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UGC NET Syllabus 2020 (Released) - Download Updated Subject Wise UGC NET Syllabus for Paper 1 & 2 PDF, Exam Pattern at ugcnetonline.in

Updated: Aug 24, 2020 13:41 IST

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UGC NET Syllabus 2020 - National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the UGC NET syllabus 2020 and the candidates can check the UGC NET syllabus 2020 for both paper-I and paper-II at ugcnetonline.in, UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus consists of teaching and reasoning ability, research aptitude, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness of the candidate. UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus is based on the subject chosen by the candidate. This article will be beneficial for students who are going to appear for the UGC NET exam to download Updated UGC NET Syllabus 2020 easily. Candidates can get more information about UGC NET Syllabus 2020 from this article.


UGC NET Syllabus 2020 (Released) - Download Updated Subject Wise UGC NET Syllabus for Paper 1 & 2 PDF, Exam Pattern at ugcnetonline.in

UGC NET Syllabus 2020 (Released) - Download Updated Subject Wise UGC NET Syllabus for Paper 1 & 2 PDF, Exam Pattern at ugcnetonline.in

UGC NET Syllabus 2020 Available @ ugcnetonline.in

New Update: UGC NET syllabus 2020 is available by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on the official website at ugcnetonline.in. Candidates can check and download the UGC NET Syllabus 2020 from this article. UGC NET Syllabus 2020 will be available for both paper-I and paper-II was revised by NTA, no changes have been made to this year's NET syllabus. Candidates can check and download the UGC NET Syllabus 2020 from this article.

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What is the UGC NET Syllabus for Paper- I?

UGC NET Paper-I (General Paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude) is common and mandatory for all candidates. Check the complete UGC NET Paper-I syllabus 2020 below:

UGC NET Paper-I Units

UGC NET Paper-I Topics

Unit-I: Teaching Aptitude

  • Teaching: Concept, objectives, levels of teaching (memory, understanding and reflective), characteristics and basic requirements

  • Learner’s characteristics: Characteristics of adolescent and adult learners (academic, social, emotional and cognitive), individual differences

  • Factors affecting teaching related to Teacher, Learner, Support material, Instructional facilities, Learning environment, and Institution

  • Methods of teaching in institutions of higher learning: Teacher centred vs. learner-centered methods; offline vs. online methods (Swayam, Swayamprabha, MOOCs, etc.).

  • Teaching support system: Traditional, modern and ICT based

  • Evaluation systems: Elements and types of evaluation, evaluation in Choice Based Credit System in higher education, computer-based testing, innovations in evaluation systems

Unit-II: Research Aptitude

  • Research: Meaning, types, and characteristics, positivism and post-positivistic approach to research

  • Methods of research: Experimental, descriptive, historical, qualitative and quantitative methods

  • Steps of research

  • Thesis and article writing: Format and styles of referencing

  • Application of ICT in research

  • Research ethics

Unit-III: Comprehension

  • A passage of text is given. Questions to be asked from the passage to be answered

Unit-IV: Communication

  • Communication: Meaning, types, and characteristics of communication

  • Effective communication: Verbal and non-verbal, inter-cultural and group communications, classroom communication

  • Barriers to effective communication

  • Mass-media and society

Unit-V: Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude

  • Types of reasoning

  • Number series, letter series, codes, and relationships

  • Mathematical aptitude (fraction, time & distance, ratio, proportion and percentage, profit and loss, interest and discounting, averages, etc.)

Unit-VI: Logical Reasoning

  • Understanding the structure of arguments: Argument forms, structure of categorical propositions, mood and figure, formal and informal fallacies, uses of language, connotations, and denotations of terms, classical square of opposition

  • Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning

  • Analogies

  • Venn diagram: Simple and 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) and Anupalabddhi (Non-apprehension)

  • Structure and kinds of Anumana (inference), Vyapti (invariable relation), Hetvabhasa (fallacies of inference)

Unit-VII: Data Interpretation

  • Sources, acquisition, and classification of data

  • Quantitative and qualitative data

  • Graphical representation (bar-chart, histograms, pie-chart, table-chart, and line-chart) and mapping of data

  • Data interpretation

  • Data and governance

Unit-VIII: Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

  • ICT: General abbreviations and terminology

  • Basics of the Internet, Intranet, E-mail, Audio, and Video-conferencing

  • Digital initiatives in higher education

  • ICT and Governance

Unit-IX: People, Development and Environment

  • Development and environment: Millennium development and Sustainable development goals

  • Human and environment interaction: Anthropogenic activities and their impacts on the environment

  • Environmental issues: Local, regional and global; air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution, noise pollution, waste (solid, liquid, biomedical, hazardous, electronic), climate change and its socio-economic and political dimensions

  • Impacts of pollutants on human health

  • Natural and energy resources: Solar, Wind, Soil, Hydro, Geothermal, Biomass, Nuclear, and Forests

  • Natural hazards and 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 and education in ancient India

  • Evolution of higher learning and research in post-independence India

  • Oriental, conventional and non-conventional learning programmes in India

  • Professional, technical and skill-based education.

  • Value education and environmental education

  • Policies, governance, and administration

UGC NET syllabus 2020

NTA will conduct the UGC NET 2020 June session in online mode. In order to prepare for the exam to get a clear idea of the syllabus and paper pattern, NTA has also released Mock Tests for the examination on its official website. The University Grants Commission (UGC), under the supervision of 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 syllabus of UGC NET in detail will help the candidates to identify what to study and what not to study for the entrance exam. 

