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RPSC AAO Recruitment 2018 -19, Assistant Agriculture Officer Notification


Last update : February 28, 2019

RPSC AAO Recruitment 2018 -19 Assistant Agriculture Officer Notification - Rajasthan Public Service Commission(RPSC) has released the notification for the recruitment of 15 TSP and 115 Non-TSP AAO - Assistant Agriculture Officer   vacancies.  The selection will be made on the basis of Written examination/Interview conducted by the selection board. The eligible candidates can apply from the link given on this page below. The last date of application submission is 30-Jun-2018.

Read below to check Eligibility Criteria, Salary, Selection Process, Important Dates, Posts & their Salaries, Vacancies, Fee, Official links and others.

LATEST UPDATE:

RPSC has released the notification for the Admit Card 130 Assistant Agriculture officer 2018 - 2019.

RPSC Asst. Agriculture Officer (AAO) Recruitment 2018-2019 - Important dates : 

NOTICE TITLEIMPORTANT DATES
Application  (Online) Submission Starts 2018
06-Jun-2018
Last Date of Application Fee Submission 2018
30-Jun-2018
Last Date of Application Form (Online) Submission 2018
30-Jun-2018
Date Of Application Correction 201801 Jul 2018 - 07 Jul 2018
Date of Admit Card issuance 2018
23 May 2019
Written Examination  (TSP & Non TSP)
31 May 2019
ResultTBD

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RPSC Asst. Agriculture Officer (AAO) Recruitment 2018-2019  - Post , Salary & Vacancies : 

POST TITLE PAYTOTAL
RPSC ASO (TSP)Rs. 9300- 34800/- GP ( Rs. 4200/-)15
RPSC ASO (Non-TSP)
Rs. 9300- 34800/- GP ( Rs. 4200/-)
115
GRAND TOTAL
130

RPSC Asst. Agriculture Officer (AAO) Recruitment 2018-2019 - Eligibility Criteria

ELIGIBILITYDETAILS
Age Limit

 18-40 years  (As on 01.01.2019)

There are permissible relaxation of upper age limit as per Government orders. Here are the most common relaxations :

CATEGORYAGE RELAXATION
General - Female5 years
SC/ST/OBC - Male5 years
SC/ST/OBC - Female
10 years
PHGen (10 yrs), OBC/EBC (13 yrs) and SC/ST (15 yrs)

For more details on age relaxation. Please check out the Official Notification given below.

Educational 

Qualification

  •  B.Sc. Agriculture Or B.Sc. Horticulture
  • Working knowledge of Hindi written in Devnagri Script and knowledge of Rajasthan Culture.

RPSC Asst. Agriculture Officer (AAO) Recruitment 2018-2019 - Selection Procedure : 

The selection will be made thru following steps - 

  • Written Examination
  • Personal Interview
  • Document verification


RPSC Asst. Agriculture Officer (AAO) Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2018 - 19

The RPSC AAO Examination pattern descried as below - 

TITLENO. OF QUESTIONSTOTAL MARKS
Paper 1 - General Hindi60180
Paper 1 -  General Knowledge60180
Paper 2 - Agriculture120360

RPSC Asst. Agriculture Officer (AAO) Syllabus 2018 - 19 :

Paper I

General Hindi: Questions will be ask from Hindi Grammar, Antonym Synonym, Difference between word pairs, Sentence Correction, One Word Substitution, Idioms & Phrases.

General Knowledge, History & Culture Of Rajasthan: Questions are designed to check candidates knowledge about Geography, History, cultures, eminent personalities of Rajasthan, Contribution of Rajasthan in Indian Freedom Movement, Agriculture, Languages, Festivals, Tribes, Art,  Religious & historical places of Rajasthan.

Paper II

Agro-climatic zones of Rajasthan, Elements of crop production and effect on plant growth. Importance of weather forecasting, aerospace and remote sensing. Precision farming. Plant nutrients %u2013 functions and deficiency symptoms, soil reaction and bio-fertilizer, interaction, sources. Role of Organic manures, fertilizers and bio-fertilizers, integrated nutrient management.

Role of farm forestry in soil and water conservation, silviculture, compatibility of crops, problems of seed germination etc. Appraisal of economics of farm forestry. Common herbicides and their uses in important grain crops, oils seeds, pulses and fiber crops, forage and grass land and consequences of their use.

Soil classification and soil survey, soils of Rajasthan, soil physics-physical properties, moisture, air temperature. Physical chemistry of soil-colloids, soil reactions. Soil microbiology- organic matter, Humus function, structure, formation, C/N ratio, symbiotic and non-symbiotic nitrogen fixation.

Olericulture  Classification of vegetables, nursery, transplantation, seed testing and storage, cultivation practice of cauliflower, cabbage, chillies, brinjal, carrot, radish, onion, pea, okra, muskmelon, watermelon and sweet potato. Different styles of gardening-indoor out door etc. layout care and maintenance, cultivation of major cut flowers like Rose, Gladialus, Tubrose and Chrysanthemum.

Pomology- layout of orchards, propagation methods, cultivation of mango, citrus, banana, guava, pomegranate, grapes, papaya, ber, phalsa, aonla, datepalm, Post harvest losses and Principles of fruits and vegetable preservation, dehydration, bottling, canning. Insect pests spectrum in Rajasthan. Assessment of crop losses and their implication in pest management.

Essential plant nutrients and their role, major and micronutrients. Methods of Plant Breeding for self and cross pollinated crops, concept of heterosis, type of hybrids, Combining ability, DNA recombinant technology, transgenic crops and their scope, seed testing, type of seeds, seed certification standards for different crops.

Importance of livestock and poultry in Indian economy: Origin, distribution and main characteristics of INDIAN and EXOTIC Breeds of cow, buffalo, goat, sheep and poultry. Prevention & control of common infectious & contagious diseases of livestock and poultry. Feed stuff and their classification. Determination of nutritive value of feed, balanced ration.

Preservation of forages, common grasses, grass land and their management. Artificial insemination merits, demerits, collection evaluation, dilution, preservation and storage of semen., Systems of inbreeding and out breeding, breeding value and its estimation. Heritability, repeatability.

Limnology water science, physic chemical and biological properties of water, late-ecosystem, water pollution and various types of water bodies. Fish morphology and anatomy, osmoregulation, respiration in fish. Different types of aquaculture systems and fisheries.

Philosophy and principles of extension education rural social institutions, caste and family, rural leadership, teaching learning process, audio-visual aids, teaching methods, Programme planning and evaluation communication process, media of communication Diffusion theory history of extension Programme in India. CD, NATP, ATIC, HYVP, NAIP, MREGA, IRDP, PRA, PMRY, SGSY, JRY, ATMA, KVK, Panchayati Raj, IVLP, T&V system, ADP, motivation, cooperative societies and voluntary organizations, Adult education and National Literacy Mission.


RPSC Asst. Agriculture Officer (AAO) Recruitment 2018-2019- Application Fee :

Nil


RPSC Asst. Agriculture Officer (AAO) Recruitment 2018-2019- Application Form & Apply : 

The eligible and interested candidates who want to apply, need to submit their application online. The candidate should read the instructions carefully to avoid making any mistakes on submission. 

  • Apply for RPSC Asst. Agriculture Officer (AAO) Recruitment 2018-2019 -  Click here (Official Link).

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