About TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director Recruitment 2019

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) releases the notification for the recruitment of TNPSC Assistant Director of Horticulture. TNPSC will recruit candidates for the post of Horticulture Assistant Director on the basis of two exam stages – Written exam and Interview. Furthermore, the Written exam will consist of two papers – Paper 1 and 2. After the conduct of the Written exam, the Commission will shortlist candidates for Interview based on marks secured in the written test. Last year, the Commission announced 74 vacancies for TNPSC Assistant Director of Horticulture. Aspirants must ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions prescribed by Tamil Nadu PSC before applying for the post.

Frequency: Vacancy Based
Languages English, Tamil
Conducting Body: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

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TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director Recruitment 2019 Important Dates

25 Oct, 2019 (Tentative) Application - Start Date | Mode: Online
25 Oct, 2019 (Tentative) Advertisement | Mode: Online
13 Jan, 2020 (Tentative) Exam | Mode: Offline
28 Feb, 2020 (Tentative) Result | Mode: Online

TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director Recruitment 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director has been prescribed by TNPSC along with the notification for the post. According to TNPSC Assistant Director of Horticulture eligibility criteria, candidates must be below 30 years of age. Candidates should also hold a degree in M.Sc Horticulture in order to be eligible to apply for the post. Candidates selected for recruitment for TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director will need to produce certificate of physical fitness and should have Standard III vision. Additionally, candidates must also understand, speak and write in Tamil language.

TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director Recruitment 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) releases the application form of TNPSC Assistant Director of Horticulture along with the notification. TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director application form will be available in online mode. To apply for the exam, candidates must first register for the exam with ‘One Time Registration’ followed by filling up of relevant details in ‘Applicant’s Dashboard’ and uploading of photograph, signature and scanned copies of documents specified for the post. Candidates registering for the first time in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission will have to pay Rs. 150 as registration fee. Candidates should also pay Rs. 200 as examination fee for the Written exam. However, candidates belonging to ST, SC and PwD categories are exempted from paying both registration and exam fee. The fee can be paid using online payment options through net banking, debit/ credit card or offline at either State Bank of India or Indian Bank. The procedure to apply for the exam has been provided below.

Steps to apply for TNPSC Assistant Director of Horticulture:

  • Click on ‘One Time Registration’
  • Register by furnishing the required information
  • Pay registration fee
  • After registration, go to ‘Applicant’s Dashboard’ and fill all the details
  • Next, upload scanned images of photograph, signature and documents
  • Pay the requisite exam fee
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button
  • Print Copy of the filled application form

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online Male, Female ₹ 350

TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director Recruitment 2019 Exam Pattern

TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director Recruitment Paper 1 Exam Pattern

TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director exam pattern is released by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission. As per TNPSC Assistant Director of Horticulture exam pattern, the written exam will consist of two papers - Paper 1 and 2. Paper 1 will contain only objective type questions and the level of difficulty for questions asked in the paper will be similar to post-graduation standard. Only questions pertaining to Horticulture will be asked in Paper 1. The exam pattern for Paper 1 has been provided below.

Code

Paper

No.  of questions

Total             Marks

Duration

279

 Paper 1

200

3003 hours


TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director Recruitment Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has prescribed the exam pattern of Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Horticulture Assistant Director for Paper 2 along with the notification. Paper 2 will contain questions on General Studies. The paper will also test candidates’ aptitude and mental ability. The standard of questions on General Studies asked in the paper will be similar to graduation level while questions on Aptitude and Mental Ability will be similar to class 10 standard. The exam pattern of Paper 2 has been given in the table below.

Paper 2: General Studies

Code

Subject

Marks

Number             of questions

Duration

 003

General Studies

75

150

 2             hours

Aptitude and Mental Ability

25

50

Total

100

150


TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director Recruitment 2019 Admit Card

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) will issue the online admit card of Horticulture Assistant Director few days prior to the conduct of the exam. Candidates who have applied successfully for TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director can avail the admit card with their application number/ login ID and date of birth. TNPSC issues the admit card of TNPSC Assistant Director Horticulture individually for the two stages of the exam - Written exam and Interview. Candidates must carefully check the details printed on TNPSC Assistant Director Horticulture for discrepancies. In case candidates find discrepancies in the admit card, they must contact the Commission and get the same corrected.

TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director Recruitment 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Madurai
Coimbatore

Documents Required at Exam

  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN card
  • Passport
  • Voter card
  • Government issued ID card
  • Identity card issued by university/college/institute

TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director Recruitment 2019 Answer Key

The answer key of Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Assistant Director Horticulture will be released by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC). First, the Commission will publish the provisional answer key for both Paper 1 and 2 of the Written exam. The provisional answer key will be released within few days after the conduct of the exam. Candidates can challenge the answers provided in the provisional answer key. Object raised by candidates in the provisional answer key will be scrutinised by the Commission after which the final answer key will be declared. The final answer key of TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director will consist of the correct answers to all the questions asked in the exam. On the basis of the answers provided in the final answer key, candidates will be able to estimate their probable score in the Written exam.

TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director Recruitment 2019 Result

The result of Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Horticulture Assistant Director will be announced by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC). The result will be released online in two stages - Written exam and final result. TNPSC Assistant Director Horticulture result for written exam will be released as per the marks obtained by candidates in Paper 1 and 2. Candidates will be shortlisted to appear for Interview round based on marks secured by them in the Written exam. After the conduct of Interview, TNPSC will declare the final result of TNPSC Horticultural Officer on the basis of marks secured in both Written exam and Interview.

TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director Recruitment 2019 Cutoff

TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director cut off will be determined by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC). The Commission will release the cut off after each exam stage. On the basis of the cutoff, candidates will be shortlisted for subsequent stages of the exam. Tamil Nadu PSC will declare TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director cut off in two stages - Written exam and final cut off. Based on the cutoff of Written exam, candidates will be shortlisted for Interview stage. After the Interview, TNPSC will release the final cutoff as per the performance of candidates in both the Written test and Interview. Candidates will be recruited for the post of Horticulture Assistant Director based on the final cutoff prepared by the Commission. The minimum qualifying cut for the exam prescribed by TNPSC are provided in the table below:

TNPSC Horticultural Officer - Minimum qualifying marks

Category

Total Marks

Minimum marks

General

570

228

SC/ ST/ OBC

570

171

Qualifying Marks Trend

Year Category Cutoff
2019 General 228
OBC 171
SC 171
ST 171

TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director Recruitment 2019 Selection Process

TNPSC Assistant Director Horticulture recruitment exam will be conducted by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC). Candidates will be recruited for the post of Horticulture Assistant Director on the basis of candidates performance in two exam stages - Written exam and Interview. TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director Written exam will consist of two papers - Paper 1 and 2. In Paper 1, questions will be asked from the subject of Horticulture and the difficulty of questions asked in Paper 1 will be similar to that of post-graduation. Paper 2 will comprise questions from General Studies and Aptitude and Mental Ability. Based on marks of Written exam, candidates will be selected for Interview which will be held for 70 marks. After the conduct of Interview, the Commission will declare the final result on the basis of marks secured in both Written test and Interview. Candidates will be appointed for TNPSC Horticulture Assistant Director post based on the aggregate marks secured in the exam.

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