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UGC NET Syllabus 2020 - Paper 1

Paper 1 has been planned in order to check the teaching skills and research capabilities of the candidates. General awareness with context to the teaching profile combined with cognitive abilities is tested in this section. There are a total of ten sections/subjects that cover the entire Paper 1 of UGC NET 2020. Subjects like Research Aptitude, Teaching Aptitude, Communication, Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, Information & Communication Technology, etc. are part of the Syllabus of Paper 1 of UGC NET 2020. The detailed description of the sub-topics of these subjects is given below for candidates to read through it and start preparing for Paper 1. 

Subjects 

Subtopics 

Research Aptitude 

  • Research: Meaning, Characteristics, and Types

  • Methods of Research

  • Paper, Article, Workshop, Seminar, Conference, and Symposium

  • Steps of Research

  • Research Ethics

  • Thesis writing: its characteristics and format

Teaching Aptitude 

  • Teaching: Nature, Objectives, Characteristics and Basic Requirements

  • Evaluation Systems

  • Factors Affecting Teaching

  • Learner’s Characteristics

  • Teaching Aids

  • Methods of Teaching

Reading Comprehension 

  • Comprehensive passage 

  • Set of associated questions 

Reasoning (including Mathematics) 

  • Number Series

  • Letter Series

  • Codes

  • Classification

  • Relationship

Communication 

  • Communication Nature

  • Types of Communication

  • Characteristics

  • Barriers

  • Effective Classroom Communication

Logical Reasoning 

  • Venn Diagram

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Reasoning Logical Diagrams: Simple Diagrammatic Relationship, Multi-Diagrammatic Relationship

  • Understanding the Structure of Arguments

  • Verbal Analogies: Word Analogy — Applied Analogy

  • Evaluating and Distinguishing Deductive and Inductive Reasoning

  • Verbal Classification

Information and communication technology (ICT)

  • ICT: Meaning, Advantages, Disadvantages, and Uses

  • Basics of Internet and E-Mailing

  • General Abbreviations and Terminology

Data Interpretation 

  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data

  • Sources, Acquisition and Interpretation of Data

  • Graphical Representation and Mapping of Data.

Higher Education System: Governance, Polity and Administration

  • Structure of the Institutions for Higher Learning and Research in India: Formal and Distance Education Professional/Technical and General Education

  • Value Education: Governance, Polity, and Administration

  • Concept, Institutions and their Interactions

People and Environment 

  • People and Environment Interaction

  • Pollutants and their Impact on Human Life, Exploitation of Natural and Energy Resources

  • Sources of Pollution

  • Natural Hazards and Mitigation

UGC NET Syllabus 2020 - Paper 2

The list of subjects for Paper 2 of UGC NET 2020 is given below:

Public administration 

Russian 

Punjabi 

Urdu 

Labour Welfare 

Comparative studies of religions 

Visual arts 

Women studies  

Forensic science 

Social medicine and community health 

Tribal and regional language/ literature 

Rabindra sangeet 

Social work

Geography 

Sociology 

Manipuri 

Library and information service 

Tamil 

Telugu 

Buddhist, Gandhian and peace studies  

Tourism administration and management 

Theatre 

Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/Mimamsa/Navya Nyaya/Sankhya Yoga/Tulanatmaka Darsana / Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhva Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta)

Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applies Art/History of Art)

Sanskrit 

Law 

Bodo 

Yoga 

Music 

Rajathani 

Carnatic Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)

Marathi 

Oriya 

Indian Culture 

Konkani 

Pali 

Hindi 

Adult education 

History 

Assamese 

Archaeology 

Bengali 

Human rights and duties 

Japanese 

Comparative literature 

Kashmiri 

Criminology 

Tourism Administration & Management

Defense and strategic studies 

Economics 

Electronic science 

International and area studies 

Environmental studies 

Prakrit 

Computer science and application 

Philosophy 

French 

Chinese 

Dogri 

Politics 

Percussion instruments 

Population studies 

Persian 

Psychology 

Nepalese 

Linguistics 

Performing arts 

German 

Maithili

Malayalam 

Arab culture and Islamic studies 

Museology and conservation 

Spanish 

Home science 

Drama 

Kannada 

Physical education 

Kashmiri 

Electronic science 

Sanskrit 

Folk literature 

Anthropology 

Santali 

Gujarati 

 

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UGC NET Syllabus 2020 - FAQ

1. What is the syllabus of UGC NET?  

The syllabus for UGC NET exam includes all the topics that candidates need to prepare for paper-I and -II.

2. Who prescribes UGC NET syllabus?  

The University Grants Commission (UGC) prescribes UGC NET syllabus for all papers and subjects.

3. What is the marking scheme for UGC NET Paper-I and paper-II?  

Two marks are awarded for each correct answer in the UGC NET paper-I and -II. There is no negative marking in the exam.

4. Which type of questions are asked in UGC NET exam?  

Objective-type multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are asked in UGC NET exam. There are no subjective questions in the exam.

5. What is the duration of UGC NET exam?  

Candidates need to complete attempting both the NET papers in a duration of three hours. The UGC NET exam is held for total 81 subjects.


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