Joint CSIR-UGC NET examination, the benchmark test that determines the eligibility for the lecturerships across India, is likely to be held on 16 December, 2018.
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) released the notification for the 2018 Joint CSIR-JGC National Eligibility Test (NET) on its official website - csirhrdg.res.in.
The application process will commence from tomorrow, September 25 and is tentatively scheduled for December 16. The last date to apply for the CSIR-UGC NET examination is October 15.
Why is the CSIR-USG conducted?
The exam is conducted for determining the eligibility for candidates to be appointed as a lecturer in the fields of
1) Chemical Sciences
2) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
3) Life Sciences
4) Mathematical Sciences
5) Physical Sciences
The candidate will also be eligible for JREF after clearing the exam depending on scores. The interested candidates must have a degree in MSc or Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTECH/Bpharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks to be eligible. Candidates must be below 28 for JREF.
Established in 1942, the CSIR is the largest industrial research & development (R&D) organization in the world devoted to scientific and industrial research and S&T manpower development in India. The CSIR’s network of 39 laboratories, spread all over India, is engaged in cutting edge research activities covering a wide range of scientific disciplines.
CSIR’s creative assets are its 10,000 highly qualified scientists and technologists. CSIR has made immense contributions to the economic and social development of India.
CSIR’s contributions to S&T human resource development are immense. Indeed a list of CSIR beneficiaries reads like who’s who of Indian science. CSIR is credited with having supported 50,000 research fellows/associates and 10,000 senior research associates so far.