IARI Assistant 2022- Exam Date, Notification

By BYJU'S Exam Prep  |   Updated on: January 2nd, 2024
ICAR IARI Assistant Exam Date 2022 has been released on the official website of ICAR. Candidates can must download the admit card from the link given below. Check exam date, syllabus, exam pattern, cut off, question papers & latest updates.
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IARI Assistant admit card 2022 has been officially released by the commission. ICAR Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) released online applications for candidates with graduate degrees to fill out forms for 462 Assistant posts. The ICAR IARI exam is scheduled for 29 July. Hence, every candidate should ensure that he/she has downloaded the admit card and taken its print out.

The selection of candidates for IARI Assistant exam will be done through Prelims and Mains exam. In addition to this, a Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) shall also be done for this. IARI Assistant recruitment is a great opportunity for graduates as it offers a good salary in Level 6 and Level 7 Pay Scale. Candidates can read here to know about the IARI Assistant 2022 exam updates, exam date, syllabus, exam pattern, and more.

IARI Assistant Recruitment 2022 Latest News

ICAR IARI Assistant Admit Card 2022 is released for the Prelims exam. Candidates who have applied for the exam can download the admit card from the link that is specified to you below here. Through this exam, ICAR will appoint a total of 462 candidates for the post of Assistant

Download ICAR IARI Assistant Admit Card 2022

Latest Updates

  • 25 July 2022- ICAR AIARI Admit Card 2022 has been officially released for the written exam.
  • 07th May 2022- Online Registration of IARI Assistant Application 2022 has been started.
  • 21st June 2022- ICAR IARI application form last date extended.

IARI Assistant Notification 2022

IARI Assistant Recruitment Notification 2022 has been released on the official website of the Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) against Advt No.- 2-1/2022 Rectt Cell/Administrative(CBT) Dated: 07/05/2022. A total of 462 Assistants will be appointed at ICAR Headquarters and ICAR Institutes. IARI Assistant recruitment 2022 link was active from 7 May and the last date to apply online for ICAR IARI Recruitment 2022 has been extended till 21st June 2022. 

There are three stages of the IARI Assistant selection process: prelims, mains, and skill test. IARI Assistant notification pdf covers the important details such as application date, exam date, admit card release date, salary, syllabus, selection process, salary, and other crucial information. Candidates can download ICAR IARI notification pdf by visiting ICAR Indian Agriculture Research Institute website which is or the direct link that is provided below here.

Download IARI Notification PDF

What is the IARI Assistant Exam?

IARI Assistant exam is a national level exam conducted by the Indian Agriculture Research Institute to recruit young graduates in the Headquarters of the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) & its institutes.

  • IARI Assistant has a 3 stages exam process that involves prelims, mains, and skill tests. 
  • The final selection will be based on mains obtained in the mains and skill test round.
  • IARI Assistant recruitment 2022 will be held for various posts across the country.

IARI Assistant Recruitment Highlights 2022

ICAR IARI Recruitment 2022 – Overview


Exam Conducting Body

Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI)



Advertisement Number

F. No. 2-1/2022/Rectt.cell/Administrative (CBT) 



Exam Level


Type of recruitment

Direct Recruitment


Pay Level-6 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix at ICAR Research Institutes

Pay Level-7 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix at ICAR Hqs.

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Mode of Exam


Selection Process

Prelims, Mains and Skill Test

Official Website


IARI Exam Date 2022

ICAR has announced the IARI exam date for the first stage of the exam which is the Prelims exam. The exam date is announced separately for Prelims, Mains, and Skill Test on ICAR official website. However, you can check out the other important dates in the table that is given below.

