The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) will hold a NET Examination on 27.10.2013 ( Sunday) at 33 Centres in India as per the rules and Scheme of Examination indicated in this Notification. Candidates are advised to read the notification carefully before filling the Online Application Form.
Educational Qualifications: A candidate must possess a Masters degree or equivalent in the concerned discipline and specialization
completed on or before 01.08.2013. The list of disciplines and its prescribed educational qualifications are as given below.
Age limit: A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years as on 01.8.2013. There is no upper age limit for the National Eligibility Test (NET). A candidate will not be able to fill in the online application form in case he/she is born after 02.8.1992.
The candidates seeking admission to NET examination must pay a fee as detailed below :
The fee must be paid online as per the procedure prescribed in the important instructions to candidates herein this notification through the Website: http://www.asrb.org.in Transaction charges for online/NEFT/ Challan payment as the case may be has to be borne by the candidate.
- Basic Plant Sciences / General Agriculture
- Plant Pathology/ Plant Physiology
- Agricultural Biotechnology / Agricultural Biotechnology / Agricultural Biotechnology /Agricultural Biotechnology
- Agricultural Microbiology
- Fruit Science- Horticulture
- Soil Science /Agronomy
- Facts for ICAR NET exam
There will one paper of 150 marks consisting of 150 objective type multiple choice questions to be solved in 2 (Two) hours. 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-2013 examination.
Minimum marks required for qualifying NET Examination:
Disciplines and Eligibility qualifications for National Eligibility Test 2013
FIVE for all candidates (whether M.Sc. /Ph.D.) including the in-service candidates of ICAR
However, this restriction will not apply to SC and ST candidates, who are otherwise eligible.
Note: The number of attempts made by the candidates prior to National Eligibility Test
Examination –2012 will not be taken into account for counting the number of attempts made.