CSIR UGC NET 2024 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

CSIR UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted by National Testing Agency on behalf of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. After clearing the examination the candidates will be eligible for the post of Assistant Professor and Junior Research fellowship. In this article, we will discuss CSIR UGC NET 2024 Exam Date, Registration, Revised Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility, etc.

CSIR UGC NET 2024 Important Dates

EventsExam Dates (June session)Exam Dates (December session)
Application Re-opened August 2024September 2024
Start to submit the application formAugust 2024September 2024
Last date to apply online Application formSeptember 2024September 2024
Last Date of Submission of FeeSeptember 2024 —
Correction window openSeptember 2024November 2024
CSIR NET 2024 Admit Card Issued DateNovember 2024November 2024
CSIR NET 2024 Exam DateNovember 2024December 2024
CSIR NET ResultTo Be Announced LaterJanuary 2024

CSIR UGC NET Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of CSIR UGC NET is as follows-

  • The candidate must be a permanent citizen of India
  • The minimum required age for applying for CSIR UGC NET  is 28 years with no maximum age limit
  • Candidates who have a 4-year BS program or having a B.E/B.Tech/B.Pharma/ or Integrated BS-MS/MBBS/B.Sc. (Hons)/M.Sc. or equivalent degree/B.Sc. (Hons) or any equivalent degree.
  • Aspirants who want to get enrolled in the integrated MS-PhD program must have scored a minimum of 55% marks and a relaxation of 50% for the other categories (SC/ST, Physically and, visually handicapped).
  • Aspirants who want to get enroll for an M.Sc. course or have just completed 10+2+3 years of any of the required qualifying examinations are also eligible to appear for the entrance exam under the category of Result Awaited. To avail the benefit of fellowship, candidates have to complete the required qualifying degree with the required percentage of marks within the valid period of two years. For candidates who don’t qualify these criteria, their fellowship application will not consider.
  • Candidates having a Bachelor’s degree, in the discipline of Engineering, Science, or any other will also be eligible to avail the benefit of CSIR fellowship only after the enrolment for a Ph.D./Integrated Ph.D. program within the valid period of two years.

BCECE Admission Process

The Application form of BCECE can be filled online. The following are the steps by step application process-

  • Visit the official website of the Jammu & Kashmir ITI- csirnet.nta.nic.in
  • Click on the ‘New Candidate Registration’ and start filling in the required details like email ID password etc.
  • Now, verify the email by clicking on the verification link send by Jammu & Kashmir CET
  • Now, Log in to your account and click on the apply button
  • A form will appear, fill the form with correct information
  • Now upload your scanned passport size photograph
  • Now you have to upload the scanned copy of all the certificates and documents mentioned below
  • Now a payment gateway will open where you have to pay the application fee using Credit/Debit, UPI, Net Banking, or challan
  • Take a print out of the payment confirmation slip and the application for future uses

Documents required for Jammu & Kashmir ITI Admission

The following are the list of documents required for Jammu & Kashmir ITI Admission-

  • Scanned Passport Size photograph under 1 MB
  • Scanned copy of class  10th, passed certificate/ Mark Sheet showcasing all the marks obtained in the subjects
  • Aadhar Card

Application Fee

The application fee for the BCECE entrance examination is as follows-

CategoryApplication Fee
GeneralRs.1000/-
OBC/NCLRs. 500/-
SC/ST/PH/VHRs. 250/-

Exam Centres for CSIR NET

The following are the examination center for the CSIR NET entrance examination-

  • Bangalore           
  • Guwahati           
  • Nagpur
  • Bhavnagar          
  • Hyderabad         
  • Pilani
  • Bhopal 
  • Imphal 
  • Pune
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Jammu
  • Raipur
  • Chandigarh        
  • Jamshedpur      
  • Roorkee
  • Chennai              
  • Jorhat  
  • Srinagar
  • Cochin
  • Karaikudi            
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Delhi     
  • Kolkata
  • Udaipur
  • Guntur
  • Lucknow             
  • Varanasi

CSIR UGC NET Syllabus

CSIR UGC NET entrance examination is divided into three parts- Part-A, Part-B & Part-C. The following are the syllabus of the NET syllabus-

Part-A

Logical Reasoning

  • Similarities and Differences
  • Visual Ability
  • Number Series
  • Graphical Analysis
  • Blood Relationships
  • Data Analysis
  • Arrangements
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Statements
  • Syllogisms
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Analogies
  • Non-verbal Reasoning
  • Directions
  • Alphabet Series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Symbols and Notations & Classification

Numerical Ability

  • Number System
  • Percentage
  • Average
  • Time & Work
  • Algebra
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Area
  • Time & Speed
  • Profit & Loss
  • HCF, LCM Problems
  • Bar Graph, Pictorial Graph, Pie Chart
  • Simplifications
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Permutation & Combination

Graphical Analysis

  • Measures of Dispersion
  • Bar Graph
  • Mean
  • Line Graph
  • Median
  • Pie Chart
  • Mode & Tabulation

Part-B & Part-C

The candidate must choose his/her desired subject for the part-B & Part-C exams. The following are the subject options candidate gets-

Chemical Science

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Supermolecular Chemistry
  • Green Chemistry
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry in Nanoscience and Technology

Earth Sciences

Earth Science is a part of Paper-1 and it consists of two sections as Section-B and section-C. The CSIR NET 2021 Syllabus of both sections is given below.

