UPPSC Agriculture Services Exam 2024, Check Exam Schedule

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has released the detailed notification pdf inciting online applications for the recruitment of 268 vacancies for various Group A and Group B posts (District Horticulture Officer, Food Processing Officer, Senior Technical Assistant). UPPSC will release the notice regarding the UPPSC Agriculture Services Exam Date 2024 at Read the complete article for detailed information regarding the exam date.

UPPSC Agriculture Service Examination 2024- Highlights

Candidates preparing for government jobs have a great opportunity to apply for the UPPSC Agriculture Service Recruitment 2024 for various Group A and B positions such as District Horticulture Officer, Food Processing Officer, Senior Technical Assistant, Senior Technical Assistant for Chemistry and development branch in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

UPPSC Agriculture Services Examination 2024-Highlights 
Conducting Body Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC)
Exam Combined State Agricultural Service Examination 2024
Post
  • District Horticulture Officer
  • Food Processing Officer
  • Senior Technical Assistant
  • Various other Group A and Group B post
Vacancies 268
Category Govt. Job
Advt. no A-3/E-1/2024
UPPSC Agriculture Services Exam Date 2024 To be notified
Job Location Uttar Pradesh
Official website

UPPSC State Agricultural Service Examination 2024-Exam Date

The online application process for the State Agricultural Service Examination 2024 has been completed. Now candidates are waiting for the UPPSC State Agricultural Service Exam Date which will be announced soon on the official website of Check important dates from the below table.

Events  Dates 
Notification release date 10th April 2024
Apply online 10th April 2024
Last day to pay application fee 10th May 2024
Last date to apply online 10th May 2024
Last date for correction 16th May 2024
Admit Card release date To be notified
UPPSC Agriculture Services Exam 2024 To be notified

UPPSC Agriculture Services Notification 2024 PDF

The UPPSC Agriculture Service detailed notification pdf along with the complete details including the number of vacancies, registration dates, exam pattern eligibility etc has been released on 10th April 2024. Before submitting the application form for UPPSC Agriculture Service Exam 2024 candidates should go through the advertisement to ensure their eligibility for the released posts. Candidates can download the brief advertisement from the given link.

UPPSC Agriculture Services Vacancy 2024

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has announced 628 vacancies for Group A and Group B in their advertisement number A-3/E-1/2024. Group A includes positions such as District Horticulture Officer, Principal Govt Food Science Training Centre/Food Processing Officer. Group B includes the Senior Technical Assistant of the Agronomy Branch, Senior Technical Assistant of the Botany Branch, Senior Technical Assistant of Plant Protection, and various other positions. Check the category wise vacancy details from the below table.

Post Name UR EWS OBC SC ST Total
Distt. Horticulture Officer Group- 2, Grade- 1 01 01 01 03
Principle State Food Science Traning Center/ Food Processing Officer Group- 2 01 01
U.P. Agriculture Service Group ‘B’ Grade- 2
(Chemistry Branch)
09 02 06 05 22
U.P. Agriculture Service Group ‘B’ Grade- 2
(Botany Branch)
05 01 03 02 11
U.P. Agriculture Service Group ‘B’ Grade- 2
(Agronomy Branch)
05 01 04 03 13
U.P. Agriculture Service Group ‘B’ Grade- 2
(Plant Protection Branch)
18 03 09 05 01 36
U.P. Agriculture Service Group ‘B’ Grade- 2 (Development Branch) 19 02 05 08 34
Senior Technical Assistant Group- A
(Agronomy Branch)
02 01 03 06
Senior Technical Assistant Group- A
(Botany Branch)
02 01 03
Senior Technical Assistant Group- A
(Plant Protection Branch)
17 14 39 26 02 98
Senior Technical Assistant Group- A
(Chemistry Branch)
07 02 09 02 20
Senior Technical Assistant Group- A (Development Branch) 11 06 04 21
Total 93 26 77 67 05 268

UPPSC Agriculture Services Recruitment 2024 Apply Online

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has started accepting online application forms for the UPPSC Agricultural Service Examination 2024 from 10th April 2024 onwards at Candidates interested in applying for UPPSC Group A and B positions apply for the UPPSC Agriculture Services Recruitment 2024 from the direct link shared here. The online application portal will remain active till 10th May 2024.

