NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY TEST (NET)
Joint CSIR-UGC Test For Junior Research Fellowship And Eligibility for Lectureship – 20th December, 2009
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DATE OF EXAMINATION : 20th December 2009
DATE OF START OF SALE OF APPLICATION FORM THROUGH BANKS & ON-LINE SUBMISSION 25th August 2009
DATE OF CLOSE OF SALE OF APPLICATION FORM THROUGH BANKS & ONLINE
SUBMISSION : 23th Septemeber 2009
A. Date of Examination 20.12.2009
B. Schedule for sale of Information Bulletin through Bank
(i) Start of sale of Information Bulletin 25.08.2009
(ii)Date of close of sale of Information Bulletin by post only 16.09.2009
(iii)Date of close of sale of Information Bulletin by cash at all branches/ stations 23.09.2009
C. Schedule for On-Line Application
(i)Start of On-Line Submission of Application Form and Fee deposit through Bank Challan 25.08.2009
(ii) Date of close of On-Line submission and deposit of fee (at All stations) 23.09.2009
D. Last date of receipt of completed application forms (including duly completed hard copy of on line application in the Examination Unit 29.09.2009
E. Last date for receipt of (both kind of) Completed application forms (from remote areas) 06.10.2009
F. Last Date for receipt of written request for change of Examination Centre only on merit basis 20.10.2009
G. Publication of list of candidates registered for test on CSIR, HRDG website 20.11. 2009
H. Last date for entertainment of any representation about non-registration for this test 27.11.2009
I. Start of dispatch of Admission Certificate to eligible candidates First week of Dec. 2009
1. CSIR will hold the Joint CSIR-UGC Test on Sunday, the 20th December 2009 for determining the eligibility of the Indian national candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET and for determining eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas falling under the faculty of Science. The award of Junior Research Fellowship (NET) to the successful eligible candidates will depend on their finding admission/placement in a university/ national laboratory/ institution of higher learning and research, as applicable.
1.1 A candidate may apply either for ‘JRF + Lectureship’ both or for ‘Lectureship (LS) only’ He/she may indicate his/her preference in the O.M.R Application Form/Online Application, as the case may be. CSIR may consider candidates applying for ‘JRF + LS’ for ‘Lectureship only” depending on number of fellowships available& performance in the test subject to the condition that they fulfill the laid down eligibility criterion . If a candidate is found to be over-age for JRF (NET) he/she will automatically be considered for Lectureship (NET) only.
1.2 Two separate merit lists, one comprising the candidates qualifying for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF – NET) and the second, of those candidates qualifying the Eligibility Test for Lectureship (NET), will be made on the basis of their performance in the above Test. Candidates qualifying for JRF (NET), will also be eligible for
Lectureship (NET). The candidates qualifying for Lectureship will be eligible for recruitment as Lecturers as well as for JRF-ship in a Scheme/Project, if otherwise suitable as per the eligibility criteria of that Scheme/Project. However they will not be eligible for Regular JRF-NET Fellowship. They will be eligible to pursue Ph.D. programme with or without any fellowship other than JRF-NET. Candidates qualifying for the award of JRF (NET) will receive fellowship either from CSIR or UGC as per their assignment or from the Schemes with which they may find association. The candidates declared eligible for Junior Research Fellowship under UGC scheme will be governed by UGC rules/regulations in this regard.
1.3 The final result of this test may be declared sometime in the month of March 2010 and fellowship to successful candidates could be awarded from 01.07. 2010. The result of Paper-I of last June, 2009 NET held on 21.06.2009 has been declared and may be seen on our website.
2.1 SUBJECTS OF THE TEST
The Test will be held in the subjects as given under:
1. Chemical Sciences,
2. Earth Atmospheric Ocean and Planetary Sciences
3. Life Sciences
4. Mathematical Sciences
5. Physical Sciences
2.2 EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
M.Sc. or Equivalent degree under the subjects mentioned in para 2.1 above, with minimum 55% marks for General & OBC candidates; 50% for SC/ST candidates, Physically and Visually Handicapped candidates and Ph.D. degree holders who had passed Master’s degree prior to 19th September 1991.
