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MPSC Agriculture Service Syllabus 2022 – exam Pattern, @

Exam Name Agriculture Service
Organization Maharashtra Public Service Commission
Vacancy Various
Exam Date (tentative) Expected this month
Education type 10th 12th pass govt jobs  /graduate jobs
Selection Process: Exam / interview
Notification year 2022
Official website
category #syllabus
Organization page MPSC Recruitment 2022

MPSC Agriculture Service Syllabus 2022

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MPSC Agriculture Service Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

Subject Name Marks
English 35
Marathi 35
General Studies 80
Agriculture 50
Total 200 Marks
Duration: 2 Hours

MPSC Agriculture Service Mains Exam Pattern 2022

Subject Name Marks
Part I: Agriculture Science 200
Part II: Agriculture (Optional) 400

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MPSC Agriculture Service syllabus topics

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Subject Name topics Marks
English Common Vocabulary, Sentence structure, Grammar,
Use of Idioms and Phrases & their meaning and Comprehension of
Marathi 35
General Studies Current events of national and international importance.
2) History of Modern ( i.e. 1857 -2000 ) India (Special reference to
3) Geography of India (Special reference to Maharashtra).
4 ) Indian Political System : Administration of Central and State
government, Administration of Zilla-Parishad, Taluka – Panchayat,
Gram-Panchayat, Role of Police Patil and Talati in village
5) Social Reformers of Maharashtra.
6) Indian economy , Role of Agriculture in Indian economy, Impact of
Globalisation, Liberalisation, Privatisation on Indian Economy.
7) Sustainable development : Pollution, Conservation of natural
resources, Sustainable agriculture and industrial development,

Role of international, national, state level agencies and NGOs in
sustainable development.
8) Computers and Information Technology :
a) Use of computer in different fields : its Scope and limitations.
b) Information Technology : Internet, E-mail, E-commerce, Web-sites
pertaining to agriculture information.
9) Impact of Political, Economical, Social, Communication, Public Health
on Rural life

Agriculture A) Land Utilisation and Major crops.
B) Irrigation source and method.
C) Animal Husbandry and Dairy.
D) Horticulture, Forest Development and Produce.
E) Fisheries.
F) Agriculture Economics.
Total (100 questions) 200 Marks 

MPSC Agriculture Service Syllabus 2022 Important links

Event Links
Notification MPSC Agriculture Service Recruitment 2022
Admit card MPSC Agriculture Service Admit card 2022
Parent # MPSC syllabus
Location type Maharashtra government jobs 2022
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Download Syllabus PDF #here


Mains exam syllabus

Paper I (Compulsory )
Standard : Degree in Agri. or Agri. Engineering Total Marks : 200
Nature of Paper : Objective type Total Questions: 100
Medium : English Duration : 1 Hour
( 1) AGRONOMY (MARKS : 80)
(I) Principles of Agronomy :-
Agronomy :
Its definition, Scope, and role of Agronomist in agriculture.

Classification of Crops :
Agriculture seasons in India and in Maharashtra. Factors affecting crop production

Tillage :
Factors affecting tillage, type of tillage operations, tillage implements. Effects of tillage on soil
and crop growth. Modern concepts of tillage.

Seed :
Qualities of good seed, types of seed, seed testing and seed treatment, different methods of
sowing, optimum plant population and geometry. Classification of Seeds.
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Cropping systems :
Types of cropping systems, crop rotations, Relay cropping .
Weeds :
Definition, methods of weed control, integrated weed management concept.
(II) Agriculture meteorology :
Definition of meteorology, weather and climate elements of weather. Temperature measurement,
factors affecting temperature. Solar radiation, significance of solar radiation in agriculture. Factors
affecting solar radiation, measurement of solar radiation. Atmosphere pressure its measurement,
variation of pressure with height, hydrological cycle. Drought climatology, classification of
draught, weather forecasting in agriculture, its classification, techniques of weather forecasting.
Forecasting network in India.
(III) Irrigation water management :
Soil water :Sources of water, absorption and movement of water in soil, soil moisture
constants,forms of soil water, factors affecting available soil moisture. Absorption of soil moisture
by plant. Factors affecting absorption, evaporation, transpiration, consumptive use and effective
Irrigation :Water requirement, irrigation requirement of crops, factors affecting water
requirement, scheduling of irrigation – different approaches. Depth of irrigation, measurement of
irrigation, water use efficiency

Drainage :
Importance of drainage, types of drainage. Effect of bad drainage on soil and crop growth.

