IFFCO AGT Exam 2023

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The IFFCO AGT exam is an annual exam conducted by the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) for recruitment for the post of Agriculture Graduate Trainee (AGT). The date of release of the IFFCO AGT 2023 exam notification is still not known. However, applications for the exam are expected to begin in March 2023 and go on till the second week of April 2023.

In this blog, we will highlight all the details about this exam. This will give in-depth details about all that you need to know about IFFCO exams.

IFFCO AGT 2023 Exam Overview

Exam Particulars Details
IFFCO AGT full form Indian Farmers Fertilisers Cooperative Limited Agriculture Graduate Trainee
Conducting Body IFFCO
Vacancies Not Disclosed
Selection Process Pre- Written examFinal Online TestInterviewMedical Examination
Mode Online 
Exam Date (Tentative) 2nd Week of May 2023
Training Time 1 year
Salary INR 33,200
Website agt.iffco.in


IFFCO ( The Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited) is a type of corporation that deals with the manufacturing and dealing of fertilisers all across the country. This company was originally started in 1967, with just 57 members. With the passing of time, it has become one of the biggest companies for farmers in India. It acquires around 31% of the market share.

With the passing of time, the recruitment by IFFCO has also expanded. There are now a number of exams that help in hiring for different posts within the company. 

Recently the company has announced the vacancies of AGT posts.

IFFCO AGT 2023 Exam Notification

Notification for the IFFCO AGT exam 2023 will be released soon on agt.iffco.in. All of the details about the exam will be available in the exam PDF downloadable from the official website. The last year’s notification is attached before for reference.

IFFCO AGT 2023 Official Notification PDF Download (Releasing Soon)
IFFCO AGT 2022 Official Notification PDF Download (Available)

IFFCO AGT 2023 Exam Dates

The official exam dates for IFFCO AGT 2023 are yet to be released by the conducting body. Following are the tentative exam dates for IFFCO AGT 2023.

Event Date (Tentative)
Notification release date Soon
Application start date March 2023
Application end date 2nd week of April 2023
Admit card release date TBA
Pre exam date 2nd week of May 2023
Mains exam date Last week of June 2023
Result release date TBA
Selection process starts TBA

IFFCO AGT Exam 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility for IFFCO depends on different factors. Check out if you are eligible to give this exam by going through all the details below.


Particulars Details
Age  30 years (on Feb 01, 2022)
Age Relaxation 5 years for SCs/ STs and 3 years for OBC students. 

Education Qualification

  • B.Sc. (Agriculture). Candidates whose final results are expected by May 2022 can apply. 
  • General/OBC – 60% marks and SC/ ST candidates- 55% marks in B.Sc (Agriculture) degree. 
  • Qualifications should be from the UGC-recognized University/Institute

IFFCO AGT Exam Pattern 2023

IFFCO AGT recruitment is conducted in four steps. There are two rounds of written exams followed by an interview and finally, the medical examination phase is conducted. Details about the exam pattern followed in the exam are given below.

IFFCO AGT 2023 Prelims Exam Pattern

Subjects Questions Marks
Agriculture 100 100
Analytical Ability 10 10
Numerical Ability 10 10
General Awareness 10 10
Communication 10 10
Reasoning  10 10

Marking Scheme for prelims

  • Each question carries 1 mark. That means total marks=150
  • The duration of this test is approximately 1 Hr.

IFFCO AGT 2023 Selection Procedure

The selection process as mentioned above is quite simple. There are two written tests, prelims and main medical examination. 

Step 1: Prelims- Written Exam

The first step for the selection of candidates in the prelims written exam. There are approximately 150 questions for 150 marks. This stage will test your knowledge of agriculture and your mental ability. Subjects include numerical ability, logical reasoning, analytical ability, etc.

Step 2: Final Phase Written Exam

Candidates who clear the written exam get selected for the final stage of the IFFCO AGT exam. The syllabus for this stage is not yet released. The final selection of the candidates depends on this exam.

