CSIR UGC NET - Life Sciences (Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Age limit, Fellowship, Syllabus)

Number of tests Twice in a year (June and December)
Fellowship duration Five years
Fellowship amount JRF : Rs. 31,000/ p.m for the first two years.
SRF : Rs. 35,000/- p.m for the 3rd and subsequent years.
Annual contingent grant of Rs. 20,000/-
Organized by NTA
Medium of examination Hindi and English
Mode of examination Computer based test (CBT)
Time duration 3 hours
Maximum marks 200
Nature of questions MCQs
Number of questions 145
Pattern Part-A (20 questions of General Aptitude) : Answer any 15 questions | 2 Marks each
Part-B (50 questions of Life Sciences) : Answer any 35 questions | 2 Marks each
Part-C (75 questions of Life Sciences) : Answer any 25 questions | 4 Marks each
Negative marking 25% for each wrong answer
Eligibility M.Sc. / Integrated BS-MS/ BS-4 years/ BE/ B. Tech/ B. Pharma/ MBBS /B.Sc (Hons)
For General (UR)/General-EWS and OBC candidates with at least 55% marks
For SC/ST, Third gender and Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates with at least 50% marks
Age limit For JRF 28 years, Relaxation up to 5 years to SC/ST/PH and female applicants
Relaxation up to 3 years to OBCs (Non-creamy layer applicants).
Syllabus Click here
Relevant website https://csirnet.nta.nic.in
https://csirhrdg.res.in