According to reports, the National Testing Agency (NTA) is going to release the results of the December 2019 Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) University Grants Commission (UGC) National Eligibility Test (NET) today.
The results will comprise of two separate merit lists, one for candidates qualifying the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF-NET) and the second for candidates qualifying the eligibility test for Lectureship (LS-NET) /Assistant Professorship.
The results will be available for download at NTA CSIR NET’s official website https://csirnet.nta.nic.in/. Candidates will be required to log-in in order to view and download the results.
Candidates qualifying the JRF (NET) position will also be eligible for Lectureship/Assistant Professorship (NET) position, subject to satisfying the eligibility criteria as described by UGC. Vice-versa, candidates qualifying the Lectureship/Assistant Professorship position will be eligible to be recruited as Lecturers as well as for Junior Research Fellowship in various projects/schemes but they will not be eligible for regular JRF (NET) fellowship.
The candidates qualifying JRF (NET) will be provided fellowship from CSIR as per the assignment or according to associated schemes. The candidates eligible for JRF and Lectureship/Assistant Professorship under CSIR schemes will be have to follow all the rules and regulations laid down by CSIR to maintain their eligibility.
The CSIR-UGC NET was conducted by NTA on December 15, 2019 across the country except for the states of Assam and Meghalaya, for which the examination was held on December 27, 2019.
A provisional answer key for CSIR-UGC NET was released on January 10, 2020. Furthermore, any challenges against it were accepted till 11:50 pm on January 3, 2020.