UGC - CSIR 2024: Final Answer Key, Cutoff, Registration, Exam Date, Question Paper

UGC - CSIR: About Exam

University Grants Commission, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research is a national level test conducted by the National Testing Agency, NTA for the admission for Lectureship to Assistant Professor in various colleges in India and for Junior Research Fellowship position. Candidates who complete the exam can become the lecturers under the science and technology faculty. 

 

Overview of University Grants Commission,Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (UGC - CSIR) :

What is the Full Form of UGC - CSIR ?

 

University Grants Commission, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.

 

UGC - CSIR Exam Conducted by 

 

National Testing Agency. 

 

Highlights of UGC - CSIR Examination

 

Students interested in JRF or lecturer position in a college in India can apply for this test. NTA conducts the exam and there are no restrictions for the attempt in this test, and the minimum age should be 28 years old. 

 

About University Grants Commission, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research ( UGC - CSIR) 

 

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research is conducted to promote Economic, Industrial and Scientific growth in the country. CSIR was established in 1942, has their headquarter in New Delhi under the Ministry of Science and Technology, The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India. The exam is conducted to get admission as an assistant lecturer or for the JRF position. 

 

Nationality : Indian

Number of Attempts : No bar

Age : Minimum 28 years old

Frequency : Twice a Year 

Month : June and December

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Exam : Online / Computer Based Test

Language : English and Hindi

 

Pattern of UGC - CSIR Exam

Number of Sections - 5

 

  • Life Sciences
  • Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences 

 

Total Number of Questions - 610 Questions.

 

  • Life Sciences - 145 Questions.
  • Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences - 150 Questions.
  • Mathematical Sciences - 120 Questions.
  • Chemical Sciences - 120 Questions.
  • Physical Sciences - 75 Questions.

 

Total Marks - 200 Marks.

 

Exam Timings - 3 hours. 

Types of Questions - Multiple Choice Questions.

 

Marking Process of UGC - CSIR Exam

 

  • Each question in Part A offers 2 marks. Part B carries 3 marks and Part C provides 4.75 marks. 
  • There is a negative marking of 25% for the Part A and Part B sections. There are no negative marking in Part C. 

 

UGC - CSIR Exam 2024 (Tentative) 

 

The National Testing Agency, NTA will declare the UGC - CSIR 2024 test for the June session. The notification will release on the official website, csirnet.nta.nic.in. Candidates can read the information on the official website about the UGC - CSIR 2024 exam. 

 

  • Conducted By - National Testing Agency 
  • Online Application Form - March to April 2024
  • Last Date of Submission the Application Form - No declared yet.
  • Admit Card - Not announced yet.
  • Exam Date - June 2024
  • Result Date - Not released yet.
  • Beginning of GD, PI and WAT process - Not announced yet.
  • GD, PI and WAT process rounds - Not released yet.
  • Last Date of Merit List Disclosing - No declared yet.

 

What is the Application Fee of University Grants Commission, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research ( UGC - CSIR) ?

 

  • General Category fee is - INR 1,100. 
  • For OBC Category, The fee is - INR 550.
  • For SC/ ST Category, The fee is INR 275.

 

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