UKSSSC Assistant Agriculture Officer Exam Syllabus 2019 & Exam Pattern

Harika | May 16, 2020

Uttarakhand SSSC AAO Exam Syllabus 2019 – Overview

Name of the Board
Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UKSSSC)
Name of the Post
Assistant Agriculture Officer (AAO) Grade-III
No of Vacancies
280 posts
Mode of Application
Selection Process
Written Test and Interview
Place of Posting
Job Category
Uttarakhand State Govt Jobs
Official Site or
Name of the category
Exam Syllabus

UKSSSC AAO Syllabus 2019

Updated Uttarakhand SSSC AAO Syllabus 2019 is available here. Applied people of UKSSSC AAO recruitment 2019 can have a look at the detailed UKSSSC Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019. You can also refer to the marking scheme, selection process, and other aspects. 

For more updates, visit the Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission official site. Once the enrollment process is completed successfully, postulants will be waiting for UKSSSC AAO Syllabus 2019. So we offer the topic wise syllabus for the Assistant Agriculture Officer posts.

So, the individuals can get a fair view of subjects of the written test. If the aspirants prepare accurately with an updated exam syllabus, then they can surely score maximum marks. Therefore they can view the exam pattern and selection process for good preparation.

Selection Process for Uttarakhand SSSC Sahay Krishi Adhikari Varg 3 Jobs

Usually, UKSSSC selects the candidates by conducting a Written Exam.

Uttarakhand SSSC Asst Agriculture Officer Exam Pattern 2019

  • Exam Type: Objective Type
  • Papers: 2 Papers
  • Paper 1 Subjects: General Hindi and General Knowledge
  • Paper 2 Subjects: Agriculture
  • Maximum Marks for Paper 1: 360 marks (180 for each subject)
  • Maximum Marks for Paper 2: 360 marks
  • No of Questions in Paper 1: 120 questions (60 for each subject)
  • No of Questions in Paper 2: 120 questions
  • Duration of the exam: 4 Hours (2 Hrs for each subject)

UKSSSC AAO Syllabus 2019 Topics in Detail

Unit – 1

  • Definition and Scope of Agronomy
  • Classification of Field Crops
  • General Principles of Crop Production
  • Climate Soil
  • Soil Preparation
  • Seed and Sowing
  • Tillage
  • Water management
  • Nutrient Management
  • Plant Protection Management
  • Harvesting
  • Threshing and Storage
  • Mixed and Inter-cropping
  • Manure and Fertilizers
  • Cultivation of Common crops
  • Seed rate, Time and Method of sowing
  • Irrigation
  • Maure and fertilizer
  • Weed Controls
  • Insect Pests and Diseases
  • Harvesting, Processing, and Yield
  • Soils – Origin and Classification
  • Physical and Chemical Properties of Soil
  • Use of fertilizers
  • Essential Nutrients – Nitrogen, Phosphorous, and Potassium
  • Organic and inorganic Fertilizers
  • Effects of Fertilizers on crops and soil
  • FYM and green manuring
  • Water requirement of crops
  • Measurement of Water discharge
  • Prevention of loss of Water
  • Prevention of formation of alkaline and acidic soils and their management
  • Different Methods of irrigation
  • Disadvantages of excess moisture

Unit – 2

  • Study of horticultural crops
  • Suitability for different regions for horticultural crops
  • time and method of sowing for horticultural crops
  • Manure and fertilizer for horticultural crops
  • Irrigation for horticultural crops
  • Diseases and Pests and their control for major vegetables
  • Classification of vegetables and fruits
  • Pruning and training of fruit plants
  • Unfruitfulness
  • Fruit drop
  • Polyembryony, Parthenocarpy, and incompatibility
  • Practices involved in the production of fruits
  • Production techniques of plantation crops

Unit – 3

  • Type of Iron and steel, plastic, wood, and tin used in agricultural implements & their forms and properties
  • Study of different types of ploughs
  • Ploughs management & cost
  • Selection of prime movers
  • Water lifting devices
  • Discharge, command area cost of different system
  • Soil preparation
  • Methods of ploughing
  • Need for tillage
  • Kinds of tillage
  • Mechanical power transmission through belts
  • Pullies and gears
  • Differential and final drive
  • Introductory agricultural economics – meaning and scope
  • Production – meaning, factors of production such as land, labor, capital, and management
  • Properties of the factor of production
  • Law of returns
  • Intensive and extensive agriculture
  • Law of demand
  • Relative prices and standard of living
  • Cooperation – meaning, principles of cooperation
  • Land development banks
  • Agriculture place in five-year plans
  • Extension education, teaching, and learning
  • Extension and rural development programs
  • National demonstration
  • IRDP
  • Jawahar Rojgar Yojana

Unit – 4

  • Study of major breeds of cow, goat, sheep, poultry, buffalo, and pig
  • Anatomy and Physiology of cow and buffalo
  • Characteristics of good milch buffalo and cow, bulls and bullocks
  • Care and management of the pregnant cow
  • Poultry management
  • Principles of the feeding of various classes of livestock and poultry
  • Celan milk production and maintenance of hygiene
  • Common medicines and vaccines used in treatment/ prevention and control of animal diseases
  • Handling of animals for treatment
  • Castration
  • Milk and milk products
  • The antigens, antibiotics, antiseptics, disinfectants
  • Operation flood
  • Identification of Adult rated milk
  • Importance of farm’s livestock and poultry in agriculture and Indian economy
  • Pathogenesis disease and vaccination
  • Milk and its synthesis in mammary glands
  • Composition of milk of different species and colostrum
  • Details composition and physio-chemical properties of cow and buffalo’s milk
  • Factors affecting the quantity and chemical composition of milk
  • Classification of common feeds and fodders
  • Low-cost balanced feeds
  • Evaluation of energy and protein value of feed
  • Processing methods of animal feedstuffs
  • Processing of milk for filtration, clarification, bactofugation, standardization, homogenization
  • Indigenous Milk products
  • Other milk products
  • Cream separation – centrifugation

Unit – 5

  • Mendel’s Law’s of heredity
  • Chromosomal theory of inheritance
  • Meiosis and mitosis
  • Linkage and Crossing over types
  • Mechanism and significance
  • Nucleic acid as genetic material – structure, replication, genetic code and translation
  • Mutation – spontaneous and induced
  • Sex chromosomes and its determination in human and drosophila
  • Mean as measures of central tendency
  • Chemistry of carbohydrates
  • Plant growth substances
  • photoperiodism and verbalization
  • Insect Anatomy: Digestive, Excretory, Reproductive, Circulatory, Respiratory and Nervous systems of grasshopper
  • general introduction to Phylum Arthropoda
  • Class Insecta
  • Mode of cross-pollinated crops
  • Plant Introduction and exploration
  • Breeding self-pollinated crops
  • Population’s improvement
  • Mass selection
  • recurrent selection
  • Breeding cross-pollinated crops mass selection
  • Bulk and back cross methods
  • Pedigree
  • Plant Pathogens
  • Plant diseases classification according to cause and occurrence
  • Diagnostic characters of the following genera
  • MRL
  • ADI
  • Mammalian Safety Ratio
  • Preliminary knowledge of pesticide use hazards
  • The basic concept of Integrated Pest Management

Download UKSSSC AAO Exam Admit Card 2019

The Officials stated that the written exam for eligible candidates will be held in the month of December 2019. So, everyone should carry the  UKSSSC AAO exam admit card to the test center without fail.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Which type of questions are asked in the UKSSSC AAO examination?

A. Objective Type.

Q. What is the UKSSSC AAO Exam Duration?

A. 4 Hours (2 Hrs for each subject).

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