Benefits of taking CSIR UGC NET EXAM Dates  

CSIR UGC NET EXAM [ Council of scientific and industrial research university grant commission national eligibility test] is conducted by NTA since December 18.

Requirement of CSIR UGC NET EXAM

This is an online exam offered twice a year in India in English and Hindi languages


CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria 2021

The basic CSIR UGC NET eligibility criteria that candidates must fulfil are mentioned below.

  • Applicants should obtain a degree in BTech/BE/BPharma/MBBS/BS (4 years)/Integrated BS-MS/MSc with a minimum of 55 per cent marks
  • To apply for JRF, candidates should be maximum of 28 years of age
  • There is no upper age limit to apply for the post of lectureship

To appear in this exam candidate must have an aggregate of 55%

Marks in general and 50% to others in master’s degree. It can be MSC, Bpharma, MBBS, BS [4 YEARS]. In recent years the counting of candidates in these exams is very high. There were about 282117 for this exam as per Dec 19 database.

But still, many students remain confused and unaware, unclear about their career option and door of benefits, CSIR NET EXAM open for them.

So here is a glimpse of opportunities ….

Read More: CSIR NET Exam Dates, Notification 2021, Registration, Vacancy, Results

Become lecturer or assistant professor

As you get expertise in your field whether it’s science or mathematics, you are able to use your knowledge and make more experts. So working as a dignified lecturer is one of the career paths this exam opens for you.

PHD after exam

To have a more solid and strong grip on your subject you can go for a further Ph.D. This exam enables you to get admission to recognized institutes and universities.

Research fellow in laboratories laboratory technician and support executive

You can also opt for this option. This will place you in recognized UGC laboratories as a research fellow or laboratory technician. Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) is one of the renowned organizations which employ CSIR UGC NET rankers. Here is the list

  • Center for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES)
  • Center for Military Airworthiness & Certification (CEMILAC), Bangalore
  • Centre for Air Borne Systems (CABS), Bangalore
  • Combat Vehicles Research & Development Estt. (CVRDE), Chennai
  • Defence Institute of Bio-Energy Research (DIBER), Haldwani
  • Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE), Bangalore
  • Defence Bio-Engineering & Electro Medical Laboratory (DEBEL), Bangalore
  • Defence Electronics Application Laboratory (DEAL), Dehradun
  • Defence Electronics Research Laboratory (DLRL), Hyderabad
  • Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL), Mysore
  • Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), Deemed University, Pune
  • Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), Hyderabad
  • Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL), Hyderabad
  • Defence Research & Development Establishment (DRDE), Gwalior
  • Defence Research Laboratory (DRL), Tezpur
  • Defence Scientific Information & Documentation Centre (DESIDOC), Delhi
  • Defence Terrain Research Laboratory (DTRL), Delhi
  • Electronics & Radar Development Establishment (LRDE), Bangalore
  • Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Bangalore
  • High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Pune
  • Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Sciences (INMAS), Delhi
  • Institute of Systems Studies & Analysis (ISSA), Delhi
  • Institute of Technology Management (ITM), Mussorie
  • Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE), Dehradun
  • Integrated Test Range (ITR), Balasore
  • Laser Science & Technology Centre (LASTEC), Delhi
  • Microwave Tube Research & Development Center (MTRDC), Bangalore
  • Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL), Ambernath
  • Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Cochin
  • Naval Science & Technological Laboratory (NSTL), Vishakapatnam
  • Proof & Experimental Establishment (PXE), Balasore
  • Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Bangalore
  • Advanced Numerical Research & Analysis Group (ANURAG), Hyderabad
  • Aerial Delivery Research & Development Establishment (ADRDE), Agra
  • Armament Research & Development Establishment (ARDE), Pune
  • Center for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics (CAIR), Bangalore

DRDO is providing the best salary and incentive structure for CSIR NET exam-qualified candidates.

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Eligible for JRF fellowship subject expert

The JRF or Junior Research Fellow is a letter awarded by the University Grants Commission to the candidates who qualify in the CSIR UGC NET securing marks equal or more than the set cut off for JRF in the particular subject in which the candidate has given UGC NET Exam.

So you can go this way also.

Subjects for which CSIR UGC NET is conducted are mentioned below.

CSIR NET SubjectsCSIR NET Subject Codes
Chemical Sciences701
Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences702
Life Sciences703
Mathematical Sciences704
Physical Sciences705

CSIR NET Highlights 2021

Exam NameCSIR UGC NET (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test)
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyTwice a year
Exam ModeOnline
Exam Duration180 minutes
Exam Purpose Selection of candidates for the award of JRF or determining eligibility for appointment as lecturers
No. of Applicants2,82,117 (As per December 2019 data)
No. of Test Takers2,18,066 (As per December 2019 data)
Exam Helpdesk No.0120-6895200
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CSIR NET Notification 2021

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will soon release the CSIR NET notification 2021 on its official website- The notification will contain the important details of the exam such as the detailed application process, eligibility criteria, admit card, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus and others. 

CSIR NET Application Process 2021

The CSIR NET application form 2021 link becomes active after the release of notification. The online application process is conducted on the official website- // Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria can apply online to appear for the exam. To complete the application process, candidates need to pay a certain fee. The CSIR NET application fee is Rs 1000 for the General category, Rs 500 for OBC and Rs 250 for SC/ ST. Candidates belonging to the PwD category are exempted from paying the application fee. 

CSIR NET Exam Dates 2021

Check the important CSIR NET exam dates below.

CSIR NET EventsCSIR NET Exam DatesSalient Features
Application formTo be announcedNTA releases the CSIR NET application form 2021 on the official website.
Last date for submission of the application feeTo be announcedCandidates could pay the CSIR NET application fee in online mode only.
Application correction windowTo be announcedCSIR NET application form correction window opens after the closing of the application process. Candidates who want to make changes to the application form can do so by visiting the website.  
Correction in choice of exam citiesTo be announcedThe facility for correction in the choice of CSIR NET exam cities opens as per the schedule mentioned in the notification. 
Admit cardTo be announcedCSIR NET 2021 admit card will be released on the official website.
CSIR NET exam dateTo be announcedCSIR NET 2021 exam is expected to be conducted after the COVID-19 situation eases.
Provisional answer keyTo be announcedCSIR NET provisional answer key 2021 is released soon after the conduct of the exam to invite objections from the candidates.
Final answer keyTo be announcedCSIR NET final answer key 2021 is released after analysing the response of candidates.
ResultTo be announcedCSIR NET result is released in the form of a scorecard on the official website.

CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria 2021

  1. What is the Full form of CSIR UGC NET EXAM?

    Council of scientific and industrial research university grant commission national eligibility test.

  2. When is csir ugc net exam 2021-22?

    The time and Date will be announced soon.

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