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Horticulture officer Syllabus 2018 – Tamil Nadu Horticulture Recruitment

Horticulture Officer Syllabus 2018

Tamilnadu Recruitment for ADH Posts 2018 – Horticulture officer Syllabus

Horticulture Officer Syllabus: Direct recruitment for the post of Assistant director of Horticulture was released recently. As the exam is fast approaching, here’s the Horticulture Officer Syllabus for you to prepare well for the exam. We have divided the sections in a easy-to-read format for your better understanding.

Tamil Nadu Horticulture Officer Exam Pattern Details

Name of the OrganizationTamilnadu Public service Commission
Name of the PostAssistant Director of Agriculture
No of Vacancies130
Exam Preparation CategorySyllabus
Last Date of Application27.12.2017
Exam DateFebruary 24, 2018
Job LocationTamilnadu
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 TamilNadu Horticulture Jobs Syllabus  2018

S. No.SectionTotal Allocated Marks Minimum Qualifying MarksTotal Duration
SC, ST, OBCOthers 
1.Paper-I Subject Paper (Degree Standard – 100 questions) Horticulture (Code No.278)3001712283 Hrs
2.Paper II: General Studies (100 questions) (Code No.003) General Studies (Degree Standard) -75 questions Aptitude and Mental Ability (SSLC Standard -25 questions)2002 Hrs
3.Interview and Records70
Total570  5 Hrs

The Subject question Papers will be in English in Paper I whereas the Paper II will be available in both languages i.e., English and Tamil. Check the information below for getting more details regarding TNPSC Horticulture Officer Syllabus

TN Horticulture Department Agency Syllabus – Horticulture Officer Syllabus

P.G Degree Standard – Paper I

  • Principles of Horticulture.
  • Propagation and Nursery Techniques of Horticultural Crops.
  • Production Technology of Vegetable Crops.
  • Breeding of Horticulture Crops.
  • Production Technology of Commercial Flower Crops and Landscaping.
  • Production Technology of Medicinal and Aromatic Crops.
  • Growth and Development of Horticulture Crops.
  • Production Technology of Fruit Crops.
  • Production Technology of Species and Plantation Crops.
  • Post-Harvest Technology of Horticulture Crops.

Degree Standard – Paper I

  • Fundamentals of Horticulture.
  • Production Technology of Medicinal and Aromatic Crops.
  • Growth and Development of Horticultural Crops.
  • Propagation of Horticulture Crops.
  • Production Technology of Vegetable Crops.
  • Floriculture & Landscape Gardening.
  • Production Technology of Species and Plantation Crops.
  • Management Techniques for Horticultural Crops.
  • Production Technology of Fruit Crops.
  • Post-Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops.

General Studies – Paper II

Current Events:
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Science
General Science: 
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Earth and Universe.
  • Solar System.
  • Monsoon, Rainfall, Weather and Climate.
  • Social Geography.
  • Density and DIstribution.
  • Natural Calamities.
  • Water Resources.
  • Rivers in India.
  • Soil, Minerals, & Natural Resources.
  • Natural Vegetation.
  • Forest & Wildlife.
  • Agricultural Pattern, Livestock & Fisheries.
  • Transport including Surface Transport & Communication.
  • Disaster Management.
  • Climate Change.
  • Impact and Consequences.
  • Mitigation Measures.
  • Pollution Control.
History and Culture of India:
  • Pre-historic events.
  • Indus Valley Civilization.
  • Culture and Heritage of Tamil People.
  • The advent of European Invasion.
  • Expansion and consolidation of British Rule.
  • Vedic, Aryan, and Sangam Age.
  • Delhi Sultans.
  • South Indian History.
  • Effect of British Rule on Socio-economic factors, etc.
Indian Polity:
  • Constitution of India.
  • Salient features of Constitution.
  • Union, State, and Territory.
  • Rule of Law/ Due process of Law.
  • Indian Federalism.
  • Citizenship – Fundamental Rights.
  • Union Legislature.
  • Parliament- State executive- State Legislature.
  • Status of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • Emergency Provisions.
  • Civil Services in India.
  • Elections
  • The Election Commission Union and State.
  • Empowerment of women, etc.
Indian Economy:
  • Nature of Indian Economy.
  • Application of Science in Agriculture Industrial Growth.
  • Capital Formation and Investment.
  • Public Finance and Fiscal Policy.
  • Banking, Miney, Monetary Policy.
  • Need for economic planning.
  • Five-year plan models.
  • Land reforms & agriculture.
  • Role of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
  • WTO
  • Globalization and Privatization.
  • Rural Welfare Oriented Programmes.
  • Economic Trends in Tamil, etc.
Indian National Movement:
  • National Renaissance.
  • Early Uprising against British Rule – 1857 Revolt.
  • Indian National Congress.
  • Different modes of agitations.
  • Role of Tamil Nadu in Freedom Struggle, etc.
  • The emergence of National Leaders – Nehru, Gandhi, Tagore, Nethaji.
  • Different Models of National Leaders.
  • The growth of militant movements.
  • An era of different Acts & Pacts.
Aptitude and Mental Ability Tests:
  • Conversion of Information to Data Collection.
  • Compilation and Presentation of Date.
  • Tables, Graphs, Diagrams.
  • Analytical Interpretation of Data.
  • Behavioural Ability.
  • Time & Work.
  • Basic Terms, Communications in Information Technology.
  • Parametric Representation of Data. m
  • Simplication
  • HCF & LCM.
  • Percentage
  • Simple and Compound Interest.
  • Ratio & Proportion.
  • Area & Volume.
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving.
  • Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
  • Logical Reasoning.
  • Alpha-numeric Reasoning.
  • Visual Reasoning, etc.
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