Syllabus for the Post of Horticulture Development Officer – HPPSC Shimla

Syllabus for the Post of Horticulture Development Officer – HPPSC Shimla

The screening Test will be of two (2) hours duration consisting of 100 Multiple Choice Questions.

  1. 80 questions of multiple choice of M.Sc. (Horticulture/Agriculture) Degree level as per essential qualification.
  2. 10 questions of multiple choice of General Knowledge of Himachal Pradesh.
  3. 10 questions of multiple choice of General Knowledge of National and International Affairs.

Educational Qualification for Horticulture Development Officer-HPPSC Shimla

M.Sc. Horticulture/Agriculture in any one of the following disciplines/Subjects :-

Pomology, Fruit Breeding & Genetic Resources, Post Harvest Technology/Fruit Technology, Floriculture & Land Scaping, Mycology & Plant Pathology/Entomology & Apiculture of Biotechnology, Vegetable Crops, Microbiology, Soil Science & water Management, Agriculture Economics & Agriculture Statistics, Agriculture Extension, M.Sc. Food Technology, Master of Science (Horticulture) Fruit Science, Master of Science (Horticulture) Vegetable Science, Master of Science (Horticulture) Floriculture and Land Scape Architecture, Master of Science (Agriculture) Plant Pathology, Master of Science (Agriculture) Entomology, Master of Science (Agriculture) Nematology, Master of Science (Agriculture), Seed Science and Technology, Master of Science (Agriculture) Soil Science, Master of Science (Agriculture), Agricultural Economics, Master of Science Food Technology, Master of Science Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Master of Science Microbiology, Master of Science Statistics and Post Graduate Associateship in Fruit and Vegetable Technology equivalent to M.Sc. Horticulture (Post Harvest Technology) and Master of Science (Agriculture) Specialization in Plant Breeding & Genetics.

However, the incumbents should be B.Sc. (Horticulture/Agriculture) with Horticulture as elective subjects or B.Sc. (Hons) Horticulture/Agriculture with Horticulture as elective subject in four years degree program.

Syllabus for the Post of Horticulture Development Officer – HPPSC Shimla

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