CSIR UGC NET Exam Date 2023 Out: National Testing Agency has successfully conducted the CSIR UGC NET Exam 2023 on 6th, 7th and 8th June 2023 and the CSIR UGC NET Result has been released on 25th July 2023. NTA invites applications from interested and eligible candidates every year who aspires for the Junior Fellowship (JRF) and Lectureship/ Assistant Professor in the esteemed universities and colleges of India. Candidates holding a Master’s Degree/Post-Graduation in the Science stream can appear for the CSIR NET Exam. All the detailed information about CSIR UGC NET 2023 is uploaded on the official website or for your convenience, we have also updated this space with the latest information.

CSIR UGC NET 2023 Notification

CSIR NET 2023 Notification is released by the National Testing Agency including the necessary details like the application process, eligibility criteria, admit card, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus and others. The CSIR UGC NET 2023 Notification is available on the official website of CSIR UGC NET at or NTA at We have also updated this space with a direct CSIR UGC NET Notification PDF link here

CSIR UGC NET JUNE 2023 Information Bulletin-Click to Download

CSIR NET 2023- Exam Summary

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research National Eligibility Test (CSIR NET) is organized by National Testing Agency twice every year in the month of June and December hence this year June’s notification is released so make sure you go through the highlights of the CSIR NET 2023 Exam from the below-tabulated data to have a better understanding of the eligibility test.

CSIR UGC NET 2023- Exam Summary
Exam Name CSIR UGC NET June 2023
Full-Form CSIR NET (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research National Eligibility Test)
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Twice a year (June & December)
Application Mode Online
Exam Date 6th, 7th and 8th June 2023
Mode of Exam Online – CBT (Computer Based Test)
Language/Medium of Exam English and Hindi
No. of Test Cities 225
Official Website https://nta.ac.in/

CSIR UGC NET 2023 Exam Date Out

The CSIR UGC NET Exam Date 2023 is announced on the official website and we have updated all the important dates related to the application process, exam date, admit card release, result, and more in the below table-

CSIR NET Events CSIR NET Exam Dates
CSIR NET Notification 2023 10th March 2023
CSIR NET Application form 2023 10th March 2023
Last date for submission of the application fee 17th April 2023(5:00 p.m.)
Last date for submission with late application fee 17th April 2023(11:59 p.m.)
CSIR NET Application correction window 12th April 2023-18th April 2023
CSIR NET Admit card 2023 03rd June 2023
CSIR NET Exam Date 2023 6th, 7th and 8th June 2023
CSIR NET Result 2023 25th July 2023

CSIR NET 2023 Result Out

National Testing Agency has released the CSIR NET Result 2023 on 25th July 2023 on its official website. Candidates can access their results by entering the login credentials such as their application number and password generated at the time of registration. We have also updated the direct link of the result for your convenience.

CSIR NET Result 2023 Out- Click to Download

CSIR NET Application Form 2023

CSIR UGC NET application form has been released on the official website from 10th March 2023 to 17th April 2023(5:00 p.m.). Candidates can submit their application form with a late fee till 17th April (11:59 p.m.). The CSIR NET Application Form have to fill by candidates in two parts – Registration and Application. The applicants holding the required eligibility criteria have to fill CSIR NET Application Form.

CSIR NET Application Form 2023 Link [Inactive]

CSIR NET 2023 Application Fee

The applicants have to pay the CSIR NET application fee online mode via debit card/credit card/internet banking. The category-wise application fee is as follows.

Category CSIR NET Application Fee
General Rs. 1100
EWSOBC – Non-creamy layer Rs. 550
SC/ST/Third Gender Rs. 275

Steps to Fill CSIR UGC NET Application Form 2023

To submit CSIR UGC NET 2023 Application Form, the candidates must follow the below steps-

Step 1- Visit the official website of CSIR NET at webinfo/public/home.aspx.

Step 2- Click on the application form button reading- “CSIR UGC NET 2023 Application Form”.

Step 3- Click on the new registration button.

Step 4- Read the instructions and click on the checkbox given at the bottom of the page.

Step 5- Click on the “Click Here to Proceed button”.

Step 6- Fill in all details asked in the CSIR NET 2023 registration form and click on Submit.

Step 7- Note down the system generated application number and password.

Step 8- Login to the registered account using the application number and password.

Step 9- Fill in all details asked in the CSIR NET application form 2023.

Step 10- Upload scanned images of the photo and signature in JPG format as per the prescribed specifications.

Step 11- Download and print the CSIR NET 2023 confirmation page.

CSIR NET Documents Size (in kb)
Photograph 10-200
Signature 4-20

CSIR NET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

For an applicant to appear in the CSIR NET 2023 examination has to follow the below-mentioned eligibility criteria:

Parameters Eligibility
Nationality Indian citizen
Upper Age Limit JRF- 28 years
Lectureship- No age limit
Education Qualification
  1. Bachelor’s degrees, regardless of whether science, engineering, or some other discipline, are eligible for the fellowship solely after getting enlisted/enrolled for a PhD or Integrated PhD program within the legitimacy time of two years.
  2. Enrolled for M.Sc. or have completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying exam are also eligible to apply in the above subject under the category ‘Result Awaited (RA)

CSIR NET 2023 Exam Pattern

The CSIR UGC NET 2023 exam will be conducted in an online mode with objective-type multiple-choice questions being asked from the subject chosen by candidates. Have a look at the CSIR NET 2023 exam pattern overview from the below table.

