Indira's Objective Agricultural Extension : MCQ's for Agricultural Competitive Examinations

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Scientific Publishers, Oct 1, 2017 - Business & Economics - 459 pages

 The competitive examinations have become a routine procedure of recruitment and admissions for higher position and education. Now-a-days a large number of short/objective type questions appear in the examination. These questions call for quick answering for success within a specified short period of time. A sincere effort has been made by the authors to present them in most easy, short and understandable language for the benefit, students, farmers and those who are interested in agriculture and agricultural extension.

“Indira’s Objective Agricultural Extension” for competitive exams in agricultural extension discipline contain 15 chapters covering all related discipline. The chapters included such as: Introduction, historical perspective in relation to agriculture and extension, extension principles, approaches and programming, extension education, teaching and methods, extension learning and evaluation, communication and communication technology, audio - visual aids, innovation, evaluation and adoption, participatory rural appraisal, rural development and panchayati raj, economic principle, sociology and social work, training manual, agricultural statistics and appendix. This book has given due importance and whole syllabus was covered as per UGC, ICAR and SAU’s programmes in relation to agriculture extension. Each chapters contains multiple choice questions and total about 9000 objective questions with multiple choice have been framed and arranged sequentially for the easy understanding of the students. Recent information and development in the field of agriculture extension have been incorporated in the text. This book is primarily intended to serve as a appearing in competitive examinations of undergraduate, post graduate and doctorate programmes in agricultural extension of various universities. Thus this book is based on the syllabus of student of agriculture stream, it may be useful not only to students but also teachers, researchers as well as extension workers. The chapters are chosen in view to cover the course contents of competitive examinations like IAS, IFS, ARS, PCS, Banking, SAU’s, UGC and to get admissions in various degree programmes of SAU’s and other universities.

This book will fulfill the requirement of students of agriculture and agricultural extension stream for appearing in different competitive examinations.


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2 Historical Perspectives of Agriculture and Extension
3 Extension Principals Approaches and Programming
4 Extension Education Teaching and Methods
5 Extension Learning and Evaluation
6 Communication and Communication Technology
7 AudioVisual Aids
8 Innovation Evaluation and Adoption
9 Participatory Rural Appraisal
10 Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
11 Economic Principles
12 Sociology and Social Works
13 Training manual
14 Agricultural Statistics
15 Appendix

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About the author (2017)

Renu Arya

Renu Arya has completed her graduation and post graduation in Home science with specialization in extension education and communication management from Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur. She was also student of doctoral programme in Home Science in extension education and communication management in Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. Presently she is working as a Subject Matter Specialist in Home Science at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Behraich (UP) under Narendra Deo University of Agriculture and Technology, Kumarganj, Faizabad. She has published many research papers/popular articles in national and international journal of repute. She has also authored two books entitled Indira Krishi Pratiyogita Darpan in Hindi and Indira Competition Explorer, Indira’s Objective in Agricultural Extension and Indira’s Objective in Agriculture. She was awarded Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship from UGC for doing Ph.D.

R.L. Arya

Dr. R.L. Arya born on 3 March 1964 at Village Jagdish Pur (Bhekhepur), Auraiya – Etawah (UP), completed his B.Sc. (Ag & A.H.) in 1984 from Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Agronomy from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi in 1986 and 1989, respectively. He served as a scientist at CRIDA, Hyderabad, IGFRI, Jhansi, IIPR, Kanpur, CTRI, Rajahmundry, CTRI Research Station, Jeelugumilli (West Godavari Dist., A.P.) and CTRI Research Station, Dinhata (Cooch Behar Dist., W.B.). He has a good number of publication to his credit about 250 research papers/popular articles/papers presented in seminar symposia etc./book chapters in various national and international journals/magazines. Dr. Arya has vast experience (more than 20 years) in the field of dryland/rainfed agriculture, nutrient and water management, cropping system in pulses and pulse based cropping system, nutrient management and cropping system research in Jati and Motihari tobacco in West Bengal. He was also selected for Dr. Rajendra Prasad Puraskar by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi and received best book award by Indian Society of Weed Management from NRC Weed Science, Jabalpur.

J. Kumar

Janardhan Kumar obtained his M.Sc. (Ag) in Plant Biochemistry from Narendra Deo University of Agriculture and Technology, Kumar Ganj, Faizabad. Presently he is a brilliant research Scholar in Department of Plant Biochemistry, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur. He has published two book entitled Indira’s Objective in Agricultural Extension and Indira’s Objective in Agronomy and Indira’s Objective in Agriculture. He was awarded Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship from UGC for doing Ph.D.

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