CSIR NET 2021 - Notification, Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus
CSIR UGC NET 2021 - The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has informed that the CSIR NET 2021 exam will not be held in July 2021. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the CSIR NET 2021 exam notification in online mode on the official website - csirnet.nta.nic.in. According to the CSIR officials, it has also been cleared that they will provide clear notice of 2 months when the pandemic situation will improve. NTA conducts the CSIR NET exam twice every year. NTA will release the application form of CSIR NET 2021 along with the official notification. Candidates who filled the application form successfully can download the CSIR NET admit card 2021. To know more about CSIR UGC NET 2021, read the full article below.
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What is CSIR NET 2021 Exam?
The CSIR NET 2021 exam is conducted to determine the eligibility for Assistant Professor/ Lecturers and Junior Research Fellowship for the science stream subject. Applicants have to secure marks more than or equal to the cut off marks of CSIR UGC NET 2021 to get qualified in the CSIR UGC NET 2021 exam. Qualified candidates will get the CSIR UGC NET eligibility certificate. The validity of certificate for lectureship is lifetime whereas the fellowship certificate validity is of 3 years.
CSIR UGC NET 2021: Highlights
Name of the exam
National Eligibility Test
Commonly known as
CSIR UGC NET
National Testing Agency (NTA)
Level of examination
Mode of exam
Paper 2 - Number of Subjects available
(one subject chosen by the candidate)
CSIR NET 2021 Subject Codes
Candidates can check the subject codes for CSIR NET 2021 in the table that is given below.
|CSIR NET Subjects||CSIR UGC NET Subject Codes|
|Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences||702|
The important dates of CSIR UGC NET 2021 will be released along with the CSIR UGC NET 2021 notification. Candidates can check the table below to know about the CSIR UGC NET 2021 exam dates. However, these dates are tentative which will be updated after the official announcement.
Important Dates for CSIR UGC NET 2021:
CSIR UGC NET Application form
To be announced
Last date to Apply
To be announced
CSIR UGC NET 2021 Application Correction window
To be announced
CSIR UGC NET Admit card
To be announced
CSIR UGC NET exam
To be announced
CSIR UGC NET Provisional Answer key
To be announced
CSIR UGC NET Final Answer Key
To be announced
CSIR UGC NET Result
To be announced
CSIR NET 2021 Notification
The official notification for CSIR NET 2021 exam will be released soon. The CSIR NET notification 2021 will contain all the details related to the exam process and will be released on the official website csirnet.nta.nic.in. Information related to the CSIR NET syllabus, exam pattern, application process, exam centres are there in the CSIR NET notification.
The CSIR UGC NET eligibility criteria will be prescribed by the NTA. Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria for CSIR UGC NET 2021 in order to be deemed eligible to appear for the exam and to prevent any cancellation of their candidacy due to the lack of documentary evidence at a later stage. The criteria for eligibility include provisions based on age and qualifications for education.
CSIR UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2021 – Educational Qualification
Applicants with the Master's degree in science stream with a minimum of 55% marks from CSIR UGC-recognized universities/institutions or equivalents are eligible to apply for CSIR UGC NET 2021.
Candidates belonging to the group OBC/SC/ST/PWD/Transgender must have at least 50 percent Master's degree marks to apply for CSIR UGC NET 2021.
CSIR UGC NET 2021 Eligibility Criteria - Age
For candidates applying for JRF, the upper age limit is 28 years of age
There is no age limit for candidates who are applying for Assistant Professor.
However, NTA provides the relaxation to the students who belongs to reserved category such as OBC, ST/SC, Transgender and Women candidates
CSIR UGC NET Eligibility 2021: Age Relaxation
The CSIR UGC NET application form will be released in online mode on the official website. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form of CSIR UGC NET. The procedure of CSIR UGC NET application form will be complete after the submission of application fee. Before filling the application form of CSIR UGC NET, candidates must be ready with their details such as personal details, academic details along with the bank details. It is important to fill the application form correctly.
