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ASRB NET Exam is specific qualifying examination for lecturers and assistant professors in state agricultural universities (SAU's) and other agricultural universities (AU). Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board is tasked with responsibility of conducting this online assessment. National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted in sessions in 55 key disciplines across centers all over India. Candidates with a masters degree or equivalent qualification in relevant discipline are eligible to apply for ASRB NET.

The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board notifies entrance exam for both AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE (ARS) EXAMINATION and NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY TEST (NET)  together in a joint notification. As such applications are invited for one or both exams. 

Eligibility for ASRB NET 2018: 

Age Limit - A Candidate must have attained the age of 21 years as on 01.07.2018. There is no upper age limit for the National Eligibility Test.

Educational Qualification - A Candidate must possess a Master's degree or equivalent in the concerned Discipline and Specialization completed on or before 31.12.2018 from any Indian University or he/she must have qualification from foreign University recognized as equivalent by the Government of India. The list of Discipline and its prescribed educational qualification are as given in APPENDIX II.
Number of Attempts -
There is no restriction on number of attempts for appearing in the National Eligibility Test.


ASRB NET Registration / Application Form

ASRB NET 2018 Application Form / Registration:-


Apply online at website: - http://www.asrb.org.in or https://icar.org.in from 09.11.2018 to 29.11.2018.
Application Fee -
Category of Candidate - Fee:-
UR - Rs 1000/-
OBC - Rs 500/-
SC / ST / Divyang / Women - Rs 250/-
Payment can be made through Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking.
The candidate should keep the scanned copy of his/her recent passport size photograph (taken against a light background preferably white) for prominence of maximum size of 150kb in jpg format only and scanned copy of his/her Signature (taken in black ink only on a white paper for prominence of a maximum size of 80 KB in .jpg format only for uploading during the process of application form submission.


ASRB NET Exam Dates

ASRB NET 2018 Date:-  

ICAR NET (II) 2018 Date - 27.12.2018 to 31.12.2018.

ASRB NET Syllabus

ASRB NET 2018 Syllabus:-


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Paper Pattern

ASRB NET 2018 Paper Pattern:-

There will be a single paper of 150 marks consisting of 150 objective type multiple choice questions to be solved in 2 hours. Each question carries on mark. These 150 questions shall be derived from the respective discipline in which candidate has opted to appear.

Minimum marks required for qualifying ICAR NET (II) 2018 -
UR - 75.0 (50%)
OBC _ 67.5 (45%)
SC/ St / Divyang - 60.0 (40%)
1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer in the ICAR NET (II) 2018. There will be no rounding of fractions of marks.
The exam will be conducted in online mode at designed Centers only. The questions in the ICAT NET (II) Exam will be available in bilingual form i.e Hindi and English medium on Computer.
The standard of paper will be of Master's degree issued by an Indian University in the relevant Discipline.


ASRB NET Preparation

ASRB NET Notification

ASRB NET 2018 Notification:-

Apply online at website: - http://www.asrb.org.in or https://icar.org.in from 09.11.2018 to 29.11.2018.
ICAR NET (II) 2018 Date - 27.12.2018 to 31.12.2018.

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