CSIR-UGC (Net) Exam for Junior Research Fellowship AND Eligibility for Lectureship
CSIR: NET for JRF & Lectureship, June 2011 New Test Paper Pattern
It has been decided to introduce Single Paper MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) based test from June 2011 exam.
Model Question Papers in the new format shall be made available along with Notification for the June, 2011 exam.
The pattern for the Single Paper MCQ test shall be as given below:-
Maximum Marks: 200
Test Duration: 3 Hours
Date & Time: 19th June, 2011 & 10:00AM – 01:00PM
The question paper shall be divided in three parts
Part ‘A’ shall be common to all subjects. This part shall be a test containing a maximum of 20 questions of General Science and Research Aptitude test. 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
Part ‘B’: This part shall contain 50 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) generally covering the Subject – Related topics given in the syllabus. 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.
Exam for Science stream is conducted by CSIR in the following areas: –
1. Chemical Sciences
2. Earth Sciences
3. Life Sciences
4. Mathematical Sciences
5. Physical Sciences
Part ‘C’: This part shall contain 75 questions that are designed to test a 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. 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.
There will be negative marking @25% for each wrong answer.