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The CSIR NET Exam is a national-level test to evaluate the eligibility of the candidates appearing for the exam. The exam is conducted two times in a a year by the NTA(National Testing Agency) . The students who qualifies the CSIR UGC NET will become eligible to apply for the post of Lecturer in the subject falling under the faculty of Science and Technology in multiple Colleges & Universities in India. The candidates who qualifies for the Junior Research Fellowship(JRF) will be eligible to apply for PhD in their subjects in various available Universities in India. JRF students will get some perks like HRA, stipends and other benefits.

CSIR UGC NET Notification 2023

The CSIR UGC NET exam is held two times in a year to determine the eligible candidates appearing for the post of Assistant Professor. The Students who qualifies for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) will be awarded a stipend and other benefits while pursuing their PhD course.

The candidates who qualifies the exam will become eligible to apply for PhD and/or post of Assistant Professor in multiple Universities & colleges in India. The mode of examination is online i.e. the eligibility test will be conducted as Computer Based Test (CBT).

CSIR UGC NET Notification 2023

The CSIR NET Exam is conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency). The exam is held two times in a year according to the tweet announced by the NTA official CSIR NET exam date, NTA will conduct two more CSIR UGC NET Exams in 2023. To get more information of the CSIR NET Notification, candidates can go through the table below:

Name of the Exam CSIR NET (Council of Science and Industrial Research Nationals Eligibility Test)
Conducting Body Council of Science and Industrial Research & National Testing Agency
Level of the Exam National Level
No. of times exam conduct Twice a year
Examination mode Online
Examination Shifts Shift I – 09:00 am to 12:00 noon Shift II- 03:00 pm to 06:00 pm
Exam Duration 180 minutes
Official Website of NTA

CSIR NET Notification 2023: Important Dates & Events

All the aspirants must stay updated always about the necessary dates & events to avoid missing the dates or any disappointment. Keep yourself updated on the following table & never miss any important date or event related to the CSIR NET exam.

Important Dates & Events
Events Date
Date of Notification Release Last week of October
Starting Date of Online Application Form Last week of October
Last date to apply Online Application Form November last week
Last day to Fee payment November last week
Correction Window Open date November last week
CSIR NET Admit Card Release Date 2023 1st week of February
CSIR NET Exam Date 2023 End of February
// Exam Time Table will be Shared after the announcement of application form dates//

CSIR UGC NET Notification 2023 PDF

The official CSIR NET Notification 2023 is available on the official website. The direct link of the official CSIR NET Notification PDF is given following, which has been extended till 17 Aug 2023. Students are advised to keep checking this article to stay tuned on the CSIR NET Notification 2023 PDF.

CSIR UGC NET Application Form 2023

The CSIR UGC NET application for online form 2023 has been released & the direct link is given below ,before looking towards the CSIR UGC NET online application form, the candidates should read the following given directions and the guidance to fill & submit the form.

CSIR NET Notification 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The minimum eligibility criteria to appear in the CSIR NET exam for the candidates is given below:

General/EWS and OBC category students should have a degree in M.Sc. or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/ BS-4 years/MBBS with a minimum of 55% marks/ BE/ B.Tech/ B.Pharma.

B.Tech/B.E./MBBS/ B.S./ B.Pharma/ final year students whom results are awaited, are eligible to apply for fellowship only

For the SC/ ST/ PwD/Third gender candidates, relaxation of 5% is provided.

CSIR NET Notification 2023: Age limit

All the students should check the age limit given below before applying for the CSIR UGC NET exam 2022. The limit of the age for the candidates appearing for the CSIR UGC NET Exam is:

To apply for JRF, candidates should be at least of 28 years.

There is no age limit to apply for the post of Lecturer.

CSIR NET Notification 2023: Application Fees

Candidates who are waiting to apply for the CSIR UGC NET Application form 2022 should check out the fees of the application properly. The CSIR UGC NET Application fees are given below.

Category Fees
General/General-EWS Rs. 1000/-
OBC-NCL* Rs. 500/-
SC/ST Rs. 250/-
Third Gender Rs. 250/-

CSIR UGC NET Notification 2023: Exam Pattern

Before starting the preparation the candidates should go through the exam pattern properly for the CSIR UGC NET Exam 2022. The candidates should be aware that the CSIR UGC NET exam 2023 will have a negative marking for wrong answers. The other important features of the CSIR NET exam pattern 2023 are given below:

. Duration of Exam: 3 hours

. Exam Type: Objective Type or Multiple-Choice Questions.

. There will be no break time between papers.

. The Test will have of three parts i.e. Part-A, Part-B, & Part-C.

. Mode of Examination: Computer-Based Test (CBT) only.

. Negative Marking – Yes

CSIR NET Notification 2023 Syllabus

The CSIR NET exam question paper is divided into three parts- Part- A, Part B, and Part C. The structure of the question paper for all the subjects is the same. Part-A includes Quantitative Reasoning & Analysis, General Science, and Research Aptitude. Part-B is of the concerned subject. Part- C includes the Scientific concepts or application of the scientific concepts. Go through the table mentioned below for clarity:

Part A Part B Part C
General aptitude like series formation, numerical ability Subject Specific Subject Specific

Direct Link to download the CSIR NET Syllabus 2022-23:

For detailed syllabus information, candidates can download the subject-wise complete syllabus pdf by clicking on the link given below.

Subjects Links

CSIR UGC NET Notification 2023: Examination Schedule

CSIR UGC NET 2023 exam date will be notified soon on their official website. The exam schedule is given below:

Examination Dates 19,20,23 & 25 september
First Shifts Second Shifts
Examination-Timings 09.00 am- 12.00 pm 01.00 pm- 4.00 pm
Duration of the Exam 03 hours
Reporting time to the Examination Centre 7.00 am – 8.00 am 1.00 pm -2.00 pm
Test Commences 9.00 am 3.00 pm
Test Concludes 12.00 pm 6.00 pm