Bihar BHO Recruitment 2024, Application Form Reopen till 29 May

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has announced 318 vacancies for Block Horticulture Officers (BHO) posts through the official notification pdf. Candidates holding a bachelor’s degree in Horticulture/Agriculture Science are eligible for the released posts. The online application window for Bihar BHO Exam 2024 has been reopened for the candidates who have missed the chance to apply  The registration window has been re-opened for 5 days from 23rd to 29th May 2024. The exam date will be announced shortly and after the announcement of the written exam date, the candidates must begin their preparation to achieve a good score.

Bihar BHO Exam Summary

The selection of the candidates for 318 Block Horticulture Officer (BHO) posts includes the Written Exam and Interview. The salary of a Block Horticulture Officer (BHO) ranges between Rs. 25500-81100/- as per the Pay Matrix Level-4. The summary of BPSC Horticulture Officer Recruitment 2024 has been summed up in the below tabular data.

Bihar Block Horticulture Officer Recruitment 2024- Overview
Exam Conducting Body Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)
Posts Block Horticulture Officer
Advt No. 24/2024
Vacancies 318 (w- 110)
Category Government Jobs
Bihar BHO Exam Date 2024 To be notified
Selection Process Written Exam and Interview
Salary Rs. 25500-81100/- (Pay Matrix Level-4)
Job Location Bihar
Official website

Bihar BHO Exam Date 2024

The Bihar Public Service Commission will announce the date for the Bihar BHO Exam 2024 through its official website. Once the exam date is announced, candidates will get an idea about the admit card release date which is generally released 07-10 days before the exam date.

Bihar BHO Recruitment 2024- Important Dates

The online registrations for Bihar BHO Recruitment 2024 have already been completed at the official website, candidates who have filled out the online application form are now waiting for the announcement of the exam date. The authorities will shortly announce the exam date for the written examination which will be updated here in the table below.

Events Dates
Official Notification Release Date 23rd February 2024
Last Date to Submit Application Form 24th March 2024
Application Fee Submission Last Date 24th March 2024
Application Re-opened 23rd to 29th May 2024
Bihar BHO Exam Date 2024 To be notified
Admit Card Release Date To be notified 

BPSC Horticulture Officer Recruitment 2024 Notification

The detailed advertisement (24/2024) for BPSC Block Horticulture Officer Recruitment 2024 has been released on the official website containing all the details related to the recruitment drive. The candidates interested in the vacancies must go through the official Bihar BHO Notification 2024 pdf by clicking the below link and know eligibility, age limit, salary, selection process, and other details.

BPSC Horticulture Officer Vacancy 2024

Through Bihar BHO Notification 2024, the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has announced 318 Block Horticulture Officers vacancies, of which 110 vacancies are reserved for women. The Bihar BHO Vacancy 2024 has been released category-wise for UR, SC, ST, EBC, BC, and EWS categories which have been tabulated below for your reference.

Category Vacancies Reserved for Women
General (UR) 81 28
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 32 11
Scheduled Caste (SC) 68 24
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 07 02
Extremely Backward Class (EBC) 86 30
Backward Class (BC) 44 15
Total Vacancies 318 110

Bihar BHO Recruitment 2024 Apply Online

The online application process for BPSC Horticulture Officer Recruitment 2024 has successfully been conducted at Interested candidates have submitted the duly filled application form along with the application fees within the stipulated time. The candidates who have filled out the online form will have to appear for the written exam and interview as per the dates which will be released by the official authorities. The direct link to apply online for Bihar BHO Recruitment 2024 has now been inactive because the application window is closed at the official website.


Steps To Apply For Bihar BHO Recruitment 2024

A step-by-step procedure is given below to help the candidates apply easily for the Bihar BHO Vacancy 2024 from the official website or the direct link which will be activated here.

