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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    TNPSC AAO Recruitment
  • Official Website
  • Exam Dates
    April 2022
Exam Dates
  • Start of Registration Process
    February 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    March 2022
  • Last Date of Payment of Application Fee
    March 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    April 2022
  • Declaration of Result
    September 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

TNPSC AAO Eligibility Criteria 2022 is yet to be released. Candidates can use the eligibility requirements from the previous year, i.e., 2021, until the official notice come. There aren't likely to be many changes to the eligibility requirements.

To take the TNPSC AAO exam, candidates must meet the qualifying requirements. There are two parts to the qualifying criteria:

TNPSC AAO Required Educational Qualifications

TNPSC has set the special educational qualification for the post-AAO. The education qualifications are necessary for candidates who intend to participate in the recruiting process are listed below each post.

Post Eligibility Requirement Mandatory Professional Qualification Language Proficiency
Assistant Agricultural Officer(AAO) Higher Secondary Examination (+2) A two-year diploma in agriculture from a recognized institution. Tamil language.
Assistant Horticultural Officer Higher Secondary Examination (+2) A two-year diploma in Horticulture from a recognized institution. Tamil language.

TNPSC AAO Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit

For acquiring a post of TNPSC AAO, candidates must meet some age eligibility criteria. The age restriction for the recruiting procedure is mentioned below for each category.

Category Minimum Age Maximum Age
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs(OBCMs), BCMs and DWs of all Castes 18 Years No Specified Limit
Unreserved Category 18 Years 30 Years

TNPSC AAO Physical Eligibility Criteria

The post-TNPSC AAO has set the fitness criteria for the candidates as the job requires the physical strength for the post of TNPSC AAO. Candidates must provide a certificate of physical fitness in the format outlined below.

Visionary Criteria Physical Fitness Certificate
At the very least, Standard III *Please note that colour blindness will result in disqualification. The application form for the executive position is required.
Exam Pattern

The exam pattern is crucial for passing the written exam. Before taking the test, students should familiarize themselves with the complete exam format. The test pattern for TNPSC AAO Recruitment is listed here.

Paper Subjects Total Questions Required Marks Time Duration
Paper-I Agriculture 200 300 3 hours
Paper-II General Studies 75 200 2 hours
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test 25

Candidates who intend to take TNPSC AAO Exam 2022 should familiarize themselves with the syllabus for both tests in advance. Candidates can find the most recent TNPSC AAO Exam syllabus in the table below.

TNPSC AAO Paper-I (Agriculture) Syllabus

Soils and Fertility Management

  • Agronomic Principles, Practices, and Meteorology
  • Commercial Agriculture
  • Agriculture Extension and Agriculture Economics
  • Computer Application
  • Dry Farming and Agroforestry
  • Plant Protection Principles and Practices
  • Breeding and Seed Production
  • Farm Machinery
  • Post-Harvest Technology
  • Energy and Environment
  • Livestock
  • Poultry Management
  • Artificial Insemination
  • Calf Rearing
  • Horticultural Crop Cultivation Techniques

TNPSC AAO Paper-II (General Studies)

Here are the topic-wise syllabus here:

Subjects Topics
Geography Earth and Universe, Water Resources, Rain Fall, Natural Calamities, Weather and Climate
History & Culture of India
  • Indian Polity
  • The economy of India
  • Indian National Movement
General Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Zoology
Current Events
  • History
  • Political
  • Geography
  • Economic
  • Science
  • Races and Games.
  • Permutations and Combinations.
  • Quadratic Equations.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Ratio and Proportion.
  • Pipes and Cisterns.
  • Time and Work, Speed, Distance, and time.
  • Problems on LCM and HCF
  • Compound Interest.
  • Numbers and Ages.
  • Problems on Trains.
  • Volume and Surface Area,
  • Problems on Numbers.
  • Mixture and allegation Stocks and shares.
  • Computation of Whole Numbers.
  • Boats and Streams.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Indices and Surds.
  • Simplification and Approximation.
  • Boats and Streams.
  • Problems on Numbers.
  • Line charts, Tables.
  • Pipes and Cisterns.
  • Simple Interest.
  • Simplification and Approximation
Mental Ability
  • Analogy.
  • Blood Relations.
  • Alphabet Test.
  • Sitting Arrangements.
  • Series.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Mathematical Operations.
  • Eligibility Test.
  • Classification Number.
  • Ranking and Time Sequence Test.
  • Inserting the Missing Character.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Logical Venn Diagrams.
  • Direction Sense Test.

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