UPPSC Agriculture Services Recruitment 2024 | Apply for 268 Posts l Eligibility | Fee | Last Date

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission UPPSC Recruitment Board has announced the notification for recruitment of UPPSC agriculture services for  the individual who wants to serve in the UPPSC agriculture services. Candidates who want to join UPPSC agriculture services can visit the official website of UPPSC at https://uppsc.up.nic.in/. UPPSC agriculture services department released the notification for a nude recruitment drive for 268 vacancy in various post such as principle government food science training center, food processing officer group 2, UPPSC district horticulture officer group 1 grade 1, senior technical assistant group A agronomy branch, botany branch, plant protection, chemistry branch and development branch etc. with the substantial number of vacancies this recruitment drive open door for many to start prestigious career in UPPSC agriculture services department under the Government of UPPSC. 

uppsc agriculture services recruitment 2024

 

 

UPPSC Agriculture Services Recruitment 2024 Overview

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission UPPSC has issued a latest notification to recruit candidates for various posts in the department of agriculture services Uttar Pradesh for 268 vacancies. The notification for UPPSC agriculture services 2024 recruitment was released on 6 April 2024 candidates can fill the online form from the 10th April 2024. The last date to register online is 10th May 2024. Candidates have one month duration to fill the form for UPPSC agriculture services. In The table below we have provided the information regarding the UPPSC agriculture services recruitment 2024 including number of vacancies, post name name of the organization, advertisement number, vacancies, last date to apply, mode of application, category, salary, location, official website etc. 

Recruitment Organization Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC).
Post Name UPPSC District Horticulture Officer Group-2, Grade-1, Principal Govt. Food Science Training Center/ Food Processing Officer Group-2, Senior Technical Assistant Group-A Agronomy Branch, Botany Branch, Plant Protection, Chemistry Branch, Development Branch Vacancy 2024.
Advt No. A-3/E1/2024.
Vacancies 268.
Last Date to Apply 10 May 2024.
Mode of application Online.
UPPSC Agriculture Services Salary 2024 Post Wise.
Category Recruitment 2024.
Job Location Uttar Pradesh.
Official Website uppsc.up.nic.in.

 

 

 

UPPSC Agriculture Services Recruitment 2024 Important Dates

Important dates for UPPSC agriculture services recruitment 2024 are given in the table below in detail. Candidates are advised to note the last date to fill the application form and fill the application form before the last State which is 10th of May 2024. The notification was released on 6 April 2024 and the form of the notification was released on 6 April 2024 and UPPSC agriculture services registration was started from 10 April 2024. In the case of any wrong entry candidates can correct the form till 16th May 2024. The last day to submit the fee is 10th May 2024. 

UPPSC Agriculture Services Notification Release Date 06 April 2024.
UPPSC Agriculture Services Registration Start Date 10 April 2024.
UPPSC Agriculture Services Registration Last Date 10 May 2024.
UPPSC Agriculture Services Exam Fee Last Date 10 May 2024.
UPPSC Agriculture Services Correction Last Date 16 May 2024.
UPPSC Agriculture Services Exam Date Notify Later.
UPPSC Agriculture Services Admit Card Release Date Notify Later.
UPPSC Agriculture Services Result Release Date Notify Later.

 

 

 

UPPSC Agriculture Services Recruitment 2024 No. of Vacancies

UPPSC has release a substantial number of vacancies (268) for various post like district horticulture officer group 2 grade 1, UPPSC principle government food science training center food processing officer group 2, UPPSC senior technical assistant group A agronomy branch, botany branch, plant protection, chemistry branch, development branch etc. details about the vacancy is given in the table below for UPPSC recruitment.

