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ASRB NET Notification 2023: The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) conducts its National Eligibility Test every year. The notification for this year was released on 14th March 2023. A total of 195 vacancies are available for the same. Candidates can find all the information about the ASRB NET 2023 in the article below.

ASRB NET Notification 2023 – Overview

The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) is an independent recruitment board. It comes under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE). Once a year, the ASRB conducts its National Eligibility Test to recruit Lecturers to various State Agricultural Universities (SAUs). Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria and are interested in the position should make sure to check out the job posting and information given below.

Conducting BodyAgricultural Scientist Recruitment Board
Full FormAgricultural Scientist Recruitment Board- National Eligibility Exam
CategoryEligibility Test
Exam LevelNational level
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Exam Date26th to 30th April 2023
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)

ASRB NET 2023 Notification PDF

The ASRB released the ASRB NET Notification 2023 on 14th March 2023. They announced vacancies for a number of positions as Lecturers. Candidates should make sure to go through the ASRB NET Notification PDF which is linked below. The notification provides details on all relevant areas of the recruitment.

ASRB NET Notification – Important Dates

The notification for ASRB NET 2023 is live on the official website of ASRB www. form 14th March 2023. The application process deadline, admit card, release, exam dates, etc are given in the table below.

ASRB NET 2023 Notification14th March 2023
ASRB NET Application process 2023 starts26th March 2023
ASRB NET Application process 2023 concludes10th April 2023
ASRB NET Admit Card 202321st April 2023 
ASRB NET Exam Date 202326th to 30th April 2023
Release of ASRB NET Answer Key 2023To be notified 
ASRB NET Representation To be notified 
ASRB NET 2023 Result DeclarationTo be notified 

ASRB NET 2023 Notification – Apply Online

The application process for ASRB NET 2023 began on 26th March 2023 and closed on 10th April 2023. The link was available on the official website of ASRB Candidates can find the link to apply for the same below.

ASRB NET 2023 Application Fees

Candidates can find the category-wise application fees for ASRB NET 2023 in the table below.

Unreserved (UR)Rs. 1000
EWS (Economically Weaker Section)Rs, 500
OBCRs. 500
SC/ ST/ Women/ PwBD/ PWDRs. 250

ASRB NET 2023 Notification – Eligibility Criteria

The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board releases vacancies for SMS and STOs once a year. Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply for the posts that are available. The eligibility criteria is as given below.

CriteriaQualifications Required
AgeLower Limit – 21 years as of 1st January 2023
Upper Limit – None
EducationMasters Degree in specific field from a recognised University or Institution.
NationalityA citizen of India, Nepal or Bhutan
They must be Refugees from Tibet (those who came to India before January 1st, 1962)
Number of AttemptsThere is no limit on the number of attempts for ASRB NET.

ASRB NET Notification 2023 – Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Candidates of any exam should be well aware of the syllabus and exam pattern of the same. The syllabus for ASRB NET is different for each subject. There are a total of 60 subjects available for candidates to choose. The following section provides the list of these 60 subjects and the exam pattern for the ASRB NET 2023 test.

ASRB NET 2023 List of Subjects

The following table gives the full list of the 60 subjects from which candidates could choose one to be tested on.

Agricultural BiotechnologyAnimal BiotechnologyVeterinary PharmacologyAgricultural Business Management
Agricultural EntomologyAnimal Genetics & BreedingVeterinary Public HealthAgricultural Economics
Agricultural MicrobiologyAnimal NutritionVeterinary SurgeryAgricultural Extension
Economic Botany & Plant Genetic ResourcesAnimal PhysiologyAquacultureAgricultural Statistics
Genetics & Plant BreedingAnimal Reproduction & GynaecologyFisheries Resource ManagementHome Science
NematologyDairy ChemistryFish Processing TechnologyFarm Machinery & Power
Plant BIochemistryDairy MicrobiologyFish NutritionComputer Applications & IT
Plant PathologyDairy TechnologyFish HealthLand & Water Management Engineering
Plant PhysiologyLivestock Product TechnologyFish Genetics & BreedingBioinformatics
Seed Science and TechnologyLivestock Production ManagementAgricultural ChemicalsFood Technology
Floriculture & LandscapingPoultry ScienceAgricultural MeteorologyAgricultural Structure and Process Engineering
Fruit ScienceVeterinary MedicineAgroforestryVeterinary Anatomy (only for NET)
Spices, Plantation & Medicinal & Aromatic PlantsVeterinary MicrobiologyAgronomyAgricultural Physics
Vegetable ScienceVeterinary ParasitologyEnvironmental ScienceElectronics & Instrumentation
Animal BiochemistryVeterinary PathologySoil SciencesTextile Manufacture & Technology

ASRB NET 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern includes the number of questions in the test, the distribution of marks, negative marking etc. The following section covers these aspects of the exam.

