CSIR UGC NET December 2023 answer key out; challenge by January 8

NTA CSIR UGC NET provisional answer key 2023 challenge window is available at csirnet.nta.ac.in. Question paper and response sheet is also out.

CSIR UGC NET December 2023 final answer key will be out after subject experts review the challenges raised by candidates. (Image: Freepik)CSIR UGC NET December 2023 final answer key will be out after subject experts review the challenges raised by candidates. (Image: Freepik)

Anu Parthiban | January 6, 2024 | 05:35 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has issued the Joint Central Scientific and Industrial Research–University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (Joint CSIR-UGC NET) December 2023 provisional answer key. Candidates who appeared in the CSIR UGC NET exam held on December 26, 27 and 28 will be able to download the answer key from the official website, csirnet.nta.ac.in.

A total of 2,19,146 candidates appeared in the computer-based test (CBT) mode conducted at 356 exam centres located in 176 cities. Along with the CSIR UGC NET answer key, the NTA has also uploaded the question paper and response sheet.

Those who are not satisfied with the CSIR UGC NET answer key will be able to challenge from today. The last date to raise objections against the answer key is January 8. Candidates will have to pay a non-refundable fee of Rs 200 per question challenged.

The exam is conducted to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for lectureship (LS) or assistant professor.

CSIR NET Answer Key: How to raise challenge?

Candidates can follow the steps given below to register objections against the answer key. The CSIR UGC NET answer key challenge window will be closed at 1.150 pm on January 8.

  • Visit the CSIR UGC NET official website, csirnet.nta.ac.in.
  • Click on the challenge window and enter application number and date of birth.
  • Click on “View Question Paper” for marked responses and to view or challenge the
  • answer keys
  • Now, select the “Click to view /Challenge Answer Key” link.
  • Question IDs in sequential order will be displayed.
  • If you wish to challenge the option, select one or more of the Option IDs given
  • in the next four columns by clicking the check box.
  • Upload the supporting documents and save your claim.
  • Pay the objection fees for each question challenged.
  • Submit and save the confirmation page.

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