CSIR-UGC NET December 2018: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has extended the registration date for the UGC NET examination scheduled to be conducted in December. The online registration process will be closed on October 17, the candidates can apply through the official website, csirhrdg.res.in. Earlier, the registration process is scheduled to be closed on October 15.
The UGC NET examination will be conducted on December 16 to test the eligibility of the aspirants for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET. Also, through UGC NET, the eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas is determined.
The exam will be a single paper to be held in the morning and evening session. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) will be asked. The exam is conducted for life science, Earth science, Mathematical science, Chemical science, and Physical science.
Candidate should hold an M.Sc or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS with at least 55 per cent marks. For reserved category, it is 50 per cent.
B.Sc(Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-PhD program with at least 55 per cent marks can apply too.
Age: For JRF NET, The maximum age of applicant should be 28 years as on July 1, 2018. There is upper age limit relaxation up to five years in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability (PwD)/female applicants and three years in case of OBC(non-creamy layer) candidates.
There is no upper age limit for LS NET.
The general category candidates have to pay an examination fee of Rs 1000, however, Rs 500 for other backward class (OBC) candidates and Rs 250 for candidates belong to other reserved categories- SC/ ST/ PwD.
How to apply online:
The candidates can apply online through the official website, csirhrdg.res.in.
The final result of Single MCQ test is likely to be declared in the month of March or April. The successful candidates may get fellowship from July 1, 2019.
CSIR-UGC NET December 2018: Important dates
Examination: December 16
Last date to apply online extended: October 17
Result date: To be announced soon
Fellowships: July 1, 2019.