S.N. Name of the Post Total UR E.W.S. O.B.C. S.C. S.T.
1 DISTT. HORTICULTURE OFFICER. GROUP-2, GRADE-1 3 1 1 1
2 PRINCIPAL STATE FOOD SCIENCE TRAINING CENTER/FOOD PROCESSING OFFICER, GROUP-2 1 1
3 U.P. AGRICULTURE SERVICES GROUP ‘B’ GRADE-2 (CHEMISTRY BRANCH) 22     9 2 6 5
4 U.P. AGRICULTURE SERVICES GROUP ‘B’ GRADE-2 (BOTANY BRANCH) 11 5 1 3 2
5 U.P. AGRICULTURE SERVICES GROUP ‘B’ GRADE-2 (AGRONOMY BRANCH) 13 5 1 4 3
6 U.P. AGRICULTURE SERVICES GROUP ‘B’ GRADE-2 (PLANT PROTECTION BRANCH) 36 18 3 9 5 1
7 U.P. AGRICULTURE SERVICES GROUP ‘B’ GRADE-2 (DEVELOPMENT BRANCH) 34 19 2 5 8
8 SENIOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANT GROUP-A (AGRONOMY BRANCH) 6 2 1 3
9 SENIOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANT GROUP-A (BOTANY BRANCH) 3 2 1
10 SENIOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANT GROUP-A (PLANT PROTECTION BRANCH) 98 17 14 39 26 2
11 SENIOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANT GROUP A )CHEMISTRY BRANCH) 20 7 2 9 2
12 SENIOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANT GROUP A (DEVELOPMENT BRANCH) 21 11 6 4
Total 268 93 26 77 67 5

 

 

 

UPPSC Agriculture Services Recruitment 2024 Application Fee

Post Wise application free for UPPSC agriculture services recruitment 2024 is given in the table below with the method of payment. General candidates have to submit 125 rupees and OBC and EWS candidates will have to submit the same amount. Candidates belonging from the SC and ST categories have to submit 65 rupees as fees while physically handicapped candidates need to submit only 25 rupees. Candidates can submit the fee only through online methods including net banking debit card credit card etc. 

Gen ₹125/-
OBC/ EWS ₹125/-
SC/ ST ₹65/-
PH ₹25/-
Payment Mode Online: Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card, Etc.

 

 

 

UPPSC Agriculture Services Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria is very crucial for any vacancy and each candidate who is dedicated to get selected for the job should carefully read the eligibility criteria in terms of age limit, educational qualification and nationality. All candidates who are feeling the form for UPPSC agriculture services should note the eligibility criteria given in the tables below such as age limit and educational qualification. 

 

Age Limit

The maximum age limit for UPPSC agriculture services 2024 is 40 years and the minimum age limit is 21 years for candidates. There is a provision of age relaxation as per the government norms for the maximum age limit. All the information about the age limit is given in the table below. 

Age Criteria Minimum Age Maximum Age Age Relaxation
Age Requirement 21 Years 40 Years Extra age relaxation as per rules

 

 

 

Educational Qualification

Candidates should know about the educational qualification before filling the form for any vacancy. For UPPSC agriculture services the educational qualification is given in the table below according to the posts like aur UPPSC district horticulture officer group 2 grade 1 vacancy 2024 candidate need to complete their bachelor degree in science BSC with agriculture or horticulture. To apply for the UPPSC principal government food science training center food processing officer group vacancy 2024 candidate should have completed his or her bachelor degree in science BSC with chemistry agriculture as a subject or master degree in fruit and vegetable or m.sc degree in food technology or food preservation. 

Post Name UPPSC Agriculture Services Educational Qualification 
District Horticulture Officer Group-2, Grade-1
  • Bachelor Degree in Science B.Sc with Agriculture OR Horticulture in Any Recognized University in India.
Principal Govt. Food Science Training Center / Food Processing Officer Group-2
  • Bachelor Degree in Science B.Sc with Chemistry / Agriculture as a Subject OR Master Degree in Fruit and Vegetable OR M.Sc Degree in Food Technology / Food Preservation.
Senior Technical Assistant Group-A (Agronomy Branch)
  • Master Degree in Related Subject in Any Recognized University in India.
  • For More Details Read the Notification
Senior Technical Assistant Group-A (Botany Branch)
  • Master Degree in Related Subject in Any Recognized University in India.
  • For More Details Read the Notification
Senior Technical Assistant Group-A (Plant Protection)
  • Master Degree in Related Subject in Any Recognized University in India.
  • For More Details Read the Notification
Senior Technical Assistant Group-A (Chemistry Branch)
  • Master Degree in Related Subject in Any Recognized University in India.
  • For More Details Read the Notification
Senior Technical Assistant Group-A (Development Branch)
  • Master Degree in Related Subject in Any Recognized University in India.
  • For More Details Read the Notification

 

 

 

UPPSC Agriculture Services Recruitment 2024 Selection Process 

Steps of the selection process are very crucial to know while applying for any vacancy. Candidate for advice to read carefully every step of the selection process and each detail within each step. The selection process is given  below. 

