UGC NET Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020

UGC NET Syllabus 2020: National Testing Agency (NTA) had released UGC NET 2020 June notification for the post of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) on 16th March ,2020. and which is concluded on 30th June 2020. The revised UGC NET 2020 June examination will be conducted from 16th to 18th September and 21st to 25th September 2020. Here we are providing UGC NET syllabus, exam pattern for candidates to start to help in their preparation.

About Course:

UGC-NET Examination comprises two papers – Paper I (50 Questions & 100 marks) and Paper-II (100 Questions & 200 marks), conducted in the same session, without any break. The Paper I is common to all the examinees, and applicants can select the Paper-II for their subject specialization.

To crack UGC NET 2020 exam, a candidate must be well versed in all the UGC NET Syllabus of each subjects and exam pattern asked in Exam.

Note: The candidates may note that the syllabus has been modified and the new syllabus applicable from June 2019.

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UGC NET Exam Pattern 2020 & Syllabus

UGC NET 2020 Examination is conducted in online mode (Computer Based Test). The Computer Based Test (CBT) will consist of two papers i.e. Paper-I & Paper–II. There will be no break between Paper-I and Paper–II. Both the papers will consist of objective type, multiple choice questions.

Paper Marks Number of Questions (All Are Compulsory) Duration (First Shift) Duration (Second Shift)
I 100 50 03 hours (09:30 am to 12:30 pm) 03 hours (02:30 pm to 05:30 pm)
II 200 100
Note: There are no negative marks for an incorrect response.
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UGC NET Syllabus (Paper I)

The know about the complete UGC NET syllabus of your desired subject helps to plan your timetable and strategize your study in the most effective way. Those who are appearing for UGC NET Exam can download the UGC NET syllabus for Paper 1 and their specific subject for Paper 2 from the given below links:

NTA UGC NET 2020 syllabus  Part-I Exam 
Part Sections (Multiple Choice Questions) Questions Marks
I Teaching Aptitude 5 10
II Research Aptitude 5 10
III Reading Comprehension 5 10
IV Communication 5 10
V Reasoning (including Maths) 5 10
VI Logical Reasoning 5 10
VII Data Interpretation 5 10
VIII Information & Communication Technology (ICT) 5 10
VIII People & Environment 5 10
IX Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration 5 10
Total 50 100

Important Points To Be Remember:

  • The questions in Paper I intends to assess the teaching/ research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, reading comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.
  • For each correct response the candidate will get 2 marks.
  • There is no negative marking for incorrect response
  • Paper II is 100 marks based on the subject selected by the candidate

Teaching Aptitude

  • Teaching: Concept, Objectives, Levels of teaching (Memory, Understanding and Reflective), Characteristics and basic requirements.
  • Learner’s characteristics: Characteristics of adolescent and adult learners (Academic, Social, Emotional and Cognitive), Individual differences.
  • Factors affecting teaching related to: Teacher, Learner, Support material, Instructional facilities, Learning environment and Institution.
  • Methods of teaching in Institutions of higher learning: Teacher centred vs. Learner centred methods; Off-line vs. On-line methods (Swayam, Swayamprabha, MOOCs etc.).
  • Teaching Support System: Traditional, Modern and ICT based.
  • Evaluation Systems: Elements and Types of evaluation, Evaluation in Choice Based Credit System in Higher education, Computer based testing, Innovations in evaluation systems.Aspirants can refer to Latest UGC NET 2020 strategies so that they can make a proper daily routine for preparing the exam.

Research Aptitude

  • Research: Meaning, Types, and Characteristics, Positivism and Post-positivist approach to research.
  • Methods of Research: Experimental, Descriptive, Historical, Qualitative and Quantitative methods.
  • Steps of Research.
  • Thesis and Article writing: Format and styles of referencing.
  • Application of ICT in research.
  • Research ethics.

Comprehension

  • A passage of text be given. Questions be asked from the passage to be answered.

Communication

  • Communication: Meaning, types and characteristics of communication.
  • Effective communication: Verbal and Non-verbal, Inter-Cultural and group communications, Classroom communication.
  • Barriers to effective communication.
  • Mass-Media and Society.

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Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude

  • Types of reasoning.
  • Number series, Letter series, Codes and Relationships.
  • Mathematical Aptitude (Fraction, Time & Distance, Ratio, Proportion and Percentage, Profit and Loss, Interest and Discounting, Averages etc.).

Logical Reasoning

  • Understanding the structure of arguments: argument forms, structure of categorical propositions, Mood and Figure, Formal and Informal fallacies, Uses of language, Connotations and denotations of terms, Classical square of opposition.
  • Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning.
  • Venn diagram: Simple and multiple use for establishing validity of arguments.
  • Indian Logic: Means of knowledge.
  • Pramanas: Pratyaksha (Perception), Anumana (Inference), Upamana (Comparison), Shabda (Verbal testimony), Arthapatti (Implication) and Anupalabddhi (Non-apprehension).
  • Structure and kinds of Anumana (inference), Vyapti (invariable relation), Hetvabhasas (fallacies of inference).

