AYUSH National Eligibility Test (NET) for Ph.D. Fellowships/ Senior Research Fellowships (SRF): Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) will hold the examination for AYUSH National Eligibility Test for determining on eligibility of the Indian National candidates for the award of Ph.D. fellowship (SRF) in AYUSH streams i.e. Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy.
The Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) has released the examination date of the AYUSH National Eligibility Test (NET). AYUSH NET Exam date is this year, the AYUSH NET will be held on November 13 at various test centers across the nation. The examination is held for awarding a Ph.D. fellowship (SRF) in related streams.
The CCRAS will conduct the exam on behalf of the Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN), Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM), Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS) and Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH).
Eligibility criteria: All the candidates with MD/MS in any AYUSH streams or graduation with give years of experience can appear for this exam. Research Fellowship (Medical): SRFs will be awarded each year by the concerned Councils to candidates, holding post-graduation (MD/ MS) in any of the AYUSH streams with the exception in Yoga and Naturopathy for holding either PG (MD(Y/N)) or Graduation (BNYS) from a recognized University with 5 years experience, after qualifying the AYUSH National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the designated Research Council (CCRAS) of the Ministry of AYUSH.
Age limit: The applicants should not exceed the maximum age limit of 32 years as on January 1, 2019.
Registration process: As per the schedule, the online registration for the AYUSH NET 2018 will begin on September 20 on the official website, the link for which is ayush.gov.in
Examination pattern: The paper will comprise two parts:
Part 1 (Aptitude section)
Part 2 (Subject-specific section: Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy).
Further, the exam will carry a total of 120 marks.
Exam centers: The exam will be held in Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Guwahati.
Application fee: All the candidates need to pay to apply online along with exam fee of Rs. 1000 (Rs. 250 for OBC candidates and 250 for SC/ ST/ PH candidates).
Important dates to remember:
Start date of the registration process: September 20
Last date to apply: October 3
Admit card: October 23
Exam date: November 13
How to Apply: Apply through an online application. @ Website: http://ccras.nic.in/. A candidate may apply for ‘Ph.D. fellowship (SRF) in concerned AYUSH streams. The online Application Form (Annexure-I) is available at websites of Research Councils viz.
CCRS- http://www.siddhacouncil.com and
Ministry of AYUSH http://ayush.gov.in.
He/she may indicate his/her preference in the Online Application, as the case may be. CCRAS may consider candidates for Ph.D. fellowship (SRF), depending on a number of fellowships available
and performance in the test, subject to the condition that they fulfill the laid down eligibility criteria. If a candidate is found to be over-age for a Ph.D. fellowship (SRF) his/her candidature will automatically be canceled.