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CSIR UGC NET Life Science: 5 Best books for preparation

CSIR-UGC NET Exam is organised for science stream subjects and consists of one paper of 3 hours duration. In this article we are providing details of 5 best books of Life Science subject which will help in CSIR-UGC NET exam preparation.

Oct 5, 2019 15:40 IST
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Best books of Life Science for CSIR UGC NET
Best books of Life Science for CSIR UGC NET

CSIR-UGC NET Exam is conducted by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Human Resource Development Group (CSIR) every year in five subjects namely Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, mathematical Sciences and Physical Sciences.

The whole syllabus of Life Science is divided into 13 parts and each part contributes equal share in the exam.

  1. Molecules and their Interaction Relevant to Biology
  2. Cellular Organisation
  3. Fundamental Processes
  4. Cell Communication and Cell Signalling
  5. Developmental Biology
  6. System Physiology of Plants
  7. System Physiology of Animals
  8. Inheritance Biology
  9. The diversity of Life Forms
  10. Ecological Principles
  11. Evolution and Behaviour
  12. Applied Biology
  13. Methods in Biology

1.CSIR-UGC NET Life Science by Ashish Nagesh, Quaisher J. Hossain

Life Science by Arihant

It is a comprehensive book which covers almost all the chapters of Life Science.

Key points of the book

- All the chapters in the book are precisely explained and clear fundamentals etc.

- At the end of the Chapters MCQ is given related to the particular topic for more understanding.

- The book consists of previous years solved papers for analysis and practice.

- Chapters in the book consists of flow charts, diagrams, pictures, tables etc. for more understanding and quick revision.

- Questions in the book are briefly explained which provides more conceptual clarity.

- Language of the book is lucrative and understandable.

- Latest concepts and matter is updated in the book.

- Page quality of the book is fine.

- Print quality of the book is ok.

- Paperback: 1449 pages

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2.CSIR-JRF-NET: Life Sciences Fundamentals and Practice Part 1 & Part 2 by Pranav Kumar

Life Science by Pranav kumar

This book is available in two parts and covers all the topics as per the requirement of the exam.

Key points of the book

- All the chapters in the book consist of solved problems for more understanding.

- According to the trend and pattern of the exam, chapters in the book are logically organised.

- The language of the book is easy to understand.

- The book enables the reader to grasp the subject quickly and easily.

- It provides a structure approach to learning.

- It also consists of hundreds of questions for self-evaluation with solutions which also provides an understanding about the type of questions asked in the exam.

- In Part 1 topics covered are: Biomolecules and catalysis, Bioenergetics and Metabolism, Cell Structure and Functions, Prokaryotes and Viruses, Immunology, Diversity of Life.

- In Part 2 topics covered are: Genetics, Recombinant DNA technology, Plant Physiology and Development, Human Physiology, Ecology and Evolution.

- Chapters also consist of diagrams, tables etc. for quick revision and understanding.

- Print quality of the book is better.

- Paperback: 1169 pages

You can also purchase this book from here

3.CSIR-NET JRF Fundamentals of Life Sciences Vol- I and Volume II by Rupendra Singh

Fundamentals of Life Science

Fundamentals of Life Science are available in two volumes and cover all the topics of Life Science according to the examination.

Key points of the book

- Fundamentals of Life Science Vol I cover subjects like Genetics, molecular Biology, Ecology and Evolution and Plant Physiology.

- Fundamentals of Life Science Vol II cover subjects like Cell biology, Biochemistry, Developmental biology, methods in biology & Immunology etc.

- All the topics in the book contain diagrams, tables, illustrations for better understanding and quick revision.

- All the topics covered in both the volumes are in comprehensive manner and information provided is in line with current knowledge.

- Language used in both the volumes is easy and understandable.

- All the chapters consist of MCQs for self-evaluation and practice.

- The crisp coverage of syllabus and the precise information is provided int he book.

- Print and Page quality of the book is good.

- Fundamentals of Life Science Vol I - Paperback: 638 pages

- Fundamentals of Life Science Vol II -Paperback: 640 pages

You can also purchase this book from here

4.CSIR NET Life Sciences Books (Vol I) by Dr. Poonam Sharma

Life Science book by Poonam Sharma

This book caters all the needs of the students preparing for CSIR-UGC NET exam for Life Science subject.

Key points of the book

- The book is designed as per the latest syllabus.

- The book consists of 13 chapters within IV volumes.

- Volume I covers three unites namely Molecules and their Interaction Relevant to Biology, Cellular Organisation and Fundamental Processes.

- It provides good revision before exam.

- This book provides ample of practice required for the exam.

- The book gives conceptual clarity.

- This book is helpful for undergraduate and post-graduate students also.

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5.Trueman’s CSIR-UGC NET Life Sciences

Truemans Life Science book

This is a comprehensive book that help CSIR-UGC NET Life Science subjects aspirants in their preparation.

Key points of the book

- Mostly all the topics of the Life Science are covered in the book.

- The book comprises model question papers and exclusive questions.

- Chapters in the book will also gives conceptual clarity.

- After every chapter questions are given for more understanding.

- Previous years papers with answers are also given for analysing the nature of the exam and for practice.

- Model papers for more practice are given.

- Print quality of the book is good.

- Quality of pages is also good.

- Language used is in lucrative manner and easy to understand.

- Paperback: 1212 pages

You can also purchase this book from here

Some more books for reference:

- Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry by David L. Nelson and Michael M. Cox.

- ENZYMES: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Clinical Chemistry, 2/E by Trevor Palmer and Philip Bonner

-  Genetics: Principles and Analysis by Daniel L. Hartl and Elizabeth W. Jones

- Cell and Molecular Biology: Concepts and Experiments by Gerald Karp

- Kuby Immunology

-  Developmental Biology by Scott F. Gilbert

- Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology

- Organic Evolution (Evolutionary Biology) by Veer Bala Rastogi

- Molecular Biotechnology: Principles and Applications of Recombinant DNA by Bernard R. Glick and Jack J. Pasternak

- CSIR-NET General Aptitude – A New Outlook by Christy Varghese

- Ace The Race – Plus: MCQs for CSIR UGC NET Life Sciences (JRF & LS)

- CSIR-UGC NET/JRF Exam Solved papers Life Science Upkar's

- Joint CSIR-UGC NET: Life Sciences - Previous Year's Papers Solved by RPH Editorial Board

- General Aptitude Practice by Ajay Kumar

- Pathfinder Academy: CSIR-UGC-NET Life Sciences Six book Combo Set by Pranav Kumar etc.

5 Best Life Science books for CSIR-UGC NET

S. No.

Book Name

Author/Publication Name

1.

CSIR-UGC NET Life Science

Ashish Nagesh, Quaisher J. Hossain

2.

CSIR-JRF-NET: Life Sciences Fundamentals and Practice Part 1 & Part 2

Pranav Kumar

3.

CSIR-NET JRF Fundamentals of Life Sciences Vol- I and Volume II

Rupendra Singh

4.

CSIR NET Life Sciences Books (Vol I)

Dr. Poonam Sharma

5.

CSIR-UGC NET Life Sciences

Trueman’s Publication

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