CSIR NET Syllabus 2018, Net Syllabus Download PDF?

CSIR NET Syllabus 2018, Net Syllabus Download PDF?:  The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is the premier body of the Government of India which came into existence into 1942. CSIR is also the largest research and development organization in India which is funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology.  To crack this exam you need to get prepared for it. For your convenience, we are providing you full syllabus so that it becomes easy for you to study as per syllabus.

CSIR NET Syllabus 2018 is divided into five parts i.e

  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Earth Sciences
  • Life Sciences

This is notified to all the NET applicants to check the detailed syllabus for each subject. In this article, you can also check extermination pattern for all subjects which covers Multiple Choice questions. General Aptitude will be common for all subjects.

Examination Pattern for Mathematical Sciences

  Part A Part B Part C
Topic General Aptitude Subject Related Scientific concepts and/or application
Total Question 20 40 60
To Attempt 15 25 20
Marks 30 75 95
  • The question paper will be divided into part A, B, and C.
  • Please note that there will negative marking for each wrong answer in Part A and B. No negative marking in part C.
  • You will get total 120 questions for 200 Marks for which you have to complete your exam in 3 hours.

CSIR NET Syllabus 2018 for Mathematical Sciences

Analysis, Linear Algebra, Complex Analysis, Algebra and Topology, Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs), Partial Differential Equations (PDEs), Numerical Analysis, Calculus of Variations, Linear Integral Equations, Classical Mechanics, Descriptive statistics, exploratory data analysis.

Examination Pattern for Physical Sciences

  Part A Part B Part C
Topic General Aptitude Subject Related scientific concepts and/or application
Total Question 20 25 30
To Attempt 15 20 20
Marks 30 70 100
  • The total question you will get 175 questions for 200 marks. You have to complete your question paper in 3 hours. @25% will be deducted for each wrong answer

CSIR NET Syllabus 2018 for Physical Sciences

Part A Core topics: Mathematical Methods of Physics, Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetic Theory, Quantum Mechanics, Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics and Electronics and Experimental Methods.

Part B Advanced Topics: Mathematical Methods of Physics, Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetic Theory, Quantum Mechanics, Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics, Electronics and Experimental Methods, Atomic & Molecular Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Nuclear and Particle Physics, Nuclear and Particle Physics

Exam Pattern for Life Sciences

  Part A Part B Part C
Topic General Aptitude Subject Related scientific concepts and/or application
Total Question 20 50 75
To Attempt 15 35 25
Marks 30 70 100
  • You will get total 145 questions for 200 marks which you have to complete in 3 hours. The question paper will be divided into three parts i.e Part A, B and C.
  • Please note that there will be negative marking for each wrong answer.

CSIR NET Syllabus 2018 for LIFE SCIENCES

  • Molecules and their Interaction Relevant to Biology
  • Applied Biology
  • Cellular Organization: Membrane structure and function, Structural organization and function of intracellular organelles, Organization of genes and chromosomes, Cell division and cell cycle, Microbial Physiology.
  • Fundamental Processes: DNA replication, repair, and recombination, RNA synthesis and processing, Protein synthesis and processing, Control of gene expression at transcription and translation level
  • Cell Communication and Cell Signaling: Host-parasite interaction, Cell signaling, Cellular communication, Cancer, Innate and adaptive immune system
  • Developmental Biology: Basic concepts of development, Gametogenesis, fertilization and early development, Morphogenesis and organogenesis in animals, Morphogenesis and organogenesis in plants, Programmed cell death, aging and senescence
  • System Physiology – Plant: Photosynthesis, Respiration and photorespiration, Nitrogen metabolism, Plant hormones, Sensory photobiology, Solute transport and photoassimilate translocation, Secondary metabolites and Stress physiology
  • System Physiology – Animal: Blood and circulation, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory system, Nervous system, Sense organs, Excretory system, Thermoregulation, Stress and adaptation, Digestive system, Endocrinology, and reproduction
  • Inheritance Biology: Mendelian principles, Concept of gene, Extensions of Mendelian principles, Gene mapping methods, Extra chromosomal inheritance, Microbial Genetics, Human Genetics, Quantitative genetics, Mutation, Structural and numerical alterations of chromosomes, Recombination
  • The diversity of Life Forms:  Principles & methods of taxonomy, Levels of structural organization, Outline classification of plants, animals & microorganisms, Natural history of Indian subcontinent, Organisms of health & agricultural importance, Organisms of conservation concern
  • Ecological Principles: The Environment, Habitat, and Niche,  Population Ecology, Species Interactions, Community Ecology, Ecological Succession, Ecosystem Ecology, Biogeography, Applied Ecology, Conservation Biology
  • Evolution and Behavior: Emergence of evolutionary thoughts, Origin of cells and unicellular evolution, Paleontology and Evolutionary History, Molecular Evolution, The Mechanisms, Brain, Behavior, and Evolution
  • Methods in Biology:  Molecular Biology and Recombinant DNA methods, Histochemical and Immunotechniques, Biophysical Method, Statistical Methods, Radiolabeling techniques, Microscopic techniques, Electrophysiological methods, Methods in field biology

Exam Pattern for EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, OCEAN AND PLANETARY SCIENCES: 

  Part A Part B Part C
Topic General Aptitude Subject Related scientific concepts and/or application
Total Questions 20 50 80
To Attempt 15 35 25
Marks 30 70 100

CSIR NET Syllabus 2018 for EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, OCEAN AND PLANETARY SCIENCES

PAPER I (PART B) cover topics like:

The Earth and the Solar System, Earth Materials, Surface Features and Processes, Interior of the Earth, Deformation and Tectonics, Oceans and Atmosphere, Environmental Earth Sciences

PAPER I (PART C) covers topics like:

  • GEOLOGY: MINERALOGY AND PETROLOGY, STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY AND GEOTECTONICS, PALEONTOLOGY AND ITS APPLICATIONS, SEDIMENTOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY, MARINE GEOLOGY AND PALEOCEANOGRAPHY, GEOCHEMISTRY, ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, PRECAMBRIAN GEOLOGY AND CRUSTAL EVOLUTION, QUATERNARY GEOLOGY
  • APPLIED GEOLOGY: Remote Sensing and GIS, Engineering Geology, Mineral Exploration, Hydrogeology
  • PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY: Geomorphology, Climatology, Bio-geography, Environmental Geography, Geography of India
  • GEOPHYSICS: Signal Processing, Field theory, Numerical analysis and inversion, Gravity and Magnetic fields of the earth, Plate Tectonics and Geodynamics, Seismology Elastic theory, Gravity and Magnetic Methods, Electrical and Electromagnetic Methods, Seismic Methods, Well logging
  • METEOROLOGY: Climatology, Physical Meteorology, Atmospheric Electricity, Cloud Physics, Dynamic Meteorology, Numerical Weather Prediction, General Circulation and Climate Modelling, Synoptic Meteorology, Aviation Meteorology, Satellite Meteorology
  • OCEAN SCIENCES: Physical Oceanography, Chemical Oceanography, Geological Oceanography, Biological Oceanography

Exam Pattern For Chemical Sciences

  Part A Part B Part C
Topic General Aptitude Subject Related scientific concepts and/or application
Total Question 20 40 60
To Attempt 15 35 25
Marks 30 70 100

CSIR NET Syllabus 2018 for Chemical Sciences:

  • Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Interdisciplinary topics:
  1. Chemistry in nanoscience and technology
  2. Catalysis and green chemistry
  3. Medicinal chemistry
  4. Supramolecular chemistry
  5. Environmental chemistry

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