ICAR Technician Exam Notification

By Reena Pal | Updated on: Jan 08, 2022


ICAR notification

The ICAR-IARI has released a notification announcing vacancies for the posts of Technician (T-1) at ICAR Headquarters & Research Institutes. This is an excellent opportunity for eligible candidates.

The application window was open from December 18, 2021 - January 10, 2022. ICAR (IARI) has now extended the last date for the submission of the online application. The notification contains complete details related to the exam and once you acquaint yourself with all the information and make sure that you are eligible for the post/s, you can go on with your application. The online exam will be conducted between January 25 - February 05, 2022.


The ICAR Technical vacancy can be considered a good opportunity. All those who are interested in applying for the post can do so right away. The ICAR-IARI has increased the Technician (T-1) vacancies from 641 to 802 to be filled in various Indian Agricultural Research Institutes & ICAR headquarters. Having complete information regarding the exam is of utmost importance, as it helps in forming a basic idea of the level of the exam. The vacancies provided by ICAR can change at its discretion and are tentative for now. Know about the complete breakup of ICAR Technician vacancies from the table below:

CategoryNo. of vacancies 
General 345
OBC 189
EWS 81
SC 123
ST 64
PwBD 17
Ex.SM 26
Total 802

How To Apply

The application window for ICAR Technician recruitment is open from December 18, 2021, to January 20, 2022. It is advised to all the candidates that they start filling up the application as early as possible. To ensure successful completion of the registration / application process, you should be well aware of all the steps as follows:

  • A candidate needs to apply online by visiting the official website of ICAR-IARI and clicking on the tab “Recruitment Cell” available at https://www.iari.res.in/ .
  • You need to enter a valid mobile number and a valid email address for all further communication. 
  • You need to first register on the official website and once you are registered successfully, you need to keep the received login id and password details safe for future login.
  • Once you have registered, you have to start filling up all your details in the online application form. 
  • Be careful to enter all correct information. Once the application has been submitted, no change or editing will be required.
  • You need to further upload : 
  • A recent passport size scanned photograph with a size of 50-80 Kb and in .jpg/jpeg format.
  • A scanned copy of your signature is taken in black ink only on white paper. The file size can be 10-30 Kb and in jpg/jpeg format.
  • Relevant certificates need to also be uploaded within a file size of 50-1000Kb in jpg/jpeg format.
  • A message of successful uploading of all these documents will be displayed on the screen. 
  • You can now review your application once to avoid any errors.
  • Candidates can edit their forms at many stages. After the final submission, no changes will be permissible.
  • The final step will be to pay the registration/application fee. The fee will have to be paid online through the Debit/Credit/UPI method.
  • If your online payment is complete, a message will be flashed on the screen. If it doesn’t appear, it implies that you need to go through the same process again.
  • Click on the submit button.

Application Fee

After filling up all the details in the ICAR application form, the most important step remains. Until you pay the online application fee, the registration process will remain incomplete. The fee will be paid via online mode and can be paid by Debit Card/ Credit Card/ NetBanking/UPI.

CategoryApplication Fee
UR/OBC-NCL(NCL)/EWS Rs. 1000/-
Women/ Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe/ExServicemen / Person with Benchmark Disability Rs. 300/-

All the female candidates and those belonging to the SC/ST or Persons with Benchmark Disabilities are exempted from the examination fee. They only need to pay the registration fee.

Admit Card

The ICAR exam for Technician post will be conducted in one phase only. It will be an online objective test. The admit cards for the same will be released on the official website of ICAR a few days before the examination. The candidates need to download the admit cards from the website. The call letters will not be sent via post to any candidate. 

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No. The vacancies released by ICAR-IARI for Technician post are tentative and may change in future.
Yes, the departmental candidates working in ICAR (temporary/permanent) or any other government department are allowed to apply, on a condition that their Heads of Office/Department are notified.
The admit cards will be released a few days prior to the ICAR online examination.
The application process for ICAR Technician exam has already started from December 18, 2021 and you can apply till January 10, 2022.
There are 641 vacancies in all, announced for the post of Technician by ICAR.

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