A candidate can also apply for the Test under RA (Result Awaited) category, if he/she is appearing or has appeared in his/her final year (III/IV Semester where Semester system is there) of M.Sc. OR equivalent Degree Examination in subjects mentioned in para 2.1 above during the academic Session 2009-2010. Such candidates will have to submit the attestation format (given at the reverse of the application form) duly certified by the Head of the Deptt./Institute over his/her signature and rubber stamp (with address and name) from where the candidate is appearing or has appeared in the final year M.Sc. or equivalent degree examination. However, such candidates shall
be admitted to the Test provisionally. They shall only be considered eligible for JRF-(NET)/LS-(NET), if they are able to produce the proof of having passed the Master’s Degree examination in the relevant or related subject with the requisite percentage of marks and within the stipulated time frame.
2.3 AGE LIMIT& RELAXATION
For JRF (NET): Minimum 19 Years and maximum 28 years as on 01-07-2009 (upper age limit may be relaxed up
to 5 years as in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC, Physically handicapped/Visually handicapped and
For LS (NET): Minimum 19 years, as on 01.07.2009. No upper age limit.
3. DATE AND SCHEME OF THE TEST
3.1 The Test will be held in two sessions on Sunday, the 20th December 2009. The scheme of Examination as under: –
Negative marking will be made for wrong answers in Paper I. Paper II will be evaluated only in case of those candidates who will be able to secure a minimum of such aggregate marks in Paper- I as may be fixed by the CSIR.
Candidates are required to appear in both the papers. A candidate who does not appear in Paper I will not be permitted to appear in Paper II. The questions in papers-I & II will appear both in Hindi and English.
3.2 SYLLABUS OF THE TEST
Syllabus of Paper I (Section A), subject-wise syllabus of Paper I (Section B) and Paper II is given in the Information
Bulletin for this test and may also be seen at CSIR website: www.csirhrdg.res.in.
4. EXAMINATION CENTRES
The test will be held at 25 Centres spread all over India, as specified below:
Bangalore, Bhavnagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Karaikudi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Pilani, Pune, Raipur Roorkee, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur and Varanasi.
A candidate may opt for any of the above centres. No request for change of centre would ordinarily be granted.
However, a request in writing for change of Centre may be entertained on merits, if received in this unit latest by 20.10.2009
5. HOW TO APPLY:
5.1. OPTION-I : APPLY THROUGH ‘INFORMATION BULLETIN’:
5.1.1. BY HAND:
Candidates applying for the Test may obtain the Information Bulletin and Application forms (inclusive of fee
payable) through the branches of the Bank notified below in para 5.4 (within the prescribed dates) by paying
the following fee in cash:
Sr.No. CATEGORY FEES
1. General Rs. 400/-
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) Rs. 200/-
3. SC/ST/Physically Challenged (PC) or Visually Challenged (VC) Rs. 100/-
5.1.2. BY POST:
The information Bulletin and Application form may also be obtained through Value Payable Post(V.P.P.) from the Indian Bank, 3/1, West Patel Nagar, New Delhi – 110 008, by sending a crossed Demand draft for Rs. 400/-, Rs. 200/- or Rs.100/-(as the case may be) drawn in favour of “Indian Bank, West Patel Nagar, New Delhi” payable at New Delhi. For this purpose, the candidate should send a request to the Bank with
Paper Marks Timings Duration
I 200 10.00AM-12.30PM 2-1/2 hrs
II 200 2.00PM-4.30PM 2-1/2 hrs
TWO self-addressed slips clearly mentioning the address at which he/she desires the Information Bulletin & Application Form to be sent by Value Payable Post (V.P.P.) As above mentioned Bank will entertain the request for forms through post from Tuesday, the 25th August, 2009 to Wednesday, the 16th September 2009 only, hence, candidates are advised to send well in advance so as to reach their request
within the above said period. The candidate should write his/her name, Date Of Birth, address, date of Examination (20.12.2009) and subject code on the back of the Demand Draft so that it can be located easily, if it gets detached accidentally from the letter of request for supply of Information Bulletin.
