CSIR conducts CSIR-UGC NET Exam for Science stream twice a year in June and December in the following areas: –
The pattern for the Single Paper – MCQ test shall be as given below:-
1. The MCQ test paper of each subject shall carry a maximum of 200 marks.
2. The exam shall be for duration of three hours.
3. The question paper shall be divided in three parts – A, B, C,
|Part 'A'||Part 'B'||Part 'C'|
|It is common to all subjects. |
This part shall be a test containing a maximum of 20 questions of General Aptitude. The candidates shall be required to answer any 15 questions of two marks each. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 30 out of 200
|It contain subject-related conventional MCQs. |
The total marks allocated to this section shall be 70 out of 200. The maximum number of questions to be attempted shall be in the range of 20-35.
|It contain higher value questions that may test the candidate's knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts. |
The questions shall be of analytical nature where a candidate is expected to apply the scientific knowledge to arrive at the solution to the given scientific problem. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 100 out of 200.
|Negative marking for wrong answers.||Negative marking for wrong answers.||Negative marking for wrong answers.|
Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) – Single Paper
PART A – GENERAL SCIENCES (COMMON & Single Paper )
PART B & C – CHEMICAL SCIENCES
PART B & C – EARTH SCIENCES
PART B & C – LIFE SCIENCES
PART B & C – MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
PART B & C – PHYSICAL SCIENCES