CSIR UGC NET 2020: NTA Notice (Released), Application, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

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CSIR UGC NET 2020 Exam Dates has been Announced, the Exam will be held on 21st June 2020. National Testing Agency conducts CSIR UGC NET (National Eligibility Test) to recruit eligible candidates as Lecturers in the country under the faculty of Science & Technology. In this exam, it includes a total of 5 subjects in the field of Science & Technology i.e. Life Science, Earth & Planetary Science, Mathematical Science, Chemical Science & Physical Science. CSIR UGC NET exam consists of MCQ type question of 200 marks.

Eligible & Interested candidates are requested to apply for CSIR UGC NET 2020 only after reading all the guidelines mentioned on the official website.

From this content, applicants will know the detailed information of CSIR UGC NET important dates, application form, and eligibility criteria.

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Notification – Exam Date Announced

New CSIR UGC NET 2020 Exam Date has been Announced, the Exam will be held on 21st June 2020. Click here to Check Exam Date Details.

New CSIR UGC NET 2020 Application Form will be Releasing on 16th March 2020. Click Here to Check Application Form Details.

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Exam Important Date

Here we are Providing the complete Schedule of CSIR UGC NET 2020. Candidates can Check Application, Admit Card, Exam, Result in Dates as mentioned below.

EventDates (Announced)
Online Application Form Starts16th March 2020
The last date for an online Application Form15th April 2020
Application Fee starts16th March 2020
Application fee last date15th April 2020
Admit Card15th May 2020
Exam Date21st June 2020 
Publishing of Answer KeyLast week of May 2020
Declaration of Result5th July 2020 

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Application Form

From 16th March 2020, the CSIR UGC NET Application Form will be available till 15th April 2020. Those candidates want to get an award of Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship; they can apply in this test by filling the Application Form through online mode. Candidates can fill the Application Form by following the procedure mentioned below.

  • CSIR UGC NET 2020 Online Application Form will be Releasing on 16th March 2020.
  • CSIR UGC NET 2020 Online Application Form the last date is 15th April 2020.
  • First of all, candidates need to go on the official web page that is nta.nic.in
  • Before applying for CSIR UGC NET candidates are requested to go through detailed notification & eligibility mentioned on the official website.
  • Candidates should fill their personal & academic information carefully in order to apply for the exam.
  • Candidates must upload their relevant documents through scanned copies only.
  • Candidates are advised to take a print out of Application Form & also note down to print admit card before the exam the application number generated after submitting the application.

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Application Fee

  • CSIR UGC NET Application started on 16th March 2020.
  • CSIR UGC NET Application the last date is 15th April 2020.
  • Candidates paying fee online mode can pay through debit/credit/net banking.
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CSIR UGC NET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Those applicants are going to fill the Application Form of CSIR UGC NET; they must have to check their Eligibility Criteria before applying. The ineligible candidates cannot apply in this examination.

Educational Qualification:

  • The applicants must be qualified in M.Sc or an equivalent degree / Integrated BS-MS / BS – 4 years / BE / B. Tech / B. Pharma / MBBS.
  • For General and OBC-NCL candidates, a minimum of 55% marks and for SC / ST / physically and visually handicapped candidates, a minimum of 50% marks is required in this degree.
  • Those enrolled for M.Sc or those who have completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.
  • Sc (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or candidates enrolled in the Integrated MS-PhD program can apply as well.
  • Such applicants need a minimum of 55% marks (for general and OBC-NCL) and 50% marks for SC / ST, physically and visually handicapped candidates.
  • Those candidates will have a bachelor’s degree must be registered/enrolled for Ph.D./ Integrated Ph.D. program to be eligible for CSIR.
  • Those will be qualified for a Master’s degree with minimum 50% marks, are eligible to apply for the only Lectureship.

Age Limit & Relaxation 

  • For Junior Research Fellowship (NET), the maximum age of Candidates should be 28 years, which can be relaxed up to 5 years for SC / ST / Physically or Visually handicapped and female candidates and 3 years for OBC- Non-Creamy Layer candidates
  • For Lectureship (NET), there is no upper age limit.