Total marks150
Total number of questions150
Type of questionsObjective multiple-choice questions (MCQs)
Duration of the exam2 hours (120 minutes)
Source of the questionsRespective disciplines
Negative marking1/3rd mark will be deducted for each wrong answer
Rounding of fractional marksNo
Language of the question  paperBilingual (English and Hindi)

ASRB NET Notification 2023 – Admit Card

Candidates who apply for ASRB NET 2023 will receive their admit cards prior to the exam. The admit card is an important document that allows to you appear for the written test. The ASRB NET Admit Card 2023 was released on 21st April 2023. Candidates can find the ASRB NET Admit Card 2023 download link below.

ASRB NET 2023 Notification – Result

The ASRB NET 2023 Answer Key and Result will be out soon. The exam was conducted from 26th to 30th of April 2023. Candidates can access the answer key and result on the official website of ASRB. The ASRB has also provided a link for candidates who have appeared for the test to correct the answer key. This link has been provided below.

ASRB NET Notification 2023 – Minimum Qualifying Marks

The official ASRB NET qualifying marks accessed on the ASRB website. Candidates have to achieve a minimum mark to qualify for the next phase of recruitment. The category-wise qualifying marks for ASRB NET have been given below.

CategoryMinimum Qualifying PercentageMinimum qualifying marks
Unreserved (UR)/ EWS50%75
SC / ST/ PwBD40%60

ASRB NET Notification 2023 – Exam Center

Candidates should carefully choose their exam centers. During the application process, candidates should make sure to think and select the most convenient exam center. The following table provides a list of centers that will be available as a choice for ASRB NET 2023.

StateASRB NET Exam Centres
Andaman & Nicobar IslandsPort Blair
Andhra PradeshVijayawada
ChandigarhChandigarh/ Mohali
Gujarat Anand/ VadodaraRajkot
Himachal PradeshShimla
Jammu & KashmirJammu
Madhya PradeshBhopal/Indore
MeghalayaBarapani/ Shillong
Tamil NaduChennai
Uttar PradeshBareilly/Lucknow/Varanasi
West BengalBarrackpore/ Kolkata

ASRB NET Notification 2023 – Salary

Candidates interested in joining the recruitment process under ASRB must be curious to know the salary and job description, including benefits, duties, etc. This section will give a brief about the same.

  • Pay Band – 3 of Rs. 15,600 – 39,100 with GP of Rs. 5400/- (revised Pay Level 10 – Rs. 56,100 – 1,77,500 of the 7th CPC)
  • The candidates are also eligible for various allowances, such as:
    • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
    • Transport Allowance (TA)
    • Medical Allowance (MA)
    • Dearness Allowance (DA)

The job description for an ASRB NET qualified candidate varies depending on the institute they join. However, some of the common responsibilities include:

  • Conducting research in the field of agriculture
  • Teaching and training students
  • Writing and publishing research papers
  • Participating in conferences and workshops
  • Advising and mentoring students and colleagues

ASRB NET Notification 2023 – Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. When is the ASRB NET 2023?

A1. ASRB NET 2023 was held from 26th to 30th April 2023.

Q2. How many vacancies were available for ASRB NET 2023?

A2. A total of 195 vacancies were available for ASRB NET 2023.

Q3. When is the ASRB NET 2023 Application Process?

A3. The ASRB NET 2023 application process began on 26th March 2023.

Q4. What is the last day to apply for ASRB NET 2023?

A4. 10th April 2023 was the last day of ASRB NET 2023 Application process.

Q5. When was the ASRB NET 2023 admit card released?

A5. ASRB released the admit card for ASRB NET 2023 on 21st April 2023.

Q6. When is ASRB NET 2023 exam?

Q6. The ASRB NET 2023 exam was held from 26th to 30th April 2023.

Q7. How do I apply for ASRB NET 2023?

A7. You can apply online through the ASRB website.


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