National Testing Agency (NTA) started the online application process for the CSIR UGC NET December-2022 / June-2023 examination.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has started the online application process for the CSIR UGC NET December-2022 / June-2023 examination. Candidates will be able to apply for the examination on the official website csirnet.nta.nic.in till April 10 upto 5.00 PM. Applicants will be able to make changes to their application forms from April 12 to 18.
|Exam Name||CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET)|
|Conducting Authority||Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Exam Level||National Level|
|Exam Frequency||Twice a year (June and December)|
|Subjects||Chemical Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Etc.|
|Eligibility Criteria||Masters degree or equivalent degree with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates)|
|Age Limit||Maximum 28 years (for JRF) and no upper age limit (for LS)|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
|Number of Questions||120|
|Marking Scheme||2 marks for each correct answer|
|Negative Marking||0.5 marks deduction for each wrong answer|
|Syllabus||As per the subjects mentioned above|
|Exam Date||6 – 8 June, 2023|
|Admit Card Release Date||Announced|
|Result Declaration||To be announced|
|Exam Time||Shift 1 – 09:00 am to 12:00 noon|
Shift 2 – 03:00 pm to 06:00 pm
|No. of Papers and Total Marks||Paper-1: 200 marks|
Paper-2: 200 marks
|Total Questions||150 MCQs in each Paper|
|Marking Scheme||+2 for each correct answer|
0.25 mark deduction for each wrong answer
|Language/Medium of Exam||English and Hindi|
|Exam Purpose||To determine the eligibility of candidates for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for Lectureship (LS)/ Assistant Professor in the universities and colleges of India|
|No. of Test Cities||225|
The Joint CSIR-UGC NET December-2022 / June-2023 will be conducted in CBT mode on June 6, 7 and 8 for a duration of 3 hours. The exam is held to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for Lectureship (LS) /Assistant Professor in Indian Universities and Colleges.
Before applying for Joint CSIR-UGC NET, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria as mentioned in the Information Bulletin carefully.
CSIR NET Eligibility criteria
Age: JRF: Maximum 28 years as on July 1, 2022. Lectureship (LS)/ Assistant Professor: No upper age limit.
Educational Qualifications: M.Sc. or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/ BS-4 years/ BE/ B. Tech/ B. Pharma/ MBBS with at least 55%.
Candidates from General category are required to pay the fee of Rs 1100, whereas Rs 550 is applicable to candidates from General-EWS/OBC-NCL category. The application fee for SC/ST/Third gender is Rs 275 and PWD category candidates are exempted from payment of the fee.
Steps to apply for CSIR UGC NET 2023:
- Visit the official website csirnet.nta.nic.in
- On the homepage, click on “CSIR NET December 2022 – June 2023 Registration”
- Register and proceed with the application process
- Upload the required documents, pay the fee and submit the form
- Take a printout for future reference
What is CSIR NET?
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) NET (also known as CSIR UGC NET) is a national-level exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) to determine the eligibility of candidates for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for Lectureship (LS)/ Assistant Professor in the universities and colleges of India. Candidates clearing the CSIR NET exam can become lecturers in the subject areas falling under the faculty of Science & Technology only. Subjects for which CSIR UGC NET is conducted are mentioned below.
|CSIR NET Subjects||CSIR NET Subject Codes|
|Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences||702|
CSIR NET Admit Card 2023
The CSIR NET Admit Card has not been released yet. The CSIR NET admit card 2023 will be released in the month of June 2023 (One week before the exam). CSIR NET exam city is also mentioned on the CSIR NET Admit Card. Once the admit card is available, candidates can download the CSIR NET admit card from the official website. The admit card will contain the various details of the examination like the examination centre, exam date, time of examination, etc. Candidates can download the admit card by following the steps below.
- Step 1: Visit the official website https://csirnet.nta.nic.in/
- Step 2: Click on the CSIR-UGC NET Admit Card 2023 link on the homepage of the website
- Step 3: A new webpage will open. Candidates should enter the required details to download the admit card
- Step 4: If everything is done perfectly, the candidate’s admit card will be displayed on the screen
- Step 5: Download the admit card and print it out for future use
CSIR NET Result 2023
The CSIR NET Result 2023 will be published on the CSIR’s official website after successfully conducting the CSIR NET 2023 exam. As per the available information, the results of the June 2023 session will be published in July 2023 and the results of the December 2023 session will be published in January 2024.
CSIR NET 2023 Exam FAQs
When will the application form for CSIR NET 2023 be available?
The application form for CSIR NET 2023 was released on March 10, 2023.
What are the exam dates for CSIR NET 2023?
The CSIR NET 2023 exam will be conducted on June 6, 7, and 8, 2023.
What is the application fee for CSIR NET 2023?
The application fee for CSIR NET 2023 is INR 1,000 for the General category, INR 500 for OBC, and INR 250 for SC/ ST.
Where can I find the CSIR NET application form for 2023?
The CSIR NET application form for 2023 can be found on the official website of NTA at https://csirnet.nta.nic.in/. A direct link to the application form is also provided in the article.