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Walk-in-Interview for Engagement of 175 Technical Officer(s) for Locust Control Operations under DPPQ&S

Hitul Awasthi
Hitul Awasthi

Walk-in-interview will be held for engagement of 175 Technical Officer(s) purely on contract basis (from date of joining to March, 2021) in various locust field offices under the Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine & Storage, Faridabad as per the following schedule: 



Date and Reporting Time 

Number of staff required for contractual post 

Locust Warning Organisation, Air Force Road, Jodhpur (Rajasthan) 

9:30 AM 

12th June, 2020 


Locust Circle Office, Bikaner (Rajasthan) 



Locust Circle Office, Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) 



Locust Circle Office, Palanpur (Gujarat) 



The requirement of manpower in various disciplines at various Regions/Stations is subject to change. The services of selected candidates can be changed as per work requirement and with the approval of competent authorities. 

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Educational Qualification Requirement and Eligibility Criteria –  

MSc. Degree in Entomology or Nematology, or M.Sc. in Agriculture with specialization in Entomology or Nematology of MSc. Degree in Zoology with specialization in Entomology or Nematology from a recognized University or institute or  

MSc. Degree in Plant Pathology of MSc. Degree in Agriculture with specialization in Plant Pathology or MSc. Degree in Botany with specialization in Plant Pathology from a recognized University or institute or  

MSc. in Agriculture (Agronomy) or MSc. degree in Botany with Weed Science as a subject from a recognized University or institute.  

Tenure of engagement –  

From date of Joining to 31st March, 2021.  

Emoluments –  

INR 37,000 per month. (Consolidated).  

No other allowances like HRA, Transport Allowance, etc. will be admissible.  

Age Limit –  

For Technical Officer- 35 years for male candidate and 40 years for female/ third gender (transgender) candidates.  

SC / ST candidates will be eligible for age relaxation of 5 years as per Central Government Rules.  

The selected candidates will have to submit a medical certificate of fitness issued by Government Medical Officer at the time of Joining. 

Source – http://ppqs.gov.in/sites/default/files/tc_locust-4.6.2020_0.pdf 

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