West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) is going to recruit Assistant Director of Agriculture in the year 2023. Through official advertisement notification 05/2023, WBPSC has notified that 122 Vacant posts are to be filled up with eligible candidates. From 25th July 2023, application form fill up for WBPSC Assistant Director Recruitment 2023 will start. Read complete details such as WBPSC Assistant Director of Agriculture Vacancy, Eligibility Criteria, Salary Scale and other information in the article below.
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Here is the short notification about WBPSC Assistant Director of Agriculture Recruitment 2023:
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WB Agriculture Assistant Director Recruitment 2023 Summary
|Name of the Post||Assistant Director of Agriculture|
|Under||West Bengal Agricultural Service|
|Department Name||Department of Agriculture, Govt of West Bengal|
|Authority||West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)|
|Total Vacancy||122 Posts|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Category of Article||Recruitment|
The selected candidates will be posted under the West Bengal Agricultural Service. The WBPSC will conduct a selection test for choosing the suitable candidates. The recruitment notification information can be found in the WBPSC Assistant Agriculture Director Detailed Advertisement No. 05/2023.
WBPSC Agriculture Assistant Director Vacancy 2023
Agriculture Assistant Director Application Form Fill up Dates 2023
|Short Notification Release Date||15 July 2023|
|Detailed Advertisement Release Date||20 July 2023|
|Starting of Online Application Form Fill up||25 July 2023|
|Last Date of Applying||17 August 2023|
|Last Date of Application Fee Payment through online mode||17 August 2023|
|Last Date of Application Fee Payment through offline mode||18 August 2023|
|Application Form Editing Starting Date||25 August 2023|
|Last Date of Application Form Editing||31 August 2023|
WB Agriculture Assistant Director Eligibility Criteria
Bachelors degree in Agriculture with 4 years degree course from a recognized board / institution is the Minimum Educational Qualification.
Also, Knowledge of Agricultural condition in West Bengal is required for the posts.
The upper age limit for unreserved candidates will be 36 years as on 01/01/2023. The upper age limit will be relaxed for reserved candidates as per following rules:
|Category||Relaxation in Years|
|SC & ST||5 Years|
|PH||Till 45 Years|
Please check the official rules of WB State Govt for upper age limit relaxation rules.
PSC Agriculture Assistant Director Salary Scale
|Basic Salary Scale||Rs. 56,100/- to Rs. 1,44,300/-|
|Pay Level||16 as per ROPA 2019|
This pay scale is based on 6th Pay Commission. As per ROPA 2019, the scale has changed. New basic salary can be known after the Detailed Advertisement is out.
Along with the Basic Salary, the eligible recruited candidates will get DA, HRA, MA etc.
Gross pay will be around Rs. 65,000/- to Rs. 70,000/-
PF and other taxes will be deducted from the Gross Salary. Therefore, the starting in hand salary will be approximately 60 to 65 thousand INR.
|General / OBC Candidates||Rs. 210/-|
The application fee can be paid with Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, UPI etc. Also, offline payment option is also available.
Selection of candidates will be done through a Screening Test tentatively and personality test or Interview.
Qualifying Marks for Interview
Candidates must secure the below minimum marks in the written exam for interview:
How to Apply Online for Assistant Director of Agriculture through WBPSC.gov.in?
- Visit the official portal of West Bengal Public Service Commission which is www.wbpsc.gov.in.
- After that, open the Advertisement Notification tab.
- Then, select the advertisement no. 05/2023 for “Assistant Director of Agriculture“.
- Now, login with your Registration Number and Password.
- Next, you need to fill up the E-Application Form with all educational qualification, work experience details.
- After that, pay the application fee and submit the application.
- Take a print out of the application form.
For more details, you can check the WBPSC’s official advertisement notification 05/2023 related to West Bengal Assistant Director of Agriculture Recruitment 2023.
|Download Indicative Advertisement of WBPSC Assistant Agriculture Director||Click Here|
|Official Website of WBPSC||www.wbpsc.gov.in|
|Apply Online||Available Soon|
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FAQs on WBPSC Agriculture Assistant Director Vacancy
The application form fill up has opened online from 25th July 2023.
The last date of applying online is 17th August 2023.
The application form can be filled up through www.wbpsc.gov.in.
A Bachelor Degree in Agriculture with four years Degree Course is required for Assistant Director of Agriculture post.