TNPSC Recruitment 2021
TNPSC Recruitment 2021 – Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission is inviting candidates for its Assistant Director of Horticulture & Horticultural Officer Posts job in Tamilnadu


TNPSC has released recruitment 2021 advertisement for its Assistant Director of Horticulture & Horticultural Officer (197) Vacancies. Candidates who wish to apply for this Assistant Director of Horticulture & Horticultural Officer post in TNPSC should submit their application form online. Last Date for submission is 04.03.2021. Candidates who are eligible for this post check the details mentioned below. For more information about Tamilnadu Government Jobs please check here.

Eligible candidates may send their resume along with the photo copies of certificates and supporting documents for qualification, experience and other information Online


OrganizationTamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Job TypeTN Govt Jobs
Job LocationTamilnadu
Post Name and VacanciesAssistant Director of Horticulture - 28

Horticultural Officer - 169
Mode of ApplyingOnline
Last Date04.03.2021
Last date for payment of fee through Bank
Official WebsiteClick Here

TNPSC Recruitment 2021 – Job Placement Details

Vacancies : 

  • TNPSC requires following posts to fill their vacancies.
    1. Assistant Director of Horticulture – 28
    2. Horticultural Officer – 169

Placement : 

  • Tamil Nadu

TNPSC Job Eligibility Details : 

Educational Qualification : 

  • Assistant Director of Horticulture –
    • Must possess a degree in M.Sc., Horticulture (or)
    • M.Sc., Fruit Science (or)
    • M.Sc., Floriculture and Landscaping (or)
    • M.Sc., Vegetable Science (or)
    • M.Sc., Spices / Plantation and Medicinal and Aromatic Plants.
  • Horticultural Officer – Must possess a degree in B.Sc., Horticulture

Age Limit (as on 01.07.2021) : 

  • SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all categories – No Age limit
  • ‘Others’ [i.e. candidates 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.]

Salary Details : 

  • Assistant Director of Horticulture – Rs. 56100 – 177500 (Level 22) (Revised Scale)
  • Horticultural Officer – Rs. 37700-119500 (Level 20) (Revised Scale)

Mode of Applying : 

  • Online

Selection Process : 

  1. Selection will be made in two successive stages i.e.,
    1. Written Examination and
    2. Oral Test in the shape of an interview.
  2. 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

Scheme OF Examination : 

  • Assistant Director of Horticulture
  • Horticultural Officer

Important Dates : 

  • Date of notification – 05.02.2021
  • Last date for submission of online application – 04.03.2021
  • Last date for payment of fee through Bank SBI/ HDFC Bank – 06.03.2021
  • Horticultural Officer
    • Paper-I : Subject paper Horticulture (Degree standard) – 18.04.2021 10.00A.M. to 01.00 P.M.
    • Paper-II : General Studies (Degree standard) – 18.04.2021 03.00P.M. to 05.00 P.M.
  • Assistant Director of Horticulture
    • Paper-II : General Studies (Degree standard) – 18.04.2021 03.00P.M. to 05.00 P.M.
    • Paper-I : Subject paper Horticulture (P.G.Degree standard) – 19.04.2021 10.00A.M. to 01.00 P.M

Registration Fees :

  • Registration Fee – Rs. 150/-
    • For One Time Registration (G.O.(Ms).No.32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017).
    • Note : Applicants who have already registered in One Time online Registration system and are within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.
  • Examination Fee – Rs. 200/-
    • Note : 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.
  • Written Examination fee of Rs.200/- (Rupees Two hundred only), is payable by online through Net Banking / Credit card / Debit card or it can be paid offline at the SBI / HDFC Bank within two days from the date of submission of online application by choosing the option in the online application.
  • Applicants who had already registered under One-Time Registration system by paying Rs.50/- before 01.03.2017 and having validity and those who have registered for One-Time Registration on or after 01.03.2017 by paying Rs.150/- towards One-Time Registration are exempted from paying the registration fee for
    this recruitment.
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How to apply for TNPSC Recruitment 2021 – Agricultural Officer (Extension) Posts

  • Check and verify your eligibility to TNPSC Recruitment 2021.
  • Submit all the details required by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.
  • Go through the Official Notification carefully.
  • Visit TNPSC official website –
  • Interested Candidates may submit their application using the URL Click Here
  • Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission’s websites or
  • “One Time Registration” using Aadhaar is mandatory before applying for any post. Applicant should register only once in the One Time Registration by paying Rs.150/- as registration fee. Successfully registered One Time Registration is valid for five years from the date of registration. All the applications should be submitted using the One Time Registration ID and password registered by the applicant.
  • To apply under One Time Registration system, applicants should have a scanned image of their photograph, certificates specified, if any, and signature in CD/DVD/Pen Drive to upload the same, as per the specifications given in the guidelines for scanning and uploading of photograph and signature.
  • No applicant is permitted to create more than one registration ID under One Time Registration system.
  • Applicants should enter the Unique ID and password to view the already available information and update them. They shall not share the ID with any other person or agency.
  • One Time Registration is not an application for any post. It is just a collection of information from the applicants and provides a separate dashboard to each applicant to facilitate maintenance of their own profile. Applicants who wish to apply for this recruitment shall click “Apply” against the recruitment notified in
    the Commission’s website using the same USER ID and PASSWORD given for ONE TIME REGISTRATION.
  • Applicants should select the name of the post for which the applicant wishes to apply.
  • Online applications uploaded without the photograph, details of specified documents and signature will be rejected.
  • All the particulars mentioned in the online application will be considered as final and no modifications will be allowed after the submission of the application. Once an application is submitted, no further request for change of details will be entertained. Hence, the applicants are instructed to fill the online application with
    utmost care and caution as no correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained.
    • After submitting the application, applicants can save / print their application in PDF format.
    • On entering user ID and password, applicants can download their application and print, if required.
    • Applicants need not send the printout of the online application or any other supporting documents to the Commission. Application and all the required certificates will be verified only when the applicants
      come up for certificate verification.

Download TNPSC Recruitment 2021 Official Notification and Apply Online 

TNPSC Official Notification : Click Here

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