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Important Instructions for CSIR Examination to be held on 22nd Dec 2013 - University of Kashmir

Centre: Srinagar CENTRE NO.: 23 Venue: UNIVERSITY OF KASHMIR Dated: 22/12/2013


Ø Single Objective Type Test [Single Paper MCQ]

Ø Compulsorily get valid Identity proof alongwith the e-Admission Certificate (downloaded from CSIR website for entry in Examination hall/room;

Ø Collect back the e-Admission Certificate for your record;

Ø Enter the Examination Hall 30 minutes before the scheduled time;

F No candidate shall be allowed to enter the Examination Center after the expiry of 30 minutes from commencement of paper;

Ø The Question paper booklet shall be distributed 15 minutes before the scheduled time;

Ø The carbonless duplicate Answer (OMR) Sheets, designed for Computer Evaluation, will be supplied separately at the scheduled time;

Ø Use only BLACK BALL POINT PEN to fill in your particulars and for darkening appropriate circles in the OMR;

Ø For all questions four responses have been provided, candidates are to mark their correct response in the appropriate box on the RESPONSE SHEET ONLY with BLACK BALL POINT PEN;

Ø No correction of any kind on the Response Sheet is permitted;
Ø The “Original Answer Sheet” must be returned to the Invigilator before leaving the examination hall. Those of the candidates who leave before expiry of the allotted time shall have to return the Question Paper Booklet; however, those of the candidates who sit upto the end of Examination can take the Question Paper Booklet and carbonless duplicate copy of the OMR Sheet alongwith them.

Ø Candidates are not allowed to use calculators of any description, in this Test. They are also not allowed to bring Digital Diaries, Mobile/Cellular Phones, Calculators or any other electronic communication devices in the Examination Hall. No arrangements for storing such devices will be available at the venue of Examination; however, candidates appearing for “Engineering Sciences” can use Calculator.

Ø Candidates found copying or resorting to any unfair means are liable to be disqualified from this and future examinations.


1.     Answer sheet, having carbonless copy will be provided separately for making correct responses. The Answer Sheets (OMR) have been devised to convert the answers given by the candidate directly into computer data. The candidates must follow the instructions for filling up the answer sheets. Please check that the answer sheet is clearly printed and does not have smudge mark. Also, that it is not torn or mutilated.

2.  Only BLACK BALL POINT PEN is allowed for filling up the response sheet.

3.  Fill in each intended answer carefully and completely to cover the appropriate circle with a dark mark as shown in the sample illustration. Light or partial marks may not be read properly by the scoring machine. Do not make any rough calculation/scribbling on any side of the answer sheet. You may use blank pages provided in the booklet itself for your rough work or calculations.

4. Mark one answer to each question only, i.e., no question should have more than one mark in its answer column. If you put in more than one mark in any column, or having erroneously done so, the computer will reject your answer to the question and negative score will be awarded to it.

5. In order to avoid mistakes, which may make scoring by computer difficult, the candidate is advised to follow the Instructions, which will be given on the Test Booklet and also on the answer sheet.

6. Do not fold, crease or mutilate the answer sheet in any manner, whatsoever, and also make sure that it does not have any smudge or other marks which may make evaluation by the computer difficult.

7. Return the Original OMR Sheet to the staff on duty and retain the carbonless duplicate copy of the Answer Sheet for your reference & record.

8. NEGATIVE MARKING for wrong answers, wherever required, shall be @ 25%.


Ø The MCQ test paper of each subject shall carry a maximum of 200 marks.

Ø The examination shall be for duration of three hours.

' The Question Paper shall be divided in three parts:

PART “A” shall be common to all subjects in each session. This part shall be a test containing questions pertaining to General Aptitude with emphasis on logical reasoning, graphical analysis, analytical and numerical ability, quantitative comparisons, series formation, puzzles etc.;

The candidates shall be required to answer any 15 questions of two marks each (15x2=30);

The total marks allocated to this section shall be 30 out of 200.

? PART “B” shall contain subject-related conventional MCQs except in Engineering Sciences where there will be questions related to Mathematics and Engineering aptitude;

? The maximum number of questions to be attempted shall be in the range of 20-35;

? The total marks allocated to this section shall be in the range of 70-75 out of 200.

Q PART “C” shall contain higher value questions that may test the candidate’s knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts. The questions shall be of the analytical nature where a candidate is expected to apply the scientific knowledge to arrive at the solution to the given scientific problem except in Engineering Sciences where there will be subject related questions in the subject area given in the syllabus;

Q The total marks allocated to this section shall be 95-100 out of 200.

o Answer Sheets shall be separate for different subjects
o A negative marking for wrong answers, wherever required, shall be 25%
o Darken only ONE ANSWER CIRCLE for each question in Parts ‘A’ & ‘B’.
o Darken ONE OR MORE ANSWER CIRCLES for each question in Part ‘C’.