CSIR NET Exam Preparation Calendar 2024

Nikhar Aggrawal
Nikhar AggrawalUpdated On: February 26, 2024 03:45 pm IST | CSIR UGC NET

Preparing for CSIR NET Exam 2024? Check the complete subject-wise CSIR NET exam preparation calendar 2024 which candidates can follow from 1st October till the CSIR NET 2024 Exam Dates.


 
CSIR NET Exam Preparation

CSIR NET exam preparation calendar 2024: The CSIR UGC NET exam is held twice a year for candidates interested in positions of Junior Research Fellow or Assistant Professors in Science and Technology. The National Testing Agency administers the Joint CSIR UGC NET examination. Every year, lakhs of candidates from all over the country take this exam and spend months studying for the CSIR NET exam. The CSIR NET exam covers a broad range of topics. Candidates taking the CSIR NET exam 2024 may find the CSIR NET 2024 syllabus difficult to understand and score higher on. We have provided detailed information about the CSIR NET exam preparation calendar 2024, the CSIR NET syllabus of various subjects, and some useful tips in this article to help candidates with their CSIR NET exam preparation so that they can score higher.

CSIR NET exam 2024 will be conducted in June 2024. Candidates should start preparing for the CSIR NET Exam 2024 and understand the CSIR NET 2024 exam pattern. We have created the best CSIR NET Exam Preparation Calendar of 86 days.

CSIR NET Exam Syllabus

Understanding the CSIR NET 2024 syllabus during the preparation of life sciences, chemistry sciences, physics sciences, maths sciences, and earth sciences papers is very important. All topics of Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean, and Planetary Sciences, Life Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences are all covered in the CSIR NET Syllabus. NTA will conduct the CSIR NET 2024 exam in June 2024. To prepare for the exam, candidates should be familiar with the various concepts of their particular CSIR NET subjects. Candidates can download the complete CSIR NET Syllabus in the form of PDFs from the links provided below.

CSIR NET Exam Preparation Calendar for General Aptitude

The number of days for each topic could be different from student to student depending on their learning abilities and experience. Candidates are advised to prepare for the General Aptitude section first which is the Part A of the exam and is common in all CSIR NET Subjects Exam. Learn each and everything about a specific topic in  Part A from the best CSIR NET General Aptitude books.

The General Aptitude section (Part A) of the CSIR NET Exam has the least weightage of all the 3 sections. Still this section is equally important as compared to other sections. Candidates must understand the CSIR NET Part A Syllabus and the exam pattern thoroughly to score high in this section. This General Aptitude section will have 20 questions from which candidates have to answer only 15. CSIR NET Exam Part A consists of 30 marks. Each correct answer will give them 2 marks, while each incorrect answer will deduct 0.5 marks. Following is the CSIR NET General Aptitude Preparation Plan of 30 days.

Days

Topics

Day 1 - 2

Number and Simplification, Series Formation

Day 3 - 4

LCM and HCF, Average, Coding-Decoding

Day 5

Revise all topics from Day 1 - 4

Day 6 - 7

Quadratic Equations, Sequence and Series, Puzzles

Day 8 - 9

Surd and Indices, Logarithms, Percentage

Day 10

Revision of all topics from Day 1 - 9 

Day 11 - 12

Profit and Loss, Calendar and Clock, Ranking and Arrangement

Day 13 - 14

Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Pie-Chart, Tabulation

Day 15

Revision of all topics from Day 6-14

Day 16 - 17

Ratio, Proportion and Variation, Partnership

Day 18 - 19

Partnership, Allegation and Mixture, Mensuration

Day 20

Revision of all topics from Day 11 - 19

Day 21 - 22

Time Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Mean, Median & Mode

Day 23 - 24

Permutations and Combinations, Graphical Analysis: Bar Graph, Line Graph

Day 25

Revision of all topics from Day 16 - 24

Day 26 - 27 

Probability, Geometry, Measures of Dispersion

Day 28

Trigonometry

Day 29

Revision of all topics from Day 19 - 28

Day 30

Solve Previous Year Question Papers


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CSIR NET Exam Preparation Calendar for Chemical Sciences

All candidates must check the CSIR NET Chemical Science syllabus thoroughly before beginning your CSIR NET Chemical Sciences Exam preparation. In chemical sciences exam Part B will consist of 40 questions, only 35 of which must be answered. For each correct answer candidates will get 2 marks, for each incorrect answer 0.5 marks will be deducted.

