CSIR UGC NET 2016 (December) Exam Notification and Application Dates

CSIR UGC NET 2016 (December) Exam Notification and Online Application Dates. CSIR UGC National Eligibility Test for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) December 2016 eligibility, syllabus, admit card, results

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Union Cabinet Approved increase in number of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) through CSIR-UGC-NET

CSIR UGC NET December 2016 NOTIFICATION

Joint CSIR-UGC Test for Jr. Fellowship & Eligibility for Lectureship 2016

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi invited applications for the Single MCQ Examination (Joint CSIR - UGC Test) for the Award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) NET and appointment for Lecturer (NET). The eligible candidates can apply Online for the examination through the CSIR, HRDG’s Website (csirhrdg.res.in) on or before 09th September 2016

Notification Details

Notification No: 10-2(5)/2016 (II) - E.U.II

CSIR UGC NET December 2016 IMPORTANT DATES Extended

Date of start of fee deposit (All stations): 3rd October 2016

Date of submission of online application: 3rd October 2016

Closing date for fee deposit: 6th October 2016

Closing Date for online submission of applications:  7th October 2016

Last date of receipt of hard copy of online application: 14th October 2016

CSIR will hold the Joint CSIR-UGC Test Tentatively on Sunday 18th December 2016 for determining the eligibility of the Indian National candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET and for determining eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas falling under the faculty of Science & Technology

The award of Junior Research Fellowship (NET) to the successful eligible candidates will depend on their finding admission/placement in a university/national laboratory/institution of higher learning and research, as applicable

A candidate may apply either for ‘JRF’ OR for ‘Lectureship (LS) only’ He/she may indicate his/her preference in the Online Application, as the case may be. CSIR may consider candidates for ‘JRF’, or ‘Lectureship only” depending on number of fellowships available & performance in the test, subject to the condition that they fulfil the laid down eligibility criterion. If a candidate is found to be over-age for JRF (NET) he/she will automatically be considered for Lectureship (NET) only. Candidates with M.Sc. qualification OR under M.Sc. Result Awaited (RA) category only shall be eligible for LS subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria as laid down by the UGC

Two separate merit lists, one comprising the candidates qualifying for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF-NET) and the second, of those candidates qualifying the Eligibility Test for Lectureship (NET), will be made on the basis of their performance in the above Test. Candidates qualifying for JRF (NET), will also be eligible for Lectureship (NET) subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria laid down by UGC

The candidates qualifying for Lectureship will be eligible for recruitment as Lecturers as well as for JRF-ship in a Scheme/Project, if otherwise suitable

The final result of this Single MCQ test may be declared sometime in the month of March/April, 2017 and the validity period to avail the fellowship will be 2 years from effective date of fellowship as indicated in NET certificate

Subjects of the Test

EXAM SCHEME FOR SINGLE PAPER CSIR-UGC NET EXAM

CSIR-UGC NET Exam for Science stream is conducted by CSIR in the following areas:

1. Chemical Sciences

2. Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences

3. Life Sciences

4. Mathematical Sciences

5. Physical Sciences

The CSIR UGC NET pattern for the Single Paper MCQ test shall be as given below:

The MCQ test paper of each subject shall carry a maximum of 200 marks; the exam shall be for duration of three hours. The question paper shall be divided in three parts.

Candidates should use only black ballpoint pen and not pencil to fill in their particulars in the OMR Answer Sheet/Question Paper Booklet and to darken the appropriate circle to mark their answers in their OMR answer sheet. The Question Booklet for this test will be printed in Hindi & English Version.

ELIGIBILITY

Education Qualification (CSIR UGC NET Test 2016)

Candidates should have M.Sc. or equivalent degree/Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years /BE/B. Tech /B. Pharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks for general and OBC-Non Creamy layer candidates (Central list only as provided in National Commission for Backward Classes Website and 50% for SC/ST, physically and Visually Handicapped candidates

Candidates enrolled for M.Sc. or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying exam 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 of fellowship

Such candidates will have to submit the attestation format (Given at the reverse of the application form) duly certified by the Head of Institute/Dean/Head of Dept. 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 and OBC (Non Creamy layer) candidates; 50% marks for SC/ST, physically and visually handicapped candidates are eligible to apply

Candidates with bachelor’s degree will be eligible for CSIR fellowship only after getting registered/enrolled for PhD/Integrated PhD program within the validity period of two years

The eligibility for lectureship of NET qualified candidates will be subject to fulfilling the criteria laid down by UGC; PhD degree holders who have passed Master’s degree prior to 19th Sept. 1991 with at least 50% marks are eligible to apply

The Candidates with the above qualification are advised to fill up their degree with percentage of marks in column No. 18 to 21, as applicable

Age limit and relaxation

For JRF (NET): Maximum 28 years as on 01st April 2016 (upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer)/Physically handicapped/Visually handicapped and female applicants)

For LS (NET): No upper age limit

SYLLABUS OF THE TEST

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

Syllabus & Scheme of Exam of single MCQ Paper may be seen at CSIR website www.csirhrdg.res.in

Examination centres

The test will be held at 27 Centres spread all over India, as specified - Bangalore, Bhavnagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guntur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jorhat, Karaikudi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Pilani, Pune, Raipur, Roorkee, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur and Varanasi

A candidate may opt for any of the above centres. No request for change of centre would ordinarily be granted

Examination Fee

Candidates applying for the Test may deposit their Examination fee, after verifying their eligibility, in any branch of the Indian Bank throughout the country by paying the following fee in cash through bank challan to be downloaded from the CSIR website OR through NEFT from any other Bank branch

The journal number or the UTR number given by the Bank is to be filled in the payment details while submitting the application form:

For General - Rs.1000/-

For Other Backward Classes (OBC) - Non Creamy Layer - Rs.500/-

For SC/ST/Physically Handicapped (PH) or Visually Handicapped (VH) - Rs.250/-

Candidates may deposit their fees through NEFT by giving particulars of the Indian Bank, as notified in the fee deposit challan; and OBC candidates whose caste is not listed in Central List (as available on NCB Classes website www.ncbc.nic.in)

How to apply

Interested & eligible candidates may apply Online through a link available at CSIR, HRDG website www.csirhrdg.res.in

In order to apply Online the candidates are required to download Bank challan Performa from the above website and then deposit the requisite examination fee in any of the Indian Bank branches throughout the country or through NEFT

Before applying Online, candidates are advised to go through detailed notification available at CSIR, HRDG website. Candidates must write their name, father/mother's name as written in their Matriculation (10th Class Board) Certificate and should ensure that the same are matching with their educational qualification certificates and caste certificate except for married females who may submit relevant certificate regarding change of their name while filling their online application form

After filling the online application, candidates should preview their entire application form and make changes if required before final submission of online application. No change in the particulars entered in the application form will be possible after final submission of online application and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained

After successful submission of ONLINE Application, a Form Number will be generated. Preserve the Form Number for future reference and for downloading your e-Admit Card. Keep a print out of the duly filled-in application form for future use.

Online applications without hard copy or bank challan receipt or incomplete in any respect will be summarily rejected

To ensure their candidature, candidates should check their registration status on website (csirhrdg.res.in) tentatively between 15th to 22nd November 2016 and afterwards their request shall not be considered