Steps to Apply for UPPSC Agricultural Service Recruitment 2024

  1. Visit the official website of UPPSC at
  2. Click on “Apply Now” under the recruitment dashboard on the homepage.
  3. First, you need to register yourself, click on the registration button.
  4. Fill in your registration details such as your email ID, phone number, captcha code, and OTP, and set the password.
  5. You will get a user ID and password after registration is completed.
  6. If you have previously registered yourself, you can use the previous registration ID.
  7. Enter all required fields with your details such as your details, education qualification, professional details, and so on.
  8. Scan and upload the required documents.
  9. Pay the application fees.
  10. Recheck the form and click submit.
  11. Preview and download for future reference.

UPPSC Agricultural Service Application Fee

Candidates need to pay a nominal amount of money to appear for the UPPSC Agricultural Service Examination 2024. The UR/EWS and OBC need to pay Rs 125. For other reservation categories, the application fees have been reduced.

Categories  Application Fees 
UR/EWS & OBC Rs. 125/-
SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman Rs. 65/-
Handicapped  Rs. 25/-

UPPSC Agriculture Services Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must know the eligibility criteria before filling up the UPPSC Agriculture Services Recruitment 2024 form. If the candidate fails to meet up the eligibility criteria, he/she will be immediately disqualified. Check the age limit and qualification given below.

Age Limit (as on 01/07/2024)

Candidates should be born between 02nd July 1984 to 01 July 2003 to be eligible to apply for the UPPSC Agriculture Services Examination 2024. They should be aged between 21 to 40 years. Ages have been relaxed for the other categories such as Pwd can apply till 55 years (not born before 02nd July 1969).

Categories Minimum Age Maximum Age
General 21 years 40 years
Scheduled castes 21 years 45 years
Scheduled Tribes 21 years 45 years
Other Backward Classes 21 years 45 years
PWd 21 years 55 years

Education Qualification

Candidates must need to know about the education qualification for the Combined State Agriculture Services Examination 2024 of Uttar Pradesh. A minimum of graduation or post-graduation degree is required for the candidate depending upon the position applied for.