Steps to fill CSIR UGC NET Application form:
Visit the official website of CSIR UGC NET.
Complete the registration form with the name, valid email address, mobile number and date of birth.
After the completing the registration process, candidates have to complete the application form after submitting the personal details, along with the academic details.
Upload the scanned photograph and signature.
Complete the application process, after the fee paying application fees.
Applicants must take the print out of the application form for the future references.
NTA will release the list of CSIR NET 2021 exam centres along with the notification of CSIR NET 2021. Candidates will be required to choose the CSIR UGC NET exam centres 2021 according to their preference. All those who will successfully fill the application form, they will get to know the details about the CSIR NET exam centres on the admit card. Also the candidates must ensure that they follow the guidelines that have been mentioned in the hall ticket at the CSIR NET 2021 exam centre.
There will be two papers for the CSIR UGC NET 2021 exam. The two papers will consist of multiple choice questions of objective nature. No break between papers is going to take place. There is no negative marking and for any wrong response, no marks will be deducted. 2 marks will be given for each correct answer. The overall duration of the test will be 3 hours.
CSIR UGC NET Exam Pattern 2021
Number of questions
Total marks allotted
The syllabus of CSIR UGC NET 2021 has been revised by the NTA-CSIR UGC and candidates can download this updated syllabus from the CSIR UGC website CSIR UGCnetonline.in/syllabus-new.php for all NET subjects. For all candidates, Paper 1 is common for everyone. The syllabus for Paper I will be focused on the candidates' teaching and reasoning ability, general knowledge, understanding and divergent thought. Paper 2 is subject-based on the choice from Chemical Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Science, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Physical Sciences.
CSIR UGC NET Books 2021
While preparing for CSIR UGC NET, applicants need to know the best and recommended books. The CSIR UGC NET exam consists of two papers - Paper 1 and Paper 2. For all candidates, Paper 1 is standard and candidates should refer to the same list of recommended books for CSIR UGC NET Paper 1. Since Paper 2 is subject-based, books for various subjects such as trade, economics, management etc. will be different. Candidates must purchase books that accurately and specifically cover the content and topics. NTA CSIR UGC NET/SET/JRF - Paper 1: Teaching and Study Aptitude by writers such as KVS Madaan, Harpreet Kaur, Sajit Kumar, etc. Candidates should refer to books.
Also Read: How to prepare for CSIR UGC NET Life Science?
To get an idea of the question paper, candidates have to practice question papers. Solving question papers will familiarise you with the difficulty level of questions, form of questions, common question topics, all of which will help you develop a plan for planning and practice well. CSIR UGC NET's previous official papers up to 2014 are available on the official website of CSIR UGC.
CSIR UGC NET Mock Test 2021
NTA provides the mock tests for CSIR NET 2021 for different subjects. Candidates can visit the official website and choose the subject for mock test of CSIR NET 2021. The mock test will help the students to understand the question paper level, exam pattern and other important information about CSIR NET 2021 exam. Check the steps to know how to start mock test of CSIR NET 2021.
Visit the official website of NTA: National Testing Agency
Select which ‘exam’ and ‘paper’ you want to appear for
Select CSIR UGC NET from the drop-down and Paper I or your respective subject for Paper 2
Click on ‘Start mock test’ button
NTA will release the CSIR NET 2021 admit card online on the official website. Candidates can download the admit card of CSIR NET 2021 using the application number and date of birth. All the important information such as the name of the candidate, roll number, NET subject, exam centre, exam date, applicant change, exam day instructions, etc. will be included in the admit card for CSIR NET 2021. Applicants must carry a photo identity card (Passport, Driving License, Aadhaar Card, PAN Card) along with their 2021 CSIR UGC NET admission card. The name displayed on the proof of photo identification must match the name shown on the admit card.
