Council of Scientific and Industrial Research conducts the Joint UGC NET exam for determining the eligibility for Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship. The Council conducts the exam twice in a year – June and December. The CSIR UGC NET 2017 exam test will be held in the subjects – Chemical Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences.
Subjects under CSIR UGC National Eligibility Test
Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
Nationality: Candidates must be an Indian National.
The upper age limit prescribed for JRF should be 28 years.
The candidates belonging to different categories, the relaxation will be provided to them.
There is no upper age limit for Lectureship.
Candidates who have completed the four-year BS program or hold a BE/B. Tech/B. Pharma/Integrated BS-MS/MBBS/BSc (Hons)/M.Sc. or equivalent degree or students enrolled in the Integrated MS-PhD program or Equivalent degree/B.Sc (Hons) with at least 55% marks for General & OBC-NCL candidates are eligible to apply (50% for SC/ST candidates, Physically and Visually handicapped candidates).
To avail the CSIR fellowship only, candidates holding a Bachelor’s degree, in Science, Engineering or any other discipline will be eligible after he/she has got himself/herself enrolled for Ph.D./Integrated Ph.D. program within the given validity of 2 years.