CSIR NET Exam Center List 2022, Exam Shift Timings and Guidelines

By Astha Singh|Updated : September 12th, 2022

The National Testing Agency will conduct the CSIR NET Exam 2022 from 16th September to 18th September in two shifts. The NTA has also released the list of CSIR NET Exam Centers 2022. The candidates must also be aware of the CSIR NET Exam Shift timings and CSIR NET Exam guidelines to avoid any sort of hindrance in the examination. These are some of the most important information regarding the CSIR NET Exam 2022. 

We have developed the article below that contains important information on the CSIR NET Exam Centers 2022, CSIR NET Exam Shift Timings, and CSIR NET Exam Guidelines.

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CSIR NET Exam Shift Timings 2022

The table below consists of the CSIR NET Exam Shift Timings 2022. The candidates can go through the table carefully and acknowledge their shift timings accordingly.

DateShift TimingSubject
16.09.202209.00 am to 12.000 noon (Shift 1)Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean
and Planetary Sciences
Physical Sciences
16.09.202203.00 pm to 06.00 pm (Shift 2)Mathematical Sciences
17.09.202209.00 am to 12.000 noon (Shift 1)Life Sciences
17.09.202203.00 pm to 06.00 pm (Shift 2)Life Sciences
18.09.202209.00 am to 12.000 noon (Shift 1)Chemical Sciences

CSIR NET 2022 Exam Centers

The candidates can check the list of CSIR NET exam centers for the exam in the table given below-
State/UT NameCityCode
Andaman & Nicobar IslandsPort BlairAN01
Andhra PradeshAnantapurAP01
BhimavaramAP03
ChiralaAP04
ChittoorAP05
EluruAP06
GunturAP07
KadapaAP08
KakinadaAP09
KurnoolAP10
NelloreAP11
OngoleAP12
RajahmundryAP13
SrikakulamAP14
TirupatiAP16
VijayawadaAP17
VisakhapatnamAP18
VizianagaramAP19
NarasaraopetAP20
ProddaturAP21
SurampalemAP23
Arunachal PradeshItanagar/ NaharlagunAL01
AssamDibrugarhAM01
GuwahatiAM02
JorhatAM03
SilcharAM04
TezpurAM05
BiharBhagalpurBR02
DarbhangaBR04
GayaBR05
MuzaffarpurBR06
PatnaBR07
PurneaBR08
ArrahBR09
Chandigarh (ut)Chandigarh/MohaliCH01
ChhattisgarhBhilai/Durg/Bhilai NagarCG01
Bilaspur (CG)CG02
RaipurCG03
Dadra & Nagar Haveli & Daman & Diu (UT)Dadra & Nagar HaveliDN01
DamanDD01
DiuDD02
DelhiDelhi/New DelhiDL01
GoaPanaji/MadgaonGO01
GujaratAhmedabad/GandhinagarGJ01
AnandGJ02
BhavnagarGJ03
JamnagarGJ06
JunagadhGJ07
MehsanaGJ08
RajkotGJ10
SuratGJ11
VadodaraGJ12
Valsad/VapiGJ13
HimatnagarGJ14
HaryanaAmbalaHR01
FaridabadHR03
GurugramHR04
HissarHR05
KarnalHR06
KurukshetraHR07
PanipatHR08
SonipatHR09
Yamuna NagarHR10
Himachal PradeshBilaspur (HP)HP01
HamirpurHP03
Kangra/ PalampurHP04
ShimlaHP06
SolanHP07
MandiHP08
UnaHP09
KulluHP10
Jammu & KashmirBaramullaJK01
JammuJK02
SambaJK03
SrinagarJK04
JharkhandBokaro Steel CityJH01
DhanbadJH02
JamshedpurJH03
RanchiJH04
HazaribaghJH05
KarnatakaBelagavi (Belgaum)KK02
BellaryKK03
BengaluruKK04
BidarKK05
DavangereKK06
GulbargaKK08
HassanKK09
HubliKK10
MangaluruKK12
MysuruKK14
ShivamoggaKK15
TumakuruKK16
Manipal/UdupiKK17
MandyaKK18
KeralaAlappuzha/ChengannurKL01
Ernakulam/Angamaly/MuvattupuzhaKL04
IdukkiKL05
KannurKL07
KasaragodKL08
KollamKL09
KottayamKL11
KozhikodeKL12
MalappuramKL13
PalakkadKL15
PathanamthittaKL16
ThiruvananthapuramKL17
ThrissurKL18
LadakhLehLL01
Lakshadweep (UT)KavarattiLD01
Madhya PradeshBalaghatMP01
BetulMP02
BhopalMP03
ChhindwaraMP05
GwaliorMP06
IndoreMP07
JabalpurMP08
RewaMP11
SagarMP12
SatnaMP13
UjjainMP15
MaharashtraAhmednagarMR01
AkolaMR02
AmravatiMR03
Aurangabad (MR)MR04
ChandrapurMR09
DhuleMR10
JalgaonMR13
KolhapurMR14
LaturMR15
MumbaiMR16
NagpurMR17
NandedMR18
NasikMR19
PuneMR22
RaigadMR23
RatnagiriMR24
SangliMR25
SataraMR26
SolapurMR27
ThaneMR28
WardhaMR29
ManipurImphalMN01
ChurachandpurMN02
MeghalayaShillongMG01
MizoramAizawlMZ01
NagalandDimapurNL01
KohimaNL02
OdishaBalasoreOR02
Behrampur(Ganjam)OR03
BhubaneshwarOR04
CuttackOR05
DhenkanalOR06
RourkelaOR08
SambalpurOR09
PuducherryPuducherry/ CuddalorePO01
PunjabAmritsarPB01
BhatindaPB02
JalandharPB04
LudhianaPB05
PathankotPB07
PatialaPB08
SangrurPB11
RajasthanAjmerRJ01
AlwarRJ02
BikanerRJ05
JaipurRJ06
JodhpurRJ07
KotaRJ08
SikarRJ09
SriganganagarRJ10
UdaipurRJ11
SikkimGangtokSM01
Tamil NaduChennaiTN01
CoimbatoreTN02
CuddaloreTN03
KanchipuramTN05
Kanyakumari/ NagercoilTN06
MaduraiTN08
NamakkalTN10
SalemTN11
ThanjavurTN12
ThoothukudiTN13
TiruchirappalliTN14
TirunelveliTN15
TiruvallurTN16
VelloreTN18
VirudhunagarTN20
TelanganaHyderabadTL01
KarimnagarTL02
KhammamTL03
MahbubnagarTL04
NalgondaTL05
WarangalTL07
TripuraAgartalaTA01
Uttar PradeshAgraUP01
AligarhUP02
AllahabadUP03
BareillyUP04
FaizabadUP06
GhaziabadUP07
GorakhpurUP08
Greater Noida/NoidaUP09
JhansiUP10
KanpurUP11
LucknowUP12
MathuraUP13
MeerutUP14
MoradabadUP15
MuzaffarnagarUP16
SitapurUP17
VaranasiUP18
UttarakhandDehradunUK01
HaldwaniUK02
HaridwarUK03
NainitalUK04
PantnagarUK05
RoorkeeUK06
West BengalAsansolWB01
BardhamanWB02
DurgapurWB04
HooghlyWB06
HowrahWB07
KalyaniWB08
KolkataWB10
SiliguriWB11