Part C will consist of 60 questions, only 25 of which must be answered. For each correct answer candidates will get 4 marks, for each incorrect answer 1 mark will be deducted. Following is the CSIR NET Chemical Sciences Exam Study Plan of 56 days which students must follow after preparation of 30 days for the general aptitude section.

Days

Topics

Day 31 - 32

Chemical periodicity, Concepts of acids and bases

Day 33 - 34

Principles of quantum mechanics, Approximate methods of quantum mechanics

Day 35

Revision of all topics from Day 31 - 34

Day 36 - 37

homo-heteronuclear molecules bonding, Atomic structure and spectroscopy

Day 38 - 39

Main group elements and their compounds, Chemical bonding in diatomics

Day 40

Revision of all topics from Day 31 - 39

Day 41 - 42

Transition elements and coordination compounds, Chemical applications of group theory

Day 43 - 44

Inner transition elements, Electrochemistry

Organometallic compounds, Molecular spectroscopy

Day 45

Revision of all topics from Day 36 - 45

Day 46- 47

Cages and metal clusters, Colloids and surfaces

Day 48 - 49

Analytical chemistry, Polymer chemistry

Day 50

Revision of all topics from Day 41 - 49

Day 51 - 52

Bioinorganic chemistry, Data analysis

Day 53 - 54

Chemical thermodynamics, Statistical thermodynamics

Day 55

Revision of all topics from Day 46 - 54

Day 56 - 57

Characterisation of inorganic compounds, Solid state

Day 58 - 59

Nuclear chemistry, IUPAC nomenclature of organic molecules  

Day 60

Revision of all topics from Day 51 - 59

Day 61 - 62

Aromaticity, Organic reactive intermediates

Day 63 - 64

Principles of stereochemistry, Common named reactions and rearrangements

Day 65

Revision of all topics from Day 56 - 64

Day 66 - 67

Organic reaction mechanisms involving addition, Organic transformations and reagents

Day 68 - 69

Concepts in organic synthesis, Asymmetric synthesis

Day 70

Revision of all topics from Day 61 - 69

Day 71 - 72

Pericyclic reactions, Synthesis and reactivity of common heterocyclic compounds

Day 73 - 74

Structure determination of organic compounds, Chemistry of natural products

Day 75

Revision of all topics from Day 66 - 74

Day 76 - 77

Chemistry in nanoscience and technology, Medicinal Chemistry

Day 78 - 79

Catalysis and green chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Day 80

Supramolecular chemistry

Day 81

Revision of all topics from Day 71 - 80

Day 82

Complete Revision of Physical Chemistry with mock tests

Day 83

Complete Revision of Inorganic Chemistry with mock tests

Day 84

Complete Revision of Organic Chemistry with mock tests

Day 85

Complete Revision of Interdisciplinary Chemistry topics with mock tests

Day 86

Solve Previous Year Question papers 

CSIR NET Exam Preparation Calendar for Physical Sciences

Candidates must go through the CSIR NET Physical Sciences Syllabus completely along with its exam pattern to have the basic understanding of CSIR NET Physical Sciences Exam Preparation. 

Part B of the Physical Sciences Exam contains 25 questions and 20 must be answered out of them. Each correct answer will give 3.5 marks and each incorrect answer will deduct 0.875 marks. Part C contains 30 questions and 20 must be answered out of them. Each correct answer will give 5 marks and each incorrect answer will deduct 1.25 marks. Following is the CSIR NET Life Sciences Exam Study Plan of 56 days which students must follow after preparation of 30 days for the general aptitude section. All candidates must refer to the best physical sciences books for the best CSIR NET Physical Sciences Exam Preparation.

Days

Topics

Day 31 - 33

Mathematical Methods of Physics 

Day 34 - 36

Classical Mechanics

Day 37 - 39

Electromagnetic Theory

Day 40

Revision of topics from Day 31 - 39

Day 41 - 43

Quantum Mechanics 

Day 44 - 46

Electronics and Experimental Methods

Day 47 - 49

Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics

Day 50

Revision of topics from Day 41 - 49

Day 51 - 53

Mathematical Methods of Physics

Day 54 - 56

Classical Mechanics

Day 57 - 59

Electromagnetic Theory

Day 60

Revision of topics from Day 51 - 59

Day 61 - 63

Quantum Mechanics 

Day 64 - 66

Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics

Day 67 - 69

Electronics and Experimental Methods

Day 70

Revision of topics from Day 61 - 69

Day 71 - 73

Condensed Matter Physics

Day 74 - 76

Nuclear and Particle Physics

Day 77 - 79

Atomic & Molecular Physics

Day 80

Revision of topics from Day 71 - 79

Day 81 - 82

Complete Revision of Part - A (Core) with Mock Tests

Day 83 - 84

Complete Revision of Part - B (Advanced) with Mock Tests

Day 85 - 86

Solve Previous Year Question Papers


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CSIR NET Exam Preparation Calendar for Life Sciences

