CSIR UGC NET 2019 to be held on December 15


The National Testing Agency (NTA) is going to conduct CSIR UGC NET exam on 15 December 2019.

The National Testing Agency NTA is taking the charge of conduction of CSIR NET for the very time. The test will no longer be conducted in paper-based mode and will be completely computer-based (CBT). UGC NET exam earlier had two subject-specific papers but now NTA has discontinued the practice and there will be only one subject-specific paper.

On September 9, the NTA will release the information brochure for CSIR NET December 2019 exam. The official notification is keenly awaited and will be released soon. It will include important information about the exam such as duration of exam, structural changes in the pattern of exam and other important information. The application process too will commence from September 9, 2019. The last date to register for the exam is October 9, 2019.

Registration Dates

9th September to 9th October, 2019

Downloading of Admit Cards

9th November, 2019

Dates of Examinations

15th December, 2019

Date of Announcing Result

31st December, 2019

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research National Eligibility Test (CSIR NET)

CSIR UGC NET is a National Level Entrance Examination for candidates who have acquired their Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in streams related to science.

The Entrance Examination conducted to select the eligible candidates for the position of lectures at colleges and universities, and for awarding the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Chemical Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences.

It also serves as the determining factor of eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (LS) in certain subject areas falling under the faculty of Science & Technology. 

CSIR NET 2019 Eligibility

Note: Candidates possessing only Bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply only for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and not for Lectureship (LS). 

Educational Qualification

The candidates must have passed BS-MS/ BS-4 years/ BE/ B.Tech/ B.Pharma/ MBBS with minimum 55% marks for General/ OBC category candidates and 50% marks for SC/ ST/ PwD category candidates.

The candidates should have passed B.Sc (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-Ph.D. program with minimum 55% marks for General/ OBC category candidates and 50% marks for SC/ ST/ PWD category candidates.

Age Limit

For JFR NET, the candidate must be 28 years as on 1st July 2019 whereas 5 years relaxation for SC/ ST/ PWD/ female applicants and 3 years relaxation for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) applicants. For Lectureship NET though, there is no upper age limit.

For more information or queries pertaining to the examination, the candidates are advised to visit the official exam website or get in touch at the contact information mentioned below

CSIR NET 2019 Contact Details

  • Address: Head, Human Resource Development Group, CSIR Complex, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi, Pincode – 110 012, India
  • Email:[email protected]
  • Fax: + 91 – 011 – 2584 0887
  • Contact Number: 011 – 25841582, 25842493, 25841701, 25842729


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