The CSIR UGC NET (commonly referred to as CSIR NET) is a national-level exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
The exam’s main aim is to select candidates for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) awards and determine their appointment qualifications as lecturers in Indian universities and colleges.
Candidates who pass the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) NET exam are only qualified to teach science and technology.
|Exam Name||CSIR UGC NET (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test)|
|Conducting Body||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Exam Frequency||Twice a year|
|Exam Duration||180 mins|
|Exam Purpose||Selection of candidates for the award of JRF or determining eligibility for appointment as lecturers|
|Exam Helpdesk No.||0120-6895200|
The National Testing Agency (NTA) will shortly release the CSIR NET 2021 notification on its official website. The notification would provide relevant exam information such as the application process, exam dates, eligibility criteria, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, etc. The CSIR-UGC NET exam is conducted to decide whether a candidate is qualified for a Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or a Lectureship/Assistant Professor position.
After the notification is issued, the CSIR NET application form 2021 link becomes active. On the official website, https://csirnet.nta.nic.in, the online application process is conducted. Candidates who meet the eligibility requirements may apply online for the exam. Candidates must pay a fee to complete the application process. The CSIR NET application fee is Rs 1,000 for the general category, Rs 500 for the OBC category, and Rs 250 for SC/ST category. Candidates in the PwD category are exempt from the application fees.
Candidates should meet the following requirements for the CSIR UGC NET exam:
|CSIR NET Events||CSIR NET Tentative Exam Dates|
|Application form||April 2021|
|Last date for submission of the application form||May 2021|
|Application correction window||May 2021|
|Correction in choice of exam cities||May 2021|
|Admit card||June 2021|
|CSIR NET exam date||June 2021|
|Provisional answer key||July 2021|
|Final answer key||August 2021|
Here’s the complete selection process of the CSIR UGC NET 2021 exam:
Here are the important guidelines that a candidate should keep in mind on the exam day: