WBPSC Assistant Director of Agriculture Syllabus PDF 2023

WBPSC ADA Syllabus

WBPSC ADA Recruitment 2023

The WBPSC ADA Exam is an recruitment examination conducted by the West Bengal Public Service Commission for the recruitment of Assistant Director of Agriculture (ADA) in the state of West Bengal. Students who are graduated in the subject of Agriculture are eligible for the WBPSC ADA Recruitment 2023. WBPSC release the recruitment notification on their official website of total 122 posts for Assistant Director of Agriculture (ADA). Students who are eligible for ADA Recruitment can apply online on the official website of WBPSC. Online application for the recruitment will start from 25 July, 2023. Last date for the WBPSC ADA online application submit is 17 August 2023. Salary for the WBPSC ADA is PAY LEVEL-16 56,100/- to Rs.1,44,300/-.

Students preparing for the WBPSC ADA Recruitment 2023 syllabus play a vital role in their preparation and understanding of the level of the examination.

WBPSC ADA Syllabus 2023

I. General:

1. Rural Sociology and Extension

2. Agricultural Economics; Farm Management and Marketing; grading, packaging market Information, world situation.

3. Rural Resource Survey & development planning.

4. Methods of Agricultural Extension – training, demonstration, publications.

5. Commercial Farm Enterprise Management: finance, Human resource, time & business.

6. Design of experiments, sampling, statistical analysis.

7. Computer application: information, networking and website browsing.

8. Agro climatic Zones of West Bengal resources and prospects.

9. Agro meteorology & remote sensing.

II. Crop Production

1. Field crops, cereals, pulses, oilseeds, fibers, sugar crops – Rice, Wheat, Maize, Chick Pea, Pigeon Pea, Mustard, Sunflower, Groundnut, Jute, Cotton, Sugarcane, Sugar beet.

2. Vegetable crops – Summer, Winter.

3. Fruits & plantation – Mango, Litchi, Banana, Guava, Pineapple, Betel vine etc.

4. Flower & Ornamentals – Rose, Tuberose, Dahlia, Gladiolus, Orchids, Chrysanthemum.

5. Medicine, Spice, Aromatics – Black pepper, Coriander, Cumin, Fennel, Fenugreek.

6. Soils and Soil Health Management & nutrition, Soil & Water conservation.

7. Manures, fertilizers; applications, composting, biofertilizer.

8. Irrigation & Drainage – Methods; water-harvest.

9. Land shaping, development & preparation.

10. Sericulture, Beekeeping & Mushrooms.

III. Crop Protection

1. Entomology & Pest Control.

2. Plant Pathology & Disease control.

3. Pests of important crops & their control.

4. Diseases of important crops & their control.

5. Principles & Practices of plant protection.

6. Regulations, Resistant varieties, Transgenics.

7. Pesticides, Fungicides, Weediciues.

8. Environment and its pollution – Toxicity, phytotoxicity, antidotes.

9. Integrated pest, disease & weed management.

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