RPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2020 | Rajasthan {ARO} Exam Pattern Pdf

RPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2020 Rajasthan ARO Exam Pattern Pdf: Rajasthan Public Service Commission going to recruit 87 Vacancies for Agriculture Research Officer & Agriculture Officer. Online application form procedure starts from 24th January 2020 and last date for submission of application form will be 12th February 2020.

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Selection of best applicant will be done by the officials on the basis of Written Exam (Screening Test). Hence, if you have applied for RPSC Agriculture Research Officer & Agriculture Officer then you should start your examination Preparation for RPSC Agriculture Research Officer & Agriculture Officer Exam 2020 from now onwards.

RPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2020


Name of Organisation Rajasthan Public Service Commission
Vacancy Name Agriculture Research Officer & Agriculture Officer
Total Jobs 87 Seats
Location of Job Rajasthan State, India
Official web Page rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in

(Selection Procedures)

  • Screening Test
  • Academic Marks
  • Interview Marks

RPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2020

Total numbers of 87 Vacancies for Agriculture Research Officer & Agriculture Officer Jobs all set to recruit by the officials and out of these 87 Vacancies, 24 Vacancies are allotted to Agriculture Research Officer – Agriculture Chemistry and rest other 63 Vacancies are allotted to Agriculture Officer Post Vacancy.

RPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2020
RPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2020

Detailed Syllabus and Exam Pattern for RPSC Agriculture Research Officer & Agriculture Officer Screening Test provided on this Page. Applicants those who are wishing to download online RPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2020 & RPSC Agriculture Research Officer Syllabus 2020 they can check/download officially available Syllabus & Exam Pattern from below here.

(RPSC Agriculture Research Officer & Agriculture Officer Exam Scheme 2020)

Name of Paper Questions/Marks by Paper Wise
Paper-1 General Hindi, Geography of Rajasthan, Rajasthan State’s Art, History, Literature etc. 60 Questions/180 Marks
Paper-2 Agriculture Subject 60 Questions/180 Marks
Total 120 Questions & 360 Marks

RPSC Agriculture Research Officer Syllabus 2020

(RPSC Agriculture Research Officer & Agriculture Officer Exam Pattern 2020)

Name of Paper RPSC Agriculture Research Officer & Agriculture Officer Exam 2020
Total Parts of Paper 2 Parts
Total Marks 360 Marks
Type of Questions M.C.Q’s Type Objective Type Questions
Question Paper Type Written Exam
Negative Marking Scheme Negative Marking Scheme will be Applicable
Total Questions 120 Questions
Language of Paper Hindi & English

(RPSC Agriculture Research Officer & Agriculture Officer Exam Syllabus 2020) Paper-1

RPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2020 for General Hindi:

  • पूर्वसर्ग
  • त्रुटि सुधार (रेखांकित भाग)
  • समानार्थक शब्द
  • शब्द गठन
  • अक्षर विन्यास परीक्षा
  • वाक्य सुधार
  • परिवर्तन
  • पैसेज कंप्लीट
  • विलोम शब्द
  • मुहावरे और वाक्यांश
  • प्रतिस्थापन
  • प्रत्यक्ष और अप्रत्यक्ष भाषण
  • वाक्य व्यवस्था
  • खोलना त्रुटियां
  • पदबंधों
  • सक्रिय और निष्क्रिय आवाज
  • आंकड़ा निर्वचन
  • अक्षर विन्यास परीक्षा
  • वाक्य व्यवस्था
  • वाक्य पूरा करना
  • परा पूर्णता
  • वाक्य जुड़ना
  • त्रुटि सुधार (बोल्ड में वाक्यांश)
  • रिक्त स्थान भरें
  • थीम डिटेक्शन
  • पारित होने की सामयिक व्यवस्था

Rajasthan Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2020

RPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2020 for राजस्थान का भूगोल (Geography of Rajasthan):

  • पशुधन
  • सिचांई परियोजनाये
  • राजस्थान के मुख्य भौतिक स्थितियां मरुस्थल प्रदेश
  • प्राकृतिक वनस्पति
  • खनिज सम्पदायें
  • अपवाह तंत्र
  • जल संरक्षण
  • खनिज सम्पदा
  • कृषि
  • राजस्थान की स्थिति, विस्तार

RPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2020 for Rajasthan State’s Art, History, Literature etc.

