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CSIR NET 2022 Last Minute Preparation Tips

Lam Vijaykanth
Lam VijaykanthUpdated On: January 18, 2022 05:28 pm IST | CSIR UGC NET

CSIR NET 2022 Examination is around the corner. To nail CSIR NET 2022, the candidates are provided with last-minute preparation tips in this article.

CSIR NET 2022 Last Minute Preparation Tips CSIR NET 2022 Examination is around the corner. To nail CSIR NET 2022, the candidates are provided with last minute preparation tips in this article.

CSIR NET 2022: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has announced a paper-wise- examination schedule for CSIR NET 2021-22. With just 10 days for the CSIR NET examination, candidates must start their last-minute preparations. The applicants, who have successfully submitted the application form must be aware that the commencement of CSIR NET is from the 29th of January. The aspirants must accelerate the preparation in order to clear the CSIR NET examination. To fulfill the dreams of many young minds, CollegeDekho has come with last-minute preparation tips, which can be helpful for the candidates.

Know the Examination Pattern of CSIR NET 2022

It is very essential to know and recall the examination pattern of CSIR NET 2022. The CSIR NET 2022 examination pattern is given in the table below.

Number of Section in CSIR NET 2022


The type of question


Duration of the examination

180 Minutes

Total number of questions in CSIR NET 2022

Physical Sciences – 75


Life Sciences- 145

Chemical Sciences- 120

Earth Sciences -150

The maximum marks of CSIR NET 2022


Marking Scheme for the right answer

+2 , +3,  +3.5,  +4 , +4.75 , +5 (Depends on opted paper)

Marking Scheme for the wrong attempt


CSIR NET 2022 Last Minute Preparation Tips

Know Your Concepts Completely and Clearly

The candidates must know the concepts completely and clearly to give the best shot in the examination of CSIR NET 2022. To do that, the aspirant should have good command over the syllabusof CSIR NET 2022. Making oneself thorough with all the concepts, the candidate must refer to various sources of materials. It is always better to have three to four different sources (Books, Experts Advice, Referring to various Publication books) to make the concepts clear. It is very essential for the candidates to complete the learning concepts much before the examination, so that revision is given adequate time.

Revision and Re-revision must be your Vision

Revision is one of the important aspects of preparation. Until the last minute, if a candidate prepares for the examination without revision, everything will go in vain rather than bring him/her fruitful results. Revision helps the candidates to recall the entire concept learned already. It is suggested that revision and re-revision of the important topics and the entire syllabus should be completed as early as possible. Therefore, revision and re-revision must be the vision of all the aspirants of CSIR NET 2022.

Practice Previous Papers/Specimen Papers/ Sample Papers

“Practice makes a man perfect” is an apt quotation for anyone who has strong will and determination to succeed to achieve something in life. For the aspirants of CSIR NET 2022, to enhance the accuracy of attempting the examination, to be familiar with the sort of questions asked in the examination, examination pattern, and sectional marks of the paper, it is better to solve previous papers. Most of the candidates do derive the confidence level by answering the previous papers/ sample papers.

‘No’ to New Topics/ Concepts

The aspirants are advised not to strain by covering the new topics as they do not have plenty of time left for the preparation. As the examination is near, candidates must revise all the topics that they learned so far. Experts say that learning the new concepts at the last minute may not give good results besides that they made lead candidates to perplexity and anxiety. Hence, candidates are suggested not to start learning new topics at the last hour.

Keep your spirits High: Self Confidence and a Positive Attitude are two important aspects that keep one's spirits high. It is very important for the candidates to remain positive and self-confident to perform well in the examination. “We are what we think of,” so let the positivity and self-assurance reign within you. During the examinations, the majority of the students suffer a high level of exam anxiety. The aspirants of CSIR NET 2022 must organize themselves and calm their minds in order to focus on the examination.

Have a Healthy diet: Candidates must take a healthy diet every day, especially at the time of examination. Unless and until candidates are in good health, they cannot perform well in the examination. Therefore, maintaining a healthy diet by taking nutritious food is very important. Having a healthy diet and exercising daily will make candidates fit and fiddle. The performance in the examination will be better.  

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