HPPSC Recruitment 2018 Horticulture Development Officer 71 posts

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HPPSC RecruitmentHPPSC Recruitment 2018 or Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission has announced a job notification on October 02, 2018, for the posts of Horticulture Development Officer in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The total of 71 posts is declared by HPPSC. the details of the given by Advertisement No. 10/2018. The last date to apply for the posts through the Online mode is 21 October 2018.

हिमाचल प्रदेश भर्ती 2018 या हिमाचल प्रदेश लोक सेवा आयोग ने हिमाचल प्रदेश राज्य में बागवानी विकास अधिकारी पदों के लिए 02 अक्टूबर, 2018 को नौकरी अधिसूचना की घोषणा की है। एचपीपीएससी द्वारा कुल 71 पद घोषित किए गए हैं। विज्ञापन संख्या 10/2018 द्वारा दिए गए विवरण का विवरण। ऑनलाइन मोड के माध्यम से पदों के लिए आवेदन करने की आखिरी तारीख 21 अक्टूबर 2018 है।

The posts declared by HPPSC Recruitment 2018 are classified as:-

Name of the posts Category Wise distribution Total no of posts Salary
Horticulture Development Officer Class-I (Gazetted) [UR=42, UR-Ex-SM=09, UR-WFF=01, UR-PH=01(HI), SC=04, SCEx-SM=01, SC-WFF=01, SC-PH=01(HI), ST=02, OBC=08 & OBC-Ex-SM=01  71 posts Rs.15300/-PM


Horticulture Development Officer


Rs.10300-34800/-+ Rs.5000/-


M.Sc. Horticulture

Age Limit

Between 18 to 45 years

Job Location

Himachal Pradesh



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Educational Qualification

The Candidates interested in the posts must possess a post graduate degree in M.Sc. Horticulture/Agriculture in any one of the following subjects(Pomology, Fruit Breeding & Genetic Resources, Post Harvest Technology/Fruit Technology, Floriculture & Land Scaping, Mycology & Plant Pathology/Entomology & Apiculture or Biotechnology, Vegetable Crops, Microbiology, Soil Science & Water Management, Agriculture Economics & Agriculture Statistics, Agriculture extension, M.Sc. Food Technology). 

Otherwise, the Candidates should be passed from B.Sc.(Horticulture/ Agriculture) with Horticulture as elective subject or B.Sc.(Hons.) Horticulture/ Agriculture with Horticulture as an elective subject in four years degree program.

It is desirable for the Candidates to have a knowledge of customs, manners, and dialects of H.P. and suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions prevailing in the Pradesh.

Selection Process

The Selection of the Candidates depends upon the Computer-Based Screening Test (objective-type) or Offline Screening Test (objective/descriptive) of two hours duration. Marks obtained in the Screening Test are only meant to short-list the number of candidates for personality test(s). The date, time and venue for the selection process will be intimated soon by uploading on their Official Website.

How to apply

Application fee:- For General Category, Application Fee is Rs.400/-, For S.C /S.T /O.B.C. of H.P, Application Fee is Rs.100/-, Ex-Servicemen of H.P - No Fee.

Modes of Payment -  The fee can be paid through the ‘e-Payment’ i.e. through Debit Card or Credit Card of any Bank.

How to Apply - 1) Candidates should apply online through official website of the Commission. 

2) Online Applications are invited from desirous and eligible candidates for recruitment to various posts in different departments of Himachal Pradesh Government through ‘One Time Registration System’ (OTRS) on web link: http://www.hppsconline.in/RPS/Home.aspx

3) Candidates are also advised to register themselves on new ‘One Time Registration System’ (O.T.R.S.) for which link is also available on Commission’s website: http://www.hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc/

4) The candidates, who wish to apply for more than one post, should apply separately for each post and will have to pay the requisite examination fees for each post in the prescribed manner.

5) After submitting the Online Recruitment Application(s) (ORA), the candidates are required to take a printout of the finally submitted Online Recruitment Application and submit the same along with requisite self attested/ attested documents / certificates in support of their eligibility to the Commission on the day of Screening Test for the concerned post.

6) In case the candidate has applied against more than one post published in the advertisement, the candidate is required to submit separate copies of requisite self-attested/ attested documents/ certificates along with the printout of the Online Recruitment Application of each post on the day of Screening Test for the respective posts.

Click here to Check Official Notification of the Link:- Official Notification

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