Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Chennai-600002 (Tamil Nadu)
Website : http://www.tnpsc.gov.in/
Applications are invited upto 5.45 p.m on 28/05/2008 for direct recruitment to the following post in Agricultural Officer (Extension) Service :-
- Agricultural Officer (Extension) : 520 posts, Pay Scale : Rs.6500-200-11100/-, Qualification : A Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture of any University or Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission for the purpose of its grant. AND
Must possess adequate knowledge in Tamil, Age : Below 30 years, Below 32 years in the case of persons holding a Post Graduate or higher Degree in Agriculture such as M.Sc. (Agriculture) or Ph.D. Age relxation for reserved category as per rules.
Selection Procedure : Selection will be made in two successive stages i.e., (i) Written Examination and (ii) Oral Test in the shape of an interview. Final selection will be made on the basis of the total marks obtained by the candidates at the Written Examination and Oral Test taken together subject to the rule of reservation of appointments.
Important Dates :
- Last date for receipt of applications : 28/05/2008
- Date of written Examination : 03/08/2008
Application Fee : Rs.125/- Examination fee should be paid only through any one of the Post offices situated in Tamil Nadu listed in to the detailed Brochure and the Postal receipt obtained for the payment of fee should be pasted in the space provided in the application.
OMR Application : OMR application form along with an Information Brochure containing General Instructions for filling up the application form, Commission’s ‘Instructions, etc. to candidates’ and an envelope for sending application can be obtained from any one of the HEAD POST OFFICES or selected Sub-Post Offices (236 Nos.) in Tamil Nadu / Puducherry on payment of Rs.30/-. (The list showing the names of Post Offices is available in the Commission’s Website).
Applying Online : Candidates can also avail of the facility of applying Online on the Commission’s Website at http://tnpsconline.tn.nic.in/ Candidates applying Online should possess and keep ready Postal receipt for Rs.155/- (i.e. Application fee Rs.30/- and Examination fee Rs. 125/- obtained from any one of the Post Offices listed in Annexure-III to the Information Brochure before registering Online. Candidates claiming exemption from payment of Examination fee should possess and keep ready Postal receipt for Rs.30/- towards the application fee. The Postal receipt obtained for the payment of Application Fee/ Examination Fee should be pasted in the space provided in the application. Candidates applying Online should send the applications (i.e. The printout generated from the Website and signed by the candidates) with the Postal receipt along with attested copies of Certificates so as to reach the Commission’s office on or before the last date for receipt of applications, failing which his/her application will be rejected. The facility of applying Online will be closed on 28/05/2008 at 5.45.p.m.