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TN TRB BEO 2023 Vacancies, Apply Online

Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board has released the official notification for TRB BEO (Block Educational Officer) recruitment 2023 for 33 Vacancies. Eligible & Interested candidates can apply online from June 6 to July 5 2023. In this article, we have provided Complete details about BEO such as Syllabus, Exam Pattern and exam dates.

The Pay Scale for TN TRB BEO is Rs.36900-116600 (Level-18)

TN TRB 2023 Overview

Organization NameTamilnadu Teacher Recruitment Board (TN TRB)
Number of VacanciesBlock Educational Officer (BEO)
Number of Vacancy33
Pay Scale Rs.36900-116600 (Level-18)
Online Registration starts at06.06.2023 
Online Registration Closes by05.07.2023 
Date of Examination10.09.2023 (Tentative)
Application FeeRs. 600/- for general category
Rs. 300/- for SC/ST and reserved category
Selection ProcessWritten Test, Interview
Question Paper Language English & Tamil
Job LocationTamil Nadu

TN TRB BEO Syllabus 2023

General Paper (Core Subject)

Unit 1 – History of Tamil Literature

1. Sangam Age to Present
– Sangam Literature – Notes on Sangam Literature

– Compilation Method of Idylls (Paattu) and Anthologies (Thogai)

– Significance of Sangam Literature

2. Eighteen Lesser Texts (Pathinenkilkanakku)
3. Significance of Tamil Books of Law (Needhi Noolgal)
4. The Five Great Epics (Aimperumkappiyangaḷ)
5. The Five Small Epics (Ainchirumkappiyangal)
6. Bhakti Literature, Thevaram, Naalayira Dhivya Prabhandham, Thirumandhiram, Thiruppugazh, Pattinathaar, Arunagirinathar, Thaayumaanavar, Vallalar, Kambaramayanam, Mahabharatham, Periya Puranam, Thiruvilayadal Puranam 
7. Sitrilakkiyangal, 96 Prabhandhangal, Kovai, Pillaitamil, Kalambagam, Ula, Thoodhu, Parani, Pallu, Kuravanji
8. Religious sects growth by Tamil – Jainism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianism 
9. Siddhargal, Social Reformation (Samooga Seerthiruttham)
10. Present Day Tamil Literature – Development of Tamil Prose, Tamil Fiction, Novels, Short Stories, Tamil Folklores, Essays, Literature
11. Tamil Grammar – Letters, Words, Meanings, Yaappu Ilakkanam, Ani Ilakkanam

Unit 2 – History of English Literature

1. Development of Prose, Poetry, Fiction, Drama and Grammar
2. Approaches to Literature (From 1830 to the Present day)
3. Modern Drama, Modern Fiction, Literary Movements, Literary Criticism and Theory
4. Teaching of English in India, Journalism and Creative Writing in English
5. British English Literature – American English Literature, Indian English Literature
6. English Language and Grammar, Origin of English Language
7. General Characteristics of Old and Middle English
8. Rise and Growth of Modern English
9. Growth of Vocabulary – Greek, Latin, French, Italian, Scandinavian and other foreign influences, Word Formation, Change of meaning
10. The Makers of English – Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton and Dr. Johnson
11. Basic English Grammar – Parts of Speech, Tenses, Voice, Singular/Plural, Spelling Reforms

Unit 3 – Mathematical Aptitude and Mental Ability Tests

1. Data Analysis, Conversion of Information to Data
2. Presentation and Interpretation of Data
3. Tables, Graphs and Diagrams, Analytical Interpretation of Data
4. Simplification, Percentage,Highest Common Factor (HCF), Lowest Common Multiple (LCM), Ratio and Proportion
5. Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Area, Volume, Time & Work
6. Decision Making and Problem Solving, Logical Reasoning, Puzzles, Dice Numerals, Verbals and Non verbals

Unit 4 – General Science


1. Units and Measurement
2. Laws of motions
3. Force, Work, Energy and Power
4. Properties of Matter
5. Current Electricity
6. Magnetism
7. Heat, Light and Sound
8. Atomic Devices
9. Electronic Devices


1. Classification of Matter
2. Stoichiometry
3. Types of Reactions
4. Extraction of Metals (Zn, Cu, Al, Au, Ag, Pb)
5. Acids and Bases
6. Periodic Classification
7. Chemical Bonding
8. Compounds of Carbon, Nitrogen, Oxygen and Sulphur
9. Gas Laws
10. Drugs, Fertilizers, Dyes and Polymers

