CSIR NET Question Papers

CSIR NET Question Papers

ByRenuka Miglani  |  Updated on: Apr 27, 2021Check out CSIR NET 2021 notification PDF, exam date, eligibility criteria, selection process, syllabus, exam pattern, etc.
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CSIR NET Question Papers 2021

CSIR NET Question Papers 2021: After the examination period is completed, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) publishes CSIR NET question papers on the official website for all five subjects:

  • Chemical Sciences
  • Earth Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences.

Previous year's question papers are the perfect way to learn about the types of questions that will be asked on the exam and how to prepare for it. Candidates beginning CSIR NET Preparation for the next period of the exam should review the CSIR NET Syllabus, Exam Pattern, and Question Papers before beginning their preparation in order to develop an effective exam strategy.

Following completion of the CSIR NET Syllabus, candidates can practise previous years' question papers and model question papers to improve their preparation and increase their chances of passing the CSIR NET exam.

CSIR NET Question Papers 2020

We will update the CSIR NET Previous Year Papers PDF 2020 below shortly. Candidates preparing for the upcoming CSIR NET exam must practise the question papers and prepare accordingly. 

Subjects

Question Papers

Chemical Sciences

will be updated shortly

Earth Sciences

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Life Sciences

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Mathematical Sciences

will be updated shortly

Physical Sciences

will be updated shortly

CSIR NET Question Paper Pattern

Understand the details about the CSIR NET Question Paper Pattern for all 5 subjects before solving the papers. 

  1. CSIR NET Exam Pattern For Chemical Sciences
SectionPart APart BPart CTotal
Total Questions204060120
Maximum Number of Questions to Attempt15352575
Marks for each correct answer224200
Maximum Marks3070100200
Negative Marking0.50.51

2. CSIR NET Exam Pattern For Earth Sciences

SectionPart APart BPart CTotal
Total Questions205080150
Maximum Number of Questions to Attempt15352575
Marks for each correct answer224200
Negative Marking0.50.51.32
Maximum Marks3070100200

3. CSIR NET Exam Pattern For Life Sciences

SectionPart APart BPart CTotal
Total Questions205075145
Maximum Number of Questions to Attempt15352575
Marks for each correct answer224200
Negative Marking0.50.51
Maximum Marks3070100200

4. CSIR NET Exam Pattern For Mathematical Sciences

SectionPart APart BPart CTotal
Total Questions204060120
Maximum Number of Questions to Attempt15252060
Marks for each correct answer234.75200
Negative Marking0.50.750
Maximum Marks307595200

5. CSIR NET Exam Pattern For Physical Sciences

SectionPart APart BPart CTotal
Total Questions20253075
Maximum Number of Questions to Attempt15202055
Marks for each correct answer23.55200
Negative Marking0.50.8751.25
Maximum Marks3070100200

How to Analyze the CSIR NET Question Papers?

  • Firstly, Download all the Question Papers and try to solve the papers on your own.
  • Then check the answer key.
  • After checking the answer key, analyze your weak and strong areas so that you can focus more on the upcoming Exam.
  • Make regular notes of all the important points.
  • Lastly, revise them daily to qualify the exam.

Advantages of Solving Previous Year CSIR NET Papers

Experts and toppers recommend solving the question papers at a regular basis. Few of the benefits of practising them are as follows:

  • Candidates can gain hands-on knowledge of the actual exam by solving question papers.
  • Students will gain an understanding of the types of questions that will be asked, the exam pattern, the difficulty level, and the exam's topic-by-topic weightage.
  • It will provide you with an indication of where you stand in terms of preparation and aspirants can step on in the right direction by making a strategy and reviewing the previous year's question paper.

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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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