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May 08, 2024 • 15:10 pm

CSIR NET Physical Sciences Syllabus 2024, Books, Study Material

CSIR NET Physical Sciences, Study Material, Syllabus, Books & Coaching

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CSIR NET Physical Sciences - The aspirants who have a specialization in Physics and wish to pursue their career further as a Physical Science Researcher or Lecturer may apply to appear in the CSIR NET 2024.

The difficulty level of the CSIR NET Exam is quite hard as through this exam candidates are tested for their strong Mathematical abilities, problem-solving and analytical skills to perform outstanding physics experiments and invent new things.

So, you have to prepare very well to crack the CSIR NET Physics Exam.

We have come up with a complete guide to help you in fulfilling your preparation goals with the simplest methods and achieving success in the CSIR NET Physical Science 2024 Exam.

Please read the complete blog to explore the detailed information.


CSIR NET Physical Sciences Career Benefits

CSIR NET Physical Science Eligibility Criteria

CSIR NET Physics Syllabus and Pattern

CSIR NET Physics Books and Study Material

CSIR NET Physical Science Solved Paper PDF

Cutoff Marks – Selection Criteria

10 Preparation Tips to Crack the Exam



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CSIR NET Physical Sciences Career Benefits


It has been proved that Physics is the mother of all sciences and technologies. Starting from Newton's law, nanotechnology, biophysics, the speed of light determination, string theory to quantum computation, we can feel the power of studying Physics.

Those who pursue CSIR NET Physics as their future career, are considered as one of the most talented people who change the world with new innovations in Science & Technology.

If you qualify for the CSIR NET 2024 Physical Sciences Exam, you would be able to grab any of these career opportunities –

Researcher in CSIR Labs

Lectureship in Reputed Indian Institutes

Ph.D. from IITs/IISc Bangalore/IISER/Any University

Join Any CSIR or DST Funded Project

Get Direct Appointment in BARC/DRDO/ISRO/ONGC 

At Eduncle, we provide the list of 38 CSIR Research Laboratories in which the CSIR NET qualified candidates can perform their Research Tasks. You can also see the latest openings in CSIR Organizations from – CSIR Recruitment 2024.



Download CSIR NET 2024 Physical Sciences Notes



CSIR NET Physical Science Eligibility Criteria 2024


Before applying for the exam, make sure you fulfill all the requisite conditions to appear in the exam.

Below you can check the detailed CSIR NET Physics Eligibility Criteria.


Educational Degrees -


Integrated BS-MS

BS-4 Years



MBBS or Equivalent


Educational Qualifications –

You have to clear all the above degrees with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks (General/OBC) or 50% aggregate marks (SC/ST/PwD/Transgender) to be eligible for NTA CSIR NET.

To study the criteria in detail, please visit – CSIR NET Eligibility Criteria 2024



CSIR NET Physics Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2024


As per the exam pattern, the question paper will consist a total of 3 sections – Part A, Part B, and Part C in which Part A comprises the questions from General Aptitude Section, and the remaining two will be based on the questions from CSIR NET Physical Science Syllabus.

Check out the below table for more information –



No. of Ques. Given

No. of Ques. to be Attempted


Neg. Marking



















After knowing the exam pattern, firstly set the target score you aim for! After that, select the important topics out of the CSIR NET Physics Syllabus and assign them a priority as per the marks weightage.

The CSIR Physical Science Syllabus is very vast, the candidates need to plan a wise approach to cover the entire CSIR NET Exam Syllabus for Physics.

Based on the Experts’ analysis, we are providing you a list of some important topics from CSIR Physical Science Syllabus 2024. Please take them first and then consider other topics to accomplish your preparation goals.


Part A – Core

Mathematical Methods of Physics

Classical Mechanics

Electromagnetic Theory

Quantum Mechanics

Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics

Electronics and Experimental Methods

Part B – Advanced

Mathematical Methods of Physics

Classical Mechanics

Electromagnetic Theory

Quantum Mechanics

Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics

Electronics and Experimental Methods

Atomic & Molecular Physics

Condensed Matter Physics

Nuclear and Particle Physics



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



CSIR NET Physics Books and Study Material 2024


Direct your preparations on the right track that can take you towards your dream career destination. 

Study Material and Books will always serve as an effective channel between you and your goals. So, don’t hesitate to invest in good CSIR NET Physics study material.

To know more about the same, please visit – CSIR NET Online Coaching Course & Study Material

Here at Eduncle, we provide the previous 5 exam's question papers with solutions attached with the complete CSIR NET Physical Science Notes and Mock Test Papers.





