main door opens as one qualify the joint CSIR-UGC Test for JRF and eligibility for LS (NET). There are many questions arising
in the mind of every student while starting its preparation.
What to read? So far study material is concerned.
How to read? So far orientation is concerned.
How to manage time? So far time management is concerned
What is the proper strategy for success in this exam?
Is syllabus manageable within short time span for the students of diverse field like Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology,
Biotechnology, Environmental etc. as all of them have a common syllabus.
keeping these questions in mind and all other things we, team of IAS has made proper strategy to make the path of success
achievable in a short time span.
FOR CSIR NET EXAMS EFFECTIVE FROM JUNE 2011
It has been decided to introduce Single Paper MCQ MCQ (Multiple
Choice Question) based test from June 2011 exam. The pattern for the Single Paper MCQ test shall be as given below:-
v The MCQ test paper of each subject shall carry a maximum of 200 marks.
v The exam shall be for duration of three hours.
v The question paper shall be divided in three parts
'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
Ø Part 'B' shall 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 25-35.
Ø Part 'C' shall 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.
Ø A negative marking for wrong answers, wherever required,
shall be @ 25%
v The new pattern has been implemented from June, 2011 exam
v Model Question Papers in
the new format is available at
available along with Notification for the June, 2011 exam.