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ICAR AO Exam Pattern - Complete Details

This section will be about the ASRB ICAR AO exam pattern. It will cover all the details about the ICAR AO exam pattern and the total marks and questions.

ICAR AO Exam Pattern

The ICAR AO exam pattern is as follows:

ICAR AO 2021 Tier 1 Exam Pattern

Objective multiple choice paper of 200 questions of one mark each. The total duration of the test is three hours and contains the following sections:  

Section – A General Knowledge 50 Questions 
Section – B General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability 50 Questions
Section – C Arithmetical & Numerical Ability 50 Questions
Section – D Language Comprehension  (Hindi or English) 50 Questions
  • Each wrong answer will attract a penalty of one-third of the marks originally assigned to that question.
  • This paper will be qualifying in nature and marks scored in it will not be carried forward.

ICAR AO 2021 Tier 2 Exam Pattern

Paper 1General Awareness of Development of  Economic, Social, Scientific & Cultural  Fields, History & Geography of India and  the World150 Marks
Paper 2Constitution of India, Polity, Governance,  Social Justice150 Marks
Paper 3Essay Writing-I 75 Marks & Essay Writing-II 75 Marks150 Marks
Paper 4Ethics, Integrity, Aptitude150 Marks
Total Marks 600 Marks

Candidates from Tier-II Exam will be qualified for Tier-III viz. Structured Interview in the ratio of 5 candidates for each vacancy (category-wise) on the basis of their merit in Tier-II.  

ICAR AO 2021 Tier-III Interview

Structured Interview: 100 Marks  

The final merit list will be prepared based on the aggregate of marks (700 Marks) i.e. marks scored by the candidates in Tier-II Exam (out of maximum 600 Marks) as well as  Structured Interview (out of maximum 100 Marks).

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What is the total number of vacancies in ICAR AO Exam 2021

ICAR AO Exam 2021 has 44 vacancies.

What is the revised date of ICAR AO Exam 2021? +

The revised date of the ICAR AO Exam is 3rd October 2021.

What is the last date to apply for ICAR AO Exam 2021? +

The last date to apply for ICAR AO Exam 2021 is 23rd August 2021.

What is the minimum eligibility criteria to apply for ICAR AO Exam 2021? +

The minimum eligibility criteria is that the candidate must be a Graduate of a recognized University securing not less than 55% mark in the final degree examination or equivalent and must have a working knowledge of computers.

What is the age limit for ICAR AO Exam 2021? +

The candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must have not attained the age of 30 years as of 23.08.2021 i.e. the closing date of online registration of application.

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