Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has been released the TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018 notice along with the Application Form on July 04, 2018. The online window for application will remain active till August 01, 2018 at www.tnpscexams.in. The recruitment is conducting to recruit 148 candidates for the post of Forest Apprentice. The interested, as well as eligible candidates, will able to apply. Those who will apply in time with the requisite amount of fee, the commission will issue the admit card for TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018 exam. The recruitment exam will hold form September 23 to 30, 2018. In order to be recruited on the post of Forest Apprentice, the candidates have to undergo the Written Test, followed by Physical and Oral Test. Get here more details about TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018 like the process of application, syllabus, exam dates etc.

Latest: The application form for the TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018 has been released. Scroll Down to apply.

TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018

As the application process has started, the candidates should apply before the due dates. Otherwise, they can miss the recruitment. In order to track the event, the candidates must have the schedule for the recruitment. Kindly note down the schedule from here.

TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018 Important Dates
Releasing of Notification 04 Jul 2018
Commencement of Online Application 04 Jul 2018
Last date to submit online application 01 Aug 2018
Last date for payment of Examination Fee 03 Aug 2018
Availability of admit card for exam To be announced
Conduction of written Examination 23 to 30 Sep 2018
Result for Written Test To be announced

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Eligibility Criteria for TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018

Nationality: An Indian citizen is eligible to apply.

Age Limit: Those candidates who fall under the age bar of 18 to 30 years are eligible to apply. There is the provision of age relaxation in upper age limit as well.

Age Relaxation: The candidates other than general category, they will get age relaxation as per the notification.

  • The candidates belonging to SC /  ST/ MBC / Denotified Communities/ BC/ BC(Muslim) and Widows of all castes will get upper age relaxation up to 05 years.
  • In this context, Ex-Servicemen gets age relaxation up to 07 years.
  • The PWD candidates will get 10 years as upper age relaxation.

Education Qualification: The candidates who will apply for Forest Apprentice must possess Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry or equivalent form the known university. Or if he/she doesn’t have a degree in  Forestry then they must have a degree in any of the following

  • 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 Measurement: Apart from the educational qualification, the candidates must fit the physical measurement set by the recruitment authority. Let’s check what are those.

Category Minimum Height Chest Measurement
on full expiration on full inspiration Difference
Male 163 cms 84 cms 89 cms 5 cms
Female 150 cms 79 cms 84 cms 5 cms

The relaxation of Height and Chest measurement is as follows. 
TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018

Knowledge of Language: The aspirants must possess the knowledge of Tamil. This is the mandatory requirement for recruitment.

Application Form for TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018

Once you are done with the eligibility criteria, the candidates can apply if they are eligible. The application form is available on the official website of TNPSC. The commission has released the online application form. The aspirants can apply from the below link.

Apply Online: Click here to apply online for TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018.

Application Fee

The aspirants have to pay the Registration fee as well as Examination fee. One thing should be noted here all category candidates have to pay registration fee mandatorily. But reserved category candidate gets the concession in examination fee.

Registration Fee Examination Fee
All Category candidates Rs. 150/- Unreserved Category Rs. 150/-
The candidates who have already registered, the validity of the OTR is five years. SC / ST / PWD/ Widows of all Communities are need not pay the examination fee.

How to Apply for TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018?

The aspiranst must follow the steps to complete the whole process smoothly.

  • Flist click on the above link, which wll redirect to the One Time Registrattion Sytem. If you are a new user then you must register yourself, otherwise just login with the credentails and apply directly for recruitment.
  • After getting the unique ID and Passowrd plaese proceed to apply.
  • Now select the post for which you wish to apply, after that upload the photograph and signature and all important documnets.
  • After filling details in the aplixation form the candidates can choose any one of the following modes for submitting the application fee : Net Banking/ Debit Card / Credit Card/ Remittance through Bank Chalan or thourh post office.

After complting the application form do not forget to take the print out of it. It will help out in the enitre recruitmnet process.

Admit Card for TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018

As soon as application process overs TNPSC will start issuing the admit card for the written test. TNPSC will issue the admit card t those who will fill the application form accurately in time. The commission will release the admit card at www.tnpsc.gov.in or www.tnpscexams.net or www.tnpscexams.in. The candidates have to provide the unique Id and password to fetch the admit card. However commission will not send the admit card by post or by any other method, the only available mode will be online.  So to download the admit card please be the regular visitor of this page, as soon as TNPSC releases the admit card we will update the page here.

Examination Scheme for TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018

The aspirants should have the knowledge of the examination scheme. TNPSC set the paper of Forest Apprentice as follows:

Scheme of Main Written Exam

Nature of Paper: Objective
Language of Paper:

  • Tamil & English ( for Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Zoology, General Studies, Aptitude and Mantel Ability ).
  • Only English (for Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Computer Applications, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Forestry, Geology, Horticulture, Marine Biology and Wildlife Biology)

TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018

This is the pattern for the written examination. After qualifying the written test, the candidates have to qualify the Physical test as well. The scheme of Physical Test is as follows

Scheme of Physical Test

The male candidate have to walk over 25 kms in four hours. While female candiadtes ahve to complte the walk of 16 kms in 04 hours.

Note: The venue of the Physical Test in Chennai. Physical Test is the qualifying in nature.

Scheme of Interview

As soon as the physical test gets over, TNPSC will call the qualifiers of Physical Test for the interview round. The interview will carry 120 marks.

Syllabus of TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018 Exam

After getting the exam pattern, the syllabus is the second most important thing for the exam perspective. We are providing here the syllabus of the Forest Apprentice given in the official notification. TNPSC has provided the syllabus as per the degree of candidates. It provided the syllabus for all the degree courses, which treated eligible for the recruitment.

Click here to download the full syllabus of Forest Apprentice.

Result of TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018 Exam

After completion of the recruitment exam, the commission will release the result on the official website, www.tnpscexams.in. Those who will appear for the exam will able to check there result. to check the result the aspirants have to provide the login credentials such as unique ID and password. The qualifiers of the written exam have to appear for the interview round, conducted by the TNPSC. In order to appear in the interview, the candidates have to secure the minimum marks which is set for selection.

If any candidate has not appeared in the for any of the paper than they will not be eligible even if they have cleared the benchmark for selection. Such candidates will not be treated as eligible for the further recruitment process. For the detailed knowledge of selection read the next section which contains all the conditions prescribed by the commission.

Selection Procedure of TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018

If you are applying for the Forest Apprentice, then you must be aware of the selection procedure. That will be helpful for you in deciding the strategy for the exam. So Commission has divided  the entire recruitment into three parts

  • Written Test
  • Physical Test
  • Oral Test/ Interview

First of all the eligible candidates have to appear for the Written Test which is objective in nature. Those who will secure the minimum qualifying marks will be called for the physical test. At last qualifiers of the Written and Physical test will be called for the interview. At last, the commission will prepare the merit list on the basis of marks obtained in written test and oral test.

For more information about the TN Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2018 download the advertisement from here.

Official Website: www.tnpscexams.in

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