FAQ
General

  • The system (ARMS) is accessible through ICAR Email ID and password only.
  • Contact Nodal officer and check whether the ICAR email ID is updated in the system or not.
    • If the email ID is updated and still there is login failure, then check whether with the same credentials ICAR webmail can be logged in.
    • If not, get password reset from "support.it@icar.gov.in"
    • If yes, contact Help desk "support.arms@icar.gov.in"
  • The personal details are updated/corrected at ICAR personnel section.
  • Kindly mail on "sopmis524@gmail.com" along with document proof.


Nodal Officer

  • Through Nodal officer login, go to Nodal Officer
  • Assigned Reporting and Reviewing → Search for employee name
  • Check whether ICAR email ID is updated or not.
  • If not → Enter ICAR email ID → Update
  • Through Nodal officer login, go to Nodal Officer
  • Assign Role → Select Institute and User Level
  • Search for employee → Edit → Change role → Update


  • Through Nodal officer login, go to Nodal Officer
  • Assign Reporting Officer → Select Institute and Reporting officer → Show
  • Select employee name → Click on Forward Arrow → Submit
  • If the Reporting officer’s name is not available/visible, then first the role of the employee is to be updated.


  • Through Nodal officer login, go to Nodal Officer → Assign Reviewing Officer
  • Select Institute and Reviewing officer → Show
  • Select employee name → Click on Forward Arrow → Submit
  • If the Reviewing officer’s name is not available/visible, then first the role of the employee is to be updated.


  • Through Nodal officer login, go to Nodal Officer → Assigned Reporting and Reviewing
  • Search for employee name → Clear Reporting and Reviewing
  • This will remove previous institute’s officers
  • After this, the current officers can be assigned/updated.


Projects

  • Only PI can remove a project
  • Go to Achievements → Research → Projects → Project Details
  • Click on project title → Edit
  • Change status of the project from Ongoing to Completed
  • Then, SAVE
  • The list of completed projects can be seen in Project Details TAB


  • After the approval of Nodal officer, achievements in project can be added.
  • Only PI can add/update the achievements. →
  • Go to Achievements → Research → Projects → Achievements
  • Select project name and add Significant Achievement → Submit
  • The previously added achievement can be updated as well.
  • Click on Update → Modify achievement → Update


  • The PI can remove a project member.
  • Go to Achievements → Research → Projects → Project Details
  • Go to Add Co-PI(s) → Search employee name → Update
  • Change Expert Status to Left Out → Update


  • The Nodal can remove a project member.
  • Go to Nodal Officer → Approved Project List
  • Go to Add Co-PI(s) → Search employee name → Update
  • Change Expert Status to Left Out → Update
  • To add Co-PI's from regional stations, the PI has to add regional stations as collaborative institute first.
  • Then the scientists from regional stations can be added as Co-PI(s).
  • In ARMS system, achievements can be filled on any date during a month, therefore month is not mentioned while filling.
  • When you submit the information to Reporting Officer then the month is to be selected.
  • NOTE:
    • In case submitted progress in wrong/incorrect then ask the Reporting Officer to reject the same.
  • In the current system version, Project Priority part is disabled and will be available soon.
  • The PI has to submit the acheivements only when there is any.
  • NOTE:
    • Only PI can submit acheivements.
  • In the current system version, scores are not available for most of the entries. It will be implemented soon.


Publication

  • The PI will add publication which automatically will reflect in co-authors login.
  • Thus, there is no point of duplication.
  • NOTE:
    • Publications added in ARMS will automatically reflect in KRISHI Portal.
    • Vice-versa is not present in current system.

Technology

  • To delete technology go to Achievements → Research
  • Technology → Update Entry
  • List of entered technologies will appear.
  • Delete