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Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Recruitment 2019 : 580 Openings for Assistant Agricultural Officer

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Recruitment 2019 : 580 Openings for Assistant Agricultural Officer
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Tamil Nadu Public Sevice Commission (TN PSC Recruitment) : Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has invited applications for recruitment to the post of Assistant Agricultural Officer for a total of 580 vacancies in the scale of pay of Rs.20600 - 65500 from candidates within the age group of 18 - 30 years as on 01.07.2018.

TN PSC Recruitment Important Dates

Date of Notification 27.12.2018
Last Date for Submission Of Application 27.01.2019 till 11.59 p.m
Last Date of Payment of Fees 29.01.2019
Date of Written Examination
Paper – I (Subject Paper) 07.04.2019 FN 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M
Paper – II (General Studies) 07.04.2019 AN 02.30 P.M. to 04.30 P.M

TN PSC Recruitment Vacancy Details

Name of the Post Name of the Service No. of vacancies Scale of Pay
1. Assistant Agricultural Officer Tamil Nadu Agricultural Extension Subordinate Service 576 Rs.20600 - 65500
2. Assistant Agricultural Officer 4

TN PSC Recruitment Eligibility

Age Limit (as on 01.07.2018)
Category of Applicants Minimum Age Maximum Age
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all Castes 18 Years No Maximum Age limit
Others 30 Years (Should not have completed)

TN PSC Recruitment Qualification (as on 27.12.2018)

(i) Must have passed Higher Secondary (plus two) Examination.
(ii) Must possess two years Diploma in Agriculture from the Institutions recognized by the Government of Tamil Nadu or affiliated with the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University; or Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul District; or any other institutions under the control of the Commissioner of Agriculture.
(iii) Applicants selected for appointment to the said post will be required to produce a certificate of physical fitness in the form prescribed below before their appointment
(iv) Applicants should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil on the date of this Notification.

TN PSC Recruitment Exam Structure


Subject Duration Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks for selection
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs Others
Paper - I
(200 Questions)
Diploma Standard

Agriculture (Code No.212)
3 Hours 300 150 200
Paper- II
(100 Questions)
(Code No.003)

General Studies (HSC Standard) – 75 Questions
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test
(SSLC Standard) – 25 Questions
2 Hours 200
Total 500

HOW TO APPLY TN PSC Recruitment :

1 Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission?s Websites / /

2 One-Time Registration (OTR) and applicant Dashboard are mandatory before applying for any post. Applicant should register only once in the One-Time Registration by paying Rs.150/- as Registration fee. Successfully registered One-Time Registration is valid for 5 years from the date of Registration. All the applications should be submitted using the One-Time Registration ID and password registered by the applicant.

3 For applying in One-Time Registration, the applicants should have scanned image of their photograph, certificate wherever insisted and signature in CD/DVD/Pen Drive to upload the photo, certificate and signature.

4 Applicants who have already registered in One-Time Registration on or before 29.09.2015 shall use their existing user ID and Password to create applicant Dashboard in the new One-Time Registration system. No applicant is permitted to create more than one registration ID in One-Time Registration.

5 Applicants should enter the Unique ID and password to view the already available information and update them. They shall not share the ID with any other person or agency.

6 One-Time Registration is not an application for any post. It is just a collection of information from the applicants and giving a separate dashboard to each applicant to facilitate them to maintain their own profile. Applicant who wishes to apply for any post shall click “Apply” against the post Notified in the Commission?s Website and use the same USER ID and PASSWORD given for ONE -TIME REGISTRATION.

7 Applicants should select the name of the post or service for which they wish to apply.

8 Applicants are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature.

9 An Online application uploaded without the photograph, specified documents and signature will be rejected.

10 All the particulars mentioned in the online application including name of the Candidate, Post applied, educational qualifications, Communal Category, Date of Birth, Address, Email ID, Centre of Examination etc. will be considered as final and no modifications will be allowed after the last date specified for applying online. Since certain fields are firm and fixed and cannot be edited, applicants are requested to fill in the online application form with the utmost care and caution as no correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained.


Registration Fee Rs. 150
Examination Fee Rs. 100

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