CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

CSIR UGC NET December 2019
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CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test December 2019 or CSIR UGC NET December 2019 is the entrance examination for admission to Fellowship (Life Sciences) and Fellowship (Physical Sciences). CSIR UGC NET December 2019 is conducted by National Testing Agency.

CSIR UGC NET December for the year 2019 has been announced by National Testing Agency and will be held from 15/12/2019 to 27/12/2019. The application forms will be available from 09/09/2019 till 15/10/2019. The exam is in written mode. The duration of the exam will be 180 minutes. It is being conducted in English and Hindi (हिंदी) languages. Admit card will be available from 09/11/2019. Result is expected to be announced on 23/01/2020.

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CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Conducting Body

National Testing Agency

CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria:

Essential Educational Qualifications:

M.Sc. or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/B. Tech/B. Pharma/MBBS  with at least 55% marks for General (UR)/General-EWS and OBC candidates and 50% for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates. 

Candidates enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination as on the closing date of online submission of Application Form, are also eligible to apply in the above 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.

Such 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. 

B.Sc (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-PhD program with at least 55% marks for General (UR)/General-EWS and OBC candidates; 50% marks for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates are also eligible to apply. Candidates with Bachelor’s degree will be eligible for CSIR fellowship only after getting registered/enrolled for Ph.D/Integrated Ph.D program within the validity period of two years. Candidates possessing only Bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply only for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and not for Lectureship (LS)/ Associate Professorship

The eligibility for lectureship/ Assistant Professorship of NET qualified candidates will be subject to fulfilling the criteria laid down by UGC. Ph.D degree holders who have passed Master’s  degree prior to 19th September, 1991 with at least 50% marks are eligible to apply for Lectureship/ Assistant Professorship only

3.2 Upper Age limit:

(a) JRF: Maximum 28 years as on 01.07.2019 {upper age limit may be relaxable up to 5 years in  case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability(PwD)/ female applicants and 03 years in case of OBC  (Non Creamy Layer) applicants}. 

(b) Lectureship (LS)/ Assistant Professorship: No upper age limit.

CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Exam Centers

Offline Dates

DateLocation(s)
15/12/2019 Guntur, Guwahati, Jorhat, Chandigarh, Raipur, Delhi, Bhavnagar, Jammu, Srinagar, Jamshedpur, Bengaluru, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Bhopal, Nagpur, Pune, Imphal, Bhubaneswar, Pilani, Udaipur, Chennai, Karaikudi, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Varanasi, Roorkee, Kolkata
27/12/2019 Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Sibsagar, Silchar, Tezpur, Shillong

CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Important Dates

EventsStart DateLast Date
Application Form09/09/2019 15/10/2019
Application Form Correction18/10/2019 25/10/2019
Admit Card Release Date09/11/2019 -
CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 15/12/2019
  • 27/12/2019
  • OMR Sheet Image Display15/01/2020-
    Declaration of result23/01/2020-
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    CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Prospectus

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    Examination Timing :

    ShiftTiming
    Shift – 1 (Morning)09:30 am to 12:30 pm (IST)
    Shift – 2 (Afternoon)02:30 pm to 05:30 pm (IST)

    Examination Centres -Cities:

    The City of Examination Centres where the test shall be conducted are given at Annexure-I. It  is mandatory for candidates to select four cities of their choice while filling Online Application Form of CSIR-UGC NET December 2019. The effort will be made to allot Centre of examination to the candidates in order of the City choice opted by them in their Application Form. However, due to administrative reasons, a different city in the nearby area may be allotted.

    Examination Centre: Refer to Prospectus

    Reporting Time and other Important Instructions:

    • The candidates shall report at the Examination Centre two hours before the commencement of the examination so as to complete the frisking and registration formalities well before time. The registration desk will be closed 30 minutes prior to the examination. 
    • Candidates shall not be permitted to enter in the Examination Centre after 8.30  am in First Shift and after 1.30 pm in Second Shift.
    • Candidates are also advised to report at the Examination Hall/Room in the  Examination Centre by 8.45 am in the First Shift and by 1.45 pm in the Second Shift
    • The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully  and follow them during the conduct of the examination
    • Candidates should take their seat immediately after the opening of the Examination  Hall. If the candidates do not report in time due to any reason i.e. traffic jam, train/bus delay etc, they are likely to miss some of the general instructions to be announced in the Examination Rooms/Halls. The NTA shall not be responsible for any delay.

    Important Notice 1st November 2019

    NTA Announces CSIR UGC NET December 2019 application has been reopened for Jammu and Kashmir students. Those who were not able to apply can apply for CSIR UGC NET December 2019 on its official website.

