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December 30, 2019 • 3:19 pm

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

Career Scope after Qualifying CSIR NET


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Welcome, Knowledge Seekers!


Are you aspiring for CSIR NET Exam and wondering where your career destiny will take you after qualifying it?


No Worries! With this blog, we will guide you through the most extensive and detailed information about the career options that you can have after qualifying the CSIR NET Exam with good scores.


Firstly, I would like to tell you about the selection scheme of CSIR NET Exam.


The Joint CSIR UGC NET Exam is conducted for five subjects-


 Life Sciences

Chemical Sciences

Mathematical Sciences

Physical Sciences

Earth Sciences

CSIR NET General Aptitude.


All those candidates who appear in CSIR NET for any of the above subjects must have an ample knowledge about their concerned subjects. They should be highly dedicated to performing research and sharing out their extreme knowledge to the knowledge seekers.


Usually, the CSIR NET qualified candidates opt for the two options - Either they choose to perform Junior Research Fellowship or they seek for Assistant Professorship Jobs.


But apart from these, they can have more career options through CSIR NET Scorecard. Kindly read the complete blog to explore the best career options after CSIR NET.


Scroll below to explore more about the varied career options a CSIR NET qualified aspirant can have!



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1. Career After CSIR NET JRF | Know the benefits of qualifying the Exam!


Many of the candidates who score well in the CSIR NET JRF Exam go for the Ph.D. programs to add the doctoral or post-doctoral degree in their portfolios.


Whereas many seek to get recruited on the Research Fellow positions in any of the reputed CSIR Research Laboratories.



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As suggested by Experts, the candidates who wish to take their career in the right direction should follow the step by step procedure given below –



What to do after qualifying CSIR NET JRF Exam?

 1. Go for Ph.D. from any of the prestigious Indian Scientific Research Institutions. Utilize your 3 years of Ph.D. in polishing up your skills. Prepare an excellent thesis based on your findings and research works.arrow2. Then, perform the Post-Doctoral Research that includes writing research papers, presenting your findings and working independently on a worthwhile project.  arrow  3. Upskill yourself with Practical Learning! Do In-depth Study of your Research Topic and be Clear with the Basic Concepts and Fundamentals of the project you are working on.  arrow  4. Now you can either choose your career as a lecturer or a group leader that involves managing the entire research team, supervising research students, teaching, reviewing grants and papers and presenting the work of the laboratory. 


 If you plan to establish your own Research Lab, you need to apply and get due permission from the Government authorities and strictly need to follow the guidelines to start a research lab.  



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CSIR NET JRF Qualifiers: How to Keep Yourself Updated with the Latest Recruitments? serves as a query quencher for CSIR NET aspirants. At Eduncle, you can get every single detail regarding the CSIR NET Exam.


Right from the exam pattern and syllabus to the JRF qualified Job Options, we cater the whole information to keep you always up to date.


Those who are seeking for the JRF Recruitment Vacancies after qualifying the CSIR NET Exam must visit here – CSIR NET JRF Recruitment.


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CSIR offers Scholarships/Fellowships to the candidates who perform brilliantly in the exam and list their names in the top rankers.


Candidates who have put in their efforts adding to the Science & Technology spheres through research are appraised for their hard work. CSIR applauds the hard work of scholars and researchers by honoring them with these eminent awards and prizes. Read more to gain knowledge about the CSIR Awards.


Please visit the following blogs for more details –


CSIR Awards for Recognizing Exemplary Work in Science & Technology! 

CSIR Scholarships/Fellowships to NET qualified candidates! 

CSIR SPM Fellowship for NET JRF Top Rankers!



2. Perform Lectureship after Qualifying CSIR NET! Be a Great Influencer!


Being an Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Government Universities is considered as one of the most prestigious jobs these days.


Thousands of candidates apply to get recruited on the vacant positions for Government Lecturers. But NET qualifiers always rule over those vacant seats by grabbing up the highest number of placements.


Apart from the Government Job Opportunities, CSIR NET Qualified candidates are being considered on priority in the private sector also.


Private Universities hire CSIR NET qualified candidates who have gained at least 10 years of experience in Professorship. Such candidates can be promoted to the higher positions like – ‘Head of Department’, ‘Principle’, ‘Vice Chancellor’ or ‘Director’.


Also, visit – UGC NET Lectureship – Benefits and Norms!



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Why Choose Lectureship as your Career? Know the Job Benefits!


Everyone remembers a great teacher – perhaps one that inspired them to make efforts to achieve success and showed them the right path to do so.


Teachers/ Lecturers are great influencers who educate our country people and make them more skilled.


Teachers and Lecturers lay the great foundation of a developed country. They are the priests preaching in the modern temples of education, generating curiosity in young minds to explore, learn, and contribute to the overall development of the country.


One of the most regarded profession, a lecturer is the one who add wings to future scholars, researchers, architects, mathematicians and in fact future teachers too to advance towards their career goals.


Below, we have mentioned the benefits of becoming a Lecturer or Assistant Professor.


1. Work with young people and learn new things from them also.
2. Be unique in your teaching style and make a big positive change in the Indian Educational System.
3. Gain Different Experiences and Face Interesting Challenges daily.
4. Be Creative while conveying the Information.
5. Inspire students and guide them the right path to go towards an Amazing Career.
6. Share your passion through your teaching and knowledge sharing abilities.
7. Earn well and secure your wealth.
8. Enjoy the fewer duty hours and wonderful leave policies.



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3. Join DRDO Labs to Perform Research and Other Scientific Activities!


Besides the CSIR Research Laboratories, the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) offers wonderful job opportunities to CSIR NET Rankers.


