CSIR NET Exam Date 2022: Updated Exam Schedule Subject Wise

CSIR NET Exam Date 2022: Updated Exam Schedule Subject Wise

ByRenuka Miglani  |  Updated on: Jan 17, 2022
CSIR NET exam date 2021-22 has been changed as the exams were clashing with GATE. Check the latest exam dates here along with the application dates for CSIR UGC NET 2022 exam.
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CSIR NET Exam Schedule 2022 announced. NTA has published complete CSIR NET timetable for all shifts and subjects on its official website. The new exam date for CSIR UGC NET is 29 January 2022, 15 February – 18 February 2022. Know the latest updates for the CSIR NET exam along with the admit card dates here.

The CSIR NET admit card dates 2022 are yet to be released. Check complete schedule and latest new on dates below 

CSIR NET Exam Date 2022 Latest News

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the exam schedule for CSIR NET Exam  2021-22 on its official website. As per the latest update on 27th December 2021, the CSIR NET Exam will be conducted on 29 January, 15 February to 18 February 2022. It is also important to note that, as per CSIR's official tweet, two more exam sessions will be held in 2022. The CSIR NET 2021-2022 notification has also been released and the application link is active till 3rd January 2022.


Earlier, the CSIR NET exam was supposed to be held on January 29th, February 05th and 06th, 2022. However, the NTA changed the exam dates due to the clash of GATE and CSIR NET exam dates. The detailed exam schedule will be released by the concerned authorities on its website.  CSIR NET Exam is conducted twice a year, usually in June and then in December. CSIR UGC NET Exam 2021-22 is being conducted by National Test Agency. 

CSIR NET Exam 2020 (June Session) was held from 19 November 2020 till 30 November 2020. The December session of CSIR NET Exam 2020 couldn't be held. Further updates on the exam dates for the exam will be released soon on the official website. Candidates must note all the important dates and the timeline of the exam to plan the exam preparation accordingly.  

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CSIR NET Exam Time 2022

Check the exam timing and time schedule for CSIR NET 2022 exam below. 

 CSIR NET Exam Schedule 2022First ShiftSecond Shift
Timing of Examination09:00 am- 12:00 noon03:00 pm- - 6:00 pm
Duration of Examination03 hours withoutbreak
Entry into the Examination Centre*7:00 am- 8:00 am01:00 pm -2:00 pm
Entry in the Examination Hall/Room8:15 am- 8:30 am2:15 pm- 2:30 pm
Checking of Admit Cards by the invigilator8:30 am- 8:45 am2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Sitting on the seat in the Examination Hall8:45 am2:45 pm
Instructions by the invigilators8:45 am -8:55 am2:45 pm- 2:55 pm
Test Commences9:00 am3:00 pm
Test Concludes12:00 noon6:00 pm


CSIR NET Exam Date 2021-22

The CSIR NET exam date has been mentioned below in the table. 

CSIR NET Notification
3 December 2021
CSIR NET Online Applications Starts03 December 2021
Last date for payment of the application fee03 January 2022
Online Applications Correction Window
05-Jan-2022 to 09-Jan-2022
CSIR NET applications re-open
To be Announced
CSIR NET Admit card 2022
January 2022
CSIR NET exam 2022
  • 29 January 2022
  • 15 February 2022 to 18 February 2022
CSIR NET Result declaration 2022
to be announced

CSIR NET Exam Schedule 2022

Check the date-wise and subject-wise exam CSIR NET schedule of the upcoming Joint exam below.

Exam Dates

Subject Name



Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean And Planetary Sciences

Shift 2


Physical Sciences

Shift 2


Mathematical Sciences

Shift 1

Chemical Sciences

Shift 2


Life Sciences (Group 1)

Shift 1

Life Sciences (Group 2)

Shift 2

Download CSIR NET Public Notice (17 Jan 2022) - Click Here for PDF

CSIR NET Exam Dates 2021 (June 2020 Session)

The table below covers the important dates for the online exam of CSIR NET 2020 (June Session)

EventsImportant Date
CSIR NET Online Applications (June 2020 session)16 March 2020 - 30 June 2020
Last date for payment of the application fee30 June 2020
Online Applications Correction Window30 June 2020 - 20 July 2020
CSIR NET applications re-open
22 August 2020 - 10 September 2020
CSIR NET Admit card (June 2020 session)7 November 2020
CSIR NET exam day (June 2020 session)19 November 2020
21 November 2020
26 November 2020
Admit card download for Puducherry and Tamil Nadu candidates28 November 2020
CSIR NET exam for Puducherry and Tamil Nadu candidates30 November 2020
CSIR NET Result declaration (June 2020 session)29 December 2020
CSIR NET cutoff to be released


Also, Check Important Related Links:
CSIR NET Eligibility CriteriaCSIR NET Application Form
CSIR NET SalaryCSIR NET Exam Pattern
CSIR NET Selection ProcessCSIR NET Syllabus
CSIR NET Cut OffCSIR NET Question Papers
CSIR NET BooksCSIR NET Preparation Tips
CSIR NET Admit CardCSIR NET Exam Videos
CSIR NET Answer KeyCSIR NET Result


  • The CSIR NET exam date 2021 are January 29February 15 – February 18, 2022 (new).

  • You can check the latest updates for CSIR NET 2021-22 exam on BYJU'S Exam Prep or the official website of CSIR NET.

  • The CSIR NET exam date is released by the exam conducting body which is the National Testing Agency (NTA).

  • The time duration of the CSIR NET exam is 3 hours.