Exam Details:

Exam Name:

Joint CSIR-UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship June, 2018

Educational Qualifications:

M.Sc or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks for OBC/General candidates, and 50% for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates.

Candidates enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination as on the closing date of online submission of application form, are also eligible to apply in the above subject under the Result Awaited (RA) category on the condition that they complete the qualifying degree with requisite percentage of marks within the validity period of two years to avail the fellowship from the effective date of award.

Such candidates will have to submit the attestation format (Given at the reverse of the application form) duly certified by the Head of the Department/Institute from where the candidate is appearing or has appeared.

Age Limit:

For JRF (NET): Maximum 28 years as on 01-01-2018 {upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability(PwD)/female applicants and 03 years in case of OBC(non creamy layer) applicants}.
For LS (NET): No upper age limit.

Fee (Online):

General- Rs. 1000/-

OBC (Non Creamy Layer)- Rs. 500/-

SC/ST/PwD- Rs. 250/-


(i) Life Sciences (ii) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences (iii) Mathematical Sciences (iv) Chemical Sciences (v) Physical Sciences

Important Dates:

  • Application Begin : 05/03/2018
  • Last Date for Fee Deposit : 26/03/2018
  • Last Date for Complete Form : 26/03/2018
  • Last Date Receipt Hard Copy For Change Exam Center : 19/04/2018
  • Exam Held on : 19/06/2016
  • Admit Card Available : June 2018

Important Links:

  • Apply Online
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  • Download Syllabus
  • Official Website