IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer 2020-21

IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer Scale 1 exam is conducted every year for the selection of Agricultural Officers in various PSU banks. On this page, we will provide the Important information about the latest notification about the Exam Date, Number of vacancies, Exam Pattern, Exam Syllabus and Previous papers for IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer Scale 1 exam.

Important Dates

Events

Tentative Dates

On-line registration including Edit/modification of application by candidates

02.11.2020 – 23.11.2020

Online Examination- Preliminary

26.12.2020 and 27.12.2020

Online examination - Mains

24.01.2021

Conduct of interview

February 2021

Number of Vacancies

Post

Number of Vacancies

Agriculture Field Officer

485

Exam Pattern 

Preliminary Exam

Serial No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 50 25 40 Minutes
2 Reasoning 50 50 40 Minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 Minutes
TOTAL 150 125 120 Minutes

Mains Exam

Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge 60 60 45 Minutes

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Number Series
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Problems based on trains
  • Percentages
  • Partnership
  • Clocks
  • Permutation and Combinations
  • Probability
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Elements of Algebra
  • Quadratic Equations

Reasoning

  • Coding & Decoding
  • Syllogism
  • Machine Input Output
  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Blood Relations
  • Problems based on Ages
  • Ranking and Order
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Statement and Conclusions
  • Statement and Assumptions
  • Statement and Arguments
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Inequalities
  • Tabulation
  • Analogy and classification
  • Clocks and Calendar
  • Non- Verbal Reasoning  

English

  • Reading Comprehensions
  • Para Jumbles
  • Para Completion
  • Vocabulary
  • Error Spotting
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Cloze test
  • Rearrangement of sentences

Syllabus for Mains Examination

Professional knowledge (AFO) Syllabus

1. Agriculture in India 
  • Agriculture in India
  • Types of Cultivation
  • Major Crops of India
  • Irrigation in India
  • Agriculture based Research Institutes in India
  • Animal Husbandry in India
  • Genetically Modified Crops, etc.
2. Agricultural Practices 
  • Soil preparation
  • Sowing
  • Manuring
  • Irrigation
  • Weeding
  • Harvesting
  • Storage
3. Horticulture 
  • Amateur horticulture
  • Commercial horticulture
  • Horticulture fruits and vegetables 
4. Agriculture Finance 
  • Short-term Loans
  • Medium/Long-terms Loan
  • Crop Loan and Kisan Credit Card
  • Agricultural Term Loan
  • Land Development
  • Minor Irrigation
  • Farm Mechanisation
  • Finance to Horticulture
  • Land Purchase
  • Lead Bank Scheme
  • Agriculture Advances
  • Advance Against Warehouse
  • Receipts, Produce Marketing Scheme
  • Crop Insurance Scheme
  • Rashtriya Krishi Bima Yojana
  • Financing of combine harvesters
  • Financing of Tractors and Old Tractors
  • Advance against Gold//Silver ornaments
  • River Lift Irrigation Schemes
  • Forums for Co-ordination
  • Service Area Approach
  • State Level Banker’s Committee (SLBC)
  • Preparation of Credit Plan
5. Cultivation and Harvesting 
  • Cultivation Techniques and Practices
  • Harvesting Techniques and Practices
  • Post-Harvest Technology
6. Soil Science 
  • Tillage, Nutrient deficiencies
  • Fertilizer and fertilizer consumption
  • Soil Types and characters
  • Indian soil
  • Type of facts soil-related fact
  • Green manure
7. Agriculture Economics 
  • Basics of Agriculture Economics
  • Agriculture cost and scheme
8. Irrigation Methods 
  • Lift Irrigation
  • Drip Irrigation
  • Sprinkler Irrigation
9. Self Help Groups 
  • Introduction
  • Need Structure and Functions of Self Help Group
  • Self-Help Groups and SGSY Scheme
10. Government Schemes 
  • Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY)
  • Million Wells Scheme (MWS)
  • Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana
  • Urban Self Employment Programme (USEP)
  • Urban Women Self-Help Programme (Revolving Fund)
  • Skill training For Employment Promotion Amongst Urban Poor (STEP-UP)
  • Urban Wage Employment Programme (UWEP)
  • Urban Community Development Network (UCDN)
  • Community Structures Urban Programme for Poverty Reduction amongst SCs and STs (UPPS)
  • Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)
  • Prime Minister’s Rozgar Yojana (PMRY)
  • Scheme of Liberation and Rehabilitation of Scavengers (SLRS)
  • Self-Employment Scheme for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers (SRMS)
11. Seed Technology 
  • Basics of Seed Science
  • Different Seed Tests
12. Miscellaneous 
  • Plant Pathology
  • Entomology
  • Rearing of animals
  • Agricultural Machinery
  • Dairy Science

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