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Download TNPSC General English Study Material PDF from here!! Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission conducts Combined Part B (Group-2A Services – Non-Interview Post), Group 4 and VAO Exam. TNPSC Selection procedure comprises written exam followed by Interview.

As per the Tamil Nadu Exam Pattern questions will be asked from General Studies, Aptitude & Mental Ability Test and General Tamil/General English. Applying contenders for TNPSC Notification can download the complete TNPSC General English Study Material for Group 2, Group 2A, Group 4, Group 1 and VAO Exam.

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Candidates are informed that TNPSC General Science Study Material In English includes Books, TNPSC Group 2 General English Syllabus, Online Test of General English For TNPSC Group 4, Mock Test Paper, Previous year question papers etc.

In order to download TNPSC Group 2a General English Study Material, TNPSC Group 4 General English Study Material and TNPSC Study Material For General English for other exam separately, you need to check this page that is designed by team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com.

TNPSC General English Syllabus

TNPSC General English Grammar (Part A) Syllabus

  • Select the correct Question Tag
  • Select the correct Tense
  • Select the correct Voice
  • Match the following words and Phrases given in Column A with their meanings in Column B.
  • Choose the correct ‘Synonyms’ for the underlined word from the options given
  • Choose the correct ‘Antonyms’ for the underlined word from the options given
  • Select the correct word (Prefix, Suffix)
  • Fill in the blanks with suitable Article
  • Fill in the blanks with suitable Preposition
  • Fill in the blanks (Infinitive, Gerund, Participle)
  • Identify the sentence pattern of the following sentence (Subject, Verb, Object….)
  • Blanks with correct ‘Homophones’
  • Find out the Error (Articles, Prepositions, Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb)
  • Comprehension
  • Select the correct sentence
  • Find out the odd words (Verb, Noun, Adjective, Adverb)
  • Select the correct Plural forms
  • Identify the sentence (Simple, Compound, Complex Sentense)
  • Identify the correct Degree.
  • Form a new word by blending the words.
  • Form compound words (Eg: Noun+ Verb, Gerund+ Noun)

TNPSC General English Part B Literature Syllabus

  • Figures of Speech
  • Appreciation Questions from Poetry
  • Important lines from Poems
  • Questions on the Biographies
  • Questions on Shakespeare’s (Merchant of Venice – Julius Ceasar – Sonnet 116)
  • Questions from Oscar Wilde’s (The Modern Millionaire – The Selfish Giant)
  • Karl Paulnack (Music – The Hope Raiser)

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TNPSC General English Part C Syllabus

  • Match the Poems with the Poets
  • Which Nationality the story belongs to?
  • Identify the Author with the short story
  • Whose Auto biography / Biography is this?
  • Which Nationality the Poet belongs to?
  • Characters, Quotes, Important Lines from the following works of Indian Authors
  • Match the Places, Poet, Dramatist, Painter with suitable option
  • Match the following Folk Arts with the Indian State / Country
  • Match the Author with the Relevant Title/Character
  • Match the Characters with Relevant Story Title
  • Matching the Poets and Poems
  • Nature centered Literary works and Global issue Environment and Conservation

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TNPSC General English Books

Name of BooksAuthor Name
TNPSC General English Study
Material Books for Group 2, 2A
V.V.K Subburaj
The History of British IndiaJames Mill
The Mega Year BookDisha Experts
The Model MillionaireOscar Wilde
Personality and AssessmentWalter Mischel
Objective English for Competitive ExaminationH.M. Prasad
High School English Grammar and CompositionWren & Martin
Wings of FireA.P.J. Abdul Kalam

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General English TNPSC 2018 Books PDF

Mega Objective
General Knowledge
Sura College of CompetitionGet Here
The Model Millionaire: StoriesOscar WildeGet Here
General Science for
Competitive Exams – SSC/
Banking/ Railways/ Defense
Disha ExpertsGet Here
The World I Live InHelen KellerGet Here
My ReligionHelen KellerGet Here
High School English Grammar
and Composition Book
(Multicolour Edition)
Wren & MartinGet Here
Pattern Grammar: A Corpus-
driven Approach to the Lexical
Grammar of English
Susan Hunston, Gill FrancisGet Here
Great SoulJoseph LelyveldGet Here
General English For
Competitive Examinations
A. P. BhardwajGet Here

TNPSC General English Question Paper

TNPSC General English PDF

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TNPSC General English 2012 Model Question Paper of Group 4Get Here
TNPSC General English 2015 Questions And Answers PDFGet Here

TNPSC General English Question Paper With Answers

Question1. The workers are hell bent at getting what is due to them.

