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CSIR UGC NET 2022 Application Form, Notification, Exam Dates (Out)


The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released CSIR UGC NET Application Form and Notification for Joint CSIR UGC NET Examination June-2021. CSIR UGC NET Online Registration will be active till 02 January, 2022 (upto 11:50 pm) while the Last Date for fee submission is 03 January, 2022. Check Out all the relevant details CSIR NET 2022 Application Form, Exam Dates, etc. below in this page. 

CSIR UGC NET Exam Date (Out):

CSIR NET Exam is conducted to determine the eligibility of Indian Nationals for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for Lectureship (LS)/Assistant Professor in Indian Universities and Colleges. The Joint CSIR-UGC NET Examination June-2021 is scheduled to be held on 29 January, 05 February and 06 February 2022.

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

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has issued the CSIR NET Notification 2022 on its official portal – csirnet.nta.nic.in. Online Registration process for the same is active now. You first need to go through the notification to grab some important details such as application process, eligibility criteria, admit card, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

The Examination will take place in two shifts. Shift I starts from 09:00 AM and ends at 12:00 noon while Shift 2 timings have been kept from 03:00 pm to 06:00 pm (IST). You are suggested to explore this page made by the team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com to grab more details on CSIR UGC NET 2022 Notification.

CSIR UGC NET Notification – Crucial Dates:

CSIR NET EventsCSIR NET Exam Dates
Application form03-Dec-2021 to 02-Jan-2022 (upto 11:50 pm)
Last date for submission of the application fee03-Jan-2022 (upto 11:50 pm)
Application correction window05-Jan-2022 to 09-Jan-2022
Admit cardTo be announced
CSIR NET Exam Date29-Jan-2022
Provisional answer keyTo be announced
Final answer keyTo be announced
ResultTo be announced


CSIR UGC NET Eligibility 2022:


Candidates must be an Indian National

Educational Requirements:

  • M.Sc or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/B Tech/B Pharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks for General (UR) and OBC candidates and 50% for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates
  • Those 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
  • B.Sc (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-PhD 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.
  • Those possessing only Bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply only for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and not for Lectureship (LS).
  • 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.

Can a final year MSc student can apply

Yes,  M.Sc qualification OR under M.Sc Result Awaited (RA) category shall be eligible for Lectureship (LS) subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria as laid down by the UGC.

Upper Age Limit:

For JRF (NET):

Maximum 28 years (upper age limit may be relaxable up to 5 years in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability(PwD)/ female applicants and 03 years in case of OBC (Non Creamy Layer)

For Lectureship (NET):

There is no upper age limit for applicants filling CSIR UGC NET LS Application Form 2022.

Application Fee:

At time of submission of National Eligibility Test (NET) Form For Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) And For Lectureship (LS), applicants must pay fee.

Category Wise Fee Details:

  • General – Rs.1000/-
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC) – Non-Creamy Layer – Rs.500/-
  • SC/ST/Physically Handicapped (PH) or Visually Handicapped (VH) – Rs.250/-

Mode to submit Fee:

  • Applicants applying for the Exam are required to use payment gateway facility to deposit their Exam Fee only through Credit Card or Debit Card or Net Banking after verifying their eligibility.
  • Candidates are not required to pay any transaction charges for using payment gateway facility.
  • The journal number or the UTR number given by the Bank is to be filled in the payment details while submitting the application form.
  • You can also deposit their fees through RTGS or NEFT by giving particulars of the Indian Bank, as notified in the fee deposit challan.

Which documents is to be uploaded in CSIR NET Application 2022?

  • Scanned recent passport size photograph with light background in JPEG/JPG format
  • Scanned Signature JPEG/JPG format
  • Qualifying final/last marksheet or testimonials
  • Category Certificate as proof that you belong to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)
  • PwD Certificate
  • Those applying under Result Awaited (RA) category should upload the Attestation Form duly attested by the HoD of the University/College/Institute

How can I submit CSIR UGC NET JUNE Application Form?

