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# CSIR NET General Aptitude: Tips, Study Plan, Questions

As per the CSIR NET Exam, the paper consists of three parts – Part A, B, and C. In these 3 sections, Part A is completely dedicated to CSIR NET General Aptitude, and the remaining two sections are based on subject-wise questions.

CSIR NET General Aptitude plays an important role to qualify for the exam as it contains 30 marks out of 200. So, to prepare well for Part A, candidates need some good preparation strategies.

So, here in this blog, we are providing you a perfect CSIR NET study guide for General Aptitude Section.

Smart Ways to Begin CSIR NET General Aptitude Preparation

CSIR NET General Aptitude Preparation Plan

CSIR NET Paper 1 Time Management Plan

Preparation Strategy for General Aptitude Test

## Smart Ways to Begin CSIR NET General Aptitude Preparation

At some point, we all wish that there should be some quick exam preparation mantras that may help us in gaining a good score.

To make the CSIR NET Exam 2024 Preparation easier for you, Eduncle has come up with some amazing ways through which you can give a smooth start to your exam preparations.

### Understand the CSIR NET Exam Pattern 2024

Understanding the CSIR NET Exam Pattern 2024 is essential while starting up your exam preparation. As when you have a clear idea about the exam format, you can know what is your target score and how much time you’ll have to attempt maximum questions.

### Know Detailed CSIR NET Syllabus 2024 & Mark the Topics

To study productively, you must know which topics are asked in the exam.

From below you can note down the entire CSIR NET Syllabus 2024 for Part A to start preparing for the exam: -

 Numerical Ability Number and Simplification, LCM and HCF Average, Quadratic Equations, Sequence and Series, Surds and Indices, Logarithms, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Ratio, Proportion and Variation, Partnership, Alligation and Mixture. Time Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Permutations and Combinations, Probability, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, etc. Reasoning Series Formation, Coding-Decoding, Distance and Directions, Calendar and Clock, Ranking and Arrangement, Puzzles, etc. Data Interpretation and Graphical Analysis Mean, Median, Mode, Measures of Dispersion, Graphical Analysis: Bar Graph, Line Graph, Pie-Chart, Tabulation.

### Self Categorise Difficulty Level of Topics

After knowing the syllabus, you must analyse each topic and then create a list of your Strong, Moderate, and Weak areas as per your preparation level. With this, you will get an idea of where to focus more, while preparing.

Strong Category - It covers topics in which you have knowledge about the topic, and you are confident enough to solve the questions.

Moderate Category - It included topics that require a little modification and practice.

Weak Category - It included topics that require preparation from the basic level.

This process will give you a proper analysis of your knowledge and will define your start towards the preparation of General Aptitude, Part A.

### Get Quality CSIR NET Study Material

Only analysing the syllabus and pattern will not conquer good preparation. For this, you will also require good CSIR NET Study Material 2024 and proper guidance.

At Eduncle you will get all essentials for your exam preparation like books, notes, practice papers, previous papers and any guidance from the subject expert.

 Download Free CSIR NET Material for All Subjects  [Trusted & Recommended by 4600+ Selected Students] Updated Syllabus for All Subjects Sample Theory Notes Model Test Papers with Solution (Part A, B & C) 5 Previous Exam Papers with Answer Keys Complete Study Plan for Part A Paper Analysis by Eduncle Experts Personalized Guidance by Subject Experts

## CSIR NET General Aptitude Study Plan – Day-wise Schedule

After collecting all the CSIR NET Exam Pre-requisites, candidates should prepare a study schedule for a smooth preparation journey.

Eduncle Experts have come up with the perfect Study Plan for aspirants to prepare well for CSIR NET General Aptitude Paper. Please check below –

 CSIR NET General Aptitude Preparation Plan Day 1 Time and Work + Time and Distance Day 2 Time and Work + Time and Distance Day 3 Percentage + Mensuration Day 4 Percentage + Mensuration Day 5 Graphical Representation & Analysis Day 6 Series Formation & Coding-Decoding Day 7 Series Formation & Coding-Decoding Day 8 Data Interpretation Day 9 Distance & Directions Day 10 Data Interpretation + Distance & Directions Day 11 Ranking & Arrangement Day 12 Number & Simplification Day 13 Sequence & Series Day 14 Data Interpretation + Puzzles Day 15 Data Interpretation + Puzzles Day 16 Trigonometry Day 17 Trigonometry + Calendar and Clock Day 18 Permutations + Probability Day 19 Permutations + Probability Day 20 Geometry + Quadratic Equations Day 21 Geometry + Quadratic Equations Day 22 Alligation and Mixture Day 23 Interest [Simple + Compound] Day 24 Numbers + Series Day 25 Surds and Indices + Graphs Day 26 Average + LCM-HCM Day 27 Ratio + Proportion Day 28 Partnership + Profit and Loss Day 29 Remaining Topics Day 30 Remaining Topics

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Get the Complete Syllabus of CSIR NET 2024 and start preparing now. Download Free PDF Here

## CSIR NET Paper 1 Study Plan – Time Management

After understanding the concept of each topic, start practicing questions as much as you can. It will help you to boost your confidence level, speed, and accuracy for the exam. From overall study hours, you must devote at least 2-3 hrs each day for this section.

