CSIR NET December Answer Key 2018 has been released yesterday i.e. on December 16, 2018. The answer key has been released by the various reputed coaching centers. The unofficial answer key has been published at the various sources like on facebook and youtube etc. Answer Key helps the candidates in predicting their chance of qualifying the examination.

The CSIR NET Dec Answer Key 2018 for the CSIR UGC NET examination which is successfully conducted on December 16, 2018, in two shift has been published. The examination was conducted in the morning session and afternoon session from 09:00 am to 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 05:00 pm respectively.


For estimating the correct scores with the help of answer key candidates need to follow the marking criteria then only he/she can estimate their correct total marks. The marking scheme is different for each subject. However, one thing is common in all which is that there will be a negative marking for each incorrect answer.

Marking Scheme

In the morning session exam questions were asked from life science and physical science and in the afternoon session exam questions were asked from chemical science, mathematical science, earth, atmospheric, ocean and planetary science. Examination duration was of 03 hours.

After a few weeks of exam official CSIR NET Answer Key 2018 will be released by the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR). The official answer key will be made available at the official website i.e.csir.hrdg.in.

After releasing the final answer key, CSIR NET Dec Result 2018 will be declared. It may be possible that in the month of March and April 2019 result will be declared. The result will be declared at the official website.

About UGC CSIR NET June 2018 – Total 7247 candidates are selected for the JRF and SRF lectureship. Total 1991 and 1500 number of candidates have qualified the JRF (NET) CSIR and JRF (NET) UGC respectively. Total 3756 number of candidates are qualified for Lectureship (NET).