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Project Director, Directorate of Knowledge Management in Agriculture (DKMA) at ICAR Headquarters, New Delhi

Company - Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB)
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Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) is inviting online applications to fill one Research Management Position (RMP) - Project Director, Directorate of Knowledge Management in Agriculture (DKMA), ICAR Headquarters, New Delhi, on a tenure basis for a period of five years. Here are the details: 

Position Overview 

Post Name

Project Director



Publishing Date


Last Date



Qualifications  and Experience

  • Doctoral degree in Agricultural Sciences, or in Social Science, Basic Science, Mass Communication, or Information Technology with at least 10 years of post-Ph.D. experience in Publishing, Communication, or Agricultural Knowledge Management. 

  • They should have at least 5 years' experience as a Principal Scientist/Professor or equivalent in Pay Level 14 of the 7th CPC, or be an Eminent Scientist with a significant scientific record and 15 years of relevant experience. 

  • Alternatively, candidates can be Programme Leaders/Heads of Regional Centres of CGIAR or similar international organizations with 20 years of post-Ph.D. research/academic experience. 

  • Evidence of broad vision in agricultural research and desirable experience in Publication Production Management, IT, Information Dissemination, or S&T Communication is also required.

  • Applicants must be Indian citizens and must be under 60 years of age as of the closing date for submitting online applications.

Monthly Remuneration

Research Level 14 (₹1,44,200 – ₹2,18,200) with an entry pay of ₹1,44,200.

Selection Procedure

Candidates will be selected on the basis of the qualification, experience and the performance in the interview.

Application Procedure

  • Candidates must apply online using the application form link available exclusively on the ASRB website at http://www.asrb.org.in. No other application methods are permitted.

  • The application fee of ₹1500 must be paid online through Bharatkosh (bharatkosh.gov.in). Candidates will bear any transaction charges for payments made via Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, or UPI. 

  • Applicants from SC/ST/Divyang categories and women are exempt from the fee. Please note that the fee is non-refundable under any circumstances.

  • Shortlisted candidates must attend a personal interview at a location scheduled by the Board. The Board does not cover the travel or other expenses of interviewees. In-service candidates may attend the interview as On Duty with approval from their employing organization's Competent Authority.

For any inquiries or assistance, candidates can contact the ASRB office at KAB – I, Pusa, New Delhi, by phone at 25842948 and 25848172 Extension 205, between 10:00 and 17:00 (Monday to Friday, excluding Gazetted Holidays). 

Alternatively, queries can be emailed to query@asrb.org.in, specifying the Item Number and name of the post. The ASRB team will respond promptly to all inquiries

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