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May 3, 2021 • 5:40 pm

CSIR NET Application Form 2021 - Procedure to Apply Online

CSIR NET Application Form

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The CSIR NET 2021 Application Form process has been postponed due to the pandemic. Now, it is expected to start in the middle of July 2021.

If you wish to apply for the June 2021 session you can start filling out the forms after releasing by the officials.

But before filling up the CSIR NET 2021 June Application Form, you must check the step-by-step procedure to apply for the exam with the required eligibility criteria.

In this blog, we have covered all the essential details related to CSIR NET Form 2021. 

CSIR NET Application Form 2021 - Important Dates 

CSIR NET 2021 Application Form Procedure

Important Instructions for CSIR UGC NET 2021 Apply Online

Essential Things While Filling the Form

What if You Forgot the Application Number & Password?

How to Get Application Number

How to Recover Password

Frequently Asked Questions



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CSIR NET Application Form 2021- Important Dates


The CSIR NET 2021 Application Form process is expected to start in July 2021. You can fill-up the form by visiting the official NTA website through online mode only.

Below are the important dates (expected) regarding CSIR NET Application Form 2021.


Exam Events

Exam Dates (Tentative)

Start Date CSIR NET Application Form 2021

July 2021 

Last Date of CSIR NET Application Form 2021

August 2021 

CSIR NET 2021 Form submission fee last date

August 2021 

CSIR NET Correction Form Process

September 2021


Note: The above-mentioned schedule is tentative as NTA has not yet released any notification.

To get the latest updates of the exam, visit our CSIR NET Notifications blog.

You can also download our free CSIR NET Study kit to kickstart your exam preparation.



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CSIR NET 2021 Application Form– How to Apply Online?


In order to fill the application form, you must fulfill the CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria.

To know how to fill CSIR NET Application Form 2021, check the steps given below:



Step 1- CSIR NET 2021 Registration


Visit the official NTA website.

If you have already registered for the exam, then you may log in to the website. But if you are a new user then you will have to register yourself first.


CSIR NET Registration


New candidates have to click on the "New Registration" button.

An instruction page will open.

Read all the instructions carefully, then click on the checkbox to accept the terms & conditions.


New Registration


After this, click the “Click Here to Proceed” button.

A new CSIR NET 2021 June Application form page will open.

Enter the personal details like (name, mother’s name, father’s name, DOB, Address, etc) as asked in the form and click on “Submit”.

Now, you are required to confirm the details. Click on “Yes” and “Final Submit” to complete the CSIR registration process.


 personal details


After completing the registration process, you will get a unique Application Number on your Email ID and Mobile Number. You will have to use this application number to log in to the website so that you can complete the CSIR NET Exam 2021 Application Form process.


get a unique Application Number



Step 2 - Fill the details in the CSIR UGC NET Application Form


Now you have to fill your academic and other details (Subject opted for NET, medium of paper, exam city, specialization, etc) in the CSIR NET Application Form 2021.

Note - The details must be appropriately filled otherwise your application form may get rejected.

After filling the details, you should recheck it and then proceed to the next step.

Now, in the next step, you have to upload your Photograph and Signature.


Personal Details:


Personal Details


Apply For:

Apply For the Post


Educational Details:

Educational Details


Doctorate Details:

Doctorate Details



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Step 3 – Upload Photograph & Signature


Click on the "Upload Image’ button to upload the required images. The photograph and signature must be in JPG/JPEG format only.

According to the official notification, the photograph should be

More than 10 kb and less than 200kb.

3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (Height) in dimension

Must have your name and date on it.

For signature, the dimensions are 3.5 cm in (length) x 1.5 cm in (Height) and size should be more than 4kb and less than 200kb. Use a black pen for the Signature.

Candidates have to upload the following certificates if needed while filling the CSIR NET Application Form 2021

Category Certificate

PwD Certificate

Result Awaited Certificate

After uploading the certificates, click on the preview button. Make sure they appear correctly in the preview, then click on the submit button and you will be redirected to the payment portal.


Upload Photograph & Signature

upload the certificates



Step 4 - Make Payment


Click on “Proceed for Payment” to move to the next step.

Select the bank by which you want to pay the CSIR NET fees and click on the button to finally submit the CSIR NET Exam form.

Click on the CSIR NET Application Form Download button and take the printout. Keep it safe, as it is required in the future to download the CSIR UGC NET Admit Card.



CSIR NET Online Application Fee



Application Fee

For General Category Candidates/General EWS

INR 1000

For OBC (Non-creamy layer)

INR 500


INR 250



Mode of payment: You can choose the payment mode according to your convenience (debit/credit card/net banking/UPI).


Make Payment

Make Payment online


Note: The given steps are according to the 2020 application process, if there is any change in the CSIR NET Application Form 2021 process, we will update the same as per the official notification.



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Important Things to Remember While Filling CSIR NET Application Form 2021


 You should submit only one CSIR NET 2021 form, filled with valid details otherwise it may get rejected.

 After filling in the complete details, you should preview the entire CSIR NET 2021 online application form before the final submission.

 You cannot change CSIR NET Application form details once it's submitted. But, NTA opens the CSIR NET Form Correction window after the final form submission date. You can change the required details in your Correction form.

 You should submit the application within 30 minutes, as the session will expire & you will have to fill the Application Form again.



Essentials Data Required While Filling the CSIR NET Application Form 2021


You must know a few essential things while filling up the CSIR NET June 2021 Application form.



A. Subjects


To avoid mistakes while filling the CSIR NET 2021 Application Form, you are advised to keep the following information of the subjects ready.


Subject List


S. No.


Subject Code Name

Subject Code No.


