ASRB Recruitment Notification 2021 | The Agricultural Scientist Selection Board Jobs | Apply Online Application for NET, ARS & STO Posts | Know Eligibility Criteria, Educational Qualification, Age Limit and Other Details

ASRB Recruitment 2021 for NET, ARS & STO : Online Application :

The Agricultural Scientist Selection Board (ASRB) or (ASRB Bharti 2021) has released a notification for the posts of Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Senior Technical Officer on its official website. Under this recruitment process, 287 posts will be filled in the organization. The application process for these posts will start from 05 April 2021 and will run till 25 April 2021. Candidates wishing to apply can get all information related to the educational qualification, selection process, eligibility criteria and departmental advertisement ASRB Notification 2021 related to Agricultural Scientist Selection Board 2021.

The Agricultural Scientists Selection Board (ASRB) has issued a joint notification for various posts. Three exams will be conducted and candidate have to apply for the post of National Eligibility Test (NET-2021), Agricultural Research Service (ARS-2021) (Preliminary) and Senior Technical Officer (STO) (T6). Exams will be taken online.  32 online centers will be prepared for this across the country. Candidates should read the notification carefully before applying online.

ASRB Recruitment 2021 NET, ARS & STO  : Overview in Points :-

1. Name of the Organization : Agricultural Scientist Selection Board (ASRB)

2 Vacancies Name : ASRB Combined NET ARS and STO

3. No. of Total Vacancies : 287

4. Job Category : Government Job

5. Online Application Start Date : 05th April 2021.

6. Online Application Last Date : 10th May 2021 (Extended From 25-04-2021).

7.Educational Qualification : Master’s Degree or Post Graduation in concerned discipline.

8. Experience : No Experience Required (Freshers can apply).

9. Salary Scale : ASRB ARS Scientist: Rs. 57,700 to Rs. 1,82,400 per month (revised); ASRB STO: Rs. 56,100 to Rs. 1,77,500 per month (revised).

10.Method of Application : Through ONLINE Mode Only.

11. Date for Combined Preliminary Exam : 21-06-2021 to 27-06-2021

12. Area of Posting : Anywhere in India

13. ASRB NET, ARS & STO official website :

Important Dates to Remember :-

1. Advertisement Announcement Date: 11th March 2021.

2. Online Application Start Date: 05th April 2021.

3. Online Application Last Date: 25th April 2021.

4. Last date for paying Application Fees : 25th April 2021.

5. Date of online (CBT) examination for NET-2021: 21st June 2021.

6. Date of ARS (Preliminary)-2021/ STO (T-6): 27th June 2021.

7. Date of ARS-2021 (Mains) Examination :19th September 2021.

8. Date of Interview for the post of STO (T-6): Will be notified Later.

9. Date of Viva-voce for ARS-2021 Examination : Will be notified Later.

Eligibility Criteria

(i). Educational Qualification :

(a). Candidates should possess Master’s Degree or equivalent in the respective Discipline and specialization.

(b). It is mandatory for NET-2021 to have a master’s degree in the subject.

(c). A Master’s degree has been fixed for ARS-2021 and related technical officers (STO). For more information, see the notification.

(ii). Age Limit :

(a). There is a minimum age limit of 21 years and no maximum age limit for NET-2021.

(b). At the same time, minimum age limit 21 years and maximum age limit 32 years have been kept for the ARS-2021 exam.

(c). A minimum of 21 years and maximum 35 years is the age limit that has been kept for appearing in the examination of Senior Technical Officer (STO).

Application Fees :-

Different fees for the application form have been fixed for each category :-

(i). Unreserved Category : NET-2021 Examination Fee for Unreserved Category is Rs. 1000, whereas Rs. 500 will be charged for ARS-2021 and STO.

(ii). Financially weaker section : NET-2021, ARS-2021 and STO examination fee has been kept at Rs 500 for Financially weaker section.

(iii). Reserved category : There is no fee for NET-2021 examination but Rs 250 will be charged for ARS-2021 and STO.

Salary Structure :-

Post Name Salary
Agricultural Research Officer Pay Band – 3 of Rs. 15,600 – 39,100 with RGP of Rs.6000/- (revised Pay Level 10 – Rs.57,700 – 1,82,400).
Senior Technical Officer Pay Band – 3 of Rs. 15,600 – 39,100 with GP of R5400/- (revised Pay Level 10 – Rs.56,100 – 1,77,500 of the 7th CPC)

ASRB NET, ARS & STO Recruitment 2021: How to apply ?

Before applying, candidates should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria mentioned in the advertisement. Applicants should follow these steps to apply for ASRB NET, ARS & STO :

(i). Go through ASRB official notification at

(ii). Go to ASRB careers or the Latest News page.

(iii). Check for the ARS job advertisement and Download it.

(iv). Check and verify your eligibility to apply for Specialist job.

(v). Find ASRB online application form.

(vi). Fill the application form Properly.

(vii). Make Payment (if required), Submit the application.

(vii). Take print your application form for future use.

Note :- Submitting of Online Application process for current Notification will be live till 25th April 2021. So, Make sure to apply before 25th April 2021 to get hassle free online application experience.

Selection Process for ASRB NET, ARS & STO 2021 Recruitment :

Shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for a written examination. The questions in the Examination will be available in bilingual form i.e. Hindi and English medium.

1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer in ARS-2021 (Preliminary) Examination (Objective Type).

The standard of paper will be that of a Master’s degree of an Indian University in the relevant Discipline.

ASRB NET, ARS & STO Recruitment 2021 Exam Result :

ASRB NET, ARS & STO 2021 result will be declared once when the examinations are done. You can check the results on their official website when available. Results will be posted there :

NOTE :- To avoid the risk of COVID19, candidates are advised to follow all instructions/ guidelines issued by the Central and State government for preventive of COVID19 from time to time. At the entrance any candidate showing complaints of influence like illness, may not be allowed for the test considering the safety of other persons.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about ASRB NET, ARS & STO Recruitment 2021 :-

FAQ1 : What is the last date to Apply for ASRB NET, ARS & STO Recruitment 2021 ?

Answer : 25th April 2021 is the last date to apply for ASRB NET, ARS & STO 2021.

FAQ2 : Is there any negative marking in ASRB Exam ?

Answer : Yes, 1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

FAQ3 : How many vacancies have been released for ASRB NET, ARS & STO in 2021 ?

Answer :  A total of 287 vacancies has been released for various posts for ASRB NET, ARS & STO in 2021.

FAQ4 : What is the age limit required to apply for ASRB NET, ARS & STO 2021 ?

Answer : Minimum age limit is 18 years and Maximum age limit is 25 years for applying to ASRB NET, ARS & STO Vacancies 2021. Relaxation of age is available as per Govt. rules and regulation.


Disclaimer :  Dear Job Aspirants, we took utmost care while posting the latest 2021 vacancies, however we suggest you to go through the official website and read the full official advertisement notification carefully before applying online.

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