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Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board Notified Recruitment for Scientific Posts 2013

Agricultural Scientific Recruitment Board invited application for recruitment to the Scientific Posts.

May 18, 2013 15:02 IST
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Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB), Under Department of Agricultural Research & Education (Indian Council of Agricultural Research), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, was established on 1 November 1973 as an independent recruitment agency in pursuance of the recommendations of the Gajendragadkar Committee.

The ASRB issued notification inviting applications for filling up 173 scientific posts -- 17 RMP, 22 PC / HOD / equivalent, 30 Principal Scientist and 104 Senior Scientist / equivalent -- with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi and its Institutes by direct selection. Interested candidates should send their applications in the prescribed format by the prescribed last date.

Important Dates:

Last Date for receipt of Applications: 10 June 2013
25 June 2013: (for applications from abroad/ notified remote areas – Andamanand Nicobar Islands, Lakshdweep, Minicoy and Amindivi islands, States / Union Territories in the North-Eastern Region, Ladakh Division of Jammu & Kashmir State, Sikkim, Pangi, Sub-division of Chamba, Lahul and Spiti Districts of Himachal Pradesh)
17 July 2013 (for applications sent ‘Through Proper Channel’ along with the
‘Certificate of verification by the Employer’)

Vacancy Details:

Total vacancies: 173 posts

Sl. No

Name of Post

Item No

No of Posts

Age limit

Pay Scale

1

Research Management Position (RMP)

1-17

17 posts

Less than 60 years

Minimum pay of Rs.43000 in Pay Band-4 of Rs.37400-67000 with RGP of Rs.10000.

2

Project Coordinator (PC) / Head of Division (HOD) /Equivalent

18-39

22 posts

Less than 60 years

Minimum pay of Rs.43000 in Pay Band-4 of Rs.37400-67000 with RGP of Rs.10000.

3

Principal Scientist

40-69

30 posts

Less than 52 years

Minimum pay of Rs.43000 in Pay Band-4 of Rs.37400-67000 with RGP of Rs.10000.

4

Senior Scientist / Equivalent

70-173

104 posts

Less than 47 years

Pay Band-4 of Rs.37400-67000 with RGP of Rs.9000.

Age will be reckoned as on 10 June 2013.
The retirement age for all the posts is 62 years.

Tenure:
RMP/HOD posts:
5 years,
Principal Scientists and Senior Scientists / Programme Coordinators: Permanent basis

Educational Qualifications:
For Research Management Position (RMP):
(i) Doctoral degree in concerned field with related specialization.  
(ii) At least 5 years experience as Principal Scientist / Professor or in an equivalent position in PB-4 of Rs.37400-67000 with grade pay Rs.10000 OR an eminent Scientist having proven record of scientific contribution working in a reputed organization / Institute with at least 15 years experience in relevant subject.
(iii) Evidence of publication/ activities /contribution suggesting that the candidate has a broad vision / perspective in the concerned field

For Project Coordinator (PC) / Head of Division (HOD) /Equivalent: (i) Doctoral degree in related / required discipline in concerned field
(ii) At least 3 years experience as Principal Scientist / Professor or in an equivalent position in PB-4 of Rs.37400- 67000 with Grade pay Rs.10000.
(iii) Evidence of publication/ activities /contribution suggesting that the candidate has a broad vision / perspective in the concerned field

For Principal Scientist: (i) Doctoral degree in concerned field.
(ii) 10 years experience in relevant subject of which at least 8 years should be as Scientist / Lecturer / Extension Specialist or in an equivalent position in PB-3 of Rs.15600-39100 with Grade Pay Rs.5400 / Rs.6000 / Rs.7000 / Rs.8000 and 2 years as a Senior Scientist or in an equivalent position in PB-4 of Rs.37400-67000 with Grade pay Rs.8700 / Rs.9000.
(iii) Evidence, in the form of published work / innovations and impact, of having contributed to research / teaching /extension education.

For Senior Scientist / Equivalent: Doctoral degree in concerned discipline in relevant subject including relevant basic sciences with 8 years experience in the relevant subject as Scientist / Lecturer / Extension specialist or in an
equivalent position in PB-3 of Rs.15600-39100 with grade pay Rs.5400 / Rs.6000 / Rs.7000 / Rs.8000 having
made contribution to research / teaching / extension education as evidenced by published work / innovations and impact

For detailed Educational Qualifications, see notification.

Selection Procedure: Selection will be done on the basis of candidates’ performance in the Interview.

Candidates who qualify in the screening of applications will be called for Interview. They will have the option to reply in Hindi during the Interview.

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) will issue appointment orders to selected candidates.

Travel Allowance: Candidates called for Interview will be paid Travel allowance corresponding to the amount of the Second Class Mail railway fare by the shortest route to the place of interview from the Railway Station nearest to the normal place of residence of the candidate or from which he actually performs the journey, whichever, is nearer to the place of interview, and back to the same station or the amount of Railway fare actually incurred by the candidate whichever is less. Details of journey will have to be furnished by the candidate when they are called for Interview.

Application Fees: Non-refundable application fees of Rs.500 / USD50 (for candidates abroad) has to be paid through a crossed Demand Draft / crossed International Bank Draft drawn in favour of ‘SECRETARY, ASRB’ payable at New Delhi (India).

SC / ST / PH / Female candidates are exempted from payment of fees.

On the back of the Demand Draft candidates should indicate their name, address, name of the post, advertisement number and item number.

How to Apply:  Interested eligible candidates should send their applications in the prescribed format along with attested copies of required documents and fee DD to “The Secretary, Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan I, Pusa, New Delhi– 110012” so as to reach the said address by the prescribed last date.

Applications Forms can be downloaded from ICAR website www.icar.org.in  OR ASRB website www.asrb.org.in. Forms can also be obtained by forwarding a request for the same to “The Secretary, Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan I, Pusa, New Delhi– 110012.”

For filling up entries related to publications / other publications in the application form, candidates can refer NAAS Website www.naasindia.org.
For each post, separate application form with separate fee DD and separate set of documents should be sent.
One envelope should contain application for one post and from candidate only.

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