Exam Day Guidelines for the CSIR NET 2022

The National Testing Agency has released a few instructions and rules that candidates should follow on exam day. The CSIR NET 2022 is considered a big exam for the Junior Research Fellowship or Lectureship selection, and any minor hindrance can ruin your hard work in seconds. The rules for the CSIR NET cannot be avoided as it is a big part of the exam process. The rules that the candidates need to follow are mentioned below-

Things that Should Be Avoided Carrying

  • Mobile Phones
  • Smart Watches
  • Laptop
  • Hand Accessories
  • Paper, books, and other things that could be suspicious
  • Calculators

Things to Carry in The Examination Hall

  • NTA CSIR NET Admit Card Printout with The Original on In the Case.
  • If any - Legal name change, Marriage documents, Divorce Certificate
  • If applicable, a PWD certificate 
  • Passport size photograph
  • ID proof that is original, such as School ID, Passport, Bank passbook with your photograph, Ration Card, Aadhar Card.

Things Need to Avoid on CSIR NET Exam Day for Better Time Management

Candidates need to focus on some points before appearing in the final examination. Following are the things that need to be avoided on the Exam day to attempt a stress-free examination:

Don't Be Late

Please arrive at least 90 minutes before starting the exam as the CSIR NET 2022 Exam strictly, as the official document states that "Late arrivals are not allowed. If your CSIR NET 2022 test center is located in another city, you Must be there for a day to get to the exam to get a feel for the location and other amenities.

Bring Important Documents

Gather all the essential documents such as CSIR NET 2022 admission card, passport photo, and all other required documents one night before the exam so that it is not a problem on the day of the CSIR NET 2022 exam. Print an additional hard copy of the CSIR NET 2022 entrance ticket to avoid discrepancies.