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Exam Pattern

PartNo of QuestionsMarksDuration
A20 (15 Compulsory)30
B40 (35 compulsories)703 Hours
C60 (25 Compulsory)100
    • Part A is common for all candidates & each question carries 2 marks.
    • Part B consist of subject related questions & each question carries 2 marks.
    • Part C consist of depth questions in subject related & each question carries 4 marks.
    • There is a 25% negative marking.
    • If a question for any reason found wrong, the benefit of marks will be given to only those candidates who attempt the question attempts the question.

    This examination will be conducted in two sessions and applicants have to complete their exam in 3 hours and no extra time will be allotted under any circumstances.

    Mode of examPen and Paper mode
    Format of examMultiple Choice Questions
    Exam Duration3 hours
    Session TimingsForenoon Session – 9 am to 12 pm (Life Science & Physical Science)

    Afternoon Session – 2 pm to 5 pm ( Chemical Science, Earth Science & Mathematical Science)

    Total marks200
    List of SubjectsLife Sciences

    Chemical Sciences

    Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences

    Mathematical Sciences

    Physical Sciences

    CSIR UGC NET 2020 Syllabus

    Subjects Syllabus
    Chemical ScienceOrganic Chemistry, Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, interdisciplinary topics.
    Earth ScienceEarth & Solar System, Earth Materials, Ocean & Atmosphere, Interiors of Earth, Environmental Earth Science,
    Life SciencesMolecules & their Interaction, Cellular Organization, Fundamental Process, Cell Communication, Development Biology, System Physiology, Ecological Principles, Evolution.
    Mathematical ScienceAnalysis, Linear Algebra, Complex Analysis, Topology, Ordinary Differential Equations, Partial Differential Equations, Numeric Analysis,
    Physical ScienceMathematical Method of Physics, Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetic Theory, Quantum Mechanics, Thermodynamics & Statistical Physics, Electronics & Experimental Methods,

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    CSIR UGC NET Preparation Tips

    Those candidates have applied in this examination; they should have to follow up on the preparation tips mentioned below.

    • Candidates must have to be well-planned with the use of exam pattern, syllabus, and previous year question paper.
    • They should have to make the proper plan to study for the preparation of examination.

    CSIR UGC NET 2020 Admit Card

    Candidates can download the CSIR UGC NET admit card from the official website.

    • CSIR UGC NET Admit Card will be available on 15th May 2020.
    • No Physical Admit Card will be sent to students through the post.
    • Candidates must not forget their Admit card on the day of the exam, otherwise, he/she shall not be allowed to seat in the exam.

    CSIR UGC NET Answer Key 2020

    The answer key will be available on the official web page and applicants can calculate their marks as per their answered of questions asked in the examination.

    • CSIR UGC NET 2020 Answer Key will be Available After the few days of the Examination.
    • Applicants can download the answer key and they can submit their representation against the answer key in respect of all the subjects.

    CSIR UGC NET 2020 Exam Result

    CSIR UGC NET Result will be declared on 5th July 2020.

    • CSIR UGC NET Result will be declared on the official website and the applicants can download the result provided in the PDF format.
    • Candidate can view their result by providing their registration no on the official portal.
    • They also can take a print out of it for future use.

    CSIR UGC NET 2020 Selection Procedure

    The candidate’s Selection process will be done based on the performance in the CSIR UGC NET Entrance Exam conducted by NTA.

    • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of marks scored in the Entrance Exam.

    If you any query regarding CSIR UGC NET 2020, you can ask your query leave comments below.

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    1. mursila says:

      can correction can be done after form submission??

    2. Niketan says:

      Sir, I have given my exams postgraduation final year and i filled csir june form also.I belongated to very poor family,,so i am doing job .pls tell what should i do.

    3. Jyotirmoy chakraborty says:

      When 2019 exam. Will be held?
      When HRD net exam.will be held?

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