Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), India, a premier national R&D organisation, is among the world’s largest publicly funded R&D organisation. CSIRs pioneering sustained Contribution to S&T human resource development is acclaimed nationally. Human Resource Development Group (HRDG), a division of CSIR realises this objective through various grants, fellowship schemes etc.
IMPORTANT DATES AND CUT OFF
CSIR-NET / JRF EXAM PATTERN
JOINT CSIR-UGC NET EXAM JUNE 2016 CUT-OFF:
CSIR-NET/JRF EXAM ANALYSIS:
SUBJECT WISE MARKS DISTRIBUTION
STIPEND & TENURE
The fellowship amount is Rs 25000/-per month plus HRA.In addition, contingency grant of Rs.20,OOO/-per annum (calculated on pro rata basis for fraction of a year) is also provided. Further on completion of two years as JRF-GATE, the fellowship may be upgraded to SRF-GATE and stipend may be increased to Rs. 28000/-per month in the subsequent years on the basis of assessment as per CSIR JRF-NET guidelines. The total duration of fellowship is five years within which the candidate is expected to complete the PhD degree Exam Pattern TIME: 3 HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 200 CSIR-UGC (NET) Exam for Award of Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lecturer-ship shall be a Single Paper Test having Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The question paper shall be divided in three parts.
- This part shall carry 20 questions pertaining to General Science, Quantitative Reasoning & Analysis and Research Aptitude. The candidates shall be required to answer any 15 questions. Each question shall be of two marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 30 out of 200.
- This part shall contain 40 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) generally covering the topics given in the syllabus. A candidate shall be required to answer any 25 questions. Each question shall be of three marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 75 out of 200. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 75 out of 200
- This part shall contain 60 questions that are designed to test a candidate’s knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts. The questions shall be of analytical nature where a candidate is expected to apply the scientific knowledge to arrive at the solution to the given scientific problem. The questions in this part shall have multiple correct options. Credit in a question shall be given only on identification of ALL the correct options. NO credit shall be allowed in a question if any incorrect option is marked as correct answer• NO partial credit is allowed. A candidate shall be required to answer any 20 questions, Each qUestion shall be of 4.75 marks• The total marks allocated to this section shall be 95 out of 200