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ASRB Recruitment – 2021

Job Introduction

The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) will recruit
A) 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).
B) Agricultural Research Services (ARS) is for recruitment to the post of ARS Scientists.
C) Senior Technical Officer : STO (T-6) Examination is a direct recruitment examination for the post of Senior
Technical Officer (STO) (T-6) at ICAR Hqrs and its Research Institutes.

Job Details

Textile Manufacture & Technology (Code No. 60)
Important Dates:

Submission of online applications starts on10.05.2021 (05.00 AM) (Revised date)
Last date and time for submission of online application form25.04.2021 (05.00 PM)
Last date and time for making online fee payment25.04.2021 (05.00 PM)
Dates of online (CBT) examination for NET-2021/ ARS (Preliminary)-2021/ STO (T-6)21.06.2021 – 27.06.2021
Date of ARS-2021 (Mains) Examination19.09.2021
Date of Interview for the post of STO (T-6)To be notified later
Date of Viva-voce for ARS-2021 ExaminationTo be notified later
* subject to change

ExamEducational QualificationAge limit No of attempts
NETA candidate must possess a Master’s degree or equivalent in the respective Discipline
and specialization completed on or before 19.09.2021
A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years as on 01.01.2021. There is no
upper age limit for the National Eligibility Test.
There is no restriction on number of attempts for appearing in the National Eligibility
ARSCandidate must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent in the concerned discipline with
specialization as defined in Annexure -VI, completed on or before 19.09.2021.
A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years but not have attained the age of 32
years as on 01.01.2021.
The number of attempts for appearing in the Agricultural Research Service
Examination will be limited to SIX for Unreserved category and EWS category
candidates (whether M.Sc./Ph.D.) including the in-service candidates of I.C.A.R.
STOCandidate must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent in the concerned discipline with
specialization as defined in Annexure -VI and XI, completed on or before 19.09.2021.
A candidate seeking admission to the STO (T-6) Examination must have attained the
age of 21 years but not have attained the age of 35 years as on 25.04.2021.

Contact Details

For any clarification /assistance, Candidate may call Ph. No. 011-25840251 /25848172 during 09:30 hrs to 17:00 hrs (Monday to Friday, except Gazetted Holiday(s)) or contact the Controller of Examinations, ASRB, KAB – I, Pusa, New Delhi – 110012 or e-mail to

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Frequently Asked Questions | FAQs

What does ASRB do?

The ASRB (Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board) is an independent recruitment agency in India that operates under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. The primary responsibility of the ASRB is to conduct competitive examinations and recruit qualified individuals for scientific positions in various agricultural research institutions and organizations across India.

The key functions of the ASRB include:
Recruitment of Scientists: ASRB conducts national-level competitive exams to recruit scientists in the agricultural and allied fields. These exams include the National Eligibility Test (NET), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) exam, and other specialized exams for different disciplines. Successful candidates are appointed as scientists in prestigious organizations like the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and other research institutions.

Setting Selection Criteria and Standards: ASRB is responsible for establishing selection criteria, syllabi, and evaluation standards for the recruitment exams it conducts. It ensures that the selection process is fair, transparent, and based on merit.
Research and Development: ASRB may also undertake research and development activities to improve the recruitment process, enhance the efficiency of agricultural research systems, and contribute to the overall development of agricultural sciences.

Human Resource Development: ASRB plays a role in human resource development in the agricultural sector. It assesses the qualifications and performance of scientists for promotion and awards, and provides recommendations for their career advancement.

Overall, the ASRB serves as a vital institution for recruiting and promoting scientific talent in the field of agriculture and allied sciences in India. It plays a significant role in ensuring a skilled and competent workforce in agricultural research and development, contributing to the growth and progress of the agricultural sector in the country.

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