    New Application Start Date 04th November 2019
    New Application Last Date
    08th November 2019

    14th December 2019 Notice:

    The exam has been postponed for Meghalaya and Assam candidates

    The candidates scheduled to appear in Joint CSIR-UGC NET December 2019  Examination at the Examination Centres located in the States of “Assam” (viz. the cities of  Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Sivasagar and Tezpur) and “Meghalaya” (viz. the city of Shillong) are hereby informed that their exam which was scheduled to be held on 15 December 2019 has been postponed. 

    21st December 2019 Notice:

    Exam and Admit Card Date Announced for Assam and Meghalaya Candidates:

    The candidates who were scheduled to appear at the Examination Centres located in the States of “Assam” (viz. the cities of Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Sivasagar and Tezpur) and “Meghalaya” (viz. the city of Shillong), are hereby informed that their examination will now be held on 27 December 2019 at the Centres, Shift & timing already indicated in their earlier Admit Cards.

    The revised Admit Card shall also be uploaded by 23 December 2019 (Monday). Candidates are also being informed through SMS / Email on their registered Mobile No. and Email ID.

    CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

    Fee Payable by Candidate

    General / General - EWS Rs. 1000/-
    OBC - NCL*Rs. 500/-
    SC / ST / PwDRs. 250/-

    Processing charges & Goods and Services Tax (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    Instructions for filling Online Application Form:

    • Log on to NTA website csirnet.nta.nic.in and click on the “Apply Online” button under  CSIR-UGC NET December 2019.
    • Download Information Bulletin and Replica of Application Form. Read these carefully to  ensure your eligibility and acquaint yourself with the requirements for submission of Online Application Form.

    Step-1: Apply for Online Registration using unique Email Id and Mobile No

    Step-2: Complete Online Application Form and note down the system generated  Application No.

    Step-3: Upload scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph and Candidate’s Signature in  JPG/JPEG format

    Step-4: Make payment of fee through SBI/Syndicate/ HDFC/ ICICI/ Paytm Payment Gateway  (Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking/UPI) and keep proof of fee paid. 

    Download save and print copy of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee for your record and future reference.

    • For submission of Online Application Form, Steps 1 to 4 must be completed. All Steps are mandatory
    • The final submission of Online Application Form will remain incomplete if step 2 and step 3 are not followed through. Such Online Application Forms would stand rejected and no correspondence on this account will be entertained.
    • Candidate will get Application Number and One Time Password (OTP) message through e-mail and SMS for submission of Online Application Form. (Future Login will be allowed only with the Application Number and Password, so these must be preserved) 
    • Download, save and print four copies of the Confirmation Page for your record and future reference.

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    Last date of the successful transaction of fee through Credit / Debit Card / Net - Banking / UP01.01.2020 to 04.01.2020 (upto 11:50 pm)

    Check List for filling the Online Application Form:

    The candidates are advised to ensure the following points before submitting the Online Application  Forms:

    • Whether they fulfill the eligibility conditions for the Test as prescribed under the  heading ‘Conditions of Eligibility’ and ‘Age Limit’.
    • That they have selected their category viz General / General-EWS / OBC (Non-Creamy  Layer) / SC / ST / PwD / Transgender and Minority option, in the relevant column correctly.
    • That they have filled their Subject and City of examination and code in the relevant  column correctly.
    • That the Person with Disability (PwD) candidate has filled the relevant column in the  Online Application Form. Only PwD candidates have to fill this column and the others have to leave it blank. 
    • Whether they have kept a Printout of Application Form (Confirmation Page) for their  own record.

    Important Points to Note:

    • The candidates, before submitting the Online Application Form, shall ensure their  eligibility to appear in the test
    • The Candidates should fill their complete postal address with PIN Code for further  correspondence. The NTA shall not be held responsible for any loss due to incorrect address given by the applicant in the Online Application Form
    • The Candidate must ensure that e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the  Online Application Form are their own (which cannot be changed later) as communication may be sent by NTA through e-mail or SMS.
    • The Candidate should not give the postal address, Mobile Number or e-mail ID of  Coaching Centre in the Online Application Form. In order to appear in CSIR-UGC NET December, 2019, the candidates are required to  apply ‘online’. The Application Form other than online mode shall not be accepted. No change will be accepted through offline mode i.e. through fax/application including e-mail etc.

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    CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Syllabus

    Syllabus of the Test:

    Syllabus & Scheme of Examination of the MCQ Paper may be seen at CSIR HRDG website:  www.csirhrdg.res.in.

