TSPSC Notification will be released on the official website of TPSC i.e. https://www.tspsc.gov.in/. The candidates between the age groups of 18 to 44 years with either Bachelors's or Masters's degree are eligible to apply for the jobs. TSPSC Group I exam recruits candidates into gazette posts, the most sought after jobs in the state. TSPSC recruitment aims to select candidates with the right ability, skills, and knowledge required for the jobs. In order to check more details of the TSPSC Group I exam, visit its official website.
This article will help the candidates get an overall idea of the TSPSC Group I exam, Eligibility, Age limit, Career Prospects, Salary details, Application Process, Documents required, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Answer Key, Cut Off, Merit List, and FAQs, etc.
|Name of the exam||TSPSC Group I exam|
|Conducted by||Telangana State Public Service Commission|
|Vacancies||Will be notified in the notification|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Mode of exam||Offline|
|Stages of exam||3 Stages: Prelims Mains Interview/Personality Test|
|Job Location||Across Telangana State|
If you are wondering about the kind of government posts that a candidate can get under Telangana State Public Service Commission’s Group I exam. The TSPSC 2021 exam will release the notification regarding the posts such as Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Regional Transport Officer (RTO), Commercial Tax Officer, District Panchayat Officer, District Registrar, Divisional Fire Officer, District Backward Castes Welfare Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Jail, Assistant Commissioner of Labour, Municipal Commissioner, Assistant Treasury Officer, Assistant Audit Officer, Mandal Parishad Deputy Officer (MPDO), Secretary, Treasury, etc.
Most of the time, candidates are curious about the pay scale of various posts under TSPSC Group I examinations. In the table given below, the aspirants can check some of the post details along with the pay scale. In order to know the pay scale details of some other posts that are not mentioned in the list, please visit the official website for more details.
|Name of the Post||Salary|
|Deputy Collector||Rs 20,680 – Rs 46,980|
|District Registrar||Rs. 18,030 – Rs 43,630|
|Deputy Superintendent of Police||Rs 20,680 – Rs 46,960|
|Divisional Fire Officer||Rs 19,050 – Rs 45,850|
|District Backward Caste Welfare Officer||Rs 19,050 – Rs 45,850|
|Municipal Commissioner||Rs 16,150 – Rs 42,590|
|Commercial Tax Officer||Rs 20,680 – Rs 46,960|
|Assistant Audit Officer||Rs 16,150 – Rs 42,590|
|District Panchayat Raj Officer||Rs 19,050 – Rs 45,850|
|Assistant Treasury Office||Rs 18,030 – Rs 43,630|
|Mandal Parishad Development Officer||Rs 16,150 – Rs 42,590|
In the table given below, the candidates will understand the eligibility criteria required to apply for the TSPSC Group I exam. Only those candidates with the right qualifications are eligible to apply for the posts. Check out the details here :
|General||Graduation from any recognized university in India incorporated either by Central Act, Provincial Act or State Act (or) Graduation from an institution that is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) (or) Any Equivalent Qualification|
As per the TSPSC notification, the age limit of the candidates for most of the posts is 18 to 44 years. However, as per the government norms, the upper age is relaxed for certain reserved candidates. The age relaxation details of certain categories are as follows :
To apply for the TSPSC Group 1 services, you must follow the following steps:
Candidates are required to pay an examination fee of Rs 120 and an application processing fee of Rs 250 in order to apply for the TSPSC Group I examination. However, candidates belonging to SC, ST and OBC categories are exempted from fee payment.
