Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), in association with UGC has issued notification for CSIR – UGC National Eligibility Test June 2012. The test is aimed at awarding Lectureships and Junior Research Fellowships (JRFs) for meritorious candidates in the diciplines of Biological / Life Sciences, Chemical, Physical , Earth Sciences and Mathematical Sciences. Candidates qualified for JRF will get a fellowship and they can pursue Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) in any reputed research institutions, organisations and universities. Here are other details:
Qualifications: Candidates should have Post Graduate Degree (M.Sc.) in the relevant subject with at least 55 percent marks. SC and ST candidates need minimum 50 percent marks. Those who are appearing for final year exams of PG or waiting for results also can apply. Application forms along with information brochure can be availed from designated branches of Indian Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce. Candidates can also submit applications online through http://www.csirhrdg.res. in CSIR – UGC NET is one of the tough exams in the country and applicants should have proper preparation strategy to succeed in CSIR - NET examination.
Scheme of the Examination: Candidate's age must be between 19-28 years for JRF (NET) and there will be no age limit for lectureship. The CSIR -NET question paper is for 200 marks and will have three sections all consisting of objective multiple choice type questions. There will be negative marking for some sections. Following is the brief description of the question paper:
1) Part A: Common to all subjects and questions will be asked from General Science, Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis and Research Aptitude.
2) Part B: Subject related Multiple Choice questions (MCQs).
3) Part C: Subject Questions with analytical nature.
Completed applications along with relevant copies of certificates should be sent to Sr. Controller of the Examinations, Examination Unit, HRDG, CSIR complex, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi – 110012. Details such as previous question papers, scheme of the examination, question paper weightage, model questions, syllabus for various subjects etc. can be obtained from http://www.csirhrdg.res. We will post previous papers very soon. Keep tracking this space.
Dates to Remember:
1) Date of Joint CSIR – UGC NET: 17th June 2012
2) Start of sale of applications: 21st February 2012
3) Close of sale of applications: 20th March 2012
4) Last date for the receipt of filled in application forms: 26th March 2012.