1. Go to the official website of the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) i.e.

2. On the left corner of the homepage, find the ‘Apply Online’ section and click on it.

3. A new page will appear which will include a link with the text ‘Block Horticulture Officer Online Application’, click on the link.

4. Now, click for new registration and fill out the necessary details like name & contact details.

5. After submitting the form, candidates will receive a password and a registration number on their e-mail ID.

6. With the help of the e-mail ID/registration number and password login to the Dashboard.

7. Now, complete the application form and submit the required documents.

8. Click on the ‘Save’ button and proceed further.

9. Now for the application fee, click on the payment option and pay through online modes of payment.

10. After paying the application fee click on the ‘Submit’ button and the registration will be completed.

Bihar BHO Recruitment 2024 Application Fees

The candidates belonging to General or other backward classes have to pay Rs. 750/- as the Bihar BHO application fee while filling out the online application form. Candidates only had the chance to pay the application fee till 24th March 2024. The application fee for the BPSC Bihar BHO Recruitment 2024 was only allowed to be paid through online mode.

Categories Application Fees
OBC Rs. 750/-
Female Rs. 200/-

BPSC BHO Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria

To become a Block Horticulture Officer (BHO) a minimum educational qualification and age limit are required. The eligibility requirements are set by the official authorities. Here, below are the eligibility requirements for both the specified parameters in detail.

BPSC Horticulture Officer Educational Qualification

The candidates must have graduated in Agriculture Science to be eligible to apply for the Bihar BHO Vacancy 2024. Other necessary educational qualifications for the Block Horticulture Officer posts are mentioned below.

  • The candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Science (B.Sc in Horticulture Science) from a recognized Agriculture University.
  • Candidates must also have done their graduation in Agriculture Science from a recognized Agriculture University.

BPSC Horticulture Officer Age Limit (01/08/2023)

To apply for the  Bihar BHO Recruitment 2024, candidates must be 21 years of age (both male & female) as on 01/08/2024. The maximum age limit for the male & female candidates is provided in the table below.

BPSC Bihar BHO Age Limit (01/08/2023)
Particulars Age
Minimum Age 21 years
Maximum Age Male: 37 years
Female/Backward Class: 40 years
SC/ST: 42 years

Bihar Block Horticulture Officer Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

A large number of applications must have been received by the official authorities for the BPSC Bihar BHO Recruitment 2024. To make the selection of the right candidates, Bihar Public Service Commission follows a selection process that includes a Written Examination followed by an Interview round. Candidates passing both stages will be recruited for the posts of Block Horticulture Officer.

Stages Names
Stage I Written Exam
Stage II Interview

BPSC Horticulture Officer Recruitment 2024 Exam Pattern

The written examination for Bihar Block Horticulture Officer Recruitment 2024 includes Paper 1 and Paper II. Each paper will be conducted for a total of 2 hours duration. For the detailed Bihar BHO exam pattern, check the points & table below.

  • The General Hindi & General Knowledge will be Paper 1 and each of them include 100 questions.
  • Paper 2 will include subjects like Horticulture and Agriculture Science each of them including 200 questions.
  • There will be objective-type questions in the Bihar BHO Recruitment 2024 examination
  • The total duration for each subject is 2 hours.
No. of Paper Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration 
1 General Hindi 100 100 2 hours
1 General Knowledge 100 100 2 hours
1 Horticulture
Agriculture Science
100 200 2 hours
2 100 200 2 hours

Bihar BHO Recruitment 2024 Salary

After passing the written examination & interview round, candidates will finally be selected as Block Horticulture Officers. The selected candidates will be paid according to the Pay Matrix Level-4. The salary that will be received by the Block Horticulture Officers ranges from Rs. 25500-81100/-. Along with the pay scale, selected individuals will also get some additional perks & benefits such as Travel Allowance, Dearness Allowance, etc.

BPSC Block Horticulture Officer Recruitment 2024 Salary 
Post Name Salary
Block Horticulture Officers Rs. 25500 – 81100/-


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