CSIR NET Eligibility 2022: Check age limit, educational qualifications and other details here

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Tue, 23 Aug 2022 09:02 AM IST

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Looking for details on CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria? Get to know age limit, educational qualifications, and number of attempts along with other details.

The official notification for CSIR UGC NET June 2022 Exam was released on 11th July 2022 on the official website of NTA CSIR UGC NET. Joint CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship programme is aimed at National Science & Technology Human Resource Development. A large number of JRFs are awarded each year by CSIR to candidates after qualifying the Test conducted by CSIR twice a year in June and December. CSIR NET eligibility criteria is released by the NTA along with the official notification. It is defined along the parameters of educational qualification, age limit, nationality, and so on. Candidates appearing for CSIR NET Exam should ensure that they know all the important information about the exam such as eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, and so on. Read this article to know all about CSIR NET eligibility criteria and other details.
 
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1. CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria
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CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria: Nationality
     ii. CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit
     iii. CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification
     iv. CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria: Number of Attempts
 

 

CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for CSIR NET Exam should ensure that they satisfy all the parameters of eligibility. If they are not eligible as per the criteria set by NTA then their candidature can be rejected during any stage of the examination. The eligibility requirements for CSIR NET Exam are as follows:

Check out UGC NET Exam Pattern here.

CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria: Nationality

The candidate should be an Indian citizen to be eligible to apply for CSIR NET Exam.

Check out our TET and CTET Coverage here.

CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit

The maximum age limit to apply for JRF is 28 years. The upper age limit is relaxed upto 5 years for candiated belonging to the reserved category (SC/ST/PwD and female candidates) and upto 3 years for OBC candidates. There is no age limit for lecturship. Relaxation in age limit is as follows:
Category Relaxation in Age Limit (in years)
Female 5
SC 5
ST 5
OBC (non-creamy layer) 3
Persons with disability (PwD) 5
 

CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must have a degree in B.Pharma or BE or B. Tech or MSc or MBBS or Integrated BS-MS or any other science degree with at least 55% marks. 5% marks relaxation is given to candidates who belong to the reserved category.
  • Candidates who are in the final year of their post-graduation are also eligible to apply for the exam. 
  • Candidates who have done B.Sc or if they are pursuing the Integrated MS-PhD program and have got a minimum 55% marks then they are eligible to apply.
Subject-wise eligibility is as follows:
Subject Eligibility
Life Science Pursued academic qualification in Life Science only
Chemical Science Have a degree in M.Sc./BS/B-Tech or equivalent qualification in Chemistry with required percentage mentioned above
Earth Science Pursued M.Sc./BS-MS/BS-4 Years/B-Pharma or any equivalent degree in the field of Earth Science within the required qualifying criteria.
 Mathematics Pursued M.Sc./BS-MS/BS/B-Tech or any equivalent degree in the field of Mathematics to meet the eligibility requirements
Physical Science Possess a valid degree of M.Sc. Physics or BS-MS in Physics or any equivalent degree within the required percentage
 

 

 

What is the upper age limit to apply for CSIR NET Exam?

The upper age limit to apply for CSIR NET Exam is 28 years.

Is there any age limit for candidates applying for lectureship through CSIR NET Exam?

No there is no age limit for candidates applying for lectureship through CSIR NET Exam.

Do candidates who qualify for JRF receive any stipend?

Yes, candidates who qualify for JRF receive Rs. 31000 per month for the first two years. On completion of two years as JRF and if the fellow is registered for Ph.D., the fellowship will be upgraded to SRF (NET) and the stipend will be increased to Rs. 35000 per month for the 3rd and subsequent years.

What is the required educational qualification to be eligible for CSIR NET Exam?

Candidate should possess M.Sc. or equivalent degree/Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/B Tech/B. Pharma /MBBS with at least 55% marks to be eligible to apply for the exam.

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