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ICAR NET 2019 Agricultural Scientists National Eligibility Test

ICAR NET 2019 Notification: The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) has announced the notification for the ICAR National Eligibility Test (NET) 2019 on its official website at ntaicar.nic.in on 14th October 2019. Check out below complete details like exam date, eligibility, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, fees and more information about ASRB ICAR NET 2019.

ICAR NET 2019 Details

The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) will hold ICAR NET 2019 Examination during 09th December 2019 to 15th December 2019 (tentatively) in online mode at 32 Centers across India in a staggered slot-wise exam format as per the Rules and Scheme of Exam indicated in this notification.

Online registration for the examination shall start from 11.00 hrs on 15th October 2019 till 17.00 hrs on 04th November 2019. Applicants are advised to read the notification carefully before filling the Online Application Form.

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ICAR NET 2019 Important Dates

  • Notification Release Date: 14th October 2019
  • Online Application Start Date: 15th October 2019 (11.00 AM)
  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 04th November 2019 (05.00 PM)
  • ICAR NET Exam Date: 09th to 15th December 2019
  • Date of Release of ICAR NET 2019 Admit Card: December 2019
  • ICAR NET 2019 Result: January 2020 (Tentative)

ICAR NET Eligibility Criteria 2019

The rules for the National Eligibility Test Examination to be held by the Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board are published for general information

Nationality

Applicants must be either: (i) a citizen of India, or (ii) a citizen of Nepal, or (iii) a citizen of Bhutan, or (iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar) Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India (or)

Provided that an applicant belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt. of India.

Age Limits

Applicants must have attained the age of 21 years as on 01st July 2019. There is no upper age limit for the National Eligibility Test.

Educational Qualifications

Applicants for the National Eligibility Test must have a Master’s degree or equivalent in the concerned subject with specialization completed on or before 31st December 2019 from any Indian University incorporated by an Act of Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed university u/s 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 or he/she must have qualification from a foreign University recognized as equivalent by the Govt. of India.

Discipline & their approved Eligibility Qualifications

Agricultural Biotechnology: Master’s degree in Agriculture/ Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology and Bio-Technology/ Genetic Engineering/ Botany Plant Sciences/ Life Sciences with specialization in Plant Biotechnology

Agricultural Entomology: Master’s degree in Agriculture/ Entomology/ Zoology/ Sericulture/ Apiculture/ Plant Protection with specialization in Agricultural Entomology

Agricultural Microbiology: Master’s degree in Agricultural Microbiology/ Microbiology
Economic Botany & Plant Genetics Resources: Master’s degree in Agriculture/ Botany/ Horticulture with specialization in Agricultural Botany/ Economic Botany/ Plant Genetic Resources

Genetics & Plant Breeding: Master’s degree in Agriculture/ Agricultural Botany/ Plant Breeding or Genetics or Genetics and Plant Breeding

Nematology: Master’s degree in Agriculture Nematology/ Entomology/ Plant Pathology/ Zoology/ Plant Protection with specialization in Nematology

Plant Biochemistry: Master’s degree in Plant Biochemistry/ Agricultural Biochemistry/ Biochemistry with specialization in plants

Plant Pathology: Master’s degree in Agriculture/ Botany/ Life Sciences/ Plant Protection with specialization in Plant Pathology/ Mycology

Plant Physiology: Master’s degree in Agriculture/ Plant Physiology/ Botany with specialization in Plant Physiology
Seed Science & Technology: Master’s degree in Agriculture/ Seed Science/ Seed Technology or Seed Science and Technology

Floriculture & Landscaping: Master’s degree in Floriculture/ Agriculture or Horticulture with specialization n Floriculture and Landscaping/ PHT (Horticulture)

Fruit Science: Master’s degree in Pomology/ Agriculture or Horticulture with specialization in Fruit Sciences/ PHT (Horticulture)

Spices, Plantation & Medicinal & Aromatic Plants: Master’s degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Botany with specialization in Spices/ Plantation Crops and/ or in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants/ PHT (Horticulture)

