TNPSC Recruitment 2019 580 AAO Posts

TNPSC Recruitment 2019 580 AAO Posts invites Online applications for recruitment of 580 Assistant Agricultural Officer (AAO) Posts. The applicants are requested to apply online only through Official Website on or before 27.01.2019. Here you can find jobs vacancies for both fresher and experienced candidates. Other Details Like education qualification, age limit, selection process, application fee & how to apply, important links, syllabus, admit cards, results, previous papers are given Below. 

Candidates satisfying the above eligibility conditions Use Following Procedure Given Below to Apply Online:

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TNPSC Recruitment 2019 580 AAO Posts Highlights:-

Organization Name: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Job Category: Tamilnadu Govt Jobs
No. of Posts: 580 Vacancies
Name of the Posts: Assistant Agricultural Officer (AAO) & Various Posts
Job Location: Tamilnadu
Selection Procedure: Written Exam, Certificate Verification
Application Apply Mode: Online
Official Website:
Starting Date: 27.12.2018
Last Date: 27.01.2019

TNPSC Recruitment 2019 580 AAO Posts Details:-

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

SI No Name of the Post and Code No Name of the Service and Code No. No. of Post
1 Assistant Agricultural Officer (2016-2019) (Post Code No.3101) Tamil Nadu Agricultural Extension Subordinate Service (Code No.102) 576 Posts
2 Assistant Agricultural Officer (Shortfall vacancies for ST candidates only) (Post Code No.3101) 04 Posts
Total 580 Posts

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification: (As on 27.12.2018)

Qualification (i) Must have passed Higher Secondary (plus two) Examination.

(ii) Must possess two years Diploma in Agriculture from the Institutions recognized by the Government of Tamil Nadu or affiliated with the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University; or Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul District; or any other institutions under the control of the Commissioner of Agriculture.


(i) The educational qualification prescribed for this post should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies viz. 10th + HSC + Diploma Course(10+2+2). The results of the examination should have been declared on or before the date of Notification.

(ii) Applicants claiming equivalence of qualification to the prescribed qualification should upload and submit evidence for equivalence of qualification in the form of G.O. issued prior to the date of this notification when called for, failing which, their application will be summarily rejected. The G.Os regarding equivalence of qualification issued after the date of this notification will not be accepted for this recruitment [Section 25(b) of Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service ) Act 14/2016]. (Refer para 10 of the “Instructions to Applicants “)

(iii) The candidates those who are having a higher qualification in the relevant field without having the prescribed qualification viz. Diploma in Agriculture is not eligible to apply for direct recruitment to this post.


Age Limit: (As on 01.07.2018)

Category of Applicants Minimum Age (Should have completed) Maximum Age
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all Castes 18 years No Maximum Age limit
“Others” [i.e. Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs] 18 years 30 Years (Should not have completed)

Salary Details:

SI No Name of Post Pay scale
1. AAO Rs.20600-65500/-

Selection Procedure:

1.Written Exam

2.Certificate Verification

EXAM Centre List:-

Application Fee/Exam Fee: 

a) Registration Fee

For One-Time Registration (Revised with effect from 01.03.2017 vide G.O.(Ms).No. 32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms Department, dated 01.03.2017)

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(i) Applicants who have already registered in One-Time Registration system paying Rs.50/- before 01.03.2017 and those who have registered for One-Time Registration on or after 01.03.2017 by paying Rs.150/- are exempted from paying the registration fee for this recruitment.

(ii) Applicants who have made One-Time Registration must pay the prescribed examination fee for this recruitment unless the fee exemption is claimed. (One-Time Registration is only to avail exemption for the Registration fee for a period of 5 years from the date of registration and it will not be considered as prescribed examination fee for this recruitment).

b) Examination 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 fee concession noted below:-


How to apply

Step 1: Log on to TNPSC Careers Page at the official website to

Step 2: Eligible candidates are advised to open Notification

Step 3: Read the Advertisement carefully to be sure about your eligibility

Step 4: Click on “Click here for New Registration”, if you are a new user.

Step 5: Fill your Academic Qualification & Other Related Information as per the instructions

Step 6: Ensure the information provided is correct

Step 7: Complete the Registration & Click on “Submit” & Make Payments

Step 8: Take a print out of online application for future use.

Important Dates

Starting Date for Submission of Application 27.12.2018
Last date for Submission of Application 27.01.2019
Last Date for Payment of Application Fees 29.01.2019
Date of Written Examination
Paper – I (Subject Paper) 07.04.2019 FN 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M
Paper – II (General Studies) 07.04.2019 AN 02.30 P.M. to 04.30 P.M

Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Click Here for TNPSC AAO English Syllabus PDF Download

Click Here for TNPSC AAO Tamil Syllabus PDF Download

Previous years Question Papers:  

TNPSC AAO Question Papers 2018 PDF Download (Agriculture)

TNPSC AAO Question Papers 2018 PDF Download (General Studies)

TNPSC AAO Question Papers 2017 PDF Download (Agriculture)

TNPSC AAO Question Papers 2017 PDF Download (General Studies)

Important Link:

Official Notification PDF:-

Click Here

Online Application Form:-

Click Here//

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