Earth Science: Part-B

  • Oceans and Atmosphere
  • The Earth and Solar System
  • Interior of Earth, Deformation, and Tectonics
  • Earth Materials, Surface Features, and Processes
  • Environmental Earth Sciences

Earth Sciences: Part-C

All the topics mentioned below are part of Geology under the Earth Sciences.

  • Mineralogy and Petrology
  • Marine Geology and Paleoceanography
  • Quarternary Geology
  • Economic Geology
  • Paleontology and its Applications
  • Meteorology
  • Physical Geography
  • Structural Geology and Geotectonics
  • Geochemistry
  • Geophysics
  • Precambrian Geology and Crustal Evolution
  • Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Life Sciences

  • Developmental Biology
  • Molecules and their Interaction Relevant to Biology
  • Fundamental Processes
  • Diversity of Life Forms
  • Methods in Biology
  • Evolution and Behaviour
  • Cellular Organization
  • System Physiology – Plant
  • Cellular Organization
  • Inheritance Biology
  • Ecological Principles
  • Applied Biology

Physical Sciences

  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Mathematical Methods in Physics
  • Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics
  • Electronics and Experimental Methods

Mathematical Sciences

  • Linear Algebra
  • Algebra
  • Linear Integral Equations
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Calculus of Variations
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Complex Analysis
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Exploratory Data Analysis

CSIR UGC NET Examination Pattern

The mode of examination is MCQ-based. It is a 200 marks examination with a total of 3 hours allotted to complete the examination. The examination pattern of the CSIR NET is different for different subjects. The following are the examination pattern of CSIR NET-

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Chemical Sciences

CSIR NET Chemical Science Paper PartsNumber of Questions in CSIR NET Chemical Science PaperCSIR NET Chemical Science Paper Marks
A20 (Questions to be attempted: 15)30
B40 (Questions to be attempted: 35)70
C60 (Questions to be attempted: 25)100
Total120 (Questions to be attempted: 75)200

Marking Scheme

CSIR NET Chemical Science Paper PartsMarks Allotted for Each Question Marks Deducted for Each Question
A+2-0.5
B+2-0.5
C+4-1

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean, and Planetary Sciences

CSIR NET Earth Science Paper PartsNumber of Questions in CSIR NET Earth Science PaperCSIR NET Earth Science Paper Marks
A20 (Questions to be attempted: 15)30
B50 (Questions to be attempted: 35)70
C80 (Questions to be attempted: 25)100
Total150 (Questions to be attempted: 75)200

Marking scheme

CSIR NET Earth Science Paper PartsMarks Allotted for Each Question Marks Deducted for Each Question
A+2-0.5
B+2-0.5
C+4-1.32

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Life Sciences

CSIR NET Life Science Paper PartsNumber of Questions in CSIR NET Life Science PaperCSIR NET Life Science Paper Marks
A20 (Questions to be attempted: 15)30
B50 (Questions to be attempted: 35)70
C75 (Questions to be attempted: 25)100
Total145 (Questions to be attempted: 75)200

Marking scheme

CSIR NET Life Science Paper PartsMarks Allotted for Each Question Marks Deducted for Each Question
A+2-0.5
B+2-0.5
C+4-1

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Mathematical Sciences

CSIR NET Mathematical Science Paper PartsNumber of Questions in CSIR NET Mathematical Science PaperCSIR NET Mathematical Science Paper Marks
A20 (Questions to be attempted: 15)30
B40 (Questions to be attempted: 25)75
C60 (Questions to be attempted: 20)95
Total120 (Questions to be attempted: 60)200

Marking scheme

CSIR NET Mathematical Science Paper PartsMarks Allotted for Each Question Marks Deducted for Each Question
A+2-0.5
B+3-0.75
C+4.750

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Physical Sciences

CSIR NET Physical Science Paper PartsNumber of Questions in CSIR NET Physical Science PaperCSIR NET Physical Science Paper Marks
A20 (Questions to be attempted: 15)30
B25 (Questions to be attempted: 20)70
C30 (Questions to be attempted: 20)100
Total75 (Questions to be attempted: 55)200

Marking scheme

CSIR NET Physical Science Paper PartsMarks Allotted for Each Question Marks Deducted for Each Question
A+2-0.5
B+3.5-0.875
C+5-1.25

CSIR UGC NET 2024 Admit Card

The admit card is the most important document without which you will not be allowed to participate in the examination. You can download the admit card of CSIR UGC NET on the official website for CSIR UGC NET 2024.

CSIR UGC NET 2024 Exam Result

The examination result of the CSIR UGC NET will be released after 2-3 weeks of examination. You can find the exam result on the official website of the CSIR UGC NET.

CSIR UGC NET Counselling

A counseling session will be organized for the candidates who have qualified for the entrance examination. Based on the merit list, the candidates will be offered different colleges to choose from. You can choose the colleges based on your liking, fees, location, etc. when appearing for the counseling session of a particular college, the candidate must provide relevant documents in original as well as a printout. The following are the list of documents that are required during the counseling session-

  • 10th Mark Sheet and Certificate
  • Category Certificate if applicable
  • Character Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Any other document as per the instructions

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