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July 1, 2020 • 11:27 am

CSIR NET 2020 Syllabus, Exam Date, Pattern & Result

CSIR NET 2020 Exam

CSIR NET 2020 Syllabus

CSIR NET stands for Council of Scientific & Industrial Research – National Eligibility Test. As aspirants say and the exam conducting boards refer, it is the toughest national level exam for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or Lectureship (LS).


NTA conducts the Joint CSIR UGC NET Exam from December 2019 onwards, earlier it used to be conducted by the CSIR.


It is organized twice in a year (June and December) to select the talented researchers and lecturers who can contribute their knowledge and skill to the education industry.


Only the candidates having or pursuing their Masters’ degree in Science Stream are eligible to take this exam.


Here is this the complete information related to all activities of CSIR NET Exam.



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Highlights of CSIR NET 2020


National Testing Agency will conduct the exam in July 2020 tentatively.

Application Process was started from 16th March 2020 and has been ended on 30th June 2020.

The exam will be conducted in total 5 subjects.

There are 225 CSIR NET Exam Centers.

NTA has introduced the form correction process for CSIR UGC NET exam from Dec 2019.


Exam Name

CSIR NET (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research – National Eligibility Test)


JRF & Lectureship

Mode of Exam

Online only

Medium of Paper

Hindi & English

Test Duration

180 minutes (3 hours)

Total Marks


No. of Test Cities

207 cities

Helpdesk No.

18004253800 & 9999682123



To start your CSIR NET Preparation, you must have the complete idea of exam dates. Visit CSIR NET 2020 Notification to check all the latest notifications.



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CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria 2020


To take part in the CSIR NET Exam, candidates are required to prove their eligibility in some fields such as educational qualification and age limit.


Educational Qualification - Aspirants should have masters’ degree with 55% aggregate marks or enrolled for post-graduation.


Age Limit - If you want to apply for JRF, then your age must not be more than 28 years but there is no age limit to appear for Assistant Professor.


NTA has provided some relaxations to the candidates in the upper age limit and educational qualification as per their categories.


You can get the detailed CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria by visiting here.



Why and how to apply for CSIR NET Exam?


CSIR exam is undertaken by thousands of candidates to become eligible for research fellowship or lectureship jobs.


Aspirants are required to fill the online application form to register for it. So, to help them Eduncle has provided a well-defined step-by-step procedure for CSIR UGC NET Application Form 2020.


Here, you can get the details of the necessary documents while applying online for CSIR UGC NET Exam and error rectification process.



Download CSIR NET Previous Papers & Model Paper to have an idea about the Question's Difficulty Level & Topics Ideas.



CSIR NET Syllabus & Exam Pattern


As the route map guides and directs a traveler to reach its destination, similarly a well-defined syllabus helps a candidate prepare for the topics and concepts on which questions will be based.


Along with that, to start your preparation properly, you must analyze the exam pattern as well.


At Eduncle, you can get the clearly defined CSIR NET Syllabus & Exam Pattern for all subjects.



CSIR NET Coaching, Books and Study Material


Candidates who are going to appear for the CSIR NET Exam must have the quality study material for preparation.


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CSIR NET Last 5 Years Question Papers with Answer Keys

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CSIR NET Previous Year Question Papers and Answer Keys


The best strategy to boost your exam preparation and confidence level is by solving the Previous Year Question Papers and, if you have their answer keys, then you can analyze your performance as well.


Here you can download the CSIR NET Previous Papers and CSIR NET Answer Keys for all five subjects.



CSIR NET Preparation Tips, Tricks, and Strategy


A well planned, guided approach will not only help you to deal with the exam-prep stress but also give you the much-needed confidence to appear for the exam and achieve good marks.


Eduncle Experts has come up with some amazing preparation strategy that will help you to start your CSIR NET Preparations smoothly.


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CSIR NET Admit Card


CSIR NET Admit Card is the entry pass issued by the exam administration board or agency which clearly states your eligibility to sit for the exam.


Be careful while downloading the CSIR NET Exam Admit Card, as you may encounter a few issues during it.


Here, we have come up with the step-by-step procedure to download the CSIR NET Admit Card 2020 with ease. Follow the steps for hassle-free experience.



CSIR NET Result – Cutoffs, Scores accepted by Universities


A result is the final outcome of all the activities that you have done during the exam preparation.


NTA has released CSIR NET Dec 2019 Final Result on 30th January 2020. Here is the complete procedure for candidates to check their CSIR NET Result & Cut Offs.



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CSIR NET Certificate


CSIR NET qualification brings a lot of advantages and research opportunities for the selected candidates. To avail these benefits, candidates need to submit their NET Certificate issued by CSIR. This certificate serves as a proof that they have qualified the exam.


To obtain the CSIR NET Certificate, qualifiers need to send attested/self-attested photocopies of the documents which are requested by the authority for verification.



CSIR NET Qualification, Scope & Benefits


There are many candidates who are unaware of the numerous benefits associated with CSIR NET Exam and consider it just as an eligibility test to perform research. After the detailed research, we have compiled all the benefits and career scopes after qualifying CSIR NET Exam that a student can opt.



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If you find the information helpful provided in this article, then do share with fellow aspirants. Still have any queries? feel free to ask through the comment box given below.


Good Luck for your preparations! Keep visiting Eduncle for latest exam notifications and study time tricks!




Showing 7 comments out of 7
  • Nidhi dandir
    Sir I am pass out 2016 mathematics what are career in CSIR NET
    Hello Nidhi,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can check out all career scopes that you will get after qualifying CSIR NET exam from CSIR NET Career Scopes.
    Thank You!
    Sourabh bhatnagar
    nidhi plz send me notes
  • Abhishek
    Sir i am currently studying in 2nd year of MTech Control Systems what are career opportunities for me through CSIR NET?
    Hello Abhishek,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can check out all career scopes that you will get after qualifying CSIR NET exam from
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  • Tarun parihar
    Hello, Once i qualify for lecturership and being a newbie to teaching field, will I be provided with some training?
    Hello Tarun,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    The NET qualification ensure that you are eligible for assistant professor. However the final selection will be done by respective ins...
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