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Joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) 2014: Notification

Feb 1, 2014 12:05 IST

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Human Resource Development Group, Examination Unit invited online applications for the National Eligibility Test- 2014 (NET 2014). Eligible Candidates can apply online on or before 4 March 2014. This test will be conducted for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship.

Important Dates

  • Opening Date of Online application forms: 10 February 2014
  • Closing Date of Online application forms: 4 March 2014
  • Closing Date of depositing fees: 3 March 2014
  • Last Date for receipt of Application forms: 8 March 2014
  • Last Date for receipt of Application forms from remote areas: 14 March 2014
  • Last Date for receipt of written request for change of Examination Centre: 28 March 2014
  • Date of Publication of list of candidates registered for test on CSIR, HRDG website: 20 May 2014
  • Last date for accepting of representation about non-registration for this test: 27 May 2014
  • Issue of e-Admission Certificate to registered candidates: Mid June 2014
  • Date of Single MCQ Examination: 22 June 2014

Age Limit

  • For JRF (NET): Maximum 28 years as on 1 January 2014 (upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC, Physically handicapped/Visually handicapped and female applicants).
  • For LS (NET): No upper age limit.

Educational Qualification

The candidates must hold a BS-4 years program/BE/B.Tech/B.Pharma/MBBS/Integrated BS-MS/MSc or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks for general and OBC (50% for SC/ST candidates, physically and Visually Handicapped candidates).

Examination Fee

  • Rs.400/- for General
  • Rs.200/- for Other Backward Classes(OBC)
  • Rs.100/- for SC/ST/Physically Handicapped (PH) or Visually Handicapped (VH )
  • Candidates are required to download Bank challan Performa from the CSIR, HRDG website and then deposit the requisite examination fee in any of the Indian Bank branches throughout the country.

How to Apply

  • Interested & eligible candidates may apply Online through a link available at CSIR, HRDG website: website: www.csirhrdg.res.in before 4 March 2014.
  • Candidates after successfully submitting online application are required to take a print out of the Application Form, paste recent black & white photograph, put signature at the required space, attach requisite certificates and send along with CSIR marked copy of fee deposited Bank Challan in an envelope super scribed with Subject Code, Centre Code & Medium Code by Ordinary post to Sr. Controller of Examination, Human Resource Development Group, Examination Unit, CSIR Complex, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi-110012 so as to reach on or before 8 March 2014.

Detailed Notification

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32 Comment

Supratim Panji,

Now i am appearing b.tech so,i am eligible for exam in dec-2014?i am in 7th sem(fInal year),but 8th sem is left to complete my degree,pls help me......

mahi lohiya,

Sir, i am Msc in Phys and second time Msc in Geography. Am i Eligible For UGC net in Geography.

Amit Jamwal,

Sir, What is the age eligibility criteria for NET Examination? I am running 31 this year. Please advice. Regards Amit

Tanuja Tapaswini Prusty,

Respected Sir, I am Tanuja Tapaswini Prusty. I have completed M.A in Sociology. I want to Attempt the National Eligible Test(NET). I have no idea. Please Help me


hello sir/madam.... i have completed B. pharmacy and now i am doing second year M. pharmacy. My age is 38. Am i eligible for net exam ? Is there any career opportunity for me through net exam?


when will the marketing net exam subject code 17 happen?

Siva sankar,

Sir, I completed M.Tech in Computer Science Engineering.I want to know the Exam Schedule for My branch,please give me positive reply sir, Thank u sir


hi..... sir i have completed my b.pharmacy with lateral entry (after completion of d. pharmacy, ) now i want to know that , i am eligible or not for NET , please tell me sr.

Reena Kaushik,

Hello Sir/Madam.. I want to know the whole detail of "NET" examination in management ... bcoz i hv done my MBA in HR & MARKETING ..so plz if u can concerned about it... i m very thank full to you.

Archna Tiwari,



sir, I want to know the " NET Exam" schedule & details for Arts group(languages- (Hindi)kindly inform me the earliest

vikas kumar,

hi, i want to knw tht..... wht is last date of NET (HINDI) online submission.

vinod alias hirachand hajare,

I want to become a good scientist so jrf is the good way .

vinod alias hirachand hajare,

I want to become a good scientist so jrf is the only one good way.

uma shankar kumar,

result kab de rahe hee


Dear Sir, I am in final semester of MBA (IT) from distance education. Am i eligible for NET Lecturer ship examination and can i apply for this exam today. Please tell me online application form submission date for the same. Thanks


All the sites show June 2014 Exam Schedules but there are no updates on UGC- NET website. It is neither allowing to fill up the form. It says ‘Application for NET currently not open’. Why so?


We need upto date information about net exam


a mca student is eligible or not pls tell


Sir , right now I am studying b-tech 4th year ,am I eligible for this test ...!



Abinash Sahoo,

A b.tech civil student is eligible or not ???

thiyam sushmita devi,

sir i am doing msc. biochem can i know the syllabus for appearing net exam?

himanshu joshi,

sir plz net ane slete mate ni exam from ni date kyare baar padse ane tat ni information aapso please reply fast i am waiting for your answer


we need upto date information about net exams

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