  • Phase 1: Written Exam. There will be a return exam in which candidates have to answer the question and score up to a certain mark to get shortlisted for the next process. There will be two examinations, one preliminary exam and mains exam. In the preliminary exam only multiple choice question based papers will be given 400 marks and 2 hour time duration.  General studies portion will be of 100 marks and agriculture will be of 200 marks. 
  • Phase 2: Document Verification. In the document verification step candidates need to provide their original documents along with the self attested photocopy of each document. All candidates are advised to manage their documents carefully. 
  • Phase 3: Medical Examination. After the documentation candidates will be called for a medical examination in which candidates will be accessed on their physical fitness. 

 

UPPSC Agriculture Services Recruitment 2024 How to Apply | Step by Step guide to Apply Online 

Step by step guide for filling the online application of UPPSC agriculture services 2024.

  1. Visit the official website of UPPSC at https://uppsc.up.nic.in 
  2. Now click on the registration and find the online link for UPPSC agriculture services online form 2024. 
  3. Click on apply now.
  4. Now register yourself and start filling the form using your, your personal details and your educational qualification. 
  5. After 8 upload your required documents as per the notification PDF like your photograph and marksheets. 
  6. Now pay the application fee and click on the submit button after very fine the whole application.
  7. Don’t forget to take at least two printouts of the confirmation page for the future reference.

 

UPPSC Agriculture Services Recruitment 2024 Exam Pattern 

Here is the exam pattern for UPPSC agriculture services 2024 in which questions from general studies at agriculture studies will be asked the question paper will be of MCQ multiple choice question based in which general studies subject will  studies will be asked the question paper will be of MCQ multiple choice question based in which general studies subject comprised of 40 questions and agriculture of 80. The weightage of each subject will be hundred and 200 marks. Total 120 minutes will be given to complete the exam paper of weightage 300 marks. 

 

Preliminary Exam

Subject Questions Marks Duration
General Studies 40 100 2 hours
Agriculture 80 200
Total 120 300

 

Mains Exam

Subject Marks  Duration
General Studies 50 1 hour 30 Minutes  
General Hindi & Essay  50 1 hour 30 Minutes
Optional Subject 250 3 hours

 

 

 

UPPSC Agriculture Services Recruitment 2024 Important Links

The important links are given in the table below, including apply online link to the official website of UPPSC agriculture services and our home page for you to find more vacancies like this. 

Apply Online        Click Here

Official Website

       Click Here

Our Homepage for More Vacancies

      Click Here

 

 

 

UPPSC Agriculture Services Syllabus 2024

The syllabus for prelims and mains exam is given in the section below. 

General Studies

  • General science
  • History of India
  • Indian national movement
  • Indian policy, economy and culture
  • Indian agriculture, commerce, and trade
  • Indian and Uttar Pradesh geography and natural resources
  • Current national and international events
  • Logic and reasoning based on general intelligence
  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Ecology and environment
  • Education, culture, agriculture, industry trade, living and social traditions of Uttar Pradesh.

