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CSIR NET Notification 2020-21, Exam Dates & Latest Updates

CSIR NET Notification & Exam Dates

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Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) has declared the CSIR NET Exam Result and Cut-offs on 05th February 2021.

Candidates who are preparing for this examination should be aware of important details to stay updated with current and upcoming events of the exam. This will help you to properly strategize and plan your preparation.

In this blog, you will find all the information related to CSIR NET Notification 2020, such as-

CSIR NET News, Notifications & Updates

CSIR NET Exam Date 2021

CSIR NET Exam Date 2020

CSIR NET Controversies & Announcements

Quick Guide for CSIR UGC NET Examination Aspirants

Frequently Asked Questions About CSIR NET Notification 2020



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CSIR NET Notification 2020-2021 – Latest News & Updates


To help you get all the CSIR NET 2020 notification released by the officials in one place, we have compiled all of them below:

 According to the HRDG CSIR tweet, the upcoming CSIR NET Exam has been postponed till the middle of July 2021. 

 CSIR has released the CSIR NTA NET Certificate for June 2020 Exam on 3rd April 2021. Qualified candidates can download their certificate from the official website.

As per the latest CSIR notification, CSIR NET Result Date for June 2020 session was 5th February 2021.

CSIR UGC NET June 2020 Scorecard was released by NTA on 28th December 2020. Officials have also provided the final CSIR NET Answer Key to help the candidates.

National Testing Agency had released the CSIR NET 2020 Question Papers, marked responses of each candidate, and the CSIR NET provisional answer keys for all five subjects on 3rd December 2020. Officials also provided the chance for candidates to challenge the provisional answer key till 05th December 2020.

The National Testing Agency has successfully conducted the 2020 session. The CSIR NET exam dates were 19th, 21st, and 26th November 2020.

According to CSIR NET notification, the admit cards were available from 6th to 26th November 2020.

 CSIR UGC NET Dec 2019 Certificates have been released on 16th October 2020 for qualified candidates (whose Roll Numbers are listed in Part-I of result CSIR-JRF/LS and JRF only) and who have sent their documents for verification to Certificate Section. Candidates can download it from the official site of the exam.

 NTA had closed the CSIR UGC NET Application Form on 10th September 2020 and the correction process has been closed on 17th September 2020.

The NTA had released the CSIR NET notification for the exam date on 16th March 2020.



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CSIR NET Exam Date 2021 – Mark the Schedule


Here you can get the complete calendar of CSIR NET Exam Date 2021 latest news as soon as the official will release the notification for 2021 exam.



CSIR UGC NET 2021 Exam Dates (Expected)

Start of Online Application

July 2021

CSIR NET Last Date 2021 of Online Form Submission

July 2021

Form Correction Process

August 2021

Admit Card

September 2021

CSIR NET Exam Date

September 2021

Answer Keys

September 2021

CSIR NET Result Date

October 2021



CSIR NET Channel



CSIR NET Exam Date 2020 – Mark the Schedule


Below, we have mentioned the complete calendar of CSIR NET Exam Date 2020 latest news. Please check it and be aware of all the activities of the exam.



CSIR UGC NET 2020 Exam Date

Application Form (Re-open)

22nd August 2020 to 10th September 2020

Form Correction Process (Re-conduct)

11th September 2020 to 17th September 2020

Correction in Choice of Cities

19th October 2020 to 20th October 2020

Start of Online Application

16th March 2020

CSIR NET Last Date of Online Form Submission

30th June 2020

Form Correction Process

06th July 2020 to 20th July 2020

Admit Card

06th November 2020

CSIR NET Exam Date

19th, 21st & 26th November 2020

Final Answer Keys

28th December 2020

CSIR NET Scorecard

28th December 2020

CSIR NET Result Date & Cut-Off release 5th February 2021
CSIR NET Certificate 3rd April 2021



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CSIR NTA NET Events, Announcements & Major Controversies


From the last few sessions, the CSIR UGC NET examination has been in the limelight because of various controversies and announcements.

If you are aspiring to appear in this examination, then be attentive regarding such events and activities.


Below you will get every single detail of all CSIR NET controversies and announcements and controversies that took place in the last few sessions.


1. NTA Conducts NET Exam in Online Mode from Dec 2019


As per the official information, the National Testing Agency has started to conduct the CSIR UGC NET Exam in online mode.

