NTA CSIR NET 2021 - 22 Exam: Notification, New Exam Date, Preparation

NTA CSIR NET 2021 - 22 Exam: Notification, New Exam Date, Preparation

ByRenuka Miglani  |  Updated on: Nov 18, 2021Check out CSIR NET 2021 Dates, eligibility criteria, selection process, syllabus, exam pattern, etc.
Check out CSIR NET 2021 Dates, eligibility criteria, selection process, syllabus, exam pattern, etc.
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Important Dates
CSIR NET Exam 2021  -Jan 29, 2022

NTA CSIR NET Latest News 2021, Check Exam Date

CSIR NET Exam Date 2021 Latest News: CSIR NET 2021 Date Released. As per the latest news, the NTA authority has informed the CSIR NET exam date 2021 on Twitter.  CSIR NET Exam 2021 is to be held on 29 January 2022. As CSIR NET is conducted twice a year, two more rounds will be held after this in 2022. Detaols about the CSIR NET Notification 2021 will be published soon. 

 Earlier, it was informed that the candidates will be informed about the exam date two months prior to the exam. The CSIR NET 2021, which was originally slated for July 2021, was postponed due to the second wave of the COVID 19 pandemic.

Candidates preparing for the CSIR NET 2021 exam must utilise this time to efficiently prepare for the exam. Check CSIR NET & SET Online Coaching Classes to uplift your preparation and ace the exam. The NTA will release the CSIR NET 2021 details on its official website soon. The candidates who qualify CSIR UGC NET Exam are eligible for the Assistant Professor position in science subjects. CSIR UGC NET exam is usually conducted twice a year i.e. in June and December.

Earlier, the CSIR NET was administered by CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) but since 2019, the exam is conducted by NTA. The CSIR UGC NET Exam is held in five subjects Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences.

CSIR NET 2021 Latest News

  • 18 November 2021: CSIR NET Exam Date 2021 announced. 
  • 14 October 2021: HRSG CSIR tweeted that NTA shall announce the CSIR NET 2021 exam date soon. 
  • 21 May 2021: NTA CSIR NET 2021 Exam will not be conducted in July 2021. Read More. 
  • CSIR NGRI Recruitment 2021: The CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute in Hyderabad recently issued an official recruitment notice for 38 posts, including Technical Assistant/Gr. III and other positions. Read More. 
  • 19 March 2021: CSIR Exam 2021 will be held in June 2021
  • 29 December 2020: CSIR NET Result announced. Check Now

What is CSIR NET?

CSIR UGC NET (also called as CSIR NET) is a national level exam conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) to selected candidates for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor for Science subjects. CSIR UGC NET stands for Council of Scientific and Industrial Research University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test.

CSIR NET Notification 2021

NTA has released the CSIR NET 2021 Notification at its official site https://www.csir.res.in. The CSIR UGC NET Notification 2021 consists of all the details regarding the exam such as the important dates, apply online, exam pattern, syllabus and more. Candidates must go through the CSIR NET Notification pdf to ensure they are well versed with all the exam details. The CSIR UGC NET Notification pdf will be updated here after the release. CSIR NET 2020 Notification PDF (June Session), Download Now!

CSIR UGC NET 2021 Exam Dates

The NTA has announced the CSIR NET exam dates. Check out the latest CSIR NET Exam dates below. It is important to note all the CSIR UGC NET important dates to avoid missing a deadline.

Events

Important Date

CSIR NET 2021 Notification 

To be announced

CSIR NET 2021 Online Application Start Date

To be announced

CSIR NET Application Form Last Date

To be announced

CSIR UGC NET Application Fee Last Date

To be announced

Online Application Correction Date

To be announced

CSIR NET Exam Centre Change

To be announced

CSIR NET Admit Card Download Date 2021

To be announced

CSIR NET Exam Date 2021

29 January 2022

CSIR NET Result Date

To be announced

CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are going to appear for CSIR UGC NET 2021 exam must go through the eligibility requirements provided here. Check out all the details about CSIR UGC NET Eligibility 2021 below. It is important to ensure that you are eligible for the exam before applying for the exam.

CSIR UGC NET Age Limit

Check the CSIR UGC NET Age Limit for the exam below. The age should be calculated as on Jan 01, 2021.


