ASRB Recruitment 2021 – 65 AO And FAO Vacancy, Apply Online

Application is invited from the Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) recruitment for the post of 65 Administrative Officer and Finance & Accounts Officer posts on a regular basis. Interested and eligible candidates may apply online through the Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) website.

 Last Date: 23/08/2021.

ASRB Recruitment 2021

ASRB Recruitment 2021 Details:

1.Name of Post: Administrative Officer (AO)
No of posts: 44 [UR-17, EWS-04, SC-07, ST-02, OBC-14]

Educational Qualification: Candidate must be a Graduate of a recognized University securing not than 55% mark in the final degree examination or equivalent and must have a working knowledge of computer.

Pay: Pay Level 10 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix [Pre-revised PB-3 Rs 15600-39100 + Rs 5400 (Grade Pay)].

2.Name of Post: Finance & Accounts Officer (F&AO)
No of posts: 21 [UR-13, EWS-02, SC-02, ST-00, OBC-04]

Educational Qualification: Candidate must be a Graduate of a recognized University securing not less than 55% mark in the final degree examination or equivalent and must have working knowledge of computer.

Desirable Qualification: Specialization in Finance/ Accounting/ Commerce as the Post Graduation level or professional qualification such as CA/ ICWA/ CS.

Pay: Pay Level 10 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix [Pre-revised PB-3 Rs 15600-39100 + Rs 5400 (Grade Pay)].

Other Criteria of ASRB Recruitment

Age Limit: The candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must have not attained the age of 30 years as on 23.08.2021.

Age Relaxation: The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable:-

# SC/ST: Upto a maximum of five years.

# OBC: Upto a maximum of three years.

# PWD: Upto a maximum of ten years.

Application Fee:

Candidates have to pay a certain amount as an application fee depending upon their category. The details are as given below: 

 Administrative Officer only

Category of candidate Examination fee (Rs) Registration fee Total
UR / OBC / EWS 480 20 500
Women/ Schedule Caste/ Schedule Tribe / Person with Benchmark Disability NIL 20 20

Finance & Accounts Officer only

Category of candidate Examination fee (Rs) Registration fee Total
UR / OBC / EWS 480 20 500
Women/ Schedule Caste/ Schedule Tribe / Person with Benchmark Disability NIL 20 20

Both AO and F&AO

Category of candidate Examination fee (Rs) Registration fee Total
UR / OBC / EWS 960 40 1000
Women/ Schedule Caste/ Schedule Tribe / Person with Benchmark Disability NIL 40 40

Examination Centre: The tier-wise exam centers in Assam will be as follows.

  • Tier-I Examination: Guwahati
  • Tier-II Examination: Guwahati

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How to Apply for ASRB Recruitment

Interested candidates may apply online through the Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) website http://www.asrb.org.in/. Candidates may follow the below-mentioned steps to apply for Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board recruitment.

# Scroll down, go to the Important weblinks section.

# Click on the “Online apply link” and complete the registration process.

# Fill your all personal and educational details and upload necessary documents.

# Make a payment of the application fee as per your category and submit the form.

# At the end, take a printout of the application form.

Important Dates of ASRB AO and FAO Vacancy 2021

# Starting date to apply online: 23.07.2021 (11.00 AM)

# Last date to apply online: 23.08.2021 (05.00 PM)

# Last date for making online fee payment: 23.08.2021 (05.00 PM)

# Date of online objective type examination – Tier-I (CBT): 10.10.2021

# Date of descriptive type examination – Tier-II: To be notified later

# Date of Structured Interview/Personality Test: To be notified later

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Syllabus of ASRB Recruitment 2021

Candidates who will submit applications for Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) and be shortlisted for the examinations will have to appear for a three-tier examination to complete the recruitment process. The details of the examinations for all three tiers are given below.

Tier-I Examination: In this tier, an objective multiple-choice paper of 200 questions of one mark each will be conducted of three hours duration having the following sections.

Section Subject MCQs
A General Knowledge 50
B General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability 50
C Arithmetical & Numerical Ability 50
D Language Comprehension (Hindi or English) 50
TOTAL 200

Negative Marking: Each wrong answer will attract a penalty of one-third of the marks originally assigned to that question.

Note: This paper will be qualifying in nature and marks scored in it will not be carried forward. The ASRB will prepare a list of candidates to be qualified for Tier-II Examination, based on the criterion of minimum qualifying marks, as may be determined by the Board and twenty top-scoring candidates for one vacancy shall be declared qualified for the Tier-II Exam from each category under which vacancies are available.

Tier-II Descriptive Examination: In this tier, each paper will be of 3 hours duration.

Paper Subject Mark
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 & Essay Writing-II 150 Marks
Paper-IV Ethics, Integrity, Aptitude 150 Marks
TOTAL 600 Marks

Note: Candidates from Tier-II Exam will be qualified for Tier-III viz. Structured Interview in the ratio of 5 candidates for each vacancy (category-wise) on the basis of their merit in Tier-II.

Tier-III (Interview): This tier will contain 100 Marks and the final merit list will be prepared on the basis of a candidate’s performance in Tier-II and Tier-III.

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