Inorganic Chemistry

About Inorganic Chemistry in CSIR exam

  For all branches of chemistry students to crack CSIR-UGC NET exam, solving the inorganic questions is very essential. This part-B shall contain 40 Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) a candidate shall be required to answer any 35 questions. Each question shall be of  two marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 70 out of 200.

So, around 13-15 bits in section-B usually appear from Inorganic chemistry which are mainly from 10+2 NCERT Chemistry textbooks and also from under graduate level books. Similarly part-C shall contain 60 questions a candidate shall be required to answer any 25 questions. Each question shall be of four marks. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 100 out of 200. Mostly 20 bits appear form Inorganic chemistry only.

Here we go the full information about Inorganic chemistry topics and suggestions to crack CSIR NET Chemical Sciences.

CSIR Inorganic Chemistry Syllabus 

Chapter 1: Chemical periodicity
Chapter 2: Structure and bonding in homo- and heteronuclear molecules
Chapter 3: Concepts of acids and bases
Chapter 4: Main group elements and their compounds
Chapter 5: Transition elements and coordination compounds
Chapter 6: Inner transition elements
Chapter 7: Organometallic compounds
Chapter 8: Cages and metal clusters
Chapter 9: Analytical chemistry
Chapter 10: Bioinorganic chemistry
Chapter 11: Characterisation of inorganic compounds
Chapter 12: Nuclear chemistry

Suggested Books for Inorganic Chemistry in CSIR-UGC NET Chemical Sciences:

  • Inorganic Chemistry by James E. Huheey, Ellen A. Keiter, Richard R. Keiter.
  • Coordination chemistry by ramlingam
  • Inorganic Chemistry by D. F. Shriver and P. W. Atkins; Oxford
  • Inorganic Chemistry by D. F. Shriver and P. W. Atkins
  • Chemistry of the Elements by N N Greenwood & A Earnshaw, Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Basic Inorganic Chemistry by F. A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson, and Paul L. Gaus
  • Chemistry of Organic Natural Products by O. P. Agarwal
  • Concepts and models in Inorganic Chemistry by B.Douglas, D.Me Daniel, John Alexander
  • Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J. D Lee
  • New guide to modern valence Theory by G.I. Brown

The CSIR-UGC NET aspirants should read the above books and prepare for the CSIT-UGC NET exam. The candidates may also try referring chemvoice.com practice papers, materials and e-books as part of preparation.

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