TNPSC Recruitment 2018 – Apply for 158 Forest Apprentice Posts

TNPSC Recruitment

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has announced vacancies for Forest Apprentice in the state of Tamil Nadu. This is a huge opportunity for people desiring for Tamil Nadu government jobs. To know more about the upcoming TNPSC Recruitment and Exam Notification 2018, read below:

TNPSC Recruitment 2018 – Forest Apprentice

TNPSC has invited applicants to apply for its Forest Apprentice posts. A total of 158 posts are there to be filled. Eligible and interested candidate can now apply for the post. Applicants can apply directly through the link provided in this article. Candidates are requested to apply for the post on or before 1st August 2018. Read further to know about the complete TNPSC Recruitment Notification 2018.

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TNPSC Vacancy List

  • Forest Apprentice (Regular) – 148 Posts
  • Forest Apprentice (SC-Shortfall) – 10 Posts.

Important Dates

Events Dates
 Start Date of Online Application  4th July 2018
 Last Date of Online Application  1st August 2018
 Date of online fee payment through Net Banking/Debit Card  3rd August 2018
 Date of Written Examination  23rd-30th September 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  1. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from a Institute/University recognized by UGC
  2. Must gave a Bachelor’s degree in any one of the following subjects from a recognized Institute/University by UGC:
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Application/Computer Science
  • Engineering (All Engineering subjects including Agriculture Engineering)
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Horticulture
  • Marine Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Zoology.

Physical Qualification

Category Height
(Not less than)
Chest Measurement not less than
(round the chest)
 on full expiration on full inspiration Difference
 Men  163 cm  84 cm  89 cm  5 cm
 Women  150 cm  79 cm  84 cm  5 cm

Age Limit

Category Age Limit
 General (Unreserved)  Minimum-18 Years ; Maximum-30 Years
 SC/ST/OBC  Minimum-18 Years ; Maximum-35 Years
 Ex Servicemen (irrespective of caste)  Minimum-18 Years ; Maximum-37 Years

Physical Test

  • Candidate must fulfill the physical requirement of walking 25 kms and 16 kms for men and women respectively.
  • He/She must satisfy a medical board in Chennai as to his/her physique, fitness and capacity to work outdoors in the forest department.

Knowledge of Tamil

Candidate must possess knowledge of Tamil language to his/her date of application.

Selection Procedure

The candidates applying for the position of Forest Apprentice will have to undergo the following selection procedure:

  1. Written/Online Test.
  2. Personal Interview.
  3. Document Verification.

Application Process

The online application process has started from 4th July 2018. The last date to fill the application is 1st August 2018.

Direct Link to Apply Online

How to Apply for Forest Apprentice in TNPSC?

  • Visit the official website of TNPSC – http://www.tnpsc.gov.in
  • Click on Notification and search for “Notification for Forest Apprentice”
  • Click on Apply Online.
  • Register yourself by entering all your information correctly and save the form.
  • Login with your credentials again.
  • Fill in the application details, pay the application fees and complete the process of application.
  • Download the application form and print it out for future use.

Application Fees

  • General (Unreserved) Candidates – Rs. 150/-
  • SC/ST/OBC – Exempted.

Note: A One-Time registration fee of Rs. 150 shall also be paid by General (Unreserved) Candidates. SC/ST/OBC are exempted from the registration fees as well.

Pay-Scale

Selected candidates will be paid a gross monthly salary of Rs. 37,700/- to Rs. 1,19,500/-.

Check out the official notification here:

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