Vegetable Science: Master’s degree in Olericulture/ Vegetable Sciences/ Agriculture or Horticulture with specialization in Vegetable Sciences/ PHT (Horticulture)

Animal Biochemistry: Master’s degree in Veterinary/ Animal Sciences/ Dairy/ Fisheries Science with specialization in Biochemistry

Animal Biotechnology: Master’s degree in Veterinary/ Animal/ Fisheries Science with specialization in Biotechnology

Animal Genetics & Breeding: Master’s degree in Veterinary/ Animal Sciences with specialization in Animal Genetics and Breeding

Animal Nutrition: Master’s degree in veterinary/ Animal Sciences with specialization in Animal Nutrition

Animal Physiology: Master’s degree in Veterinary/ Animal Sciences with specialization in Animal Physiology

Animal Reproduction & Gynaecology: Master’s degree in Veterinary/ Animal Sciences with specialization in Animal Reproduction and Gynaecology

Dairy Chemistry: Masters degree in Dairy Chemistry/ Veterinary/ Animal Sciences with specialization in Dairy Chemistry

Dairy Microbiology: Master’s degree in Dairy Microbiology/ Veterinary/ Animal Sciences with specialization in Dairy Microbiology

Dairy Technology: Master’s degree in Dairy Technology or Dairy Science/ Animal Products Technology/ Food Technology with specialization in Dairy Technology

Livestock Product Technology: Master’s degree in Veterinary/ Animal Sciences with specialization in Livestock Products Technology

Livestock Production Management: Master’s degree in Veterinary/ Animal Sciences with specialization in Livestock Production Management/ Animal Husbandry

Poultry Science: Master’s degree in Poultry Sciences/ Veterinary/ Animal Sciences with specialization in Poultry Sciences

Veterinary Medicine: Master’s degree in Veterinary Medicine/ Veterinary Preventive Medicine/ Veterinary Clinical Medicine

Veterinary Microbiology: Master’s degree in Veterinary Sciences with specialization in Microbiology/ Bacteriology/ Virology/ Mycology/ Immunology

Veterinary Parasitology: Master’s degree in Veterinary Parasitology

Veterinary Pathology: Masters degree in Veterinary Pathology

Veterinary Pharmacology: Master’s degree in Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology/ Veterinary Pharmacology

Veterinary Public Health: Master’s degree in Veterinary Public Health/ Epidemiology

Veterinary Surgery: Master’s degree in Veterinary Surgery

Aquaculture: Master’s degree in Aquaculture/ Fishery Sciences/ Marine Biology/ Aquatic Biology with specialization in Maricultural/ Aquatic Environmental Management/ Aquatic Ecology/ Inland Aquaculture

Fisheries Resource Management: Master’s degree in Fishery Sciences/ Fisheries Resource Management/ Marine Biology/ Aquatic Biology with specialization in Fisheries Resource Management/ Fish Population Dynamics/ Fishery Hydrography/ Ecosystem Management/ Aquatic Ecology

Fish Process Technology: Master’s degree in Fishery Sciences/ Fish Processing Technology/ Post Harvest Technology/ Industrial Fisheries with specialization in Fish Harvest and Processing

Fish Nutrition: Master’s degree in Fishery Sciences with specialization in Fish Nutrition and Fish Physiology/ Feed Technology/ Fish Nutrition and Biochemistry

Fish Health: Master’s degree in Fishery Science/ Marine Biology with specialization in Fish Health/ Fish Pathology and Microbiology

Fish Genetics and Breeding: Master’s degree in Fishery Science/ Marine Biology with specialization in Fish Genetics and Breeding/ Fish Biotechnology

Agricultural Chemicals: Master’s degree in Agriculture/ Agricultural Chemicals/ Organic Chemistry with specialization in Agricultural Chemicals

Agricultural Meteorology: Masters degree in Agricultural Meteorology/ Agricultural Physics with specialization in Agricultural Meteorology

Agroforestry: Master’s degree in Forestry/ Agroforestry/ Botany/ Agronomy/ Horticulture with specialization in Agroforestry

