CISR UGC NET December 2018: The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) released the notification for the UGC NET examination. The exam is scheduled to be conducted in December. Candidates can go to the official website-  http://csirhrdg.res.in/ to check the official notification.

According to the notification, the exam will most likely be conducted on December 16, 2018.

The examination is held to test the eligibility of the aspirants for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET. Also, through UGC NET, the eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas is determined.

Information about the examination:

• The exam will be held in 2 sessions-morning and evening. The exam will consist of MCQ questions.

• Exam is going to be conducted for life science, Mathematical Science, Chemical Science, Physical Science, Earth Science.

Age limit

• The maximum age of the applicants for JRF NET should not be more than 28 years as on July 1, 2018. However, SC/ST/Persons with Disability (PwD)/female applicants will get an age relaxation upto 5 years. OBC candidates will get an age relaxation of 3 years.

There is no upper age limit for LS NET.

Examination fee:

General category: Rs 1000

OBC candidates: Rs 500

SC/ST/PwD: Rs 250

Important Information:

• The candidates can apply online through the official website, csirhrdg.res.in.

CSIR-UGC NET December 2018: Dates to remember

CSIR-UGC NET December 2018: December 16

The announcement of results: March or April

Note: The commencement of online application has not yet been announced. The applicants are advised to keep checking the official website for more information.

For all the information, candidates can check the official notification here- http://csirhrdg.res.in/notification_main_dec2018.pdf