National Eligibility Test (NET) of Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board; Apply by April 25
Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB), Department of Agricultural Research and Education, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-I, Pusa, New Delhi - 110012 has invited applications for the for the National Eligibility Test (NET), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) & Senior Technical Officer (STO) (T-6) Examination - 2021 to be held as a Combined Examination during 21 June 2021 to 27 June 2021 in online mode at 32 Centres across India in a staggered slot-wise examination format for filling up 222 vacancies of ARS Scientists, 65 vacancies of STO (T-6) and for award of NET certificates to successful candidates.
National Eligibility Test (NET) is a qualifying examination for determining eligibility for the position of Lecturer/ Assistant Professor in the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) and other Agricultural Universities (AUs).
Eligibility for NET: Applicant must possess a Master’s degree or equivalent in the respective Discipline and specialization completed on or before 19 September 2021. The list of Disciplines and its prescribed educational qualifications are as given in Annexure-VI of the Notification at http://www.asrb.org.in
Age Limit: Applicant must have attained the age of 21 years as on 1 January 2021. There is no upper age limit for the National Eligibility Test.
Number of Attempts: There is no restriction on number of attempts for appearing in the National Eligibility Test.
Plan of Examination for NET-2021: The test of 2 hours’ duration will have one paper of 150 marks consisting of 150 objective type multiple choice questions from the respective discipline in which the candidate has opted to appear. Each question carries one mark. 1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer in the NET-2021. There will be no rounding off of fractions of marks.
Minimum marks required for qualifying NET-2021 will be as follows: Un-reserved/ EWS-75.0 (50%); OBC- 67.5 (45%); SC / ST/ PwBD- 60.0 (40%).
Application: Applications can be submitted at http://www.asrb.org.in latest by 5 pm on 25 April 2021. Application Fee for NET is Rs.1000/- (Rs.500/- for EWS and OBC and Rs.250/- for Women/SC/ST). The amount can be paid online via Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/ UPI payment by 5 pm on 25 April 2021.
Details related to the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) & Senior Technical Officer (STO) (T-6) entries are available in the Notification at http://www.asrb.org.in