Steps to Download CSIR UGC NET 2021 Admit Card:
Visit the official website of CSIR UGC NET 2021
Click on CSIR UGC NET admit card link
Login window will be opened
Enter your application number, date of birth
Download CSIR UGC NET Admit Card 2021
CSIR UGC NET Exam Analysis 2021
All the candidates who will appear for the entrance test, they can check the CSIR UGC NET 2021 exam analysis wherein they will get to know about the overall and the sectional difficulty level of the entrance test. This will help the candidates to analyse their performance in the entrance exam and they will also get to know the number of questions that were asked from each topic.
Also Read: How to prepare for CSIR UGC NET?
CSIR UGC NET Exam Analysis 2021
After the CSIR NET exam 2021, candidates can check the CSIR NET 2021 exam analysis so that they get a better understanding about the overall difficulty level of each subject paper. By going through the CSIR UGC NET exam analysis, candidates will become aware about the type of questions that were asked and the topics from which maximum number of questions were asked. This will help the candidates who will be prepare for future exam to know on which topics they are required to focus more.
After the completion of the CSIR NET exam, NTA releases the CSIR NET 2021 answer key along with the question papers. Candidates need to login using the application number and date of birth/password and download the CSIR NET answer key 2021. There will be two stages of CSIR NET answer key - provisional and final. Applicants will have to pay a required fee of Rs. 1000 per query and attach proof supporting their request to raise objections for the answer key of CSIR UGC NET 2021 . After all the objections made by the candidates have been taken into consideration, a final one will be published. After reviewing the official CSIR UGC NET final answer key, candidates will measure their potential scores and thus know the chances of qualifying for the exam.
Steps to download CSIR UGC NET 2021 Answer Key:
The following are the details to be mentioned on the answer key of CSIR UGC NET 2021,
Open the official website of NTA CSIR UGC NET.
Click on the answer key link on the web page (link will be updated).
Login to the website by using valid credentials.
Click on the submit button.
The CSIR UGC NET 2021 answer key will appear on the screen.
Download and save it as a PDF file.
The result of the CSIR UGC NET 2021 will be announced by NTA in online mode. Candidates may use their application number and birth date/password to check their result for CSIR NET exam. The result of CSIR UGC NET 2021 includes the candidate's data, the marks secured by them, and their qualifying status. Check the steps to download the result of CSIR NET 2021 below.
Visit the official website - CSIR UGCnet.nta.nic.in
Click on CSIR UGC NET 2021 June result link.
Enter the CSIR UGC NET application number and password/date of birth in the login window that appears.
The screen will then display the CSIR UGC NET result 2021.
Download the result and save it for future references.
Details specified on the CSIR UGC NET 2021 result:
Candidates can find the details mentioned in the CSIR UGC NET 2021 result
Marks and Percentile obtained in each paper
Percentage of marks secured
NTA releases the CSIR UGC NET cutoff both the subject wise and category-wise. According to the CSIR NET cut off, candidates need to secure at least 40 percent marks for general category candidates, whereas reserved category candidates (OBC-NCL, SC, ST, PWD, and transgenders) must score a minimum of 35 percent marks in both papers. These minimum qualification marks apply to applicants who are eligible for an Assistant Professor as well as a JRF.
NTA will release the cut off of CSIR UGC NET separately for candidates who qualify for lectureship and JRF. The cut-off of the CSIR UGC NET 2021 shows the category-wise and subject-wise cut off marks along with the total number of eligible candidates who have appeared in all categories for each subject.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CSIR NET 2021 - Notification, Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus
Question: When will the CSIR UGC NET 2021 exam be conducted?
The CSIR NET 2021 exam date has not been announced date.
Question: Can I give CSIR UGC NET 2021 in offline mode?
No, CSIR UGC NET has only been performed in online mode as a computer-based test (CBT) since NTA began conducting the exam.
Question: What is the maximum age limit for applying for the CSIR UGC NET 2021 examination?
Applicants need not be more than 30 years of age in order to qualify for the JRF. There is no age limit for applying for the Assistant Professor job.
Question: Does the CSIR UGC NET exam have any negative markings?
No, the exam does not have any negative markings. For an incorrect answer or a question left unanswered, candidates are given zero points.
