CSIR UGC NET 2018 – Notification, Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern @ csirhrdg.res.in

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CSIR UGC NET June 2018 Notification Out-  Apply Now @ csirhrdg.res.in

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Examination Unit has released the official notification for the Joint CSIR-UGC Test June session on the website, csirhrdg.res.in 

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Examination Unit has released the online registration window for the Joint CSIR-UGC Test June session. The candidates can go to the official website of CSIR Human Resource Development Group and register for the exam. CSIR will hold the Joint CSIR-UGC Test tentatively  for determining the eligibility of the 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, said a notification from the council.

The examination is held for determining the eligibility of the 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 and Technology, said a notification from the council. The award of Junior Research Fellowship (NET) to the successful eligible candidates will depend on their finding recruitment in a university or a national laboratory or an institution of higher learning and research, as applicable.

Eligibility criteria For CSIR UGC NET 2018

Educational Qualification For CSIR NET 2018

All the candidates interested in applying need to possess a Master of Science (MSc) or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS- 4 years/ Bachelor of Engineering (BE)/ Bachelor of Technology (BTech)/ BPharma/MBBS from a recognised university or institute with at least 55 per cent marks.

For more details, all the candidates can check the official notification available on the official website.

Age limit For CSIR NET 2018

  • JRF-  Maximum Age – 28 Years
  • Assistant Professor – No Age Limit
  • Age Relaxation for OBC/SC/ST/PWD – 5 years

Selection procedure For  CSIR UGC NET 2018 

Two separate merit lists will be prepared by the conducing organisation, one comprising the candidates qualifying for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF – NET) and the second, of those candidates qualifying the Eligibility Test for Lectureship (NET).

All the candidates will be selected on the basis of written examination followed by interview round.

Application fee For  CSIR NET 2018

Sr.No. CATEGORY FEES
1.GeneralRs. 1000
2.Other Backward Classes(OBC)-Non Creamy LayerRs. 500
3.SC/ST/ Persons with disability (PwD)Rs. 250

How to apply For  CSIR UGC NET 2018

  • All the candidates need to apply online at csirhrdg.res.in
  • Fill in all the details in the prescribed format
  • Candidates should note that after successfully submitting application online, they are required to take print out of the same
  • Further, candidates need to send their application along with all the supporting documents to the Deputy Secretary (Exam), Human Resource Development Group, Examination Unit, CSIR Complex, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi-110012.

Important dates For CSIR NET 2018

Important EventsImportant Dates
Start Date to Online Application5th March 2018
Last Date of Online Application26th March 2018
Last Date to Change Exam Centre19th April 2018
Tentative Date for Publication of List of Candidates Registered for Written Exam18th May 2018
Date of Exam17th June 2018
Admit Card Release1st Week of June

Important Links for CSIR UGC NET 2018

CSIR UGC NET 2018 Official Notification PDF

Apply Online Link for CSIR UGC NET 2018

CSIR UGC NET Exam Pattern

  • 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 comprising 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.
FeaturesDescription
Format of examMultiple Choice Questions
Mode of examPen and Paper mode
Session Timings
  • Forenoon Session – 9 AM to 12 PM
  • Afternoon Session – 2 PM to 5 PM
Total marks200
Exam Duration3 hours
List of SubjectsLife 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 – 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 – 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 comprise 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. For the subject of Engineering Sciences, it will include subject-related Multiple Choice Questions.

SectionSubjectsNumber of QuestionsDuration
AGeneral Aptitude, Graphical Analysis, Logical Reasoning, Numeric Ability etc. 200 3 Hours
BMathematics and Engineering Aptitude
CApplication of the scientific concepts, Engineering Sciences

CSIR UGC NET 2018 Admit card

  • The appearing candidates of CSIR UGC NET 2018, can download their admit cards from the official website www.csirhrdg.res.in.
  • The admit card will be issued by mid-June.
  • The candidates have to enter their application form number and date of birth to download their admit card.
  • No hard copy of admit cards will be issued to any candidate.
  • The candidates have to carry their admit cards at the examination center.

CSIR UGC NET 2018 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 performance of candidates in June 2018 exam.

CSIR UGC NET 2018 Cut Off

  • The cut off marks for CSIR UGC NET is the minimum marks required to get shortlisted for fellowships.
  • Cut Off marks is 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.

Cut-OffJRFLS
General120110
OBC110100
SC / ST10090

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