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September 18, 2020 • 11:07 am

CSIR NET 2020 Notification, Exam Dates & Latest News Updates

CSIR NET Notification & Exam Dates

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National Testing Agency (NTA) had released the exam date notification for the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) NET 2020.


But due to this Covid-19 Pandemic, the exam schedule has been postponed. The officials will soon release CSIR NET notification for conducting the exam.


Candidates who are going to appear in this examination be aware of important details that will keep you updated with current and upcoming events of the exam. It will help you properly strategize and plan your preparation.


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


CSIR NET News, Notifications & Updates

CSIR NET Exam Dates 2020

CSIR NET Controversies & Announcements

Quick Guide for Aspirants

Frequently Asked Questions About CSIR NET Notification 2020



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CSIR NET Notification 2020 – Latest News & Updates!


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


 CSIR NET Application Form Correction window has been closed on 17th September 2020 which was reopened by NTA on 11th September 2020.

National Testing Agency has closed the online portal to fill CSIR NET Application Form on 10th September 2020. The portal was re-opened on 22nd August 2020 for those candidates who had missed the chance to apply due to the changed circumstances arising out of COVID -19.

After review of answer key, an additional result of the Joint CSIR-UGC Test June 2019 for Life Sciences subject has been released by the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research. 

CSIR NET 2020 exam will be conducted in the 2nd week of November 2020 as per the HRDG official Tweet. The exact date of examination will be released soon by NTA.


HRDG Official Tweet


CSIR NET Dec 2019 Certificates have been released by NTA. Candidates now can download it from the official site of CSIR NET.

National Testing Agency had released the official notification for CSIR NET 2020 exam on 16th March 2020.





CSIR NET Exam Date 2020 – Mark the Schedule


The CSIR NET 2020 Exam was scheduled to be held on 21st June 2020, but NTA has postponed all important dates till the further official notice.


Below, aspirants can check the complete examination calendar and important dates.



Important Dates

CSIR NET Application Form (Re-open)

22nd August 2020 to 10th September 2020

CSIR NET Form Correction Process (Re-conduct)

11th September 2020 to 17th September 2020

Start of Online Application

16th March 2020

Last Date of Online Form Submission

30th June 2020

Form Correction Process

06th July 2020 to 20th July 2020

Admit Card

To be Released Soon

CSIR NET Exam Date

2nd Week of November 2020


To be Notified Soon



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CSIR NET 2019-20 Events, Announcements & Major Controversies


From the last few seasons, CSIR NET exam being in a limelight because of various controversies and major announcements.


If you are aspiring to appear in this examination, be attentive with all such activities regarding the exam.


Below you will get every single shot of all 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, National Testing Agency has started to conduct the CSIR NET Exam in online mode.


The revolutionary step has come in effect from 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 from Scheduled Caste (SC) need to qualify the National Eligibility Test (NET) in order to apply for MPhil and Ph.D. funding.


Previously candidates simply required 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 of 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 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 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 - CSIR NET Awards & Scholarships.



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5. UGC listed 24 Fake Universities, 2 of them Receives FIRs


Stern action has been initiated by UGC against the fake universities in India.


University Grants Commission has taken legal action on two of the fake universities and lodged FIRs. 


Check the complete list of UGC Fake Universities Here.



Quick Guide for Aspirants!


Here, we are providing a complete guide of the CSIR NET Exam, which contains all the important information regarding the exam preparation.


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


Syllabus & Exam Pattern – Syllabus & knowledge of exam pattern 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 NET 2020 Syllabus & Exam Pattern for now!


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 which mostly asked in the exam. Find the CSIR NET Question Papers Here.


Mock Tests – Practice makes the men perfect. Attempting the CSIR NET Mock Test Papers on regular basis can improvise 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.



Download Free CSIR NET Syllabus PDF for all the subjects and prepare accordingly.



Frequently Asked Questions About CSIR NET Notification 2020


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



Ques – What is the latest update about the NTA CSIR NET?


Ans – The online application form window and CSIR NET Form Correction process has been closed which were re-opened by NTA for those candidates who have missed the chance due to COVID -19.



Ques – What is the exam date of CSIR NET 2020?


Ans – CSIR NET Exam Date has been postponed by NTA due to global pandemic COVID-19. As per the HRDG Tweet, the exam will be organized in the 2nd week of November 2020.



Ques – When will CSIR NET registrations take place?


Ans – The registration process for CSIR NET 2020 Exams has been over.



Ques – When will the CSIR NET results come out?


Ans – As the exam has been postponed due to COVID-19, the updated CSIR NET 2020 Result Date will be out soon.



Ques – Is there any NET exam in December 2020?


Ans – As we all know that CSIR NET conducts twice in a year, but due to COVID-19 the exam of June 2020 has been postponed and now the exam will be organized in the 2nd week of November 2020. So, it is hard to say anything about the December session.



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Note: The official authorities have the right to make changes in the above-mentioned exam dates at any point of time. Candidates are suggested 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 for the exam.


If you have any queries, you can share them with us in the comment box below.


Thank You!




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  • Divya
    Pls send me the dates of the examination and the registration of the examination 2018 before
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  • Chandan Kumar
    sir mai jun 2018 exam diya hu, mail pr messag aaya hi awaited (attation from by HOD ) sir mai mail kr diya hu ab aage result kb hoga plz reply
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  • Sumanta
    Why the june 2017 result is too late and what is the probable date for result out?
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  • Deependra Kumar
    Sir CSIR jun2108 result out in month of November .OR What it may be possible that it may out in December
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