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WBPSC Assistant Director Of Horticulture Syllabus  And Pattern 2020 

WBPSC Assistant Horticulture Syllabus 2020 available on our Blog. We know, many Candidates are looking for West Bengal PSC Assistant Horticulture Exam Syllabus 2020. Here, is the solution.  In this article, We are covering PSC Assistant Director Of Horticulture Exam Pattern and Details Syllabus.

West Bengal Public Service Commission has Organized Horticulture Assistant Director Exam.  Candidates are waiting for Exam Syllabus and Pattern. The syllabus is the most important thing for starting an Exam Preparation.

Official Syllabus For WBPSC Assistant Director Of Horticulture Exam 2020. Total Number of Exam is 100 and time is 1 hr 30 minute. 

WBPSC Assistant Director Of Horticulture Syllabus

We are providing with you, all Exam Official Syllabus. We know Syllabus is very important for all the Job Aspirants.  So candidates are requested to read this post carefully - 

PSC Assistant Director Of Horticulture Exam Pattern


1:-The number of questions and marks on each question: 100, each carrying 1 mark.
2:-Duration of Exam: 1 hour and 30 minutes.
3:-Type of question: MCQ type.
4:-There will be a negative marking of 1/3 mark for each wrong answer.

Seventy percent (70%) marks on core subjects. And Ten percent (10%) marks will be allocated for each of the following:
(i) English
(ii) Arithmetic and Reasoning
(iii) General Knowledge & Current Affairs

PSC Assistant Director Of Horticulture  Syllabus 2020 


Part-I:

A. Fruit Science (9 marks)
Introduction; Plant Propagation and Nursery Management; Tropical and Sub Tropical Fruits; TemperateFruit Crops; Dry-land Horticulture: Breeding of Fruit Crops

B. Vegetable Science (9 marks)
Tropical and Sub Tropical vegetables; Temperate Vegetables and Tuber Crops; Precision Farming and Protected Cultivation of Vegetables; Breeding and Seed Production of Vegetable Crops.

C. Plant Pathology (5 marks) 
Fundamentals of Plant Pathology; Diseases of Fruit, Plant, and Aromatic crops; Diseases of Vegetable, Ornamental, and Spice crops.

D. Entomology (5 marks)
Fundamentals of Entomology; Principles of Pest Management and Productive Insects (Economic
classification of Insects; Importance and History of apiculture); Pests of Fruit, Vegetable, Ornamental
, and Spice Crops.

E. Biotechnology and Crop Improvement (7 marks)
Elementary Plant Biochemistry: Introductory Crop Physiology; Growth and Development of Horticulture Crops; Principles of Genetics and Cytogenetics; Principles and Methods of Plant Breeding; Introduction to Plant Biotechnology; Principles of Seed Production in Horticulture Crops.

Total 35 marks

Part II

A. Floriculture (9 marks)
Ornamental Horticulture; Commercial Floriculture: Protected Cultivation of Flower Crops: Breeding and Seed Production of Flower Crops:

B. Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops (9 marks)
Plantation Crops; Spices and Condiments; Breeding of Spices and Plantation Crops.

C. Post Harvest Technology (4 marks)
Post-Harvest Management of Horticultural Produce; Processing of Horticultural Produce.

D. Natural Resources Management (9 marks)
  • SOIL SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY
Fundamentals of Soil Science; Soil, Water and Plant Analysis; Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management.
  •  AGRONOMY 
Water Management in Horticulture Crops; Agro-meteorology and Climate Change; Major Field Crops; Organic Farming; Weed Management in Horticulture Crops
  • ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 
Environmental Studies and Disaster Management

E. Social and Allied Sciences (2 marks)
Economics and Marketing; Elementary Statistics; Horticulture Farm and Financial Management.

F. M.I.D.H. (2 marks)


Total 35 marks