CSIR UGC NET 2021 (CSIR UGC NET JRF & LS Exam) notification would be released on its official web portal. Joint CSIR UGC Test is to be conducted for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Eligibility for Lectureship (LS)/Assistant Professor NET 2021. CSIR UGC JRF & LS NET 2021 (CSIR UGC NET) details here.
Latest Update: The wait of candidates aspiring to apply for CSIR NET 2021 might get longer. After postponing the UGC NET 2021, now, National Testing Agency (NTA) is expected to postpone the CSIR NET as well. The application process for CSIR NET 2021 has not even started yet while the exam was last year held in June after several postponements, this year, it might not take even longer as the CSIR-NET 2021 is expected to be held in July.*
In view of the hardships faced by such students due to COVID-19, the NTA is now re-opening the online portal to submit online application form afresh or to complete the online Application Form CSIR UGC NET June 2021. The candidates and their parents are advised to keep visiting csirnet.nta.nic.in and www.nta.ac.in for latest updates. The candidates can also mail at csirnetnta.ac.in for any further clarification.
Joint CSIR UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship And Eligibility for Lectureship: CSIR will hold the Joint CSIR UGC Test for determining the eligible candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET and for determining eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas falling under the faculty of Science & Technology.
National Testing Agency, NTA would start the registration process for CSIR NET 2021on its web portal. Candidates who want to apply for the examination can visit the official site of NTA at https://csirnet.nta.nic.in/ or csirhrdg.res.in to apply. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) conducts CSIR NET 2021 twice a year – June and December (CSIR UGC NET June Exam and CSIR UGC NET December Exam).
CSIR UGC NET June Exam 2021 Details
|Name Of The Exam||CSIR UGC NET June Exam 2021|
|Conducting Agency Name||National Testing Agency|
|Title||Download CSIR UGC NET June Exam 2021 Notification|
|Subject||NTA has released CSIR UGC NET notification for June Exam 2021|
|Full-Form||Council of Scientific and Industrial Research UGC National Eligibility Test|
|Name Of The Department||Council of Scientific and Industrial Research|
|Online application process||To be notified|
As per rules, candidates who clear the CSIR NET to pursue research get a stipend. The stipend for junior research fellows (JRF) is Rs.31,000 per month for the first two years, it is increased when the candidate research post of senior research fellow.
The NTA has scheduled to conduct the CSIR-UGC NET for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship (LS)/Assistant Professorship for subjects i.e., Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences and Mathematical Sciences. Candidates who need to make corrections in the application form can do the same through the website.
CSIR UGC NET 2021 for December session: The registration process for the December session will commence from September 9 to October 15. The hall ticket will be available for download on November 9. The examinations will be conducted on December 15. The candidates will be able to download their results on December 31.
CSIR UGC NET-2021 for June 2021 session: The registration process for the June session is scheduled to be held from March 16 to 10-09-2021. The CSIR-UGC NET examinations are scheduled to be held on [Would be announced soon], the hall ticket will be available for download on [Would be announced soon]. The results will be announced on [Would be announced soon].
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research would released the CSIR UGC NET 2021 notification. CSIR UGC NET is conducted for determination of eligibility of candidates for Lectureship positions in Indian University/Colleges and for selection of candidates for award of JRF by CSIR. CSIR UGC NET is conducted twice a year, in June and in December.
The exam will be a single paper MCQ based test. CSIR awards JRF to candidates holding BS-4 years program/ BE/B.Tech/B. Pharma/MBBS/ Integrated BS-MS/M.Sc. or Equivalent degree/B.Sc (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in integrated MS-Ph.D program with at least 55% marks for General & OBC (50% for SC/ST candidates and Persons with Disability) after qualifying the CSIR UGC NET test.
The award of Junior Research Fellowship (NET) to the successful eligible candidates will depend on their finding admission/placement in a university/ national laboratory/ institution of higher learning and research, as applicable. In the case of Lectureship, CSIR UGC NET is only an eligibility criteria and means that a candidate must qualify the exam in order to be appointed as a Lecturer.
The test will be conducted for the following subjects:
Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
Exam for Life Science and Physical Science will be conducted in the morning session and the exam for Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences will be conducted in the afternoon session.
Interested eligible candidates may visit CSIR-HRDG website (www.csirhrdg.res.in) and see the Information Bulletin for detailed information/instructions. Candidates are required to apply online. The online application will be available at www.csirhrdg.res.in. Candidates are advised to also go through the ‘How to Apply’ link available on the Online Application portal while filling the form. The last date for applying online is mentioned in the above table.
The exam will be a single paper MCQ based test conducted over two sessions on a single day. The subject-wise schedule of the test would be declared at a later stage. The exam is conducted for Life science, Earth science, Mathematical science, Chemical science, and Physical science.
Subjects of the test:
1. Chemical Sciences
2. Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
3. Life Sciences
4. Mathematical Sciences
5. Physical Sciences
Eligibility: MSc or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years /BE /BTech /BPharma /MBBS with at least 55% marks for general and OBC-Non Creamy layer candidates (Central list only as provided in National Commission for Backward Classes website www.ncbc.nic.in) and 50% for SC/ST, physically and Visually Handicapped candidates.
