Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board Post Lecturer/Assistant Professor

By | March 22, 2017

Download Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Examination – 2016 & In Combination With National Eligibility Test (NET-1) -2017

Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) shall hold a combind Agricultural Reserch Service (ARS) Examination – 2016 and National Eligiblity Test (NET-1)- 2017 Examination for :-

(a) Selection of candidates for 180 posts of scientists in Agricultural Reserch Service (ARS) OF Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) In the pay Band of 15,600 – 39,100 plus Reserch Grade Pay of Rs. 6000/-.

(b) For determining eligiblity of candidates for issue of NET Certificate for being eligible to apply for the positions of lecturer/Assistant Professor in State Agricultural Universities (SAUs)/Agricultural Universities (AUs).

The candidates are required to apply Online for being considered either for ARS – 2016 Examinationonly or for net (1) – 2017 Examination only or for both.

  1. Important Dates :-

Online Registration of Application Starts 10:00 hrs on 22.03.2017
Online Registration of Application Closes 17:00 hrs on 15.04.2017
Period of On-line Preliminary Examination for ARS – 2016 COMBINED WITH net (1) – 2017 (staggered over several sessions/days depending on discipline allotment by ASRB) 16.05.2017 to 21.05.2017
Date of ARS – 2016 Mains Examination 08.07.2017 (Saturday)


  1. Age Limit:-

For ARS – 2016 Examination Between 21 years and 32 years as on 01.01.2017 (Relaxation as per rules stipulated in the notification for prescribed Reserved categories/Departmental candidates.)
For NET (1) – 2017 Examination Must be at least 21 years as on oi.oi.2017 (No Upper Age Limit)


  1. Educational Qualification:-

    Master’s Degree or equivalent in the concerned Discipline and Specialization completed on or before 08.07.2017 as stipulated in the notification.
  1. Mode Of Application :-

    Through ONLINE Application From available only on ASRB’s website

  1. Of Attempts :-

For ARS-2016 Examination Unreserved Category – Six

OBC & dIVYANG category (Gen/OBC) – Nine

SC & ST – No restriction

For NET (1) – 2017 Examination No restriction


  1. Application Fee :-
S. No. Category of candidate For ARS – 2016 Only For NET(1) -2017 Only Both for ARS – 2016 and NET (1) -2017
1 Unreserved (UR) 500/- 1000/- 1500/-
2 Other Backward Class


500/- 500/- 1000/-
3. Scheduled Caste (SC)/

Scheduled Tribe (ST)/

Divyang / Women

NIL 250/- 250/-


For detalied information including detalis of vacancies,age limt, educational qualifications, plan of examination, mode of payment of application fees, avaliablity of examination slots/sessions at various centers, etc, please refer to the notification of the examination avaliable on websites and

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