Post Name Educational Qualification Preferential
Distt. Horticulture Officer Group- 2, Grade- 1 Cadidates must have complete B.Sc. (Agriculture)/B.Sc. (Horticulture) degree from a recognized University or Institute. Candidates possess an M.Sc. (Agriculture) degree in Horticulture/ Fruits/ Vegetable/ Floriculture from a recognized university or Institute.
(I) Served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period or two years, or
(ii) Obtained a ‘B’ certificate of National Cadet corps.
Principle State Food Science Traning Center/ Food Processing Officer Group- 2
  • Candidates have a complete B.Sc. (with Chemistry as a subject) (OR)
  • B.Sc. (Agriculture) followed by two years Post-graduate Associate Course in Fruit and Vegetable Technology (OR)
  • M.Sc. (Food Technology)/M.Sc. (Food preservation)/M.Sc. (Food Science)
  • Served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period of two years (OR)
  • Obtained a ‘B’ certificate of the National Cadet corps
U.P. Agriculture Service Group ‘B’ Grade- 2
(Chemistry Branch)
Postgraduate degree in Agricultural Chemistry, Soil Science or Soil Conservation from a University
established by Law in India or a qualification recognised by Govt. as equivalent thereto.
  • Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Chemistry or Soil Science or Soil Conservation from a University estiblished by Law in India or a qualification recognised by Government as equivalent thereto.(I)Served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period of two years, or
    (ii) Obtained a ‘B’ certificate of National Cadet corps.
U.P. Agriculture Service Group ‘B’ Grade- 2
(Botany Branch)
Postgraduate degree in Agricultural Botany/ Plant Breeding with Genetics/Botany with specialization in Plant Breeding or Genetics/Forestry Ph.D. degree in any of the Agricultural Botany/ Plant Breeding with Genetics/Botany with specialization in Plant Breeding or Genetics/Forestry
(I)Served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period of
two years, or
(ii) Obtained a ‘B’ certificate of National Cadet corps.
U.P. Agriculture Service Group ‘B’ Grade- 2
(Agronomy Branch)
Candidates must have a complete Postgraduate degree in Agronomy from a University established by Law in India or a qualification recognised by the Government as equivalent thereto Ph.D. degree in Agronomy from a university established by Law in India or a qualification
recognized by the Government as equivalent thereto.
(I)Served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period of
two years, or
(ii) Obtained a ‘B’ certificate of National Cadet corps
U.P. Agriculture Service Group ‘B’ Grade- 2
(Plant Protection Branch)
Candidates must have process Postgraduate degree in Entomology or Plant Pathology or M.Sc. (Botany) with specialisation in Plant Pathology or M.Sc. (Zoology) with specialisation
in Entomology
Ph.D. degree in Entomology or Plant Pathology
(I)Served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period of
two years, or
(ii) Obtained a ‘B’ certificate of National Cadet corps
U.P. Agriculture Service Group ‘B’ Grade- 2 (Development Branch) Candidates must have complete Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from a University established by law in India or a qualification recognised
by Government as equivalent thereto.
(I)Served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period of
two years, or
(ii) Obtained a ‘B’ certificate of National Cadet
corps.
Senior Technical Assistant Group- A
(Agronomy Branch)
Candidates must have complete Postgraduate degree in Agronomy from recognized university or institution and must be a graduates in
Agriculture
(I)Served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period of
two years, or
(ii) Obtained a ‘B’ certificate of National Cadet corps.
Senior Technical Assistant Group- A
(Botany Branch)
Candidates must have a complete  Postgraduate degree in Agro Botany or Plant reproduction with a Science of origin or a Postgraduate degree in Botany with specialty in genetics or plant reproduction must be a graduate in Agriculture (I)Served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period of
two years, or
(ii) Obtained a ‘B’ certificate of the National Cadet corps
Senior Technical Assistant Group- A
(Plant Protection Branch)
Candidates must have complete Postgraduate degree in Entomology or Plant pathology from a recognized university or institution or M.Sc. (Plant Science) with specialization in Entomology or Plant Pathology must be a graduate in Agriculture (I)Served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period of
two years, or
(ii) Obtained a ‘B’ certificate of the National Cadet corps
Senior Technical Assistant Group- A
(Chemistry Branch)
Postgraduate degree in Agriculture Chemistry, Soil Science, Soil Conservation from a recognized university or institution must be a graduate in Agriculture. (I)Served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period of
two years, or
(ii) Obtained a ‘B’ certificate of the National Cadet corps
Senior Technical Assistant Group- A (Development Branch) Postgraduate degree in the field relevant with agriculture from any recognized institution or university must be a graduate in Agriculture (I)Served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period of
two years, or
(ii) Obtained a ‘B’ certificate of the National Cadet corps

UPPSC Agriculture Services Selection Process

Candidates who are interested in the UPPSC Agricultural Service Recruitment 2024 need to go through the selection process to prove their eligibility for the position applied for. The selection process includes the prelims exam, mains exam, and interview.

  • Preliminary Examination- Candidates first need to take the prelims exam for 300 marks. The Paper will be based on objective-type MCQs.
  • Mains Examination- Prelims-qualified candidates will appear for the mains examination. Mains paper will consist of broad written-type questions for a total of 300 marks.
  • Interview- The interview process will only be held for Group A.

UPPSC Agriculture Services Exam Pattern 2024

Candidates preparing for the UPPSC Agriculture Service prelims exam  should note down the exam pattern provided below for better preparation.

  • UPPSC Agriculture Service Prelims Exam paper will be based on objective-type MCQs.
  • It will consist of two subjects General Studies, and Agriculture.
  • A total of 120 questions will be asked for 300 marks.
  • Candidates will get 2 hours to solve the paper.
Subjects  No. of Questions No. of Marks 
General Studies 40 100
Agriculture 80 200
Total 120 300

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