TNPSC Recruitment: Apply for Assistant Engineer Posts in Agriculture Now!

By Malavikka

An official employment notification has been released by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) calling out for candidates to apply for the posts of Assistant Engineer (Agricultural Engineering).

Name of the post

Assistant Engineer


Applications are invited from candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiar) and Scheduled Tribes only.


The recruitment is for the Tamil Nadu Agricultural Engineering Service department.

How to apply for TNPSC Recruitment?

In order to apply for TNPSC Recruitment, follow the steps given here:

  • Log on to the TNPSC official website 
  • Check out the advertisement published for the vacancy availability
  • After reading the details and verifying the eligibility, register yourself for the recruitment
TNPSC Recruitment: Apply for Assistant Engineer!

When is the TNPSC Assistant Engineer recruitment exam?

TNPSC Assistant Engineer recruitment exam is on 7 October 2017.



Age limit

There is no maximum age limit for applying to the post; however the minimum age is 18 years.

Educational Qualification

The minimum educational qualification is B.E. (Agriculture) or B. Tech (Agricultural Engineering) or B.Sc., (Agricultural Engineering) or B.E. (Mechanical) or B.E. (Civil) (or) B.Tech (Automobile Engineering) or B.E. (Production Engineering) or B.E.(Industrial Engineering).

Additional requirement:

Along with the educational qualification, applicants also need to have adequate knowledge in Tamil language.

Exam pattern

  • The written exam will have two papers
  • There will be a separate interview round
  • The total mark will be 570 out of which only 70 marks will be for interview and 500 marks for the written test 
  • The language of the question paper will be bilingual: English and Tamil, except English language paper

Exam Centres

The examination will be held at Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai.


The Last date for submission of applications is 2 August 2017.

Also Read: TNPSC Group IV Phase I Counselling Schedule Released

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