Government of Andhra Pradesh Recruitment 2016 for 25 Horticulture Officer Jobs

Government of Andhra Pradesh Recruitment 2016 – Vacancies for Horticulture Officer Jobs. The Department of Horticulture under Government of Andhra Pradesh is a growth engine established with a focus to increase productivity of various horticulture crops. The main objective of this Department is to provide technical services and guidance to farmers. Due to few vacancies existing for Horticulture Officer position in various zones of Horticulture Department, a job circular has been scattered out from Commissioner’s Office of Horticulture recently. The notice states that 25 posts are left unfilled and now through this recruitment, these openings are going to be filled on regular basis. Working experience in the field of Horticulture is an additional plus to appliers. The eligibility conditions and applying mode are discussed on below section.

Organisation Government of Andhra Pradesh
Designation Horticulture Officer
Vacancy Nos 25 Last Date 03-10-2016
Education B.Sc/ M.Sc (Horti)


Academic Profile for Government of Andhra Pradesh Recruitment

Aspirants qualified in B.Sc (Horticulture) degree from any government approved college (recognized by ICAR) are most preferred for Horticulture Officer job. If Degree holders are not available, then in that case persons possessing M. Sc (Agriculture) certificate will be considered for appointment.

Note: SC/ ST candidates holding B.Sc (Agriculture) certificate are also eligible to apply.

Age Confinement

Persons willing to engage as Horticulture Officer under Andhra Pradesh Government should not be beyond 40 years of age. This age consideration shall be reckoned as on 1st July 2016. As per rules, age concessions are admissible to SC/ ST/ BC/ PH category candidates.

Andhra Pradesh Government Recruitment Selection Criteria

Only based on the percentage of marks secured by each applicant (B.Sc/ M.Sc) and experiences, final selection would be carried out for Horticulture Officer designation. Senior citizens (those who had acquired the minimum eligible qualification earlier) shall get additional marks, while fixing weightage.

Pay Scale of Horticulture Officer Post

Experienced candidates hired for the permanent post of Horticulture Officer under various zones shall be placed on a salary structure of Rs.35120 – 87130/- per month. Other allowances and benefits may be applicable as per Government of AP recruitment norms.

Applying Procedure of Andhra Pradesh Government Recruitment

Government of Andhra Pradesh RecruitmentThe bio-data for Horticulture Officer designation is available in the webiste of Horticulture Department (Andhra Pradesh). Download the prescribed form and fill it with correct details.

The filled-in application form should be tagged together with 2 sets of self signed copies of Qualification, Experience/ NOC/ Disabiltiy (if any), Caste, Date of Birth, passport size photographs, etc.

Super scribe the top of envelope as “Application for the Post of Horticulture Officer” and sent it through Registered Post to “O/o Commissioner of Horticulture, TTPC Building, 1st Floor, Old Market Yard, Near Rhythu Bazaar, Chuttugunta, Guntur – 522 007”. The same enclosures can also be submitted in person.

Individuals working in any Government/ Banking Sector should route their applications through appropriate channel.

Official Notification

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Final Date

  • Closing date for receipt of application form and other documents: 03-10-2016 (5.00 PM).

Note: The information regarding permanent job vacancies noticed under Horticulture Department of Andhra Pradesh Government are illustrated on above section, for convenience of government job seekers. Refer the official notification, for further clarifications.

Updated: 07-12-2016 — 11:31 am
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