Wearing COVID-19 Essentials

The NTA has listed what should be included with the CSIR NET 2022 Hall Ticket as COVID-19 essentials to reduce the risk of a coronavirus pandemic. Gather all the supplies such as a mask, gloves, a bottle of clear water, personal hand sanitizer, and social distancing rules.

Try Easy Questions First

You can save time by solving the simple questions first. Don't get carried away with complicated questions. And it will take time, and you will not attempt any other CSIR NET 2022 exam questions. Choose "Quality over quantity" when trying questions.

Do Not Read All Questions At Once

It is essential to carefully read the questionnaire to understand exactly which question needs to be attempted and what solution needs to be written for the asked question. Do not read the CSIR NET 2022 questions all at once, which can cause stress if you find it difficult.

Don't Panic

Don't panic before or during the CSIR NET 2022 exam. Stay calm; drink water if you are feeling anxious or stressed. If you want, you can listen to music to relax before the exam.

Try To Avoid Guesswork

CSIR UGC NET exam paper carries negative markings for each wrong answer per the guidelines. So try to avoid guesswork and attempt the questions with more accuracy. It will increase your selection chances. Candidates generally try to increase the number of attempts by selecting answers with guesswork, leading to them losing their marks obtained from the correct answer. 

CSIR NET 2022: Do's and Don'ts For the Exam Day

Sometimes the candidates can get confused and panicked in the exam situation and do things that they shouldn't give their exam without any problems. Here are some suggestions you can consider while getting into the examination hall.

Do's for the CSIR NET 2022

  • Always remember to bring your Id Proof with the admit card
  • Reach before the mentioned time to check your allotted seats and admit card
  • Make sure to check your admit card with the details mentioned on the computer twice in case it has any problem 
  • Sit on your allotted seat
  • Make sure to read all the instructions mentioned on the admit card
  • Submit any suspicious items you find inside the examination hall.

Don'ts for CSIR NET 2022

  • Don't reach the exam center later than the mentioned time
  • Don't hurry in checking your allotted seats
  • Don't hurry up in matching the details on your admit card
  • Don't carry Suspicious items
  • Carrying eatable items inside the examination hall is not allowed except for candidates with diabetes.
  • Malpractices will create more significant problems than solving small ones
  • Carrying baggage inside is not allowed.

CSIR NET 2022: Prohibited Materials at the Examination Centre

 According to the CSIR NET Guidelines, some materials and things are prohibited at the examination center, which are mentioned below:

  • Candidates are not allowed to bring any luggage to the exam center. NTA is not responsible for personal belongings stolen or lost on the premises.
  • Applicants must not use any text material, calculator, pen, slide rule, journal table, electronic watch with a calculator, printed or written material, scraps of paper, cell phone, Bluetooth devices, pagers, or any other electronic device/device, etc.
  • Candidates cannot bring any gadgets/electronic devices into the room/exam room.
  • No candidate shall be allowed without the permission of the Inspector of the Center or the corresponding Inspector.
  • Smoking, chewing gutka, spitting, etc., is strictly forbidden in the examination room/ward.
  • Candidates, especially those carrying prohibited items, including metal items such as Kara and Kirpan, must report to their respective exam centers one and a half hours before gate closing time to ensure timely screening/registration and access to the exam room.

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CSIR NET Exam Guidelines FAQs

  • No, the candidate can not change the CSIR NET Exam Center preference once they have submitted their application form.

  • Things that are prohibited from carrying in the examination hall for CSIR NET Exam are-

    • Mobile Phones
    • Smart Watches
    • Laptop
    • Hand Accessories
    • Paper, books, and other things that could be suspicious
    • Calculators
  • Things to Carry in The CSIR NET 2022 Examination Hall

    • Admit Card Printout with The Original on In the Case.
    • If any - Legal name change, Marriage documents, Divorce Certificate
    • If applicable, a PWD certificate 
    • Passport size photograph
    • ID proof that is original, such as School ID, Passport, Bank passbook with your photograph, Ration Card, Aadhar Card.
  • You can save time by solving the simple questions first. Don't get carried away with complicated questions. It will take time, and you will not attempt any other CSIR NET 2022 exam questions. Choose "Quality over quantity" when trying questions.

  • Do's for the CSIR NET 2022

    • Always remember to bring your Id Proof with the admit card
    • Reach before the mentioned time to check your allotted seats and admit card
    • Make sure to check your admit card with the details mentioned on the computer twice in case it has any problem 
    • Sit on your allotted seat
    • Make sure to read all the instructions mentioned on the admit card
    • Submit any suspicious items you find inside the examination hall.

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