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HPSC Horticulture Development Officer Recruitment 2023: Apply Now for 63 Vacancies

The Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) has released a notification for the recruitment of 63 Horticulture Development Officers in 2023. Check out the eligibility criteria and apply online before the last date.

HPSC Horticulture Development Officer Recruitment 2023 - Notification Details

The Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) has published the HPSC Horticulture Development Officers Recruitment 2023 notification for 63 vacancies. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates who want to build a career in the field of horticulture. The online application process for these posts will start from 24.02.2023, and the last date to apply online for these posts is 16.03.2023. To be eligible for this post, candidates must have a degree in Horticulture or Agriculture from a recognized university. In addition to this, they must fulfill other criteria such as age limit, pay scale, and selection process.

The HPSC Horticulture Development Officer Recruitment 2023 is a highly competitive exam, and candidates must prepare well to crack it. They should start by thoroughly studying the syllabus and exam pattern. The syllabus includes topics such as plant propagation, soil science, plant nutrition, plant breeding, genetics, and horticultural economics. Candidates should also practice previous years’ question papers and take mock tests to improve their time management and accuracy. With dedication and hard work, candidates can succeed in this exam and secure a job as an Horticulture Development Officer (HDO).

Notification Details
Organisation Name
Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC)
Recruitment Exam Name
HPSC Horticulture Development Officer Recruitment 2023
Post Notified
Horticulture Development Officer (HDO)
Recruitment Type
Regular
Recruitment Category
Haryana Government Jobs

Salary / Pay Scale for Horticulture Development Officer Posts Notified by HPSC

The pay scale for the post of HPSC Horticulture Development Officer is 7th Pay Matrix Level 06 (₹ 35,400/- to ₹ 1,12,400/-) [Old Pay Band ₹ 9300-34800/- and Grade Pay ₹ 4200/-].

In addition to this, selected candidates will also receive other benefits such as Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), and other allowances as per the rules of the Haryana government. The salary and benefits offered are attractive and provide job security and financial stability to the candidates.

Vacancy Details for HPSC Horticulture Development Officer Recruitment 2023

Total vacancies notified by the Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) for Horticulture Development Officer (HDO) posts are 63. Details of category wise vacancies are provided in the table below – 

Category
Vacancy
Total
63
UR
42
SC
12
BC-A
06
BC-B
03

Educational Qualification / Eligibility Criteria for HPSC Horticulture Development Officer Recruitment

To be eligible for the post of HPSC Horticulture Development Officer, candidates must have degree in B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons.) with Horticulture as one of the subjects or B.Sc Horticulture from a recognized university.

It is also essential for candidates to have knowledge of Hindi or Sanskrit up to the matriculation level.

Age Limit for HPSC Horticulture Development Officer Recruitment 2023

The age limit for the HPSC Horticulture Development Officer Recruitment 2023 is set to be between 18 to 42 years. However, the Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) provides age relaxation for candidates belonging to reserved categories.

The upper age limit is relaxed up to 47 years for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC) and Backward Classes (BC) of Haryana state.

The upper age limit is also relaxed up to 47 years for candidates belonging to other reserved categories, such as physically disabled candidates, ex-servicemen, unmarried women, and widow/women judicially separated from their husbands.

It is important for candidates to check the official notification provided below to know about the age relaxation and eligibility criteria before applying for the HPSC Horticulture Development Officer Recruitment 2023. Candidates must note that they will have to provide valid age proof documents at the time of the application process to claim the age relaxation.

Selection Process for Horticulture Development Officer by HPSC

The selection process for the post of HPSC Horticulture Development Officer will be through interview.

However, In the event of number of applications being large, Commission will adopt shortlisting criteria to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable number by any or more of the following methods:-

  • On the basis of percentage of marks of the candidates in the minimum educational qualification prescribed in the advertisement.
  • On the basis of percentage of marks of the candidates in different educational qualifications, with weightage as decided by the Commission.
  • On the basis of desirable qualifications or any one or all of the desirable qualifications if more than one desirable qualification is prescribed.
  • On the basis of higher educational qualifications than the minimum/essential qualification prescribed in the advertisement.
  • On the basis of higher experience in the relevant field than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.
  • By counting experience before or after the acquisition of minimum/essential qualifications
  • By holding a Recruitment Test.

Application Fees for HPSC Horticulture Development Officer Recruitment 2023

The application fee for the HPSC Horticulture Development Officer Recruitment 2023 is ₹ 1000 for general category male candidates and ₹ 250 for Female candidates and SC/ST/BC/EWS candidates of Haryana state.

The fee can be paid online using a credit card, debit card, or net banking. Candidates must note that the application fee is non-refundable, and they must pay it before the last date of application.

Important Dates for HPSC Horticulture Development Officer Recruitment 2023

Description
Date
Date of Notification
18.02.2023
Starting Date of Online Application
24.02.2023
Last Date of Online Application
16.03.2023

Download Official Notification & Apply Online Link for HPSC Horticulture Development Officer Recruitment 2203

Detailed official notification and online application link for HPSC Horticulture Development Officer Recruitment 2023 are provided below –