Detailed TNPSC Assistant Public Prosecutor Grade-II Exam Syllabus

Title: Detailed TNPSC Assistant Public Prosecutor Grade-II Examination Syllabus

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Name of Organisation Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Name of Posts Assistant Public Prosecutor Grade-II
Official Website
Recruitment Details Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Assistant Public Prosecutor Grade-II
Type of Test Objective Type
Test Mode Online (Computer Based Test – CBT)


Detailed TNPSC Assistant Public Prosecutor Grade-II Examination Exam Pattern



1) The Indian Panel Code
(Amended as per Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2013) :                       50 Marks

2) Final report and Framing of Charges :                                                  50 Marks

3) Translation : (10×2=20 Marks) :                                                           20 Marks

a) English to Tamil Translation
b) Tamil to English Translation                               ———————
100 Marks

Note: Questions will be asked to test the Practical knowledge , current case laws and issue based problems.


1) The Criminal Procedure Code 1973
(Amended as per Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2013):                        40 Marks

2) Indian Evidence Act
(Amended as per Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2013):                        40 Marks

3) The Civil Procedure Code1908                                    :                        20 Marks
(Amended as per Amendment Act 2002)
Section 9 : Jurisdiction of Civil Courts
Section 10 : Res Sub-judice
Section 11 : Res-judicata
Order VII : Plaint (Simple format)
Order VIII : Written Statement (Simple format)
Sec.148A – CAVEAT


1. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW:                                                                       40 Marks

(i) Fundamental Rights
(ii) Directive Principles of State Policy
(iii) Writ Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and High Court.

2. HUMAN RIGHTS:                                                                                   20 Marks
The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 (full text)

3. LEGAL AID:                                                                                             20 Marks
Legal Services Authority Act, 1987
Lok Adalat System

4. TORTS:                                                                                                   20 Marks
Negligence – Malicious Prosecution – abuse of Legal Process
Accident claims – vicarious liability


CENTRAL ACTS                                                                                          50 Marks


Detailed TNPSC Assistant Public Prosecutor Grade-II Examination Syllabus


The Indian Penal Code 1860 (with amendments as on date) Final Report and Framing of Charge and Translation

(a) Tamil to English

(b) English to Tamil from

(i) Deposition
(ii) Judgement
(iii) Charge Sheet


1) The Criminal Procedure Code 1973 (with Amendments as on date)

2) The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (with Amendments as on date)

3) The Civil Procedure Code 1908 (The Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2002) (Specified Portions).


1) The Constitutional Law (as amended by the Constitution (One Hundred and First Amendment) Act, 2016) (Specified Portions).

2) The Human Rights Act, 1993 (As amended by the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Act, 2006 – No.43 of 2006)

3) Legal Aid

4) Torts (Specified Portions).


1) The Central Criminal Acts.

2) The Tamil Nadu State Minor Acts.

1. The Arms Act, 1959.
2. The Cable Televisions Network Regulating Act 1995( Amendment 2012)
3. The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929 The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act,2006 The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act,     1986. The Child Labour(Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Act 2016
4. The Cinematograph Act, 1952
5. The Copy Rights Act, 1957(Amendment Act, 2012)
6. The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961.( Amendment Act 1986)
7. The Electricity Act, 2003 ( Amendment Act ,2007)
8. The Essential Commodities Act 1955 (Amendment Act 2010)
9. The Explosives Act, 1884.
10.The Explosives Substances Act, 1908 (Amendment Act 2001)
11.The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956. (Amendment Act 1986)
12.Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Child Act, 2000. (Amendment Act 2015)
13.The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954.
14.The probation of Offenders Act, 1958. (Amendment Act 2009)
15.The Public Gambling Act, 1867
16.The Railway Property unlawful Possession Act, 1966. (Amendment Act 2012)
17.The SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989. (Amendment Act 2015)
18.The Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955.
19.The Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971. (Amendment Act 2005)
20.The Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 1994. (Amendment Act 2011)
21.The Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. (Amendment Act, 2012 )
22.The Information Technology Act, 2000. (Amendment Act, 2010)
23.Identification of Prisoner’s Act, 1920.
24.Mental Health Act, 1987. The Mental Health Care Act 2017
25.Indecent Representation of Woman (Prohibition) Act, 1986.
26.The Foreigners Act,1946(Amendment Act 2004)
27.The Norcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985.
28.The Benami Transction (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016.
29.Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and of Misuse) Act, 1994.
30.The Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act 1984. (Ten questions will be framed in the above Acts, each carrying five marks)


1. The Tamil Nadu City Police Act, 1888.
2. Tamil Nadu Prevention of Dangerous Activities of Bootleggers, Drug- Offenders, ForestOffenders, Goondas, Immoral Traffic Offenders,   Sand Offenders, Sexual Offenders, Slum-Grabbers, And Video Pirates, Act, 1982 (TN Act 14 Of 1982) As Amended / Modified As Of Acts   19 & 20 Of 2014
3. The Tamil Nadu Prohibition Act, 1937.( (Amendment Act, 2008)
4. The Tamil Nadu Gaming Act, 1930.
5. The Tamil Nadu Forest Act. No. 4 of 1882.
6. The Tamil Nadu Prohibition Harassment of Women Act. 1998 (TN Act 44 of 1998).
7. The Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1997.
8. The Tamil Nadu Prohibition of charging of Exorbitant Interest Act, 2003.
9. The Tamil Nadu Property (Prevention of Damage and Loss) Act, 1992 (Amended Act 46/94).
10. The Tamil Nadu Open Places Disfigurement Prevention Act, 1959.
11. The Tamil Nadu Prize Schemes (Prohibition) Act, 1979.
12. The Tamil Nadu Prize Chits and Money Circulation Schemes Banning Act, 1978.
13. The Tamil Nadu Exhibition of Films of T.V. Screen through VCR and through Cable Television Network (Regulation) Rules. 1984.
14. The Tamil Nadu Kidneys (Authority or use of Therapeutic Purposes)Act, 1987.
15. The Tamil Nadu Open Places (Regulation of pasting of Posters and Fixing of Thatty Boards) Rules, 1995.
16. The Tamil Nadu Protection of Interests of Depositors (in Financial Establishments) Act, 1997. (Ten questions will be framed in the     above  Acts each carrying five marks)
17. Tamil Nadu Clinical Establishments(Regulation) Act, 1997
18. Tamil Nadu Police Standing Order. (Ten questions will be framed in the above Acts, each carrying five marks)

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