CSIR NET 2019 Exam Pattern

Exam Date : 16th June 2019
Result Date : 28th November 2019

CSIR NET Exam Pattern 2019

  • Mode: CSIR NET 2019 will be conducted through Offline mode i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT)

  • Question Type: The question paper will be an objective type i.e. Multiple Choice Question's (MCQ's).

  • Sections: There will be a total of 3 sections in each topic which includes Part A, Part B, and Part C.

  • Topics:

    • Part A: General Aptitude with emphasis on Logical Reasoning, Graphical Analysis, Analytical and Numerical Ability, Quantitative Comparison, Series Formation, Puzzles etc.

    • Part B: Subject-related Conventional Multiple Choice questions (MCQ's)

    • Part C: Analytical Nature where a candidate is expected to apply the scientific knowledge to arrive at the solution to the given scientific problem.

  • Duration and Timings: The time given to complete the examination will be 3 hours i.e. 180 minutes. The morning session on 16th June 2019 begins at 9 AM and ends at 12 PM. The timing of the afternoon session is 2 PM to 5 PM.

  • Medium: The question paper will be in English and Hindi medium. But you have to choose the language of the exam while filling the application form itself. 

  • If you opt for Hindi medium in the Application Form, you will be given bilingual Test Booklet and if you opt for English medium then you will be given Test Booklet printed in English Version only. 

  • Note: You will be allowed to take your Test Booklet with you at the end of the scheduled time of exam along with the duplicate OMR sheet.

Conducted for

Lectureship in Science streams

Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Mode

Offline i.e. Paper and Pen based-test (PBT)

Type of Question

Objective - MCQs

Exam Duration

3 Hours or 180 Minutes

Timings

Morning Session: 9 AM to 12 PM

Afternoon Session: 2 PM to 5 PM

Date of Exam

16th June 2019 

Subjects

  • Life Science,
  • Physical Science,
  • Chemical Science,
  • Mathematical Science,
  • Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Sciences 

Type of Questions

120  Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response 

Total Marks

200 (For Each Section)

Paper Medium

English and Hindi


CSIR NET 2019 Exam Pattern for Chemical Sciences

Part A
  • Subjects: Part A shall carry 20 questions pertaining to General Science, Quantitative Reasoning & Analysis and Research Aptitude.

  • Marking Scheme: The candidates shall be required to answer any 15 questions. Each question shall be of two marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 30 out of 200.

Part B
  • Subjects: Part B shall contain 40 Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) generally covering the topics given in the syllabus.

  • Marking Scheme: A candidate shall be required to answer any 35 questions. Each question shall be of two marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 70 out of 200.

Part C
  • Subjects: Part C shall contain 60 questions that are designed to test a candidate's knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts.

  • Question Type: 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.

  • Marking Scheme: A candidate shall be required to answer any 25 questions. Each question shall be of four marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 100 out of 200. 

Negative Marking

For every incorrect answer, 1/4th of the marks will be deducted


CSIR NET 2019 Exam Pattern for Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Science

Part A
  • Subjects: Part A shall carry 20 questions pertaining to General Science, Quantitative Reasoning & Analysis and Research Aptitude.

  • Marking Scheme: The candidates shall be required to answer any 15 questions. Each question shall be of two marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 30 out of 200

Part B
  • Subjects: Part B shall contain 50 Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) generally covering the topics given in the syllabus.

  • Marking Scheme: A candidate shall be required to answer any 35 questions. Each question shall be of two marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 70 out of 200.

Part C
  • Subjects: Part C shall contain 80 questions that are designed to test a candidate's knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts.

  • Questions Type: 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.

  • Marking Scheme: A candidate shall be required to answer any 25  questions. Each question shall be of 4 marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 100 out of 200.

Negative Marking

For Part A and B: For every incorrect answer, 1/4th of the marks will be deducted.

For Part C: For every incorrect answer, 1/3rd of the marks will be deducted.


CSIR NET 2019 Exam Pattern for Life Science

Part A
  • Subjects: Part A shall carry 20 questions pertaining to General Science, Quantitative Reasoning & Analysis and Research Aptitude.

  • Marking Scheme: The candidates shall be required to answer any 15 questions. Each question shall be of two marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 30 out of 200.

Part B
  • Subjects: Part B shall contain 50 Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) generally covering the topics given in the syllabus.

  • Marking Scheme: A candidate shall be required to answer any 35 questions. Each question shall be of two marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 70 out of 200.

Part C
  • Subjects: Part C shall contain 75 questions that are designed to test a candidate's knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts.

  • Questions Type: 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.

  • Marking Scheme: A candidate shall be required to answer any 25 questions. Each question shall be of four marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 100 out of 200.

Negative Marking

For every incorrect answer, 1/4th of the marks will be deducted.


CSIR NET 2019 Exam Pattern for Mathematical Science

Part A
  • Subjects: Part A shall carry 20 questions pertaining to General Science, Quantitative Reasoning & Analysis and Research Aptitude.

  • Marking Scheme: The candidates shall be required to answer any 15 questions. Each question shall be of two marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 30 out of 200.

Part B
  • Subjects: Part B shall contain 40 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) generally covering the topics given in the syllabus.

  • Marking Scheme: A candidate shall be required to answer any 25 questions. Each question shall be of three marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 75 out of 200.

Part C
  • Subjects: Part C shall contain 60 questions that are designed to test a candidate's knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts.
  • Questions Type: 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.

  • Paper Pattern: The questions in this part shall have multiple correct options. Credit in a question shall be given only on identification of ALL the correct options. No credit shall be allowed in a question if any incorrect option is marked as the correct answer. No partial credit is allowed.

  • Marking Scheme: A candidate shall be required to answer any 20 questions. Each question shall be of 4.75 marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 95 out of 200.

Negative Marking

For Part A and B: For every incorrect answer, 1/4th of the marks will be deducted.

For Part C: No deduction of marks for incorrect answers


CSIR NET 2019 Exam Pattern for Physical Sciences

Part A
  • Subjects: Part A shall carry 20 questions pertaining to General Science, Quantitative Reasoning & Analysis and Research Aptitude.

  • Marking Scheme: The candidates shall be required to answer any 15 questions. Each question shall be of two marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 30 out of 200.

Part B
  • Subjects: Part B shall contain 25 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) generally covering the topics given in Part A (CORE) of the syllabus.

  • Marking Scheme: Each question shall be of 3.5 Marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 70 out of 200. Candidates are required to answer any 20 questions.
Part C
  • Subjects: Part C shall contain 30 questions from Part B (Advanced) and Part A that are designed to test a candidate's knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts.

  • Question Type: 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.

  • Marking Scheme: A candidate shall be required to answer any 20. Each question shall be of 5 Marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 100 out of 200.

Negative Marking

For every incorrect answer, 1/4th of the marks will be deducted. 

 


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