The National Eligibility Test (NET) for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and eligibility for lectureship will be conducted by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the University Grants Commission (UGC) on June 23. The subjects are Chemical Sciences; Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Science; Life Sciences; Mathematical Sciences; Physical Sciences; and Engineering Sciences. Candidates may apply for either JRF or lectureship or both. Those who have passed M.Sc., B.Tech., B.Pharm., MBBS, integrated BS- MS or equivalent programmes with at least 55 per cent marks may apply.

Those awaiting results or those with a B.Sc. (Honours) degree with at least 55 per cent marks and enrolled in an integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. programme may also appear for the test. The application form and information bulletin can be had from select branches of Indian Bank till March 1 on payment of the application fee.

The filled forms or printout of the online application, along with required enclosures, should be sent to the Senior Controller of Examinations, Examination Unit, Human Resources Development Group, CSIR Complex, Pusa, New Delhi – 110012, so as to reach there on or before March 7. A detailed notification in this regard has been published in the Employment News, dated January 26.

Gopakumar Karakonam