Agricultural Research Service Exam


I am interested in the field of agriculture and for this decided to apply for the ASRB Combined ARS and NET (Pre) Exam. Will you tell what the eligibility and qualification required to apply for ASRB Combined ARS and NET (Pre) Exam also provide important dates related to exam?


Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board Combined Agricultural Research Services and National Eligibility Test acronym as ASRB Combined ARS and NET (Pre) Exam is conducted by The Agriculture Scientist Recruitment Board (ASRB) to decide the eligibility for Lecturers/Assistant professors by the State Agriculture Universities (SAUs) Agricultural Universities (AUs) and to decide the eligible candidates for ARS (Main) Examination.

Eligibility Criteria

1. Educational Qualification

For ASRB ARS & NET (Prel) Exam a candidate must have a Master’s degree or equivalent in the concerned subject

2. Age


21-32 Years


Minimum 21 Years

ASRB ARS & NET Exam Pattern

ASRB ARS & NET Exam consists of two stages ie. Preliminary Exam followed by Main Exam and Vica Voca as given below.

Preliminary Exam

Subject Type of Questions M.Marks Timming
Respective Professional Subject Objective Type 150 2 Hrs.

Note:1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer in Prelim ARS Examination. This is a Qualifying exam and marks scored will not be counted for final selection.

Main Exam

Main Exam consists of three parts as given below:

Subject Type of Questions No of Questions M.Marks Timming
Part A Very short answer type of question<10 words 40 80 3 Hrs.
Part B Short Answer type of question 1 or 2 paragraph 20 100
Part C Essay type or discriptive type 6 60
Total 240

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