In an important notification by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) of ICAR, dates for ARS (Agricultural Research Service) Main Examination 2012 were revised. The ARS Main Examination will now be conducted on 30 June 2013 instead of 23 June 2013. The timings for the exam i.e., 10 am to 1 pm, however, will remain the same.
The board decided to change the dates on account of Joint CSIR UGC NET Examination being held on the previously notified date (23 June 2013). The rest of the notification for the ARS Main examination remains the same.
Only such candidates will be allowed to appear in the ARS – Main Examination who will clear Preliminary ARS Examination which is qualifying in nature. In addition, 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.
Candidates who obtain such minimum aggregate marks in the written papers and Viva-Voce without fixing any minimum marks in Viva-Voce as may be fixed by the Board in their discretion shall be recommended for appointment to ARS in accordance with the number of vacancies intimated by the Council under each discipline.
The Agriculture Scientist Recruitment Board (ASRB) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) conducts Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Examination for appointment as Scientists in Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research. The number of attempts however remains 4 for all candidates (whether MSc/PhD) for appearing in the Agricultural Research Service Examination including the in-service candidates of ICAR.
For more details, please visit http://www.asrb.org.in/