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CSIR-UGC NET Exam Notification 2023; Check Exam Pattern Here!

Joint CSIR-UGC NET Examination December-2022/June-2023 would be conducted by NTA for determining the eligibility of Indian Nationals for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) and for determining eligibility for Lectureship (LS)/ Assistant Professor in certain subject areas falling under the faculty of Science & Technology
CSIR-UGC NET Exam Notification 2023

CSIR UGC NET 2023 - Eligibility:

M.Sc. or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/ BS-4 years/ BE/ B.Tech/ B.Pharma/ MBBS with at least 55% (without rounding off) marks for General (UR)/General-EWS and 50% (without rounding off) for OBC (NCL)/SC/ST, Third gender and Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates.

Candidates enrolled for M.Sc. or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination as on the closing date of online submission of Application Form, 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 two years from the date of declaration of Joint CSIR-UGC NET Test result, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.

Such candidates will have to submit the attestation form duly certified by the Head of the Department/Institute from where the candidate is appearing or has appeared (Annexure-VIII).

B.Sc. (Hons.) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-PhD program with at least 55%^ (without rounding off) marks for General (UR)/ General-EWS; 50%^ (without rounding off) marks for OBC (NCL)/SC/ST, Third gender, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates are also eligible to apply. Candidates with Bachelor’s degree will be eligible for CSIR fellowship only after getting registered/ enrolled for Ph.D./Integrated Ph.D. program within the validity period of two years. Candidates possessing only Bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply only for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and not for Lectureship (LS)/Assistant Professor. ^(without rounding off).

BE/ BS/ B.Tech/ B.Pharma/ MBBS final year/result awaited candidates are eligible to apply for fellowship only. These candidates will not be eligible for Lectureship/ Assistant professor. B.Sc (Hons.) final year/Result awaited candidates are not eligible to apply.

Specification of degrees (whether Bachelor’s or Master’s) as notified by UGC in its Gazette Notification No. F. 5-1/2013 (CPP-II) dated 5th July, 2014 and as amended from time to time, shall apply.

The eligibility for Lectureship/Assistant Professor of NET qualified candidates will be subject to fulfilling the criteria laid down by UGC. Ph.D. degree holders who have passed Master’s degree prior to 19th September 1991, with at least 50%^ marks are eligible to apply for Lectureship/ Assistant Professor only. ^(without rounding off)

Candidates belonging to the Third gender category are eligible to draw the same relaxation in fee, age and Eligibility Criteria for NET (i.e. JRF and Assistant Professor) as are available to SC/ ST categories. The subject-wise qualifying cut-offs for this category would be the lowest among those for SC/ ST/ PwD/ OBC–NCL/ General-EWS categories in the corresponding subject.

CSIR UGC NET Exam Pattern 2023

CSIR UGC NET 2023 - Age Limit (As on 01/07/22):

  • JRF: Maximum 28 years
  • Lectureship (LS)/ Assistant Professor: No upper age limit

CSIR UGC NET Model and Previous Papers

CSIR UGC NET 2023 - Application Fee:


Application Fee



General-EWS/ OBC (NCL)*




Third gender






CSIR UGC NET 2023 - How to Apply?

Candidates can apply online only

CSIR UGC NET 2023 - Important Dates:

  • Last date for submission of online application form: April 10, 2023
  • Last date for payment of fee: April 10, 2023 (upto 11:50 PM)
  • Correction Window: April 12, 2023 to April 18, 2023
  • Date/s of exam:  6, 7, 8 June 2023

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