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ICAR Assistant Exam pattern, Sample Papers & Books

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Recruitment exam for ICAR Agriculture Assistants is just round the corner and many of you may be searching for the prep materials for ICAR Assistant Exam 2014 - The exam pattern, Syllabus, Sample Papers & Books. The purpose of this blog post is precisely that: to help you with sample papers & books for this ICAR exam along with an analysis of the exam pattern.

In a separate blog article I have posted the syllabus for ICAR Agriculture Assistants exam. You may also would like to go through my previous blog post titled: ICAR ASRB Assistant Recruitment 2014 Notification, Form & Eligibility to know more about this exam and how to apply for the same.

Pattern of ICAR Agriculture Assistants 2014 Exam:
Selection process for ICAR Agriculture Assistants consists of two written test - Prelims (200 marks) & Mains (200 marks). The Preliminary exam is of Objective type and is conducted ONLINE. The Mains exam is on the other hand of Descriptive type.

ICAR Agriculture Assistants Preliminary exam is for screening purpose only. The final merit list is prepared based on the performance in the 200 marks Mains exam only.

You can find the exam pattern of ICAR Agriculture Assistants Preliminary exam below:
ICAR ASRB Assistants' Exam Pattern Prelims
The 100 question, 200 marks Prelims exam is for duration 2 hours.
There is negative marking in ICAR - One mark will be deducted for each two wrong answers.

You can find the exam pattern of ICAR Agriculture Assistants Mains exam below:
ICAR ASRB Assistants' Exam Pattern Mains
The 200 marks Mains exam is for duration 3 hours.

Sample/Model paper for ICAR Assistants Exam 2014:
As you can find in the above exam pattern for ICAR Agriculture Assistants, there is no paper for specialization (i.e. Agriculture). The weight is on three areas - English language, GK & Aptitude.

However point to note is that the Preliminary exam would be conducted online! So those of you who have never appeared in Online tests, it would be essential for you to have some experience on a real online test environment. 

Books for ICAR Agriculture Assistants Exam:
ICAR Assistants Exam BookI have found the following prep book for FCI Assistant exam, which you may find useful. These books contains sections on Logical Reasoning, Computer Awareness, Numerical Ability, Data Analysis, General Awareness, GK & Current Affairs and hence can give you good prep materials for ICAR ASRB Assistant exam.

You can buy the books from the nearby book stores. But my suggestion would be to buy it from Flipkart, as apart from huge discounts, Flipkart offers you the ease of getting the books delivered at home freely. It also offers you Cash-On-Delivery (Pay when you get the book). Best part of Flipkart is the prompt service - the books should normally be delivered within 3/4 days at your home.
SSC FCI Combined Recruitment Assistant Guide; Publisher: Student Aid
Price: Rs. 220
FCI: FCI Food Corporation of India Assistant by Manoj Kumar Singh; Publisher: Unique
Price: Rs. 350

Hope with above study materials for ICAR ASRB Assistant Exam you can appear in the exam confidently. I would be on the look out for more sample papers on this exam and post them soon as an when I can spot them. So please keep visiting this blog!