    Note: National Testing Agency will not provide the copy of syllabus to individual candidates


    Subjects


    • Chemical Sciences
    • Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
    • Life Sciences
    • Mathematical Sciences
    • Physical Sciences 

    Syllabus Link: View/Download

    CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Admit Card

    Admit Card Download Start Date09/11/2019

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    CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Exam Day Instructions


    Offline Dates

    • 15/12/2019
    • 27/12/2019

    Examination Day Instructions

    Reporting Time and other Important Instructions
    • The candidates shall report at the Examination Centre two hours before the commencement of the examination so as to complete the frisking and registration formalities well before time. Registration desk will be closed 30 minutes prior to the examination.
    • Candidates shall not be permitted to enter in the Examination Centre after 8.30 am in First Shift and after 1.30 pm in Second Shift.
    • Candidates are also advised to report at the Examination Hall/Room in the Examination Centre by 8.45 am in the First Shift and by 1.45 pm in the Second Shift.
    • The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.
    • Candidates should take their seat immediately after opening of the Examination Hall. If the candidates do not report in time due to any reason i.e. traffic jam, train/bus delay etc, they are likely to miss some of the general instructions to be announced in the Examination Rooms/Halls. The NTA shall not be responsible for any delay.
    • The candidate must show, on demand, the Admit Card downloaded/printed from the NTA website for admission in the examination room/hall. The Test Centre Staff on duty is authorized to verify the identity of candidates and may take steps to verify and confirm the identify credentials. Candidates are requested to extend their full cooperation. A candidate who does not possess the valid Admit Card shall not be permitted for the examination under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.
    • A seat indicating Roll Number will be allotted to each candidate. Candidates should find and sit on their allocated seat only. In case of a candidate who changes room/hall or the seat on his/her own other than the one allotted, candidature shall be cancelled and no plea would be accepted for it.
    • The candidate should ensure that the question paper available on the computer is as per his/her opted NET subject indicated in the Admit Card. In case, the subject of question paper is other than his/her opted subject, the same may be brought to the notice of the Invigilator concerned.
    • Candidate may approach the Centre Superintendent/Invigilator in the room for any technical assistance, first aid emergency or any other information during the course of examination. For any queries or issues regarding Computer Based Test, the candidates may contact on Helpline Numbers available on CSIR-UGC NET website.
    • For those who are unable to appear on the scheduled date of test for any reason, re-test shall not be held by the NTA under any circumstances.

    Unfairmeans

    The candidates are governed by all Rules and Regulations of the NTA with regard to their conduct in the Examination Hall. All cases of unfair means will be dealt with as per rules. 

    • If Candidates are found to be in possession of any of the following items, their candidature will be treated as cancelled and the candidate will be debarred for future examination(s). The items/material will be seized and the case treated as one of ‘unfair means’.
    • Candidates shall maintain perfect silence and attend to their Question Paper only. Any conversation or gesticulation or disturbance in the Examination Room/Hall shall be deemed as misbehavior.
    • Candidates must not obtain or attempt to obtain or give assistance of any kind during the examination. This will entail expulsion and cancellation of candidature for the examination. (iv) If a candidate is found using unfair means or impersonating, his/her candidature shall be cancelled and he/she will be liable to be debarred for taking examination either permanently or for a specified period according to the nature of offence.

    Rough Work

    All calculations / writing work are to be done only in the rough sheet provided at the Test Centre in the examination Room/Hall and on completion of the test candidates must hand over the rough sheets to the invigilator on duty in the Room/Hall.

    Documents to be brought to the Examination Centre:
    • Candidates must bring the following documents to the Test Centre.
    • Print copy of Admit Card downloaded from NTA website
    • One passport size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form) should  be taken along for pasting on the specific space in the Attendance Sheet at Centre during the Examination. Any one of the authorized Govt. Photo IDs (must be original, valid and nonexpired) – PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/ Aadhaar Enrolment No/ Ration Card). The name on the photo identification must match with the name as shown on the Admit Card. 
    • If the name has been changed due to events such as marriage, candidate must show the relevant document at the time of exam. Marriage Certificate/Divorce/Decree/Legal Name Change Document.
    • PwD certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if claiming the relaxation under PwD category.

    Prohibited Materials at the Examination Centre :

    • Candidates are not allowed to carry any baggage inside the Examination Centre. NTA  will not be responsible for any belongings stolen or lost at the premises
    • Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, Calculators, Docu Pen, Slide  Rules, Log Tables and Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, bits of papers, mobile phone, Blue-tooth devices, pager or any other electronic gadget/ device etc. 
    • The candidates are prohibited to bring any kind of electronic gadgets/device in the  examination room/hall. If any candidate is found to be in possession of any of the above item, his/her candidature will be treated as cancelled and will also the debarred for future examination(s). The items/material will be seized and the case treated as one of ‘unfair means’. 
    • No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre Superintendent or the  Invigilator concerned, will leave their seat or Examination Room/Hall until the full duration of the paper is over. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as instructed by the Centre Superintendent/Invigilators. Candidates should not leave the room/hall without handing over their rough sheets to the Invigilator on duty in the Room/Hall
    • Smoking, chewing gutka, spitting etc. in the Examination Room/Hall is strictly prohibited. 

