CSIR NET Summary

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in collaboration with the University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced the opening of applications for the CSIR NET June 2024 examination. This prestigious exam, conducted twice a year, is a gateway for candidates aspiring to secure Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and lectureship positions in Indian universities and colleges. The CSIR NET assesses candidates in the fields of Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences. The application window is now open, providing a significant opportunity for aspirants to take their academic careers to the next level.

CSIR UGC NET June 2024 Information

CSIR UGC NET June 2024 Information

Category Application Fee
General Candidates Rs. 1150/-
General-EWS/ OBC-Non Creamy Layer Candidates Rs. 600/-
SC/ST/PWD / Third Gender Candidates Rs. 325/-
Payment Mode Through Debit/Credit Card/UPI or Internet Banking through any of the payment gateway of SBI / ICICI

Important Dates

Event Date
Starting Date to Apply Online & Payment Fee 01-05-2024
Last Date to Apply Online 27-05-2024 (upto 11:50 pm)
Last Date for Payment of Fee 27-05-2024 (up to 11:50 PM)
Correction in the Particulars of Application Form online only 29-05-2024 to 31-05-2024
Date for Exam 25, 26 & 27-06-2024
City Intimation Slip To be announced later through website
Downloading of Admit Card by the Candidate from NTA Website To be announced later through website
Mode of Examination Computer Based Test (CBT)
Duration of Examination 180 minutes (03 hours)
Timing of Examination Will be Announced on NTA Website
Centre, Date and Shift of Joint CSIR-UGC NET Examination As mentioned on the Admit Card
Display of Recorded Responses and Answer Keys To be announced later on website
Declaration of Result on NTA Website To be announced later on website

Upper Age Limit (as on 01-06-2024)

Position Age Limit
Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) Not more than 30 years
Lectureship (LS) / Assistant Professor No upper age limit
Age relaxation Applicable as per rules


Candidates should possess M.Sc. or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/ BS-4 years/ BE/ B. Tech/B. Pharma/ MBBS with at least 55% marks for General (UR)/ General-EWS and OBC candidates and 50% for SC/ ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates.

For More Details Please Refer the Notification.

CSIR NET Application Process

The application process for the CSIR NET June 2024 is straightforward but requires careful attention to detail. Candidates must first visit the official CSIR HRDG website to access the application form. The following steps outline the process:

  1. Registration: Candidates must register by providing a valid email address and phone number. Upon successful registration, a unique registration ID will be generated.
  2. Filling the Application Form: Using the registration ID, candidates should log in and fill out the application form. This involves providing personal details, academic qualifications, and selecting the subject of the examination.
  3. Uploading Documents: Candidates must upload scanned copies of their recent passport-sized photograph, signature, and other necessary documents, such as caste certificate (if applicable), in the prescribed format and size.
  4. Payment of Application Fee: The application fee can be paid online via net banking, credit/debit card, or UPI. The fee varies based on the category of the applicant: INR 1000 for General, INR 500 for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer), and INR 250 for SC/ST/PwD candidates.
  5. Submission: After completing all the steps, candidates should review their application and make any necessary corrections before the final submission. Once submitted, candidates should print a copy of the confirmation page for their records.

APPLY HERE – https://csirnet.ntaonline.in/frontend/web/

CSIR UGC NET Age Relaxation

Age relaxation criteria for the CSIR UGC NET June 2024 examination vary depending on the category and the position for which candidates are applying. For Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), the upper age limit is 28 years as of June 1, 2024. However, age relaxation is provided as follows:

  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer): 3 years of relaxation, making the upper age limit 31 years.
  • SC/ST/PwD/Female candidates: 5 years of relaxation, making the upper age limit 33 years.

For the lectureship (LS)/Assistant Professor role, there is no upper age limit, making it accessible for candidates of all ages who meet the academic qualifications. These relaxations are in place to ensure a fair opportunity for candidates from diverse backgrounds and to promote inclusivity in academic and research positions.

Candidates are advised to review the detailed notification on the official website for any updates or additional information regarding the application process, eligibility criteria, and examination schedule. Applying early and ensuring all documents are correctly uploaded can prevent last-minute hassles and ensure a smooth application experience.

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