University grant COmmission (UGC) under CSIR conduct the National Eligibility test (NET) for JRF and eligibility of Lacturership twice in a year i.e. June/December.
The pattern of exam is changed to objective type recently. Now the pattern of exam for UGC NET is made simpler.
The Test will consist of three papers.
Number of Question
|First||I||100||60 out of which 50 question to be attempted||1¼ Hours (09.30 A.M. to 10.45 A.M.)|
|First||II||100||50 questions all are compulsory||1¼ Hours (10.45 A.M. to 12.00 NOON)|
|Second||III||150||75 questions all are compulsory||2 Hours (01.30 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.)|
Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended 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. Sixty (60) multiple choice questions of two marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any fifty (50). In the event of the candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.
Paper-II shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
Paper-III will consist of 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options).
Syllabus of Test: All questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options). Syllabi for all NET subjects can be downloaded from the UGC Website www.ugc.ac.in and are also available in the libraries of all Indian Universities. UGC will not send the syllabus to individual candidates.
Download the Syllabus of UGC NET for All Papers : Click Here
Minimum Scorecard in Each Subject
|CATEGORY||Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained|
|PAPER – I||PAPER – II||PAPER– III|
|GENERAL||40 (40%)||40 (40%)||75 (50 %)|
|OBC(Non-creamy layer)||35 (35%)||35 (35%)||67.5 (45 %) rounded off to 68|
|PH/VH/SC/ST||35 (35%)||35 (35%)||60 (40 %)|