CSIR UGC NET Exam 2017 Notification | Eligibility for CSIR UGC NET

CSIR UGC NET Exam 2017 for Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship Programs

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has invited applications from eligible applicants for admission into Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship (JRF) programs through University Grant Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) Entrance Exam December 2017.

CSIR will hold Joint CSIR-UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship (NET) December, 2017 in (i) Chemical Sciences (ii) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences (iii) Life Sciences (iv) Mathematics Sciences (v) Physical Sciences tentatively on Sunday the December 17th, 2017.

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CSIR UGC NET Eligibility Criteira 2017

Educational Qualification

M.Sc or equivalent degree / Integrated BS-MS / BS-4 years / BE / B.Tech / B.Pharma / MBBS with at least 55% marks for general and OBC-Non Creamy layer applicants (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 applicants.

Applicants enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination as on March 01st 2016, 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 applicants will have to submit the attestation format (Given at the reverse of the application form) duly certified by the Head of the Dept. / Institute from where the applicant is appearing or has appeared.

B.Sc (Hons.) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in the Integrated M.S-Ph.D program with at least 55% marks for general and OBC (Non-Creamy layer) applicants; 50% marks for SC/ST, physically and visually handicapped applicants are also eligible to apply.

Applicants with 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 applicants will be subject to fulfilling the criteria laid down by UGC. PhD degree holders who have passed Master’s degree prior to 19th Sept-1991, with at least 50% marks are eligible to apply for Lectureship only.

Age Limit & Relaxation

For JRF (NET): Maximum 28 years as on 01st January 2018 (Upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in case of applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/ Physically Handicapped/Visually Handicapped and Female applicants).

For LS (NET): No upper age limit.

CSIR UGC NET 2017 Exam Centres

The test will be held at 26 centers spread all over India, as specified below:

Bangalore, Bhavnagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guntur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Karaikudi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Pilani, Pune, Raipur, Roorkee, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur and Varanasi.

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CSIR UGC NET 2017 Exam Dates

Date of Single MCQ Examination: December 17th, 2017

Schedule for Online Application:

(i) Start of Online Submission of Application Form & Fee deposit through Bank Challan: August 23rd, 2017

(ii) Date of close of deposit of fee (at All stations): September 15th, 2017

(iii) Date of close of online submission of Applications (at All stations): September 16th, 2017

Last Date of Receipt of duly completed hard copy of online application in the Examination Unit (other than remote areas): September 23rd, 2017

Last date of receipt of duly completed hard copy of online application in the Exam Unit (from remote areas): October 03rd 2017

Last Date for receipt of written request for change of Examination Centre only on merit basis October 20th, 2017

Tentative date of Publication of list of applicants registered for test on CSIR, HRDG website November 17th, 2017

Last date for accepting of representation about non-registration for this test November 23rd, 2017

Issue of e-Admission Certificate to registered applicants 01st week of December 2017

Exam Date

The single paper MCQ based test will be held tentatively on December 17th, 2017. The examination will be held in two sessions; morning 09.00 AM to 12.00 noon and afternoon 02.00 PM to 05.00 PM

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