TNPSC Assistant Conservator of Forests Recruitment-2017 | Last Date: 09-10-2017


DATED 12.09.2017

Name of the Post:
Assistant Conservator of Forests

No of Post:14

Pay Band:
Rs.15,600-39,100/-+ G.P Rs.5400/-

Qualification: A Degree in following of Subjects
1.A Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry
2. A Bachelor’s Degree in Botany
3. A Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology
4. A Bachelor’s Degree in Physics
5. A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry
6. A Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics*
7. A Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics*
8. A Bachelor’s Degree in Geology
9. A Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture
10. A Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture
11. A Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Engineering
12. A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
13 A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering
14. A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer/Computer Science Engineering
15. A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
16 A Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering
17. A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
18. A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Applications
19. A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
20. A Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science
21. A Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Science

Provided that in the case of Graduates with Mathematics or Statistics, they must have taken one of the following subjects in their P.U.C. or H.S.C. or Matriculation or equivalent examination:- (i) Biology (ii) Physics (iii) Chemistry

Physical Fitness:
Male : Hight-163, Chest Normal-84, Chenst in Expansin extra-05
Female Hight-150 , Chest Normal-79, Chenst in Expansin extra-05

Must pass a physical test covering a distance of 25/16 Kms within 4 hours on foot by male/female candidates respectively.

Applicants must satisfy a Medical Board in Chennai as to his/her physique, fitness and capacity for rough outdoor work in the Forest Department.

Applicants selected for appointment to this post will be required to produce a certificate of physical fitness in the form prescribed below:-
Standard of Vision Prescribed -Standard-I
Form of Certificate of Physical Fitness:Form prescribed for Executive Posts

Applicants should possess adequate knowledge in Tamil.

Important Dates:
  1. Date of Notification 12.09.2017
  2. Last date for submission of application through online 09.10.2017
  3. Last date for payment of Preliminary Examination Fee through Bank (State
  4. Bank of India / Indian Bank) 11.10.2017
  5. Date of Preliminary Examination 17.12.2017 FN 10.00 A.M to 1.00 Noon
  6. Date of Main Written Examination Will be announced later at the time of declaring results of Preliminary Examination.

Age (as on 01.07.2017)
Minimum 21
Differently Abled Persons
Differently Abled Persons are eligible for age concession upto 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed above

Schemes of Examination:
Preliminary Examination:
Single paper in General Studies - 200 Questions Degree Standard
General Studies - 150 Questions
Aptitude & Mental Ability  (SSLC Standard) Test - 50 Questions
Duration:3 Hours
Maximum Marks-300

Cutt of Marks:
SCs, SC(A)s,STs, MBCs/ DCs BCs (OBCM) and BCM- Minmum -90 Marks
Others-Maximum -120 Marks

Main Examination:
Compulsory Subjects
Paper- I : General Studies (Degree Standard) (Code No: 302)-Maximum Marks-200
Paper- II :General English (S.S.L.C Standard) (Code No: 282)--Maximum Marks-100
Any two optional Subjects from the list of 21 Subjects given below:
Paper-III : Optional Subject - 1-Maximum Marks-300
Paper-IV : Optional Subject - 2-Maximum Marks-300

Interview & Record
1. Forestry (Code No.283)
2. Botany (Code No. 268)
3. Zoology (Code No. 270)
4. Physics (Code No.241)
5. Chemistry (Code No.243)
6. Mathematics (Code No. 276)
7. Statistics (Code No. 274)
8. Geology (Code No.239)
9. Agriculture (Code No.284)
10. Horticulture (Code No. 278)
11. Agricultural Engineering (Code No. 280) )
12. Civil Engineering (Code No. 261)
13 Chemical Engineering (Code No. 260)
14. Computer / Computer Science Engineering (Code No.303 )
15. Electrical Engineering (Code No. 259)
16 Electronics Engineering (Code No.304)
17. Mechanical Engineering (Code No. 256) )
18. Computer Applications (Code No.288)
19. Computer Science (Code No.286)
20. Environmental Science (Code No.298)
21. Veterinary Science (Code No.296)

Cutt of Marks:
SCs, SC(A)s,STs, MBCs/ DCs BCs (OBCM) and BCM- Minmum -306 Marks
Others-Minmum -408 Marks
Total Maximum Marks:1020

Preliminary Exam Centre Codes
1. Chennai-0100
2. Coimbatore-0200
3. Madurai-1000
4. Tiruchirappalli-2500
5. Tirunelveli-2600

Main Written Examinations will be held at the CHENNAI CENTRE (CODE - 0100) only.

How to Apply:

Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission’s Websites / / 2. One Time Registration (OTR) and applicant Dashboard are mandatory before applying for any post. Applicant should register only once in the One Time Registration by paying Rs.150/- as Registration fee. Successfully registered One Time Registration is valid for 5 years from the date of Registration. All the applications should be submitted using the One
Time Registration ID and password registered by the applicant.

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