ICAR Technician Exam 2022: Check Notification & Other Details



The Indian Agricultural Research Institute or the Pusa Institute, is India’s National Institute for agricultural research, and education. IARI falls under the control of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, DARE, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi. ICAR releases recruitment notifications for various posts. Recently, it released a recruitment notification for 641 ICAR Technicians to be recruited at various centers. The notice issued on 14th February 2022 mentioned that the ICAR Technician Exam will take place on 28th February, 2nd March, 4th March, and 5th March 2022.

  • ICAR released the answer key for the same on 9th March 2022.
  • The candidates must be waiting for the release of ICAR Technician Results now. You will get the related details here.
  • The shortlisted candidates will have to take 1 year of training. As per the extant policy, if the candidate fails to complete the training successfully then he/she may not be considered for a regular appointment. 
  • ICAR released a total of 641 vacancies for the role of Technician on 18th December 2021.

ICAR Technician Recruitment Overview

To help you get all the information on ICAR notifications in one place, we have made a table below.

Exam Conducting AuthorityIndian Council of Agricultural Research
Official WebsiteICAR
Name of the PostTechnician
Selection ProcessComputer Based Test
Application Start Date18th December 2021 
Last Date to Apply20th January 2022 (11:55 PM)
Exam Date and Time28th February, 2nd, 4th & 5th March 2022
Result DateYet to be announced
Job LocationAll over India 

Download the ICAR Technician Recruitment Notification Here

ICAR Technician Recruitment Vacancies

A total of 641 vacancies for technicians have been released by ICAR for the post of technician across the country. The vacancies breakdown for ICAR Recruitment has been done as per various categories. They are as follows- 

Category Vacancies

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How to Apply for the ICAR Technician Recruitment?

To apply for the ICAR Technician Exam 2022, follow the steps stated here. 

Step 1: Go to the IARI official website.

Step 2: Click on Recruitment Cell>> Notice Board>> Technician.

Step 3: A new page appears on the screen, this is the form to apply

Step 4: Enter the details asked such as personal information, educational qualifications, and other such information. You have to attach a photo and signature of yourself as well.

Step 5: Pay the stated fee for the application.

Step 6: Click on Submit the Form option.

Step 7: Take a printout of the fee receipt and the ICAR Technician application form.

ICAR Technician Exam Application Fee

Get details of the Application Fee for the ICAR Technician Recruitment here.

CategoryExamination FeeRegistration feeTotal
UR/OBC-NCL/EWSRs. 700/-Rs. 300/-Rs. 1000/-
Women/ Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe/ExServicemen / Person with Benchmark DisabilityNilRs. 300/-Rs. 300/-

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ICAR Technician Eligibility 

The following are the eligibility requirements as per the ICAR Technician notification 2022. The candidate must possess the prescribed qualification, and age as of the date mentioned in the notification.

1. ICAR Technician Age Limit

The candidate must be 18 Years to 30 Years (as of 10/01/2022).

2. ICAR Technician Educational Qualification

Applicants applying for ICAR Technician recruitment 2022 are required to hold a Matriculation pass certificate or equivalent from a recognized Board.

ICAR Technician Selection Process

To get selected for the course, you are required to clear a Computer-based Test of 1.5 hours. Get detailed information on the test below. 

ICAR Technician Exam Pattern 

The candidates can refer to the ICAR Technician exam pattern to know the details of the exam such as the number of questions, weightage for each section, and know any negative marking if applicable. Below is the detailed exam pattern for the ICAR Technician examination.

Paper/SectionSubjectNo. of QuestionsMax marks
IGeneral Knowledge2525
IVSocial Science2525
  • The question paper has Objective Type- Multiple Choice Questions 
  • There will be 100 MCQ for 1 mark each. 
  • The time duration for the ICAR technician’s written test is 1.5 hours.
  •  The question will be set both in English & Hindi for all the sections.
  • For each wrong answer, the ¼th mark of 1 question (0.25) mark will be deducted. 

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ICAR Technician Exam Dates 2022

Here are the details of the ICAR Technician exam dates that are announced in the official notification.

ICAR Technician Notification Release18th December 2021
Online Registration Starts18th December 2021 (10 am)
Last Date to Apply Online20th January 2022 (11:55 pm)
Last Date to Pay Application Fee20th January 2022 (11:55 pm)
ICAR Technician Admit Card15th February 2022 
ICAR Technician Exam Date 202228th February, 2nd, 4th & 5th March 2022
ICAR Technician Answer Key 20229th march 2022
ICAR Technician Result 2022Yet to be announced

ICAR Technician Salary

The salary for a Technician is released by the authorities in the ICAR Technician notification. According to the 2022 notification, these are some of the details you should be aware of- 

  • ICAR Technician Salary is set as per the 7th pay commission.
  • As per the notification, the pay scale of ICAR Technician is under Pay Level-3 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix
  • The salary range of ICAR Technician is Rs. 21700-69100/- 
  • Candidates will also be provided with Dearness allowances( DA), Housing renting allowance (HRA), etc.

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ICAR Technician Cut Off

The cut-off for ICAR Technician will be declared by the authorities after the result of each phase. We are providing the details of the previous year’s ICAR Technician cut-off below.

ICAR IARI Technician Cut Off 2018

Check category-wise ICAR Technician Cut Off 2018 from the below table- 

CategoryICAR Cut Off 2018

ICAR IARI Technician Cut Off 2016

Check category-wise ICAR Technician Cut Off 2016 from the below table- 

CategoryICAR Cut Off 2016

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ICAR Technician Minimum Qualifying Marks

ICAR has released the minimum qualifying marks for ICAR Technician written test which is as follows-

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Marks

ICAR Technician Result

ICAR will release the result of the technician’s post soon. To check the result, you should keep yourself up-to-date with the steps to download the result. Get them here-

Step 1: Go to the official website of the IARI.

Step 2: Click on Recruitment Cell>> Notice Board>> Technician.

Step 3: A new page appears on the screen. Proceed to result

Step 4: Search for your roll number in this result.

Step 5: If your number has been included, you have cleared the exam.

We hope you found this article on ICAR Technician Recruitment informative and helpful and please do not hesitate to contact us with any doubts. 

ICAR Technician Exam 2022 FAQs

What are the age criteria for the ICAR Technician Exam 2022?

The age limit as per the ICAR notification is 18 to 30 Years.

What is the ICAR Technician Selection Process 2022?

The applicants will go through a Computer-based Test to get selected for this ICAR Technician exam.

What is the ICAR Technician Test Pattern?

The applicants have to answer 100 questions for 100 marks in 1.5 hours. The questions will be asked on General Knowledge, Mathematics, Science, and Social Science.

How can I apply for the ICAR Technician Recruitment?

The interested candidates can submit online applications through ICAR’s official website.

 What must be the ICAR Technician Educational Qualification?

Applicants must have passed the Class Xth examination from a recognized University as per ICAR Technician notification.