Application dates of CSIR UGC NET 2014 Dec are extended

Provisional Date of MCQ Exam on: 21 Dec, 2014

Online Submission start on: 22 Jul, 2014

Online Application schedule:

  1. Commencement  of Online Application Form Submission and Fee deposition via Bank Challan: 22 Jul, 2014
  2. Closing Date of fee deposition for all stations: 12 Aug, 2014 (date is now extended till 22 Aug 2014)
  3. Closing Date of Online Application submission for all stations: 13 Aug, 2014 (date is now extended till 23 Aug, 2014)

Final date of receiving properly filled hard copy of online application in Exam Unit: 29 Aug, 2014

Final date of receiving properly filled hard copy of online application in Exam Unit (For remote area): 29 Aug, 2014

Final date for receiving written request for Exam Centre change only on the basis of merit: 24 Sep, 2014

 Provisional date for list Publication of registered candidates for test on CSIR, HRDG web portal: 31st Oct, 2014

Final date for acceptance of representation about non-registration for CSIR test: 7 Nov, 2014

E-Admission Certificate Issuance to registered candidates: Mid Dec 2014

Joint CSIR-UGC test is scheduled by CSIR on 21 Dec 2014 for selection of Indian National candidates for Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET and also for selection of Lecturers (NET) for faculty of Science & Technology for some subjects.

Placement of Junior Research Fellowship (NET) selected candidates will be based on candidate’s admission, university placement, national laboratory, organization of advanced learning and research etc.

 The concluding result for Joint CSIR-UGC NET test for Lectureship and Junior Research Fellowship will be confirmed by CSIR.

Result of selected candidates will be available on CSIR HRDG website the form of list of Roll numbers.

An applicant can apply for JRF + Lectureship both or only for Lectureship (LS) which can be indicated by your preference in O.M.R. Application Form as per your selection. CSIR will consider the application of ‘JRF + LS’ and ‘Lectureship only’ on the basis of number of fellowships and result of test according to eligibility criterion. If any over-age candidate is found for JRF (NET) then he will be considered automatically for Lectureship (NET).

Separate merit list will be developed for qualifying candidates for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF – NET) and lectureship (NET). The result will be based on performance in CSIR Test. JRF (NET) qualified candidates will be eligible for Lectureship (NET) also. Lectureship qualified candidates will be eligible for Lecturers and also for JRF-ship in Scheme/Project but would not be eligible for JRF-NET Fellowship. The Single MCQ test final result will be declared in the month of March or April 2015 and fellowship will be valid for 2 years effective from 1 Apr 2015.


Educational Qualification

 Candidate with the degree of 4 Years program BS/ B.Tech /BE/ MBBS/ B.Pharma/M.Sc /Integrated BS-MS or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks for general and OBC candidates and 50% for physically and visually Handicapped and SC/ST candidates.

Applicants who have enrolled for M.Sc or have completed 12th and around 3 years of any of the above qualifying examination can also apply for the post under the Result Awaited (RA) category. A condition would be applicable for such candidates that they would have to complete the qualifying degree with obligatory percentage within period of two years to get fellowship from scheduled date.

 These applicants would have to submit an attestation certified by Head of the Institute from applicant is appearing.

 B.Sc (Hons) with Integrated MS-PhD or equivalent degree students must possess minimum 55% marks for general category candidates and OBC category candidates, 50% marks for SC/ST category candidates, visually and physically handicapped candidates.

Age limit and Age relaxation For CSIR UGC NET Exam:

Age limit for the exam of JRF (NET) as on 1 July 2014 is max 28 years.

 5 years relaxation is given on upper age for physically handicapped, female applicants, visually handicapped and SC/ST/OBC candidates.

No upper age linit is applicable in case of Lectureship



Fee structure For CSIR UGC NET Exam:

Examination fee will be submitted to any of the branch of Indian bank throughout the country in the form of cash. Fee for general category is Rs 400, for OBC it is Rs 200/-, For Physically Handicapped (PH) or Visually Handicapped (VH) or SC/ST it is Rs. 100/-

How to Apply:

If you are eligible for the post and wants to apply for the same then follow the link of CSIR, HRDG website and apply online. Candidates will have to download bank Challan from the official website before applying online for CSIR UFC NET exam.  Exam fee can be deposited via Bank challan in any of the branch of Indian bank across the country.

After successful submission of online application, candidate is required to take printout of CSIR UGC NET application form, stick recent black and white photograph, sign on space provided, attach required documents & certificates & CSIR marked copy of Bank Challan. Put all these things in an Envelope and mention subject code, medium code, centre code, write to Sr. controller of Examination, , Human Resource Development Group, Examination Unit, CSIR Complex, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi-110012. Application must reach before 19th August 2014, and for remote areas before 25th August 2014.

If any of the application is found without Bank challan hardcopy or if any document is missing or found incomplete in any respect will be rejected by the CSIR. Therefore it is advisable to read detailed notification before applying at CSIR, HRDG website.

Once the examination fees is paid would not be refunded or adjusted for any subsequent exam in any situation. Candidates are asked to check their details in online application form, while filling bank challan to prevent your form from cancellation due to any reason.  Fees will be paid only in the form of cash by bank challan. Fee submission by any other mean like DD, money order, IPO etc will be rejected.

Syllabus for Single Paper CSIR-UGC NET Exam

For Science stream CSIR-UGC NET Exam is conducted in these areas by CSIR: –

  • Chemical Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • 5 Earth Sciences
  • Physical Sciences

Pattern for CSIR UGC NET Single Paper MCQ Test:-

  •  Each subject of MCQ test paper will be of max 200 marks.
  •  Exam duration would be of three hours.
  • The question paper is categorized in three parts.
  • Part ‘A’ will be common for all subjects having questions of and Research Aptitude, General Science, Reasoning & Analysis and Quantitative.
  •  Part ‘B’ will have subject-related Multiple option questions.
  •  Part ‘C’ will have higher value questions to check candidate’s scientific knowledge by asking analytical and scientific problem.