IBPS Agriculture Field Officer  (AFO) Exam


Professional knowledge (Agriculture) 

Syllabus:- We cover at our classroom Programme-

  1. Indian Agriculture: At a glance
  2. Agriculture Sector: Performance in Indian Economy
  3. Recent Advances in Agriculture
  4. Agriculture current affairs
  5. Basic Principles of Agronomy (Weed Management, Irrigation Management)
  6. Basic Soil Science (Soil Fertility and Fertilizers)
  7. Crop Production (Major Field Crops)
  8. Horticulture (Major Fruit, Vegetable crops)
  9. Basics of Genetics and Plant breeding
  10. Basics of Seed Science and technology
  11. Plant Pathology
  12. Entomology
  13. Agriculture economics
  14. Agriculture Extension
  15. Allied Sectors (Fishery, Dairy, Poultry, Animals)
  16. Recent Advances in ICAR and Research

About IBPS AFO Exam

- 3 step exams ( Pre, Mains (Subject) and Interview) 

Prelim :

is an online computerized exam

- Multiple Choice Qs (MCQs) - 100 Qs; 100 Marks; 1 Hrs

- Negative marking (0.25 mark on every wrong answer)

- It is cut off based exam to qualify for mains

- Prelim's marks are not added to the final selection.

- Pre-exam section:

           SN  Section                                   Qs/Marks
           1    Reasoning Ability                     35/35
           2    English Language                    30/30
           3    Quantitative Aptitude                35/35
               Total                                           100/100

                                                *No GK section in IBPS AFO Exam.

Mains Exams:

- an online computerized exam

- MCQs - 60 Qs 

- Negative Marking (0.25 mark on every wrong answer)

- It is a very important part of final selection marks

- Currents affairs based Qs comes.

Interview :

- direct viva 

- marks contribute to the final selection

  • About IBPS AFO Exam​
  • Syllabus for Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude
  • Syllabus for Professional Knowledge (Agriculture)
  • Previous year Qs Paper (2016, 2015, 2104, 2013, 2012)
  • Coaching Class
  • Standard Reference Books/Study Materials
  • Daily Updates at Class

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Syllabus for IBPS AFO Exam (Prelim) :

A. Reasoning :
1. General Mental Ability

Series Completion




Blood Relations

Puzzle Test

Direction Sense Test

Logical Venn Diagrams

Alphabet Test

Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle

Number, Ranking & Time Sequence

Mathematical Operations

Logical Sequence of Words

Arithmetical Reasoning

Inserting the Missing Character

Data Sufficiency

Eligibility Test

Situation Reaction Test

2. Logical Deduction
Statement – Arguments
Statement – Conclusions
Deriving Conclusions from Passages
Theme Detection
Cause and Effect Reasoning
Analytical Reasoning
Mirror Images
Water Images
Spotting Out the Embedded Figures
Completion of Incomplete Pattern
Figure Matrix
Paper Folding
Paper Cutting
Rule Detection
Grouping of Identical Figures
Cubes and Dice
Dot Situation
Construction of Squares and Triangles
Figure Formation & Analysis

B. English Language
passage completion,
Reading comprehension,
fill in the blanks,
sentence corrections,
Para jumbles,
Grammar Corrections,
active passive voice,
indirect direct speech

C. Quantitative Aptitude:
Number series
Decimal Fraction
Ratio and Proportion
Simple & compound interest
time and work
time and Distance
Mensuration (2 dimension)
permutation and combination
Data Interpretation and sufficiency includes Data Table, Pie charts, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Mixed Graphs