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    E-Admit Card for CSIR-UGC NET December, 2019

    The e-Admit Card is issued provisionally to the candidates, subject to the fulfilment of the  eligibility conditions. 

    The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website w.e.f 09 November 2019  onwards and appear for the Examination at the given Centre on Date and Shift (Timing) as  indicated in their e-Admit Card. 

    No candidate will 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, the candidate should  approach the Help Line between 10.00 am to 5.00 pm from 09 November 2019 to 16 November 2019. The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination. In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/her photograph and signatures shown in the e-Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the Help Line between 10.00 am to 5.00 pm between 09 November 2019 to 16 November 2019. In such cases, candidates would appear in the examination with the already downloaded Admit Card. However, NTA will take necessary action to make correction in the record later. 

    Note:

    • Candidate may please note that Admit Cards will not be sent by post.
    •  In no case, the duplicate Admit Card for CSIR-UGC NET December 2019 would be issued at the  Examination Centres.
    • Candidate must not mutilate the Admit Card or change any entry made therein
    • Candidates are advised to preserve their Admit Cards in good condition for future reference
    • No Admit Card shall be issued to the candidates whose Applications are found to be incomplete  for any reasons (including indistinct/ doubtful photographs/unsigned Applications) or who do not fulfil the eligibility criteria for the examination.  
    • Issue of Admit Cards, however, shall not necessarily mean acceptance of eligibility which shall  be further scrutinized at subsequent stages of admission process. 

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    Notice 9th Nov 2019:

    Release of Admit Card for Joint CSIR-UGC NET December 2019

    The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct Joint CSIR-UGC NET December 2019 for Junior Research Fellowship and eligibility for Lectureship on 15 December 2019 for 2,82,116 candidates, covering 05 subjects in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

    The candidates (who have paid the fees as on the last date 08.11.2019) can download their Admit Cards from CSIR-NET website csirnet.nta.nic.in and www.nta.ac.in w.e.f. 09.11.2019 (Saturday). The candidates are advised to download their Admit Card of Joint CSIR-UGC NET December 2019 using their Application Number and Password. In case, a candidate has misplaced or forgotten the Password, he/she may use the Date of Birth option given in the website.

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    CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Results

    Result Declaration23/01/2020

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    Display of Answer Key for Challenges :

    The NTA will display Provisional Answer Key of the questions on the NTA website csirnet.nta.nic.in to provide an opportunity to the candidates to challenge the Provisional Answer Key. The Answer Keys are likely to be displayed for two to three days. 

    The Candidates will be given an opportunity to make a challenge online against the Provisional 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 on the basis of final answer keys. 

    Note:

    • Negative marking for wrong answers, wherever required, shall be applicable as per subject wise scheme of Exam.
    • If a question for any reason is found to be wrong, the benefit of marks will be given to only those candidates who attempted the question. On examining of the representations by the subject experts, if it is found that along with the original answer key one more option(s) is correct, then marks will be awarded to all those candidates who have attempted any one of the correct options.
    • No grievances/representation with regard to Answer Key(s) after declaration of result 

    will be entertained.

    Re-Evaluation / Re-Checking of result:

    There shall be no re-evaluation / re-checking of result. No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.

    Procedure and Criteria for Declaration of Result:

    Two separate merit lists, one comprising of the candidates qualifying for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF-NET) and the second, of those candidates qualifying the Eligibility Test for Lectureship (LS-NET)/Assistant Professorship, will be made on the basis of their performance in the above Test. Candidates qualifying for JRF (NET), will also be eligible for Lectureship/ Assistant Professorship (NET) subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria laid down by UGC. The candidates qualifying for Lectureship/Assistant Professorship will be eligible to be considered for recruitment as Lecturers as well as for Junior Research Fellowship in a Scheme/Project, if otherwise suitable. However, they will not be eligible for Regular JRFNET Fellowship. Candidates qualifying for the award of JRF (NET) will receive fellowship from CSIR as per their assignment or from the Schemes with which they may find association. The candidates declared eligible for Junior Research Fellowship under CSIR Scheme and Lectureship/ Assistant Professorship will be governed by CSIR Rules/Regulations in this regard.

    CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Re-evaluation

    Fees for re-evaluation

    To get all details about CSIR UGC NET December 2019Download Brochure

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