CSIR NET Earth Science Exam 2021 | Know Everything About CSIR NET Earth Science

CSIR NET Earth Science Exam CSIR NET Earth Science Exam: If you are planning to appear for CSIR NET Earth Science Exam then this blog is for you. In this blog we will throw a light on the essential aspects of CSIR NET Earth Science Exam 2021 like exam date, eligibility, syllabus, books, and other aspects which will be useful for your forthcoming exam. All the students can Know Everything about CSIR NET Exam through this blog.

CSIR NET Earth Science Exam 2021

CSIR NET Earth Science Exam Date 2021

Events Dates
CSIR NET Notification 2021
Mid -April 2021
CSIR NET Online Applications 2021
to be announced
Last date for payment of the application fee
to be announced
Online Applications Correction Window
to be announced
CSIR NET applications re-open
to be announced
CSIR NET Admit card 2021
to be announced
CSIR NET exam 2021 to be announced
CSIR NET Result declaration 2021
to be announced

CSIR NET Earth Science Exam Dates are mentioned below:

CSIR UGC NET 2020 Key Points

Name of the Exam 

Joint CSIR UGC NET

Conducted by

NTA (National Testing Agency) 

Posts offered

Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship

Periodicity

Twice – June and December

Mode of Application

Online

Mode of Exam

Online

Official Website

csirnet.nta.nic.in

CSIR NET Earth Science Exam Eligibility 2021

A student can be eligible for the CSIR NET Earth Science Exam, all the conditions mentioned below have to be fulfilled. You can find the Eligibility Criteria 2021 below:

Nationality:

  • Candidate must be an Indian citizen.
  • If any candidate is found otherwise, the application form of that particular candidate will be rejected. 

Age Limit:

  • Maximum age limit prescribed for the award of Joint Research Fellowship (JRF) is 28 years as on January 1, 2020.
  • Upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years for reserved category candidates (SC/ST/Persons with Disability (PwD) and female applicants) and 3 years for OBC – Non-creamy layer candidates.
  • There is no stipulated age limit for the Lectureship.

CSIR NET Earth Science Educational Qualification Requirements

  • Candidates must have a degree in B.Pharma or BE or B. Tech or MSc or MBBS or Integrated BS-MS or any other science degree with at least 55% marks.
  • 5% marks relaxation is given to candidates who belong to reserved category.
  • Aspirants who are currently pursuing M.Sc and have completed graduation (10+2+3) are also eligible for this examination.
  • Candidates who have done B.Sc or if they are pursuing the Integrated MS-PhD program and have got a minimum 55% marks then they are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates, who have completed graduation from science or engineering background can also get the fellowship, provided they register for Ph.D. or Ph.D. integrated program within two years.

CSIR NET Earth Science Exam Pattern 2021 

You need to be familiar with the exam pattern before appearing for the final NET Earth Science exam. The coaching centers can also guide you in this matter. Basically, there are three parts; Part ‘A’, Part ‘B’ and Part ‘C’.

  • Part-A is common for all the subjects and is based on General Science questions.
  • Part-B deals with subject-related conventional MCQs.
  • Part-C consists of high-value questions, which test your knowledge about scientific concepts and their applications.

The topics related to Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences contain 150 MCQs. You need to complete the exam in three hours duration.

CSIR NET Earth Science Exam Pattern

Paper

Questions

Marks

Time Allotted

Part A

20

Out of which first 15 answered questions will be evaluated

15*2 = 30 marks

(Negative marking for every wrong answer = 0.5 mark)

3 Hours

Part B

50

Out of which first 35 answered questions will be evaluated

35*2 = 70 marks

(Negative marking = 0.5 mark)

Part C

80

Out of which first 25 answered questions will be evaluated

20*4 = 80 marks

(Negative marking for every incorrect answer = 1.32 mark)

Total

150

200 marks

Important Points:

  •  If any question provided in the paper is wrong, you will surely get the benefit of the marks assigned to that question, only if you attempt it.
  •  The CSIR Earth Science exam question booklet will be available in both the languages; English and Hindi.
  •  If you opt for Hindi medium, you will come across bilingual (both Hindi & English) question booklet.
  •  If you choose English as your medium, you will get the question booklet in the English language version.
  • CSIR NET Earth Science Cut Off

The cut off marks change every year and we have provided you the expected cut off for the year 2020 and we also have provided the cut off for the year 2019. Take a look-

Expected Cut off

Subject

Unreserved

EWS

OBC

SC

PWD

ST

Earth Science

56 – 64

55 – 60

48 – 57

42 – 48

29 – 33

41 – 44

Cutoff – December 2019 

Earth Sciences 

Category

CSIR NET Cutoff for JRF (in %)

CSIR NET Cutoff for Lectureship (in %)

General (Unreserved)

64.29

57.86

Economically Weaker Section (EWS)

60.77

54.69

Other Backward Class (OBC)

57.38

51.64

Scheduled Caste (SC)

48.95

44.06

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

44.31

39.88

Persons with Disabilities (PwD)

29.35

26.42

CSIR NET Earth Science Syllabus 2021 

Another important factor which adds a new flavor to your earth Science preparation is syllabus. Check out the latest CISR NET Earth Science Syllabus below:

CSIR NET Earth Science Books 2021 

Here is a list of books recommended for CSIR NET Earth Science Exam 2021.

CSIR NET Study Material Earth science Environmental Earth Sciences

CSIR NET Study Material Earth science Oceans and Atmosphere

The Earth And The Solar System (Earth Science) Study Material For CSIR NET Exam

Surface Features And Processes (Earth Science) Study Material For CSIR NET Exam

For accessing other study materials for CSIR NET Earth Science Exam, you can open the link mentioned below:

Get CSIR NET Earth Science Notes

Keep the reference books handy and check the topics that you have included or excluded in the study material by looking at the syllabus. You can also ask for CSIR NET Earth Science Study Material PDF from your friends for more inputs in relation to the syllabus.

CSIR NET Earth Science Question Paper

Practice for your NET Earth Science Exam with the previous year papers. To access the CSIR NET Earth Science Previous year papers, open the link mentioned below:

The question papers will help to cross your final hurdle without any worries.

We have covered the detailed guide on CSIR NET Earth Science Exam. Feel free to ask us any questions in the comment section below.

FAQs on CSIR NET Earth Science Exam

From where can I download the previous year papers of CSIR NET Earth Science Exam?

You can find the download link in the above blog.

Can you tell me some books recommended for CSIR NET Earth Science Exam?

In the above blog you can find the list of recommended books for your NET Earth Science Exam.

How many parts are there in the CSIR NET Earth Science Exam?

Basically, there are three parts; Part ‘A’, Part ‘B’ and Part ‘C’.

What is the mode of Application of the NET Earth Science Exam?

It is in Online mode.

What is the mode of the NET Earth Science Exam 2021?

The exam will be in Online mode.

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