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3 Jan 2017

Agriculture Notification of ASRB Recruitment 2016 – Vacancies for 22 Senior Scientist Posts


Here Is The Awakening...!!! Notification of ASRB Recruitment 2016 – Vacancies for 22 Senior Scientist Posts: Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB), New Delhi is looking for passionate aspirants and has invited applications for the recruitment of 22 Senior Scientists vacancies on permanent basis.

The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) was established on 1 November 1973 as an independent recruitment agency in pursuance of the recommendations of the Gajendragadkar Committee. The board is charged with the responsibility of recruitment of Scientists and to such other posts and services as may be specified by the President, ICAR from time to time through competitive examinations / direct recruitment by selection etc. as the principal mandate to make available the best human resources to man the various positions in ICAR in the country. The Committee to Advise on Renovation and Rejuvenation of Higher Education (Yashpal Committee, 2009) has recommended setting up of a constitutional body — the National Commission for Higher Education and Research — which would be a unified supreme body to regulate all branches of higher education including agricultural education.[5] Presently, regulation of agricultural education is the mandate of ICAR, Veterinary Council of India (Veterinary sub-discipline) and Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (Forestry sub-discipline). The UPA government has included Yashpal Committee recommendations in its '100 days agenda'.[6] premier institute of agriculture in India. The board's main mission is to make recruitment to the posts in the Agricultural Research Services (ARS) of ICAR and to such other posts and services specified by the President of ICAR, to rendering such other assistance to ICAR in personal matters including promotions and mandate in advising the Council on disciplinary matters relating to personal recruited/appointed by the Council or in consultation with the Board.

The Council is the apex body for co-ordinating, guiding and managing research and education in agriculture including horticulture, fisheries and animal sciences in the entire country. With 101 ICAR institutes and 71 agricultural universities spread across the country this is one of the largest national agricultural systems in the world. The ICAR has played a pioneering role in ushering Green Revolution and subsequent developments in agriculture in India through its research and technology development that has enabled the country to increase the production of foodgrains by 5 times, horticultural crops by 9.5 times, fish by 12.5 times , milk 7.8 times and eggs 39 times since 1951 to 2014, thus making a visible impact on the national food and nutritional security. It has played a major role in promoting excellence in higher education in agriculture. It is engaged in cutting edge areas of science and technology development and its scientists are internationally acknowledged in their fields.

The organization is currently looking for desired candidatures in terms to fill respected vacancies of 22 Senior Scientist posts. Eligible candidates those who are interested in this field may apply in prescribed application format by or before 09-01-2017 and for remote areas it should be by or before 24-01-2017. Other additional details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process and registration process are as given below :

ASRB Vacancy Details:
Total No.of Posts: 22
Name of the Post: Senior Scientist

Post Name, Vacancy and Educational details:

S. No. Name of the Post No. of Vacancies
1 Animal Nutrition 02 Posts
2 Animal Physiology 01 Post
3 Animal Genetics and Breeding 01 Post
4 Animal Reproduction & Gynecology 01 Post
5 Genetics & Plant Breeding, Division of Genetics 05 Posts
6 Genetics & Plant Breeding, Regional Station (CHC) 01 Post
7 Plant Pathology 01 Post
8 Agricultural Chemicals, Division of Agricultural Chemicals 01 Post
9 Agricultural Economics 01 Post
10 Fish Resource Management 01 Post
11 Genetics & Plant Breeding 02 Posts
12 Plant Pathology 02 Posts
13 Agricultural Entomology 01 Post
14 Agricultural Biotechnology 01 Post
15 Agricultural Statistics 01 Post

Age Limit:

Candidate should be of 47 years as on 09/01/2017.

Educational Qualification:

Candidates must possess a Doctoral Degree in any Branch of Agriculture Science along with 8 year experience in  the relevant subject either as Scientist/ Lecturer/ Extension Specialist or equivalent from a recognized institute.

Mode of Selection:

Candidate will be selected based on the result of their performance in Interview.

Application Fee:

  • All Unreserved candidates will have to pay Rs.500/- for Application Fee through Crossed Demand Draft drawn in favor of Secretary, ASRB payable at New Delhi (India).
  • For SC/ST/Women and Physically Handicapped category, candidates have been exempted from paying the application fee.

How To Apply:

Interested candidates may send their application form (by or before 09.01.2017) along with all relevant documents by hand/post/courier as addressed to ...

The Secretary, ASRB,
Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan I,
New Delhi– 110012

Important Dates:

Applications should be received by or before: 09-01-2017.
Applications should be received by or before (for Remote Areas): 24-01-2017.

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