The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) organizes Joint CSIR NET exam. The purpose of conducting these exams is to determine the eligibility of Indian Nationals for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Lecturers. It conducts exams in various fields such as Chemical Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences. The exam of Joint CSIR NET exam is held twice in an year i.e. in the month of July and December. Candidates are requires to fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria to appear in the Joint UGC NET exam. Interested candidates can check complete information Related to Joint CSIR UGC NET exam on this page.

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Joint CSIR UGC NET

Candidates who qualify the exam with the minimum eligibility marks is awarded with Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or are eligible for Lectureship depending upon cutoff and the marks secured by them. CSIR NET is conducted in Chemical Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences subjects. Candidates are advised to read all the guidelines related to Joint CSIR UGC NET exam carefully before filling the application form.

Event Jun 2018 Dec 2018 Jun 2019 (Expected Date)
Joint CSIR UGC NET exam date 17 Jun 2018 16 Dec 2018 Third week of Jun 2019

Candidates are advised to note down the dates of Joint CSIR UGC NET exam to get an idea about the Date of Examination.

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 Syllabus

Joint CSIR-UGC NET examination syllabus is formed keeping in mind the purpose of this exam. Syllabus of CSIR NET 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 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.

CSIR NET Exam Pattern

Joint CSIR-UGC NET 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.

Subjects
  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

Exam centers of CSIR NET

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.

Contact Details of CSIR UGC NET

For any queries related to Joint CSIR UGC NET exam, candidates can contact on helpline numbers + 91 – 011 – 25841582, 25841492, 25842493, 25841701, 25842729 or Email headhrdg[at]csirhrdg[dot]res.in

Official Website: www.csirhrdg.res.in

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