CSIR NET Cut Off 2023 - Check Category-wise Cutoff Marks

CSIR NET Cut Off 2023 - Check Category-wise Cutoff Marks

ByRenuka Miglani  |  Updated on: Dec 21, 2022
The CSIR NET Cut Off 2023 will soon be released on official website of National Testing Agency. Candidates can check the CSIR NET Category Wise, & Subject Wise Cut off, and Previous Year Cut off below.
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The National Testing Agency will issue the CSIR NET Cut Off 2023 soon after publishing the results on the official website. The cutoff marks are published as a percentage of the required marks for Junior Research Fellowship or Lectureship positions at institutions or universities in India. On the other hand, the CSIR NET Cut Off is the minimum score required to be accepted for that particular subject.

The CSIR NET Cut Off will be released for all five subjects, i.e. Chemical Science, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences. An applicant won't be accepted and won't be eligible to take the CSIR NET exam if they don't fulfil the minimum cut off requirements. Parts A, B, and C comprise the three sections of the CSIR NET. Since there is no sectional cutoff, the CSIR NET Cut Off 2023 will be determined using the total marks earned in all of those sections.

CSIR NET Cut Off 2023

The CSIR NET Cut Off 2023 will soon be released on the official website, i.e., csirnet. nta. nic. in, by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The minimum scores needed to be considered for Junior Research Fellowship or Lectureship positions at various universities and institutes in India are released as a %. A merit list will also be created based on the candidate's performance on the exam. To pass the CSIR NET Exam, Candidates must score at least 33% in the General, EWS, and OBC categories and 25% in the SC, ST, and PwD categories. Candidates can also check the direct link to download the CSIR NET Cut Off PDF for JRF and Assistant Professor below.

CSIR NET Cut Off 2023 - Download Here (Inactive Link)

The CSIR NET Cut Off is calculated by considering various factors, including the number of appeared candidates, the number of posts available, the question paper difficulty level, etc. National Testing Agency releases the Subject-wise and Category-wise cut off separately. Candidates can check the steps to download cut-off, Factor affecting and Previous year's cut off below.

CSIR NET 2023 Cut off Dates

On the official website, the notification and CSIR NET exam dates are released. Exam candidates must keep track of important dates so they are informed of significant events. Candidates can refer to the table below for details on the CSIR NET Cut Off 2023 dates as well as other important dates:

EventsDates
CSIR NET exam dateTo be announced
Answer Key Release DateTo be announced
Result DateTo be announced
Final Result Release DateTo be announced
CSIR NET Cut Off To be announced

CSIR NET Expected Cutoff 2023

Candidates can check the expected CSIR NET Cut Off for subjects in life sciences below. The expected cutoff is shared for all the categories of life science subjects. It has been provided after analysing the questions asked in the exam and previous years' trends. Candidates can check the expected CSIR Cut Off for the Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship in the table below.

CSIR NET 2023 Expected Cut-Off for Junior Research Fellowship (Life Science)

Candidates can check the CSIR NET Expected Cut off 2023 for JRF Below.

CategoryExpected Cutoff Marks (%)
General98.786
SC86.068
ST90.532
OBC96.783
EWS96.053

CSIR NET 2023 Expected Cut-Off for Assistant Professor (Life Science)

Candidates can check the CSIR NET Expected Cut off 2023 for Assistant Professor Below.

CategoryExpected Cutoff Marks (%)
General97.011
SC79.823
ST86.383
OBC93.291
EWS93.873

Previous Year's CSIR NET Cut Off Marks

The table below shows the CSIR NET Cut Off marks for the previous year for candidates to reference. Below are the previous years' CSIR NET Cut Off Scores for Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) and Lectureships (LS) in all subjects, including Chemical Science, Earth Science, Life Science, Mathematical Science, and Physical Science:

CSIR NET 2022 Cut Off for Junior Research Fellowship

Candidates can check the CSIR NET Cut Off 2022 for Junior Research Fellowship in the table below.

SubjectUR(%)EWS(%)OBC(%)SC(%)ST(%)PWD(%)
Chemical Science50.7544.2543.533.527.525.25
Earth Science60.2955.4553.7948.0445.7432.33
Life Science98.8196.5596.1190.9684.2261.80
Mathematical Science48.3842.7540.532.3827.1325
Physical Science50.2542.9441.5632.3128.1325.63

CSIR NET Cut Off 2022 for Assistant Professor

Candidates can check the CSIR NET 2022 Cut Off for Assistant Professor in the table below.

SubjectUR(%)EWS(%)OBC(%)SC(%)ST(%)PWD(%)
Chemical Science45.6739.8239.1530.1525.0025.00
Earth Science54.2649.9048.4143.2341.1429.09
Life Science97.5094.0392.7186.7978.5961.80
Mathematical Science43.5438.4736.4529.1425.0025.00
Physical Science45.2238.6437.4029.0725.3125.00

CSIR NET Cut Off 2021 for Junior Research Fellowship

Check the subject-wise and category-wise Junior Research Fellowship Cut Off for the CSIR NET exam that was held in January & February 2022. Candidates can check the cut-off marks from the tables provided below. 

SubjectUR(%)EWS(%)OBC (%)SC(%) ST(%)
Chemical Science52.75046.25045.50036.25027.250
Earth Science60.86054.79053.06046.40042.810
Life Science98.78696.06896.22990.53284.872
Mathematical Science49.25044.87542.75034.37527.000
Physical Science38.81333.00033.00025.00025.000

CSIR NET 2021 Cut Off For Assistant Professor

Check the subject-wise CSIR NET Cut Off 2021 for Assistant Professor in the table below. 

