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CSIR-UGC NET

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research UGC NET June 2020

Exam Date: 24 Sep 2020 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Exam Date: 24 Sep 2020

CSIR-UGC NET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,000
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:National Testing Agency (NTA)

CSIR UGC NET 2020: Application Form(Re-Open), Eligibility

Updated On - September 11 2020 by Akriti Maurya

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Application Form is reopened from 22 August, Candidates can apply for UGC NET 2020 till 10 September 2020. Council of Scientific & Industrial Research UGC National Eligibility Test(June session) which will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The exam is conducted twice in year(June & December session) at national level. Furthermore, this test determines the eligibility of candidates for Lectureship positions in Indian University/Colleges. Those who will clear JRF will be qualified for Lectureship subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria laid down by UGC. The candidates must read the complete article to know all about CSIR UGC NET 2020 June session.

CSIR UGC NET latest updates

The following are the new changes introduced in the CSIR UGC NET 2020 exam:

  • The last date to submit the Application Form is 10 September 2020.
  • The application correction window will open from 11 September to 17 September 2020.

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Important Dates

Candidate can check here all the important CSIR UGC 2020 dates for the application form in the given table below:

EventsDates
Online Application Re-open22 August 2020
Online Application Closes10 September 2020
Application Form Correction11-17 September 2020
Admit card ReleaseBefore one week of the exam
CSIR UGC NET 2020 Examination21 June 2020
Release of Answer Keywill be announced soon
Results Date05 July 2020

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Application Form

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Application Form for June session has been released on the web portal of the NTA. The candidates can check all the details about  CSIR UGC NET 2020 Application Form given below:
  • The application form can be filled through online mode only from 22 August to 10 September 2020.
  • No application will be accepted through offline mode or any other mode.
  • Candidates can submit one application only. Multiple applications will not be entertained.
  • Candidates have to provide a valid E-mail Address and Mobile Number in the Online Application Form as all information/communication will be sent by NTA through e-mail on the registered e-mail address or SMS on registered Mobile Number only.
  • Candidates also have to upload scanned images of Photograph and Signature in JPG/JPEG format.
  • All the instructions given in the Information Bulletin and on NTA website must be followed by the candidates while filling the application form.
  • Candidates must visit the NTA website and check their e-mails regularly for the latest updates.
  • It is mandatory to select four cities while filling the Online Application Form of CSIR UGC NET June 2020.
  • The entire application process of CSIR UGC NET June 2020 is online, so candidates do not need to send/submit any document(s) including Confirmation Page to NTA through Post/Fax/E-mail or by Hand.

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Application Fee

The application fee details for the CSIR NET 2020 is mentioned below:

Mode of Payment:
  • The application fee can be paid through Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking/UPI.
  • Candidates have to pay the fee by using SBI/Syndicate/HDFC/ICICI/Paytm Payment Gateway.
  • If in case Confirmation Page is not generated after the payment of fee, then it means that the transaction is cancelled, and the amount will be refunded automatically to the candidate’s account.
  • However, the candidate has to make another transaction, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated.
  • After successful payment of fee, candidates can download and print copies of Confirmation Page for future reference.

The list of CSIR UGC NET application Fees 2020 for different categories is given below in a table:

CSIR UGC NET Registration Fee 2020
CategoryFee (Rs)
General/General-EWS (Economically Weaker Section)Rs 1000/-
OBC-NCL (Non-Creamy Layer)Rs 500/-
SC/ST/PwDRs 250/-
NOTE: The application fee of CSIR NET is non-refundable. So, any request by the candidate regarding the refund of fee will not be entertained by NTA under any circumstances.

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Application Form Correction 

The NTA will facilitate the correction window for CSIR UGC NET 2020 for the candidates the dates for which will be notified. The applicants can make the changes (if required) in the application form online. The corrections in the form will be made only to some details.

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must check the CSIR UGC NET 2020 eligibility criteria before filling the application form to know their eligibility. If any candidate is found ineligible at any stage of exam will not be allowed for further process. The detailed eligibility of CSIR UGC National Eligibility Test 2020 is given hereby:
Age Limit 
  • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) - Candidates whose age is maximum 28 years as on 01 July 2020 are eligible. The upper age limit will be relaxable up to 5 years if a candidate is female or belong to SC/ST/Persons with Disability (PwD) category and 3 years of relaxation will be provided to OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) applicants.
  • Lectureship (LS)/ Assistant Professorship - There is no upper age limit in case of Assistant Professor/Lectureship.
Educational Qualifications
  • Candidates who belong to General (UR)/General-EWS and OBC category must have a minimum of 55% marks in their M.Sc. or equivalent degree/Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/B. Tech/B. Pharma/MBBS.
  • For SC/ST/Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates, minimum marks required to apply for the exam is 50%.
  • Candidates enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 3 years of the above qualifying examination/degree as on 09 October 2019, are also eligible to apply under the Result Awaited (RA) category.
  • For this, candidates will have to submit the attestation form duly certified by the Head of the Department/Institute from where the candidate is appearing or has appeared. 
  • PhD degree holders who have passed Master’s degree before 19 September 1991 with at least 50% marks are eligible to apply for Lectureship/ Assistant Professorship only.

