SI Exam Syllabus

Dear readers, today we are going to upload the SI Exam Syllabus PDF to assist you all. Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) has Recently given the Recruitment of 969 Posts Sub-Inspector of Police (TK, AR, TSP) – 2022. A large no. of candidates have applied for these posts. Candidates who have applied for the exam must understand the exam pattern and SI syllabus.
The Written Examination for the selection of Sub-Inspectors of Police (Taluk, AR & TSP) will have two parts: Part 1-Tamil Language Eligibility Test and Part-2- Main Written examination. The candidates who have cleared the Part 1 exam will be called for the written exam.

SI Exam Syllabus PDF- Pattern 2022

Test Marks (Open Quota) Marks (Departmental Quota)
Written Examination 70 Marks 85 Marks
Physical Efficiency Test 15 Marks Qualifying Examination
Viva-Voce 10 Marks 10 Marks
Special Marks 5 Marks (NCC/NSS/Sports) 5 Marks (for Medals in National Police Duty Meet)
TOTAL 100 Marks 100 Marks

Tamil Nadu Police SI Written Exam Open Quota

Sr. No. Subjects Marks
a) General Knowledge 40 Marks
b) Logical Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Psychology Test, Communication Skills, Information Handling Ability 30 Marks
TOTAL 70 Marks

Tamil Nadu Police SI Written Exam Department Quota

Tamil Nadu SI Exam Syllabus 2022 PDF

The Written Examination for Sub-Inspectors of Police selection will be of degree level with basic knowledge of Class XII of all the subjects as the datum. The syllabus includes the following topics.
The Written Examination for Sub-Inspectors of Police selection will be of degree level with basic knowledge of Class XII of all the subjects as the datum. The syllabus includes the following topics.

Part- I


  1. GENERAL SCIENCE: It will cover general appreciation and understanding of science including matters of everyday observations and experience as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made any special study of any scientific discipline. The questions shall be from topics- in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology viz. Scientific Instruments, Inventions, and Discoveries. Scientists and their contributions, Human Physiology, Diseases, and their cause, cure and prevention, Diet and Balanced diet, Human Genetics, Animals, Mammals and Birds, Environment and Ecology, Elements and Compounds. Acids, Bases, and Salts and allied subjects, Motion, Newton’s Laws of Motion – Properties of Matter, Electricity, National Laboratories, and other related topics. All these topics will be of basic nature.
  2. HISTORY OF INDIA: Dates and events of Indian History from Indus Valley Civilization to the present-day Indian modern administration.
  3. GEOGRAPHY: Regions of India, Weather, Monsoon and Climate, Rainfall, Natural Calamities, Crops, Crops pattern, Indian Towns and Places, Hill Stations, National Parks, Major Ports, Minerals, Location of Major Industries, Forests, and Wildlife, Population distribution in India and other related topics.
  4. ECONOMICS AND COMMERCE: Agriculture, Major crops and crop pattern in India, Industrial Development, Major, Medium, Small Scale and Cottage Industries of Tamil Nadu Village and Rural Development in India. Housing, Drinking water, and other development schemes – price policy, inflation, population and unemployment problems, imports and exports Industrial development and five-year planning.
  5. INDIAN POLITY: Indian Constitution, Salient Features, Citizenship, Elections, Parliament and State legislature, Executive, States, Judiciary system, Local Self-governments, Centre-State Relations, Language Policy, and Foreign Policy.
  6. CURRENT EVENTS: Latest development in Science and technology, political developments in India, new developments in Trade, Transport and communication, historical events. Fine Arts like dance, drama, films, painting, major literary works, Games and Sports, National, International awards, National and International organizations, Abbreviations, Who is Who, Books and Authors, General Technology, India and its Neighbors, present-day India, and other related topics. Arts, Literature, Culture of India and Tamil Nadu.

Part- II

  1. LOGICAL ANALYSIS: Analysis of any information logically to find out various dimensions of the information.
  2. NUMERICAL ANALYSIS: Quick response with regard to numerical ability will be tested.
  3. COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Effective usage of languages will be tested.
  4. INFORMATION HANDLING ABILITY: For any given information, the various aspects of the information, the inferences, and connected facts will be tested.
  5. MENTAL ABILITY TESTS: These tests are meant to verify the candidate’s capability to draw conclusions through, inductive or deductive reasoning. It will include elementary problems from school mathematics.

In addition to the above, the Departmental Quota candidates will have questions on the following police subjects in Part-II

  • POLICE STANDING ORDER (PSO): The provisions of PSO and its application at various points during the functioning will be tested.
  • POLICE ADMINISTRATION: General rules with regard to the day-to-day administration of the department will be tested.
  • CrPC., IPC., EVIDENCE ACT: The basic knowledge and day-to-day usage in the Police Station and in cases which are handled in the Courts.

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