ASRB AO FAO Recruitment 2021|65 Vacancies Important Details

ASRB AO FAO Recruitment 2021 for 65 Vacancies. Check Eligibility, Selection Process, Exam Pattern, Salary, Syllabus and Notification details here.

The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) has issued notification for a competitive examination for recruitment to the posts of Administrative Officer and Finance & Accounts Officer at ICAR Research Institutes. Eligible candidates may read the full notification to apply online within 23-08-2021 (5:00 PM). The online objective type computer-based test is proposed to be held on 10-10-2021.

Notification Summary – ASRB AO FAO Recruitment 2021

Important Information and Dates

Recruiting Agency The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board
No. of Posts65
Name of the PostAdministrative Officer and
Finance & Accounts Officer
Application Start Date23-07-2021
Last date for Registration23-08-2021 (5:00 PM)
Last date of Fees Deposit23-08-2021
CBT Exam Date10-10-2021
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    Vacancy Details

    Post NameUREWSOBCSCSTTotal
    Administrative Officer170414070244
    Finance & Accounts Officer13020402021

    Essential Qualification

    • For AO and F&AO: Bachelor Degree in Any Stream with Minimum 55% Marks.
      • The candidate must have working knowledge of computer.
    • Desirable Qualification for Finance & Accounts Officer:– Specialization in Finance/ Accounting/ Commerce as the Post Graduation level or professional qualification such as CA/ ICWA/ CS.
    • All candidates in the service of ICAR/ Govt.Service in any capacity or as work-charged employees, other than casual or daily rated employees, will be required to submit an undertaking that they have informed in writing their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for this examination.

    Age as on 23.08.2021

    • Minimum Age: 21 Years
    • Maximum Age: 30 Years
    • Maximum age limit for ICAR’s regular employees holding the post in administrative (ministerial) category will be relaxable upto 45 years.

    Age Relaxation

    • SC/ST: 5 Years
    • OBC: 3 Years
    • PwD: 10 Years
    • Bonafide displaced persons/repatriates of Indian origin/ Defence Services Personnel/ Border Security Force Personnel etc. as per the existing instructions of the Government of India.

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    Salary (AO and F&AO)

    • Level-10 (Pre revised PB-3 Rs. 15600-39100 + Rs.5400 (Grade Pay)

    Application Fees

    • For Single Post
      • General/OBC/EWS: Rs. 500
      • SC/ST/PH : Rs. 20
      • All Category Women : Rs. 20
    • For Both Post
      • General/OBC/EWS: Rs. 1000
      • SC/ST/PH : Rs. 40
      • All Category Women : Rs. 40
    • The fee must be paid online while filling the online application form.
    • Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
    • Payment of fee can be made through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking/ UPI Payment from 11.00 hrs on 23.07.2021 till 17.00 hrs on 23.08.2021.

    How to apply for ASRB AO FAO Recruitment 2021 ?

    • Candidates can apply online using the online application form link available on the website: http://www.asrb.org.in/ only.
    • The online application process will be open from 11:00 Hrs of 23.07.2021 upto 17:00 Hrs of 23.08.2021
    • The candidates should enter their valid and active e-mail id only in the Application Form since all the communication/ information/ update(s) for the ASRB AO FAO Recruitment Examination would be sent to this e-mail address only.
    • Please keep the following ready bofore start of application form process:
      • scanned copy of your recent passport size photograph without spectacles for easy identification(White background, maximum size of 150 KB in .jpg format
      • scanned copy of Signature (taken in black/blue ink only on white paper) of a maximum size of 80 KB in .jpg format
      • scanned copy of Left Thumb Impression (taken in blue ink only on white paper) of a maximum size of 80 KB in .jpg format

