PPQS Recruitment 2019: Apply for the posts of Senior Technical Officer/ Technical Officer

Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine & Storage Recruitment 2019


Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine & Storage Recruitment had noticed in the prescribed format for engagement of 41 Senior Technical Officer (s) and 145 Technical Officer(s), on purely temporary basis in the Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine & Storage, CGO Complex, NH – 4, Faridabad, Haryana, Pin – 121001 and its sub-offices including Guwahati in North East India from eligible candidates to be filled through walk-in-interview as per schedule given below:


Walk-in interview Dated: 01-05/04/2019.


Total posts- 186


1. Senior Technical Officer (STO)

No of posts: 41


Disciplines/ Eligibility criteria-

Toxicology: Doctorate Degree in Veterinary Pharmacology/ Veterinary Pathology / Animal Biotechnology and Veterinary physiology from recognized University / Institution.

Chemistry: Doctorate Degree in Agricultural chemistry or Doctoral Degree in Chemistry from a recognized University / Institution.

Entomology: Doctorate degree in Entomology or Nematology or Doctorate degree in Agriculture with specialization in Entomology or Nematology of Doctorate degree in Zoology with specialization in Entomology or Nematology from a recognized University or institute.

Plant Pathology: Doctorate degree in  Plant Pathology of Doctorate degree in Agriculture with specialization in Plant Pathology or Doctorate degree in Botany with specialization in Plant Pathology from a recognized University or institute.

Weed Science: Doctorate degree in Agriculture (Agronomy) or Doctorate degree in Botany with specialization in Weed Science from a recognized University or institute.

2. Technical Officer (TO)

No of posts: 145

Disciplines/ Eligibility criteria-

Toxicology: Master’s Degree in Veterinary Science OR Master’s Degree in Laboratory Technology with specialization in Toxicology or Master’s degree in Zoology with specialization in Animal Physiology or Master’s degree in Bio-technology from a recognized university / Institution.

Chemistry: M.Sc. Degree in Agricultural Chemistry or Chemistry with specialization in organic chemistry or in Analytical chemistry from a recognized University / Institution.

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

Plant Pathology: M.Sc. Degree in  Plant Pathology of M.Sc. degree in Agriculture with specialization in Plant Pathology or M.Sc. degree in Botany with specialization in Plant Pathology from a recognized University or institute.

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

Pay scale-

1. Senior Technical Officer (STO): Rs. 53,000/- per month.(Consolidated)*

2. Technical Officer (TO): Rs.37,000/- per month. (Consolidated)*

Age: The upper age limited for STOs/TOs will be as under:

i. For Senior Technical Official – 40 years for male candidate and 45 years for female/ third gender (transgender) candidates.

ii. For Technical Official – 35 years for male candidate and 40 years for female/ third gender (transgender) candidates.

iii. SC / ST candidates will be eligible for age relaxation of 5 years as per Central Government Rules Walk-in Schedule:

1. Regional Plant Quarantine Station, Chennai: 01.04.2019 at 10.00 AM

2. Regional Plant Quarantine Station, Kolkata: 02.04.2019 at 10.00 AM

3. Regional Plant Quarantine Station, Mumbai: 04.04.2019 at 10.00 AM

4. Regional Central Integrated Pest Management Centre, Guwahati: 05.04.2019 at 10.00 AM

5. Regional Central Integrated Pest Management Centre, Faridabad (Haryana): 05.04.2019 at 10.00 AM 

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