CSIR NET Application Form 2020: Dates, Form Correction, Documents Required

CSIR NET Application Form 2020 - NTA has facilitated the aspirants appearing in CSIR NET 2020 June session with an opportunity to make corrections in the choice of cities in the online application form. As per the demand of students, the exam authority has provided one last chance to make corrections in the choice of CSIR NET exam city. The correction can be made from October 19, 2020 till October 20, 2020 (upto 11:50 PM). 

National Testing Agency had re-opened the CSIR NET application process for June 2020 session. Candidates who were not able to fill the CSIR NET Application Form can now fill the same at the official website i.e. csirnet.nta.nic.in. Last date to fill the application form is September 10, 2020 till 5 PM while the application fee can be paid till 11:50 PM on the same date. 

Previously, the National Testing Agency had re-extended the last date to apply for CSIR NET exam (June) till June 30, 2020 up to 5 PM. The CSIR NET application form 2020 was available from March 16, 2020. The application process was completely online. CSIR NET 2020 examination was scheduled to be held on June 21, 2020, in online mode but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the exam has been deferred.

CSIR NET application fee is INR 1000 for General, INR 500 for OBC-NCL*, INR 250 for SC/ ST & Transgender applicants and there is no fee for PwD candidates.

Candidates who will successfully register for CSIR NET will be able to download the admit card. Read the article below to know the complete details regarding the application form.

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CSIR NET Application Form 2020 - Dates

NTA will conduct the CSIR NET 2020 June session in online mode only as per the following schedule:


Important Dates

CSIR NET 2020 Issue of notification

March 16, 2020

CSIR NET 2020 online application form

March 16, 2020

Last day to submit the CSIR NET 2020 application

June 30, 2020 till 5 PM

CSIR NET Application Process Re-opened

till September 10, 2020

CSIR NET Application Form Correction

September 11 -17, 2020

CSIR NET 2020 application form Correction Window

July 6 - 15, 2020

CSIR NET 2020 Admit cards release date

May 15, 2020 (Postponed)

CSIR NET 2020 Exam Date

June 21, 2020 (Postponed)

Result Date

2nd Week of July 2020

CSIR NET Application Form Available - Apply Now!

How to fill the CSIR NET 2020 application form?

Aspirants can fill the application form of CSIR NET 2020 by following the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: CSIR NET Registration 2020

1. Firstly, apply for online registration using a unique Email Id and Mobile No.

2. Candidate must fill these important details mentioned below:

  • Candidate’s Name/ Mother’s Name/ Father’s Name as given in the Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University Certificate in capital letters.
  • Date of Birth in dd/mm/yyyy format as recorded in Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University certificate.
  • Mobile Number and e-mail Address - Candidates must provide own Mobile Number and e-mail address.

3. Note that, all the new applicants must sign in at the official website of CSIR NET 2020 to apply for the admit card. Applicants can complete the process of registration by filling the complete information.

4. All the already registered applicants can log in by using their respective username and Password.

Note: Applicants are advised to undergo the terms and conditions, after that, click on "continue".

Step 2: Filling CSIR NET 2020 application form

1. Firstly, apply for online registration using a unique Email Id and Mobile No.

2. After that, fill in the Online Application Form.

3. You need to enter all your details: The CSIR NET 2020 application form will be displayed and candidates should fill the required information which includes 4 possibilities of examination mode, NET subject, PG degree, reservation class, and various other details.

4. After filling all the details, click on the "submit" button.

5. After submission, an overview page popup where applicants can assess the information entered by them. After verification, click the "very last post" button to post the application form.

6. Candidates are not required to send/ submit a hard copy of the Confirmation Page to the NTA office. However, Applicants should download and save the confirmation page.

6. The application number will be generated after the submission of the application form.

7. Registration will be treated as complete only if the fee has been transacted successfully, else the form will be canceled.

Step 3: Importing Scanned photographs

Applicants are required to upload scanned photos inside the given distinct format and dimensions.

Step 4: Pay CSIR NET application fee

Category Fee
General INR 1000

Payment Window: After the final upload of the photo, the applicants will be redirected to the payment window.

Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay CSIR NET Registration fees in the online mode of payment.

Payment Gateway: The costs can be paid by the use of debit card/ credit card/ net banking of SBI and ICICI financial institutions or through Paytm or UPI.

Download confirmation web page: Candidates must take out four copies of filled in application form and e-receipt of payment slip.

Note: PwD candidates are exempted from payment of the fee.

Step 5: Status of receipt of Online Application Form with Fee

1. The final confirmation of payment of Fee and the receipt of the online transactions will be displayed in the Confirmation Page of CSIR NET June 2020.

2. The candidature of the candidate, whose fees have not been received up to the prescribed last date will not be considered for the examination.

3. In case the candidate has paid the fee but is still not able to download the Confirmation Page, the candidate should approach the Help Line between 10.00 am to 5.00 pm from April 18, 2020, to May 01, 2020, with the following documents for correction and considering his/her candidature for the examination. 

  • Proof of fee paid (Photocopy of transaction slip of fees paid through Debit/Credit Card and Net Banking/Paytm). In case, the fee has not been remitted within the prescribed last date, the application
    would be treated as incomplete/unsuccessful and it shall not be considered.
  • No request regarding non-receipt of Application Fee would be entertained by the NTA after April 16, 2020.
  • Candidates are advised to keep visiting the NTA website regularly for the latest updates.
  • Candidates should check their mailbox for the given email ids and SMS in their registered Mobile Number for the latest updates and information.

CSIR NET Application Form 2020 Correction Process

  • CSIR NET 2020 application form correction facility will be available from September 11 - 17, 2020 till 5 PM. 
  • The application form correction facility might be available in the online mode on the respectable CSIR NET website – csirnet.nta.nic.in.
  • An email and SMS is sent to the candidates whose application form requires some corrections.
  • Candidates can edit/correct only some fields along with the call number, mother and father call number, date of delivery, contact with gender and many more.
  • Candidates should add all the files to attest to the edits made and pay the desired expenses if any.

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