Question: What is the validity of the eligibility certificate for CSIR UGC NET?
For the CSIR UGC NET eligibility certificate obtained for the position of assistant professor, there is no recommended validity. This ensures that the Assistant Professor's CSIR UGC NET credential is valid for life. The JRF award letter is, however, valid for a term of three years from the date of issue of the letter.
Question: Who is excluded from taking the NET CSIR UGC exam?
Question: In which medium is the CSIR NET 2021 exam is conducted?
The CSIR NET 2021 exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in English and in Hindi.
Question: What is stipend amount that is given to the candidates who qualify for the JRF?
Presently, the candidates who qualify for the JRF, they are paid Rs 31,000 per month for the first two years and after that it is increased to Rs 35, 000 in the third year and if the fellow has registered for the Ph.D
Question: Is there a restriction in the number of attempts for candidates who will appear for the CSIR UGC NET exam?
Presently, there is no restriction in the total number of attempts for which the candidates can appear for the CSIR NET 2021 exam.
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Questions related to CSIR UGC NET
Which subject should I do graduation and post graduation to clear csir ugc net in future means in which subject I will cover my csir course ??
Firstly CSIR NET is mainly for science subjects such as mathematical science/chemical science/earth science/biological science/physical science, the eligibility criteria for CSIR NET is passed BTech/BPharm/BS degree of four years/Integrated MSc or BS-MS securing 55% aggregate, there is relaxation of 5% for reserved categories, in case of JRF the upper age limit is 28 years, there is relaxation of five years for five years for OBC/SC/ST/Transgender/Women candidates, in case of lectureship there is no upper age limit.
so to answer your question you can go for any subject selection or degree choice as per the eligibility criteria laid out by CSIR NET, if you want to go for integrated MSc then you may choose any field such as physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology/life science to name a few,
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1.How we get stipend after qualifying NET-JRF? What is eligibility criteria for stipend? 2. Can we get Stipend after UGC-NET History?
For getting scholarship in net jrf is to qualify the UGC NET exam. The eligibility of appearing UGC NET candidate has to secure at least 55% marks in post graduation level. Stipends are paid after qualifying in UGC NET exam which is of hundred marks and of 50 questions 2 marks for every questions and answer for 0. Typing speed after qualifying UGC net is 30 rupees 31000 for the positive two years and 35000 for the remaining three years.for the humanities and social sciences 29c amount is 10000 for the for the consecutive two years and 20500 for the last 3 years.
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when application form of csir net is available
The CSIR NET 2021 Application Form procedure is expected to start in the second or third week of March 2021. If you wish to apply for the June 2021 session you can start filling out the forms after releasing by the officials. But before filling up the CSIR NET 2021 June Application Form, you must check the step-by-step procedure to apply for the exam with the required eligibility criteria.
I am studying bsc first year from cbz. Can i eligible for CSIR UGC NET Exam.
The eligibility criteria for CSIR UGC NET is :
- Candidates must have a M.Sc or an equivalent degree / Integrated BS-MS / BS - 4 years / BE / B. Tech / B. Pharma / MBBS.
- General/ EWS and OBC-NCL candidates have to secure minimum of 55% marks and for SC/ ST/PWD candidates need to secure a minimum of 50% marks is required in their respective degree.
- B.Sc. (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or aspirants who have enrolled in the Integrated MS-PhD program can also apply providing that they have secured minimum 55% marks (for general and OBC-NCL) and 50% marks for SC / ST/PWD.
- the candidates who have bachelor’s degree must be enrolled for Ph.D./ Integrated Ph.D. program. Only then they will be eligible.
- Ph.D. degree holders, who have passed Master’s degree with minimum 50% marks, are eligible to apply for the only Lectureship.
The age limit is that for Junior Research Fellowship the age of the candidates should be less than 28 years and there is no upper age limit for Assistant Professorship. The upper age limit can be relaxed up to 5 years for reserved category candidates.
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