Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) conducts a combined ASRB NET exam for determining the eligibility for the post of Assistant Professor/Lecturer in the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) and Agricultural Universities (AUs). Before applying for ASRB NET, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the authority. To appear in ASRB NET candidates must have a master’s degree in any discipline with specialization from any institute recognized by the government of India. The exam is held in an online Computer Based Test across 26 states in India. Selection in NET will be based on the marks scored in the online test and securing the minimum qualifying marks as prescribed by ASRB. Candidates who will clear the entrance tests are issued a NET certificate to apply for the vacancies available in State Agricultural Universities/Agricultural Universities.
The eligibility criteria for NET exams will be prescribed by ARSB. Candidates have to fulfil eligibility conditions regarding age limits, educational qualifications, number of attempts as prescribed for by the exam conducting authority.
ASRB NET Eligibility Criteria – Nationality
A candidate must be either a citizen of India or Nepal or Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar) Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
ASRB NET Eligibility Criteria - Age Limit
Candidates should have attained 21 years. There will be no upper age limit for appearing NET exam.
ASRB NET Eligibility Criteria - Educational Qualifications
Candidates must possess a Master’s degree or equivalent in the concerned Discipline
and specialization completed on or before June 24, 2019, from any Indian University
or they should have a qualification from a foreign University recognized as equivalent by the Government of India (GoI).
ASRB NET Eligibility Criteria - Number of Attempts
There is no restrictions or limits to appear in the ASRB NET examination.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
The online application form of ASRB NET will be available online. The application process of ASRB NET includes five steps:
Part I - Registration and entering personal details
Part II - Educational Details
Part III - Uploading Of Photograph and Signature
Part IV - Payment of application fees
Part V - Slot Booking
Documents to be kept ready before filling the online form:
How to fill ASRB NET Application Form?
ASRB NET registration – Candidates have click on ‘New Registration’ such as Name, Father’s Name, E-mail Id, Date of Birth etc. On successful registration candidates will be provided with the registration No and password.
In this part, candidates have to mention whether they have appeared in the ASRB NET exam. Candidates have to enter discipline applied for, the name of the degree, the subject of specialization/name of the university, GPA, percentage, year of passing, employed or not or relative working in icar including its institute.
Uploading of Photograph and Signature
Candidates should upload the scanned image of photograph and signature. The maximum size should be 150 kB in .jpg format only. Scanned copy of signatures should be taken in Black/Blue ink on a white paper only in .jpg format only.
Payment of ASRB NET Application Fees
The application fee can be paid both in online and offline mode. Candidates can make online payment of fee through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking payment from any bank.
1. General (Unreserved) - 500
2. Other Backward Class - (OBC) 500
3. Women/ Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Divyang NIL - No
Slot availability checking
ASRB NET will be conducted online and the number of computers is limited at each centre. Therefore, candidates must submit their application form at the earliest since the slots for each centre and discipline are limited. If any discipline at any centre is full, candidates will have to select any other available slot/session as per their preferences depending upon the availability. No request for change of centre once selected and submitted will be considered.
Printout of ASRB NET application form and e-receipt - After payment, candidates must take a printout of the online application form and e-receipt of the payment for future reference. They should not send the print out to the ASRB office.
Each question carries one mark
These 150 questions shall be derived from the respective discipline in which the candidate has opted to appear
Each question carries one mark. These 150 questions shall be derived from the respective discipline in which the candidate has opted to appear.
1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer in the NET (I). There will be no rounding off of fractions of marks
The questions of the exam will be available in bilingual form i.e. Hindi and English medium
The answers are to be indicated on the Computer itself during the examination
The standard of the question paper will be based on Master’s degree of an Indian University in the relevant discipline
The ASRB NET admit card will be available in online mode. Only those candidates who will successfully submit the application form will be able to download ASRB NET admit card, by entering with their roll number and date of birth in the login window. The ASRB NET admit card will be made available 10 to 15 days prior to the completion of the exam. No hard copy of the admit card will be sent to the candidates by post. Before downloading the ASRB NET admit card, candidates should read the instructions carefully.
How to download ASRB NET admit card?
The steps to download the admit card of ASRB NET has been explained below:
Click on the link ‘ASRB NET admit card’ provided here on this page
In the login window, candidates will have to enter registration ID and date of birth.
Entering all details, the ASRB NET admit card will appear on the screen.
Download the admit card and take a print out of the same
The result of ASRB NET will be declared online for all candidates appeared in the exam. The date of declaration of result of NET Examination will be the date of qualifying NET examination. To check the result candidates have to enter the roll number and date of birth (as entered in the online application) in the login window. Only those candidates who will secure more than or equal to the qualifying cutoff marks will be declared qualified in NET exam. Candidates qualified in NET(I) will be issued NET certificates to enable them to apply against vacancies to be notified or advertised by the State Agricultural Universities/Agricultural Universities. ASRB will issue the NET certificates after considering qualifications, category and more details given by the candidates in their online application form.
ASRB will release the ASRB NET cut off along with the notification. As per previous year’s ASRB NET cutoff, minimum marks required for qualifying National Eligibility Test are as given below:
Un-reserved(UR) 75.0 (50%)
OBC(Non-Creamy layer) 67.5 (45%)
SC/ST/Divyang 60.0 (40%)
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