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August 7, 2020 • 4:57 pm

Career Scope after Qualifying CSIR NET - Know Salary and Job Benefits

Career Scope after Qualifying CSIR NET


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Qualifying CSIR NET has always been a matter of pride for every candidate. There are various career scopes after qualifying the exam, yet students find themselves with a lot of questions regarding these opportunities, such as:

What to do after qualifying the exam?

What are the career options after clearing the exam?

To answer these questions and help students understand the best career opportunities available for them, we have come up with this article.

In this article, you will find: -

PhD After CSIR NET Exam

Research Fellow in Labs

    Career as a Laboratory Technician or Support Executive

Lectureship or Assistant Professor

PSU Job Opportunities


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PhD After CSIR NET Exam


Candidates with good score in NTA CSIR NET can pursue PhD programs & add Doctoral or Post-Doctoral degrees to their portfolios. By opting a PhD degree, you can gain expertise in your field of science like: Physics/Mathematics/Chemistry/ Literature  or any other field.




Research Fellow in Laboratories


Candidates can work as a researcher by applying for Research Fellow Position in any of the reputed CSIR Research Laboratories.

Students can also establish their own Research Lab, with the permission of Government authorities and by strictly following the guidelines issued by them to start their laboratories.

The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research present scholars and researchers with CSIR Awards and prizes to honor them for their efforts and hard work.


Please visit the following blogs for more details –

CSIR Scholarships/Fellowships to NET qualified candidates!

CSIR SPM Fellowship for NET JRF Top Rankers!




Laboratory Technician or Support Executive


You can work as a Scientific Laboratory Technician or Support Executive after qualifying the exam.

As a Scientific Laboratory Technician, you'll be involved in a variety of laboratory-based investigations like sampling, testing, measuring, recording and analyzing results within biological, chemical, physical and life science areas.

As a scientific laboratory Support Staff, you'll assist the Research Analysts.

While working as a Support Executive in the Research laboratory, your tasks will be to carry out work that assists in the advancement and development of modern science and technology.





Lecturer or Assistant Professor


Assistant Professor or Lecturer post is considered as one of the most prestigious jobs these days.

After receiving the CSIR NET Certificate for lectureship, candidates can apply for this post in various government universities.

Apart from this, CSIR NET Qualified candidates are considered on a priority basis in the Private Universities too.

Such candidates can be promoted to higher positions like – ‘Head of Department’, ‘Principle’, ‘Vice-Chancellor’ or ‘Director’.

Candidates can read the work life of Mr. Bapuji Maringanti, a former scientist at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Bhubaneswar.



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PSU Jobs & Opportunities!


Jobs in Public Sector Organizations are highly popular amongst the young candidates. These units offer a wide range of benefits and wonderful salary packages to talented people.

Many Public-Sector Undertakings have started taking interests in the recruitment of CSIR NET qualified candidates. At the time of selection of scientists for research, they consider CSIR scorecards at priority and hire the candidates based on their abilities.

We are listing a few organizations that offer opportunities to the CSIR NET qualified candidates.

S. No.

Institutes Names


Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)


Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR)


Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)


Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore


Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI)


Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI)


Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)


Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC)


Department of Atomic Energy (DAE)


Centre for Studies in Social Sciences


Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO)


Please Read – CSIR Achievements: Glorious Past, Challenging Present, Promising Future!

Note – All the above-mentioned PSUs have recruited many candidates for various posts of the R & D Department. In the forthcoming years, it is expected that all state-level companies will consider CSIR NET exam qualified candidates for their hiring process.


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Hope the above information will be beneficial to you. We have mentioned all the CSIR NET Career Scopes available. If you have any queries regarding the above information, kindly write to us in the comments section below. We’ll try to respond you as soon as possible.

You can also share these options with your friends and colleagues to help them decide their career after qualifying the exam.





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  • Desoring
    Hello sir i have applied for CSIR NET 2018. At the end there is a declaration page. I read all the instructions given in declaration & click agreed & made final submission....
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    Hello Pranjal,   Greetings from Eduncle!   No worries if the information was missing in your application form. You can correct it while at the time of correction window w...
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    Sir i have made the final submission & also made the payment. Is it still possible to correct the form?
    Hello Pranjal,   Greetings from Eduncle!   As there is no correction window in CSIR NET, you won't be able to make corrections now.   Thanks for asking your query wi...
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  • Desoring
    Sir i think the correction form is only for cbse ugc net & not csir net i think. Sir please confirm this
    Hello Pranjal,   Apologies, we assumed you were asking for UGC NET and mistakenly post the wrong reply over this. Hope you would consider our apologies. As far as your query i...
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    No problem sir. Allright. I've mailed them many times. But they are not replying. So i was hoping you would help me out. Sir can you confirm about this matter from any source?
    Hello Pranjal,   Sorry dear, but you won't be able to make corrections in the form now.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Navneet Sharma
    I have qualified csir jrf in june 2017 and net in dec 2017 but not got admission any where i don't know why..... Is every institute like iiser drdo all need recommendation if yes.....
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    Hello Navneet,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Considering your query, we forwarded it to our Academic Team, they must have mailed you for the same. Kindly check your inbox! ...
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  • Sandhyarani nanda
    Sir now I am pursuing my msc(ag) in plant pathology ..can I be eligible to do phd in pathology after clearing csir net
    Hello Sandhyarani,   Greetings from Eduncle!   You can appear for CSIR NET Earth Science and after qualifying the exam, you'd be eligible to pursue PhD in earth science o...
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  • Ranjith
    Sir, My name is Saranya Sakthidharan, but my name happened to be Saranya Sakthi Dharan in my matriculation certificate(2007). In my other degree certificates it is Saranya Sakthid...
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    Hello Saranya,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Write the name which is mentioned in your degree certificate.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards,...
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  • Ashutosh pathak
    Hello sir, in this year I've completed msc physics from government college. Now I want to preparation for csir net physical science exam. So please suggest me the coaching institut...
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    Hello Ashutosh,   Greetings from Eduncle!   You can go for Eduncle Learning for CSIR NET Preparation. In June 2018 itself, AIR 7 in Physics – Mr. Nabendu Khan, got select...
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  • Soujanya Navadgi
    Hello sir ,I have qualified state level SET exam in electronics subject, AS there in not much scope for electronics subject where i live,I want appear for physics now. Am I eligibl...
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    Hello Soujanya,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Yes you can apply for CSIR NET Physical Sciences. If you need any help in exam preparation, you can share your contact details...
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  • Ankit Bisen
    This website is of great help for stepping ahead directionally.....thanks a lot to Eduncle.
    Hello Ankit,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for the kind words and appreciation! We value your generous feedback. For more such posts, Kindly stay tuned with Eduncle....
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  • Pavan kumar yakkali
    Sir I have MscAg in Genetics and Plant Breeding. Am I eligible for PhD in Genetics and Plant Breeding by qualifying CSIR NET. Kindly inform me sir...
    Hello Pavan,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you are applicable for PhD after qualifying CSIR NET exam. To apply for the exam, you have to fulfill required eligibility crite...
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  • Suresh
    Sir my age is 34, working as lecturer in private junior college.if i prepare for csir in LS category,do i have any better opportunities
    Hello Suresh,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    After qualifying the CSIR NET exam, you will have an opportunity to become Assistant Professor or lecturer in government universiti...
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