UGC NET 2017 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
CBSE has introduced some changes in UGC NET 2017 Exam Pattern in its latest official notification. It is essential to be thorough with UGC NET Exam Pattern so as to formulate a strategy for the national eligibility test. Listed below are some quick highlights of UGC NET Exam Pattern:
UGC NET is held for determining the eligibility for both Assistant Professors and Junior research fellowship. On behalf of UGC, CBSE conducts UGC NET in 100 subjects at 91 selected examination centers.
There are 3 papers in CBSE UGC NET exam and each paper is conducted in a separate session on the same day. UGC NET exam is conducted for a total mark of 350 within a total time duration of 5 hours. All questions will be of objective type only. The candidates have to mark their responses in an OMR (Optical Mark Reader) sheet. The main highlights of UGC NET exam pattern are given below:
|No. of papers||3|
|Total exam duration||5 hours (300 minutes)|
|Paper-wise exam duration|
Paper I – 75 minutes
Paper II – 75 minutes
Paper III – 150 minutes
|Total no. of questions||175|
|Marking scheme||2 marks for every correct answer|
Candidates should obtain a minimum mark in each section so as to qualify the net exam. In paper-1 and paper-2, a minimum of 40% marks should be scored by a general candidate, while OBC (Non-creamy layer)/PWD/SC/ST candidate need to score a minimum of 35% marks. In the paper-3, a minimum of 50% marks should be scored by a general candidate, while OBC (Non-creamy layer)/PWD/SC/ST candidate need to score a minimum of 40% marks.
The candidate needs to attempt the required number of questions in each section to qualify the exam. The details of marking scheme of each paper are given below-
Paper-1 will contain questions including general awareness, reasoning ability, comprehension and it is mainly for checking the teaching capability of the candidate. Paper-2 and paper-3 cover all the subject topics including the electives.
The candidates are requested to give the subject code, they have studied in their post graduation as the main subject. If it is not available in the given subject codes, then they can give the subject which they have studied in graduation as the main subject. The subjects and their respective codes are given below.
|Subject Code||Subject||Subject Code||Subject||Subject Code||Subject|
|3||Philosophy||32||Chinese||70||Tribal or regional language/literature|
|6||History||35||Manipuri||73||Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (Including Jyothisha/Sidhantha Jyothisha/Navya Vyakarana/Vyakarana/Mimamsa/Navya Nyaya/Sankhya Yoga/Tulanatmaka Darsana/Shukla Yajurveda/Madhava Vedanda/Dharma Sastra/Sahitya/Purana-Ithihasa/Agarma/Advaitha Vedantha|
|8||Commerce||37||Guajarati||79||Visual art (including drawing & painting/sculpture/graphics/applied art/history of art)|
|10||Social Work||39||French||81||Social medicine and community health|
|11||Defence and strategic studies||40||Spanish||82||Forensic science|
|16||Hindustani music (vocal/instrumental)||44||German||87||Computer science & applications|
|18||Maithili||46||Adult education /continuing education/Andragogy /non-formal education||89||Environmental sciences|
|19||Bengali||47||Physical education||90||International and area studies|
|20||Hindi||49||Arab culture and Islamic studies||91||Prakrit|
|21||Kannada||50||Indian culture||92||Human rights and duties|
|22||Malayalam||55||Labour welfare/personal management/ industrial relations/labour and social welfare/human resource management||93||Tourism administration and management|
|24||Punjabi||59||Library and information science||95||Santhali|
|25||Sanskrit||60||Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies||96||Karnatic music (vocal instrument, percussion)|
|26||Tamil||62||Comparative study of religions||97||Rabindra sangeet|
|27||Telugu||63||Mass communication and journalism||98||Percussion instruments|
|29||Arabic||66||Museology and conservation||100||Yoga|
Test booklet will be provided to the candidates. It contains the questions in each section.
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