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CSIR UGC NET 2020 Admit Card

The candidates can download the CSIR-UGC NET 2020 Admit Card from the official website of NTA or its own portal. All the details about CSIR NET admit card 2020 are given below:
  • Hall Ticket will not be sent by post to any candidate.
  • E-Admit Card will be issued by the NTA to those candidates only who will subject to the fulfilment of the eligibility conditions and fill the application form correctly.
  • Candidates will not be allowed to appear at the examination centre, on Date and Timings other than that allotted to them in their Admit card.
  • In case candidates are unable to download Admit Cards from the website or find any discrepancy in the admits card, then the candidate should approach the Help Line between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • The candidates must read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination. 

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Exam Centres

Candidates can check the list of cities for centres of CSIR UGC NET 2020 June given below:

CSIR UGC NET 2020 (June)Test Centres
S.No.StateCity
1Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

Naharlagun

2AssamDibrugarh
Guwahati
Jorhat
Silchar
Tezpur
3Andaman and NicobarPort Blair
4Andhra PradeshAnantapur
Surampalem 
Bhimavaram
Chirala
Chittoor
Eluru
Guntur
Kadapa
Kakinada
Kurnool
Nellore
Ongole
Rajahmundry
Srikakulam
Tirupati
Vijayawada
Visakhapatnam
Vizianagaram
Narasaraopet 
Proddatur
5Bihar Bhagalpur
Arrah
Darbhanga
Patna
Muzaffarpur
Gaya
Purnea
6ChandigarhChandigarh
7ChattisgarhBilaspur
Durg
Bhilai Nagar
Raipur
8Daman & DiuDaman
9Dadra and Nagar HaveliDadra and Nagar Haveli
10DelhiDelhi
11GoaPanaji
12GujaratAhmedabad
Anand
Bhavnagar
Ghandhinagar
Himatnagar
Jamnagar
Junagadh
Mehsana
Rajkot
Surat
Valsad
Vadodara
13HaryanaAmbala
Faridabad
Gurugram
Hissar
Karnal
Kurukshetra
Sonepat
Panipat
Yamuna Nagar
14Himachal PradeshBilaspur
Hamirpur
Palampur
Shimla 
Solan
Mandi
Una
Kullu
15JharkhandBokaro Steel City
Dhanbad
Hazaribagh
Jamshedpur
Ranchi
16Jammu & KashmirBaramulla
Jammu
Samba
Srinagar
17KarnatakaBelgaum
Bellary
Bengaluru
Bidar
Davangere
Gulbarga
Hassan
Hubli
Mangaluru
Mysore
Shivamoga
Tumakuru
Udupi
Mandya
18KeralaPalakkad
Pathanamthitta
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Alappuzha
Angamaly
Idukki
Kannur
Kasaragod
Kollam
Kottayam
Kozhikode
Malappuram
19LakshadweepKavaratti
20Madhya PradeshBalaghat
Betul
Bhopal
Chhindwara
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Rewa
Sagar
Shahdol
Ujjain
21MaharashtraAhmednagar
Akola
Amravati
Aurangabad
Chandrapur
Dhule
Jalgaon
Kolhapur
Latur
Mumbai
Nagpur
Nanded
Nasik
Navi Mumbai
Pune
Raigad
Ratnagiri
Sangli
Satara
Solapur
Thane
Wardha
22ManipurImphal
23MeghalayaShillong
24MizoramAizawl
25NagalandDimapur
Kohima
26OdishaBalasore
Berhampur-Ganjam 
Bhubaneshwar
Cuttack
Dhenkanal
Rourkela
Sambalpur
27PuducherryPuducherry
28PunjabAmritsar
Bhatinda
Fatehgarh Sahib
Jalandhar
Ludhiana
Pathankot
Patiala
Sangrur
29RajasthanAjmer
Alwar
Bikaner
Jaipur
Jodhpur
Kota
Sikar
Udaipur
Sriganganagar
30SikkimGangtok
31Tamil NaduChennai
Coimbatore
Cuddalore
Kanchipuram
Kanyakumari
Madurai
Namakkal
Salem
Thanjavur
Thoothukudi
Tiruchirappalli
Tirunelveli
Tiruvallur
Vellore
Virudhunagar
32TelanganaHyderabad
Karimnagar
Khammam
Mahbubnagar
Nalgonda
Warangal
33TripuraAgartala
34UttarakhandDehradun
Haldwani
Haridwar
Nainital
Pantnagar
Roorkee
35Uttar PradeshAgra
Aligarh
Allahabad
Bareilly
Faizabad
Ghaziabad
Gorakhpur
Noida
Jhansi
Kanpur
Lucknow
Mathura
Meerut
Moradabad
Muzaffarnagar
Sitapur
Varanasi
36West BengalAsansol
Burdwan
Durgapur
Hooghly
Howrah
Kalyani
Kolkata
Siliguri
37LadakhLeh

