CSIR stands for Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India which provides Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).

The age limit for JRF (NET) is minimum 19 years and maximum 28 years. Candidates who have M.Sc. or Equivalent degree in life science with minimum 55% marks for General & OBC candidates; 50% for SC/ST, Physically and Visually Handicapped candidates.


Section A

This part contains 20 questions related to General Science, Quantitative Reasoning & Analysis, and Research Aptitude. The candidates shall be required to answer any 15 questions. Each question is of two marks.

Section B

This part shall contain 50 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) generally covering the topics given in the syllabus. A candidate shall be required to answer any 35 questions. Each question is of two marks.

Section B

This part shall carry 75 questions that are designed to examine a candidate’s knowledge of scientific concepts. The questions shall be of analytical nature where a candidate is expected to apply the scientific knowledge to arrive at the solution to the given scientific problem. A candidate shall be required to answer any 25 questions. Each question is of four marks. There will be negative marking 1/4th for each wrong answer.

Here are the 10 best ways to crack the CSIR Net Exam:-

Make a Proper Schedule – Proper schedule is must crack entrance exam. Make a proper schedule of your daily study and follow the schedule to focus.

Revise the Basics First– Basic is the base of every knowledge. A basic knowledge gives you more understanding of the topics. Revise your basic first and then learn other things.

Join Coaching Institute– It is a good and useful way to crack the CSIR Net Exam. Because here you can easily solve your query and learn. Choose best coaching institute to join and also check their records of the previous year.

Download Practice Sample Papers– Download sample test papers and practice on them for your time management, learning and examine the preparation.

Self-Assessment is important– Depending on a student’s capability, If the basics of the student are strong, then he can do well in the present situation and manage time for preparing all the portions. Self-assessment is good for learning and to strengthen your points.

Time Management is Must– This is very important to crack any exam. To crack the CSIR UGC Net exam you must know about how to manage your time during the exam. For that ask your seniors or others who already attempt that exam in previous years and manage your time.

24 X 7 Teacher Faculty for Doubt solving: – Always stay in contact with your seniors and teachers to quick solving any query easily.

Watch Videos tutorials to clear your doubts– This is the another way to better understand any of the problems. Watch the videos and learn from that to clear your doubts easily.

Books especially for CSIR NET exam– Read standardize book that is especially for CSIR Net Exam preparation and written by the best author.

Learn from mistakes– You should always learn from mistakes. It is a successful way to overcome your weakness and mistakes.