ASRB NET 2022: Every year Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board conducts National Eligibility Exam namely ASRB NET 2022 Exam for the candidates who have completed their master's degree and looking for opportunities for Lecturers / Assistant Professors in State Agricultural Universities and other Agricultural Universities. Candidates with a Master's degree with the relevant academic background can appear for this ASRB NET exam to become eligible for posts released in multiple disciplines. Check ASRB NET Eligibility criteria including age limit, educational qualifications, application process, number of attempts, qualifying marks, exam pattern, and other details as discussed in the article.  

ASRB NET 2022 Notification

ASRB NET 2022 Notification will be released by Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board at its official website ( The ASRB NET notification will be available in PDF format containing the important details related to the exam such as dates, the application process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, and more. 

ASRB NET 2022 Exam Summary 

Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board conducts ASRB NET or ICAR ASRB NET Exam every year to determine the eligibility of candidates as Lecturers / Assistant Professors in state agricultural universities and other agricultural universities. 

ASRB NET 2022 Exam Summary 
Conducted ByAgricultural Scientist Recruitment Board
ASRB NET Full FormAgricultural Scientist Recruitment Board- National Eligibility Exam
CategoryEligibility Test
Exam LevelNational level
Exam FrequencyOnce in a year
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Online RegistrationTo be notified
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)

ASRB NET 2022 Important Dates

The detailed schedule for ASRB NET 2022 Exam will be announced by Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board along with the release of the ASRB NET 2022 Exam. All the important dates related to ASRB NET Exam 2022 will be updated here post the release of the notification.  

ASRB NET 2022 Important Dates
ASRB NET 2022 EventsASRB NET 2022 Tentative Dates
ASRB NET 2022 NotificationTo be notified 
Application process startsTo be notified 
Application process concludesTo be notified 
ASRB NET admit card To be notified 
ASRB NET 2022 Exam dateTo be notified 
Release of answer keyTo be notified 
ASRB NET Representation To be notified 
ASRB NET 2022 Result declarationTo be notified 

ASRB NET Application Form 2022

The ASRB (Agricultural Scientist Research Board) conducts the ASRB NET or ICAR NET exam once every year. To appear for the exam candidates have to apply via online mode and submit their duly filled application form along with required application fee before the due date. The online registration dates for ASRB NET 2022 Exam will be notified along with the ASRB NET Notification. 

ASRB NET 2022 Application Fees

The candidates must pay the requisite application fees to submit ASRB NET 2022 Application Form. Any application without the fee will not be accepted. 

ASRB NET 2022 Application Fees
CategoryApplication Fee
Unreserved (UR)Rs. 1000
EWS (Economically Weaker Section)Rs, 500
OBCRs. 500
SC/ ST/ Women/ PwBD/ PWDRs. 250

ASRB NET 2022 Eligibility 

ASRB NET Eligibility criteria include age limit, educational qualifications, and nationality. The candidates who want to apply for Lecturers / Assistant Professors posts must go through the eligibility criteria discussed below-

Education QualificationCandidates must have passed their Master’s in the concerned field from a recognised university or institution. 
Age LimitThe lower age limit is 21 years. There is no upper age limit in ASRB NET 2022. 
NationalityA citizen of India, Nepal or Bhutan. He/She must be Refugees from Tibet (those who came to India before January 1st, 1962)

ASRB NET 2022 Exam Pattern 

There will be 150 Objective multiple-choice questions (MCQs) in ASRB NET 2022 Exam for which there will be a negative marking of ⅓rd marks for each incorrect answer. The complete details for ASRB NET Exam Pattern has been elaborated in the below table.   

ASRB NET 2022 Exam Pattern 
ParametersASRB NET Exam Pattern
Number of papersOne
Mode of examOnline
Total marks150
Total number of questions150
Type of questionsObjective multiple-choice questions (MCQs)
Duration of the exam2 hours (120 minutes)
Source of the questionsRespective disciplines
Negative marking1/3rd mark will be deducted for each wrong answer
Rounding of fractional marksNo
Language of the question  paperBilingual (English and Hindi)
Standard of paperMaster’s degree level

ASRB NET 2022 Syllabus

Candidates from different disciplines need to appear for a particular paper for which the syllabus has been provided on the official website. The applicants need to go through the ASRB NET syllabus in detail before starting to prepare for the exam.

