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NTA CSIR NET 2022 for JRF and Lectureship - Complete Guide

CSIR NET 2022 Exam

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CSIR NET stands for Council of Scientific & Industrial Research – National Eligibility Test. It is a national-level exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for the candidates who want to choose Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or Lectureship (LS) as their career.

NTA CSIR UGC NET is conducted in 5 subjects: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, and Mathematical Sciences, twice a year.

Candidates who qualify for CSIR NET JRF are eligible to become lecturers in the Science & Technology subjects only.

As per the latest notification, candidates can check their CSIR NET Result from the official website for June 2022 session.




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Highlights of CSIR NET 2022


It is important to have complete knowledge of the CSIR NET JRF exam, if you want to prepare for it with the right strategy. So, here are the important highlights of the exam.


Exam Name

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


JRF & Lectureship

Mode of Exam

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Medium of Paper

Hindi & English

Test Duration

180 minutes (3 hours)

Total Marks


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CSIR NET 2022 Notification


While preparing for the exam, you must have a complete idea of exam updates and important dates, check them all here:

As per the latest update, CSIR NET Result for June 2022 session has been announced by the official website. Candidates can check their result by login to website through application number & date of birth.

NTA has uploaded the CSIR UGC NET June 2022 provisional answer keys, question papers, and recorded responses. The same is available to challenge from 1st to 3rd October 2022.

The officials have released the admit card for CSIR NET June 2022 exam on 13th September 2022 for candidates to download.

NTA has displayed the city of the CSIR NET June 2022 exam on the official website. Candidates can now check the information on exam city allotment.

According to the latest update, CSIR NET June 2021 qualified candidates who haven't downloaded their e-certificates are requested to send their documents for verification to download their e-certificate for CSIR - JRF.

Officials have released the notification for CSIR-UGC NET June 2022 exam. According to the announcement, the last date to apply for the CSIR NET June 2022 exam is extended from 10th August to 17th August 2022. .  

You can check the CSIR UGC NET June 2022 Exam dates below: 


Exam Activities

CSIR UGC NET 2022 Exam Dates

CSIR NET 2022 Application Form

11th July 2022 

CSIR NET Exam 2022 Application Form Last Date

17th August 2022 

CSIR NET Correction Form 2022

19th to 23rd August 2022 

CSIR NET 2022 Admit Card 13th September 2022 

CSIR NET 2022 Exam Date

16th - 18th September 2022

CSIR UGC NET Provisional Answer Keys 1st - 3rd October 2022 (up to 11:50 PM)

Declaration of CSIR NET Result

28th October 2022


Visit CSIR NET 2022 Notification to check all the latest notifications.



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CSIR NET Exam Selection Process


If you are appearing for the CSIR UGC NET June 2022 exam, you must know the selection process to understand the step-by-step requirements and know the important events.

The selection process consists of the following steps:

Satisfying the complete CSIR NET JRF Eligibility Criteria

Filling of CSIR NET June 2022 Application Form

Appearing in a single MCQ test and qualifying it.

Declaration of Result

Award of Junior Research Fellowship & Certificate of Assistant Professorship



NTA CSIR NET 2022 Eligibility Criteria


To appear for the exam, candidates are required to prove their eligibility, such as educational qualification and age limit.

Following are the brief details of CSIR NET Eligibility criteria:

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

Age Limit - If you want to apply for CSIR UGC NET JRF, then your age should be 28 years as of 1st July 2022. There is no age limit to appear for Assistant Professor.

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

Check these criteria and relaxation in detail on our CSIR NET Exam 2022 Eligibility



How to Apply for NTA CSIR NET 2022?


Lakhs of candidates undertake the CSIR NET exam to become eligible for research fellowship or lectureship jobs. To register for this exam, aspirants are required to fill the online application form.

You can fill out the CSIR NET June 2022 Exam Application Form by visiting the official website. The registration window was open from 11th July to 17th August 2022. 

To help you with this, at Eduncle, we have provided a well-defined step-by-step procedure for the CSIR NET 2022 Application Form and the details of the necessary documents required while applying online for the exam.



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NTA CSIR NET Exam 2022 Correction Form Process


NTA has opened the correction form window from 19th to 23rd August 2022. This is great news for all the CSIR NET aspirants, as they will be able to correct their details in the application form.

With the help of correction form, candidates can correct the details like Name, Gender, Address, Category, Parents Name, etc.

You can check the complete details here - CSIR NET 2022 Form Correction.



