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|Exam Date: 21-06-2009|
|::Date of Start for Online Submission: 12-03-2009||::Date of Close of Online Submission: 06-04-2009|
|::Last Date of Receipt of Duly Completed Hard Copy of Online Application Forms: 13-04-2009||::Last Date of Receipt of Duly Completed Hard Copy of Online Application Forms(From Remote Areas): 20-04-2009|
1. CSIR will hold the Joint CSIR-UGC Test 21st June 2009 for determining the eligibility of the Indian national candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET and for determining eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas falling under the faculty of Science. The award of Junior Research Fellowship (NET) to the successful eligible candidates will depend on their finding admission/placement in a university/ national laboratory/ institution of higher learning and research, as applicable.
1.1 A candidate may apply either for ‘JRF + Lectureship’ both or for ‘Lectureship (LS) only’ He/she may indicate his/her preference in the O.M.R Application Form/Online Application, as the case may be. CSIR may consider candidates applying for ‘JRF + LS’ for ‘Lectureship only” depending on number of fellowships available& performance in the test subject to the condition that they fulfill the laid down eligibility criterion . If a candidate is found to be over-age for JRF (NET) he/she will automatically be considered for Lectureship (NET) only.
1.2 Two separate merit lists, one comprising the candidates qualifying for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF - NET) and the second, of those candidates qualifying the Eligibility Test for Lectureship (NET), will be made on the basis of their performance in the above Test. Candidates qualifying for JRF (NET), will also be eligible for Lectureship (NET). The candidates qualifying for Lectureship will be eligible for recruitment as Lecturers as well as for JRF-ship in a Scheme/Project, if otherwise suitable as per the eligibility criteria of that Scheme/Project. However they will not be eligible for Regular JRF-NET Fellowship. They will be eligible to pursue Ph.D. programme with or without any fellowship other than JRF-NET. Candidates qualifying for the award of JRF (NET) will receive fellowship either from CSIR or UGC as per their assignment or from the Schemes with which they may find association. The candidates declared eligible for Junior Research Fellowship under UGC scheme will be governed by UGC rules/regulations in this regard.
1.3 The result of the examination to be held on 21.06.2009 may be declared sometime in the month of September 2009 and fellowship to successful candidates could be awarded from 01.01. 2010.
2.1 SUBJECTS OF THE TEST
The Test will be held in the subjects as given under:
1. Chemical Sciences,
2. Earth Atmospheric Ocean and Planetary Sciences
3. Life Sciences
4. Mathematical Sciences
5. Physical Sciences
2.2 EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
M.Sc. or Equivalent degree under the subjects mentioned in para 2.1 above, with minimum 55% marks for General & OBC candidates; 50% for SC/ST candidates, Physically and Visually Handicapped candidates and Ph.D. degree holders who had passed Master's degree prior to 19th September 1991.
A candidate can also apply for the Test under RA (Result Awaited) category, if he/she is appearing or has appeared in his/her final year (III/IV Semester where Semester system is there) of M.Sc. OR equivalent Degree Examination in subjects mentioned in para 2.1 above during the academic Session 2008-2009. Such candidates will have to submit the attestation format (given at the reverse of the application form) duly certified by the Head of the Deptt./Institute over his/her signature and rubber stamp (with address and name) from where the candidate is appearing or has appeared in the final year M.Sc. or equivalent degree examination. However, such candidates shall be admitted to the Test provisionally. They shall only be considered eligible for JRF-(NET)/LS-(NET), if they are able to produce the proof of having passed the Master’s Degree examination in the relevant or related subject with the requisite percentage of marks and within the stipulated time frame.
2.3 AGE LIMIT& RELAXATION
For JRF (NET): Minimum 19 Years and maximum 28 years as on 01-01-2009 (upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years as in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC, Physically handicapped/Visually handicapped and female applicants).
For LS (NET): Minimum 19 years, as on 01.01.2009. No upper age limit.
