Dec 1 • Bank Coaching, specialist officer • 746 Views • 1 Comment on SO SPECIALIST AGRICULTURAL OFFICER

What is SO Agricultural Officer job profile in bank?

Every year bank releases new job post related to banking sector and does recruitment’s on various posts through IBPS exams.

Basically the agricultural So Officer work includes promoting bank in rural areas to the villagers so that the policies related to agriculture followed by the bank could be known to the rural people and how it could benefit them.It is the responsibility of the agricultural officers to make the farmers aware of the agriculture policies and benefits they could have and ensure that the rural farmers meet the financial needs .

Eligibility criteria

Atleast graduation or 4yrs degree course in agriculture/animal husbandry with minimum 50 % aggregate.

Salary offered

This post comes in Scale 1  specialist officer.

The salary offered- 33,000 to 35,000/month

Benefits offered under this post to the SO Agricultural officer are-

1)Basic allowance

2)The DA or dearness allowance

3)Accomodation allowance or house rent pay

4)Travel allowance

5)Basic amenities allowance

6)Medical allowance



1)You need to put in lot of effort and hard work for the exams. A positive and hard effort to clear the exams will definitely help you out.

2)Be very clear about the important aspects of subjects and topics relevant. You need not to jump into its roots and theory as that might leave you in confusion and questions for the last moment.

3)Be careful while choosing books for studying as any wrong book might lead you to danger zone.Take suggestions from your teachers or tutors as they will be able to suggest you wisely.

4)Do not bound yourself to prepare well for the prelims exams only as you have to study hard and put more efforts after prelims to the main exams and the interview section.



Syllabus as of the professional knowledge part

There has been a major change in the syllabus pattern as the mains section has been introduced that will be another tough  point for examinees. This new section would only have Professional Knowledge topic. Since this exam is related to agriculture hence for this section all the question would be based on agriculture and relate current affairs.


Important books to be considered-

-Agricultural field officer IBPS by Lalita Gaur

-IBPS SO for agricultural field officer by Elangovan & M Mahalakshmi.

-A Competitive book of Agriculture by Nem Raj Sunda

Best Coaching methods would include

Online classes

Pendrive classes

Video tutorials or Live Interactive sessions.


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