UGC NET 2020 Paper I Exam Analysis: Check Now

The most awaiting UGC NET Exam has been conducted by NTA for the first time from 24th September to 5th November 2020.The students who appeared in the exam  must be eager to know about the UGC NET exam analysis and review of the papers that have been held in June 2020.  UGC NET paper I exam is moderate in nature & most of the question  asked in the exam are conceptual in nature.

UGC NET 2020 Exam Shifts:

Paper Marks Number of Questions (All Are Compulsory) Duration (First Shift) Duration (Second Shift)
I 100 50 03 hours (09:00 am to 12:00 pm) 03 hours (03:00 pm to 06:00 pm)
II 200 100

UGC NET Exam Pattern:



(i) Mode of Examination: The Examination shall be conducted as a Computer Based Test (CBT) only. Wherever Online Examination has been used elsewhere in this booklet, it means CBT.

(ii) Pattern: The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of objective type questions. There will be no break between papers.
Paper Marks Number of Questions MCQ Total duration
I 100 50 The questions will be generic in nature, intending to assess the teaching/ research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. 03 hours without any break.

All the questions will be compulsory.

II 200 100 This will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.
Note: For each correct response the candidate will get 2 marks. There are no negative marks for incorrect response. No marks will be given for unanswered/Marked for Review questions.

Highlights of the UGC NET 2020:

The Overall Level of the NTA UGC NET Exam on 25th September 2020 is Moderate in nature.

UGC NET Paper I :

S.No. Subjects Topic Asked Level
1 General English & Communications Unseen Passage Easy – Moderate
2 Reasoning  Alphabetical Series, Syllogism,  Coding-Decoding, Assertion Moderate
3 Mathematics Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Number System Easy – Moderate
4 People, Development and Environment  Environment based issues, Schemes Easy
5 Teaching Aptitude & Higher Education System Type of learning, Factor affecting Teaching, Classroom Environment Easy – Moderate
6 Research Aptitude Hypothesis, Case study, Position paper Moderate
7 Computer (ICT) Basic Computer, memory based questions Easy
8 Subject Concerned (Psychology) Statistics, Normal distribution curve, learning theory based, application based, ANOVA test, Expression & Emotions, Behaviorism, Psychologist Statement Based Questions Moderate-Difficult

Topics Asked In Today’s Exam:

  • General English & Communication: Comprehension 5 Questions on Sustainable Marketing)
  • Reasoning: Syllogism(1 Question), Coding-Decoding(1 Question), Alphabetical Series (2 Questions), Assertion and Statements (5-6 Questions), Reasoning Theoretical (3 Questions), Problem Based on Ages (1 Question)
  • Mathematics: Data Interpretations(5 Ques), Percentage (1 Ques), S.I and C.I (2 Ques), Average (1 Ques)
  • ICT(Computer): Question based on Binary number, Question based on File extension, ICT (3 Ques)
  • Teaching Aptitude: Research aptitude(6 Ques), Match the following of Sampling method, Definition of Action Research, Question based on Ex-pacto method.
  • Higher Education System: 2 Questions ;
    Takshila declare by UNESCO as heritage site?
  • People, Development and Environment: Question based on Ozone layer, Question on Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), Climate (1 Question).
If You remember any question from the exam, do share it in the comments sections with us which will help the candidates who are going to appear for the upcoming scheduled exam.

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