ASRB NET 2023: Result (Out), Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

September 20, 2023

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The Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board conducts National Eligibility Test, ie. ASRB NET 2023 to recruit candidates for Assistant Professor and Lecturer posts in State and other Agriculture Universities. This exam is also known as the ICAR NET exam, and the qualifying candidates will be recruited for various posts under the ASRB.

Latest Updates:

  • ASRB NET Results declared on 24th July 2023.
  • ASRB NET Exam held from 26th April to 30th April.

ASRB NET 2023 is a national-level exam, and the exam mode will be online. The duration of the examination is 2 hours, and the exam will be conducted in two languages, ie. English and Hindi. The ASRB NET exam is conducted once a year only.

About ASRB

ASRB is an organization under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) under the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Government of India. Setting up a cutting-edge educational model and conducting research for its use in agriculture, agroforestry, animal husbandry, fisheries, home science, and allied sciences are the two main goals of the ASRB.

ASRB NET 2023: Highlights

Exam NameAgricultural Scientists Recruitment Board National Eligibility Test (ASRB NET)
Conducting BodyAgricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB)
Exam statusNational Level
Frequency of examAnnually
Job LocationsAll over India.
Exam ModeOnline mode
Exam duration2 hours
Exam LanguageBilingual languages- English & Hindi.
Application FeesUnreserved Category(UR)- Rs. 1000.
Other Backward Classes(OBC/EWS)- Rs. 500.  
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)- Rs.250
Application ModeOnline mode
Exam Enquiry Number011-25840251
Official website

ASRB NET Notification 2023

The Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board has declared an official notification for the year 2023, where all the information regarding the online application, admit card release, exam date, vacancies, required qualification, and recruitment procedure is mentioned.


ASRB NET Exam Dates 2023

ASRB NET Notification 202314th March 2023
Registration Start22nd March 2023
Registration Ends10th April 2023
ASRB NET Admit Card release1 week before the exam
ASRB NET Exam Date 202326th April 2023 – 30th April 2023
ASRB NET Result24th July 2023

ASRB NET Exam Eligibility Criteria

It is crucial to check your eligibility before applying for the ASRB NET exam. Here, we provide complete details on the ASRB NET eligibility criteria.


To apply for the ASRB National Eligibility Test, candidates must be either:

  • Citizens of India.
  • Citizens of Nepal
  • Citizens of Bhutan.
  • Tibetan refugees who arrived before January 1, 1962.
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, and the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

ASRB NET Age Limit

Candidates applying for the ASRB NET exam must meet the age criteria per the official notice. The Candidates applying for NET must be 21 years old, and there is no upper age limit.

Educational Qualifications

Candidates must have a master’s degree certificate or equivalent on or before September 30, 2023, from any Indian University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or another educational institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or he/she must qualify for a foreign University recognized as equivalent eligibility qualification by the Government of India (GoI).

ASRB NET Exam Application Process

Interested candidates must apply for the ASRB NET exam through online mode. There is no offline mode for the application process. The candidates must complete the application form provided on the official website.

How to Apply for ASRB NET 2023?

  • Step 1: Visit ASRB’s official website
  • Step 2: Under important announcements, find the ASRB exam application link and click on it.
  • Step 3: Click New Registration and complete here the registration process.
  • Step 4: Then you can receive the registration number and the password in your registered email id.
  • Step 5: Log in with your credentials and click Apply Now.
  • Step 6: Fill out your application form and continue uploading files.
  • Step 7: Upload all the required good-quality documents and submit them.
  • Step 8:Continue with the application fee payment process. Pay your application fee online through any of the options provided.
  • Step 9: After successfully paying the fee, keep the soft copy of the application form. Also, keep the fee payment receipt for future reference.

ASRB NET Application Fee 2023

The applicants must pay an application fee to complete the application process. The application fees for ASRB NET for various categories are provided below:

CategoriesApplication Fee
Un-Reserved Category (UR)Rs.1000/-
Economically Weak Sections (EWS)/Other Backward Classes (OBC)Rs.500/-
SC/ ST/ PWDRs.250/-

ASRB NET Admit Card 2023

The ASRB NET admits card is generally published on the official portal a week before the exam. Aspirants who have applied for the ASRB NET exam can now download their admit cards. Candidates need login credentials to download the admit cards from the official website.

The admit card is an important document that candidates carry with them when they are in the exam room. Candidates without an admit card cannot enter the exam room. Further, for your convenience, we have provided the download process of the admit card. Here you go: 

How to download ASRB NET Admit Card 2023?

The eligible candidates can download their admit cards by following the below process.

  • Step 1: Visit ASRB’s official website here
  • Step 2: Under the important announcement, find the link to the ASRB admit card and click on it.
  • Step 3: Enter your registration ID and password.
  • Step 4: Your ASRB NET admit card 2023 will appear on your screen. Download it for future use.
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ASRB NET Exam Centres

Exam centers for the online exam of ASRB NET 2023 are mentioned in the official notification. State-wise detailed exam centers from the notification for the online test are mentioned below.

StateASRB NET 2023 Exam Centres
Andaman & Nicobar IslandsPort Blair
Andhra PradeshVijayawada
ChandigarhChandigarh/ Mohali
Gujarat Anand/ Vadodara
Himachal PradeshShimla
Jammu & KashmirJammu
Madhya PradeshBhopal Indore
MeghalayaBarapani /Shillong
Tamil NaduChennai
Uttar PradeshBareilly
West BengalBarrackpore/ Kolkata

ASRB NET Exam Pattern

The ASRB NET exam is done online mode. Candidates must answer one paper worth 150 marks with 150 objective multiple-choice questions that must be answered in 2 (Two) hours. One mark is assigned to each question. These 150 questions must be drawn from the area of study the individual has chosen to apply for.

