Assistants - Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board


The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) came into existence on 1 November 1973. The ASRB belongs to the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. The ASRB was set up under the approval of the Gajendragadkar Committee.

The primary roles of the ASRB are to recruit suitable people for different vacancies in the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).

Job Profile:

Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) invites application from eligible candidates for the post of Assistants at ICAR HQ and its Research Institutes.

No. of posts: 267

Pay Scale – Rs. 9300 - 34800 + Rs. 4600 and Grade pay of Rs. 4200


Age criteria – The minimum age limit is 20 years and the maximum age limit is 27 years (Relaxable as per rules).

Educational Qualification – The candidates must have done a graduate degree from any recognized University. For further details regarding qualification, refer ASRB’s website link

Selection Process:

The selection for the post is through online competitive preliminary examination and main examination. Only those who qualify in the preliminary examination will be allowed to write the main examination.

Tentative date for Preliminary examination - 11.07.2011

Tentative date for main examination - August 2011

How to apply:

Interested eligible candidates can download the application form of prescribed format from the   ASRB’s website link Completely filled application form must be sent along with required enclosures and certificates to the following address:

Dy. Dir. (Finance) & Controller (Online Exams)

Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB)

(Indian Council of Agricultural Research)

Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-I, Pusa

New Delhi –110 012

Application Fee:

The application fee is Rs. 1000 if made online, and the fee is Rs. 1500 if made offline. There is no fee for SC/ ST/ PD/ Women candidates.

Contact Details:

Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB)

(Indian Council of Agricultural Research)

Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-I, Pusa

New Delhi –110 012

Ph:011-25846730, Tele Fax: 25846185

Last date to apply: 30.06.2011.

For more complete and detailed information regarding the posts visit the ASRB’s website or the employment news dated 14.05.2011.



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3 Responses to “Assistants - Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board”

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    Dr Anita Mangla:

    Respected Sir,

    I am Dr Anita Mangla P.hD. Life Sciences, i have qualified ASRB in 1998, am i eligible to apply for post of Asst Prof.

    Kindly revert ASAP.

    Dr Anita Mangla

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    DIVYA S:


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    rahul dev kaushal:

    Sir, I am M.Sc (Hons) Environmental Science (ASRB-NET1998 Qualified) also M.Sc Botany SET Qualified 1999 . Am i eligible to apply for the post of assistant professor in central university