CSIR NET Life Science Syllabus 2018: Question Papers, Books

CSIR NET Life Science Syllabus for  CSIR UGC (NET) Exam that is Conducted by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Human Resource Development Group. The main objective to conduct this exam is to check the eligibility for Lectureship and award for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). This CSIR NET life Science Syllabus helps you to prepare for this exam.

Syllabus for life science

CSIR NET Life Science Syllabus 2018

The whole syllabus is divided into 13 sections that are given below. Each section contributes the equal share to question paper. Important Sections for CSIR NET Life Sciences are:
  • Molecules and their Interaction Relevant to Biology
  • Cellular Organization
  • Fundamental Processes
  • Cell Communication and Cell Signaling
  • Developmental Biology
  • System Physiology of Plants
  • System Physiology of Animals
  • Inheritance Biology
  • Diversity of Life Forms
  • Ecological Principles
  • Evolution and Behavior
  • Applied Biology
  • Methods in Biology
Aspirants can download full syllabus from the link given below and prepare themselves accordingly.
Download Syllabus

CSIR NET Life Science Exam Pattern

Net Exam of Life Science has only single paper test having multiple choice questions. The Question Paper is divided into three sections (Section A, Section B and Section C).

Total 200 Marks
Section A 30 Marks
Section B 70 Marks
Section C 100 Marks
Total Time 3 hours
Negative Marking @ 25% each
wrong Answer

1. Life Science (Section A) - 30 Marks

Total Questions: 20 Questions
(Each Question Carry two marks. Candidates are required to attempt any 15 Questions)
Types of Questions: General Science, Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis and Research Aptitude.
Negative Marking: 0.5 for each Wrong Answer

2. Life Science (Section B) - 70 Marks

Total Questions: 50 Questions
(Each Question Carry two marks and Candidates are required to attempt any 35 Questions.
Types of Questions: Topics are given below.
Negative Marking: 0.5 each Wrong Answer

3. Life Science (Section C) - 100 Marks

Total Questions: 75 Questions
(Each Question Carry four marks and Candidates are required to attempt any 25 Questions)
Types of Questions: This section is Designed to test a knowledge of scientific concepts and its application. Questions can be of analytical nature where a candidate is expected to apply his own scientific knowledge to arrive at the solution.
Negative Marking: 1 mark for each Wrong Answer.

CSIR NET Life Science Question Papers

Old Question Papers give us an Idea of the pattern of Questions. Here we will provide you PDF link of CSIR NET Life Science Question Papers.

Exam Year Question Paper
June 2017 Series A
Series B
Series C
Dec 2016 Series A
Series B
Series C
June 2016 Series A
Series B
Series C
Dec 2015 Series A
Series B
Series C
June 2015 Series A
Series B
Series C

You can download Question Paper from this website and practices these questions for the better Performance.

How to prepare for CSIR NET Life Science

Here are some tips to crack CSIR NET life Science exam. If you want to crack this exam by self-study at home, without taking any coaching classes then  Follow these steps:
  • Make a Strategy and approach to clear this exam.
  • Study according to the syllabus and Pattern is more important.
  • Identify the topics in which you are good or weak.
  • Clear the basic concepts of different topics.
  • Take your self-study in Proper direction.
  • You should have to start your study at least 6 months before the exam.
  • Practices Old Question papers within the timeframe to check your performance.
  • Follow best books for this exam (like Arihant, Ace the Race etc.)
  • Join Facebook NET exam groups related to your subject. (Provides you latest updates)
Or Find a Best Coaching Institute if you have limited time for your studies.

Best CSIR NET Life Science Books

Books are very important to qualify any exam. Here we recommend you best books for CSIR NET Life Science exam. Many of the aspirants follow these books when they prepare for NET life Science exam.
1. Arihant NET Life Science
Arihant Publication provides all UGC and CSIR NET exam books. Many People follow these books and qualify the exam. Arihant Publication follows latest exam pattern.

2. Ace the Race Combo PackThis Book Provide you 8000 High-Quality MCQ for Life Science Net exam. these Books comes in two Volumes(Volume I and Volume II). Volume I comprises 8000 Question and Volume II comprises the detailed explanation of the Subject.

3. CSIR NET Life Science by Rupendra Singh and Madhu Gupta
This book comprises of 3000 MCQ Questions that are very useful for aspirants who are preparing for NET Life Science exam.

These CSIR NET life Science books are best books for aspirants who are preparing for this exam.

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In this post, we provide you CSIR NET Life Science Syllabus, CSIR NET Life Science Question paper, and gave an Idea about how to prepare for CSIR NET Life Science and Best CSIR NET Life Science books. In our next Post, we will provide you CSIR NET life science study material.
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