TNPSC Forest Apprentices Govt Jobs 158 Vacancy Recruitment Notification 2018

TNPSC Forest Apprentices Recruitment 2018: Apply Online

TNPSC Forest Apprentices Recruitment/Exam 2018: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission released a recruitment notification for Forest Apprentices Jobs on regular basis. As many as 158 vacancies are announced to be recruited under TNPSC Forest Apprentices Recruitment Board for the current year. Candidates interested provided they fit in the Physical Standards and meets the essential qualifications can apply online before the last date i.e. 1st August 2018. Selection of candidates for desired Post will be based on Written Exam, Physical Efficiency Test & Medical Examination. Detailed information regarding eligibility criteria, essential qualifications, age limit, and selection procedure for the TNPSC Forest Apprentices Jobs Recruitment is mentioned below:


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Government Jobs in TNPSC Forest Apprentices Recruitment 2018

Important Dates

Name of the Organization: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Post Name: Forest Apprentices
Starting Date of Online application : 04-07-2018
Last Date of Online Application: 01-08-2018
Written Exam Date: 23-09-2018 to 30-09-2018
Location: Tamil Nadu
Organization Website: www.tnpsc.gov.in

Availability of vacancies in TNPSC Forest Apprentices Recruitment 2018

There are total 158 vacancies opened under TNPSC Forest Apprentices Recruitment for the current year.

S.No. Name of the Post No. of Vacancies
1. Forest Apprentices (Regular) 148
2. Forest Apprentices (Reserved) 10
Total 158


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Note: For category-wise brief distribution of vacancies refer the official notification.

Age limits of TNPSC Forest Apprentices Post

Candidates applying for Forest Apprentices must be below 30 years and above 18 years as reckoned on 01-04-2018. Relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit is applicable for candidates belonging to reserved category.

Educational Qualifications for TNPSC Forest Apprentices Recruitment

Candidates desirous for joining as Forest Apprentices must be a Graduate in Forestry or Science related subjects from a University recognized by UGC. Refer the official notification for brief listing of courses acceptable.

Pay Scale

Selected Apprentices will be appointed on a proposed salary of Level- 20: Rs.37,700- 1,19,500 per month. Other allowances/benefits included as per the rules.

Application Fee

For General/OBC Category candidates, application fee is Rs 150/-

SC/ST/PH Category candidates are exempted from paying any application/Examination fee.

Selection Process for TNPSC Forest Apprentices Jobs

Applicants who have successfully submitted their candidature for Forest Apprentices Post will be assessed on following parameters followed by Interview allotted in the last for 120 marks:

1.Written Exam:

Paper-I & Paper-II: It will cover graduation concerned subject chosen as optional namely- Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Computer Applications, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Forestry, Geology, Horticulture, Marine Biology and Wildlife biology.

Marks allotted to each: 300 marks

Time duration: 3 hours

Paper-III: General Studies (150 Questions) and Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (50 Questions)

Medium of question paper will be English & Tamil

Marks allotted: 300marks

Time duration: 3 hours

2.Physical Efficiency Test: It will include running test, details as follows;

Male: 25 km in 4 hours

Female: 16km in 4 hours

3.Physical Measurements

  Men Women
Category Height Chest Height Chest
General Candidates 163cm 84+5cm 150cm 79+5cm
Reserved 152cm 74+5cm 145cm 69+5cm


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4.Medical Certificate

Applicants selected for appointment to Forest Apprentice post will be required to produce a certificate of physical fitness including vision test and disable certificate.

5.Efficiency in writing & reading Tamil Language

How to Apply Online for TNPSC Forest Apprentices Jobs

Candidates interested for Forest Apprentice Jobs at TNPSC can fill the application form online before the last date i.e. 9th August 2018 through the official website http://www.tnpsc.gov.in/

See the official notification

Candidates seeking possession under TNPSC Forest Apprentices Jobs Recruitment 2018 can refer the official notification below:

Click here to read the official notification

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