CSIR National Eligibility Test (NET) 2013 for Joint CSIR-UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship And Eligibility for Lectureship.
Joint CSIR-UGC Test is for determining the eligibility of the Indian National 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.
CSIR UGC NET 2013 for JRF & Lectureship eligibility
Educational Qualification: BS-4 years program/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS/Integrated BS-MS/MSc or equivalent degree with at least 55% marks for general and OBC (50% for SC/ST candidates, physically and Visually Handicapped candidates).
Candidates enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination 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 from the effective date of award.
BSc (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-PhD program with at least 55% marks for general and OBC candidates; 50% marks for SC/ST candidates, physically and visually handicapped candidates are also eligible to apply.Candidates with bachelor’s degree, whether Science, engineering or any other discipline, will be eligible for fellowship only after getting registered/enrolled for PhD/Integrated PhD program within the validity period of two
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.
For JRF (NET): Maximum. 28years as on 01-01-2013 (upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC, Physically handicapped/Visually handicapped and female applicants).
For LS (NET): No upper age limit.
CSIR NET Exam date: CSIR will hold the Joint CSIR-UGC Test on 23rd June, 2013
A candidate may apply either for ‘JRF’ OR for ‘Lectureship (LS) only’ He/she may indicate his/her preference in the OMR Application Form/Online Application, as the case may be. CSIR may consider candidates applying for ‘JRF’ or ‘Lectureship only” depending on number of fellowships available & performance in the test subject to the condition that they fulfill the laid down eligibility criterion . If a candidate is found to be over-age for JRF (NET) he/she will automatically be considered for Lectureship (NET) only.
The final result of this Single MCQ test may be declared sometime in the month of September, 2013 and fellowship to successful candidates could be awarded from 1st October, 2013 with the validity period of 2 years for joining the fellowship under CSIR Scheme.
Exam Centres: The test will be held at 26 Centres spread all over India, as specified below:
Bangalore, Bhavnagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guntur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Karaikudi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Pilani, Pune, Raipur Roorkee, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur and Varanasi.
- Chemical Sciences
- Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
- Life Sciences
- Mathematical Sciences
- Physical Sciences
- Engineering Sciences
CSIR NET Information Brochure: Information bulletin can be taken By Hand or By Post.
By Hand: Candidates applying for the Test may obtain the Information Bulletin and Application forms (inclusive of fee payable) through the branches of the Bank notified in advertisement by paying the following fee in cash:
- General Rs. 400/-
- Other Backward Classes(OBC) Rs. 200/-
- SC/ST/Physically Handicapped (PH) or Visually Handicapped (VH ) Rs. 100/-
By Post: The information Bulletin and Application form may also be obtained through Value Payable Post(V.P.P.) from the Indian Bank, 3/1, West Patel Nagar, New Delhi – 110 008, by sending a crossed Demand draft for Rs. 400/-, Rs. 200/- or Rs.100/-(as the case may be) drawn in favour of “Indian Bank, West Patel Nagar, New Delhi” payable at New Delhi.
For this purpose, the candidate should send a request to the Bank with TWO self-addressed slips clearly mentioning the address at which he/she desires the Information Bulletin & Application Form to be sent by Value Payable Post (V.P.P.) As above mentioned Bank will entertain the request for forms through post from Tuesday, the 5th February, 2013 to Wednesday, the 25th February, 2013 only, hence, candidates are advised to send well in advance so as to reach their request within the above said period.
The candidate should write his/her name, Date Of Birth, address, date of Examination (23.06.2013) and subject code on the back of the Demand Draft. However, before attaching the draft with letter of request, the candidates should check that it bears the code number of the issuing bank and drawee bank and also amount and signatures of issuing authority.
Online Application: Interested & eligible candidates may apply for this test Online through CSIR, HRDG website: www.csirhrdg.res.in.
Candidates after successfully submitting application online are required to take print out of the Application Form, paste his/her recent black & white photograph, put his/her signature at the required space, attach requisite certificates and send alongwith CSIR marked copy of fee deposited Bank Challan in an envelope super scribed with Subject Code, Centre Code & Medium Code to Sr. Controller of Examination, Human Resource Development Group, Examination Unit, CSIR Complex, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi-110012 so as to reach on or before 07.03.2013 (13.03.2013 for remote areas).
For other information and details visit http://csirhrdg.res.in/
|A.||Date of Single MCQ Examination|
|B.||Schedule for sale of Information Bulletin through Bank(i) Start of sale of Information Bulletin(ii) Date of close of sale of Information Bulletin by post only
(iii) Date of close of sale of Information Bulletin by cash at all branches/ stations
|05.02.2013 25.02.2013 01.03.2013|
|C.||Schedule for On-Line Application(i) Start of On-Line Submission of Application Form and Fee deposit through Bank
Challan(ii) Date of close of On-Line deposit of fee (at All stations)(iii) Date of close of On-Line submission of Applications (at All stations)
|D.||Last date of receipt of completed application forms (including duly completed hard copy of on line application in the Examination Unit)||07.03.2013|
|E.||Last date of receipt of (both kind) Completed application forms (from remote areas)||13.03.2013|
|F.||Last Date for receipt of written request for change of Examination Centre only on merit basis||12.04.2013|
|G.||Publication of list of candidates registered for test on CSIR, HRDG website||13.05.2013|
|H.||Last date for entertainment of any representation about non-registration for this test||20.05.2013|
|I.||Start of dispatch of Admission Certificate to eligible candidates||last week of May, 2013|