CSIR NET Syllabus 2021: Download Subject-wise CSIR NET Syllabus Pdfs

Exam Date

Jul 19, 2021

Result Date

Aug 6, 2021

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The syllabus for CSIR NET will be majorly focused on 5 topics. The topics are Life Science, Physical Science, Chemical Science, Mathematical Science, and Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Sciences.

CSIR NET Syllabus 2021 Highlights

The CSIR NET syllabus will be divided into 3 parts in the question paper i.e. Part A, Part B, Part C. The Part A of the CSIR NET 2021 Syllabus consists of General Aptitude focusing mainly on Logical Reasoning, Numerical Ability, Graphs, etc. This syllabus of Part-A is similar in all three parts of the CSIR NET 2021 Exam. Candidates can find subject-wise CSIR NET 2021 Syllabus with topics and sub-topics below.

Note: The Exam Scheme for Chemical Sciences has been revised from June 2017 CSIR NET onwards.

CSIR NET 2021 Syllabus: Part-A

The topics in Part-A of the CSIR NET 2021 Syllabus are mentioned below.

Logical Reasoning Numerical Ability Graphical Analysis
Similarities and Differences Visual Ability Percentage Average Measures of Dispersion Bar Graph
Number Series Graphical Analysis Time & Work Algebra Mean Line Graph
Blood Relationships Data Analysis Simple & Compound Interest Area Median Pie Chart
Arrangements Analytical Reasoning Time & Speed Profit & Loss Mode Tabulation
Statements Syllogisms HCF, LCM Problems
Bar Graph, Pictorial Graph, Pie Chart
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Data Sufficiency Analogies Simplifications
Ratio & Proportion
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Non-verbal Reasoning Directions Number System
Permutation & Combination
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Alphabet Series
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Symbols and Notations Classification   -   -   -  - - 

CSIR NET 2021 Syllabus: Part-B

The part B of CSIR NET syllabus mainly comprises of 5 subjects. CSIR-UGC NET Exam for Science stream is conducted by CSIR in the following areas: -

  • Chemical Sciences
  • Earth Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physical Science

CSIR NET Syllabus PDF Download

The syllabus for CSIR NET is vast. Candidates can download the PDF below to refer to the CSIR NET 2021 syllabus from time to time. It will help them understand the topics better and manage their time accordingly. The PDF contains the syllabus details on the following topics:

  • CSIR NET Syllabus for Chemical Sciences
  • CSIR NET Syllabus for Earth Sciences
  • CSIR NET Syllabus for Life Sciences
  • CSIR NET Syllabus for Mathematical Sciences
  • CSIR NET Syllabus for Physical Science

Download CSIR NET Syllabus PDF

CSIR NET Exam Pattern

Now that you know the CSIR NET syllabus 2021, you also need to understand how the exam pattern looks. In the table below, you can find the CSIR NET exam pattern.

CSIR NET Exam Pattern
Particulars Details
Conducted for Lectureship in Science streams Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Mode Online i.e. Computer-based test (CBT)
Type of Question Objective - MCQs
Exam Duration 3 Hours or 180 Minutes
Timings Morning Session: 9:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Afternoon Session: 2:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M.
Date of Exam Jul 19, 2021
Subjects Life Science, Physical Science, Chemical Science, Mathematical Science, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Sciences
Type of Questions 120 Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response
Total Marks 200 (For Each Section)
Paper Medium English and Hindi


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