CSIR UGC NET 2018 is expected to be held in June 2018. Hall Tickets will be announced in the first week of June 2018. Result of the exam will be announced in form of merit list at the official website post successful organize of examination. Applications for UGC NET 2018 will be invited at its official website starting from February 2018. The exam will be organizeed to provide Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship to the qualified aspirants in major universities of India.
Organizeed by University Grants Commission in offline mode, the exam is held yearly for post graduates obtaining 50% marks or above. The paper includes MCQs worth 200 marks with questions designed differently for each stream.
|Exam Name||CSIR UGC NET|
|Organizeing Body||Council of Scientific and Industrial Research|
|Exam Type||National Level Examination|
|Exam Date||May 16, 2018|
|Eligibility Criteria||50% marks in qualifying examination|
|Age limit for JFR: 28 years No age limit for Lectureship|
|Method of Application||Online|
The applications for CSIR UGC NET 2018 can be filled on the official website starting from February 2018. Result of the exam is expected to be announced in June 2019. Take a quick look at the important events of CSIR UGC NET. Hall Ticket for the successfully registered aspirants will be announced in the first week of June 2018. As mentioned previous, the exam is scheduled for multiple dates in June 2018.
|Online application procedure starts from||January 2018|
|Issue of e-hall ticket||June 2018|
|Date of MCQ Examination||June 2018|
There are certain eligibility requirements which must be fulfilled by the aspirants in order to appear for CSIR UGC NET 2018 exam. Following are the eligibility conditions which are need of the aspiring aspirants:
M.Sc or an equivalent degree / Integrated BS-MS / BS - 4 years / BE / B. Tech / B. Pharma / MBBS.
For Lectureship (NET): There is no upper age limit.
The Application for CSIR UGC NET 2018 can be filled via online method only. All the procedures including Pre-exam stages and post-exam releasement will be carried out on the official website. Here’s how you can apply for the ace exam.
|Individual Information||Education History||Family Background|
|Name||Class X Marks||Guardians’ Name|
|Date of Birth||Class XII Marks||Guardians’ Income|
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|Category||CSIR UGC NET 2018 Application Fee|
|General Aspirants||INR 1000|
Hall Ticket for CSIR UGC NET will be published on the official website from the first week of June 2018. The Hall Tickets will not be sent by post and aspirants will have to download the hall ticket from the website. Here’s how you can download your CSIR UGC NET Hall Ticket.
Hall Ticket is the most important document to be carried at the Exam Center. However, it must be supported with a valid photo id alloted by the government of India preferably Aadhar Card.
CSIR UGC NET exam is organizeed for research and fellowship in science streams. The exam will be organizeed in two sessions viz. Forenoon and Afternoon session. The exam will be organizeed in an offline method for a period of 180 minutes. Take a sneak peek at the important details of CSIR UGC NET Exam Format.
|Method of exam||Pen and Paper mode|
|The format of exam||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
|Session Timings||Forenoon Session – 9 AM to 12 PM Afternoon Session – 2 PM to 5 PM|
|List of Subjects||Life Sciences Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences Mathematical Sciences Chemical Sciences Physical Sciences|
The cutoff marks for CSIR UGC NET is the at least marks need to get shortlisted for fellowships. The cut off is devised considering numerous factors including, Cut Off marks is expected to be declared separately for each subject.
The earlier year cut off for CSIR UGC NET can indicate the exam trends and help aspirants understand the upcoming exam cut off. The expected CSIR UGC NET 2017 Cut Off data is offered below.
|SC / ST||100||90|
The Result will be published in form of merit list at the official website. Here’s how you can check your CSIR UGC NET 2018 Result The merit list will include names of qualified aspirants with their ranks. It will be published differently for each stream.
The organizing body will announce 2 separate merit lists for JRF NET and LS NET stream. It is expected to specify details about the aspirants such as:
The preparation of the merit list is done on the basis of performance of aspirants in June 2018 exam.
It should be noted that those who qualify LS NET will be deemed applicable for JRF only in a Scheme or Project. However, they will not be applicable for Regular JRF NET Fellowship. The results will be valid for a duration of two years, within which the aspirant can join the CSIR fellowship. Following completion of two years, Result of the aspirants will be considered invalid for admission to fellowships.
CSIR UGC NET exam includes questions on the following topics:
In order to ace this exam, aspirants need to prepare accordingly and for that, there are several books which can prove to be helpful. List of such books has been tabulated below for each topic covered.
Books advisable to cover this section are as follows:
|Physical Chemistry||Samuel Glasstone|
|Biological inorganic chemistry: structure and reactivity||Ivano Bertini|
|Inorganic and organometallic polymers||Chandrasekhar, Vadapalli|
|Trueman’s UGC-CSIR JRF/NET Chemical Sciences (Chemistry)||B. Roy,M. Gagan|
|Pearson Guide to UGC-CSIR Chemical Sciences||Sanjay Singh Rawal|
Preparation books for Physical Science have been given below:
|CSIR-UGC NET/JRF/SET Physical Sciences||Dr. Surekha Tomar|
|UGC-CSIR NET (JRF & LS) Physical Science||W.Malemnganba Chenglei|
|Physical Sciences CSIR-JRF-Net Gate||Tomar|
|Joint CSIR UGC-NET: Physical Science (Part-A, B & C||RPH Editorial Board|
|UGC CSIR JRF/Net Physical Sciences||Sunil Kushwaha|
The advisable books for Mathematical Science are:
|CSIR-UGC NET/JRF/SET MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES||Alok Kumar (Upkar)|
|Mathematical Sciences for UGC-CSIR Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Lectureship||Prasad|
|Mathematical Science Manual CSIR UGC/NET/SLET & Lectureship – Jupiter||Renu Sharma, Awadhesh Kumar Mishra|
|Net Mathematical Sciences – Vol. 1 UGC CSIR||Satya Prakashan|
|UGC-CSIR JRF/NET Mathematical Sciences (Also Useful For SET)||G. K. Publications Pvt. Ltd|
|NET Mathematical Sciences – Vol. 2 UGC CSIR||Satya Prakashan|
|UGC-CSIR NET (JRF & LS) Mathematical Science||Pawan Sharma, Anshuman, Suraj Singh|
The books for preparing for Life Sciences are given below.
|Plant physiology||Salisbury and Ross.|
|Biochemistry||A student survival guide|
|Biochemical Techniques||Keith Wilson and walker|
|Genes to Clones||winnacker|
|Principles of Biochemistry||Lehninger|
The preparation books for the Earth Science are given below.
|Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences Exam Guide CSIR UGC NET||Surendra Kumar|