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.
Full Notification – TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment 2021
Important Information and Dates
|Notification No.||2, 3 & 4/2021|
|Recruiting Agency||Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)|
|Total No. of Posts||991|
|Application Start Date||05-02-2021|
|Application Last Date||04-03-2021|
|Last Date for Payment of Fee through Bank||06-03-2021|
|Date of Examination||17-04-2021|
|Name of Post||Vacancies|
|Assistant Agricultural Officer||122|
|Assistant Horticultural Officer||307|
|Assistant Director of Horticulture||28|
|Agricultural Officer (Extension)||365|
|Name of Post||Qualification 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 Horticulture||Must 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 Officer||B.Sc., Horticulture.|
|Agricultural Officer (Extension)||(1) B.Sc Agriculture and|
(2) Must possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.
CORRIGENDUM TO NOTIFICATION
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 Post||Age Limit|
|Assistant Agricultural Officer||Minimum age 18 Years Maximum age Less than 30 Years|
|Assistant Horticultural Officer||Minimum age 18 Years Maximum age Less than 30 Years|
|Assistant Director of Horticulture||Maximum age Less than 30 Years|
|Horticultural Officer||Maximum 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 Disability||10 years|
|Ex-Servicemen||maximum age limit is 48 years|
|Name of Post||Pay Scale|
|Assistant Agricultural Officer and|
Assistant Horticultural Officer
|Rs.20600-65500 (Level-10) (Revised Scale)|
|Assistant Director of Horticulture||Rs.56100 – 177500 (Level 22) (Revised Scale)|
|Horticultural Officer and|
Agricultural Officer (Extension)
|Rs.37700-119500 (Level 20) (Revised Scale)|
How to apply for TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment
Eligible candidates can apply online through the official TNPSC Exams portal https://apply.tnpscexams.in/ “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
|Registration Fees for all candidates||Rs. 150/-|
|Examination Fees for General and all other||Rs. 100/-|
|Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)/Scheduled Tribes|
|Backward Classes/Most Backward Classes / Denotified Communities||Three Free Chances|
|Ex-Servicemen||Two 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 Post||Date of Exam||Paper-I|
(10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
(3:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
|Assistant Agricultural Officer and||17-04-2021||Paper – I Diploma Standard Agriculture||Paper- II General Studies (HSC Standard) and Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard)|
|Assistant Horticultural Officer||17-04-2021||Paper – I Diploma Standard Horticulture||Paper- II General Studies (HSC Standard)and Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard)|
|Horticultural Officer||18-04-2021||Subject paper Horticulture (Degree standard)||Paper-II : General Studies (Degree standard)|
|Agricultural Officer (Extension)||18-04-2021||Subject paper Agriculture (Degree Standard)||General Studies (Degree Standard)|
|Assistant Director of Horticulture||18-04-2021||no exam||Paper-II: General Studies (Degree Standard)|
|Assistant Director of Horticulture||19-04-2021||Paper-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.
Important Links for TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment
|Link for original Notification for TNSPC Agriculture Recruitment |
AAO & AHO | ADH & HO | AO EXTN.