However, before attaching the draft with letter of request, the candidates should check that it bears the code number of the issuing bank and drawee bank and also amount and signatures of issuing authority
5.2. OPTION-II : APPLY THROUGH ONLINE APPLICATION:
Interested & eligible candidates may apply for this test Online through a link available at CSIR, HRDG website : www.csirhrdg.res.in. In order to apply Online the candidates are required to download Bank challan Performa from the above website and then deposit the requisite examination fee in any of the Indian Bank branches through out the country. The examination fee for the Online application is same as mentioned in Para-5.1.1 above. Candidates after successfully submitting application online are required to take print out of the Application Form, paste his/her recent
black & white photograph, put his/her signature at the required space, attach requisite certificates and send alongwith CSIR marked copy of fee deposited Bank Challan in an envelop to Sr. Controller of Examinations, Human Resource Development Group, Examination Unit, CSIR Complex, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi-110012 so as to reach on or before 29.09.2009 (06.10.2009 for remote areas).
Online applications with out hard copy or bank challan receipt or incomplete in any respect will be summarily rejected. Before applying Online, candidates are advised to go through detailed notification available at CSIR, HRDG website.
Examination fee paid along with the Information Bulletin or through Bank Challan for a particular examination will neither be adjusted for any subsequent examination nor refunded under any circumstances. Similarly, candidates should also check all the column of Bank Challan, online application, which are to be filled in properly to avoid cancellation of application, Please note that Fee submitted any other mode like money order, demand draft, IPO etc. will be summarily rejected.
5.3. CANDIDATE SEEKING FEE CONCESSION
The candidate should attach an attested copy of the his/her category certificate as a proof of his/her claim.
An application form (either through Bank or online), claiming any concession in fee & education qualification but without an attested copy of a valid SC/ST/OBC/PC/VC certificate from a competent authority and in prescribed format, will be summarily rejected.
Candidate must note that CSIR follows only Central Govt. lists and not state Govt. lists. Similarly, candidate
applying under physically challenged (PC)/ visually challenged (VC) category may note that Govt. of India rules will be applicable in this regard.
5.4. LIST OF DESIGNATED BRANCHES FROM WHERE THE INFORMATION BULLETIN AND APPLICATION FORMS MAY BE OBTAINED BY HAND.
(a) INDIAN BANK
ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS: 1) 22, First Floor Babu Lane, Aberdeen Bazaar, Port Blair.
ANDHRA PRADESH: 1) 6-3-852, Red Cortege Ameerpet, Begumpet, Hyderabad 2) D.No.26-2-36 Andhra Ratna Road, Gandhinagar, Vijaywada 3) Kothapet Guntur 4) 40-301, Bhagya Nagar, Bellary Road, Kurnool 5) Sai Viswanatha Shopping Complex, 16/157 Trunk Road, Nellore 6) 5-2-993/1,First Floor, Nizamshahi Road, Osmangunj, Hyderabad 7) 201, Karan Centre, Sarojini Devi Road, Secunderabad 8) 293, Gandhi Road, Tirupathi 9) Sivalayam Street, Krishna Dist., Vijaywada 10) 30-15-
136/A Lorven Plaza, Block No:42, Allipuram Ward, Daba Gardens, Viskhapatnam 11) No. 14-2-153, J.P.N.Road, Mandi Bazaar , Warangal