Candidates enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination as on 25.8.2021, are also eligible to apply in the above subject under the Result Awaited (RA) category on the condition that they complete the qualifying degree with requisite percentage of marks within the validity period of two years to avail the fellowship from the effective date of the award.
Such candidates will have to submit the attestation format (Given at the reverse of the application form) duly certified by the Head of the Department/Institute from where the candidate is appearing or has appeared.
BSc (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-PhD program with at least 55% marks for general and OBC (Non-Creamy layer) candidates; 50% marks for SC/ST, physically and visually handicapped candidates are also eligible to apply. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree will be eligible for CSIR fellowship only after getting registered/enrolled for PhD/Integrated PhD program within the validity period of two years.
The eligibility for lectureship of NET qualified candidates will be subject to fulfilling the criteria laid down by UGC. PhD degree holders who have passed Master’s degree prior to 19th September 1991, with at least 50% marks are eligible to apply for Lectureship only.
Age limit: For JRF (NET)- Maximum 28 years as on 01.07.2021. For LS (NET)- No upper age limit.
Subject: (i) Life Sciences; (ii) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences; (iii) Mathematical Sciences, (iv) Chemical Sciences; (v) Physical Sciences
Total Marks: 200
– Morning Session: 9.00 AM-12.00 Noon
– Afternoon Session: 2.00 PM-5.00 PM
Total duration: 3 hours
Syllabus of the test: The question paper shall be divided into three parts, (A, B & C) as per syllabus & Scheme of Exam. CSIR NET consists of three parts – section A has 20 questions, section B had 40 questions, and section C has 60 questions. Of the total, candidates have to attempt a minimum of 75 questions. Each question will carry two marks and the exam will be of a total of 200 marks. For every wrong answer, 0.5 marks will be deducted in the A and B part while in part C, one mark will be deducted, as per rules.
Part ‘A’ shall be common to all subjects. This part shall contain questions pertaining to General Aptitude with emphasis on logical reasoning, graphical analysis, analytical and numerical ability, quantitative comparison, series formation, puzzles etc.
Part ‘B’ shall contain subject-related conventional Multiple Choice questions (MCQs), generally covering the topics given in the syllabus.
Part ‘C’ shall contain higher value questions that may test the candidate’s knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts. The questions shall be of analytical nature where a candidate is expected to apply the scientific knowledge to arrive at the solution to the given scientific problem.
Syllabus & Scheme of Exam of single MCQ Paper may be seen at CSIR website: www.csirhrdg.res.in. To pass the CSIR NET, candidates need to scores at least 55 per cent marks in the exam. The required marks are lowered to 50 per cent for candidates belonging to reserved categories.
Final Result: The final result of this Single MCQ test may be declared sometime in the month of December/July 2021 and fellowship to successful candidates will be effective from 1st January 2021 with the validity period of 2 years for joining the fellowship under CSIR Scheme.
Application Form and Fee: Application form will be available on the CSIR website (www.csirhrdg.res.in). The application fee for General category candidates is Rs.1000, for OBC Non-Creamy layer category candidates, is Rs.500, and for SC/ ST/ Person with Disability category candidates is Rs.250.
Category and Fees
|Other Backward Classes(OBC)-Non Creamy Layer||Rs. 500/-|
|SC/ST/Physically Handicapped (PH) or Visually Handicapped (VH )||Rs. 250/-|
Examination Centers: The test will be held at 27 Centres spread all over India, as specified below: Bangalore, Bhavnagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guntur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jorhat, Karaikudi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Pilani, Pune, Raipur, Roorkee, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur and Varanasi.
- The candidates need to visit the official website of CSIR NET
- Go to the link that reads CSIR NET June 2021 Registration process
- Candidates need to register themselves on the official link by entering the name and email id
- The candidates will have to use the same id and password to fill the application form
- Upload the photograph and signatures after this
- Download the application form after finally submitting the application fee through offline or online means
CSIR NET Important dates
|Opening Date of the Application process||TBN|
|Last Date to apply||TBN|
|Correction Window opening dates||would be announced soon|
|Correction Window closing dates||would be announced soon|
|Date of Downloading Admit Card||would be announced soon|
|Date of Exam||[Exam date would be announced soon]|
|Date of release of the score||would be announced soon|
CSIR UGC NET Schedule
|Item||CSIR UGC NET December Exam Dates||CSIR UGC NET June Exam Dates|
|Commencement of Online Application Forms||September 09||March 16|
|Last date to apply||October 15||[To be announced soon]|
|Download Admit Cards||From November 09||[To be announced soon]|
|Exam Dates||December 15||[To be announced soon]|
|Announcement of Results||December 31||[To be announced soon]|
- Why to conduct the CSIR NET?
CSIR UGC NET is a test being conducted to determine the eligibility ‘for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for Lectureship/Assistant Professor’ in Indian universities and colleges.