SubjectUR(%)EWS(%)OBC (%)SC(%) ST(%)
Chemical Science47.47541.62540.95032.625 25.000
Earth Science54.77449.31147.75441.76038.529
Life Science97.01193.8793.87686.3879.82
Mathematical Science44.32540.38838.47530.93825.000
Physical Science34.93233.000 333.00025.00025.000

CSIR NET Cut Off 2020 for Junior Research Fellowship

The CSIR NET Cut Off 2020 for Junior Research Fellowship is provided in the tabulated form below. 

SubjectUR(%)EWS(%)OBC(%)SC(%)ST(%)PwD(%)
Chemical Science50.50044.50043.25033.25025.50025.000
Earth Science59.86054.31052.79044.22040.90029.330
Life Science98.94296.57996.04289.68983.10974.750
Mathematical Science57.00051.38050.75040.25030.88028.750
Physical Science46.25040.68839.68831.56326.87525.000

CSIR NET Cut Off 2020 for Assistant Professor

The CSIR NET Cut Off 2020 for Assistant Professor is given in the tabulated form below. 

SubjectUR(%)EWS(%)OBC(%)SC(%)ST(%)PwD(%)
Chemical Science45.45040.05038.92529.92525.00025.000
Earth Science53.87448.87947.51139.79836.81026.397
Life Science*97.18994.00993.21285.38277.51274.750
Mathematical Science51.30046.23845.67536.22527.78825.875
Physical Science41.62536.61935.71928.40725.00025.000

How to Check CSIR NET Cut Off 2023?

The CSIR NET Cut Off will be released along with the declaration of the result and scorecard. The cut off will be released in PDF format on the official website of the National Testing Agency. Candidates can follow the simple steps below to check cut off. 

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the National Testing Agency.
  • Step 2: Go to the News & Announcements section and select the 'CSIR NET Cut Off' link.
  • Step 3: Check the Subject-wise and Category-wise cut off marks.
  • Step 4: Download and Save PDF for future reference.

Factors Determining CSIR NET Cut Off 2023

The CSIR NET Cut Off 2023 may depend on various factors. The candidate can plan their exam preparation more effectively by keeping these factors in mind. National Testing Agency uses the following factors to determine the CSIR NET Cut Off:

  • The number of candidates who appeared in the exam.
  • The score obtained by candidates in the exam.
  • The difficulty level of the exam.
  • The categories to which candidates belong (SC, ST, OBC, etc.).
  • Previous year's cutoff trends.
  • The subject candidates have opted for.

Minimum Qualifying Marks for CSIR NET 2023

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) will release the minimum qualifying marks for each category that each candidate must achieve. Authorities will also release the CSIR NET Cut Off 2023 marks based on the candidate's performance in the exam. Cut-off may be equal to or higher than the minimum qualifying marks to qualify. Candidates can check the category wise cut off marks in the table below:

CategoryMinimum marks
General & OBC33%
SC/ST and PwD25 %

Important Instruction for CSIR NET Cut Off and Merit List

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has outlined the important points below for the CSIR NET Cut Off and Merit list, which are given below:

  • There will be no separate CSIR NET Cut Off 2023 released for Parts A, B & C. The authority will take the total scores for all three components to create the CSIR NET 2023 Merit list.
  • Fellowships are only available to candidates with bachelor's degrees.
  • CSIR NET Merit List 2023 Ranks are first allotted to all successful candidates qualifying for JRF as per the merit list of JRF. Then the candidates are distributed between CSIR and UGC, except bachelor degree holders allotted to CSIR.
  • For both fellowship and lectureship, there is a minimum benchmark of 33% for the General, EWS, and OBC categories and 25% for the SC/ ST and PWD categories.

CSIR NET Cut Off FAQs

  • The CSIR NET Cut Off is the minimum passing score needed to pass the CSIR NET Exam. The National Testing Agency will publish the CSIR NET Cut Off for each category and subject separately. It is determined by various factors such as the number of applications, the difficulty level of the exam, etc.

  • The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research will release the CSIR NET Cut Off PDF along with the result and scorecard after completing the exams. Candidates can access the PDF by searching for "CSIR NET Cut Off" on the official website. Candidates can also check the direct links above to download the category and subject-wise cut-off.

  • Candidates can check the steps below to check the cut off:

    • Step 1: Visit the official website of NTA.
    • Step 2: Click on the link available for CSIR NET Cut Off 2023.
    • Step 3: Download and Save the PDF file.
  • Yes, the competition for the exam has intensified with the increased number of participants. With more competition, the CSIR NET Cut Off 2023 scores for Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship will be increased.

  • The minimum mark required to qualify for the CSIR NET 2023 exam is 33% per cent, i.e., on which the result is prepared for a Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship in the universities of India. The benchmark decided by the council for the General category is 33% for OBC and EWS categories and 25% for SC, ST, and PwD categories.

  • Yes, the CSIR NET Cut Off will be different for each category. To pass the exam, candidates must achieve higher than the minimum marks set by the National Testing Agency for their respective categories.

  • Factors that can be determined by the CSIR NET 2023 Cut Off are mentioned below:

    • Total Number of students who appeared in the exam.
    • Difficult level of the exam.
    • Total Intake for the JRF and Lectureship.
    • Marks obtained by candidates in the exam.
    • Previous year cut-off trends.
    • Different Categories (SC, ST, OBC) of candidates.
  • National Testing Agency as well as Council of Scientific and Industrial Research will release the CSIR NET Cut Off 2023 marks on the official website. Along with the result and scorecard, the cut off will be released. National Testing Agency will release category-wise and subject-wise cut off in the PDF format.

  • No, the CSIR NET Cut Off for lectureships and junior research fellowships are different. The Lectureship cut-off is prepared following the preparation of the JRF merit list.

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