The Agriculture Scientist Recruitment Board (ASRB) of ICAR will conduct Preliminary ARS Examination 2012 on 24 February 2013 from 2 pm to 4 pm. The test will be conducted for selecting candidates for appointment as Scientists in Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research at 33 centres across the nation.
ASRB has already sent admission certificate via email, as mentioned by the candidates in the application form, for the exam. In case a candidate does not receive admission certificate, he/she can download the admission certificate from the link given below.
Download Admission Certificate by either entering their Registration Number or name
Candidates should note that they will not be admitted to the Test unless they hold the admission Certificate to the Test. Moreover, ICAR or ASRB cannot be held responsible for non-receipt of the Admission certificate.
Candidates qualifying the Preliminary ARS Examination will be allowed to appear in the ARS – Main Examination. Henceforth, Candidates obtaining the minimum qualifying marks in ARS - Main examination will be called for Viva-Voce for the Agricultural Research Service. After the Viva-Voce the candidates will be arranged by the Board in the order of merit in each category (professional subject-wise) as disclosed by the aggregate marks finally awarded to each candidate.
The number of attempts to take Preliminary ARS Examination remains 4 for all candidates (whether MSc/PhD) for appearing in the Agricultural Research Service Examination including the in-service candidates of ICAR.