Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
CSIR-UGC Test For Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility
Advertisement No.10-2(5)/2014(ii) - E.U.II
BS-4 years program/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS/Integrated BS-MS/MSc
or equivalent degree with at least 55% marks for general and OBC (50% for SC/ST
candidates, physically and Visually Handicapped candidates). Candidates enrolled
for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination
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.
AGE LIMIT& RELAXATION
- For JRF (NET): Maximum 28 years as on 01-07-2014 (upper age limit
may be relaxed up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC,
Physically handicapped/Visually handicapped and female applicants).
- For LS (NET): No upper age limit.
DATE AND SCHEME OF THE TEST
The single paper MCQ based test will be held tentatively on Sunday, the 21st
December, 2014 (which is likely to be changed) as under:
|(i) Life Sciences
(ii) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
(iii) Mathematical Sciences
(iv) Chemical Sciences
(v) Physical Sciences
(vi) Engineering Sciences
||2.00 PM-5.00 PM
SYLLABUS OF THE TEST
The question paper shall be divided into three parts, (A, B & C) as per
syllabus & Scheme of Exam.
# Part 'A' shall be common to all subjects including
Engineering Sciences. This part shall contain questions pertaining to General
Aptitude with emphasis on logical reasoning, graphical analysis, analytical and
numerical ability, quantitative comparison, series formation, puzzles etc.
# In Engineering Sciences, Part ‘B’ shall contain questions pertaining
to Mathematics & Engineering Aptitude & Part ‘C’ shall contain subject related
multiple choice questions (MCQs), generally covering the
topics in the syllabus.
And for other disciplines:
# Part 'B' shall contain subject-related conventional Multiple Choice
questions (MCQs), generally covering the topics given in the syllabus.
# Part 'C' shall contain higher value questions that
may test the candidate's knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of
the scientific concepts. The questions shall be of analytical nature where a
expected to apply the scientific knowledge to arrive at the solution to the
given scientific problem.
# Negative marking for wrong answers, wherever required, shall be
applicable as per subject wise scheme of Exam.