TNPSC Recruitment 2018 2019 Apply Online Application Form for 158 Forest Apprentice Posts through Official website TNPSC Forest Apprentice Jobs Notification 2018 Released. TNPSC invites on-line applications for appointment in following Forest Apprentice post in TamilNadu Public Service Commission. The last date for submission of online applications is 01.08.2018. Prospective candidates will have to apply before carefully reading the advertisement regarding the process of examinations and interview, eligibility criteria, Offline registration processes, payment of prescribed application fee/intimation charges, TNPSC pattern of examination, TNPSC Syllabus, TNPSC Question Paper, TNPSC Admit Date Release Date, TNPSC Exam Date, TNPSC Result Date etc. and ensure that they fulfil the stipulated criteria before Applying

TNPSC Recruitment 2018 158 Forest Apprentice Posts at

Organization Name: TamilNadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)

Employment Category: Tamilnadu Govt Jobs

Total No. of Vacancies: 158

Job Location: Tamilnadu

Latest TNPSC Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

TNPSC Invites Applications for the Following Posts

Tamil Nadu Forest Subordinate Service (Service Code 008)

  1. Forest Apprentice (Post Code No. 1652)- 148 Posts
  2. Forest Apprentice (Post Code No. 1652) (SC applicants only) – 10 Posts

The rule of reservation of appointments is applicable for this recruitment, except to the shortfall vacancies. The distribution of vacancies for regular 148 vacancies are as follows:-

Eligibility Criteria for TNPSC Vacancy 2018:

Educational Qualification: (As on 04.07.2018)

(a) Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry or its equivalent degree of any Institution or University recognized by UGC


(b) Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent degree in any one of the following subjects from any Institution or University recognized by UGC

  1. Agriculture
  2. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  3. Botany
  4. Chemistry
  5. Computer Applications / Computer Science
  6. Engineering (All Engineering subjects including Agricultural Engineering)
  7. Environmental Science
  8. Geology
  9. Horticulture
  10. Marine Biology
  11. Mathematics
  12. Physics
  13. Statistics
  14. Wildlife biology
  15. Zoology

Note: (i) The educational qualification prescribed for this post should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies SSLC + HSC or its equivalent + U.G. degree (Results of the examination should have been declared on or before the date of Notification)

TNPSC Exam Center List:  

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Exam Center List: Click Here

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Physical Qualification, Physical Measurement, Physical Test & Certificate of Physical Fitness Details: Click Here

Age Limit: (As on 01.04.2018)

For Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Castes (Arunthathiyar), Scheduled Tribes, Most Backward Classes / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes, Backward Classes (Muslim) and Destitute Widows of all castes – 18 to 35 Years

For “Others” [ i.e Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all castes] – 18 to 30 Years

For For Ex-Servicemen (Irrespective of caste) – 18 to 37 Years

*Differently Abled Persons are eligible for age concession up to 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed

Pay Scale Details for TNPSC:

Pay Scale: Level- 20 Rs.37,700- 1,19,500/-

Selection Procedure for TNPSC:

Candidates will be selected based on Written Examination, Physical Test (Walking Test) & Oral Test

Exam Fee / Application Fee Details for TNPSC: 

Application Fee:

Registration Fee – Rs.150/-

For One Time Registration (Revised with effect from 01.03.2017 vide G.O. (Ms).No.32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017).


Applicants who have already registered in one time Registration system within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.

Examination Fee – Rs.150/-


The Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment if they are not eligible for the fee concession noted below :-


(i) The three / two free chances referred to above are not for EACH POST but for ANY THREE / TWO APPLICATIONS ONLY. The claim for exemption from payment of examination fee made in any application which has been rejected / admitted or withdrawn will be counted as free chance availed.

(ii) Failure to pay the prescribed examination fee along with the application in-time, will be liable for rejection of application.

(iii) The number of free chances availed by the applicant means, the total number of free chances hitherto availed by the applicant in his/her earlier applications submitted to the Commission for any post/recruitment.

(iv) If, the examination fee concession claimed in the application is found to exceed the admissible limits as announced above, the application will be rejected at any stage of selection. The number of free chances availed by the applicants will be counted from all previous applications submitted through One Time Registration and / or submitted directly without One Time Registration.

How to apply online for TNPSC Forest Apprentice Post: 

Candidates satisfying the above eligibility conditions Use Following Procedure Given Below to Apply Online:

  1. Log on to TNPSC Careers Page at official website to
  2. Eligible candidates are advised to open Notification
  3. Read the Advertisement carefully to be sure about your eligibility
  4. Click on the link New Registration
  5. Fill your Academic Qualification & Other Related Information as per the instructions
  6. Ensure the information provided is correct
  7. Submit the application & Make Payments
  8. Take a print out ofTNPSCRecruitment 2018 online application form

Important Dates for TNPSC Forest Apprentice Post: 

  1. Date of Notification Published in News Paper: 04.07.2018
  2. Starting Date for Submission of Application:04.07.2018
  3. Last date for Submission of Application:01.08.2018
  4. Last date for payment of Examination Fee through: 03.08.2018
  5. Date of Examination (Paper – I (Optional Subject – I) Paper – II (Optional Subject – II) Paper – III (General Studies):23.09.2018 to 30.09.2018 F.N & A.N

Question Papers & Syllabus for TNPSC Post:  

TNPSC Syllabus & Exam Pattern: Click Here

TNPSC Previous Years Question Papers: Click Here

TNPSC Online Application & Official Notification Links:

TNPSC Official Website Career Page: Click Here

TNPSC One Time Registration Link: Click Here

TNPSC Official Notification PDF: Click Here to Download

TNPSC Online Application Form: Click Here to Apply

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Exam Study Materials Click Here to Download