Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has invited online applications for direct recruitment to the posts of Agricultural Officer (Extension) in the state Agricultural Extension Service. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the vacancies at the TNPSC website tnpsc.gov.in till March 4. A one-time registration fee of Rs 150 is applicable while an exam fee is Rs 200.

TNPSC has notified 365 vacancies of Agricultural Officer (Extension) of which six are carried forward vacancies. A written recruitment exam will be held for the post on March 18 comprising two papers: Agriculture and General Studies.

Here is the direct link to TNPSC Agricultural Officer recruitment 2021 notification.

Here is the direct link to apply for TNPSC Agricultural Officer recruitment 2021.

Eligibility criteria

Age: A candidate should not be more than 30 years (for persons holding a bachelor degree in Agriculture) and not more than 32 years (for persons holding a post-graduate degree in Agriculture such as M.Sc., (Agriculture) or Ph.D.

Educational Qualification: An applicant must have a Bachelor degree in Agriculture (B.Sc Agriculture) and possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.

Selection procedure

The selection will be made in two successive stages i.e., (i) Written Examination and (ii) Oral Test in the shape of an interview. The final selection will be made on the basis of the total marks obtained by the applicants at the written examination and oral test taken together subject to the rule of reservation of appointments.

Steps to apply for TNPSC Agricultural Officer recruitment 2021:

  1. Visit TNPSC website tnpsc.gov.in
  2. Click on ‘New User’ to register and generate Registration/Login ID and password
  3. Return to homepage and go to ‘Apply Online
  4. Login using the credentials and fill the application form
  5. Upload documents and pay the fee
  6. Submit the application form and download a copy
  7. Take printout of the TNPSC application form.