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CSIR NET 2024 June Notification (Out): Check Eligibility Criteria

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CSIR NET 2024 June Notification (Out): Check Eligibility Criteria

CSIR UGC NET 2024 Notification has been issued by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research on 1 May 2024. CSIR-UGC NET 2024 is scheduled to be conducted on 25, 26 & 27 June 2024 in Computer Based mode. CSIR UGC NET 2024 Application window is open for the CSIR UGC NET 2024. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the same by visiting the official website of the CSIR NET from 1 to 27 May 2024. 

Candidates can only apply for the Joint CSIR-UGC NET June 2024 through the "Online" mode.

Candidates must carefully read the Instructions given in the Information Bulletin available on the NTA Website as the UGC NET Notification is out with all the required details that candidates should know before applying for the exam. Scroll down this page to get updates on CSIR UGC NET 2024. 

CSIR NET June Exam 2024  

The Joint CSIR-UGC NET is a national examination designed to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for various academic and research opportunities. Successful candidates may qualify for the Junior Research Fellowship, become eligible for appointment as Assistant Professors, or gain admission to Ph.D. programs. The test is specifically for bona fide Indian citizens.

Fellowships awarded through the Joint CSIR-UGC NET can be used at numerous academic and research institutions across India, including universities, IITs, postgraduate colleges, government research establishments, and R&D divisions of recognized public or private sector industrial firms. These fellowships aim to support research under the supervision of qualified faculty members or scientists within university departments, national laboratories, and other accredited institutions in a wide range of scientific and interdisciplinary research areas.

CSIR NET Exam 2024: Overview

CSIR NET June 2024 Application window is open for those who want to appear in the UGC NET 2024. To check a concise summary of the CSIR NET 2024, candidates should check the table below:-

CSIR UGC NET Exam - Important Updates

Exam Conducting Organization

National Testing Agency 

Exam Name

CSIR UGC NET June 2024

Application Dates

1 to 27 May 2024

Application Mode

Online 

Examination Mode

Computer Based Exam 

Frequency of Exam

Twice a Year

Exam Level 

National

CSIR NET Important Dates 2024

CSIR NET 2024 Application can be submitted till 27 May 2024. Each candidate should submit only one application. For those eligible and interested in applying for the NET 2024, here are the key dates to remember for the UGC NET 2024:

Event

Date

Notification Release Date

2 May 2024

Application Start Date

2 May 2024

Last Date to Apply

27 May 2024

Last Date to Pay Exam Fee

27 May 2024

Correction in Application Form

29 to 31 May 2024

Exam Date

25, 26 & 27 June, 2024

Admit Card Release Date

To Be Announced

Answer Key

To Be Announced

Result/Final Selection

To Be Announced

CSIR UGC NET 2024 June Exam: Important Links

CSIR UGC NET 2024 Application Link is activated now and the notification for the same is available on the CSIR NET portal. In this section, we are providing a table with all the relevant links which are required for CSIR UGC NET 2024:-

Official Website

CSIR NET Notification PDF 2024

CSIR NET Apply Link

CSIR UGC NET Admit Card 2024 

CSIR NET 2024 Answer Key

CSIR UGC NET Result 2024

CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria 2024 

CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria 2024 is detailed in the CSIR NET Notification which typically contains nationality, age limit and educational qualification. Below we are detailing the UGC NET 2024 Eligibility Criteria:- 

Nationality

The test is open only to bona fide Indian Citizens. Joint CSIR-UGC NET Fellowships are valid only within India.

Age Limit & Relaxation

CSIR UGC NET June 2024 Age limit is detailed through the UGC NET 2024 Notification. Below we are providing a table with the UGC NET 2024 Upper age limit:-

                                        CSIR UG NET 2024 Age Limit

Post 

Upper Age Limit

JRF

Candidates must be under 30 years of age as of the first day of the month in which the examination concludes, i.e., June 2024.

Assistant Professor

There is no maximum age limit for applying for the Joint CSIR UGC-NET for the Assistant Professor position.

Admission to PhD

There is no upper age limit for applying for the Joint CSIR-UGC-NET for admission to PhD programs.

Educational Qualification

Educational qualifications for CSIR UGC NET 2024 June are detailed below:-

  • General/Unreserved/General-EWS candidates must have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in a Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from recognized universities/institutions.
  • Candidates from Other Backward Classes belonging to Non-Creamy Layer/Scheduled Tribe/Scheduled Caste/Persons with Disability/Third gender categories should have scored at least 50% marks in their Master’s degree  (without rounding off) or equivalent examination from recognized universities/institutions.
  • Candidates pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and await results are eligible.
  • Candidates who have experienced delays in their qualifying examinations may also apply for the test.

