Marketing Officer (Group–I) Agricultural Job UPSC 2017

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) 

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published an advertisement regarding a recruitment of Marketing Officer (Group I) in (Survey, Training & Quality Control), Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.

Post: Marketing Officer (Group–I) (Survey, Training Quality Control)

Ministry/Administration: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

Department/Office: Department of Agriculture and Cooperation & Farmers Welfare

Organisation Directorate of Marketing and Inspection

Total Seats: 28 ( UR-18, OBC- 4, SC-3, ST-3, PH-2 )

Pay Scale:  Level 7 in Pay Matrix with entry pay Rs. 44,900/-

Age: Not exceeding 30 years as on normal closing date. Not exceeding 35 years for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates as on normal closing date in respect of the vacancies reserved for them. Not exceeding 33 years for Other Backward Classes candidates as on normal closing date in respect of the vacancies reserved for them. Not exceeding 35 years as on normal closing date. Relaxable for regularly appointed Central/U.T. Government Servant upto Five years as per instructions/orders issued by Govt. of India from time to time. For age concession applicable to some other categories of applicants, please see relevant paras of the ‘Instructions and Additional Information to Candidates for Recruitment by Selection.’

Essential Qualificaiton (s): 

(a) Master’s Degree in Agriculture or Botany or Agricultural Economics or Agricultural Marketing or Economics or Commerce with Economics from a recognized University.

(b) 2 years’ experience in the field of Agricultural Marketing including Cooperative Marketing.


Diploma in Marketing Management awarded by the Indian Institute of Food Technology or any other recognized university/institution.

B. EXPERIENCE Mentioned as above.

Note-I The qualifications are relaxable at Commission’s discretion in case of candidates otherwise well qualified. 

Note-II The qualification regarding experience are relaxable at Commission’s discretion in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Physically Handicapped in respect of posts reserved for them, if at any stage of selection, the Union Public Service Commission is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates from these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the posts reserved for them.


1.To assist in the work relating to grading and quality control of agricultural commodities including formulation of grades and grade standards.

2.To assist in conducting research studies pertaining to emerging problems of marketing of agricultural produce and drafting of technical reports.

3. Investigation and survey at field level of marketing conditions in respect of Agricultural Commodities and to collect, compile and interpret the relevant data.
Probation: Two years

Head Quarter:  Anywhere in India.

Other Details: General Central Service, Group ‘B’, Gazetted, Non- Ministerial. The post is permanent.

Apply Online: UPSC invites Online application for the post of Marketing Officer

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