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ASRB NET: ASRB NET Recruitment 2021

Agriculture Scientist Recruitment Board has released the official notification for the recruitment of ASRB NET it is also known as ICAR NET. The board conducts the exam for the recruitment of Lecturers / Assistant Professors in State Agricultural Universities and other Agricultural Universities. This exam is qualifying in nature, it enables applicants to apply against the vacancies released by different agricultural universities. ASRB conducts the exam once a year. It is a national-level examination conducted online for 2 hours in English and Hindi.

ASRB NET 2021 has released the notification on 30th March 2021 on the official website. The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) has released a combined notification for National Eligibility Test, The board will conduct a combined examination for NET-2021, ARS-2021 (Preliminary), and Senior Technical Officer (STO) (T6) Examination. The test will be Online computer-based at 32 Centers across India. In this article, we are going to discuss in detail the ASRB NET.

ASRB NET 2021: Important Dates

Activity Dates
Online applications starts on 05.04.2021 (10.00 AM)
Last date for submission of the online
application form
25.04.2021 (05.00 PM)
Last date  for making an online fee payment 25.04.2021 (05.00 PM)
Dates of online (CBT) examination for NET-2021/
ARS (Preliminary)-2021/ STO (T-6)
21.06.2021 – 27.06.2021  Postponed
Date of ARS-2021 (Mains) Examination 19.09.2021
Date of Interview for the post of STO (T-6) To be notified later
Date of Viva-voce for ARS-2021 Examination To be notified later

Click here to download the official Notification of ASRB NET 2021

ASRB NET Eligibility Criteria 2021

These are the basic eligibility criteria to apply for ASRB NET 2021:

Educational qualification

A candidate must possess a Master’s degree or equivalent in the respective Discipline and specialization completed on or before 19.09.2021 from any Indian University incorporated by an Act of Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institution established by an Act of Parliament.

Age

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years as of 01.01.2021. There is no upper age limit for the National Eligibility Test.

Number of attempts:

Number of attempts doesn’t matter for ASRB NET.

Application Fees

Application Fees for ARS:

  • General (Unreserved): 500
  • Economically Weaker Section (EWS)/ Other Backward Class (OBC): 500
  • Women/ Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ PwBD: NIL

Application Fees for NET:

  • Unreserved (UR): 1000/-
  • Economically Weaker Section (EWS)/ Other Backward Class (OBC): 500/-
  • Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/PwBD / Women: 250

Application Fees for STO:

  • General (Unreserved): 500
  • Economically Weaker Section (EWS)/ Other Backward Class (OBC): 500
  • Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) / Women: NIL

ASRB NET Exam Pattern 2021

  • There will one paper of 150 marks with 150 questions each question carrying one mark.
  • The questions will be objective-type multiple-choice in nature.
  • The exam duration will be of 2 hours.
  • The 150 questions shall be derived from the respective discipline in which the candidate has opted to appear.
  • There is a negative marking of 1/3 marks per the wrong answer.
  • The standard of the paper will be that of a Master’s degree from an Indian University in the relevant Discipline.
  • The Examination will be conducted online.
  • The questions in the Examination will be available in bilingual form i.e. Hindi and English medium.
  • The below table shows the minimum qualifying marks for ASRB NET.
Category ASRB NET Qualifying Percentage ASRB NET Qualifying Marks
General 50% 75
OBC 45% 67.5
SC / ST / Divyang 40% 60

ASRB NET 2021 Exam Centres

The 32 exam centers across  India are tabulated in the below table.

Bengaluru (Karnataka) Anand/Vadodara (Gujrat)
Barapani/shilling (Meghalaya) Bareilly (UP)
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) Chandigarh/ Mohali (Chandigarh)
Cochin (Kerala) Dehradun (Uttrakhand)
Guwahati (Assam) Hyderabad (Telangana)
Jaipur (Rajasthan) Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir)
Karnal (Haryana) Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)
Mumbai (Maharashtra) Nagpur (Maharashtra)
Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar islands) Sri Nagar (Jammu and Kashmir)
Barrackpore/ Kolkata (West Bengal) Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
Chennai  (Tamil  Nadu) Delhi
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) Jodhpur (Rajasthan)
Ludhiana (Punjab) Vijayawada (Andhra Prades)
Patna (Bihar)

ASRB NET 2021:FAQ

Q. When ASRB NET 2021 notification will be released?

Ans: ASRB NET 2021 notification was released on March 30, 2021.

Q. What are the exam dates for the ASRB NET 2021?

Ans: The ASRB NET exam is postponed and the new dates will be notified soon on the official website.

Q. What is ASRB NET?

Ans: The board conducts the exam for the recruitment of Lecturers / Assistant Professors in State Agricultural Universities and other Agricultural Universities.

Q. Is there any provision of negative marking in the ASRB NET examination?

Ans: There is a negative marking of 1/3 marks per the wrong answer.

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