TNPSC Recruitment 2021 - Apply for 197 Assistant Director, Horticultural Officer vacancies

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TNPSC Recruitment 2021: TNPSC is collecting job applications through online from 05/02/2021 to 04/03/2021. Currently, Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) announced 197 Assistant Director, Horticultural Officer jobs. So the aspirants who are interested and eligible may apply for the TNPSC Recruitment 2021. In this article, you can find the full details of TNPSC Online Application 2021.

TNPSC Assistant Director, Horticultural Officer Recruitment 2021

TNPSC Assistant Director, Horticultural Officer Recruitment 2021 has Released now. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has released the official job notification for 197 Assistant Director, Horticultural Officer Job vacancies. The educational qualification for recruitment is B.Sc Horticulture, M.Sc Horticulture. The interested and eligible candidates can able to apply for the job notification from 05/02/2021 to 04/03/2021. The selected candidates will be placed in All Over Tamil Nadu. For this notification, TNPSC recruiting candidates by online mode only. The TNPSC online application link will be available on official website only. Aspirants are requested to fill the TNPSC online application form 2021 by online. The online application form will be available on the official website only.


TNPSC Recruitment 2021 Full Details
OrganisationTamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Job CategoryPSC Jobs 
Job TypeTamil Nadu Govt Jobs
RecruitmentTNPSC Recruitment
Job NameAssistant Director, Horticultural Officer
Job locationAll Over Tamil Nadu
QualificationB.Sc Horticulture, M.Sc Horticulture
Start Date05/02/2021
Last Date04/03/2021
Apply ModeOnline

TNPSC Assistant Director, Horticultural Officer Recruitment 2021 Details

Here below you can find details of latest TNPSC Assistant Director, Horticultural Officer recruitment vacancy details, educational qualification details, age limit, application fees, salary details, selection process, application process and apply link.

Vacancy Details

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has released 197 Vacancies for Assistant Director Recruitment 2021. Check the detailed information on the vacancy details given below.

Post NameQualification
Assistant Director of Horticultural28
Horticultural Officer169

Educational Qualification

The candidates who have completed B.Sc Horticulture, M.Sc Horticulture are eligible to apply for this job notification. Here below detailed information has been given by post name.

Post NameQualification
Assistant Director of HorticulturalMust 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 OfficerMust possess a degree in B.Sc., Horticulture.

Age Limit

The candidates should have the following age limit to apply for the job notification. Kindly check and verify your eligibility before applying to the job notification.

Category of ApplicantsMaximum Age
For both posts SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all categories. No Maximum Age limit
„Others‟ [i.e. applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs]
i) For the post of Assistant Director of HorticultureShould not have completed 30 years
ii) For the post of Horticultural OfficerShould not have completed 30 years [Persons holding a post-graduate degree or PhD in Horticulture should not have completed 32 years.]

(Note) Age Relaxation: Candidates Age Relaxation may be given by As per Govt rules. Kindly check the TNPSC recruitment official notification for more details.

Application Fee

The candidates have to pay the application fee to apply for TNPSC recruitment 2021. The fee details may vary by the caste. Here you can find full information on application fees.


Registration Fee:

For One Time Registration (G.O.(Ms). No.32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017).


Applicants who have already registered in One Time online Registration system and are within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.


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 concession noted below.


Salary Details

Salary details have been given below. Kindly check the salary information as per the post name.

Post NameSalary
Assistant Director HorticulturalRs.56100 - 177500 (Level 22) (Revised Scale)
Horticultural OfficerRs.37700-119500 (Level 20) (Revised Scale)

Selection Process

Most of the times Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission will follow the below steps to recruit the candidates. 

  1. Written Exam
  2. Certification Verification
  3. Direct Interview

Steps to Apply TNPSC Recruitment 2021

The candidats are requested to follow the below steps to apply for the TNPSC Online Recruitment 2021.

  1. Go to the official TNPSC website
  2. Search for the Career/ Advertisement menu
  3. Search for the Assistant Director, Horticultural Officer Job Notification and click on it
  4. Download and View the TNPSC Assistant Director job notification
  5. Verify your eligibility and go further
  6. Click on the registration/ Application form
  7. Fill all the details correctly and upload the necessary documents
  8. Pay the application fees if applicable
  9. Take the print out of your application

Important Dates

Starting Date for Submission of Application05.02.2021
Last date for Submission of Application04.03.2021
Last date for payment of fee through Bank SBI/HDFC Bank06.03.2021
Dates of written examination
Horticultural OfficerPaper-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 HorticulturePaper-II : General Studies (Degree standard)
Paper-I : Subject paper Horticulture (P.G. Degree standard)19.04.2021 10.00A.M. to 01.00 P.M

Important Links

Notification link
Click here
Apply Link
Click here
Official Website
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