(Notification) CSIR-UGC NET December - 2015
CSIR will hold the Joint CSIR-UGC Test Tentatively on Sunday
20th December, 2015 for determining the eligibility of the Indian National
candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET and for
determining eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject
areas falling under the faculty of Science & Technology. The award of Junior
Research Fellowship (NET) 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.
M. Sc or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS
with at least 55% marks for general and OBC-Non Creamy layer candidates (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
Candidates enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years
of the above qualifying examination as on 25.8.2015, 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 format (Given at the
reverse of the application form) duly certified by the Head of the
Department/Institute from where the candidate is appearing or has appeared.
BSc (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled
in Integrated MS-PhD program with at least 55% marks for general and OBC (Non
Creamy layer) candidates; 50% marks for SC/ST, physically and visually
handicapped candidates are also eligible to apply. Candidates 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
The eligibility for lectureship of NET qualified candidates
will be subject to fulfilling the criteria laid down by UGC. PhD 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.
The candidates with the above qualification are advised to fill up their
degree with percentage of marks in column No. 18 to 21, as applicable
AGE LIMIT& RELAXATION:
For JRF (NET):Maximum 28 years as on 01-07-2015 (upper age
limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC(non
creamy layer)/ Physically handicapped/Visually handicapped and female
For LS (NET): No upper age limit.
SYLLABUS OF THE TEST
The question paper shall be divided into three parts, (A, B &
C) as per syllabus & Scheme of Exam. Part 'A' shall be common to all subjects.
This part shall contain questions pertaining to General Aptitude with emphasis
on logical reasoning, graphical analysis, analytical and numerical ability,
quantitative comparison, series formation, puzzles etc.
Part 'B' shall contain subject-related conventional Multiple Choice
questions (MCQs), generally covering the topics given in the syllabus.
Part 'C' shall contain higher value questions that may test the
candidate's knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the
scientific concepts. The questions shall be of analytical nature where a
expected to apply the scientific knowledge to arrive at the solution to the
given scientific problem.
The test will be held at 26 Centres spread all over India, as specified
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.
Candidates applying for the Test may deposit their Examination fee in any
branch of the Indian Bank throughout the country by paying the following fee in
||Other Backward Classes(OBC)-Non Creamy Layer
||SC/ST/Physically Handicapped (PH) or Visually Handicapped (VH )
Srinagar and Imphal candidates may deposit their fees through RTGS or NEFT by
giving particulars of the Indian Bank, as notified in the fee deposit challan.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested & eligible candidates may apply Online through a
link available at CSIR, HRDG website: www.csirhrdg.res.in. In order to apply
Online the candidates are required to download Bank challan Performa from the
above website and then deposit the requisite examination fee in any of the
Indian Bank branches throughout the country.
- DATE OF START OF ONLINE SUBMISSION: 03.08.2015
- DATE OF CLOSE OF DEPOSIT OF FEE (ALL STATION): 24.08.2015
- DATE OF CLOSE OF ONLINE SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION (ALL STATION):
- TENTATIVE DATE OF SINGLE MCQ EXAMINATION :