ASRB Combined ARS 2014 Exam & NET 2014 II Examination – Agriculture Research Service – National Eligibility Test 2014 – Agricultual Scientists Recruitment Board
ASRB Combined ARS 2014 Exam & NET 2014 II Examination – The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB or the Board) will hold a combined ARS-2014 (Preliminary) Examination and NET-2014(II) during 22.9.2014 to 28.9.2014 in Online mode at 23 Centres across India in a staggered slot-wise examination format as per the Rules and Scheme of Examination as indicated below.
The ARS (Preliminary) Examination is a qualifying examination and its marks will not be carried forward for determining final merit of the candidates. All those candidates desirous of appearing for ARS Examination will have to take both the Preliminary and Main Examination and viva-voce. Since a pass in the Preliminary Examination is compulsory for all candidates, only those candidates who qualify the ARS-20 14 (Preliminary) Examination will be eligible to appear in the ARS-20 14 (Main) Examination. Candidates declared successful in ARS-2014 (Main) Examination and viva-voce will be recommended for appointment as Scientists in Agricultural Research Service CARS) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (lCAR) in the Pay Band-III of Rs.15,600-39,100 plus Research Grade Pay of Rs.6,000/-.
National Eligibility Test (NET) is a qualifying examination for determining eligibility for Lecturer! Assistant Professor in the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) and other Agricultural Universities (AUs). Candidates clearing the National Eligibility Test will be eligible for 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. SAUs/AUs who will satisfy themselves with regard to fulfillment of prescribed conditionalities and consider them for the recruitment process for Lecturers/Assistant Professors.
i) For ARS 2014 : A candidate must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent in the concerned discipline with specialization in the respective discipline.
Note : However, Candidates who have appeared at an examination, the passing of which would render them eligible to appear at the ARS- 2014 Examination but have not been informed of the results, may apply for admission to the ARS-2014 Examination. Candidates who intend to appear at such a qualifying examination may also apply.
Age Limit : A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years but not have attained the age of 32 years as on 01.08.2014. Age relaxation is admissible to the various categories as per rules.
Application fee : Rs.500/- for General and OBC Male Candidates (NO fee for SC/ST/PH/Women Candidates)
ii) For NET 2014 (II) : A candidate must possess a Master’s degree or equivalent in the concerned Discipline and specialization completed on or before 28.12.2014. The list of Disciplines and its prescribed educational qualifications are as given in the pdf. from any Indian University incorporated by an Act of Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or he/she must have qualification from a foreign University recognized as equivalent by the Government of India (GoI).
Age Limit : A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years as on 01.08.2014. There is no upper age limit for the National Eligibility Test.
Application fee : Rs.1000/- for General and OBC Male Candidates (Rs.250/- for SC/ST/PH Male Candidates) – NO fee for Female Candidates.
How to Apply : Candidates are required to apply online. Candidates need not upload copies of their certificates while applying online. While applying online, candidates are required to provide a valid and active email id. After successful registration online and making fee payment, candidates are advised to take a print out and save it for future reference.
Last Date : 8th September 2014
For details & to Apply online : ASRB Combined ARS 2014 Exam & NET 2014 II Examination