(Syllabus) Haryana PSC: Announcement Horticulture
Development officer (Class-II)
It is hereby announced for the information of candidates who have appried for
the 96 posts of Horticulture Development officer (Class-II) in Horticulture
Department, Haryana in response to Advt. No. 5 (xiii)/20l8) published on
29.12.2018 that the commission has decided to hold Recruitment/Screening
Test for the above said posts followed by viva-voce. Accordingly, the syllabus
for the Screening/ recruitment test will be as under:-
Syllabus for the recruitmen t/shortlisting test:-
Scope. importance, nutritive value, area and production horticultural crops.
Ecophysiological requirement. varieties' Horti-agro techniques, plant protection
measures, cultivation practices,
special problems' maturity indices. ripening, harvesting, transportation,
quality improvement,marketing, post harvest handling, packaging and storage of
major fruits (citrus, mango, guava,
apple, ber, grapes, papaya, pineapple, banana, pomegranate, sapota, litchi,
pear, peach and plum). vegetables (potato, tomato. chiIi. brinjal, cauliflower,
cabbage, radish, carrot. onion.
garlic. peas, beans, methi, spinach, muskmelon. pumpkin, bittergourd.
bottlegourd and okra) and flowers (annuals. rose, chrysanthemum. gladiolus,
carnation. cacti and succulents).
Scheme of the Recruitment/Screening Test:-
The Examination shall be of two hour duration comprising 100 MCQs (Multiple
choice Questions) in English Language only, carrying one mark each (total marks
being 100). There
shall be no negative marking.
Note :- This announcement is also available on Commission's website
Haryana Public Service Commission