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TNAU Recruitment 2017 – 206 Assistant Agricultural Officer Jobs

TNAU Recruitment 2017: A new job offer has been announced for candidates having good proficiency in Tamil language, by one of the leading University TNAU. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is abbreviated and called as TNAU. For the position of Assistant Agricultural Officer (AAO), now university is inviting applications. From the post name itself readers might have understood that individuals having academic background in Agriculture or related disciplines shall only be given employment under this TNAU recruitment 2017. Experience is not a bar, so aspirants interested in this AAO profession are motivated to apply and prove their talents in selection rounds and indulge in these designations.

Organization Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU)
Designation Assistant Agricultural Officer (AAO)
Vacancy Nos 206 Last Date 22-05-2017
Education Diploma
Job Nature Permanent
Job Location Tamil Nadu

TNAU Recruitment 2017

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is situated in Coimbatore area of the state. This university promotes education and does research on Horticulture, Forestry, Home Science, Sericulture, etc. fields through various constituent & affiliated colleges/ research stations. To do the Assistant Agricultural Officer roles and responsibilities, there are no apt employees in this university. So TNAU has decided to directly hire some individuals from open market for these posts. Applicant can be an Ex-serviceman/ Disabled person/ Destitute Widow/ Unemployed person, it doesn’t matter. Competitors of these 206 AAO posts in TNAU are expected to have good General Awareness and knowledge about Agriculture. By analyzing all these qualities only, university will take decisions of appointment. If the working ability of candidates is found good, then he/ she will be allowed to continue upto 58 years of retirement.

TNAU Vacancy Details

No. Name of Post No. of Openings Age Limit Salary
1. Assistant Agricultural Officer (AAO) 206 30 years Rs.20200/-


Necessary Qualification: From any institutions under control of Director of Agriculture/ Horticulture, appliers must have finished Diploma qualification.

  • Sc pass and Diploma in Agriculture/ Horticulture

Age Limits: Aspirants attaining 18 years of age while computing date of birth as on 30th April 2017 are eligible to apply for these Assistant Agricultural Officer jobs.

The age limit indicated in vacancy table is the upper age that is fixed by TNAU for open category persons. But for some of the categories like Scheduled Tribe/ Scheduled Caste/ Destitute Widows, etc. there is no age restriction. Concessions have been planned to be given for disabled persons, ex-serviceman also.

  • SC/ SC (A)/ ST/ MBC/ DC/ BC/ BCM/ DWs: No upper age limit
  • Ex-service person: can have 48 years
  • Differently Abled Persons: 10 years

Recruitment Methods: Applied citizens will be called for a written examination first. Two papers of questions should be answered by participants, which are related to General Studies and Agriculture/ Horticulture. Individuals scoring high marks in test shall be invited for an oral interaction.

The performance score of candidates in test and interview will be combined together and aspirants ranking top would be considered for appointment, on merit basis.

  • Written Exam
  • Personal Interview

Pay Scale and Salary: The minimum and maximum salary that will be given for Assistant Agricultural Officer post is given down. Apart from this, Grade Pay and other perks would be offered as per TNAU’s recruitment norms.

  • Salary Range: Rs.5200 – 20200/-
  • Grade Pay: Rs.2800/-

Application Fees: In the form of bank draft drawn on favour of “The Comptroller, TNAU, Coimbatore – 641 003”, pay the application for this TNAU recruitment 2017. Concessions are applicable for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe persons only.

  • Fee of SC/ SC (A)/ ST category: Rs.500/-
  • Fee of other persons: Rs.750/-
  • Payment Mode: Offline


How to Apply Online for TNAU Recruitment 2017

Link through which job application should be submitted for TNAU’s Assistant Agricultural Officer post and the step-by-step procedure to complete applying process are detailed here.

  • Eligible candidates open the website tnau.ac.in.
  • Under AAO Recruitment 2017, hit “Online Application Last Date: 22.05.2017”.
  • Click “Continue to Login” tab.
  • Hit “New Registration” and fill the form to get application number and password.
  • Then login and fill the application for Assistant Agricultural Officer post.
  • Before pressing “Final Submit”, check the entire information once.
  • For reference, take two copies of submitted application.

One of the hardcopy of submitted application, bank draft and photocopies of relevant academic certificates should be sent successfully to “Registrar, TNAU, Coimbatore – 641 003” before 5.00 PM of last date. Candidates can either submit the hardcopies in person or using RPAD.

  • Educational Qualification certificates & marksheets
  • Age proof
  • Caste certificate, etc.

Doubts about submission of online application will be cleared by concerned authorities of TNAU, if called by appliers on number 0422-6611508.

Official Notification tnau.ac.in
Apply Online Click here
Download Syllabus Click here

Important Dates

  • Notification Published on – 3rd May 2017
  • Last date to apply online and hardcopy submission – 22nd May 2017

Note: Details about the Officer level post that are vacant in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University and the eligibilities to submit job application for this post are illustrated above. Read the detailed notice to know more about this latest TNAU recruitment.

Updated: 10th May 2017 — 4:00 pm

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