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NTA UGC NET Syllabus 2020
Syllabus for NTA UGC NET 2020 (Updated): The University Grant Commission (UGC) has revised the syllabus of all subjects (including Paper 1) for June 2019 onwards. The new syllabus has been prepared according to the new and updated pattern of UGC NET exam. The new pattern of UGC NET exam is based on a computer (CBT) along with some other changes.
National Testing Agency (NTA) has been established in 2017 to conduct entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has the responsibility to conduct JEE (Main), NEET – UG, Common Management Admission Test (CMAT), GRADUATE PHARMACY APTITUDE TEST GPAT, UGC NET, etc.
Till July 2018, The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) was conducted the UGC NET exams across the country. Since December 2018, the UGC NET exam is being conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) according to the new pattern of UGC NET exam.
Note: UGC NET Syllabus of all subjects has been revised according to New pattern of UGC NET exam.
Revised Pattern of UGC NET Exam:
NTA UGC NET June 2020 exam will be held in one session without any gap as under:
|Paper||Marks||Number of Question||Duration (3 hrs)|
|I||100||50 compulsory questions||09:30 am to 12:30 pm
|II||200||100 compulsory questions||02:30 pm to 05:30 pm
Note: There is no gap between Paper 1 and Paper 2.
UGC NET Syllabus Paper 1
It 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. Paper 1 shall consist of 50 (fifty) compulsory multiple-choice questions, and each question will carry two marks.
UGC NET Syllabus Paper 2
Paper 2 shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry two marks.
Note: There is no negative marking for an incorrect response. No marks will be given for unanswered/Marked for Review questions.
NTA UGC NET Syllabus 2020
UGC NET Syllabus of all subjects has been changed. For Revised Syllabus, click on the link mentioned below:
|00||General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper -I)||English|
|01||Economics / Rural Economics / Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies/ Econometrics/ Applied Economics/ Development Eco./ Business Economics||English|
|11||Defence and Strategic Studies||English|
|17||Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./ Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./ Financial Mgt./ Co-operative Management)||English|
|39||French (French Version)||English|
|French (English Version)||Old|
|46||Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education.||English|
|49||Arab Culture and Islamic Studies||English|
|55||Labour Welfare/ Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/ Human Resource Management||English|
|59||Library and Information Science||English|
|60||Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies||English|
|62||Comparative Study of Religions||English|
|63||Mass Communication and Journalism||English|
|65||Performing Art – Dance/ Drama/ Theatre||English|
|66||Museology & Conservation||English|
|70||Tribal and Regional Language/Literature||English|
|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).||Hindi|
|79||Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/ Sculpture Graphics/ Applied Art/ History of Art)||English|
|81||Social Medicine & Community Health||English|
|87||Computer Science and Applications||English|
|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.||English|
|92||Human Rights and Duties||English|
|93||Tourism Administration and Management.||English|
Note: The syllabus of UGC NET are retrieved from the UGC website: https://www.ugcnetonline.in/syllabus-new.php
SCHEDULE OF UGC NET EXAM
The Test will consist of TWO papers having only objective type questions. UGC NET exam will be held between in one session as under:
As per the MHRD, UGC NET Exam will be postponed, new Date will be Updated Soon (After Confirmation)
|Dates of Examination||Dates will be announced later|
|First Shift||Second Shift|
|Timing of Examination||09.30 am- 12.30 pm||02.30 pm- 5.30 pm|
|Duration of Examination||03 hours|
|Entry into the Examination Centre*||7.30 am – 8.30 am||12.30 pm -1.30pm pm|
|Entry in the Examination||8.45 am- 9.00 am||1.45 pm- 2.00 pm|
|Instructions by the invigilators||9.15 am -9.25 am||2.15 pm- 2.25 pm|
|Test Commences||9.30 am||2.30 pm|
|Test Concludes||12.30 pm||5.30 pm|
*Candidates are advised to report at the Examination Center, at least 2 hours before the commencement of the examination. Candidates will not be permitted to enter into the Examination Center after 8.30 am in First Shift and after 1.30 pm in Second Shift.
Notification: NTA UGC NET Exam December 2020 Complete Information
NET Exam Cut Off
The minimum marks that a candidate needs to score in UGC NET to be considered for the award of JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor in paper-I and paper-II is given below:
Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained
(Paper 1 + Paper 2)
120 marks (40%)
105 marks (35%)