3. DATE AND SCHEME OF THE TEST
3.1 The Test will be held in two sessions on Sunday, the 21st June 2009. The scheme of Examination as under: -
Negative marking will be made for wrong answers in Paper I. Paper II will be evaluated only in case of those candidates who will be able to secure a minimum of such aggregate marks in Paper I as may be fixed by the CSIR.
Candidates are required to appear in both the papers. A candidate who does not appear in Paper I will not be permitted to appear in Paper II. The questions in all these papers will appear both in Hindi and English.
3.2 SYLLABUS OF THE TEST
Syllabus of Paper I (Section A), subject-wise syllabus of Paper I (Section B) and Paper II is given in the Information Bulletin for this test and may also be seen at http://helpbiotech.blogspot.com/2008/07/revised-csir-exam-life-sciences.html
4. EXAMINATION CENTRES
The test will be held at 25 Centres spread all over India, specified below:
Bangalore, Bhavnagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Karaikudi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Pilani, Pune, Raipur Roorkee, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur and Varanasi.
A candidate may opt for any of the above centres. No request for change of centre would ordinarily be granted. However, a request in writing for change of Centre may be entertained on merits, if received in this unit latest by 01.05.2009.
5. HOW TO APPLY:
5.1. OPTION-I : APPLY THROUGH ‘INFORMATION BULLETIN’:
5.1.1. BY HAND:
Candidates applying for the Test may obtain the Information Bulletin and Application forms (inclusive of fee payable) through the branches of the Bank notified below in para 5.2 (within the prescribed dates) by paying the following fee in cash:
1.General Rs. 400/-
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) Rs. 200/-
3.SC/ST/Physically Challenged (PC) or Visually Challenged (VC) Rs. 100/-
5.1.2. BY POST:
The information Bulletin and Application form may also be obtained through Value Payable Post(V.P.P.) from the Indian Bank, 3/1, West Patel Nagar, New Delhi - 110 008, by sending a crossed Demand draft for Rs. 400/-, Rs. 200/- or Rs.100/-(as the case may be) drawn in favour of “Indian Bank, West Patel Nagar, New Delhi” payable at New Delhi. For this purpose, the candidate should send a request to the Bank with TWO self-addressed slips clearly mentioning the address at which he/she desires the Information Bulletin & Application Form to be sent by Value Payable Post (V.P.P.) As above mentioned Bank will entertain the request for forms through post from Thursday the 12th March, 2009 till Monday, the 30th March 2009 only, hence, candidates are advised to send well in advance so as to reach the within above said period.
The candidate should write his/her name, Date Of Birth, address, date of Examination (21.06.2009) and subject code on the back of the Demand Draft so that it can be located easily, if it gets detached accidentally from the letter of request for supply of Information Bulletin. However, before attaching the draft with letter of request, the candidates should check that it bears the code number of the issuing bank and drawee bank and also amount and signatures of issuing authority.
5.2. OPTION-II : APPLY THROUGH ONLINE APPLICATION:
Interested & eligible candidates may apply for this test Online through a link available at CSIR, HRDG website : http://22.214.171.124/online/index.jsp.
In order to apply Online the candidates are required to download Bank challan Performa from the above website and the deposit the requisite examination fee in any of the Indian Bank branches through out the country Candidates after successfully submitting application online are required to take print out of the Application Form, paste his/her recent black & white photograph, put his/her signature at the required space, attach requisite certificates and send alongwith CSIR marked copy of fee deposited Bank Challan in an envelop to Sr. Controller of Examinations, Human Resource Development Group, Examination Unit, CSIR Complex, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi-110012 so as to reach on or before 13.04.2009 (20.04.2009 for remote areas).
Online applications with out hard copy or bank challan receipt or incomplete in any respect will be summarily rejected. Before applying Online, candidates are advised to go through detailed notification available at CSIR, HRDG website.
Examination fee paid along with the Information Bulletin or through Bank Challan for a particular examination will neither be adjusted for any subsequent examination nor refunded under any circumstances. Similarly, candidates should also check all the column of Bank Challan, online application, which are to be filled in properly to avoid cancellation of application, Please note that Fee submitted any other mode like money order, demand draft, IPO etc. will be summarily rejected.
