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CSIR UGC NET 2019 Exam: Online Registration Date Extended till 22nd March 2019

The last date for submission of online application for CSIR UGC NET 2019 Exam has been extended from 18th March 2019 to 22nd March 2019. In this article, we have shared the important exam dates; online registration dates and online application procedure for CSIR UGC NET 2019 Exam. CSIR has scheduled the Joint CSIR-UGC Test tentatively on Sunday, 16th June, 2019.

Mar 18, 2019 16:43 IST
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CSIR UGC NET 2019 Online Registration Date Extended till 22nd March 2019
CSIR UGC NET 2019 Online Registration Date Extended till 22nd March 2019

The last date for submission of online application for CSIR UGC NET 2019 Exam has been extended from 18th March 2019 to 22nd March 2019. CSIR has scheduled the Joint CSIR-UGC Test tentatively on Sunday, 16th June, 2019 for determining the eligibility of Indian Nationals for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) and for determining eligibility for appointment as Lecturer (LS) in the areas of Chemical Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences. The award of Junior Research Fellowship to the successful eligible candidates will depend on their finding admission/ placement in a University/ National laboratory/ Institution of higher learning and research, as applicable.

Details to be filled

Candidates must write their name, father/mother's name as written in their Matriculation Certificate (Xth class Board) and should ensure that the same are matching with their educational qualification certificates and caste certificate except for married females. Married female candidates are required to send scanned copy of their marriage certificates along with any other documents as proof through e-mail to: examunit@csirhrdg.res.in as and when asked for by CSIR-HRDG. All Caste/PwD Certificates shall be strictly as per Govt. of India instructions. The validity of OBC certificates (Noncreamy layer) shall be governed as per Govt. of India instructions.

OPTION (either ‘Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)’ OR ‘Lectureship (LS)’)

A candidate may apply either for ‘Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)’ OR ‘Lectureship (LS)’. He/she may indicate his/her preference in the Online Application, as the case may be. If the candidate applies for JRF and fulfills the laid down eligibility criteria for Lectureship also, such a candidate will be considered for both JRF & LS. Option/preference given by the candidate in his/her application form is final and request for change will not be entertained at any later stage. If a candidate is found to be over-aged for JRF (NET) he/she will be automatically considered for Lectureship (NET) only. Candidates with M.Sc qualification OR under M.Sc Result Awaited (RA) category shall be eligible for Lectureship (LS) subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria as laid down by the UGC.

Essential Qualification:

  • M.Sc or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks for General (UR) and OBC candidates and 50% for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates;
  • Candidates enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination as on the closing date of online submission of application form, 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 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-Ph.D program with at least 55% marks for General (UR) and OBC candidates; 50% marks for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates with bachelor’s degree will be eligible for CSIR fellowship only after getting registered/enrolled for Ph.D/Integrated Ph.D program within the validity period of two years;
  • Candidates possessing only Bachelor’s degree shall not be eligible for Lectureship;
  • The eligibility for lectureship of NET qualified candidates will be subject to fulfilling the criteria laid down by UGC.
  • Ph.D 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.

Upper Age Limit & Relaxation:

Maximum 28 years as on 1st January 2019 for JRF(NET) {upper age limit is relaxable up to 5 years for SC/ST/Persons with Disability (PwD)/ female applicants and 03 years for OBC (non creamy layer) applicants}. No upper age limit for Lectureship (NET).

Documents to be uploaded while applying online

The online application has provision for uploading the following documents and candidates should upload all the documents applicable to them:

a) Scanned recent passport size photograph with light background in JPEG/JPG format with dimension ranging from 35mm width x 45mm height (Max. 280x360 pixels; Min. 150x180 pixels; Min. 200DPI; File size should be less than 150KB; Valid Filename-> Should have only one extension, only Alpha-Numeric characters allowed with hyphen (-) and underscore (_). Space not allowed; file extension should be in small letters).

b) Scanned Signature JPEG/JPG format with dimension ranging from 35mm width x15mm height (Max. 280x120 pixels; Min. 100x40 pixels; Min. 200 DPI; file size should be less than 150 KB; valid file name->should have only one extension, only Alpha-Numeric characters allowed with hyphen (-) and underscore (_). Space not allowed, file extension should be in small letters) Writing full name in CAPITAL LETTERS in the Signature Box will not be accepted.

c) Qualifying final/last marksheet or testimonials clearly mentioning the semester that you are pursuing or passed with clear indication of % of mark scored, to confirm your eligibility to take the exam. The candidates are to note that the uploaded document should clearly indicate the % of mark scored or the grade awarded by the Institute/University. (PDF format; File size should be less than 400KB; valid file name; should have only one extension. Only Alpha-Numeric characters allowed with hyphen (-) and underscore (_). Space not allowed;

d) Category Certificate as proof that you belong to SC/ST//OBC (non-creamy layer)/ EWS (PDF format; File size should be less than 400KB; valid file name; should have only one extension. Only Alpha-Numeric characters allowed with hyphen (-) and underscore (_). Space not allowed); Candidates belonging to economically weaker section (EWS) who have not yet obtained ‘Income and Asset Certificate’ from an appropriate competent authority in the prescribed proforma, should submit an Affidavit (as given at Appendix-VI in this Information Bulletin) that they belong to economically weaker section and that they will submit Income and Asset Certificate issued by an appropriate competent authority in the prescribed proforma latest 15th June, 2019, failing which my claim of belonging to economically weaker section may be cancelled.

e) PwD Certificate (PDF format; File size should be less than 400KB; valid file name; should have only one extension. Only Alpha-Numeric characters allowed with hyphen (-) and underscore (_).Space not allowed);

f) Candidates applying under Result Awaited (RA) category should upload the Attestation Form duly attested by the HoD of the University/College/Institute (PDF format; File size should be less than 400KB; valid file name; should have only one extension. Only Alpha-Numeric characters allowed with hyphen (-) and underscore (_). Space not allowed).

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