ICAR Technician Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021

By C.Suvarna | Updated on: May 03, 2023

ICAR IARI Exam Pattern 2021

The Indian Agricultural Research Institute Exam recruitment notification 2021 for the post of TECHNICIAN (T-1) has been released by ICAR. The IARI Technician exam pattern comprises of:

  • Online Written examination
  • Document Verification

ICAR IARI recruitment 2021 is a good opportunity who wish to get a Government job. To grab this opportunity, you should make sure that you are completely aware of the ICAR Technician exam syllabus.

ICAR IARI Technician Online Written Exam

The IARI Technician (T-1) exam 2021 will be an online test consisting of four sections - General Knowledge, Mathematics Science, and Social Science respectively. You will get 90 minutes in total to solve the question paper. It will be, an objective type (Multiple Choice Questions). The four sections will be of 25 marks each.

SectionSubjectMax. Marks/ QuestionsDuration
1 General Knowledge 25 1 hour 30 minutes
2 Mathematics 25
3 Science 25
4 Social Science 25
Total 100

  • The question paper will be common for all the functional groups in which the recruitment is proposed to be made.
  • There will be no interview for this post.
  • Qualifying marks in written test/CBT are prescribed as 40% for UR, 30% for SC/OBC-NCL/EWS, and 25% for ST.

ICAR IARI Technician Syllabus

There will be objective questions from subjects like Mathematics, General Knowledge, Science, and Social Science. The questions asked will be of Matric level. To know more about the ICAR IARI Technician exam syllabus, refer to the table below.

General Knowledge Question may be designed to test knowledge of current events relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Science, General Policy & Scientific Research.
Mathematics Matric level questions on Number System, Fundamental Arithmetical Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry and Statistical Charts
Science Matric level questions on Physical and Chemical Substances – nature and Behaviour, World of Living, Natural Phenomenon, Effects of Current and Natural Resources
Social Science Matric level questions on India and the Contemporary World Democratic Politics, Understanding Economic Development and Disaster Management

Document Verification

In case of a successful appointment in the IARI exam 2021, you have to bring original documents relating to age, qualifications, caste, and 'Character & Antecedent' verification followed by a Medical Fitness certificate issued by appropriate Medical Authorities.

Tie-Breaking Rule

In case two or more candidates have secured equal aggregate marks, the merit list shall be produced by applying the following rules Candidate obtaining higher marks in matriculation or equivalent.

  • Candidates who are senior in age will be ranked higher.
  • In the case where the ages mentioned are the same, the merit list would be prepared in alphabetical order of the first name of the candidates.

ICAR IARI Technician Marking Scheme

In the IARI Technician exam 2021, each question carries 1 mark and a penalty of 1/4th or 0.25 marks will be charged for every incorrect answer. A detailed table of the marking scheme in the IARI Technician exam has been provided in the table below.

ICAR IARI Technician Marking Scheme

ICAR IARI Technician Marking SchemeConsidered Marks
For correct answers 1 mark
For wrong answers -0.25 or 1/4th marks
For not attempted 0 (no marks)

Exam Langauge

In the IARI Technician (T-1) exam 2021, you will be given a choice to attempt the paper in either English or Hindi language.

ICAR IARI Technician Books

To ensure your selection in the ICAR IARI exam 2021 you need good quality study material. Once you are aware of the complete syllabus of the ICAR Technician exam, you should take note of books that can be helpful in your ICAR Technician 2021 exam preparation. Do check out ixamBee's BeePedia for all current updates and issues, as it will cover your General Awareness section.

SubjectsUseful BooksBook’s Author
Mathematics Quicker Mathematics BSC Publications
Quantitative Aptitude RS Agarwal
Class Notes SS Bharti
General Awareness Lucent General Science Lucent Publication
General Knowledge Arihant Publication
General Science Kiran Publications
Science Arihant Publication Arihant Publication
Social Science NCERT Complied book NCERT Complied book

ICAR IARI Technician Free Mock Tests

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