CSIR UGC NET 2019 (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research- University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test) 2019
Exam Date: 15/12/2019 Exam State: All India Last Date: 09/10/2019
Exam Details:

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has given  the responsibility ofconducting CSIR-UGC NET in CBT mode to NTA. CSIR-UGC NET is a test being conducted to determine the eligibility ‘for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for Lectureship (LS)/Assistant Professorship’ in Indian universities and colleges subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria laid down by UGC.

Online applications is invited twice a year for JRF/NET  on all India basis through Press Notification of CSIR-UGC NET for JRF and LS/AP

CSIR and UGC provide Research Fellowships aim is to make young men and women trained under the guidance of faculty members/scientists working in University Department/National Laboratories and Institutions in various fields of Science. Only Indian citizens are eligible for this test.

Subjects of the Test

 The Test will be held in the subjects mentioned below:

(i) Chemical Sciences

(ii) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences

(iii) Life Sciences

(iv) Mathematical Sciences

(v) Physical Sciences

Syllabus of the Test

The Test Booklet shall be divided into three parts, (A, B & C) as per syllabus & Scheme of Exam.

Part 'A' shall be common to all subjects. This part shall contain questions pertaining to General Aptitude with emphasis on logical reasoning, graphical analysis, analytical and numerical ability, quantitative comparison, series formation, puzzles etc.

Part 'B' shall contain subject-related conventional Multiple Choice questions (MCQs), generally covering the topics given in the syllabus.

Part 'C' shall contain higher value questions that may test the candidate's knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts. The questions shall be of analytical nature where a candidate is expected to apply the scientific knowledge to arrive at the solution to the given scientific problem.

There is negative marking for wrong answers.

Examination Centres

The test will be held at 27 Centres.

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


Candidate holding M.Sc. or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS with minimum 55% marks for General (UR) and OBC candidates and 50% for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates are eligible to apply

Candidates holding 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.

Candidates with bachelor’s degree will be eligible for CSIR fellowship only after getting registered/enrolled for Ph.D/Integrated Ph.D program within the validity period of two years.

Candidates possessing only Bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply only for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and not for Lectureship (LS).

Specification of degrees (whether Bachelor’s or Master’s) as notified by the UGC in its Gazette Notification No. F. 5-1/2013 (CPP-II) dated 5 th July, 2014 and as amended from time to time, shall apply. 

For JRF (NET):  Maximum 28 years as on 01-01-2019

5 years  relaxation wil be given in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability(PwD)/female applicants and 03 years in case of OBC (Non Creamy Layer) applicants}. 

For Lectureship (NET): No upper age limit .

How To Apply:

Examination Fee:

  • General Rs. 1000/-
  • Other Backward Classes(OBC)-Non Creamy Layer Rs. 500/-
  • SC/ST/ Persons with Disability (PwD) Rs. 250/-

Steps to be followed

Step-1: Apply for Online Registration using unique Email Id and Mobile No.

Step-2: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application No.

Step-3: Upload scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph (file size: 10 kb - 200 kb) and Candidate’s Signature (file size: 4kb - 30kb) in JPG/JPEG format.

Step-4: Pay fee using SBI/Syndicate/HDFC/ICICI/Paytm Payment Gateway through

  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Net Banking
  • UPI

keep proof of fee paid.

In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee then the transaction is cancelled, and amount will be refunded to the candidate’s account. However, the candidate has to make another transaction, in case the Confirmation Page is not generate .

Download, save and print copies of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee and keep copies safely for future reference.

Candidates should visit the NTA website and check their e-mails regularly for latest updates.

Any request to change the Examination Centre, Date, Shift and NET Subject provided on the Admit Card shall not be considered under any circumstances.

Important Dates:

CSIR UGC NET 2019 Dates

Date of Exam (CSIR UGC NET 2019)

15 December 2019

Online submission of application starts

09 September  2019

Last date of online submission of application

09 October 2019

Last date of fee deposit  through online

10 October 2019

Correction in particulars of Application Form on website only

18-25 October 2019

Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA website

09 November 2019

Declaration of Result on NTA website

31 December 2019

Fellowship under CSIR Scheme :
Fellowships under UGC Schemes :
For Eligibility for Lectureship :
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