Agronomy: Master’s degree in Agriculture with specialization in Agronomy/ Soil Water Management/ Conservation Agriculture/ Farming Systems Management/ Forage Production

Environmental Sciences: Master’s degree in Environmental Science/ Agroforestry/ Agriculture Physics/ Agriculture with specialization in Environmental Science

Soil Sciences: Master’s degree in Agriculture/ Soil Sciences/ Agricultural Chemistry/ Agricultural Physics with specialization in Soil Physics and Soil and Water Conservation/ Soil Fertility/ Soil Microbiology/ Soil Chemistry

Agricultural Business Management: Master’s degree in Agricultural Business Management/ Agricultural Marketing/ Business Management with specialization in Agricultural Business/ Fisheries Business Management

Agricultural Economics: Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics/ Dairy Economics/ Veterinary Economics/ Fisheries Economics with specialization in Agriculture

Agricultural Extension: Master’s degree in Agricultural Extension/ Veterinary Extension/ Dairy Extension/ Fisheries Extension/ Agriculture Communication in Agricultural Sciences/ Rural Development/ Rural Management

Agricultural Statistics: Master’s degree in Agricultural Statistics/ Statistics with specialization in Agriculture

Home Sciences: Master’s degree in Home Science with specialization in Family Resource Management/ Textile and Clothing/ Child Development/ Foods and Nutrition

Farm Machinery and Power: Master’s degree in Agricultural Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Farm Machinery and Power

Agricultural Structures & Environmental Mgt.: Master’s degree in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in Agricultural Structures/ Aquaculture Engineering

Land and Water Management Engineering: Master’s degree in Agricultural Engineering/ Civil Engineering with specialization in Soil and Water Conservation/ Irrigation and Drainage/ Water Resources/ Hydrology/ Aquatic Engineering

Agricultural Process Engineering: Master’s degree in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in Agricultural Process Engineering/ Food Process Engineering/ Dairy Engineering

Food Technology: Master’s degree in Food Science/ Food Technology/ Food Science and Technology/ Post Harvest Technology.

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ICAR NET Exam Pattern 2019

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 ICAR NET 2019; General/OBC 55%; OBC (Non-Creamy) 50%; SC/ST/PC 45%

1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer in the ICAR NET 2019 examination.

The Entrance Exam will be conducted in online mode at the designated Centers only. The questions in the ICAR-NET (II) Examination will be available in bilingual form (i.e. Hindi and English medium of the Computer).

ICAR NET 2019 Exam Centers

Anand, Bangaluru, 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 and Vijayawada

Number of Attempts

  • There is no restriction on the number of attempts for appearing in the National Eligibility Test. The date of declared of the result of NET Examination will be the date of qualifying NET Examination.
  • The decision of the Board as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for admission to the examination shall be final.

Fee & Registration Charges

The applicants seeking admission to NET examination must pay a fee to the board.

The applicants seeking admission to the examination must pay to the Board a fee as follows:

  • Unreserved (UR) – Rs.1000/-
  • Other Backward Class (OBC) – Rs.500/-
  • SC/ST & Divyang/Women – 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

ICAR NET Syllabus

Syllabus for ICAR-NET-2019 Examination is available on the Syllabus Link on ASRB’s website http://www.asrb.org.in

ICAR NET Application Form 2019

Applicants seeking admission to the Examination must apply online in the prescribed Application Form available on the website http://www.asrb.org.in

Important instructions to the applicants for filling online application are given in Annexure-I

Applicant must read the provisions, contained in this Notification for ICAR-NET-2019 Examination carefully date abide by the same. Applicants must fulfill all the conditions of eligibility regarding age limit educational qualifications, etc prescribed for admission to the examination.

Instructions to Apply

  • Open the official website of the ICAR – icar.org.in and click on the notification link available on the homepage
  • It will redirect to a new window where you will find links for the exam notification and registration
  • Click on ICAR NET 2019 Exam registration link
  • Click on New Registration (Login if you have registered already) and enter your personal information, qualification details, upload photograph & signature, and make the fee payment.
  • After completing the registration process, download a copy of the filled application form and also take a print out of the same for future reference.

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