TN Post Graduate Assistant Syllabus 2018

Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board published an employment notification to fill huge vacancies for Post Graduation Assistant. Applications are invited from capable candidates to fill Physical Educational Director and Post Graduate Assistant Posts. Applicants who are eagerly looking for the government jobs in Tamil Nadu have enrolled for the recruitment through online before the last date  May 2018. Candidates who have successfully registered for the above posts are now in search for the TN Post Graduate Assistant Syllabus 2018 and pattern.  The test will hold in the month of July, and the candidates who have applied for it can download the TN TRB Post Graduate Assistant Exam pattern from PGA Exam Details

For every recruitment from Tamilnadu Teachers Recruitment Board written exam plays a significant role in selecting the best and skilled candidates for the job. The organization is planning to choose the best teachers in government-aided schools. The selected will get pay scale as per the norms of the department. So to recruit for the job aspirants need to score best marks in the written test. To score well every one need to collect TN Post Graduate Assistant Exam pattern which helps to handle the exact plan.

TN TRB Post Graduate Assistant Exam Pattern:

By following the TN TRB Post Graduate Assistant Syllabus, candidates can complete preparation in very short period and can allot some time for practicing previous papers. Download the TN PGA Syllabus PDF is available at Here on our page we have also maintained entire exam pattern & syllabus. The TRB Post Graduate Assistant Exam will be of objective type with multiple choice questions with time duration of 3 hours. The Main subject will be of 110 marks, Education Methodology for 30 marks and General Knowledge for 10 marks. The Physical Education Director Exam will be of 150 marks.


TopicsNo of questionsMarksDuration
Educational methodology303 hours
General knowledge10
Main Subject110

Organization Name:  Tamil Nadu Teacher Recruitment Board

Post Name:  Post Graduation Assistant

No of Posts:  Update soon

Date of Exam:  Update Soon

Category:  Syllabus

Minimum Cut Off score

General – 50% marks

SC – 45% marks

ST – 40% marks.

General Knowledge

  • History of India & Tamil Nadu
  • Indian Constitution
  • Personalities
  • Sports & Games
  • Abbreviations
  • Every Day Science
  • Current Affairs

Educational Methodology

  • Pre-primary Education
  • Non-formal and Adult Education
  • Role of Educational Institutions
  • Special problems of rural and tribal people
  • Eradication of poverty through Education
  • National Integration
  • Nutrition and health
  • Environmental Education
  • Channel of International Communication
  • Implications for the teacher
  • Role of rewards and punishments
  • National Educational Policy (1986), etc.


  • Modern Literature (1400 to present day) – Prose, Drama, Poetry
  • Shakespeare
  • American Literature
  • Indian Writing in English
  • Approaches to Literature
  • History of English Language
  • Linguistics
  • Principles of Literary Criticism


  • Algebra
  • Real Analysis
  • Fourier series and Fourier Integrals
  • Differential Geometry & Equations
  • Operations Research
  • Functional & Complex Analysis
  • Statistics – I, II


  • Vector Fields
  • Probability and Theory of Errors
  • Classical mechanics
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Electromagnetic theory
  • Spectroscopy
  • Solid State Physics
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Electronics (Digital)


  • Periodic properties
  • VB theory, MO theory, and its applications
  • Nonaqueous solvents
  • Solid state & Co-ordination chemistry, properties
  • Optical activity and concept of chirality
  • Conformational analysis
  • Organic reaction mechanisms
  • Heterocyclics
  • Old quantum theory
  • Application of Schrodinger equation, radioactivity
  • Thermodynamic equations of state
  • Organometallic compounds
  • Theory and applications of spectroscopic methods, reaction rates, etc.


  • Viruses, Bacteria, Thallophytes and Lichens
  • Plant Pathology and Microbiology
  • Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, and Gymnosperms
  • Morphology, Taxonomy and Economic Botany
  • Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Anatomy and Embryology
  • Plant Physiology and Bio-Chemistry
  • Plant Breeding and Bio-Technology
  • Ecology and Phytogeography
  • Palaeo Botany and General Principles


  • Classification Binomial Nomenclature
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Role of minor and major elements in metabolism enzymes
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Genetics-Gene Interactions
  • Physiology, Nutrition
  • Antigens and Antibodies
  • Evolution
  • Man and Biosphere


  • Harappan civilization
  • Jainism and Buddhism
  • Mughals
  • Arab conquest of Sindh and Muslim invasions slave dynasty
  • Foundation of British rule in India
  • Great Mutiny 1857
  • Integration of Indian States
  • Industrial, Agrarian, French, Russian revolutions
  • First and Second World War, Cold War, etc.


  • Micro Economics, Theories
  • Macro Economics, Theories
  • Monetary Economics, Theories
  • Central Bank and its functions
  • Factor Prices & Factor Market
  • International, Fiscal and Indian Economics, etc.


  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Accounting for management and its functions, benefits
  • Capital Expenditure Decisions
  • Costing Methods/ Techniques
  • Entrepreneurial Development
  • Role of banks in EDP-TRYSEM
  • Statistics Importance
  • Sampling
  • Banking & Finance
  • Company Law & Auditing
  • Income Tax Authorities, Powers, etc.

Physical Education

  • Definitions of basic/ applied/ action research and its needs
  • Classification of Research data and its collections
  • Tools & Techniques of Research
  • Types of statistical process
  • Philosophy in Evaluation in Physical Education
  • Teaching, Training and Coaching definitions in PE
  • Concept of Health
  • Components of physical fitness
  • Places of test in training
  • Rule of sports and games
  • Sports Authority of Tamil Nadu, etc.


  • Poetry
  • Grammar
  • Prose, etc.

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