CSIR NET 2022 Exam Rescheduled: Check New Exam Date, Shift Timings and Other Details

By Renuka Miglani|Updated : January 17th, 2022

CSIR NET 2022 Exam Rescheduled: As per the latest update received from National Testing Agency (NTA), the CSIR NET June 2021 exam has been rescheduled due to a clash with some major examinations. CSIR NET 2022 was scheduled to be conducted on 5 February and 6 February 2022, has now been rescheduled to 29 January, 15 February, and 18 February 2022.

National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting the Joint CSIR-UGC NET Examination June-2021 to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and to determine the eligibility for Lectureship (LS) /Assistant Professor in Indian Universities and Colleges in CBT mode. The application process has already been closed. The last date to fill the application was the 2nd January 2022. The new notification came up with the information regarding Date wise, Subject wise, and Shift wise Schedules for the Examination.

Candidates can check this blog here to find the following details like new exam dates, exam shifts, eligibility criteria, how to apply for the application process, and other details. 

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CSIR NET 2022 Exam: Highlights

Before checking the new exam dates, let's take a look at the overview of the CSIR NET exam as mentioned below:

EventsDetails
Name of the ExamCSIR UGC National Eligibility Test (NET)
Conducting AuthorityNational Testing Agency
Purpose of ExamJunior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Lectureship/ Assistant Professorship
Frequency of ExamTwice a Year (June and December)
Mode of ExamComputer-Based Mode (CBT)
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of Fee PaymentOnline
Number of Subjects5
The validity of the CSIR NET CertificateTwo Years

Download CSIR NET 2021 Notification PDF

CSIR NET 2022 Exam: New Exam Dates

Candidates who are preparing for CSIR NET 2022 exam should be aware of the CSIR NET exam dates. Check the important dates as per the latest notification released by NTA from the table given below.

EventsTentative Dates
Release of CSIR NET Online Application03 December 2021 
Last Date to Apply for CSIR NET03 January 2022 (up to 11:50 pm)
Last Date for CSIR NET Fee Payment03 January 2022 (upto 11:50 pm)
Exam Date

New Exam Date: 29th January, 15 February and 18 February 2022 

Old Exam Date: 29 January, 05 February and 06 February 2022

 

Release of CSIR NET Admit Card27 Jan 2022
Release of CSIR NET Answer KeyTo be announced soon
Declaration of CSIR NET ResultTo be announced soon

CSIR NET 2022 Exam Schedule

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the notification for the schedule for CSIR NET 2022 Examination, the candidates can follow up on the table given below to be aware of the exam dates, subjects and shifts that they are going to give the exam.

Schedule for Joint CSIR-UGC NET 2022 Examination:

DateSubjectsShiftsTiming
29.01.2022Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean And Planetary Sciences 
  
Shift-23:00 PM- 6:00 PM
15.02.2022Physical SciencesShift-23:00 PM- 6:00 PM
16.02.2022Mathematical SciencesShift-19:00 AM- 12:00 PM
16.02.2022Chemical SciencesShift-23:00 PM- 6:00 PM
17.02.2022Life Sciences (Group-1) 

Shift-19:00 AM- 12:00 PM
17.02.2022Life Sciences (Group-2)Shift-23:00 PM-6:00 PM

CSIR NET 2022 Exam: Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the subject wise CSIR NET Exam Pattern mentioned below.

Chemical Science

PartsTotal No. of QuestionsNo. of Questions To Be AttemptedMarks Per SectionNegative MarkingTotal Marks
A20 15+2-0.530
B4035+2-0.570
C6025+4-1100
Total12075  200

Life Science

PartsTotal No. of QuestionsNo. of Questions To Be AttemptedMarks Per SectionNegative MarkingTotal Marks
A20 15+2-0.530
B5035+2-0.570
C7525+4-1100
Total14575  200

Mathematical Science

PartsTotal No. of QuestionsNo. of Questions To Be AttemptedMarks Per SectionNegative MarkingTotal Marks
A20 15+2-0.530
B4025+3-0.7575
C6020+4.75095
Total12060  200

Earth Science

PartsTotal No. of QuestionsNo. of Questions To Be AttemptedMarks Per SectionNegative MarkingTotal Marks
A20 15+2-0.530
B5035+3-0.570
C8025+4-1.32100
Total15075  200

Physical Science

PartsTotal No. of QuestionsNo. of Questions To Be AttemptedMarks Per SectionNegative MarkingTotal Marks
A20 15+2-0.530
B2520+3.5-0.87570
C3020+5-1.25100
Total7555  200

CSIR NET 2022 Exam: Download Syllabus PDF

Candidates can check here for the subject wise syllabus and marking scheme for CSIR NET Exam 2022.

SubjectsCSIR NET Syllabus PDF Link
Paper-A (General Aptitude)Download Here|
Chemical SciencesDownload Here | Exam Scheme
Earth SciencesDownload Here | Exam Scheme
Life SciencesDownload Here | Exam Scheme
Mathematical SciencesDownload Here | Exam Scheme
Physical ScienceDownload Here | Exam Scheme

CSIR NET 2022 Exam: Selection Process

The selection process for the CSIR NET exam consists of the following steps, These are:

  1. Stage I - Online Application Form Filling
  2. Stage II - Objective type Written Test (MCQs only)
  3. Stage III - Announcement of merit list
  4. Stage IV - Interview
  5. Stage V - Awarding certificates for JRF/Lectureship

Candidates can check the complete Selection Process of CSIR NET 2022 here.

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  • The National Testing Agency (NTA) has finally released the exam dates and the CSIR NET June 2021 exam will be held on 29 January, 15 February and 18 February 2022.

  • The last date to apply for the CSIR NET 2021 application form is - 03 January, 2022 (upto 11:50 pm)

  • Yes, the CSIR NET 2021 application fee has to be submitted online through Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card/Paytm/GPay only.

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