No of questions
There will be one paper of 150 marks consisting of 150 objective type multiple choice questions to be solved in 2 (Two) hours. Each question carries one mark. These 150 questions shall be derived from the respective discipline in which the candidate has opted to appear. 1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer in the NET (I) - 2016. The total marks obtained will be rounded off to the next higher integer in case of 0.5 and above and to the immediate lower integer in case of 0.4 and below.
Minimum marks required for qualifying NET
Category of candidate Minimum qualifying marks
Un-reserved(UR) (General) 50%
OBC(Non-Creamy layer) 45%
SC / ST/ Person with Disability(PwD) 40%
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