 

Agriculture

  • Crop Distribution and production
  • Cropping patterns in Uttar Pradesh
  • Sustainable crop production
  • Production of important cereals, pulses, oilseeds, fibres, and other cash crops
  • Agroforestry and social forestry
  • Weed and their classification
  • Classification of Indian soil
  • Constituents of soil
  • Problems with soil
  • Essential plant nutrients
  • Symbiotic and non-symbiotic nitrogen fixation
  • Soil conservation
  • Irrigation and drainage
  • Farm management
  • Organic farming
  • Agricultural economy
  • Agricultural extensions and programs
  • Farm mechanisation
  • Heredity and variation
  • Hybridization
  • Seed organisation
  • Physiology and significance of agriculture
  • Photosynthesis
  • Plant growth management
  • Climate requirements
  • Diseases management
  • Food production and consumption trends in India
  • Distribution of crop production

 

General Hindi and Essay

  • Reading comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Idioms
  • Translation from Hindi to English and vice versa
  • Literature and culture
  • Agriculture and business
  • Science and environment
  • National and international events of importance

 

District Horticulture Officer

  • Agro Climatic Zones of UP and India
  • Scopes of Agricultural Meteorology
  • Global warming and its reasons
  • Integrated Farming System, Scopes and Importance
  • Integrated nutrient management
  • Importance of Fruits and Vegetables in Human Nutrition
  • Concepts of Organic Farming
  • Cultivation of Fruits, Vegetables, Medical Crops
  • Establishment of Kitchen and Nutrition Garden
  • Organic Farming Fruits and Vegetables.

 

Food Preservation Officer

  • Principles and Methods of Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Harvest Management of Horticulture Crops
  • Preparations of Jam, Jelly, Candy, Pickles and related items
  • Importance of Foods Handling, Grading, Packaging
  • Concepts of Canning Pasteurization
  • Spoilage Agents
  • Agricultural Export Zones and Industrial Support
  • Fruit and Vegetable Vitamins

 

Senior Technical Assistant (Agronomy Branch)

  • Meaning and Scopes of Agricultural Meteorology, Atmospheric Weather
  • Variety Development and Maintenance, Variety Testing, DUS Testing, Genetic Purity Concept
  • Dry land agriculture and rain fed agriculture
  • Sustainable farming
  • Factors responsible for Genetic Deterioration
  • Quality Seed Production Technology of Wheat, Paddy, Maize, rapeseed, mustard, Soybean, Sunflower etc.

 

Senior Technical Assistant (Plant Protector)

  • History and Importance of Plant Protection in India
  • Plant Protection Organization in UP
  • Principle of Pest Control
  • Plant Protection Equipment
  • Storage Pest of Cereals and Pulses
  • Pest Management in Major Crop Serials
  • General Principle of Plant Protection
  • Principle Plant Infection and Methods of Isolation
  • Principles of Plant Disease Control
  • Symptoms, Etiology, Transmission and Control of Important Disease of Cereals, Legumes, Fruits and Vegetable crops in reference to UP.

 

Senior Technical Assistant (Chemistry Branch)

  • Properties of Soil, Physical, Chemical and Biological
  • Principles of soil fertility
  • Micro and macro soil nutrients
  • Processes and Factors of Soil Formation
  • Sources and Forms of Nutrient Availability
  • Soil Microbiology and Ecology
  • Soil, Air and Water Pollution related to Agriculture
  • Sources of Pollution
  • Soil conservation and soil survey
  • Dry land agriculture
  • Conservation irrigation
  • Agroforestry
  • Gully control structures

 

Senior Technical Assistant (Botany Branch)

  • Historical Perspectives of Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance
  • Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance
  • Nature, Structure, Replication of the Genetic Material
  • Molecular Mechanisms of Mutation
  • Objectives, Activity, Important Achievements of Plant Breeding
  • Biotechnology and its Relevance in Agriculture
  • Pure line theory
  • Protein synthesis
  • Alien addition and substitution line
  • Biotic and Abiotic Stress Resistance
  • Soil Survey and Soil Conservations
  • Dry Land Agriculture Measures for Dry Farming

 

Senior Technical Assistant (Development Branch)

  • Importance of Agrometeorology, Global Warming, Causes of Climate Change, Impact on Agriculture
  • Integrated Farming System, Scopes and Importance
  • Sustainable Agriculture Problems
  • Roles of Animals Husbandry and Dairy Development in Rural Economy
  • Packages and Practices
  • Cereals, Rice, Wheat, Maizee, Jawar, Bajra
  • Pulses, Gram, Lentil, Field Pea
  • Cash Crops -Sugarcane, Potato
  • Fruits-Mango, Guava, Amla etc.

 

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