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 1||General Awareness of Development of Economic, Social, Scientific & Cultural Fields, History & Geography of India and the World||150 Marks|
|Paper 2||Constitution of India, Polity, Governance, Social Justice||150 Marks|
|Paper 3||Essay Writing-I 75 Marks & Essay Writing-II 75 Marks||150 Marks|
|Paper 4||Ethics, Integrity, Aptitude||150 Marks|
|Total Marks|| ||600 Marks|
Candidates from Tier 2 exam will be qualified for Tier 3 viz. Structured Interviews in the ratio of 5 candidates for each vacancy (category-wise) on the basis of their merit in Tier 2.
ICAR AO 2021 Tier 3 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 the Tier 2 exam (out of a maximum of 600 Marks) as well as a structured Interview (out of a maximum of 100 Marks).