5.1 CANDIDATE SEEKING FEE CONCESSION
The candidate should attach an attested copy of the certificate to the category he/she belongs as a proof of his/her claim. An application form (either through Bank or online), claiming any concession in fee & education qualification but without an attested copy of a valid SC/ST/OBC/PC/VC certificate from a competent, will be summarily rejected.
Candidate must note that CSIR follows only Central Govt. lists and not state Govt. lists. Similarly, candidate applying under physically challenged (PC)/ visually challenged (VC) category may note that Govt. of India rules will be applicable in this regard.
5.2 LIST OF DESIGNATED BRANCHES FROM WHERE THE INFORMATION BULLETIN AND APPLICATION FORMS MAY BE OBTAINED BY HAND.
(a) INDIAN BANK
ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS: 1) 22, First Floor Babu Lane, Aberdeen Bazaar, Port Blair. ANDHRA PRADESH: 1) 6-3-852, Red Cortege Ameerpet, Begumpet, Hyderabad 2) D.No.26-2-36 Andhra Ratna Road, Gandhinagar, Vijaywada 3) Kothapet Guntur 4) 40-301, Bhagya Nagar, Bellary Road, Kurnool 5) Sai Viswanatha Shopping Complex, 16/157 Trunk Road, Nellore 6) 5-2-993/1,First Floor, Nizamshahi Road, Osmangunj, Hyderabad 7) 201, Karan Centre, Sarojini Devi Road, Secunderabad 8) 293, Gandhi Road, Tirupathi 9) Sivalayam Street, Krishna Dist., Vijaywada 10) 30-15-136/A Lorven Plaza, Block No:42, Allipuram Ward, Daba Gardens, Viskhapatnam 11) No. 14-2-153, J.P.N.Road, Mandi Bazaar , Warangal ASSAM: 1) R N C Path, Dibrugah 2) S S Road, Fancy Bazaar, Guwahati 3) Assam Trunk Road, Jorhat BIHAR & JHARKHAND: 1) 4, Patal Babu Road, Bhagalpur 2) Golpathar Thakur Bari, Gaya 3) Main Road Bistupur, Singhbhum Dist. Jamshedpur 4) West Gandhi Maidan, Patna 5) Sainik Bhavan, Main Road, Ranchi 6) C/7, City Centre Sector IV, Bokaro Steel City DELHI 1) 309, Main Road, Chandni Chowk, Delhi 2) 13, Community Centre, Zamrudpur, Greater Kailash – I, New Delhi 3) 106 & 107, Aurobindo Place, D D A Commercial Complex, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 4) C - 26/27 Community Centre, Janakpuri, New Delhi 5) 13/36, Arya Samaj Road, Karol Bagh, New Delhi 6) 1376, Lothian Road, Kashmere Gate, Delhi 7) 33, Pratap Nagar, Mayur Vihar Phase – I, Patparganj, Delhi 8) Main G-41, Connaught Circus, New Delhi 9) 47-48, Pragati House, Nehru Place, New Delhi 10) D-1/1, Rana Pratap Bagh, New Delhi 11) A B 20, Safdarjung Development Enclave, New Delhi 12) A 7, NDSE Part I, Main Ring Road, South Extension, New Delhi 13) 3/1, West Patel Nagar, New Delhi 14) Aggarwal Tarun Plaza, DDA Shopping Centre, Tarun Enclave, Pitampura, Delhi 15) Aggarwal Mall, I Floor Plot No.3, Sector V, Ashirwad Chowk, Dwarka, New Delhi. GOA 1) Station Road, Margao 2) Hotel Bardez Building, Coscar Corner, Mapusa 3) Dr. Domingo Roque De - Souza Road, Panaji GUJRAT 1) Mission Road, Bhadra, Ahmedabad 2) Prof. Manekrao Road, Raopura, Baroda 3) Kantawala Dela Undivakhar, Bhavnagar 4) Kasi Vishwanath Road, Jamnagar 5) Ring Road, Belgium Tower, Surat 6) Block 316, Sector 16, Gandhi Nagar HARYANA: 1) A-3/3, Nehru Ground, Faridabad 2) Gurdwara Road, Gurgoan 3) SCF 20 Red Square Market, Hissar 4) 574/2, Civil Road , Rohtak HIMACHAL PRADESH: 