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Punjab PSC ADO Syllabus: Check Detailed Agriculture Development Officer Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Punjab PSC ADO Syllabus 2021:

Punjab Public Service Commission will be soon releasing the official notification for the post of Agriculture Development Officer on its official website. The interested candidates must begin with their preparation appropriately for Punjab PSC ADO Exam with the Exam Pattern and Syllabus. The Syllabus and Exam Pattern holds great importance for any candidate who will be appearing for Punjab Public Service Commission Exam. It helps a candidate to know the topics and subjects from which the questions will be asked in the Exam. Thus, it gives the candidates an advantage in getting selected for the ADO (Agriculture Development Officer) Post. 

Punjab PSC ADO Syllabus 2021: Overview

Name of the Organization

Punjab Public Service Commission

Exam Name


Post Name

Agriculture Development Officer


To be notified soon


Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Written Exam Date

To be Announced Soon

Selection Process

Written Exam and Interview Round

Job Location


Official Website

Punjab PSC Agriculture Development Officer Syllabus & Exam Pattern

The selection process of candidates applying for the post of Agriculture Development Officer in the Department of Agriculture and Welfare of Farmers, Punjab is in sequence as given in this article below. As per the PSC Official Notification, Punjab PSC ADO Syllabus and Exam Pattern covers the topics which are essential for any candidate appearing for ADO Exam 2021. Let us have a look at the syllabus first.

Punjab PSC ADO Exam Pattern 2021

In this section, the ADO Exam Pattern for the written exam has been discussed here. Like most of the Govt. Exams held each year, Punjab PSC ADO exam pattern is held in two stages.
  1. Written Exam
  2. Interview
 Events No. of Questions Marks
From the syllabus of the subject 100 questions 250
From Logical Reasoning, Mental Ability 10 questions 25
From General Knowledge and Current Affairs 10 questions 25
Total questions 120 questions 300
Interview 40
Total Marks 340 

Punjab PSC ADO Syllabus 2021

Now that you are aware of the Exam Pattern, it is important to know the syllabus. Here we are providing you with the syllabus of the subject and Logical Reasoning, Mental Ability, and General Knowledge and Current Affairs.

The Syllabus of the subject for the posts of Agriculture Development Officer is as under (B.Sc. (Agriculture level) is given below.

  • Technologies for improved cultural practices for Kharif and Rabi crops from seeding to seed i.e., grain maturation.
  • Field preparation, sowing methods, time of sowing, etc.
  • Efficient management practices for fertilization, irrigation, weed control, nutrient recycling, mulches, and crop residue management; crop rotation, multiple cropping, mixed cropping, intercropping.
  • Cultivation of cash crops.
  • Integrated disease and pest management in Kharif and Rabi crops.

Punjab PSC ADO Marking Scheme

  • The Marking scheme of the PPSC ADO Exam will be done for the written exam and interview. Read below for ADO Marking Scheme.

    Written Exam: The written exam will be of 300 Marks. There will be 120 questions of 2.5 marks each.

    Interview: The interview will carry 40 marks.

The salient features of the Punjab PSC ADO Marking Scheme are as follows.

  • There will be no negative marking in the written test, for questions wrongly answered or questions not answered.
  • The final result shall be prepared on the basis of the grand total of the marks obtained by the Candidates in the Written Competitive Examination and the Interview.
  • Candidates not more than two times the number of posts (in their order of merit of written exam) shall be short-listed for appearing in the interview.
  • However, this number shall be subject to variation if two or more candidates at the last number (the number at the end) get equal marks, then all of them shall be considered for appearing in the Interview (subject to eligibility), warranting the corresponding increase in the stipulated ratio.