CSIR NET Preparation Tips 2021: Expert Subject Wise Preparation Strategy

CSIR NET Preparation Tips 2021: Expert Subject Wise Preparation Strategy

ByRenuka Miglani  |  Updated on: Sep 8, 2021Check out CSIR NET 2021 Dates, eligibility criteria, selection process, syllabus, exam pattern, etc.
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Preparation Tips to Crack CSIR UGC NET Exam

Experts have compiled some great preparation tips and strategy to help you ace the upcoming CSIR NET Exam 2021. It is advised that you go through the following suggestions to improve the level of preparedness and qualify the exam with a good score. 

To begin with the CSIR NET Exam preparation, you must be well versed in the selection process of the exam. exam pattern and the syllabus of all subjects. Gain clarity of the overall CSIR NET Exam as it will help if you realise the importance of qualifying the CSIR NET Exam. The enrichment to your educational achievements, the growth in your career and the advancement of skills will provide sufficient motivation to work hard and clear the exam.

  • Be very clear about the exam pattern and the current trend if the questions. You must go through the previous year CSIR NET question papers to have a better understanding.
  • Understand the time duration, the marking pattern and the correct way to attempt the paper for maximum marks.
  • Once you find yourself eligible, list out the important dates, application procedure, and other information regarding the exam.

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Read and memorize the CSIR NET Syllabus

  • If you have set your aim to qualify the CSIR NET 2021 Exam, take a sincere look at the CSIR NET syllabus. List out the areas from where questions are commonly asked.
  • List out a comparative analysis based on your strengths and weaknesses.
  • Learn the syllabus because if you know the syllabus while studying, you will know which is an important point or topic and which one you can drop or read later. This will help you to save your time as you would not waste time on less important topics. And you will put your energies in the right direction.

Note: Take a printout of the syllabus and pin it up on your study table. It will also act as your to-do and checklist. The multiple tick marks will also provide you with a sense of accomplishment and confidence. This practice is a great way to keep your preparation within the timeline as you can monitor the progress of the syllabus competition.

Prepare a CSIR NET Study Plan

Unless you have a proper preparation strategy, it is extremely difficult to qualify CSIR NET exam. As per the statistics, most of the students who qualify CSIR NET exam acquired the notes making strategy, wherein the students prepare their own notes for a better understanding of the subject.

Here a few suggestions and advantages of making notes are:

  • First of all, don't go in search of any shortcut. Do not skip the reference books as most of the questions are asked directly from these books.
  • Write down the highlights of the chapter in your notebook, so that in future you do not have to go through these heavy reference books.
  • While studying basic concepts and fundamentals, firstly understand the topic well and then simply mugging up everything.
  • The syllabus is broad and no one can learn everything. So you have to select the important points according to your analysis of the question papers and areas which cover the portion of the maximum syllabus.
  • Notes should be prepared in your own words for easy understanding of the concepts.
  • You can design notes to keep in mind the tough and easy topics so that you can refer to them while revision the syllabus. These are very beneficial and easy for last-minute revision, as you have a compressed record of topics in your own language.
  • Notes making can help you to organize the important points in one place. Multiple revision of the notes will provide better retention.
  • While making the notes use diagrams, flow chart, bullets, and boxes that can help you to memorize topic much effectively.

Also Read: 3 Month CSIR NET Study Plan for UGC NET Exam

CSIR NET Preparation: Revision is the key

To get success in this exam the most important key is revision. Make sure to revise all the things you have studied again and again. Your focus must be on qualitative preparation rather than quantitative preparation.

If you will not revise consistently then it might be possible to get confused in the examination hall. During revision, your notes will help you and boost your confidence.

Solve CSIR NET previous year papers

  • Before appearing in the CSIR NET 2021 exam you should get an idea that what type of questions are generally asked in the exam. For this, you should practice lots of CSIR UGC NET previous year papers.
  • Whenever study a topic, practice more and more MCQs not only from CSIR papers but also from GATE, IISC, and JNU, etc. This will help you in strengthening the understanding of concepts and helps in saving your time in understanding questions on exam day.
  • By doing so one can understand the tricks and twists of questions before the exam and can avoid some silly mistakes. By going through the previous papers, you can better analyze the framing of questions and can clarify your concepts accordingly.

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Time management is a very crucial point. It is seen that many times students prepared well for the exam but he/she couldn't attempt the whole paper due to lack of time. So whenever you solve the question, always make sure to do it as quick as possible. For maintaining the pace, joining any mock test series is a better option.

While solving the CSIR NET Test series, you must attempt the paper as if you are sitting in an examination hall. Solve the mock test as per the time limit. Regular practice of the mock test will not only improve your speed but will also help in enhancing accuracy and minimise errors.

Points to remember to crack CSIR NET 2021 Exam

Here are a few more points that you must remember to execute an effective exam preparation for the upcoming CSIR NET 2021 Exam.

Always be positive

Above all the things is your attitude. Always maintain a positive attitude through ups and downs. It is very important in every aspect of life. Hard work, High energy, and a positive outlook will guide you towards great success, despite all the challenges you meet along the way.

Most of the time, even after having a good understanding of the subject, students find it unable to qualify. You must understand that cracking the CSIR NET exam is not an impossible task. If you make fitting targetted efforts towards your goal with a proper preparation strategy, you can surely qualify this exam.

  • To qualify this exam, one requires good time management skills and dedicated efforts along with proper guidance. One has to acquire a well planned, well equipped and orderly managed study plan.
  • There are no shortcuts to qualifying the exam. Consistent and honest hard work will ensure that you succeed in the exam with a good score.
  • You have to require a deep understanding of the subject because the exam does not merely test the knowledge but also the analytical approach. Your focus must be on clear conceptual understanding.

Note: Just keep in mind that there is no substitute for hard work. Follow the smart study plans instead of only counting your study hours, as it can differentiate you from others.

Keep preparing well and you will surely come out with flying colours. All the very best for your future.

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Renuka MiglaniRenuka MiglaniMember since Jan 2021
This article was curated by Renuka Miglani who is an Associate Manager at BYJU'S Exam Prep (CSIR-NET). A PostGrad with an educational background in Nutrition Science, she is an ardent reader & writer. Loves to impart knowledge to students. Being from a Nutrition Science background, she is well aware of the opportunities available and has hared the same in the above article. Stay tuned for more interesting articles from her which will be beneficial for your career.
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