IARI Assistant Exam Events

Important Dates

IARI Assistant Notification Release

7th May 2022

IARI Assistant Application Form 2022 Release Date

7th May 2022

IARI Assistant Application Form Last Date

21st June 2022(Extended)

IARI Assistant Admit Card Release Date

25th July 2022

IARI Assistant Exam Date 2022 for Prelims

29th July 2022

IARI Assistant Exam Date for Mains 

To be Notified

IARI Skill Test Date

To be Notified

IARI Assistant Result Date 2022

To be Notified

IARI Assistant Vacancy 2022

The IARI Assistant Vacancy is released along with the notification PDF for ICAR Headquarters and ICAR Institutes. ICAR has released a total of 462 vacancies for the post of IARI Assistant 2022 exam. You can check out the category-wise vacancy distribution below in the table.

ICAR IARI Assistant Vacancy 2022
Category  ICAR Headquarters Vacancies ICAR Institutes Vacancies
General 44 235
OBC 16 79
EWS 03 23
SC 07 41
ST 01 13
Total 71 391
PWBD 03 05

IARI Assistant Eligibility Criteria 2022

To apply for IARI Assistant 2022 exam, candidates must make sure to match the IARI Assistant eligibility criteria as described by the officials in order to avoid the chances of rejection. The eligibility for IARI Assistant is primarily based on 2 factors, educational qualification, and age limit. We have provided the IARI Assistant eligibility criteria for candidates in detail so that they should understand the whole image before applying for the IARI Assistant application.

IARI Assistant Age Limit

The age limit for IARI Assistant is between 20 years to 30 years. However, the upper age limit of the candidates varies category-wise. The candidates who belong to the reserved categories will be permitted upper age limit relaxation as per the Government of India.

IARI Assistant Educational Qualification

The candidate who is applying for IARI Assistant recruitment 2022 must have completed their graduation or have any other equivalent qualification from a recognized university.

IARI Assistant Application Form 2022

The application form for IARI Assistant exam 2022 is released on 7th May 2022. Candidates who are willing to appear in IARI Assistant recruitment should match all eligibility requirements before filling out the IARI Assistant application form. Along with the notification, the application deadline for the  IARI Assistant exam will also be announced. Candidates are encouraged to apply for the exam well ahead of the deadline to avoid any last-minute hassles.

IARI Assistant Apply Online Link

How to Apply Online for IARI Assistant 2022?

Follow the steps mentioned below on how to apply online for IARI Assistant application form 2022.

  • Go to the official website of the Indian Agriculture Research Institute.
  • You can find the direct link to the ‘Registration Form’ on this page.
  • After successful registration, you will be assigned an ‘Application Make sure you memorize it or save it somewhere safe.
  • Then, log in to IARI Assistant using the assigned details to proceed with the application process.
  • Upload scanned copies of your passport size photograph’ and in the prescribed file size, dimensions, and file format (preferably JPG/JPEG format).
  • In the payment gateway, pay the requisite application fee through online or offline mode.
  • After a successful payment, you will receive a confirmation message to your registered email address and mobile number.
  • Take out at least 2 printouts of the confirmation page and keep it secured for future reference.

IARI Assistant Application Fee

The category-wise application fee for the IARI Assistant exam has been provided below. The fee has to be paid in online mode only.

Category Examination Fee Registration fee Total
UR/OBC-NCL(NCL)/EWS Rs. 700/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 1200/-
Women/ Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe/ExServicemen / Person with Benchmark Disability Nil Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/-

IARI Assistant Selection Process 2022

The selection process for IARI Assistant exam is done in the following three stages. A candidate needs to qualify each stage of the exam process to be able to be appointed to the post of IARI Assistant.

Stage 1: IARI Assistant Prelims Exam: 200 marks 

Stage 2: IARI Assistant Mains Exam: 300 marks

Stage 3: IARI Assistant Skill Test ( Computer Proficiency Test)

IARI Assistant Exam Pattern 2022

The IARI Assistant Exam Pattern consists of three stages, prelims, mains, and skill test. Prelims is the first stage of the selection process. Candidates clearing the Prelims paper shall be moving to the Mains exam and lastly for the Computer Proficiency Test (CPT). Below we have explained to you the ICAR IARI exam pattern.

