CSIR UGC NET 2017 Answer keys, Question paper and Analysis

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Jun 18, 2017

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CSIR UGC NET June 2017 has been successfully conducted on June 18, 2017 in offline mode. Candidates who appeared for the entrance exam are informed that Answer Key has been released. Answer Key contains correct answer to each question in the paper. By looking at the answer keys, candidates can calculate their scores and will get to know about their performance in the exam.

  • Candidates can access answer key and can also challenge it by following the procedure mentioned in the article.
  • CSIR UGC NET was moderate to difficult level exam.
  • Part A have questions based on Analytical skills, General Awareness and Mathematical Aptitude and was the easiest of all.
  • Part B was based on Domain Knowledge meaning the core subject the candidate has opted to study and difficulty level was moderate
  • Part C was the most difficult and time consuming section.
  • Paper was of 200 marks. Part A was of 30 marks, Part B and C were of 70 and 100 marks respectively.
  • The total duration of the exam was 3 hours.
  • Answer key of CSIR UGC NET 2017 is available.

CSIR UGC NET 2017 Result will be announced in the month of September/ October on the website.

CSIR UGC NET June 2017 Important Dates

Exam date June 18, 2017 Morning shift: 9 am- 12noon
Evening shift: 2pm- 5pm
Unofficial answer keys Few hours after the examination
Official answer keys 1st week of July, 2017
Result to be declared on In the month of sept/ Oct, 2017

CSIR UGC NET 2017 Answer key:

Answer key of Joint CSIR UGC NET exam held on 18 Jun 2017 includes correct answer for all three parts of the question papers of Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematics Sciences, and Physical Sciences. Separate answer key will appear for all the subjects.

Some coaching institutes also provide unofficial CSIR UGC NET Answer key 2017 which are made by their subject experts. Candidates can use the answer keys for the following reasons:

  • To know the correct answer for the questions asked in the examination
  • To know the solved steps and answers for the questions

To evaluate the candidate’s answers with the actual answer

How to download CSIR UGC NET 2017 Answer Key?

In order to access CSIR UGC NET 2017 answer key, candidates have to visit the website and follow the steps:

CSIR 2017
  • Visit the official website i.e. www.csirhrdg.res.in 
  • Subject wise 2017 Answer Keys will be displayed.
  • Download the respective Answer key and match answer with your answer.

Take a print out for future reference.

How to Challenge CSIR UGC 2017 Answer keys:

CSIR 2017

Candidates in case of any doubt/ grievances can challenge the answer keys and mode of challenging is online. Process for challenging the answer keys is given below:

  • Aspirants have to submit their challenges through the given email IDs i.e. netexam.obs@csirhrdg.res.in
  • It should be submitted in the format:

Subject name: Booklet Code (A, B or C): Question no. in the subject line of the email

  • Candidates can submit only 1 doubt at a time
  • Right answer of that particular question should also be attached in the e- mail.

CSIR UGC NET 2017 Marking Scheme

After matching the answers, candidates can check their score by looking at the following marking scheme:

  • Part A: Each question in Part A carries 2 marks and .5 marks are deducted for every wrong attempt
  • Part B: Each question In Part B carries 2 marks and .5 marks are deducted for the wrong attempt
  • Part C: Each question carries 4 marks and 1 mark is deducted for every wrong attempt.

CSIR UGC NET 2017 Paper Analysis

As compared to the previous years’ papers, CSIR NET 2017 was comparatively difficult this time. The questions seemed to be shifting more towards the trend in the research atmosphere. The difficulty level was high but only in the case of Part B and Part C. General Aptitude questions were quite easy and scoring as well. If prepared well, candidates can obtain maximum scores in this section.
Detailed analysis of the question paper is given below.

Part A: Part 'A' was common to all subjects. This part contained questions from General Aptitude.

  • The section was easy as compared to the other two and the most scoring one.
  • Although Part A consisted the least number of questions, still it was enough to enhance students’ performance.
  • Total marks allotted to this section were 30

Part B: Part 'B' contained subject-related conventional MCQs. The total marks allocated to this section were 70 out of 200.

  • Questions were related to the subjects which candidates have opted for.
  • The section was difficult as compared to the previous one and more time consuming.
  • Questions were similar as that of the previous year, but a little but tricky.

Part C:  Section which had the highest marks weightage amongst all the 3 sections and the difficulty level of section was very high.

  • Questions were about candidate’s knowledge of scientific concepts or application of the same.
  • Marks allotted to this section were 100 and questions required proper technique and logical thinking.
  • The section consumed maximum time of the students and were very confusing

Proper practice of the previous year question papers proved to be beneficial to the students

CSIR UGC NET Cut off 2017

The cut-off marks for any exam is the minimum marks required to qualify the examination. The CSIR UGC NET 2017 Cut Off marks will be declared separately for different subjects. The previous year cut-off for any exam can indicate the exam trends and help a candidate understand the kind of score they should aim for. The expected CSIR UGC NET 2017 Cut-Off data is provided below

Category JRF cut off LS cut off
General 120 110
OBC 110 100
SC/ST 100 90

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.