Tripura PSC 2020: Exam Dates, Recruitment, Application Form and Syllabus

Tripura PSC 2020: Tripura Public Service Commission has released the revised exam calendar on June 10, 2020, at its official website. With the released exam calendar, the commission has scheduled TPS Grade II and TCS Grade II preliminary exam on September 20, 2020. 

The commission has postponed the Tripura PSC prelims exam 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier, the Tripura PSC prelims exam was scheduled to be held on June 7, 2020. The date of the mains exam and personality test is yet to be released.

This year, the exam is being conducted for the selection of candidates for recruitment to the posts of Tripura Civil Services, Grade 2, and Tripura Police Service, Grade 2. A total of 45 vacancies will be filled through the Tripura PSC exam. 

This article is aimed to provide you with thorough information related to the exam. Continue reading the article to get a detailed idea about Tripura PSC exam pattern, syllabus, application process and available vacancies. 

Tripura PSC 2020 - Overview

Exam Conducting Authority

Tripura Public Service Commission

Official Website

http://www.tpsc.gov.in/

Periodicity 

Once in a year

Mode of Tripura PSC exam

Offline

Application Mode

Online

Exam Level

State

Number of Exam Centers

5

Number of Attempts

Unlimited

Total Vacancies

40

Tripura PSC 2020 Important Dates

Tripura PSC has released the exam dates in its official notification. Candidates can go through the table below to get an idea about the important dates related to Tripura PSC 2020. 

Events

Dates

Tripura PSC Notification

March 4, 2020

Tripura PSC 2020 Application Starts

March 10, 2020

Tripura PSC 2020 Application Ends

April 9, 2020  April 30, 2020 May 31, 2020

Tripura PSC 2020 Prelims Admit Card

Last week of August 2020

Tripura PSC 2020 Prelims Exam

June 7, 2020 September 20, 2020

Tripura PSC 2020 Mains Admit Card

First week of December 2020

Tripura PSC 2020 Mains Exam

Third week of December 2020

Call Letter for Personality Test

First week of February 2020

Personality Test

First week of March 2020

Tripura PSC 2020 Vacancy Details

This year, a total of 40 candidates will be recruited for the two different posts through the exam. The vacancies are divided as per the category of students. The detailed breakdown of the number of vacancies has been listed in the table below. 

Service Code

Service Name

SC

ST

UR

Total

01

T.C.S. Grade II

5

9

16

30

02

T.P.S. Grade II

2

2

6

10

It is to be noted that while filling the Tripura PSC application form, candidates must fill the order of service as per their preference correctly. No changes can be made later. The selection of candidates will be done in order of merit and according to the number of vacancies available. Consideration will be given to the candidate’s preference but the end result will be given by commission as per the suitability of the candidates and their performance. 

Tripura PSC 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the Tripura PSC 2020 application form, candidates must be well aware of the eligibility criteria laid down by commission for the exam. There are different criterias that are needed to be satisfied to be eligible for the Tripura PSC exam. Below given are the same. 

Educational Qualification: 

  • Candidates must hold a degree from a recognized university. 
  • Candidates must have a good knowledge of any one the language among Bengali/ English/ Kokborok. 

Age Criteria: 

  • The minimum age limit for aspirants is 21 years as on March 1, 2020. 
  • The maximum age limit for the aspiring candidates is 40 years as on March 1, 2020. 
  • 5-years of age relaxation is given to the candidates belonging to SC, ST, PH category and government servants. 

Physical Fitness: 

  • Candidates must be physically fit and free from defects which are likely to interfere with the discharge of his/her duties as an officer of the service. 

Tripura PSC 2020 Application Form

Tripura PSC application process has commenced from March 10, 2020 onwards. Last date to fill the Tripura PSC application form is April 30, 2020. The application process is completely online. It is to be noted that the commission will not accept any offline applications for Tripura PSC 2020 exam. 

Candidates willing to take the exam can go through a few simple steps given below to fill the application form. 

  • Visit the official website of Tripura PSC - http://tpsc.nic.in/
  • Click on “Online Application” at the home page. 
  • A login page will appear
  • New users can register themselves by entering their username, email id and mobile number along with captcha code. 
  • After registration, login to fill the detailed application form. 
  • Enter all the details step-wise i.e. Personal, Address, Educational, Work Experience. 
  • Upload your Photograph and Signature. 
  • Pay the application fee and click on “Submit”
  • Candidates can download the application confirmation page for future reference. 

