ASRB (Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board) of ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) had few days back issued recruitment notification for 367 Scientists / Programme Coordinator among other positions and you can apply for these positions till 23rd August (7th September for remote areas), 2010.
This blog post tells you about the above ASRB notification in a nutshell. But before that a small primer on what is ICAR:
What is ICAR:
Indian Council of Agricultural Research is the apex body for co-ordinating, guiding and managing research and education in agriculture including horticulture, fisheries and animal sciences in the entire country. With 97 ICAR institutes and 45 agricultural universities spread across the country ICAR is one of the largest national agricultural systems in the world.
ICAR ASRB Scientist vacancies 2010:
There are a total of 367 Scientists / Programme Coordinator vacancies along with 2 posts for Head of Division & 5 Director level posts. You can find the state-wise ICAR vacancies in the ASRB Scientist Recruitment Notification 2010
ICAR ASRB Scientist/ Programme Coordinator salaries:
Salaries being offered by ICAR for these Scientists / Programme Coordinator position is:
Pay Scale : Rs. 15600-39100/- Grade Pay : Rs. 8,000/- (with minimum pay of Rs.22,320).
ICAR ASRB Scientist/ Programme Coordinator Selection process:
Based on your qualifications as submitted during the application, ASRB is going to shortlist the candidates for a personal interview. The selection would be based on Interview alone.
Eligibilities for ICAR Scientist/ Programme Coordinator:
Age Eligibility: (as on 23.08.2010)
Max. 47 years. Relaxations exist as per Govt. rule.
These positions needs M. Sc./ Doctoral degree in the relevant disciplines corresponding to the ICAR location you are applying. You can find the exact qualification requirement ICAR location-wise in the ICAR ASRB Scientist Recruitment Notification
ICAR ASRB Recruitment Application forms 2010:
Application Fee is Rs. 500/- to be paid in the form of a crossed demand draft in favour of Secretary, ASRB payable at New Delhi.
For candidates applying from abroad, the fee is US $20 in the form of International Bank Draft.
No application fee is required to be paid by SC/ST Candidates.
How to apply for these ICAR ASRB positions is given clearly in the beginning te application form as well as in last page (page-10) of the notification. Also the “List of enclosures” is given in the first page of the notification.
The last date for applying to ICAR ASRB Recruitment 2010 is 23rd August 2010 (7th September 2010 for candidates from abroad & Remote Areas). Before this date, your completed form along with required enclosures should reach the following address:
KRISHI ANUSANDHAN BHAWAN I, PUSA, NEW DELHI - 110 012.
ICAR ASRB Interview Questions:
The selections to the ICAR ASRB Scientist positions would be based on Interview alone and hence your chances of getting the ICAR job would depend on how you would perform in the interview, apart from your own qualifications.
This being a technical area you can expect most of the ASRB interview questions to be concerning of the area you have specialized in. However there would definitely also be questions on how much you know about ICAR as an organization.
To help you prepare for ICAR ASRB Interview, this blog has an exclusive article Job Interview Questions
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These questions would definitely helps you to prepare yourself for ASRB Interview.
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