What is UGC NET ?

The National Eligibility Test, also known as UGC NET or NTA-UGC-NET, is a test to determine eligibility for college and university level lectureship and for the award of Junior Research Fellowship for Indian nationals. It aims to ensure minimum standards for the entrants in teaching professions and research.


Updated NTA UGC NET Syllabus for Paper 1

The main objective is to assess the teaching and research capabilities of the candidates. Therefore, the test is aimed at assessing the teaching and general/research aptitude as well as their awareness. They are expected to possess and exhibit cognitive abilities. Cognitive abilities include comprehension, analysis, evaluation, understanding the structure of arguments and deductive and inductive reasoning. The candidates are also expected to have a general awareness and knowledge of sources of information. They should be aware of the interaction between people, environment and natural resources and their impact on quality of life.

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CBSE UGC NET Syllabus Paper 1

The ugc net syllabus paper 1 is divided into the following topics. 5 questions are asked from each topic in the paper.

Teaching Aptitude

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  • Teaching: Nature, Objectives, Characteristics and Basic Requirements
  • Learner’s Characteristics
  • Factors affecting Teaching
  • Methods of Teaching
  • Teaching Aids
  • Evaluation Systems

Research Aptitude


  • Research: Meaning, Characteristics and Types
  • Steps of Research
  • Methods of Research
  • Research Ethics
  • Paper, Articles, Workshop, Seminar, Conference, and Symposium
  • Thesis Writing: Its characteristics and format

Reading Comprehension


  • A passage which the candidates are required to read and answer the set of questions

Communication


  • Communication: Nature, Characteristics, Types, Barriers and Effective Classroom Communication

Reasoning (including Mathematical)


  • Number Series; Letter Series; Codes
  • Relationships; Classification

Logical Reasoning


  • Understanding the Structure of Argument.
  • Evaluating and distinguishing Deductive and Inductive Reasoning.
  • Verbal Analogies; Word Analogy – Applied Analogy
  • Verbal Classification
  • Reasoning Logical Diagrams: Simple Diagrammatic Relationship, Multi-Diagrammatic Relationship
  • Venn diagram; Analytical Reasoning

Data Interpretation


  • Sources, Acquisition and Interpretation of Data
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data
  • Graphical Representation and Mapping of Data

Information and Communication Technology (ICT)


  • ICT: Meaning, Advantages, Disadvantages and Uses
  • General Abbreviation and Terminology
  • Basics of Internet and E-mailing

People and Environment


  • People and Environment Interaction
  • Sources of Pollution
  • Pollutants and their impact on Human Life, Exploitation of Natural and Energy Resources
  • Natural hazards and mitigation

Higher Education System: Governance, Polity and Administration


  • Structure of the Institutions for Higher Learning and Research in India;
  • Formal and Distance Education; Professional/Technical and General Education.
    Value Education: Governance,
  • Polity and Administration; Concept, Institutions and their Interactions.

If you see syllabus is pretty much big and it will take months to cover every topic; also there are few units which require more theory and chances of getting questions correct is low;

So our team has come up with the Study Plan Strategy for CBSE UGC NET Paper 1; to Score maximum with smart study .


NTA UGC NET/JRF Exam 2018

UGC NET application process will be closed on 30th Sept 2018. The National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted to select the eligible candidates for the post of Assistant Professor and the award of Junior Research Fellowship. As per a recent announcement by the HRD Ministry, the examination will now be conducted by the newly formed National Testing Agency (NTA). In fact, UGC NET 2018 December session would be the first exam of the agency.

NTA UGC NET December 2018 Exam Dates: UGC NET December 2018 registration process has been started from 1st September 2018 and will continue till 30th September 2018. NTA has announced exam schedule for December 2018 session UGC NET Exam. According to NTA, the exam is scheduled to be held between 9th to 23rd December 2018.

Till now, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been conducting the examination. The UGC NET 2018 July Session examination conducted on 8th July was the last exam conducted by CBSE. CBSE also conducts other national-level competitive exams such as the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET Exam), JEE Main Exam, Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET Exam). The NTA will also conduct NEET and JEE Main exams from the year 2019. The HRD ministry has not mentioned anything about the CTET examination yet.


UGC NET SYLLABUS Paper 2

  • UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus: Paper 2 will be subject based. A total of 100 subjects will be covered in the UGC NET Exam. Candidates will have to select one subject for the NET Exam preferably the subject of their post-graduation.

