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CSIR UGC NET 2023 Syllabus is prescribed by Human Resource Development Group (HRDG) on its official website for all the 5 subjects. Candidates can select the subject during the time of the online application process. CSIR NET paper is divided into 3 part i.e A, B, C. The syllabus for Part A is common for everyone and the syllabus of Part B and C is totally based on the subject opted by the candidates. Candidates preparing for the exam can download CSIR NET Practice Papers.
CSIR NET Syllabus 2023: Part A
The topics in Part-A of CSIR NET Syllabus 2023 are mentioned below.
|Similarities and Differences|
|Symbols and Notations|
|Time & Work|
|Simple & Compound Interest|
|Time & Speed|
|HCF, LCM Problems|
|Profit & Loss|
|Bar Graph, Pictorial Graph, Pie Chart|
|Ratio & Proportion|
|Permutation & Combination|
|Measures of Dispersion|
CSIR NET Syllabus 2023: Part B & C
Part B of CSIR NET syllabus mainly comprises 5 subjects. CSIR-UGC NET exam for Science stream is conducted by CSIR in the following areas: –
|Chemistry in Nanoscience and Technology|
Earth Science Part B
|Oceans and Atmosphere|
|The Earth and Solar System|
|Interior of Earth, Deformation, and Tectonics|
|Earth Materials, Surface Features, and Processes|
|Environmental Earth Sciences|
Earth Science Part C
|Mineralogy and Petrology|
|Marine Geology and Paleoceanography|
|Palaeontology and its Applications|
|Structural Geology and Geotectonics|
|Precambrian Geology and Crustal Evolution|
|Sedimentology and Stratigraphy|
|Molecules and their Interaction Relevant to Biology|
|Diversity of Life Forms|
|Methods in Biology|
|Evolution and Behavior|
|System Physiology – Plant|
|Mathematical Methods in Physics|
|Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics|
|Electronics and Experimental Methods|
|Linear Integral Equations|
|Partial Differential Equations|
|Calculus of Variations|
|Ordinary Differential Equations|
|Exploratory Data Analysis|
Download CSIR NET Syllabus PDF: Subject-Wise
To know the detailed CSIR NET syllabus for all the subjects and sections, candidates can download the PDF of the respective paper given below.
|Paper Name||Download PDF|
|Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences||Click Here|
|Chemical Sciences||Click Here|
|Life Sciences||Click Here|
|Mathematical Sciences||Click Here|
|Physical Sciences||Click Here|
CSIR NET Exam Pattern 2023: Overview
The CSIR NET exam pattern 2023 involves the structure of the question paper including the total of subjects, questions, exam duration and marking scheme. Have a look at the highlights of the exam pattern below:
- The CSIR NET question paper 2023 of each paper is divided into three sections – Part A, B and C.
- The CSIR NET Part-A comprises General Aptitude questions that assess the candidates’ teaching/research aptitude, reasoning ability, comprehension skills, divergent thinking and general awareness.
- Paper B and Part C questions are based on the subject chosen by candidates from the following five subjects – Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Physical Sciences.
- The exam carries a weightage of 200 marks.
- There is a negative marking of 25 per cent (33 per cent for a few parts) for each wrong answer
- The exam comprises objective-type multiple-choice questions (MCQs)
- The exam is of a single three hours duration
- There is no break between all three parts
CSIR UGC NET Syllabus 2023: FAQs
Q: What are the subjects for which CSIR NET is conducted?
A: There are 5 major subjects for which exam is conducted and they are:
Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
Q: What are the major topics of Earth Sciences Syllabus for CSIR NET 2023?
A: Geology, Applied Geology, Earth Sciences, Physical Geography, Geophysics, Meteorology, Ocean sciences are the major topics for this subject. Part A of the exam is common for all the candidates but Part B and C are as per the subject opted by the candidate.
Q: Where can I check the CSIR NET syllabus?
A: You can check the CSIR NET syllabus on the official website – https://csirhrdg.res.in as well as here we have also shared the detailed syllabus.