This book is prepared as per the syllabus by covering all concepts in a well structured and precise manner. It provides adequate number of objective question and answers to conquer UGC-JRF examination. The question and answers are memory based, collected and solved from various examinations related to adult and continuing education and agricultural extension disciplines. This book would be very useful for those appearing for various competitive examination, like post-graduate, SAUs Entrance, Ph.D. JRF, ARS, ICAR- NET, SET, Agricultural Officer, Bank (PO) (Agriculture), ADO and Allied Examinations conducted by different agencies.
Preface v 1. Concepts and Theories in Adult Education 1 2. Trends of Adult Education and Continuing Education in India 5 3. History of Modern Indian Education 9 4. Improvement in Educational Indicators 13 5. Developmental Efforts in a Chronological Order 19 6. Important Literacy Programmes and Schemes 23 7. Important Facts about Teaching and Research 35 8. Important Definitions and Terminologies 43 Assertion Reason Type Questions 49 Matching Type Questions 93 Memory Based Questions 143
Hema Sarat Chandra. N completed his M.Sc. Agriculture in Extension Education from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. By securing UGC JRF he has done his Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension education from ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal, Haryana. Presently, he is working as teaching faculty for Agricultural Extension at College of Horticulture, Anantharajupeta, Dr.Y.S.R. Horticultural University, Andhra Pradesh. He has developed ATMA coordination index (ACI) and Group dynamics index (GDI) to measure the coordination of ATMA and group dynamics of farmer interest groups under ATMA. He has published research articles in national as well as international journals in agriculture and rural development sectors. Gajanand Palve has graduated in B.Sc. Agriculture from Agricultural College- Jagtial of Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University in 2014. Thereafter, he has attended to Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya (BCKV), Mohanpur, West-Bengal and completed his M.Sc. Agriculture in Agricultural Extension. He has secured ICAR SRF in Agricultural Extension and presently pursuing Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension education from ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal, Haryana. He has specialised in studying technology adoption behaviour of farmers.