TNPSC Exams 2018 for Forest Apprentice, for the post of Forest Apprentice, freshers , last date to apply 1 August 2018

05  July  2018 | Govt Jobs
TNPSC Exams 2018 for Forest Apprentice, for the post of Forest Apprentice, freshers , last date to apply 1 August 2018

TNPSC Exams 2018 – Tamilnadu Government announced notification for 158 vacancies of Forest Apprentice. The detailed eligibility and application process are given below.

TNPSC Exams 2018 Details:

TNPSC Exams for Forest Apprentice:

Job Role Forest Apprentice
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc/Others
Total vacancies 158
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs.37,700-1,19,500/-
Job location Tamilnadu
Last date 1 August 2018
Exam date 23 to 30 September 2018

TNPSC Exams Detailed Eligibility:

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

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Applications /Computer Science
  • Engineering (All Engineering subjects including Agricultural Engineering)
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Horticulture
  • Marine Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Wildlife biology
  • Zoology

Physical Standard:

Category Height Chest Measurement
Men 163 cms 84 – 89 cms
Women 150 cms 79 – 84 cms

Knowledge in Tamil: Applicants should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.

Age limit (As on 01.04.2018):

Minimum Age limit: 18 years (Should not have completed)

Maximum Age limit:

  • SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all Castes: Below 35 years
  • ‘Others’: 30 Years


  • For Differently Abled Persons: up to 10 years over.
  • Others as per Govt Policy

TNPSC Exams 2018 Selection process:

  • Selection will be made in three successive stages – (i) Written Examination (ii) Physical Test (Walking Test) and (iii) Oral Test in the form of an interview.
  • Final selection will be made on the basis of total marks obtained by the applicants in the Written Examination and Oral Test taken together subject to qualifying Physical Test.

Written Examination: 

  • Paper-I (Optional Subject – 1): Degree Std. (200 Questions)
  • Paper-II (Optional Subject – 2): Degree Std. (200 Questions)
  • Paper-III(Compulsory Subject): General Studies (Degree Std.) (150 Questions) Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (S.S.L.C. Std.) (50 Questions)
  • The questions on General Studies (150 Questions) and Aptitude and Mental Ability Test
    (50 Questions) will be set both in English and in Tamil

Scheme of Examination:

Subject Marks Time
Paper – I (Optional Subject – 1) 300 3 Hrs
Paper – II (Optional Subject – 2) 300 3 Hrs
Paper-III (Compulsory Subject) 300 3 Hrs
Interview and Records 120  
Total 1020  

Maximum Qualifying marks:

  • SCs, SC(A)s and STs/MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs: 306 Marks
  • Others: 408 Marks


  • Registration Fee: Rs.150/-
  • Examination Fee: Rs.150/-

Examination Centre: 

  • Online Examination – Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Villupuram.
  • Physical Test (Walking Test) – Chennai.

How to apply TNPSC Exams for Forest Apprentice?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position in online latest by 1 August 2018.

For More details & Apply click the below mentioned link:

Important dates:

  • Date of notification: 04.07.2018
  • Last date for submission of application: 01.08.2018
  • Last date for payment of fee through Bank (State Bank of India or Indian Bank): 03.08.2018

Date of Written 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
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