Joint CSIR-UGC NET Exam- December, 2011 Notification

Joint CSIR-UGC NET Exam- December, 2011 Notification

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), India, a premier national R&D organisation, is among the world's largest publicly funded R&D organisation. CSIR's pioneering sustained contribution to S&T human resource development is acclaimed nationally.

CSIR will hold the Joint CSIR-UGC Test on 18th December, 2011 for determining the eligibility of the Indian National candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET and for determining eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas falling under the faculty of Science. The award of Junior Research Fellowship (NET) to the successful eligible candidates will depend on their finding admission/placement in a university/ national laboratory/ institution of higher learning and research, as applicable.

A candidate may apply either for ‘JRF + Lectureship’ or for ‘Lectureship (LS) only’ He/she may indicate his/her preference in the O.M.R Application Form/Online Application, as the case may be. CSIR may consider candidates applying for ‘JRF + LS’ or ‘Lectureship only” depending on number of fellowships available & performance in the test subject to the condition that they fulfill the laid down eligibility criterion . If a candidate is found to be over-age for JRF (NET) he/she will automatically be considered for Lectureship (NET) only.

Two separate merit lists, one comprising the candidates qualifying for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF - NET) and the second, of those candidates qualifying the Eligibility Test for Lectureship (NET), will be made on the basis of their performance in the above Test. Candidates qualifying for JRF (NET), will also be eligible for Lectureship (NET) subject to fulfilling the eligible criteria laid down by UGC. The candidates qualifying for Lectureship will be eligible for recruitment as Lecturers as well as for JRF-ship in a Scheme/Project, if otherwise suitable. However, they will not be eligible for Regular JRFNET
Fellowship. They will be eligible to pursue Ph.D. programme with or without any fellowship other than JRF-NET.
Candidates qualifying for the award of JRF (NET) will receive fellowship either from CSIR or UGC as per their assignment or
from the Schemes with which they may find association. The candidates declared eligible for Junior Research Fellowship under UGC scheme will be governed by UGC rules/regulations in this regard.

 The final result of this Single MCQ test may be declared sometime in the month of February, 2012 and fellowship to successful candidates could be awarded from 01.07. 2012.

M.Sc. or Equivalent degree under the subjects mentioned in para 2.1 above, with minimum 55% marks for General & OBC candidates; 50% for SC/ST candidates, Physically and Visually Handicapped candidates and Ph.D. degree holders who had passed Master's degree prior to 19th September 1991.

Important Dates to Remember for CSIR-UGC NET Exam

A. Date of Single MCQ Examination 18.12.2011
B. Schedule for sale of Information Bulletin through Bank
(i) Start of sale of Information Bulletin  16.08.2011
(ii) Date of close of sale of Information Bulletin by post only 30.08.2011
(iii)Date of close of sale of Information Bulletin by cash at all branches/ stations 05.09.2011

C. Schedule for On-Line Application
(i) Start of On-Line Submission of Application Form and Fee deposit through Bank Challan 16.08.2011
(ii) Date of close of On-Line deposit of fee (at All stations) 05.09.2011
(iii)Date of close of On-Line submission of Applications (at All stations) 06.09.2011

D. Last date of receipt of completed application forms (including duly completed hard
copy of on line application in the Examination Unit 09.09.2011

E. Last date of receipt of (both kind) Completed application forms (from remote areas) 16.09.2011
F. Last Date for receipt of written request for change of Examination Centre only on merit basis 03.10.2011
G. Publication of list of candidates registered for test on CSIR, HRDG website 01.11.2011
H. Last date for entertainment of any representation about non-registration for this test 08.11.2011
I. Start of dispatch of Admission Certificate to eligible candidates last week of Nov., 2011

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