TNPSC 580 Assistant Agricultural Officer Recruitment 580 Posts Last Date: 27.01.2019

TNPSC Asst Agricultural officer 2018

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has recently released the notification for the post of Assistant Agricultural Officer to fill 580 vacancies in Tamil Nadu Agricultural Extension Subordinate Service. Aspirants who aim for Tamil Nadu Government Jobs may apply for this post. Interested and Eligible Candidates can apply to this post by checking the eligibility criteria and educational qualification. Other information like TNPSC Vacancy details, Educational Qualification, Age Limit, selection process, syllabus, exam pattern about Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Recruitment 2018 is mentioned below.

Name of the post Assistant Agricultural Officer
Name of the service Tamil Nadu Agricultural Extension Subordinate Service
No.of. Vacancies 580
Pay Scale (Rs.20600-65500) (Level – 10)

Important dates:

    • Date of notification:              27.12.2018
    • Date of closing:                       27.01.2019
    • Last date for fee payment:   29.01.2019
  • Date of examination:             Paper I(07.04.2019 F.N),

                                                             Paper II(07.04.2019 A.N)


One should be eligible with the below-mentioned age limitation and educational qualification in order to apply for this post.

Age limit

Category Of Applicants Age Limit(Minimum) Age Limit(Maximum)
Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars), Scheduled Tribes, Most Backward Classes / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes, Backward Classes (Muslims) and Destitute Widows of all Categories. 18 years No Maximum Age Limit
“Others” [i.e., Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs (OBCM) and BCMs] 18 years 30 Years (should not have completed)

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.

Selection procedure

Selection will be made in two stages

    1. Written examination
    1. Personal Interview
  1. Document Verification

Exam pattern

Candidates who are interested in attending for TNPSC exam have to know about the TNPSC 2018 exam pattern for each post clearly to crack the exam. For the aspiring applicants here we are providing  a brief description of the exam pattern

Paper Subject Marks Duration
Paper-I (Diploma Standard) (200 Questions) Agriculture 300 3 hours
Paper – II (100 Questions) General Studies (Degree Standard) – 75 Questions and Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard)– 25 Questions 200 2 hours
Total 500

Online application link

Visit: and check with the post of Assistant Agricultural Officer in the list of recent notification available in the site. If you wish to apply directly, we provide you the direct link to apply.


This link redirects you to the login page so you can easily login with your user id and can start your application process.

Application process

    • Read the notification for the posts carefully before applying for it.
    • Applications will be available only through online
    • Click the online application link mentioned above for online application.
    • If you are already registered then log in with your id and password otherwise register as a new candidate.
    • Fill the application form with your details in the correct format
    • Upload scanned copies of Photograph and Signature.
    • Ensure the given details are correct and accurate.
    • Make your fee payment through online
    • Submit your application form before the last date.
  • Take print of your application form for future use.

Fees structure

TNPSC provides one time registration for the candidates who are all applying for the tnpsc exam for the first time on payment of Rs.150/- onwards. This one-time registration will be valid for 5 years. The application fee for the written exam is Rs.100/-.

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