Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has released TNPSC Recruitment 2023: Agricultural Officer, Horticultural Officer & Assistant Director Posts on 12/01/2023. Notification is out for 93 Agricultural Officer, Horticultural Officer & Assistant Director Vacancies. Applications are invited from eligible candidates only through online mode. Candidates can apply online using the apply button given at the bottom of the page. Don’t miss the opportunity to work in the Tamil Nadu Government sector. Go through the eligibility criteria and apply online from 12/01/2023 to 10/02/2023. For more details go through the complete notification given below. Aspirants shall visit the page regularly and get the latest TNPSC Notification.
Name of the Post: Agricultural Officer, Horticultural Officer & Assistant Director
Post Date: 12/01/2023
No of Vacancies: 93
Place: Tamil Nadu
Important Dates for TNPSC Recruitment 2023: Agricultural Officer, Horticultural Officer & Assistant Director Posts
Applications must be submitted online only. Online application dates are given in the below table. Candidates must submit the application on or before the last date. Applications will not be accepted after the last date. Also, check the Exam Date and time below.
|Start Date to Apply Online||12/01/2023|
|Last date for Submission of Online Application||10/02/2023|
|Application Correction Window Period||From 15/02/2023 – 12.01 AM||To 17/02/2023 – 11.59 PM|
|Date and Time of CBT|
|20/05/2023||09.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.|
|Agricultural Officer (Extn), Horticultural Officer & Assistant Director of Agriculture (Extn) Paper-II||20/05/2023||02.30 P.M. to 05.30 P.M.|
|Assistant Director of|
Agriculture (Extn) Paper-I
|21/05/2023||09.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.|
|Horticultural Officer Paper-I||21/05/2023||02.30 P.M. to 05.30 P.M.|
Vacancy Details of TNPSC Recruitment 2023: Agricultural Officer, Horticultural Officer & Assistant Director Posts
The number of vacancies to be filled through the TNPSC Agricultural Officer, Horticultural Officer & Assistant Director 2023 examination is given below. Check vacancy details on the given table. Selected candidates will be posted in Tamil Nadu. The table contains the Exam name and the number of vacancies.
|S. No.||Name of the Posts||Name of the Service||No. of Vacancies|
|1||Agricultural Officer (Extension)||Tamil Nadu Agricultural|
|2||Assistant Director of|
|Tamil Nadu Agricultural|
|3||Horticultural Officer||Tamil Nadu|
Candidates selected for the TNPSC Agricultural Officer, Horticultural Officer & Assistant Director posts will get a monthly salary as per the Government rules. Check the below table for Salary details.
|S. No||Name of the Post||Pay Scale|
|1||Agricultural Officer (Extension)||37,700 – 1,38,500|
|2||Assistant Director of Agriculture (Extension)||56,100 – 2,05,700|
|3||Horticultural Officer||37,700 – 1,38,500|
Age limit (as on 01/07/2023):
Candidates who apply for the Agricultural Officer, Horticultural Officer & Assistant Director posts must satisfy the following age limit to be eligible for the posts. The upper age limit of the candidate is as follows. Check the minimum and maximum age limits here.
|S.No.||Name of the Category||Age Limit|
|1||‘Others’ [i.e. candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s|
|32 years, 34 years (post graduate degree holders & Assistant Director of Agriculture)|
|2||SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s,|
BCMs and Destitute Widows of All Categories
|No maximum Age limit|
1. Agricultural Officer (Extn)
- B.Sc (Agriculture) and must possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.
2. Assistant Director of Agriculture (Extn)
- M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension or Agricultural Economics.
3. Horticultural Officer
- Candidates must have completed B.Sc. (Horticulture).
The selection will be done through the following stages. Exam Center details can be checked in the notification pdf using the given links.
- Written Exam
Registration / Examination fees should be paid online. The Application fee is given as per Government rules. Fee details i.e. Registration fee and Examination Fee are given below.
|S. No||Examination Fee||Registration Fee|
How to Apply for TNPSC Recruitment 2023: Agricultural Officer, Horticultural Officer & Assistant Director Posts
- Candidates can apply online by visiting the TNPSC website www.tnpsc.gov.in
- Click Recruitment-> Apply Online.
- Online registration starts from 12/01/2023 to 10/02/2023.
- New users must register themselves using their active email id and mobile number.
- Registration Number and Password will be generated.
- Candidates should note down the Registration Number and Password.
- Log in and fill in the application form carefully.
- Verify the same before submission.
- Candidates must also upload a scanned copy of their photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
- Click SUBMIT.
- Pay the application fee through online mode only.
- Print the application form for future reference.