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Syllabus & Exam Pattern – TNUSRB SI Police Job 2019

Syllabus & Exam Pattern - TNUSRB SI Police Job 2019


Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) recently released the Recruitment Notification for 969 Sub-Inspector of Police (TK, AR, TSP) Posts in March 2019.

There was a huge application received for the vacancies – a source person revealed us recently. It is to make a note that, the TNUSRB SI Police Exam Date is still a mystery because the Exam date is not yet disclosed by the organization.

But, as a remedy for the expectations, TNUSRB released the Syllabus for the TNUSRB SI Police Recruitment 2019 now, which is given below.

TNUSRB – Police SI 2019 - Selection Process

We expect the Selection Procedure & Exam Pattern to be same as done last year. So, you can find the Exam pattern & Selection processes of TNUSRB SI Police Recruitment 2019 here.

Sr. No. Test Marks (Open Quota) Marks (Departmental Quota)
1. Written Examination 70 Marks 85 Marks
2. Physical Efficiency Test 15 Marks Qualifying Examination
3. Viva-Voce 10 Marks 10 Marks
4. Special Marks 5 Marks (NCC/NSS/Sports) 5 Marks (for Medals in National Police Duty Meet)
TOTAL 100 Marks 100 Marks


  1. A) 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

A total of 140 questions in this examination will be carrying half mark per question.

The duration of the Written Examination will be 2 hours 30 minutes.

Minimum Pass Mark will be 35% of the total marks. That is 25 marks (30% of 70).

  1. B) Departmental Quota
Sr. No. Subjects Marks
a) General Knowledge 15 Marks
b) Communication skills, Numerical skills, Logical Analysis, Information handling ability, Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Indian Evidence Act, Police Standing Orders and Police Administration 70 Marks
TOTAL 85 Marks

A total of 170 questions each carrying half mark.

The duration of the Written Examination is 3 hrs.

Minimum Pass Marks will be 35% of the total marks, which is 30 marks.

TNUSRB Police SI Jobs 2019 – Exam Syllabus

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.



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.


Dates and events of Indian History from Indus Valley Civilisation to the present day Indian modern administration.


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.


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 5-year planning.


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.


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 Neighbours, present day India and other related topics. Arts, Literature, Culture of India and Tamil Nadu.


LOGICAL ANALYSIS: Analysis of any information logically to find out various dimensions of the information.

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS: Quick response regarding numerical ability will be tested.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Effective usage of languages will be tested.

INFORMATION HANDLING ABILITY: For any given information, the various aspects of the information, the inferences and connected facts will be tested.

MENTAL ABILITY TEST: 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.

Syllabus for Departmental Quota Candidates only

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 tests.

POLICE ADMINISTRATION: General rules with regard to the day to day administration of the department will be tested.

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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