Agricultural Officer, BPS-17

October 27, 2021
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Applications are invited from eligible persons (Male & Female) domiciled in Punjab for the following posts for recruitment on contract basis under the development project “Extension Services 2.0-Farmer Facilitation through Modernized Extension”, for the project period up to 30.06.2023.


  • M. Sc (Hons) Agri. Soil Science or B. Sc (Hons) Agri. Soil Science with at least two-year experience in related field.
  • Maximum age 35years.


  1. Relaxation in upper age limit is not admissible.
  2. The contract appointments are temporary in nature, non-transferable, job/post– specific, non pensionable & conferring no right for regularization. The contract appointment will be initially for one year, which can be extended up to project period with the approval of Competent Authority.
  3. In case project period is reduced/enhanced, contract appointment order can be amended accordingly with the approval of the Competent Authority.
  4. Retired persons are not eligible. The persons who are already Government service including contract employee should apply through proper channel. In case of selection, a confirmed civil servant shall retain his lien against his original substantive post.
  5. The recruitments will be made strictly on merit on all Punjab basis in accordance with the rules, selection criteria and other provisions of Recruitment Policy and Contract Appointment Policy, 2004.
  6. The applications on prescribed form (which can be downloaded from addressed to the Secretary Agriculture, Government of the Punjab, Civil Secretariat, 2-Bank Road (Old P&D Building), Lahore clearly indicating the post applied for along with curriculum vitae (CV), three passport-size recent photographs and attested copies of all the relevant documents, CNIC/certificates/ degrees, which include detailed marks certificates including CGPA, Hafiz-e-Quran Certificate, position in Board/University, issued by the authorized Institute/ Madrissa, release orders for Ex-Service men, issued by the concerned authority/Institute and must reach by 15th November, 2021. Late and incomplete applications will not be considered and only eligible candidates will be called for test/interview. No TA/DA shall be paid.
  7. The candidates can also apply at However, hard copy of application form alongwith complete attested relevant documents is mandatory to submit to this department.
  8. List of eligible candidates shall be displayed on the Notice Board 03 days prior to the interview in addition to the interview call letters. In case of any query/clarification, the candidate may approach the Additional Secretary (Planning), Government of the Punjab, Agriculture Department, Lahore at least two days prior to interview date.
  9. List of successful candidates shall be displayed on the Notice Board in addition to issuance of offer of appointment letters after approval of the recommendations of Department Selection/Recruitment Committee, by the competent authority.
  10. The competent authority has the right to increase or decrease the number of posts.
  11. The selected candidates under the project are not entitled for the benefit of any pay protection.
  12. No post falls under the quota reserved for Women, Minorities and Disabled persons.