Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) recruits Chief Executive Officer – August 21, 2014

Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) invites application for the recruitment of Chief Executive Officer with MBA holders

Company name : Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB)
Posts : Chief Executive Officer
Qualification : MBA
Salary : Rs. 43200-66000/- p.m
No of Openings : NA
Location : New Delhi
Last date to apply : 30/8/2014

Details of Post :

Chief Executive Officer

  1. Position Chief Executive Officer
  2. Qualification An MBA from a business school of repute with overall good  academic record.
  3. Years of experience Minimum 10 years.
  4. Minimum Age 35 years.
  5. Pay Scale Rs. 43200-66000 (IDA).
  6. Reporting Hierarchy CEO to Board of Directors, Agrinnovate India Ltd

Key Areas of Responsibility and Accountability

  1. Head AgIn and is accountable for an efficient functioning of the company and for achievingof the company and corporate objectives and performance parameters, overseeing its interaction with external stakeholders and providing leadership to and management of employees.
  2. Production, marketing and popularization of ICAR’s products ,processes and technologies in agriculture and allied sectors such as seed, planting material, vaccines, diagnostics, biotechnological products, and other value-added inputs and products and farm implements and technology.
  3. Providing technical support for key turnkey projects on production and processing plants in agriculture and allied sectors.
  4. Creation of Public–Private Partnership in research, education and other capacity building endeavors in agriculture and allied sectors.
  5. Setting up research and production farms outside India and undertaking global brand building initiatives.
  6. Lead the team by example and establish the departmental processes.
  7. Represent in management reviews through proper MIS, presentations and reporting.
  8. Play pivotal role in Project steering group to support all ongoing products and extend functional support for their smooth running.
  9. Extend functional support on annual budgets and to control departmental expenses to meet budget.
  10. To analyse the market evolution, customer needs & trends in order to identify and develop a relevant pipeline for production of new products to meet the changing needs.
  11. To lead the development and translation of key customer insights into effective 3 years strategic and annual operating plans which build both business as well as strong brand equity.
  12. To build strong customer relations at all levels along with the research institutes and the sales team.
  13. Improve internal and external customer satisfaction index.

Candidate Profile :

CEO will be accountable to the Board of Directors and would be responsible for an efficient functioning of the company and for achieving corporate objectives and performance parameters, overseeing its interaction with external stakeholders and providing leadership to and management of employees. The candidate should have the ability to adapt to various environments, to wear many hats and to work productively with different Departments/Research Institutes with diverse group of individuals/organizations. He should have:

  1. Excellent interpersonal skills; particularly leadership and communication.
  2.  Should be at a senior executive position in a reputed agri-business organization.
  3.  Should be able to define, implement and manage the project.
  4.  Should have experience in leading a team.
  5.  Should have a performance oriented mindset and should be able to align his team in this direction.
  6.  Should have good knowledge of commercial transactions.
  7.  Should have at least 10 years’ experience, preferably in areas of Marketing, Intellectual property Management and Business Incubation.
  8.  Should have demonstrated competence for capitalization of Intellectual property by identifying and prioritizing potential vendable technologies and building value chains for commercialization; and/or hands-on experience in development of collaborative action- research proposals for validation ,up-scaling, value addition and/or business development; mobilization of funds and licensing of technologies with national and global clients.
  9. Aptitude for systems thinking and flexible/lateral thought in problem-solving.
  10. Strong management skills with proven initiative, persistence and will to succeed.

Competencies Required :

  1. Functional Knowledge Possess in-depth knowledge in areas of Marketing, Strategy planning, Intellectual property
  2. Management & Business Incubation.
  3. Achievement Orientation Achievement orientation is the ability to set challenging goals, monitor progress and make sure results are achieved as planned; hold self and employees personally accountable for high standards of excellence in their work; and seek more efficient ways of doing things.
  4. Problem Solving This competency focuses one’s efforts towards solving any problem related to the design and structure after due analysis of the problem.
  5. Customer Relationship This competency focuses one’s efforts towards solving customer complaints and queries and believing that customer complaint resolution is a critical determinant of customer delight and hence business success.
  6. Negotiation It is the ability to clearly state ones requirement, expectations and get the best possible deal by creating mutually acceptable solutions. It also needs the ability to understand the other party needs and concern and being able to apply pressure tactfully when required in order get ones objective through.
  7. Initiative This involves the ability to self-start tasks without waiting for instructions, identifying opportunities, and developing new ideas, which result in adding value, competitive advantage, increased efficiency, less time consumption and faster decision making.

