APPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus

APPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus

APPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus: APPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus is out for the candidates to view. The Sarkari Naukri Andhra Pradesh PSC is going to conduct the Exam for the post of APPSC Agriculture Officer. Candidates who were waiting for this Recruitment now they can fill the form of APPSC Agriculture Officer Online Application 2017. All those candidates who are going to fill the form can now check APPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2017 & Pattern from our website. So just visit our site and start doing your preparation. Further details related to the APPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2017 & Pattern is given below.

What do you understand by APPSC?


  • First of all the full form of APPSC is Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission.
  • The Sarkari Naukri APPSC conducts every year the APPSC Agriculture Officer exam.
  • The Exam is for the post of Agriculture Officer Post.
  • Today a large number of candidates like to appear for the Employment News Agriculture Officer Exam.
  • So the candidates who are going to prepare for the APPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2017 & Exam can visit our site and get the help that they want.
  • To get detail regarding APPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2017 visit our site regularly.
  • For the further information, applicants can visit the official website.

What are the important dates/details for Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission Agriculture Officer Online Exam?


S.No.                   Event/Information        Important Dates/Details
1. Total No. of Posts 30 Posts
2. Post Name Agriculture Officer Vacancy
3. Organization Name Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission
4. Popular as APPSC
5. Job Category State Government Jobs
6. Job Location Andhra Pradesh
7. Exam Name APPSC AO Exam
8. Starting date of Online Application 31.12.2016
9. Closing date of Online Application 30.01.2017
10. Official Website


What will be the APPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus 2017 & Pattern

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission Agriculture Officer Selection Process:

The selection process for Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission Agriculture Officer Exam is divided into two sections namely.

  1. Screening Test
  2. Written Test
  • Firstly, candidates have to attend the screen test.
  • Based on the merit of the Screening Test aspirants will get called for the Written Examination.
  • The Final Selection will be done based on the marks acquired by the individuals during the Written Exam.
  • So, those candidates who have applied for the Agriculture Officer Post start preparing for the same.
  • For the help of the applicants we are providing here the Exam Pattern & APPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus related to the Agriculture Officer Post.

APPSC Agriculture Officer Exam Pattern

S.No Exam name No.of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Screen Test
Written Examination
 2. PaperI: General Studies and Mental Ability 150 150 150
Paper II: Agriculture (Degree Level) 150 300 150
Total Marks  450


  • Candidates should keep in mind that there will be a negative marking of 0.3 marks for each wrong answer in the Written Exam.
  • So, while giving the Exam try to attempt those questions only in which you are sure.

APPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus

To Crack the APPSC AO Written Test, candidates should go thoroughly through the topics which will be included in the Examination paper. Therefore, aspirants should check the below mentioned APPSC Agriculture Officer Syllabus carefully.

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.
  • Division of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative part,social issues,economics point, Cultural matter, political and legal implications or problems etc.
  • General science and its applications to the day to day life contemporary developments in Science & Technology and Information Technology.

APPSC 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.

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How To Fill Online form for Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission Agriculture Officer Notification 2017 – Online form?


Candidates after checking their eligibility can fill up the online form for APPSC Agriculture Officer Notification 2017 Sarkari Naukri by following the steps given below before the closing date.

  • Before applying online, candidates should have valid email id & contact number.
  • Candidates now log on to the official website
  • Now click on the website to view the official Notification link.
  • Read all the related information from the Employment News Advertisement correctly.
  • Now click on the Registration link to Apply Online for Andhra Pradesh PSC Agriculture Officer Notification 2017.
  • Fill all required details in the form correctly without making any mistake.
  • Check once all filled details in the form before submission.
  • Now click on submit button.
  • Candidate can take a print out of that Online form for future use.

So if a candidate has any kind of questions/queries related to any of the Recruitment, Admit Card or anything else like syllabus, exam tips e.t.c you can put your questions and queries in our comments section below.

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