Agriculture Officers

Posted on 12-Jan-2017 by : Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission
Andhra Pradesh
4-11 Lakhs
Full-Time

Job Summary

30 Openings
Research(Equity/Industry)
Agriculture/Dairy/forestry
Graduation

Job Description

The Government of Andhra Pradesh, the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has issued a notification for the recruitment of 30 Agriculture Officers post vacancies. The candidates who have passed required qualification for Agriculture Officers posting, are eligible to apply for Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) Agriculture Officers Recruitment 2016-17.

Educational qualification for the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) recruitment 2017 must have completed in must possess a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture of a recognized University in the State or any other University recognized by Indian Council of Agricultural Research Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) recruitment 2017. The age limit minimum 18 to maximum 42years as on 1.7.2016.

Name of the Organization: Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)

Official Website: www.psc.ap.gov.in

Location: Andhra Pradesh

Name of the Post (Designation): Agriculture Officers

Total Number of Vacancies: 30

Age Limit:   18-42 years

Educational Qualification: Must possess a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture of a recognized University in the State or any other University recognized by Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

Selection Procedure: In case screening test is conducted as referred above, based on the Merit in screening test, candidates will be picked up in the ratio of 50 per one notified post for the main examination in order of General Merit. In case where no screening test is held, all the eligible applicants would be allowed to appear for the main examination. The Final Selection of Candidates For Appointment to the Posts Shall Be Based On the Merit in the Computer Based Main Examination, To Be Held As Per the Scheme of Examination Enunciated At Para 7 Above

Pay Scale: 35,120-87,130/- Per Month

Application Fee: Applicant must pay 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty Only) towards application processing fee and 120/- (Rupees one hundred and twenty only) towards Examination Fee. However, the following categories of candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee Rs.120/- only.

Apply Mode: Online processes

Imp Dates:

Last date for application is: 30th January 2017


Roles & Responsibilities

    An agricultural extension officer directly works with farmers and companies related to agriculture. Their primary role is to aid these groups to make better decisions to increase agricultural production.


Company Profile

The A.P. Public Service Commission came in to existence on 1st November, 1956 with the formation of the State of Andhra Pradesh. Before this, there was Andhra Public Service Commission in the Andhra State and Hyderabad Public Service Commission in the Hyderabad State. Andhra Service Commission came in to existence only in 1953 after the bifurcation of composite Madras State into Andhra and Madras States. On the eve of formation of Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission, Andhra Public Service Commission was functioning with a Chairman and two Members and Hyderabad Public Service Commission was functioning with one Member. Hence, A.P. Public Service Commission was constituted with a Chairman and 3 Members. With increasing work load, Government enhanced the Members as five in the year 1981 and later to Chairman and 7 Members in the year 1983. Government again reviewed the strength in 1994 and enhanced it to Chairman and 9 Members. This is the present strength.  

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