Botany :

1. Plant Physiology
2. Cell – Basic Unit of Life
3. Photosynthesis – Its significance
4. Families – Malvaceae, Solanaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Musaceae and their economic importance
5. Plant Pathology, Bio Technology, Tissue Culture


1. Human Physiology – Human Body Functions
2. Environmental Biology
3. Global Warming- Greenhouse Effect
4. Ozone Layer Depletion
5. Applied Biology – Genetics and Evolution
6. Dairy, Poultry, Pisciculture, Fish Farming, Health and Hygiene

Unit 5 – History – National Movements of Tamil Nadu and India and Constitutional Development

1. South Indian History – Culture and Heritage of Tamil People
2. Advent of European Invasion, Expansion and Consolidation of British Rule, Effect of British Rule on socio-economic factor
3. Social reforms and religious movements
4. India since Independence, Characteristics of Indian culture
5. Unity in Diversity; Race, colour, language, custom
6. India as a secular state, Organizations for fine arts, dance, drama, music, Growth of rationalism
7. Advent of Europeans, Early uprising against British rule – 1857 Revolt
8. Indian National Congress, Emergence of National Leaders, Growth of Militant Movements
9. Role of Tamil Nadu in Freedom Struggle
10. Birth of political parties/political system in India since Independence
11. Dravidian movement in TN, Political parties and populist schemes
12. Prominent personalities in the various spheres; Arts, Science, Literature and Philosophy
13. Constitution of India
– Preamble to the Constitution, Salient features of the Constitution, Union, State and Territory
– Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Human Rights Charter
– Union Legislature, Parliament, State Executive, State Legislature, Assembly, Status of Jammu and Kashmir
– Local Government, Panchayat Raj – Tamil Nadu
– Judiciary in law, Rule of Law/Due Process of Law, Indian Federalism, Centre-State Relations, Emergency Provisions
– Elections, Election Commissions – Union and State
– Amendments to Constitution, Schedules to Constitution, Administrative reforms and Tribunals
– Corruption in Public Life, Anti-Corruption Measures
– Central Vigilance Commission, Lok Adalats, Ombudsman
– Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Right to Information, Central and State Commissions, Empowerment of Women

Unit 6 – Physical Geography and Economic, Commercial Geography of India

1. Universe – Solar System, Earth and Atmosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere
2. Monsoon, rainfall, weather and climate, Water Resources
3. Geography of India, Physical Features: Soil, minerals and natural resources, Natural Vegetation, Forest and Wildlife
4. Agricultural Pattern, Livestock and Fisheries
5. Social Geography, Population – Density and Distribution
6. Natural Calamities – Disaster Management
7. Geographical Landmarks, Policy on environment and ecology
8. Geography of Tamil Nadu
9. Nature of Indian economy, Five year plan models – an assessment, Land reforms and agriculture, Application of Science in agriculture
10. Industrial Growth, Role of Public Sector and disinvestment, Development of infrastructure, National Income, Rural Welfare oriented programmes
11. Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty, HRD (Human Resource Development)
12. Sustainable Economic Growth, Economic Trends in Tamil Nadu
13. Energy – Different Sources and Development
14. Finance Commission, Planning Commission, National Development Council
15. Current Socio-Economic Problems, New Economic Policy and Government Sector, NITI Aayog, Liberalization, Privatization, Globalization and Marketing

Unit 7 – General Knowledge and Current Affairs :

1. Latest diary of events – National, National Symbols, Profile of States
2. Eminent persons & places in news, Sports & Games, Books & Authors, Awards & Honors
3. Latest historical events, India & its neighbours
4. Science & Technology – Latest inventions
5. Latest discoveries in Health Science, Mass media and Communication

Child Psychology and Pedagogy :

Unit 1 – Human Growth and Development
Unit 2 – Guidance and Counselling
Unit 3 – Social, Emotional and Moral Development
Unit 4 – Learning
Unit 5 – Intelligence and Creativity
Unit 6 – Motivation & Group Dynamics
Unit 7 – Personality and Assessment
Unit 8 – Mental Health and Hygiene
Unit 9 – History of Educational Development in Tamil Nadu

TN TRB BEO Exam Pattern 2023

S.No.SubjectNo.of QuestionMarks
1General Paper Core Subject (Tamil, English, mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Biology, History, and Geography110110
2General Knowledge1010
3Child Development and Pedagogy3030