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Joint CSIR UGC NET is an OMR paper-pen based test directed by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to decide the eligibility of indian national aspirants for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) NET and for ascertaining the appointment of lecturers (NET) in the following subject areas under the faculty of Science and Technology. 
 
 
SUBJECTS OF Joint CSIR UGC NET 2018:- 
 
 
The Test will be held in the subjects as given under:

(i) Chemical Sciences
(ii) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
(iii) Life Sciences
(iv) Mathematical Sciences
(v) Physical Sciences

 
Eligibility for Joint CSIR UGC NET 2018:- 
 
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:-
 
M.Sc or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks for General (UR) and OBC candidates and 50% for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates.
 
Candidates enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination as on the closing date of online submission of application form, 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.
 
Such candidates will have to submit the attestation form duly certified by the Head of the Department/Institute from where the candidate is appearing or has appeared.
 
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).
 
The eligibility for lectureship of NET qualified candidates will be subject to fulfilling the criteria laid down by UGC. Ph.D 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.
 
UPPER AGE LIMIT -
 
For JRF (NET): Maximum 28 years as on 01-07-2018 {upper age limit may be relaxable up to 5 years 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.
 
 

 

Joint CSIR UGC NET Registration / Application Form

Joint CSIR UGC NET 2018 Application Form / Registration:- 
 
 
Apply online at website:- http://csirhrdg.res.in
 
EXAMINATION FEE -
 
General - Rs 1000/-
Other Backward Classes(OBC)-Non Creamy Layer - Rs 500/-
SC/ST/ Persons with Disability (PwD) - Rs 250/-
 
Mode of Payment - Credit Card or Debit Card or Net Banking
 
a) Scanned recent passport size photograph with light background in JPEG/JPG format with dimension ranging from 35mm width x 45mm height (Max. 280x360 pixels; Min. 150x180 pixels; Min. 200DPI; File size should be less than 150KB; Valid Filename-> Should have only one extension, only Alpha-Numeric characters allowed with hyphen (-) and underscore (_). Space not allowed; file extension should be in small letters)
 
b) Scanned Signature JPEG/JPG format with dimension ranging from 35mm width x15mm height (Max. 280x120 pixels; Min. 100x40 pixels; Min. 200 DPI; file size should be less than 150 KB; valid file name->should have only one extension, only Alpha-Numeric characters allowed with hyphen (-) and underscore (_). Space not allowed, file extension should be in small letters) Writing full name in CAPITAL LETTERS in the Signature Box will not be accepted.

 

Joint CSIR UGC NET Exam Dates

Joint CSIR UGC NET 2018 Date:-  16th December 2018, Sunday.
 
Morning Session - 9.00AM - 12.00 Noon
 
Subjects -
 
i) Life Sciences
ii) Physical Sciences
 
Afternoon Session - 2.00 PM - 5.00 PM
 
Subjects -
 
i) Chemical Sciences
ii) Mathematical Sciences
iii) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
 
 
 
 
Joint CSIR UGC NET Examination Centers:- 
 
Bangalore (1), Bhavnagar (2), Bhopal (3), Bhubaneshwar (4), Chandigarh (5), Chennai (6), Cochin (7), Delhi (8), Guntur (9), Guwahati (10), Hyderabad (11), Imphal (12), Jammu (13), Jamshedpur (14), Jorhat (15), Karaikudi (16), Kolkata (17), Lucknow (18), Nagpur (19), Pilani (20), Pune (21), Raipur (22), Roorkee (23), Srinagar (24), Thiruvananthapuram (25), Udaipur (26), Varanasi (27).


Joint CSIR UGC NET Syllabus

Joint CSIR UGC NET  2018 Syllabus:- 
 
Click the respective subject mentioned below for detailed Joint CSIR UGC NET Syllabus.
 
 

Paper Pattern

Joint CSIR UGC NET 2018 Paper Pattern:- 
 
Subject - 
 
(i) Life Sciences
(ii) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
(iii) Mathematical Sciences
(iv) Chemical Sciences
(v) Physical Sciences
 
Marks - 200
 
Duration:- 3 hrs
 
Session:-
 
Morning Session 9.00AM-12.00 Noon 
Afternoon Session 2.00 PM-5.00 PM
 
The question paper 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.
 
Negative marking for wrong answers, wherever required, shall be applicable as per subject wise scheme of Exam.

 

Joint CSIR UGC NET Preparation

 

Model questions for CSIR UGC NET for JRF & LS

Joint CSIR UGC NET Notification

Joint CSIR UGC NET 2018 Notification:-
 
 
Joint CSIR UGC NET Dec 2018 Notification -
 
 
Apply online at website:- http://csirhrdg.res.in
 
 
JOINT CSIR-UGC NET 2018 Date - 16th December 2018, Sunday.
 
Morning Session - 9.00AM - 12.00 Noon
 
Subjects -
 
i) Life Sciences
ii) Physical Sciences
 
Afternoon Session - 2.00 PM - 5.00 PM
 
Subjects -
 
i) Chemical Sciences
ii) Mathematical Sciences
iii) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences 
 

Click Here to download Main Notification of CSIR UGC NET Exam Dec 2018.