CSIR UGC NET 2018 is expected to be held on June 17, 2018. The exam is conducted to offer Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship to the qualified candidates in major universities of India. CSIR NET Application form has been released at the official website. Check How to apply for CSIR NET 2018
CSIR UGC NET is conducted for five different subjects. The first section is common for all. The second section contains subject related MCQs while the third section comprises analytical questions of higher concepts. Check CSIR UGC NET Exam Pattern in detail
|Exam Name||CSIR UGC NET|
|Conducting Body||Council of Scientific and Industrial Research|
|Exam Type||National Level Examination|
|Exam Date||June 17, 2018|
|Eligibility Criteria||50% marks in qualifying examination|
|Age limit for JFR: 28 years No age limit for Lectureship|
|Mode of Application||Online|
The applications for CSIR UGC NET 2018 can be filled on the official website starting from March 5, 2018. Admit Card for the successfully registered candidates will be released in the first week of June 2018. As mentioned earlier, the exam is scheduled for June 17, 2018. UGC NET Result is expected to be released in July 2018. Take a quick look at the important events of CSIR UGC NET.
|Online Application Form starts from||March 5, 2018||CSIR UGC NET Application ends on March 26, 2018|
Last Date for Receipt of Written Request for Change of Examination Centre (Only on Merit Basis)
|April 19, 2018||-|
Tentative Date of Publication of List of Candidates Registered for Test on CSIR, HRDG Website
|May 18, 2018||-|
|Availability of CSIR UGC NET Admit Card||1st week of June 2018||Download Admit Card from csirhrdg.res.in|
|CSIR UGC NET 2018 Exam Date||June 17, 2018||Question paper is divided into three parts|
|Result Declaration||July 2018||Check CSIR UGC NET Result online at csirhrdg.res.in|
There are certain eligibility requirements which must be fulfilled by the candidates in order to appear for CSIR UGC NET 2018 exam. Following are the CSIR UGC NET Eligibility conditions which are required of the aspiring candidates:
M.Sc or an equivalent degree / Integrated BS-MS / BS - 4 years / BE / B. Tech / B. Pharma / MBBS.
The Application for CSIR UGC NET 2018 can be filled through online mode only. All the processes including Pre-exam stages and post exam announcements will be carried out on the official website. Here’s how you can apply for the ace exam.
|Personal Information||Education History||Family Background|
|Name||Class X Marks||Guardians’ Name|
|Date of Birth||Class XII Marks||Guardians’ Income|
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|General Candidates||INR 1000|
Admit Card for CSIR UGC NET will be published at the official website from first week of June 2018. The Admit Cards will not be sent by post and candidates will have to download the admit card from the website. Here’s how you can download your CSIR UGC NET Admit Card.
Admit Card is the most important document to be carried at the Exam Center. However, it must be supported with a valid photo id issued by the government of India preferably Aadhar Card.
CSIR UGC NET exam is conducted for research and fellowship in science streams. The exam will be conducted in offline mode for a duration of 180 minutes. The exam will be conducted in two sessions viz. Forenoon and Afternoon session. Take a sneak peek at the important details of CSIR UGC NET Exam Pattern.
|Mode of exam||Pen and Paper mode|
|Format of exam||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
|Session Timings||Forenoon Session – 9 AM to 12 PM Afternoon Session – 2 PM to 5 PM|
|List of Subjects||Life Sciences Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences Mathematical Sciences Chemical Sciences Physical Sciences|
In order to invest your efforts in the right direction and make wise use of them, you should know exactly which topics you have to cover from the CSIR NET Syllabus and which topics you should set on high priority?
The CSIR NET Life Sciences Syllabus is very huge. We have divided the complete syllabus in 13 Major Points. Kindly check the complete Syllabus for CSIR NET Life Sciences below.
CSIR NET Chemical Sciences is divided into 4 sub-topics – Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Interdisciplinary topics. Find the complete CSIR NET Chemical Sciences Syllabus Below.
To distinguish between Part-B and Part-C Syllabus of CSIR NET Earth Sciences, we have mentioned them separately. Please note down the complete syllabus to prepare well!
Earth Science Syllabus (Part-B)
Earth Science Syllabus (Part-C)
The cut off marks for CSIR UGC NET is the minimum marks required to get shortlisted for fellowships. Cut Off marks is expected to be declared separately for each subject. The cut off is devised considering numerous factors including,
The previous year cut off for CSIR UGC NET can indicate the exam trends and help candidates understand the upcoming exam cut off. The expected CSIR UGC NET 2018 Cut Off data is provided below.
|SC / ST||100||90|
The Result will be published in form of merit list at the official website. It will be published differently for each stream. The merit list will comprise names of qualified candidates with their ranks. Here’s how you can check your CSIR UGC NET 2018 Result
The conducting body will release 2 separate merit lists for JRF NET and LS NET stream. It is expected to specify details about the candidates such as:
The preparation of the merit list is done on the basis of performance of candidates in July 2018 exam.
It should be noted that those who qualify LS NET will be deemed eligible for JRF only in a Scheme or Project. However, they will not be eligible for Regular JRF NET Fellowship. The results will be valid for a period of two years, within which the candidate can join the CSIR fellowship. Following completion of two years, Result of the candidates will be considered invalid for admission to fellowships.
CSIR UGC NET exam is comprise questions from the following topics:
In order to ace this exam, candidates are required to prepare accordingly and for that there are several books which can prove to be helpful. List of such books has been tabulated below for each topic covered.
Books recommended to cover this section are as follows:
|Physical Chemistry||Samuel Glasstone|
|Biological inorganic chemistry : structure and reactivity||Ivano Bertini|
|Inorganic and organometallic polymers||Chandrasekhar, Vadapalli|
|Trueman’s UGC-CSIR JRF/NET Chemical Sciences (Chemistry)||B. Roy,M. Gagan|
|Pearson Guide to UGC-CSIR Chemical Sciences||Sanjay Singh Rawal|
Preparation books for Physical Science have been given below:
|CSIR-UGC NET/JRF/SET Physical Sciences||Dr. Surekha Tomar|
|UGC-CSIR NET (JRF & LS) Physical Science||W.Malemnganba Chenglei|
|Physical Sciences CSIR-JRF-Net Gate||Tomar|
|Joint CSIR UGC-NET: Physical Science (Part-A, B & C||RPH Editorial Board|
|UGC CSIR JRF/Net Physical Sciences||Sunil Kushwaha|
The recommended books for Mathematical Science are:
|CSIR-UGC NET/JRF/SET MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES||Alok Kumar (Upkar)|
|Mathematical Sciences for UGC-CSIR Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Lectureship||Prasad|
|Mathematical Science Manual CSIR UGC/NET/SLET & Lectureship – Jupiter||Renu Sharma, Awadhesh Kumar Mishra|
|Net Mathematical Sciences – Vol. 1 UGC CSIR||Satya Prakashan|
|UGC-CSIR JRF/NET Mathematical Sciences (Also Useful For SET)||G. K. Publications Pvt. Ltd|
|NET Mathematical Sciences – Vol. 2 UGC CSIR||Satya Prakashan|
|UGC-CSIR NET (JRF & LS) Mathematical Science||Pawan Sharma, Anshuman, Suraj Singh|
The books for preparing for Life Sciences are given below.
|Plant physiology||Salisbury and Ross.|
|Biochemistry||A student survival guide|
|Biochemical Techniques||Keith wilson and walker|
|Genes to Clones||winnacker|
|Principles of Biochemistry||Lehninger|
The preparation books for the Earth Science are given below.
|Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences Exam Guide CSIR UGC NET||Surendra Kumar|
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.