Joint CSIR – UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship & Lectureship
National Eligibility Test (NET), December 2012
CSIR has been conducting Joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship in five subjects of science twice a year in the month of June and December.
In order to encourage engineering graduates to pursue PhD, CSIR-NET is being extended to engineering students by introducing a sixth paper in engineering sciences which will be common to all areas of engineering disciplines from December, 2012. The eligibility criteria (educational qualification) for writing the test will be BE, B.Tech or equivalent in engineering with at least 55% marks for general/OBC and 50% marks for SC/ST, Physically and visually handicapped candidates. Students in the 4th year of the programme will also be eligible to apply. The syllabus and sample paper will be uploaded in the web by August, 2012″.