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UGC NET Study Materials for Paper 1: UGC NET Exam is an entry pass for the academic world. The NET qualified individuals are eligible for the post of Assistant Professor at colleges and university level throughout India. Additionally, a NET qualified candidate is also exempted from the entrance test for PhD admission.

UGC NET exam is considered one of the toughest exams in India. It is tough, because of the syllabus of UGC NET Exam is very lengthy and vast. For cracking the UGC NET exam, the aspirants should be more dedicated and sincere to achieving the goal.

Before reading UGC NET Study Materials, there are four important tips to achieve a better score in the upcoming UGC NET Exam:

  • Must be aware of the pattern of the UGC NET Exam
  • Study according to updated UGC NET Syllabus
  • Solve the previous year question papers (to know the important topics and better time management). Read: UGC NET Solved Question Papers
  • The approach of the study should be MCQs based ( For high score)


An aspirant should be aware of the question pattern of Paper 1 before going through the UGC NET Study materials. Paper 1 is General Paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude and is compulsory for all subjects.  The UGC NET Examination Paper 1 contains fifty (50) multiple choice questions, each question carries two (2) marks. All Fifty (50) questions are compulsory.

UGC NET Paper 1 has the following 10 units (Topics) and each unit has equal weightage:

(The UGC NET study materials have been prepared according to these units).

Unit-I Teaching Aptitude
Unit-II Research Aptitude
Unit-III Comprehension
Unit-IV Communication
Unit-V Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
Unit-VI Logical Reasoning
Unit-VII Data Interpretation
Unit-VIII Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Unit-IX People, Development and Environment
Unit-X Higher Education System


Now, you can go through UGC NET study material for Paper 1. Here, you can find the brief and important topic of each unit of Paper 1. The UGC NET study materials are provided according to the new pattern and updated syllabus.

Each unit has been divided into several topics. Just click on the topic and start to read the study materials for paper 1 without any cost. It is free for all aspirants.

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Unit 1 – Teaching Aptitude

Unit 2 – Research Aptitude

  1. Application of ICT in Research (New Topic)

UNIT 3 – Reading Comprehension

UNIT 4 – Communication

UNIT 5 – Reasoning (Including Mathematical)

UNIT 6 – Logical Reasoning (Download in PDF with MCQs Coming Soon)

UNIT 7 – Data Interpretation (Download in PDF with MCQs   Coming Soon)

UNIT 8 – Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

UNIT 9 – People and Environment

UNIT 10 – Higher Education System: Governance Polity, And Administration


Note: The ugc net study materials are precise for quick preparation with MCQs.

Related Topics

UGC NET Syllabus 2019 (Updated): Paper 1 and Paper 2 (Download)

Solved Question Papers of UGC NET Paper 1

UGC NET Study Materials for Paper 1 (Download PDF)
MPhil and PhD Fellowship

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