TNPSC AE 2017 Agricultural Engineering notification indicates 21 vacancies in Tamil Nadu Agricultural Engineering Service. Pay scale in TNPSC AE 2017 Agricultural Engineering is Rs.9300 – 34800 + Grade Pay Rs. 5100/- p.m. Interested and eligible candidates had filled and submited application form of TNPSC AE 2017. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission had conducted written exam and interview for this post. These are primarily backlog TNPSC Assistant Engineer vacancies for SC (G), SC (A), and ST categories. Get here complete details of TNPSC AE 2017 including date, syllabus, notification, application form, admit card, result.

Latest: The answer key for the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Assistant Engineer (AE) 2017 has been released. Candidates can check below page for the same.


The successor of “Madras Service Commission”, Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission is responsible for the conduct of entrance exam for the post of Assistant Engineer (AE) Agricultural Engineering. The official notice had already out and the aspirants are all set to fill the application forms. It was necessary to meet the eligibility criteria before applying for the post as later on, no request for refund of fee had been entertained. So candidate applied online through either of the official portals / / .

The admit card were issued to the registered candidates before few weeks of the day of exam. In order to get selected, an aspirant had to clear the written examination and the following interview round. Ultimately, the total score obtained by the aspirant will guide him/her to the list of selected candidates.

Official Schedule of TNPSC AE 2017

Official Event Official Dates
Official Notification released on 05 Jul 2017
Final date to submit the Application Form 02 Aug 2017
Date of Issue of Admit Card
Date of TNPSC AE Examination 07 Oct 2017
Date of TNPSC AE Release of Answer Key 11 Oct 2017

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TNPSC AE Agricultural Engineering Eligibility Criteria 2017

Category: Only SC/ SC(A) and ST categories can appear for TNPSC AE 2017.

Age Limit: You must have completed the age of 18 years to be eligible for the recruitment. There is no upper age limit.

Educational Qualification: An aspirant must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in the below mentioned courses from an university that is recognized by the University Grants Commission or the State Board.

  • B.E.(Agriculture) or B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering) or B.Sc.(Agricultural Engineering)
  • B.E. (Mechanical/ Civil/ Production Engineering/ Industrial Engineering) or B.Tech (Automobile Engineering)

Certificate of Physical Fitness: After selection for the post of Assistant Engineer, the candidate have to submit a certificate of physical fitness.

Knowledge in Tamil: He/She must have efficient knowledge in Tamil.

TNPSC AE Agricultural Engineering Selection Procedure

The selection will be based on two-successive stages i.e.,

  • Initially, there will be a Written Examination in which you must score marks over the cutoff point to feature in the selection list.
  • Once you clear the written examination, an oral test in shape of interview will take place for further shortlisting.
  • Then, the marks in the Written Test and Interview round will be calculated to sum the overall score. Those will occupy the first 21 spots in the list will be selected for the post of Assistant Engineer (AE) Agricultural Engineering.

TNPSC AE Agricultural Engineering Vacancies

This year around, thousands of aspirants will be appearing for exam to compete for total of 21 posts in Assistant Engineer (AE) Agricultural Engineering)

Category Number of Vacancies
SC (G) 17
SC (A) 3
ST 1
Total 21


SC-Scheduled Caste

ST-Scheduled Tribes



TNPSC AE Agricultural Engineering Application Form

The aspirants are required to make the payment of Rs.150/- towards the “One -Time Registration Fee”. Those who have already paid the fee of Rs.50/- before 01st March 2017 are exempted from paying the registration fee for the recruitment.

How to Apply

The Application Forms can be filled only through online mode. Go through the eligibility criteria mentioned on top before applying for it. You can fill the application forms online upto 2nd August 2017. Primarily, register yourself and pay the required application fee towards One-Time Registration which will be valid for 5 years from the day of registration. Only the aspirants belonging to Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyar) and Scheduled Tribes are invited to fill the application forms.

Exam Pattern of TNPSC AE 2017

The exam will be multiple choice question type and two papers will be conducted by the conducting board. Once aspirants clear the written exam, they will have to appear for the interview round to get shortlisted for the post.

Paper Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Paper-I (Subject Paper) 200 300  

3 Hours

Paper-II (General Studies) 100 200
Interview Round —- 70
Total 570

Examination Centre

The Examination will be conducted at the following centres as per the official notice. The Commission owns the right of re-allotment of aspirants and can increase the number of centres for the conduct of exam.

S.No Name of the Centre Centre Code
1 Chennai 0100
2 Coimbatore 0200
3 Madurai 1000

TNPSC AE 2017 Admit Card

The admit card can be issued through the Commission’s website or or few weeks before the day of exam. The hall-tickets/ admit-cards will be available for only registered candidates and under no circumstances will be sent through post. You must logon to the official portal for updates and apart from that our page will keep posting the updates as well regarding the events of TNPSC AE 2017.

Your hall-ticket will contain the crucial details such as-

  1. Name of the Candidate
  2. Roll Number/ Admit card Number
  3. Photograph
  4. Signature
  5. Examination Schedule
  6. Exam Centre Address
  7. Significant Guidelines

TNPSC AE Answer Key 2017

The answer key for the TNPSC AE examination has been released. The candidates who appeared in the examination can check the answer key from the link given below. Right Answer has been tick marked in the respective choices for each question. Representations if any shall be sent so as to reach the Commission’s Office within 7 days. Representations received after 17th October 2017 will receive no attention.

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TNPSC AE 2017 Result

The result of TNPSC AE 2017 will be prepared based on the aspirant’s total score in the Written Examination and Interview considered together. It is necessary to appear for the two successive stages as absent in even one of the stage will keep you away from the selection race. There is only one way to qualify the exam and that is to score marks over the minimum qualifying marks. Interview round will be conducted for the qualified candidates after the written examination.

TNPSC AE 2017 Agricultural Engineering Notification

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