TNPSC UNIT 1 GENERAL SCIENCE: 

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Physics :

(i) Scientific Knowledge and Scientific temper – Power of Reasoning – Rote Learning Vs Conceptual Learning – Science as a tool to understand the past, present and future.

Refer :  Current Affairs

(ii) Nature of Universe – General Scientific Laws – Mechanics -Properties of Matter, Force, Motion and Energy – Everyday application of the basic principles of Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Light, Sound, Heat, Nuclear Physics, Laser, Electronics and Communications.

  • Nature of Universe

     New book

– 7th std science term 3 page no: 24 (unit 2 – universe and space)

– 8th std science page no :83 (unit 8 -universe and space science)

– 9th std science unit 9 page no: 102

– 6th std geography page no: 160

  • General Scientific Laws

      New book

6th std to 10th std important laws

  • Mechanics Properties of Matter (Physical quantities, standard units)

Old book : Samacheer science book

– 6th std term 1 page no : 124

– 7th std term1 page no : 175

– 8th std term 1 page no : 214

– 9th std term 1 page no : 76

– 10th std page no : 229

New book :

– 6th  std term 1 page no : 1

– 7th  std term1 page no : 1

– 8th std page no : 1

– 9th std page no: 1

– 11th std physics volume 1 (unit 1)

  • Force, Motion and Energy – Everyday application of the basic principles of Mechanics

Old book : Samacheer science book

6th  std term 2 page no : 70 (unit 3 Types of Energy)

7th  std term1 page no : 190 (chapter 7  Motion )

8th  std term 1 page no : 219 (chapter 7 Force & Pressure)

9th  std term 1 page no : 1 (chapter 1 fluids)

9th  std term 1 page no : 89, 94 (chapter 6 – work power energy, motion )

10th  std page no : 233 (unit 15  law of motion and gravitation)

New book :

6th   std term 1 page no : 18 (force and pressure)

7th   std term1 page no : 16 (force and motion)

8th std page no : 12 (force and pressure)

9th  std page no: 14 (motion)

10th  std  page no : 1 (law of motion)

  • Electricity

Old book : Samacheer science book

8th std page no : 118 (unit 4  electricity and heat)

10th std page no : 250 (unit 16  electricity and energy)

New book :

6th std term 2 page no : 16 (unit 2 electricity)

8th std page no: 46 (unit 5 electricity)

9th std page no: 16 ( unit 4   Electric charge and Electric current)

10th std page no: 42 (unit 4  electricity )

  • Magnetism

Old book

10th std page no: 273 (unit 17 Magnetic effect of electric current)

New book

6th std term 3 page no: 1 (unit 1 Magnetism)

8th std page no: 72 (unit 7 Magnetism)

9th std page no : 52 (unit 5 Magnetism and Electromagnetism)

  • Light

Old book

6th std term 3 page no: 101 (unit 4 )

8th std term 3 page no: 149 (unit 4)

New book

7th std term3 page no: 1 (unit 1 light)

8th std page no : 22 (unit 3 Light)

9th std page no: 66 (unit 8 light )

10th std page no: 16 (unit 2 optics)

  • Sound

Old book

9th std term 2 page no: 82 (unit 5 sound)

New book

8th std page no : 60 (unit 6 sound )

9th std page no : 91 (unit 8 sound)

10th std page no: 59 (unit 5 Acoustics)

  • Heat

Old book

7th std term 3 (unit 4 heat)

8th std term 2 page no : 133 (unit 4 heat )

9th std term 3 page no: 105 (unit 7 heat )

New book

6th std term 2 page no: 1 (unit 1 heat)

7th std term 2 page no : 1 (unit 1 heat)

8th std page no: 35 (unit 4 heat)

9th std page no :80 (unit 7 heat)

10th std page no: 32 (unit 3 Thermal physics)

  • Nuclear Physics

Old book

12th std physics volume 2 (unit 6 & 8)

New book

10th std page no : 74 (unit 6 Nuclear physics)

  • Laser

Old book

12th std physics volume 2 (unit 6th (6.4) )

  • Electronics and Communications

Old book

12th std physics volume 2 page no: 242 (unit 10 )

Chemistry :

(iii) Elements and Compounds, Acids, Bases, Salts, Petroleum Products, Fertilizers, Pesticides.

