Latest Updates

Last updated: Feb 5, 2024

-> The CSIR NET Notification 2024 has been released for the June 2024 cycle.

-> Candidates can apply online from 1st May to 21st May 2024.

-> The CSIR NET is conducted in five subjects: Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences. 

-> Candidates must download and practice questions from the CSIR NET Previous year papers. Attempting the CSIR NET mock tests are also very helpful in preparation.

CSIR NET Previous Year Papers - FAQs

What is the difficulty level of the CSIR NET Exam?
The difficulty level varies for different subjects. Overall we can say that it is of moderate level.
What are the advantages of solving CSIR NET Previous Year Question Papers?
Solving Previous Year CSIR NET Question Papers helps in time management and gives the idea about the difficulty level of the examination.
Are these CSIR NET Paper 1 Question Papers authentic?
Yes, these are the official CSIR NET paper 1 question paper PDF.
When should I start attempting the CSIR NET Previous Year Papers?
Once you have studied all the topics of the syllabus you can start solving CSIR NET Previous Year Questions With Answers.
Does the question get repeated from the CSIR NET Previous Year Question Papers?
Yes, some questions get repeated from the CSIR NET Previous Year Papers.
Is CSIR NET the toughest exam?
No, CSIR NET is not the toughest exam. The difficulty level is of moderate, and aspirants can clear the exam with good dedication and preparation.
How can I download the CSIR NET Previous Year Question Paper?
You can download the CSIR NET from the Testbook CSIR NET page or the Testbook app. You can also download it from the official website of CSIR NET.
Can I prepare for CSIR in 1 month?
It is better to start the preparation with a good amount of time in your hand. You can prepare easily and calmly at that time. But if you have only one month then also you can prepare for the exam with a bit of extra hard work. You would require prior understanding of concepts and a strategic preparation.
What is a good CSIR NET score?
In 2022, the minimum cutoff percentage for the award of CSIR NET JRF and lectureship was 52.75% and 47.475% respectively. So, candidates aiming for CSIR NET must score at least 55% in order to be considered for the award. However, a candidate can score their absolute best in their CSIR NET examinations.