CSIR NET Physical Science Solved Paper PDF


Reaching the highest peak of CSIR NET Winner’s List requires a great deal of dedication and hard efforts. To invest your efforts in the right direction, nothing can be as better as solving CSIR NET Physical Science Solved Papers!

CSIR NET Physics Question Papers of previous years are the best approach for any candidates to have an idea about the format and practice accordingly.

At Eduncle, we have provided the Previous Years CSIR NET Physical Science Question Papers. Please find the complete list in the table below –


Note - With solving previous papers, you should also download your CSIR NET Admit Card 2024, as it is essential for appearing in the exam. You can watch the video to download the admit card from the given link and get your hall ticket to enter the examination hall.


CSIR NET Physical Science Solved Papers PDF - Set A, B, C

June, Dec 2023
June , Dec 2022
June , Dec 2021

June , Dec 2020

June, Dec 2019

June, Dec 2018

Mock Test Papers for Practice

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CSIR NET Physical Science Cutoff Marks – Selection Criteria to Qualify the Exam!


In accordance with the official guidelines, the appearing candidates must score more than the sectional and overall cutoff marks to notch up the winning card.

The CSIR NET Selection procedure consists of only one online test round. If candidates get selected after the Result declaration, they will be able to join the CSIR Labs or Institutes as JRF or Lecturer.

In the table given below, we have provided the expected CSIR NET Physical Science 2021 Cut off Marks. 

Kindly analyze the cut-offs marks and set a goal for you.


CSIR NET Physical Science 2023 Cutoff Marks


Category Cutoff forJrf(in percent) Cut off Assistent Professor
Genral 39.75 35.775
SC 25.81 25.00
ST 25 25.00
OBC 33.31 33.00
EWS 33.63 33.00
PwD 25.50 25.00


CSIR NET Physical Science 2021 Expected Cutoff Marks


For JRF:









Physical Sciences

52.00 %

45.00 %

44.75 %

33.00 %

28.20 %

25.00 %


For Lecturer:









Physical Sciences

46.00 %

41.00 %

40.00 %

30.00 %

25.00 %

25.00 %



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10 CSIR NET Physics Preparation Tips to Crack the Exam


Please go through the CSIR NET Physics Preparation Tips Infographic given below –


CSIR NET Physical Sciences Preparation Tips



For more guidance, please visit –

CSIR NET Preparation Tips 2024

CSIR NET General Aptitude Tips + Study Plan



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We hope that the above CSIR Physical Science Preparation Tips will help you in preparing well for the exam and cracking it with good marks. If you have any queries, you can ask us in the comment box below. We will solve your queries as soon as possible.

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Showing 8 comments out of 16
  • Smiley Malhotra

    Hi, i am smiley malhotra , currently in ECE , planning for a career in teaching/ govt sector. What all exams can i go for ?

  • Hemanth

    Dear Eduncle Team, I am Hemanth, M.Sc Electronics candidate from University of Mysore qualified almost 10 years back. Currently, working in IT industries in the same Electronics domain. My actual area of interest is in Physics. But I could not able to get a seat/opportunity to pursue studies on this. My question here is, can I opt Physical Science subject in CSIR-UGC NET Exam? Please suggest me for my query. Thanks and Regards, Hemanth, P


    Hello Hemanth,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Yes, you can apply for CSIR NET Physical Sciences Lectureship Exam. As for JRF, you must have age of 28 years.   Thanks for asking your query to us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team

  • Gadireddi srikar

    Is this possible to crack the JRF exam in one month without any knowledge...!!!

  • Saumya gupta

    Hello My name is Saumya Gupta. My subject is physics and my special paper is Electronics. i want to know that as my special paper is electronics, so my question paper will be different or same?

  • Ram Pandey

    i want ti solve papers


    Hello Ram Mohan,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Please login at the following link ( & you will have the free access to all the CSIR NET Previous Years Papers, Mock Test Papers & Model Papers designed by Eduncle Experts.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team


    Explanations for the answers are not given.


    Hello Aparna,   Can you tell us which kind of explanations?   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team


    All subject explain easy way


    I want de explanation made by videos


    Hello Sharda,   Greetings from Eduncle!   You can go to Eduncle CSIR NET Physical Science Store & check out for the study material which is best fit to your expectations. There you can also find the Video Lectures and E-learning stuff for Physical Sciences.   If you need more help, please either give us a miscall or call on toll free number - 1800-120-1021.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team


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