    Centres for Tier-I Exam

    Centre Code Centre Centre Code Centre Centre Code Centre 
    1Anand/ Vadodara 13Dharwad / Goa 25Nagpur 
    2Barapani / Shillong 14Guwahati 26Patna 
    3Bareilly 15Hyderabad 27Port Blair 
    4Bengaluru 16Indore 28Raipur 
    5Barrackpore/ Kolkata 17Jaipur 29Rajkot 
    6Bhopal 18Jammu 30Ranchi 
    7Bhubaneswar 19Jodhpur 31Shimla 
    8Chandigarh/ Mohali 20Karnal 32Srinagar 
    9Chennai 21Kochi 33Varanasi 
    10Coimbatore 22Lucknow 34Vijayawada 
    11Dehradun 23Ludhiana   
    12Delhi 24Mumbai   

    Centres for Tier-II Exam

    Centre Code Centre Centre Code Centre 
    1Bengaluru 7Jammu 
    2Bhubaneswar 8Kolkata 
    3Coimbatore 9Mumbai 
    4Delhi 10Nagpur 
    5Guwahati 11Patna 
    6Hyderabad 12Varanasi 

    Scheme of Exam for ASRB AO FAO Recruitment 2021

    • Tier-I Exam will be common for AO and F&AO.
    • Scheme and syllabus of Tier-II Exam (Paper-III & Paper-IV) of AO and F&AO are different and candidate may apply either for AO or F&AO or both.

    Scheme of Tier-I Exam (Common for AO and F&AO)

    Section -A General Knowledge 50 Questions 
    Section -B General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability 50 Questions 
    Section -C Arithmetical & Numerical Ability 50 Questions 
    Section -D Language Comprehension (Hindi or English) 50 Questions 
    • Negative marking of 1/3rd marks will be there for each wrong answer
    • Tier-I exam will be only qualifying in nature.
    • Exam Duration: 3 Hours.

    Scheme of Tier-II Exam for AO

    Duration of each paper: 3 Hours

    Paper-I General Awareness of Development of Economic,
    Social, Scientific & Cultural Fields, History &
    Geography of India and the World 
    150 Marks 
    Paper-II Constitution of India, Polity, Governance, Social Justice 150 Marks 
    Paper-III Essay Writing-I (75 Marks) & Essay Writing-II (75 Marks)150 Marks 
    Paper-IV Ethics, Integrity, Aptitude 150 Marks 
    Total of Written 600 Marks 

    Scheme of Tier-II Exam for F&AO

    Duration of each paper: 3 Hours

    Paper-I General Awareness of Development of Economic,
    Social, Scientific & Cultural Fields, History &
    Geography of India and the World 
    150 Marks 
    Paper-II Constitution of India, Polity, Governance, Social Justice 150 Marks 
    Paper-III Essay Writing100 Marks 
    Paper-IV Commerce & Business Economics200 Marks 
    Total of Written 600 Marks 

    Syllabus

    Download syllabus for Administrative Officer
    Download syllabus for Finance & Accounts Officer

    ASRB AO FAO Recruitment 2021 details

    Helpline

    In case of any difficulty, candidates may e-mail to:
    aofaoexam2021@asrb.org.in or
    call: 011-25848172/011-25846166 during 0930 Hrs to 1700 Hrs (Monday to Friday, except Gazetted Holiday(s)).

    Important Links for ASRB AO FAO Recruitment 2021

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    ASRB AO FAO Recruitment 2021 Notification PDF

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    How many vacancies are there in the ASRB AO FAO Recruitment 2021?

    There are 44 vacancies for Administrative Officer and 21 vacancies for Finance & Accounts Officer.

    What is the last date of application for ASRB AO FAO Recruitment 2021?

    The last date for application is 23-08-2021

    How to apply for ASRB AO FAO Recruitment 2021?

    Candidates should visit the official website of http://www.asrb.org.in to apply.

    What is the salary of Administrative Officer in the ASRB AO FAO Recruitment 2021?

    Level-10 (Pre revised PB-3 Rs. 15600-39100 + Rs.5400 (Grade Pay)

    What is the age limit for ASRB AO FAO Recruitment 2021?

    21 to 30 Years as on 23-08-2021.

    What is the application fees for ASRB AO FAO Recruitment 2021?

    The non-refundable application fee is Rs. 500 for single post and Rs. 1000 when applied for both the posts.