CSIR NET June 2018 held on June 17, 2018. The Final CSIR NET June 2018 Result has been declared on the official website i.e. csirhrdg.res.in. The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) organized the CSIR NET 2018 exam. The result is in the form pdf and containing the roll number and rank the qualified candidates. The purpose of conducting CSIR NET is to determine eligibility for JRF and Lecturers. The candidates can get here complete details of CSIR NET 2018 on this page including notification, application form, admit card, answer key, result, cut off.

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CSIR NET is conducted in Chemical Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences subjects. The successful candidates are awarded JRF or are determined eligible for Lectureship depending upon cutoff and the marks secured. Candidates can check all the latest dates for CSIR NET June 2018 from the table below.

Event Date
CSIR NET application form 2018 available from 05 Mar 2018
The closing of online Application 06 Apr 2018
Last date for receipt of the written request for change of
Examination Center
19 Apr 2018
Tentative date of publication of the list of candidates
registered  for the exam on CSIR, HRDG Website
18 May 2018
Issuing of Admit Card 06 Jun 2018
Examination 17 Jun 2018
Answer Key 17 Jul 2018
Result 03 Apr 2019
Candidates are advised to go through the schedule given above this will help them to follow all the events.

CSIR NET Result 2018

  • Declaration of Joint CSIR UGC NET Result 2018 has been done online.
  • On the result pdf JRF NET, Lectureship NET, and UGC posts result is there.
  • Those who qualify JRF NET will also be eligible for Lectureship NET if they are eligible.
  • JRF NET fellows will receive fellowship either from CSIR or UGC.
  • The result of CSIR NET 2018 is valid for 2 years for joining fellowship under CSIR Scheme.

CSIR UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2018

Degree: M.Sc or equivalent degree / Integrated BS-MS / BS-4 years / BE / B.Tech / BPharma / MBBS.

Minimum marks in degree: 55% marks for General (UR) and OBC candidates, 50% for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PWD) candidates.

Those who are enrolled for M.Sc or completed 10+2+3 years of QE as on the last date of the application form are also eligible to apply. They will select option “Result Awaited (RA)”. Condition applicable upon such a candidate would be that he/she must complete degree with requisite percentage of marks within the validity period of two years to avail the fellowship from the effective date of award. An attestation to this effect, signed by HOD will be submitted.

B.Sc (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-PhD program with at least 55% marks for General (UR) and OBC candidates; 50% marks for SC/ST, Persons with disability (PwD) candidates.

Can a candidate with bachelor’s degree appear for CSIR NET?

Yes, bachelor’s degree candidates can also appear for the Joint CSIR-UGC NET exam. They are eligible for CSIR fellowship only after getting registered/enrolled for PhD/Integrated PhD program within the validity period of two years.

A candidate with ONLY BACHELOR’S DEGREE will not be eligible for Lectureship.

Eligibility for lectureship of NET qualified candidates

This will be subject to fulfilling the criteria laid down by UGC. Ph.D 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

  • In order to be eligible for JRF NET, candidates must be maximum 28 years old as on 01-01-2018.
  • SC/ST/PWD and female applicants will get 5 years age relaxation. OBC candidates will get 3 years age relaxation.
  • Lectureship (LS) NET does not have any upper age limit.

CSIR NET Application Form 2018

  • Candidates can fill CSIR NET Application Form 2018 online at Joint CSIR-UGC NET website.
  • It has to be mentioned in the form whether appearing for JRF-Lectureship or JRF or Lectureship.
  • Eligibility to appear in exam and get JRF / become eligible for lectureship has to be checked before filling application form of CSIR NET 2018.
  • A candidate who is over-age for JRF NET will automatically be considered only for Lectureship.
  • Those who have M.Sc qualification or have their M.Sc result awaited will be eligible for LS subject to fulfilling UGC instructed eligibility criteria.
  • After successful submission of ONLINE Application, an Application Number will be auto-generated. The candidates are advised to preserve the Application Number for future reference and for downloading his/her e-Admit Card. The candidate should also keep a print (hardcopy) of the duly filled-in application form for future use. The candidate is also advised to note down his/her e-mail ID and Password for future reference.

The application fee for CSIR NET Application Form 2018

Available modes of fee payment include bank challan, RTGS, NEFT. Candidates will pay application fee amount depending upon their category.

  • General category fees: Rs 1000
  • OBC NCL fees: Rs 500
  • SC / ST / PWD fees: Rs 250

CSIR NET Admit Card 2018

  • CSIR NET Admit Card 2018 will be issued online.
  • Candidates can login with form number and date of birth to download CSIR NET admit card.
  • The exam conducting body notifies about exam center assigned, instructions for CSIR National Eligibility Test through the hall ticket.
  • It is mandatory to bring it on day of exam to test centre, where candidates will be given entry as per reporting time and entry time decided, and they will not be allowed to leave before end of 3 hours exam duration.

Subjects of CSIR National Eligibility Test

The Joint CSIR UGC National Eligibility Test will be held in 5 subjects.

  1. Chemical Sciences
  2. Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
  3. Life sciences
  4. Mathematical Sciences
  5. Physical sciences

CSIR awards Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) to a large number of candidates each year. Educational background of candidates includes BS-4 years program, BE, B.Tech, B.Pharma, MBBS, Integrated BS-MS, MSc or equivalent, B.Sc hons.

CSIR NET Exam Pattern 2018

Joint CSIR-UGC NET 2018 will be a single paper with multiple choice questions. Candidate will appear in any one subject. It is a 3 hours duration exam of 200 marks.

  1. Chemical sciences
  2. Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
  3. Life sciences
  4. Mathematical Sciences
  5. Physical sciences
Marks 200
Duration of exam 3 hours
Mode of exam Pen and paper based
Languages in which question paper will be available Hindi, English
Question type MCQs
Morning session timings 9 am to 12 noon
Afternoon session timings 2 pm to 5 pm

CSIR NET Syllabus 2018

Joint CSIR-UGC NET examination syllabus is formed keeping in mind the purpose of this exam. Syllabus of CSIR NET 2018 is divided into three parts namely Part A, Part B, Part C.

  • Part A – This is common to all subjects. Questions will be on General Aptitude with emphasis on logical reasoning, graphical analysis, analytical and numerical ability, quantitative comparison, series formation, puzzles.
  • Part B – These will be subject-related conventional multiple choice questions.
  • Part C – Here there will be higher value questions to test knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of scientific concepts. To answer such analytical questions, scientific knowledge has to be applied.

Complete syllabus of CSIR NET 2018 can be seen at www.csirhrdg.res.in.

Are there any changes in CSIR NET Syllabus?

The Exam Scheme for Chemical Sciences has been revised from June 2017 CSIR-UGC (NET) Exam onwards. The revised exam scheme and model question paper may be seen at CSIR HRDG website www.csirhrdg.res.in.

Exam centers of CSIR NET December 2018

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.

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