Particulars Exam Pattern Highlights
Exam mode Online (Computer Based Test)
Exam duration 180 minutes (3 hours)
Number of sections/parts 3 in each paper
No. of questions Total Questions- 610
To be attempted- 310
Type of questions MCQs; 4 options with only 1 correct option
Total marks 200 for each paper
Negative marking Yes
Language of paper English and Hindi

For each subject, the test would consist of three parts for which the detailed CSIR UGC NET Exam Scheme has been discussed below-

  1. Each exam will be conducted for a total of 200 marks.
  2. There will be three sections – Part A, Part B and Part C in each exam.
  3. The marking system for each exam differs. We have provided the exam pattern for each exam below.
CSIR UGC NET Subject-wise Scheme
Subjects No. of Questions To be attempted Marking Scheme Negative Marking
Chemical Sciences 120
Part A- 20
Part B- 40
Part C- 60
Part A- 15
Part B- 35
Part C- 25
Part A- 2
Part B- 2
Part C- 4
Part A- 0.5
Part B- 0.5
Part C- 1
Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences 150
Part A- 20
Part B- 50
Part C- 80
Part A- 15
Part B- 35
Part C- 25
Part A- 2
Part B- 2
Part C- 4
Part A- 0.5
Part B- 0.5
Part C- 1.32
Life Sciences 145
Part A- 20
Part B- 50
Part C- 75
Part A- 15
Part B- 35
Part C- 25
Part A- 2
Part B- 2
Part C- 4
Part A- 0.5
Part B- 0.5
Part C- 1
Mathematical Sciences 120
Part A- 20
Part B- 40
Part C- 60
Part A- 15
Part B- 25
Part C- 20
Part A- 2
Part B- 3
Part C- 4.75
Part A- 0.5
Part B- 0.75
Part C- 0
Physical Sciences 75
Part A- 20
Part B- 25
Part C- 30
Part A- 15
Part B- 20
Part C- 20
Part A- 2
Part B- 3.5
Part C- 5
Part A- 0.5
Part B- 0.875
Part C- 1.25

CSIR NET 2023 Admit Card

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the CSIR NET Admit Card  two weeks before the examination. The CSIR NET Admit Card will be available on the official website along with the details for the exam day. The candidates can download their CSIR NET 2023 Admit Card by following the steps mentioned below-

Step 1: Visit the official website of CSIR NET.
Step 2: Select the ‘CSIR NET Admit Card Download’. Type in your credentials like Application No. and Date of Birth/Password.
Step 3: Click on the submit button and the applicant’s CSIR Admit card will be available.
Step 4: Download the admit card and take 1 or 2 printouts for further use.

CSIR NET 2023 Answer Key

Once the exams are conducted, NTA will release the provisional answer key on its website. Candidates will get an opportunity to challenge this answer key. And to do so the candidate has to pay Rs. 1000 per challenged question. After reviewing these challenges, NTA will release the final answer key on its website. You cannot challenge this final CSIR NET Answer Key in any manner whatsoever.

CSIR NET 2023 Result

Candidates will be given fellowship as per the CSIR merit list. Only those candidates who will obtain the cut off will be eligible for the final merit list. NTA will publish two separate merit lists on its website for the result of JRF and Lectureship respectively. Candidates who qualify in the JRF merit list will also be eligible for the Lectureship/Assistant Professor fellowship. As per the notification, there shall be no re-evaluation of the CSIR NET result. Here is how you can check the results for the CSIR NET 2021 exam.

CSIR UGC NET Cut Off 2023

CSIR NET Cut off 2023 will be released by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) along with the UGC NET Result. The cutoff marks have been released subject-wise and category-wise separately for the Joint CSIR UGC NET for each session separately. Have a look at CSIR NET June 2021 Cut Off  for Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship/Assistant professor from below section.

CSIR NET June 2021 Cut Off

Subject Junior Research Fellowship (NET)
UR (%) EWS (%) OBC (%) SC (%) ST (%) PWD (%)
Chemical Science 52.750 46.250 45.500 36.250 27.250 25.000
Earth Science 60.860 54.790 53.060 46.400 42.810 26.400
Life Science* 98.7860248 96.0688715 96.2291169 90.5329255 84.8720013 64.7657382
Mathematical Science 49.250 44.875 42.750 34.375 27.000 25.000
Physical Science 38.813 33.000 33.000 25.000 25.000 25.000
Subject Lectureship/Assistant professor (NET)
UR (%) EWS (%) OBC (%) SC (%) ST (%) PWD (%)
Chemical Science 47.475 41.625 40.950 32.625 25.000 25.000
Earth Science 54.774 49.311 47.754 41.760 38.529 25.000
Life Science* 97.0117533 93.8765769 93.8765769 86.3854452 79.8293351 63.6902270
Mathematical Science 44.325 40.388 38.475 30.938 25.000 25.000
Physical Science 34.932 33.000 33.000 25.000 25.000 25.000

CSIR NET 2023 Exam Centres

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