CSIR NET Application Form 2022 (Out), Registration: Know How to Make Corrections

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research National Eligibility Test 2022 ( CSIR NET )

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Rupali Pruthi

Rupali PruthiAssistant Manager - Editorial

Updated on Jan 13, 2022 12:01 IST

CSIR NET application 2021 concluded successfully on January 9 with the closing of the application correction window. The National Testing Agency (NTA) began the CSIR UGC NETJune 2021 application process on December 3, 2021. Candidates could fill the application form till January 2, 2022. Candidates who wanted to make corrections or changes in the already submitted CSIR UGC NET application form 2021 were allowed to do so during January 5-9, 2022. 

Before filling the application form for the CSIR NET 2021 exam, candidates were suggested to ensure that they meet the CSIR NET eligibility criteria 2021

CSIR NET 2021 Application Form & Related Dates

Given below are the CSIR NET dates related to the application form for the reference of candidates.

CSIR NET Events

CSIR NET Dates

Application process

03-Dec-2021 to 02-Jan-2022 (upto 11:50 pm)

Last date for submission of the application fee

03-Jan-2022 (upto 11:50 pm)
Application correction window

05-Jan-2022 to 09-Jan-2022

CSIR NET exam

29-Jan-2022, 05-Feb-2022 & 06-Feb-2022 15-Feb-2022 to 18-Feb-2022

How to Apply Online for CSIR NET 2021?

Candidates can fill CSIR UGC 2021 application form as per the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Register for CSIR NET 2021

CSIR NET registration

To register online, candidates need to follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of the exam - csirnet.nta.nic.in
  • Click on the link available for filling the application form
  • Click on the New Registration button
  • Download the CSIR NET information brochure and read the instructions on the page carefully
  • Click on the checkbox at the bottom of the page and click on the 'Click Here to Proceed' button. On clicking the button, the CSIR NET registration form will open on the screen
  • Fill in all the given details asked in the registration form
Personal Details
Name Father's name
Mother's name Date of birth
ID type ID card number
Gender -
Contact Details
Complete address Email ID
Mobile number -
  • Choose a password 
  • Choose a security question and enter the security answer
  • Enter the security pin shown on the screen
  • Click on Submit 
  • Verify the details entered and click on the checkboxes at the end of the page
  • Click on the Final Submit button

Step 2: Fill CSIR UGC NET application form

CSIR NET application

Next, candidates need to click on the 'Complete Application Form' button and proceed further towards the online application form filling for CSIR UGC NET. Details that candidates need to fill in the form are given below.

Personal Details
Nationality Category
PwD category Whether a candidate is diabetic 
Minority community status  
Apply For
Post for which a candidate is applying (JRF and/or Assistant Professor) Subject opted for NET
Specialisation opted for NET Exam city preference (four choices in order of priority)
Medium of question paper -
Educational Details (of Both Graduation & Post-Graduation)
Pass status Course/stream name
Exam from India/Outside India University/institute name
Year of passing/appearing Result mode (Percentage/CGPA)
Marks details (obtained marks, total marks, obtained percentage) Date of admission
Institute name and address Institute pincode
Doctorate Details
If already a doctoral student (Yes/No) Specialisation, if any
  • Enter the security code shown on the screen
  • Click on Submit
  • Verify the details filled and click on the checkboxes at the end of the page
  • Click on the Final Submit button

Step 3: Upload scanned photo and signature

Image upload in CSIR NET application form

As the next step, candidates need to upload the scanned images of their photo and signature as per the prescribed specifications.

Document Format Size (in KB)
Photograph JPG 10-200
Signature JPG 4-30

Step 4: Pay CSIR UGC NET application fee

CSIR NET application fee payment

Lastly, candidates need to pay CSIR UGC NET 2021 application fee in online mode through debit card/credit card/net banking/UPI/Paytm gateway. The category-wise CSIR NET application fee 2021 is mentioned below.

Category

CSIR NET Application Fee 2021 (in INR)

General

1,000

OBC – Non-creamy layer

500

SC/ST

250

PwD

Nil

Once the fee is successfully paid, a confirmation page will be generated. Candidates need to print at least three copies of the confirmation page and retain them for future reference. 

How to recover CSIR NET Application Number?

