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CSIR NET Chemical Sciences Syllabus, Question Paper and Study Material

CSIR NET Chemical Sciences

CSIR NET Syllabus

CSIR NET Chemical Science Exam is conducted for those who are looking to work as a Lecturer or Researcher in various prestigious Universities and Organizations.

All those who are dreaming to proceed with their career in this field should read this article till the end. We have given a complete guide Chemical Science 2021 Exam below.

NTA will conduct this exam in the month of June and December.

You can read below the important information related to the CSIR NET Chemical Science Exam like syllabus, exam pattern, previous papers, preparation tips, etc. to give your preparation a good start.


Eligibility Criteria 2021

CSIR NET Chemical Science Syllabus & Exam Pattern

CSIR NET Chemical Science Study Material

Previous Years Question Papers

Preparation Tips 2021



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CSIR NET Chemical Science Eligibility Criteria


Candidates who are planning to appear in CSIR NET Chemistry Exam 2021, should first fulfill all the required conditions.

Any candidate who does not fulfill the eligibility criteria, will not be able to take the exam.

So, below are the requirements that every candidate has to fulfill:

1. Candidates must have their Graduation or Post-Graduation Degree in Chemical Science with 50% (ST/SC/PWD) or 55% (General/OBC) Marks.

2. Here are the degrees that a candidate can have for Chemical Science Exam -


    BS-4 Years


    Any equivalent degree

 3. The upper age limit for JRF is 28 years. But there is no age limit in case you apply for the Lectureship Exam.

See the detailed eligibility criteria here - CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria 2021.


Must Know about the CSIR NET Online Application Process that can help you in appearing for the exam.




CSIR NET Chemical Science Syllabus & Exam Pattern


Syllabus and Exam Pattern are the most essential things you should be aware of before starting your exam preparation.

So, below we have given the updated syllabus and exam pattern for CSIR NET 2021 Exam.



CSIR NET Chemical Science Paper Pattern


CSIR NET Chemical Science Paper is divided into three parts; Part ‘A’, Part ‘B’ and Part ‘C’. According to the scheme of the exam, there will be 120 questions in CSIR NET Chemical Science paper.


Part-A is common for all the subjects and is based on General Science questions.


Part-B will be based on subject-related conventional MCQs.


Part-C will contain high-value questions, which test your knowledge about scientific concepts and their applications.




No. of Ques. Given

No. of Ques. to be Attempted


Neg. Marking

Duration of Exam






3 Hours















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CSIR NET Chemical Sciences Syllabus


The CSIR NET Syllabus Chemistry is very lengthy and it is not easy to prepare all the topics in a short duration.


So, let’s get to know the important topics that have more weightage and should be given more priority while studying.



Important Topics from Organic Chemistry


Organic Chemistry deals with the study of the structure, properties, composition, reactions, and preparation of carbon-containing compounds, which include not only hydrocarbons but also compounds with any number of other elements, including hydrogen (most compounds contain at least one carbon-hydrogen bond), nitrogen, oxygen, halogens, phosphorus, silicon, and sulfur.


You must give preference to the following topics: -



Intermediate & Reaction Mechanism

Pericyclic / Photochemistry



Important Topics from Inorganic Chemistry


Inorganic chemistry deals with the synthesis and behavior of inorganic and organometallic compounds. This field covers all chemical compounds except the myriad organic compounds (carbon based compounds, usually containing C-H bonds), which are the subjects of organic chemistry.


The prioritized topics to be studied first are: -


Main Group Elements

Transition Metals & Coordination Compounds

Organometallic Compounds



Important Topics from Physical Chemistry


Physical chemistry is the study of macroscopic, atomic, subatomic, and particulate phenomena in chemical systems in terms of the principles, practices, and concepts of physics such as motion, energy, force, time, thermodynamics, quantum chemistry, statistical mechanics, dynamics, and equilibrium.


Important topics under this branch of chemical sciences are: -


Quantum Chemistry

Chemical Kinetics

Thermodynamics & Thermochemistry

Molecular Spectroscopy


Go through the complete CSIR NET Chemistry Syllabus & Paper Pattern for 2021 Exam to make a perfect study plan.




