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May 25, 2022 • 12:36 pm

CSIR NET 2021 Exam Review: Subject-wise Analysis

CSIR NET Exam Analysis

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The CSIR NET 2021 Exam was successfully conducted on 29th January and 15th to 17th February 2022.

Aspirants who have appeared in this session might be curious to know the CSIR NET Analysis to understand how their paper went.

Indeed, students preparing for the CSIR NET 2022 exam must know about the exam's difficulty level. This will help them understand the kind of questions asked in the exam and the weightage of topics.

Read the complete blog to get an idea about the CSIR NET Exam Review for all subjects.

Important Note - The exam analysis is wholly based on candidates' experience, which may differ from one to another. The official analysis will be updated soon.

Overall Exam Analysis: CSIR NET 2021 Exam

Subject Wise CSIR NET 2021 Exam Analysis

CSIR NET 2021 General Aptitude Difficulty Level

CSIR NET 2021 Earth Science Difficulty Level

CSIR NET 2021 Physical Science Difficulty Level

CSIR NET 2021 Mathematical Science Difficulty Level

CSIR NET 2021 Chemical Science Difficulty Level

CSIR NET 2021 Life Science Difficulty Level

Q&A with CSIR NET Eduncle Aspirants

FAQs

 

 

Free Download CSIR NET 2022 Model Papers

 

 

CSIR NET 2021 Overall Exam Analysis

 

After conversing with aspirants who appeared in the 2021 exam in both shifts, our Eduncle experts have found that the overall difficulty level for the CSIR NET 2021 exam was Moderate to Difficult.

Students found the general aptitude section easy as compared to other sections. Below, we have mentioned subject-wise exam analysis as per candidates' feedback to help you understand the difficulty level of the exam.

Important Note - For more details, candidates can check the CSIR NET Result and Cut-off Marks declaration process

 

 

Subject Wise CSIR NET 2021 Exam Analysis (Shift 1 + Shift 2)

 

CSIR NET exam 2021 was held recently. As per reviews and feedback of aspirants, the exam was a bit tricky compared to last year's exam.

Below, you can check the difficulty level of paper in each CSIR NET Subject.

 

Subjects

Level of Difficulty for Section A (MCQ)

Level of Difficulty for Section B (MSQ)

Level of Difficulty for Section C (NAT)

Overall Difficulty Level

Earth Science

Shift 1

Moderate

Moderate to Difficult

Difficult

Moderate to Difficult

Shift 2

Moderate

Moderate

Moderate

Moderate to Difficult

Physical Science

Shift 2

Moderate

Difficult

Difficult

Difficult

Mathematical Science

Shift 1

Moderate to Difficult

Moderate

Moderate to Difficult

Moderate to Difficult

Chemical Science

Shift 2

Easy to Moderate

Moderate

Easy to Moderate

Easy to Moderate

Life Science

Shift 1

Easy

Difficult

Moderate

Moderate to Difficult

Shift 2

Easy to Moderate

Moderate to Difficult

Moderate

Moderate to Difficult

 

 

CSIR NET 2021 General Aptitude Exam Analysis 

 

CSIR NET General Aptitude Section is a common section for all the subjects. If you study well, you will find this section to be the easiest section of the question paper.

We have mentioned the exam analysis for this section in the table given below:

 

CSIR NET 2021 Exam Analysis for General Aptitude

Overall Exam Difficulty Level

Easy to Moderate

Difficulty Level as compared to Previous Year Paper

Same

Units with Most Number of Questions/ Highest Weightage

Profit-Loss, Blood Relation, Speed, Time, and Distance

Easiest Topics / Most Scoring Units

Geometry, Blood Relation, Probability

Topics with Most Difficult Questions

Mensuration, Coding-Decoding

 

 

Download CSIR NET Previous Year's Papers to have an idea about the Question's Difficulty Level & Topics Ideas.

 

 

CSIR NET 2021 Earth Science Exam Analysis

 

As per the feedback of the candidates, overall exam difficulty was from moderate to difficult. Some students found the exam level from easy to moderate as well.

