(Notification) CSIR : Joint CSIR – UGC Test For JRF & Eligibility For Lectureship- December, 2013

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research

Joint CSIR-UGC Test For Junior Research Fellowship And Eligibility for Lectureship: 22nd December, 2013

CSIR will hold the Joint CSIR-UGC Test on 22nd December, 2013 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 &  Technology. 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.


The Test will be held in the subjects as given under:

  1. Chemical Sciences
  2. Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
  3. Life Sciences
  4. Mathematical Sciences
  5. Physical Sciences
  6. Engineering Sciences


BS-4 years program/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS/Integrated BS-MS/MSc or equivalent degree with at least  55% marks for general and OBC (50% for SC/ST candidates, physically and Visually Handicapped  candidates).

Candidates enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination 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 from the effective date of award.


For JRF (NET): Maximum 28 years as on 01-07-2013 (upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in case  of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC, Physically handicapped/Visually handicapped and female applicants).  

For LS (NET): No upper age limit

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Courtesy: CSIR HRDG