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CSIR HRDG NET 2016 Examination Notification

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) is a premier national R&D organisation. It is among the world's largest publicly funded R&D organisation.

CSIR provides Junior Research Fellowship in various fields of Science & Technology and Medical Sciences. It is a great opportunity to those aiming for a bright future in science, HRD or research. In order to encourage engineering graduates to pursue PhD, CSIR-NET is being extended to engineering students as well.

Eligibility criteria:

Junior Research Fellowships are awarded each year by CSIR to those holding MSc or equivalent degree, with minimum 55% marks for the general category, and 50% marks for SC/ST, physically and visually handicapped candidates, after qualifying the National Eligibility Test (NET) exam.

Important dates (tentative):
Release date of online registration form-
Between January and February 2016

Deadline for registration-
March 2016

Deadline for fee payment-
March 2016

Exam date-
June 2016

Paper pattern and syllabus:

The paper is divided into 3 parts-
Part A
Part B and
Part C.

1). Part-A:

Part-A of the question paper will be common for all subjects including Engineering Sciences. The questions will be asked from general aptitude. The topics of importance for this section are-
graphical analysis,
logical reasoning,
quantitative comparison,
Analytical and numerical ability
puzzles
Series formation, etc.

2). Part-B:

This part of the paper is different for the engineering sciences students and student from other backgrounds.

Mathematics &
Engineering Aptitude

For all other subjects the questions will be asked from their respective subjects.

3). Part-C:

For engineering students, this part comprises of all the topics from their syllabus. For the other students, this part includes those topics that require conceptual applications.

Topics:

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

Maximum marks and time duration:
The maximum marks for the exam are 200. It is a 3 hour examination.

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