Check tentative CSIR NET 2021 exam dates below:
|CSIR NET Events||CSIR NET Tentative Exam Dates||Salient Features|
|Application form||April, 2021||NTA is likely to release the CSIR NET application form 2021 in the third week of March 2021. Candidates could fill the CSIR NET online form on the official website.|
|Last date for submission of the application fee||May, 2021||Candidates could pay the CSIR NET application fee in online mode.|
|Application correction window||May, 2021||CSIR NET application form correction window opens after the closing of the application process. Candidates who want to make changes to the application form can do so by visiting the website.|
|Correction in choice of exam cities||May, 2021||The facility for correction in the choice of CSIR NET exam cities opens as per the schedule mentioned in the notification.|
|Admit card||June, 2021||CSIR NET 2021 admit card will be released on the official website.|
|CSIR NET exam date||June, 2021||CSIR NET 2021 exam is expected to be conducted in the third or fourth week of June 2021.|
|Provisional answer key||July, 2021||CSIR NET provisional answer key 2021 is released soon after the conduct of the exam to invite objections from the candidates.|
|Final answer key||August, 2021||CSIR NET final answer key 2021 is released after analysing the response of candidates.|
|Result||August, 2021||CSIR NET result is released in the form of a scorecard on the official website.|
Important FAQs regarding CSIR NET 2021 Exam
Q. When will CSIR NET Notification 2021 release?
A. The CSIR NET 2021 notification is expected to release anytime on the official website.
Q. When will CSIR NET 2021 application process begin?
A. The CSIR NET 2021 application process will begin with the release of notification.
Q: What is the application fee for CSIR NET 2021 exam?
A: CSIR NET 2020 application fee is Rs 1,000 for General category, Rs 500 for OBC-NCL category and Rs 250 for SC/ST category candidates. PwD candidates are exempted from the payment of the application fee.
Q: Is there any age criteria to apply for CSIR NET 2021 exam?
A: The age criteria is applicable for candidates applying for JRF only. Candidates should be maximum 28 years in age in order to be eligible for CSIR NET exam.
Q: How many times is CSIR UGC NET conducted in a year?
A: CSIR UGC NET is conducted twice a year in typically the months of June and December.
Q: How many attempts are allowed for CSIR NET?
A: There is no limitation on the number of attempts that candidates can take for CSIR NET exam.
Q: In how many languages is the CSIR NET question paper available?
A: The questions in CSIR NET paper are asked in two languages – Hindi and English.
Q: How much stipend is given to candidates qualifying the exam for JRF?
A: Qualifying candidates are given a stipend of Rs 31,000 per month for the first two years. The stipend is increased to Rs 35,000 for the third and subsequent years if the fellow is registered for PhD.
Q: For which subjects is CSIR NET conducted?
A: CSIR NET is conducted for five Science subjects including Chemical Sciences; Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences; Life Sciences; Mathematical Sciences; and Physical Sciences.
Q: How is CSIR NET different from UGC NET?
A: CSIR NET is conducted by NTA to shortlist aspirants for the award of JRF and eligibility of Assistant Professor for Science subjects only. UGC NET is conducted by NTA to select candidates for the award of JRF and eligibility of Assistant Professor for all other subjects (total 81).
Q: How many papers are there in CSIR NET exam?
A: There is only one paper in CSIR NET exam. However, question paper for each subject for which the exam is conducted is different.