TRB TN Post Graduate Assistant Syllabus Exam pattern

TRB TN Post Graduate Assistant Syllabus

TRB TN Post Graduate Assistant Syllabus and Examination pattern

Tamil Nadu Teacher Recruitment Board has announced the recruitment for the post of Post Graduate Assistants / Physical Education Directors Grade – I and Computer Instructor Grade I recently.

It is important to understand the Exam Pattern and Syllabus of this recruitment for candidates to crack this examination with flying colors.

In this article, we are going to discuss in detail the exam pattern and Syllabus of the Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) Examination.

Details of Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) Examination 2021

Name of the PostsPost Graduate Assistant / Physical Education Director
Exam Conducting OrganizationTamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board
Number of Vacancies2098 Vacancies
Starting Date of submission of online application01.03.2021
Last date for submission of the online application25.03.2021
Selection ProcedureWritten Examination Interview
 Written Examination Date26.06.2021 and 27.06.2021
Salary DetailsPost Graduate Assistants / Physical Education Directors Grade – I
Rs. 36900 – 116600
Official Website

TN TRB PG Assistant Examination Highlights

Mode of ExaminationOnline
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Total Number of questions150
Marks for each right answer1 Mark
Duration of Examination3 Hours
Minimum Eligibility MarksGeneral Candidates – 50% marks
SC/SCA Candidates – 45%Marks
ST candidates – 40% Marks

TN TRB PG Assistant Exam Pattern

Name of the SubjectsTotal QuestionsTotal Marks
Concerned Subject110110
Educational Methodology3030
General Knowledge1010

Medium of Examination of TN TRB PG Assistant Exam


UPSC syllabus Hindi pdf UPSC ISS Syllabus Indian Statistical Service
NDA previous year papersUPSC CMS Combined Medical Service syllabus
SubjectsMedium of examination
LanguagesRespective Languages
Bio-Chemistry, Micro Biology, Home Science, Indian Culture, and Physical EducationEnglish
Academic Subjects except for Indian Culture, Micro Biology, Bio-Chemistry, and Home ScienceTamil and English

Detailed Syllabus of TN TRB PG Assistant

TN PG Assistant TRB Syllabus for English

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

TN PG Assistant TRB Syllabus for Mathematics

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

TN PG Assistant TRB Syllabus for Physics

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

TN PG Assistant TRB Syllabus for Chemistry

  • Periodic properties
  • VB theory, MO theory and its applications
  • Non aqueous solvents
  • Solid state and 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
  • Orgnometallic compounds
  • Theory and applications of spectroscopic methods, reaction rates,

TN PG Assistant TRB Syllabus for Botany

  • Viruses, Bacteria, Thallaophytes 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 Phyto-geography
  • Palaeo Botany and General Principles

TN PG Assistant TRB Syllabus for Zoology

  • 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

TN PG Assistant TRB Syllabus for History

  • 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,

TN PG Assistant TRB Syllabus for Economics

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

TN PG Assistant TRB Syllabus for Commerce

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

TN PG Assistant TRB Syllabus for Physical Education

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

TN PG Assistant TRB Exam Syllabus for Tamil

  • Poetry
  • Prose
  • Grammar

TN PG Assistant TRB Exam Syllabus for General Knowledge

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

TN PG Assistant TRB Exam Syllabus for Educational Methodology

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

Best 5 books for preparation of TN TRB PG Assistant Exam

Name of the bookPublication/Author
TRB (Teachers Recruitment Board) History Post Graduate Assistants Exam Books in EnglishPh.D. Dr. K. Muthu Kumar, Prof. S. Santha Kumari
Supreme Guide for TRB PG chemistryR Aruna Giri
Supreme Guide for TRB PG PhysicsSakthi Publications
TRB – Kalviyiyal (Tamil)V.V.K. Subburaj
TRB Computer Instructors Grade I Post Graduate Cadre Exam BooksE Kannan

Best 5 YouTube Channels for the preparation of TN TRB PG Assistant Exam

YouTube ChannelThe link towards YouTube Channel
Elite English Academy
Sindhu English M.Sindhu
Nathiya karthik official
What is the salary of Post Graduate Assistants / Physical Education Directors Grade – I?

Rs. 36900 – Rs 116600

What will be the total marks for TN TRB PG Assistant Examination?

Total marks will be 150.

What is the vacancy details for TN TRB PG Assistant Examination?

There are total of 2098 Vacancies. Among these vacancies 235 backlog vacancies are there.

How much marks a candidate must score to qualify in the TN TRB PG Assistant Examination?

A General Candidate must score 50% marks. An SC/SCA Candidate must score 45%Marks and ST candidates must score 40% Marks.

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