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.