ASRB NET Syllabus 2023, Know the Topics and Exam Pattern

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ASRB NET Syllabus

ASRB NET Syllabus 2023: The Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board (ASRB) conducts its National Eligibility Test annually. The test is to recruit suitable candidates for the position of Lecturer in various State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) and other Agricultural Universities (AUs). Candidates can find the list of subjects available for application in this blog. You’ll also find the ASRB NET Syllabus PDF 2023 for download. It is also important to go through the exam pattern to better understand how to prepare for the exam.

ASRB NET Syllabus 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 Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2023

Candidates for 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 from. 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 Syllabus PDF Download

Candidates can download the ASRB NET Syllabus PDF from the link given below. Once you click on the link you will be taken to the NET Syllabus section of the official ASRB website. Candidates should then check the code number of their chosen subject. Once they know the code number, candidates should click on the link corresponding to their code.

ASRB NET Exam Pattern 2023

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 Syllabus 2023 – Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. How many subjects are available for ASRB NET 2023?

A1. There are 60 subjects available for ASRB NET 2023.

Q2. Where can I download the ASRB NET Syllabus 2023?

A2. Candidates can find the full syllabus for their chosen subject on the official website of ASRB.

Q3. How many questions are there in the ASRB NET 2023 exam?

A3. There are 150 questions in ASRB NET 2023 exam.

Q4. What is the marking scheme in ASRB NET 2023?

A4. Each correct answer is given 1 mark and each wrong answer means a 1/3 mark deduction.

Q5. What is the duration of the ASRB NET 2023 written exam?

A5. The ASRB NET 2023 exam will be 2 hours long.

Q6. What is the language of the ASRB NET 2023 exam?

A6. The ASRB NET 2023 exam offers both Hindi and English as languages.


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