Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is an autonomous agency involved in recruiting candidates to various Public Sector Banks. The Specialist Officer cadre is one among them. Usually, the notification will be released by November. In this article let us check the IBPS AFO study plan to organize your preparation.
The preparation strategy should cover all the topics within the scheduled time period. As the competition is increasing a tough competition can be expected. A smart plan and its execution will really help the candidate to crack the examination. The revision and time management strategy is very important for these competitive examinations.
IBPS Agriculture Field Officer Exam Pattern
|Sections||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Duration|
Professional knowledge related questions will be asked for the main exam. The exam will be having 60 questions for 60 marks. The duration of the exam will be 45 minutes.
- Basics of Crop production
- Seed Science
- Agronomy and Irrigation
- Agricultural Economics
- Agricultural Practices
- Soil resources
- Animal Husbandry
- Government Schemes
Other details regarding IBPS AFO 2020:
- Eligibility Criteria.
- Exam Date 2020.
- Expected and previous cut-off scores.
- Preparation strategy to enhance your study.
- IBPS AFO salary and allowances.
IBPS AFO Study Plan
Candidates should give equal importance to the prelims and mains examinations. So, should start the preparation for professional knowledge along with the prelims. Crossing the cut off is required for the prelims. Mains examination will be conducted immediately after the prelim’ result declaration.
|Day||Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning||English Language||Professional Knowledge|
|Day 1||Practice a full-length mock test of the IBPS SO Prelims and thoroughly check your strong and weak portions. Also, get an idea of the exam pattern.||Refer the Mains question Paper|
|Day 2||Simplification, Missing Series, Quadratic Inequalities||Order and Ranking||Sentence Improvement|
|Day 3||Time and Work||Inequality||Cloze tests||Agricultural Current Affairs|
|Day 4||Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Misc. DI||Directions||Grammar||Horticulture|
|Day 5||Speed Time Distance, Partnership||Blood Relations||Reading Comprehension||Crop production and Agricultural Practices|
|Day 6||Profit and Loss,||Coding-Decoding||Varieties of crops|
|Day 7||Mensuration||Alphabet series and Miscellaneous|
|Day 8||Practice topic-wise mock tests||Preservation techniques of fruits and vegetables|
|Day 9||Practice topic-wise mock tests|
|Day 11||Mensuration, Approximation||Box Puzzle, Inequality||Phrasal Verb fillers||Agricultural Current Affairs|
|Day 12||Pipes & Cistern, Quantity Based||Puzzles- Square Puzzle, short puzzle||Grammar portions||Agricultural Economics|
|Day 13||Boat & Stream, Wrong Series||Linear puzzles and mixed puzzled||Starters, Inferences, fillers||Types of cropping system|
|Day 14||Ratio and Proportion, Percentage||Circular arrangement||Sentence rearrangement||Herbicides and pesticides|
|Day 15||Speed Time Distance, Data Sufficiency, Simplification||Floor Puzzle, Logical miscellaneous||Antonyms- synonyms||Various crop diseases|
|Day 16||Practice topic-wise mock tests
|Day 18||Trains, Misc. DI, Quadratic Inequalities||Month based puzzles and mixed puzzles||Error detection||Soil Resources- Indian soil|
|Day 19||Time & Work, Approximation||Data sufficiency questions||Sentence rearrangement||Animal Husbandry|
|Day 20||Profit and Loss, Number system, Missing number series||Revision||Revision||Dairy Technology|
|Day 21||Partnership, Average, Ages||Input-Output||Word usages and Conjunctions||Ecology and Agroforestry|
|Day 22||Simple Interest and Compound Interest,||New question patterns from each topic||Idioms and phrases||Rural welfare activities in India-Various schemes|
|Day 23||Misc. DI, Simplification||Syllogism||Word Replacement|
|Day 24||Averages and Linear Equations||Miscellaneous||Revision||Agricultural Current Affairs|
Practice full-length mock tests and Previous Question papers.
- Use your time wisely. Make a study plan and follow them diligently.
- Mock tests are very useful to assess your daily preparations. So, it highly recommended doing short mock tests daily.
- Candidates can rely on online platforms like Entri, for IBPS SO prelims mock tests.
- Don’t jump over topics, so that, you won’t be able to cover topics thoroughly.
- Concentrate and focus on completed topics. Keep the faith and be confident.
- Try previous question papers and the new pattern mock tests regularly.
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