CSIR UGC NET Answer Key December 2019 released @csirnet.nta.nic.in| Raise Objection by 3rd Jan 2020 (11:50 pm)

CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Answer Key Released @csirnet.nta.nic.in: CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Answer Key has been released soon at its official website - csirnet.nta.nic.in. Candidates can challenge Provisional Answer Key  by 3rd Jan 2020 (11:50 pm). NTA conducted CSIR UGC NET December 2019 for the first time in online mode on 15th December and 27th December 2019.

Created On: Jan 2, 2020 12:24 IST
CSIR UGC NET Answer Key December 2019 to be released soon @csirnet.nta.nic.in
CSIR UGC NET Answer Key December 2019 to be released soon @csirnet.nta.nic.in

CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Answer Key has been released at its official website - csirnet.nta.nic.in. The Joint CSIR-UGC NET Examination was conducted by NTA on 15th December 2019 and 27th December 2019 (in the States of “Assam” and “Meghalaya”) in which 225889 candidates appeared out of 282117 registered. The answer keys of all the 5 subjects - Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences, has been uploaded on the official website along with question papers. Candidates may “login and click link for display of their question papers and responses attempted”. 

View CSIR UGC NET Dec 2019 Provisional Answer Key, Question Paper & Response Sheet

This facility will remain available as per the schedule mentioned below:-

Description Dates
Date for Display of QP and Challenge of Provisional Answer Key 1st January 2020 to 3rd January 2020 (upto 11:50 pm)
Last date of successful transaction of fee through Credit/Debit Card/Netbanking/UPI 1st January 2020 to 4th January 2020 (upto 11:50 pm)

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Procedure for Challenge of CSIR UGC NET Dec 2019 Answer Key

The Candidates will be given an opportunity to make a challenge online against the Provisional Answer Key on payment of Rs. 1000/- per question challenged as processing charges. Here is the step-by-step process of challenging the answer key:

1. Please go to website https://csirnet.nta.nic.in
2. Click ‘Challenge/s regarding Answer Key’
3. In the next screen, click on the ‘Challenge/s regarding Answer Key’.
4. Login with your Application Number and Date of Birth and enter Security Pin as displayed and Submit.
5. Click ‘Challenge/s regarding Answer Key’.
6. You will see Question IDs in sequential order.
7. The ID next to the question under the column ‘Correct Option’ stands for the correct Answer Key to be used by NTA.
8. If you wish to challenge this option, you may use any one or more of the Option IDs given in the next four columns by clicking the checkbox.
9. After clicking your desired option, scroll down, ‘Save your Claim’ and move to next screen.
10. You will see a display of all the Option IDs you have challenged.
11. You may want to upload supporting documents in which you can select ‘Choose File’ and upload (all documents to be put in a single pdf file).
12. Click on ‘Save your Claim Finally’.
13. You will find a screen displaying your challenges.
14. Kindly pay the fee by clicking on ‘Click here to Pay Fee’.
15. Select Mode of Payment and Pay your fee @ Rs. 1,000/- for each question challenged. Make payment through Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking.
16. In case your challenge is found correct, your fee will be reimbursed in the same account.

Get CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Detailed Exam Analysis

CSIR UGC NET DECEMBER 2019 Minimum Categorywise Percentage

Below is the minimum category-wise percentage benchmark for both fellowship and lectureship as given below:

Minimum Categorywise Percentage for CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Exam


Minimum Percentage

General, EWS & OBC


SC, ST and PwD


Click here to know the CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Eligibility Criteria

NTA conducted the Joint CSIR-UGC NET December 2019 Exam first time in the online mode across 605 centres in 214 cities covering 5 subjects in two shifts. Total 2,74,345 candidates applied for CSIR-UGC NET December 2019 Exam.

CSIR UGC NET December 2019 Gender and Category wise number of candidates Registered:




































CSIR UGC NET 2019 December Exam Pattern and Syllabus

The online exam was held to determine the eligibility of Indian Nationals for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) and for determining eligibility for appointment as Lecturer (LS) in the areas of Chemical Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences.

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The award of Junior Research Fellowship to the successful eligible candidates will depend on their finding admission/ placement in a University/ National laboratory/ Institution of higher learning and research, as applicable.

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