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TNPSC Forest Apprentice Syllabus 2018

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Forest Apprentice syllabus is updated here. Candidates can download it for free of cost. Aspirants who applied for these posts they might have a question on their mind, what topics that TNPSC Forest Apprentice Syllabus Contain? What will be the TNPSC Forest Apprentice Exam Pattern? Hence, We are here to take you out of this questions. Aspirants those who applied for TNPSC Forest Apprentice Exam and whose aim is to crack the online assessment can get the Updated TNPSC Forest Apprentice Exam Syllabus 2018 and Exam Pattern here.

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Syllabus 2018 – Overview

  • Organization Name: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
  • Exam Name: TNPSC Group – IV Forest Apprentice
  • Post Name: Forest Apprentice
  • Number of Vacancies: 158
  • Apply mode: Online
  • Job Location: Tamil Nadu
  • Category: TNPSC Syllabus
  • Starting Date: 04th July 2018
  • Last Date: 01st August 2018
  • Exam Date: 23rd September to 30th September 2018
  • Official Website:

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Selection Process

The selection process followed by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission for the Forest Apprentice posts is as follows,

  • Written Exam
  • Physical Exam
  • Oral Test

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Exam Pattern – TNPSC Syllabus

The Applicants of the TNPSC exam can check the Exam Pattern for Forest Apprentice posts. The exam will be in online mode. To crack the TNPSC Forest Apprentice Exam isn’t easy as we think. Because huge competition is there. The candidate needs to prepare a lot to get placed in TNPSC Forest Apprentice Exam 2018. So, we have updated the TNPSC Forest Apprentice Syllabus 2018 here. Applicants can get all the syllabus here at free of cost.

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Main Exam Pattern

Paper – I (Optional Subject – 1)3002003 hours
Paper – II (Optional Subject – 2)3002003 hours
Paper – III (General Studies – 150 Qns) & Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (50 Questions)300 2003 hours
Interview & Record120
  • It is a written test for 900 marks
  • The exam duration will be 3 hours for each paper
  • 120 marks for interview & Record


Any two optional subjects from the following 17 subjects given below subject to the conditions that the applicant shall not be allowed to take more than one subject in the same

Group I

  1. Agriculture (Code No.284)
  2. Horticulture (CodeNo.278)
  3. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science (Code No. 296)

Group II

  1. Computer Applications (Code No.288)
  2. Computer Science (Code No.286)

Group III

  1. Mathematics (CodeNo.276)
  2. Statistics (Code No.274)

Other Subjects

  1. Botany (Code No.268)
  2. Chemistry (Code No.243)
  3. Engineering (All Engineering subjects including Agricultural Engineering) (Code No. 230)
  4. Environmental Science (Code No.298)
  5. Forestry (Code No.283)
  6. Geology (Code No.239)
  7. Marine Biology (Code No.293)
  8. Physics (Code No.241)
  9. Wildlife biology (Code No.291)
  10. Zoology (Code No.270)

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TNPSC Syllabus for Physics

  • General Scientific Laws
  • National Scientific Laboratories
  • Mechanics and properties of matter
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Force, motion, and energy
  • Atomic and nuclear physics etc.

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Syllabus for Chemistry

  • Elements
  • Periodic Table
  • Fertilizers
  • Nitrogen and their compounds
  • Pesticides
  • Insecticides

Tamil Nadu PSC Forest Apprentice Syllabus For Biology

  • Name of Species
  • Concepts of life science
  • Bio-diversity and its conservation
  • Classification of a living organism
  • Respiration
  • Environment
  • Human diseases (prevention and remedies) etc.

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Syllabus for History

  • Ancient, Midvale and Modern
  • Sports history
  • Recent Affairs
  • Main Innovations
  • Indian Struggle for Freedom etc.

Political Science Syllabus for TNPSC Forest Apprentice Exam

  • Foreign Policies and international relation
  • Parliament of India and Assembly elections of Tamil Nadu
  • Political System of India
  • Election commission of India
  • Public awareness and general administration
  • Constitution of India

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Syllabus for Geography

  • Oceans
  • Livable planet of the universe
  • Rivers
  • Climate changes in Southern India
  • Our solar system
  • Earth
  • Rocks
  • Wildlife centuries of India and TN etc.

TNPSC Group IV Syllabus for Economics

  • Indian and Tamil Nadu State economy
  • Role of HRD of India in economy
  • Five-year planning commission reports and effects
  • Land reforms and accusation bills
  • GDP, FDI, NSI of India etc.

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning

  • Averages
  • Percentage
  • Rail-related question
  • Pipe and cistern
  • Analogy
  • Time, Clock and Calendar
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • LCM, HCF
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Dice and Compound Interested etc.

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Exam Syllabus for Grammar

  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Finding error and sentence correction
  • Adjective, Sentence Reformation
  • Comprehension
  • Cause test
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Question tag
  • Tense, Noun, Pronoun
  • Degree, passive voice etc.

TNPSC Group IV Syllabus for Literature

  • Match the poem with its poet
  • History and Scope of the language
  • Experiences of poets with language
  • About the poets and Dramatics
  • Identify the other of a story
  • Autobiography and biography of famous personalities.
  • Appreciation Questions from poet
  • Important lines by poets
  • Famous quotes etc.

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Syllabus Pdf 2018 for Mains Examination

  • Essay Writing
  • General Studies of Art and Culture
  • Literature-based questions
  • Importance of language
  • Science and technology
  • Economics
  • Polity
  • Geography
  • History
  • Power of language etc.

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Optional Subjects

  • Agriculture
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Application
  • Computer Science
  • Agriculture Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Forestry
  • Geology
  • Horticulture
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Veterinary Science
  • Zoology

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