TNPSC Recruitment 2022 | Posts: c03 Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Vacancies  

TNPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Recruitment 2022 | TNPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Notification 2022 | TNPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon 2022 Online Application @ – TNPSC invites Online applications for recruitment of 731 Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website @ from 18.11.2022 to 17.12.2022.

TNPSC Recruitment 2022  [Quick Summary]
Organization Name:Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Notification No:Advertisement No. 640
Notification No. 34/2022
Dated: 18.11.2022
Job Category:Tamilnadu Govt Jobs 
Employment Type:Regular Basis
Total No of Vacancies: 731 Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Posts
Place of Posting: Tamilnadu 
Starting Date: 18.11.2022 
Last Date: 17.12.2022 
Apply Mode:Online
Official Website 

Latest TNPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

TNPSC Invites Applications for the Following Posts

SI NoName of the Post and Post Code No.Name of the Service and Service Code No.Number of vacancies
1.Veterinary Assistant Surgeon (Post Code No. 1695)Tamil Nadu Animal Husbandry Service (Service Code No.019)731

TNPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification: (As on 18.11.2022)

Applicants should possess the following or its equivalent qualification (i.e., Degree) awarded by any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission:

a) B.V.Sc., Degree. (now known as B.V.Sc & A.H) and b) Must have passed SSLC Examination or its equivalent examination with Tamil as one of the languages. Registered as Veterinary Practitioner with the Tamil Nadu State Veterinary Council Constituted under the Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984 (Central Act 52 of 1984)
Note: (i) The educational qualification prescribed for the posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the following order of studies: 10th + HSC or its equivalent + Bachelor’s Degree as required under Section 25 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016. Results of the examination should have been declared on or before the date of notification.

Age Limit: (As on 01.07.2022)

SI NoCategory of ApplicantsMaximum Age (Should not have completed)
1.Applicants who are Temporary Government Veterinary Assistant Surgeons (Rule 10(a)(i) appointees) of all categoriesNo Maximum Age limit
All other applicants who are not temporarily working as Government Veterinary Assistant Surgeons
1.SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all categories.No Maximum Age limit
2.‘Others’ [i.e. candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s and BCMs]32 years@

Note: @ In G.O (Ms).No.91, Human Resources Management (S) Department, dated 13.09.2021, Maximum Age Limit prescribed for appointment by direct recruitment is enhanced by 2 years. [30 years to 32 years]

Explanation: No maximum age limit shall mean that the applicants should not have completed 60 years of age either on the date of notification or at the time of selection /appointment to the post.

Note: (For applicants who are not Temporary Government Veterinary Assistant Surgeons (i.e.10(a)(i) appointees) “Others” [i.e., Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC/DCs, BC(OBCM)s, BCMs] who have put in five years and more of service in the State/Central Government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit. (For further details refer to para 3(F) of “Instructions to Applicants”,Section 3(r) of Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016)

Age Concession:

(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 (others):

 a) The maximum age limit for Ex-servicemen is 50 years. (Section 63 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016 and as per G.O (Ms). No.91, Human Resources Management (S) department, dated 13.09.2021)

b) 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. (Section 3(j) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016)

Salary Details:

1. Veterinary Assistant Surgeon – Rs.56,100 – 2,05,700 (Level 22) (Revised scale)

TNPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Selection Process 2022:

TNPSC may follow the following process to select the candidates.

1.Objective Type (CBT Method)
2.Certificate Verification

Application Fee/Exam Fee for TNPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon: 

a.Registration Fee: For One Time Registration [G.O.(Ms).No. 32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017]
Note:  Applicants who have already registered in One Time online Registration system and within the validity period of 5 years are exempted
b.Examination Fee:  Note: The Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment, unless exemption of fee is claimed.Rs.200/-
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.Veterinary Assistant Surgeon/- towards One Time Registration and having validity of Registration are exempted from paying the registration fee for this recruitment.

Examination Fee Concessions:

iScheduled Castes/ Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)Full Exemption
iiScheduled TribesFull Exemption
iiiMost Backward Classes (V), Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities, Most Backward ClassesThree Free Chances
ivBackward Classes (Other than Muslim) / Backward Classes (Muslim)Three Free Chances
vEx-ServicemenTwo Free Chances
viPersons with Benchmark DisabilityFull Exemption
viiDestitute WidowFull 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 Veterinary Assistant Surgeon 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 18.11.2022 to 17.12.2022. No other mode of application will be accepted.

Important Dates for TNPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Post: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application18.11.2022
Last date for Submission of Application17.12.2022
Application Correction Window PeriodFrom 22.12.2022 12.01 A.M to 24.12.2022 11.59 P.M
Date of examination (Computer Based Test)
Paper-I : Subject paper Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science (UG Degree Standard)15.03.2023 09.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.
Paper – II: PART A Tamil Eligibility Test (SSLC Std) and PART B General Studies (Degree Std)15.03.2023 02.30 P.M. to 05.30 P.M.

TNPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Official Notification & Application Link:

TNPSC Official Website Career PageClick Here
TNPSC Official Notification PDFClick Here
TNPSC One Time Registration LinkClick Here
TNPSC Online Application FormClick Here

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