SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) has notified a vacancy of 41 posts of Horticulture Development Officer in the Agriculture Production Department. Application forms will be available on the website of the commission from June 12, 2023, and the process is completely online. Application forms along with the requisite fee must be submitted by or before July 2, 2023.
The post comes under level 8 of the pay scale which amounts to INR 47,600 – INR 1,51,100. There is a reservation for special categories. Out of the total 41 vacancies, 20 are for Open Merit, 4 are for RBA, SC, ST, and EWS each, 2 are for ALC/IB and PSP each and 1 is reserved for OSC. Applicants should be a domicile of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The necessary qualification for the post is Master of Science in Horticulture. In case, no such qualified candidate will be available, candidates with a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture or Agriculture will be considered. There is an age restriction for applicants. Candidates belonging to OM and those in service should not be of age more than 40 years, those belonging to RBA, SC, ST, ALC/IB, EWS, PSP, and SOC should not be more than 43 years and those belonging to PHC should not be more than 42-years.
The application fee for the OM applicants is RS 1000 and for reserved categories, it is Rs 500. PHC candidates are exempted from paying the fee. The mandatory documents include a Date of Birth certificate, domicile certificate, bachelor’s degree, and master’s degree. Candidates claiming benefits under any category need to submit the respective category certificate or In-service candidate (Whichever is applicable).
Selection will be based on the basis of a written examination. The syllabus of the examination shall be notified separately. The correction window will be open from July 3- July 5, 2023.
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