UGC NET Exam Pattern 2018
Team Careers360, 01 Sep 2018, #UGC NET

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2018 – National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the exam pattern of UGC NET 2018 for December session. The exam authority will conduct UGC NET 2018 December session from December 9 to 23. This is for the first time, that NTA will conduct UGC NET 2018 December Session in computer-based mode. The mock tests of UGC NET December Session will be made available by the examination authority to prepare and perform well in the online exam.

As per the UGC NET 2018 exam pattern, the exam has two papers and it is compulsory for candidates to appear in both the papers. The UGC NET paper I will be of general nature intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. Paper II of UGC NET 2018 December session will be of the subject selected by candidates for pursuing Assistant Professorship and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). The UGC NET 2018 exam will be held in two shifts on Saturdays and Sundays. Candidates can check below details for UGC NET 2018 exam pattern like a number of questions asked in the paper I & II, subjects, marking scheme and exam duration.

Latest: UGC NET Application form 2018 for December Session - Check here

UGC NET  2018 Exam Schedule For December Session 

Exam Duration: Paper 1 of UGC NET 2018 December session will be held for 1 hour, while paper 2 will be conducted for 2 hours. The examination timing of UGC NET 2018 is as mentioned in the table below - 

Exam Timetable

December 9 to 23, 2018

 

First Shift

Second Shift

Timing of Examination

9.30 am - 10.30 am 11.00 am - 1.00 pm

2.00 pm - 3.00 pm 3.30 pm - 5.30 pm

Duration of Examination

1 hour for paper I and 2 hours for paper II

 

Entry in the Examination Centre

7.30 am - 8.30 am

12.00 pm - 1.00 pm

Entry in the Examination Hall/Room

8.35 am - 8.45 am

1.05 pm - 1.15 pm

Checking of Admit Cards by the Invigilator

8.45 am - 8.55 am

1.15 pm - 1.25 pm

Sitting on the seat in the Examination Hall

9.15 am

1.45 pm

Instructions by the Invigilators

9.15 am - 9.25 am

1.45 pm - 1.55 pm

Test Commences

9.30 am

2.00 pm

To attempt Paper-1 i.e. Questions 001 to 050

9.30 am - 10.30 am

2.00 pm - 3.00 pm

Break

10.30 am - 11.00 am

3.00 pm - 3.30 pm

To attempt Paper-II i.e. Questions 001 to 100

11.00 am - 1.00 pm

3.30 pm - 5.30 pm

Test Concludes

1.00 pm

5.30 pm

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2018

Candidates appearing for UGC NET December session can check below marking scheme, type of questions as mentioned in the paper pattern of UGC NET 2018.

Exam Mode: The entrance test will be conducted in the Computer-Based Test (CBT). 

Types of papers: The exam will consist of two papers – paper I and II.

The language of Paper: The question paper will be in multiple languages including English and Hindi.

Types of questions (MCQ) – The questions paper available in the computer consisting of multiple choice questions. Candidates have to choose the correct response from the given options. Questions of UGC NET 2018 will be from the syllabus as prescribed by examination authority

The number of questions - The Paper I will have a total of 50 questions carrying 100 marks while paper 2 will have 100 questions carrying 200 marks. All questions are compulsory.

Marking Scheme - Each question of paper 1 and 2 will be of 2 marks. There is no negative marking for incorrect answer. 

 

UGC NET 2018 Exam Pattern - Distribution of Marks

Paper

Number of Question

Duration

Marks

I

50 questions all are compulsory

1 hour

100

II

100 questions all are compulsory

2 hours

200

  • UGC NET Paper I: This paper is of general ability test intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It is primarily designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness abilities of the candidate. The paper has 50 multiple choice questions of 2 marks each.

  • UGC NET Paper II: This paper has 100 objective type questions. The questions will be based on questions about the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.

UGC NET Mock Test 2018

NTA will start the mock tests of UGC NET 2018 in November 2018. Candidates can take the mock tests to practice for the Computer Based Test (CBT). NTA will set up practice centres (TPCs) of UGC NET to help aspirants to practice and know the Computer Based Test better. Through UGC NET mock test, candidates will be familiar with the exam pattern and all the particulars regarding the test.

UGC NET Subjects: The candidates can check subjects and respective codes for UGC NET 2018 December exam are provided in the table given below

 

UGC NET 2018 Subjects

Code

Subject

1

Economics

2

Political Science

3

Philosophy

4

Psychology

5

Sociology

6

History

7

Anthropology

8

Commerce

9

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/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

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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