  • राजस्थान स्थापत्य कला
  • राजस्थान के प्रमुख लोकगीत, लोक नृत्य
  • राजस्थान के प्रमुख नेता, व्यक्ति
  • राजस्थान की प्रमुख बोलियां
  • राजस्थान के इतिहास के प्रमुख स्त्रोत
  • राजस्थान की प्रमुख शैलियाँ, हस्तशिल्प कला
  • राजस्थान के प्रमुख राजवंश एवं मुगलो से संबंध
  • स्वंत्रता संग्राम में राजस्थान का योगदान
  • राजस्थान की प्रमुख सभ्यताए
  • राजस्थान के प्रमुख किले, स्मारक
  • राजस्थान के प्रमुख पर्यटन स्थल
  • राजस्थान के प्रमुख लोक देवी देवता
  • राजस्थान के प्रमुख मेले, त्यौहार
  • राजस्थान संस्कृति, विरासत
  • राजस्थान के प्रमुख आंदोलन

(RPSC Agriculture Research Officer & Agriculture Officer Exam Syllabus 2020) Paper-2

Soil classification and soil survey: sources of charges and ion exchange. Soil microbiology- soil microbes, organic matter, humus fractions, structure, formation, C/N ratio, symbiotic and non-symbiotic nitrogen fixation. Transformation and mineralization of phosphorus, Profile development, Straight fertilizers, mixed and compound fertilizers, Secondary nutrients, micronutrients and liquid fertilizer, land capability classification, soil taxonomy, soils of Rajasthan. Soil physics-physical properties, moisture, air temperature. Physical chemistry of soil-colloids, soil reactions, buffering capacity, potassium, nitrogen and Sulphur in soil. Fertilizer control order and adulteration. Management of problematic soils, management of crops in problematic soils, quality of irrigation water. Soil and water conservation. Soil and water pollution. Attacking soil fertility problem.

Olericulture: Different styles of gardening, indoor gardening. Lawn & hedge – layout, care and maintenance, annual flowers, cultivation of major cut flowers like rose, gladiolus, tuberose and chrysanthemum. Classification of vegetables, nursery, transplanting, seed testing and storage, cultivation practice of cauliflower, cabbage, tomato, chilies, brinjal, carrot, radish, onion, pea, okra, muskmelon, watermelon and sweet potato. Pomology – layout of orchards, propagation methods, cultivation of mango, citrus, banana, guava, pomegranate, grapes, papaya, ber, phalsa, aonla, date palm, Post-harvest losses and principles of fruits and vegetable preservation, dehydration, jam, jelly, canning.

Raj Agriculture Officer Exam Syllabus 2020 Pdf

Insect pests spectrum in Rajasthan: Detection of insect infestation in stored products and their management. Community campaign for white grub and other polyphagous pest’s management. Assessment of crop losses and their implication in pest management. Management of insects and pests. Insecticide application, hazards and safety precautions, insecticide formulations and their dilutions. Rat control, management of ticks, mites and house hold pests. Integrated pest and disease management. Insecticidal pollution, residues and tolerance limit. Role and importance of fungi, nematodes, viroid’s, phytoplasma, bacteria, virus and other micro-organisms in agriculture. Binomial nomenclature, morphology and reproduction of fungi. Methods of plant disease management. Major diseases (fungal, bacterial, viral and nematode) of common field, vegetable and fruit crops of Rajasthan and their management. Biological control methods and plant quarantine.

Agro-climatic zones of India and Rajasthan: Soil fertility, soil productivity and management. Water-management: water requirement, irrigation scheduling and efficiency, pressurized irrigation system. Weed management: principles and practices, common herbicides and their uses in important grain crops, oils seeds, pulses and fibre crops, forage and grass land and consequences of their use. IWM in field crops, management of parasitic and aquatic weeds. Elements of crop production and effect on plant growth. Weather and climate, weather forecasting, aerospace and remote sensing in India. Modern concepts in crop production, precision farming. Plant nutrients – functions and deficiency symptoms, sources and their application, soil reaction, interaction, soil-plant –water relationship, organic manures, fertilizers and bio-fertilizers, integrated nutrient management. Problems of soil erosion in arid and semi-arid regions. Agronomic practices in soil and water conservation. Measures to prevent soil erosion. Watershed: concept, objectives and principles, integrated watershed management. Organic farming – objectives and scope.