Profile

Upper Age Limit

Reserved Category

OBC (NCL)

SC/ST/PWD

JRF

28 years

31 years

33 years

Assistant Professor

No Upper Age Limit

CSIR UGC NET Educational Qualification

General Category

At least 55% marks in M.Sc. or Integrated BS-MS

SC/ST/OBC Category

Minimum 50% in M.Sc. or B.Sc. with admission in Integrated MS-PhD.

CSIR NET Apply Online 2021

The CSIR NET Application form 2021 will be released soon. NTA also provides an option to make the changes in the exam centre for the CSIR UGC NET exam. In order to apply online for CSIR NET 2021 session, candidates are required to check the direct activated application link on the official website. Please check the eligibility guidelines before filling the online application form.

How to Apply Online for CSIR NET 2021?

  • Visit the CSIR NET official website and click on the CSIR 2021 Notification.
  • Click on the registration link to start the online application form.
  • Enter your details and fillup the online application form.
  • Once the registration is completed, you will be assigned an Application Number.
  • The next step is to pay the fee via online or offline mode.
  • After the successful fee payment, you will get a confirmation message on your registered phone number and email address.
  • Print the final application form for future reference.

CSIR NET Application Fee

Below we have stated the category-wise application fee to be borne by the candidates in order to submit the application form along with the GST charges:

CategoryFee
General/General-EWS₹ 1000/-
OBC-NCL₹ 500/-
SC/ST₹ 250/-
PWDNIL

CSIR NET Salary

Check the details about the CSIR UGC NET Salary for both JRF and Assistant Professor below.

Salary after CSIR NET JRF

  • A fellowship of Rs. 31000/- + HRA per month (CSIR institutes) will be given to the selected candidates for a duration of 2 years.
  • A fellowship of Rs. 35000/- + HRA per month (CSIR institutes) will be given to the selected candidates for a duration of 3 years.

CSIR NET Assistant Professor Salary

  • The students can expect pay in the range of Rs. 30,000/- to 40,000/- per month in the starting phase based on the college/institutes.

CSIR NET Selection Process 2021

Candidates going to appear in CSIR UGC NET 2020 exam must know the selection process so that they can understand the step-by-step requirements and attention on the important events. The CSIR UGC NET selection process consisting of the following stages:

  • Filling up the online application form
  • Appearing in the single MCQ test and qualify it: CSIR UGC NET Exam
  • Announcement of merit list
  • Interview and
  • Award of Junior Research Fellowship.

CSIR NET Subjects

CSIR NET Subjects

CSIR NET Subject Codes

Chemical Sciences

701

Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences

702

Life Sciences

703

Mathematical Sciences

704

Physical Sciences

705

CSIR NET Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2021 (PDF)

It is essential to note the latest CSIR UGC NET Exam pattern and syllabus for the upcoming exam. Complete details of the same are mentioned below. Check the subjects for CSIR NET to gain better clarity.

CSIR NET Exam Pattern 2021

CSIR NET is an offline exam and consists of one paper with the paper divided into three parts, namely Part A, B & C. There is a negative marking for incorrect answers. Know more about the CSIR NET exam pattern below:

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Chemical Sciences

Paper

Questions

Marks

Time Allotted

Part A

20

Out of which first 15 answered questions will be evaluated

15*2 = 30 marks

(Negative marking = 0.5 mark)

3 Hours

Part B

40

Out of which first 35 answered questions will be evaluated

35*2 = 70 marks

(Negative marking = 0.5 mark)

Part C

60

Out of which first 25 answered questions will be evaluated

20*4 = 8x0 marks

(Negative marking = 1 mark)

Total

120

200 marks

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Earth Sciences

Paper

Questions

Marks

Time Allotted

Part A

20

Out of which first 15 answered questions will be evaluated

15*2 = 30 marks

(Negative marking = 0.5 mark)

3 Hours

Part B

50

Out of which first 35 answered questions will be evaluated

35*2 = 70 marks

(Negative marking = 0.5 mark)

Part C

80

Out of which first 25 answered questions will be evaluated

20*4 = 80 marks

(Negative marking = 1.32 mark)

