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180 ASRB ARS NET Examination 2017 scientist recruitment

Agricultural scientist recruitment board,  Indian council of agricultural research ICAR published the official notification   F.No. 1(9)/2016-Exam.III Dated the 21 march , 2017, for Agricultural research service preliminary examination 2017 in combination with national eligibility TEST 2017 . Krishi vaigyanik bharti board will conduct a combined ARS 2016 preliminary examination (Krishi anusandhan seva prarambhik bharti pariksha
) with NET 2016 (Rashtriya patrata pariksha) . This examination will be held on between 16 may 2017 to 21 may 2017. Examination will be held online mode at various examination center of all over India.  All those candidates who will be declared qualified in the Pre exam of ARS they will be call for mains examination which will be held on 8 July 2017.
ICAR ARS pre exam will be qualifying nature and marks of online examination will not be added in final merit perpetration.  In the last personal interview test will be held for all candidates who will declared qualified din the main examination.  Finally qualified candidates will be appointed as scientist in Agricultural research service ARS of Indian council of agricultural research ICAR in the Pay Band-III of 15,600-39,100 plus Research Grade Pay of  6,000. NET examination will be also held by ICAR. 
 National Eligibility Test (NET) is a qualifying examination for determining eligibility for the position of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) and other Agricultural Universities (AUs). Candidates clearing the National Eligibility Test will be eligible to apply for the post of Lecturers or Assistant Professors in the SAUs/AUs. NET certificates will be issued by the ASRB to the qualified candidates to enable them to apply against vacancies to be notified or advertised by the State Agricultural Universities/Agricultural Universities. Important recruitment details of ARS 2017 as are following


Discipline wise vacancy details as are following
Discipline
No of Vacancy
Agricultural Biotechnology
09
Agricultural Entomology
10
Agricultural Microbiology
06
Genetics & Plant Breeding
28
Nematology
02
Plant Biochemistry
04
Plant Pathology
13
Plant Physiology
10
Seed Science & Technology
01
Animal Biotechnology
01
Animal Genetics & Breeding
07
Animal Nutrition
01
Animal Physiology
02
Animal Reproduction & Gynaecology
03
Dairy Microbiology
01
Dairy Technology
01
Livestock Production Management
03
Veterinary Medicine
01
Veterinary Microbiology
04
Veterinary Parasitology
01
Veterinary Pharmacology
03
Fisheries Resource Management
09
Fish Processing Technology
02
Agricultural Chemicals
03
Agricultural Meteorology
01
Agro forestry
03
Agronomy
19
Soil Science
13
Agricultural Extension
07
Farm Machinery and Power
04
Land and Water Management Engmeermg
08
Total
180

Salary :  Scientists in Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in the Pay Band-III of 15,600-39,100 plus Research Grade Pay of  6,000/-.


Education qualification:
ARS 2017/ NET 2017 : Post graduation / PG / master Degree in concerned district  completed on or before 8 July 2017
Age limit for ARS : 21 year to 32 year as on 1 January 2017
Age Limit for NET 2017 – minimum 21 y ears as on 1 January 2017


Selection Procedure for ARS 
Selection of the eligible candidates for Agricultural scientist posts will be based on through the preliminary examination which will be qualifying nature, mains examination and personal interview test. Final merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in Mains examination and personal interview test. Written test will be held online.


ARS question paper pattern as are following
Examination
Marks
Duration
ARS 2017 Preliminary examination Objective type
150
2 hours
ARS 2017 Mains examination (Descriptive type)
240
3 Hours
Viva Voce
60

Negative marking will be applicable in ARS examination. For each in correct answer 1/3 marks will be deducted as negative marking.  The candidates who obtain following minimum qualifying marks in the Preliminary Examination will be allowed to appear in the ARS (Main) Examination in the ratio of 1:15 (category-wise) for each post.  


Minimum qualifying marks for ARS 2017
Category
Cutoff marks / Passing marks
UR
45%
OBC
40%
SC/ST/ PWD
35%


ARS mains examination pattern:
All those candidates who will be declared qualified in the Preliminary examination they will be call for main examination. ARS will have only one question paper which will carry total 240 marks.  Candidates will get 3 Hours time duration for attempting the question paper. Question paper will be divided in 23 sections and each section contains 40 questions. Each question of section A will carry 2 marks, this question will be short type question and maximum limit will be 10 words per question.
Part 2 contains 20 questions and each question will carry 5 marks. Candidates are required to give answer in one or two paragraph maximum with explanation.
Part C will contain 6 questions and each question will carry 10 marks. Question of part C will be descriptive type. Answers are required to be written in the space
Provided below the question.


Download syllabus for Various Disciplines, Net/ARS

Written Examination for ASRB NET  
Question paper pattern:  their will be one question paper in NET. Question paper will carry 150 marks for 150 objective type questions. Each question will carry 1 marks. 
Question will be asked from respective discipline. 
Negative marking will be applicable. for each incorrect answer 1/3 marks will be deducted as a negative marking. 
Minimum qualifying cutoff marks 
Category
Cutoff marks / Passing marks
UR
50%
OBC
45%
SC/ST/ PWD
40%

No of attempt:  each candidates can paper 6 time in ARS Agricultural Research Service Examination for reserved category and 9 attempts are allowed for OBC , SC, ST .
For NET  : 5 attempt for all and not attempt restriction for SC , ST candidates 

Restriction on applying for the examination
Applicant who has already declared qualified ARS examination (finally selected) in the earlier year will not be eligible to compete in the subsequent examinations conducted by ASRB for the same discipline in which he/she has earlier qualified.

How to apply: all interested candidates who want appear in ARS of ASRB NET examination they can apply online at the official website of ASRB which is http://www.asrb.org.in.
Online registration process will be started from 19 October 2015 . Last date of application form submission is 19 November 2015. 

Application form fee for ASRB NET and ARS examination
Category
ARS
NET
Both ARS and NET
General , OBC
500
1000
1500
SC , ST, PW
Nill
250
250
Women
Nill
Nill
Nill

Candidates can pay application form fee through Debit card, credit card, NEFT , payment  .
Candidates can deposit application form fee online through ASRB at the official website of ASRB which is http://www.asrb.org.in
Candidates can deposit application form fee till the last date 15 April 2017  
Candidates can also pay application form for fee through Challan form of syndicate bank. 
Last date of payment through challan form is 15 April 2017  

Official helpline no call ph. No. 011-25843907/25840251 /25848172
or contact the Controller of Examinations, ASRB, KAB – I, Pusa, New Delhi – 110012 or e-mail to
Important dates:
Online registration process will be started from: 22 march 2017  
Last date of online registration is -  15 April 2017  
Last date of paying application form fee Online : 15 April 2017  
Exam dates online : during 16 may to 21 may 2017  
ARS- (Main) Examination will be conducted on 8 July 2017
Admit card download date will be updated here .

Download official Notification in PDF

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