About CSIR NET Exam
CSIR-UGC NET is a national level examination being conducted to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for Lectureship (LS) /Assistant Professor in Indian universities /colleges subject to the eligibility criteria laid down by UGC.
Generally CSIR NET exam is conducted in the month of June and December.
Earlier the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) was conducting the CSIR NET exam. Now they have given the responsibility of conducting CSIR NET to NTA (National Testing Agency).
NTA will conduct Computer Based Test (CBT) for following subjects:
- Earth Sciences
- Physical Sciences
- Life Sciences
- Mathematical Sciences
- Chemical Sciences
The aspirants who are wishing to pursue their career as a Researcher or Lecturer in Earth Sciences or related fields may appear in the CSIR NET Earth Sciences Exam.
Please read the complete article for detailed information of CSIR NET Earth Sciences which will be helpful in your preparation for the Exam.
Career Scope after qualifying CSIR NET Earth Sciences
Various scopes after you qualify the CSIR NET Earth Sciences Exam.
After qualifying the Cut off for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of CSIR NET Earth Sciences Exam you can apply for PhD Admission or Research Fellows in different institutes/ Universities / Labs.
- Researcher in CSIR Labs
- PhD from IISc Bangalore
- PhD from IITs
- PhD from IISER
- PhD from Central Universities
- PhD from State Universities
- Join Any CSIR or DST Funded Project
- Get Direct Appointment in PSUs
Lectureship (LS) /Assistant Professor
After qualifying the Cut off for Lectureship (LS) of CSIR NET Earth Sciences Exam you can apply for Lectureship in different institutes/ Universities.
CSIR NET Earth Sciences Eligibility Criteria
Before applying for the exam make sure that you fulfill all the required conditions for appearing in the exam.
Essential Educational Qualifications
- Integrated BS-MS
- BS-4 Years
- MBBS or Equivalent
Candidate should qualified the above degrees with at least 55% aggregate marks for General (UR)/General-EWS and OBC candidates and 50% for Persons with SC/ST, Disability (PwD) candidates.
For JRF – 28 Years ( relaxable up to 5 years in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability(PwD)/ female applicants and 03 years in case of OBC (Non Creamy Layer) applicants)
For LS – No Age Limit
To know the dates and application process visit – CSIR NET 2021
CSIR NET Earth Sciences Exam Pattern
CSIR NET Earth Sciences question paper will consist of three parts –
- Part A
- Part B
- Part C
Part A comprises the questions from General Aptitude and General Science.
Part B and Part C will be based on the questions from CSIR NET Earth Sciences Syllabus.
Table for CSIR NET Earth Sciences Exam Details –
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Total Number of Questions||150|
|Number of Questions to be Attempted||75|
Check out the below table for CSIR NET Earth Sciences Exam Pattern –
|Sections||No. of Ques. Given||No. of Ques. to be Attempted||Marks for Correct Answer||Marks||Negative Marking|
For detailed syllabus visit – CSIR NET Earth Sciences Syllabus
CSIR NET Earth Sciences Cutoff Marks
There will be separate Cutoff for JRF and LS in CSIR NET Earth Sciences Exam.
Cutoff will be for overall marks obtained in three sections and there is no sectional Cutoff.
To check the previous year’s Cutoff marks visit – CSIR NET Cutoff.
CSIR NET General Aptitude Syllabus
Syllabus for General Aptitude section is common for all subjects of CSIR NET Exam.
This section contains questions from General Science, Quantitative Reasoning & Analysis and Research Aptitude.
For complete details of this section and syllabus pdf visit – CSIR NET General Aptitude Syllabus, Study Plan
CSIR NET Earth Sciences Syllabus
Structure of CSIR NEY Earth Sciences Syllabus
|The Earth and the Solar System|
|Earth Materials, Surface Features and Processes|
|Interior of the Earth, Deformation and Tectonics|
|Oceans and Atmosphere|
|Environmental Earth Sciences|
For detailed Syllabus – CSIR NET Earth Sciences Syllabus
CSIR NET Earth Sciences Books and Study Material
Choose best Study Material and Books which will be very useful for you in qualifying the exam.
CSIR NET Earth Science Study Material
Here at Zero Vigyan Earth Sciences we provide the previous year’s question papers of CSIR NET Earth Sciences and Mock Test Papers.
CSIR NET Earth Sciences Previous Years Question Paper PDF
Previous years questions papers will be very useful for understanding the exam pattern, finding important topics and for practice.
Check here the CSIR NET Earth Sciences Previous Years Question Papers