TNPSC Recruitment 2022 10 Forest Apprentice Posts

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Recruitment 2022 | TNPSC Forest Apprentice in Tamil Nadu Forest Subordinate Service (Group-VI Services) Notification 2022 | TNPSC Forest Apprentice 2022 Online Application @ – TNPSC invites Online applications for recruitment of 10 Forest Apprentice in Tamil Nadu Forest Subordinate Service (Group-VI Services) Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website @ from 08.08.2022 to 06.09.2022. 

TNPSC Recruitment 2022 10 Forest Apprentice Posts

TNPSC Recruitment 2022  [Quick Summary]

Organization Name:

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

Notification No:

Advertisement No. 624

Notification No. 20/2022

Dated: 08.08.2022

Job Category:

Tamilnadu Govt Jobs 

Employment Type:

Regular Basis

Total No of Vacancies: 

10 Forest Apprentice in Tamil Nadu Forest Subordinate Service (Group-VI Services) Posts

Place of Posting: 


Starting Date: 


Last Date: 


Apply Mode:


Official Website 

Latest TNPSC Forest Apprentice Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

TNPSC Invites Applications for the Following Posts


Name of the Post and Post Code No.

Name of the Service and Service Code No.

Number of vacancies


Forest Apprentice (Code No. 1652)

Tamil Nadu Forest Subordinate Service (008)

10 [incl. 2 C/F vacancy]




TNPSC Forest Apprentice Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification: (As on 08.08.2022)

Applicants should possess the following or its equivalent qualification:

Educational Qualification (1)-

(a) Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry or its equivalent degree of any University recognised by UGC OR


(b) Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent degree of any recognised University in any one of the following subjects:-

1. Agriculture

2. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

3. Botany

4. Chemistry

5. Computer Applications/Computer Science

6. Engineering (All Engineering subjects including Agricultural Engineering)

7. Environmental Science

8. Geology

9. Horticulture

10. Marine Biology

11. Mathematics

12. Physics

13. Statistics

14. Wildlife Biology

15. Zoology

Preferential Qualification (2):

Provided that if candidates with the qualification referred to in item (a) in column(1) are not available for selection, candidates with qualification referred to in item (b) in column(1)will be considered for selection in the respective communal categories.


(i) The educational qualifications prescribed for this post should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the following order of studies viz., 10th + HSC or its equivalent + U.G. Degree as required under Section 25 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016. The results of examination should have been declared on or before the date of Notification

Age Limit: (As on 01.04.2022)

Sl. No

Category of Applicants

Minimum Age (should have completed)

Maximum Age (should not have completed)


Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Castes (Arunthathiyar), Scheduled Tribes, Most Backward Classes / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes (Other than Backward Class Muslim), Backward Classes (Muslim) and Destitute Widows of all castes

18 Years

37* Years


“Others” [i.e., Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and DWs of all castes]

32* Years


For Ex-Servicemen (Irrespective of caste)

39* Years


*As per G.O.(Ms).No.91, Human Resources Management (S) Department, dated 13.09.2021, the Maximum Age Limit prescribed for appointment by direct recruitment has been enhanced by 2 years.


(i) For Persons with Benchmark Disability : Persons with Benchmark Disability are eligible for age concession upto 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed. [Section 64 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016]

(ii) For Ex-Servicemen: a) Age concession for Ex-Servicemen mentioned in the “Instructions to Applicants” will not apply to this recruitment.

(a) The above mentioned age concession will not apply to the Ex-Servicemen applicants who have already been recruited to any class or service or category


Salary Details:

1. Forest Apprentice- Rs.37,700 - 1,38,500 (Level-20)


TNPSC Forest Apprentice Selection Process 2022:

TNPSC may follow the following process to select the candidates.


Written Examination (OMR/CBT Method)


Physical Test (Walking Test) and Oral Test

TNPSC Forest Apprentice Syllabus & Exam Pattern:

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TNPSC Forest Apprentice Previous Year Question Papers

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Application Fee/Exam Fee for TNPSC Forest Apprentice: 


Registration Fee:

For One Time Registration [G.O.(Ms).No. 32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017]


 Applicants who have already registered in One Time online Registration system and within the validity period of 5 years are exempted



Examination Fee:


The Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment, unless exemption of fee is claimed.


Note: Fee Pay by online through Net Banking / Credit card / Debit card on or before the date of submission of online application by choosing the option in the online application.


(i) Linking Aadhaar number with One Time Registration (OTR) is mandatory for applicants. [For further details refer Para 2B of “Instructions to Applicants”]

(ii) One Time Registration is valid for five years from the date of registration. After completion of five years, the applicant must renew the One Time Registration by paying the fee prescribed. The One Time Registration is different from the application for the examination. An applicant should make an online application separately for each and every examination for which he intends to appear. [Refer Para 2C of “Instructions to Applicants”]

(iii) Applicants who have already registered for One Time Registration by paying Rs.150/- towards One Time Registration and having validity of Registration are exempted from paying the registration fee for this recruitment.

Examination Fee Concessions:





Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)

Full Exemption


Scheduled Tribes

Full Exemption


Most Backward Classes (V), Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities, Most Backward Classes

Three Free Chances


Backward Classes (Other than Muslim) / Backward Classes (Muslim)

Three Free Chances



Two Free Chances


Persons with Benchmark Disability

Full Exemption


Destitute Widow

Full Exemption


(i) The total number of free chances availed, will be calculated on the basis of claims made in previous applications.

(ii) The number of free chances availed by the applicant may be verified by the Commission at any stage of the selection process.

(iii) In case an applicant who makes a false claim for exemption from payment of application fee by suppressing information regarding his previous application(s) his candidature shall be rejected after due process and he shall be debarred for a period of one year from appearing for examinations and selections conducted by the Commission.

(iv) Applicants are directed to carefully choose the options ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ regarding availing the fee concession. The choice made, cannot be modified or edited after successful submission of online application.

(v) Applicants are advised in their own interest, to keep an account of the number of times fee concession has been availed, irrespective of the information displayed in the <Application History> of the applicant dashboard.

(vi) An application (irrespective of the post applied for) claiming fee concession will operate to exclude one chance from the number of free chances allowed.

(vii) Applicants who have availed the maximum number of free chances permitted / applicants who do not wish to avail of the fee concession / applicants who are not eligible for fee concession, shall choose the option ‘No’ against the query regarding fee concession. Such applicants shall thereafter pay the requisite fee through the prescribed mode of payment.


How to apply for TNPSC Forest Apprentice Post:  

Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the TNPSC website in the careers webpage under current openings section i.e. from 08.08.2022 to 06.09.2022. No other mode of application will be accepted.


Important Dates for TNPSC Forest Apprentice Post: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application08.08.2022
Last date for Submission of Application06.09.2022
Application Correction Window PeriodFrom 11.09.2022 (12.01 A.M.) To 13.09.2022 (11.59 P.M.)
Date and Time of Written Examination
Paper - I
A. Tamil Eligibility Test
B. General Studies
09.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.
02.00 P.M. to 05.00 P.M
Paper - II and Paper - III Optional Subjects


TNPSC Forest Apprentice Official Notification & Application Link:

TNPSC Official Website Career Page

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TNPSC Official Notification PDF

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TNPSC One Time Registration Link

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TNPSC Online Application Form

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