All aspirants must go through the CSIR NET Life Sciences Exam Pattern and Syllabus to get a complete overview on how to prepare and perform in this exam. Part B consists of 50 questions, 35 of which must be answered correctly to get 2 marks and 0.5 mark is deducted for each incorrect answer. Part C consists of 75 questions, out of which candidates have to answer 25 questions. Candidates will score 4 marks for each correct answer, and 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. Following is the CSIR NET Life Sciences Exam Study Plan of 56 days which students must follow after preparation of 30 days for the general aptitude section.

Days

Topics

Day 31 - 33

Molecules and their Interaction Relevant to Biology

Day 34 - 36

Cellular Organization

Day 37

Revision of all topics from Day 31 - 36

Day 38 - 40

Fundamental Processes

Day 41 - 43

Cell Communication and Cell Signalling

Day 44

Revision of all topics from Day 38 - 43

Day 45 - 47

Developmental Biology

Day 48 - 50

Plan System Physiology

Day 51

Revision of all topics from Day 45 - 50

Day 52 - 54

Animal System Physiology

Day 55 - 57

Inheritance Biology

Day 58

Revision of all topics from Day 52 - 57

Day 59 - 61

Diversity of Life Forms

Day 62 - 64

Ecological Principles

Day 65

Revision of all topics from Day 59 - 64

Day 66 - 68

Evolution and Behavior

Day 69 - 71

Applied Biology 

Day 72

Revision of all topics from Day 66 - 71

Day 73 - 74

Methods in Biology 

Day 75 -76

Revision of all topics from Day 31 - 43

Day 77 - 78

Revision of all topics from Day 45 - 57

Day 79 - 81

Revision of all topics from Day 59 - 74

Day 82 - 83

Practise Several mock tests

Day 84

Revision of whole syllabus

Day 85 - 86

Solve Previous Year Question Papers

CSIR NET Exam Preparation Calendar for Mathematical Sciences

Candidates must prepare using CSIR NET Mathematical Science Books for the best preparation of this exam. Part B of CSIR NET Mathematical Sciences Exam consists of 40 questions, out of which 25 questions must be answered. Candidates will receive 3 marks for every correct answer and will lose 0.75 marks for each wrong answer. Part C contains 60 questions, 20 of which must be answered. In this section, each correct answer is of 4.75 marks and there is no negative marking for incorrect answers. Following is the CSIR NET Mathematical Sciences Exam Study Plan of 56 days which students must follow after preparation of 30 days for the general aptitude section.

Days

Topics

Day 31 - 33

Analysis

Day 34 - 36

Complex Analysis

Day 37 - 38

Revision of 31 - 36

Day 39 - 41

Algebra

Day 42 - 44

Linear Algebra

Day 44 - 45

Revision of all topics from Day 39 - 44

Day 47 - 49

Topology

Day 50 - 52

Numerical Analysis

Day 53 - 54

Revision of all topics from Day 47 - 52

Day 55 - 57

Ordinary Differential Equations

Day 58 - 60

Partial Differential Equations

Day 61 - 62

Revision of all topics from Day 55 - 60

Day 63 - 65

Calculus of Variations

Day 66 - 68

Classical Mechanics

Day 69 - 70

Revision of all topics from Day 63 - 68

Day 71 - 73

Linear Integral Equations

Day 74 - 77

Descriptive statistics, exploratory data analysis 

Day 78 - 79

Revision of all topics from Day 71 - 77

Day 80 - 81

Practise Several Mock Tests

Day 82

Revision of all topics of Unit I

Day 83

Revision of all topics of Unit II

Day 84

Revision of all topics of Unit III

Day 85

Revision of all topics of Unit IV

Day 86

Solve Previous Year Question Papers

CSIR NET Exam Preparation Calendar for Earth Sciences

Candidates must maintain consistency in their CSIR NET 2024 Exam Preparation and should stick to thi CSIR NET Earth Sciences Exam Study plan of 56 days . This will help in their thorough preparation for the CSIR NET Earth Science syllabus and CSIR NET 2024 exam pattern.