1) 17, The Mall, Shimla JAMMU: 1) 56 A/B, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu (J&K) KARNATAKA: 1) 35, Lady Curzon Road, Bangalore Cantonment 2) 7, Gandhi Bazaar, Basavangudi, Bangalore 3) Goldsmith Street Brucepet, Bellary 4) No 7 , 4th Main Road, Chamarajpet, Bangalore 5) Mangala Shopping Complex, Touching Sangama Talikes Compound Line Bazaar Road, Dharwar 6) 57/4-9, R.S. Plaza, I floor, Vinoba Road, Gandhi Square, Mysore 7) 110, M G Road Bangalore 8) B H Road, Shimoga KERALA: 1) 29/373F, Ground Floor, Ray Bhavan, NH 47 Byepass Thykoodam, VYTTILA ,Kochi 2) M C Road Baker Junction, Kottayam 3) C 34, S M Street, Kozhikode 4) Swaraj Round East, Thrissur 5) Indian Bank Towers M G Road, Thiruvananthapuram MADHYA PRADESH: 1) 83, M P Nagar, Zone II, Bhopal 2) 752, Iderganj Square Lashkar, Gwalior 3) G-1, Shree Vardhan Complex 4, R N T Marg, Indore 4) 426, Marhataal, Jabalpur
CHATISGARH: 1) Gurunanak Chowk, Raipur MAHARASHTRA: 1) "Parasmani" 228, Samarth Nagar, Aurangabad 2) United India Bldg. Sir P M Road Fort, Mumbai 3) Gotmare Market, Laxmi Bhuwan Square Dharampeth, Nagpur 4) 480 Y, Swami R P Road, Nasik 5) 210 Mittal Towers, B Wing, Nariman Point, Mumbai 6) 495, Mantri Heights, Shaniwar Peth, Pune City 7) 129, Sterling Centre 11, Moledina Road, Pune Cantonment, Pune 8) Bakle Complex, 162/6, Railway Lines, Sholapur MEGHALAYA: 1) G S Road, Burra Bazaar, Shillong, East Khasi Hills, Shillong
ORISSA: 1) 32, Janpath Ashok Nagar Unit II, Bhubaneswar 2) 1140, Main Road, Rourkela, Sundargarh Dist. Rourkela 3) Laxmi Talkies Road, Sambalpur PONDICHERRY: 1) 288, M G Road, Pondicherry PUNJAB: 1) 42, Chowk Farid Katra Sher Singh, Amritsar 2) 922 G T Road, Jalandhar 3) Near A C Market Adalat Bazaar, Patiala. CHANDIGARH: 1) SCO 38-39 Madhya Marg, Sector 7 C, Chandigarh RAJASTHAN: 1) Alakh Sagar, KEM Road, Bikaner 2) "Dharma Heights" 10 Motilal Atal Road, Opp.Ganpati Plaza, M.I. Road, Jaipur 3) 4th Chopasni Road , Jodhpur 4) MP A8 Mahavir Nagar II, Kota 5)182, Outside Delhi Gate, Udaipur SIKKIM: 1) Mahatma Gandhi Marg, New Market, Gangtok TAMIL NADU: 1) Gee Gee Complex, First Floor 42, Anna Salai, Chennai 2) 31 Variety Hall Road, Coimbatore Main 3) 21, Koviloor Road, Karaikudi 4) 100, East Avani Moola St. Madurai Main 5) 128, Big Bazaar St. Tiruchirapalli Main 6) 5-J, Madurai Road, Tirunelveli Junction UTTAR PRADESH: 1) E-11/8, I floor, Prateek Centre, Sanjay Place, Agra 2) Marris Road, Aligarh 3) 249, Chak Zero Road, Allahabad 4) 152-E, Civil Lines Chowki Chauraha, Bareilly 5) 3, Navyug Market, Ghaziabad 6) Bank Road, Gorakhpur 7) 50/276 Halsi Road, Kanpur 8) 64, Cant. Board office Kanpur Cantt. 9) 1-2, Ashok Marg, Lucknow 10) B-1316, Sai Plaza B Block Crossing, Indira Nagar, Lucknow 11) 213, Begum Bridge Road, Meerut 12) C-7/34-B, Lahurabir, Varanasi 13) D-48/122, Missirpokhra, Godowlia, Varanasi UTTRANCHAL: 1) 3, Astely Hall Rajpur Road, Dehradun WEST BENGAL: 1) 150, B C Road, Burdwan 2) 3/1, R N Mukherjee Road, Shree Ram Chambers, Kolkata Main 3) Bajaj Bhawan, Nachan Road, Benachitty, Durgapur 4) Malancha Main Road, Kharida, Kharagpur, Midnapore Dist. Kharagpur 5) Hill Craft Road, Siliguri, Darjeeling Dist. Siliguri 6) West Bengal Uni. Of Technology, BF-142, Salt Lake Sector 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata 7) Akash Ganga Commercial Complex, I floor, Block E, Basudebpur, Durga Chowk P.O., Khanjanchak, Haldia 8) 9/118, Rabindra Avenue, Khudiram Shaw Complex, 1st Floor, Opp. Zilla School, Malda.