ASSAM: 1) R N C Path, Dibrugah 2) S S Road, Fancy Bazaar, Guwahati 3) Assam Trunk Road, Jorhat
BIHAR & JHARKHAND: 1) 4, Patal Babu Road, Bhagalpur 2) Golpathar Thakur Bari, Gaya 3) Main Road Bistupur, Singhbhum Dist. Jamshedpur 4) West Gandhi Maidan, Patna 5) Sainik Bhavan, Main Road, Ranchi 6) C/7, City Centre Sector IV, Bokaro Steel City
DELHI 1) 309, Main Road, Chandni Chowk, Delhi 2) 13, Community Centre,
Zamrudpur, Greater Kailash – I, New Delhi 3) 106 & 107, Aurobindo Place, D D A Commercial Complex, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 4) C – 26/27 Community Centre, Janakpuri, New Delhi 5) 13/36, Arya Samaj Road, Karol Bagh, New Delhi
6) 1376, Lothian Road, Kashmere Gate, Delhi 7) 33, Pratap Nagar, Mayur Vihar Phase – I, Patparganj, Delhi 8) Main G-41, Connaught Circus, New Delhi 9) 47-48, Pragati House, Nehru Place, New Delhi 10) D-1/1, Rana Pratap Bagh,
New Delhi 11) A B 20, Safdarjung Development Enclave, New Delhi 12) A 7, NDSE Part I, Main Ring Road, South Extension, New Delhi 13) 3/1, West Patel Nagar, New Delhi 14) Aggarwal Tarun Plaza, DDA Shopping Centre, Tarun Enclave, Pitampura, Delhi 15) Aggarwal Mall, I Floor Plot No.3, Sector V, Ashirwad Chowk, Dwarka, New Delhi. GOA
1) Station Road, Margao 2) Hotel Bardez Building, Coscar Corner, Mapusa 3) Dr. Domingo Roque De – Souza Road, Panaji
GUJRAT 1) Mission Road, Bhadra, Ahmedabad 2) Prof. Manekrao Road, Raopura, Baroda 3) Kantawala Dela Undivakhar, Bhavnagar 4) Kasi Vishwanath Road, Jamnagar 5) Ring Road, Belgium Tower, Surat 6) Block 316, Sector 16, Gandhi Nagar HARYANA: 1) A-3/3, Nehru Ground, Faridabad 2) Gurdwara Road, Gurgoan 3) SCF 20 Red Square Market, Hissar 4) 574/2, Civil Road , Rohtak
HIMACHAL PRADESH: 1) 17, The Mall, Shimla
JAMMU: 1) 56 A/B, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu (J&K)
KARNATAKA: 1) 35, Lady Curzon Road, Bangalore Cantonment 2) 7, Gandhi Bazaar, Basavangudi, Bangalore 3) Goldsmith Street Brucepet, Bellary 4) No 7 , 4th Main Road, Chamarajpet, Bangalore 5) Mangala Shopping Complex, Touching Sangama Talikes Compound Line Bazaar Road, Dharwar 6) 57/4-9, R.S. Plaza, I
floor, Vinoba Road, Gandhi Square, Mysore 7) 110, M G Road Bangalore 8) B H Road, Shimoga
KERALA: 1) 29/373F, Ground Floor, Ray Bhavan, NH 47 Byepass Thykoodam, VYTTILA ,Kochi 2) M C Road Baker Junction, Kottayam 3) C 34, S M Street, Kozhikode 4) Swaraj Round East, Thrissur 5) Indian Bank Towers M G Road, Thiruvananthapuram
MADHYA PRADESH: 1) 83, M P Nagar, Zone II, Bhopal 2) 752, Iderganj Square Lashkar, Gwalior 3) G-1, Shree Vardhan Complex 4, R N T Marg, Indore 4) 426, Marhataal, Jabalpur
CHATISGARH: 1) Gurunanak Chowk, Raipur, 2)1st Floor, Taha Complex, Vyapar Vihar Road, Bilaspur
MAHARASHTRA: 1) “Parasmani” 228, Samarth Nagar, Aurangabad 2) United India Bldg. Sir P M Road Fort, Mumbai 3) Gotmare Market, Laxmi Bhuwan Square Dharampeth, Nagpur 4) 480 Y, Swami R P Road, Nasik 5) 210 Mittal Towers, B Wing, Nariman Point, Mumbai 6) 495, Mantri Heights, Shaniwar Peth, Pune City 7) 129, Sterling Centre 11, Moledina Road, Pune Cantonment, Pune 8) Bakle Complex, 162/6, Railway Lines, Sholapur
MEGHALAYA: 1) G S Road, Burra Bazaar, Shillong, East Khasi Hills, Shillong
ORISSA: 1) 32, Janpath Ashok Nagar Unit II, Bhubaneswar 2) 1140, Main Road, Rourkela, Sundargarh Dist. Rourkela 3) Laxmi Talkies Road, Sambalpur
PONDICHERRY: 1) 288, M G Road, Pondicherry
PUNJAB: 1) 42, Chowk Farid Katra Sher Singh, Amritsar 2) 922 G T Road, Jalandhar 3) Near A C Market Adalat Bazaar, Patiala.