NTA CSIR NET Syllabus & Exam Pattern


To start your preparation for the exam, you will require a well-defined syllabus that will help you know the topics and concepts on which questions will be based.

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

So, check the  CSIR NET 2022 Syllabus & Exam Pattern and plan your studies with the important topics & question patterns of the exam.



CSIR NET YouTube Channel



NTA CSIR NET Exam Study Materials – For Best Preparation


Candidates who are going to appear for the June 2022 exam should have quality study material for preparation.

Eduncle provides CSIR NET 2022 Study Materials exclusively designed by the subject experts that will help you to score well in the exam.

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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.

So, you must solve as many previous year papers to revise the topics and understand the type and difficulty level of the questions.

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


Free Previous Year Papers & Answer Keys

Life Sciences

Physical Sciences

Mathematical Science

Chemical Sciences

Earth Sciences



NTA CSIR NET Preparation Tips, Tricks, and Strategy


A well-planned, guided approach will help you deal with the exam-prep stress and give you the much-needed confidence to appear for the exam and achieve good marks.

Eduncle Experts has come up with some amazing preparation strategies that will help you to start your CSIR NET 2022 Exam Preparations smoothly. You can also take the help of expert guidance that will help you in your last-minute preparation.



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NTA CSIR NET 2022 Admit Card


Admit Card is the entry pass issued by the NTA for those candidates who have registered for the exam.

You need to be careful while downloading the CSIR NET Admit Card for the 2022 exam, as you may face many issues like errors in uploading images or signatures, etc.

Here, we have provided the step-by-step procedure to download the CSIR NET Exam 2022 Admit Card with ease. You must refer to these guidelines and steps before downloading the ticket.



CSIR NET Exam Reviews & Analysis (2022)


While preparing for the Joint CSIR UGC NET exam, it is equally important for every candidate to have an idea about the previous year's paper-like difficulty level, types of questions asked, etc. This information will help you to plan your preparations properly.

According to the student’s feedback, the 2022 Exam was of moderate to difficult level. Here, you can check the detailed  CSIR NET 2022 Exam Review.



CSIR NET Result – Cutoffs, Scores accepted by Universities


A result is the final outcome of the dedication and hard work that you have done during the exam preparation.

NTA released the CSIR NET 2022 Result on 28th October 2022 and will soon release the scorecard & cutoff for June 2022 session. Here is the complete procedure for candidates to check their Results & Cut-Offs.

Along with the result, candidates can also check the previous year’s cut-off marks.



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CSIR NET Exam 2022 Statistics


To understand this exam in a better way, you should look at the statistics. This will give you a fair idea about the examination.

The following table contains the stats for the  June 2022 session.


CSIR NET Exam Stats


Total Candidates Registered


Total Candidates Appeared


Candidates Qualified for CSIR NET JRF


Candidates Qualified for JRF NET Only


Candidates Qualified for JRF (NET) UGC


Candidates Qualified for Lectureship-NET


Exam Cities

306 centres & 166 cities


Note: NTA has not released any statistics for qualified candidates of June 2022. Once the official notifications are out, we will update the same.



NTA CSIR NET Certificate


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

NTA released the CSIR NET Certificate for June 2021 exam on 26th April 2022.

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



CSIR NET Career Scope & Benefits


There are many candidates who are unaware of the numerous benefits associated with the exam and consider it just as an eligibility test to perform research. But there are many other opportunities available after it.

We have compiled all the benefits and career scopes after qualifying the CSIR NET Exam that a student can opt for.



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CSIR NET Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)



Below are the most asked questions related to the NTA CSIR NET Exam 2022. If you have any queries regarding the exam, please refer to them. 



Ques. 1 - What is the CSIR NET Exam?

Ans - It is a national-level exam conducted to determine the eligibility for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or Lectureship (LS).



Ques. 2 – What is the NTA score in CSIR NET?

Ans – The score or marks you have obtained in the exam is known as the NTA score.



Ques. 3 – What are the CSIR NET exam dates for June 2022?

Ans – The CSIR NET June 2022 session exam has been organised on 16th, 17th & 18th September 2022. 



Ques. 4 - How many times is the CSIR exam conducted in a year?

Ans - The NTA CSIR NET Exam is conducted twice a year in the months of June and December.



Ques. 5 - CSIR NET Exam 2022 will be conducted offline or online? 

Ans - This exam is conducted in online mode only by the NTA.



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Ques. 6 - How many times a candidate can appear in CSIR NET Exam? 

