ASRB NET 2020 Notification, Exam Dates, Exam Centre, Syllabus
ASRB NET 2020 - Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) will release the notification and application form of ASRB NET 2020 in online mode in October at its official website - asrb.org.in. Candidates who have acquired 21 years of age and have a master’s degree or equivalent from any recognised university/institute can apply for the ASRB NET exam. Candidates will be able to fill the application form of ASRB NET 2020 till November along with the payment of application fee as per their category. ASRB NET 2020 exam will be held in online mode for one paper containing a total of150 objective type questions. Only those candidates will qualify the exam who will secure ASRB NET cut off. Candidates securing candidates have to obtain the minimum qualifying marks of 50% (general) 45% (OBC NCL) and 40% (SC/ST/PWD).
ASRB NET exam is conducted to determine the eligibility of the candidates to be recruited as Assistant Professor/Lecturer in the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) and Agricultural Universities (AUs). To know more about ASRB NET 2020 exam dates, application process, eligibility, exam pattern etc, result read the article below.
ASRB NET 2020 Overview
Name of exam
Exam conducting body
Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB)
Mode of exam
ASRB NET Exam Dates 2020
The table below contains all dates related to ASRB NET 2020 exam including the application date, admit card dates, result date etc.
ASRB NET 2020 Important Dates
ASRB NET application form
Last date to apply
ASRB NET Admit Card
ASRB NET 2020 exam
December 9 to 15, 2020 (Tentative)
ASRB NET Answer Key 2020
To be notified
ASRB NET Result 2020
To be notified
ASRB NET Eligibility Criteria 2020
Before filling the application form, it is important for the candidates to meet the eligibility criteria of ASRB NET 2020. Thus, the Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board has prescribed the eligibility standard for the candidates to appear in the ASRB NET 2020 exam. The eligibility criteria of ASRB NET 2020 has been determined on the basis of age, and educational qualification.
ASRB NET Eligibility Criteria On The Basis Of Age
Lower age limit - 21 years of age.
Upper age limit - Not available
ASRB NET Eligibility Criteria On The Basis Of Educational Qualification
Candidates must have a master’s degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognised university/institute
The authorities will release the application form ASRB NET 2020 in October online mode at its official website. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria will only be able to fill the application form. The filling of ASRB NET 2020 application form includes steps like registration, entering personal details, educational details, uploading scanned photograph, signature and payment of application fee. Candidates must also have certain documents and items ready before filling the application form of ASRB NET. The pre-requisites are mentioned below:
Active mobile number
Valid email ID
Scanned photograph and signature
Category certificate (if required)
PWD certificate (if applicable)
Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking details for online payment of fee
Candidates will have to fill the ASRB NET 2020 application form in the following steps:
Registration and entering personal details
Uploading of Photograph and Signature
Payment of ASRB NET 2020 Application Fees
Registration and entering personal details
In this stage details like name, mobile number, email ID and security code (captcha) has to be filled after which a registration number and password will be generated which will be sent to the candidates email ID and mobile number. Save and proceed to the next step.
In this stage, candidates will have to fill details like whether they have appeared in the ASRB NET previously or not, discipline for which they want to apply, the name of degree, the subject of specialization/name of the university, percentage, passing year, employed or not etc.
Uploading of Photograph and Signature
After filling the details, candidates will have to upload their scanned photograph and signature in the prescribed specification mentioned in the table below.
Specification required to upload photograph
150 kb (maximum)
Specification required to upload signature
Colour of pen
ASRB NET 2020 Application Form Fee Payment
Candidates will have to pay the fee in online mode as per their category through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking. The table below contains the application form fee as per the category.
ASRB NET Application Fee
ASRB NET Exam Centres 2020
The exam authorities will conduct the ASRB NET exam at various exam centres of ASRB NET. The list of ASRB NET 2020 exam centres will be released along with the notification. Candidates will be able to select their desired exam centres of ASRB NET in order of their preference while filling the application form. The details related to the allotment of the exam centres will be given to the candidates through the admit card.
ASRB NET 2020 Exam Centre List
Name of the centre
Directorate of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants Research
National Institute of Animal Nutrition & Physiology
ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region
Indian Veterinary Research Institute
Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research
Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute
Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering
Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture
Tamil Nadu Veterinary & Animal Sciences University
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Indian Institute of Soil & Water Conservation
Indian Agricultural Research Institute
National Academy of Agricultural Research Management
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu
Central Arid Zone Research Institute
National Dairy Research Institute
Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering & Technology
Central Institute of Fisheries Education
Central Institute for Cotton Research
ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region
Andaman & Nicobar
Central Island Agricultural Research Institute
Central Potato Research Institute
Jammu & Kashmir
Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture
ASRB NET Exam Pattern 2020
The authorities will prescribe the exam pattern of ASRB NET 2020 in order to help the candidates know the sections from where the questions will be asked in the exam, total questions, marking schemes, duration etc, It is important for the candidates to know the exam pattern of ASRB NET 2020 before they start off with their preparation. According to the exam pattern, the test will be held for only one paper which will carry a total of 150 marks questions. In case of wrong answers, one-third of the marks will be deducted. The table below contains the exam pattern of ASRB NET for the online test.
