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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Tripura Public Service Commission
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline
  • Exam Duration
    Prelims: 2.5 Hours
  • Exam Frequency
    Annually
  • Official Website
    tpsc.tripura.gov.in
  • Total Marks
    Prelims: 200 Main: 800
  • Medium of the exam
    English, Bengali
  • Exam Dates
    To be notified
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    February / March 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    February / March 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    March / April 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    To be Notified
  • Exam Date
    October 16, 2022 (Group 1)
Eligibilty Criteria

All the candidates should meet the prescribed eligibility criteria to apply for the Tripura PSC Administrative Services 2022 Exam. Candidates must check their eligibility before applying online for the TPSC Administrative Services 2022 Exam.

TPSC TPSC Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit

Candidates should not be below 21 years of age and above 41 years of age on 1.03.2022 to be eligible to apply for Tripura PSC Administrative Services 2022 Exam. However, the upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for candidates belonging to the category of SC, ST, Physically Handicapped and Government Employees.

TPSC Administrative Services: Educational Qualification

Candidates must possess a degree from a recognized university to be eligible to apply for Tripura PSC Administrative Services 2022 Exam. In addition, knowledge of Bengali / English / Kokborok languages is desirable.

Exam Pattern

TPSC Administrative Services Exam consists of three stages - Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Personality Test. The questions asked in the Preliminary and Main Exams are of the graduation level.

The Preliminary Exam is conducted for the purpose of screening candidates and the marks scored by the candidates in this stage are not considered in the final merit.

The number of candidates who pass the TPCS Preliminary Exam and appear in the TPSC Main Exam is approximately 10 times the total number of vacancies. After clearing the Main Exam candidates are called for a Personality Test.

TPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

In Tripura PSC Administrative Services Preliminary Exam there is only one paper in which 200 objective type questions are asked that have a weightage of 1 mark each. The time limit to complete the exam is 2.5 hours.

The questions asked are of graduation level and do not need subject expertise. This stage is conducted only to screen the candidates and the marks obtained by the candidates are not considered in the final merit list.

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Offline
Type of Questions Objective Type Questions ( MCQs )
Number of Questions 200
Total Weightage 200 Marks
Duration of Exam 2.5 Hours

TPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2022

  • After the TPSC Preliminary Exam candidates are called for the Main Exam which has a weightage of 800 marks.
  • There are 5 Compulsory and 3 Optional Papers in this stage,
  • Each paper has a weightage of 100 marks and the duration of each paper is 3 hours
  • However, the compulsory paper of General Knowledge and Current Affairs is of 2 hours.
  • Candidates have to select 3 optional papers from a list of 50 optional papers while filling the application form, once the selection is made for the optional papers the selection can't be changed.
  • The questions asked in the Tripura PSC Main Exam may be objective type or short answer type or essay type questions.
  • The level of Compulsory papers in the TPSC Main Exam is such that a person who graduated from an Indian University can answer very well and the level of Optional papers is like that of an Exam of Honours Degree in an Indian University.
  • All the papers of the TPSC Main Exam are conducted on different days and shifts.
Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Offline
Type of Questions Descriptive Questions
Number of Papers 8 Papers ( 5 Compulsory and 3 Optional )
Total Weightage 800 Marks
Duration of Exam 4 Days

Tripura PSC Main Exam Optional Paper Pattern

Here is the exam pattern for the optional subjects:

Section Type of Questions Number of Questions Total Marks
A Objective 20 Questions 20 Marks
B Descriptive 6 Questions 30 Marks
C Descriptive 5 Questions 50 Marks
Syllabus

The questions asked in Tripura PSC Administrative Services Exam are of graduation level and are such that a graduate from an Indian University can answer the questions very well. The sections asked in the exam do not require subject expertise.

The syllabus for Tripura PSC Administrative Services Preliminary Exam 2022 is given below :

Subjects Topics
English Composition
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Use of Common Phrases and Idioms
  • Use of Appropriate Prepositions and Articles
  • Comprehension
  • Ordering of Words in a Sentence
  • Spotting of Errors
  • Ordering of Sentences
  • Use of Appropriate and Qualifying Words, etc.
History of India and Indian National Movement for the Period 1857 - 1947
  • Social, Economic and Political Aspects
  • Indian National Movement
  • Nature and Character of the Nineteenth Century Resurgence
  • Growth of Nationalism
  • Attainment of Independence
Geography Of India
  • Physical, Social and Economic Geography of the country
  • Main Features of Indian Agriculture and Natural Resources
Geography, History & Culture of Tripura
  • Natural Resources of Tripura with Special Reference to its Soil, Forest, Water and Power
  • History of Tripura for the Period 1857 - 1949
  • Different Tribes, Customs, Languages, Festivals, Important Historical Sites, etc. of Tripura
Indian Polity & Economy
  • Country's Political System
  • Constitution of India
  • Panchayati Raj
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development During Plan Periods
General Science & Environment
  • General Appreciation and Understanding of Science and Environment
  • Matters of Everyday Observation and Experience
  • General Awareness of Information and Communication Technology
General Mental Ability
  • Logical Perception
  • Understanding
  • Natural Conclusion, etc.
Numerical Ability Questions Similar to The Compulsory Mathematics Paper at Madhyamik Examination of Tripura Board of Secondary Education
Mains Syllabus

TPSC Main Syllabus 2022

There are 5 Compulsory Papers in Tripura PSC Administrative Services Main Exam, each paper carries a weightage of 100 marks. The duration of each paper is 3 hours except for General Knowledge and Current Affairs Paper in which the time allowed is 2 hours.

List of Compulsory papers in Tripura PSC Administrative Services 2022 Main Exam :

TPSC Administrative Services Main Exam Compulsory Papers
  • English Essay & Precision Writing
  • English Composition
  • Bengali Composition and Translation

OR

  • Alternative English
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  • The Constitution of India and the Five Years Plan

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