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OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022, Assistant Agricultural Officer 145 Posts

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022: Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has published a recruitment notification for the recruitment of  145 posts of Assistant Agriculture Officer (AAO) against advt. no. 28 of 2022  in Class 2 of Group B category of Odisha Agriculture and Food Protection Service under the Department of Agriculture & Farmer’s Empowerment. The candidates will be selected on the basis of a written exam and interview. Candidates possessing a Bachelor Degree of Science(B.Sc)  in Agriculture/Horticulture from any recognized University or Institution can apply for this from 28th January to 28th February 2022. In this article, we are providing detailed information regarding the OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022.

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022: Overview

Odisha Public Service Commission has released the recruitment notification for the 145 vacancies for the post of Assistant Agriculture Officer. This is a good opportunity for the candidates to serve in Odisha Government. For the ease of candidates, we have provided the detailed overview below.

Organization Name Odisha Public Service Commission
Post Name Assistant Agriculture Officer
Vacancies 145
Application Staring Date  28th January 2022
Application Closing Date 28th February 2022
Category Recruitment
Selection Mode
  • Written Exam
  • Interview
Location Odisha
Official Site opsc.gov.in

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022: Notification PDF

Candidates who want to apply for the OPSC AAO must be looking for the detailed notification released by the commission. The candidates can download the notification pdf from the link provided below. The notification has been released on 20th January 2022 on the official website.

Click here to download the OPSC AAO Recruitment Notification PDF 2022

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022: Important Dates

Candidates must go through the important dates regarding the OPSC AAO which is tabulated below. The online application will begin on 28th January 2022.

Activity Dates
Online Application Starts 28th January 2022
Last Date to Apply Online 28th February 2022
Last Date to Submit Registered Application 07th March 2022
Admit Card Release Date To Be Notified Soon
Written Exam Date To Be Notified Soon

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022: Apply Online

The online application will be activated soon from 28th January 2022 and the last date to apply online is 28th February 2022. The candidates can apply online from the link provided below or from the official website, The total number of vacancies released is 145 AAO vacancies.

Click here to apply online for the OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022 (Link activated on 28th January 2022)

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022: Vacancy Details

The total number of vacancies released for AAO recruitment is 145 vacancies. The category-wise breakdown has been tabulated below for 145 vacancies.

Category Vacancies
UR 62 (21-w)
SEBC 14 (05-w)
SC 20 (07-w)
ST 27 (09-w)
Total 123 (42-w)

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022: Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the recruitment process candidates must go through the eligibility criteria mentioned in the notification released for the AAO recruitment 2022. We have mentioned the detailed educational qualification and age limit here.

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022: Educational Qualification

A candidate who is willing to apply for OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022 must possess a Bachelor Degree of Science(B.Sc)  in Agriculture/Horticulture from any recognized University or Institution.

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022: Age Limit (as of 01-01-2022)

Category Minimum Age Maximum Age
UR 21 38
S.E.B.C/SC/ST/Women/Ex-Serviceman 21 43
Pwd 21 48

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022: Application Fee

For the application for OPSC AAO candidates need to pay the application fees as notified below.

Category Application Fee
UR/ SEBC Rs 500/-
SC/ST/PwD Rs 0/-

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022: Selection Process

OPSC Assistant Agriculture Officer Recruitment 2022 exam will comprise of a Written exam followed by an Interview only for those students who have cleared the exam. There will be 0.25 marks of negative marking for every wrong answer marked in the written exam. The details has been tabulated below.

Exam Type Marks Duration
Written Exam

  • Paper 1
  • Paper2
100 marks

100 marks

2 hours

2 hours

Interview 25 marks ———-

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022: Exam Pattern

The candidates preparing must go through the exam pattern provided below. The written exam will consist of 2 papers for 100 marks each with a time duration of 2 hours for each.

OPSC AAO Paper 1 Exam Pattern

UNIT-1

Name of Topic Number of questions Number of Marks
Agronomy 12 Marks 35 Marks
Farming System & sustainable agriculture 5 Marks
Principle of organic farming 6 Marks
Crop Production Technology 12 Marks

UNIT-2

Name of Topic Number of questions Number of Marks
Production Technology of Horticulture crops (Fruit) 7 Marks 20 Marks
Production Technology of Horticulture crops (Vegetables) 8 Marks
Production Technology of Horticulture crops (Floriculture Crops) 5 Marks

UNIT-3

Name of Topic Number of questions Number of Marks
Field Crops 6 Marks 30 Marks
Horticulture crops 4 Marks
Entomology 14 Marks
Nematode pest of Horticulture crops & their managements 6 Marks

UNIT-4

Name of Topic Number of questions Number of Marks
Agriculture & sericulture 3 Marks 15 Marks
Agrometeorology & Climate Change 7 Marks
Forestry 5 Marks

OPSC AAO Paper 2 Exam Pattern

UNIT-1

Name of Topic Number of questions Number of Marks
Geoinformatics & Nano-Technology 5 Marks 35 Marks
Fundamentals of soil science 10 Marks
soil fertility & nutrition management 10 Marks
problematics soils and their management 10 Marks

UNIT-2

Name of Topic Number of questions Number of Marks
Principals of seeds technology 7 Marks 25 Marks
Genetics & Plant breeding 11 Marks
Introduction of crop physiology 7 Marks

UNIT-3

Name of Topic Number of questions Number of Marks
Fundamentals of agriculture extension education 8 Marks 30 Marks
Agriculture economics 6 Marks
Fundamentals of statistics methods 5 Marks
Agri-business management 5 Marks
Agriculture marketing trade prices 6 Marks

UNIT-4

Name of Topic Number of questions Number of Marks
Agriculture Heritage 4 Marks 10 Marks
Farmer empowerment schemes 6 Marks

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022: Salary

The salary structure for the post of OPSC AAO is as follows:

Job Profile  Scale of Pay
Assistant Agriculture Officer Rs 9,300-34,800/-Grade Pay Rs 4600/-(Level 10)

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022: FAQ

Q. What is the last date to apply online for the OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022?

Ans: The last date to apply online is 28th February 2022.

Q. How many vacancies are released by OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022?

Ans: The total vacancies released are 145 for the post of AAO.

Q. How to apply online for the OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022?

Ans: Candidates can apply online from the link provided above or from the official website.

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