TNPSC Exams for Assistant Agricultural Officer

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Tamilnadu Government announced notifications for the recruitment of the post of Assistant Agricultural Officer. The detailed eligibility and application process are given below.

Name of the Post : Assistant Agricultural Officer

No of Post : 580

Last date : 27 January 2019

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.

Knowledge in Tamil: Applicants should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.

Age limit (As on 01.07.2018): Minimum Age limit: 18 years

Relaxations:

  • For Differently Abled Persons: up to 10 years over.
  • Others as per Govt Policy

Selection Process :

  • Selection will be made on the basis of Written Examination
  • Based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination, the tentative list of eligible candidates for certificate verification.

Scheme of Examination:

  • Paper – I (Agriculture): Diploma Standard – 200 Questions
  • Paper-II (General Studies): General Studies (Degree Standard) – 75 Questions and Aptitude and Mental Ability (SSLC Standard) – 25 Questions
  • The question paper in Paper – I and II will be set both in Tamil and English.
Subject Marks
Agriculture 300
General Studies 200
Total 500

Maximum Qualifying Marks:

  • SCs, SC(A)s and STs/MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs: 150 Marks
  • Others: 200 Marks

Fee details:

  • Registration Fee: Rs.150/-
  • Examination Fee: Rs.100/-

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

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