TNPSC Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Agricultural Officer (Extension) 192 Posts

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TNPSC - Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission announced notification for the post of Agricultural Officer (Extension) in the Tamil Nadu Agricultural Extension Service, 2015-2018 and total Vacancies are 192. The last date to Apply is 02-06-2018. Preliminary Examination of TNPSC will be held for Tamilnadu and there are centres for the examination - Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli. Candidate should be fluent in Tamil(Reading, writing, speaking and understanding). (टीएनपीएससी - तमिलनाडु लोक सेवा आयोग ने तमिलनाडु कृषि विस्तार सेवा, 2015-2018 में कृषि अधिकारी (विस्तार) के पद के लिए अधिसूचना की घोषणा की और कुल रिक्तियां 1 9 2 हैं। आवेदन करने की अंतिम तिथि 02-06-2018 है। टीएनपीएससी की प्रारंभिक परीक्षा तमिलनाडु के लिए आयोजित की जाएगी और चेन्नई, मदुरै, कोयंबटूर, सालेम, तंजावुर, तिरुचिराप्पल्ली, तिरुनेलवेली में परीक्षा के लिए केंद्र हैं। अभ्यर्थी तमिल में पढ़ना चाहिए (पढ़ना, लिखना, बोलना और समझना)।). Main Written Examination will be held at Chennai only. (मुख्य लिखित परीक्षा चेन्नई में ही आयोजित की जाएगी।)

About Ttnpsc_logoNPSC - The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission is a department of the government of Tamil Nadu that is responsible for governing the recruitment of personnel into the state's public service. (तमिलनाडु लोक सेवा आयोग तमिलनाडु सरकार का एक विभाग है जो राज्य की सार्वजनिक सेवा में कर्मियों की भर्ती के लिए जिम्मेदार है।)

Important Dates and time -  

Events Date and Time
Date of notification 03.05.2018
Last date for submission of application 02.06.2018
Last date for payment of fee through Bank (State Bank of India or Indian Bank) 04.06.2018
Written Examination - Paper-I (Agriculture) 14.07.2018 F.N. 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M.
Written Examination - Paper-II (General Studies) 14.07.2018 F.N. 02.30 P.M. to 04.30 P.M.


Agricultural Officer (Extension)


Rs.37700- 119500(Level 20)


Graduation in Agriculture

Age Limit

30 to 32 years (Age relaxation as per GOI)

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Total - 192 Posts

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Educational Qualification

Candidates should have Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture (B.Sc., Agriculture) AND Adequate knowledge in Tamil means one must have passed the S.S.L.C. Examination or its equivalent examination with Tamil as one of the languages or Studied the High School Course in Tamil Medium and passed the S.S.L.C Examination or its equivalent examination in Tamil Medium or passed the Second Class Language Test (Full Test) in Tamil conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.

Physical Standards - 

Applicants with defective vision should produce eye fitness certificate from a qualified eye specialist.

Standard of Vision should be Standard-III and produce Form of certificate of physical fitness.

Selection Process

The selection will be done in two successive stages viz., (i) Written Examination and (iii) Oral Test.

Written Examination (Objective Type) - 

Paper (Objective type) Duration Maximum Marks
Paper-I: Subject (Degree Standard) (200 questions) Agriculture (Code No.284) 3 hrs 300
Paper-II: General Studies (100 questions) (Code No.003) General Studies (Degree Standard) -75 questions Aptitude and Mental Ability (SSLC Standard -25 questions) 2 hrs 200

The questions in Paper-I ”Agriculture” will be set in English only and Paper-II ”General Studies” will be set both in English and in Tamil.

Interview and Oral Test - It shall be of 70 marks.

Total Marks will be of 570 and out of this, Minimum qualifying marks for selection for SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/ DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs are 171 and For Others - 228.

Syllabus for both the papers is given in Annexure-I of official Notification.

How to apply

Application Fees - Rs 150/- for For One Time Online Registration, Rs 200/- for examination fees. For SC/ST/Backward Classes/Ex-serviceman/disabled-person - exempted from fees.

Modes Of Payment: a) Online Mode: Application Fees can be paid through Online mode - Debit card, Credit Card, Netbanking, Wallets or UPI

b) Offline Mode: Visit any SBI/ Indian Bank Branch for Challan Payment mode.

How to Apply - 1) Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission’s Websites -   or   or

2) Applicant should register only once. After Successfully registration, Candidate will be able to log in and fill their details.

3) Applicants need to upload the scanned image of their photograph and signature.

5) Candidate should know the Tamil language.

For Official Notification click here - Official Notification


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