  • Elements and Compounds

Old book

6th std term 1 & 3 (chapter 3)

7th std term 1 (chapter 5)

8th std term 1 (chapter 5)

9th std term 1 (chapter 3 & 4)

9th std term 2 (chapter 4)

9th std term 3 (chapter 5)

10th std chapter 12

New book

6th std term 1,2,3 (unit 3)

7th term 1 page no: 27 (unit 3 Matter Around Us )

7th term 2 page no: 36 (unit 3 Changes Around Us )

7th term3 page no : 65 (unit 4 chemistry in daily life )

8th std page no : 94,104,114,124,139,166 (unit 9,10,11,12,13,15 )

9th std page no : 113 & 125  & 138 (unit 10,11,12)

10th std page no : 106 (unit 8 – Periodic Classification of Elements)

  • Acids, Bases, Salts

Old book

7th std term 2 (unit 3.3- acid, bases, salts)

9th std term 2 (unit 4 – chemical equations)

10th std chapter (9, 11)

New book

8th std page no: 155 (unit 14 – acid and bases)

9th std page no :162  (unit 14  –  acid, bases, salts)

10th std page no : 124  & 137 (unit 9- Solutions & 10 – Types of Chemical Reactions )

  • Petroleum Products

Old book

8th std term 3 (unit 3 – coal and petroleum )

10th std chapter 13 -carbon and its compounds

New book

9th std page no : 172  (unit 15 -carbon and its compounds)

10th std page no : 155 ( unit 11 -carbon and its compounds)

11th std chemistry volume 2 page no : 178 (unit 13 hydrocarbon)

  • Fertilizers, Pesticides

Old book

9th std term 2 page no: 11 (unit 1)

Extra study topics in Old books

11th chemistry volume 1 (unit 6,7,8 – carbon & nitrogen)

Ores and metals

  • 11th chemistry volume 1 (unit 3)
  • 12th chemistry volume 1 (unit 4 important ores and uses)

         12th std chemistry volume 2 (unit 13 electro chemistry -1) –>( Study PH & POH , Indicators)

         12th std chemistry volume 2 (unit 21 , 22 study basics only )

         11th std chemistry volume 2 (unit 16 , 17 ) basics only

Biology

(iv) Main concepts of Life Science, Classification of Living Organisms, Evolution, Genetics, Physiology, Nutrition, Health and Hygiene, Human diseases

Botany

  • Main concepts of Life Science

Old book

6th std science term 1 (unit 1 , 2 )

7th std science term 1 (unit 3)

8th std science term 1 (unit 1)

New book

6th std science term 1 page no: 55 (unit 4 the world of plants)

8th std page no: 192 (unit 17 plant kingdom )

9th std page no: 226 (unit 19 Plant Physiology )

11th std Bio-Botany (unit 1,2)

  • Cell basic unit of life

Old book

6th std science term 2 (unit 1)

9th std science term 1 (unit 2)

New book

6th std science term 2 page no : 57 (unit 5 the cell)

8th std science page no: 205 (unit 18 organisation of life)

7th  std science term 2 page no : 57 (unit 4 cell biology)

11th std Bio-Botany page no : 118, 140 (unit 6,7)

  • Classification of Living Organisms

Old book

6th std term 3 (unit 1)

7th std term 1 (unit 1)

7th std term 3 (unit 2)

8th std term 1 (unit 3)

8th std term 3 (unit 1)

9th std term 1 (unit 1)

New book

6th std science term 1 page no : 58 (unit 5 the world of animals)

