CSIR UGC NET 2023 registration ends today; apply now at csirnet.nta.nic.in
Today, April 17, marks the deadline for the registration process of the CSIR UGC NET December-2022 / June-2023 exam by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Candidates who wish to apply for the exam can do so by visiting the official website at csirnet.nta.nic.in. The registration deadline was extended from April 10. The exam is scheduled from June 6 to 8, and its purpose is to assess the eligibility of candidates for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), lectureship (LS), and assistant professor positions across universities and colleges in India. The test includes five different papers in atmospheric, ocean, and planetary sciences, life sciences, mathematical sciences, chemical sciences, earth, and physical sciences.
- candidates must visit the official CSIR UGC NET page,
- search and click on the “CSIR UGC NET” link, fill in the required application form,
- and pay the application fees. After submitting the form, candidates should download and print the CSIR NET form for future reference.
The application fee is Rs 1100 for general category candidates, Rs 550 for general-EWS and OBC-NCL candidates, and Rs 275 for third gender, SC, and ST category candidates. PwD category candidates are exempted from paying any exam fees.
The exam pattern features a total of five test papers, with each paper having objective-type multiple-choice questions in three parts. Part A consists of general aptitude questions common to all subjects, Part B contains subject-related questions, and Part C contains scientific analytical questions. The exam will be conducted in computer-based test (CBT) mode across the country, with test centres allotted to candidates based on their preference submission and availability. Candidates must download their admit card from the NTA’s official website once available and bring their passport-size photographs and identity proof. Admit cards are mandatory for entering the examination hall.