IBPS AFO 2023 Recruitment Notification for 500 Posts PDF, Syllabus, Eligibility, Pattern
IBPS AFO Notification 2023

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the notification of IBPS AFO Recruitment 2023 on their official website on 31st July 2023. The online application link for AFO Recruitment 2023 available on the official website on August 1, 2023. The last date for online application for AFO Recruitment 2023 close on August 21, 2023. AFO Recruitment 2023 is recruit to fill total 500 Agriculture Field Officer (AFO) post.

IBPS AFO 2023 Notification

The official recruitment notification for IBPS Agriculture Field Officer Recruitment 2023 is out on 31st July 2023 on the official website of IBPS.


Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)

Name of Vacancy

Agriculture Field Officer (AFO)

Total Vacancies


Apply Online Start Date

01 August 2023

Apply Online Last Date

21 August 2023

Official Website

IBPS AFO Vacancy Details 2023

IBPS AFO Recruitment 2023 posts are listed below according to category:













IBPS AFO 2023 Important Dates

Candidates are recommended to check the official IBPS website www.ibps.in for details and updates on a regular basis.

IBPS AFO Notification Date

31 July 2023

Apply Online Start Date

01 August 2023

Apply Online Last Date

21 August 2023

Download Call letter for Online Pre Exam 

December 2023 

Online Examination - Prelims

30/31 December 2023

Result of Online exam – Prelims

January 2024

Download Call letter for Online Main Exam

January 2024

Online Examination - Main

28 January 2024

Result of Online exam - Main

February 2024

Call letter for Interview

Feb / March 2024

Conduct of Interview

Feb / March 2024

Provisional Allotment

April 2024

IBPS AFO 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification for IBPS AFO

4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science / Pisciculture/ Agri. Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry / Forestry/Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology / Agricultural Engineering/ Sericulture / Fisheries Engineering

Age limit for IBPS AFO (as on 01/08/2023)

Mini age: 20 year

Maximum age: 30 year

IBPS AFO 2023 Exam Pattern

IBPS will shortlist qualified applicants for the IBPS AFO 2023 Exam using the exam pattern mentioned below. IBPS AFO Exam Pattern 2023. The preliminary exam will serve as a qualifying process for the main exam, and candidates must reach the prelims cut-offs to be qualified to take the mains exam.

IBPS AFO Prelims Exam Pattern 2023

  • For each incorrect response, 0.25 marks are deducted.
  • Prelims exam scores will not be considered for final selection in IBPS AFO exam.


Total of Questions

Maximim Marks


English Language



40 Minutes




40 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude



40 Minutes





IBPS AFO Main Exam Pattern 2023

Exam Name

Total Questions

Maximum Marks


Professional Knowledge



45 Minutes

IBPS AFO 2023 Application Fee

Application fee for the IBPS Agriculture Field officer Recruitment 2023 is mentioned in table below:


Application Fee


Rs. 175 /-

All other categories

Rs. 850 /-

IBPS AFO 2023 Syllabus

IBPS AFO (Agriculture Field Officer) Syllabus is important for ace the AFO Recruitment 2023 exam. It provides a comprehensive look of the topics covered in the AFO exam. This enables candidates to concentrate their focus on the most important topics. AFO syllabus assists candidates in developing a study plan that is personalized to their specific needs.

IBPS AFO Prelims Syllabus

IBPS AFO Prelims exam syllabus covers topics from English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and General Knowledge.

Quantitative Aptitude


English Language

General Awareness

1. Data Interpretation
2. Data Sufficiency

3. Number Series
4. Time and Work
5. Time and Distance
6. Simple and Compound Interest

7. Ratio and Proportion

8. Averages

9. Mixture and Alligation

10. Pipes and Cisterns

11. Problems based on trains

12. Percentages

13. Partnership

14. Clocks

15. Permutation and

16. Probability

17. Profit, Loss and Discount

18. Elements of Algebra

19. Quadratic Equations

1. Coding & Decoding

2. Syllogism

3. Machine Input Output

4. Puzzles

5. Seating Arrangements

6. Direction Sense Test

7. Blood Relations

8. Problems based on

9. Ranking and Order

10. Data Sufficiency

11. Statement and Conclusions

12. Statement and

13. Logical Reasoning

14. Alphanumeric series

15. Inequalities

16. Tabulation

17. Analogy and classification

18. Clocks and Calendar

19. Non-Verbal Reasoning
20. Logic,
21. Arguments and Conclusions

22. Deriving 
From Passages,

23. Theme Detection,

24. Cause and Effect Reasoning

1. Reading
2. Para Jumbles
3. Para Completion
4. Vocabulary
5. Error Spotting
6. Sentence Improvement

7. Cloze test

8. Rearrangement of sentences

1. Current Affairs

2. Banking Awareness

3. GK Updates

4. Currencies

5. Important
Places Books and

6. Awards
7. Headquarters

8. PM Schemes

9. Important Days

IBPS AFO Main Syllabus



Agriculture in India

Agriculture in India, Types of Cultivation, Major Crops of India, Irrigation in India, Agriculture based Research Institutes in India, Animal Husbandry in India, Genetically Modified Crops, etc.

Agricultural Practices

Soil preparation, Sowing, Manuring, Irrigation, Weeding, Harvesting, Storage


Amateur horticulture, Commercial horticulture, Horticulture fruits and vegetables

Agriculture Finance

Short-term Loans, Medium/Long-terms Loan, Crop Loan and Kisan Credit Card, Agricultural Term Loan, Land Development, Minor Irrigation, Farm Mechanisation, Finance to Horticulture, Land Purchase, Lead Bank Scheme, Agriculture Advances, Advance Against Warehouse, Receipts, Produce Marketing Scheme, Crop Insurance Scheme, Rashtriya Krishi Bima Yojana, Financing of combine harvesters, Financing of Tractors and Old Tractors, Advance against Gold//Silver ornaments, River Lift Irrigation Schemes, Forums for Coordination, Service Area Approach, State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC), Preparation of Credit Plan

Cultivation and Harvesting

Cultivation Techniques and Practices, Harvesting Techniques and Practices, Post-Harvest Technology

Soil Science

Tillage, Nutrient deficiencies, Fertilizer and fertilizer consumption, Soil Types and characters, Indian soil, Type of facts soil-related fact, Green manure

Agriculture Economics

Basics of Agriculture Economics, Agriculture cost and scheme

Irrigation Methods

Lift Irrigation, Drip Irrigation, Sprinkler Irrigation

Self Help Groups

Introduction, Need Structure and Functions of Self Help Group, Self-Help Groups and SGSY Scheme

Government Schemes

Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY), Million Wells Scheme (MWS), Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana, Urban Self Employment Programme (USEP), Urban Women Self-Help Programme (Revolving Fund), Skill training For Employment Promotion Amongst Urban Poor (STEP-UP), Urban Wage Employment Programme (UWEP), Urban Community Development Network (UCDN), 

Community Structures Urban Programme for Poverty Reduction amongst SCs and STs (UPPS), Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Prime Minister’s Rozgar Yojana (PMRY), Scheme of Liberation and Rehabilitation of Scavengers (SLRS), Self-Employment Scheme for Rehabilitation of Manual, Scavengers (SRMS

Seed Technology

Basics of Seed Science, Different Seed Tests


Plant Pathology, Entomology, Rearing of animals, Agricultural Machinery, Dairy Science, Green manures, Important points regarding plants, fruits vegetables, Different Diseases, Agriculture Current Affairs, Different insurance schemes regarding agriculture, Animal husbandry and technology

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