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Ars OR NET

ARS/ NET

About exam

 

ARS and NET is conducted by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) for recruitment of Scientists and to such other posts and services as specified by the President, of ICAR. This exam is held every year usually in the month of April/November.

ARS NET consists of two separate examinations
1.Prelim for ARS and NET Examination
2.ARS Main Examination.

Eligibility:

Qualification

(i)  For Prelim – ARS/NET Examination:-

 A candidate must possess a Master’s degree or equivalent

 (ii)  For ARS – Main Examination:-

 A candidate must posses a Master’s degree or equivalent in the concerned subject.

AGE LIMIT

(a) For Agricultural Research Service:-

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years but not have attained the age of 32

years

     (b) For National Eligibility Test:-

 A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years. There is no upper age limit

for the National Eligibility Test.

Exam Pattern

A). For Prelim – ARS / NET Examination

There will one question paper of 2 ½(Two and half) hours duration consisting of 200 objective type multiple choice questions. Each question carries one mark.  Out of 200 questions

50 questions shall be of General Knowledge derived from the relevant broad seven main groups of Agriculture & Allied Sciences as indicated in Annexure – II.

B). For ARS – Main Examination (answer books for only those candidates who pass the Prelim ARS/NET Examination will be evaluated)

There will be one paper of 240 marks with 3 (Three) hour’s duration and the questions from each discipline will be subjective with expectations of descriptive answers.

C). Viva – Voce examination will carry 60 marks.

Exam Pattern

A). For Prelim – ARS / NET Examination

There will one question paper of 2 ½(Two and half) hours duration consisting of 200 objective type multiple choice questions. Each question carries one mark.  Out of 200 questions

50 questions shall be of General Knowledge derived from the relevant broad seven main groups of Agriculture & Allied Sciences as indicated in Annexure – II.

B). For ARS – Main Examination (answer books for only those candidates who pass the Prelim ARS/NET Examination will be evaluated)

There will be one paper of 240 marks with 3 (Three) hour’s duration and the questions from each discipline will be subjective with expectations of descriptive answers.

C). Viva – Voce examination will carry 60 marks.

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