TNPSC Horticulture Recruitment 2018: 175 Vacancies

Dear TNPSC Aspirants,

TNPSC (Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission) has released the notification for the post of Assistant Director of Horticulture & Horticulture Officer. The total number of vacancies available for the TNPSC Horticulture recruitment 2018 is 175.

Aspirants who are preparing for TNPSC can apply for this post after checking the Educational Qualification and the eligibility criteria. It has been cleared mentioned that the applicants who had earlier applied for this recruitment, which was announced in the commission’s notification No.29/2017, dated 28.11.2017 need not apply again. However, the admission of the applications of such candidates will be subject to the conditions
stipulated in this notification.


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Aspirants who wish to apply for the posts available in the TNPSC Horticulture department now should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.


Total Vacancies – TNPSC Horticulture Recruitment 2018 

Sl.No. Name of the posts Name of the service No. of vacancies
1 Assistant Director of Horticulture,

(2018-2019)

(Postcode No.3018)

Tamil Nadu Horticultural Service (Code No.104) 74
2 Horticultural Officer (2018-2019)

(Postcode No.3001)

101

( including 1 carried forward vacancy viz., BC(M)(G) )


Scale of Pay – TNPSC Horticulture Recruitment 2018 

Sl.No. Name of the posts Scale of pay
1

Assistant Director of Horticulture,

(2018-2019)

(Postcode No.3018)

Rs. 56100 – 177500 (Level 22)

as per Tamil Nadu Revised Pay Rules, 2017

2 Horticultural Officer (2018-2019)

(Postcode No.3001)

Rs. 37700-119500 (Level 20)

as per Tamil Nadu Revised Pay Rules, 2017


Important Dates – TNPSC Horticulture Recruitment 2018 

Date of notification 25.10.2018
Last date for submission of application 21.11.2018
Last date for payment of fee through Bank (State Bank of India or Indian Bank) 23.11.2018
Dates of written examination
Horticulture Officer Subject paper- Horticulture (Degree standard) 12.01.2019 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M.
General studies (Degree standard) 12.01.2019 02.30 P.M. to 04.30 P.M.
Assistant Director of Horticulture Subject paper-

Horticulture

(P.G. Degree standard)

13.01.2019 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M.
General studies (Degree standard) 12.01.2019 02.30 P.M. to 04.30 P.M.

Age Limit – TNPSC Horticulture Recruitment 2018 

Sl. No. Category of Applicants Maximum Age
1. For both posts:

SCs, SC (A)s, STs, MBCs/ DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all castes.

 

No age limit

2. ‘Others’ [i.e. applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs].
For the post of Assistant Director of Horticulture Should not have completed 30 years
For the post of Horticultural Officer Should not have completed 30 years [Persons holding a post-graduate degree or Ph.D. in  Horticulture should not have completed 32 years]

Educational Qualification – TNPSC Horticulture Recruitment 2018 

The Educational Qualification will be considered as on 25th October 2018.

For the post of Assistant Director of Horticulture

Must possess a degree in M.Sc. (Horticulture)
For the post of Horticultural Officer

Must possess a degree in B.Sc. (Horticulture)

NOTE:

  • The qualification prescribed for the posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the following order of studies: 10th + HSC or its equivalent + Bachelor’s degree + Post-graduate degree as required under Section 25 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016.
  • Results of the examination should have been declared on or before the date of notification. (Section 20(4)(iv) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016).

Physical Fitness – TNPSC Horticulture Recruitment 2018  

Applicants selected for appointment to the posts will be required to produce a certificate of physical fitness in the form prescribed below:

Sl. No. Name of the Post Standard of Vision Form of certificate of physical fitness
1. Assistant Director of Horticulture  

Standard-III

Form prescribed for executive post.
2. Horticultural Officer

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION – TNPSC Horticulture Recruitment 2018 

For the post of Assistant Director of Horticulture:

 Subject  Duration  Maximum Marks Minimum qualifying marks for selection
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs  Others
i. Paper – I (Objective type) (Subject paper – P.G. degree standard) (200 questions) Horticulture (Code No.279) 3 Hours 300    
ii. Paper -II

General Studies

(100 questions) (Code No.003)

2 Hours 200  171  228
General Studies (Degree standard) – 75 questions and Aptitude and Mental ability test–25 questions (S.S.L.C standard)        
iii. Interview and Records 70    
Total 570    

 


For the post of Horticultural Officer: 

 Subject   Duration Maximum Marks Minimum qualifying marks for selection
SCs, SC(A)s, STs,MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs  Others
i. Paper – I (Objective type)

(Subject paper – Degree standard) (200 questions)

Horticulture (Code No.278)

3 Hours

 

 

 

2 Hours

 

 

 

 

300

 

 

 

200

 

  70

   
ii. Paper -II

General Studies

(100 questions) (Code No.003)

   
 General Studies (Degree standard) – 75 questions and Aptitude and Mental ability test – 25 questions (S.S.L.C standard) 171 228
iii. Interview and Records    
 Total  570    

NOTE (For both posts):

  1. The questions in subject paper “Horticulture” (Paper-I) will be set in English only and  “General Studies” (Paper-II) will be set both in English and in Tamil.

Selection Procedure – TNPSC Horticulture Recruitment 2018 

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.
  • Applicants’ appearance in the written examination and oral test is compulsory.
  • The applicant who has not appeared for any of the subjects in the written examination will not be considered for selection even if he/she secures the minimum qualifying marks for selection.

Application Fee – TNPSC Horticulture Recruitment 2018 

  • Registration Fee: Rs.150/-
  • Application Fee: Rs.200/-

To know about the exemption for various categories, kindly refer to the notification which has the absolute details about it.


Aspirants can now check the official notification of the TNPSC Horticulture Recruitment 2018 from the link that is provided below or from the official TNPSC website.


Check Notification – TNPSC Horticulture Recruitment 2018


Aspirants can start applying for the TNPSC Horticulture department recruitment from the link that is provided below.


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