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 18 to 22. 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 has been 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 from Tuesday to Saturday. 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.
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UGC NET 2018 Exam Schedule For December Session
December 18 to 22, 2018
Timing of Examination
9.30 am - 1.00 pm
2.30 pm - 6.00 pm
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
Instructions by the Invigilators
9.15 am - 9.25 am
1.45 pm - 1.55 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
Number of Question
50 questions all are compulsory
100 questions all are compulsory
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.
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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
Defence and Strategic Studies
Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)
Adult Education/Continuing Education/Andragogy/Non Formal Education
Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
Library and Information Science
Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
Comparative Study of Religions
Mass Communication and Journalism
Museology & Conservation
Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
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)
Women Studies **
Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)
Social Medicine & Community Health
Computer Science and Applications
International and Area Studies
Human Rights and Duties
Tourism Administration and Management
Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)
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