Which Books to read for CSIR NET?

CSIR NET is a national-level examination undertaken by the National Testing Agency, to select individuals as Junior Research Fellows and Lecturers in Indian colleges and universities. The CSIR NET is conducted for 5 different subjects namely Chemical Sciences, Life sciences, Earth Sciences, Physical Sciences and Mathematical Sciences.

For the preparation of these subjects students can take the help of the following books :

  • Life sciences: Books for preparation of life sciences are :
    • CSIR-UGC NET-  Life Sciences by Trueman’s 
    • Fundamentals of Life Sciences (Volume I and Volume II) by Rupendra Singh 
    • Life Science by Ashish Nagesh, Quaisher J. Hossain
  • Mathematical Sciences
    • CSIR-UGC NET/JRF/SLET – Mathematical Sciences (Paper I & II) by Dr A. Kumar 
    • CSIR-UGC NET/JRF/SLET – Mathematical Sciences (Paper I & II) by Churchill and Brown 
    • Foundations of Functional Analysis by S. Ponnusamy
  • Physical Sciences
    • CSIR-UGC NET (JRF & LS) Physical Science by Arihant Publications
    • Solid State Physics by Neil Ashcroft
    • Mathematical Methods for Physicists by Weber
  • Chemical Sciences
    • Organic Chemistry by Clayden, Greeves, Warren, and Wotherss
    • Physical Chemistry by Peter Atkins and Julio De Paula
    • CSIR-UGC NET/JRF/SET Chemical Sciences by Dr Hemant Kulshrestha and Dr Ajay Taneja
  • Earth science 
  • Joint CSIR-UGC (NET) Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences Exam Guide (for Part B & C)
  • Statistics of Earth science dating by Graham Borradaile
  • Climatology and Oceanography by D.S. Lal