  1. hell bent on getting
  2. hell bent for getting
  3. hell bent upon getting
  4. No improvement

Answer: Option 3

Question2. When it was feared that the serfs might go too far and gain their freedom from serfdom, the protestant leaders joined the princes at crushing them.

  1. into crushing
  2. in crushing
  3. without crushing
  4. No improvement

Answer: Option 2

Question3. If the room had been brighter, I would have been able to read for a while before bed time.

  1. If the room was brighter
  2. If the room are brighter
  3. Had the room been brighter
  4. No improvement

Answer: Option 3

Question4. The record for the biggest tiger hunt has not been met since 1911 when Lord Hardinge. Then Viceroy of India, shot a tiger than measured 11 feet and 6 inches.

  1. improved
  2. broken
  3. bettered
  4. No improvement

Answer: Option 2

Question5. His powerful desire brought about his downfall.

  1. His intense desire
  2. His desire for power
  3. His fatal desire
  4. No improvement

Answer: Option 2

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Question6. Will you kindly open the knot?

  1. untie
  2. break
  3. loose
  4. No improvement

Answer: Option 1

Question7. He sent a word to me that he would be coming late.

  1. sent word
  2. had sent a word
  3. sent words
  4. No improvement

Answer: Option 1


  1. seen 2. going 3. you
  2. him 5. have
  3. 35214
  4. 35142
  5. 32514
  6. 35124
  7. 53124

Answer: Option 2


  1. bag? 2. you 3. seen
  2. have 5. my
  3. 51432
  4. 43512
  5. 42351
  6. 42153
  7. 21435

Answer: Option 3


  1. killed 2. a 3. Jaswant
  2. bear 5. wild
  3. 31254
  4. 53124
  5. 23145
  6. 43125
  7. 15234

Answer: Option 1

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Question11: New York is —– large city

  1. A
  2. An
  3. The
  4. No Article

Answer: 1

Question12: Are you attending —– reception today

  1. A
  2. An
  3. The
  4. No Article

Answer: 3

Question13: Basis

  1. Basic
  2. Basically
  3. Basement
  4. Basil

Answer: 1

Question14: Choose the correct verb form to fill blank from the options given below: The Office___________ from Tuesday to Friday next week?

  1. Will Not Function
  2. Will Be Not Function
  3. Will Not Be Functioning
  4. Is Not Functioning

Answer: 3

Question15: Prasanna has a gruff voice.

  1. Rougher
  2. Rough
  3. Mild
  4. Milder

Answer: 3

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Question16: Many policians parry questions asked by newspaper reporters.

  1. Answer
  2. Ward Off
  3. Evasive
  4. Face

Answer: 4

Question17: Mala looks pretty.

  1. Ugly
  2. Fine
  3. Fairly
  4. Unimpressive

Answer: 1

Question18: Changing Nouns into verbs. Application

  1. Applicant
  2. Apply
  3. Appliance
  4. Applicable

Answer: 2

Question19: Movement

  1. Move
  2. Movable
  3. Movingly
  4. Movably

Answer: 1

Question 20: Thrill

  1. thrill
  2. thriller
  3. thrilling
  4. thrillingly

Answer: 1

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TNPSC General English Online Test

After the completion of the preparation of the TNPSC General English, contenders are required to solve TNPSC Mock Test that can help you to evaluate your performance of the exam. TNPSC General English Mock Test is just like a TNPSC Exam and there will be a time limit also.

In TNPSC Group 2 General English Online Test, you have to choose the correct answer within given time period. At last you can check your actual score of TNPSC Online Test In General English easily, so what are you waiting for? Go ahead and press the above mentioned link soon.

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