CSIR-NET LIFE SCIENCE Entrance Exam Details

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has entrusted the responsibility of conducting Joint CSIR-UGC NET in CBT mode to NTA. Joint CSIRUGC NET is a test being conducted to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals ‘for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for Lectureship (LS) /Assistant Professor’ in Indian universities and colleges subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria laid down by UGC. Online applications for JRF/NET are invited twice a year on all India basis through Press Notification of Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF and LS/AP

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 OBC candidates and 50% for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates.

Stipend:

The stipend of a JRF selected through CSIR- National Eligibility Test (NET) will be Rs.31,000/- p.m for the first two years. In addition, annual contingent grant of Rs.20,000/- per Fellow will be provided to the University / Institution.

On Completion of two years as JRF and if the Fellow is registered for Ph.D, the Fellowship will be upgraded to SRF (NET) and the stipend will be increased to Rs.35,000/- p.m for the 3rd and subsequent years.

CSIR-NET LIFE SCIENCE Exam Pattern