CSIR UGC NET Selection Procedure 2019

04 Jan, 2019

CSIR UGC NET Selection Procedure 2019 – Those candidates who aspire to get recruited in Council of Scientific and Industrial Research at the position of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or Lectureship (LS) must be aware of the selection procedure of the CSIR UGC NET. The announced selection procedure of UGC NET by CSIR consists of five simple stages namely submission of Application Form, Multiple Choice Question exam, selection based on the merit list, personal interview, and announcing the shortlisted candidates. The preference will be given to the candidates who scored well in the MCQ exam yet it is mandatory for all the applicants to qualify all the stages of CSIR UGC NET Selection Procedure 2019.

Here the detailed information regarding the stages of the selection procedure is provided for the candidates who are interested to apply for the JRF and LS position. The aspirants must know the selection procedure so that they know what challenges they have to accomplish in order to be eligible and get recruited for the job.

Highlights of CSIR UGC NET Selection Procedure 2019

    The NET shorts for National Eligibility Test which is an objective type Multiple Choice Question Test that is a very important stage of the selection procedure. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research conducts this National Eligibility Test twice a year in the following fields of science:

    • Chemical Science
    • Physical Science
    • Mathematical Science
    • Engineering Science
    • Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Science
    • Life Science

    The stages of the selection procedure and their criteria of selections are explained below.

    Stages of CSIR UGC NET Selection Procedure 2019

     The five basic stages of selection procedure are mentioned below with the criteria of eligibility to qualify that stage.

    Stage 1: Submission of Application Form

    The only way to appear for the NET is to get enrolled in the selection procedure, by filling up and submitting the Application Form in the scheduled duration. Candidates must be qualified as per the CSIR eligibility criteria in order to get enrolled in the recruitment procedure. Aspirants are advised to check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form.  After filling the form and uploading the scanned documents, the application fees payment is mandatory in order to complete the Application Procedure. Delay in payment or submission of application form means the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the NET. Only those candidates will receive the Admit Card, to appear for the next stage of the selection procedure, which successfully complete the Application Procedure.

    Stage 2: Paper Based Test

    After getting enrolled in the selection procedure, the next step is to qualify the written exam of total 200 marks. The exam is of 3-hour duration. The exam will be a Multiple Choice Question test divided into three parts:

    Part-A consists of questions that are common for all candidates, The questions will be on topics namely reasoning ability, comprehension, general awareness general science and research aptitude, and divergent thought process.

     Part-B consist of questions from different fields of science in accordance with the choice opted by the applicant,

     Part-C consists of higher value questions that evaluate the candidates’ knowledge of scientific concepts and the application of scientific concepts.

    In the next stage, the name of the candidates who qualify this written exam will be announced on the merit list.

    Stage 3: Selection in the Merit List

    In this stage, the merit lists for both the designations namely JRF and LS is announced. On basis of the CSIR selection procedure, the 6% candidates who topped the merit list according to their performance in the written exam will be called for the next stage.

    Stage 4: Personal Interview

    For the fourth stage, top 6% candidates of the merit list are called for the personal interview where the candidates will get evaluated on the basis of their academic records and the project/published work that is assessed by the higher committee. It is solely CSIR that reserves right to call or not call a candidate for the interview.

    Stage 5: Shortlisted Candidates

    In the last stage, the candidates will receive a placement letter of the job in a national laboratory, university, or any institution of higher learning and research. The candidates will receive the fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research or University Grant Commission in accordance with the assignments or schemes. In case of the candidates who qualify eligible for the fellowship or lectureship under UGC scheme, they will be assessed on the basis of the regulations of University Grant Commission.

    About CSIR UGC NET

    CSIR UGC NET is an Eligibility Exam for those who want to apply for the post of Junior Research Fellowship or Lectureship. This exam is conducted twice in a year- on the month of June and December. Candidates who qualify this exam are eligible to apply for the post of an assistant professor or Junior Research Fellowship in any Indian university or college.

    That is all about the CSIR UGC NET Selection Procedure 2019 necessary to know. For further queries or information, post a comment down in the box.


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