DRDO considers NET Scorecard for the selection of talented scientists and research trainers in the following labs –




List of DRDO Research Labs


Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Bangalore


Advanced Numerical Research & Analysis Group (ANURAG), Hyderabad


Aerial Delivery Research & Development Establishment (ADRDE), Agra


Armament Research & Development Establishment (ARDE), Pune


Center for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics (CAIR), Bangalore


Center for Fire,Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES)


Center for Military Airworthiness & Certification (CEMILAC), Bangalore


Centre for Air Borne Systems (CABS), Bangalore


Combat Vehicles Research & Development Estt. (CVRDE), Chennai


Defence Institute of Bio-Energy Research (DIBER), Haldwani


Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE), Bangalore


Defence Bio-Engineering & Electro Medical Laboratory (DEBEL), Bangalore


Defence Electronics Application Laboratory (DEAL), Dehradun


Defence Electronics Research Laboratory (DLRL), Hyderabad


Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL), Mysore


Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), Deemed University, Pune


Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR)


Defence Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences (DIPAS), Delhi


Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), Delhi


Defence Laboratory (DLJ), Jodhpur


Defence Materials & Stores Research & Development Establishment (DMSRDE), Kanpur


Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), Hyderabad


Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL), Hyderabad


Defence Research & Development Establishment (DRDE), Gwalior


Defence Research Laboratory (DRL), Tejpur


Defence Scientific Information & Documentation Centre (DESIDOC), Delhi


Defence Terrain Research Laboratory (DTRL), Delhi


Electronics & Radar Development Establishment (LRDE), Bangalore


Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Bangalore


High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Pune


Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Sciences (INMAS), Delhi


Institute of Systems Studies & Analysis (ISSA), Delhi


Institute of Technology Management (ITM), Mussorie


Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE), Dehradun


Integrated Test Range (ITR), Balasore


Laser Science & Technology Centre (LASTEC), Delhi


Microwave Tube Research & Development Center (MTRDC), Bangalore


Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL), Ambernath


Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Cochin


Naval Science & Technological Laboratory (NSTL), Vishakapatnam


Proof & Experimental Establishment (PXE), Balasore


Research & Development Establishment (R&DE), Pune


Research Center Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad


Scientific Analysis Group (SAG), Delhi


Snow & Avalanche Study Estt (SASE), Chandigarh


Solid State Physics Laboratory (SSPL), Delhi


Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory ( TBRL),Chandigarh


Vehicle Research & Development Establishment (VRDE), Ahmednagar






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Why work with DRDO?


To keep your worries away, we are providing you a list of benefits that you can have while working with DRDO.


1. DRDO offers amazing salary packages to the candidates who are employed as Scientists.


Post Name Pay Scale
Scientist 'B' INR 15,600-39,100
Scientist `C' INR 15,600-39,100
Scientist `D INR 15,600-39,100
Scientist `E INR 37,400-67,000
Scientist `F INR 37,400-67,000
Scientist `G INR 37,400-67,000
Scientist `H INR 67000-79,000
Distinguished Scientist INR 75,500-80,000
Secretary DRDO, DG R&D and Scientific Adviser to Raksha Mantri (SA to RM) INR 80,000


Experience the life of CSIR Scientists by yourself. Read the Work Life shared by Mr. Bapuji Maringanti, a former scientist (retired) at Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Bhubaneswar.


2. It takes utmost care of the career-advancement of its scientists and operates a fully Flexible Complementing Scheme (FCS) which means that with each promotion, based purely on merit basis, the posts in the grades of Scientist 'B' to 'G' are upgraded automatically to the next higher grades.


3. In addition to the Basic Pay, DRDS scientists are entitled to get House Rent Allowance, DA, Transport Allowance and other allowances.


4. Perquisites like Leave Travel Concession, Medical facilities, Advances for PCs/Conveyance/House Building are also admissible.


5. DRDO not only offers employment but also lays emphasis on Human Resource Development. DRDO trains its personnel at its own training institutions in Pune and Mussourie.


Suggested Reads

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CSIR NET Preparation Tips



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We hope that seeing the above benefits, you would be clear that you would surely have an amazing career after qualifying CSIR NET.



4. Career Scope after CSIR NET -  Get Recruited as Technical or Support Staff!


With a science background and the desire to support analysis, investigation, research, and development, you could work as a scientific laboratory technician or support executive.


As a Scientific Laboratory Technician, you'll be involved in a variety of laboratory-based investigations within biological, chemical, physical and life science areas.

You may carry out sampling, testing, measuring, recording and analyzing results as part of a scientific team.


 As a scientific laboratory Support Staff, you'll assist the Research Analysts and guide them to work properly.


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.


Based on your interests, you can opt any of the above career options after qualifying the CSIR NET Exam.



5. PSU Jobs & Opportunities After Qualifying CSIR NET Exam!


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 the talented people.


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


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


S. No. Institutes Names
1. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
2. Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR)
3. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)
4. Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore
5. Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI)
6. Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI)
7. Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
8. Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC)
9. Department of Atomic Energy (DAE)
10. Centre for Studies in Social Sciences


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


All the above-mentioned PSUs have recruited many candidates on various posts in 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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Dear Candidates, If you have any queries regarding the above information, kindly feel free to get in touch with us. We’ll try to respond you as soon as possible.


Hope the above information will be beneficial to you.


Be Smart while choosing your Career Destiny! All the Best Folks!






Showing 24 comments out of 33
  • 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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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    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?
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    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
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    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?
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    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
  • 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
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    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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  • 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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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    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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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    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.
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
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  • 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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  • 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...
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    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
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    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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