UGC NET Syllabus, Exam Pattern,PDF of All Subjects

Download UGC NET Syllabus – Exam Pattern – UGC NET Syllabus and UGC NET Exam Pattern : UGC NET exam is one of the popular examinations in India. It is conducted for Junior Research Fellowship and Lecturership.
Those candidates, who are preparing for this examination, should have UGC NET SYLLABUS and know UGC NET EXAM PATTERN. University Grant Commission (UGC) National Eligibility Test (NET) will be conducted as per schedule.
Here are the details.


UGC NET syllabus consists of more than 90 subjects. The detailed syllabus of all the subjects in detail is given in the link here. Those candidates who want to prepare better for this examination and want to qualify the test should prepare according to the UGC NET Syllabus.
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UGC NET Exam Pattern

Candidates are given Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet on which answers are to be given.
UGC NET will consist of 3 papers which consist of Multiple choice objective type questions.
Paper 1 consists of 100 marks and 60 questions of which 50 are to be attempted. Paper 2 have 50 question and all are compulsory and of 100 marks also (2 marks for each question). Total Time for both Papers is 150 minutes.
Paper 3 have 75 questions and of 150 marks and time allowed is 150 minutes and conducted separately.
Paper-1 is to check teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. Questions in this paper are asked to check reasoning ability, general awareness, comprehension and divergent thinking of the candidate.
Paper-2 and Paper-3 consists of questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) conducts a national level written test twice every year in June and December months. The written test is for checking eligibility of Indian Nationals for appointment of Lecturers in Universities and Colleges and for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).This exam is very popular and lots of candidates applies for this exam every year. After the test, two separate merit lists of candidates are prepared, one comprising of the candidates qualifying for the award of JRF and the second of candidates qualifying for Lecturership. Candidates qualifying for the JRF are also eligible for Lecturership.
Educational qualification:
For JRF(Junior Research Fellowship) and Lectureship (LS): Those candidates who have secured a minimum of 55% marks in Master’s Degree OR equivalent in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Electronic Science, Computer Science & Applications etc. are eligible for this Test. The University/institution must be recognised by University Grant Commission (UGC).
Candidates having PhD degree (complete before 19 September, 1991) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks for appearing in NET.