Important dates to remember : 

Last date to apply : 30/8/2014

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Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) recruits ARS Preliminary Examination / NET-2014 – August 14, 2014

Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) invites online application for the recruitment of ARS Preliminary Examination / NET-2014 for Any Post Graduate holders

Company name : Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB)
Posts : ARS Preliminary Examination / NET-2014
Qualification : Any Post Graduate
Salary : Rs. 15600-39100/- p.m
No of Openings : 118
Location : Delhi
Last date to apply :08 Sep 2014

Details of Post :

ARS Preliminary Examination / NET-2014

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.

  1. Qualification: For ARS-2014: A candidate must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent in the concerned discipline with specialization as defined in Appendix-V completed on or before 28.12.2014. For details, please refer to Rule 3 of Rules of the Examination .The candidates having Master’s degree from a foreign University must attach a certificate of equivalence and recognition of that degree issued by the University Commission/ Govt. of India/ any other concerned GoI Department or Agency.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.Such candidates will be admitted to the ARS-2014 Examination, if otherwise eligible,but their admission would be deemed to be provisional and subject to cancellation, if they do not produce proof of having passed the requisite qualifying examination on or before 28.12.2014 i.e. scheduled date of ARS-2014 (Main) Examination.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 APPENDIX – V 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).
  2. Age Limit : For ARS-2014 :A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years but not have attained the age of 32 years as on 01.08.2014. For NET-2014 (II):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.
  3. Pay Scale: Rs. 15600-39100

Centres: The centres of ARS Examination-2014 where the combined Preliminary Examination and the NET-2014 (II) will be conducted in Online Computer Based Test mode and the Main Examination in the conventional Paper and Pen mode . The ASRB may increase or decrease the number of centres according to the requirements. Candidates must select the centres of examination(s) carefully. No request for change of centre would be entertained under any circumstances.

Centres Of Examination For Preliminary ARS Examination

Code No
Centre of Examination for
Preliminary ARS
01 Anand
02 Bangaluru
03 Barapani
04 Bareilly
05 Barrackpore
06 Bhopal
07 Bhubaneswar
08 Chennai
09 Kochi
 10 Dehradun
11 Delhi
12 Hyderabad
13 Jammu
14 Jodhpur
15 Karnal
16 Lucknow
17 Ludhiana
18 Mumbai
19 Nagpur
20 Patna
21 Port-Blair
22 Shimla
 23 Srinagar

Centres Of Examination For Main ARS Examination : The candidates will be required to indicate the choice of the centres for the ARS-2014 (Main) Examination from amongst following centres in the Application Form

Centre of Examination for
Main ARS Examination 
Code No
Bangaluru 01
Bhubaneswar 02
Coimbatore 03
Delhi 04
Guwahati 05
Hyderabad 06
Jammu 07
Kolkata 08
Mumbai 09
Nagpur 10
Patna 11
Varanasi 12

Details of Application fee to be paid:

Sl. No.   Category of candidate For ARS-
2014 Only
For NET-
2014(II) Only 
1 General (UR) / Other
Backward Class (OBC)
 Rs. 500 Rs. 1000 Rs. 1500
2 Scheduled Caste (SC)/
Scheduled Tribe (ST)/
Person with Disability
(PwD) /
Nil Rs. 250 Rs. 250
3 Women Nil Nil Nil

A candidate seeking admission to the Examination must apply Online.The last date for filling up of online application form is 1700 hrs on 08.09.2014

Important dates to remember :

Last date to apply :08 Sep 2014

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