Joint CSIR UGC NET-2015 Test for JRF and Lecturership Notification at www.csirhrdg.res.in:
Joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test(NET) for award of JRF and Lectureship Notification released. CSIR UGC NET exam is conducted two times in a year for determining the eligibility of Indian National Candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships(JRF) and to determining eligibility for appointment of Lecturers in certain subject areas falling under the faculty of Science & Technology. Interested candidates can check their eligibility and apply online from 3rd August to 25th August,2015.
Date of the Examination: 20/12/2015
Subjects of the Test: The Test will be held in the subjects as given under:
1. Chemical Sciences
2. Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
3. Life Sciences
4. Mathematical Sciences
5. Physical Sciences
Eligibility Criteria: Candidate should have passed M.Sc or Equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks for General and OBC-Non Creamy layer candidates and 50% marks for SC/ST, physically and Visually Handicapped candidates.
Candidates with bachelor’s degree will be eligible for CSIR fellowship only after getting registered/enrolled for PhD/Integrated PhD program within the validity period of two years. 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.
Age Limit and Relaxation:
For JRF (NET): Maximum 28 years as on 01/07/2015
(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.
Examination Fee: Candidates applying for the Test may deposit their Examination fee in any branch of the Indian Bank throughout the country by paying the following fee in cash through challan.
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/-
Start of On-Line Submission of Application Form and Fee: 03/08/2015
Date of close of deposit of fee (at All stations): 24/08/2015
Date of close of On-Line submission of Applications (at All stations): 25/08/2015
Last date of receipt of duly completed hard copy of online application: 03/09/2015
Publication of list of candidates registered for NET test: 05/11/2015