Data Interpretation

  • Sources, acquisition and classification of Data.
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data.
  • Graphical representation (Bar-chart, Histograms, Pie-chart, Table-chart and Line-chart) and mapping of Data.
  • Data Interpretation.
  • Data and Governance.

Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

  • ICT: General abbreviations and terminology.
  • Basics of Internet, Intranet, E-mail, Audio and Video-conferencing.
  • Digital initiatives in higher education.
  • ICT and Governance.

 People, Development and Environment

  • Development and environment: Millennium development and Sustainable development goals.
  • Human and environment interaction: Anthropogenic activities and their impacts on environment.
  • Environmental issues: Local, Regional and Global; Air pollution, Water pollution, Soil pollution, Noise pollution, Waste (solid, liquid, biomedical, hazardous, electronic), Climate change and its Socio-Economic and Political dimensions.
  • Impacts of pollutants on human health.
  • Natural and energy resources: Solar, Wind, Soil, Hydro, Geothermal, Biomass, Nuclear and Forests.
  • Natural hazards and disasters: Mitigation strategies.
  • Environmental Protection Act (1986), National Action Plan on Climate Change, International agreements/efforts -Montreal Protocol, Rio Summit, Convention on Biodiversity, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement, International Solar Alliance.To prepare all these subjects more efficiently, one can also check tips and tricks to crack net exam 2020 in which we have covered many hacks if to be followed correctly, one can definitely clear the exam.

 Higher Education System

  • Institutions of higher learning and education in ancient India.
  • Evolution of higher learning and research in Post Independence India.
  • Oriental, Conventional and Non-conventional learning programmes in India.
  • Professional, Technical and Skill Based education.
  • Value education and environmental education.
  • Policies, Governance, and Administration.

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UGC NET Syllabus (Paper II)

Subject Code Subject Syllabus [in English] Syllabus [in Hindi]
01 Economics / Rural Economics /Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies / Econometrics/ Applied Economics/Development Eco./Business Economics Download Download
02 Political Science Download Download
03 Philosophy Download Download
04 Psychology Download Download
05 Sociology Download Download
06 History Download Download
07 Anthropology Download Download
08 Commerce Download Download
09 Education Download Download
10 Social Work Download Download
11 Defence and Strategic Studies Download Download
12 Home Science Download Download
14 Public Administration Download Download
15 Population Studies Download Download
16 Music Download Download
17 Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./Financial Mgt./Co-operative Management) Download Download
18 Maithili Download Download
19 Bengali Download Download
20 Hindi Download
21 Kannada Download Download
22 Malayalam Download Download
23 Oriya Download Download
24 Punjabi Download Download
25 Sanskrit Download Download
26 Tamil Download Download
27 Telugu Download Download
28 Urdu Download Download
29 Arabic Download Download
30 English Download Download
31 Linguistics Download Download
32 Chinese Download Download
33 Dogri Download Download
34 Nepali Download Download
35 Manipuri Download Download
36 Assamese Download Download
37 Gujarati Download Download
38 Marathi Download Download
39 French (French Version) Download Download
40 Spanish Download Download
41 Russian Download Download
42 Persian Download Download
43 Rajasthani Download Download
44 German Download Download
45 Japanese Download Download
46 Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education. Download Download
47 Physical Education Download Download
49 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies Download Download
50 Indian Culture Download Download
55 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management Download Download
58 Law Download Download
59 Library and Information Science Download Download
60 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies Download Download
62 Comparative Study of Religions Download Download
63 Mass Communication and Journalism Download Download
65 Performing Art – Dance/Drama/Theatre Download Download
66 Museology & Conservation Download Download
67 Archaeology Download Download
68 Criminology Download Download
70 Tribal and Regional Language/Literature Download Download
71 Folk Literature Download Download
72 Comparative Literature Download Download
73 Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa /Agama). Download
74 Women Studies Download Download
79 Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art) Download Download
80 Geography Download Download
81 Social Medicine & Community Health Download Download
82 Forensic Science Download Download
83 Pali Download Download
84 Kashmiri Download Download
85 Konkani Download Download
87 Computer Science and Applications Download Download
88 Electronic Science Download
89 Environmental Sciences Download
90 Politics including International Relations/International Studies including Defence/Strategic Studies, West Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies, African Studies, South Asian Studies, Soviet Studies, American Studies. Download Download
91 Prakrit Download Download
92 Human Rights and Duties Download Download
93 Tourism Administration and Management. Download Download
94 Bodo Download
95 Santali Download
100 Yoga Download Download
101 Sindhi Download Download

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UGC NET FAQ’s

Q1. What is the official website of ugc net 2020?

Ans. The UGC NET Official website is ugcnet.nta.nic.in/

Q2. How many papers are their in ugc net exam?

Ans. Their are 2 Paper i.e Paper-1 and  Paper-2.

Q3. In which language ugc net exam will be taken?

Ans. Ugc net will be taken in both hindi as well as english.

Q4. What changes has been made in UGC NET SYLLABUS 2020?

Ans. Their are several changes made this year, you can get updated syllabus in this blog.

Q5. Do i have to attempt both papers in ugc net Exam?

Ans. Yes, you need to attempt both paper 1 & paper 2.

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