Ans - There is no limit to the number of times a candidate can appear for the CSIR NET exam. But there are some criteria like age limit and other conditions that must be followed for this exam. You can check the Eligibility Criteria here.



Ques. 7 - Can I take CSIR NET 2022 Exam in two different subjects?

Ans - No, you cannot apply for this exam in two different subjects. You can appear for one subject only.



Ques. 8 - How long will the certificate of CSIR NET 2022 be valid? 

Ans - The certificate for Assistant Professor does not have any validity, i.e. the certificate is valid for a lifetime. But the certificate for Junior Research Fellowship is valid for 2 years from the date of the issue. 



Ques. 9 - When CSIR NET Exam Result will be declared? 

Ans - CSIR NET Result 2022 has been declared on 28th October. Now, candidates can check their result from the official website of CSIR NET. 



Ques. 10 - How many candidates register for the NTA CSIR NET Exam each year?

Ans – Every year, around 2 lakhs candidates register for this exam. 



Ques. 11 - Will I be able to change my CSIR NET 2022 Exam Centre?

Ans - No, you cannot change your exam centre once it has been allotted by the NTA.



Ques. 12 - Are the questions repeated in CSIR NET Exam? 

Ans - There is very little chance that the questions will be repeated in the exam. But mostly, questions are based on the same pattern as asked in previous exams.



Ques. 13 – What is CSIR NET and UGC NET? What is the difference between these two exams? 

Ans – Both the exams are national-level examinations conducted for JRF and Lecturer/Assistant Professor. But CSIR NET Exam is conducted for Science stream candidates, and the UGC NET is conducted for the Language and subjects that come under Humanities.



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We have covered all the relevant details related to the NTA CSIR NET 2022 Exam in this article.

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  • Punitha

    Hello sir/mam, I need complete theory material in csir net mathematics

  • Saptarshi patra

    Sir am I eligible for assistant professorship after BS in Mathematics and clearing CSIR UGC NET ?


    Hello Saptarshi,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can check our blog of CSIR NET Eligibility to know the complete criteria to apply for the exam.
    Thank You!!

  • Deep Patel

    Hello Sir I get 5.89 CGPA in Msc can I eligible for csir net or not ?


    Hello Deep Patel,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    You can check our blog of CSIR NET Eligibility to know the complete criteria to apply for the exam.
    Thank You!!

  • Bindi

    if I am 40 years old ,how can I apply for assistant professor in csirnet .I am post graduate in mathematical science


    Hello Bindi,
    Greetings form Eduncle!
    As per the CSIR NET eligibility criteria, there is no age limit for assistant professor. so you can apply for CSIR NET mathematical science.
    Thank You!!

  • Sumayya hajira

    Hello sir, I've completed my (zoology )in this yr only ,so now could plz suggest me in which section I should appear for CSIR NET...?


    Hello Sumayya,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You should appear for CSIR NET Environmental Science after competing MSc in Zoology.
    Thank You!!

  • Ritik malik

    Hello Sir, I m Bpharma 3rd year, can I give CSIR UGC NET in last which is 4th year.


    Hello Ritik,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can appear for CSIR NET exam after completing your master degree.
    Thank You!!

  • Kajal saini

    Sir, I am MSc botany final student in 2021, How i start prepration for CSIR NET Life science


    Hello Kajal,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can check our blog of CSIR NET Preparation Tips to know the best ways to prepare for the exam.
    Thank You!!


    Hello Kajal,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can check our blog of CSIR NET Preparation Tips to know the best ways to prepare for the exam.
    Thank You!!

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    Pratima rawat

    Hello sir, I'm M Sc (Zoology)final year student ,so I'm eligible or not for CSIR UGC NET exam


    Hello Pratima
    Greetings From Eduncle!
    Yes, you are eligible for the CSIR UGC NET exam.
    Thank You!!

  • Febia

    Sir , I am MSc chemistry student please tell me in which section I should appear for csir net exam?


    Hello Febia,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You should appear for the CSIR NET Exam in Chemical Science.
    Thank You!!

  • Sachin kumar 1

    Sir , i am final student can give csir net exam


    Hello Sachin,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you can appear for the CSIR NET exam, because as per the NET eligibility criteria, you must have a master's degree with a minimum of 55% marks.
    Thank You!!


    Hello Sachin,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you can appear for the CSIR NET exam, because as per the NET eligibility criteria, you must have a master's degree with a minimum of 55% marks.
    Thank You!!


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