IBPS SO Agriculture Officer Professional Knowledge Syllabus
To begin with, let us now have a quick go through of what exactly an IBPS SO Agriculture Officer does.
What are the tasks assigned to an Agriculture field officer?
Ans: An Agriculture field officer is a person who is responsible for promoting rural financing. He is the one who is also responsible for disbursal of loans to the farmers and reporting to the senior authority. He/ She also plays an important role in the review of agricultural loans and coordinates with regional rural banks.
Detailed Professional Knowledge Syllabus of IBPS SO Agriculture Officer 2018
There has been a major change in the pattern of IBPS SO Exam 2018. Unlike earlier a mains phase has been introduced in the examination which will act as another hardship for the aspirants and this part of the exam would solely comprise of Professional Knowledge section. This section has the highest weightage in the exam and the marks obtained in this section would be included in the final selection. Like Prelims, this section also has a negative marking provision which has been another reason to study this portion with utmost importance. Now, here we present an elaborated syllabus of this section, hoping it to prove beneficial to all the aspirants. Go Ahead and Good Luck.
- Major sections from where questions are expected to be asked include the following:
- Agriculture-related current affairs-From Various Sources like Newspaper, India Year Book, and internet.
- Crop-horticulture vegetables and fruits section -
- Specific time of sowing seed rate
- Varieties that are important
- Herbicides and Pesticides
- Important points related to plants, fruits, and vegetables
- Preservation of fruits and vegetables
- Types of cropping systems
- Different diseases
- Soil Resources
- Indian soil
- Types of facts (humans contents and CN ratio)
- Manure knowledge
- Animal husbandry and technology
- Different Breeds of animals
- Agriculture small industries like Honey and fisheries Industries. in animals
- Types of diseases in animals and its causes
- Rural welfare activities in India
- Before independence
- After independence
- Different insurance schemes in agriculture
- Woman and child development Schemes.
- Seed Knowledge – Different government schemes
- Agriculture economics– Agriculture cost and schemes
- Kinds of Agricultural Practices
- Agroforestry and Ecology
Important Books for IBPS SO Agriculture Officer Exam
- Agriculture Field Officer IBPS by Lalita Gaur
- IBPS-SO for Agricultural Field Officer by Elangovan and M. Mahalakshmi
- Kiran’s IBPS specialist officers agricultural field officer CWE SPL – V practice workbook – English
- A Competitive book of Agriculture by Nem Raj Sunda
- Objective Agriculture by S. R. Kantwa
- Fundamental Of Agriculture Vol.1 & Vol.2 by Arun Katyayan
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