Latest TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment 2021-991 Vacancies

TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment 2021. A total of 991 vacancies in the latest TPSC notifications. Eligibility, Selection Process, Educational Qualification and Full Notification. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) invites online applications for direct recruitment of Assistant Agricultural Officer and Agricultural Officer (Extension) in Tamil Nadu Agricultural Extension Subordinate Service and Assistant Horticultural Officer, Assistant Director of Horticulture and Horticultural Officer in Tamil Nadu Horticultural Subordinate Services. The last date for registration of online applications is 4th March 2021.

Candidates who are eligible and interested to apply and meets all educational and physical eligibility criteria can read the full notification before applying online or offline as the case may be and download admit card and results.

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    Full Notification TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment 2021

    Important Information and Dates

    Notification No.2, 3 & 4/2021
    Recruiting AgencyTamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
    Total No. of Posts991
    Application Start Date05-02-2021
    Application Last Date04-03-2021
    Last Date for Payment of Fee through Bank06-03-2021
    Date of Examination17-04-2021

    Vacancy details

    Name of PostVacancies
    Assistant Agricultural Officer122
    Assistant Horticultural Officer307
    Assistant Director of Horticulture28
    Horticultural Officer169
    Agricultural Officer (Extension)365

    Educational Qualifications

    Name of PostQualification Required
    Assistant Agricultural Officer(1) Must have passed Higher Secondary (plus two) Examination and
    (2) Two years Diploma in Agriculture.
    Note: a. Candidates without a two-year Diploma in Agriculture is not eligible.
    b. Diploma in Agricultural Technology (3 Years Course) is not the prescribed Educational qualification.
    Assistant Horticultural Officer(1) A Pass in Higher Secondary Examination and
    (2) A pass in the two years Diploma course in Horticulture
    Note:- a.Degree Holders in Horticulture are not eligible.
    b.Two Years Diploma in Agriculture and One Year Post Diploma in Commercial Horticulture are not eligible.
    Assistant Director of HorticultureMust possess a degree in M.Sc., Horticulture or
    M.Sc., Fruit Science or
    M.Sc., Floriculture and Landscaping or
    M.Sc., Vegetable Science or
    M.Sc., Spices / Plantation and Medicinal and Aromatic Plants.
    Horticultural OfficerB.Sc., Horticulture.
    Agricultural Officer (Extension)(1) B.Sc Agriculture and
    (2) Must possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.


    For the posts of AAO and AHO, candidates must upload /produce documents evidence of having studied in Tamil medium, all educational qualification up to the educational qualification prescribed. If the prescribed educational qualification is Diploma, then the candidate should have studied the SSLC, Higher Secondary Course and Diploma through Tamil medium of instruction.

    Age Limit for TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment

    There is no maximum age limit for SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all categories.
    The minimum age for the posts of Assistant Agricultural Officer and Assistant Horticultural Officer is 18 Years for candidates belonging to the above-mentioned categories.
    The age limits for other posts will be calculated as on 01-07-2021

    Name of PostAge Limit
    Assistant Agricultural OfficerMinimum age 18 Years Maximum age Less than 30 Years
    Assistant Horticultural OfficerMinimum age 18 Years Maximum age Less than 30 Years
    Assistant Director of HorticultureMaximum age Less than 30 Years
    Horticultural OfficerMaximum age Less than 30 Years
    for Post Graduate degree or PhD in Horticulture less than 32 years.
    Agricultural Officer (Extension)Maximum age Less than 30 Years for Bachelors Degree Holders
    for Post Graduate degree or PhD in Horticulture less than 32 years.

    Relaxation in Upper Age Limit

    For Persons with Benchmark Disability10 years
    Ex-Servicemenmaximum age limit is 48 years

    Pay Scale

    Name of PostPay Scale
    Assistant Agricultural Officer and
    Assistant Horticultural Officer
    Rs.20600-65500 (Level-10) (Revised Scale)
    Assistant Director of HorticultureRs.56100 – 177500 (Level 22) (Revised Scale)
    Horticultural Officer and
    Agricultural Officer (Extension)
    Rs.37700-119500 (Level 20) (Revised Scale)

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    How to apply for TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment

    Eligible candidates can apply online through the official TNPSC Exams portal “One Time Registration” using Aadhaar is mandatory for all candidates before applying for any post. Candidates who have already completed the One Time Registration, and the registration is valid are exempted. The last date for registration of online application is 04-03-2021 (11:59 P.M.)

    Examination Fees for TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment

    CategoryExamination Fees
    Registration Fees for all candidatesRs. 150/-
    Examination Fees for General and all otherRs. 100/-
    Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)/Scheduled Tribes
    Destitute Widow/PwD
    Backward Classes/Most Backward Classes / Denotified CommunitiesThree Free Chances
    Ex-ServicemenTwo Free Chances
    • Fee can be paid online through Net Banking / Credit card / Debit card or it can be paid offline at SBI / HDFC Bank within two days from the date of submission of online application by choosing the option in the online application.
    • Demand draft / postal order etc. will not be accepted.

    Centres of Examination for TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment

    • 1. Chennai (Center Code-0101)
    • 2. Madurai (Center Code-1001)
    • 3. Coimbatore (Center Code-0201)
    • 4. Trichirappalli (Center Code-2501)
    • 5. Tirunelveli (Center Code-2601)
    • 6. Salem (Center Code-1701)
    • 7. Thanjavur (Center Code-190)

    Scheme of TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment

    The selection process for the above mentioned posts in the will be Written Examination (Objective Type)
    The exam will comprise of Paper -I and II set both in Tamil and English

    Exam Schedule TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment

    Name of PostDate of ExamPaper-I
    (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
    (3:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
    Assistant Agricultural Officer and
    17-04-2021Paper – I Diploma Standard AgriculturePaper- II General Studies (HSC Standard) and Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard)
    Assistant Horticultural Officer17-04-2021Paper – I Diploma Standard HorticulturePaper- II General Studies (HSC Standard)and Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard)
    Horticultural Officer18-04-2021Subject paper Horticulture (Degree standard)Paper-II : General Studies (Degree standard)
    Agricultural Officer (Extension)18-04-2021Subject paper Agriculture (Degree Standard)General Studies (Degree Standard)
    Assistant Director of Horticulture18-04-2021no examPaper-II: General Studies (Degree Standard)
    Assistant Director of Horticulture19-04-2021Paper-I : Subject paper Horticulture (P.G.Degree standard)No exam

    Syllabus for TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment

    For detailed syllabus for the examination, please download the detailed official notification. Link provided below.

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    Important Links for TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment

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