TNPSC Recruitment 2023 | Apply for Agricultural Officer || Degree Completed can apply


TNPSC :Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Recruitment has issued a job announcement for the Agricultural Officer (Extension), Assistant Director of Agriculture (Extension), and Horticulture Officer posts in Tamilnadu. Society invites online applications from eligible candidates for Agricultural Officer (Extension), Assistant Director of Agriculture (Extension), and Horticulture Officer recruitment in the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission. Candidates’ educational qualification for the above-mentioned post is Bachelor’s Degree/Master’s Degree. Candidates can apply online after reading the detailed information that has been mentioned in the notification. Kindly get free job alerts from our website. 


Candidates visit the official website After applying, the candidates are selected on merit basis and the same should be informed to the selected candidates through email.The shortlisted candidates should be prepared strictly. Based on the vacancy notified in the official notification to be filled by candidates with equal educational qualifications. Candidates who do not fulfill the eligibility conditions for their application shall not be accepted. No other mode of application will be accepted.

Highlights of TNPSC Recruitment 2023

Organization NameTNPSC 
Post NameAgricultural Officer (Extension), Assistant Director of Agriculture (Extension), and Horticulture Officer
Job LocationTamil Nadu
Apply ModeOnline
Starting Date12.01.2023
Last Date10.02.2023
Official Website

TNPSC Recruitment 2023 Vacancy Details

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission invited online applications from eligible and willing candidates for the post, Agricultural Officer (Extension), Assistant Director of Agriculture (Extension), and Horticulture Officer. Eligible and wished candidates can read the information carefully. Candidates can check the vacancy details below. Consequently, the number of vacancies for each vacancy has been updated below. Before applying, the applicant should gather as much information as possible.

Post CodePost NameVacancy
1678Agricultural Officer (Extension), 37
3202Assistant Director of Agriculture (Extension), 8
3001Horticulture Officer48

Eligibility Criteria for TNPSC Recruitment, 2023

Educational Qualification

Candidates who are interested to apply can clearly see the eligibility criteria below. One of the important things to know before applying for the post is the educational qualification. 

S.NoName of the PostQualification
1Agricultural Officer (Extension), i) A Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture (B.Sc Agriculture); and, ii)Must possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.
2Assistant Director of Agriculture (Extension), A degree of M.Sc., in Agricultural Extension or Agricultural Economics. Provided that other things are equal, preference shall be given to those who possess the M.Sc., degree in Agricultural Extension. 
3Horticulture OfficerMust possess a Degree in B.Sc., Horticulture 

Note: 1

The educational 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 + P.G Degree as required under Section 25 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016. The results of the examination should have been declared on or before the date of notification. 

Age Limit

S.NoCategoryAge Limit
1SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all categories.No Age Limit
2‘Others’ [i.e. candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs]32 years

For Assistant Director – 34 years

Age Concession

(i) For Persons with Benchmark Disability: 

Persons with Benchmark Disability are eligible for age concession upto 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed. 

(ii) For Ex-servicemen (others): 

a) The maximum age limit for Ex-servicemen is 50 years. 4 (Section 63 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016 and as per G.O (Ms). No.91, Human Resources Management (S) department, dated 13.09.2021) 

b) The above-mentioned age concession will not apply to the Ex-servicemen applicants who have already been recruited to any class or service or category.

Salary details

S.NoPost NameSalary details
1Agricultural Officer (Extension), Rs. 37700 to 138500 (Level 20)
2Assistant Director of Agriculture (Extension), Rs. 56100 to 205700 (Level- 22)
3Horticulture OfficerRs. 37700 to 138500 (Level 20)

Selection Procedure

  • Written Examination (OMR/CBT Method)
  • Oral Test

Apply Mode

  • Online

Application Fee

S.NoFeeFee Details
1Registration Fee 

For One Time Registration (G.O.(Ms).No.32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017). 


Applicants who have already registered in One Time online Registration system and are within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.

Rs. 150/-
2Examination Fee 


The Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment if they are not eligible for the concession noted below. 

Rs. 200/-


(i) Linking the Aadhaar number with One Time Registration (OTR) is mandatory for applicants.

(ii) One Time Registration is valid for five years from the date of registration. After completion of five years, the applicant must renew the One Time Registration by paying the fee prescribed. The One Time Registration is different from the application for the examination. An applicant should make an online application separately for each and every examination for which he intends to appear.

How to apply for TNPSC Recruitment 2023?

  • Candidates can visit the official website to get detailed information about the recruitment process.
  • Only the Online mode of application will be accepted and no other mode of application will be rejected.
  • Candidates should register their details at the official website with the Registration Number and all supporting documents. (should carry for apprenticeship mela at above-mentioned mela center)
  • Candidates need to apply for One-time registration (OTR), for that applicants must have a scanned image of the photograph, certificate specified, signature, etc.
  • Candidates should select the name of the post for which the applicant wishes to apply.
  • Candidates must have a valid personal active email id all the information related to the recruitment process will be sent to their registered email id throughout the process. 
  • Applicants must provide a valid mobile number for all information that will be sent to that number via SMS.
  • Candidates have to fill in all details including category, be correct in the online application and submit it only after ensuring that all details/particulars are correctly reflected in it. No change requested online application form will be entertained after submission.
  • Candidates should take printout of the application form after completing the process of application for further reference.

Dates to Remember

Starting Date12.01.2023
Last Date10.02.2023

Official Website: Click here

Official Notification: Click Here

TNPSC Recruitment FAQs

1. Who can apply for TNPSC Recruitment 2023?

Candidates should possess a Degree from any of the recognized universities or institutions that can apply for this recruitment.

2. What is the mode of application for TNPSC Recruitment 2023?

The mode of application is online.

3. When is the last date to apply for TNPSC Recruitment 2023?

10.02.2023 is the last date.


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