AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE (Preliminary) EXAM 2015 in combination with NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY TEST (NET) 2015
Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) shall hold a combined Agricultural Research Service (ARS)- 2015 (Preliminary Examination) and National Eligibility Test (NET)-2015 Examination during 04-December-2015 to 10-December-2015 at 23 centres across India.
The Agricultural Research Service (ARS)- 2015 (Main Examination) will be conducted on 21-February-2016. All those candidates desirous of appearing for ARS Examination are required to take both the Preliminary and Main Examination and viva-voce.
Candidates declared successful in Agricultural Research Service (ARS)- 2015 (Main) Examination and viva-voce will be recommended for appointment as Scientists in Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in the Pay Band-III of Rs. 15,600-39,100 plus Research Grade Pay of Rs. 6,000/-.
National Eligibility Test (NET) is a qualifying examination for determining eligibility for the position of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) and other Agricultural Universities (AUs). Candidates clearing the National Eligibility Test will be eligible to apply for the post of Lecturers or Assistant Professors in the SAUs/AUs.
Age Limit: A candidate seeking admission to the Agricultural Research Service must have attained the age of 21 years but not have attained the age of 32 years as on 01-August-2015. For National Eligibility Test (NET), candidates must have attained the age of 21 years 21 years as on 01-August-2015 (no upper age limit).
Qualification: candidate must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent in the concerned discipline with specialization.
Rs. 500/- for ARS 2015 (SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates are exempted from payment of application fees)
Rs. 1000/- for NET 2015 (Rs. 250/- for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates) (Women candidates are exempted from payment of application fees)
Rs. 1500/- for both ARS and NET Examination (Rs. 250/- for both examination for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates) (Women candidates are exempted from payment of application fees)
Last Date for Filling Online Application: 19-November-2015
How to Apply: Interested candidates are suggested to apply online through official website at http://asrb.org.in OR http://www.icar.org.in
Candidates are strongly suggested to go through official recruitment advertisement (http://asrb.org.in/ars-2015andnet-2015.pdf) in detail, before applying for the same. Candidates must read the notification carefully before filling the Online Application Form. Candidate must fulfill all the conditions of eligibility regarding age limits, educational qualifications, etc. prescribed for admission to the examination.