IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer Question Paper – Check Here

IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer Question Paper

IBPS SO Question Paper – Check detailed IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer Question Paper Here

IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer Question Paper

In this session, we look into the exam pattern and the syllabus of IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer exam. We will also read about the previous years’ question papers to be referred for the exam.

As you already know that the Preliminary exam will be held during the 30th & 31st December 2017 and the Mains exam on 28th January 2018.

Exam Pattern:

IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer is an online computer-based exam comprising 2 phases- the Preliminary and the Mains Exam. You will have to be alert about the negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer.

Let us look at the exam pattern for Preliminary exam.

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02 hour


English Language




Quantitative Aptitude




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Mains Exam Pattern:

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Professional knowledge



45 Min.


The syllabus for IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer has been classified into 4 sections namely Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Professional Knowledge

Let us look into each section in detail:


This section is almost the same for all the specialist officer exams. Reasoning is of 2 types- Verbal and Non-Verbal.

Verbal Reasoning

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Section I – General Mental Ability

  • Series Completion
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Coding-Decoding
  • 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
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Section- II Logical Deduction

  • Logic
  • Statement – Arguments
  • Statement – Conclusions
  • Deriving Conclusions From Passages
  • Theme Detection
  • Cause and Effect Reasoning
  • Series
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • 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

English Language:

This section is common for all the competitive exams in general. The section could be a scoreable one if you have prepared really well. Following are some major topics included in this section:

  • Homonyms
  • Synonyms| Antonyms
  • Passage Completion
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar Corrections
  • Active/Passive Voices
  • Direct/Indirect Speech

Quantitative Aptitude:

This section has two topics- Arithmetic and Data Interpretation. In this section, an aspirant is tested based on the accuracy and speed in playing with numbers through Computation, Quantitative Reasoning, and Data Interpretation via tables and graphs.

Here, you should be really good at shortcuts and easy techniques to solve the problems.

Following are some major topics you need to focus on:

  • Number Series
  • Decimal Fraction
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Partnership
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Time & Work
  • Time & Distance
  • Mensuration (2 dimensions)
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Probability
  • Data Interpretation & Sufficiency including Tables, Pie Charts, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Mixed Graphs etc.

Professional Knowledge Syllabus:

This section covers topics based on the specialized subject- Agriculture. You need to have a good hold on related topics like seeds, oil, vegetable, animal husbandry etc. Let us have a look at the major topics to be covered for IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer exam.

  • Current Affairs related to Agriculture
  • Crop Horticulture- Vegetables
    1. Spacing time rate for sowing the seeds
    2. Only some important varieties
    3. Herbicides & Pesticides
    4. Important points related to Plants, Fruits & Vegetables
    5. Fruits & Vegetable Preservation
    6. Cropping system types
    7. Diseases
  • Seed technology- different schemes set by the government
  • Agriculture Economics- Cost and schemes in Agriculture
  • Types of Agriculture practices
  • Soil Resources
    1. Indian Soil
    2. Fact types such as Human content, Carbon-Nitrogen ratio (CN ratio)
    3. Green manures
  • Animal Husbandry & Technology
    1. Animal varieties
    2. Agriculture small industries such as honey, fisheries
    3. Diseases and the causes
  • Rural welfare activities in the country:
    1. Before & After Independence
    2. Various Insurance Schemes related to Agriculture
    3. Woman & Child development schemes

This is all about the syllabus and the major topics for IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer exam.

We will now look into the Question Papers for IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer exam.

IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer Question Paper

Referring model question papers and previous years’ sample papers will give a clear picture about the question types that you could expect in the exam. However, without having a proper preparation strategy, it will not be easy to solve the model papers either. A strong preparation strategy includes following the exam pattern correctly, setting up an effective time table based on the syllabus for the exam, scheduling the subjects based on the priority and the comfort to study etc.

It is very important that you set time for each section. Prepare according to your ease. Study the section which you are quite strong in, so you complete it on time. Then, go to the difficult section as they are time-consuming.

Once you complete the first phase of studying, take a model question paper, set the time as in the Real Time exam and solve. This will truly help you in managing the time during the exam. Accuracy should also be given equal importance. Keep reminding yourself while answering difficult or doubtful questions, as wrong answers will be carrying negative marks. Answer those questions which you are really confident about. Attempt a question paper at one stretch. Once you have completed with a question paper, check the answer key and compare it with yours. Spot the places where you went wrong and note them down in a book so as to improve it in the next attempt.

Analyzing your performance and improving your weak areas always help you in the later stages and in the main exam.

Full-length mock tests are also available online. You can download the question paper including the answer key. Mock tests will give the Real Time environment of the exam. It is quite helpful in Time Management.


In this session, we covered the exam pattern for both the Prelims and the Mains exam for IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer. We also covered the syllabus for the exam. And lastly, we discussed about solving the IBPS SO Agriculture Field Officer Question Paper of previous years to practice and prepare for the exam.

Hope the session was informative and helpful for the preparation.

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