417 Assistant Agricultural Officer Vacancies in TNPSC

Organization Name


Number of Positions

Total: 417

Category State Government, Tamil Nadu
Job Description

Applications are invited only through online mode up to 27.02.2015 for Direct Recruitment to the vacancy of Assistant Agricultural Officer in TNPSC

General information:
A.The rule of reservation of appointment is applicable to this post and the distribution of vacancies will be as per rule in force.
B.In G.O.Ms.No.145, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (S) Department, dated 30.09.2010, the Government have issued orders to fill up 20% of all vacancies in direct recruitment on preferential basis to persons studied the prescribed qualification in Tamil Medium. The 20% reservation of vacancies on preferential allotment to Persons Studied in Tamil Medium (PSTM) will apply for this recruitment. The turns for PSTM has been ordered in G.O. Ms.No.40, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (S) Department, dated 30.04.2014. (Candidates claiming this reservation should have studied the above prescribed qualification for the post in Tamil Medium and should have the certificate for the same. Having written the examinations in Tamil language alone will not qualify for claiming this reservation). If the candidates with PSTM are not available for selection for appointment against reserved turn such turn shall be filled up by Non-PSTM candidates but belonging to the respective communal category. Regarding the PSTM reservation certificate shall be produced / uploaded by the candidate as it has been in prescribed format/proforma available in the Commission’s website at ‘www.tnpsc.gov.in’ which may be obtained from the Head of the Institution or Registrar. (For further details refer para.27 (19) of the ‘Instructions to candidates’).
C.The number of vacancies advertised is only approximate and is liable for modification including reduction with reference to the vacancy position at any time before finalisation of selection.
D.If no qualified and suitable women candidates are available for selection against the vacancies reserved for them, those vacancies will be filled by male candidates belonging to the respective communal categories.

Scale of Pay

Rs. 5,200 – 20,200/- (PB2) + 2,800/- Grade Pay

Educational Qualification

Candidates should possess the following Qualification on the Date of this Notification viz. 30.01.2015.
(i)Must have passed Higher Secondary (Plus Two) Examination.
(ii)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 Gandhi gram Rural Institute, Dindigul District; or any other institutions under the control of the Commissioner of Agriculture;
(iii)Must possess adequate knowledge in Tamil*
*  Explanation: For this purpose, a person will be deemed to possess an adequate knowledge of Tamil if he has passed the SSLC Public Examination or its equivalent examination with Tamil as one of the languages or studied the High School Course in Tamil Medium and passed the SSLC Public Examination in Tamil Medium or passed the second class language Test (Full Test) in Tamil conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.
(The Note under paragraph 10 of the Instruction to candidates will not apply to this post)

How To Apply

•Candidates should apply only through online in the Commission’s Website www.tnpsc.gov.in or in www.tnpscexams.net
•Before applying, the candidates should have scanned image of their photograph and signature in CD/DVD/Pen drive as per their convenience.
•A valid e-mail ID or Mobile Number is mandatory for registration and e-mail ID should be kept active till the declaration of results. Candidates are cautioned to keep your e-mail ID and password confidentially.
•All the particulars mentioned in the online application including Name of the Candidate, Post Applied, Communal Category, Educational Qualification, Date of birth, Address, e-mail ID, will be considered as final and no modifications will be allowed after the last date specified for applying online. Since certain fields are firm and fixed and cannot be edited, candidates are requested to fill in the online application form with the utmost care and caution as no correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained.
•The candidates who wish to receive SMS should register their mobile number in the application.

Applying Online:
1)Candidates are first required to log on to the TNPSC’s website www.tnpsc.gov.in or www.tnpscexams.net.
2)Click “Apply Online” to open up the On-Line Application Form.
3)Select the name of the post or service for which you wish to apply.
4)If you already have Unique ID, enter the Unique ID and password to view the already available information and update them, if necessary.
5)If you do not have valid ID, enter all the required particulars without skipping any field.

Last Date To Apply 27/02/2015
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