CSIR NET Dec 2023 Application Process: Step by Step Complete Guide


CSIR NET stands for Council of Scientific & Industrial Research – National Eligibility Test.

It is a national-level exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for the candidates who want to choose Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or Lectureship (LS) as their career.

NTA CSIR NET is conducted in 5 subjects

  • Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Earth Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences

Check CSIR NET Dec Application Process details here.

CSIR NET Dec 2023 Important Dates

Start of application form01 November 2023
Last Date to apply for the CSIR NET (Extended)04 December 2023 (5 PM)
Last Date of successful fee transaction04 December 2023 (11:50 PM)
Correction window06-08 December 2023
City Intimation Slipto be announced
Release of CSIR NET Admit Cardto be announced
CSIR NET Exam Date26th, 27th and 28th Dec, 2023
CSIR NET Answer KeyWeek after exam
CSIR NET Scorecardto be announced

CSIR NET Dec 2023 Notification

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the CSIR NET notification for CSIR NET Dec 2023 on 01 Nov 2023.

CSIR NET Dec 2023 Notification

CSIR NET Dec 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling CSIR NET application form candidate must check the eligibility criteria.

CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria

CSIR NET Dec 2023 Application Form

Things to be kept ready beforehand

Before beginning the process of filling the Online Application Form, read Information Bulletin carefully, keep ready required documents:

  • Copy of Board/ University Certificate for Candidate’s Name, Mother’s Name, Father’s Name and Date of Birth
  • Type of Identification – Bank A/c passbook with photograph/ Passport Number/ Ration Card/ Aadhaar Card Number/Voter ID Card Number/ Other Govt ID
  • Qualifying Degree Certificate or last semester marks sheet
  • Your Mailing Address as well as Permanent Address with Pin Code
  • Four cities for Centres of your choice
  • Code of Joint CSIR-UGC NET Subject
  • Category Certificate, if applicable
  • Self-Declaration Minority Community Certificate, if applicable
  • Result Awaited Certificate, if applicable
  • Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Certificate, if applicable
  • Person with Disability (PwD) Certificate, if applicable
  • e-mail address and Mobile Number of candidate
  • Scanned images in JPG/JPEG format only

Requirements of Scanned Images

Documents and as per the specifications

DocumentsDescriptionFile SizeFile Type
PhotographPassport Sized Recent colour Photograph10 kb to 200 kbjpeg/jpg
SignatureSignature in running hand4 kb to 30 kbjpeg/jpg

Steps to fill CSIR NET Dec 2023 Application Form

Candidates who desire to appear in Joint CSIR-UGC NET Examination have to apply online on the NTA CSIR NET website.


Register for Online Registration using your own Email ID and Mobile No. and note down system generated Application Number.


Complete the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application Number.


Upload scanned images (where applicable) of

  • Candidate’s Photograph (file size: 10 kb – 200 kb),
  • Candidate’s Signature (file size: 4kb – 30kb),
  • Duly verified Result Awaited Attestation Form (file size: 50kb – 500kb), if applicable
  • Category Certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS etc.) (file size: 50kb – 300kb, if applicable
  • PwD Certificate (file size: 50kb – 300kb) in JPG/JPEG format, if applicable


Pay prescribed fee through Net Banking / Debit Card / Credit Card / UPI and keep proof of fee paid for future reference.

After the submission of Online Application Form (i.e successful completion of Step-4), Confirmation Page of the Application Form, should be downloaded and a printout of the same may be retained for future reference.

The Confirmation Page of the online Application Form could be generated only after successful payment by the Candidate.

Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fee
General/General-EWSINR 1100
Third genderINR 275

Important Links

Information Brochure Dec 2023Click Here
CSIR NET Dec 2023 PortalClick Here

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