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
National Testing Agency (NTA)
Mode of Exam
Paper I and paper II
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
Number of Question
50 questions (compulsory)
100 questions (compulsory)
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:
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.
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)
Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)
Social Medicine & Community Health
Defence and Strategic Studies
Computer Science and Applications
International and Area Studies
Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)
Adult Education/Continuing Education/Andragogy/Non Formal Education
Human Rights and Duties
Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
Tourism Administration and Management
Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)
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
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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