Update for UGC-NET Exam 2020: How to Prepare

Hello Everyone!


Today I am going to tell you something about UGC-NET exam which will held in 2020.

In this blog, I’ll share each and every detail/information regarding the changes in UGC NET exam pattern and syllabus.

UGC-NET Exam

Changes introduces in UGC-NET Exam:

Now UGC is not conducted NET exam, from this year NTA i.e (NATIONAL TESTING AGENCY) is conducted and managed NET entrance exam, but why this is formed because:

  • The purpose to set up NTA was to relieve CBSE from its duties of conducting examination, so as to focus on improving the quality of higher education on the nation.
  • NTA is formed to reduce allegation of variation in difficulties levels amongst different sets of papers.
  • The aims of the NTA are to ensure a standardized difficulties levels in the competitive exams and run a smooth admission procedure. 
  • UGC NET is conducted for the Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship for Indian national citizens, and this exam will be conducted twice in an year. 

PATTERN FOR THE EXAM:

As per the official information released by CBSE, UGC NET exam pattern is changed. check pattern blow.

UGC NET will consists of two different papers i.e(paper I and paper II) which is conducted in two sessions.  

Session

Paper

Number of Questions

Marks

Duration

First

I

50 (Questions to be attempted – All)

100

1 Hour (09:30 AM to 10:30 AM)

Second

II

100 (Questions to be attempted – All)

200

2 Hours (11:00 AM to 1:00 PM)

Total

150 

350

3 Hours

So, this is the new pattern for the UGC NET exam.

NOTE:

  • According to official website of CBSE, Paper I is conducted for testing the reasoning ability , comprehension, general awareness and divergent thinking.
  •  Two marks will be given for each correct answer and there is( no negative marking for the wrong answer.) 
  • The time will changed from 1:30 hr to 1:00 hr i.e (from 9:30 to 10:30).
  • Number of question is reduced from 150 to 100.
  • In paper II both previous paper II and paper III will combine and formed a paper II.
  • Cut off will made according both paper I and paper II combine.
  • Each section gets weightage: Five question and 10 marks from each section.
  • Whenever pictorial question are set for the sighted candidates a passage followed by equal number of question should be set for the visually handicapped candidates.  

SYLLABUS FOR THE EXAM:

There are 10 topics is included for this exam are as follows:-

  1. Teaching Aptitude
  • Teaching : Nature, objectives, characteristics and basic requirements;
  • Learner’s characteristics;
  • Factors affecting teaching;
  • Methods of teaching;
  • Teaching aids.
  • Evaluation systems.

      2. Research Aptitude

  • Research: Meaning , characteristics and types;
  • Steps of Research;
  • Methods of Research;
  • research Ethics;
  • Paper article, workshop, seminar, conference and symposium;
  • Thesis writing: its characteristics and format.

      3. Reading Comprehension

  • A passage to be set with question to be answered. 

      4. Communication

  • Communication: Nature, characteristics, types, barriers and effective classroom communication. 

     5. Reasoning(Including mathematical)

  • Number Series; letter series; codes;
  • Relationships;classification.

     6. Logical Reasoning

  • Understanding the structure of arguments;
  • Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning;
  • Verbal analogies: word analogy- Applied analogy;
  • Verbal classification;
  • Reasoning logical diagrams: simple diagrammatic relationship, multi-diagrammatic relationship;
  • Venn diagram; Analytical reasoning.   

     7. Data Interpretation

  • Sources,acquisition and interpretation of data;
  • Quantitative and qualitative data;
  • graphical representation and mapping of data.    

    8. Information and Communication Technology(ICT)

  • ICT: meaning, advantages, disadvantages ad uses;
  • General abbreviation and terminology;
  • Basics of internet and e-mailing.

   9. People and Environment

  • People and Environment interaction;
  • Sources of pollution;
  • Pollutant and their impact on human life, exploitation of natural and energy resources;
  • Natural hazards and mitigation.   

  10. Higher Education System: Governance, Polity and Administration

  • Structure of the institutions for higher learning and research in India; Formal and distance education; professional/technical and general education; value education; governance, polity and administration; concept, institutions and their interactions.        

(NOTE:- As per new pattern 8th , 9th  and 10th are part of General Awareness)

THANK YOU!

ALL THE BEST!

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