APPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2018
APPSC Agriculture Officer Exam Pattern
|S.No||Exam name||No.of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|2.||PaperI: General Studies and Mental Ability||150||150||150|
|Paper II: Agriculture (Degree Level)||150||300||150|
Note: There will be 0.3 negative marking for every Wrong answer.
APPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus – General Studies and Mental Ability
- Current affairs – international, national and regional.
- Sustainable development and Environmental protection.
- Social- economic and political history of modern india with emphases on Indian national movement.
- Indian Polity and governance: constitutional issues, public policy, reforms and e-governance initiatives.
- Data analysis: tabulation of data, basic data analysis, and interpretation.
- Geography of india with focus on Andhra Pradesh,
- Disaster Management: vulnerability profile, prevention and mitigation strategies, Application of remote sensing and GIS in the assessment of disaster.
- Economic development in india since indepencdence.
- Logical reasoning, analytical ability, and data interpretation.
- Events of national and international importance.
- Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economics, Social, Cultural, political and legal implications/problems etc.
- General science and its applications to the day to day life contemporary developments in Science & Technology and Information Technology.
Andhra Pradesh PSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus – Agriculture
- Basic elements of crop production.
- Soil science and Agriculture chemistry.
- Field Crops(Rabi)
- Weed management Weeds.
- Field Crops(Kharif)
- Organic Farming.
- Farming Systems and Sustainable Agriculture.
- Principles of Plant Breeding.
- Water Management including Micro Irrigation.
- Principles of Plant Biotechnology.
- Soil chemistry, soil fertility and nutrient management.
- Entomology insect morphology and systematics.
- Insects ecology and integrated pest Management including Beneficial insects.
- Pests of Field Crops and Stored Grain and their Management.
- Principles of Seed Technology.
- Principles of Agriculture Economics.
- Agriculture Marketing, Trade, and Prices.