UGC NET Previous Year Question Paper Download

UGC NET Previous Year Question Paper Download

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Link 1 – UGC NET Previous Year Question Paper Download Google Drive Link – Click Here


Name of the Exam National Eligibility Test (NET)
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam Conducted in A Year Twice in a Year
Mode of Examination Online Mode
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Number of Papers
  1. Paper I
  2. Paper-II
Number of Questions 150 Q
Time Duration 3 hrs
Negative Marking No Negative Marking


Paper Marks Number of Questions (All Are Compulsory) Duration (First Shift) Duration (Second Shift)
I 100 50 03 hours (09:30 am to 12:30 pm) 03 hours (02:30 pm to 05:30 pm)


NTA UGC NET Syllabus Part-I Exam
Part Sections (Multiple Choice Questions) Questions Marks
I Teaching Aptitude 5 10
II Research Aptitude 5 10
III Reading Comprehension 5 10
IV Communication 5 10
V Reasoning (including Maths) 5 10
VI Logical Reasoning 5 10
VII Data Interpretation 5 10
VIII Information & Communication Technology (ICT) 5 10
VIII People & Environment 5 10
IX Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration 5 10
Total 50 100



Link 2 – UGC NET Paper-I Syllabus


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UGC NET Paper-I Unit wise Subjects UGC NET Paper-I Topics Given
Unit-I: Teaching Aptitude
  • Teaching: Concept, objectives, levels of teaching (memory, understanding & reflective), characteristics along with basic requirements
  • Learner’s characteristics: Characteristics of adolescent & adult learners (academic, social, emotional & cognitive), individual differences
  • Factors affecting teaching related to Teacher, Learner, Support material, Instructional facilities, Learning environment as well as Institution
  • Methods of teaching in universities of higher learning: Teacher centered against. learner-centered methods; offline against online methods (Swayam, Swayamprabha, MOOCs, etc.).
  • Teaching support system: Traditional, modern as well as ICT based
  • Evaluation systems: Elements & types of evaluation, evaluation in Choice Based Credit System as in higher education, computer-based testing, innovations which take place in evaluation systems
Unit-II: In case of Research Aptitude
  • Research: Meaning, Types, & characteristics, positivism as well as a post-positivist approach to research
  • Methods of research: Experimental, descriptive, historical, qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Steps for conducting a research
  • Thesis & article writing: Format as well as styles of referencing
  • Application of ICT in the research field
  • Ethical research
Unit-III: Comprehension
  • A passage of text shall be given. Questions shall be asked from the passage from where it is to be answered
Unit-IV: Communication
  • Communication: Meaning, types & characteristics of communication
  • Effective communication: Verbal & non-verbal, inter-cultural & group communications, classroom communication
  • Barriers in case of effective communication
  • Mass-media & society
Unit-V: Mathematical Reasoning & Aptitude
  • Types of reasoning
  • Number series, letter series, codes & relationships
  • Mathematical aptitude (fraction, time and distance, ratio, proportion & percentage, profit & loss, interest & discounting, averages, etc.)
Unit-VI: Logical Reasoning
  • Understanding the structure of arguments: Argument forms, the structure of categorical propositions, mood & figure, formal with informal fallacies, uses of language, connotations as well as denotations of terms, the classical square of opposition
  • Evaluating & distinguishing deductive & inductive reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Venn diagram: Simple & multiple uses for establishing the validity of arguments
  • Indian Logic: Means of knowledge
  • Pramanas: Pratyaksha (Perception), Anumana (Inference), Upamana (Comparison), Shabda (Verbal testimony), Arthapatti (Implication) & Anupalabddhi (Non-apprehension)
  • Structure with kinds of Anumana (inference), Vyapti (invariable relation), Hetvabhasa (fallacies of inference)
Unit-VII: Data Interpretation
  • Sources, acquisition & classification of data
  • Quantitative & qualitative data
  • Graphical representation (bar-chart, histograms, pie-chart, table-chart & line-chart) along with mapping of the required data
  • Data interpretation
  • Data & governance
Unit-VIII: Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • ICT: General abbreviations & terminology
  • Basics of Internet, Intranet, E-mail, Audio & Video-conferencing
  • Digital initiatives in terms of higher education
  • ICT & Governance
Unit-IX: People, Development and Environment
  • Development & environment: Millennium development with Sustainable development goals
  • Human and environment interaction: Anthropogenic activities & their impacts on the environment
  • Environmental issues: Local, regional & global; air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution, noise pollution, waste (solid, liquid, biomedical, hazardous, electronic), climate change & its socio-economic and political dimensions
  • Impacts of pollutants on human health
  • Natural & energy resources: Solar, Wind, Soil, Hydro, Geothermal, Biomass, Nuclear & Forests
  • Natural hazards & disasters: Mitigation strategies
  • Environmental Protection Act (1986), National Action Plan on Climate Change, International agreements/efforts -Montreal Protocol, Rio Summit, Convention on Biodiversity, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement, International Solar Alliance
Unit-X: Higher Education System
  • Institutions of higher learning & education in ancient India
  • Evolution of higher learning & research in post-independence India
  • Oriental, conventional & non-conventional learning programs in India
  • Professional, technical along with skill-based education.
  • Value education & environmental education
  • Policies, governance, as well as administration

