Joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for JRF and Lectureship [June 16]: Apply by March 18: Expired

Joint CSIR-UGC NET Test 2019CSIR has scheduled the Joint CSIR-UGC Test tentatively on Sunday, 16th June 2019 for determining the eligibility of Indian Nationals for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) and for determining eligibility for appointment as Lecturer (LS).

The award of Junior Research Fellowship to the successful eligible candidates will depend on their finding admission/placement in a University/ National laboratory/Institution of higher learning and research, as applicable.

  • Chemical Sciences
  • Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  1. Educational Qualification:
  • M.Sc or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks for General (UR) and OBC candidates and 50% for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates;
  • Candidates 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 in the above subject under the Result Awaited (RA) category on the condition that they complete the qualifying degree with requisite percentage of marks within the validity period of two years to avail the fellowship.
  • 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 to apply.

2. Maximum 28 years as on 01-01-2019 for JRF(NET) {upper age limit is relaxable up to 5 years for SC/ST/Persons with Disability(PwD)/female applicants and 03 years for OBC (non- creamy layer) applicants}. No upper age limit for Lectureship (NET).

3. The eligibility for lectureship of NET qualified candidates will be subject to fulfilling the criteria laid down by UGC.

Examination Fee:
  • General: Rs. 1000,
  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer): Rs. 500,
  • SC/ST/PwD: Rs. 250.

Candidates are required to apply online. The online application will be available at from February 25.

Application Deadline:

March 18.


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