Total

150

200 marks

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Life Sciences

Paper

Questions

Marks

Time Allotted

Part A

20

Out of which first 15 answered questions will be evaluated

15*2 = 30 marks

(Negative marking = 0.5 mark)

3 Hours

Part B

50

Out of which first 35 answered questions will be evaluated

35*2 = 70 marks

(Negative marking = 0.5 mark)

Part C

75

Out of which first 25 answered questions will be evaluated

20*4 = 80 marks

(Negative marking = 1 mark)

Total

145

200 marks

Check also: CSIR NET Life Science Preparation Tips 2021

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Mathematical Sciences

Paper

Questions

Marks

Time Allotted

Part A

20

Out of which first 15 answered questions will be evaluated

15*2 = 30 marks

(Negative marking = 0.5 mark)

3 Hours

Part B

40

Out of which first 25 answered questions will be evaluated

25*3 = 75 marks

(Negative marking = 0.75 mark)

Part C

60

Out of which first 20 answered questions will be evaluated

20*4.75 = 95 marks

(Negative marking = 0 mark)

Total

120

200 marks

CSIR NET Exam Pattern for Physical Sciences

Paper

Questions

Marks

Time Allotted

Part A

20

Out of which first 15 answered questions will be evaluated

15*2 = 30 marks

(Negative marking = 0.5 mark)

3 Hours

Part B

25

Out of which first 20 answered questions will be evaluated

20*3.5 = 70 marks

(Negative marking = 0.875 mark)

Part C

30

Out of which first 20 answered questions will be evaluated

20*5 = 100 marks

(Negative marking = 1.25 mark)

Total

145

200 marks

CSIR NET Syllabus

Complete CSIR UGC NET Syllabus 2021 is mentioned below for both Paper 1 and Paper 2.

CSIR NET Paper 1 Syllabus

The CSIR NET Syllabus for Paper 1 is given below:

Check the subjects for CSIR NET to gain better clarity.

Part A

Part B

Part C

  • General aptitude like series formation, numerical ability
  • Subject Specific
  • Subject Specific

You can also download the complete syllabus PDF from the links given below: 

Subject

Download Syllabus PDF

Chemical Sciences

CSIR NET Syllabus Chemical Science PDF

Earth Sciences

CSIR NET Syllabus Earth Science PDF

Life Sciences

CSIR NET Syllabus of Life Science PDF

Mathematical Sciences

CSIR NET Syllabus Mathematics PDF

Physical Sciences

CSIR UGC NET Syllabus Physical Science PDF

CSIR NET Admit Card 2021

The CSIR UGC NET Admit Card 2021 will be released soon. The downloading of Admit Cards indicating Roll Number, Centre, Date, Shift and Timing of Examination is now available on the official website. The direct link to download the CSIR NET Admit Card 2021 will be mentioned here after the release. 

How to download the CSIR UGC NET Admit Card ?

Follow the steps mentioned below to download the CSIR NET Admit Card 

  • Click on the direct link mentioned above.
  • Click on the Download Admit Card link/tab.
  • Enter your application number, date of birth/ password and security code.
  • Login to download the admit card.

CSIR NET Cut Off Marks

It is essential to check the previous year CSIR NET cutoff marks to better plan the exam preparation.

The CSIR NET cut off marks depend on two factors mentioned below:

