TNPSC AO Recruitment 2023: The Department of Agricultural Extension and Horticultural Service of Tamil Nadu is looking for qualified and deserving candidates who fill the vacant posts. The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission is conducting recruitment exams for Agricultural Officer (extension), Assistant Director of Agriculture (extension) and Horticulture Officer. Read this article to know more about the eligibility conditions, application process and exam date-related information of the TNPSC AO Recruitment 2023.
TNPSC AO Recruitment Notification 2023
Agricultural Officer (extension), Assistant Director of Agriculture (extension) and Horticulture Officer posts have 93 vacancies. The TNPSC will conduct a written exam tentatively on July 2023. Those interested should check if they are eligible and apply online for the post. To begin with, check this overview table of the TNPSC recruitment.
|Post||Agricultural Officer (extension), Assistant Director of Agriculture (extension) and Horticulture Officer.|
|Department||Tamil Nadu Agricultural Extension Service & Tamil Nadu Horticultural Service|
|Conducted by||Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)|
|Minimum Eligibility||Bachelor’s Degree|
|Last Date to Apply||10th February 2023|
|Correction Window||From 15th February 2023 to 17th February 2023|
|Exam Dates||20th and 21st May 2023|
|Result||July 2023 (tentative)|
|Documentation & Counselling||August 2023 (tentative)|
TNPSC AO, HO Vacancy Details
The posts have been distributed amongst the various categories of the state of Tamil Nadu. Candidates should note that:
|Vacancies||Carry forward vacancies|
|Agricultural Officer (Extension)||33||4|
|Assistant Director of Agriculture (Extension)||8|
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Eligibility criteria to apply for TNPSC AO Recruitment
Candidates should check if they satisfy the following eligibility conditions before applying for the post of Agricultural Officer (extension), Assistant Director of Agriculture (extension) or Horticulture Officer.
- Candidate should know the Tamil Language.
- Hold a certificate of physical fitness and have standard three of vision.
- Educational qualifications for the there posts will be
|Assistant Director of Agriculture (extension)||M.Sc Agriculture Extension or M.Sc Agricultural Economics Degree|
|Agricultural Officer (extension)||B.Sc Agriculture Degree|
|Horticulture Officer||B.Sc Horticulture Degree|
- The age limit will be considered by taking 1st July 2023 as a critical date. The table shows the maximum age limit for various categories.
|Horticulture Officer||Agricultural Officer (extension)||Assistant Director of Agriculture (extension)|
|Unreserved Categories||B.Sc Degree- 32 years|
M.Sc Degree- 34 years
|B.Sc Degree- 32 years|
M.Sc Degree- 34 years
|SC, ST, MBC/DCs, BC and Widows||No age limit (60 years)||No age limit (60 years)||No age Limit (60 years)|
|Ex-Servicemen||50 years||50 years||50 years|
|A person with Benchmark Disability (PwBD)||AGE RELAXATION- up to 10 years||AGE RELAXATION- up to 10 years||AGE RELAXATION- up to 10 years|
How to apply for TNPSC AO & HO Recruitment?
The online applications are available on the online portal of the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission. Follow the steps to know the process of application.
- Visit the online portal of the TNPSC.
- Check the box for Important Links on the home page.
- Select the option to “Apply online”.
- Again, on the next page, select the “Apply Online” option.
- Select the option for “TNPSC AO & HO Recruitment”.
- The right tab will have the “Apply Now option.
- Click on that link.
- Register yourself in the next tab.
- The application form will appear on the screen.
- Fill in the details and submit the documents in the required format.
- Recheck your TNPSC AO & HO Recruitment application form.
- Pay the fees if applicable.
- Submit the form.
To encourage the candidates, TNPSC has provided free chances of applying for this post. The chances are limited for some categories, while a few are fully exempted from paying any fees regarding this application. The list is given below:
|Backward Classes and Denotified Communities||Three opportunities|
|Scheduled Classes and Tribes (SC, ST)||Complete Immunity|
|People with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) and Destitute Widows||Complete Immunity|
Those who do not have the benefits of fee concession have to pay the fees according to the description given below:
- Registration fee- 150 rupees (valid for five years)
- Application fee– 200 rupees.
TN Agriculture Officer Recruitment 2023: Related Links
|TNPSC AO Recruitment||Apply Here|
|TNPSC AO Recruitment Notice||Read Here|
|Official Website||Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Home|
|Visit||NVS, RO Home|
To apply for the Agricultural Officer in Tamil Nadu, you should visit the official website and fill out an online form before the 10th of February 2023.
The application fee is 200 rupees for this recruitment, while the registration fee and concession-related details are given above in the article.
The syllabus for the Horticulture Officer exam is given in the notification issued by the TNPSC. The link to the notice is provided in the table above, download it to prepare for the exam.
The Agricultural Officer Recruitment in Tamil Nadu will be held on the 20th & 21st of May 2023. The details of the exam are given in the article.
An Agricultural Officer in Tamil Nadu receives a salary range of 37,700- 1,38,500 rupees per month.