ASRB NET 2022 Subjects List

There are around 60 subjects/discipline in ASRB NET Exam which are as follows- 

NET disciplines 
  1. Agricultural Biotechnology
  2. Agricultural Entomology
  3. Agricultural Microbiology
  4. Economic Botany & Plant Genetic Resources
  5. Genetics & Plant Breeding
  6. Nematology
  7. Plant BIochemistry
  8. Plant Pathology
  9. Plant Physiology
  10. Seed Science and Technology
  11. Floriculture & Landscaping
  12. Fruit Science
  13. Spices, Plantation & Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
  14. Vegetable Science
  15. Animal Biochemistry
  16. Animal Biotechnology
  17. Animal Genetics & Breeding
  18. Animal Nutrition
  19. Animal Physiology
  20. Animal Reproduction & Gynaecology
  21. Dairy Chemistry
  22. Dairy Microbiology
  23. Dairy Technology
  24. Livestock Product Technology
  25. Livestock Production Management
  26. Poultry Science
  27. Veterinary Medicine
  28. Veterinary Microbiology
  29. Veterinary Parasitology
  30. Veterinary Pathology
  31. Veterinary Pharmacology
  32. Veterinary Public Health
  33. Veterinary Surgery
  34. Aquaculture
  35. Fisheries Resource Management
  36. Fish Processing Technology
  37. Fish Nutrition
  38. Fish Health
  39. Fish Genetics & Breeding
  40. Agricultural Chemicals
  41. Agricultural Meteorology
  42. Agroforestry
  43. Agronomy
  44. Environmental Science
  45. Soil Sciences
  46. Agricultural Business Management
  47. Agricultural Economics
  48. Agricultural Extension
  49. Agricultural Statistics
  50. Home Science
  51. Farm Machinery & Power
  52. Computer Applications & IT
  53. Land & Water Management Engineering
  54. Bioinformatics
  55. Food Technology
  56. Agricultural Structure and Process Engineering
  57. Veterinary Anatomy (only for NET)
  58. Agricultural Physics
  59. Electronics & Instrumentation
  60. Textile Manufacture & Technology

ASRB NET 2022 Qualifying Marks

The ASRB NET Minimum Qualifying Marks 2022 has been already decided by the ASRB itself for each category. The candidates need to score more than the qualifying marks to qualify ASRB NET Exam. Have a look at the category-wise Minimum qualifying marks and Minimum qualifying percentage. 

CategoryMinimum Qualifying PercentageMinimum qualifying marks
Unreserved (UR)/ EWS50%75
SC / ST/ PwBD40%60

ASRB NET 2022 Exam Centre

ASRB NET 2022 Exam is conducted at national level at various exam centres for which the details will be mentioned on the candidate's respective ASRB NET Admit Card 2022. The list of ASRB NET 2022 Exam Centre has been tabulated below. 

StateASRB NET Exam Centres
Andaman & Nicobar IslandsPort Blair
Andhra PradeshVijayawada
ChandigarhChandigarh/ Mohali
  1. Anand/ Vadodara
  2. Rajkot
Himachal PradeshShimla
Jammu & KashmirJammu
Madhya Pradesh
  1. Bhopal
  2. Indore
  1. Mumbai
  2. Nagpur
MeghalayaBarapani/ Shillong
Tamil NaduChennai
Uttar Pradesh
  1. Bareilly
  2. Lucknow
  3. Varanasi
West BengalBarrackpore/ Kolkata



Ans. Yes, ICAR NET and ASRB NET both are same exams.

Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/3rd mark for each wrong answer in ASRB NET Exam.

Ans. Candidates must have passed their Master’s in the concerned field before applying for the ASRB NET exam.

Ans. ASRB NET stands for Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board- National Eligibility Exam.

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