ASRB NET 2020 – Agriculture Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) NET 2019 result is out. Candidates can go through the article to know their result. ASRB NET 2020 is a national level exam conducted for shortlisting the candidates for position of Lecturer / Assistant Professor in State Agricultural and other Universities. Candidates with a valid Masters degree are eligible for ASRB NET. Check more details on ASRB NET 2020 from this page.
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ASRB NET 2020
ASRB NET exam is conducted twice a yeat – NET-I and NET-II. candidates can check the complete schedule for ASRB NET 2020 from the table below.
|ASRB NET 2020||Important Dates|
|Issuance of ASRB NET 2020 Notification||14 Oct 2019|
|Start of online form filling||15 Oct 2019|
|Last date to submit online form||04 Nov 2019|
|Issuance of admit card|
|ASRB NET 2020 Exam Date||09, 10 & 11 Jan 2020|
|Declaration of result||31 Jan 2020|
ASRB NET 2020 Result
ASRB ICAR NET 2020 Result is out on the official website. The result is released in the login. To check result candidates need to enter their roll number and date of birth. Candidates who have successfully qualified the ASRB NET will get their Certificate.
Official notice regarding the re-schedule of ICAR NET 2020
Candidates can check below the notice regrading the reschedule of ICAR NET 2020 examination.
ASRB NET 2020 Admit Card
The admit card for ASRB NET 2020 is issued to only registered candidates. No hard copy of the ASRB NET admit card is sent to the candidates via post. It consists of personal details of the candidate as well as exam details like reporting timings, address of the test center, etc. On the day of the test, it is mandatory for the candidates to carry the hard copy of it.
ASRB NET 2020 Exam Centres
At the time of filling in details in the ICAR NET 2020 Application Form, the aspirants have to select at leats two test centers. The test center once selected by the candidate is final and cannot be changed further. Candidates can check the list of the ASRB NET 2020 test centres from the table below:
|Barrackpore/ Kolkata||West Bengal|
|Jammu||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Port blair||Andaman and Nicobar islands|
ASRB NET 2020 Exam Pattern
To prepare for exam, you must be aware of ICAR NET exam pattern. Check the complete exam pattern for ICAR NET 2020 from below:
- Mode of exam: ASRB is conductinig NET 2020 exam in online mode, which means it is a computer-based test
- Duration of the exam: The test is of 02 hours duration
- Type of Questions: The test consist of objective type multiple choice questions (MCQ)
- Language of the test: The questions are asked in bilingual language, i,.e in both English and Hindi Langauge.
- Number of Questions: There are a total of 150 numer of questions.
- Number of Marks: The test is of total 150 marks
- Standard of the test: As per the notice, the standard of the test is as that of Master’s degree in the relevant discipline.
- Marks for Correct Answer: Each question carries 01 marks, hence, for a correct answer, 01 marks are awarded
- Marks for Incorrect Answer: There is a negative marking of 1/3 marks for an incorrect answer.
Revised Code number for Disciplines of NET exam – Candidates can check the revised code number of the various disciplines of NET exam from the table below:
|Code number||Name of the Discipline||Code number||Name of the Discipline|
|1||Agricultural Biotechnology||31||Veterinary Pharmacology|
|2||Agricultural Entomology||32||Veterinary Public Health|
|3||Agricultural Microbiology||33||Veterinary Surgery|
|4||Economic Botany & Plant Genetic Resources||34||Aquaculture|
|5||Genetics & Plant Breeding||35||Fisheries Resource Management|
|6||Nematology||36||Fish Processing Technology|
|7||Plant Biochemistry||37||Fish Nutrition|
|8||Plant Pathology||38||Fish Health|
|9||Plant Physiology||39||Fish Genetics & Breeding|
|10||Seed Science & Technology||40||Agricultural Chemicals|
|11||Floriculture & Landscaping||41||Agricultural Meteorology|
|13||Spices, Plantation & Medicinal & Aromatic Plants||43||Agronomy|
|14||Vegetable Science||44||Environmental Science|
|15||Animal Biochemistry||45||Soil Sciences|
|16||Animal Biotechnology||46||Agricultural Business Management|
|17||Animal Genetics & Breeding||47||Agricultural Economics|
|18||Animal Nutrition||48||Agricultural Extension|
|19||Animal Physiology||49||Agricultural Statistics|
|20||Animal Reproduction & Gynaecology||50||Home Science|
|21||Dairy Chemistry||51||Farm Machinery & Power|
|22||Dairy Microbiology||52||Computer Applications & IT|
|23||Dairy Technology||53||Land & Water Management Engineering|
|24||Livestock Product Technology||54||Bioinformatics|
|25||Livestock Production Management||55||Food Technology|
|26||Poultry Science||56||Agricultural Structure and Process Engineering|
|27||Veterinary Medicine||57||Veterinary Anatomy|
(only for NET)
ASRB NET 2020 Syllabus
The syllabus for ASRB NET 2020 is available on the official website of ASRB. Candidates can download the same by accessing the direct link below.
