CSIR NET Notification 2024, Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Fee 

The National Testing Agency Will soon release CSIR NET Notification 2024 on the official website. Candidates can check the CSIR NET exam date, eligibility criteria, and application fees, in this article.

CSIR NET Notification 2024

The CSIR NET 2024 Notification is likely to be released in the month of March 2024 by the National Testing Agency on the official website. Along with the notification for the June session, the CSIR NET Application Form 2024 will be released. Aspiring candidates can apply online official website at csirnet.nta.ac.in. Applicants who want to apply for CSIR NET Exam 2024 must have a masters degree or equivalent qualification in science from recognise universities as per the CSIR NET Eligibility 2024.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will soon release the CSIR NET Exam Date 2024 along with the official notification in March 2024. CSIR UGC NET is a Computer-based test which includes 5 subjects Chemical Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Earth science. The CSIR UGC NET 2024 application fee for the General category candidate is Rs. 1100, while OBC is Rs. 550 and the SC/ST category is Rs. 250. For further more information about CSIR UGC NET 2024 like eligibility criteria, exam date, and application form stay updated with us till the last of the article.


The CSIR NET 2024 exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) twice a year i.e. June and December. It is a national-level test conducted to determine the eligibility of candidates for Lectureship (Ls) and the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) in Indian universities and colleges. It focuses on science subjects, including Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, and Mathematical Sciences.

CSIR NET Exam 2024

Aspirin can check the complete details for CSIR UGC NET 2024 June session examination in the table given below.

Exam FeaturesExam Particulars
(Council of Scientific and Industrial Research National Eligibility Test)
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyTwice a year
Mode of ExamOnline – CBT (Computer-Based Test)
Exam Duration180 minutes
No. of Papers and Total MarksPaper-1: 200 marks
Paper-2: 200 marks
Total Questions150 MCQs in each Paper
Marking Scheme2 for each correct answer
0.25 mark deduction for each wrong answer
Language/Medium of ExamEnglish and Hindi
Official Websitehttps://csirnet.nta.nic.in

CSIR NET Notification PDF

The CSIR NET 2024 Notification will be available on the official website. The notification PDF contains all important information about the CSIR NET exam such as eligibility criteria, application procedure, syllabus, exam pattern, exam date etc. So all candidates must go through the notification PDF Provided by the National testing agency.

CSIR NET Exam Date 2024

The National Test Agency has not yet announced the CSIR NET 2024 Exam date. Candidates are advised to stay updated with the official website of csirnet.nta.nic.in. The CSIR NET Exam will be held in Two shifts: 09:00 am to 12:00 pm and 03:00 pm to 06:00 pm. Candiadte can look for the exam schedule below.

CSIR NET Notification 2024March
Application Form Start DateTo be notified
Last date to ApplyTo be notified
Deadline for online Application Fee PaymentTo be notified
Application Form Online Correction WindowTo be notified
Admit Card Release DateTo be notified
CSIR NET Exam Date 2024To be notified
CSIR UGC NET Result Date 2024To be notified

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CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria 2024

To be eligible for CSIR NET exam candidate must meet certain eligibility criteria set by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Generally, the candidate must have masters degree or equivalent qualification in the science stream from a recognized University, with a minimum of 55% of, OBC and EWS while 50% for SC/ST/and PWD candidates. Also, the candidate must be a citizen of India. Interested candidates can look for the complete education qualification.

CSIR NET Education Qualification

  • M.Sc. or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/ BS-4 years/ BE/ B. Tech/ B. Pharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks for General (UR)/General-EWS and 50% for OBC (NCL)/SC/ST, Third gender and Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates.
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in IntegratedMS-PhD program with at least 55% marks for General(UR)/General-EWS; 50% marks for OBC (NCL)/SC/ST, Thirdgender, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates possessing only Bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply only for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and not for Lectureship (LS)/Assistant Professor.
  • B.E./ B.S./ 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

Age Limit (For JRF)

The CSIR UGC NET upper age limit for JRF (NET) is 28 years. The National Testing Agency will also provide the age relaxation for Reserve category candidates for Up to 5 years relaxation for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD), female applicants, and candidates belonging to the Third Gender. Up to 3 years for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates. Also, there is no upper age limit for applying for the Lectureship/Assistant Professorship.

CSIR NET Application Form 2024

The CSIR UGC NET Application form will be available in March 2024 on the official website of NTA CSIR. Interested candidates can apply online through csirnet.nta.nic.in. All applicants are advised to fill their application form before the last date.

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How to Apply For CSIR UGC NET

Applying for Council of Scientific and Industrial Research National eligibility test involves certain steps that candidate needs to follow carefully to ensure their application is successfully submitted. Candidates can look here for a detailed guide on steps to apply for CSIR UGC NET.

  • Start by visiting the official website of National Testing Agency (NTA) or CSIR website at csirnet.nta.nic.in.
  • On the homepage look for the “CSIR NET 2024” and click on it.
  • If you are a new user then register by providing basic information such as your name, date of birth, email address and mobile number.
  • NTA will send you a registration number or user ID and password on the registered mobile number and email ID.
  • Afterwards, log in using the credential provided during registration.
  • Fill out the CSIR NET 2024 application form carefully with all the required details, including personal information, education qualification and the choice of subject for CSIR NET exam.
  • Also, choose whether you are applying for JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) or Lectureship/Assistant Professorship.
  • Afterwards Upload scanned copies of required document, such as photograph, signature, qualifying degree certificate, category certificate (if applicable).
  • Lastly, the application process also include application fees, which vary depending on the candidate category, all candidate needs to pay the application fees.
  • Before submitting the application form, candidate are advised to review all the information and documents uploaded to ensure the accuracy.
  • Finally, print the confirmation page for your future record.

UGC NET Application Fees

The National Testing Agency (NTA) also takes some charges to conduct the examination and all candidate needs to pay the application fee to participate in the CSIR NET Exam. As per the NTA, The general category candidate needs to pay Rs. 1100, OBC-NCL Category candidate needs to pay Rs. 500 and SC/ST/PH/VH category candidate needs to pay Rs. 250. Candidates can check out the table given below for detailed information.

CategoryApplication Fee
GeneralRs. 1000/-
OBC-NCLRs. 500/-
SC/ST/ Physically Handicapped (PH) or
Visually Handicapped (VH) candidates
Rs. 250/-

CSIR NET 2024 Exam Pattern 

The National Testing Agency conducts the CSIR NET June 2024. Aspiring Candidates who are planning to participate in this CSIR NET Exam for June can check the details about it from below.

  • Exam Mode: Computer-Based Test 
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Sections:
    • Part A: Common to all subjects (30 marks)
    • Part B & C: Subject-specific (Each part carries 100 marks)
  • Total Marks: 200 marks (100 marks for each part)
  • Total Questions: 150 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in total
  • Marking Scheme:
    • Correct answer: +2 marks
    • Wrong answer: -0.5 marks (negative marking)
  • Language/Medium: English and Hindi


What is the application fees for CSIR UGC NET exam 2024?

The application fee for general category candidates is Rs. 1100, OBC is Rs. 500 and SC/ST Category candidates is Rs.250.

What is the official website of CSIR NET?

The official website for CSIR is csirnet.nta.nic.in.

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