UGC NET Syllabus is generally very vast as it has a different Syllabus for each and every subject in its purview. Here we are going to provide you with all the necessary details that a UGC NET aspirant must be aware of regarding the course and Syllabus of the UGC NET 2021 Examination. UGC NET 2021 (December cycle) was earlier scheduled to take place in May 2021 but due to the Covid-19 Pandemic the UGC NET 2021 got postponed and the new Exam Dates are yet to arrive. In this article, we have discussed the UGC NET syllabus (December Cycle 2021) Paper-I & Paper-II in detail. UGC NET Exam is considered one of the most Popular Exams among Post – Graduates due to its variety of subjects and respective Syllabus. UGC NET Syllabus generally consists of two Papers, UGC NET Paper -1 (General Paper similar for all) and UGC NET Paper -2 (Different for all subjects).
UGC NET Syllabus 2021
The University Grants Commission (UGC) every year with the help and coordination of the National Testing Agency (NTA) decides the UGC NET syllabus for its aspirants. Based on the different subjects, a planned detailed syllabus prescribed by UGC is available for the candidates. The UGC NET Syllabus for Paper I and Paper II is as follows. Candidates can plan their preparation accordingly.
UGC NET Exam Pattern 2021
Given below is the UGC NET Exam Pattern For 2021.
|Paper – I||100||50||The questions will be generic in nature, intending 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.||1 hour|
|Paper-II||200||100||This will be based on the subject selected by the candidate. All the questions of Paper–II will be compulsory.||2 hours|
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UGC NET Syllabus 2021 for Paper-I
UGC NET Paper-I is a general the tests the candidate’s knowledge with respect to Teaching and Research Aptitude, basic knowledge of the English language, Mathematical and Reasoning Skills and etc. It is common and mandatory for all the candidates irrespective of their choice of subject. Check the complete UGC NET Paper-I syllabus 2021 below:
UGC NET Syllabus for Paper-I
|UGC NET Paper-I Units||UGC NET Paper-I 2021 Topics|
|Unit-I: Teaching Aptitude||
|Unit-II: Research Aptitude||
|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||
UGC NET Syllabus 2021 Paper II
UGC NET Syllabus for Paper -2 is the specialization paper that is different for all based on the subject taken by the candidate in his/her Post-Graduation (PG). The syllabus for UGC NET Paper-II is detailed below.
UGC NET Syllabus for Paper-II
|Subject Code||Subject||Links to detailed Syllabus|
|00||General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper -I)||Download Here|
|01||Economics / Rural Economics /Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies/Econometrics/ Applied Economics/Development Eco./Business Economics||Download Here|
|02||Political Science||Download Here|
|10||Social Work||Download Here|
|11||Defence and Strategic Studies||Download Here|
|12||Home Science||Download Here|
|14||Public Administration||Download Here|
|15||Population Studies||Download Here|
|17||Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./Financial Mgt./Co-operative Management)||Download Here|
|39||French (French Version)
French (English Version)
|46||Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education.||Download Here|
|47||Physical Education||Download Here|
|49||Arab Culture and Islamic Studies||Download Here|
|50||Indian Culture||Download Here|
|55||Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management||Download Here|
|59||Library and Information Science||Download Here|
|60||Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian, and Peace Studies||Download Here|
|62||Comparative Study of Religions||Download Here|
|63||Mass Communication and Journalism||Download Here|
|65||Performing Art – Dance/Drama/Theatre||Download Here|
|66||Museology & Conservation||Download Here|
|70||Tribal and Regional Language/Literature||Download Here|
|71||Folk Literature||Download Here|
|72||Comparative Literature||Download Here|
|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)||Download Here|
|74||Women Studies||Download Here|
|79||Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)||Download Here|
|81||Social Medicine & Community Health||Download Here|
|82||Forensic Science||Download Here|
|87||Computer Science and Applications||Download Here|
|88||Electronic Science||Download Here|
|89||Environmental Science||Download Here|
|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||Download Here|
|92||Human Rights and Duties||Download Here|
|93||Tourism Administration and Management||Download Here|
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UGC NET Syllabus 2021: FAQ’s
Q. What is the full form of UGC NET?
A. UGC NET Stands for University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test.
Q. What is the purpose of conducting the UGC NET Exam?
A. The UGC NET Exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship(JRF) in Indian Universities and Colleges.
Q. How many times does UGC NET takes place?
A. UGC NET Exam is conducted twice in a year, one in June and the other in December.
Q. How many papers are there for UGC NET Exam?
A. UGC NET Exam has two papers: Paper I and Paper II.
Q. What is the syllabus for UGC NET Exam?
A. UGC NET Paper I will be General Paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude and will be compulsory. Paper II will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.
Q. Is there a negative marking for UGC NET Exam?
Ans. No, there will not be negative marking for UGC NET Exam.