CSIR NET Syllabus 2021, Download PDF

CSIR NET Syllabus 2021, Download PDF

ByRenuka Miglani  |  Updated on: Jul 16, 2021Check out CSIR NET 2021 Dates, eligibility criteria, selection process, syllabus, exam pattern, etc.
Check out CSIR NET 2021 Dates, eligibility criteria, selection process, syllabus, exam pattern, etc.
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CSIR NET Syllabus 2021 Overview

CSIR UGC NET 2021 notification will be out soon. CSIR UGC NET Exam will be conducted to check the eligibility of the students for JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) and Lecturership in all the CSIR Institutes. 

A detailed UGC CSIR NET syllabus will help the students to score better in the exam and also present better clarity of the topics to be covered. Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) is a National Research & Development Organisation that is one of the world's largest publicly organizations. The grants, fellowship schemes are provided by the Human Resource Development Group (HRDG), a division of CSIR.

Check the CSIR NET 2021 syllabus for all the subjects below including Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and  Physical Sciences.

CSIR NET Syllabus: Section-wise details

CSIR UGC NET Exam is conducted twice (2) per year. The selected candidates are eligible for JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) and Lecturership.

Below mentioned are the detailed CSIR NET exam pattern, syllabus of different subjects asked for the exam. 

 

CSIR NET Exam Pattern 2021

1. Total Marks: 200

2. Time Duration: 3 hours

3. The CSIR UGC NET exam is divided into three parts: Part A, Part B and Part C (Single Slot)

(i). Part 'A': Common to all subjects.

  • There will be 20 objective type questions in Part ‘A’.
  • Candidates are required to answer any 15 questions.
  • In case a student answers more than 15 questions, only the first 15 answers will be evaluated.
  • All questions are of 2 marks each.
  • The wrong answer will attract a negative marking of 0.5 marks.
  • This section has questions related to General Aptitude with emphasis on logical reasoning, graphical analysis, analytical and numerical ability, quantitative comparison, series formation etc.

Check detailed CSIR NET Selection Process 2021

(ii). Part 'B': Contain subject-related conventional Multiple Choice questions (MCQs), generally covering the topics given in the syllabus.

  • There will be 50 objective type questions in Part ‘B’.
  • Candidates are required to answer any 35 questions.
  • In case a student answers more than 35 questions, only the first 35 answers will be checked.
  • All questions are of 2 marks.
  • Negative marking of 0.5 marks for wrong answers.

(iii). Part 'C': Contain higher value questions that may test the candidate's knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts.

  • There will be 75 objective type questions in Part ‘C’.
  • The candidates are required to answer any 25 questions out of 75 questions.
  • In case a student answers more than 25 questions, only the first 25 answers will be evaluated.
  • All questions shall be of 4 marks each.
  • There will be negative marking of 1 mark for wrong answers.

CSIR NET Syllabus 2021 for General Aptitude

Check the CSIR NET Paper-1 Syllabus: CSIR NET General Aptitude Syllabus

I. Numerical Ability

  • Number and Simplification
  • LCM and HCF
  • Average
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Sequence and Series
  • Surd and Indices
  • Logarithms
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Ratio, Proportion and Variation
  • Partnership
  • Allegation and Mixture
  • Time Speed and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Probability
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry

II. Reasoning

  • Series Formation
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Distance and Directions
  • Calendar and Clock
  • Ranking and Arrangement
  • Puzzles


III. Data Interpretation and Graphical Analysis

  • Mean, Median & Mode
  • Measures of Dispersion
  • Graphical Analysis: Bar Graph, Line Graph
  • Pie-Chart
  • Tabulation

Download CSIR NET General Aptitude Syllabus PDF

Download CSIR NET Syllabus 2021 pdf

Download syllabus pdf for General Aptitude and CSIR NET life science pdf from the direct link mentioned below. 

Below you can download the subject-wise CSIR NET syllabus PDF for life science, earth science, chemical science, mathematical science, and physical science 2021 exam.

Subject

Download Syllabus PDF

Chemical Sciences

CSIR NET Syllabus Chemistry 2021 pdf

Earth Sciences

CSIR NET Syllabus Earth Science PDF

Life Sciences

CSIR NET Syllabus Life Science 2021 pdf

Mathematical Sciences

CSIR NET Syllabus Mathematics PDF

Physical Sciences

CSIR UGC NET Syllabus Physical Science PDF

We hope that the students who are applying for CSIR UGC NET 2021 will get know about the detailed exam pattern, syllabus for the different subjects asked in the exam.

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  • There is a total of five subjects asked in CSIR NET which are Chemical Science, Earth Science, Life Science, Mathematical Science, and Physical Science.

  • There are 3 parts in all the five sections of Chemical Science, Earth Science, Life Science, Mathematical Science, and Physical Science.

    • Start your CSIR NET exam preparation with the updated syllabus and create a smart study plan.
    • Review the complete CSIR NET Syllabus 2021 and list up all the topics on a paper.
    • Understand the paper pattern in order to pick the topics simultaneously and set your targeted score accordingly.
  • No, the calculator is not allowed in CSIR NET exam.

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