(b) ORIENTIAL BANK OF COMMERCE
ORRISA: 1) Mallikashpur, Opp. To Faquir Mohan College, Balasore, Orrisa-756001 CHHATTISGARH: 1) Jarhabhata Chowk, Main Road, Bilaspur-495001 MAHARASHTRA: 1) Patel Plaza Housing Society, M.G.Road, Jalgoan, Maharashtra-425001 JAMMU & KASHMIR: 1) Poloview Residency Road, Srinagar-190001.
6. Candidates seeking admission to the Test must apply in the prescribed application form supplied along with the Information Bulletin. Please handle this form carefully while filling up. The completed application should be sent only Under Certificate of Posting (U.P.C). in the prescribed envelope supplied with Information Bulletin.
Candidate should check that the Serial number printed on the Information Bulletin, Application form, Certificate of Postage card and on the envelope are the same. The application form should be filled-in by the candidate legibly and carefully, in his/her own handwriting with Black INK pen. Candidate should super-scribe the SUBJECT CODE, APPLICATION FORM NO. and CENTRE CODE in the boxes provided on the envelope containing the application form (with enclosures).
THE LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM:
The application form (through Bank or online), duly completed with requisite enclosures should be sent Under Certificate of Posting (U.P.C) to the Sr. Controller of Examinations, Examination Unit, Human Resource Development Group, CSIR Complex, Opposite Institute of Hotel Management, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi 110012 so as to reach Examination Unit CSIR on or before 13.04.2009.
For candidates applying from Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of J&K State, Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshdweep, the application form must reach the Controller of Examination CSIR on or before 20.04.2009.
The candidates are advised in their own interest to apply early enough to ensure timely receipt of their applications by the Examination Unit on or before the closing date.
APPLICATION FORM RECEIVED AFTER CLOSING DATE WILL NOT BE ENTERTAINED.
7. OTHER GENERAL INFORMATION
(i) The candidates are advised to through the this notification and also terms & conditions as given in Information Bulletin for this test. The candidate must satisfy themselves regarding their eligibility for this test before applying for this test.
(ii) Candidates must read the terms and conditions for CSIR /UGC Research Fellowships on the respective websites.
(iii) Candidates applying through O.M.R. Application form must use only the form supplied with Information Bulletin and purchased from any of the designated branches of the Bank listed in para 5.2 above. They should ensure that while selling the form,the bank has authenticated the form at reverse of the application form in space provided for the purpose. Application Form should be purchased from designated branches only and not from any other agency.