  • The aggregate percentage obtained by candidates
  • Number of available slots

CSIR NET Cut Off 2019

Subjects

Type

Gen

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

PWD

Chemical Sciences

JRF

47.75%

36.25%

41.75%

34.25%

28%

25%

Lectureship

42.98%

33%

37.58%

30.83%

25.20%

25%

Earth Sciences

JRF

57.54%

40.13%

50.65%

42.15%

39.18%

26.74%

Lectureship

51.79%

36.12%

45.59%

37.94%

35.26%

25%

Life Sciences

JRF

52.5%

33.75%

43.75%

35.25%

31.75%

25%

Lectureship

47.25%

33%

39.38%

31.73%

28.58%

25%

Mathematical Sciences

JRF

55.75%

46.63%

48.88%

37.75%

30.5%

28.5%

Lectureship

50.18%

41.97%

43.99%

33.98%

27.45%

25%

Physical Sciences

JRF

39.06%

33.13%

33.31%

27%

25%

25%

Lectureship

35.15%

33%

33%

25%

25%

25%

CSIR NET Cut Off 2018

Subjects

Type

Gen

OBC

SC

ST

PWD

Chemical Sciences

JRF

57.75%

49.75%

40.25%

30.25%

25.50%

Lectureship

51.98%

44.78%

36.23%

27.23%

25%

Earth Sciences

JRF

52.54%

45.99%

39.74%

37.99%

25.68%

Lectureship

47.29%

41.39%

35.77%

34.19%

25%

Life Sciences

JRF

59.25

50.50

42.75

37.75

26

Lectureship

53.33

45.45

38.48

33.98

25

Mathematical Sciences

JRF

48.63

41

31.88

25.25

25

Lectureship

43.77

36.9

28.69

25

25

Physical Sciences

JRF

53.31

45.88

37.19

29.19

25

Lectureship

47.98

41.29

33.47

26.27

25

How to prepare for CSIR NET?

It is essential that the candidates are well versed with the syllabus and the exam pattern before their exam preparation. CSIR NET Exam 2021 required clarity of the concerts and regular revision for best results. Utilise the below-mentioned resources to ensure a comprehensive CSIR NET Preparation.

Also Read: 3 Month CSIR NET Study Plan

CSIR NET Previous Year Papers

CSIR NET Previous year question papers will help candidates in knowing the exam level and types of questions asked in the examination. Practice previous year question papers will also help in acknowledging the skills and analyzing the performance in solving the question papers effectively. You can start preparation with CSIR NET Question Papers

CSIR UGC NET Coaching

Candidates preparing for the upcoming CSIR NET exam 2021 must seek guidance via CSIR NET Coaching Online. The online CSIR NET course provides comprehensive and easy-to-understand study materials as well as instruction from India's best teachers. It also offers PDF study notes, quizzes, practise questions, and other resources to help you prepare.

You must also check subject-wise CSIR NET online classes

CSIR NET General Aptitude Online CoachingCSIR NET Online Coaching Classes 2021
CSIR NET Life Science Online Coaching 2021CSIR NET Chemical Science Online Coaching 2021

 

CSIR NET Result 

NTA has released the result of the CSIR NET 2020 exam at the official site now. Candidates can check their result 2020 and download the CSIR NET Scorecard by accessing the direct link given below. CSIR UGC NET (also called CSIR NET) 2020 exam was scheduled for 19, 21, and 26 November 2020.

 The CSIR NET Result 2020 contains the scorecard which includes details about the marks obtained and percentile for both Paper 1 and Paper 2. Earlier, CSIR UGC NET Answer Key 2020 was released by NTA. 

CSIR NET Result 2020, Check Now

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  • UGC NET Exam is conducted for almost all subjects of every stream while the CSIR NET exam is organized only for the science stream subjects. This is the major difference between both exams. CSIR NET Exam has only one paper of 3 hours while UGC NET has two papers with the time duration of 3 hours.

  • There is no limit on the number of attempts for CSIR NET Exam for Assistant Professor post. For JRF post, there is an age limit of 28 years in CSIR NET Exam.

  • To crack the CSIR NET Exam, you must be very clear about the exam pattern and the syllabus. After completing the syllabus, you must revise and practice using the CSIR NET mock test.

  • The passing marks for CSIR NET Exam depend on the cutoff marks which vary each year. The cutoff marks depend on the aggregate percentage obtained by candidates and the number of available slots.

  • The salary of JRF after qualifying CSIR NET Exam is Rs. 31000/-+ HRA per month.

  • The CSIT NET Exam has one paper with 5 subjects Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences.

  • CSIR NET Exam is conducted for two posts i.e. Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship (Assistant Professor).

  • The CSIR NET score for Assistant Professor/Lectureship is valid for a lifetime and for JRF, it is valid for 2 years.

  • Yes, the CSIR net exam paper is divided into three parts, namely Part A, B & C. Each part has a separate negative marking such as Part A has a negative marking of 0.5 marks and Part B has 0.75 marks as a penalty.

  • The CSIR NET result is compiled in the form of percentiles and then the percentile scores of all the sessions and applicants are normalised and called as NTA score.

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