TNPSC Translator Syllabus Translator Officer & Translator Exam Pattern & Syllabus

TNPSC Translator officer & Translator Exam Pattern

PapersType of the ExamSubjects NamesNo of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration of the ExamLanguage of the Exam
IDescriptive TypeState Acts, Bills, Ordinances, Rules, and Notifications made thereunder.3003 HoursEnglish
Central Acts, Ordinances, Rules and Notifications made thereunder
Legal Terms / Legal Maxims
IIObjective TypeGeneral Studies752002 HoursEnglish & Tamil
Aptitude and Mental25
Interview & Records70 Marks
Total570 Marks

TNPSC Exam Syllabus

Translation of the following from English to Tamil

  • State Acts, Bills, Ordinances, Rules, and Notifications made thereunder
  • Central Acts, Ordinances and Rules and Notifications made thereunder
  • Legal terms/Legal maxims

TNPSC Translator Syllabus General Studies Topics 


  • Earth and Universe
  • Solar system
  • Atmosphere hydrosphere
  • Weather and climate
  • Water resources
  • Soil, minerals & natural
  • Resources
  • Natural vegetation
  • Forest & wildlife
  • Agricultural pattern
  • Livestock & fisheries
  • Transport including Surface transport & Communication
  • Social geography
  • Population
  • Density and distribution
  • Natural calamities
  • Impact and consequences
  • Mitigation measures
  • Pollution Control

General Science

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Zoology

Current Event

  • History
  • Political Science
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Science

Indian National Movement

  • National renaissance
  • The early uprising against British rule‐1857
  • Indian National Congress
  • The growth of militant movements
  • Different modes of agitations
  • Communalism led to the partition
  • Role of Tamil Nadu in the freedom struggle

History & Culture of India

  • Aryan and Sangam age
  • Maurya dynasty
  • Buddhism and Jainism
  • Guptas, Delhi Sultans
  • Mughals and Marathas
  • Age of Vijayanagaram
  • South Indian history
  • Culture and Heritage of Tamil
  • The advent of European invasion
  • Expansion and consolidation of British rule
  • Effect of British rule on socio
  • Economic factors
  • Social reforms and religious movements
  • India since independence
  • Characteristics of Indian culture
  • Unity in diversity

Syllabus Aptitude and Mental Ability Tests

  • Dice
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Logical Number/Alphabetical/Diagrammatic Sequences
  • Highest Common Factor (HCF)
  • Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple interest
  • Compound interest
  • Conversion of information to data
  • Percentage
  • Area
  • Alphanumeric Reasoning
  • Number Series
  • Volume
  • Time and Work
  • Behavioral ability
  • Basic terms, Communications in information
  • Technology
  • Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Decision making and problem-solving
  • Collection, compilation, and presentation of data
  • Tables, graphs, diagrams
  • Parametric representation of data
  • Analytical interpretation of data
  • Simplification
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Puzzles

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