Applicants for NET JUNE Exam are supposed to follow the basic steps:

  • Visit the official website – www.nta.ac.in / csirnet.nta.nic.in.
  • Press the link related to ‘Information Bulletin for CSIR-UGC NET for JRF/LS June, 2021’ or ‘Notification of Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF/LS June 2021’.
  • CSIR UGC NET Notification for June will open up.
  • One meeting requirements must proceed for filling CSIR UGC NET Application Form 2022.
  • Once you tap on ‘Apply Online’ link, new window will be displayed.
  • Just strike on ‘Instructions; link.
  • Steps to apply against CSIR UGC NET JRF Notification will open up.
  • Thereafter, hit on ‘Register’ link.
  • CSIR UGC NET JUNE Registration Form 2022 will be opened.
  • Enter email address, password & others info to get successfully registered.
  • Then, press on ‘Submit’ option.
  • In case, you are already registered, tap on ‘Login’ option.
  • Login with email address & password.
  • Hence, access CSIR UGC NET JUNE Online Application Form 2022 & form must be filled with asked info.
  • Time to upload scanned copies of required documents & make payment of fee has come.
  • Lastly, access hard copy of CSIR UGC NET JRF Application Form for further reference.

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How many attempts ?

  • There is no limit on number of attempts for CSIR NET (JRF) exam.
  • Students can keep appearing for exam till the age of 28 years for general and for SC/ST/Persons with Disability(PwD)/ female applicant till the age of 33 years and 31 years in case of OBC (Non Creamy Layer).

Junior Research Fellowship Stipend:

  • The stipend of a JRF selected through CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) will be Rs.25,000/ p.m (under revision) for the first two years.
  • In addition, annual contingent grant of Rs.20,000/- per fellow will be provided to the University / Institution.
  • The Fellowship will be governed by terms and conditions of CSIR, UGC or Research Scheme.

CSIR UGC NET Exam Pattern 2022

  • A single paper MCQ based test will be held.
  • Test Booklet will be printed in Hindi & English Version.
  • Test Booklet shall be divided into three parts (A, B & C).
  • Total marks: 200.
  • Exam Duration: 3 hours.
  • Negative marking shall be applicable as per subject wise scheme of Exam.
  • No grievances/representation with regard to Answer Key(s) after the declaration of result will be entertained.

Subjects Of The Test:

(i) Chemical Sciences

(ii) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences

(iii) Life Sciences

(iv) Mathematical Sciences

(v) Physical Sciences

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Chemical Sciences:

PartsNumber of QuestionsMarks
A20 (Questions to be attempted: 15)30
B40 (Questions to be attempted: 35)70
C60 (Questions to be attempted: 25)100
Total120 (Questions to be attempted: 75)200

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences:

PartsNumber of QuestionsMarks
A20 (Questions to be attempted: 15)30
B50 (Questions to be attempted: 35)70
C80 (Questions to be attempted: 25)100
Total150 (Questions to be attempted: 75)200

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Life Sciences:

PartsNumber of QuestionsMarks
A20 (Questions to be attempted: 15)30
B50 (Questions to be attempted: 35)70
C75 (Questions to be attempted: 25)100
Total145 (Questions to be attempted: 75)200

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Mathematical Sciences:

PartsNumber of QuestionsMarks
A20 (Questions to be attempted: 15)30
B40 (Questions to be attempted: 25)75
C60 (Questions to be attempted: 20)95
Total120 (Questions to be attempted: 60)200

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Physical Sciences:

PartsNumber of QuestionsMarks
A20 (Questions to be attempted: 15)30
B25 (Questions to be attempted: 20)70
C30 (Questions to be attempted: 20)100
Total75 (Questions to be attempted: 55)200

Check in Detail: CSIR UGC NET Syllabus

Is there negative marking in CSIR NET Exam ?

Yes, there is negative marking for wrong answers and shall be applicable as per subject wise scheme of paper.

Examination Centres for CSIR NET June Exam:

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

CSIR UGC NET Syllabus of the Test:

The Test Booklet 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)

Part ‘C’ shall contain higher value questions

  • It is designed to check candidate’s knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts.
  • The questions shall be of analytical nature where a candidate is expected to apply the scientific knowledge to arrive at the solution to the given scientific problem.

Get Here Reference Books: CSIR NET Books

Ending Note:

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