CSIR NET Analysis 2022 Paper 1 (Shift 2) 29th January: Questions Asked, Difficulty Level

By Renuka Miglani|Updated : January 29th, 2022

CSIR NET Analysis 29th January (Paper 1, Shift 2). The CSIR NET June 2021 Earth, Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences Exam is scheduled to be conducted on 29th January 2022. The exam was conducted in shift 2 between 3 PM to 6 PM. We have provided below the CSIR NET 2022 Analysis for Part A (General Aptitude), candidates can check below for topic-wise questions Asked, Difficulty Level, and good attempts.

The paper was conducted for Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences and is divided into 3 parts, i.e. Part A, B and C. Part-A is called the General Aptitude section consisting of 20 questions while Part B & C consists of 50 and 80 questions respectively. This exam was expected to be held in June 2021 but delayed due to the COVID pandemic. 

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CSIR NET Analysis 2022

  • The difficulty level of the exam.
  • Good attempts.
  • Topic-wise questions
  • A detailed CSIR NET Exam Analysis of the overall paper.

CSIR NET Paper Analysis 2022: Important Highlights 29th January 2022 Shift 2

Overall Difficulty LevelMODERATE
Difficulty Level of Section AEasy to Moderate  
Difficulty Level of Section BModerate to Difficult
Difficulty Level of Section CModerate to Difficult
Topics with Maximum Weightage
  • Order and Ranking
  • Probability
  • Number System
    • Unit digit
    • Remainder theorem
    • Prime Number
    • Divisibility Rule
  • Calendar/Clock
    • Mirror Image
    • Water Image
    • Time
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Allegation/Average
  • Venn Diagram
  • Probability
Expected No. of Good Attempts16

CSIR NET Analysis 2022: Shift Details

ShiftTimings (3 Hours for Part A, B & C)Subject
Shift 2 (Evening)03.00 PM to 06.00 PM (IST)Earth Science

CSIR NET Analysis 2022: Exam Pattern

Go through the CSIR NET question paper pattern to better understand the paper analysis. 

Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean
and Planetary Sciences
Total questionsMax No of Questions to attemptMarks for each correct answer
Negative marking
Part A201520.5
Part B503520.5
Part C802541.32

CSIR NET Paper Analysis 2022: Difficulty Level

We have provided below the details about the difficulty level of today's paper. You can find the section-wise difficulty level of the CSIR NET General Aptitude below.

S.No. Topic Difficulty level
1ReasoningEasy to Moderate
2Quantitative Aptitude/ Numerical AbilityModerate
3Data Interpretation and Graphical AnalysisEasy

CSIR NET Analysis 2022: Topic Wise Weightage

We have provided below the topic-wise weightage of CSIR NET Part A, General Aptitude. Candidates can check below the topic-wise weightage.

TopicsNumber of Questions
Number System2
Permutation and Combination1
Speed, Time and Distance1
Mensuration Geometry1
Venn Diagram1
Order & Ranking1
Graph & Functions1
Data Sufficiency1
Figure Counting1
Direction and Distance1

CSIR NET Analysis 2022: Key Points

  • Maximum questions were from the Reasoning section. A total of 7-8 questions were asked from this section.
  • In the first section i.e., Numerical Ability, questions were asked from the Mensuration, Number Simplification, Sequence & Series and Profit/Loss
  • In the second section i.e., Reasoning, questions were asked from the Series Formation, Coding-Decoding and Calendar and Clock
  • In the third section i.e., Data Interpretation and Graphical Analysis, questions were asked from Mean, Median & Mode, Bar Graph, Line Graph etc.
  • The reasoning and Data Interpretation section was easy but time taking. 
  • The overall Part A section was moderate.

CSIR NET Analysis 2022: Good Attempts (Overall 15-16)

It is helpful for you to ascertain your exam performance by analysing the approximate number of good attempts for today's exam. Check the good attempts section-wise below.

S No.TopicGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
1.Reasoning 5-6Moderate
2.Quantitative Aptitude/ Numerical Ability 4-5Moderate To Difficult
3.Data Interpretation and Graphical Analysis 4-5Moderate

CSIR NET Analysis 2022: Exam Review (Section-wise)

Detailed analysis and review of all the sections for today's CSIR NET exam are given below. We have covered all sections of the CSIR NET Exam Part A 2022 Review.

A. CSIR NET Exam Review 2022 (Shift 2): Reasoning

In the Reasoning section, questions were asked from the Series Formation, Coding-Decoding and Calendar and the level of the questions was Easy to Moderate.

B. CSIR NET Exam Review 2022 (Shift 2): Quantitative Aptitude/ Numerical Ability

In the Quantitative Aptitude/ Numerical Ability section, questions were asked from the Mensuration, Number Simplification, Sequence & Series and Profit/Loss. The level of the questions was Moderate to Difficult.

C. CSIR NET Exam Review 2022 (Shift 2): Data Interpretation and Graphical Analysis

In the Data Interpretation and Graphical Analysis section, questions were asked from the Mean, Median & Mode, Bar Graph, Line Graph etc. The level of the questions was Easy to Moderate.

CSIR NET Analysis 2022: Questions Asked 

We are providing below the detailed break-up of the number of questions asked in each section of the CSIR NET General Aptitude Exam. 

S No.TopicQuestions Asked
1.Reasoning 9-10
2.Quantitative Aptitude/ Numerical Ability 5-6
3.Data Interpretation and Graphical Analysis 4-5

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