In your daily study schedule, you have to maintain a proper break in between preparation.  For General Paper preparation you should take a break of 15 minutes after completing each study hour.

Important Note:

Prepare quick notes containing the short tricks and formulas at the time of exam preparation. Quick notes will be very helpful to save your time for study.

After completing the practice session for all the topics, focus on revising the learned topics with quick notes.

Use Memorizing Techniques to boost your brainpower.

## CSIR NET Part-A Preparation – Strategy for Preparing 2024 Exam

It is not that much tough to score in the CSIR NET General Aptitude Section. If you prepare well by adopting good strategies, then you can easily achieve the targeted score in this section.

Here we are sharing some easy tricks to make your preparations more powerful and scoring-

With basic concepts, you can easily and quickly solve the Ratio & Proportion, Average, Percentage questions. You can also try some short tricks to solve these questions.

Data Interpretation is generally Based on the Statistics (Basic mathematics Concepts from class 10th) so you must focus on the statistics part which will help you to perform well.

In Logical Reasoning, most of the questions are based on simple concepts for Directions, Venn Diagram, Odd One Out, Blood Relations, and Non-Verbal Reasoning. So, you can score more in less time.

Some of the topics require regular practice like Seating Arrangements, Coding-Decoding, and Series Completion so to solve them follow basic rules and tricks.

Understand the methods and formulas to keep the solution tricks in your mind for long.

Prepare Quick Notes containing the formulas and shortcut methods at the time of practice.

Practice at least 10 CSIR NET General Aptitude Questions after completing a topic from the syllabus list.

Take help of CSIR NET Previous Years Question Papers, Sample Papers, CSIR NET Mock Test 2024 Papers and Online Test Series to boost up your exam giving skills.

We hope that the above information will be helpful to you in preparing well for the exam. To get more tips regarding the CSIR NET Preparation, stay tuned with us.

If you have any query then share it with us through the comment section below. We will solve your problems as soon as possible.

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

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• ##### Suraj chaudhari

As a microbiology student, what is difference between ugc net and csir net for my subject?

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Hello Suraj,
Greetings from Eduncle!
If you are a student of microbiology, you should apply for the CSIR NET exam which is conducted for science candidates, while UGC NET is for arts and Humanities students.
Thank You!!

• ##### Mani

can u please tell I'm msc botany students I can apply as CSIR NET as lifescience or botany I'm a fresher so I have confusion

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Hello Mani,
Greetings from Eduncle!
Yes, you are eligible to apply for CSIR NET life science subject.

• ##### Nitin kumar

net csir 2019decmber

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• ##### Akash

Thanks for helping us. Can you please help us to prepare part B &C of Earth Sciences? How should we approach the exam preparation for June 2019? Many thanks.

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Hello Akash,
Greetings from Eduncle!
To prepare well for the CSIR NET Earth Science, you can download free sample study material, previous years question papers & model test papers with solution and study plan prepared by the subject Experts’ from – CSIR NET Free Downloads
Thank You!

• ##### Farheen

Thanx for beautiful suggestion for a part. I want help in understanding core area clearly for c part and want to know how to attempt more b part questions. Your best regards

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Hello Farheen, Greetings from Eduncle! Thanks for sharing your queries with us! Part C of CSIR NET Exam for any of the subjects contains questions which require the complete theoretical knowledge of the facts, terminologies and their application. Total Marks allotted to Part C is 100 out of 200. Part B of the CSIR NET Paper contains subject-related conventional MCQs. The number of questions differs in each of the CSIR NET subjects. You need to attempt 20-35 questions out of the total questions. Total Marls allotted to Part C is 70 marks out of 200 (In case of Mathematical sciences the Total Marks allotted to this section is 75/200 and for Part C it is 95/200) Get complete details regarding the exam pattern and the prescribed syllabus for all CSIR NET Subjects at Eduncle! Keep visiting Eduncle for latest CSIR NET Exam Updates! Kind Regards, Eduncle Team

please tell me how to prepare for CSIR life science it is so difficult for me because of my semester exam on may 2017?

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• ##### Ankur

May I know graduation percentage matters in csir chemical sciences . I have got 50.7 in bsc and 61 % in MSc . Am I right for doing PhD after clearing net jrf

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Hello Ankur,
Greetings from Eduncle!
The Graduation percentage does not require in CSIR NET exam. With min 55% marks in post graduation degree , you will be eligible to apply for the CSIR NET Exam.

Hello Ankur,
Greetings from Eduncle!
According to CSIR NET guidelines, candidates having minimum 55% aggregate marks in post-graduation can apply for the exam. As you have 61% marks in M.Sc., you are eligible to apply. Make sure you also meet all the required criteria for exam.
Thank You.

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