|Discipline Code Numbers||Syllabus|
|1 to 10||Click here|
|11 to 20||Click here|
|21 to 30||Click here|
|31 to 40||Click here|
|41 to 50||Click here|
|51 to 56||Click here|
How to Prepare for ICAR NET 2020?
Now we come to the question you have all been waiting to get the answer to: how to prepare for ICAR NET? To help you understand that, we can divide the preparation in four parts: Knowledge gaining, Practicing, Improving, Extras.
#1. Knowledge gaining
First of all you have to study the syllabus. Depending upon your subject in Masters Degree, you can chose a discipline in the ICAR NET. For that discipline then, you have to study as per syllabus.
You can note the syllabus from links above. Then you have to study those topics from your books used in Masters degree.
Many candidates ask for best books to prepare for ASRB NET. Here you may note that for theory, every candidate finds a different book to be good. This is because every author has a different way of explaining the same concepts. We recommend that you use those books which helped you understand theory best during your postgraduation.
Now the ASRB NET has multiple choice questions. Thus you should be able to answer MCQs on topics that you have studied in syllabus. Here, good reference books with MCQs, past year papers of ASRB NET, sample papers, and mock tests play an important role.
Practice a large number of questions every day.
Do not compare yourself with others. Compare yourself with your past self. Each day, you have to target to be better than what you were yesterday. If you can answer more questions, more quickly each day, then you are on the right path!
As can be seen, ASRB NET has negative marking. So you have to make sure that your accuracy also improves gradually.
Every student finds some topics to be difficult. A successful person is one who overcomes his own fears. So you should try and conquer those topics in ICAR NET syllabus also which you find to be tough.
Focus, determination, and hard work are the only key to succeeding in ASRB NET 2020!
ASRB NET 2020 Cut Off
In order to pass the test, the candidates need to obtain a minimum qualifying marks as decided by the ASRB. The minimum cut off marks are as follows:
|Category||Qualifying Percentage||Qualifying Marks|
|SC / ST / Divyang||40%||60|
ASRB NET 2020 Application Form
The application form for ASRB NET 2020 is released online. No offline form is released for the candidates by ASRB. In order to apply for the exam, the candidates need to register first and then proceed to fill in details in the application form. Candidates have to submit a single application only. After filling in details in the ICAR NET Application Form, the candidates have to upload the scanned images of their passport size photo and signature as per the specification and format. Lastly, pay the required amount of the application fee and submit the form.
Application Fee – In order to submit the Application Form, the candidates need to pay the folliowing amount of the application fee:
Mode of fee payment – The application fee is payable through Credit card/ debit card/ net banking.
ASRB NET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
In order to pass the test, it is important that the candidates must be well aware of the eligibility croteria for the exam. Check the complete eligibility criteria from below:
Educational Qualification: Candidate must have Masters Degree in concerned discipline and specialization. Candidates can check the discipline wise eligibility criteria from the image below.
Age limit: Candidate should be at least 21 years old as on July 01, 2019. There is no upper age limit ot apply for this exam.
Number of attempts: There is no limit to the number of attempts for ICAR NET exam.
The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) was established on November 01, 1973 with the approval of Cabinet. The Board has been delinked from ICAR and attached with the Department of Agricultural Research & Education (DARE) under Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Government of India. The Board is responsible for organizing recruitment to posts in the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the ICAR and to such other posts and services, advising the Council on disciplinary matters relating to personnel recruited through ASRB or appointed by the Council in consultation with the Board and more.
ASRB NET 2019 Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : The application form has to be filled in online mode only.
Ans : No. Change in the Examination center will not be entertained after submitting the application form.
Ans : A candidate may select two (02) centers in order of preference.
Ans : There is no restriction on the number of attempts for appearing in the ICAR NET.
Ans : No. Candidates are not required to attach any document while submitting the online application form.
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