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CSIR UGC NET 2017 December Exam Notification

Joint CSIR-UGC Test for Jr. Fellowship & Eligibility for Lectureship 2017

 

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Human Resource Development Group has released the notification for Joint CSIR UGC NET December 2017. The registration procedure will begin from 22nd August 2017.

 

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 CSIR NET examination through the CSIR, HRDG’s Website (csirhrdg.res.in) on or before December 2017

 

 

Notification Details

Advertisement No.10-2(5)/2017(i) - E.U.II

 

CSIR will hold the Joint CSIR-UGC Test Tentatively on Sunday 17th December, 2017 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 fulfill 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 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. However, they will not be eligible for Regular JRF-NET Fellowship. Candidates qualifying for the award of JRF (NET) will receive fellowship either from CSIR or UGC as per their assignment or from the Schemes with which they may find association

 

The candidates declared eligible for Junior Research Fellowship under UGC scheme and Lectureship will be governed by UGC rules/regulations in this regard

 

The final result of this Single MCQ test may be declared sometime in the month of March/April, 2018 and fellowship to successful candidates will be effective from 01st July 2018 with the validity period of 2 years for joining the fellowship under CSIR Scheme

 

CSIR UGC NET DECEMBER 2017 IMPORTANT DATES

 

Date of Single MCQ Examination: 17th December 2017

 

Schedule for Online Application:

 

(i) Start of Online Submission of Application Form & Fee deposit through Bank Challan: 23rd August 2017

 

(ii) Date of close of deposit of fee (at All stations): 15th Sept. 2017

 

(iii) Date of close of online submission of Applications (at All stations): 16th Sept. 2017

 

Last Date of Receipt of duly completed hard copy of online application in the Examination Unit (other than remote areas): 23rd Sept. 2017

 

Last date of receipt of duly completed hard copy of online application in the Exam Unit (from remote areas): 03rd October 2017

 

Last Date for receipt of written request for change of Examination Centre only on merit basis 20th October 2017

 

Tentative date of Publication of list of candidates registered for test on CSIR, HRDG website 17th November 2017

 

Last date for accepting of representation about non-registration for this test 23rd November 2017

 

Issue of e-Admission Certificate to registered candidates 01st week of December 2017

 

Exam Date

The single paper MCQ based test will be held tentatively on 17th December, 2017 . The examination will be held in two sessions; morning 09.00 AM to 12.00 noon and afternoon 02.00 PM to 05.00 PM

 

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

 

Subjects of the Test

The test will be held in the subjects as given under:
1. Chemical Sciences
2. Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
3. Life Sciences
4. Mathematical Sciences
5. Physical Sciences

 

ELIGIBILITY

Education Qualification (CSIR UGC NET Test 2017)

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, Persons with disability (PwD) candidates

 

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

 

Such candidates will have to submit the attestation format (Given at the reverse of the application form) duly certified by the Head of the Department/Institute from where the candidate is appearing or has appeared

 

B.Sc. (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-PhD Programme with at least 55% marks for general and OBC (Non Creamy layer) candidates; 50% marks for SC/ST, Persons with disability (PwD) candidates are also 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 September 1991, with at least 50% marks are eligible to apply for Lectureship only

 

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 July 2017 (upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer)/ Persons with disability (PwD) 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. The questions shall be of analytical nature where a candidate is expected to apply the scientific knowledge to arrive at the solution to the given scientific problem

 

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

 

The Exam Scheme for Chemical Sciences has been revised from June 2017 CSIR-UGC (NET) Exam onwards. The revised exam scheme and model Question paper may be seen at CSIR HRDG website www.csirhrdg.res.in

 

Negative marking for wrong answers, wherever required, shall be applicable as per subject wise scheme of Exam

 

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. However, a request in writing for change of Centre may be entertained on merits, if received in this unit latest by 20.10.2017

 

How to apply

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

 

Exam 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 also deposit their fees through RTGS or NEFT by giving particulars of the Indian Bank, as notified in the fee deposit challan

 

OBC candidates whose caste is not listed in Central List (as available on National Commission for Backward Classes website www.ncbc.nic.in) and who are not covered under the provisions as applicable to OBC - Non Creamy Layer (NCL) candidates, shall be treated as General Category candidates for all purposes

 

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

 

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 (Xth 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

 

The hard copy of filled online application form, duly completed with requisite enclosure should be sent by Ordinary post to the Deputy Secretary (Exam), Examination Unit, Human Resource Development Group, CSIR Complex, Opposite Institute of Hotel Management, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi-110012 so as to reach Examination Unit CSIR on or before 23.September.2017 (03.October.2017 for remote areas).

 

For candidates applying from Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of J&K State, Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshdweep, the application form must reach to the Deputy Secretary, Examination Unit, CSIR on or before 23.September.2017 (03.October.2017 for remote areas).