Part B will consist of 50 questions, only 35 of which must be answered. Candidates will get 2 points for each correct answer and 0.5 marks will be deducted for  each wrong answer. Part C will consist of 80 questions, only 25 of which must be answered. Candidates will get 4 points for each correct answer and 1.32 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Following is the CSIR NET Earth Sciences Exam Study Plan of 56 days which students must follow after preparation of 30 days for the general aptitude section.

Days

Topics

Day 31 - 32

The Earth and the Solar System, Environmental Earth Sciences 

Day 33 -34

Earth Materials, Surface Features and Processes, Interior of the Earth, Deformation and Tectonics 

Day 35 - 36

Interior of the Earth, Deformation and Tectonics, Earth Materials, Surface Features and Processes

Day 37

Revision of all topics from Day 31 - 36

Day 38 - 39

Oceans and Atmosphere, Paleontology and its applications

Day 40 - 41

Mineralogy And Petrology, Structural Geology and Geotonics

Day 42 - 43

Marine Geology and Paleoceanography, Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Day 44

Revision of all topics from Day 38 - 43

Day 45 - 46

Economic Geology, Quaternary Geology

Day 47 - 48

GeoChemistry, Precambrian Geology and Crystal Evolution

Day 49 - 50

Remote Sensing and GIS, Geomorphology

Day 51

Revision of all topics from 45 - 50

Day 52 - 53

Engineering Geology, Mineral Exploration, Hydrogeology

Day 54 - 55

Geography of India, Climatology, Biogeography

Day 56 - 57

Geomorphology, Signal Processing, Environmental Geography

Day 58

Revision of all topics from Day 52 - 57

Day 59 - 60

Field theory, Seismology Elastic theory

Day 61 - 62

Numerical analysis and inversion, Well logging, Seismic Methods

Day 63 - 64

Gravity and Magnetic Methods, Electrical and Electromagnetic Methods

Day 65

Revision of all topics from Day 59 - 64

Day 66 - 67

Physical Meteorology, Cloud Physics, Climatology

Day 68 - 69

Gravity and Magnetic fields of the earth, Plate Tectonics and Geodynamics

Day 70 - 71

Dynamic Meteorology, Atmospheric Electricity

Day 72

Revision of all topics from Day 66 - 71

Day 73 - 74

Synoptic Meteorology, Numerical Weather Prediction

Day 75 - 76

General Circulation and Climate Modelling, Aviation Meteorology, Satellite Meteorology

Day 77 - 78

Physical Oceanography, Geological Oceanography

Day 79

Revision of all topics from Day 73 - 78

Day 80 - 81

Chemical Oceanography, Biological Oceanography

Day 82 

Complete Revision of Part B Syllabus with Mock Tests

Day 83

Complete Revision of Geology, Applied Geology with Mock Tests

Day 84

Complete Revision of Geophysics, Physical Geography with Mock Tests

Day 85 

Physical Geography Meteorology, Ocean Sciences with Mock Tests

Day 86

Solve Previous Year Question Papers

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CSIR NET Exam Preparation Tips

CSIR NET Exam 2024 (December Session) is a few months away and students work hard and follow the CSIR NET Exam study plan thoroughly for the best preparation. The following are general CSIR NET Exam Preparation tips for studying for the exam.

  • Candidates must follow the CSIR NET Exam Preparation Calendar provided in this article for the best and complete preparation.
  • They must evaluate their strengths and weaknesses in the subject and must manage time accordingly for the NET Exam Preparation.
  • All candidates must study the whole CSIR NET Syllabus before solving any sample papers for CSIR NET Previous Year Question Papers.
  • They should regularly solve mock tests on their revision days and take quizzes to increase confidence.
  • They should also improve accuracy of their answers in less time by solving as many CSIR NET Sample Papers as they can.
  • Candidates must remain calm, focused, and organised at the time of CSIR NET Exam Preparation to score high.

Preparing for the CSIR NET Exam involves consistent effort, commitment, and a positive attitude. Candidates must follow a smart and well-planned CSIR NET Exam Preparation Strategy to get a good score in the CSIR UGC NET exam. Students who want to pass the CSIR NET 2024 Exam must plan their preparation carefully, as this will allow them to answer even the most difficult questions without difficulty. We hope that candidates will prepare well with this subject-wise CSIR NET CSIR NET Exam Preparation Calendar for any of the subjects they choose. In order to improve their preparation level and easily pass the exam, aspirants must stay focused, have confidence in themselves, and keep a disciplined study routine.

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