In this article, we will tell you what is the job of the Punjab Agriculture Development Officer (PPSC ADO), and what is its exam pattern syllabus, Eligibility Criteria?
ADO Agriculture works as a block-level Agriculture Development Officer of the subordinate to the state department. He is the coordinator of the agricultural activities going on in different villages of the block through the field level workers called Technical Assistants, ATMs, and BTMs. He works as a bridge between the district level officer that is the District Agriculture Officer and the field level functionaries for the transmission of the information regarding the schemes being run by the Agriculture Department in the block.
candidate must have completed B.Sc (Agriculture) with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized university or institution to apply for the posts.
Provide that preference shall be given to a person who processes a degree in MSC agriculture from a recognized University
Lower Age Limit: 18 Years
Upper Age Limit: 37 Years
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This exam also has an interview which is of 40 marks.
Agriculture Development Officer Syllabus
Cultivation of cash crop
Efficient management practices for fertilization
Crop residue management
Pest management in Kharif and Rabi crops
Time of sowing
Kharif and Rabi crops from seeding to seed i.e grain maturation
Ratio and proportion
Fundamental Arithmetical Operation
Time and Distance
Ratio and time
Use of table and graph
Profit and Loss
Time and work
General knowledge and
Social-Economic and Cultural Issues
History-India and Assam
National and International Organisation
Award and Honours
Geography-Indian Assam and World
Books and Authors
People and personalities
Science and Technology