Chhattisgarh Vyapam RHEO Syllabus 2023

CG Vyapam RHEO Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board (CGPEB), also known as Chhattisgarh Vyapam, is responsible for conducting various exams for recruitment and admission in the state of Chhattisgarh. One of the exams it conducts is the Rural Horticulture Extension Officer (RHEO) exam. This exam is conducted to recruit candidates for the post of Rural Horticulture Extension Officer in the state. The exam typically includes subjects such as Horticulture, Agriculture, and General Knowledge, and consists of multiple-choice questions. Eligible candidates can apply for the exam through the official website of CGPEB.

Chhattisgarh Vyapam RHEO Recruitment 2023 Syllabus
  • General Scenario of Agriculture & Horticulture in India & Chhattisgarh: ProdLtction productivity in important horticulture & agriculture crops of India & Chhattisgarh, Name of ICAR institution for Agriculture, Horticulture and Agricultural Engineering, their abbreviations and location, Narne of state Agriculture & Horticulture University and their locations.
  • Principles of fruit & vegetable preservation, processing, value addition, and post-harvest management of Horticultural crops (fruits, vegetables, flower crops).
  • Crop drying basic concepts, types, terminology, dryers – types and working, cleaning and grading of fruits, vegetables, and suitable equipment.
  • Storage of agricultural and horticultural crops, storage structures.
  • Protected cultivation of horticultural crop and their management.
  • Green House Application, types, Design criteria, equipment, and systems for greenhouse.
  • Soils and their types, the role of soil analysis in crop production.
  • Surveying – types, methods and procedures, equipment.
  • Soil erosion types and control measures.
  • Methods of irrigation and drainage in crop production
  • Irrigation management, weed management, fertility management in horticulture crops.
  • Irrigation basic concepts, methods, water lifting devices, irrigation-water measurement methods, and instruments.
  • Role of biotechnology and tissue culture in crop improvement.
  • Plant breeding and its role in agriculture, hybridization, and selection ln crop plants, use of male sterility and self-incompatibility in crop improvement programs. Use of transgenic technology in agriculture.
  • Breeding of fruits, vegetables, tuber, spices & condiments, and flower crops. Use of biotechnology in the improvement of horticultural crops.
  • Seed production of vegetables, tubers, spices, and flower crops.
  • Importance of pathogenic organisms, types of plant diseases and their management, and methods of application of fungicides.
  • integrated pest management in field crops’ major insect pests and their control;n cereals, pulses, and oilseed crops.
  • Weed management in economically important fie d crops. integrated approaches of weed management in crops.
  • Insect pest management and IPM practices in horticultural crops. Disease-management and physiological disorders ln horticultural crops.
  • Intercultural and plant protection equipment, utilization and repair, and maintenance.
  • Scope and importance of agriculture, elements of crop production and agriculturally related crop revolution in India.
  • Scope and importance of agronomy, classification of crops, nutrients and their management, cropping system.
  • Agro-techniques for the production of Kharif and Rabi crops.
  • Importance of Horticultural crops, classification area, and production, nursery management & propagation of hor cultural crops. planning, layout, and management of orchards, systems of planting, types of vegetable farming, types & style of gardens, landscaping, trimming
    & pruning. Use of growth regulators in horticulture crops.
  • Cropping system, intercropping, multi-tier cropping, peri-urban horticulture, agro-forestry systems, fruitfulness, and unfruitfulness. Rejuvenation of old orchards. Production technology of fruits, vegetables, tuber, spice & condiments. and ornamental & flower crops, mulching, and staking.
  • ApicultLlre, Lac culture, sericulture, and mushroom culture
  • Farm power sources, l.C. Engines – Type of engines, working principle, constructional details, engine terminology, different systems of l.C. Engines.
  • Tractors – types, selection of tractors, cost calculation, Different systems of tractors, Power tiller, and its attachments.
  • Tillage – concept, types, tillage implements, constructional details, machines and implements for sowing planting, transplanting, harvesting, threshing, and land development equipment.
  • Electric motors – types, construction, and performance comparison.
  • Basic energy concepts, energy sources, classification, solar energy, energy from biomass, wind energy, bio-fuel, and other nonrenewable energy sources, different types of equipment and gadgets of nonconventional energy, their types, working, etc.

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Exam Pattern of Chhattisgarh Vyapam RHEO 2023
  • The exam is composed of multiple-choice questions
  • The total marks for the exam are 200
  • The duration of the exam is 3 hours
  • The exam consists of 200 questions from various topics
  • Negative marking for each wrong answer
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