Assistant Superintendent of Approved Schools and Vigilance Institutions in Social Defence Department

Tamil Nadu Public Service commission has released notification for Assistant Superintendent of Approved Schools and Vigilance Institutions in Social Defence Department. Applications are invited only through online mode up to 15.03.2019. Candidates can view the notification at Official Website for more details and can apply through

Assistant Superintendent 2019 Exam Syllabus

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Criminology - Crime and Criminology, Explanation of Crime  (Individualistic approach) and (Environmental approaches), White collar crime, Elements of Crime, Nature of Research methodology, Variation in punitive policies, Variation in punitive policies, Therapeutic approach, Functions of police, Recidivism.

Forensic Science - Forensic Science , Physical evidences, Foot and tyre impressions, Tool marks, Fire and arson, Questioned documents, Broken glass, Toxicology, Examination of biological fluids, Instrumental methods of organic analysis.

Psychology - Introduction, Attention & Perception, Learning and Memoty, Higher Order Cognitive Processes, Motivation and Emotion, Personality, Abnormal Behaviour, Developmental Psychology, Application of social Psycology to Community, Organisational Behaviour.

Philosophy - Indian Philosophy, Schools of Indian Philosophy, Social Philosopjy, Indian Ethivsm Indian Logic, Western Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method.Greek and Medival Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Western Ethics.


General Science

Current Events


History and Culture of India

Indian Polity

Indian Economy

Indian National Movement

Aptitude and Mental Ability Tests


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