Agriculture Field Officer 2018-19

Agriculture Field Officer



Tentative Dates
On-line registration November  2018
Download of Call letter for Online Exam- Preliminary December 2018
Online Examination – Preliminary 29.12.2018 and 30.12.2018
Result of Online exam – Preliminary January 2019
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main January 2019
Online Examination – Main 27.01.2019
Result of Online exam – Main February 2019
Download of call letters for interview February 2019
Conduct of interview February/March 2019
Provisional Allotment 1 April 2019


Agriculture Field Officer is a golden opportunity for agriculture graduates. Every year thousands vacancy release by IBPS for public sector bank.

In This examination has less competition than other examinations.Attractive pay scale.Less work loads compared to probationary officer (PO)

Pattern Of Exam
  • Preliminary 
  • Mains
  • Interview

In Pre-Exam

S.N Subject Que. Marks Time
1 Reasoning 50 50
2 Quantitative aptitude 50 50
3 English language 50 25
Total 150 125 2hours


Who will cross the first stage, will have the opportunity to participate in the next state.

In Mains exam

S.N Subject Que. Marks Time
1 Professional Knowledge
60 60 45 Minutes
Total 60 60 45 Minutes

Negative marking is 0.25 number for each wrong answer

The person who passes the main examination will be called for an interview. 100 marks have been set for interview


Education Qualification For Agriculture Field Officer
4 year Degree (graduation) in following Disciplines

  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Veterinary Science
  • Dairy Science
  • Fishery Science
  • Pisciculture 
  • Agri. Marketing & Cooperation
  • Co-operation & Banking
  • Argo-Forestry
  • Forestry
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Food Science
  • Agriculture Business Management/
  • Food Technology
  • Dairy Technology
  • Agricultural Engineering

Age Limit For Agriculture Field Officer

Minimum – 20 Years
Maximum -30 Years

Syllabus For Agriculture Field Officer


Quantitative Aptitude 
Number series Ratio and proportion
Simplification Approximation Simple interest
Data interpretation (DI) compound interest
Data sufficiency

(Include data tables charts and graphs )

Mensuration Time and work
Quadratic equation Time and distance
Percentage Speed and distance
Partnership Probability
Age problem Profit and loss


Reading comprehension
Cloze test
Spotting error
Sentence improvement & corrections
Fill in the blanks​
Para jumbles
Grammar correction
Synonyms antonyms
Spelling check questions
Choosing the appropriate word


Reasoning syllabus


Verbal reasoning
Sitting arrangement
Analytical reasoning
Puzzle Distance and direction
Alpha numerical series
Data sufficiency
Time and sequence test
Blood relations
Analogies and decision making
Order and ranking
Simple arithmetic reasoning
Coding and decoding
Input output
Non verbal reasoning
Series completion
Finding missing figures
Mirror image etc


Professional Knowledge Agriculture


1)  Agriculture Related Current Affairs

2) Crops, Fruits & Vegetables

  • Spacing
  • Time of sowing
  • Seed rate
  • Varieties (only important)
  • Different disease and its Causes

3) Seed Technology

  • Basics of Seed Science
  • Different Seed  Tests
  • Different Government Scheme

4) Agricultural Economics 

  • Basics of Agriculture Economics
  • Agriculture cost and scheme

5) Various Type of Agricultural Practices

6) Soil Resources
  • Indian soil
  • Type of facts soil related fact
  • Green manure

7) Animal Husbandry & Technology

  • Different breeds of animals
  • Agriculture small industries (like-Honey, Dairy & fisheries)
  • Various diseases and its causes

8) Rural Welfare Activities in India

  • Before independence
  • After independence
  • Different Insurance Scheme regarding agriculture
  • Women and child development scheme


Important For Candidate
Important Books For AFO CLICK HERE
One Liner Questions For AFO CLICK HERE
10 Questions Quiz For AFO CLICK HERE


Previous Year Question Paper
2017 2016 2015
2014 2013 2012


13 thoughts on “Agriculture Field Officer 2018-19

  1. Yahape koi reserve list SO-VI ke he kya…AFO ke if present plz share ur marks with our reserve group..we r doing this to gather waiting students..Whats up ur score on 8379909116…

  2. Why BSC sericulture graduates are not eligible
    This also professional degree acrided by ICAR India council of agricultural science.
    It is also a farm science courses
    Also 4 year proffesional degree

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