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Joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for Lectureship (LS)

About CSIR-UGC NET 2018:

COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH
HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT GROUP, EXAMINATION UNIT
CSIR COMPLEX, LIBRARY AVENUE, PUSA, NEW DELHI-110012
email to: examunit@csirhrdg.res.in Website: www.csirhrdg.res.in

Joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for Lectureship (LS)

CSIR has scheduled the Joint CSIR-UGC Test tentatively on Sunday, 16th December, 2018 for determining the eligibility of Indian Nationals for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) and for determining eligibility for appointment as Lecturer (LS) in the areas of Chemical Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences. The award of Junior Research Fellowship 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.

Eligibility:

Essential Qualification: M.Sc. or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks for General (UR) and OBC candidates and 50% for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates; Candidates enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination as on the closing date of online submission of application form, 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 award (Such candidates will have to submit the attestation form duly certified by the Head of the Department/Institute from where the candidate is appearing or has appeared);

B.Sc (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-Ph.D program with at least 55% marks for General (UR) and OBC candidates; 50% marks for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates are also eligible to apply. Candidates with bachelor’s degree will be eligible for CSIR fellowship only after getting registered/enrolled for Ph.D/Integrated Ph.D program within the validity period of two years; Candidates possessing only Bachelor’s degree shall not be eligible for Lectureship; Specification of degrees (whether Bachelor’s or Master’s) as notified by the UGC in its Gazette Notification No. F. 5- 1/2013 (CPP-II) dated 5th July, 2014 and as amended from time to time, shall apply; The eligibility for lectureship of NET qualified candidates 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.

Upper Age Limit & Relaxation: Maximum 28 years as on 01-07-2018 for JRF(NET) {upper age limit is relaxable up to 5 years for SC/ST/Persons with Disability(PwD)/female applicants and 03 years for OBC (non creamy layer) applicants}. No upper age limit for Lectureship (NET).

How to Apply:

Examination Fee: General: Rs.1000/-, OBC (Non-Creamy Layer): Rs.500/-, and SC/ST/PwD: Rs.250/-.

Other Backward Class (OBC) candidate whose caste is not listed in the Central List and/or who does not belong to OBC (Non Creamy Layer), though his/her caste is listed in the central list, shall apply as ‘General’ candidate and is required to pay Examination fee @ Rs.1000/-.

Candidates applying for the Examination are required to use payment gateway facility to deposit their Examination fee only through Credit Card or Debit Card or Net Banking. Candidates are not required to pay any transaction charges for using payment gateway facility.

Scheme of Examination:

The single paper MCQ based test will be held tentatively on Sunday, the 16th December, 2018 as under:

Session

Subjects

Timings

Marks

Duration

Morning Session

Life Sciences & Physical Sciences

9.00AM - 12.00 Noon

200

3 hrs

Afternoon Session

Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences

2.00 PM - 5.00 PM

The subject-wise session and timing of the Test is liable to be changed at the discretion of CSIR, depending on the number of candidates in each subject.

Interested eligible candidates may visit CSIR-HRDG website and see the Information Bulletin for detailed information/instructions from 19.09.2018. Candidates are required to apply online. The online application will be available on the website from 25.09.2018. 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 15.10.2018.

Important Dates:

The online application will be available at website from: 25th September, 2018

The last date for applying online is: 15th October, 2018

The single paper MCQ based test will be held tentatively on: 16th December, 2018 (Sunday)
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