Top 5 Agriculture Books for Competitive Exams

There is no one book from which you can read the whole of Agriculture. For this, you have to read different popular books. For this some popular books have been mentioned below. These books are the most famous among students.

1. Fundamentals of Agriculture – Volume 1 and 2 – 2021 – Arun Katyayan

This book has been a favorite among students for a long time. This book is available in 2 volumes. It is beneficial for all entrance and competitive examinations of Agriculture such as ICAR-JRF, ICAR-SRF, NET, ARS, IBPS-AFO, FCI, NSC, IFFCO, NABARD, AAO, AO, Pre-PG, SAU’s, CAU’s & Other exams of Agriculture. Its new edition has not come for a long time.


Content in Volume 1

i. Agronomy
ii. Soil Science
iii. Extension Education
iv. Agricultural Economics
v. Farm Management

Content in Volume 2

vi. Ecology & Environment
vii. Plant Physiology
viii. Entomology
ix. Plant Pathology
x. Genetics & Plant Breeding
xi. Horticulture

2. Agriculture at a Glance: An Enhanced Competition Explorer R.K. Sharma et al

This book is helpful for M.Sc. & Ph.D. Entrance Examination of IARI, SAUs, BHU, AIEEA-ICAR-JRF/NTS (PGS), SRF, NET & ARS Examination, Civil Services, Banking, and other competitive Exams.

The book is frequently updated with new editions and has been thoroughly proofread due to contributions from multiple authors. It has gained popularity among students.


Content in Book

i. Historical and Current Innovations in Indian Agriculture
ii. Basics of Crop Production
iii. Agronomy
iv. Agricultural Meteorology
v. Soil Science
vi. Genetic and Plant Breeding
vii. Seed Science
viii. Plant Biotechnology
ix. Agricultural Extension
x. Agricultural Economics
xi. Agricultural Entomology
xii. Plant Pathology
xiii. Plant Physiology and Biotechnology
ix. Agricultural Microbiology
xv. Horticulture
xvi. Agricultural Statistics and Computer Application
xvii. Agroforestry and Ecology
xviii. Agricultural Engineering
xix. Animal Husbandry and Poultry Farming
xx. Fisheries Science
xxi. Agricultural Research, Education and Extension

3. A Competitive Book Of Agriculture by Nem Raj Sunda


A competitive book of Agriculture For UPSC, PSCs, ARS/SRF/JRF, Pre PG & Ph. D. Entrance Examinations and Interviews of all Agriculture Services.


i. Evolution and History
ii. General Agriculture
iii. Agronomy
iv. Soil Science
v. Horticulture
vi. Entomology
vii. Plant Pathology
viii. Nematology
ix. Plant Breeding and Genetics
x. Plant Physiology
xi. Extension
xii. Agricultural Economics
xiii. Agricultural Statistics
xiv. Animal Production

4. General Agriculture by Muniraj Singh Rathore

General Agriculture by Muniraj Singh Rathore


Helpful for: I.C.A.R. and other Agri Competitive Exam (J.R.F , S.R.F, A.R.S, Ph.D, M.Sc, IBPS-AFO, AO, IFS, NABARD)


i. Agronomy
ii. Horticulture
iii. Soil Science
iv. Biotechnology, Plant Breeding and Genetics & Biotechnology
v. Entomology, Nematology
vi. Extension
vii. Statistics and Agricultural Economics
viii. Environmental Science and Meteorology

5. Agriculture Success by Bhani Ram Dall
Agriculture Success by Bhani Ram Dall


Helpful for

The book is useful for JRF, ARS/NET, AAO, AO, IBPS SO AFO, NABARD Grade A, SAUs, and other Agriculture Competitive Examinations.

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