Tamilnadu Postal Circle Postman/Mail Guard syllabus 2017-18

Department of Posts, Tamilnadu postal circle postman/mail guard recruitment 2017-18 released the official notification for postman and mail guard recruitment. Before step into the preparation process let discuss in detail about tamilnadu postal circle postman/mail guard syllabus 2017-18. If you master the exam pattern and syllabus of any exam, you done half way through the preparation process. The furthermore details of  postman exam syllabus and exam pattern,

Tamilnadu Postal Circle Postman/Mail Guard syllabus 2017-18

Postman/Mail Guard Exam Pattern 2017-18 :

Same as other bank exams, the postman/mail guard exam also consists of four sections. The sections are as follows 1. General Knowledge 2. Mathematics 3. English and 4. Tamil. Each section consist of 25 Multi Choice  questions with 25 marks each. Questions will be asked from 10th standard level. There are no negative marks for wrong answers.

  1. General Knowledge – 25 Questions – 25 Marks
  2. Mathematics           – 25 Questions – 25 Marks
  3. English                    – 25 Questions – 25 Marks
  4. Tamil                      – 25  Questions  – 25 Marks.

Total 100 MCQ questions, each question carries 1 marks with 100 marks in total. General Knowledge and Mathematics section in bilingual. i.e Both English and Tamil. English and Tamil section questions  will be in same language respectively.

The duration of the exam will be 120 mins (2 hrs.).

Tamilnadu Postal Circle Postman/Mail Guard Qualifying Marks :

General Candidates:

  • Applicants should score minimum 10 marks in each section to get pass in each section. Which means 40% marks in General Knowledge, Mathematics, English and Tamil.

OBC Candidates:

  • Should score minimum 9 marks in each section to get pass. 37% aggregate Marks in General knowledge, Mathematics, English and Tamil.

SC/ST Candidates :

  • Candidates should score minimum 8 marks in each section. 33% of aggregate marks in each section.

Not only qualifying in each section is enough, candidates should score high to get placed or selected for job.

Tamilnadu Postal Circle Postman/Mail Guard Syllabus 2017-18 :

General Knowledge

Geography, Indian History, Freedom Struggle, Culture and Sports, General Polity and constitution of India. Economics, General Science, Current Affairs and Reasoning and Analytical ability of 10th standard.


Number systems, Computation of whole Numbers, Decimal and Fractions. Relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ration and Proportion. Profit and Loss, Simple Interest, Average, Discount, Partnership, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Use of Tablets and Graphs, Mensuration.


Articles , Prepositions, Conjunctions, Tenses, Verbs. Synonyms and Antonyms, Vocabulary, Sentence Structure. Proverbs, Phrases, questions from small passages. Etc.


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