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TNPSC AO (Agricultural Officer) 2020 Eligibility - Age, Education Qualification

TNPSC AO (Agricultural Officer) 2020 Eligibility

In this Post we are going the discuss about the upcoming TNPSC Agricultural Officer Exam 2020 as mentioned in the TNPSC Annual Planner 2020-2021. TNPSC invites application for the post of TNPSC Agricultural Officer in Tamil Nadu Agricultural Extension Service.

(A) AGE LIMIT (as on 01.07.2020)

Sl. No.
Category of Applicants
Maximum Age
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all castes.
No age limit
i.      Should          not    have
completed             30 Years
[For      persons             holding
ii.     32 Years [ For persons holding a post graduate or        higher    degree     in
Agriculture                    such    as
M.Sc    (Agriculture)   or
Ph.D in Agriculture]

Applicants not belonging to SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/DC, BC(OBCM), BCM who have put in five years and more of service in the State/Central Government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit.
Explanation: No maximum age limit shall mean that the applicants should not have completed 58 years of age either on the date of notification or at the time of selection/appointment to the post.
(For further details, refer para. 5 of “Instructions to Applicants” and Section 3(r) of Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016)
Age Concessions
(i)    For Differently Abled Persons
Differently Abled Persons are eligible for age concession upto 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed.
(ii)   For Ex-servicemen
(a)    The maximum age limit for ex-servicemen is 48 years.
(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.

(B) EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION (as on the Date of Notifcation)
Applicants should possess the following or its equivalent qualification awarded by any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission:
(i)    Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture (B.Sc., Agriculture) AND
(ii)   Adequate knowledge in Tamil

Adequate knowledge in Tamil means one must have passed the S.S.L.C. Examination or its equivalent examination with Tamil as one of the languages or Studied the High School Course in Tamil Medium and passed the S.S.L.C Examination or its equivalent examination in Tamil Medium or passed the Second Class Language Test (Full Test) in Tamil conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission [Explanation (i) under Section 21(1) of Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act 2016.]
( Note (i) under paragraph 11 of the Commission’s ‘Instruction to Applicants" will not apply to recruitment to this post)
Note :
(i)       The qualification prescribed for the post should have been obtained by passing the required
qualification in the order of studies, viz., 10th + HSC or its equivalent + Bachelor’s degree + PG degree as required under Section 25 of Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016.
(ii)      Applicants claiming equivalence of qualification should upload and submit evidence for equivalence of qualification, in the form of government order issued prior to the date of this notification, when called for, failing which, their application will be summarily rejected. The government orders regarding equivalence of prescribed qualification issued after the date of this notification will not be accepted.
(Results of the examination should have been declared on or before the date of notification)
(For further details regarding equivalence of qualification refer to para.10 of the “Instructions to Applicants”).
Applicants selected for appointment to the post will be required to produce a certificate of physical fitness in the form prescribed below:

Standard of vision
Form of certificate of physical
Form prescribed for
executive post.

Colour blindness will be a disqualification. Applicants with defective vision should produce eye fitness certificate from a qualified eye specialist.

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