CSIR NET December 20010-2011
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) is undoubtedly one of the best Resource Development institutions in India. Council of Scientific & Industrial Research is a premier organization which was set up in 1942 and since then it has contributed highly in the field of Resource Development. CSIR in order to undertake admission holds National Eligibility Test which is held twice a year in the month of June and in the month of December for the Junior Research Fellowship and eligibility for lectureship in Indian Universities and Colleges.
Candidates can give CSIR NET from one of the following five subjects: Chemical Sciences; Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Sciences; Life Sciences; Mathematical Sciences and Physical Sciences. Candidates have to choose the subject in which they did their master’s and want to pursue research or lectureship.
A candidate should have atleast 55% marks in MSc. or an equivalent examination. Those in the final year can also apply but will have to submit provisional certificate at the time of counseling.
Those who are applying for Junior Research Fellowship should be between the age of 19-28 years (19-33 years for SC/ST). For Lectureship there is no age limit.
Availability of Application forms for CSIR NET:
The forms for CSIR NET will be available in the selected braches of various banks. The form can also be obtained by post by sending a Demand Draft along with the request for form to Indian Bank, West Patel Nagar, New Delhi. Candidates will also be able to apply online at the website csirhrdg.res.in.
Availability of application forms: Last week of February, 2011
Last Date for submission of application forms: Last week of March, 2011
Date of examination: Mid week of June, 2011
The test will be divided in two parts of two and a half hours each.
Paper-1 will be of 200 marks and divided in two parts. Part 1 will contain 40 objective type questions of which the candidate will have to answer only 25 and the questions will be common to all the candidates. Part 2 will contain 100 questions of which a candidate has to answer 75 from the specific subject the candidate has opted for. There will be negative marking for wrong answers.
Paper-2 will also be of 300 marks and the questions will be subjective type from the subject which the candidate has chosen.
Detailed syllabus for CSIR NET is given in the following link:
Candidates can visit the given links and find a detailed description of the syllabus for the following entrance exam.
- Joint CSIR-UGC Test December 2011
- Difference between UGC - CSIR and UGC - NET exam
- Software Developers, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
- CSIR 2011
- IMMT 2011
- Steps to pursue research after B.Sc in Physics
- CSIR 2011
- Senior Technical Officer, Technical Assistant, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology
- Project Assistant, CSIR Centre for Mathematical Modelling and
- Data Entry Operator, CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute
- Senior Principal Scientist, Senior Scientist, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology
- Section Oficer, Assistant, CSIR
- Exam Pattern and Reference Books for CSIR - UGC NET (Physical Sciences)
- Question Answers #1
- Project Assistants, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research