The revolutionary step has come into effect from the December 2019 Exam.



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2. NET Now Mandatory for SC Students to Avail Research Scholarship


The NDA government has decided that candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) need to qualify for the National Eligibility Test (NET) in order to apply for MPhil and Ph.D. funding.

Previously candidates simply required a masters’ degree to submit a research proposal to apply for MPhil and Ph.D. funding.



3. Stipend of Research Fellowship Increased


After accepting the demand for Research Scholars, HRDG has announced a new stipend amount of scholarships for JRF & SRF.

According to the announcement, JRFs are getting a stipend of INR 31000 per month which is 24% more than the previous fellowship amount of INR 25000, and SRFs are getting a stipend of INR 35000 per month, earlier the stipend of SRF was INR 28000 per month.


The last revision in fellowship took placed in October 2014. These revised stipends have been taken effect from 1st January 2019.


4. Odisha Decided to Pay Research Incentive for Non-JRF Scholars


The State Government of Bhubaneshwar has planned to provide an incentive for research in higher education institutes for the brilliant students of Odisha who holds the NET certificate.


Policy guidelines -

OURIIP will provide incentives to the selected scholars for research.

Top CSIR UGC NET Ranker who has not been eligible for JRF will get a research fellowship for doing research in state universities.

Candidate can get INR 15000 P/m as fellowship with INR 25000 P/m as a contingency amount involving laboratory work and INR 15000 without the laboratory work.

Fellowships will be provided for 35 subjects. For each subject, there are only five fellowships out of which two are reserved for girl candidates.

You would also like to read about - Council of Scientific & Industrial Research NET Awards & Scholarships.



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Quick Guide for Aspirants


Here, we are providing a complete guide of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) NET Exam, which contains all the important information regarding the exam preparation.


Eligibility Criteria – Before you apply for the exam, you should have knowledge about the required educational qualification & age limit for CSIR UGC NET Eligibility.


Syllabus & Exam Pattern – The knowledge of these two details is very important to start your preparation for the exam. You should be familiar with the type of questions asked in the exam. Knowing the marking scheme will help you to make your preparation plan.


Check the CSIR NTA NET 2020 Syllabus & Exam Pattern Here!


Question Papers – Solving the previous year papers is the best strategy to prepare for the exam. It will help you to know the exam difficulty level and types of questions that are asked in the exam. Find CSIR NTA NET Question Papers Here.


Mock Tests – Practice makes the men perfect. Attempting the CSIR NET Mock Test Papers on a regular basis can improve your speed and accuracy in the examination.


Preparation Tips – Having confusion & doubts during the preparation is very common. We at Eduncle, provide the important CSIR NET Preparation Tips by subject experts to help you prepare smartly for the exam.




Frequently Asked Questions About NTA CSIR NET Notification 2020


Below we have provided some frequently asked questions related to CSIR NET 2020 notifications. If you also have the same query as mentioned below, kindly have a look at them.



Ques – What is the CSIR NET latest news?

Ans – CSIR NET 2021Exam has been postponed till the middle of July 2021 due to the Covid Pandemic. 



Ques – What is the CSIR NET Exam Date 2020?

Ans – CSIR NET 2020 Exam Dates were 19th, 21st, 26th & 30th November 2020. The exam has been successfully conducted according to the schedule.



Ques – When will CSIR NTA NET 2020 registration take place?

Ans – According to the CSIR NET 2020 Exam Dates notification, the registration process was over on 10th September 2020.



Ques – Is there any NET exam in December 2020?

Ans – As we all know that CSIR UGC NET is conducted twice a year, but due to COVID-19 the exam of June 2020 was postponed and was conducted on 19th, 21st, 26th & 30th November 2020 successfully. So, the 2020 December session was not conducted by NTA.



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Note: The official authorities have the right to make changes in the above-mentioned exam dates at any point in time. Candidates are suggested to regularly visit this blog, so you don’t miss any updates.


We have covered all the latest updates about the NTA CSIR NET notification 2020 in this blog. Hope the given information is helpful for you.

Stay tuned with us to get all such updates & news related to the exam.

If you have any queries about the CSIR NET notification, you can share it in the comment box below. We will try to solve your queries as soon as possible.

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