CSIR-UGC-NET-2016 (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research- University Grants Commission-National Eligibility Test) 2016

Exam Date: 18/December/2016 Exam State: All India Last Date: 7/October/2016
Exam Details:

Joint CSIR-UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship (NET), June 2016

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

Human Resource Development Group, Examination Unit
CSIR Complex, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi-110012.
National Eligibility Test (NET) 2016

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), India, a premier national R&D organisation, is among the world's largest publicly funded R&D organisation. Human Resource Development Group has been contributing significantly towards producing an inquiring society and fast growing knowledge economy. It invites application from eligible candidates for the National Eligibility Test (NET).

Examination centres
The test will be held at 27 Centres spread all over India, as specified - Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Bhavnagar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guntur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jorhat, Karaikudi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Pune, Pilani, Raipur, Roorkee, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur and Varanasi
A candidate may opt for any of the above centres. No request for change of centre would ordinarily be granted


A candidate applying under RA (Result Awaited) category,  must ensure that  he/she  is enrolled for M.Sc. or having completed 10+2+3 years of BS-4year/BE/B.Tech/B.Pharma/MBBS/Integrated BS-MS or equivalent degree. Such Candidates will have to submit the attestation format (given in the hard copy of Online submitted application) duly certified by the Dean/Head of the Deptt./Institute over his/her signature and rubber stamp (with address and name) from where the candidate is appearing  in the above noted qualification/Degree examination as applicable.

Age limit and relaxation:  

For JRF (NET): Maximum 28 years as on 01st April 2016 (upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer)/Physically handicapped/Visually handicapped and female applicants) 

For LS (NET): No upper age limit

How To Apply:

The candidate interested in applying ONLINE for Joint CSIR-UGC Test for JRF & LS(NET), December, 2016 

1. Please go through the Detailed Notification at our website: www.csirhrdg.res.in . The candidate must satisfy themselves regarding their eligibility for this test before applying for this test. 

2. Download the Challan Proforma and deposit the requisite examination fee in any of the Indian Bank branches spread all over India. 

3. Before applying On-Line, keep the following information /codes ready with yourself like; Subject name, Exam Centre, Date of Birth, Marks obtained (in relevant subject of M.Sc./Equivalent Exam based on notified Educational Eligibility Criteria), Challan details(Bank name, Branch/city name, Branch code, Journal No. challan date etc.). See para 5.2 of Main notification. 

4. Apply Online using the "Apply-Online button" given at the bottom. Candidates should preview their entire application form before final submission. No change in the application form  will be possible after final submission of online application. 

5. After successfully submitting the application online, candidates will be assigned system generated Application Number. The candidates are required to take print out of the Application Form (on A4 size paper), paste his/her recent black & white photograph, put his/her signature at the required places, attach requisite certificate(s) and send along with CSIR marked copy of fee deposited Bank Challan in his/her own envelop(5”X11”) to Deputy Secretary(Exams), Examination Unit, Human Resource Development Group, CSIR Complex,opposite Institute of Hotel Management,  Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi-110012 so as to reach on or before 14-10-2016 (14-10-2016 for remote areas). Envelope to be used for sending the completely filled in hard copy of online application form must be superscribed at the top as  “Application for Joint CSIR-UGC Test for JRF & LS(NET), December, 2016” and, Subject Code, Online Generated Application Number, Centre code & Medium of Exam Code (1 for Hindi or 2 for English) must also  be mentioned at the envelope.

Failing to comply with this procedure may lead to summary rejection of application/candidature.

6. The eligible candidates, in their own interest, are advised to keep photocopy of sides of the completed Application Form (hard copy), Online Generated Application Number, Certificate of Postage,  Challan copy( as a proof of fee deposit)  and three identical copies of the passport size photographs which has been affixed on the Application Form.

Examination Fee
Candidates applying for the Test may deposit their Examination fee, after verifying their eligibility, in any branch of the Indian Bank throughout the country by paying the following fee in cash through bank challan to be downloaded from the CSIR website OR through NEFT from any other Bank branch.
The journal number or the UTR number given by the Bank is to be filled in the payment details while submitting the application form:
For General - Rs.1000/-
For Other Backward Classes (OBC) - Non Creamy Layer - Rs.500/-
For SC/ST/Physically Handicapped (PH) or Visually Handicapped (VH) - Rs.250/-
Candidates may deposit their fees through NEFT by giving particulars of the Indian Bank, as notified in the fee deposit challan; and OBC candidates whose caste is not listed in Central List (as available on NCB Classes website www.ncbc.nic.in)

Important Dates:

CSIR-UGC-NET-2016 Dates/ Notifications

Exam Date: 18-12-2016

Date of Start for Online Submission: 03-10-2016

Date of Close of Online Submission: 07-10-2016                

Last Date of Receipt of Duly Completed Hard Copy of Online Application Forms:14-10-2016

Last Date of Receipt of Duly Completed Hard Copy of Online Application Forms(From Remote Areas): 14-10-2016

Age will be calculated as on: 01-07-2016


For More Information Please visit: http://www.csirhrdg.res.in

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