They have to cover all the questions in 120 minutes. Each question will be of a 1-mark score. The exam also contains a negative scoring system, where 1/3 of the marks will be cut for each wrong answer.

Name of the examASRB NET 2023
Number of papersOne
Number of questions150
Total number of marks150
Type of questionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Total time120 minutes or 2 hours.
Negative markingYes, 1/3 mark will be deducted for every single wrong answer.
Languages of the question paperHindi and English (Bilingual)

ASRB NET Exam Syllabus

The ASRB NET exam is applicable to a wide range of subjects. The following details provide some popular choices for the subject syllabus. However, students can also check the ASRB official website for more points on the study plan.

Agricultural Biotechnology

  • Unit 1: The Cell Structure and its Function
  • Unit 2: The Biomolecules and the Metabolism
  • Unit 3: The Enzymology
  • Unit 4: The Molecular Genetics
  • Unit 5: The Gene Expressions
  • Unit 6: The Molecular Biology Techniques
  • Unit 7: The Gene Cloning
  • Unit 8: The Molecular Biology
  • Unit 9: Plant & Molecular Biology
  • Unit 10: Tissue Culture
  • Unit 11: Plant & Genetic Engineering
  • Unit 12: Molecular Markers & Genomics.

Forticulture & Landscaping

  • Unit 1: The Breeding
  • Unit 2: Production technology of the cut flowers
  • Unit 3: Production technology of the loose flowers
  • Unit 4: The Landscaping
  • Unit 5: The Protected floriculture
  • Unit 6: Value Addition
  • Unit 7: Turfing and the Turf Management
  • Unit 8: The Computer-aided design for outdoor and indoorscaping.

Dairy Chemistry

  • Unit 1: The Milk Constituents
  • Unit 2: Levels, distribution, and isolation of the genetic polymorphism
  • Unit 3: Milk lipids
  • Unit 4: Milk adulteration and the detection methods
  • Unit 5: Cream & size of the distribution
  • Unit 6: Heat stability of milk as affected by the various constituents and the additives.
  • Unit 7: Cheese: composition and its varietal differences
  • Unit 8: Definition of quality, quality control, & assurance
  • Unit 9: The Spectroscopy

Veterinary Pharmacology

  • Unit 1: The General Pharmacology
  • Unit 2: Drug Action on the Central Nervous System
  • Unit 3: Drugs action on the Humeral & the Autonomic Nervous System
  • Unit 4: Drugs action on Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems
  • Unit 5: Drugs acting on the Digestive System
  • Unit 6: Drugs action on the Uro-genital system
  • Unit 7: The Endocrine Pharmacology
  • Unit 8: The Autacoids
  • Unit 9: The Chemotherapy
  • Unit 10: The Toxicology
  • Unit 11: The Ecotoxicology
  • Unit 12: The Miscellaneous topics

 Agricultural Meteorology

  • Unit 1: The General Meteorology
  • Unit 2: The General Climatology
  • Unit 3: The Agricultural Climatology
  • Unit 4: The Micro Meteorology
  • Unit 5: The Evapotranspiration
  • Unit 6: Crop Weather Modelling
  • Unit 7: The Weather Forecasting for Agriculture

Farm Machinery & Power

  • Unit 1: Farm Mechanization and the Equipment
  • Unit 2: The Farm Machinery Design
  • Unit 3: Farm Machinery Testing, Evaluation and the Management
  • Unit 4: The Engines and Tractor Systems
  • Unit 5: Ergonomics & Safety
  • Unit 6: The Soil Dynamics in Tillage & Traction
  • Unit 7: Energy in Agriculture
  • Unit 8: The Technology
  • Unit 9: Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques

Veterinary Anatomy

  • Unit 1: The Gross Anatomy
  • Unit 2: The Digestive, the Respiratory, and the Uro-genital System in fowl.
  • Unit 3: The Microanatomy
  • Unit 4: The Developmental Anatomy

Exam Result

After the exam is completed, ICAR will announce the ASRB NET 2023. They will publish the result on its website. The organization will also announce candidates’ marks and minimum cut-off marks too.

How to Check the Result?

The ASRB NET Result is yet to be published. But, we have provided the steps to check the result once it is released.

  • Visit the ASRB official website.
  • Click on the Result option on the home page.
  • You must enter your username and password after selecting the result option.
  •  The result will open immediately.
  • Save the result.
  • Don’t forget to get a printed version of the result for later reference.

ASRB NET 2023 result is not published yet. Hence, the cutoffs are not available for this year. ASRB board publishes category-wise cutoffs every year. Here are the minimum marks to qualify for the exam.

CategoryExpected cutoffs
UR50% (75)
OBC45% (67.5)
SC/ ST/ PWD40% (60)

Salary Structure

Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board will soon announce the salary structure of posts. Further, they’ll publish it on their official website. However, the candidates are also asked to keep checking our website for such updates. We will bring such updates as soon as they get released. 

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When will ASRB NET 2023 take place?

ICAR will conduct ASRB NET 2023 from 26th April 2023 to 30th April 2023.

How often can a person apply for ASRB NET or ICAR NET 2023?

There is no such restriction, and you can apply for exams multiple times if you fulfill the eligibility criteria.

What is the upper age limit for ASRB NET 2021?

While applying for ASRB NET 2023, there is no upper age limit. The minimum age is 21, calculated as of July 1, 2023.

How will I get an ASRB ICAR NET certificate?

After passing the exam, candidates will be notified of the issuance of the ICAR NET certificate. However, in case of delay, qualified candidates can contact ASRB.

Is there any negative marking for ASRB NET 2023 Exam?

Yes, there will be negative markings for ASRB NET 2023 Exam. For every single wrong answer, 1/3 of the marks will be deducted.

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