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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    ICAR Recruitment
  • Mode of Conduction
    Computer-Based Online Test
  • Exam Duration
    1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Hindi
  • Marking Scheme
    1 mark each for the correct answer 0.25 deduction for an incorrect answer
  • Exam Dates
    February 28 to March 5, 2022
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    December 16, 2021
  • Start of Registration Process
    December 18, 2021
  • Last Date of Payment of Application Fee
    January 20, 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    February 15, 2022
  • Result
    Last week of March 2022
Eligibilty Criteria
Eligibility Criteria Required Criteria
Nationality Indian
Educational Qualifications Completed their Matriculation from a recognized board.
Age limit 18-30

ICAR Age Relaxation 2022

Along with that, there are relaxations offered to candidates belonging to some categories. Some of which are mentioned below:

Category Age Relaxation
OBC 03 years
SC/ST 05 years
PWD 10 years
ICAR Employees 58 years (Maximum Age)
Exam Pattern

The exam will be for 1 hour and 30 minutes. There will be a negative marking of 1/4 or 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer. Candidates will be awarded 1 mark for every correct answer. The Computer Based online test will be following the pattern as follows:

Particulars Details
Exam Tier-I
Mode of Exam Online
Number of Sections 4
Name of Sections
  • General Awareness and Current affairs
  • General Science
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Social Science
Questions in each section 25
Duration of the Examination 1 hour and 30 minutes
Number of Questions 100
Type of questions Objective-based
Maximum number of marks 100
Marking Scheme 1 mark each for the correct answer 0.25 deduction for an incorrect answer
Language of Paper English and Hindi

Four sections will be covered in the exam. The coverage of the professional ability section will be depending on the post for which the candidate has applied. The syllabus has been mentioned below in a detailed manner:

Sections Topics
General Awareness and Current affairs
  • Current Affairs (National and International)
  • Indian Geography
  • Politics and the Indian Parliament
  • Sports
  • Zoology and Botany
  • History of the Indian Financial System
  • History of India including Medieval and Modern
  • Important Days and dates
  • Recent and Popular Monetary policies and regulations
  • Indian polity, constitution, and economy
  • Indian Environment
  • Renowned Authors and books
  • Developments in the field of Science and Technology
  • Information Communication and Technology
General Science
  • Nature and Behaviors of Physical and Chemical substances
  • World of living
  • Natural Phenomenon
  • Effects of natural resources and their importance
  • Motion, Work, Energy, and Power
  • Pressure, Floatation, and Surface Tension
  • Thermodynamics, Magnetism, Nuclear Physics, and Electromagnetism
  • Kinetic Theory, Nuclear Fission, and Fusion
  • Prominent Inventions
  • Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding, and Electrolysis
  • Oxidation, Reduction, Acid, Bases, and Salts
  • Metallurgy, Catalyst, Hydrocarbons, and Hydrocarbons.
Mathematics/Quantitative Aptitude
  • Number Systems
  • Decimals
  • Fractions
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Upstream and Downstream
  • Train and Bridge distance
  • Races and Games
  • Probability
  • Square and Cube Roots
  • Linear and Quadratic Equations
  • LCM and HCF
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Percentage
  • Line charts, Tables, and Graphs
  • Mensuration System
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Algebra
Social Science
  • Social Thoughts
  • Public Administration
  • Public Finance
  • Nationalism in India
  • The Age of Industrialization
  • Minerals and Energy Resources

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