Advertisement Number : 1/1-2021 ,
Online Recruitment Applications (ORA*) are invitedfrom desirous and eligible candidates for recruitment to the
posts of Horticulture Development Officers, Class-I (Gazetted) (oncontract basis)
Pay Scale- 10300-34800 (G.P.5000),(fixed contractual amount 15,300 per month)
Age Limit- 18 to 45 years
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/Entomoloy & Apiculture or 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 subject or B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture/Agriculture with Horticulture as elective subject in four years degree program.
Knowledge of custom manners and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions prevailing
in the Pradesh.