(iv) Candidates should follow the instruction for filling the O.M.R. Application. The duly completed application form must be sent under U.P.C. and apply early enough to ensure timely receipt of their applications by the Examination Unit on or before the closing date. The Certificate of Postage’ (proof of dispatch) may be preserved as acknowledgement.
(v) Candidate desirous of applying Online for this test will be required to deposit fee through Bank challan in any branch of Indian Bank and then apply at CSIR, HRDG website. After successfully submitting the application, candidates are required to take a printout on A4 size paper, affix photograph at designated space & sign across it, get it endorsed by the HOD (for RA category only) and send it alongwith copy of Bank challan and other requisite enclosures.
(vi) Candidates applying through Online application must note that mode of payment of fee is Bank challan from Indian Bank only. Fee submitted through any other mode viz.IPO,/demand draft/money order/ CRF stamp etc will not be accepted. Incomplete application or application submitted in any other format will be summarily rejected and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
(vii) The eligible candidates, in their own interest, are advised to keep Certificate of Postage and photocopy of both sides of the completed Application Form and three identical copies of the passport size photographs which has been affixed on the Application Form.
(viii) Candidates willing to apply through online application should see detailed notification and Instruction for applying online at our website www.csirhrdg.res.in.
(ix) Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended by them in all the places viz. In their application form,
Attendance Sheet etc. and in all the correspondence with the CSIR, should be identical and there should be no variation of any kind.
(x) Any change in address of correspondence should be promptly brought to the notice of Examination Unit within the prescribed period i.e. by 01.05.2009.
(xi) The Center and date of the Test are liable to be changed at the discretion of CSIR. No TA/DA will be paid to the
candidates by the CSIR.
(xii) No candidate will be admitted to the Test unless he/she holds the admission Certificate to the Test. The mere fact that an Admission Certificate has been issued to a candidates will not imply that the Council has finally accepted his/her candidature
(xiii) The candidate may please note candidates declared successful will be required to submit a copy of their Admit Card, matriculation certificate/mark sheet, M.Sc. or its equivalent degree certificate/mark sheet to Sr. Controller of Examinations, Examination Unit, Human Resource Development Group, CSIR Complex, Opposite Institute of Hotel Management, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi 110012. No intimation letter will be issued to successful candidates.
(xiv) Candidates may note that the verification of essential eligibility conditions of a candidate with reference to the documents as may be called for, will be taken up only by the Lecturer appointing/JRF awarding authorities after the candidate has qualified in the Test. Candidates should note that their candidature is strictly provisional till their joining.
(xv) Candidates may please note that all communications to CSIR should invariably contain the following particulars, failing which no response is possible:
(a) Name of the candidate (in full and in BLOCK LETTERS)
(b) Application form No.
(d) Centre for Examination
(Please note that no correspondence will be entertained for any matter for which last date has been expired.
(xvi) In all matters the decision of the CSIR as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for admission to the
Test or his/her subsequent qualifying in the Test shall be final.
(xvii) Any attempt on the part of a candidate to obtain support for his / her candidature by any means may disqualify
him/her for admission to the examination.
(xviii) A candidate who is found of guilty of impersonation or of submitting fabricated documents or documents which
have been tempered with or of making statements which are incorrect or false or of suppressing material
information or otherwise resorting to any other irregular or improper means for obtaining admission to the
examination, or of using or attempting to use unfair means or of misbehavior in the examination hall, may, in addition to rendering himself liable to criminal prosecution:
(a) Be debarred by the CSIR from this test and future tests also.
(b) Will be liable to disciplinary action under the appropriate rules, if he/she is already in service under Government/Autonomous Bodies/UGC/CSIR.
(xix) All disputes pertaining to the NET Examination shall fall within the jurisdiction of Delhi only.
(xx) CSIR will not be responsible for any printing error in this Advertisement.