Application Process for TNBRD Recruitment Commences for Various Posts of Senior Scientist & Head, Subject Matter Specialist; Check Details Here

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Nov 18, 2020

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November 17, 2020: Tamil Nadu Board of Rural Development (TNBRD) released an official notification regarding the recruitment of candidates for various posts on its official website @

The Board has invited applications for filling 8 vacant seats for the posts such as Senior Scientist & Head, Subject Matter Specialist (Agronomy), Programme Assistant (Computer), Subject Matter Specialist (Agro Meteorology) and Agromet Observer. The authority will close the application window on December 14. The bifurcation for these posts is given below.

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Name of the post Number of vacancies
Senior Scientist & Head 01
Subject Matter Specialist (Agronomy) 02
Programme Assistant (Computer) 01
Subject Matter Specialist (Agro Meteorology) 02
Agromet Observer 02
Total Vacancies 08

TNBRD Recruitment 2020: Eligibility Criteria

Name of the post Eligibility Criteria Age Criteria
Senior Scientist & Head Doctoral degree in a relevant field including relevant basic sciences with at least 8 years of work experience in the relevant subject as Scientist/Lecturer/Extension Specialist or in an equivalent position in the PB –3 of Rs. 15600-Rs. 39100 with GP Rs.5400/Rs. 6000/Rs. 7000/Rs. 8000 27 to 47 years of age
Subject Matter Specialist (Agronomy) Candidate must have cleared his Master’s in the field of Agronomy or Equivalent qualifications from a recognized University.
Programme Assistant (Computer) Candidate must have cleared Bachelor’s programme in the field of Computer Science/Computer Application or equivalent qualifications from a recognized University
Subject Matter Specialist (Agro Meteorology) Master’s in Agrometeorology/Meteorology/Agronomy or/Agriculture Physics (preference - Agro)
Agromet Observer Cleared class 12th or equivalent in Science stream with knowledge of Computers and Computer Operations.

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TNBRD Recruitment 2020: Steps to Apply for the Posts

Applicants can apply for the various posts through the following procedure:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of Krishi Vigyan Kendra
  • Step 2: Under the section of ‘News and Events’, click on the link ‘Staff recruitment for KVK’.
  • Step 3: Go through the notification and read it carefully.
  • Step 4: Fill the application form.
  • Step 5: Send the application form to the below-mentioned address.

‘The President,

Tamil Nadu Board Of Rural Development,

Post Box No. 8811, T. Nagar,

Chennai – 600 017, Tamil Nadu’.

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