17 Jan 2019

CSIR UGC NET December 2018 Answer Key for 16th DEC 2018 Exam

CSIR-UGC NET December 2018 Answer Key, Exam Schedule, Syllabus, Exam Notification, Online Application Form & Result 2019.

(Last Updated : 17.01.19). Check Joint CSIR UGC NET Answer Key Result DEC 2018 - Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) conducted Joint CSIR UGC NET December 2018 Exam on 16th December, 2018 across the country. Candidates can check and download here Answer Key, Notification, Admit Card & latest updates on CSIR UGC NET December 2018 Exam. CSIR NET Notification 2018 for 16 December Exam can be downloaded through the official website of CSIR.

image : Joint CSIR UGC NET December 2018 @ TeachMatters

Candidates can download answer key of CSIR UGC NET December 2018 Examination as per the schedule through the official website i.e. www.csirhrdg.res.in.

Download here CSIR UGC NET December 2018 Notification, Online Application Form, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Syllabus, Exam Scheme, Answer Key, Question Paper, Cut-off Marks, Criteria for the exam December 16, 2018.

CSIR UGC NET Answer Key DEC 2018

CSIR UGC NET Answer Key December 2018 are available for the exam 16th DEC 2018 from 3rd week of January 2019. The candidates who appeared in CSIR UGC NET Dec. 2018 Exam can download their answer key for the exam 16 December 2018 at official website of CSIR i.e. www.csirhrdg.res.in.

Latest Updated on 17.01.2019 : The council has released official answer key of CSIR NET Exam December 2018 held on 16.12.2018.

Download CSIR UGC NET Answer Keys & Question Paper 2018

CSIR UGC NET Admit Card DEC 2018

CSIR UGC NET Admit Card December 2018 are available for the exam 16th December 2018 from 1st week of December 2018. The candidates who applied through online and offline application for the CSIR UGC NET December 2018 Exam can download their admit card for the exam 16 December 2018 at official website of CSIR i.e. www.csirhrdg.res.in.

The council has provided the link for downloading of admit card and checking status of registration of application form of CSIR UGC NET DEC 2018. Here is the link for checking registration status.

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Check : CSIR UGC NET Result & Cut-off Marks 2018

How to download Admit Card  for CSIR UGC NET December 2018
  • Visit official website of CSIR i.e. www.csirhrdg.res.in
  • Click the link 'Admit Card NET-December 2018'.
  • Click any link out of two placed under 'e-Admit Cards of Candidates' as 'server'.
  • Again click 'Applied through Online Application'.
  • Enter your Form No., Date of Birth & security code in the box and submit it.
  • Print your Admit Card of CSIR UGC NET December 2018.
  • Read the Venue of Test and instructions carefully.

Download CSIR UGC NET Admit Card DEC 2018 (w.e.f. 05.12.2018)

Note : No paper admit card will be issued to the candidates of CSIR UGC NET December 2018.


CSIR invited online application for Joint CSIR-UGC Test December 2018 for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Eligibility for Lectureship in the first week of September 2018. CSIR will hold the Joint CSIR-UGC Test Tentatively on Sunday 16th December, 2018. Eligible candidates can apply online before 15.10.2018 through official website i.e. http://www.csirhrdg.res.in.

Important Dates
  • Opening Date for Registration: 25.09.2018
  • Date of close of deposit of fee: 2018
  • Closing Date for Registration: 15.10.2018 (extended up to 17.10.2018)
  • Last date of Receipt of Hard Copy of Online Application : 
  • Last date of Receipt of Hard Copy of Online Application (from remote areas): 
  • Last Date for receipt of written request for change of Examination Centre only on merit basis : 
  • Tentative date of Publication of list of candidates registered for test on CSIR, HRDG website : 
  • Last date for accepting of representation about non-registration for this test : 
  • Issue of e-Admit Card to Registered Candidates : First Week of December 2018
  • Tentative Date of Single MCQ Examination: 16.12.2018
  • Declaration of Result : March/April 2019

See Also : CSIR UGC NET Answer Keys & Question Paper 2018

CSIR-UGC NET December 2018 : Subjects of the Test (16 December 2018)

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 
Note : Engineering Sciences has been discontinued from December, 2016 NET

Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates who fulfill the criteria laid down by UGC are eligible to apply for CSIR-UGC NET December 2018 exam to be held on 16.12.2018.
  • PhD degree holders who have passed Master’s degree prior to 19th September 1991, with at least 50% marks are eligible to apply for Lectureship only.

Educational Qualification
  • Candidates should possess M. Sc or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks for General & OBC candidates and 50% for SC/ST/PHC candidates.
  • Candidates should possess BSc (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-PhD program with at least 55% marks.

Age limit
  • For JRF (NET) : Maximum 28 years as on 01-07-2018 
  • For LS (NET) : No upper age limit. 

Note :  Upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC(non creamy layer)/ Physically handicapped/Visually handicapped and female applicants).

Syllabus & Scheme of CSIR UGC NET Exam December 2018

Candidates who are going to participate in CSIR UGC Exam 16.12.2018 can see/download Syllabus & Scheme of exam of single MCQ Paper at CSIR website i.e. www.csirhrdg.res.in. Here is the detail also as under :

CSIR-UGC NET Exam Scheme December 2018

The single paper MCQ based test will be held tentatively on Sunday, the 16th, December 2018 as under:

Subject : (i) Life Sciences (ii) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences (iii) Mathematical Sciences (iv) Chemical Sciences (v) Physical Sciences 
Marks : 200

Session                Timings                            Duration 
Morning Session : 9.00 AM-12.00 Noon     3 hrs 
Afternoon Session : 2.00 PM-5.00 PM       3 hrs 

Note : The actual number of questions in each part and section to be asked & attempted may vary from subject to subject.

CSIR-UGC NET December 2018 Syllabus 

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. 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. 
  • 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 candidate is expected to apply the scientific knowledge to arrive at the solution to the given scientific problem

Note :
  • Negative marking for wrong answers, wherever required, shall be applicable as per subject wise scheme of Exam. 
  • If a question for any reason found wrong, the benefit of marks will be given to only those candidates who attempt the question. 
Examination / Application Fee
  • General Rs. 1000/- 
  • Other Backward Classes(OBC)-Non Creamy Layer Rs. 500/- 
  • SC/ST/Physically Handicapped (PH) or Visually Handicapped (VH ) Rs. 250/-
Candidates may deposit their Examination Fee in any branch of the Indian Bank throughout the country in cash. Srinagar and Imphal candidates may deposit their fees through RTGS or NEFT by giving particulars of the Indian Bank, as notified in the fee deposit challan.

How to Apply / Online Application Form

Candidates may apply Online through official website of CSIR, HRDG i.e. www.csirhrdg.res.in. Candidates are required to take print out of the Application Form and send application form duly filled along with CSIR marked copy of fee deposited Bank Challan in an envelope superscribed with Subject Code, Centre Code & Medium Code so as to reach as per the schedule  to the following address :

The Deputy Secretary (Exam), 
Human Resource Development Group, 
Examination Unit, CSIR Complex, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi-110012.

Login Here for CSIR NET December 2018
View/Re-Print DEC 2018 Application Form
Check Registration Status
Download Instructions for Provisionally Registered Candidates
Download Last Date Extension Notice (13.10.18)

  1 comment:

  1. Is it available for download? I don't see the download link.(as of 2017-12-06 AM 11:55 IST)


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