OPSC-Assistant Horticulture Officer-16 posts

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OPSC-Odisha Public Service Commission announced a notification for the post of Assistant Horticulture Officer in class-II of Group-B service under Agriculture & Farmer's Empowerment Department. Total no. of posts announced is 16. The posts are only for the ST CANDIDATES.  The notification is given under the ADVERTISEMENT NO. 03 OF 2018/19. The last date to apply for the post is 07 July 2018.

ओपीएससी-ओडिशा लोक सेवा आयोग ने कृषि और किसान सशक्तिकरण विभाग के तहत समूह-बी सेवा के द्वितीय श्रेणी में सहायक बागवानी अधिकारी के पद के लिए अधिसूचना की घोषणा की। कुल संख्या घोषित पदों की 16 है। पद केवल एसटी उम्मीदवारों के लिए हैं। अधिसूचना विज्ञापन के तहत अधिसूचना दी गई है। 03 2018/19 का 03। पद के लिए आवेदन करने की आखिरी तारीख 07 जुलाई 2018 है।


The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)  is the state agency conduct the Civil Services Examination for entry-level appointments to the various civil services of Odisha. It advice on the framing of recruitment rules and amendments with regard to the recruitment and conditions of service of Group 'B' posts/services carrying scale of pay of Rs. 6500-200-10,500/- and above and Group 'A' posts/services.



Starting date of application 01 June 2018
Last date to apply online 30th June 2018
The last date to send HARD COPY  07 July 2018


Assistant Horticulture Officer


Rs 9,300-34,800



Age Limit

21-32 Years

Job Location

Agriculture & Farmer's Empowerment Department, Government of Odisha



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Educational Qualification

The interested candidate must hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Horticulture or Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture from any of the recognized Universities or Institutions.

Selection Process

The recruitment will take place on the basis of INTERVIEW.

FIRST, the council will shortlist the applicants on the basis of academic record.The career weightage will be 25% for H.S.C., 25% for +2/higher Secondary & 50% for B.Sc. Agriculture/ B.Sc. Horticulture.

SECONDLY, the interview will take place. On the basis of interview shortlisted candidates will be selected. 

How to apply

The eligible candidates have to apply online on the official website of OPSC i.e. http://www.opsc.gov.in/.

If you are one the eligible candidates you can apply for the post using the following steps-

1)Go to the official website of OPSC i.e.http://www.opsc.gov.in/.

2)Click on APPLY ONLINE.

3)You will come to the next window.

4)Enter the security code given on the window.

5)Enter your details such as AADHAR NO., NAME etc.

6)Complete the application form and click on SUBMIT.

7)Upload your scanned photograph and signature.

8)Take the print out of the window for the future references.

After the completion of the application form, you have to send the HARD COPY of the application form to Special Secretary, Odisha Public Service Commission, 19, Dr. P.K. Parija Road, Cuttack-753001.  The applications can be sent by Registered Post/ Speed Post/ Courier Service. Please note the application form should be attached with required documents. The incomplete applications and the applications received after the closing date i.e. 07th July 2018  will be rejected. The documents to be attached to the envelope is given below-

(i) H.S.C. or equivalent Certificate in support of declaration of age issued by the concerned board/council.

(ii) lntennediate/+2 examination Certificate issued by the concerned board/council.

(iii) Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture/Agriculture Certificate issued by the recognized university or institution

(iv) Mark-sheets in support of all the aforesaid examinations (i.e. H.S.C. to B.Sc. Horticulture/B.Sc. Agriculture) passed including fail marks, if any, issued by the concerned Board/Council/ University or Institution.

The envelope containing the application must be superscribed "Application for the post of (ASSISTANT HORTICULTURE OFFICER for ST category)".

Click here to check Official Notification of the posts:- Official Notification Link


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