CSIR_NET_Application_Number

In case, candidates forget their CSIR UGC NET application number, they can recover it by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website - csirnet.nta.nic.in
  • Click on the application form button
  • Click on the 'Forgot Application Number' link
  • Enter name, father's name, mother's name and date of birth
  • Enter the security pin shown on the screen
  • Click on the 'Get Application Number' button 

How to recover CSIR NET Password?

CSIR_NET_Password_Reset

In case, candidates forget their CSIR UGC NET password, they can recover it by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website - csirnet.nta.nic.in
  • Click on the application form button
  • Click on the 'Forgot Password' link
  • Choose any one option - security question/answer or verification code sent on mobile or reset link sent via email
  • Reset the password

How to Make Corrections in CSIR NET Application Form 2021?

NTA has activated the one-time facility for candidates to make corrections, if any, in the application form. Candidates can make corrections, if any, in the CSIR NET application form by following the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the exam

Step 2: Click on the application form correction tab at the bottom of the page

Step 3: Log in to the registered account using the application number and password

Step 4: Read the instructions carefully and click on the ‘I Agree’ checkbox

Step 5: Make the required changes in the application form

Step 6: Click on the Submit button

Step 7: Verify the entered details carefully

Step 8: Click on the checkboxes under the ‘Parameters checklist to be verified’ header

Step 9: Click on the checkbox for declaration

Step 10: Click on the Final Submit button

Step 11: Take a printout of the revised confirmation page

Note: Since CSIR NET application form correction is a one-time facility, no candidate will be allowed to make corrections in the application form under any circumstances after the facility closes. Therefore, candidates are advised to make corrections in the application form carefully.

Details Allowed to be Corrected in CSIR UGC NET Application Form 2021

Candidates can make corrections in the following particulars of the application form of CSIR NET exam:

  • Candidate’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Father’s name
  • Educational details
  • Candidates’ address
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Category
  • Nationality
  • Post applied for
  • Subjects opted
  • Specialization
  • Exam centre preference

CSIR NET Application Form 2021 FAQs

Q: Is the CSIR NET 2021 application form released?

A:  Yes, the CSIR UGC NET application form 2021 was released by the NTA on December 3.

Q: Where is the CSIR NET application form available?

A: The CSIR UGC NET application form is available on the official website - https://csirnet.nta.nic.in.

Q: Is there a provision to fill the CSIR NET 2021 application form in offline mode?

A: No, there is no provision to fill the CSIR NET application form in offline mode. Candidates have to fill the CSIR NET form in the online mode only on the official website of the exam.

Q: What is the application fee for CSIR NET 2021 exam?

A: CSIR UGC NET application fee is INR 1,000 for the General category, INR 500 for the OBC-NCL category and INR 250 for SC/ST category. PWD candidates are exempted from paying the application fee.

Q: In which size do I need to upload the scanned photo and signature in CSIR NET application form?

A: The scanned image should be 10-200 KB in size. The scanned signature should be 4-30 KB in size.

Q: Which educational documents do I need to upload in the CSIR NET application form?

A: You do not need to upload any educational document/certificate in the application form. NTA does not verify candidates' eligibility at the time of filling the CSIR NET application form. Therefore, the documents need to be submitted at a later stage in the examination. 

Q: What is the CSIR NET confirmation page? Why is it important?

A: CSIR NET confirmation page is a page that gets generated after the successful payment of the application fee. The page is important as it works as proof of having submitted the application form and exam fee successfully.

Q: Does NTA provide the facility of CSIR NET application form correction?

A: Yes, NTA provides a one-time facility to candidates for corrections in the CSIR NET application form, if any.

Q: How may candidates register for the CSIR NET exam every year?

A: Over two lakh candidates register for the CSIR UGC NET exam every year. In December 2019, a total of 2,82,117 candidates had registered while 2,18,066 aspirants appeared for the exam.

Q: Can I pay CSIR NET application fee through demand draft?

A: No, the CSIR NET application fee can be paid in online mode only through credit card/debit card/net banking/UPI/wallet.

Q: I have forgotten my CSIR NET application number. How can I recover the same?

A: You can recover your CSIR NET application number by clicking on the 'Forgot Application Number' link on the official website of the exam.

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