ICAR IARI Assistant Syllabus 2023 Examination Scheme & Paper Pattern

The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) will conduct a competitive examination for recruitment to the posts of Assistants. The first phase Preliminary Exam is going to be held in July 2023. An exact date for the same has not been released by the officials yet.

The recruitment is being conducted for a total of 462 posts. Eligible candidates applied online for these posts up to 01 June 2022. While the Preliminary Test will be held in the last week of 7, 8, and 10 July 2023.

To get selected for the Assistant posts, candidates are required to prepare well for various levels of the selection process viz Prelims Test, Mains Examination and Skill Test. In this article, we will discuss the ICAR IARI Assistant Syllabus and examination scheme. Check the complete article thoroughly for information on ICAR IARI Assistant Exam.

ICAR IARI Assistant Syllabus 2023

Exam Name ICAR Assistant Competitive Exam
Post Name Assistant
Number of Vacancies 462
Recruitment Date May-June 2022
Examination Date 7, 8, 10 July 2023
Web Portal www.iari.res.in

ICAR IARI Assistant Grade Exam Scheme

Preliminary Exam
  • ICAR Assistant Grade Exam will have four sections.
  • There will be 25 multiple-choice objective type questions in each section.
  • Each question will be of two marks.
  • Maximum marks in the Prelims exam will be 200.
  • There will be a negative marking of 1/3 marks for wrong answers.
  • The duration of the Prelims Exam will be one hour.
Part Subject/Topic No. of Questions Marks
A General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50
B General Awareness 25 50
C Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
D English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200
Mains Examination
  • ICAR Assistant Mains Exam will have two papers.
  • Paper 1 will have objective-type answers.
  • Paper 2 will have descriptive-type questions.
  • There will be a negative marking of 1/3 marks for wrong answers.
  • The scheme of the examination will be as follows.

ICAR IARI Assistant Skill Test

The candidates who qualify in the Prelims & Mains exam will have to appear in IARI Assistant Skill Test (Computer Proficiency Test).

  • The Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) will be held, comprising of three modules: (i) Word Processing, (ii) Spread Sheet and (iii) Generation of Slides.
  • CPT is qualifying in nature and qualifying in all three Modules will be mandatory.
  • The duration of each module will be 15 minutes. These modules will be conducted one after the other.

ICAR IARI Assistant Syllabus 2023

Subject Topics
General Intelligence & Reasoning
  1. Analogies
  2. Similarities & Differences
  3. Space Visualisation
  4. Spatial Orientation
  5. Problem-Solving
  6. Analysis
  7. Judgement
  8. Decision Making
  9. Visual Memory
  10. Discrimination
  11. Observation
  12. Relationship Concept
  13. Arithmetical Reasoning
  14. Figural Classification
  15. Arithmetic Number Series
  16. Non-Verbal Series
  17. Coding-Decoding
  18. Statement-Conclusion
  19. Syllogistic Reasoning
General Awareness & GK
  1. Current Affairs
  2. India and its neighbouring countries
  3. History
  4. Culture
  5. Geography
  6. Economic Science
  7. General Policy
  8. Scientific Research
Quantitative Aptitude
  1. Whole numbers
  2. Decimals
  3. Fractions
  4. Relationship between numbers
  5. Percentage
  6. Ratio & Proportion
  7. Square Roots
  8. Averages
  9. Interest
  10. Profit & Loss
  11. Discount
  12. Partnership
  13. Mixtures & Allegations
  14. Time & Distance
  15. Time & Work
  16. Basic Algebraic identities
  17. Graphs of Linear Equations
  18. Triangle, Circle, Sphere, Hemisphere
  19. Bar Diagram
  20. Pie Chart
  21. Trigonometric Ratio
  22. Heights & Distance
  23. Histogram
  24. Frequency Polygon
English Comprehension
  1. Active & Passive Voice
  2. One word Substitution
  3. Unseen Passage
  4. Fill in the blanks
  5. Antonyms
  6. Synonyms
  7. Direct-Indirect
  8. Error Detection
  9. Sentence Improvement

How to download ICAR IARI Assistant Syllabus 2023

  1. Open the official website of IARI.
  2. Check the notifications section.
  3. Then, look for the IARI Assistant Syllabus link.
  4. Download the syllabus in PDF format.
  5. Open it and check the syllabus thoroughly.
Helpful Links

Official Website of IARI – www.iari.res.in

ICAR IARI Assistant Syllabus in PDF – Download Here

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