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates need to check the Paper Pattern of CSIR NET before they start preparing for the examination. The details about CSIR UGC NET 2020 Exam pattern is given below:
  • Mode of Examination: The exam will be conducted through Online mode (CBT) only.
  • Type of Questions: The questions asked will be of objective type, Multiple Choice Question (MCQ).
  • Exam Duration: The exam will be of 180 minutes (three hours) and there will be no break between papers.
  • Total Marks: The test paper for each subject shall carry a maximum of 200 marks.
  • The medium of Examination: The test will be in Hindi and English language. In case of any ambiguity between Hindi and English language due to translation, English medium would be treated as final.
  • Subjects of the Exam: The exam will be held in the five subjects: Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences.
  • Sections: The test will consist of three parts/sections.
    1. Part 'A' shall be common to all subjects. This part shall contain questions about General Aptitude with emphasis on logical reasoning, graphical analysis, analytical and numerical ability, quantitative comparison, series formation, puzzles, etc.
    2. Part 'B' shall contain subject-related conventional Multiple Choice questions (MCQs), generally covering the topics given in the syllabus. 
    3. Part 'C' shall contain higher-order questions that may test the candidate's knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts.

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus of the CSIR National Eligibility Test is released by the Human Resource Development Group, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR - HRDG). The candidates can check the CSIR UGC NET Syllabus 2020 given below. CSIR UGC NET June 2020 syllabus is as follows:
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Earth Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
NOTE: National Testing Agency (NTA) will not provide a copy of the syllabus to individual candidates.

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Answer Key

The CSIR NET provisional answer key will be displayed along with the respective Question Paper on the official website of NTA after the conduction of exam. Candidates can check the important dates and the details related to Answer key 2020 below:
S.NoEventDates
1Display of Question paper and Challenge of Provisional Answer KeyTo be announced
2Last date of submission of fee(for challenging) through Credit/Debit card or Net Banking/UPITo be announced
  • The NTA releases the CSIR UGC NET 2020 Answer Key on the official website after the successful commencement of the examination. 
  • Answer Keys are to be displayed for two to three days to providing an opportunity for the candidates to challenge the Provisional Answer Key.
  • Candidates can challenge the answer key on payment of Rs. 1000/- per question challenged as processing charges.
  • The NTA decision on the challenges shall be final and the result will be declared based on final answer keys.
  • No grievances concerning Answer Key after the declaration of result will be entertained.

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Result

The details regarding the CSIR UGC NET result 2020 are listed below. Also, the result will be declared on the official website of NTA.
  • The National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared the CSIR 2020 result, after releasing the CSIR NET final answer key.
  • Two separate merit list will be made based on the candidates' performance in the test.
  • Re-Evaluation/Re-Checking of the result: There shall be no re-evaluation/re-checking of the result. No correspondence/candidate in this regard shall be entertained.

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Highlights 

The highlights for CSIR UGC NET 2020 is mentioned below:

Name of the exam

CSIR UGC NET 

Full Name

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research UGC National Eligibility Test June 

Exam conducting body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Level

National Level 

CSIR UGC NET Official website

https://csirnet.nta.nic.in/webinfo/public/home.aspx

Exam Mode

Online (Computer Based Test)

Exam purpose

To determine the eligibility of the candidates for JRF (Junior Research Fellowship), Assistant professor/Lectureship positions.

 

About National Testing Agency 

The NTA was established in November 2017 to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions. NTA conducts the JEE Mains, NEET-UG, NET, CMAT & GPAT. Its actual start was in 2010 with a report submitted to the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) by a committee consisting of some of the directors of the Indian Institute of Technology which recommended that the national testing agency be "created by an Act of Parliament.

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CSIR-UGC NET Important Dates

TitleDates
CSIR-UGC NET 2020 Form Date22 Aug - 10 Sep 2020
Application Correction11 Sep - 17 Sep 2020
CSIR-UGC NET 2019 Exam Date24 Sep 2020 (Tentative)

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research UGC NET June 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:

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Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

Yes

NOTE:Yes

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
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Form Start Date:

22 Aug 2020

Form End Date:

10 Sep 2020

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