(IV) Field crops
(a) kharif crops including forages, cereals, millets and pulses:
Kharif crops :
Their importance, Soil and climate requirement varieties, seed and sowing manure and fertilizer
application schedule, water and irrigation needs. Management of weeds and plant protection
measures. Crop rotations and cropping systems, harvesting, yield and production potential, seed
1. Cereals and Millets : Rice, Sorghum, Pearl millet, Maize, Hill millets.
2. Pulses : Red gram, Greengram, Blackgram, Horsegram, Cowpea, Kidney bean and Dolichos.
3. Oilseeds : Groundnut, sesamum, soybean, Castor, Sunflower, Niger.
4. Fibre crops : Cotton and Sannhemp.
5. Commercial crops : Turmeric and ginger.
6. Forage crops: Cowpea, Maize, Jowar, Napier, Rhodes, Paragrass, Subabhul, Shevari (Sesbania
ogyptica), stylo, Cluster bean, Marvel, Dinanath, Anjan (Chenclarus ciliaris).
7. Green manuring crops : Sannhemp, Dhaincha, Glyricedia.
(b) Field crops (Rabi crops, including forage, oilseeds and commercial crops) :
Rabi Crops :
Their importance history, distribution and production, growth pattern and critical stages, yield
parameters and measures to improve the same. Soil and climatic requirements, varieties, seed and
sowing nutritional requirement and manure and fertilizer application schedule, water and irrigation
needs, management of weeds and plant protection measures. Crop rotations and cropping systems,
harvesting, yield and production potential quality aspects and preparation for marketing, Agronomical
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practices for seed production. Agronomy of important crops of the region with special emphasis on
1. Cereals : Wheat, Rabi Sorghum.
2. Pulses : Gram and Pea.
3. Oilseeds : Linseed, Rapeseed mustard, safflower, sunflower.
4. Commercial crops : Sugarcane, sugarbeat, potato.
5. Forage crops : Lucern, Berseem, Oat, Summer maize, Summer sorghum.
6. Summer crops : Rice, Groundnut, Greengram.
(V) Rainfed Agriculture :
Agroclimatic zones of Maharashtra, Techniques of soil and water conservation, moisture
conservation, crop. residue management, mulches, minimum tillage, zero tillage, harvesting
and recycling of runoff water, Drought resistant crops, contingency planning .
(VI) Farming System and Sustainable Agriculture :
Definition, sustainable agriculture, resource management, components of farming system.
Effect of preceding and associated crops

Paper 2  SOIL SCIENCE (MARKS : 40)

general English general awareness& gk syllabus general intelligence and reasoning ability syllabus general arithmetic and numerical ability syllabus general hindi and english syllabus



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How do I know syllabus & exam pattern of MPSC Agriculture Service exam?

You can view in our syllabus section or download the MPSC Agriculture Service Notification from below and view the selection criteria. Note download for latest 2022 vacancy Agriculture Service. Mostly, every government competitive exam, including Maharashtra Public Service Commission Agriculture Service recruitment contains general aptitude & general awareness test. Detailed syllabus topics available within pdf 2022 notification, or follow our MPSC Agriculture Service syllabus page for indicative syllabus & exam pattern.

What’s the selection Process for MPSC Agriculture Service exam?

It’s officially mentioned in the MPSC recruitment 2022 notification that selection process of Agriculture Service exam shortlist based on written exam.  Some posts in same Maharashtra Public Service Commission Recruitment Advertisement or notification require physical, oral tests along with medical tests. Candidates are advised to go through the MPSC Agriculture Service pdf notification 2022 carefully after getting preliminary info here.

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