For more, click TSPSC Group I 2021 Application Process and Registration
The candidate needs to carry certain documents given in the notification to the exam center. The examiners use these documents to verify the identification proof of the candidates during the examination. The verification is done to curb fraudulent practices. Below are the lists of documents that are given in the exam notification :
Telangana State Public Service Commission releases the admit card of the examination prior to a week. The candidates should continuously check for any exam-related notifications at tspsc.gov.in. In order to download the TSPSC Group I Admit Card, candidates should follow the following steps :
Get more details on TSPSC Group I 2021 Admit Card
TSPSC Group I Exam 2021 is divided into 3 rounds or stages. First-round is Prelims. It has only one paper carrying 150 questions objective type. The second round Mains is a descriptive paper. It has 6 papers and a qualifying English language paper. The third round is Interview. The details of all three rounds are given below :
|Prelims||Paper 1||General Science Mental Ability||150||2 ½ hours|
|Mains||Paper 1||General Essay||150||3 hours|
|Paper 2||History Culture Geography||150||3 hours|
|Paper 3||Indian Society Constitution Governance||150||3 hours|
|Paper 4||Economy and Development||150||3 hours|
|Paper 5||Science and Technology, Data Interpretation||150||3 hours|
|Paper 6||Telangana Movement and State Formation||150||3 hours|
Must Read: TSPSC Group I 2021 Exam Pattern in Detail
Once a candidate decides to give the TSPSC Exam, the first stage that the candidate needs to clear the Prelims. Though it is only a qualifying paper, it is of utmost importance to candidates in order to become eligible for the next round. Thus, candidate needs to go through the given syllabus, make notes out of it and revise. It is also important to give enough mock tests in order to get better understanding of the subject and better scores.
|General Studies and Mental Ability||Current Affairs International Relations General Science Environment and Disaster Management Economic and Social Development Geography of World, India and Telangana Indian History and Cultural Heritage Indian Constitution and Polity Governance and Public Policy Telangana State Policies Telangana Heritage, Arts and Literature Social Exclusion based on Caste, Tribe, Gender, Disability Analytical Ability, Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation|
Once the candidate gets through the first round, the candidate needs to be prepared for the next battle ie Mains. Since it is a descriptive paper, writing answers is very crucial. Having knowledge is one thing and putting it down on paper is another. Hence, candidates should do enough answer writing practice of the topics mentioned below as per the requirements of different papers.
TSPSC Group I 2021 Selection Process
Telangana State Public Service Commission recruits candidates for gazette posts. The main criteria for the selection of candidates for various posts include skills, knowledge, conceptual understanding and abilities. Group 1 exam is of 3 phases. In the first phase, candidates are tested on their aptitude skills and the current happenings in the society. Only when the candidates qualify prelims, they are eligible to write the Mains exam. Mains stage is the most important round to clear this exam.
The candidates must be well versed in the complete syllabus of the six papers that are mentioned. In the last round, candidates are tested for their personality along with the knowledge and content that they possess. Selection of the candidates depends on the marks scored in the Mains and Interview round. Prelims round is only a qualifying round.
The answer key for the first two rounds i.e. prelims and mains will be published on the official website of TSPSC. The candidates should look out for the answer key notifications after a month or 2 months after the examination date. The candidates can also raise any objections to the answers provided in the answer key by the authorities within a given grace period.
The cut off marks for TSPSC Group I exam doesn’t remain the same every year. It keeps on changing from year to year. The calculation of cut off marks is not available to the public. The procedure is known only to TSPSC exam authorities. However, cut off marks usually depend on factors like number of vacancies, number of students and difficulty of the paper. The candidates should calculate their marks based on the released answer key. If the candidate is scoring above the cut off marks, then there is a huge possibility of the candidate appearing for the next round.
The candidates can check whether they have passed or failed a particular round based on the cut off marks and the marks that they have scored in the exam. After the completion of 3 rounds, TSPSC releases the candidate's scorecard of all the three rounds on its official website. Based on the marks scored by the candidates, a merit list will be prepared by the authorities, and accordingly, candidates will be allotted different posts based on their preference and marks scored.
Ques. As a candidate, how can I know about the total number of vacancies available for TSPSC Group I exam ?
Ans. The vacancies for Group I exam keeps changing from year to year. In order to know the vacancies for the exam, it is best advised to visit the official website tspsc.gov.in
Ques. Can candidates belonging to other states apply for the TSPSC Group I exam ?
Ans. Yes, Candidates belonging to other states are eligible to apply. However, such candidates will be considered as OC under Open Competition.
Ques. Is there any community reservation applicable for the candidates belonging to other states in TSPSC Group I exam ?
Ans. No, there is no community reservation for candidates belonging to other States.
Ques. Do the candidates need to attach any prescribed documents along with the online application?
Ans. Candidates need to produce the required documents when called for verification offline. Thus, there is no need to attach documents along with an online application.
Ques. Is there any reservation applicable for women candidates in the notification issued by TSPSC?
Ans. Under direct recruitment, there is 33 1/3% reservation applicable for women candidates writing the exam.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.