CSIR UGC NET 2021 Result PDF, Merit List and Cutoff for JRF & LS

Updated On -

May 1, 2021

CSIR NET Result 2020 has been declared by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on 29 December 2020. The result has been published at the official website – The result has been released in the scorecard format which is consisting of the roll number of successfully qualified candidates for JRF and Lectureship. 

After that the CSIR result, the authority will publish the CSIR Merit List 2020 on the official website. The CSIR merit list will consist of roll numbers and the rank of the aspirants, who will qualify for the test. Check  CSIR NET Cut Off

NTA will also release CSIR UGC NET Answer Keys a few days after the conclusion of the exam. Candidates can download and challenge the answer keys if they are not satisfied with the same by making a payment of INR 1000 per question. The fees will be refunded, if your representation is approved by NTA. 

Check Result

How to Check CSIR UGC NET 2021 Result?

Steps to Check CSIR UGC NET 2021 Result are mentioned below:

csir result

Step 1: Visit the official website. Click on the Link “Results 2021”. Page to check the result will open.

Step 2: Enter their Roll No, Date of Birth and Captcha Code to check the CSIR UGC NET Result.

Step 3: Click on the ‘Submit’ button.

Step 4: CSIR UGC NET Result 2021 will be displayed on the screen.

Step 5: Candidates can check their result and download as well.

Details on Scorecard

Details Mentioned on CSIR NET Scorecard

The result/scorecard for the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-University Grants Commission-National Eligibility Test (CSIR UGC NET) contains the following details of a candidate:

  • Name, Roll Number, Application number
  • Parents’ names
  • Category
  • Post applied (JRF and Assistant Professor or Assistant Professor Only)
  • CSIR NET subject code and name for which the exam is taken
  • Exam qualifying status
  • Total and subject-wise marks/percentage score
csir scorecard

Answer Key

CSIR NET Answer Key 2021

Answer keys for joint CSIR-UGC JRF-NET Exam 2021 will be available on the official

  • Candidates can download the answer key and may contact the authorities in case of any discrepancies raised.
  • Candidates can submit their representation against the answer key in respect of all the subjects.
  • The representation(s) must be sent through email only. Any representation submitted by post or in person will not be entertained.
  • The representation must have documentary/textual support.
  • Any representation received after the specified time will not be accepted.

Read More  CSIR NET Answer Keys

Merit List

CSIR UGC NET Merit List 2021

The cumulative marks of all parts will be taken into consideration for the drawing of CSIR UGC NET 2021 Merit List. Ranks are allotted to all candidates qualifying for Junior Research Fellowship. Some important points about the CSIR UGC NET Merit List are given below: -

  • Two separate merit lists will be made for candidates qualifying for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF-NET) and Lectureship (LS-NET).
  • The merit list will specify details such as Roll Number of the candidate, Rank obtained and Marks secured.
  • The preparation of the merit list will be on the basis of performance of candidates in the entrance test.
  • Candidates qualifying for JRF will also be eligible for lectureship if they fulfill eligibility criteria. Check  CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates qualifying for Lectureship will be eligible to be considered for recruitment as Junior Research Fellowship if suitable. Though they will not be eligible for regular JRF-NET Fellowship.
  • Candidates qualifying for JRF (NET) will receive fellowship either from CSIR or UGC as per their associated assignment.
  • Fellowship of the Successful candidates will be effective from July 1, 2021, with the validity of 2 years for joining the fellowship under CSIR Scheme.

CSIR NET Merit List will consist of the following details:

  • Roll No
  • Rank
  • Marks obtained by the candidates
  • Separate list for JRF and Lectureship NET

Steps to Check CSIR UGC NET Merit List

  • Open the official website of CSIR that is
  • Click the CSIR NET Result link, which is available under the CSIR UGC NET Exam header
  • Now, download the merit list and save it.

Some important points to remember regarding the CSIR UGC NET Result are given below: -

  • Candidates can contact the NTA in case of any concern/query regarding Joint CSIR UGC NET Result 2021.
  • The Council is not responsible for any printing error in the result.
  • No separate letter will be issued. The Fellowship will be effective from July 1, 2021.
  • Successful candidates are requested to send attested/self-attested photocopies of the following documents for verification and issue of Qualifying Certificate:
  • X class certificate as a proof of date of birth
  • Degree/provisional degree of qualifying exam/M.Sc. or equivalent degree
  • Final mark sheet with the required percentage of marks
  • Caste certificate, if applicable.
  • OBC candidates are requested to submit their latest OBC caste certificate (Non-creamy layer)
  • Physically handicapped/Visually handicapped candidates have to submit a certificate as per Govt. of India rules.
  • Candidates who have applied under Result Awaited (RA) category (M.Sc. or equivalent) have to submit the required documents only after completion of their requisite qualification.

Note: - Candidates who have applied under Bachelor’s Degree will be eligible for Fellowship only. Candidates are required to send the above-mentioned documents by Registered/Speed Post to Shri Ashish Bahuguna, Section Officer, Certificate Section, HRD Group, CSIR Complex, Library Avenue Road, Pusa, New Delhi – 110012. The candidates while sending their documents must superscribe on the envelope “Documents for December – 2020 NET Exam” with Roll Number and the slot they have been allotted as CSIR JRF/UGC JRF/LS.

