge (100 items) with General English (100 items). The candidates are given the option to choose either General Tamil or General English for answering the second 100 items apart from answering the first 100 items on General Knowledge. The candidates should mention in column 22 of the OMR application form the option (i.e. General Tamil or General English) chosen by them, failing which they will be penalised.
(ii) The questions on General Knowledge will be set both in English and in Tamil and the questions on General Tamil / General English will be set in the respective languages.
The TNPSC 2012 Syllabus for the said subjects are published in TNPSC Bulletin as follows :