UGC NET Exam Pattern 2019
Shristi Kirti, 23 Jan 2019, #UGC NET

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2019 - National Testing Agency (NTA) releases the exam pattern of UGC NET 2019 for two papers. UGC NET exam pattern 2019 contains the sections from where the expected questions can be asked, total number of questions, marking scheme, duration, mode of exam etc. Candidates must go through the exam pattern of UGC NET before they start preparing for the exam. By going through UGC NET exam pattern 2019, candidates will be able to understand the structure and  format of the online question paper.

UGC NET exam is conducted twice a year, in June and December to determine the eligibility of candidates as Assistant Professor and awarding Junior Research Fellowship Programme (JRF). The exam of UGC NET 2019 will be conducted in online mode for two papers - papers I and II. All those candidates who qualify in both paper I and II will be considered UGC NET qualified.

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2019 - Highlights

Name of the exam

UGC NET 2019

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Mode of Exam

Online

Papers

Paper I and paper II

Post

Assistant Professor and JRF

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2019

The exam of UGC NET will be conducted for two papers - paper I and II. As per the exam pattern of UGC NET 2019, both paper I and II will be objective in nature. UGC NET 2019 will be conducted for a total of 200 marks - 50 marks for paper I and 150 marks for paper II. While paper I will be general containing general aptitude questions, paper II will be based on the subject opted by the candidates.


UGC NET Exam Pattern 2019 - Marking Scheme

Paper

Number of Question

Total Marks

I

50 questions (compulsory)

100

II

100 questions (compulsory) 

200

No marks are deducted in case the candidate answers the questions incorrectly.

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2019 - Paper I

Paper I is conducted to test the general ability of the candidates to assess their teaching/research skill. The paper has 50 multiple choice questions of 2 marks each. In paper I of UGC NET, candidates are asked question from the following sections:

  • Reasoning ability

  • Comprehension

  • Divergent thinking

  • General awareness

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2019 - Paper II

Paper II of UGC NET exam contains 100 multiple choice questions of 2 marks each. The questions are asked from one of the 101 subjects opted by the candidates.

Code

Subject

Code

Subject

Code

Subject

1

Economics

32

Chinese

72

Comparative Literature

2

Political Science

33

Dogri

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)

3

Philosophy

34

Nepali

74

Women Studies

4

Psychology

35

Manipuri

79

Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)

5

Sociology

36

Assamese

80

Geography

6

History

37

Gujarati

81

Social Medicine & Community Health

7

Anthropology

38

Marathi

82

Forensic Science

8

Commerce

39

French

83

Pali

9

Education

40

Spanish

84

Kashmiri

10

Social Work

41

Russian

85

Konkani

11

Defence and Strategic Studies

42

Persian

87

Computer Science and Applications

12

Home Science

43

Rajasthani

88

Electronic Science

14

Public Administration

44

German

89

Environmental Sciences

15

Population Studies

45

Japanese

90

International and Area Studies

16

Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)

46

Adult Education/Continuing Education/Andragogy/Non Formal Education

91

Prakrit

17

Management

47

Physical Education

92

Human Rights and Duties

18

Maithili

49

Arab Culture and Islamic Studies

93

Tourism Administration and Management

19

Bengali

50

Indian Culture

94

Bodo

20

Hindi

55

Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management

95

Santali

21

Kannada

58

Law

96

Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)

22

Malayalam

59

Library and Information Science

97

Rabindra Sangeet

23

Odia

60

Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies

98

Percussion Instruments

24

Punjabi

62

Comparative Study of Religions

99

Drama/ Theatre

25

Sanskrit

63

Mass Communication and Journalism

100

Yoga

26

Tamil

65

Dance

101

Sindhi

27

Telugu

66

Museology & Conservation



28

Urdu

67

Archaeology



29

Arabic

68

Criminology



30

English

70

Tribal and Regional Language/Literature



31

Linguistics

71

Folk Literature



UGC NET Mock Test 2018

The examination authority also conducts a mock test of UGC NET for few subjects. Mock test of UGC NET is a free online test which must be taken by the candidates to know how well they have prepared for the examination. Candidates can take the mock tests to practice for the online. By taking the UGC NET mock test, candidates get familiar with the exam pattern and also get used to solve question paper in an actual exam like environment.

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