Chemical Sciences




Earth Sciences, Atmospheric, Ocean, and Planetary Sciences




Life Sciences




Mathematical Sciences




Physical Sciences





B. Date of Birth


While filling the CSIR NET form 2021, you need to enter your date of birth. Make sure you enter the same date as mentioned in your documents.



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C. Required Certificates


You must have the following certificates and mark sheets with you while applying for the exam :

Copy of Board/ University Certificate

Category Certificate if applicable

Candidate’s ID Proof

Qualifying Degree Certificate or last semester mark sheet

Self-Declaration Minority Community Certificate if applicable

Person with Disability (PwD) Certificate if applicable

Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Certificate if applicable

Result Awaited Certificate if applicable



D. Exam Centres


Check the list of CSIR UGC NET Exam Centers to get an idea about your nearest exam centre, so that you can fill the 3 choices accordingly.


CSIR NET Application Form Essentials



What if You Forgot CSIR NET Application Form Number & Password?


In case, you forget the CSIR NET June 2021 application form number and password, you can recover them by following the below-mentioned procedure.



How to Get CSIR NET Application Number?


Read the steps given below to retrieve your lost application number.

Step 1 – Visit the official website of NTA CSIR UGC NET.

Step 2 – Now, click the CSIR UGC NET Apply Online button.

Step 3 – Next, in the section of “Only Registered Candidates Sign In”, you have to click on “Forgot Application No?”.

Step 4 – Then enter your name, Father's name, Mother's name, Date of Birth, and security pin as shown on the screen.

Step 5 – Click on the “Get Application Number” button and after which you will get your application number.



How to Recover Password of CSIR UGC NET June 2021 Application Form?


Read the following steps and reset your CSIR NET password.

Step 1 – Visit the NTA CSIR NET official website.

Step 2 – Next, click the CSIR NET Apply Online button.

Step 3 – In the section of “Only Registered Candidates Sign In”, you have to click on the link “Forgot Password?”

Step 4 – After that, a window will open with three options. Choose any one option from them –

Using the security question and its answer you chose while filling up the form.

Using a Verification code sent via text message (SMS) to your Registered Mobile No.

Using a reset link sent via Email to your registered email address.

Step 5 – Finally, click the “Continue” button and reset your password.



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Frequently Asked Questions About CSIR NET Application Form 2021


We have covered a few commonly asked questions by the aspirants to give you more insights on CSIR NET Application form 2021.

Also, you can refer to our CSIR NET FAQs blog, for any query related to the CSIR NET exam.



Ques 1 - Can I correct my CSIR NET JRF form after final submission?

Ans – Yes, NTA provides a chance for correction in the Application Form by opening the Form Correction Window.



Ques 2 - Which documents need to be sent with the CSIR NET 2021 application form?

Ans – You don’t have to send any document or the application form as the officials only accept online applications.



Ques 3- How do I retrieve my CSIR NET application details?


Ans - If you forget the CSIR NET application details, you can recover them easily using some steps which are described above in the blog – Check Here



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We hope the above information will be of help to you while filling up the CSIR NET Application Form 2021.

However, if you have any further queries, you can mention them in the comment box below. We will try to solve them as soon as possible.


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  • Shereen Fahmidha
    any link for applying csir net
    Hello Shereen,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    CSIR NET Application Form has not been released yet. BUT it is expected that it will be released in the last week of April 2021. <...
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  • Shubhangi bodake
    i have completed my graduation in bsc chemistry , can I apply for this exam
    Hello Shubhangi,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You are eligible to apply for NET JRF with your graduation degree.
    For CSIR NET Lectureship/ assistant professor, you must ha...
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  • Aleesha p kenneth
    Hlw eduncle my payment for exam was sucessful but i forgot to take printout of e-receipt. Where will i get it again and is it necessary to have that
    Hello Suraj,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You will be able to download the printout of submitted application form. Also keep remember the application number and password for fut...
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  • U.u.chandra sekhar
    What is the maximum age for st students
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    As per the CSIR NET exam guidelines, the maximum age limit for ST category candidates is 33 years.
    Thank You.
  • Fghj
    Hello sir/Mam, in csirnet 2019Dec, i wrongly uploaded the photo without signature and date and also uploaded signature in blue ink pen?? What i will do now ? Is my application will...
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    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You may change the photo and signature in case of any discrepancy. The application correction process will start from 18 to 25 October.
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  • Sangeetha
    Please give me one month study plan and how achieve my mentor
    Hello Sangeeta,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    We will be glad to help you in CSIR NET Preparation. For more details kindly visit
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  • Anand
    I have completed my net exam registration and payment process. Unfortunately i had entered an incorrect email address during registration. Is it possible to correct my email addres...
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    Hello Anand,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    NTA will provide the facility to correct mistakes in particular fields of CSIR NET application form from 18th to 25th October 2019. ...
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  • Vishakha jaiswal
    Hello sir.I have missed the last date of submission for June 2019 attempt as I met with an accident and now the last date is passed.please help me.Is there any way I can still give...
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    Hello Vishakha,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    There is no other option to apply for the CSIR NET exam after closing of applications process. You have to wait for the next se...
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  • Ankita shekhawat
    Hello I have completed my and I have not taken admission in any kind of PG programme I am eligible to fill the csir net december 2017 according to the csir notifica...
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    Hello Ankita,   Greetings from Eduncle!   You should fill B.Sc. in the CSIR NET Qualification Column.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Ed...
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  • Ruchi
    Sir, I am in MSc final year with chemistry .Is it possible to fill the form without filling the specialisation in chemical science?The form will be submit or not without ...
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    Hello Ruchi,   Greetings from Eduncle!   It is mandatory to fill the details of your qualifying degree. If you have filled it already, then you can leave the specializati...
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