CSIR NET 2022 Exam Day Guideline : Check Important Instructions!

By Renuka Miglani|Updated : January 27th, 2022

CSIR NET 2022 Exam Day Instructions: National Testing Agency (NTA) is conducting the CSIR NET June 2021 exam from January 29, February 15 to February 18. The CSIR NET exam will be conducted in online mode in various CSIR NET exam centres across India. The exam will be conducted in 2 shifts, i.e., Morning & Afternoon. The first shift will begin from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon and the second shift will begin from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. The NTA has made special covid care arrangements at the test centres for the smooth conduct of the exam. Candidates need to follow a few important exam day instructions at the centres on the examination day. Read this article below to know the CSIR NET exam day guidelines that candidates must abide by to avoid disqualification in the paper.

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Exam Day Instructions Of CSIR NET 2022

The National Testing Agency has released a few instructions and rules that candidates should follow on the day of the exam. The CSIR NET 2022 is considered a big exam for the selection for Junior Research Fellowship or Lectureship ad any small hindrance can ruin your hard work in seconds. The rules for the CSIR NET cannot be avoided as it is a big part of the process of the exam. The rules that the candidates need to follow are mentioned below-

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Things that Should Be Avoided Carrying

  • Mobile Phones
  • Smart Watches
  • Laptop
  • Hand Accessories
  • Paper, books and other things that could be suspicious
  • Calculators

Things to Carry in The Examination Hall

  • Admit Card Printout with The Original on In the Case.
  • If any - Legal name change, Marriage documents, Divorce Certificate
  • If applicable, a PWD certificate 
  • Passport size photograph
  • ID proof that is original, such as School ID, Passport, Bank passbook with your photograph, Ration Card, Aadhar Card.

CSIR NET 2022: Things Need to Avoid on Exam Day for Better Time Management

Candidates need to focus on some points before appearing in the final examination. Following are the things that need to be avoided on the Exam day to attempt the stress-free examination:

  • Don't Be Late:

Please arrive at least 90 minutes before starting the exam as the CSIR NET 2022  Exam strictly as the official document states that "Late arrivals are not allowed. If your CSIR NET 2022 test centre is located in another city, you Must be there for a day to get to the exam to get a feel for the location and other amenities.

  • Bring Important Documents:

Gather all the essential documents such as CSIR NET 2022 admission card, passport photo and all other required documents one night before the exam so that it is not a problem on the day of the CSIR NET 2022 exam. Print an additional hard copy of the CSIR NET 2022 entrance ticket to avoid discrepancies.

  • Wearing COVID-19 Essentials:

The NTA has listed what should be included with the CSIR NET 2022 Hall Ticket as COVID-19 essentials to reduce the risk of a coronavirus pandemic. Gather all the supplies such as a mask, gloves, a bottle of clear water, personal hand sanitiser, and social distancing rules.

  • Try Easy Questions First:

You can save time by solving the simple questions first. Don't get carried away with complicated questions. It will take time, and you will not attempt any other CSIR NET 2022 exam questions. Choose "Quality over quantity" when trying questions.

  • Do Not Read All Questions At Once:

It is essential to carefully read the questionnaire to understand exactly which question needs to be attempted and what solution needs to be written for the asked question. Do not read the CSIR NET 2022 questions all at once. It can cause you to stress if you find it difficult.

  • Don't Panic:

Don't panic before or during the CSIR NET 2022 exam. Stay calm; drink water if you are feeling anxious or stressed. If you want, you can listen to music to relax before the exam.

  • Try To Avoid Guesswork:

CSIR UGC NET exam paper carries negative marking for each wrong answer as per the guidelines. So try to avoid guesswork and attempt the questions with more accuracy. It will increase your selection chances. Candidates generally try to increase the number of attempts by selecting answers with guesswork which leads to them losing their marks obtained from the correct answer. 

CSIR NET 2022: Do's and Don'ts For the Exam Day

Sometimes the candidates can get confused and panicked in the situation of the exam and do things that they shouldn't in order to give their exam without any problems. Here are some suggestions that you can consider while getting into the examination hall.

Do's for the CSIR NET 2022

  • Always remember to bring your Id Proof with the admit card
  • Reach before the mentioned time to check your allotted seats and admit card
  • Make sure to check your admit card with the details mentioned on the computer twice in case it has any problem 
  • Sit on your allotted seat
  • Make sure to read all the instructions mentioned in the admit card
  • Submit any suspicious items you find inside the examination hall.

Don'ts for CSIR NET 2022

  • Don't reach the exam centre later than the mentioned time
  • Don't hurry in checking your allotted seats
  • Don't hurry up in matching the details on your admit card
  • Don't carry Suspicious items
  • Carrying eatable items inside the examination hall is not allowed except for the candidates who are diabetic.
  • Malpractices will create bigger problems than solving small ones
  • Carrying baggage inside is not allowed.

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CSIR NET 2022: Prohibited Materials at the Examination Centre

 According to the CSIR NET Guidelines, some materials and things are prohibited at the examination centre, which is mentioned below:

  • Candidates are not allowed to bring any luggage into the exam centre. NTA is not responsible for personal belongings stolen or lost on the premises.
  • Applicants must not use any text material, calculator, pen, slide rule, journal table and electronic watch with a calculator, printed or written material, scraps of paper, cell phone, Bluetooth devices, pagers or any other electronic device/device, etc.
  • Candidates are not allowed to bring any gadgets/electronic devices into the room/exam room.
  • No candidate shall be allowed without the permission of the Inspector of the Center or the corresponding Inspector.
  • It is strictly forbidden to smoke, chew gutka, spit, etc., in the examination room/ward.
  • Candidates, especially those carrying prohibited items, including metal items such as Kara and Kirpan, must report to their respective exam centres one and a half hours before gate closing time to ensure timely screening/registration and access to the exam room.

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