According to an aspirant, questions from Oceanography and Geophysics sections were tough and had more weightage. Indeed, another aspirant said that he found some questions repeated or similar from last year's question papers.

 

CSIR NET 2021 Exam Analysis for Earth Science

Overall Exam Difficulty Level

Moderate to Difficult

Difficulty Level as compared to Previous Year Paper

Same

Most Difficult Section of the Paper

NAT

Units with Most Number of Questions/ Highest Weightage

Geophysics, climatology, Oceanography, Geography

Units with Easiest Questions / Most Scoring Units

Geomorphology(mapping), Meteorology, Sedimentology

Units with Most Difficult Questions

Oceanography, Climatology, Materialogy, Geophysics

 

Moreover, Eduncle aspirants stated that solving the mock test papers as suggested by our experts proved helpful.

To hear more from our toppers, click here: CSIR NET Selections.

 

 

CSIR NET 2021 Physical Science Exam Review

 

Most of the students described the difficulty level of CSIR NET 2021 Physical Science exam as difficult.

According to their feedback, the MSQ part was tricky. Most of the questions were figure-based or graphical. Additionally, NAT questions were formula-based. 

 

CSIR NET 2021 Exam Analysis for Physical Science

Overall Exam Difficulty Level

Difficult

Difficulty Level as compared to Previous Year Paper

Tougher

Most Difficult Section of the Paper

MSQ and NAT questions

Units with Most Number of Questions/ Highest Weightage

Nuclear physics, Classical mechanics, Mathematical physics, Quantum Mechanics

Units with Easiest Questions / Most Scoring Units

Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetic Theory

Units with Most Difficult Questions

Quantum Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Mathematical Physics

 

 

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CSIR NET 2021 Mathematical Science Exam Analysis

 

The Mathematical science exam for this year was tougher than last year as stated by aspirants.

Aspirants also suggested that solving previous year's question papers helped a lot as many questions were of the same concept. Although the question paper was lengthy, speed and accuracy were needed according to aspirants.

 

CSIR NET 2021 Exam Analysis for Mathematical Science

Overall Exam Difficulty Level

Moderate to Difficult

Difficulty Level as compared to Previous Year Paper

A bit tougher

Most Difficult Section of the Paper

NAT questions

Units with Most Number of Questions/ Highest Weightage

Matrics, Functions, and Differentials

Units with Easiest Questions / Most Scoring Units

ODEs, Linear Algebra

Units with Most Difficult Questions

Numerical Analysis, functions, Calculations of Variations

 

 

CSIR NET 2021 Chemical Science Exam Review

 

As per candidates' opinions, the exam was not challenging but needed concentration and knowledge of the basics. The paper's level was almost the same as last year's question paper.

We have mentioned the complete analysis of CSIR NET Chemical Science 2021 Exam in the table given below:

 

CSIR NET 2021 Exam Analysis for Chemical Science

Overall Exam Difficulty Level

Easy to Moderate

Difficulty Level as compared to Previous Year Paper

Almost the same

Most Difficult Section of the Paper

MSQ and NAT questions

Units with Most Number of Questions/ Highest Weightage

Chemical Equilibrium, Inorganic Chemistry

Units with Easiest Questions / Most Scoring Units

Thermodynamics, Stereochemistry

Units with Most Difficult Questions

Statistical Chemistry, Bio-organic Chemistry

 

 

CSIR NET 2021 Life Science Exam Analysis

 

As per students' review, questions from topics - System Physiology, Inheritance Biology, and Ecological principles were moderate. While questions from Fundamental Processes were easy and scoring. 

 

CSIR NET 2021 Exam Analysis for Life Science

Overall Exam Difficulty Level

Moderate to Difficult

Difficulty Level as compared to Previous Year Paper

Slightly Tougher

Most Difficult Section of the Paper

Section B and Section C

Units with Most Number of Questions/ Highest Weightage

Developmental Biology, Ecology, Genetics, Biochemistry

Units with Easiest Questions / Most Scoring Units

Fundamental Processes, Cell Signalling

Units with Most Difficult Questions

Diversity of Life Forms, Methods in Biology

 

 

 

 

Q&A with CSIR NET Aspirants

 

To understand the difficulty level and type of questions asked in the 2021 exam, we spoke to some aspirants about their experience, feel, exam strategy, etc.

