NIELIT Scientist B Preparation Tips

NIELIT Scientist B Preparation Tips

ByAnand Pandey  |  Updated on: Jul 28, 2021
NIELIT Scientist B and Scientific Assistant A admit card 2021 released! NIELIT Scientist B 2021 is released for 81 Vacancies. Get to know the complete official details of of the NIELIT 2021 recruitment here. Know NIELIT STCQ Vacancy, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date, Notification, Syllabus & Exam Pattern, Previous Year Question Paper.

NIELIT Scientist B Exam

With the announcement of the vacancies for the Scientist B post in NIELET students have started to prepare for the exam. The students should follow a good preparation strategy for qualifying the Scientist B post in NIELET. In the article, we are going to provide you the preparation tips for the NIELET Scientist B exam. This will help you in the preparation for NIELET Scientist B 2021 exam in a very methodical way.

National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) has announced a total of 18 vacancies are to be filled under Scientist 'B' Recruitment 2021. Candidates can apply for NIELIT Scientist B from 10-06-2021 till  09-07-2021. Since the vacancies are fewer hence the competition for the exam will be increased. Hence to crack the exam we need a good preparation strategy to crack NIELIT Scientist B exam.

Selection Process for NIELIT Scientist B

The selection process of the NIELET Scientist B post consists of two stages. The first is the written exam which has multiple choice type questions and the second one is the interview. Candidates can also take a look at the NIELIT Scientist B Exam Pattern for better preparation.

Complete Selection Process of NIELET Scientist B:


Selection Process

Weightage for Written Exam 

Scientist ‘B’ 

1. Written Test 

2. Interview

  • 78 questions from Technical
  • 42 questions on Generic
  • 1 mark for each correct answer and -0.25 for each wrong answer

Preparation Tips for NIELIT Scientist B

For preparation for NIELIT students need to follow the following methods to complete their syllabus in the topic in the most effective manner.

A. Complete Understanding of the Exam Pattern & Syllabus:

  • You should go through the NIELIT Scientist B selection process and detailed NIELITScientist B Syllabus first to know all topics that need to be covered for the NIC Scientist B written test.
  • Knowing the complete syllabus will restrict your study. You will get ample time for Revision at the last moment.
  • The written exam will have 120 MCQs that have to be answered in 180 mins
    • 78 questions from Technical
    • 42 questions on Generic
  • Every correct answer gives 1 mark and there will be a negative marking of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer.
  • The minimum percentage to qualify for the written examination is  50% for General, 40% for OBC and 30% for the SC/ST categories.
  • For the exam, syllabus Click Here .

B. Make Your Own Study Schedule:

  • Now we know the above the next step for NIELIT Scientist B preparation strategy should be to make your own time table with certain targets and complete them on daily basis
  • Cover all the subjects from the NIELIT Scientist B syllabus in your time-table and start preparing.

C. Complete Your NIELIT Scientist B syllabus with consistency:

  • Give more time to the topics which are difficult for you in your timetable.
  • Stick to your daily targets which you have allocated and complete them.
  • Once difficult topics are over, quickly cover easy topics at the end.
  • Note down all the important formulae and concepts during your preparation.

D. Revision and Revise:

  • Once your syllabus is over, revise the difficult regularly. This will help you to remember all the concepts and formuale that you have learnt for the exam.
  • Keep on revising the concepts which were tough so that you can remember them too.

E. Don't Forget to Attempt Mock Test & Previous Year Papers:

  • Attempt mock tests and check your preparation level at regular intervals. After giving every Mock test, analyze your mistakes and try not to repeat them.
  • Attempt NIELIT Scientist B Previous year paper to familiarize yourself with the type of questions asked in the examination.
  • You can see the difficulty level of PYQs and keep yourself ready for them.

F. Check and Try to Improve your Accuracy and Speed:

  • After attempting the first Mock test, try to improve your speed & accuracy from the next mock.
  • Try to solve easy questions first,because each question has same value, don't waste time in tough questions at first.
  • Avoid negative marking.

G. Time Management:

  • Time management is one of the crucial aspects of any exam preparation. With proper time management, you will be able to manage to check all the questions atleast one time.
  • Divide your time wisely to prepare all the subjects in the syllabus. Preparing all the subjects are good as sometimes easy questions are asked from a particular subject and if it is left untouched then you can only regret.

NIELIT Preparation Tips FAQs

  • There are total 18 vacancies and in Scientific Assistant A 63 posts are there.

  • Applicants should have B.E/ B.Tech/ M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Sc/ M.S From Recognized Board/ University to be eligible for NIELIT Scientist B exam

  • The minimum percentage to qualify for the written examination is 50% for General, 40% for OBC and 30% for the SC/ST categories.


  • Yes, this is pan India job.

  • It is 30 years


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