ICAR IARI Notification

IARI released the exam notification for technician posts on 18th December 2021. The candidates can apply online from 18th December 2021 to 20th January 2022.

ICAR is short for Indian Council For Agricultural Research. It is an autonomous body that reports to the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare. Recently, an ICAR notification was released for technician posts (T-1) in the IARI, or the Indian Agricultural Research Institute. It is an ISO-certified institute, also known as PUSA institute.

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ICAR Recruitment 2023 Notification

IARI is yet to release the exam notification for technician posts on their official website.

ICAR IARI Notification 2023
Important Events Dates
ICAR IARI Notification Release To be announced
Online Registration Starts To be announced
Last Date to Apply Online To be announced
Last Date to Pay Application Fee To be announced
ICAR IARI Admit Card To be announced
ICAR IARI Exam Date 2022 To be announced
ICAR IARI Answer Key 2022 To be announced
ICAR IARI Result 2022 To be announced

Eligibility Criteria

As per the notification, candidates with matriculation degrees/ 10th class can apply for the post. The minimum age limit for this ICAR technician post is 18 years, and the upper limit is 30 years.


The number of vacant posts for each category is different, given in the table below.

Category No of vacancies
General 286
OBC 133
EWS 61
SC 93
ST 68
Total 641

ICAR Notification for Online Applications

The last date to apply for the ICAR-IARI technician posts was 20th January 2022. The admit card for this online exam was released on 15th February 2022.

Application fees

The application fees for this post are different as per the category given below:

Category Examination fees Registration fees Total
UR/OBC-NCL(NCL)/EWS Rs. 700 Rs. 300 Rs. 1000
SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen/ Person with benchmark disability/ Women Nill Rs. 300 Rs. 300

Syllabus Overview

The syllabus for the ICAR technician post consists of four main sections, which are-

  • General knowledge: The subjects for general knowledge include current affairs, geography, economic science, history, culture, general policy, and scientific research.
  • Mathematics: 10th level number system, fundamental arithmetic operations, algebra, trigonometry, mensuration, statistical charts.
  • Science: 10th level physical and chemical sciences – nature and behaviour, the world of the living, natural phenomenon, effects of current and natural resources.
  • Social science: Contemporary world democratic politics, economic development, and disaster management.

Question Paper and Exam Pattern

Each section will have 25 questions, and the total marks for each section are 25 marks. The question paper will contain 100 MCQ questions, and each question is of 1 mark. The question paper will be set in English and Hindi for all the sections. And 0.25 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. The exam is for 1.5 hours.

Salary for IARI Technician Post

As per the ICAR notification 2022, the selected candidates for this technician post will receive a basic salary of Rs. 21,700 along with other allowances under the 7th CPC pay matrix. The other allowances include DA, HRA, TA, OTA, and compensation.

Training Period Details

As mentioned above, the selected candidates will undergo a training period of 1 year. After completing the training, the Director of the respective institute will issue a certificate. Post-training, the candidates will be called Technical Trainees. During this period, the trainees cannot take any form of leaves. They may not be able to use other facilities such as transport, canteen, library, dispensary, etc. Based on the candidate’s performance, the duration of the training period may be extended by six months. If the candidate fails to complete the training even after the extension, then they would not receive the appointment.


This article covers all details regarding ICAR Notification. If you wish to attempt the same, please go through the aforementioned pointers for more clarity on eligibility criteria, syllabus, application fee and more.

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Frequently Asked Questions about ICAR IARI Notification


Is ICAR Exam postponed to 2022?

Yes. The ICAR IARI exam was scheduled from 25th January to 5th February. However, as per the latest ICAR notification, the new exam dates are from 28th February to 5th March.

How do I apply for IARI 2022 application?

Candidates can apply online for the ICAR IARI technician post on the official website of IARI, which is –

Is the ICAR exam tough?

ICAR exams are not as complex as the other national level exams such as NEET OR JEE. But, thorough preparation is a must to score well and meet the cut-off marks.


What is the pass mark for ICAR?

The cut-off mark or pass mark for ICAR keeps changing every year based few factors. These are

  • The total no of candidates appearing in the exam.
  • The difficulty level of the question paper.
  • Number of vacancies
  • Cut off marks of the previous year
  • Minimum qualifying marks
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