Link 2.1 – UGC NET Paper-II Syllabus


Code Subject English Hindi
00 General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper -I) Download
1 Economics/ Rural Economics/

Co-operation/ Demography/ Development Planning/

Development Studies/ Econometrics/ Applied Economics/

Development Eco./ Business Economics

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2 Political Science Download Download
3 Philosophy Download Download
4 Psychology Download Download
5 Sociology Download Download
6 History Download Download
7 Anthropology Download Download
8 Commerce Download Download
9 Education Download Download
10 Social Work Download Download
11 Defense and Strategic Studies Download Download
12 Home Science Download Download
14 Public Administration Download Download
15 Population Studies Download Download
16 Music Download Download
17 Management
(including Business Admin. Mgt./
Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./
Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./
Personnel Mgt./Financial Mgt./
Co-operative Management)
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18 Maithili Download Download
19 Bengali Download Download
20 Hindi Download
21 Kannada Download Download
22 Malayalam Download Download
23 Oriya Download Download
24 Punjabi Download Download
25 Sanskrit Download Download
26 Tamil Download Download
27 Telugu Download Download
28 Urdu Download Download
29 Arabic Download Download
30 English Download Download
31 Linguistics Download Download
32 Chinese Download Download
33 Dogri Download Download
34 Nepali Download Download
35 Manipuri Download Download
36 Assamese Download Download
37 Gujarati Download Download
38 Marathi Download Download
39 French (French Version) Download Download
40 Spanish Download Download
41 Russian Download Download
42 Persian Download Download
43 Rajasthani Download Download
44 German Download Download
45 Japanese Download Download
46 Adult Education/
Continuing Education/
Non Formal Education.
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47 Physical Education Download Download
49 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies Download Download
50 Indian Culture Download Download
55 Labour Welfare/
Personnel Management/
Industrial Relations/
Labour and Social Welfare/
Human Resource Management
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58 Law Download Download
59 Library and Information Science Download Download
60 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian, and Peace Studies Download Download
62 Comparative Study of Religions Download Download
63 Mass Communication and Journalism Download Download
65 Performing Art – Dance/Drama/Theatre Download Download
66 Museology & Conservation Download Download
67 Archaeology Download Download
68 Criminology Download Download
70 Tribal and Regional Language/
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71 Folk Literature Download Download
72 Comparative Literature Download Download
73 Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/
Sidhanta Jyotish/
Navya Vyakarna/
Navya Nyaya/
Sankhya Yoga/
Tulanatmaka Darsan/
Shukla Yajurveda/
Madhav Vedant/
Puranotihasa /Agama).
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74 Women Studies Download Download
79 Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/
Sculpture Graphics/
Applied Art/History of Art)
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80 Geography Download Download
81 Social Medicine & Community Health Download Download
82 Forensic Science Download Download
83 Pali Download Download
84 Kashmiri Download Download
85 Konkani Download Download
87 Computer Science and Applications Download Download
88 Electronic Science Download
89 Environmental Sciences Download  –
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 Download
91 Prakrit Download Download
92 Human Rights and Duties Download Download
93 Tourism Administration and Management.
94 Bodo Download
95 Santali Download
100 Yoga Download Download
101 Sindhi Download Download

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