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ASRB Recruitment 2017 – ARS 2016, NET-I Examination for Scientist Posts

ASRB Recruitment 2017: Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) has planned to conduct a Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Examination-2016 and National Eligibility Test –I-2017 for people who are fond of becoming Scientists and Lecturers/ Assistant Professors in Agricultural field. Aspirants who have crossed 21 years and have obtained Master’s Degree in Agri based subjects are eligible to take part in ASRB Recruitment 2017. On referring the notification we come to know that there are 180 openings currently available at ICAR. Individuals who visited our site in search of details regarding these exams can refer the below sub headings.

Board Name Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB)
Exam Name ARS-2016 & NET (I)-2017 Exam
Designation Lecturer, Assistant Professor & Scientists
Post No’s 180 Last Date 15-04-2017
Education Master’s Degree
Job Nature Permanent Basis
Location Anywhere in India

ASRB Recruitment 2017

ASRB is a recruitment board which conducts all the competitive exams for hiring suitable professionals for serving at Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). This year, ASRB has decided to organise ARS and NET exam at various centers in India. The ASRB Recruitment 2017 will be conducted in almost 23 centers across India. Aspirants who qualify in all the screening process of ARS exam are eligible to serve as Lecturers/ AP in State Agricultural Universities (SAU) & Other Agri universities.

Candidates who qualify the NET exam can either apply for Scientist post or Assistant Professor Posts. After the declaration of this exam results, the qualified aspirants would be invited for document verification. If the documents submitted by them are not satisfying, then they will be summarily rejected. Those who desire to register for these exams can use the official portal of ASRB.

Discipline Wise Openings in ASRB

S. No. Code No. Discipline Total Age Limit
1. 01* Agricultural Biotechnology 09 For ARS – 32 years
&
For NET – No limits
2. 02 Agricultural Entomology 10
3. 03* Agricultural Microbiology 06
4. 05 Genetics & Plant Breeding 28
5. 06 Nematology 02
6. 07** Plant Biochemistry 04
7. 08 Plant Pathology 13
8. 09 Plant Physiology 10
9. 10 Seed Science & Technology 01
10. 16 Animal Biotechnology 01
11. 17 Animal Genetics & Breeding 07
12. 18 Animal Nutrition 01
13. 19 Animal Physiology 02
14. 20 Animal Reproduction & Gynecology 03
15. 22 Dairy Microbiology 01
16. 23 Dairy Technology 01
17. 25 Livestock Production Management 03
18. 27 Veterinary Medicine 01
19. 28 Veterinary Microbiology 04
20. 29 Veterinary Parasitology 01
21. 31 Veterinary Pharmacology 03
22. 35 Fisheries Resource Management 09
23. 36 Fish Processing Technology 02
24. 40** Agricultural Chemicals 03
25. 41 Agricultural Meteorology 01
26. 42 Agro forestry 03
27. 43 Agronomy 19
28. 45* Soil Science 13
29. 48 Agricultural Extension 07
30. 51 Farm Machinery and Power 04
31. 53 Land and Water Management Engineering 08


Essential Qualification: Candidates who wish to apply for ARS and NET exams should hold Master’s degree in their respective field. This qualification should be obtained from a government approved educational institution or university.

  • Required Qualification – Master’s Degree in
    • Plant Biotechnology
    • Agricultural Entomology
    • Microbiology
    • Plant Genetic resource
    • Nematology
    • Plant Pathology
    • Plant Physiology
    • Floriculture
    • Dairy Technology
    • Animal Genetics and Breeding
    • Veterinary Anatomy, etc

Age Restriction: Individuals who desire to apply for ARS Exam 2016 must have crossed 21 years and should not have attained 32 years. In case of NET (I)-2017 exam, there is no upper age limit but the applicants must have attained 21 years. The age of the candidates would be computed as on 1st January 2017.

  • Age Limit for ARS-2016 – 21 to 32 years
  • Age Limit for NET (I)-2017 – 21 to No limits

In-service candidates of ICAR should be less than 45 years and for State Agricultural universities applicants the age should be less than 35 years.

Examination Process: The application filled through online will be validated after the last date of submission. After verification, individuals who found to be suitable shall be invited for ARS-2016 prelims and NET (I) exam-2017.

These exams will be conducted through online only. Candidates who qualify in the ARS prelims have to appear for the ARS Main examination. Those who clear the main exam would be invited for personal interview.

Individuals who succeed all the selection rounds ARS exam would be considered for Assistant Professor Posts. NET exam qualifiers would be recommended for Scientists posts.

For ARS-2016

  • Prelims Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Viva Voce

For NET (I)-2017

  • Online test

Application Fee: The fee can be paid by online gateways such as Debit or Credit card or Net banking. You can also pay the fee offline by using online generated e-challan at any branch of Syndicate bank.

Category ARS 2016 Exam NET (I) 2017 For Both the exam
Unreserved Rs.500/- Rs.1000/- Rs.1500/-
OBC Rs.500/- Rs.500/- Rs.1000/-
SC/ ST/ Women/ Divyang Rs.250/- Rs.250/-

How to Apply Online for ASRB Recruitment 2017

Master Degree holders who are willing to apply for these examinations are requested to submit their application through online. The complete steps for online registration are listed out in the below section.

  • Visit the official portal of ASRB i.e. “www.asrb.org.in”.
  • Hit on the “Online for ARS-2016 & NET (I)-2017 Exam” link scrolling on the top of the page.
  • Press the “Click Here” link which is near to the desired exam name.
  • A separate window will be opened requesting for login details.
  • Click on the “New registration” button and start to fill up the registration form.
  • On the next step, fill the Qualification Details.
  • Upload the Photo and signature in the 3rd
  • Choose the fee payment option and remit the fee.
  • After successful fee payment, an application form will be displayed in printable form.
  • Download and take the printout of the form.
Official Notification asrb.org.in
Apply Online Click here

Important Dates

  • Online Application Starts from – 22nd March 2017
  • Last Date for Online Submission – 15th April 2017
  • ARS Prelims & NET exam Dates – 16th to 21st May 2017
  • ARS Mains Exam – 8th March 2017

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Note: In this article, we are have explained about the ARS-2017 and NET (I)-2017 Exams which is going to be conducted by ASRB. Additional details about this recruitment can be grabbed from the formal notice.

Updated: 22nd March 2017 — 4:50 pm

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