The detailed UGC NET Syllabus is given in the table below – 

Subject code Subjects (Click on the Subject’s Name and Download PDF)
01 Economics
02 Political Science
03 Philosophy
04 Psychology
05 Sociology
06 History
07 Anthropology
08 Commerce
09 Education
10 Social Work
11 Defence & Strategic Studies
12 Home Science
14 Public Administration
15 Population Studies
16 Music
17 Management
18 Maithili
19 Bengali
20 Hindi
21 Kannada
22 Malayalam
23 Oriya
24 Punjabi
25 Sanskrit
26 Tamil
27 Telugu
28 Urdu
29 Arabic
30 English
31 Linguistics
32 Chinese
33 Dogri
34 Nepalese
35 Manipuri
36 Assamese
37 Gujarati
38 Marathi
39 French
40 Spanish
41 Russian
42 Persian
43 Rajasthani
44 German
45 Japanese
46 Adult Education
47 Physical Education
49 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
50 Indian Culture
55 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
58 Law
59 Library and Information Services
60 Buddhist, Gandhian & Peace Studies
61 Comparative Studies of Religions
63 Mass Communication and Journalism
65 Performing Arts
66 Museology & Conservation
67 Archaeology
68 Criminology
70 Tribal & Regional Language/Literature
71 Folk Literature
72 Comparative Literature
73 Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/Mimamsa/Navya Nyaya/Sankhya Yoga/Tulanatmaka Darsana/ Shukla Yojurveda/ Madhv Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta
74 Women Studies
79 Visual Arts
80 Geography
81 Social Medicine & Community Health
82 Forensic Science
83 Pali
84 Kashmiri
85 Konkani
87 Computer Science and Applications
88 Electronic Sciences
89 Environmental Sciences
90 Politics
91 Prakrit
92 Human Rights and Duties
93 Tourism Administration & Management
94 BODO
95 Santali
100 Yoga

Download UGC Net Syllabus 2018 – 2019 in Hindi , English, Bengali and Other Languages

For downloading click on download. (Syllabus is available in pdf (form) version)

Subject
Code
   Subject
 
00
General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper -I)
01
Economics / Rural Economics /Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies/Econometrics/ Applied Economics/Development Eco./Business Economics
02
Political Science
03
Philosophy
04
Psychology
05
Sociology
06
History
07
Anthropology
08
Commerce
09
Education
10
Social Work
11
Defence and Strategic Studies
12
Home Science
14
Public Administration
15
Population Studies
16
Music
17
Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./Financial Mgt./Co-operative Management)
18
Maithili
19
Bengali
20
Hindi
21
Kannada
22
Malayalam
23
Oriya
24
Punjabi
25
Sanskrit
26
Tamil
27
Telugu
28
Urdu
29
Arabic
30
English
31
Linguistics
32
Chinese
33
Dogri
34
Nepali
35
Manipuri
36
Assamese
37
Gujarati
38
Marathi
39
French (French Version)
French (English Version)
40
Spanish
41
Russian
42
Persian
43
Rajasthani
44
German
45
Japanese
46
Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education.
47
Physical Education
49
Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
50
Indian Culture
55
Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
58
Law
59
Library and Information Science
60
Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
62
Comparative Study of Religions
63
Mass Communication and Journalism
65
Performing Art – Dance/Drama/Theatre
66
Museology & Conservation
67
Archaeology
68
Criminology
70
Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
71
Folk Literature
72
Comparative Literature
73
Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa /Agama).
74
Women Studies
79
Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)
80
Geography
81
Social Medicine & Community Health
82
Forensic Science
83
Pali
84
Kashmiri
85
Konkani
87
Computer Science and Applications
88
Electronic Science
89
Environmental Sciences (EVS)
90
Politics including International Relations/International Studies including Defence/Strategic Studies, West Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies, African Studies, South Asian Studies, Soviet Studies, American Studies.
91
Prakrit
92
Human Rights and Duties
93
Tourism Administration and Management.
94
BODO

UGC NET Cut Off 2018-2019
The minimum marks that a candidate need to be score in UGC NET to be considered for the award of JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor in paper-I, paper-II is given below:

UGC NET Exam Pattern 201 8-2019 (Revised)

Candidates can check the CBSE UGC NET 2018-2019 exam pattern which tells about the number of questions, marking scheme, type of questions, duration of the exam and other details related to the exam.

The test will consist of two papers.

Exam Mode: Examination will be conducted in offline mode. Candidates have to mark their responses on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet.
Number of Questions: Total 150 questions will be asked in NET which are divided into 2 papers. Paper-I will have 50 questions and Paper-II will have 100 questions. All questions are compulsory to attempt.
Type of Questions: All the papers will have objective type questions.
Subjects: The Paper-I consists of General Aptitude Questions and the Paper-II contains questions related to the subject selected by candidates.
Medium of Paper: Candidate can choose the paper medium either Hindi or English. Choice for paper medium can be exercised at the time of filling the form.
Exam Duration: Paper-1 will be of 1 hour while Paper-II will be of 2 hours.
Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will carry 2 marks.
Negative Marking: CBSE is not following negative marking scheme in UGC NET.

Paper Number of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration

I 50 questions (all compulsory) 100 1 hour (09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.)
II 100 questions (all compulsory) 200 2 hours (11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.)

CBSE UGC NET Syllabus 2019

Candidates should be totally aware of the UGC NET syllabus before appearing for the exam. As mentioned earlier the NET exam will consist of 2 papers, the UGC NET Paper 1 will be a common paper while Paper 2 will be subject based. Some details of the UGC NET syllabus are mentioned below.

UGC NET Syllabus Paper 1: The UGC NET syllabus paper 1 is designed in such a way that it will test the candidate’s teaching and research ability of the candidate.
UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus: Paper 2 will be subject based. A total of 100 subjects will be covered in the UGC NET Exam. Candidates will have to select one subject for the NET Exam preferably the subject of their post-graduation.

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