In this section, you will get the complete information & exam review in Question and Answer form.

 

Ques 1: What strategy did you adopt to attempt the questions amongst the various sections?

Answer: I had a clear thought that I would attempt Part- A i.e., General Aptitude at first as this will help me gain confidence.

After solving all the questions of Part-A, I switched over to Part-B and lastly, to Part-C, which has the highest marks weightage amongst all the 3 sections. Part C was difficult as compared to other parts.

 

Ques 2: What helped you in memorizing things during the CSIR Exam?

Answer: I preferred revising from quick notes I made while preparing for the exam. Also, adopting short tricks helped me a lot in keeping the important concepts and formulas in mind for long.

 

 

Download CSIR NET 2022 Free Sample Notes

 

 

Ques 3: How did you manage your speed and keep yourself calm during the exam?

Answer: I experienced that solving the CSIR NET Mock Test Papers and past years' papers helped me boost my speed, accuracy, and confidence.

The habit of solving the papers made it possible for me to strategize and attempt the maximum questions without any nervousness during the exam.

I suggest all the aspirants practice as many questions as possible by solving sample papers and CSIR NET previous papers.

 

Ques 4: Would you like to give any tips for exam preparation?

Answer: I would like to recommend students revise the concepts from graduation & postgraduation level studies. This will help in preparing the basic topics of CSIR NET Exam.

Also, they must refer to the Study Material made by the subject experts.

 

Here are some useful blogs for your exam preparation - 

How to Prepare for CSIR NET?

CSIR NET General Aptitude Study Plan

CSIR NET Study Material

Success Mantras by Ranker

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions about CSIR NET 2021 Exam

 

Ques 1. Is CSIR NET difficult?

Ans. CSIR NET Exam paper difficulty level mainly varies from moderate to difficult.

 

Ques 2. Can an average student crack CSIR NET?

Ans. Sure. An average student can crack the CSIR NET exam if they work hard and stay dedicated towards studies.

 

Ques 3. Who sets CSIR NET UGC NET question paper?

Ans. The conducting body, NTA, sets the CSIR NET UGC NET question paper.

 

Ques 4. Can I crack CSIR NET Exam without coaching?

Ans. Study material is important to crack a competitive exam. Eduncle experts suggest that coaching is necessary. If you don't want to go for one, you can buy study material or a live class course at home.

 

Ques 5. How many hours of study is required for CSIR NET?

Ans. You need to study at least 10-15 hours daily for at least 3 months to crack the CSIR NET exam.

 

 

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In this blog, we have mentioned the student CSIR NET Reviews and Analysis of the 2021 exam to help you understand the difficulty level of the exam.

We want to thank all the CSIR NET Exam aspirants who shared their valuable feedback.

If you have any query, kindly share with us in the comment section below.

If you want to give an extra edge to your preparation for CSIR NET Exam then download the Eduncle App, where you can get answers to all your doubts from a pan-India community of students and experts.

 

Thank You

 

 

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  • Arghya
    What rank can be expected with a score of 132.5 in Maths in CSIr NET June 2019?
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    Hlo sir In dec 2018 exam my marks are 105.5 according to answer key Is there any possibility of clearing the Jrf Pliz reply sir
  • Rajinder Singh
    Sir....my last question....... Why this time result is very late... I think now they can easily upload the result..
    Eduncle
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    Chanreingam l
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    sir, when will the results of NET DECEMBER 2017 be out? It has crossed 4 months now. And as of today, the on going court case's latest outcome is that, the court has now been adjou...
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    Eduncle
    Hello Ramsey,   Greetings from Eduncle!   As per the notification released today, the result will be out soon and probably in 2-3 days. So stay tuned with us!   You...
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    respected sir please check the answer of life science dece2017of these questions. 50,52,69,78,80,82,86,88,96,999101,104
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    Can result not declared before 7 oct.......
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  • Dalmalka Praveen Kumar
    results will be out in which month sep/oct for june csir net sir.thanks in advance
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