The CSIR UGC NET June notification will be out at the end of February 2021. To fill the application form, the aspirants will have to open the National Testing Agency (NTA) official website of CSIR UGC NET. It can be predicted that the registration process will be started from the second week of March 2021. The application fees for General is INR 1000, INR 500 for OBC and EWS and INR 250 for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates.
CSIR NET Application Process involves online registration, uploading scanned documents, filling up application form, and payment of application fees. Candidates must possess any one of the following degrees – M.Sc, Integrated BS/ MS, BS- 4 years, B.E, B.Tech, B.Pharma, MBBS with at least 55% marks for General/ OBC and EWS category and 50% for SC/ ST and PwD category. Before applying for the exam, candidates must ensure that they satisfy CSIR UGC NET Eligibility Criteria.
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The key points about CSIR UGC NET Application Form are highlighted Below:
|Exam Name||CSIR UGC NET 2021|
|Conducting Body||National Testing Agency|
|CSIR NET Application Form available at||csirnet.nta.nic.in|
|CSIR NET Application Fees||
INR 1000 for General
INR 500 for OBC/ EWS
INR 250 for SC/ ST/ PwD
|Mode of Fee Payment||Online|
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Here, we have mentioned the important dates for CSIR UGC NET 2021 examination:
|Events||Important Dates (Tentatively)|
|CSIR UGC NET Notification||End of February 2021|
|Commencement of Submission of Online Applications||Second week of March 2021|
|Last date for Submission of Online Applications||April 2021|
|Correction Window of CSIR UGC NET Application Form||April 2021|
|CSIR UGC NET Admit Card||To be Notified|
|Date of Examination||Third Week ofJune 2021|
All the eligible candidates can apply for the examination in online mode only.
Candidates can apply for the exam by following the steps mentioned below:
As per the latest official notice released by CSIR, there is no need to upload the documents like Category Certificate, Result awaited attestation form, and other documents while submitting the online application form. However, uploading the scanned copy of the photograph and signature is still mandatory and without that application form will be considered incomplete. Candidates have to upload scanned images of their passport size photograph and signature in prescribed specifications.
|Photograph||10 – 200 KBs||
|Signature||4 – 30 KBs||
Candidates need to enter their qualification, preferred exam center, choice of subject and other relevant details in the application form.
Candidates applying for the test have to deposit the application fee in online mode using Syndicate/ SBI/ HDFC/ ICICI bank gateway through Debit/ Credit card/ Netbanking/ UPI and Paytm. No offline mode for fee payment is available. The application fee varies as per candidate’s category as stated in the table below:
|Category||CSIR NET Application Fees|
|General/ EWS||INR 1000|
|OBC (Non- Creamy Layer)||INR 500|
|SC/ ST/ Persons with disability (PwD)||INR 250|
The following information and documents are required to fill the application form of CSIR UGC NET 2021:
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Ques. I have made a mistake in my application form. What can I do?
Ans. NTA will open the application form correction window soon after the registration process. Candidates will get an opportunity to can edit the application form in this period.
Ques. Can a candidate apply for both JRF and Assistant Professorship?
Ans. Yes, candidates can apply for either JRF or Assistant Professorship or for both provided they fulfil the eligibility. Candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria of CSIR UGC NET before applying for the exam.
Ques. What documents have to be uploaded during CSIR NET Registration?
Ans. Candidates have to upload scanned images of their passport size photograph and signature.
Ques. What is the age limit to apply for the exam?
Ans. For JRF, the upper age limit is 28 years as on July 1, 2021, however, age relaxation is given to reserved categories. There is no age limit for Assistant Professorship
Ques. What if, the candidate belongs to the creamy layer of OBC?
Ans. Candidates under the creamy layer of OBC have to apply under General Category.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.