Examination Structure

There are three parts in the CSIR Question Paper named as (A, B & C) as per syllabus & Scheme of Exam 

Part A: This is common to all subjects. This part contains questions related to General Aptitude with emphasis on logical reasoning, graphical analysis, numerical ability, quantitative comparison, puzzles, series formation and analytics etc. 

Part B: This part contains Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) covering all the topics in the syllabus 

Part C: This is the trickiest part of paper which contains the High Value Question which is designed to test the knowledge on Scientific Concept of the candidates. The questions are analytical in nature where it is necessary for the candidate to apply their scientific logic to reach the solution of the given Scientific Problem. 

Note: The revised exam scheme and model Question paper may be seen at CSIR HRDG website https://csirnet.nta.nic.in/ 

Negative marking for wrong answers, wherever required, shall be applicable as per subject wise scheme of the exam. If in any case, question found to be wrong, benefit of marks will be given to only those candidates who attempt the question. No representation of Answer key after declaration of result will be entertained.