PPSC Recruitment 2020 for Agriculture Development Officer | 141 posts | Last Date: 20 February 2020


PPSC Recruitment 2020 – Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) Job notifications for Agriculture Development Officer in the Department of Agriculture and Welfare of Farmers with 141 vacancies. Candidates who completed their degree with B.Sc/ M.Sc Agriculture are eligible to apply for this post. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for this post on or before 20 February 2020. The detailed eligibility and application process of Punjab PSC Recruitment are given below.

PPSC RecruitmentPPSC Recruitment 2020 details:

Job Role Agriculture Development Officer
Qualification B.Sc/M.Sc Agriculture
Total Posts 141
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs. 15600-39100/-
Job Location Punjab
Last Date 20 February 2020

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification: 

  • B.Sc (Agriculture) with 60% of marks.
  • Preference shall be given to a candidate who graduated in M.Sc (Agriculture) from any recognized University or Institution.

Note: Punjabi of Matric or its equivalent Standard is essential.

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Age limit ( as on 01-01-2020.): 18 to 37 years.

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Relaxations in upper age limit:

  • 42 years for Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes of Punjab.
  • 42 years for Widows, Divorcees and certain other Categories of Women.
  • 47 years for Persons with Disability of Punjab.

Category wise vacancies:

  • General- 55 posts
  • Ex-Serviceman/LDESM- 10 posts
  • Wards of Freedom Fighter- 01 posts
  • Sports Persons- 03 posts
  • Scheduled Castes Other- 15 posts
  • Scheduled Caster (Others) ESM/LDESM- 01 posts
  • Scheduled Castes Sports Person- 03 posts
  • Balmiki Mazbhi Sikhs- 14 posts
  • Balmiki Mazbhi Sikhs ESM/LDESM- 02 posts
  • Balmiki Mazbhi Sikhs Sports Persons- 01 posts
  • Backward Classes- 13 posts
  • Backward Classes ESM/LDESM- 03 posts
  • Economically Weaker Section- 14 posts

Category wise vacancies for Disability Person:

  • Blind and Low Vision- 02 posts
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing- 02 posts
  • Locomotive Disability- 01 posts
  • Intellectual Disability- 01 posts

PPSC Recruitment for Agriculture Development Officer 2020-Selection Process:

The selection process will be based on written test and interview.

Scheme of  Examination: 

Subject No.of.Questions Max. Marks
syllabus of the subject 100 Interview 250
Logical Reasoning, Mental Ability 10 Questions 25
General Knowledge and Current
10 Questions 25
Paper-IV (English Language) 120 Questions 300
Interview 40
Total   340

Application Fee:

  • SC/ST of all States and Backward Classes of Punjab State only: Rs.1,125/-
  • Ex-Servicemen of Punjab state only: Rs.500/-
  • All Others Categories (including Lineal Descendent of Ex-servicemen, Punjab): Rs.3,000/-
  • Physically Handicapped, Punjab State only: Rs.1,750/-

How to apply PPSC Recruitment 2020 for Agriculture Development Officer?

All interested and eligible candidates apply for this position in online latest by 20 February 2020

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Important Dates to Remember:

  • Last date of filling Online Application Form: 20/02/2020
  • Last date for depositing the Application fees by system generated Bank Challan Form: 27/02/2020
  • Last Date of receipt of Hard Copy of Application Form along with relevant documents: 28/02/2020.
  • Date of written examination: 08/03/2020
  • Date of Admit Card: 03/03/2020