Exam Pattern of ASRB NET 2020
Number of Questions
Nature of Questions
Objective Type Questions (MCQ)
Along with the exam pattern, candidates must also go through the ASRB NET 2020 syllabus. The exam authorities prescribe the syllabus containing all the topics and chapters from where the question will be asked in the exam. The syllabus of ASRB NET 2020 comprise chapters and topics from 57 subjects for which the test will be held. The subjects include Economic Botany & Plant Genetic Resources, Animal Biotechnology, Dairy Microbiology, Agroforestry, Environmental Science, Veterinary Anatomy etc.
The exam conducting authority will release ASRB NET 2020 admit card on the official website. Candidates who have successfully filled the application form will be able to download the admit card of ASRB NET 2020 by using their registration number, password and date of birth. ASRB NET admit card will contain the details related to the candidates and the exam like name of the candidate, roll number, registration number, date and time of exam and details of exam centre. Candidates must carry the ASRB NET 2020 admit card along with one of the prescribed photo ID proof and two passport sized photographs to the exam centre on the day of exam. No candidate will be allowed to appear for the test without the ASRB NET admit card 2020 and valid ID proof.
How to Download ASRB NET Admit Card 2020?
Visit the official website - www.asrb.org.in
Click on ASRB NET 2020 admit card link
An instruction page will be opened.
Read exam day instructions carefully and click on ‘I Agree’ option
Enter roll number/registration number, date of birth/password and captcha code to download the admit card.
The screen will then display the ASRB NET admit card 2020
Download and take a printouts
ASRB NET Answer Key 2020
ASRB may or may not release the answer key of ASRB NET 2020 since the exam is conducted in online mode. If the authorities release any official answer key of ASRB NET, it will be made available here in this article. The answer key of ASRB NET will contain all correct answers to questions that will be asked in the exam. By going through the answer key of ASRB NET, candidates will be able to calculate their expected scores and predict their chances to qualify the exam.
In order to shortlist the candidates, the exam authorities will determine ASRB NET 2020 cut off as per the category of the candidates. The ASRB NDT cut off will be determined in the form of qualifying marks. As per the qualifying marks, candidates belonging to the general category must secure at least 50% marks while OBC NCL must secure 45% marks while SC/ST/PWD candidates must secure 40% to qualify. The table below contains the minimum qualifying cut off of ASRB NET:
Minimum qualifying marks and cutoff for ASRB NET 2020
Minimum Qualifying Marks
Minimum Qualifying Cut off
OBC Non-creamy layer
PWD/SC/ST and Divyang
Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) will announce the result of ASRB NET 2020 result in online mode in January 2021 at asrb.org.in. To check the result of ASRB NET 2020, candidates will have to use their roll number and date of birth. ASRB NET result 2020 will contain the details of the candidates, marks secured by them, and their qualifying status. Only those candidates will be considered qualified who will secure the minimum cut off of ASRB NET as per their category. Candidates qualifying the ASRB NET exam will be awarded the eligibility certificate.
How to check ASRB NET Result 2020?
Here are some easy steps through which candidates can download the result of ASRB NET 2020 result:
Visit the official website - asrb.org.in
Click on ASRB NET result link
Enter roll/registration number and date of birth to download the result of ASRB NET 2020
The scream will then flash the ASRB NET 2020 result.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - ASRB NET 2020 Notification, Exam Dates, Exam Centre, Syllabus
Question: What if the ASRB NET admit card issued to me has incorrect details?
If the details printed on the ASRB NET admit card are misprinted, candidates are required to contact the exam conducting Board at the earliest and get them rectified.Contact Details: Controller of Examinations, ASRB, KAB – I, Pusa, New Delhi -110012.
Question: Can I change the ASRB NET exam centre allotted to me?
No, the requests for change of ASRB NET exam centres will not be entertained by the Commission under any circumstances.
Question: Where can I check my ASRB NET result?
You will be able to check the ASRB NET result 2020 on the official website of ASRB.
Question: How can I check my ASRB NET 2020 result?
In order to check the ASRB NET result, you must use their roll/registration number and date of birth.
Question: Are ASRB NET 2020 cut off and qualifying marks the same?
Yes. ASRB NET cut off 2020 and qualifying marks are the same.
Question: Will I become eligible to apply for the post of lecturer in both State and Central Agricultural Universities if I qualify in the exam?
Yes. Candidates who will qualify in the exam meeting the required ASRB NET 2020 cut off will become eligible to apply for the post of lecturer in both State and Central Agricultural Universities across India.
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