CHANDIGARH: 1) SCO 38-39 Madhya Marg, Sector 7 C, Chandigarh RAJASTHAN: 1) Alakh Sagar, KEM Road, Bikaner 2) “Dharma Heights” 10 Motilal Atal Road, Opp.Ganpati Plaza, M.I. Road, Jaipur 3) 4th Chopasni Road , Jodhpur 4) MP A8 Mahavir
Nagar II, Kota 5)182, Outside Delhi Gate, Udaipur
SIKKIM: 1) Mahatma Gandhi Marg, New Market, Gangtok
TAMIL NADU: 1) Gee Gee Complex, First Floor 42, Anna Salai, Chennai 2) 31 Variety Hall Road, Coimbatore Main 3) 21, Koviloor Road, Karaikudi 4) 100, East Avani Moola St. Madurai Main 5) 128, Big Bazaar St. Tiruchirapalli Main 6) 5-J, Madurai Road, Tirunelveli Junction
UTTAR PRADESH: 1) E-11/8, I floor, Prateek Centre, Sanjay Place, Agra 2) Marris Road, Aligarh 3) 249, Chak Zero Road, Allahabad 4) 152-E, Civil Lines Chowki Chauraha, Bareilly 5) 3, Navyug Market, Ghaziabad 6) Bank Road, Gorakhpur 7) 50/276 Halsi Road, Kanpur 8) 64, Cant. Board office Kanpur Cantt. 9) 1-2, Ashok Marg, Lucknow 10) B-1316, Sai Plaza B Block Crossing, Indira Nagar, Lucknow 11) 213, Begum Bridge
Road, Meerut 12) C-7/34-B, Lahurabir, Varanasi 13) D-48/122, Missirpokhra, Godowlia, Varanasi
UTTRANCHAL: 1) 3, Astely Hall Rajpur Road, Dehradun
WEST BENGAL: 1) 150, B C Road, Burdwan 2) 3/1, R N Mukherjee Road, Shree Ram Chambers, Kolkata Main 3) Bajaj Bhawan, Nachan Road, Benachitty, Durgapur 4) Malancha Main Road, Kharida, Kharagpur, Midnapore Dist. Kharagpur 5) Hill Craft Road, Siliguri, Darjeeling Dist. Siliguri 6) West Bengal Uni. Of Technology, BF-142, Salt Lake Sector 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata 7) Akash Ganga Commercial Complex, I floor,
Block E, Basudebpur, Durga Chowk P.O., Khanjanchak, Haldia 8) 9/118, Rabindra Avenue, Khudiram Shaw Complex, 1st Floor, Opp. Zilla School, Malda.
(b) ORIENTIAL BANK OF COMMERCE
ORRISA: 1) Mallikashpur, Opp. To Faquir Mohan College, Balasore, Orrisa-756001 CHHATTISGARH: 1) Jarhabhata Chowk, Main Road, Bilaspur-495001 MAHARASHTRA: 1) Patel Plaza Housing Society, M.G.Road, Jalgoan,
Maharashtra-425001 JAMMU & KASHMIR: 1) Poloview Residency Road, Srinagar-190001.