UGC NET Syllabus 2020 - Download Subject-wise Syllabus PDF for Paper 1 & 2
UGC NET Syllabus 2020 - University Grants Commission (UGC) released the updated syllabus of UGC NET 2020 for National Eligibility Test (NET). UGC NET determines eligibility of candidates for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor both, in Indian Universities and Colleges. It consists of two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. UGC provides detailed UGC NET 2020 Syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper - 2 on its official website. The UGC NET Syllabus 2020 for Paper 1 is common for all candidates. For Paper 2, candidates have to choose one subject from a list of 101 subjects. UGC NET 2020 Syllabus for Paper 2 is different for different subjects. Candidates must have complete knowledge of the syllabus of UGC NET 2020 before they start with their preparation.
Latest: NTA has extended the UGC NET Application Form 2020 deadline to June 15
UGC NET is a computer-based test conducted for two papers - Paper 1 and Paper 2 of objective-type multiple choice questions. National Testing Agency (NTA) was supposed to conduct UGC NET 2020 from June 15 to June 20 in online mode. However, the exam has been postponed due to COVID19 and the new date will be announced soon. The result will be based on the aggregate performance of the candidate in Paper-1 and Paper-2. NTA UGC NET 2020 ensures the minimum standards for the candidates in teaching professions and research.
UGC NET 2020 Syllabus
Candidates must go through UGC NET Syllabus 2020 for both papers to know what they need to study. Let us understand UGC NET Syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2 in brief.
UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus 2020 tests the teaching and research ability of the candidate. It assesses candidates’ cognitive abilities, general awareness about teaching and learning processes in higher education system and interaction between people, environment.
UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus is based on the subject selected by the candidate. It tests the candidate’s in-depth knowledge and expertise in the respective subject.
NTA has also provided some mock tests on its official website to give an idea of the syllabus and paper pattern to the candidates so that they can prepare the UGC NET Syllabus 2020 properly. There will be no break between Paper-I and Paper–II.
UGC NET 2020 Paper 1: Marking Scheme
UGC NET Paper 1 is the same and mandatory for all candidates. Paper 2 is different for different subjects.
UGC NET Paper 1 will have a total of 50 multiple choice questions
Each question will carry 2 marks
The UGC NET Syllabus 2020 for Paper 1 covers 10 units
5 questions will be asked from each unit (i.e 10 units X 5 questions = 50 questions)
UGC NET Syllabus for Paper 1
Subject: General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude
The UGC NET syllabus for Paper 1 tests the candidate’s teaching and research ability as well as aptitude of the candidate. The syllabus of UGC NET 2020 for Paper 1 is designed to test candidates’ cognitive abilities including comprehension, analysis, evaluation, understanding the structure of arguments, deductive and inductive reasoning. The UGC NET syllabus 2020 also provides for testing candidates’ general awareness about teaching and learning processes in the higher education system. Further, the syllabus of UGC NET 2020 assesses if the candidate is aware of interaction between people, environment, natural resources and their impact on the quality of life.
The detailed UGC NET Paper I Syllabus 2020 is given in the table below to help the candidates clearly understand what all they need to study.
UGC NET 2020 Syllabus for Paper I
Detailed UGC NET Paper I Syllabus 2020
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Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
People, Development and Environment
Higher Education System
UGC NET 2020 Syllabus for Paper 2
UGC NET Paper 2 will be based on the subject chosen by the candidate.
- A total of 101 subjects are provided by the UGC.
- The candidate has to choose one subject from these 101 subjects.
- The Paper-2 will also consist of only objective type questions (MCQs).
The detailed UGC NET 2020 Syllabus for Paper 2 is provided at the official website.
UGC NET Syllabus 2020 - Paper II (Subject-wise)
Mass Communication & Journalism
Computer Science & Applications
To download the UGC NET syllabus 2020 for all the other subjects - Click Here.Now that you know all about the UGC NET Syllabus 2020, start your preparations and score well.
UGC NET Exam Pattern 2020
UGC NET will be conducted by National Testing Agency in the following UGC NET exam pattern:
Both Paper -1 and Paper -2 will be conducted in Online mode.
The questions will be objective-type in both Paper -1 and Paper -2.
Paper 1 will have 50 questions and Paper 2 will have 100 questions.
UGC NET 2020 Question Papers
The previous year papers are available on the official website of the UGC-NET.
UGC NET previous year papers are the best source of material for UGC-NET preparation. Solving them will give you an understanding of the exam pattern, difficulty level and popular topics in the exam paper.
The below table contains PDF files for the UGC NET previous year papers.
Dec 2018, Paper I (Paper II-English)
Dec 2018, Paper I (Paper II-Political Science)
June 2014 (Paper I, II and III)
December 2013 (Paper I, II and III)
September 2013 (Paper I, II and III)
December 2012 (Paper I, II and III)
June 2012 (Paper I, II and III)
December 2011 (Paper I, II and III)
June 2011 (Paper I, II and III)
December 2010 (Paper I, II and III)
June 2010 (Paper I, II and III)
December 2009 (Paper I, II and III)
June 2009 (Paper I, II and III)
UGC NET Admit Card 2020
National Testing Agency (NTA) will release UGC NET 2020 admit card online on official website ugcnet.nta.nic.in few days before the date of exam. To download the admit card of UGC NET 2020, candidates should log in using their application number and date of birth. It is mandatory to carry the printout of their admit card along with a valid photo ID (Voter ID card, Aadhaar Card, Driving License, Passport) to the examination centre on the exam day.
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Questions related to UGC NET
When will NTA schedule exams like UGC NET, CSIR, DU, JNU exams ?
We are discussing with the organisations for whom we conduct the test. So discussions are on and very shortly we'll be able to come up with the dates but these dates are going to be after the July dates only.
Director General, NTA
Will I require the EWS certificate at the time of ugc net result declariton or at the time of phd admission?
The candidate who came under EWS category as per the Certificate issued by the Competent Authority will show his/her certificate at the time of admission/ appointment.
when will the net exam due to covid 19
The new dates for UGC NET exam has not been announced yet. However, it is expected to be held in June/July 2020. The authorities have earlier extended the application form date till May 16. To keep a track, read UGC NET exam dates 2020 .
ugc net 1 previous papers solved
You can get previous year question papers of UGC NET examination by going through its official page, the link for the same is given below
These papers of UGC NET examination will help you to understand the types of questions which are asked in exam, you will understand the important topics which are covered in the exam by practising them, you will also get to know your preparation level .
Best of luck for your UGC NET examination.
I studied B.E Civil engineering. Should I choose M.E Environmental engineering or Environmental science and engineering to attend UGC NET exam
ugc net score is used to recruitment for lecturers in college and as well as research fellowship program, see if you want to come in teaching career or interested to do phd then you should appear in ugc net, however m.tech in environment engineering has also various job available in many industry and manufacturing company. however try to do m.tech from a tier 1 institute, like iits, nits, vit vellore, bits etc.