Eligibility Certificate

Steps to Download the CSIR NET Eligibility Certificate

NTA Eligibility Certificate
  • Visit the official website of CSIR NET
  • Click the CSIR NET e-certificate link
  • Select the name of the exam
  • Put the captcha code
  • Click the Proceed button 
  • Provide the Roll number/ Application number and date of birth of the students
  • Choose the exam session
  • Put the captcha code
  • Click the Proceed option
  • Download and then save the CSIR UGC NET Eligibility Certificate
Cut Off


There is a minimum criterion of 33% for the General and OBC category and 25% for the SC/ST and PwD category for both the Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship. Candidates can check the category-wise and subject-wise cut off for JRF and LS of December 2019 Session below: 

CSIR NET Cutoff for Junior Research Fellowship

Subject Unreserved EWS OBC SC PWD ST
Chemical Science 55.25 50.50 47.50 39.75 25 29.50
Earth Science 64.29 60.77 57.38 48.95 29.35 44.31
Life Science 54.50 46.75 45.25  38.25 25 33.25
Mathematical Science 53.63 48.13  46.25 35.13 25 27.50
Physical Science 51.06 44.94 44.38 30.56 25 27.81

CSIR Net Cutoff for Lectureship

Subject Unreserved EWS OBC SC PWD ST
Chemical Science 49.73 45.45  42.75  35.78 25 26.55
Earth Science 57.86 54.69 51.64 44.06 26.42 39.88
Life Science 49.05 42.08 40.73 34.43 25 29.93
Mathematics Science 48.27 43.32 41.63 31.62 25 25
Physical Science 45.95 40.45 39.94 29.75 25 25.03

Know More  CSIR UGC Cut Off


Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. Who will declare the CSIR UGC NET Result?

Ans. The CSIR UGC NET result 2021 will be declared by the National Testing Agency (NTA)

Ques. What details are needed to provide for checking the CSIR UGC NET Result?

Ans. To check the result, the aspirants have to provide the date of birth and application number.

3 Months Crash Course

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


Will the exam conducting authority announces two separate CSIR UGC NET Merit Lists?
jaya garg

Hi. Yes, two separate merit lists will be made for candidates qualifying for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF-NET) and Lectureship (LS-NET). The merit list mention all details regarding Roll Number of the candidate, Rank obtained and Marks secured. Check more details regarding CSIR UGC NET here.

I am not satisfied with the answer key, what should I do?
jaya garg

Hi. NTA releases the CSIR UGC NET Answer Keys a few days after the exam. Candidates can download and challenge the answer keys in case they are dissatisfied with the same by paying INR 1000 per question.

ananya pandey
When CSIR NET Result 2020 were announced?
jaya garg

Hi. CSIR NET Result 2020 were announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on 29 December 2020. The results were announced at the official website only.

henry lunminhang haokip
Sir When is CSIR UGC NET Exam. 2020 declare?
gurpreet singh

Hi Henry

You can visit on our official website of CSIR UGC NET 2020 to get the important dates of the exam and all the other details you want to know about the exam.

priyanka shivajirao pawar
sir csir ugc net ka result aaya ka pls tell me...and how it check ...held the dec 2019 exam
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Priyanka, you can check the result by either logging in using your application number and password or application number and date of birth. Direct link to check the score card for this exam is given here: CTET Dec 2019 Scorecard

suresh yadav
Sir ji, Joint csir ugc net December 2019 ki city off kb jari hogi??? Yadi ho chuki ho to plzzz link share kr skte ho kya???
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Suresh, those candidates who have scored more than 60% of the total marks would be considered qualified in the exam.
When will cut off marks be released for dec 2019 exam ?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Mohak, candidates scoring more than 60% of the total marks (for all categories) will be considered qualified in this exam.
lucienne mathai
I have got my results ... How do I know if I have qualified?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Lucienne, cut off marks will soon be released for the exam and from there you will get to know whether you have qualified or not.
pragyan dash
Is the cut off written in terms of percentage or marks?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Pragyan, cut off marks are mentioned in terms of marks only.
priyanka r
hii...csirnet exam released or not ..i want to check my i open my result can;t open...what can i do???
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Priyanka, result of CSIR NET 2019 was delayed by 1 day as per official website of NTA. Thus, it would be declared on Jan 15, 2020.
rinku kumari
Ugc ka result kb aa raha ha
yashveer singh
Hi Rinku, CSIR UGC NET Result will be released in the month of September/October 2019 as notified by CSIR.
shivanand reddy
I have not applied for csir June 2019 exam with some reasons . Now I want to take that exam . Is any opportunity there to apply if it is please explain
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Shivanand, you must not get disheartened and apply for the next session that will be conducted in December carefully as for now, t will not be possible to appear in the exam (of June session).
dinesh dhongade
when result will be declare of net exam Dec 2018
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Dinesh, kindly visit the official website of exam authority for information regarding result.
manu ligu
Sir, what is the cut off marks in maths for S.T candidate?
akansha expert
Hi Manu, You may please check the official website to get that information about the ST cut off.
archana madpathi
I am MTech student in BTech(dairy technology) am i eligible for applying for csir-ugc net exam
akansha expert

Hi Archana, You may please check this link for getting the CSIR NET Eligibility.

abhishek pandey
I have completed my MSC in statistics but I had a backlog in 1 subject in 2nd semester. Am I eligible for CSIR NET? How can I apply ? Please help!
When declare result Dec2017
bhawna vedwal
Hello Arvind, The result of NET announced on 11 May 2018