CSIR (Human Resource Development Group): JRF/ Lectureship National Eligibility Test

The CSIR (Human Resource Development Group) will hold the CSIR-UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship.
Jobs Images Jr. Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Lectureship

  • M.Sc. or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS -MS/BS- 4 years/ BE/ B.Tech./ B.Pharma./ MBBS with at least 55% marks for general and OBC-Non Creamy layer candidates (Central list only as provided in National Commission for Backward Classes website: www.ncbc.nic.in) and 50% for SC/ ST, physically and Visually Handicapped candidates.
  • Candidates enrolled for M.Sc. or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination as on 25.8.2015, are also eligible to apply in the above subject under the Result Awaited (RA) category on the condition that they complete the qualifying degree with requisite percentage of marks within the validity period of two years to avail the fellowship from the effective date of award.
  • Such candidates will have to submit the attestation format (Given at the reverse of the application form) duly certified by the Head of the Department/Institute from where the candidate is appearing or has appeared.
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-PhD program with at least 55% marks for general and OBC (Non Creamy layer) candidates; 50% marks for SC/ST, physically and visually handicapped candidates are also eligible to apply. Candidates with bachelors degree will be eligible for CSIR fellowship only after getting registered/ enrolled for PhD/ Integrated PhD program within the validity period of two years.
  • The eligibility for lectureship of NET qualified candidates will be subject to fulfilling the criteria laid down by UGC. PhD degree holders who have passed Master’s degree prior to 19th September 1991, with at least 50% marks are eligible to apply for Lectureship only.

Age Limit (As on 01/07/15):
  • For JRF (NET): Maximum 28 years
  • For LS (NET): No upper age limit

Examination Fee: Rs.1000/- for General Category candidates, Rs.500/- for Other Backward Classes (OBC) -Non Creamy Layer category candidates and Rs.250/- for SC/ ST/ Physically Handicapped (PH) or Visually Handicapped (VH) category candidates.

Scheme of Test: The single paper MCQ based test as under:



(i) Life Sciences

(ii) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences

(iii) Mathematical Sciences

(iv) Chemical Sciences

(v) Physical Sciences





Morning Session

9.00 A.M. - 12.00 Noon


Afternoon Session

2.00 P.M. - 5.00 P.M.

For CSIR-UGC NET - Guidance, Study Material, Syllabus & Previous Papers: Click Here

How to Apply:
  • Candidates can apply online.
  • The hard copy of the online application form, duly completed with requisite enclosure should be sent by Ordinary post to the Deputy Secretary (Exam), Examination Unit, Human Resource Development Group, CSIR Complex, Opposite Institute of Hotel Management, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi 110012.

Important Dates:
  • Opening date of online registration Aug 03, 2015
  • Closing date of online registration Aug 25, 2015
  • Last date of receipt of duly completed hard copy of online application in the Examination Unit Sept 03, 2015
  • Last date of receipt of duly completed hard copy of online application in the Examination Unit (from remote areas) Sept 10, 2015
  • Last Date for receipt of written request for change of Examination Centre only on merit basis Oct 05, 2015
  • Tentative date of Publication of list of candidates registered for test on CSIR, HRDG website: Nov 05, 2015
  • Last date for accepting of representation about non-registration for this test Nov 13, 2015
  • Issue of e-Admission Certificate to registered candidates: Mid Dec., 2015
  • Date of Single MCQ Examination Dec 20, 2015

For more details, please visit: https://www.csirhrdg.res.in/notification_main_dec2015.pdf
Published on 8/3/2015 5:51:00 PM

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