Agriculture, being one of the highest contributors to the growth of India’s GDP, offers a handful of career opportunities for students. Today, the sector is a lot more than just driving a tractor within the premises of a field. With the advent of technology, the agriculture sector has now advanced to great extent. If a student wishes to pursue a B.Tech. or B.Sc. programme in agriculture, forestry or horticulture in Madhya Pradesh, they need to qualify the MP PAT (Pre-Agriculture Test) conducted every year.
MP PAT – All you need to know
Organised by Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board, also known as MP Vyapam, the MP PAT examination offers admission to students in – B.Tech. (Agriculture), B.Sc. (Forestry), B.Sc. (Agriculture) and B.Sc. (Horticulture). Normally conducted in the month of April every year, the students need to know the following essential things about the examination –
The examination question paper comes in both English and Hindi languages.
A total of 200 multiple-choice questions are required to be answered within duration of 3 hours.
The examination for this year is scheduled to be held on 21 and 22 April 2018 for which the application forms are being received on 16 March 2018 and 30 March 2018.
The examination will be held in centres allocated at selective cities such as Gwalior, Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain, Jabalpur, Sagar and Satna.
What to study?
Depending on the course for which the student is applying, the subjects to cover for students may vary. However, the entire syllabus centres around four major subjects that are –
Carrying significant advantage, a student is expected to give equal time to each subject for better preparations and scores as well.
Key tactics to adopt
Here is a compilation of key strategies that a student can adopt at the time of preparation for enhancing their performance in the examination –
Prepare an efficient study plan to follow.
Just stick to the syllabus and the examination pattern for preparation.
Be selective in choosing the study material.
Do not forget to take out time for revision and solve practice papers.
Also, attempt mock tests, if available, for better evaluation.
Lastly, stay calm and composed to avoid any kind of unnecessary health issues during the exam time.