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CSIR UGC NET 2017 : Official notification released

The Council of Scientific And Industrial Research (CSIR), Human Resource Development Group has released the official notification for Joint CSIR UGC NET December 2017. The registration procedure will begin from tomorrow, August 23.

Step to apply :

  • Go to the official website
  • Click on relevant link
  • Enter all the required details
  • Click on submit

Educational qualifications :

Candidates interested in applying need to possess a Master's degree or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks.

Candidates having only a Bachelor's degree shall not be eligible for Lectureship

Age limit :

For Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET : The maximum age of applicant should be 28 years as on July 1, 2017. There is upper age limit relaxation up to 5 years in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability (PwD)/female applicants and 3 years in case of OBC(non-creamy layer) candidates.
For Lecturers NET : There is no upper age limit.

Paper pattern :

The exam will consist of 200 multiple choice questions based on life sciences, earth, atmospheric, ocean and planetary sciences, mathematical sciences, chemical sciences and physical sciences.

Important dates :

  • August 23 : Online application process begins
  • September 15 : Application fees deposit
  • September 16 : Last date to submit online application form
  • September 23 : Last date of receipt of hard copy of the application form at the exam unit (except remote areas)
  • October 3 : Last date of receipt of hard copy of the application form at the Examination Unit in remote areas
  • November 17 : Tentative date of publication of list of registered candidates
  • First week of December : Issue of hall tickets

Exam centres :

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

About exam :

The examination is held to test the eligibility of the aspirants for the award of Junior Research Fellowships NET. Also, through UGC NET, the eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas is determined.


Examination Results