CSIR NET Part A General Aptitude Study Material – Download PDF!

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 13th, 2023

CSIR NET General Aptitude Study Notes for CSIR NET Part-A: During the preparation for the CSIR NET Exam, candidates usually don’t focus much on Part A preparation, which may affect their overall score. It is very hard to find all the study materials for the Part A – General Aptitude section in one place during the preparation. This is important to understand that Part A of the CSIR NET exam plays an important role in securing a good rank as it consists of 30 marks out of 200.

Keeping in mind the importance of this section, we at BYJU’S Exam Prep comes up with all the study material to prepare for the General Aptitude paper in one single place. Also, candidates can download the PDF of study notes. So, without wasting your precious time, read the full article and start your preparation today!

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CSIR NET General Aptitude Study Notes

The whole General Aptitude Syllabus is categorised into 3 main subparts namely:

1. Numerical Ability

2. Reasoning

3. Data Interpretation and Graphical Analysis

This section provides direct links for the study notes and is categorized unit-wise for better understanding and comprehension. Check all the study notes and download the PDF from the given link:

1. Numerical Ability

Study Notes Download Link
1. Simple Interest Click Here
2. Direction Sense Test Click Here
Time & Work
Click Here
Click Here
Time & Distance
Click Here

2. Reasoning

Study Notes Download Link
1. Basics of Alphabet Test in Reasoning Section Click Here
2. Basics of Blood Relationships for General Aptitude Click Here
3. Practice Top 50 Reasoning Questions Here Click Here
4. 3 MANTRA’S to Prepare Well for Reasoning Ability Section Click Here
5. Syllogism Click Here
6. Alphabet Series Click Here
7. Coding-Decoding Click Here
8. Distance and Direction Click Here
9. Clock and Calendar Click Here
10. Puzzles Click Here
11. Blood Relations Click Here
12. Symbols & Notations Click Here
13. Analytical Reasoning Click Here
14. Direction And Distance Click Here
15. Analogy Click Here
16. Statement Click Here
17. Data Sufficiency Click Here
18. Visual Ability Click Here
Cube And Dice
Click Here
Arithmetical Reasoning
Click Here
Paper Folding & Cutting
Click Here
Mirror & Water Image, Completion of figures, Embedded figures etc
Click Here
Word Formation and Alphabetical Reasoning
Click Here
Logical Arrangements
Click Here

3. Data Interpretation and Graphical Analysis

Study Notes Download Link
1. Few Mantra’s to Help You in Mastering Data Interpretation Concept Click Here
2. Bar Graph Click Here
3. Line Graph Click Here

CSIR NET General Aptitude Formula Sheets

S. No. Formula Sheets Link
1. Percentage Click Here
2. Profit & Loss Click Here
3. Simple Interest Click Here
4. Problem On Age Click Here
5. Problem On Train Click Here
6. Boat And Stream Click Here
7. Ratio And Proportion Click Here
8. Average Click Here
9. Mixture And Alligation Click Here
10. Partnership Click Here
11. Simplification Click Here
12. Geometry Click Here
13. Number System Click Here
14. Probability Click Here
15. Divisibility Rule Click Here
16. Permutation and combination Click Here
17. Number Factors Click Here
18. HCF & LCM Click Here
19. Remainder Theorem Click Here
20. Surds And Indices Click Here
21. Coordinate Geometry Click Here
22. Statistics Notes Click Here
23. AP, GP And HP Click Here

CSIR NET General Aptitude Important Questions

S. No. Important Questions Link
1. Simple Interest Click Here
2. Time & Distance Click Here
3. Compound Interest Click Here
4. Alphabet Series Click Here

CSIR NET General Aptitude Free Video Lectures

Watch the free video lectures to clear all the basic concepts of general aptitude and boost your score. All the video links are provided below:

1. Free Classes on Youtube

You can watch the classes on the Youtube channel. We have compiled all the lectures in one link and mentioned the link below:

To watch the Videos: Click Here.

2. Free Classes on the BYJU’S Exam Prep APP

Every week, our expert faculty takes a series of classes on the general aptitude section of the BYJU Exam Prep app. This series contains all the important sessions of Quant and Reasoning. Check out all the classes by clicking on the link mentioned below:

To watch the Videos: Click Here.

CSIR NET General Aptitude Mock Tests

Without practice, preparation always remains incomplete. So to complete the preparation, mock tests are available on the BYJU’S Exam Prep app/web for General Aptitude Section. Attempt the mock tests and boost your score. Mосk tests give yоu а соmрlete ideа оf the асtuаl exаm аnd рreраre yоu ассоrdingly аnd it is themоst effeсtive wаy tо рreраre fоr аn exаm. Hаve yоu ever thоught аbоut whаt yоu need tо dо tо соnvert lоw sсоres tо high sсоres? You can easily improve your scores by keeping a few steps in mind while taking the mock practice test or after completing it.


To Attempt Mock Tests: Click Here

CSIR NET General Aptitude Previous Years Questions

The previous year helps you understand the type of questions asked previously and the level of the questions. After knowing it, you can make a proper strategy to ace this general aptitude section in your CSIR NET exam. We provide a link to attempt the previous year’s questions and practise all the concepts.


To Practise Previous Year’s Questions: Click Here

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CSIR NET General Aptitude Best Books

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  • СSIR UGС NET РАРER I by Аrihаnt Рubliсаtiоn
  • Generаl Арtitude Theоry аnd Рrасtiсe by Rаm Раndey
  • СSIR NET Generаl Арtitude – А New Оutlооk by Сhristy Vаrghese

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