UGC NET Exam Syllabus for Paper I & II

UGC NET Syllabus – The University Grants Commission conducts UGC Net Exam twice in a year. The candidates with the Post graduation qualification can apply for the UGC Net Examination. This UGC NET Examination is a National level examination for recruiting Asst Professor and Junior Research Fellow for the Universities. The recruitment is based on the written examination on Paper 1 & 2.

Paper 1 examination is  primarily designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. And Paper 2 is completely based on the Subject for which candidate has applied for. The exam pattern and UGC NET Syllabus for both exams are given below. The UGC NET Exam Syllabus Paper 1 and 2 helps the candidates to focus on the required from the vast topics.

UGC NET Exam Syllabus 2018

 

Exam Pattern:

Paper Marks No. of Questions Pattern Duration Time Duration  
I 100 50 The questions will be generic in nature, intending to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. 1 Hour First shift : (9.30 am to 10.30 am)
Second Shift:
(2.00 pm to 3.00 pm)
II 200 100 This will be based on the subject selected by the candidate. All the questions of Paper–II will be compulsory. 2 hours FirstShift: (11.00 am to 1.00 pm)
Second Shift:
(3.30 pm to 5.30 pm)
  • UGC Net Exams conducted twice in a year.
  • The recruitment process is based on Paper 1 & 2.
  • Candidates applied for the examination has to choose compulsorily 4 cities for the exam center.
  • Objective type questions for both UGC NET Paper 1 and 2.
  • Multiple-choice questions and each carries 2 marks.
  • There is no negative marking for the wrong answers.
  • It is compulsory to attendant all the questions.
  • The questions are asked in the bilingual language (English & Hindi) .
  • UGC Net Exam Paper 1, shift 1 begins at 9.30 AM and the Paper 2 will be conducted continuously after half an hour.
  • The candidates are not allowed to exit the examination hall after the completion of UGC Net Paper 1.

UGC NET Syllabus Paper 1

The questions will be generic in nature, intending to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.

Unit I – Teaching Aptitude
Teaching : Nature, objectives, characteristics and basic requirements; Learner’s characteristics; Factors affecting teaching; Methods of teaching; Teaching aids; Evaluation systems.

Unit II – Research Aptitude
Research : Meaning, characteristics and types; Steps of research; Methods of research; Research Ethics; Paper, article, workshop, seminar, conference and symposium; Thesis writing: its characteristics and format.

Unit III – Reading Comprehension
A passage to be set with questions to be answered.

Unit IV – Communication
Communication : Nature, characteristics, types, barriers and effective classroom communication.

Unit V – Reasoning (Including Mathematical)
Number series; letter series; codes; > Relationships; classification.

Unit VI – Logical Reasoning
Understanding the structure of arguments; 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.

Unit VII – Data Interpretation
Sources, acquisition and interpretation of datag. ‘P Quantitative and qualitative data; > Graphical representation and mapping of data.

Unit VIII – Information and Communicating Technology (ICT)
ICT : meaning, advantages, disadvantages and uses; > General abbreviations and terminology; > Basics of internet and e-mailing.

Unit IX – 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.

Unit X – 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.

UGC NET Syllabus 2018 Paper 2

UGC NET Exam Syllabus Paper 2 is consists of 100 objective type questions. The questions are based on the subject chosen by the candidates. The time duration for the examination is 2 hours. The exam continues after the completion of UGC NET Paper 1 Examination. Pick only the required topics to get through the examination with the help of UGC NET Exam Syllabus 2018.

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Subject
01
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
Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)
17
Management
18
Maithili
19
Bengali
20
Hindi
21
Kannada
22
Malayalam
23
Odia
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
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
Dance
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 Jyotisha/Navya Vyakarna/
Vyakarna/Mimamsa/Navya Nyaya/Sankhya Yoga/Tulanatmaka Darsana / Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhva Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta)
74
Women Studies **
79
Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applies 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
90
International and Area Studies
91
Prakrit
92
Human Rights and Duties
93
Tourism Administration and Management
94
Bodo
95
Santali
96
Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)
97
Rabindra Sangeet
98
Percussion Instruments
99
Drama/ Theatre
100
Yoga
101
Sindhi

 

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