CSIR UGC NET Registration Starts from 16th August 2016 - exam on 18th Dec 2016 [ CSIR Updates ]


CSIR UGC NET 2016 exam is going to be conducted on 18th December 2016 by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) NET and appointment for Lecturer (NET). Interested and eligible candidates may apply online from 16th August 2016.

Important Dates:

Table showing the Important Dates

Important Dates of CSIR UGC NET 2016 Exam


Important Dates

Online Registration and fee deposit through bank Challan will be starts from

16th August 2016

Last Date of Fee Deposit

8th September 2016

Last Date of online Registration

9th September 2016

Last Date of Receipt of Duly Completed Hard Copy of Online Application Unit

16th September 2016

Last Date of Receipt of Duly Completed Hard Copy of Online Application Unit (from remote areas)

23rd September 2016

Last date of receipt of written requests for change of examination center on merit basis

14th October 2016

List of registered candidates will be released on (Tentatively)

15th October 2016

Last date for accepting representation about non-registration

22nd November 2016

e-admission certificates of registered candidates will be available form

1st week of December 2016

Examination will be held on

18th December2016

Morning (9:00AM to 12:00PM)

Afternoon (2:00PM to 5:00PM)

Eligibility Criteria

  • 4 year program (B. Tech, B. E, B. Pharma, MBBS, M.Sc.) with at least 55 % from a recognized university
  • In Final year M. Sc.
  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering or any other discipline

Age Limit

  • JRF (NET): Less than 28 years as on 1st July 2016
  • LS (NET): No age limit

Note: Age relaxation is applicable as per government rule up to 5 years for SC/ST/OBC/Physical Handicapped/Visually Handicapped and female applicant.

Exam pattern

CSIR will conduct Single Paper MCQ base exam of 200 marks on 18th December 2016 for following subjects

  • Life Sciences
  • Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences

Duration of exam will be three hours (3 hrs.)

The question paper will be divided in to 3 sections are as follow:

Part ‘A’:

  • Common to all subjects.
  • General Aptitude with emphasis on logical reasoning, graphical analysis, analytical and numerical ability, quantitative comparison, series formation, puzzles etc.

Part ‘B’:

  • Subject-related conventional (MCQs)
  • Usually covering the topics given in the syllabus

Part ‘C’:

  • Higher value questions based on scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts.
  • Analytical question based on scientific concepts

Application Fees

  • General category- Rs. 1000/-
  • OBC/NCL category- Rs. 500/-
  • SC/ST/PH/VH category- 250/-

Note: Candidates may deposit examination fee at any branch of the Indian Bank across the country.

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- Published on: August 16, 2016