CSIR NET examination is held every year in the month of July to select meritorious candidates for the posts of Junior Research Fellowships and assistant professors. The deserving candidates can practice in Indian colleges and universities. CSIR NET examination comprises 5 subjects. The marking scheme of Earth sciences subject is discussed as follows to give an idea to the students to prepare in a better manner.
The marking scheme for Earth Sciences is as follows :
Earth Sciences test has 120 questions and awards 200 CSIR NET points. The Earth Science topic is graded using the following system:
Part A consists of 20 questions, from which the candidate is required to respond to 15 of them. Students will receive 2 marks for each correct response and will lose 0.5 points for each incorrect response. This section will have a total score of 30. General Science, analytical aptitude, logical analysis, and reasoning are the key subject areas of the questions.
Part B consists of 50 questions, out of which the candidate is required to respond to 35 of them. Students will receive 2 marks for each correct response and will lose 0.5 points for each incorrect response. This section will have a total score of 70.
Part C. There are 80 questions in Part C, and students need to respond to 25 of them. Students will receive 4 marks for the correct response while deducting 1.32 for the incorrect one. This section receives a total score of 100. These inquiries are meant to evaluate the overall understanding of science.