7th std science term 2 page no : 70 (unit 5 Basis of classification)

8th std page no : 205 (unit 18  organization of life )

9th  std page no : 233 (unit 20  Organ Systems in Animals)

10th std page no : 173 (unit 12 plant anatomy and plant physiology)

Life science

  • Respiration

Old book

7th term2 unit 2

9th term3 unit 1

10th std chapter 6(respiration)

New book

10th std page no :180 (unit 12 – 12.9 to 12.11.3)

11th std Bio-Botany page no :261 (unit 14 )

  • Bio diversity and its conservation

Old book

9th std term 2 (unit 3)

11th zoology (unit 1)

New book

8th std pg no : 260 (unit 22 conservation of plants and animals)

12th zoology page no: 181 (chapter 11)

Tnpsc unit 1-Zoology

  • Evolution

Old book

10th std science chapter 1

12th std zoology unit 7

New book

10th std science page no: 274 (unit 19 origin and evolution of life)

12th std Bio Zoology page no: 89 (unit 2 chapter 6 Evolution)

  • Genetics

Old book

10th std science chapter 1

11th std zoology unit 4

12th std zoology unit 4

New book

10th   science page no: 261 (unit 18 genetics)

12th  Bio Zoology page no: 45,58 (unit 2 chapter 4,5)

Physiology

  • Circulation

Old book

9th term2 unit 2 (2.6)

10th unit 5 (5.5)

11th zoology unit 3 (3.6)

12th zoology unit 1

New book

6th std term2 unit 6 (6.5)

9th std page no : 217 (unit 18 , blood)

10th std page no: 204 (unit 14-  14.12 to 14.18 )

11th std Bio Zoology page no :109 (unit 3 – chapter 7)

  • Endocrine system

Old book

8th std term1 unit 2 (2.3)

10th std unit 3 (3.2)

11th std unit 3 (3.10)

New book

6th std term 2 unit 6 (6.8) pg no: 79

10th std unit 16 (16.2) page no :232

  • Reproductive system

Old book

8th term 1, unit 2 (2.4)

9th term 2, unit 2 (2.8)

11th zoology unit 3 (3.12)

New book

8th std unit 20 page no: 232

9th std unit 20 (20.3) page no: 241

10th unit 17 (17.7) page no: 248

12th Bio – Zoology unit 1 (chapter 2,3)

  • Nutrition & dietetics

Old book

6th term 1, unit 2

7th term 1 unit 2 (2.1 to 2.4 , 2.6)

7th term 3, unit 1

10th std science chapter 6

12th zoology unit 1

New book

11th std Bio- Zoology  unit 3 (chapter 5) page no : 73

  • Health and Hygiene

Old book

6th term 1 unit 1(food and habits)

8th term 1 unit 2 (reaching age of adolescence)

9th term 2 unit 1 (improvement of food resources)

9th term 3 , unit 2

New book

6th term 1 page no : 80 (unit 6)

7th term 1 page no : 74 (unit 6)

9th std page no : 247 (unit 21)

10th std page no : 300 (unit 21)

  • Human diseases

Old book

8th term 1 unit 4

10th std chapter 2

11th zoology unit 6

New book

8th std page no: 180 (unit 16 Microorganism)

9th std page no : 258 (unit 22 – world of microbes)

10th std page no : 300 (unit 21)

12th Bio-Zoology unit 1 (chapter 3) page no : 32

(v) Environment and Ecology

Old book

6th term 3 unit 2

7th term 3 unit 1 (water)

8th term 2 ( air , water)

9th term 2 (unit 3)

9th term 3 (unit 3)

10th chapter 7 ,8

11th Botany (unit 7)

12th zoology (unit 5)

New book

6th std term 3 page no :46 (unit 4)

9th std page no: 290 (unit 24)

10th std page no :315 (unit 22)

12th std Bio-Zoology page no: 201 (chapter 12)

Extra old question papers in tnpsc website from 2012

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