Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) last week has issued recruitment notification 2012 for 460 Agricultural Officer vide advertisement no.: 28/2012 dated 13 .08.2012. As per the notification, the TNPSC Recruitment exam 2012 for Agricultural Officer is going to be held on 28th October, 2012 and the last date to apply online for this job is 12.09.2012.
This blog post is being made to apprise you about this TNPSC job opportunity and to help you apply for the same by quoting the relevant information on eligibility & form from above TNPSC Recruitment 2012 Notification. In a follow-up blog article titled: TNPSC Agri Officer exam Pattern, Syllabus, Papers & Books I would provide you the prep materials for this exam.
TNPSC Agri Officer Vacancy 2012:
There are a total of 460 Agricultural Officer vacancies with category-wise vacancy break-up as below:
454 + 6C/F
Salary for TNPSC Agri Officer:
TNPSC is offering the Agricultural Officer salary in the following pay-scale:
Rs.15600-39100 +Grade Pay Rs. 5400/-.
TNPSC Agri Officer Eligibility:
Eligibility required for TNPSC Agricultural Officer are following:
Age Eligibility: (as on 01.07.2012)
For reserved categories: (i.e. SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs,BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all Castes): Min. 18 yrs, Max: No limit.
For other than above categories: Min. 18 yrs, Max: 30 yrs.
For M.SC(Agriculture) or Ph.D Max age: 32 Years.
Academic Qualification Eligibility:
Bachelor Degree in Agriculture AND
Must possess adequate knowledge in Tamil - passed the SSLC Public Examination or its equivalent 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 TNPSC.
TNPSC Agri Officer Selection Process:
Selection Process for TNPSC Agricultural Officer consists of a 300 marks Written exam followed by Interview. TNPSC Agri Officer exam would be conducted in Chennai, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, Coimbatore, Salem & Tirunelveli.
You can find more about the written exam in my subsequent blog article titled: TNPSC Agri Officer exam Pattern, Syllabus, Papers & Books.
TNPSC Agri Officer Recruitment 2012 Online Form:
You have to apply for TNPSC Agri Officer exam 2012 only Online. There is no offline form.
How to apply online for TNPSC Agri Officer Recruitment 2012 is given very clearly in section: "12.(b) How to apply":in page-12 of the notification. Also go through this "How to Apply
You will than be shown the TNPSC Agri Officer Exam 2012 Online Form as shown below:
TNPSC Agri Officer exam 2012 Hall Ticket:
You will have to download the the Hall Tickets for TNPSC Agri Officer Exam 2012 from tnpscexams.net
website. No Hall Tickets will be sent by post.
Hope with above information on TNPSC Agri Officer Recruitment 2012 you can apply confidently for the jobs. To prepare for the same, please visit my blog article titled: TNPSC Agri Officer exam Pattern, Syllabus, Papers & Books.