CSIR NET Application Process

CSIR NET Application 2024 can be submitted by eligible candidates in the stipulated time frame. Candidates can follow the steps provided below to apply for the CSIR UGC NET 2024:-

Step 1: Start by visiting the CSIR NET website.

Step 2: Once on the website, locate and click on the link titled "Joint CSIR-UGC NET JUNE-2024: Click here to Registration/Login" under the Latest News section.

Step 3: Click on New Registration to complete the registration process and login with the provided login credentials.

Step 4: Fill in all required details such as Application Number, Password, and Security PIN, then proceed by clicking the login button. Choose your preferred Exam Centre and language medium for UGC NET 2024.

Step 5: Provide your Aadhar card number, gender, category, Employment status, and Qualifying Exam status.

Step 6: Enter your Educational Details, including your most recent qualification, percentage, etc.

Step 7: Input your communication address, phone number, and email ID.

Step 8: Upload your photo and signature, and proceed to the payment page to complete the payment, which can be done via online or offline modes.

Step 9: Click on the “SUBMIT” button and download the confirmation page for future reference.

Application Fees 

CSIR UGC NET 2024 Application Fee can be submitted online till 27 May 2024. An applicant can pay through net banking/debit/credit card/UPI. Service charges from the respective Bank/Payment Gateway Integrator may apply. Check the below table for category-wise application fees:-

                            CSIR UGC NET 2024 Application Fee

Category 

Application Fee

General

INR 1150 

General-EWS/OBC(NCL)* 

INR 600

SC/ST/PwD/Third Gender

INR 325

CSIR NET 2024 Selection Process

The Joint CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship is awarded for a fixed tenure and does not guarantee subsequent employment by CSIR-UGC NET. Candidates qualifying under the 'appointment as Assistant Professor and admission to Ph.D.' category will be eligible for appointment as Assistant Professor and admission to Ph.D., but not for the JRF award. Candidates qualifying under the 'admission to Ph.D. only' category will be eligible for Ph.D. admission only, without eligibility for the JRF award or appointment as Assistant Professor.

The eligibility breakdown is as follows:

                                                        CSIR UGC NET 2024 

Qualified For 

Eligible For

JRF

Assistant Professor

Ph.D.admission

Category-1 

Award of JRF and appointment as Assistant Professor

Yes

Yes

Yes

Category-2 

Appointment as Assistant Professor and Ph.D. admission

No 

Yes

Yes

Category-3 

Admission to Ph.D. only

No 

No 

Yes

CSIR NET Exam Pattern

Before candidates are going to appear in the UGC NET 2024, they should be familiar with the examination pattern of CSIR NET 2024. Being familiar with the exam scheme should be the first step of the candidates in the direction of preparation. In this section we are going to elaborate CSIR UGC NET 2024 Exam Pattern:-

  1. The exams will take place in Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode. 
  2. The test will consist of three parts, all of which will include objective-type multiple-choice questions. 
  3. There will be no break between papers. 
  4. The paper will be available in bilingual format, offering questions in both Hindi and English.

                                          UGC NET 2024 Exam Pattern

Part

No. of Questions 

Marks 

Question to be Attempted

Negative Marking

Chemical Science 

A

20

30

15

0.5

B

40

70

35

0.5

C

60

100

25

01

Total

120

200

75

-

Earth, Atmospheric Ocean and Planetary Sciences

A

20

30

15

0.5

B

50

70

35

0.5

C

80

100

25

1.32

Total

150

200

75

-

Life Science 

A

20

30

15

0.5

B

50

70

35

0.5

C

75

100

25

01

Total

145

200

75

-

Mathematical Science 

A

20

30

15

0.5

B

40

75

25

0.75

C

60

95

20

0

Total

120

200

60

-

Physical Science 

A

20

30

15

0.5

B

25

70

20

0.75

C

30

100

20

0

Total

75

200

55

-

CSIR NET Exam Syllabus 2024

CSIR UGC NET Syllabus 2024 has been displayed on CSIR NET's official website. Candidates should check the syllabus carefully and plan their preparation accordingly. CSIR-UGC NET Exam for Science stream is conducted by CSIR in various areas such as  Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences & Physical Science. Below we are providing a syllabus for NET June 2024:-

