24/12/2016

PPSC Recruitment 2017 – Agricultural Development Officer Jobs

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Punjab Public Service Commission – PPSC Recruitment 2017 notification has been issued for the post of Agricultural Officer (Group-A). Details of this PPSC exam and PPSC syllabus  have been explained below. Candidates are advised to read this PPSC Notification carefully before applying. Candidates seeking Govt jobs in Punjab and those who are interested in this PPSC Agricultural Officer Recruitment can apply online.

PPSC Recruitment 2017

Punjab Public Service Commission – PPSC notification has been issued for the 141 posts of Agricultural Development Officer (Group –A) in Department of Agriculture, Government of Punjab. Candidates between 18 – 37 Years of age and those who have completed B.Sc. (Agriculture) with 60% marks can apply for this PPSC Posts. Candidates selected for this Agricultural Development officer jobs in Punjab will be placed with the salary of Rs.15600-39100+GP Rs5400/-. Candidates seeking Govt jobs in Punjab and those who are willing to apply for this PPSC Recruitment 2017 can apply online before 17th January 2017 and send the copy of application before 31St January 2017.

PPSC Notification, PPSC Syllabus, Govt jobs in Punjab

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Details of PPSC Recruitment 2017

Name of the postNo of vacancySalaryAge Limit (As on 01-01-2017)Education qualification
Agricultural Development Officer 141 Rs15600-39100 + Gp Rs.5400/- 18 - 37 Years B.Sc. Agriculture will 60% marks form a recognised university. Preference will be given for candidates Having M.Sc. Degree

Job Location – Punjab

Method of application – Online and Offline

PPSC Job notification no – 09 (i)

Age Relaxation:
Govt employees – Upto 42 Years of age
SC/BC of Punjab – Upto 42 Years of age
Widows/Women legally separated from husband – Upto 42 Years of age
PWD – Upto 47 years of age

Category-wise PPSC Vacancy Details 

#Name of the categoryVacancy
1 General 71
2 ESM/LDESM, Punjab 10
3 Freedom Fighter, Punjab. 02
4 Sports Person, Punjab. 02
5 Physically Handicapped, Punjab 04
6 S.C. Others, Punjab 14
7 S.C. ESM/LDESM, Punjab 03
8 Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikh, Punjab 14
9 Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikh ESM/LDESM, Punjab 03
10 Balmiki/ Mazhbi Sikh Sports Person, Punjab 01
11 Backward Classes, Punjab 14
12 B.C. ESM/LDESM, Punjab. 03

Selection procedure

Selection for these Agriculture Development Officer jobs in Punjab will be made on the basis of written examination and interview. 

Pattern of PPSC Exam

The examination process consists of Competitive exam for 300 marks and Interview for 40 marks 
Written exam will be of 100 objective type multiple choice questions (Each 3 marks)  with 2 hours duration
PPSC Syllabus
Syllabus for the PPSC exam for the post of Agricultural Development Officer will be as under B.Sc (Agriculture) level, and the PPSC Syllabus for written exam is as follows,

Agro-climatology, Floriculture and Landscaping, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Agronomy, Agrochemicals, Soil Science, Elements of Vegetable Growing, Agriculture Engineering & Land Surveying, Basic Botany, Field Crops, Manures & Fertilizers, Agriculture Economics, Soil & water Management, Horticulture (Pomology), Plant Pathology, Crop Botany, Agriculture Entomology, Entomology, Agronomy Soil Science/ Pomology, Agriculture Extension,Farm Management and Production Economics. 
How to apply
Candidates willing to apply for this PPSC Recruitment 2017 have to apply online through the official website of Punjab Public Service Commission www.ppsc.gov.in
Access website
Click on the option “open advertisement” 
Read the instructions before filling the PPSC Online application form

After submission of Online application, Candidates have to print a completed online application form and send the hard copy along with copy of fees payment challan and relevant documents.

Application Fees:
Ex-Servicemen (Punjab) – Rs 500/-
SC/ST – Rs 1125/-
OBC of Punjab – Rs 1125/-
PWD of Punjab – Rs 1750/-
All other candidates – Rs 3000/-

Candidates have to print the fees payment challan and pay the fees in any branches of State Bank of Patiala 
Address to send PPSC Application form
THE OFFICE OF SECRETARY, 
PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION,
 BARADARI GARDENS, PATIALA-147001.


Important Dates:
Starting  of online application – 22-12-2016
Last date to submit PPSC Online application form – 17-01-2017
Last date for Application Fees payment – 24-01-2017
Last date to submit hard copy of Application form – 31-01-2017

Important Links:
Apply online for this PPSC Recruitment 2017

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