ASRB NET 2023: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date

ASRB NET 2023: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date

ASRB NET 2023: The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) will conduct the ICAR NET examination. It is the national eligibility test (NET) that determines the eligibility of the candidates for the posts of Lecturer/ Assistant professor in the state Agricultural Universities (SAU) and other Agricultural Universities (AUs). ASRB NET is a national level examination that will be held across multiple locations all over India. Eligible candidates who are looking to apply have to fill and submit an online application form. Go through this post to find the complete details regarding the ASRB NET 2023 examination.

ASRB NET 2023 Important Dates

Main Events Tentative Dates
Availability of the official notification 4th week of February 2023
Releasing of online application form To be notified
Last date for online application form submission To be notified
Release of Admit Card To be notified
Date of Examination To be notified
Declaration of result To be notified

ASRB NET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Aspirant must ensure that they meet the following eligibility criteria before applying.


The candidates with any of the following nationalities are eligible.

  • Citizen of India
  • Subject of Nepal
  • Subject of Bhutan
  • Those Tibetan refugees are also eligible who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling here.
  • Indian origin person who migrate to India with the intention of permanently settling here from any of the following countries – Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka & East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam.

Age Limit

  • The age of a candidate must be more than 21 years as on 1st July 2023.
  • There is no upper age limit.

Educational Qualification

  • The aspirant must possess a master’s degree in the relevant field to be eligible for the ASRB NET 2023.
  • The relevant fields for some of the disciplines are explained in the table below. For the rest of the disciplines, candidates may refer the official brochures.
Discipline Relevant branch
Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Veterinary Clinical Medicine
Soil Sciences Agriculture, Soil Sciences, Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural Physics with specialization in Soil Physics And Soil & Water Conservation, Soil Fertility, Soil Microbiology, Soil Chemistry, Water Science & Technology
Poultry Science Poultry Science, Veterinary, Animal Sciences with specialization in Poultry Science
Home Science Home Science with specialization in Family Resource Management, Textile & Clothing, Child Development, Foods & Nutrition
Genetics & Plant Breeding Agriculture, Agricultural Botany, Plant Breeding, Genetics, Plant Physiology, Plant Genetic Resources
Fruit Science Pomology, Agriculture, Horticulture, Plant Genetic Resources with specialization in Fruit Sciences
Environmental Science Environmental Science, Agro-Forestry, Agriculture Physics, Agriculture with specialization in Environmental Science
Dairy Chemistry Dairy Chemistry, Veterinary, Animal Sciences with specialization in Dairy Chemistry
Computer Applications & IT Computer Applications, Information Technology, Information Technology & Communication, Computer Science
Agricultural Biotechnology Agriculture, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Botany, Genetic Engineering, Plant Sciences, Life Sciences, Plant Physiology with specialization in Plant Biotechnology

ASRB NET 2023 Application Form

The application form for ASRB NET 2023 examination will release online through the official website. Interested candidates can visit any of the following two websites to access the application forms i.e. and

  • After accessing the application form, candidates have to provide their educational, contact, and personal details accurately.
  • Apart from this, aspirants are also required to choose the exam center city while filing details in the application form.
  • Additional, the passport size coloured photograph and signature of the candidates must also be uploaded on the application form.
  • It is a duty of the candidate to check and verify the details entered in the application form before submitting them.
  • Fabricated or wrong information may result in the application form rejection.
  • Applicants must keep a printout of the application form submitted for future references.

Application Fee

The category wise application fee for ASRB NET 2023 is given in the table below.

Category Application fee
General Candidates Rs. 1000/-
OBC Candidates Rs. 500/-
SC/ ST/ PWD/ Women Candidates Rs. 250/-

Mode of payment

  • Applicants can pay the fees online using a debit card, net banking, or a credit card.

ASRB NET 2023 Admit Card

  • In order to appear for the ASRB NET 2023 it is compulsory for the candidate carry a valid admit card.
  • It is expected that the authorities will release the admit cards at least 2 weeks prior to the exam date.
  • An admit card comprises information about the date, timing, and venue of the examination.
  • No candidates will be permitted to enter the examination hall without an admit card.
  • Aspirants are advised to preserve the admit card until they receive the eligibility certificate.

ASRB NET 2023 Exam Pattern

Interested candidates can get basic idea about the exam through the exam pattern given below.

  • Mode of examination: Online (Computer-based test)
  • Number of questions: 150
  • Duration of exam: 2 hours
  • Language of questions: English and Hindi both
  • Total Marks: 150
  • Type of questions: Objective type MCQ
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark for every correct answer
  • Negative Marking: 1/3rd mark will deducted for every incorrect answer.

ARSB NET 2023 Result

  • After conducting the exam, authorities will publish the ASRB NET 2023 result online.
  • Candidates have to visit the official website and provide their roll number and date of birth in order to check the result.
  • Those aspirants who will score more than cut-off marks will be awarded with an eligibility certificate.
  • Having the eligibility certificate will let the candidates apply for the posts of lecturer/ assistant professor in various agriculture universities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question – 1: How many times I can attempt the ASRB NET exam?

Answer: There is no such limit on number of attempts. You can attempt the maximum number of times.

Question – 2: Is it possible to submit the application offline. Do I need to send hardcopies of the documents if I submit the form online?

Answer: The application form must be submitted in online mode only. There is no requirement to submit any hardcopies with the application form.

Question – 3: What is ASRP NET Syllabus 2023?

Answer: The syllabus of the exam depends upon the subject you have selected. The questions to be asked will be of Master’s degree level.

Question – 4: What If I submit multiple applications by mistake. Which application will be considered by the authorities?

Answer: In such a case, the application form submitted later will be considered valid. Earlier application form will be rejected. Please note that you will not get any refund for the rejected forms.


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