Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) will hold the Joint CSIR-UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship And Eligibility for Lectureship Tentatively on 20th December, 2015. The last date for submission of online applications is 4th September 2015.
Junior Research Fellowships (JRF)
Maximum 28 Years as on 01/07/2015 (05 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC, Physically handicapped/Visually handicapped and female applicants)
Subjects of the Test: (1) Chemical Sciences (2) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences (3) Life Sciences (4) Mathematical Sciences (5) Physical Sciences. Engineering Sciences has been discontinued from December, 2015 NET.
JRF (NET) ->
(1) BS-4 years program/BE/ BTech/ BPharma/ MBBS/ Integrated BS-MS/ MSc or equivalent degree with at least 55% marks for general and OBC-Non Creamy layer candidates (50% for SC/ST candidates, physically and Visually Handicapped candidates).
(2) Candidates enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination are also eligible to apply in required subject under the Result Awaited (RA) category on the condition that they complete the qualifying degree with requisite percentage of marks within the validity period of two years to avail the fellowship from the effective date of award.
(3) Such candidates will have to submit the attestation format (Given at the reverse of the application form) duly certified by the Head of the Department/Institute from where the candidate is appearing or has appeared.
(4) BSc (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-PhD program with at least 55% marks for general and OBC (Non Creamy layer) candidates; 50% marks for SC/ST candidates, physically and visually handicapped candidates are also eligible to apply. Candidates with bachelor's degree, whether Science, engineering or any other discipline, will be eligible for CSIR fellowship only after getting registered/enrolled for PhD/Integrated PhD program within the validity period of two years.
Lectureship of NET -> PhD degree holders who have passed Master's degree prior to 19 September 1991, with at least 50% marks are eligible to apply for Lectureship only.
Selection Process: The single paper MCQ based test will be held tentatively on Sunday, the 20th December 2015. Total Marks - 200, Duration - 3 Hours [Morning Session - 9.00 AM-12.00 Noon, Afternoon Session - 2.00 PM-5.00 PM].
Examination Centres: The test will be held at 26 Centres spread all over India:- Bangalore, Bhavnagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guntur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Karaikudi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Pilani, Pune, Raipur, Roorkee, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur and Varanasi.
Examination Fee: ₹ 1000/- for General, ₹ 500/- for OBC-Non Creamy Layer (NCL), ₹ 250/- for SC/ST/Physically Handicapped (PH) or Visually Handicapped (VH) Candidates.
How To Apply: Interested & eligible candidates may apply Online on or before 04/09/2015.
Candidates, after successfully submitting application online are required to take print out of the Application Form, paste his/her recent black & white photograph, put his/her signature at the required space, attach caste certificate, if applicable and send along with CSIR marked copy of fee deposited Bank Challan in an envelope super scribed with Subject Code, Centre Code & Medium Code to THE DEPUTY SECRETARY (EXAM), HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT GROUP, EXAMINATION UNIT, CSIR COMPLEX, LIBRARY AVENUE, PUSA, NEW DELHI-110012. The last date for submission of applications is 11/09/2015 (For Remote Areas - 18/09/2015).
Date of close of deposit of fee -> 03/09/2015
Date of close of On-line submission of Application -> 04/09/2015
Last date of receipt of duly completed hard copy of online application in the Examination Unit -> 11/09/2015
Last date of receipt of duly completed hard copy of online application in the Examination Unit from remote areas -> 18/09/2015
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