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May 15, 2020 • 3:07 pm

CSIR NET Physical Sciences Books, Study Material, Syllabus and Tips!

CSIR NET Physical Sciences

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The aspirants who are having specialization in Physics and wishing to pursue their career further as a Physical Science Researcher or Lecturer may apply to appear in the CSIR NET 2020 for Physical Sciences.


As seen in the CSIR NET Exam past year’s papers, the difficulty level of the exam remains very high. The candidates who appear in the exam are identified based on their Strong Mathematical Abilities, Problem-Solving and Analytical Skills to perform outstanding physics experiments and invent new things.


So, prepare yourself very well that you can crack the CSIR NET Physics Exam.



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To ease out your worries, 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 Physical Sciences Exam.


Please read the complete blog to explore the detailed information about CSIR NET Physics Exam.


Career Benefits | Know Why to Take the Exam?

ECSIR NET Eligibility Criteria for Physical Science

Cutoff Marks – Selection Criteria

CSIR NET Physics Syllabus and Pattern

Books and Study Material [Free Download PDF]

Solved Papers PDF, Answer Keys

10 Preparation Tips to Crack the Exam





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 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 the CSIR NET 2020 Physical Sciences Exam, you would be able to do any of the things mentioned in the image given below –






At Eduncle, we provide the complete list of Labs in which the CSIR NET qualified candidates can perform their Research Tasks. You can also see the latest openings for CSIR NET Physical Sciences in the blog given below –



38 Research Laboratories under CSIR – A Complete Guide!

CSIR Recruitment 2019: Check Upcoming Recruitments & Apply Online!



Download CSIR NET June 2020 Physical Sciences Notes




CSIR NET Physical Science Eligibility Criteria


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


In the below image, we have mentioned all the requisite conditions. If you think that you are applicable for the CSIR NET Physics Eligibility Criteria, then you can proceed further and apply for the CSIR NET Exam.






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



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 pen-paper based written test round. If they 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 Cut off Marks.


Kindly go through the data and analyze the cut-offs score which you too need to obtain.



CSIR NET Physical Sciences Cutoff Marks Dec 2019 Exam [Official]


For JRF:


Unreserved EWS OBC SC ST PH/VH
51.06 % 44.94 % 44.38 % 33.06 % 27.81% 25.00%


For Lecturer:


Unreserved EWS OBC SC ST PH/VH
45.95 % 40.45 % 39.94 % 29.75 % 25.03 % 25.00%



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CSIR NET Physics Syllabus and Pattern


The CSIR NET Exam is conducted for total of 5 subjects including Physical Sciences.


All the CSIR Exams follow different formats to evaluate a candidate’s knowledge and hence have different syllabuses.


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


Check out the below table for more information –


S.No. Sections No. of Ques. Given No. of Ques. to be Attempted Marks Neg. Marking Duration of Exam
1 PART-A 20 15 30 0.5 3 Hours
2 PART-B 25 20 70 0.875
3 PART-C 30 20 100 1.25


After knowing the exam pattern, firstly set your target score you aim for! After that, select the important topics out of the CSIR NET Physics Syllabus and assign them 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 2020. Please take them first and then consider other topics to accomplish your preparation goals.






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CSIR NET Physical Science Books and Study Material [Free Download PDF]


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


CSIR NET Physical Science Study Material and Books will always serve as an effective channel between you and your goals. So, don’t hesitate in investing in some good books for CSIR NET Physical Science Preparation and Study Material.


Eduncle provides its aspirants an excellent platform to stay updated with every important notification about CSIR NET Exam.


Apart from being an up-to-date information provider, Eduncle also benefits candidates with the Free CSIR NET Learning.


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



Download CSIR NET Physical Sciences Study Material




CSIR NET Physical Science Solved Papers, Answer Keys


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


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 Physics Question Papers from past years are the best tools for any candidates to have an idea about the format and practice accordingly.


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


CSIR NET Physical Science Solved Papers PDF

June, Dec 2019 - Set A, B, C

June, Dec 2018 - Set A, B, C

June, Dec 2017 - Set A, B, C

June, Dec 2016 - Set A, B, C

June, Dec 2015 - Set A, B, C

Mock Test Papers for Practice



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

CSIR NET General Aptitude Tips + Study Plan

CSIR NET Last Minute Tips


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.


Thank You!!




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    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 fo...
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