Aspirants, here is an important notice about ICAR NET 2013. Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) will hold NET Examination-2012 on 20th January, 2013 at 33 centres across the country

NET is a qualifying examination for determining eligibility for Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) and other Agricultural Universities (AUs)

Candidates clearing the National Eligibility Test will be eligible for Lecturers or Assistant Professors in the SAUs/Aus

NET certificates will be issued to the candidates by the ASRB to the qualified candidates to enable them to apply against vacancies to be notified or advertised by the State Agricultural Universities

SAUs/AUs will consider their eligibility through interview or any such other tests as devised for recruitment of Lecturers or Assistant Professors

NET Examination:

There will one paper of 150 marks consisting of 150 objective type multiple choice questions to be solved in 2 (two) hours
Each question carries one mark
These 150 questions shall be derived from the respective discipline in which the candidate has opted to appear
Minimum marks required for qualifying NET examination; General/OBC 60%; SC/ST/PC 50%
1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer in the NET examination.

Exam Centres:

Anand, Bengaluru, Bikaner, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Dharwad, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Izatnagar, Jabalpur, Jammu, Junagadh, Karnal, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Palampur, Patna, Port-Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Srinagar, Tirupati, Udaipur, Varanasi

The candidates seeking admission to NET examination must pay a fee to the board
General Rs 1000/-; OBC (non creamy layer) Rs 500/-; SC/ST/PC Rs 250/-

The fee must be paid through a crossed bank draft only drawn in favour of Secretary, ASRB and payable at New Delhi with the application form
Candidates should write their name and address on the reverse of the bank draft
No other form of payment will be accepted by the board

How to apply:

A candidate seeking admission to the examination must apply to the Secretary, Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan, Pusa, New Delhi-110012 on the application form available on ICAR or ASRB website