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ASRB Syllabus- 1-10

ASRB Syllabus– 1-10 

Meta Description: Appearing for the ASRB NET Exam? Well, it’s essential to have a good understanding of the ASRB Syllabus. In this article, we’ve mentioned the syllabus for ASRB discipline 1-10.

ASRB stands for Agriculture Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB). Every year, the board invites applicants from across the country to apply. ICAR NET, or the Indian Council of Agriculture Research NET, is another name for it. The exam is held to recruit potential Lecturers/Assistant Professors in State Agricultural Institutions and other Agricultural Universities. Candidates with a Master’s degree and the necessary academic requirements may apply for this exam in order to be considered for jobs in a variety of fields.

It requires hard work and dedication to crack the ASRB Exam, and the first step in the preparation process should be the ASRB Syllabus. Therefore, we have discussed the ASRB Syllabus for discipline 1-10 below.

ASRB Syllabus: Discipline 1-10


Unit 1: Cell Structure and Function

Unit 2: Biomolecules and Metabolism

Unit 3: Enzymology

Unit 4: Molecular Genetics

Unit 5: Gene Expression

Unit 6: Molecular Biology Techniques

Unit 7: Gene Cloning

Unit 8: Molecular Biology

Unit 9: Plant Molecular Biology

Unit 10: Tissue Culture

Unit 11: Plant Genetic Engineering

Unit 12: Molecular Markers and Genomics


Unit 1: Systematics

Unit 2: Morphology

Unit 3: Embryology, Internal Anatomy, and Physiology

Unit 4: Ecology

Unit 5: Biological Control

Unit 6: Chemical Control and Toxicology

Unit 7: Host Plant Resistance

Unit 8: Innovative Approaches in Pest Control

Unit 9: Integrated Pest Management

Unit 10: Pesticide Application Equipment

Unit 11: Field Crop Pests and Management 

Unit 12: Horticultural Crop Pests and Management 

Unit 13: Stored Product Pests and Management 

Unit 14: Arthropod Vectors of Plant Diseases

Unit 15: Honey Bees and Beekeeping 

Unit 16: Silkworm Sericulture 

Unit 17: The Lac Insect 

Unit 18: Other Beneficial Insects Pollinators, Weed Biocontrol Agents, and Soil Fertility

Unit 19: Statistics and Computer Applications 


Unit 1: History of Microbial World

Unit 2: Microbial Ecology and Physiology

Unit 3: Soil Microbiology

Unit 4: Environmental Microbiology and Basic Microbiological Techniques

Unit 5: Microbial Biotechnology


Unit 1: Plant Taxonomy and Biosystematics

Unit 2: Economically important plants -I

Unit 3: Economically important plants -II

Unit 4: Economically important plants IIT

Unit 5: Biodiversity and Plant Genetic Resources (PGR)

Unit 6: Germplasm Augmentation

Unit 7: Germplasm Conservation

Unit 8: Biotechnology in PGR

Unit 9: Plant Quarantine

Unit 10: Germplasm characterization, evaluation, maintenance, and regeneration

05. Genetics & Plant Breeding

Unit 1: General Genetics and Plant Breeding 

Unit 2: Botany and Plant Breeding Methods

Unit 3: Crop Plant Genome Organization and Cytogenetics

Unit 4: Quantitative and Biometrical Genetics 

Unit 5: Genetic Engineering and Biotechnological Tools in Plant Breeding 

Unit 6: Stress Resistance and Nutritional Quality Plant Breeding 

Unit 7: Plant Genetic Resources and their Regulatory System 

Unit 8: Statistical Methods and Field Plot Techniques


Unit 1: History and Economic Importance

Unit 2: Nematode Taxonomy and Morphology

Unit 3: Nematological Technique:

Unit 4: Nematode Ecology

Unit 5: Plant Nematode Relationships.

Unit 6: Nematode Physiology and Cytology

Unit 7: Climate and Climate Change

Unit 8: Seed Physiology

Unit 9: Physiology of Flowering and Reproduction

Unit 10: Physiology of Horticultural and Plantation Crop species


Unit 1: Basic Biochemistry and Biomolecules

Unit 2: Intermediary Metabolism

‘Unit 3: Enzymes, Vitamins, and Hormones

Unit 4: Molecular Biology

Unit 5: Techniques in Biochemistry

Unit 6: Biochemistry of Food-grains, Fruits, and Vegetables

Unit 7: Photosynthesis

Unit 8: Plant Metabolic Processes

Unit 9: Plant Molecular Biology

unit 10: Plant Biotechnology/Genetic Engineering


Unit 1: History and Principles of Plant Pathology

Unit 2: Laboratory and Analytical Techniques

Unit 3: Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology

Unit 4: Mycology

Unit 5: Plant Bacteriology

Unit 6: Plant Virology

Unit 7: Plant Disease Epidemiology

Unit 9: Fungal Diseases of Crop Plants

Unit 10: Bacterial and Viral Diseases of Crop Plants

Unit 11: Management of Plant diseases


Unit 1: Cell Organelles and Water Relations

Unit 2: Metabolic Processes and growth Regulation

Unit 3: Crop Productivity and Modeling

Unit 4: Abiotic Stress Responses in Plants

Unit 5: Plant Growth Regulators and Plant Development 

Unit 6 Mineral Nutrition

Unit 7: Climate and Climate Change 

Unit 8: Seed Physiology

Unit 9: Flowering and Reproduction Physiology 

Unit 10: Post-Harvest Physiology 

Unit 11: Morphogenesis, Tissue Culture, and Plant Transformation

Unit 12: Morphogenesis, Tissue Culture, and Plant Transformation


Unit 1: Seed Biology

Unit 2: Seed Production

Unit 3: Seed Processing

Unit 4: Seed Quality Control

Unit 5: Seed Storage

Unit 6: Seed Health

Unit 7: Seed Industry Development and Marketing

Unit 8: Protection of Plant Varieties

Mentioned above was the ASRB Syllabus from discipline 1-10. Candidates are highly advised to go through this syllabus before starting their preparation, making forming a preparation strategy easier.

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