CSIR UGC NET 2018 Results – Date, Cut Off, Interview, Marksheet

CSIR NET 2018 Results – Date, Cut Off, Interview, Marksheet : CSIR UGC NET result 2018 December session was released on CSIR official website for both JRF and LS. Appeared candidates can check their result by logging on to the website after few weeks from the examination.

Candidates, who have applied and appeared for the December session exam process, they will be interested in knowing the date of the results. Here are some details to help:


CSIR UGC NET 2018 Results Release Date

The results will be released by the CSIR only on the official website. CSIR has announced that a couple of separate merit list will be prepared. One of these lists will be having the roll number of candidates, who have qualified for the junior research fellowship position. The other list will have the names and roll numbers of candidates, who have qualified for the lectureship. The appointment of candidates will be subject to fulfilling the eligibility requirement specified by UGC only even though they get through the written test.

Result Declared Date

CSIR has announced that the final result of the MCQ test will be declared either in the month of March or April 2019. CSIR has also announced that the fellowship to candidates succeeding will be operational from the 1st of July 2019. It will be valid for a period of two years for joining the fellowship under CSIR Scheme.

How To Check CSIR UGC NET 2018 Results?

As mentioned earlier, the result for the CSIR UGC NET will be published on the official website of the CSIR at csirhrdg.res.in/. Here is the procedure to check the results:

  • Candidates will have to visit the homepage of the CSIR.
  • They will have to look for the link that says “JOINT CSIR-UGC NET Exam Dec 2018 Result”
  • When they click on this link, they will be taken to a PDF page that contains the list of selected candidates with their roll numbers and the rank they secured.
  • So, candidates will have to search for their roll number to find whether they have qualified.
  • If their roll number is present in the list they are qualified for lectureship or JRF subject to the fulfillment of the eligibility requirement as stated by the University Grants Commission.

Candidates will have to check their results in this manner only and they will not get any separate notification to their postal address in this respect.

CSIR NET 2018  Expected Cut Off

Candidates can somewhat judge the cut-off that will be specified by CSIR on the basis of the cut-off percentage for the previous year. Here is a table to show the minimum cut-off for different subjects for different categories for the test held on 18th of June 2017

Lecturership (NET) Junior Research Fellowship (NET)
Chemical Science52.88 %46.35 %38.03 %27.68 %25.00 %58.75 %51.50 %42.25 %30.75 %25.00 %
Earth Science49.37 %42.95 %35.28%31.99 %25.52 %54.86 %47.72 %39.20 %35.54 %28.36 %
Life Science45.45 %36.90 %31.28 %27.00 %25.00 %50.50 % 41.00 % 34.75 %30.00 %25.00 %
Mathematical Science43.54 %36.68 %28.13 %25.00 %25.00 %
48.38 %40.75 %31.25 %25.00 %25.13 %
Physical Science38.37 %33.00 %26.89 %25.00 %25.00 %
42.63 %35.56 %29.88 %25.13 %25.94 %

The qualifying cut-off will be released by CSIR only after the release of the results.

CSIR UGC NET 2018 Interview

The final appointment of candidates will happen only on the basis of an interview. Candidates shortlisted from the written test will have to get through the interview as well. In general, candidates, who get in the top 6% of the positions in the written test, are selected for the final appointment.


The stipend that candidates selected for JRF through CSIR UGC NET will be Rs.25000 per month for the initial two years. Further, the candidates will also get an annual contingent grant of Rs.20, 000. However, they will have to follow the guidelines specified for using the contingent grant.

On the successful completion of two years as JRFs, if the candidate registers for Ph. D, the fellowship will move to Rs.28000 per month for the third and the subsequent year. It will be based on performance in the assessment by an expert committee interview. If the candidate is not recommended by the committee, he will continue at Rs.25000 per month for one more year.

For candidates selected for lectureship, the salary will vary based on the position they take. Here is the list to show the same:

  • Junior Assistant Professor  – Minimum Rs.4.92 lakhs per year
  • Assistant Professor  – Minimum Rs.5.75 lakhs per year
  • Senior Assistant Professor  – Minimum Rs.6.80 lakhs per year
  • Assistant Professor  (Selection Grade) – Minimum Rs.9.33 lakhs per year
  • Associate Professor  – Minimum Rs.9.33 lakhs per year
  • Professor  – Minimum Rs.11.88 lakhs per year

Information For Candidates

Candidates, who qualify for lectureship, will be qualified for both lectureship and JRF positions. It will apply only if they are found suitable. However, these candidates will not be considered for regular JRF-NET Fellowship.

Candidates, who qualify for JRF will get their fellowship from CSIR or UGC based on the schemes with which they may find an association. Those declared as JRFs under UGC Scheme will be governed by the rules and regulations of UGC.


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