Salary

ICAR salary

If you clear the ICAR exam recruitment process conducted by the Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board or ASRB for filling up the vacancies as Administrative Officer, Finance and Accounts Officers you will be covered in the Level-10 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix. The starting salary of an Administrative Officer, Finance and Accounts Officers will lie between Rs 15600-39100+5400-GP. Further details regarding the ICAR AO and F&AO salary can be deduced from the table below.

PostSalary
Administrative Officer Grade Pay- Level-10 (Pre revised PB-3 Rs. 15600-39100 + Rs. 5400
Senior Administrative Officer Grade Pay- Level-11 (Pre revised PB-3 Rs. 15600-39100 + Rs. 6600
Deputy Secretary/ Chief Administrative Officer Grade Pay- Level-12 (Pre revised PB 3 Rs. 15600-39100 + Rs. 7600
Director/ CAO (Sr. Grade) Grade Pay- Level-13 (Pre revised PB-4 Rs. 37400-67000 + Rs. 8700 (Grade Pay)
Jt. Secretary/ Jt. Director (Admn.)/ Sr. Registrar Grade Pay- Level-14 (Pre revised PB-4 Rs. 37400-67000 + Rs. 10000

Career Growth

The growth opportunities offered to get promoted to a higher scale in the ICAR is immense. As you go higher in the hierarchy, responsibilities and roles increase manifold. The ICAR recruitment 2021 consists of three posts- Administrative Officers, Finance and Account Officer. The growth opportunities associated with the posts mentioned above are as follows.

Administrative Officers

Initially appointed as an Administrative Officer in ICAR you will be on probation of two years during which you will undergo various training as prescribed by the ICAR.

  • After you have completed 5 years of service as an AO in ICAR you will be eligible to be appointed to the post of Senior Administrative Officer. 
  • Senior Administrative Officers with five years of service are eligible to be appointed to the post of Deputy Secretary / Chief Administrative Officer. 
  • Deputy Secretaries / Chief Administrative Officers having five years of service will be eligible to be appointed to the post of Director /CAO (Sr. Grade). 
  • Director/ CAO (Sr. Grade) with three years of service eligible for consideration to the post of Jt. Secretary/ Jt. Director (Admn.)/ Sr.Registrar. 

The ICAR AO promotion ladder is given below.

career growth

Finance and Account Officers

Recruited as Finance & Accounts Officer in ICAR, you will be on probation for a period of two years during which you will undergo various training. At present, there are five grades in the combined cadre of ICAR Finance & Accounts Officer.

  • Finance & Accounts Officer with 5 years service will be eligible to the post of Senior Finance & Accounts Officer. To get promoted from Finance & Accounts Officer to Senior Finance & Accounts Officer you need to have 5 years of service in Finance & Accounts Officer post. 
  • Senior Finance & Accounts Officers with five years of service are eligible for appointment to the post of Deputy Director (Finance)/ Chief Finance & Accounts Officer.
  • The Deputy Director (Finance) / Chief Finance & Accounts Officer having five years of service is eligible for appointment to the post of Director (Finance) / Comptroller.

The ICAR Account & Finance Officer promotion ladder is given below.

career growth

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FAQs

The starting salary for an ‘Administrative Officer’ in ICAR will be paid based on the following grade pay: Rs 15600-39100+5400.
Yes, the candidates who get selected for any of these posts of AO/F&AO will be eligible for promotion.
Yes. The candidates selected for ICAR Administrative Officer post as well as Finance & Accounts Officer post will have to be on a probation period for the first 2 years.
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