Dry land farming: Role in economy, aridity and their characteristics, constraints in dry farming areas, moisture conservation practices in dryland farming. Role of agro-forestry in soil and water conservation, silviculture, compatibility of crops, problems of seed germination etc. Appraisal of economics of farm forestry. Agronomy of important crops – cereals, pulses, oilseeds, fibre crops, forage crops, sugarcane, sugar beet, potato, seed spices, isabgol etc. Recommended varieties of important crops of Rajasthan.

RPSC Agriculture Officer Exam Pattern 2020

Limnology: water science, physico chemical and biological properties of water, lake-ecosystem, water pollution and various types of water bodies. Fish morphology and anatomy, osmoregulation, respiration in fish. Different types of aquaculture systems and type of fisheries.

Peculiarities of Indian Agriculture: place of agriculture in Indian economy, five year plans, consumer behavior, demand, supply, demand schedule and supply schedule, market equilibrium, elasticity. Principles of farm management. Agriculture marketing, marketing functions and institutions, WTO, contract farming, future market. Prices of agricultural commodities. Agricultural finance and credit, credit institutions, cooperative Banks, crop insurance. Agricultural development and poverty alleviation programmes. Linear programming, agricultural production functions- characteristics and optimizations.

Meaning and definition of extension education: Philosophy of extension, process of extension education, basic concepts in extension (need, knowledge, attitude, skill, behavior, objectives, rural leadership and motivation). Need assessment, bench mark survey and PRA technique. Rural social institutions, caste, family and social groups. History and present programmes of extension in India specially Shriniketan, Marthandom, Gurgaon experiment, Nilokheri project, Etawah pilot project, CDP, Panchayati Raj, NES, IVLP, IRDP, T&V system, Lab to Land, ATIC, KVK, NATP, RKVY, ATMA, MNREGA, ICDS, NDS, HYVP, IAAP, SGSY, JRY and PMRY with reference to their year of start, objectives, activities, achievement and failure. Teaching- learning process, teaching methods, use of audio-visual aids in training & communication process. Programme planning & evaluation, impact assessment. Organizing trainings, front line demonstrations, field days, kisan mela, exhibition, campaign. writing reports, radio talks, news, writing of farm literature and scientific information.

Definition, classification and functions of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and amino acids: Enzymes- their classes, factors affecting activity, enzymes inhibition, active site and enzyme cofactors. Nucleotides, nucleic acids, their types and structure, transcription, translation and DNA replication. Carbohydrate metabolism – Glycolysis, Kreb’s cycle, Glyoxalate pathway. Oxidation of fatty acids and their synthesis. Vitamins, their types and functions.

Classification of data: Measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, Karl Pearson’s measures of correlation coefficient, linear regression, test of significance, large sample test and small sample tests- ‘t’, chi-square, F test. Theory of probability- addition and multiplication laws for two events. General principles of designs of experiment- CRD, RBD, LSD and factorial experiment. Concept of sampling- simple random sampling, stratified random sampling and systematic sampling.

Essential plant nutrients and their role, major and micronutrients: Methods of Plant Breeding for self, cross pollinated and vegetative propagated crops, mutation breeding, use of polyploidy in crop improvement, concept of heterosis, type of hybrids, combining ability, DNA recombinant technology, transgenic crops and their scope, tissue culture techniques, seed testing, type of seeds, seed certification and seed standards for different crops.

Place of livestock in the national economy: Different livestock development programmes of Government of India. Important exotic and Indian breeds of cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat and swine. Reproductive behaviors like puberty, estrus, pregnancy and parturition. Measures and factor affecting fertility in livestock. Milk secretion, milking of animals and factors affecting milk yield and composition. Selection and breeding of livestock for higher milk and meat production. Feed resources of India with special reference to Rajasthan. Classification of feed stuffs. Conservation of feeds and fodder, hay and silage making. Feeding and management of calves, growing heifers and milch animals. Housing principles, space requirement for different species of livestock. Disease control measures, sanitation and care. Natural and artificial insemination in farm animal, breeding, feeding and production records. Breed characteristics of poultry. System of housing, feeding and management in poultry. Incubation, hatching and brooding. Vaccination and prevention of diseases in poultry. Preservation and marketing of eggs, its economics and keeping quality. Economics of livestock production. Preparing dairy projects for financing.

Scope of farm mechanization in India: Common workshop tools, survey instruments, bullock drawn implements, implements for field preparation, land leveling and sowing. Measures of irrigation water, water lifting devices.

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