                                              UGC NET 2024 Syllabus 

Subject 

Part 

Syllabus 

Chemical Science

A

  • General Science
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Analysis
  • Research Aptitude

B

Subject Specific

C

  • Scientific concepts 
  • Application of the scientific concepts

Earth Science

A

  • General Science
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Analysis
  • Research Aptitude

B

Subject Specific

C

  • Scientific concepts 
  • Application of the scientific concepts

Life Science

A

  • General Science
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Analysis
  • Research Aptitude

B

Subject Specific

C

  • Scientific concepts 
  • Application of the scientific concepts

Mathematical Science

A

  • General Science
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Analysis
  • Research Aptitude

B

Subject Specific

C

  • Scientific concepts 
  • Application of the scientific concepts

Physical Science

A

  • General Science
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Analysis
  • Research Aptitude

B

Subject Specific

C

  • Scientific concepts 
  • Application of the scientific concepts

CSIR NET 2024 Admit Card

Admit Cards for the candidates will be provisionally issued, contingent upon meeting the eligibility criteria as outlined in the CSIR NET Notification. Candidates must download their Admit Cards from the NTA website and attend the examination at the specified centre, on the date and time indicated on their Admit Card. No candidate will be permitted to take the exam at any centre, date, or time other than those assigned in their Admit Card.

Candidates should carefully read and adhere to the instructions provided on the Admit Card throughout the examination. Once the Admit Card is available from CSIR NET, a direct link to download the UGC NET 2024 Admit Card will be provided here:-

CSIR NET 2024 June Admit Card Link (Inactive)

CSIR NET Answer Key 2024

The NTA will display the CSIR UGC NET 2024 Provisional Answer Key on its website, allowing candidates to review and challenge it. The Answer Keys are expected to be available for two to three days. Candidates wishing to contest the Provisional Answer Key can do so online by paying a non-refundable processing fee of Rs. 200 per question.

The NTA's decisions regarding the challenges will be final, and the results will be determined based on the final answer keys. Once the NET June 2024 Answer Key is posted by the NTA, we will provide a direct link for you to download it:-

CSIR UGC NET 2024 Answer Key Link (Inactive)

CSIR NET Result 2024 

CSIR NET Result 2024 will be declared by the NTA, once the exam takes place successfully. Those who will appear in the exam should regularly visit the official website of CSIR NET to check updates regarding the results after the exam. Once the UGC NET June 2024 Result is declared by the NTA, we will provide you with the direct link to download the result:-

CSIR UGC NET 2024 Result Link (Inactive)

CSIR NET 2024 Exam Cut-off 

The NTA will announce the CSIR UGC NET cut-off marks along with the exam results. There will be no individual cut-offs for Parts A, B, and C; instead, the total marks from all sections will be considered for creating the merit list. The minimum qualifying marks are set at 33% for candidates from the General, EWS, and OBC categories and 25% for those from the SC/ST and PwD categories, applicable to both the fellowship and Assistant Professor positions.

CSIR NET 2024 Salary

A Junior Research Fellow (JRF) selected through the CSIR-National Eligibility Test (NET) will receive a stipend of Rs. 37,000 monthly for the first two years. Additionally, an annual contingent grant of Rs. 20,000 is provided directly to the fellow. The fellowship's terms and conditions will be regulated by CSIR, UGC, or the pertinent research scheme.

Upon completion of two years as a JRF and upon registration for a Ph.D. program, the fellowship will be upgraded to Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) (NET). The stipend will increase to Rs. 42,000 per month for the third year and subsequent years. This upgrade is contingent upon an assessment of the fellow's research progress and achievements, conducted through an interview by an Expert Committee. The committee comprises the Guide, the Head of the Department, and an External Member from outside the University/Institution who is an expert in the relevant field, holding a rank not below that of Professor/Associate Professor.

FAQ

CSIR UGC NET is a national-level examination conducted by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for various academic and research opportunities.

CSIR UGC NET 2024 is scheduled to be conducted on 25, 26, and 27 June 2024 in computer-based mode.

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for CSIR UGC NET 2024 by visiting the official website of CSIR NET and submitting their application online from 1 to 27 May 2024.

The eligibility criteria for CSIR UGC NET 2024 include nationality, age limit, and educational qualification. Candidates must be Indian citizens, meet the specified age limits, and hold the required educational qualifications.

CSIR NET 2024 will be conducted in computer-based test (CBT) mode. The test will consist of three parts with objective-type multiple-choice questions. There will be no break between papers, and the paper will be available in bilingual format (Hindi and English).

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