Officer Posts at ICAR Research Institutes - Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB)



The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) was established on 16 July, 1929 under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. In earlier times, ICAR was known as Imperial Council of Agricultural Research. Indian Council of Agricultural Research is an autonomous organization that works under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.

Job Profile:

Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) invites application from eligible candidates for Officer Posts (Administrative Officers and Finance & Accounts Officers) at ICAR Research Institutes.

No. of posts: Administrative Officers - 19, Finance & Accounts Officers – 8

Pay Scale – PB-3 Rs. 15600-39100 + GP of Rs.5400


Age Criteria – The minimum age limit is 21 yrs and the maximum age limit is 30 yrs.

Educational qualification – For both the posts, Graduation from any recognized university with at least 55% marks in final degree examination is essential. Working knowledge of computer is also essential. For Finance & Accounts Officer post, specialization in Finance/ Accounting/ commerce at the Post graduation level or professional qualification such as CA/ ICWA/ CS is desirable.

Selection Process:

The selection of the post is through competitive examination. For complete details refer the website

Date of competitive examination – 22.05.2011

How to apply:

Eligible candidates can download the application form of prescribed format from the website or . Completely filled application must be sent to the following address along with required documents:

The Controller of Examinations,

Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board,

Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan,


New Delhi – 110012

Application Fee:

Crossed bank Draft of Rs. 500 must be drawn in favor of Secretary, Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board payable at New Delhi.

Contact Details:

Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board,

Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan,


New Delhi – 110012

Last date to apply: 14.02.2011 (28.02.2011 - For candidates from far-flung areas)

For more complete and detailed information regarding the post visit the websites or



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26 Responses to “Officer Posts at ICAR Research Institutes - Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB)”

  1. 26

    sir:i know about which books to read for jrf

  2. 25
    dhammadeep meshram:

    sir.i want to know about will administrative officer in asrb be held in 2012?

  3. 24
    dhammadeep meshram:

    i want to know about which books should be studied for A.O in asrb for objective &subjective phase .

  4. 23
    indu goyal:

    sir,i wanna ask about previous year questions asked by ICAR for post of administative officer.plz snd me on my email id

  5. 22
    dipti choudhary:

    i have not got my admit card yet, so what should i do now ?

  6. 21
    rashmi kumari:

    i want to ask about previous question of the post administrative officer in please send on my email.

  7. 20

    Sir,i hve nt received ao admit card,please tl me wat i 9394145398

  8. 19
    shailini shail:

    i want to ask about previous question of the post “administrative officer” in ICAR.SO Please send on my email

  9. 18
    anil kumar prabhakar:

    sir, i have been applied for the post of administrative officer in agricultural scientist recruitment board new delhi. Exam date is 22 may 11. I have not got admit card yet.

  10. 17

    did anyone gt the call letter for the exam on 22 may for AO

  11. 16

    i have applied for the post of finance & accounts officer,
    my apttitute, and english are good but gk is not that good.
    can you please help me in guiding what to read in gk and in accounts subjects?
    please help me out!

  12. 15

    I want the name of the book which I will refer for admistrative officer post exam.
    & also tell me where it should be availabele.


  13. 14

    i want to ask about previous years questions of the post “Administrative Officer in ICAR”, whether can you supply me ? so please contact.9311575419

  14. 13

    sir, i want to know about my sent application for confirming whether it has been reached or not.
    If possible plz send the confirmation massege to my email.

  15. 12
    sanjay kumar singh:

    what should be the required syllabus for account and finance officer job and also give details of books suggested for commerce paper.

  16. 11

    what should be the required syllabus for accounts and finance officer jobs? administrative officer

  17. 10
    nandini sharma:



  18. 9

    I have also applied for ASRB AO post , but dont know how to prerpare for it. if any one can suggest any books to be reffered or have some sample papers, it would be of great help.
    I tried to search papers olnie but i culdn’t get anything……
    Help needed…….

    Contact no. 07620859679 ( Just give a call, i will call back)

  19. 8
    sunil saini:

    i want to know which books are the best for administrative officer examination. any help will be appreciated. thank you

  20. 7

    Respected Sir,

    I wanted to appear for examination which will be conducted on 22nd May 2011 for finance and accounts officer post in ICAR,for that i would to know the reference books from which i can prepare myself for the exam.Please can u mail me the names.

    Thanking You.

  21. 6

    Respected sir,
    I have applied for administrative officer in ICAR. I want previous year question of all papers of A.O. This is my humble request. please sent to my
    Thanking you

  22. 5

    give me syllabus for this exam

  23. 4
    praveen kumar.G:

    praveen:on january 20th,11 Respected sir i had applied for the post of administration officer.I want past question papers.please send to my mail.Thanking you sir.

  24. 3
    devendra kumar dharam:

    Respected sir,I have done B.A;B.ED.M.A.[political science];B.J.C.[bachelor of journalism&communication].i am working in JNV as TGT[ENGLISH] under HRD Ministry on regular basis in the pay scale of 9300-32000 pay band 4600.i have exqusite communicaton skill and leadership quality.I reside in Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh; Sir can i apply for AO..THANKS….

  25. 2

    Respected Sir
    i want to apply for the post of Administrative officer. i have Secured 70% marks in B.A.LL.B(HONS.). n i have done only the basic course of computer…i dont have any special knowledge of computers. Can I apply for the post?

  26. 1
    Parmod Sharma:

    Respected Sir,

    I have query regarding the post of Administrative Officer as published by ICAR that i have 54.6% marks in Gradution so can i apply for the same as i have almost 6 year experience of Adminstration as well as the computer so please confirm the same thing on urgent basis.

    Thanks & Regards
    Parmod Sharma
    Email- [email protected]