IARI Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern

IARI Assistant prelims exam subjects are as follows Quantitative Aptitude, English, General Intelligence & Awareness. All the questions are objective in nature with each question of 2 marks. 1/3 marks shall be deducted for every incorrect answer by you.





Quantitative Aptitude



1 hour




1 hour

General Intelligence



1 hour

General Awareness



1 hour

IARI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

IARI Assistant Mains consists of two papers. Paper 1 has English Comprehension and Quantitative Abilities while Paper 2 is descriptive in nature consisting of English and Hindi subjects. All the questions for Paper 1 shall be objective in nature. 1/3 negative marking will be there for incorrect answers. If a candidate qualifies for both prelims and mains he will be called for the skill test. 

IARI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern 2022
Paper Subject No. of Questions  Marks Duration
I Quantitative Abilities 50 100 2 hours
English Language &
100 100
II Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi
(Writing of Essay/ Precis/ Letter/ Application etc.)
100 1 hour

IARI Assistant Syllabus 2022

Successful preparation for the IARI Assistant 2022 exam will only be possible when a candidate gets clear knowledge of IARI Assistant syllabus. To prepare for the exam in the best manner, it is important to cover the  IARI Assistant syllabus and know the topics to create a strategy for the same. You can below check the complete syllabus for IARI Assistant 2022 for prelims and mains to start your preparation now.

IARI Assistant prelims exam consists of three subjects i.e: General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, and Quantitative Aptitude whereas IARI Assistant includes Quantitative Ability and English Comprehension.

Subject Topics
General Intelligence & Reasoning

Spatial Orientation, Analogies, Discrimination, Space Visualisation, Statement-Conclusion, Coding-Decoding, Similarities & Differences, etc

General Awareness & GK

India and its neighboring countries, Current Affairs, Economic Science, Scientific Research, Polity, etc.

Quantitative Aptitude

Whole numbers, HCF, LCM, Decimals, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Square and Square Roots, Mixtures & Allegations, Basic Algebraic identities, etc.

English Comprehension

Active Passive, Unseen Passage, Antonyms, Synonyms, Direct Indirect Speech, One-word Substitution, Parts of Speech, Para Jumbles, etc.

ICAR IARI Assistant Qualifying Marks

ICAR has set the following as the qualifying marks for each category of candidates. The minimum qualifying marks in the Preliminary & Mains Exam is given below separately.









IARI Assistant Admit Card 2022

Candidates who will apply successfully for the IARI Assistant exam 2022 will be able to download the admit card from the official website once it is announce by the authorities  or you can also download the IARI Assistant call letter will also be available here. IARI Assistant exam date has been not released yet so you should keep eye on official website or BYJUS Exam Prep regularly. You would need your login credentials to be able to download the hall ticket.

IARI Assistant Answer Key 2022

The IARI Assistant Answer Key 2022 will be available on the official website of the IARI. The candidates who will appear for the written exam will be able to download the Indian Agriculture Research Institute Assistant answer key pdf from the direct link that will be available here. Further, you would also be allowed to raise an objection in case you have a query.

IARI Assistant Result 2022

style=”font-weight: 400;”>After the announcement of the IARI Assistant answer key, the authorities will release the IARI Assistant Result 2022. Candidates who will obtain the cut off marks in the prelims exam will be able to appear for the next stage of the recruitment process.

IARI Assistant Preparation Tips 2022

The IARI Assistant preparation tips have been formulated by the experts to help the candidates in preparing effectively and efficiently for the IARI Assistant exams. Preparation directly influences the performance of the candidates in the exam, so it is of prime importance for them to prepare effectively. The IARI Assistant 2022 preparation tips will aid the candidates in outperforming and excelling in the exam.

  • Clearly understand the syllabus and exam pattern. 
  • Practice the previous year question papers to analyze the sectional difficulty level. 
  • Keep tracking the preparation level by attempting mock tests. 
  • The candidates must keep practicing the questions and brushing up on the core concepts.
  • You must keep on revising the already learned concepts of the syllabus.


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