OPSC Assistant Horticulture Officer Syllabus & Exam Pattern Download

OPSC Assistant Horticulture Officer Syllabus 2023, Download OPSC Assistant Horticulture Officer Exam Pattern @ opsc.gov.in. Candidates who applied for the OPSC Assistant Horticulture Officer Recruitment must able to download the OPSC Assistant Horticulture Officer Syllabus 2023. www.opsc.gov.in by the Board Of Authorities for those aspirants who have enrolled their name for the OPSC HMO Notification. Basically, without having the OPSC AHO Syllabus 2023 it is impossible to qualify in the written exam because the Examination section team will prepare the exam paper based on the given Odisha Assistant Horticulture Officer Syllabus 2023 only. In addition to this we have given the OPSC Assistant Horticulture Officer Exam Pattern 2023. Follow the complete article and get the fresh updates regarding this OPSC AHO Syllabus 2023 PDF.

Highlights of OPSC Assistant Horticulture Officer Syllabus 2023

Name of The OrganizationOdisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)
No. of Posts35 Jobs
Name of the PostsAssistant Horticulture Officer
Job CategoryOdisha Govt Jobs
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Science Degree in Horticulture I Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture
Job LocationDepartment of Agriculture & Farmer’s Empowerment, Odisha
Application ModeOnline Process
Last Date08th October 2023
Official Websiteopsconline.gov.in

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OPSC AHO Exam Pattern 2023

  • Written Test will consist of Objective type MCQ pattern questions.
  • The question paper shall be of 200 marks with 200 questions.
  • Each question carries one mark.
  • The duration of the written exam is 3 hours.
  • There is no negative marking for each wrong answer.

OPSC Assistant Horticulture Officer Exam Pattern 2023

Name of the SubjectNumber of MarksTime Duration
Post Name203 Hours
Plantation crops20
Plant propagation and nursery management20
Vegetable Crops20
Spices, Condiments, Medicinal plants20
Organization Name20
Ornamental Horticulture30
Related subjects05
Soil and Nutrition05
Water Management05
Weed Management05
Dry-land Farming05
Integrated Fanning System05
Seed Technology05
Plant Protection05
Total200 Marks

Download OPSC AHO Syllabus 2023 Subject Wise

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S. No.SubjectSyllabus
1Plant Propagation And Nursery Management
  • Importance, scope, area, production, marketing, processing & cultivation practices of important plantation crops( coconut, areca nut, Oil palm, Palmyrah palm, Cocoa, coffee, tea, rubber, date palm) w.r.t Soil , Climate , Varieties
  • Plant Protection
  • Soil & Water Management
  • Processing, Packaging, Grading & Value Addition.
2.Vegetable Crops
  • Area & Production
  • Importance & Productivity
  • Export & Value Addition
  • Off Season Cultivation & Green House Cultivation
  • Organic Farming & Seed Production
  • Certification & Value Addition
  • Storage of Vegetable & Cultivation of important
  • Tropical, Subtropical, Temperate.
  • Under Exploited and perennial vegetable crops in relation to Soil.
  • Climate, Varieties, Hybrid
  • Seed Rate, Spacing & Fertiliser dose
  • Psychological disorders, Plant protection
  • Harvesting Storage
  • Processing and Important Varieties
  • Vegetable Garden, etc.
3.Spices, Condiments, Medicinal Plants
  • History, Scope, Area & Production
  • Marketing, Export, Value Addition
  • Processing, Storage of Important Spices
  • Condiments & Medicinal Plants
  • Cultivation Practices for important spices.

(w.r.t Soil, climate, variety, Spacing, Fertilisers, Plant Protection, Harvesting & Marketing, Processing)

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  • Use of Important Spices and medicinal plants.
4.Ornamental Horticulture
  • History, Definition, Scope & Importance
  • Marketing . Aesthetic Value & Export
  • Floriculture
  • Ornamental trees, Climbers, Shrubs, Herbs, loose flowers, foliage plants, house plants, orchids, cut flowers, different types of garden, Parks, garden features.
5.Related Subjects
  • Precision Farming
  • Protected Cultivation
  • Drip and Sprinkler Irrigation
  • Fertigation & Post harvesting Technology of horticulture crops
  • Nutrient Management, INM,Important Insect.
  • Bio-control
  • Cropping Pattern
  • Crop Rotation
  • Farming System Research.
6.Agro Meteorology
  • Agro Climate Zones of India & Odisha
  • Agro-Ecology (Horticulture Crops)
  • Weather & Climate
  • Weather Parameters, Forecasting
  • Climate resilience & Climate Smart Practices.
7.Soil and Nutrition
  • Soil of Odisha, problematic soils & management
  • Essential plant nutrients
  • crop growth, manures and fertilisers
  • Integrated nutrient management for horticultural crops, nutrient use efficiency.
8.Water Management
  • Water resources of Odisha & Irrigation development
  • Soil plant water relation,
  • Water requirement
  • Irrigation efficiencies, scheduling, methods &
  • Micro irrigation & water use efficiencies
  • Water quality, stress management.
9.Weed Management
  • Weeds competition & allelopathy
  • crop weed association
  • WeedPrevention & Eradication and control, Integrated weed management
  • Herbicides & Uses, selectivity
  • Environmental impacts.
10.Dry Land Farming
  • Drought management
  • Contingent planning
  • Soil moisture & conservation
  • Water harvesting & Recycling
  • Watershed management, conservation farming.
11.Integrated Farming System
  • Farming system and horticulture
  • Integrated farming
  • system models (horticultural based)
  • farm machinery & equipment
  • Tillage & its implements
12.Seed Technology
  • Seed Quality
  • Seed Dormancy
  • Seed Production Certification Storage
  • Cost Of Cultivation of Horticultural Crops
  • Entrepreneurship in Horticulture
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Marketing
  • Basic Statistical Principles
  • Data collection compilation & Presentation
15.Plant Protection
  • IPM
  • Biological control
  • Important insect pest
  • Diseases and nematodes of horticultural crops

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