Step 3: Interview

The next step is the Personal Interview round. The authorities conduct this round to have a final selection of candidates. There are certain interview questions that a candidate has to answer, such as:

  • Details about yourself
  • What are your hobbies and interests?
  • Latest current affairs
  • What is your philosophy for work?
  • What makes a candidate suitable for this post?

Step 4: Medical Examination

The organisation is very adamant about the medical fitness of the candidates, thus the final selection depends on the medical examination. People may get rejected at this very stage.

IFFCO AGT 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus of the final exam is yet to be announced, however, the first stage written exam syllabus is out. Detailed information is given below: 

Sections Topics
Agriculture Farm Machinery
Agronomic principles, practices, and meteorology
Soils and Fertility Management
Plant Protection Principles and Practices
Computer Application
Energy and Environment
Breeding and Seed Production
Commercial Agriculture
Horticultural Crop Cultivation Techniques
Dry Farming and Agroforestry
Reasoning  Paper Cutting
Water Images
Identical figure groupings
Forming figures and analysis
Squares and Triangles construction
Paper Folding
Matrix figure
Spotting embedded figures
Numerical Ability Indices and Surds
Simple Equations
Odd Man Out
Races and Games
Permutations and Combination
Problems on Trains
Ratios and Volumes
Boats and Streams
Simplification and Approximation
Problems with LCM and HCF
Time and Work, and Partnership
Communication Email Etiquette
Active Listening
Presentation Skills
Writing Skills
Conflict Resolution
Telephone Skills
General Knowledge History of Banking
Books & Their Authors
Indian Constitution Questions
RBI Functions
Fiscal-Monetary Policies
Analytical Ability Missing Characters
Sequential Output training
Test on Alphabets
Eligibility Test
Assertion and Reasoning
Series Completion
Verification of truth of the Statement
Situation Reaction Test
Direction Sense Test
Data Sufficiency
Operations of Mathematics
Word Sequence

How to Apply For IFFCO AGT Exam 2023?

The application process for the IFFCO exam is pretty simple. The process is explained in detail in the following steps:

    Step 1: Visit the official website of IFFCO (The Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited) i.e https://agt.iffco.in/.

    Step 2: You will see a career option on the website. Click on that link.

    Step 3:  When you scroll down the page, you will see an ad for a vacancy opening and there is a link mentioned there.

    Step 4: When you click on that link, you will see an application form. Fill out the form with all the necessary documents required there.

    Step 5: After making sure that you have submitted all the required documents, submit the form.

    Step 6: Pay the application fee and download the application form for the future.

    How to Download Admit Card For IFFCO AGT Exam 2023?

    Downloading the admit card once the exam date is near, is very easy and hassle-free. You just have to follow the following steps to download the admit card: 

    Step 1: Visit the website https://agt.iffco.in/  to download your admit card.

    Step 2: Once you open this website, you will see a clickable link named “ download admit card”. Click on that.

    Step 3: Put up your login credentials which you have set up while applying for the exam.

    Step 4:  Now, just download your admit card and print out the same for safety purposes.


    Has IFFCO opened any vacancies for any posts?

    Yes, recently IFFCO has opened up the posts for AGT posts. The full form of AGT is- Agriculture Graduate Trainee. After making sure that you are eligible to apply for this post, you can visit their website and fill up the application form.

    How do I know if I am eligible for the IFFCO exam?

    The eligibility for the IFFCO exam is that you should graduate with agriculture as a subject. You should also fall within the age bracket.

    How to apply for the IFFCO exam?

    You can apply for the IFFCO exam online by visiting the website and following some simple steps. Mostly the application process is done online. Applying online can be very easy and convenient.

    What do I study to clear the IFFCO exam?

    The syllabus of all the exams may be different but the exam pattern is almost the same. For the recent post, there are 4 sections in the written tests. These categories are logical reasoning, analytical ability, GK, Agriculture, Numerical ability, etc.

    Is there any negative marking in the IFFCO exam?

    No, there is no scope for any negative marking IFFCO exam.

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