CSIR UGC NET July 2018: Registrations Started
Applications are invited for Joint CSIR-UGC Test for junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship.

CSIR will hold the Joint CSIR-UGC Test Tentatively on Sunday, June 17, 2018 for determining the eligibility of the Indian National candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET and for determining eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas falling under the faculty of Science & Technology.

The award of Junior Research Fellowship (NET) to the successful eligible candidates will depend on their finding admission/placement in a university/ national laboratory/ institution of higher learning and research, as applicable.

A candidate may apply either for ‘JRF-Lectureship’ OR ‘JRF’ only OR ‘Lectureship (LS)’ only.

He/she may indicate his/her preference in the online application, as the case may be.

CSIR may consider candidates for ‘JRF-Lectureship’ or ‘JRF’ only or ‘Lectureship (LS)’ only depending on number of fellowships available and performance in the test, subject to the condition that they fulfil the laid down eligibility criteria.

If a candidate is found to be over-age for JRF (NET) he/she will automatically be considered for Lectureship (NET) only.

Candidates with MSc qualification or under MSc Result Awaited (RA) category shall be eligible for LS subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria as laid down by the UGC.

Two separate merit lists, one comprising of the candidates qualifying for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF - NET) and the second, of those candidates qualifying the Eligibility Test for Lectureship (NET), will be made on the basis of their performance in the above Test.

Candidates qualifying for JRF (NET), will also be eligible for Lectureship (NET) subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria laid down by UGC.

The candidates qualifying for Lectureship will be eligible for recruitment as Lecturers as well as for Junior Research Fellowship in a Scheme/Project, if otherwise suitable.
However, they will not be eligible for Regular JRF-NET Fellowship.

Candidates qualifying for the award of JRF (NET) will receive fellowship either from CSIR or UGC as per their assignment or from the Schemes with which they may find association.

The candidates declared eligible for Junior Research Fellowship under UGC scheme and Lectureship will be governed by UGC rules/regulations in this regard.

Details are at http://csirhrdg.res.in/notification_main_june2018.pdf