ASRB Assistant Mains Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2015

Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board (ASRB) had issued Recruitment for the post of  Assistant. Exams of Assistant is divided in two parts Pre & Mains. From which Pre Exam had been Conducted by ASRB .Candidates who declare qualify in the Pre Exam will have to appear for Main Written Exam. Check here for the Latest Syllabus & Exam Pattern of Assistant for Mains Exam.

ASRB Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2015

Following is the latest exam pattern & syllabus of ASRB Assistant:

Exam Pattern:

  • Written Exam will be Single Descriptive Type Examination.
  • Mains Exam will be Subjective Written Test Type.
  • Written Exam will consists of 200 Marks.
  • Total Time Duration for Written Exam is 3 Hours.
 Subject  No. of Questions  Maximum marks
 Essay Paragraphs 25 50
 English Language & Comprehension 25 50
 General Knowledge 25 50
 Quantitative Analysis including Arithmetic  25 50

Exam Syllabus: 

Essay / Paragraphs:

The candidate’s ability to understand correct English / Hindi, his / her comprehension and writing ability etc. would be tested. Questions on short essay, precise, letter writing etc. would also be included.

English Language & Comprehension (Conventional type):

In addition to the testing of candidates understanding of the English language and its correct usage, his/her writing ability would also be tested. Questions on paragraph writing / report writing etc. may be included.

General Mental Ability/ Reasoning:

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidates’ abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.

General Awareness:

Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline. This is topic is huge so applicants are advised to go through Newspaper daily and read good GK books and other notes.

Quantitative Analysis including Arithmetic:

The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The part will include questions on problems relating to number system, computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions, relationships between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentage, ratio and proportion, average, interest, profit and loss, discount, use of tables and graphs, mensuration time and distance ratio and time etc.

Important Books To Prepare:-

Here are some most recommended books which are advised by most of the authors to prepare smartly with appropriate time table and step by step preparation for the written exam. These books not only helpful in preparing for the exam but also gives important tips and tricks to crack exam.

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