TNPSC CESSE Syllabus 2021 – Check Combined Engineering Services Examination Exam Pattern || Download PDF!!!

TNPSC CESE Syllabus 2021
TNPSC CESE Syllabus 2021

TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Examination Syllabus 2021 Notification: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission released the notification for Combined Engineering Services Examination 2021 for the post of Junior Draughting Officer, Junior Technical Assistant and Junior Engineer. There are 537 vacancies for the post. Eligible candidates can apply from05.03.2021 to 04.04.2021. Interested candidates can download the Syllabus and check the exam pattern here. We are providing detailed topics.

TNPSC CESSE Syllabus 2021 Important Details:

Name of the Board: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

 Name of the post: Junior Draughting Officer, Junior Technical Assistant and Junior Engineer

No of vacancy:  537

Last date: 04.04.2021

Status: Syllabus

Category: Syllabus

TNPSC CESSE Syllabus 2021 Exam Pattern:

Subject Duration Maximum Marks

Minimum Qualifying Marks for selection

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, BC(OBCM)s, MBCs/DCs and BCMs Others
Paper – I (Subject Paper)


(200 Questions)

Diploma Standard

1.     Civil Engineering (Code No. 299)

2. Architectural Assistantship (Code No. 323)

2.     Handloom Technology /Textile Technology/Textile Manufacture (Code No. 339)

3 hours 300 150 200
Paper- II (General Studies)


(100 Questions)

(Code No.003)

General Studies (HSC Standard) – 75 Questions and Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard) – 25 Questions

2 hours 200 150 200
Total   500    

TNPSC CESE Syllabus 2021:

Civil Engineering (Diploma Standard)

Unit – I: Engineering Mechanics

Unit – II: Mechanics Of Structure

UNIT – III: Construction Materials & Construction Practice

UNIT – IV: Transportation Engineering

Unit – V: Hydraulics

Unit – Vi: Surveying

Unit – Vii: Environmental Engineering And Pollution Control

Unit – Viii: Estimating And Costing

Unit – Ix: Structural Engineering

Unit – X: Construction Management

Architectural Assistantship (Diploma Standard)

Unit – I: Engineering Mechanics

Unit – Ii: Building Materials & Construction

Unit – Iii: History & Theory Of Architecture

History Of Architecture

Theory Of Architecture

Unit – Iv: Structural Engineering

Unit – V: Environmental Engineering

Unit – Vi: Building Services

Unit – Vii: Site Survey & Planning

Unit – Viii: Specification & Estimation

Unit – Ix: Town Planning

Unit – X: Computer Aided Drafting & Visualization

Handloom Technology / Textile Technology/ Textile Manufacture (Diploma Standard)

Unit- I: Fibre Properties And Man-Made Fibre Spinning

Unit- Ii: Spun Yarn Formation

Unit- Iii: Textile Calculations

Unit- Iv: Fabric Formation

Unit- V: Fabric Structure

Unit – Vi: Chemical Processing

Unit – Vii: Knitting, Garments & Modern Developments In Handlooms

Unit – Viii: Testing & Quality Control

Unit- Ix: Nonwovens, Technical Textiles& Handloom Fabrics

Unit- X: Textile Mill Management

 Paper-II General Studies (H.S.C Standard) Objective Type


 Physics: Nature of Universe-General Scientific laws-Inventions and discoveries-National scientific laboratories-Mechanics and properties of matter-Physical quantities, standards and units-Force, motion and energy-Magnetism, electricity and electronics -Heat, light and sound.

Chemistry: Elements and Compounds-Acids, bases and salts-Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides.

Botany: Main Concepts of life science-Classification of living organism-Nutrition and dietetics- Respiration.

Zoology: Blood and blood circulation-Reproductive system-Environment, ecology, health and hygiene-Human diseases including communicable and non – communicable diseases – prevention and remedies-Animals, plants and human life


 History-Latest diary of events-national – National symbols – Profile of States-Eminent persons & places in news-Sports & games-Books & authors – Awards & honors’-India and its neighbours

 Political Science

  1. Problems in conduct of public elections
  2. Political parties and political system in India
  3. Public awareness & General administration
  4. Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility

 Geography–Geographical landmarks

 Economics— Current socio-economic problems

 Science-Latest inventions on science & technology


Earth and Universe-Solar system-Monsoon, rainfall, weather & climate-Water resources — rivers in India-Soil, minerals & natural resources-Forest & wildlife-Agricultural pattern-Transport including surface transport & communication-Social geography – population-density and distribution-Natural calamities – Disaster Management.


 Indus valley civilization-Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas-Age of Vijayanagaram and the bahmanis-South Indian history-Culture and Heritage of Tamil people-India since independence-Characteristics of Indian culture-Unity in diversity –race, colour, language, customIndia-as secular state-Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN-Political parties and populist schemes.


 Constitution of India–Preamble to the constitution- Salient features of constitution- Union, state and territory- Citizenship-rights amend duties- Fundamental rights- Fundamental duties- Human rights charter- Union legislature – Parliament- State executive- State Legislature – assembly- Local government – panchayat raj – Tamil Nadu- Judiciary in India – Rule of law/Due process of law— 30 Elections- Official language and Schedule-VIII- Corruption in public life- Anti-corruption measures – CVC, Lok-adalats, Ombudsman, CAG – Right to information- Empowerment of women- Consumer protection forms.


 Nature of Indian economy- Five-year plan models-an assessment-Land reforms & agriculture- Application of science in agriculture-Industrial growth-Rural welfare oriented programmers-Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty-Economic trends in Tamil Nadu


 National renaissance-Emergence of national leaders-Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore-Different modes of agitations-Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & others


Conversion of information to data – Collection, compilation and presentation of data – Tables, graphs, diagrams – Analytical interpretation of data – Simplification-Percentage – Highest Common Factor (HCF) – Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) – Ratio and Proportion – Simple interest – Compound interest – Area – Volume -Time and Work – Logical Reasoning – Puzzles – Dice -Visual Reasoning – Alpha numeric Reasoning – Number Series.

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How many vacancies for the post of TNPSC CESSE 2021?

There are 537 vacancies for the post.

What is the last date for TNPSC CESSE 2021?

Eligible candidates can apply from05.03.2021 to 04.04.2021.

What is the maximum mark for the TNPSC CESSE 2021?

The maximum mark for the examination is 500.


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