The Tamil nadu public service commission (TNPSC) has released its latest notification for direct recruitment to the post of assistant agricultural officer.Candidates willing to apply for the positions may submit their applications through the official website,tnpsc.gov.in
Vacancies: Assistant Agricultural Officer: 576 + 4 (ST)
Last date for submission of applications: January 1, 2019
Last date for payment of fees: January 29, 2019
Date of written examination: April 7, 2019
1) Candidates need to be atleast 18 years old to be eligible to apply. Candidates from reserved categories (SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all castes) do not have an upper age limit to apply but for other categories, the upper age limit is 30 yrs.
2) The applicant should have passed higher secondary examinations, as on 27.12.2018
3) 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.
Written examination: The written test shall consist of paper I for 300 marks and paper II for 200 marks which will involve objective type questions.
Based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination, the tentative list of eligible candidates for certificate verification will be announced in the commission’s website. After verification of the original certificates, the eligible candidates will be summoned for final selection through counselling method.
Applying for the posts: A one-time registration fee of Rs.150 must be paid, in-case of new applicants.A separate exam of Rs.100 should be paid by all candidates, except those belonging to reserved categories.
Examination fee of Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only) is payable online through Net banking / Credit card / Debit card or it can be paid offline at SBI / Indian Bank within 2 days from the date of submission of online application, by choosing the option in the online application.
Official notification: Click here to download the official notice by TNPSC