CSIR-UGC NET - Application Form

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research UGC NET

Form Date: 25 Sep - 25 Oct 2021 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Form Date: 25 Sep - 25 Oct 2021

CSIR UGC NET 2021 Application Form: How to apply, Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - January 16 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

CSIR UGC NET June will be released in the last week of February 2021.  It can be filled online on the portal of the National Testing Agency. The candidates will have to submit the fee to complete the process. It is a national level entrance conducted twice a year to offer admission in JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) and Lecturership/Assistant Professorship. CSIR UGC NET application form will be available only in the online mode. Candidates must read the article given below to get the full information regarding the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) UGC NET 2021 application form, their fees, and other details.

CSIR  UGC NET 2021 Highlights

Examination NameCouncil of Scientific & Industrial Research – National Eligibility Test (CSIR NET)
The conducting body of the examinationNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Frequency of examinationTwice a year (June and December)
Eligibility for the examinationM.Sc. or equivalent degree/Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/B Tech/B. Pharma/MBBS degree (minimum 55% aggregate)
Application ModeOnline
Official websitecsirnet.nta.nic.in

CSIR UGC NET 2021 Application Form Dates

Candidates can check the revised schedule of CSIR UGC NET for June and Dec session Application Form dates:

CSIR UGC NET Registration Dates 2021
EventsJune ExamDecember Exam
Release of CSIR NET 2021 official notificationLast week of February 2021The third week of September 2021
Release of CSIR NET 2021 Application Form The first week of March 2021Fourth week of September 2021
Last day to register for CSIR NET 2021The first week of April 2021The third week of October 2021
Issue of CSIR NET 2021 Admit Card The first week of June 2021The first week of December 2021
CSIR NET 2021 Examination DateThe third week of June 2021Third Week of December 2021
Release of CSIR NET 2021 ResultsThe first week of July 2021Last week of December 2021

CSIR UGC NET 2021 Application Form

CSIR UGC NET Application Form 2021 will be released online on NTA's official website (National Test Agency). Candidates must go through the given below points related to CSIR UGC Registration:

  • CSIR-UGC NET 2021 application form has been available on the website of the National Testing Agency. 
  • Candidates are allowed to fill only one application form.
  • The application form is only accepted in online mode, and no other mode will be accepted.
  • Candidates must provide their registered email id and mobile number to get information by email or SMS.
  • Candidates cannot withdraw the application form once it is submitted successfully.
  • Multiple forms submitted by candidates will be rejected.
  • The applicants must get the printout of the application form for future use.

Documents Required while filling CSIR UGC NET Application Form 2021

Candidates need some documents for CSIR UGC NET 2021 Application Form for the June session. Given below are the list of documents:

  • Scanned copy of Photograph
  • Scanned copy of Signature
  • Caste certificate
  • Qualify Degree mark sheet
  • Credit Card/Debit Card/Net-Banking/UPI for fees payment
  • Photo Id proof such as Aadhar card, Ration Card, PAN Card, Passport, Voter ID Card, Driving License, etc.

CSIR UGC NET 2021 Application Fee

Candidates  check the CSIR UGC NET 2021 Application fee for the different category in the given below table:

CSIR NET 2021 Examination Fees
General/General-EWSRs 1000/-
OBC-NCLRs 500/-
SC/ST/PwDRs 250/-
Mode of Payment: The CSIR-UGC NET application processing fee can be paid through online mode only.
  • Online: Candidates can pay fees through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net-Banking/UPI.
  • Candidates must keep two or three printouts of fee receipt copy for future reference.
NOTE: Once the candidate's application is successfully paid, it cannot be refunded in any situation.

How to Apply for CSIR UGC NET 2021?

Before filling the application form, applicants must check the CSIR-UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2021 to avoid rejection of the Application form. Also, check the given below steps to fill in the CSIR UGC NET Application Form:

1: Registration

Given below are the steps candidates must follow at the time of registration for NET 2021.
  • For the filling, application form candidates need to register themselves.
  • Candidates have to click on the ' Filling Application Form.
  • Candidates download the information brochure and read the instructions mentioned on the website.
  • After that registration page opens, candidates have to fill in that and generate the Application Number.
  • When an Application Number generate, the authority sends OTP for password on the mobile number or email. Candidates have set their password for fur login.

2: Filling Up Online Application Form

After completing the above-mentioned step, the application form will appear on the screen. Candidates have to fill the following details in that:

Personal Information
  • Name of Candidate
  • Father and Mother Name
  • Nationality
  • Person with disability
Examination Details
  • Examination name
  • Examination center as per their choice(at least provide 4 preference)
Contact Details
  • Mobile Number
  • Email ID
  • Address 
  • State
  • Pincode

3: Uploading of Documents

When the candidate fills the application form, they have uploaded the scanned copy of documents such as photographs and signature.

Given below are the table related to documents size and format:
Documents Specification for CSIR NET
Photograph10 kb to 200 kbJPG/JPEG
Signature4 kb to 30 kbJPG/JPEG
  • The photograph must be taken on or after 02.09.2019, indicating the candidate's name along with the date of taking the photograph. 
  • The photograph should not be with a cap.
  • The candidate should put his full signature in running handwriting on white paper with a Black Ink pen.

4: Payment of Application Fee

After filling and uploading the documents, candidates have to pay the application by using SBI/Syndicate/HDFC/ICICI/Paytm Payment Gateway through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/UPI and must print the fee transaction receipt as proof of payment.

In, case, confirmation is not generated after payment then the transaction is cancelled and the amount will be refunded to the candidate's account.

CSIR UGC NET 2021 Application Form Correction 

Candidates can correct their Council of Scientific and Industrial Research National Eligibility Test (CSIR NET) 2021 form. NTA (National Test Agency) the conducting authority will open the online correction window after applying. Candidates have to visit the official website to correct the application form. Candidates correct the following:
  • Name or Spelling error
  • Changes in subject
  • Change in ID proof

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Form Start Date:

25 Sep 2021

Form End Date:

25 Oct 2021

The forms will open on 25 Sep 2021



Examination Date (Online):

20 Nov - 27 Nov 2021

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