IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: The online registration for the IBPS AFO 2022 will end on 21st November 2022. Candidates who are eligible for the IBPS AFO Recruitment must apply online for the Agriculture Field Officer from the direct link mentioned below. There is a total of 516 vacancies for the AFO posts in different public sector banks. Candidates can check all the important details related to the IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022 which has been published on the official website of IBPS.
IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022 Out
The online application window for the recruitment of 516 Agriculture Field Officers will get opened till 21st November 2022. The selection process for IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022 includes prelims and mains examination followed by an interview. The prelims exam of IBPS AFO is scheduled to be on 24th & 31st December 2022 and the mains exam on 29th January 2023.
IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Overview
Candidates can get an overview of IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022 in the given table.
|IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Overview|
|Organization||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection|
|Exam Name||IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022|
|Post||Agriculture Field Officer|
|Job Location||All over India|
|Selection Process||Prelims, Mains, and Interview|
|IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022 in Hindi||Check in Hindi|
IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Important Dates
IBPS has declared all the important dates related to IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022 along with the IBPS AFO Notification 2022
|IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Important Dates|
|IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022||31st October 2022|
|IBPS AFO Apply Online Start Date||1st November 2022|
|Last Date to Apply||21st November 2022|
|IBPS AFO Prelims Exam Date||24th & 31st December 2022|
|IBPS AFO Mains Exam Date||29th January 2023|
IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Notification PDF
IBPS has released the official notification pdf of IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022 which have complete details related to the IBPS AFO recruitment such as the number of vacancies in each stream, all the important dates including the apply online start date and last date, IBPS AFO exam dates, educational qualification, age criteria, application fees, and selection process. Candidates are now able to download the IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022 Notification PDF from the link given below.
IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Apply Online
The online application for the post of IBPS AFO 2022 started on 1st November and the last date to apply for IBPS AFO is 21st November 2022. Candidates need not visit the official website of IBPS to apply for the post of IBPS AFO as the direct link to apply online for the IBPS AFO is given below. Candidates must have all the important details with them while applying online for the IBPS AFO 2022.
IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Vacancy
Candidates can check the bank and category vacancies announced under the IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022.
|IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Vacancy|
|Bank of Baroda||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Bank of India||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Bank of Maharashtra||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Central Bank of India||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Indian Overseas Bank||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Punjab & Sindh Bank||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Punjab National Bank||15||07||27||10||41||100|
|Union Bank Of India||69||31||114||37||165||416|
IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Eligibility Critria
Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for the IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022 here.
IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Educational Qualification
IBPS AFO is a specialized post therefore we have provided below the educational qualification.
|Agriculture Field Officer (Scale I)||4-year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri. Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Argo-Forestry/Forestry/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering/ Sericulture|
AFO (Agriculture field officer) – Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri. Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Argo-Forestry/Forestry/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering/ Sericulture from Recognized University/Institution and final year students which can produce final original documents in the date before mentioned notification.
IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Age Limit
The minimum age limit to apply for IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022 is 21 years and the maximum age to apply is 30 years. In the table given below, we have provided the age relaxation given by IBPS to different categories applying for IBPS AFO Recruitment.
|Sr. no||Category||Age relaxations|
|1||Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|2||Other Backward Classes (Non- creamy layer)||3 years|
|3||Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”||10 years|
|4||Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines||5 years|
|5||Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Application Fees
Candidates can check the application fees to be paid while applying for the IBPS AFO post. The Application fees are given category-wise.
|IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Application Fees|
|Rs. 175/- (inclusive of GST)||SC/ST/PWBD candidates|
|Rs. 850 /- (inclusive of GST)||for all others|
IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Selection process
Candidates can check the selection process for the IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022 here. Cut-offs will be set based on the number of openings available, and candidates will be shortlisted for interviews.
- Preliminary examination
- Mains Examination
IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Salary
Candidates can check the salary structure of the IBPS AFO Recruitment on the basis of last year.
|IBPS SO AFO Officer Scale-II||Pay Scale- Rs. 31705-1145/1-32850-1310/10-45950 / Monthly salary- Rs. 48800/-|
|IBPS SO AFO Officer Scale III||Pay Scale- Rs. 42020-1310/5-48570-1460/2-51490/ Monthly salary- Rs. 64600/-|
IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Preparation Strategy
The IBPS AFO Selection will be done in three stages- Preliminary exam, Mains exam, and interview round. Candidates’ performance in the Mains examination should be good to get qualified marks in the IBPS AFO scorecard. For the mains current affairs related to agriculture, basic agriculture books will be helpful in the examination. after the preliminary exam try as much as possible to solve agriculture questions with the help of the test series provided by agriculture Adda247 to get better scores in mains exam.
IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022: Syllabus & Exam Pattern
The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:
IBPS AFO Exam Pattern for Preliminary Examination
Candidates can check the prelims exam pattern for the IBPS AFO Recruitment 2022.
|IBPS AFO Syllabus for Preliminary Examination|
|Sr no||Name of test||No of questions||Maximum Marks||Medium of exam||Duration|
|1||English Language||50||25||English||40 minutes|
|2||Reasoning Ability||50||50||English and Hindi||40 minutes|
|3||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||English and Hindi||40 minutes|
Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.
IBPS AFO Exam Pattern for Main Examination
In the mains exam, candidates will be having the questions of
|Name of the Test||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Medium of Exam||Duration|
|Professional Knowledge||60||60||English & Hindi||45 minutes|
|IBPS AFO Salary 2022||IBPS AFO Syllabus 2022|
IBPS AFO Notification 2022: Examination Centers
The examination will be conducted online in venues across many centers in India. The tentative list of Examination centers given as follows
|Sate code||State/UT/NCR||Preliminary Examination Centre||Main Examination Center|
|11||Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair||Port Blair|
|12||Andhra Pradesh||Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram||Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam|
|14||Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur||Guwahati|
|15||Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea||Patna|
|17||Chhattisgarh||Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur||Raipur|
|18||Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu||Surat, Jamnagar||Surat|
|21||Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara||Ahmedabad|
|22||Haryana||Ambala, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Yamuna Nagar||Hissar|
|23||Himachal Pradesh||Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una Hamirpur||Shimla|
|24||Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Samba, Srinagar Jammu,||Srinagar|
|25||Jharkhand Bokaro,||Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi||Ranchi|
|26||Karnataka||Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi||Bengaluru, Hubli|
|27||Kerala||Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur Kochi,||Thiruvananthapuram|
|30||Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna,||Ujjain Bhopal|
|31||Maharashtra||Amravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Ratnagiri Aurangabad,||Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune|
|36||Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur.||Bhubaneshwar|
|38||Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala Jalandhar,||Ludhiana|
|39||Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Jaipur,||Udaipur|
|40||Sikkim||Bardang/ Gangtok||Bardang/ Gangtok|
|41||Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore||Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli|
|42||Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal||Hyderabad|
|44||Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Prayagraj(Allahabad), Varanasi||Lucknow, Meerut, Prayagraj(Allahabad)|
|45||Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee||Dehradun|
|46||West Bengal||Asansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri||Greater Kolkata, Siliguri|
FAQs: IBPS AFO Notification 2022
Q.1 When will IBPS AFO Notification 2022 be released?
Ans. IBPS AFO Notification 2022 was released on 31st October 2022.
Q.2 Is there any negative marking in the IBPS AFO exam?
Ans. Yes, there will be a negative marking for wrong answers in the main exam and ¼ marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.