TNPSC Forest Apprentice Exam Notification – 2018

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TNPSC Forest Apprentice Exam Notification – 2018

Opening Date : 04.07.2018

Last Date :  01.08.2018

Vacancies : 158

Apply Online : Click here

Official Notification : Click here

(Check Syllabus and pattern here)

Name of Postings

  • Forest Apprentice

Age Limit

  • Minimum – 18 years
  • Maximum – 30 years

Age Relaxation

  • 5 Years for SC/ST/MBC/Widow Candidates
  • 7 Years for Ex.Serviceman

 Vacancy Details

Name of the Post

No of Vacancy

Forest Apprentice (Regular)

148

Forest Apprentice (Shortfall vacancies for SC applicants only) 10

 Scale Of Pay :

  • 37,700 –Rs. 1,19,500 per month

Educational Qualification :

  • The aspirant should be holding a bachelor’s degree in forestry or its equivalent degree of any institution or university recognized by UGC

OR

  • Bachelor degree in Agriculture,
  • Bachelor degree in Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science,
  • Bachelor degree in Botony,
  • Bachelor degree in Chemistry,
  •  Bachelor degree in Computer Applications / Computer Science,
  •  BE (In All Trades including Agricultural Engineering)
  • Bachelor degree in Environmental Science,
  • Bachelor degree in Geology,
  • Bachelor degree in Horticulture,
  • Bachelor degree in Marine Biology,
  • Bachelor degree in Mathematics,
  • Bachelor degree in Physics,
  • Bachelor degree in Statistics,
  • Bachelor degree in Wildlife Biology,
  • Bachelor degree in  Zoology.

Application Fees

 

General / OBC

SC/ST/PH

Registration Fee Rs.150 Rs.150
Examination Fee Rs.150 No Fee

 Apply Mode

  • Online Mode

Selection Process

  • Written Exam
  • Physical Test
  • Interview

 Date to Note

 Event

Date

Starting of Online Application 04-07-2018
Last Date to Apply Online 01-08-2018
Exam date 23 Sep -30 Sep

Exam Pattern

S.No

Type of the Exam

Subject Names 

No of Questions

No of Marks

Duration of the Exam

1 Objective Type Optional Subject – I 200 300 3 Hours
2 Optional Subject – II 200 300 3 Hours
3 Compulsory Subject (General Studies & Aptitude and Mental Ability Test 200 300 3 Hours
Total 600 900 9 Hours
Interview & Records   120  

Exam Syllabus

Optional Subjects Syllabus 

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

Agriculture Syllabus

  • Importance of Agriculture
  • Seed Science and Technology
  • Crop Protection Principles and Practices
  • Crop Management & Allied Agricultural Activities
  • Fundamentals of Crop Production
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Agricultural Marketing and Market Intelligence
  • Crop Improvement
  • Farm Business and Finance Management
  • Agricultural Extension: Principles and Methods

Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science Syllabus

  • General
  • Pharmacology
  • Livestock Management
  • Livestock Breeding and Genetics
  • Veterinary Microbiology, Veterinary Preventive Medicine
  • Livestock Nutrition
  • Veterinary Anatomy, Physiology And Biochemistry
  • Pathology and Parasitology
  • Livestock Products Technology

Botany Syllabus

  • Phycology, Mycology & Lichenology
  • General Microbiology and Plant Pathology
  • Cytology, Genetics and Evolution
  • Angiosperm Morphology, Taxonomy And Economic Botany
  • Bryology and Pteridology
  • Ecology, Environment and Conservation Biology
  • Gymnosperms and Paleobotany
  • Anatomy and Embryology
  • Horticulture and Plant Breeding

Computer Applications Syllabus

  • Basic Mathematics
  • Fundamentals Of Databases
  • Office Automation
  • Management Information Systems
  • Digital Computer Fundamentals
  • Web Technologies
  • Programming In C And C++
  • Computer Networks
  • Multimedia and Applications
  • Organizational Behavior

Engineering Concepts Syllabus

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Chemistry
  • Principles of Management
  • Total Quality Management
  • English
  • Basics of Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Basics of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Basics of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental Science and Engineering

Environmental Science Syllabus

  • Scope and Importance of Environmental Science
  • Natural catastrophes and Disaster Management
  • Environmental Pollution
  • Environmental Resources
  • Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Ecological Concepts
  • Environmental Management and Legislation
  • Environmental Organisations and Agencies
  • Human Population and Environment
  • Global Climate Change

 Forestry Syllabus

  • Silviculture
  • Forest Mensuration and Management
  • Wildlife Biology and Management
  • Forest Protection
  • Forest Utilisation and Wood Technology
  • Management
  • Forest Economics, Policies and Legislations
  • Surveying and Engineering
  • Forest Soils and Soil Conservation And Watershed
  • Forest Biology and Botany
  • Agroforestry and Social Forestry

General Studies Syllabus

  • Indian National Movement
  • Current Events
  • Mental Ability and Aptitude Tests
  • History and Culture of India
  • Geography
  • Botony
  • Indian Economy
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Indian Polity
  • History
  • Economics
  • Zoology
  • Political Science

Aptitude and Mental Ability Test Syllabus

  • Time & Distance
  • Analytical Ability
  • Mirror Images
  • Time & Work
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Coding Decoding
  • Diagrammatic series
  • Water images
  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Profit & Loss
  • Basic English
  • Number series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Alphabet series
  • Logical Reasoning

 


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