ASRB NET 2017 Notification, Exam Dates, Application form

By | March 24, 2017

ASRB NET 2017 Online Application, Recruitment Notification, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, and other details at


Official Website
NAME OF DEPARTMENT Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Total Number of Vacant Post 180
Name of Post Scientists
Name of the Board Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board
Job Category Govt Jobs
Mode online
Name of Exam Agricultural Research Service (ARS) examination in combination with the National Eligibilty Test (NET-I)-2017
Mode of exam ARS Prelims and NET – Online ARS Mains 2017 – Offline
Stages of ASRB NET ARS – Prelims, Mains and Viva-Voce

NET – single online exam

ASRB NET 2017 Notification  

Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) is about to organize a combined Agricultural Research Services (ARS) Preliminary exam and National Eligibility Test (NET I) from May 16th to 21st, 2017. Candidates who want to apply for ASRB NET 2017 Notification have to fill ASRB NET 2017 NET (I) Online Application Form.

Agricultural Research Services (ARS) Preliminary exam and National Eligibility Test (NET I) will be conducted by online mode. These exams will be conducted at 23 centres across India in separate slots. ASRB NET application form 2017 is available online from March 22nd to April 15th, 2017. ARS 2017 exam will contain 2 phases – Preliminary and Mains examination followed by viva voce. Mains examination of ARS 2017 will take place on 8th July, 2017.

ASRB NET 2017 Online Application Form

In order to apply, the candidate has to fill the ASRB NET Application form. The form is available online at its official website. The candidate must fill the application form and submit it before the deadline of Application Form submission i.e., 15th April 2017. The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board has issued the ARS Notification 2017 to recruit candidates for the post of Scientist. The organization released the 180 vacant posts for the Scientist. National Eligibility Test (NET) is a qualifying exam for recruiting Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) and other Agricultural Universities (Aus). The ASRB organization has planned to conduct the ARS Pre-NET Exam 2017 from 16th May 2017 to 21st May 2017 at various locations. Main exam for ARS will be conducted on 8th July 2017. Apart from this, the candidate is suggested to check the ASRB Eligibility Criteria for this post.  Eligibility criteria is listed below.

Eligibility Criteria for ARS NET Jobs 2017


The candidate must be either: –

  • a citizen of Bhutan, or
  • a citizen of India, or
  • a citizen of Nepal, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar) Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Educational Qualification

  • ARS: PG or equivalent in the relevant discipline of agriculture with specialization.
  • NET: PG or equivalent in the concerned discipline and specialization completed on or before 08.07.2017.

Age Limit

  • ARS: Candidates must be at least 21 years of age but not be 32 years as on 01.01.2017.
  • NET: Candidates must be at least 21 years as on 01.01.2017. There is no upper age limit for the NET.

Selection Procedure

  • ARS: Prelims, Mains and Viva Voce.
  • NET (I): Candidates clearing the National Eligibility Test (NET) will be eligible to apply for the posts of Lecturers or Assistant Professors in the SAUs/AUs.NET certificates will be published by the ASRB for qualified candidates. This will enable them to apply for vacancies by the State Agricultural Universities/Agricultural Universities.

Application Fee

  • Candidates can pay their application fee either by online or offline mode.
  • For general category candidates for ARS 2017 is Rs 500 and for NET (I) 2017 is Rs 1000

Official Website:

Important Dates

Release of ASRB NET 2017 notification 21st March 2017
Starting date for application form submission 22nd March 2017
Last date for application form submission 15th April 2017
ARS 2017 prelims exam and NET (I) 2017 exam 16th to 21st May 2017
Release of admit card of ARS 2017 prelims exam and NET (I) 2017 exam April 2017
Declaration of result ARS 2017 prelims exam and NET (I) 2017 exam June 2017
Date of Mains exam of ARS 2017 8th July 2017
Release of admit card for Mains exam Release of admit card for Mains exam
Conduct of viva voce


To be notified



  • Firstly, applicants should visit the Official Website:
  • ASRB NET Application Form 2017 consists of 6 parts – Registration & Personal Details, applicants’ NET/ARS related details & qualification details, uploading of photograph and signature, fee payment, checking slot availability and printing of application form.
  • You should read the instructions carefully before applying.
  • On the home page of the official website, select proper link to register yourself.
  • Fill up the form carefully with all personal details
  • Upload photograph and signature.
  • Pay the fee
  • Submit it before the last date.
  • Finally, take a printout of form and keep it for future use.


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