TNPSC 580 Assistant Agriculture Officer Recruitment 2018 Apply Online

TNPSC Assistant Agriculture Officer Recruitment 2018-19 for 580 Posts TNPSC AAO Recruitment 2018-19 Tamil Nadu PSC Agri Officer Recruitment 2018 TNPSC AAO Vacancy Eligibility Criteria Selection Process

TNPSC Assistant Agriculture Officer Recruitment 2018-19


The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) invites online applications for the direct recruitment of 580 total posts of Assistant Agricultural Officer 2018-19. The application form can be submitted online from 27/12/2018 to 27/01/2019. For detailed information about pay and allowances, eligibility conditions, the procedure of filling the online application form, recruitment procedure and tests, the applicants are advised to go through the below articles carefully.

TNPSC Assistant Agriculture Officer Recruitment 2018-19

About Posts & Vacancies:

Total Number of Posts: 580

Name of the Posts:

  • Assistant Agricultural Officer (2016-2019): 576 (06 posts Carried Forward Vacancies)
  • Assistant Agricultural Officer (Shortfall vacancies for ST candidates only): 04 posts

Salary Scale: (Rs.20600-65500) (Level – 10) per month

TNPSC Assistant Agriculture Officer Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

  • Must have passed Higher Secondary (plus two) Examination.
  • 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.

Age Limit: (as on 01.07.2018)

Category of Applicants Minimum Age (Should have completed) Maximum Age
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/ DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all Castes 18 years No Maximum Age limit
“Others” [i.e. Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs] 18 years 30 Years (Should not have completed)

How to Apply:

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online through the official website of TNPSC at No other means of applications will be accepted. The Online application form can be submitted from 27/12/2018 to 27/01/2019. Candidates are advised to read all the instructions carefully before starts filling the application form.

Application Fees:

a) Registration Fees: For One Time Registration (Revised with effect from 01.03.2017 vide G.O.(Ms).No.32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017) – Rs.150/-

Note: Those who have already registered in the One – Time Registration system and paid the registration fee Rs.150/ – and received the registration ID need not pay the Registration fee i.e ., Rs.150/ – and it is enough to pay the examination fee alone.

b) Examination Fee

Note: The Examination fee of Rs.150/- should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment if they are not eligible for the fee concession. However, the Applicants belonging to SC/ST/BC/Ex-Serviceman Communities and PH are exempted from payment of examination fee.

Selection Procedure: The Selection of candidates on these posts will be done on the basis of the Objective Type written examination consists of Paper I and Paper II.

Important Dates:

Date of notification 27.12.2018
Last date for submission of application 27.01.2019
Last date for payment of fee through Bank (State Bank of India or Indian Bank) 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

Important Links:

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