Candidates must note that they do not have to submit any certificate in support of their claims regarding Age, Educational Qualifications, Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes and Persons with Benchmark Disability (PH), EX-Service Men, etc. which will be verified at the time of the Main Examination. 

Tripura PSC 2020 - Photograph and Signature Specification

Below given are the specifications of the candidate’s photograph and signature that must be considered while uploading the same to avoid any discrepancy. 

Document

Dimension

Size

Format

Photograph

130x170 Pixels

50 KB

JPEG

Signature

100x90 Pixels

10 KB

JPEG

Tripura PSC 2020 Application Fee

The application fee for Tripura PSC 2020 exam is different for different categories. Candidates can pay the application fee through Net Banking/ Credit card/ Debit card. Fee once paid is non-refundable. The application fee to be paid by the candidates are given below: 

Category

Fee

General

INR 300

ST/SC/ BPL card holders/Physically Handicapped 

INR 250

SC/ST (Other States)

INR 300

Tripura PSC 2020 Exam Pattern 

The commission has released the Tripura PSC syllabus for both prelims and mains exam. Here we have provided you with the highlights of the exam pattern below: 

Criteria

Prelims

Mains

Question Type

Objective

Subjective

Number of Papers

1

5

Paper Name

General Studies

Language Paper

General Studies - I

General Studies - II

General Studies - III

General Studies - IV

Exam Duration

2.5 hours

3 hours each

Total Marks

200

800

Negative Marking

0.25

0.25 (on in GS- I)

Syllabus (PDF)

Tripura PSC Prelims Syllabus

Tripura PSC Mains Syllabus

Tripura PSC 2020 Admit Card

Tripura PSC releases the hall tickets for prelims, mains, and personality tests. The commission releases the Tripura PSC admit card in the form of PDF in online mode at its official website. Candidates who have successfully registered themselves will be able to access their admit card by following the steps given below: 

  • Visit the official website of Tripura PSC. 
  • Click on “E-Admit Card” at the homepage. 
  • Find the link for Tripura PSC civil services admit card. 
  • A pdf will open containing the admit card of all the candidates. 
  • Download and print your hall ticket. 

Tripura PSC 2020 Exam Centers

Tripura PSC has released the list of exam centers for the Tripura PSC 2020 preliminary exam. Candidates can choose one exam center out of the total 5 centers while filling up the application form. Candidates will be offered the preferred exam center as per the availability of the same. Below given is the list of Tripura PSC exam centers. 

  • Agartala
  • Ambassa
  • Dharmanagar
  • Kailashanagar
  • Udaipur

Tripura PSC 2020 Selection Process 

The selection process for Tripura PSC 2020 will be done in three stages i.e. Prelims, Mains and Personality Test. After the conclusion of each round, some candidates will be eliminated. Preliminary exam is a screening test to select candidates for the Tripura PSC Mains exam. Prelims Score will not be considered in preparing the final merit list. 

Candidates equal to ten times of the total vacancies will be selected to appear in the Mains exam provided they have to qualify the minimum marks set by the commission. Candidates qualifying for the Mains exam will be called for the Personality Test. The ratio of the same is given below: 

Number of vacancies 

Number of candidates to be called for Personality Test

1

5

2

8

3 and above

3 times the number of vacancies 

The final selection will be made in order of merit on the basis of the marks obtained by a candidate in the Main Examination in aggregate and by adding the marks obtained in the Personality Test. In no case, a candidate will be considered for Personality Test unless he/she appears in all the papers of the Main Examination. If a candidate remains absent in the Personality Test, his/her candidature will not be considered for final selection.

FAQs Related to Tripura PSC 2020

Ques: What is the exam date for Tripura PSC 2020 preliminary examination?

Ans:  Tripura PSC 2020 preliminary examination is scheduled for September 20, 2020. 

Ques: What is the last date to fill the  Tripura PSC application form?

Ans: Candidates willing to take the exam can apply for the same till May 31, 2020. 

Ques: What is the maximum number of attempts to take the exam?

Ans: There is no maximum limit to take the exam. 

Ques: What is the application fee for SC/ST category candidates?

Ans: The application fee for SC/ST category candidates belonging to Tripura is INR 250. Other state’s SC/ST category candidates can submit the application fee of INR 300. 



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