OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022 – Eligibility, Application Form

Odisha Public Service Commission has announced an official notification regarding the OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022. Candidates who want to be recruited at post of Assistant Agriculture Officer can apply online from June 29 to August 29, 2022 to take part in various recruitment tests and get redirected to the post. Online those candidates can apply online for the post of Assistant Agriculture Officer who are eligible for the post of AAO in terms of educational qualifications and age limit. To apply online for the recruitment an individual doesn’t need to pay any fee, more information regarding the OPSC Recruitment 2022 of Assistant Agriculture Officer is discussed below.

OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022

Notification for the recruitment for the post of Assistant Agriculture Officer has been officially announced by the Odisha Public Service Commission on its official website at opsc.gov.in/. Candidates who are eligible as well as interested in getting a job for the post of Assistant Agriculture Officer will be able to apply online from 29th July 2022. There are a total number of 261 vacancies for the post of Assistant Agriculture Officer, an individual has to appear in written examination and interview and quality both with a good aggregate to be recruited at post. Direct link to apply online for OPSC Assistant Agriculture Officer Recruitment will be activated on the official website at www.opsc.gov.in on 29th July 2022.

Country  India
State Odisha 
Organisation  Odisha Public Service Commission 
Vacancies  261
Post Assistant Agriculture Officer
Application Form Start Date  29th July 2022
Application Form Last Date  29th August 2022
Official Website  www.opsc.gov.in

Once the last date to apply online for the OPSC Assistant Agriculture Officer recruitment  will be passed, concerned officials of Odisha Public Service Commission will release the cut write exam day. To be recruited at the post of Assistant Agriculture Officer, aspirants first have to appear in the recruitment examination and qualify it to be called for the interview. There will be two papers in the written exam, candidates have to appear in both papers and qualify the written examination. Expected written examination date for opsc.gov.in 2022 AAO Recruitment is September/October 2022. An individual who is interested in applying online for the recruitment of AAO must visit the official website and download the notification to get all the details about the recruitment drive.

OPSC AAO Eligibility Criteria 2022

Eligibility criteria for the post of Assistant Agriculture Officer in terms of educational qualification and age limit to apply online for recruitment.

  • Educational Qualification – An individual must have a graduate degree in Agriculture or Horticulture from a recognised university.
  • Age Limit – An applicant must not be above 38 years and below 21 years.

OPSC AAO Vacancy 2022

As per the official notification of recruitment for the post of Assistant Agriculture Officer there is a total number of 261 vacancies, to get category-wise vacancy details please go through the bulleted data.

  • UR – 140
  • SEBC – 14
  • SC – 45
  • ST – 62

OPSC AAO Selection Process 2022

Selection for the post of Assistant Agriculture Officer in two stages, candidates have to appear in the 1st stage Exam and qualify it and after that candidates need to appear in the second stage or recruitment test. Candidates who will pass both selection tests with a good aggregate will be recruited at the post of AAO.

  • Written Exam
  • Interview

OPSC AAO Recruitment

OPSC AAO Application Form 2022

Candidates need to follow the step-by-step guide in order to apply online for the post of Assistant Agriculture Officer.

  • Visit the official website of the Odisha Public Service Commission at www.opsc.gov.in/.
  • On the official website of OPSC an option of the OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022 will be available, click on this option.
  • Enter required credentials i.e. Personal Details, Address, Educational Qualification and go to the next webpage.
  • Upload your Photograph, Signature, Required Documents’ scan copy and finalize application form.

OPSC AAO Exam Pattern 2022

Odisha Public Service Commission will conduct the written examination for the post of Assistant Agriculture Officer in offline mode, there will be two papers and two hours of time duration will be alloted to the candidates to solve each question paper. In each, there will be 100 questions, every question will have a weightage of 1 mark and there will be a negative marking system for each incorrect answer ¼ mark will be deducted. Go through the table below and learn more about the OPSC AAO 2022 Exam Pattern.

Subject  No. Of MCQs  Subject  No. Of MCQs 
Paper 1 Paper 2
Agronomy 12 Geoinformatics & Nano-Technology 5
Farming System & sustainable agriculture 5 Fundamentals of soil science 10
Principle of organic farming 6 Soil Fertility & Nutrition management 10
Crop Production Technology 12 Problematics Soils And Their Management 10
Production Technology of Horticulture crops (Fruit) 7 Principles of seeds technology 7
Production Technology of Horticulture crops (Vegetables) 8 Genetics & Plant breeding 11
Production Technology of Horticulture crops (Floriculture Crops) 5 Introduction Of Crop Physiology 7
Field Crops 6 Fundamentals of agriculture extension education 8
Horticulture crops 4 Agriculture economics
Entomology 14 Fundamentals of statistics methods 5
Nematode pest of Horticulture crops & their managements 6 Agri-business management 5
Agriculture & sericulture 3 Agriculture marketing trade prices 6
Agrometeorology & Climate Change 7 Agriculture Heritage 4
Forestry 5 Farmer empowerment schemes 6

Qualifying marks for Paper 1 and Paper 2 is not yet announced officially by the Odisha Public Service Commission. Candidates have to prepare hard to qualify the written examination and Interview to be recruited at post of Assistant Agriculture Officer.

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