HOW TO PREPARE FOR ICAR JRF HORTICULTURE
The syllabus for the Horticulture in JRF (AIEEA-PG) is vast. It covers a wide range of subject and needs daily studying and revision to succeed. If you aim to prepare for ICAR Exam – for getting JRF (AIEEA-PG) in Horticulture, you must start early as it will be more helpful and will give you the needed time for completing the syllabus and revising the same.
The whole syllabus is important but the specific information about portions that need more focus is of utmost importance. If you are not aware about this, greater time will be required for preparation and you won’t have time for revision. The parts which you have to memorise, is considerably more in this AIEEA-PG exam. So, revision in necessary.
Horticulturists need dedication for subjects that are core to the module, i.e., Fruit Science, Vegetable Science, Plantation crops, Floriculture and Post Harvest Technologies.
Books to be covered for Preparation of ICAR-JRF(AIEEA-PG)
For the subjects mentioned above, there are some specific books for each subject that need to be studied. The subject wise books are mentioned below.
- Nem Raj Sunda
- General Agriculture by Muniraj Singh Rathore : These books need to be studied and memorised at the very end. These books contain information that are not from the subject but make a huge difference in the AIEEA-PG (JRF) exam as there are several questions from these books.
- S.R. Kantwa: This is the MCQ book from General Agriculture and this contains MCQs that need to be practised for General Agriculture as well as for the core subjects as questions are picked up from this book and asked in the JRF exam.
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Books for Fruits:
- Basic Horticulture by Jitendra Singh
- Fruits by Ranjit Singh
- Commercial Fruits by S.P. Singh: These books need to be studied in detail and Ranjit Singh need to be learnt precisely as all the important concepts are there in this book.
Books for Vegetables:
- A Text of vegetable tuber spices by Thamburaj
- Vegetables by Biswajit Chaudhury
- Vegetable Science by D. Shingh
These books are for detailed study and provide clear concepts of the topics in Vegetable Sciences.
Books for Floriculture:
- Floriculture at a Glance by Desh Raj
Books for Post Harvest Technology:
- Post Harvest by Manish Srivastava
- M. C. Q. Horticulture by B. S. Hadda : This book is of utmost importance and needs to be covered thoroughly and the questions needs to be practised more and more to get a nice grasp of the questions asked in the ICAR exam AIEEA-PG (JRF) exam.
Most common book for all subjects:
- Instant Horticulture by S. N. Gupta
- Glaustas Horticulture by Muthu Kumar: These two books are of utmost importance and needs to be covered thoroughly and every topic of this book need to be covered extensivelyto get a nice grasp of the questions asked in the ICAR exam AIEEA-PG (JRF) exam.
ICAR provides eCourses of the subjects which are available in our website for a quick overview and also for the classes in college. The Courses can be availed from our website in the Notes section and also in the ICAR website: www.icar.org.in.
For a quick introduction of which topics to study, you can go through the overall syllabus which is given by ICAR for the ICAR Exams, the link for which is given below.
Firstly, the studying of books is most important and needs to be covered by the 8th Semester. Then for better preparation you can visit our Website where you can find practice papers and courses made by the highest rankers in ICAR-JRF (AIEEA-PG) in Plant Science. You can practice MCQ, which are made by them. And books of question papers are also of importance. This type of practice will definitely help you to acquire a prestigious rank in the Agricultural Entrance Exam for PG. Also we are trying to provide some video courses on the topics which need more explanation.
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