Tnpsc Assistant Agriculture Officer Recruitment 2021 Tnpsc Aao Syllabus Exam Pattern Pdf

Tnpsc Assistant Agriculture Officer Recruitment 2021 Tnpsc Aao Syllabus Exam Pattern Pdf

TNPSC AAO recruitment 2021: Tamilnadu public service commission is about to release the most waited notification for the year 2021. The recruitment of TNPSC agriculture officer 2021 notification is to be released soon in the official website. Student who are eagerly waiting for this recruitment are invited to apply online for this post.

We have brought to you the entire notification details, age limit, exam pattern, selection procedure, salary, how to apply, educational qualification, syllabus pdf etc.. Go through this blog for all the information regarding this recruitment.


Department: Tamilnadu agricultural extension subordinate services (code no : 102)

Job location: Tamilnadu

Application mode: Online

Vacancies: 112

Application date: 05.02.2021 to 04.03.2021

Tnpsc AAO AHO Notification

TNPSC agriculture officer eligibility 2021:

For the post of Tamilnadu agriculture officer, Tnpsc has set an eligibility criteria to apply for this recruitment. Students are advised to apply only if they meet the eligibility standard.

  • The candidate should have passed higher secondary (12th) examination.
  • Must possess a 2 year diploma degree in agriculture from either of the following institute:-
  1. From government of Tamilnadu institutions. (or)
  2. Affiliated from Gandhigram rural institute, Dindigul district (or)
  3. Any institute under commissioner of agriculture.


  • Candidates possessing any higher qualification of prescribed specialization will be eligible only if they have completed the 2 year diploma degree. Otherwise students application will be disqualified.
  • Candidates should possess adequate knowledge of Tamil.

TNPSC AAO age limit 2021:

The Tamilnadu public service commission has set an certain age limit for candidates according to their belonging category as follows:


Minimum age limit : 18 years

Maximum age limit : No age limit

  • Others (not belonging to SC/ SC(A), ST, MBC,DC(S), BC,BCM,DESTITUE WIDOW)

Minimum age limit : 18 years

Maximum age limit : should not have completed 30 years

TNPSC agriculture officer salary 2021:

For the students ,who are selected for the Tamilnadu agriculture officer post will be paid a monthly salary of Rs.20,600 /- to Rs.65500/- (level 10) .

TNPSC AAO selection procedure 2021:

The Tamilnadu public service commission (TNPSC) follows a certain procedure to select the candidates onto board. The following are the steps to select a candidate for the post of agriculture officer:

  • Written examination
  • Certificate verification
  • Final result

Written examination:

Students will be invited to appear for an written examination based on which the candidates will be shortlisted for certificate verification. Questions will be in both English and Tamil. The written examination comprises of two sections as follows:

  • PAPER I : 300 marks
  • PAPER II : 200 marks

TOTAL : 500 marks


Paper I is an objective type examination. It is based on the diploma standard. The subjects of agriculture will be asked in the paper I. It contributes 200 questions which is a majority part in the question paper. The examination will be held for 3 hours and 300 marks.


Paper II is also an objective type for 200 marks and held for a time duration of 2 hours. This exam based on the two topics:

  1. General studies (HSC STANDARD):

It contributes 75 questions .

  1. Aptitude and mental ability (SSLC STANDARD):

It contributes 25 questions.

Total 100 questions

TNPSC AAO cut off 2021:

SC/ SC(A), ST, MBC,DC(S), BC,BCM 500 150
Others 500 200
Tnpsc assistant agriculture officer examination syllabus 2021:

As we already know there are two papers for examination, the following are the topics that are included in the respective papers.


  • Agronomic principles ,practices and meteorology
  • Dry farming and agro foresting
  • Soils and fertility management
  • Horticultural crops , cultivation techniques
  • Breeding and seed production
  • Plant protection, principles and practices
  • Livestock , poultry management , artificial insemination and calf rearing
  • Farm machinery and post harvesting techniques
  • Agronomic extension , agronomic economics
  • Energy and environment
  • Commercial agriculture
  • Computer application


General studies:

  • General science
  • Current events
  • Geography
  • History and culture of India and Tamilnadu
  • Indian polity
  • Indian economy
  • Indian National movement
  • Aptitude and mental ability

TNPSC AAO examination fees 2021:

Students who are interested to apply for this post should pay the specified fee for this recruitment as follows:

  • Registration fees : Rs. 150/-
  • Examination fees : Rs. 100/-


  • Students who have already registered in one time registration (OTR) need not pay the registration fees.
  • Candidates belonging to SC,SC(A) , ST , DISABLED PERSONS, DESTITUTE WIDOWS are exempted from examination fees.
TNPSC assistant agriculture officer examination center 2021:

The following are the list of examination centers where students are asked to appear for written examination.

Examination center Centre code
Chennai 0100
Madurai 1000
Coimbatore 0200
Tiruchirappalli 2500
Salem 1700
Tirunelveli 2600
Thanjavur 1900

TNPSC agriculture officer in agriculture department physical fitness form 2021:

Candidates who are selected for this recruitment should produce a physical fitness form in the prescribed format at the time of certificate verification. The standard of vision should be STD III or better.

  • Colour blindness will be a disqualification.

TNPSC agriculture officer application form 2021:

How to apply?

Following are the steps, aspirant should follow while applying for this post:-

  1. Visit the website and search for the notification assistant agriculture officer notification 2021.
  2. Click on apply online.
  3. Login with your login id & password given to you at the time of registration.
  4. If not registered , register yourselves in one time registration and then start applying.

5. Start entering the details carefully and submit your online application form.

6. Make your online payment as mentioned in the notification.

7. Take a print out for your future reference.

TNPSC AAO recruitment important dates 2021:

Notification date : 05.02.2021

Application start date : 05.02.2021

Application end date : 04.03.2021

TNPSC AAO & AHO Previous Papers PDF Downloading Links:

TNPSC AAO Question Papers 2019 PDF Download – Agriculture  

TNPSC AAO Question Papers 2019 PDF Download – General Studies  


TNPSC AAO Question Papers 2017 PDF Download – Agriculture  

TNPSC AAO Question Papers 2017 PDF Download – General Studies  


TNPSC AHO Question Papers 2017 PDF Download – Horticultural  

TNPSC AHO Question Papers 2017 PDF Download – General Studies  

For further information and details, kindly visit the official website For any queries and doubts, call the Tamilnadu public service commission in person to 044- 25332833/ 044- 25332855. You can also ask your clarifications to the toll free number 1800 425 6002. In other way, you can drop your question to the mail id


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