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Job Title:Deputy Director General (Horticultural Science)
Job Location:New Delhi
No. of Positions:01
Employer:Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)- Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board
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Last Date to Apply:31.01.2017

Essential: (i) Doctoral degree in Horticulture Science/Vegetable Sciences/Fruit Science/Floriculture & Landscaping/Spices, Plantation and Medicinal & Aromatic Plants.
Doctoral degree in basic sciences with specialization in biotechnology, genetics, breeding & molecular biology related to horticultural crops.
(ii) A Scientist/teacher having at least 8 years’ experience in the grade of Principal Scientist/Professor or in an equivalent position in the pay band-4 of `37400-67000 with grade pay of Rs. 10000 out of which 3 years’ experience should be in a Research Management Position or 5 years’ experience in the positions specified below or 3 years cumulative weighted experience in RMP & specified position, after giving weightage of 1.0 for service rendered as RMP and 0.6 to service rendered in position specified below.
(a) Heads of Divisions at ICAR Institutes.
(b) Heads of Regional Stations of ICAR Institute.
(c) Project Coordinator.
(d) Zonal Coordinator (service rendered prior to 27.01.2009)
(e) Joint Directors of Institutes other than National Institutes/DUs.

An ‘Eminent Scientist’ having proven record of scientific contribution working in a reputed Organization/Institutes having at least 21 years’ experience in the relevant subject.

Under the alternative qualification of “Eminent Scientist” all those candidates shall be considered who have been decorated with (i) National/International awards/ recognitions such as those conferred by National Organization like ICAR, CSIR, DBT etc. Government of India, International Bodies of repute like FAO, UN etc.,
(ii) Fellows of one of the recognized National Academies viz., National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, National Academy of Medical Sciences, Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian National Academy of Engineering, Indian National Science Academy, National Academy of Sciences or equivalent National/International Academies, and
(iii) Minimum of 10 publications in journals having NAAS rating (applicable from 01.01.2016)* of 7.5 and above. All the three conditions should have to be met simultaneously by the applicant to qualify under this clause.
∗ The NAAS ratings as and when would revise in future shall be applicable for the purpose.
(iii) Evidence of contribution to research/teaching/extension education as supported by published work/innovations and impact.

Desirable:- The candidate should have demonstrated scientific leadership and skill in research management with a broad vision of National and International Agricultural Research, Policy Planning and developing international linkages/collaboration.

The candidate should have demonstrated scientific leadership and skill in research management with a broad vision and perspective of horticultural science.

How to Apply : The closing date for receipt of applications in ASRB is 31.01.2017. For applications posted from abroad/notified remote areas, the closing date will be 15.02.2017.

The application(s) not received in ASRB by the above prescribed closing date(s) shall be summarily rejected, without any notice.

The candidate, who is employed and who anticipates delay in forwarding of his/her application(s) by his/her employer may send ‘Advance Copy’ of application(s) to ASRB by the said closing date.

However, while sending the ‘Advance Copy’ of application(s) directly to the ASRB by the closing date, the candidate should append a certificate in his/her advance copy of application indicating clearly therein that he/she has intimated his/her controlling authority/employer of the same and has also simultaneously submitted original application for the said post(s) to his/her controlling authority/employer with a request to forward the same as application “Through Proper Channel” so as to reach ASRB office positively within 30 days after the closing date, i.e. 02.03.2017 and 17.03.2017 (from notified remote areas/abroad) otherwise it would be summarily rejected without any notice.

The applicants are advised to fill the application in the prescribed format and that too in the space provided for in the application form and not to resort to annexures except only in case of prescribed documents/certificates, i.e. original Demand Draft, photocopies of Date of Birth/M.Sc./Ph.D/SC/ST/PH certificates or such other certificates/documents as are required to be appended with the application as per Revised Score Card/Application Form.

The ‘Revised Application Form’ and the ‘Detailed Revised Score Card’ currently available on ASRB website ( and ICAR website ( should only be used otherwise the application shall not be processed for evaluation/scoring and is liable to be rejected.

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