CSIR NET Chemical Science Study Material


After getting the complete knowledge about the exam pattern and syllabus for Chemical Sciences, the next step will be to acquire the best CSIR NET Chemical Science Study Material to take your preparation in the right direction.


There are various online coaching for the NTA CSIR NET exam preparation, which provides study material and books to the students. But it is very difficult to choose the best one.


To avoid the risk, here we advise you to go with quality CSIR NET Chemical Science Study Material. At Eduncle, we provide you the best quality material which covers lots of practice question papers, notes, and mock test papers with complete experts’ guidance.






CSIR NET Chemical Science Previous Year Question Papers


Practice always makes a person perfect! The more you will practice, the more you will refine your skills.


Solving CSIR NET Chemical Science Previous Year Papers is the way through which you can get the idea about the difficulty level and type of questions asked in the exam.


Along with these papers, you can also practice through mock test papers to boost up your speed and accuracy of solving the questions in the exam.


We have provided the previous years' question papers for CSIR NET Chemical Sciences in the below table.


You can download the papers for the following years.



You can also check the correct answers of all these question papers with the help of CSIR NET Chemical Science Answer Keys.



Useful Links:

CSIR NET 2020 Exam Analysis

CSIR NET Admit Card 2021

CSIR NET Career Scope



How to Crack CSIR NET Chemical Science Exam - Tips, Tricks & Strategies


CSIR NET exam can be considered a tough exam but if you prepare smartly without getting confused, you can surely qualify for the exam.


We all know that there are no shortcuts to success. Success can only be achieved with the help of smart preparation, consistent hard work, and learning.


We are here with some favorable tips for your CSIR NET Chemical Science preparation: -



1. Go through the Complete Syllabus


Before you start your preparation planning, make sure you have accurate knowledge of the topics covered in the syllabus.


We have already stated the complete and accurate syllabus above. So, prepare accordingly ensuring that you don’t stick too much on the less important topics and miss the important ones.



2. Take Help from Authentic Study Material


You should refer the quality CSIR NET Chemistry Study Material that helps in preparing, practicing, and clearing your doubts. So, choose it wisely.



3. Set a Time Table


Begin your preparation as per a defined timetable. Set the timetable as per your convenience.


If you manage your preparations with good time management, you will be more organized and able to find the proper time to study every important topic.


Give more time to those topics which are important and have more weightage. Utilize the remaining time for less important topics.



4. Make Notes on Your Own


While studying make it a habit that you make notes side by side. It will help you in learning quickly and in memorizing the topics.


You can note those topics, which need more practice and practice them later. Use these notes for revision.



5. Practice Previous Year Question Papers


Practicing more and more is the only key to success in an exam. You should solve as many previous year question papers as you can to make a good command over the prioritized topics.



6. Proper Revision


As we stated earlier, revision is a must. Therefore, revise the topics as much as you can before appearing for the exam.


Make use of the notes that you had prepared while preparing for the topics in detail. It will be helpful in memorizing the concepts when you appear for the exam.



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CSIR NET Chemical Science FAQs


Here we have given the Most Asked Questions regarding CSIR NET Chemical Science Exam:


Ques. 1 - How do I clear CSIR NET Chemical Science?

Ans - Above, we have provided the preparation tips to crack the CSIR NET Chemistry Exam. So, scroll up the article and check the tips.


Ques. 2 - Which are the best coaching classes for CSIR NET Exam in Chemical Science?

Ans - There is no need to join coaching classes to crack CSIR NET Exam if you have the right and quality study materials.


Ques. 3 - What is the CSIR NET Chemical Science Syllabus?

Ans - CSIR NET Chemistry Syllabus consists of Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry. We have provided the complete syllabus as well as the exam pattern above in this article. You can check from there itself.


Ques. 4 - How can I find a mock test for CSIR NET Chemical Science?

Ans - You can take and download the mock test papers for your preparation here - CSIR NET Mock Test Papers.


Ques. 5 - What is the expected cut off of CSIR NET Chemical Sciences?

Ans - You can check the expected cut off and previous years cut off for Chemical Sciences Exam here - CSIR NET Result & Cut Off.



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We hope, the above information about the CSIR NET Chemical Science exam will help you in your preparation. If you have any queries, then share it with us through the comment box below. We will solve your queries as soon as possible.


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