CSIR UGC NET 2023: CSIR National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted by National Testing Agency on behalf of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research in the month of June and December. By qualifying for this examination, one can be eligible for the JRF – Junior Research Fellowship and assistant professor post. This examination is conducted for subjects related to Science and technology.
CSIR UGC NET 2023 Updates
The online application process will be started from the 2nd week of March 2023. Check Here: CSIR NET Application Form
CSIR UGC NET 2023 Important Dates
|Date of commencement of application form||2nd week of March 2023|
|Online application ends on||2nd week of April 2023|
|E-admit card will be issued on||3rd week of May 2023|
|Exam Date||3rd week of June 2023|
|Announcement of results||1st week of July 2023|
CSIR NET 2023 Eligibility Criteria
- Candidates must be Indian national.
- The upper age limit prescribed for JRF should be 28 years.
- For the candidates belonging to different categories, relaxation will be provided to them.
- There is no upper age limit for Lectureship.
- Interested candidates must have done BS-4 year’s program that is B Pharma, BE, B. Tech, M.Sc., MBBS, Integrated BS-MS, or any other science degree with at least 55% marks.
- 5% marks concession is applicable for the people who belong to the reserved category.
- Candidates who are studying M.Sc. and have done graduation (10+2+3) are also eligible for this examination.
- If you have done B.Sc. or if you are doing an integrated MS-PhD program and have got a minimum of 55% marks then you are eligible to apply for the same.
- If you have done graduation from any science side of engineering then you can also get the fellowship but only after being registered for Ph.D. or Ph.D. integrated program.
- Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean, and Planetary Sciences
- Chemical Sciences
- Life Sciences
- Physical Sciences.
- Mathematical Sciences
Check>> UGC NET Application Form
CSIR NET 2023 Application Fee
Candidates will have to deposit the examination fee at any branch of the Indian Bank all over the country. The amount of fee is:
|For General Category candidates||Rs. 1000/-|
|For OBC-NCL category candidates||Rs. 500/-|
|For SC/ST candidates||Rs. 250/-|
|For Physically Handicapped (PH) or Visually Handicapped (VH) candidates||Rs. 250/-|
- The Test will be held in a total of five subjects viz., Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Earth, Physical Sciences Chemical Sciences, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences.
- It will consist of a single MCQ paper consisting of 200 marks.
- There will be a deduction of the marks for wrong answers as per the subject-wise scheme of the exam.
- The benefit of marks will be given to only those candidates who attempt the question in the case, any question found to be wrong at a later stage then.
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)|
|Mode of exam||Pen and Paper mode|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
|List of Subjects||Life Sciences Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences Mathematical Sciences Chemical Sciences Physical Sciences|
The question paper will be divided into three Parts- A, B, and C as described below:
Part A – The first part will be common to all the subjects and will include questions pertaining to logical reasoning, graphical analysis, General Aptitude, Numerical ability, etc.
Part B – The second part of the test will include conventional MCQs covering various topics of the concerned subject. For the subject of Engineering Sciences, however, questions pertaining to Engineering Aptitude and Mathematics will be included.
Part C – This section will consist of questions of a higher value that will be designed to test a candidate’s knowledge of scientific concepts and/or its application. Questions in this section will be of an analytical nature. The subject of Engineering Sciences, it will include subject-related Multiple Choice Questions.
|Section||Subjects||Number of Questions||Duration|
|A||General Aptitude, Graphical Analysis, Logical Reasoning, Numeric Ability, etc.||200||3 Hours|
|B||Mathematics and Engineering Aptitude|
|C||Application of the scientific concepts, Engineering Sciences|
CSIR UGC NET 2023 Result
- The Result will be published in form of merit list at the official website.
- The merit list will comprise names of qualified candidates with their ranks.
- It will be published differently for each stream.
- The preparation of the merit list is done on the basis of the performance of candidates in the exam.
CSIR UGC NET 2023 Cut Off
- The cutoff marks for CSIR UGC NET is the minimum marks required to get shortlisted for fellowships.
- Cut Off marks are expected to be declared separately for each subject.
The cut off is devised considering numerous factors including,
- Total number of appearing candidates
- Total number of available seats
- The difficulty level of the question paper.
The expected CSIR UGC NET 2018 Cut Off data is provided below.
|SC / ST||100||90|
- Inorganic and organometallic polymers by Chandrasekhar, Vadapalli
- Physical Chemistry by Samuel Glasstone
- Trueman’s UGC-CSIR JRF/NET Chemical Sciences (Chemistry) by B. Roy, M. Gagan
- Biological inorganic chemistry: structure and reactivity by Ivano Bertini
- Pearson Guide to UGC-CSIR Chemical Sciences by Sanjay Singh Rawal
- Microbial Biotechnology by Glick
- Ecology by PD Sharma
- Plant physiology by Salisbury and Ross.
- Genetics by Gardener
- Principles of Biochemistry by Lehninger
- Immunology by Kuby
- Biochemistry by A student survival guide
- Genes to Clones by Winnacker
- Biochemical Techniques by Keith Wilson and walker
- Joint CSIR UGC-NET: Physical Science (Part-A, B & C by RPH Editorial Board
- UGC-CSIR NET (JRF & LS) Physical Science by W.Malemnganba Chenglei
- CSIR-UGC NET/JRF/SET Physical Sciences by Dr. Surekha Tomar
- Physical Sciences CSIR-JRF-Net Gate by Tomar
- UGC CSIR JRF/Net Physical Sciences by Sunil Kushwaha
- Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences Exam Guide CSIR UGC NET by Surendra Kumar
- Mathematical Science Manual CSIR UGC/NET/SLET & Lectureship – Jupiter by Renu Sharma, Awadhesh Kumar Mishra
- CSIR-UGC NET/JRF/SET MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES by Alok Kumar (Upkar)
- Net Mathematical Sciences – Vol. 1 UGC CSIR by Satya Prakashan
- NET Mathematical Sciences – Vol. 2 UGC CSIR by Satya Prakashan
- Mathematical Sciences for UGC-CSIR Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Lectureship by Prasad
- UGC-CSIR NET (JRF & LS) Mathematical Science by Pawan Sharma, Anshuman, Suraj Singh
- UGC-CSIR JRF/NET Mathematical Sciences (Also Useful For SET) by G. K. Publications Pvt. Ltd
Check here official details: https://csirnet.nta.nic.in/