Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) releases many notifications for different posts every year. It has now released a notification for the recruitment of 353 Veterinary Officers in the Department of Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairy Development, Government of Punjab. Candidates interested in careers in PPSC can visit this page regularly for new notifications. Read the post below to find all details of PPSC recruitment careers, vacancies, eligibility criteria, age limit, and other important instructions to be followed before applying for the job. Also, for regular updates on other government jobs and exams, aspirants can read Sarkari exams pages and sign up for free job alerts.
The Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC), formerly known as the Joint Public Service Commission, is a government agency and the topmost constitutional body of the Government of Punjab, India. It is responsible for conducting civil services and competitive exams to various civil services and departmental posts under the jurisdiction of Punjab.
PPSC Recruitment 2021 Notification
An overview for PPSC recruitment 2021 is given below for a better understanding for candidates:
|PPSC 2021 Recruitment Notification|
|Full Form||Punjab Public Service Commission|
|Post Name||Veterinary Officers|
|Number of Vacancies||353|
|Last Date to Apply||December 12, 2021|
|PPSC Official Website||ppsc.gov.in|
PPSC Recruitment 2021 Career
PPSC offers many vacancies for different posts from time to time. Aspirants interested in PPSC careers can read through the following sections to understand the present vacancy and salary.
PPSC Recruitment 2021 Vacancy
There are a total of 353 vacancies for the post of Veterinary Officers in the Department of Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairy Development, Government of Punjab.
PPSC Recruitment 2021 Salary
The salary for the post of Veterinary Officer is Rs. 47600/- per month initially. A fixed salary equal to minimum pay without any allowance will be paid during the probation period of 3 years.
PPSC Recruitment 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should read the eligibility criteria carefully like educational qualification and age limit before applying for the post mentioned above. The passages below give the eligibility details for PPSC recruitment 2021.
The candidates should fulfil the educational qualification/requirements listed below:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry from a recognized university recognized by the Veterinary Council of India on or before December 10, 2021.
- Registration under the Punjab Veterinary Council.
- Punjabi as a subject in Matriculation or its equivalent standard.
The last requirement is relaxed for Defence Service Personnel who are residents of Punjab, appointed by direct appointment. They will have to pass an examination of Punjabi language equivalent to Matriculation or qualify in a test conducted by the Department of Education of Punjab within 2 years from the appointment date.
This relaxation also applies to disabled War Heroes discharged from defence services/paramilitary forces and their widows/dependent family members. Personnel under this category will not be required to know Punjabi.
Persons should not be below 18 years and above 37 years of age as on January 1, 2021.
Relaxations with age limit are as follows:
- The upper age limit is 45 years for Punjab government/board/corporation/commission and authorities and all state and central government employees.
- The upper age limit is 42 years for SC and BC of Punjab, widows, divorcees and certain other categories of women.
- The upper age limit is 47 years for persons with disability from Punjab.
- Ex-servicemen of Punjab Domicile shall be allowed to deduct the period of his service in the Armed Forces of Union from his actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for direct appointment to such a vacancy in the Service Rules concerned by more than 3 years, he shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit.
Selection Process for PPSC Recruitment 2021
The selection for the PPSC recruitment 2021 will be based on the candidate’s marks received at the written examination and interview which will carry a total of 500 marks. The written examination will be for 480 marks with 120 questions on subject matter and the interview will be for 60 marks.
Verification of documents also will be done. Candidate have to fulfil the eligibility criteria, and can refer to the official notification on the PPSC official website for further details.
Application Process for PPSC Recruitment 2021
Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply online through the PPSC official website. They are to keep a copy of the online application and other relevant documents ready to be produced whenever required to PPSC.
Candidates under the Sports and Disability categories, however, will have to drop off a copy of their online application and other documents of proof at the PPSC reception counter. Refer to the PPSC official notification for further details.
Application fees are to be paid online through any branch of the State Bank of India only. Candidates should take a printout of the system generated bank challan for future reference. The details of the application fees to be paid are in the table below:
|Name of Category||
|SC/ST of all
States and Backward Classes of Punjab only
|Rs. 500/-||Rs. 250/-||Rs. 750/-|
|Ex-serviceman of Punjab only||Rs. 500/-||Nil||Rs. 500/-|
|EWS/PWD and Lineal
descendants of ex-serviceman of Punjab
|Rs. 500/-||Nil||Rs. 500/-|
|All Other Categories i.e., General, Sports
Persons of Punjab and Wards of Freedom
|Rs. 500/-||Rs. 1000/-||Rs. 1500/-|
Steps to Apply
The candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to apply for the PPSC Recruitment 2021.
Step 1: Visit the official website ppsc.gov.in.
Step 2: Click on “Open Advertisement” and the relevant “Advertisement/Post Name”.
Step 3: Search for “Apply/View” under “Action” to open the notification.
Step 4: Read the notification carefully and click on “Apply Online” at the bottom of the page.
Step 5: Fill in the application correctly and upload the necessary documents.
Step 6: Pay the required online application fee as applicable. Keep copies of the acknowledgement/receipt of the online payment and the online application for future reference.
Step 7: Click on “Submit” to complete the application procedure.
PPSC Recruitment 2021 FAQs
Yes, there is a reservation list for the 353 posts in the PPSC recruitment 2021. For details on this, refer to the PPSC notification on its official website.
Yes, 118 posts of the 353 posts are reserved for women under different categories.
No, the posts are also open to citizens of some other countries too provided a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of Punjab in the Department of Home Affairs and Justice. Refer to the notification on the PPSC official website for further details.
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