Field Officer / Technical Assistant Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Recommended Books



Field Officer/ Technical Assistant 
Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Recommended Books


Exam Pattern Field Officer / Technical Assistant: 

1. Knowledge of Agricultural Science: Marks -60 (No of Questions-60)

2. General Knowledge : Marks -20 (No of Questions-20)

3. General English : Marks -20 (No of Questions-20)

Total Marks: 100

The following topics in the Knowledge of Agriculture Science have been prescribed for preparation of question paper and weightage of marks to different topics. ( Total 60 Marks )





  1. Soil Science / Soil Chemistry: a) Soil & water analysis b) Types of Soil c) Soil & water conservation (5 Marks )
  2. Agronomy: Field crops covering a) Nurseries, Main Field b) Field Preparation, Spacing, fertilization, Seed Sowing and Tillage and harvesting etc., ( 10 Marks )
  3. Pest and Pest Control  ( 05 Marks )
  4. Fungal and Viral diseases and their control  ( 05 Marks )
  5. Genetic plant breeding & Plant physiology  ( 05 Marks )
  6. General coverage of all agricultural subjects including Horticulture & Extension ( 10 Marks )
  7. Environmental Sciences ( 20 Marks )
Note: FCV tobacco cultivation related knowledge may be tested under S.No.1 to 5 in addition to general questions.

Recommended Book for Exam 






FCV tobacco cultivation related knowledge



Knowledge of Agriculture Science

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