APSC Agricultural Development Officer Recruitment 2018 – 157 Posts

Assam Public Service Commission has released APSC Agricultural Development Officer Recruitment 2018 notification. Interested and eligible candidates who are Indian Nationals can check the details given below and apply online based on the eligibility criteria on or before 8th February 2019.

Name of the Post: Agricultural Development Officer, Assistant Engineer & Research Assistant

Post Date: 29-12-2018

No. of Vacancies: 157

Important dates to Remember:

Starting Date for submission of Hard Copy of Application


Last Date for submission of Hard Copy of Application


Vacancy details of APSC Agricultural Development Officer Recruitment:


Name of Post

No of Posts


Assistant Engineer (Civil) 20
2 Assistant Engineer (Mechanical)



Assistant Engineer (Electrical) 3
4 Assistant Engineer (Chemical)


4 Agricultural Development Officer


4 Research Assistant


Note: The Candidate must be a permanent resident of Assam.

Pay Scale:


Name of Post

Pay Scale


Assistant Engineer Rs. 30,000/- 110000/- (PB-4) with Grade pay of Rs. 12,700/- plus other allowances.
2 Agricultural Development Officer Rs. 30,000/- 1,10,000/- (PB-4) with Grade pay of Rs. 12,700/- plus other


Research Assistant PB-Rs. 22,000/- 87,000/-p.m with Grade pay of Rs. 9,100/- plus other allowances.

Age limit (as on 01.01.2018):

  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • Maximum Age: 38 years

Age Relaxation:

  • By 5 years for SC/ST candidates i.e upto 43 years.
  • By 3 years for OBC/MOBC candidates i.e upto 41 years as per Govt.
  • For Persons with Disabilities (PWD) by 10 years irrespective of SC/ST/OBC and General Category of candidates.

Educational Qualification and Experience:

Assistant Engineer

A degree in respective disciplines of Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/Chemical Engineering of an Indian or Foreign University recognized by Govt. or AMIE(Part A & B Passed).

Agricultural Development Officer

A candidate must pass B.Sc (Agriculture) or a degree declared equivalent to B.Sc (Agriculture) from a recognized University and also recognized by the Govt. of Assam

Research Assistant

Bachelors Degree from a recognized University with Economics/ Geography/ Sociology/ Statistics/ Mathematics as one of the subjects.

Selection Process:

  • Written Test/ Interview

Application Fees:







No Fee

How to Apply for APSC Agricultural Development Officer Recruitment:

  1. The name of the post applied for should be clearly written in “bold letters” in the Envelope containing the application form and it should be addressed to the Deputy Secretary, APSC, Jawaharnagar, Khanapara, Guwahati-781022.
  2. Application form may be obtained by downloading from the APSC’s website www.apsc.nic.in (Application form DR).
  3. Applicants must affix 1 (One) copy of recent photograph firmly on the space provided in the application form with good quality glue/adhesive and should also enclose another copy along with the application.
  4. The photograph must be signed prominently.

Important Links:

To Apply

Click here

For Official Notification

Click here

For Official Website

Click here

About APSC:

The composition of the Commission had undergone changes several times since its inception. Against the number of One Chairman and two Members in 1937-1951, it was one Chairman and two/three Members in 1951-1986, one Chairman and six Members in 1986-91, one Chairman and ten Members in 1991 and lastly, by an amendment of 2005, the strength of the Commission was fixed at seven consisting of one Chairman and six Members.

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