ASRB STO Syllabus 2021 ~ Senior Technical Officer Exam Pattern

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ASRB STO Syllabus 2021 PDF – Download Senior Technical Officer Exam Pattern. Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) will hold a combined examination for Senior Technical Officer (STO) (T6) during 21.06.2021 – 27.06.2021 in Online computer-based mode at 32 Centres across India; So Official has uploaded the syllabus and Plan of Examination. Now refer to the ASRB NET Exam Syllabus 2021 in the below section.

Candidates can also download the ASRB NET Syllabus 2021 PDF through the direct link given at the end of this page. The Exam Syllabus and Test Pattern help to kick-start the Preparation for Online (CBT)/Offline (OMR based) Written Examinations. Generally, Syllabi help to find particular topics that need to cover.

ASRB STO Syllabus 2021 PDF

Name of the BoardAgriculture Scientists Recruitment Board
Exam NameSenior Technical Officer (STO)
Post NameVarious
Exam Date21.06.2021 – 27.06.2021
StatusSyllabus Available

ASRB STO Syllabus 2021:

Subject Code Subject Syllabus Specialization
1 Agricultural Biotechnology


Agriculture/ Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology & Bio-Technology/ Genetic Engineering/ Botany/ Plant Sciences/ Life Sciences/ Plant Physiology
2 Agriculture Entomology Agriculture/ Entomology/ Zoology/ Sericulture/ Apiculture/ Plant Protection with specialization in Agricultural Entomology.
3 Agriculture Microbiology Agricultural Microbiology / Microbiology/ Plant Physiology
4 Economics Botany and Plant Genetic Resources Agriculture/ Botany/ Horticulture/ Plant Physiology with specialization in Agricultural Botany/ Economic Botany/ Plant Genetic Resources.
5 Genetics and Plant Breeding Agriculture/ Agricultural Botany/ Plant Breeding or Genetics or Genetics and Plant Breeding/ Plant Physiology/ Plant Genetic Resources
6 Nematology Agriculture/ Nematology/ Entomology/ Plant Pathology/ Zoology/ Plant Protection with specialization in Nematology
7 Plant Biochemistry Plant Biochemistry/ Agricultural Biochemistry/ Biochemistry
8 Plant Pathology Agriculture/ Botany/ Life Sciences/ Plant Protection
9 Plant Physiology Agriculture/ Plant Physiology/ Botany with specialization in Plant Physiology.
10 Seed Science and Technology Agriculture/ Seed Science/ Seed Technology or Seed Science and Technology/ Plant Physiology.
11 Floriculture and Landscaping


Floriculture/ Agriculture or Horticulture/ Plant Genetic Resources
12 Fruit Science Pomology/ Agriculture or Horticulture/ Plant Genetic Resources
13 Spices, Plantation and Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Botany /Plant Genetic Resources
14 Vegetable Science Olericulture/ Vegetable Sciences/ Agriculture or Horticulture/Plant Genetic Resources
15 Animal Biochemistry Veterinary/ Animal Sciences/ Dairy/ Fisheries Science
16 Animal Biotechnology Veterinary/ Animal/ Fisheries Science
17 Animal Genetics and Breeding Veterinary/Animal Sciences
18 Animal Nutrition Veterinary/ Animal Sciences
19 Animal Physiology Veterinary/ Animal Sciences
20 Animal Reproduction and Gynaecology Veterinary/ Animal Sciences
21 Dairy Chemistry


Dairy Chemistry/ Veterinary/ Animal Sciences
22 Dairy Microbiology Dairy Microbiology/ Veterinary/ Animal Sciences
23 Dairy Technology Dairy Technology or Dairy Science/ Animal Products Technology/Food Technology
24 Livestock Product Technology Veterinary/Animal Sciences
25 Livestock Production Management Veterinary/ Animal Sciences
26 Poultry Science Poultry Sciences/ Veterinary/ Animal Sciences
27 Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Medicine/ Veterinary Preventive Medicine/ Veterinary Clinical Medicine.
28 Veterinary Microbiology Veterinary Sciences
29 Veterinary Parasitology Veterinary Parasitology.
30 Veterinary Pathology Veterinary Pathology.
31 Veterinary Pharmacology


Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology/ Veterinary Pharmacology.
32 Veterinary Public Health Veterinary Public Health/ Epidemiology.
33 Veterinary Surgery Veterinary Surgery/ Veterinary Anatomy.
34 Aquaculture Aquaculture/ Fishery Sciences/ Marine Biology/ Aquatic Biology
35 Fisheries Resources Management Fishery Sciences/Fisheries Resource Management/ Marine Biology/Aquatic Environmental Management/ Aquatic Biology/Industrial Fisheries
36 Fish Processing Technology Fishery Sciences/ Fish Processing Technology/Post Harvest Technology/ Industrial Fisheries
37 Fish Nutrition Fishery Sciences
38 Fish Health Fishery Science/ Marine Biology
39 Fish Genetics and Breeding Fishery Science/ Marine Biology
40 Agriculture Chemicals Agriculture/ Agricultural Chemicals/ Organic Chemistry
41 Agriculture Meteorology


Agricultural Meteorology/ Agricultural Physics
42 Agroforestry Forestry/ Agroforestry/ Botany/ Agronomy/ Horticulture
43 Agronomy Agriculture
44 Environmental Science Environmental Science/Agroforestry/ Agriculture Physics/ Agriculture
45 Soil Science Agriculture/ Soil Sciences/ Agricultural Chemistry/ Agricultural Physics
46 Agricultural Business Management Agricultural Business Management/ Agricultural Marketing/ Business Management
47 Agricultural Economics Agricultural Economics/ Dairy Economics/ Veterinary Economics/ Fisheries Economics / Economics
48 Agricultural Extension Agricultural Extension/ Veterinary Extension/ Dairy Extension/ Fisheries Extension/ Home Science Extension/ Agriculture Communication in Agricultural Sciences/ Rural Development/ Rural Management.
49 Agricultural Statistics Agricultural Statistics / Statistics/ Mathematics
50 Home Science Home Science
51 Farm Machinery and Power


Agricultural Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering
52 Computer Application and IT Computer Application/ Information Technology/ Information Technology & Communication/ Computer Science.
53 Land and Water Management Engineering Agricultural Engineering/ Civil Engineering
54 Bioinformatics Bioinformatics or in any basic science
55 Food Technology Food Science/ Food Technology/ Food Science and Technology/ Post Harvest Technology.
56 Agricultural Structure and Process Engineering Agricultural Engineering with specialization in Agricultural Structures / Aquaculture Engineering/ Agricultural Process Engineering / Food Process Engineering / Dairy Engineering.
57 Veterinary Anatomy Syllabus Veterinary Anatomy

ASRB STO Exam Pattern 2021:

The examination for STO (T-6) shall have one paper of 150 marks with all multiple choice objective questions to be attempted in 2 hours (Two hours), from the respective disciplines opted by the candidate. The Examination will be conducted in Online format at the designated Centres. The questions of the Examination will be available in bilingual form i.e. Hindi and English medium. The answers are to be indicated on the Computer itself during the Examination.

Examination Max. Marks Duration
STO (T-6) Examination (Objective Type) 150 2 hours
Interview 30

Medium of Test English as well as in Hindi.
Type of Test Objective Type MCQs.
Marks 150
Durations 02 hours
Mode of Test Computer Based Exam

Note: 1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer in the examination (Objective Type). There will be no rounding off of fractions of marks.

Interview for STO (T-6):- The candidates will be interviewed by a Board of competent and unbiased experts in the respective disciplines, who will have before them a record of his/her career. The object of the interview is to assess his/her suitability for the post for which he/she has competed. The interview is intended to supplement the written examination for testing the general and specialized knowledge and abilities of the candidate. The candidate will be expected to have taken an intelligent interest not only in his/her own state or country, but also in modern current of thought and in new discoveries, which should rouse the curiosity of well-educated youth.

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